The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OS/2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM OS/2 (OS2)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 949 -
Permanent jobs citing OS/2 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.005% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London median salary - £60,000 -

OS/2 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 20196 27084 29116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.70% 26.05% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16986 22803 24391
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  
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

OS/2
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OS/2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for OS/2 in the UK

OS/2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OS/2.

Salary trend for OS/2 in the UK