The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 106 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.30% 0.40% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.95% 1.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £42,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.00% -  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 154 286 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 15.29% 22.64% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 81 154 165
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

CICS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for CICS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CICS.

1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 5 (83.33%) zOS
3 4 (66.67%) COBOL
3 4 (66.67%) VSAM
4 3 (50.00%) ISPF
4 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
4 3 (50.00%) CA
4 3 (50.00%) REXX
4 3 (50.00%) RACF
4 3 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (33.33%) CLIST
5 2 (33.33%) People Management
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) zSecure
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Sybase
5 2 (33.33%) DB2
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
5 2 (33.33%) SAS
5 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (33.33%) SSH

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Programmer
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 2 (33.33%) Programmer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Programmer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ISPF
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) VSAM
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) zOS
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) People Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Security Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
2 4 (66.67%) COBOL
3 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (50.00%) REXX
4 2 (33.33%) CLIST
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (50.00%) RACF
2 3 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) zSecure
2 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase