The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 90 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 0.28% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.96% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £48,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +17.57%
zOS
South East

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 Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
313 306 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.33% 28.18% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 274 282 366
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

zOS
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

zOS Salary Trend in West Sussex

zOS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Software Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux