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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 831 834 868
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +34
Permanent jobs citing RACF 27 33 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.032% 0.001%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.31% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £55,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -5.17%

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
12548 10601 10408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.13% 10.16% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10436 8768 8678
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
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 6 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 6 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 +5 21 £57,500 +15.00% 5
London +8 10 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Scotland +14 6 £45,500 -9.00% 2
City of London 0 6 £65,000 +44.44%
Gloucestershire -18 4 - - 1
South West -31 4 - - 1
Gloucester +5 3 - - 1
Edinburgh +4 3 - - 1
Glasgow - 3 £45,500 - 1
Manchester - 3 - - 1
North West - 3 - - 1
Leicestershire +18 1 £47,500 -5.00%
East Midlands +15 1 £47,500 -5.00%
South East - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Norwich - 1 - - 1

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 33 (73.33%) Mainframe
2 32 (71.11%) IBM
3 29 (64.44%) zOS
4 26 (57.78%) CICS
4 26 (57.78%) DB2
4 26 (57.78%) ACF2
5 24 (53.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 19 (42.22%) Banking
8 17 (37.78%) Finance
8 17 (37.78%) UNIX
9 12 (26.67%) Retail
9 12 (26.67%) Oracle
10 10 (22.22%) SQL
11 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (17.78%) Windows
13 7 (15.56%) Java
14 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.33%) Linux
14 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
14 6 (13.33%) Degree
15 5 (11.11%) BODI
15 5 (11.11%) REXX
15 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution
15 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
15 5 (11.11%) COBOL
15 5 (11.11%) AIX
15 5 (11.11%) ITIL
15 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
16 4 (8.89%) Solaris

RACF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 26 (57.78%) CICS
2 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) LDAP
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) SMS
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) DB2
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.11%) BODI
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (4.44%) Fiddler
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (42.22%) Banking
2 17 (37.78%) Finance
3 12 (26.67%) Retail
4 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Technical Leader
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) DBA
4 3 (6.67%) Programmer
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (4.44%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (4.44%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.22%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) Governance Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
1 3 (6.67%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) JDBC
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) SailPoint
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.22%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (73.33%) Mainframe
2 24 (53.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (8.89%) DataPower
3 4 (8.89%) Replication
4 3 (6.67%) AS400
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Tandem
5 2 (4.44%) VSAM
5 2 (4.44%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) zOS
2 17 (37.78%) UNIX
3 8 (17.78%) Windows
4 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 5 (11.11%) AIX
6 4 (8.89%) Solaris
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.89%) Service Management
4 3 (6.67%) Analytics
4 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.44%) Workflow
5 2 (4.44%) Validation
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security
6 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) REXX
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.11%) COBOL
4 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (4.44%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (57.78%) ACF2
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) CA Endevor
1 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.67%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Novell Identity Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) IBM
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) CA
4 3 (6.67%) Cognizant
4 3 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Sun
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) BMC
5 2 (4.44%) Novell
5 2 (4.44%) NetIQ
5 2 (4.44%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee
6 1 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Unisys
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
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