The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MVS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
England / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 452 469
Rank change year-on-year +62 +17  
Permanent jobs citing MVS 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.072% 0.050% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £36,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.40% +56.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £23,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +54.83% -55.71%  

MVS is in the operating system 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 operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4192 5982 6313
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.23% 30.60% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3601 5193 5313
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

MVS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing MVS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for MVS in the South East

MVS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for MVS in the South East

MVS
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 MVS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +51 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £36,000 -
MVS
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 7 (63.64%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (63.64%) COBOL
2 7 (63.64%) DB2
2 7 (63.64%) UML
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) CICS
2 7 (63.64%) JCL
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008

MVS
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 7 (63.64%) CICS
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst Programmer
1 7 (63.64%) CICS Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) CICS Programmer
1 7 (63.64%) COBOL Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 7 (63.64%) COBOL Programmer
1 7 (63.64%) DB2 Programmer
1 7 (63.64%) Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) MVS Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SAS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 7 (63.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) COBOL
1 7 (63.64%) JCL
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
4 2 (18.18%) R
4 2 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft