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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 858 932 880
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -52
Permanent jobs citing RACF 34 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 10
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £21,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -49.70%

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
12463 12287 10647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.53% 10.39% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10284 10401 8974
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
Top 14 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 27 May 2015. 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 +64 30 £45,000 - 4
London +38 10 £53,248 +18.32% 2
Gloucestershire -5 9 £58,000 - 2
South West -6 9 £58,000 - 2
Gloucester - 9 £58,000 - 2
East Midlands +20 7 £45,000 +114.28%
Northampton - 7 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £45,000 -
City of London +49 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland - 4 - -
North West - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 51 (86.44%) Mainframe
2 50 (84.75%) DB2
3 49 (83.05%) CICS
4 43 (72.88%) zOS
5 41 (69.49%) Banking
6 40 (67.80%) IBM
7 30 (50.85%) Retail
7 30 (50.85%) ACF2
8 29 (49.15%) IBM Mainframe
8 29 (49.15%) TCP/IP
9 17 (28.81%) Finance
10 14 (23.73%) UNIX
10 14 (23.73%) Oracle
11 13 (22.03%) Validation
12 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
12 11 (18.64%) Linux
12 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
13 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database
13 10 (16.95%) Java
14 9 (15.25%) Web Services
14 9 (15.25%) SSL
15 8 (13.56%) Internet
15 8 (13.56%) Python
15 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (11.86%) Ruby
16 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
16 7 (11.86%) Java EE
16 7 (11.86%) JIRA

RACF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 49 (83.05%) CICS
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.86%) Confluence
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (11.86%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (49.15%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.25%) SSL
3 8 (13.56%) Internet
4 7 (11.86%) DNS
4 7 (11.86%) FTP
5 5 (8.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.69%) Network Security
6 1 (1.69%) HTTP
6 1 (1.69%) LDAP
6 1 (1.69%) LAN
6 1 (1.69%) SMS
6 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (84.75%) DB2
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.08%) BODI
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (11.86%) LoadRunner
1 7 (11.86%) JIRA
1 7 (11.86%) Hudson
1 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (69.49%) Banking
2 30 (50.85%) Retail
3 17 (28.81%) Finance
4 5 (8.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Technical Leader
2 5 (8.47%) Consultant
3 4 (6.78%) Analyst
3 4 (6.78%) Environment Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (3.39%) DBA
5 2 (3.39%) Programmer
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (1.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (1.69%) Security Consultant
6 1 (1.69%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (1.69%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (1.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (1.69%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (1.69%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Web Services
2 7 (11.86%) XML
2 7 (11.86%) Middleware
2 7 (11.86%) Java EE
2 7 (11.86%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (86.44%) Mainframe
2 29 (49.15%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) DataPower
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (72.88%) zOS
2 14 (23.73%) UNIX
3 11 (18.64%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Validation
2 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
3 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.86%) Workflow Management
3 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
3 7 (11.86%) Workflow
3 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
3 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
3 7 (11.86%) DevOps
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Content Management
6 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (1.69%) SIEM
7 1 (1.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (1.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) Python
3 7 (11.86%) REXX
3 7 (11.86%) JCL
3 7 (11.86%) Ruby
3 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.86%) Perl
3 7 (11.86%) COBOL
3 7 (11.86%) VB
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) CISSP
System Software
1 30 (50.85%) ACF2
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) CA Endevor
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
1 7 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) IBM
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Informatica
3 7 (11.86%) F5
3 7 (11.86%) New Relic
4 2 (3.39%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.69%) Computacenter
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