The first table below looks at the demand for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 247 210 209
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -1
Permanent jobs citing zOS 10 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.076% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.31% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 5
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +93.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1907 1283 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.97% 24.26% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1028 1113
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
zOS
England

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

zOS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

zOS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

zOS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

zOS Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

zOS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -31 7 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire -11 2 £24,250 -37.41%
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 21 (70.00%) IBM
1 21 (70.00%) Mainframe
2 17 (56.67%) Banking
3 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
3 14 (46.67%) DB2
3 14 (46.67%) Linux
4 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (40.00%) Incident Management
6 11 (36.67%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 7 (23.33%) AIX
8 5 (16.67%) UNIX
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Internet
8 5 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (16.67%) Online Banking
9 3 (10.00%) Spring
9 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.00%) Ruby
9 3 (10.00%) GlassFish
9 3 (10.00%) Groovy
9 3 (10.00%) Java EE
9 3 (10.00%) Degree
9 3 (10.00%) JAXB
9 3 (10.00%) CICS
9 3 (10.00%) WSDL
9 3 (10.00%) XML Schema
9 3 (10.00%) W3C
9 3 (10.00%) Solaris

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (10.00%) CICS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (56.67%) Banking
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Administrator
2 11 (36.67%) DB2 DBA
2 11 (36.67%) DBA
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) WSDL
3 3 (10.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (10.00%) JAXB
3 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
3 3 (10.00%) Java EE
3 3 (10.00%) Grails
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (16.67%) Online Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) W3C
4 2 (6.67%) GIS
4 2 (6.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) AIX
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
1 3 (10.00%) COBOL
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.00%) Perl
1 3 (10.00%) Python
1 3 (10.00%) Ruby
1 3 (10.00%) Groovy
1 3 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle