The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 148 161
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 1 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.037% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 2.60% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -10.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +8.00%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 445 539 662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 16.52% 19.03% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 261 295 434
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,707 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CICS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for CICS in Scotland

CICS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 1 £35,000 -6.66%
CICS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CICS.

1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (60.00%) RACF
3 3 (60.00%) ISPF
3 3 (60.00%) COBOL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (60.00%) CA
3 3 (60.00%) REXX
3 3 (60.00%) zOS
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Sybase
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (40.00%) SAS
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (40.00%) VSAM
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) CLIST

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ISPF
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) People Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) REXX
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) CLIST
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (60.00%) RACF
2 3 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) zSecure
2 1 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle