The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 849 826
Rank change year-on-year +3 -23  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 11 60 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.074% 0.35% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 47 104
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.88% +7.00%  

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14932 17242 20516
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 18.06% 18.64% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12211 14843 17172
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

CICS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CICS in England

CICS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CICS in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CICS in England

CICS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
North West - 7 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
London +22 1 - -
South East -2 1 £80,000 +45.45%
South West - 1 - -
CICS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for CICS.

1 20 (86.96%) COBOL
1 20 (86.96%) DB2
2 16 (69.57%) Mainframe
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) SDLC
4 11 (47.83%) Java
5 10 (43.48%) IBM
6 9 (39.13%) Banking
7 8 (34.78%) Retail
8 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (26.09%) Assembly Language
9 6 (26.09%) zOS
9 6 (26.09%) JCL
9 6 (26.09%) Service Management
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) JMS
10 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
10 5 (21.74%) Project Management
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
10 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
11 4 (17.39%) BDD
11 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
11 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (17.39%) JBoss
1 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) IMS/DB
3 3 (13.04%) Adabas
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) DataStage
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) ClearCase
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 8 (34.78%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Finance
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) COBOL Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.04%) DB2 Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior COBOL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Presales Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) JMS
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) EJB
2 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) JSP
2 4 (17.39%) Servlets
2 4 (17.39%) Struts
2 4 (17.39%) WSDL
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) XSD
3 1 (4.35%) ODBC
3 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Mainframe
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (17.39%) PMI
4 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.35%) DataPower
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
5 1 (4.35%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) zOS
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) Service Management
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) CMMI
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) RUP
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Product Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) COBOL
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) Assembly Language
4 6 (26.09%) JCL
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) C
7 2 (8.70%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) NATURAL
8 1 (4.35%) REXX
8 1 (4.35%) Scala
8 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
1 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) RACF
2 1 (4.35%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) zSecure
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Chordiant
5 2 (8.70%) Micro Focus
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Syncsort