The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / London
Rank 582 647 635
Rank change year-on-year +65 -12  
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.024% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.053% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.76% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,000 £50,748
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +64.70% -12.82%  

IBM 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14545 18937 18505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 43.27% 45.20% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11929 15797 15013
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in London

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in London

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing IBM 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 London region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 17 (100.00%) IBM
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) AS400
4 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) zOS
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) SaaS
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
7 4 (23.53%) IaaS
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Private Cloud
7 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) Publishing
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) Hitachi
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) ITSM
7 4 (23.53%) Information Security
7 4 (23.53%) Unix
7 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) EMC
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (5.88%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Easytrieve
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Publishing
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Mainframe Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Account Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (47.06%) AS400
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Private Cloud
4 3 (17.65%) iSeries
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) zOS
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
3 4 (23.53%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) JCL
2 3 (17.65%) RPG
2 3 (17.65%) RPG IV
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) ACF2
2 1 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CA Endevor
1 1 (5.88%) zSecure
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) EMC
2 4 (23.53%) Hitachi
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft