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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank - 917 887
Permanent jobs citing RACF 0 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category - 0.095% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 26
Average salary - £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £48,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -12.72%
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
11407 12595 10340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.08% 12.69% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9733 10730 8593
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (57.14%) BeanShell
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) CICS
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RACF Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) BeanShell
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) CA