The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CICS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 - 294
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 1 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% - 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 16
Median salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +8.00%  

CICS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 902 1300 1944
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 17.33% 20.48% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 789 1182 1670
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CICS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in the City of London

CICS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS in the City of London.

Salary trend for CICS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CICS.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) RACF Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) RACF Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure