The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CICS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK
Rank 844 890 872
Rank change year-on-year +46 -18  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 16 66 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.064% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 36 52
Median salary £43,500 £52,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.34% -0.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £40,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £47,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year -8.42% -7.31%  

CICS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14869 19528 20885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.71% 18.89% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12343 16434 17321
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CICS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in the UK

CICS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CICS in the UK

CICS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CICS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CICS in the UK

CICS
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +59 12 £45,000 -13.46% 4
Scotland +34 4 £42,000 -
Glasgow +22 4 £42,000 -
South East +40 3 £70,000 +30.23%
Yorkshire +5 3 £34,500 -
East Midlands +4 3 - - 2
Surrey +41 2 £70,000 +16.66%
West Yorkshire +21 2 £34,500 -
Leicestershire -15 2 - - 2
North West -17 2 £40,500 -14.73% 1
Bradford - 2 £34,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,500 - 1
Knutsford - 2 £40,500 - 1
Staines - 2 £70,000 -
London +66 1 - - 1
City of London +41 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CICS.

1 56 (90.32%) Mainframe
2 53 (85.48%) COBOL
2 53 (85.48%) DB2
3 44 (70.97%) JCL
4 37 (59.68%) IBM
5 27 (43.55%) SQL
6 22 (35.48%) Migration
6 22 (35.48%) UML
7 19 (30.65%) Data Analysis
7 19 (30.65%) Finance
8 17 (27.42%) Tivoli
9 16 (25.81%) Java
10 15 (24.19%) zOS
11 14 (22.58%) IBM Mainframe
12 13 (20.97%) Banking
13 12 (19.35%) Oracle
13 12 (19.35%) Unix
14 10 (16.13%) MVS
15 9 (14.52%) VSAM
15 9 (14.52%) RACF
15 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (12.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 8 (12.90%) Retail
16 8 (12.90%) Assembly Language
17 7 (11.29%) SDLC
18 6 (9.68%) zSecure
19 5 (8.06%) Service Management
19 5 (8.06%) CA
19 5 (8.06%) REXX
19 5 (8.06%) Degree

CICS
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (4.84%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
2 2 (3.23%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) FTP
3 2 (3.23%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.23%) SSH
3 2 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) HTTP
4 1 (1.61%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (85.48%) DB2
2 4 (6.45%) Adabas
2 4 (6.45%) IMS/DB
3 2 (3.23%) DataStage
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) Easytrieve
4 1 (1.61%) MS Access
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.61%) Firebug
3 1 (1.61%) JMeter
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) The Grinder
3 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 8 (12.90%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) French Language
6 1 (1.61%) German Language
6 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Analyst
1 26 (41.94%) Programmer
2 23 (37.10%) Analyst Programmer
2 23 (37.10%) COBOL Analyst
3 21 (33.87%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 21 (33.87%) COBOL Programmer
3 21 (33.87%) DB2 Programmer
4 20 (32.26%) CICS Analyst
5 18 (29.03%) CICS Programmer
6 8 (12.90%) Mainframe Programmer
7 7 (11.29%) Designer
7 7 (11.29%) Mainframe Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
8 6 (9.68%) MVS Programmer
9 5 (8.06%) COBOL Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
11 3 (4.84%) Systems Programmer
11 3 (4.84%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) ISPF
2 2 (3.23%) JMS
2 2 (3.23%) Middleware
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) EJB
3 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) JSP
3 1 (1.61%) Servlets
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Struts
3 1 (1.61%) WSDL
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 56 (90.32%) Mainframe
2 14 (22.58%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.52%) VSAM
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.61%) PMI
6 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) zOS
2 12 (19.35%) Unix
3 10 (16.13%) MVS
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Migration
1 22 (35.48%) UML
2 19 (30.65%) Data Analysis
3 7 (11.29%) SDLC
4 5 (8.06%) Service Management
5 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.84%) Information Security
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Product Management
6 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Security Management
7 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (85.48%) COBOL
2 44 (70.97%) JCL
3 27 (43.55%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) Java
5 8 (12.90%) Assembly Language
6 5 (8.06%) REXX
7 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.84%) C
9 2 (3.23%) CLIST
9 2 (3.23%) NATURAL
9 2 (3.23%) Perl
9 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.61%) C++
10 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.61%) PL/1
10 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) RACF
2 8 (12.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (8.06%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (3.23%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) Tivoli
2 6 (9.68%) zSecure
3 2 (3.23%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.61%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.61%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) IBM
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) CA
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.23%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) Micro Focus
5 2 (3.23%) Sybase
6 1 (1.61%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.61%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.61%) Informatica
6 1 (1.61%) Sun
6 1 (1.61%) Syncsort
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