The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 154 156
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 0 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.48% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £54,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09%  

MQSeries 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% -  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing MQSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Scotland

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MQSeries in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) SWIFT
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) PKI
5 2 (28.57%) ISPF
5 2 (28.57%) SSH
5 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) People Management
5 2 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (28.57%) CLIST
5 2 (28.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (28.57%) zSecure
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) SAS
5 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management

MQSeries
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 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) CICS
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) SWIFT Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Technical Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) ISPF
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) SWIFT
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) zOS
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
1 2 (28.57%) CLIST
1 2 (28.57%) JCL
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) REXX
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (28.57%) RACF
1 2 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
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