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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 842 899 862
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -37
Permanent jobs citing RACF 30 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.022% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.22% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 6
Average salary £53,248 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.32% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.14%
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
12498 11581 10254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.04% 10.27% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10355 9755 8654
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 +45 13 £60,000 +33.33%
South West -12 9 - -
North West - 5 - - 1
East Midlands +9 1 £47,500 +126.19% 2
South East - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 - -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 35 (87.50%) zOS
2 34 (85.00%) DB2
2 34 (85.00%) Mainframe
3 33 (82.50%) CICS
4 29 (72.50%) IBM
5 27 (67.50%) ACF2
6 26 (65.00%) Banking
7 23 (57.50%) Retail
7 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
7 23 (57.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 10 (25.00%) Validation
9 9 (22.50%) Finance
9 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
9 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Financial Institution
10 5 (12.50%) UNIX
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle
11 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
11 3 (7.50%) AIX
11 3 (7.50%) LDAP
11 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
11 3 (7.50%) J2EE
11 3 (7.50%) CISSP
11 3 (7.50%) Internet
11 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
11 3 (7.50%) Analytics
11 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
11 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (5.00%) Tandem
12 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Directory Server

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 33 (82.50%) CICS
2 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) LDAP
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (85.00%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (65.00%) Banking
2 23 (57.50%) Retail
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
4 5 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Technical Leader
2 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
4 1 (2.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (2.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (2.50%) Developer
4 1 (2.50%) Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) J2EE
2 2 (5.00%) JDBC
2 2 (5.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (85.00%) Mainframe
2 23 (57.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) AS400
4 2 (5.00%) Tandem
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) zOS
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Validation
2 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (7.50%) Analytics
4 1 (2.50%) Database Security
4 1 (2.50%) SIEM
4 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (2.50%) Information Security
4 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL
4 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) Service Management
4 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (2.50%) Security Management
4 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) COBOL
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
1 1 (2.50%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) ACF2
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (5.00%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.50%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Sun
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) CA
3 2 (5.00%) Novell
3 2 (5.00%) NetIQ
3 2 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
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