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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 868 825 876
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +51
Permanent jobs citing RACF 27 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.011% 0.001%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.11% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 0
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11630 10171 10720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.68% 10.03% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9687 8703 9303
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -12 16 £55,000 +5.76% 4
South West - 9 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 42 (95.45%) Mainframe
2 36 (81.82%) zOS
3 33 (75.00%) CICS
4 32 (72.73%) DB2
5 16 (36.36%) IBM
5 16 (36.36%) Banking
6 13 (29.55%) Validation
6 13 (29.55%) ACF2
7 10 (22.73%) Finance
8 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
8 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
9 8 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (15.91%) Tivoli
11 6 (13.64%) REXX
11 6 (13.64%) COBOL
12 5 (11.36%) Assembly Language
12 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
12 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (11.36%) Workflow
12 5 (11.36%) ISPF
12 5 (11.36%) VSAM
12 5 (11.36%) CA Endevor
12 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
13 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
13 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
14 2 (4.55%) Oracle
14 2 (4.55%) Internet
14 2 (4.55%) UNIX
14 2 (4.55%) LDAP
14 2 (4.55%) JCL

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (75.00%) CICS
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (36.36%) Banking
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Senior Technician
2 5 (11.36%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (4.55%) Analyst
3 2 (4.55%) Consultant
3 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (2.27%) Senior Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (2.27%) Security Analyst
4 1 (2.27%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (2.27%) Programmer
4 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
4 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (2.27%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) ISPF
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) JDBC
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (95.45%) Mainframe
2 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
3 8 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (11.36%) VSAM
5 1 (2.27%) SecurID
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) HACMP
5 1 (2.27%) AS400
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) zOS
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Validation
2 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.36%) Workflow
3 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.27%) CRM
4 1 (2.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) REXX
1 6 (13.64%) COBOL
2 5 (11.36%) Assembly Language
3 2 (4.55%) JCL
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) OCA
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) ACF2
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.36%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Unicenter
3 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Siebel
3 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.27%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.27%) CA
3 1 (2.27%) HP
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago