The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA ACF2
Rank 882 894 867
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.001% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.009% 0.017% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £51,495 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £23,500
ACF2
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11709 11952 10358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.36% 10.66% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9761 10070 8874
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

ACF2
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 across the England region.

ACF2 Salary Trend in England

ACF2
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACF2 within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +49 1 £51,495 -
ACF2
UK

ACF2
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing ACF2 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 ACF2.

1 22 (100.00%) DB2
1 22 (100.00%) zOS
1 22 (100.00%) RACF
1 22 (100.00%) IBM
2 21 (95.45%) CICS
2 21 (95.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 21 (95.45%) Mainframe
2 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
3 16 (72.73%) Banking
4 15 (68.18%) Retail
5 3 (13.64%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Database Security
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX
6 1 (4.55%) Windows
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing ACF2 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 ACF2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (95.45%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (72.73%) Banking
2 15 (68.18%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Technical Leader
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (4.55%) Consultant
2 1 (4.55%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (95.45%) Mainframe
1 21 (95.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
1 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
1 1 (4.55%) SIEM
1 1 (4.55%) Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Python
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle