The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
London / City of London
Rank - 269 311
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.056% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.13% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Median salary - £52,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +64.70% -10.52%  

IBM Mainframe is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2361 3155 4383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.16% 44.46% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2182 2749 3624
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in the City of London

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in the City of London

IBM Mainframe
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) ACF2
1 1 (100.00%) zSecure

IBM Mainframe
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) RACF Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ACF2
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM