Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for zOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited zOS over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM z/OS
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 140 154
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -7
Permanent jobs citing zOS 5 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.23% 0.48% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 1.78% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
West Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% -20.21% -6.00%
South East median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +46.67% -20.21% -6.00%

zOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 502 563 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.38% 27.11% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 452 517 679
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing zOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for zOS in West Sussex

zOS
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for zOS in West Sussex

zOS
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Crawley +19 5 £55,000 +51.72%
zOS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for zOS.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Contingency Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (80.00%) REXX
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines

zOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (20.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) z/OS Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Contingency Planning
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM