The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 140 136
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 12 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.58% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.33% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 11
Median salary £48,500 £24,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +102.08% -46.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.68% -6.00%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 932 1278 1169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.23% 43.32% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 620 741 678
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,345 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £68,853
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Scotland

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in Scotland

Mainframe
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Edinburgh +13 8 £55,000 +76.00% 1
Glasgow +8 4 £37,750 +57.29%
Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) zOS
4 10 (45.45%) CA
4 10 (45.45%) REXX
4 10 (45.45%) JCL
5 9 (40.91%) SAS
5 9 (40.91%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 8 (36.36%) IBM
6 8 (36.36%) DB2
7 7 (31.82%) CICS
8 6 (27.27%) Assembly Language
8 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 6 (27.27%) Time Sharing Option
8 6 (27.27%) ISPF
9 5 (22.73%) VSAM
9 5 (22.73%) COBOL
9 5 (22.73%) Banking
10 4 (18.18%) Security Management
10 4 (18.18%) Middleware
10 4 (18.18%) RACF
10 4 (18.18%) Sybase
10 4 (18.18%) Flash
10 4 (18.18%) MQSeries
10 4 (18.18%) Cognizant
10 4 (18.18%) IMS/DB
10 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
10 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (18.18%) CLIST

Mainframe
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 9 (40.91%) SAS
2 7 (31.82%) CICS
3 4 (18.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
1 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 2 (9.09%) SSH
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) IMS/DB
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
2 4 (18.18%) DBA
2 4 (18.18%) Mainframe DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) SAS Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Mainframe Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Principal Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) ISPF
2 4 (18.18%) Flash
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) VSAM
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
4 2 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (9.09%) PKI
5 1 (4.55%) AS400
5 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) zOS
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) MVS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (18.18%) DevOps
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
1 4 (18.18%) Security Management
1 4 (18.18%) Time Management
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Scorecard
4 1 (4.55%) Scorecard Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) JCL
2 10 (45.45%) REXX
3 6 (27.27%) Assembly Language
4 5 (22.73%) COBOL
5 4 (18.18%) CLIST
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.55%) R
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (27.27%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (18.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (9.09%) zSecure
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) CA
2 8 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) Cognizant
3 4 (18.18%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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