The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 877 850 895
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +45
Permanent jobs citing RACF 25 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.060% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,500 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11348 10022 10207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.04% 9.63% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9562 8454 8852
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
RACF
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -43 10 £45,000 -10.00%
South West +1 9 £55,000 +19.56%
East Midlands -22 1 £21,000 -51.72%
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (96.08%) Mainframe
2 36 (70.59%) zOS
3 35 (68.63%) DB2
4 33 (64.71%) CICS
5 17 (33.33%) Validation
5 17 (33.33%) Banking
6 16 (31.37%) Finance
7 14 (27.45%) IBM
8 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
9 10 (19.61%) ACF2
10 6 (11.76%) COBOL
10 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.80%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (9.80%) VSAM
11 5 (9.80%) ISPF
11 5 (9.80%) CA Endevor
11 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
11 5 (9.80%) Assembly Language
11 5 (9.80%) Tivoli
11 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
11 5 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (9.80%) Workflow
11 5 (9.80%) REXX
11 5 (9.80%) Financial Institution
12 4 (7.84%) Information Security
13 3 (5.88%) Advertising
13 3 (5.88%) Oracle
13 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
14 2 (3.92%) CISSP
14 2 (3.92%) SQL Server

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (64.71%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (68.63%) DB2
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (33.33%) Banking
2 16 (31.37%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.88%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Senior Technician
2 8 (15.69%) Programmer
3 5 (9.80%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (9.80%) Mainframe Programmer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Mainframe Programmer
4 3 (5.88%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (3.92%) Security Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Security Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (96.08%) Mainframe
2 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.80%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (9.80%) VSAM
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) zOS
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Validation
2 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.80%) Workflow
4 4 (7.84%) Information Security
5 1 (1.96%) Information Security Management
5 1 (1.96%) Data Security
5 1 (1.96%) Security Management
5 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) COBOL
2 5 (9.80%) Assembly Language
2 5 (9.80%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) ACF2
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) CA Endevor
1 5 (9.80%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) IBM
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Siebel
3 1 (1.96%) CA