The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 163 175
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.10% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 1.21% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 485 495 586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 16.49% 15.65% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 348 343 483
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

CICS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for CICS in the East Midlands

CICS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -11 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
CICS
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CICS.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
2 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) zOS
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Adabas
3 2 (50.00%) NATURAL
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) DataStage
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Syncsort
4 1 (25.00%) VSAM

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (25.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Adabas
3 1 (25.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (25.00%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior COBOL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Syncsort
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