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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 141 - 174
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RACF 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% - 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% - 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £40,000 - £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 - £58,750
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
244 291 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.81% 8.83% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 169 184 196
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%

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 1 October 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 - 3 £40,000 -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (86.67%) zOS
1 13 (86.67%) Mainframe
2 11 (73.33%) Sybase
2 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 11 (73.33%) CICS
2 11 (73.33%) ISPF
2 11 (73.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 11 (73.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 10 (66.67%) zSecure
3 10 (66.67%) CA
4 9 (60.00%) DB2
4 9 (60.00%) Unix
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
6 6 (40.00%) REXX
6 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
6 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
6 6 (40.00%) SSL
6 6 (40.00%) Security Management
6 6 (40.00%) JCL
6 6 (40.00%) Middleware
6 6 (40.00%) SSH
7 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (33.33%) Banking
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) SAS
8 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint

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 11 (73.33%) CICS
2 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (26.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (40.00%) SSH
1 6 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) DB2
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) RACF Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) RACF Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) ISPF
2 6 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (26.67%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) zOS
2 9 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Security Management
2 4 (26.67%) People Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (40.00%) JCL
2 6 (40.00%) REXX
3 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) CLIST
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 11 (73.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
1 11 (73.33%) Sybase
2 10 (66.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Cognizant
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter