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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - 81 106
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.56% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.01% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +8.33%
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
349 298 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.30% 27.77% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 300 273 302
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) CICS
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) ITSM
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Advertising
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) CICS
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Manager
2 5 (83.33%) Technical Services Manager
2 5 (83.33%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) ITSM
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM