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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 862 854 885
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Permanent jobs citing RACF 18 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.023% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.22% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 3
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £56,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%

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
13219 11265 11513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.96% 10.45% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11198 9313 9891
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

RACF Salary Histogram 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 24 December 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
Scotland +19 9 £46,000 -20.00%
England -17 9 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Glasgow - 7 £46,000 -
London -13 4 £65,000 +33.33% 3
City of London +13 3 £65,000 +67.74%
West Yorkshire +2 2 - -
Edinburgh +1 2 - -
Hertfordshire -15 2 £65,000 -
East of England -16 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire -17 2 - -
Watford - 2 £65,000 -
Halifax - 2 - -
South West -21 1 - -
Gloucestershire -24 1 - -

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (70.18%) Mainframe
2 34 (59.65%) zOS
3 31 (54.39%) CICS
4 30 (52.63%) IBM
5 28 (49.12%) DB2
6 24 (42.11%) UNIX
7 20 (35.09%) Finance
8 18 (31.58%) ACF2
9 16 (28.07%) Banking
10 13 (22.81%) Windows
10 13 (22.81%) AS400
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle
11 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
11 11 (19.30%) IBM Mainframe
12 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
12 10 (17.54%) WebSphere
13 9 (15.79%) SQL
14 8 (14.04%) Unisys
14 8 (14.04%) Tivoli
14 8 (14.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
14 8 (14.04%) COBIT
14 8 (14.04%) People Management
15 7 (12.28%) COBOL
15 7 (12.28%) Java
15 7 (12.28%) AIX
15 7 (12.28%) Solaris
15 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
15 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
15 7 (12.28%) Security Management

RACF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (54.39%) CICS
2 10 (17.54%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.53%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) LDAP
4 2 (3.51%) SMS
4 2 (3.51%) SSL
5 1 (1.75%) SMTP
5 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) DB2
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.77%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (7.02%) BODI
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.75%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Consultant
2 8 (14.04%) Risk Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Governance Manager
3 4 (7.02%) Senior Technician
3 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
4 3 (5.26%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) DBA
4 3 (5.26%) Management Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) Administrator
4 3 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (3.51%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (3.51%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (1.75%) Security Specialist
6 1 (1.75%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (1.75%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (1.75%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (1.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) J2EE
1 5 (8.77%) JDBC
2 4 (7.02%) SailPoint
3 3 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (3.51%) ISPF
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (70.18%) Mainframe
2 13 (22.81%) AS400
3 11 (19.30%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.77%) Tandem
5 5 (8.77%) PKI
6 4 (7.02%) DataPower
7 3 (5.26%) Replication
8 2 (3.51%) VSAM
8 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.75%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) zOS
2 24 (42.11%) UNIX
3 13 (22.81%) Windows
4 7 (12.28%) AIX
4 7 (12.28%) Solaris
5 4 (7.02%) Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
1 8 (14.04%) People Management
2 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (12.28%) Security Management
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) Analytics
5 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.02%) Service Management
5 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Validation
6 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.51%) Workflow
7 2 (3.51%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) Project Management
7 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) COBOL
2 7 (12.28%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) REXX
4 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) JCL
6 3 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) Python
8 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.75%) C
8 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (1.75%) OCA
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (14.04%) COBIT
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.51%) SLA
4 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) ACF2
2 4 (7.02%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Tivoli
2 5 (8.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (8.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (7.02%) CA Endevor
4 3 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
4 3 (5.26%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) IBM
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) Unisys
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.53%) HP
6 5 (8.77%) CA
7 4 (7.02%) NetIQ
7 4 (7.02%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (5.26%) Novell
8 3 (5.26%) Cognizant
8 3 (5.26%) Sun
9 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.51%) SAP
9 2 (3.51%) BMC
10 1 (1.75%) NetApp
10 1 (1.75%) McAfee
10 1 (1.75%) VMware
10 1 (1.75%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.75%) Cisco
10 1 (1.75%) EMC
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