The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 397 467
Rank change year-on-year +18 +70  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 1 45 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.25% 0.075%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.037% 1.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 39 15
Median salary £80,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% +10.00%  
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2684 3420 4285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.26% 18.76% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2284 2992 3663
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

CICS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for CICS in the South East

CICS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the South East 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
Surrey +19 1 £80,000 +28.00%
CICS
England

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 South East region with a requirement for CICS.

1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) zOS
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Presales
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Tuxedo
3 2 (50.00%) Adabas
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) RACF

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (50.00%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Adabas
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Presales Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Presales Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) CICS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CICS Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) DB2 Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ODBC
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) zOS
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) JCL
4 1 (25.00%) REXX
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ACF2
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Micro Focus
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat