The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CICS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 208
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.100%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.42% -9.52%  

CICS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 644 1107 954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.86% 18.21% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 533 908 795
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing CICS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in the West Midlands

CICS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for CICS in the West Midlands

CICS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CICS.

1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ACF2
1 1 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ACF2
1 1 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (100.00%) RACF