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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 910 938
Rank change year-on-year +31 +28  
Permanent jobs citing MVS 8 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.033%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.037% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 34
Median salary £48,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.20% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £23,250 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -42.40% +19.04%  

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 21796 25284 28696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.87% 25.72% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18172 21485 24012
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MVS over the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for MVS in the UK

MVS
Top 16 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 26 May 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 +57 7 £48,000 -23.20% 1
South East +44 3 £36,000 -42.40%
West Midlands +21 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
London +47 1 £60,000 -
Surrey +25 1 - -
East Midlands +12 1 - -
Northamptonshire -3 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £36,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £36,000 -
Hove - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Retail
4 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (50.00%) Mobile Optimisation
5 6 (37.50%) Mainframe
6 5 (31.25%) SAS
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) VB
8 3 (18.75%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (18.75%) C
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (18.75%) JCL
8 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014

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 5 (31.25%) SAS
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SAS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Operator
6 1 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (12.50%) ISPF
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Mobile Optimisation
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) JCL
4 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 3 (18.75%) R
4 3 (18.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Intel
2 2 (12.50%) Lotus
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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