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 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
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
England / East Midlands
Rank 160 - 174
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.035% - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.094% - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £47,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year -11.57% -3.55%  

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 1060 1276 1109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 36.59% 40.13% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 787 966 822
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing VSAM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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

VSAM
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 VSAM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
VSAM
England

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Corporate Banking

VSAM
Top Related 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 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) Velocity
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Syncsort
1 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software