The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA ACF2
Rank 889 868 878
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 10 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.080% 0.048% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 11
Average salary £57,500 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+139.58% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £24,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+170.83% -40.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12426 10472 11808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 9.85% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10275 8927 10112
Average salary £40,875 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.82% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACF2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 within the UK.

ACF2 Salary Trend in the UK

ACF2
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACF2 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
England -30 10 £57,500 +139.58% 5
London - 8 £57,500 - 4
City of London - 7 £57,500 - 3
Watford - 2 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £65,000 - 1

ACF2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ACF2 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 ACF2.

1 15 (93.75%) RACF
2 13 (81.25%) Mainframe
3 12 (75.00%) IBM
3 12 (75.00%) zOS
4 8 (50.00%) Tivoli
5 7 (43.75%) CICS
5 7 (43.75%) DB2
5 7 (43.75%) Banking
6 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (31.25%) ISPF
7 5 (31.25%) VSAM
7 5 (31.25%) CA Endevor
7 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
7 5 (31.25%) Workflow
7 5 (31.25%) COBOL
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) Assembly Language
7 5 (31.25%) REXX
7 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) AIX
9 2 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (12.50%) PKI
9 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (12.50%) Tandem
9 2 (12.50%) Validation
9 2 (12.50%) Management Information System

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ACF2 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 ACF2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) CICS
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Management Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) ISPF
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Mainframe
2 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (31.25%) VSAM
4 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) AS400
4 2 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) zOS
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 5 (31.25%) Workflow
1 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) COBOL
1 5 (31.25%) Assembly Language
1 5 (31.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) OCA
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (6.25%) GIAC
1 1 (6.25%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) RACF
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (31.25%) CA Endevor
3 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) NetIQ
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago