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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 152 166 153
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing RACF 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.086% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 2.71% 1.13% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £55,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.17%
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
258 265 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.34% 7.63% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 153 181 147
Average salary £36,878 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RACF across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Glasgow - 4 £46,000 - 1
Edinburgh +8 3 - - 1
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Mainframe
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) DB2
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) CICS
4 5 (35.71%) zOS
4 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (35.71%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (35.71%) BODI
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Replication
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) DataPower
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) Cognizant
6 3 (21.43%) ACF2
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (35.71%) CICS
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
1 5 (35.71%) BODI
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (14.29%) Fiddler
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mainframe
2 5 (35.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (28.57%) DataPower
3 4 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) zOS
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) COBOL
3 2 (14.29%) REXX
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) ACF2
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CA Endevor
1 2 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Cognizant
4 2 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
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Cognizant
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Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago