The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA ACF2
Rank 910 879 908
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +29
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 7 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.058% 0.038% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 15
Average salary £45,500 £23,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.61% -53.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £20,300 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £26,700 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £23,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+53.19% -53.00%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12056 10642 10834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.94% 9.58% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10102 8885 9320
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ACF2 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

ACF2 Salary Histogram in the UK

ACF2
Top 4 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -41 7 £45,500 +93.61%
East of England - 1 £36,000 -
London - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £36,000 -

ACF2
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (91.67%) RACF
3 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 5 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (41.67%) CA Endevor
4 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (41.67%) ISPF
4 5 (41.67%) VSAM
4 5 (41.67%) Assembly Language
4 5 (41.67%) REXX
4 5 (41.67%) zOS
4 5 (41.67%) COBOL
4 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) GIAC
5 1 (8.33%) EnCE

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Programmer
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
1 6 (50.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Mainframe Programmer
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Technician
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (41.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) zOS
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Workflow
1 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Assembly Language
1 5 (41.67%) REXX
1 5 (41.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) GIAC
1 1 (8.33%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) RACF
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (41.67%) CA Endevor
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM