The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MVS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 892 953
Rank change year-on-year +26 +61  
Permanent jobs citing MVS 4 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.018% 0.084% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 34
Median salary - £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary - £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  

MVS 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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22371 25016 29405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 25.10% 25.44% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18463 21361 24649
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

MVS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MVS in the UK

MVS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MVS in the UK

MVS
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +37 4 - - 1
West Midlands +14 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
South East +38 1 - -
Surrey +19 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Retail
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (53.33%) Mobile Optimisation
5 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
6 4 (26.67%) SAS
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) JCL
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (13.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (13.33%) ISPF
8 2 (13.33%) R
8 2 (13.33%) Big Data

MVS
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 (26.67%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operator
4 2 (13.33%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (13.33%) ISPF
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Mobile Optimisation
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JCL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (13.33%) R
4 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Intel
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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