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

IBM MVS
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 931 940
Rank change year-on-year +90 +9  
Permanent jobs citing MVS 11 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.054% 0.070% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 12
Median salary £60,000 £23,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +158.06% -55.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £23,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +54.83% -55.71%  

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 20210 27204 28813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.66% 26.06% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16991 22904 24135
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,214
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +1.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MVS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 29 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 +65 10 £60,000 +158.06% 3
London +69 8 £60,000 - 1
South East +64 2 £36,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hove - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £36,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £36,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 16 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 13 (46.43%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) DB2
3 12 (42.86%) .NET
3 12 (42.86%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) Retail
5 10 (35.71%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (35.71%) COBOL
5 10 (35.71%) CICS
5 10 (35.71%) UML
5 10 (35.71%) JCL
5 10 (35.71%) IBM
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 9 (32.14%) MVC
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) Mobile Optimisation
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (25.00%) Unix
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 3 (10.71%) VB
11 3 (10.71%) RPG

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 10 (35.71%) CICS
2 3 (10.71%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) DB2
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Big Data
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 11 (39.29%) Retail
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) CICS Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) COBOL Analyst
4 9 (32.14%) .NET Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (32.14%) CICS Programmer
4 9 (32.14%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 9 (32.14%) COBOL Programmer
4 9 (32.14%) DB2 Programmer
4 9 (32.14%) Programmer
5 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 8 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (28.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 8 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (10.71%) EDI
4 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 10 (35.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) UML
3 9 (32.14%) MVC
4 8 (28.57%) Mobile Optimisation
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.71%) IT Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) COBOL
3 10 (35.71%) JCL
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) C
5 3 (10.71%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) MATLAB
5 3 (10.71%) R
5 3 (10.71%) RPG
5 3 (10.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) IBM
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
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