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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 156 159 168
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing RACF 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 2.20% 1.45% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £49,500 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.60% -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £48,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -12.72%
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
227 276 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.65% 8.88% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 145 161 164
Average salary £41,500 £36,878 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.53% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 10 February 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
(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 -20 5 £49,500 +7.60%
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) CICS
3 2 (33.33%) Cognizant
3 2 (33.33%) zOS
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) ISPF
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (33.33%) zSecure
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (16.67%) Perfmon
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) BODI
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ISPF
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) zSecure
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (16.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cognizant
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle