The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for zOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 209 218
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.52% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £38,533 £34,000
% change year-on-year +81.66% +13.33%  

zOS 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 746 963 1265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 20.70% 21.69% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 654 772 1028
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing zOS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for zOS in West Yorkshire

zOS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for zOS in West Yorkshire