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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 102 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing zOS 7 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.60% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% 0.94% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Average salary £50,000 £72,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -
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
451 427 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 38.78% 32.30% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 402 386 406
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Gatwick - 5 £50,000 -
Crawley - 2 £51,250 -
zOS
South East

zOS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) IBM
1 11 (73.33%) CICS
1 11 (73.33%) Assembly Language
1 11 (73.33%) JCL
1 11 (73.33%) Mainframe
1 11 (73.33%) ISPF
2 10 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 10 (66.67%) JSON
2 10 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 10 (66.67%) SDLC
2 10 (66.67%) REXX
2 10 (66.67%) PL/1
2 10 (66.67%) COBOL
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) DB2
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (73.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
1 11 (73.33%) Mainframe Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Applications Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) ISPF
2 10 (66.67%) JSON
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 10 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Assembly Language
1 11 (73.33%) JCL
2 10 (66.67%) COBOL
2 10 (66.67%) REXX
2 10 (66.67%) PL/1
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) IBM