The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / North East
Rank - 73 74
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.31% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.05% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 232 191 259
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 36.83% 29.84% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 212 159 216
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the North East

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in the North East

Mainframe
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing 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 North East region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option