The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 923 903
Rank change year-on-year +64 -20  
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 3 24 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.023% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.060% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 49
Median salary £42,000 £38,533 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.99% -22.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £38,533 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.99% -18.87%  

ISPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 35110 40096 42589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.72% 38.53% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29807 34627 36205
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

ISPF
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ISPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ISPF in the UK

ISPF
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ISPF in the UK

ISPF
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Scotland - 3 £42,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £42,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing ISPF 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 ISPF.

1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) JCL
2 8 (88.89%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (77.78%) REXX
3 7 (77.78%) Assembly Language
4 6 (66.67%) CA
4 6 (66.67%) RACF
4 6 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) zOS
5 5 (55.56%) IBM
6 4 (44.44%) CICS
6 4 (44.44%) SAS
6 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) Sybase
6 4 (44.44%) DB2
6 4 (44.44%) Unix
6 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
6 4 (44.44%) Middleware
6 4 (44.44%) Security Management
6 4 (44.44%) Banking
6 4 (44.44%) CLIST
6 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
6 4 (44.44%) Time Management
7 3 (33.33%) COBOL
8 2 (22.22%) Perl
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (22.22%) FTP
8 2 (22.22%) Kerberos

ISPF
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 (44.44%) CICS
1 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
1 4 (44.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Easytrieve
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Principal Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) zOS
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
1 4 (44.44%) Security Management
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JCL
2 7 (77.78%) Assembly Language
2 7 (77.78%) REXX
3 4 (44.44%) CLIST
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) COBOL
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (66.67%) RACF
3 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
1 2 (22.22%) zSecure
2 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) CA
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Sybase
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