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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
England / South East
Rank 372 452 432
Rank change year-on-year +80 -20  
Permanent jobs citing zOS 9 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.060% 0.042% 0.073%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 15
Median salary £70,000 £47,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.93% -21.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £47,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £38,533 £34,000
% change year-on-year +81.66% +13.33%  

zOS 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 4161 5836 5925
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.85% 30.33% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3587 5062 4968
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire - 4 £72,500 -
West Sussex +8 2 £27,500 -41.48%
Surrey - 2 £70,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £22,500 -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 11 (68.75%) Mainframe
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) DB2
6 4 (25.00%) RACF
6 4 (25.00%) Tandem
6 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (18.75%) XYGATE
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Marketing
8 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (12.50%) Micro Focus
8 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (12.50%) SAN
8 2 (12.50%) CICS
8 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
8 2 (12.50%) SOA
8 2 (12.50%) Adabas
8 2 (12.50%) C
8 2 (12.50%) COBOL
8 2 (12.50%) Tuxedo

zOS
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 (12.50%) CICS
1 2 (12.50%) Tuxedo
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) Adabas
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Software Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Presales Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Presales Linux Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) z/OS Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Messaging Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) JMS
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) Tandem
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) AS400
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) iSeries
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) OS/390
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Presales
2 2 (12.50%) Product Management
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (6.25%) OWASP
3 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) COBOL
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) HND
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) RACF
2 3 (18.75%) XYGATE
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Micro Focus
4 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO