The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 838 841 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing RACF 33 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.010% -
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 0
Average salary £57,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+139.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £24,000 -
% change year-on-year
+144.79% -
RACF
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
11583 9971 11287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.87% 10.02% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9678 8538 9816
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in England

RACF
Salary Trend in England

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

RACF Salary Trend in England

RACF
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RACF across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

RACF Salary Histogram in England

RACF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the England region over the 3 months to 16 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 +7 23 £57,500 +10.57% 9
South West - 6 £45,000 -
East of England - 3 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 39 (82.98%) Mainframe
2 36 (76.60%) zOS
3 32 (68.09%) CICS
4 31 (65.96%) DB2
5 23 (48.94%) IBM
6 18 (38.30%) Banking
7 16 (34.04%) ACF2
8 13 (27.66%) Finance
9 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
10 10 (21.28%) Validation
10 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
10 10 (21.28%) IBM Mainframe
11 9 (19.15%) UNIX
12 8 (17.02%) Tivoli
12 8 (17.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (14.89%) AS400
14 6 (12.77%) REXX
14 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
15 5 (10.64%) Windows
15 5 (10.64%) COBOL
15 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
16 4 (8.51%) ISPF
16 4 (8.51%) Security Management
16 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
16 4 (8.51%) COBIT
16 4 (8.51%) CA Endevor
16 4 (8.51%) People Management
16 4 (8.51%) Unisys
16 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
16 4 (8.51%) Microsoft

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 32 (68.09%) CICS
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) SMTP
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (65.96%) DB2
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.38%) NonStop SQL
General
1 18 (38.30%) Banking
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Senior Technician
2 4 (8.51%) Governance Manager
2 4 (8.51%) Consultant
2 4 (8.51%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (8.51%) Risk Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
3 3 (6.38%) Management Consultant
4 1 (2.13%) Programmer
4 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
4 1 (2.13%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (2.13%) Analyst
4 1 (2.13%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) ISPF
2 3 (6.38%) J2EE
2 3 (6.38%) JDBC
3 2 (4.26%) SailPoint
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (82.98%) Mainframe
2 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
3 10 (21.28%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (14.89%) AS400
5 4 (8.51%) VSAM
6 3 (6.38%) Tandem
6 3 (6.38%) PKI
7 1 (2.13%) HACMP
7 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) zOS
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) AIX
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Validation
1 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
2 4 (8.51%) Security Management
2 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
2 4 (8.51%) People Management
2 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
2 4 (8.51%) Workflow
3 3 (6.38%) Analytics
4 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.13%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) REXX
2 5 (10.64%) COBOL
3 4 (8.51%) Assembly Language
4 2 (4.26%) JCL
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) CISSP
1 1 (2.13%) OCA
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.51%) COBIT
3 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) ACF2
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.51%) CA Endevor
3 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Novell Identity Manager
4 1 (2.13%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) IBM
2 4 (8.51%) Unisys
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (4.26%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.13%) CA
5 1 (2.13%) Novell
5 1 (2.13%) Sun
5 1 (2.13%) Business Objects