The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 131 163 160
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -3
Permanent jobs citing RACF 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.043% 0.065% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.81% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £31,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -31.52%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -50.58%
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 Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
246 246 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.49% 7.94% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 161 169 170
Median salary £39,000 £42,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing RACF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RACF
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

RACF Salary Trend in Scotland

RACF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +17 1 - - 1
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing RACF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RACF.

1 7 (87.50%) zOS
1 7 (87.50%) Mainframe
1 7 (87.50%) ISPF
1 7 (87.50%) Time Sharing Option
1 7 (87.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (75.00%) zSecure
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) CA
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) CICS
3 5 (62.50%) Sybase
3 5 (62.50%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (50.00%) REXX
4 4 (50.00%) JCL
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) CLIST
6 2 (25.00%) Security Management
6 2 (25.00%) People Management
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (25.00%) VSAM
6 2 (25.00%) SSH
6 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (25.00%) PKI
6 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) SQL

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) CICS
2 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) RACF Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) RACF Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) ISPF
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) zOS
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) People Management
1 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Security Management
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (50.00%) JCL
1 4 (50.00%) REXX
2 2 (25.00%) CLIST
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (87.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) CA
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39000 - £45800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago