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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM z/OS
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 109 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs citing zOS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 0.076% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.73% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 173 319 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 18.15% 24.39% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84 175 145
Median salary £44,000 £38,500 £38,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -0.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for zOS.

1 8 (100.00%) JCL
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) ISPF
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Sybase
3 5 (62.50%) DB2
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
3 5 (62.50%) SAS
3 5 (62.50%) CICS
3 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
3 5 (62.50%) CA
3 5 (62.50%) REXX
3 5 (62.50%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (62.50%) CLIST
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Security Management
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) VSAM
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) COBOL
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (25.00%) RACF
6 2 (25.00%) 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 5 (62.50%) CICS
1 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
1 5 (62.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) DB2
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Principal Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) ISPF
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) VSAM
3 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Security Management
1 4 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JCL
2 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
2 5 (62.50%) CLIST
2 5 (62.50%) REXX
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) COBOL
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 5 (62.50%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) CA
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) IBM