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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 859 854 849
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing RACF 7 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.031% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.064% 0.28% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 7
Average salary £85,000 £55,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% +129.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +118.75%
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
10969 11825 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.78% 10.95% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9278 9852 8727
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -3 6 £85,000 +47.82%
East Midlands +12 1 £45,000 -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (88.57%) Banking
2 28 (80.00%) Mainframe
3 27 (77.14%) DB2
3 27 (77.14%) CICS
4 19 (54.29%) zOS
4 19 (54.29%) zSecure
5 18 (51.43%) IBM
6 16 (45.71%) Finance
6 16 (45.71%) Retail
7 15 (42.86%) Oracle
8 11 (31.43%) Validation
9 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
9 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
10 9 (25.71%) Confluence
10 9 (25.71%) Puppet
10 9 (25.71%) Hudson
10 9 (25.71%) F5
10 9 (25.71%) Workflow
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (25.71%) Workflow Management
10 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Ruby
10 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
10 9 (25.71%) Java EE
10 9 (25.71%) JIRA
10 9 (25.71%) CA Endevor
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 27 (77.14%) CICS
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
2 9 (25.71%) Confluence
2 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (25.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
1 9 (25.71%) SSL
1 9 (25.71%) Internet
1 9 (25.71%) FTP
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) DB2
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) HP UFT
1 9 (25.71%) LoadRunner
1 9 (25.71%) JIRA
1 9 (25.71%) Hudson
1 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (88.57%) Banking
2 16 (45.71%) Retail
2 16 (45.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Information Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Environment Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Environment Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Project Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) RACF Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) SOAP
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
1 9 (25.71%) XML
1 9 (25.71%) Middleware
1 9 (25.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 8 (22.86%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) zOS
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Validation
2 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
3 9 (25.71%) Workflow Management
3 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
3 9 (25.71%) DevOps
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
3 9 (25.71%) Workflow
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) People Management
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security
5 5 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) COBOL
1 9 (25.71%) Java
1 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
1 9 (25.71%) Perl
1 9 (25.71%) VB
1 9 (25.71%) Python
1 9 (25.71%) REXX
1 9 (25.71%) JCL
1 9 (25.71%) Ruby
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) zSecure
2 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (25.71%) CA Endevor
2 9 (25.71%) Puppet
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Tivoli
3 6 (17.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) IBM
2 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 9 (25.71%) F5
3 9 (25.71%) New Relic
3 9 (25.71%) Informatica
4 6 (17.14%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) Computacenter