Period
to 29 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSAM over the 6 months to 29 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1158 1163 1228
Rank change year-on-year +5 +65 +60
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 1 68 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.036% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.001% 0.085% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 0 35 38
England median annual salary - £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.00% +8.70%
UK median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -10.00% +8.70%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 71479 79812 85502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.56% 42.10% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55319 65898 68587
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

VSAM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VSAM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VSAM in England

VSAM
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VSAM in England

VSAM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAM within the England region over the 6 months to 29 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
VSAM
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 England 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 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 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