The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 88 97 89
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Permanent jobs citing zOS 4 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.15% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 0.92% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Median salary - £42,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £38,533 £34,000
% change year-on-year +81.66% +13.33%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 246 217 309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 22.06% 16.22% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 151 142 198
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

zOS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for zOS in Edinburgh

zOS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for zOS.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Cognizant
1 4 (100.00%) CA
1 4 (100.00%) REXX
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IMS/DB
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) IMS/DB
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) REXX
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CA
1 4 (100.00%) Cognizant
1 4 (100.00%) IBM