The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 245 276
Rank change year-on-year +28 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.040% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.084% 0.79% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 39
Median salary £81,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

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 2385 3154 4450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.16% 44.45% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 2747 3679
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 £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the City of London

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in the City of London

Mainframe
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing 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 Mainframe.

1 4 (33.33%) DB2
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) RACF
2 3 (25.00%) zOS
2 3 (25.00%) CICS
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) zSecure
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Force.com
3 2 (16.67%) Apex Code
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Multicast
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

Mainframe
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) Multicast
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) FCoE
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) RACF Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
2 1 (8.33%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) zOS
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (16.67%) Security Management
1 2 (16.67%) SOA
1 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) E-business
2 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
2 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Apex Code
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) RACF
2 1 (8.33%) ACF2
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) SRDF
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Intel
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
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McGregor Boyall
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