The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 101 92
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.54% 0.54% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.37% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 9
Median salary £37,750 £23,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.63% -47.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £23,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £24,700 £46,080
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

Mainframe 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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 319 510 436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 34.45% 39.32% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 197 259 292
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Mainframe as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Glasgow

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Glasgow

Mainframe
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) JCL
2 9 (81.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 8 (72.73%) zOS
4 6 (54.55%) CICS
4 6 (54.55%) Assembly Language
4 6 (54.55%) CA
4 6 (54.55%) REXX
4 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 6 (54.55%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (54.55%) ISPF
5 5 (45.45%) CLIST
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Sybase
5 5 (45.45%) DB2
5 5 (45.45%) MQSeries
5 5 (45.45%) SAS
5 5 (45.45%) Middleware
6 4 (36.36%) Security Management
6 4 (36.36%) COBOL
6 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) VSAM
6 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
6 4 (36.36%) Time Management
7 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) IBM
7 3 (27.27%) RACF
8 2 (18.18%) Information Security
8 2 (18.18%) Shell Script

Mainframe
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 6 (54.55%) CICS
2 5 (45.45%) MQSeries
2 5 (45.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Principal Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) AS400 Operator
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Operator
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Computer Operator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) ISPF
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) VSAM
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) zOS
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Security Management
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JCL
2 6 (54.55%) Assembly Language
2 6 (54.55%) REXX
3 5 (45.45%) CLIST
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) COBOL
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (54.55%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (27.27%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) zSecure
2 1 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) CA
2 5 (45.45%) Sybase
3 3 (27.27%) IBM