The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
England / South West
Rank - 246 248
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.17% 0.084%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.60% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Median salary - £38,533 -
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1169 1661 1628
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 22.98% 28.41% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1444 1377
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

zOS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for zOS in the South West