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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 95 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 10 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.90% 0.55% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 1.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £28,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.56% +28.88%
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
326 370 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.48% 34.13% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 299 326 318
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £50,000 £48,600
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
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 12 February 2016. 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
East Grinstead - 10 - -
zOS
South East

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (60.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) SOA
3 10 (50.00%) IBM
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) DB2
3 10 (50.00%) COBOL
3 10 (50.00%) Database Security
3 10 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (40.00%) Release Management
4 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) Syncsort
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Network Management
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (25.00%) Product Management
6 5 (25.00%) Big Data
6 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) CSS

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) DB2
2 5 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Web Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Mainframe Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Mainframe Support
2 5 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Web Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) z/OS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) POSIX
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (15.00%) Replication
6 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Database Security
1 10 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 10 (50.00%) SOA
2 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (40.00%) Release Management
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Network Management
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) Product Management
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) High Availability
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) COBOL
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Syncsort