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

IBM Time Sharing Option (TSO)
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 931 950
Rank change year-on-year +69 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Time Sharing Option 5 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.026% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.046% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 24
Median salary £53,000 £38,533 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.54% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £38,533 £34,000
% change year-on-year +37.54% +13.33%  

Time Sharing Option is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10778 12831 13689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.34% 12.40% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9085 10837 11221
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Time Sharing Option
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Time Sharing Option as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Time Sharing Option in the UK

Time Sharing Option
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Time Sharing Option in the UK

Time Sharing Option
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Time Sharing Option within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Glasgow +17 3 £42,000 -
Scotland +14 3 £42,000 -
England +60 2 £53,000 +37.54% 1
North West - 2 £53,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £53,000 -
Manchester - 1 £53,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £53,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Time Sharing Option 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 Time Sharing Option.

1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (70.00%) JCL
2 7 (70.00%) Assembly Language
3 6 (60.00%) CA
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) ISPF
4 5 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 5 (50.00%) RACF
4 5 (50.00%) CICS
4 5 (50.00%) REXX
5 4 (40.00%) zOS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) DB2
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (30.00%) COBOL
6 3 (30.00%) Sybase
6 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (30.00%) SAS
6 3 (30.00%) FTP
6 3 (30.00%) Middleware
6 3 (30.00%) Security Management
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) VSAM
6 3 (30.00%) CLIST
6 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (30.00%) Time Management
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Time Sharing Option
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 (50.00%) CICS
2 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (30.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) DataStage
2 1 (10.00%) Easytrieve
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ISPF
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) VSAM
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
1 4 (40.00%) zOS
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Security Management
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Password Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Assembly Language
1 7 (70.00%) JCL
2 5 (50.00%) REXX
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) CLIST
4 3 (30.00%) COBOL
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 5 (50.00%) RACF
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (20.00%) zSecure
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) CA
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
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