The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 63 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.42% 0.90% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.61% 5.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 186 105 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 26.01% 15.67% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 130 89 114
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

CICS
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for CICS in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for CICS.

1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Adabas
3 2 (50.00%) NATURAL
3 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) zOS
4 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
3 2 (50.00%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior COBOL Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) NATURAL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft