The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for zOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM z/OS
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 178
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - - 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -30.00%  

zOS is in the operating system 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 operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 540 907 794
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.16% 27.56% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 469 774 645
Median salary £35,571 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.63% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for zOS in the East Midlands

zOS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for zOS in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing zOS 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 zOS.

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%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
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

zOS
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
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
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