The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 97 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing RACF 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.12% -
As % of the System Software category 5.00% 1.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,750 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +7.14%
RACF
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
100 106 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.26% 6.39% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 62 71 61
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,559
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RACF across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RACF
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RACF across the Edinburgh region.

RACF Salary Trend in Edinburgh

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RACF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RACF.

1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) CICS
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) zOS
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) ACF2
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) REXX
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Finance

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RACF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RACF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) REXX
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
1 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) SAP