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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 865 862 900
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +38
Permanent jobs citing RACF 39 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.008% 0.001%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.084% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 0
Average salary £56,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,750 -
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -

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
12458 10709 11723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 9.85% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10273 9172 10032
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

RACF Salary Histogram in the UK

RACF
Top 15 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 22 August 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
England +10 34 £55,000 +46.66% 7
London +16 22 £57,500 +10.57% 7
City of London - 13 £57,500 - 3
South West - 9 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £45,000 -
Stirling - 3 £77,000 -
Scotland - 3 £77,000 -
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
Watford - 2 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 44 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 41 (74.55%) zOS
3 35 (63.64%) CICS
4 33 (60.00%) DB2
5 26 (47.27%) IBM
6 18 (32.73%) Banking
7 16 (29.09%) ACF2
8 15 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 13 (23.64%) Finance
10 12 (21.82%) Validation
10 12 (21.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (18.18%) UNIX
12 9 (16.36%) AS400
12 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
12 9 (16.36%) IBM Mainframe
13 8 (14.55%) Tivoli
13 8 (14.55%) Windows
14 7 (12.73%) COBOL
14 7 (12.73%) Unisys
14 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
14 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
14 7 (12.73%) Security Management
14 7 (12.73%) COBIT
15 6 (10.91%) ISPF
15 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
15 6 (10.91%) REXX
16 5 (9.09%) Assembly Language
16 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
16 5 (9.09%) Workflow
16 5 (9.09%) CA Endevor

RACF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (63.64%) CICS
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (3.64%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (32.73%) Banking
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Senior Technician
2 7 (12.73%) Governance Manager
2 7 (12.73%) Risk Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (1.82%) Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Security Specialist
7 1 (1.82%) Security Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Mainframe Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) ISPF
2 2 (3.64%) J2EE
2 2 (3.64%) JDBC
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 44 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 15 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 9 (16.36%) AS400
3 9 (16.36%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (9.09%) VSAM
5 2 (3.64%) Tandem
5 2 (3.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) HACMP
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) zOS
2 10 (18.18%) UNIX
3 8 (14.55%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) AIX
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Validation
2 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
3 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
3 7 (12.73%) Security Management
4 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (3.64%) Analytics
7 1 (1.82%) CRM
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL
7 1 (1.82%) Change Management
7 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) COBOL
2 6 (10.91%) REXX
3 5 (9.09%) Assembly Language
4 3 (5.45%) JCL
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) OCA
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (12.73%) COBIT
3 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.82%) SLA
4 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) ACF2
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Tivoli
2 5 (9.09%) CA Endevor
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) IBM
2 7 (12.73%) Unisys
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.82%) Siebel
6 1 (1.82%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago