The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM z/OS
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 235
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £65,000
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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1324 1331 1624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.62% 23.16% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1110 1374
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

zOS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for zOS in the North West