The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank - 184 185
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.39% 0.075%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.44% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 3
Average salary - £45,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +49.18%
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
zOS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1278 1182 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.33% 27.25% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 867 754
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £20,000 £22,240
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

zOS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

zOS Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

zOS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
1 2 (100.00%) CA Endevor
1 2 (100.00%) ACF2

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM