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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 884 849 870
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Permanent jobs citing RACF 9 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the System Software category 0.071% 0.12% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 3
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £56,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +40.62%
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
12656 10797 11233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.85% 10.56% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10758 9112 9758
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +2 3 £80,000 +68.42% 1
East of England -21 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire -39 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 31 (73.81%) Mainframe
2 28 (66.67%) zOS
3 26 (61.90%) CICS
4 24 (57.14%) DB2
5 22 (52.38%) IBM
6 16 (38.10%) Banking
6 16 (38.10%) ACF2
7 13 (30.95%) Finance
8 12 (28.57%) UNIX
9 10 (23.81%) AS400
10 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
11 8 (19.05%) Tivoli
12 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
13 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
13 6 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
13 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 6 (14.29%) Windows
13 6 (14.29%) Internet
13 6 (14.29%) HP
14 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
14 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (11.90%) AIX
14 5 (11.90%) Solaris
14 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
14 5 (11.90%) JDBC
14 5 (11.90%) J2EE
14 5 (11.90%) Oracle

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 26 (61.90%) CICS
2 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.29%) Internet
3 4 (9.52%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) SMS
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) DB2
2 5 (11.90%) NonStop SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (38.10%) Banking
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Risk Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Governance Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Senior Technician
3 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 3 (7.14%) Management Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (2.38%) Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Programmer
5 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) J2EE
1 5 (11.90%) JDBC
2 4 (9.52%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.38%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (73.81%) Mainframe
2 10 (23.81%) AS400
3 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (11.90%) Tandem
5 5 (11.90%) PKI
6 2 (4.76%) VSAM
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.38%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) zOS
2 12 (28.57%) UNIX
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (11.90%) AIX
4 5 (11.90%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
2 5 (11.90%) Analytics
2 5 (11.90%) Validation
2 5 (11.90%) People Management
3 4 (9.52%) Security Management
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) COBOL
1 4 (9.52%) REXX
2 3 (7.14%) JCL
3 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) OCA
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (11.90%) COBIT
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) ACF2
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Novell Identity Manager
4 2 (4.76%) CA Endevor
5 1 (2.38%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) IBM
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) HP
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) Unisys
4 4 (9.52%) NetIQ
4 4 (9.52%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (7.14%) Novell
5 3 (7.14%) CA
5 3 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Computacenter