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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
England / South East
Rank 386 435 458
Rank change year-on-year +49 +23  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.62% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 6
Median salary £70,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.23% +7.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 2659 3696 4134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.84% 19.17% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 3239 3458
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CICS in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 27 March 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 +43 2 £70,000 +16.66%
Berkshire - 1 £52,500 -
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (100.00%) COBOL
1 31 (100.00%) DB2
1 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 28 (90.32%) JCL
3 25 (80.65%) IBM
4 22 (70.97%) UML
5 20 (64.52%) Migration
6 18 (58.06%) SQL
6 18 (58.06%) Data Analysis
7 17 (54.84%) Tivoli
8 10 (32.26%) MVS
8 10 (32.26%) Java
8 10 (32.26%) IBM Mainframe
9 9 (29.03%) Oracle
9 9 (29.03%) Unix
10 4 (12.90%) Retail
11 3 (9.68%) C
11 3 (9.68%) Assembly Language
12 2 (6.45%) Tuxedo
12 2 (6.45%) Adabas
12 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
12 2 (6.45%) Linux
12 2 (6.45%) zOS
12 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
12 2 (6.45%) Micro Focus
12 2 (6.45%) Marketing
12 2 (6.45%) Degree
12 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
12 2 (6.45%) Product Management

CICS
Top Related 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 (6.45%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Adabas
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
1 23 (74.19%) COBOL Analyst
2 21 (67.74%) Analyst Programmer
2 21 (67.74%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 21 (67.74%) COBOL Programmer
2 21 (67.74%) DB2 Programmer
2 21 (67.74%) Programmer
3 20 (64.52%) CICS Analyst
4 18 (58.06%) CICS Programmer
5 7 (22.58%) Mainframe Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (19.35%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 6 (19.35%) Mainframe Programmer
6 6 (19.35%) MVS Programmer
7 5 (16.13%) Designer
8 2 (6.45%) Data Migration Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Presales Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (32.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) MVS
2 9 (29.03%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) UML
2 20 (64.52%) Migration
3 18 (58.06%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) Product Management
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) COBOL
2 28 (90.32%) JCL
3 18 (58.06%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) Assembly Language
5 3 (9.68%) C
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) PL/1
7 1 (3.23%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) IBM
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Micro Focus