The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM z/OS
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 890 848
Rank change year-on-year +42 -42  
Permanent jobs citing zOS 11 45 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.046% 0.094%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.058% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 44
Median salary £70,000 £38,533 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.66% -26.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,553 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £46,153 £65,000
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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19115 25744 27417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.81% 26.25% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16179 21861 23178
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +1.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

zOS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for zOS in England

zOS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing zOS in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for zOS in England

zOS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
South East +64 9 £70,000 +48.93%
London +55 1 - - 5
East Midlands +4 1 - -
zOS
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for zOS.

1 27 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 16 (48.48%) IBM
3 15 (45.45%) Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Unix
5 10 (30.30%) RACF
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) DB2
6 9 (27.27%) CICS
6 9 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) Information Security
10 5 (15.15%) zSecure
10 5 (15.15%) AS400
10 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
11 4 (12.12%) COBOL
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
11 4 (12.12%) VMware
11 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
11 4 (12.12%) IaaS
11 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.12%) SaaS
11 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.12%) Tandem
11 4 (12.12%) Banking
11 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
11 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.12%) Identity Access Management

zOS
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 9 (27.27%) CICS
2 2 (6.06%) Tuxedo
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) IaaS
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) ATM
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (9.09%) Adabas
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) DataStage
4 1 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Software Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Software Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Head of Support
4 3 (9.09%) Head of Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Messaging Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Presales Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Presales Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Account Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) JMS
2 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Spring
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 9 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (15.15%) AS400
5 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
5 4 (12.12%) Tandem
6 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.03%) iSeries
7 1 (3.03%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Unix
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) OS/390
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
3 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Presales
4 3 (9.09%) Product Management
4 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (9.09%) SDLC
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) COBOL
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) Assembly Language
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) JCL
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) HNC
2 1 (3.03%) HND
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) RACF
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) XYGATE
5 2 (6.06%) ACF2
6 1 (3.03%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) zSecure
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Micro Focus
4 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Syncsort
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