Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MVS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MVS over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 344 303
Rank change year-on-year +28 -41 +7
Permanent jobs citing MVS 2 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% 0.057% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.094% 0.29% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 18
West Midlands median annual salary - £22,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -58.10% +59.09%
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +23.53%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2130 2415 2491
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.23% 19.52% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1847 2007 2180
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,661
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -1.85% +1.89%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

MVS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MVS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MVS in the West Midlands

MVS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for MVS in the West Midlands

MVS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
MVS
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MVS.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Intel
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem

MVS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Intel
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
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