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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 146 164 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing RACF 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.031% -
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £46,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
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 Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
272 260 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.66% 7.94% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 167 150 216
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 18 December 2014. 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 - 7 £46,000 -
Edinburgh -1 2 - -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) Mainframe
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) IBM
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) BODI
6 4 (33.33%) DataPower
7 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) COBIT
7 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (25.00%) Replication
7 3 (25.00%) Security Management
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) AS400
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Unisys
7 3 (25.00%) People Management
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) CICS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) BODI
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Manager
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Governance Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (33.33%) DataPower
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) AS400
3 3 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) zOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) People Management
2 3 (25.00%) Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) COBOL
4 2 (16.67%) REXX
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CA Endevor
1 2 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Unisys
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) Cognizant
4 2 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Business Objects