The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 863 865 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing RACF 39 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.010% -
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 0
Average salary £57,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+139.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £24,000 -
% change year-on-year
+144.79% -

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
12356 10634 11812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10250 9046 10145
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RACF
Salary Trend

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

RACF Salary Trend in the UK

RACF
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RACF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

RACF Salary Histogram in the UK

RACF
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +4 34 £57,500 +139.58% 6
London -8 23 £57,500 +10.57% 5
City of London +16 12 £57,500 - 2
South West - 6 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Stirling - 3 £77,000 -
Scotland - 3 £77,000 -
East of England - 3 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £65,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 40 (76.92%) Mainframe
2 38 (73.08%) zOS
3 34 (65.38%) CICS
4 31 (59.62%) DB2
5 25 (48.08%) IBM
6 18 (34.62%) Banking
7 15 (28.85%) ACF2
7 15 (28.85%) Management Information System
8 14 (26.92%) Finance
9 12 (23.08%) UNIX
10 10 (19.23%) AS400
10 10 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (19.23%) Validation
10 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
11 9 (17.31%) IBM Mainframe
12 8 (15.38%) Windows
12 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.46%) Unisys
13 7 (13.46%) Security Management
13 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
13 7 (13.46%) Tivoli
13 7 (13.46%) People Management
13 7 (13.46%) COBIT
14 6 (11.54%) COBOL
15 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
15 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.62%) REXX
15 5 (9.62%) ISPF
15 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
15 5 (9.62%) Problem Management

RACF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 34 (65.38%) CICS
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) LDAP
3 2 (3.85%) SMS
4 1 (1.92%) SMTP
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) DB2
2 3 (5.77%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (34.62%) Banking
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Senior Technician
2 7 (13.46%) Governance Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Risk Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Management Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
4 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (1.92%) Security Specialist
5 1 (1.92%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (1.92%) Analyst
5 1 (1.92%) Programmer
5 1 (1.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) ISPF
2 3 (5.77%) J2EE
2 3 (5.77%) JDBC
3 2 (3.85%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (76.92%) Mainframe
2 15 (28.85%) Management Information System
3 10 (19.23%) AS400
4 9 (17.31%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (5.77%) Tandem
5 3 (5.77%) VSAM
5 3 (5.77%) PKI
6 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.92%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) zOS
2 12 (23.08%) UNIX
3 8 (15.38%) Windows
4 3 (5.77%) AIX
4 3 (5.77%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Validation
1 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
2 7 (13.46%) People Management
2 7 (13.46%) Security Management
2 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
3 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.77%) Analytics
4 3 (5.77%) Workflow
4 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL
5 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) COBOL
2 5 (9.62%) REXX
3 4 (7.69%) JCL
4 3 (5.77%) Assembly Language
4 3 (5.77%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) CISSP
2 1 (1.92%) OCA
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (13.46%) COBIT
3 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.85%) SLA
5 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) ACF2
2 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (5.77%) CA Endevor
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (5.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.92%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) IBM
2 7 (13.46%) Unisys
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (3.85%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.92%) McAfee
7 1 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (1.92%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.92%) Sun
7 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.92%) CA
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) Novell
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