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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 242 219
Permanent jobs citing MVS 0 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.080% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.40% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Median salary - £22,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -58.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £23,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +54.83% -55.71%  

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 999 1242 1284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.63% 19.93% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1042 1109
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

MVS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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