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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank 900 903 909
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 5 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.043% 0.064% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 3
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-34.61% +13.04%
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
11496 12442 10217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.10% 12.71% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9802 10609 8491
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 14 February 2016. 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
South West - 5 £42,500 -
ACF2
UK

ACF2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Intranet
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) Extranet
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Legal
1 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
1 5 (62.50%) CESG
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (62.50%) CRAMM
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
1 5 (62.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (50.00%) MBCS
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
5 1 (12.50%) QiCA
5 1 (12.50%) MVS
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Extranet
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) Intranet
General
1 5 (62.50%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Security Officer
1 3 (37.50%) Security Officer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CESG
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) MVS
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
1 5 (62.50%) CRAMM
1 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISA
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) MBCS
2 1 (12.50%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle