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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 858 869 883
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing RACF 34 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.024% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.24% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 4
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £45,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £50,750
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -16.25%

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
12879 11262 10671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.97% 10.06% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10655 9372 8919
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,444
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

RACF Salary Histogram in the UK

RACF
Top 18 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 March 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 +13 27 £56,250 +25.00% 3
London +40 12 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Scotland +21 7 £45,000 +5.88%
City of London +9 6 £65,000 +48.57% 1
Gloucester +3 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire -4 6 - - 1
South West -25 6 - - 1
Edinburgh +10 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
North West - 5 - -
Glasgow - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands +19 1 £47,500 +126.19%
South East - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 -
Norfolk - 1 - -

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (76.92%) Mainframe
2 38 (73.08%) IBM
3 37 (71.15%) zOS
4 35 (67.31%) DB2
5 34 (65.38%) CICS
6 33 (63.46%) ACF2
7 30 (57.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 28 (53.85%) TCP/IP
9 27 (51.92%) Banking
10 22 (42.31%) Retail
11 16 (30.77%) UNIX
12 15 (28.85%) Finance
13 12 (23.08%) Oracle
14 10 (19.23%) SQL
15 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (15.38%) Windows
17 6 (11.54%) Linux
17 6 (11.54%) Java
17 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
18 5 (9.62%) AIX
18 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
18 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
18 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
18 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
18 5 (9.62%) Degree
18 5 (9.62%) BODI
19 4 (7.69%) Validation
19 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
19 4 (7.69%) Replication
19 4 (7.69%) CA Endevor

RACF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (65.38%) CICS
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) LDAP
3 2 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (67.31%) DB2
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.62%) BODI
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.85%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.85%) Fiddler
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (51.92%) Banking
2 22 (42.31%) Retail
3 15 (28.85%) Finance
4 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Technical Leader
2 8 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (7.69%) DBA
4 3 (5.77%) Administrator
4 3 (5.77%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (5.77%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (5.77%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (3.85%) Programmer
5 2 (3.85%) Developer
5 2 (3.85%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (3.85%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (1.92%) Security Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Risk Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (1.92%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (1.92%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) J2EE
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) SailPoint
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.85%) JDBC
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (76.92%) Mainframe
2 30 (57.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (7.69%) DataPower
3 4 (7.69%) Replication
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) AS400
5 2 (3.85%) Tandem
5 2 (3.85%) VSAM
5 2 (3.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) zOS
2 16 (30.77%) UNIX
3 8 (15.38%) Windows
4 6 (11.54%) Linux
5 5 (9.62%) AIX
6 4 (7.69%) Solaris
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (7.69%) Service Management
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL
2 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 4 (7.69%) Validation
3 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.77%) Analytics
4 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.85%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Project Management
4 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.85%) Workflow
4 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.92%) Information Security Management
5 1 (1.92%) Security Management
5 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.69%) REXX
4 4 (7.69%) COBOL
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (63.46%) ACF2
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.69%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.85%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) IBM
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) CA
4 3 (5.77%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.85%) Novell
5 2 (3.85%) NetIQ
5 2 (3.85%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) Sun
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (1.92%) Unisys
6 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
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