The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 852 927 945
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +18
Permanent jobs citing RACF 9 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.086% 0.061% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Median salary £37,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% -11.53%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -50.58%
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
10508 11558 13358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.33% 11.62% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8792 9750 11322
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing RACF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

RACF Salary Histogram in England

RACF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +78 4 £70,000 +21.73%
North West - 4 £37,500 - 2
South West - 4 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing RACF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for RACF.

1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (66.67%) IBM
3 9 (60.00%) zOS
4 8 (53.33%) CICS
4 8 (53.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (46.67%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (46.67%) ISPF
6 6 (40.00%) JCL
7 5 (33.33%) DB2
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) SDLC
8 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
8 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (26.67%) zSecure
8 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
8 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
8 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
8 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (20.00%) REXX
9 3 (20.00%) SMTP
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) Banking
9 3 (20.00%) CLIST
9 3 (20.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 2 (13.33%) ACF2
10 2 (13.33%) SNA

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SMTP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) RACF Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) z/OS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (53.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) zOS
2 2 (13.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JCL
2 3 (20.00%) CLIST
2 3 (20.00%) REXX
3 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (20.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (13.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (26.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) IBM
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