The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
UK
Rank 852 918 927
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +9
Permanent jobs citing RACF 7 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.067% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 11
Median salary £42,000 £40,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -29.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,300 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -19.00%

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
10373 11904 13013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 12.02% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 10096 11005
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RACF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017 within the UK.

RACF Salary Histogram in the UK

RACF
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
England +70 6 £46,250 - 3
London - 4 £55,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £37,500 - 1
North West - 2 £37,500 -
South West - 2 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +21 1 £42,000 +3.70%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Clydebank - 1 £42,000 -

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for RACF.

1 16 (76.19%) Mainframe
2 11 (52.38%) CICS
2 11 (52.38%) IBM
3 10 (47.62%) zOS
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 9 (42.86%) ISPF
4 9 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
4 9 (42.86%) zSecure
5 8 (38.10%) JCL
5 8 (38.10%) DB2
6 7 (33.33%) Unix
6 7 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (28.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 6 (28.57%) REXX
8 5 (23.81%) CA
8 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 5 (23.81%) CLIST
9 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
9 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
9 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (19.05%) SDLC
9 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
9 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
9 4 (19.05%) Information Security
9 4 (19.05%) AS400

RACF
Top Related IT Skills 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 (52.38%) CICS
2 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 3 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 3 (14.29%) LDAP
1 3 (14.29%) SSH
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) SMTP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) DB2
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Technician
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) RACF Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) RACF Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) RACF Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.76%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) ISPF
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Mainframe
2 7 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (19.05%) AS400
4 3 (14.29%) PKI
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.52%) Statistics
6 1 (4.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) zOS
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
1 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (19.05%) Information Security
1 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
1 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
1 4 (19.05%) SDLC
1 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
1 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
1 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Workflow
2 3 (14.29%) Data Security
2 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 3 (14.29%) People Management
2 3 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (14.29%) Security Management
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JCL
2 6 (28.57%) REXX
3 5 (23.81%) CLIST
4 4 (19.05%) Assembly Language
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) COBOL
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (28.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (9.52%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) zSecure
2 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) CA
3 4 (19.05%) Novell
3 4 (19.05%) Sybase
Gloucester
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago