The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 213 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -10.00%
zOS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1239 960 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.50% 22.86% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 789 1025
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

zOS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the West Midlands region.

zOS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

zOS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 2 - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing zOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited zOS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) OS/390
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing zOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) OS/390
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) IBM