The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM z/OS
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 106 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.39% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -30.00%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 173 344 285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 14.38% 26.77% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 110 169 146
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

zOS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for zOS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for zOS.

1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (66.67%) zSecure
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) CLIST
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) REXX
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos

zOS
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 3 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (66.67%) SSH
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) People Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) CLIST
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) REXX
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase