The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank - - 181
Permanent jobs citing RACF 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.22%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
RACF
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
377 382 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.55% 9.53% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 270 317 298
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £24,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RACF across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RACF
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RACF across the Manchester region.

RACF Salary Trend in Manchester

RACF
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) CICS
1 5 (100.00%) zOS
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) ACF2
1 5 (100.00%) zSecure

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) zOS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM