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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 109 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing zOS 3 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.24% 0.85% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.89% 2.20% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 7
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.50%
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
336 454 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.36% 38.67% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 314 405 401
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for zOS.

1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (92.31%) IBM
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 10 (76.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
3 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 7 (53.85%) Assembly Language
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) C
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) POSIX
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Big Data
5 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) Network Management
5 5 (38.46%) Syncsort
5 5 (38.46%) Product Management
5 5 (38.46%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) JCL
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) REXX
6 3 (23.08%) CICS
6 3 (23.08%) COBOL

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Development Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Mainframe Software Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Mainframe Support
1 5 (38.46%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Support Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (7.69%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) POSIX
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (76.92%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) AS400
4 1 (7.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) Product Management
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) RAD
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Assembly Language
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) C
3 3 (23.08%) COBOL
3 3 (23.08%) JCL
3 3 (23.08%) REXX
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) PL/1
5 1 (7.69%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Syncsort
3 1 (7.69%) TSYS