Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for zOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited zOS over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM z/OS
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 196 232
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Scotland median annual salary - £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.99% -3.81%
UK median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% +5.00% +11.11%

zOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1214 1149 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.42% 22.07% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 798 752 919
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing zOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for zOS in Scotland

zOS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for zOS in Scotland