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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 873 855
Rank change year-on-year -5 -18  
Permanent jobs citing CICS 11 67 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.069% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 46 106
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76%  
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £63,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

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 16047 18364 21860
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.04% 18.72% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22211 26645 33357
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CICS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CICS in the UK

CICS
Top 8 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 29 June 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
UK excluding London -23 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
England +13 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North of England - 6 £45,000 -
Midlands +14 2 - -
London +22 1 - -
South East +5 1 £80,000 +39.13%
South West -2 1 - -
Scotland -11 1 £35,000 -6.66%

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 23 (82.14%) COBOL
2 22 (78.57%) DB2
3 21 (75.00%) Mainframe
4 15 (53.57%) SQL
5 13 (46.43%) SDLC
6 12 (42.86%) IBM
7 11 (39.29%) JCL
7 11 (39.29%) Java
8 10 (35.71%) Banking
9 9 (32.14%) Assembly Language
9 9 (32.14%) zOS
10 8 (28.57%) Retail
10 8 (28.57%) Finance
11 7 (25.00%) Oracle
11 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (21.43%) RACF
12 6 (21.43%) Service Management
13 5 (17.86%) Project Management
13 5 (17.86%) Migration
13 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (17.86%) PMI Certification
13 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
13 5 (17.86%) JMS
13 5 (17.86%) Web Services
13 5 (17.86%) Degree
13 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
13 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
14 4 (14.29%) BDD
14 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe

CICS
Co-occurring 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 4 (14.29%) JBoss
1 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 2 (7.14%) SSH
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) DB2
2 4 (14.29%) IMS/DB
3 3 (10.71%) Adabas
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) DataStage
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) COBOL Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) DB2 Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior COBOL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Presales Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Presales Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) JMS
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) EJB
2 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 4 (14.29%) J2EE
2 4 (14.29%) JSP
2 4 (14.29%) Servlets
2 4 (14.29%) Struts
2 4 (14.29%) WSDL
2 4 (14.29%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) XSD
3 3 (10.71%) ISPF
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) ODBC
5 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (14.29%) PMI
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) VSAM
5 2 (7.14%) PKI
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.57%) DataPower
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) zOS
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) SDLC
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) BDD
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) CMMI
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) RUP
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Product Management
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) COBOL
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) JCL
4 9 (32.14%) Assembly Language
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) REXX
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.71%) C
7 2 (7.14%) C++
7 2 (7.14%) CLIST
7 2 (7.14%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) NATURAL
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) Scala
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
1 5 (17.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
2 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) RACF
2 4 (14.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (10.71%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (3.57%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) zSecure
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) IBM
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Chordiant
5 3 (10.71%) CA
6 2 (7.14%) Micro Focus
6 2 (7.14%) Sybase
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Syncsort
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