The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MVS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MVS
England / London
Rank 580 651 649
Rank change year-on-year +71 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MVS 8 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.098% 0.045% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 5
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £23,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +54.83% -55.71%  

MVS 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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8159 10996 11838
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.26% 26.38% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6912 9408 10096
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

MVS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MVS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for MVS in London

MVS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MVS in London

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile Optimisation
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) EDI
3 4 (33.33%) DB2
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) RPG
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) iSeries
3 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Banking

MVS
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 8 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (33.33%) EDI
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile Optimisation
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft