Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM z/OS
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 588 640
Rank change year-on-year +63 +52 +13
Permanent jobs citing zOS 22 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.073% 0.040% 0.028%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.14% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 12
South East median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,625 £41,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £82,500 £59,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -37.50% +20.00% +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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8309 9910 12352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.40% 28.33% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7164 8474 10621
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing zOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for zOS in the South East

zOS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for zOS in the South East

zOS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing zOS in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for zOS in the South East

zOS
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 zOS within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +22 18 £37,500 +36.36%
Surrey - 4 £100,000 -
zOS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) SLA
2 18 (81.82%) IBM
2 18 (81.82%) Tivoli
2 18 (81.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (81.82%) Perl
2 18 (81.82%) J2EE
2 18 (81.82%) Oracle
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (81.82%) DB2
2 18 (81.82%) Unix
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) French Language
3 15 (68.18%) German Language
4 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (18.18%) Master's Degree
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 4 (18.18%) Assembly Language
5 4 (18.18%) PL/1
5 4 (18.18%) C
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) COBOL

zOS
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) DB2
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (68.18%) French Language
1 15 (68.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Applications Support
2 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Mainframe Support
5 4 (18.18%) Software Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Software Support Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Unix
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) Perl
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Assembly Language
4 4 (18.18%) C
4 4 (18.18%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) COBOL
4 4 (18.18%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (81.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (81.82%) Tivoli
1 18 (81.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) IBM
1 18 (81.82%) Oracle