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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA ACF2
Rank 861 848 872
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 11 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.094% 0.050% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 9
Average salary £57,750 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+140.62% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £24,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+170.83% -40.00%
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
11659 10053 11106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.90% 10.07% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9743 8630 9660
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 8 £57,500 - 2
East of England - 3 £65,000 -
ACF2
UK

ACF2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) RACF
2 11 (73.33%) zOS
2 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 11 (73.33%) Mainframe
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) DB2
4 7 (46.67%) CICS
5 6 (40.00%) Tivoli
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (20.00%) PKI
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) ISPF
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (20.00%) CA Endevor
7 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (20.00%) VSAM
7 3 (20.00%) REXX
7 3 (20.00%) Tandem
7 3 (20.00%) AS400
7 3 (20.00%) Workflow
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) COBOL
7 3 (20.00%) J2EE

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) CICS
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
1 3 (20.00%) Management Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Programmer
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) JDBC
1 3 (20.00%) ISPF
2 2 (13.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Mainframe
2 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (20.00%) AS400
3 3 (20.00%) Tandem
3 3 (20.00%) VSAM
3 3 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) zOS
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) AIX
2 3 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (20.00%) Workflow
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) COBOL
1 3 (20.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (20.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) OCA
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) RACF
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (20.00%) CA Endevor
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) NetIQ
3 2 (13.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Novell