The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 178
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - - 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary - £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  

VSAM 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 East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1111 1186 1440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 41.72% 35.82% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1489 1830
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VSAM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VSAM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VSAM in the East Midlands

VSAM
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for VSAM in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Syncsort
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming

VSAM
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 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Syncsort