Period
to 10 August 2020

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 6 months to 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 775 1059 1178
Rank change year-on-year +284 +119 +23
Permanent jobs citing MVS 2 45 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.031% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.015% 0.14% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 2 42 5
Median annual salary £50,875 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.75% -16.67% +45.45%
10th Percentile £44,638 £35,020 £43,700
90th Percentile £59,613 £58,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,875 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year +1.75% - -

MVS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13,702 32,768 39,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.31% 22.81% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11,117 25,892 31,817
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% - +2.50%

MVS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MVS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MVS in the UK

MVS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MVS.

Salary trend for MVS in the UK

MVS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MVS over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for MVS in the UK

MVS
Top 6 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 6 months to 10 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +298 2 £50,875 -3.10%
UK excluding London +231 2 £50,875 +1.75%
North of England +153 1 £44,250 -11.50%
Midlands +101 1 £57,500 +64.19%
West Midlands +90 1 £57,500 +64.19%
Yorkshire - 1 £44,250 -

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT jobs citing MVS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MVS.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft