The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 341 386
Rank change year-on-year -37 +45  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 18 107 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 1.38% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 78 54
Median salary £61,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £85,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5179 7737 7701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.54% 39.74% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4202 6402 6037
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in the South East

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in the South East

Mainframe
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 Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +29 8 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire +15 4 £72,500 +70.58%
Surrey +41 2 £70,000 +191.66%
West Sussex -23 2 £40,000 -30.13% 3
East Sussex -13 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - - 1
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 39 (60.94%) IBM
2 38 (59.38%) COBOL
3 37 (57.81%) DB2
4 33 (51.56%) JCL
5 31 (48.44%) CICS
6 26 (40.63%) SQL
7 25 (39.06%) Migration
8 23 (35.94%) Data Analysis
8 23 (35.94%) UML
9 17 (26.56%) Unix
9 17 (26.56%) Java
9 17 (26.56%) Tivoli
10 15 (23.44%) IBM Mainframe
11 12 (18.75%) MVS
12 11 (17.19%) Oracle
12 11 (17.19%) C
13 10 (15.63%) Linux
13 10 (15.63%) zOS
14 9 (14.06%) Windows
14 9 (14.06%) Retail
15 8 (12.50%) Finance
15 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (9.38%) ITIL
16 6 (9.38%) C++
16 6 (9.38%) Assembly Language
16 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
16 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
17 5 (7.81%) SCCM
17 5 (7.81%) Microsoft

Mainframe
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 31 (48.44%) CICS
2 2 (3.13%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) LAN
1 3 (4.69%) MPLS
1 3 (4.69%) VPN
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) ATM
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (57.81%) DB2
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.13%) Adabas
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 9 (14.06%) Retail
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) French Language
6 1 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Analyst
2 28 (43.75%) COBOL Analyst
3 22 (34.38%) Programmer
4 21 (32.81%) Analyst Programmer
4 21 (32.81%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 21 (32.81%) COBOL Programmer
4 21 (32.81%) DB2 Programmer
5 20 (31.25%) CICS Analyst
6 18 (28.13%) CICS Programmer
7 8 (12.50%) Designer
8 7 (10.94%) Mainframe Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Mainframe Programmer
8 7 (10.94%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
9 6 (9.38%) MVS Programmer
9 6 (9.38%) Supply Chain Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Architect
10 4 (6.25%) Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) Middleware
1 2 (3.13%) SOAP
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Camel
2 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) J2EE
2 1 (1.56%) Java EE
2 1 (1.56%) JPA
2 1 (1.56%) JSON
2 1 (1.56%) REST
2 1 (1.56%) Spring
2 1 (1.56%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.25%) iSeries
5 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.25%) Tandem
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) AS400
7 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Unix
2 12 (18.75%) MVS
3 10 (15.63%) Linux
3 10 (15.63%) zOS
4 9 (14.06%) Windows
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) AIX
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) OS/390
7 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Migration
2 23 (35.94%) Data Analysis
2 23 (35.94%) UML
3 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
3 6 (9.38%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) Service Management
5 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.69%) ITSM
6 3 (4.69%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (4.69%) SOA
7 2 (3.13%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) Product Management
7 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) COBOL
2 33 (51.56%) JCL
3 26 (40.63%) SQL
4 17 (26.56%) Java
5 11 (17.19%) C
6 6 (9.38%) Assembly Language
6 6 (9.38%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) REXX
8 2 (3.13%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.13%) R
8 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.13%) VB
9 1 (1.56%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) HNC
2 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) RACF
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) XenApp
2 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.69%) XYGATE
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.81%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) IBM
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) CommVault
6 2 (3.13%) Micro Focus
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) Apigee
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.56%) HP
Horsham, Sussex, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Sussex
American Express
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago