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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 875 921 875
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -46
Permanent jobs citing RACF 25 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.094% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
12412 12743 10839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.19% 10.59% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10278 10699 9223
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 29 June 2015 within the UK.

RACF Salary Histogram in the UK

RACF
Top 11 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 29 June 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 +71 23 £45,000 - 2
Northampton - 9 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 9 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 9 £45,000 -
London +32 7 £85,000 +88.88%
Gloucester -4 6 £58,000 +36.47%
Gloucestershire -7 6 £58,000 +36.47%
South West -8 6 £58,000 +36.47%
City of London +41 4 - -
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 1

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 49 (83.05%) Mainframe
2 48 (81.36%) CICS
2 48 (81.36%) DB2
3 44 (74.58%) Banking
4 40 (67.80%) zOS
5 39 (66.10%) IBM
6 30 (50.85%) Retail
7 27 (45.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 27 (45.76%) ACF2
8 26 (44.07%) TCP/IP
9 19 (32.20%) Finance
10 16 (27.12%) Oracle
11 14 (23.73%) UNIX
12 13 (22.03%) Linux
13 12 (20.34%) Java
13 12 (20.34%) Validation
13 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
14 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
14 11 (18.64%) Web Services
14 11 (18.64%) SSL
14 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
15 10 (16.95%) Internet
15 10 (16.95%) Python
15 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (15.25%) Confluence
16 9 (15.25%) Puppet
16 9 (15.25%) Hudson
16 9 (15.25%) F5
16 9 (15.25%) Cloud Computing

RACF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 48 (81.36%) CICS
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.25%) Confluence
2 9 (15.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (15.25%) 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 9 (15.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.07%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.64%) SSL
3 10 (16.95%) Internet
4 9 (15.25%) DNS
4 9 (15.25%) FTP
5 6 (10.17%) 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 48 (81.36%) DB2
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) BODI
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) HP UFT
1 9 (15.25%) LoadRunner
1 9 (15.25%) JIRA
1 9 (15.25%) Hudson
1 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (74.58%) Banking
2 30 (50.85%) Retail
3 19 (32.20%) Finance
4 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Technical Leader
2 6 (10.17%) Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Analyst
3 5 (8.47%) Environment Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Environment Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Programmer
6 2 (3.39%) Information Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) DBA
6 2 (3.39%) Information Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Project Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Web Services
2 9 (15.25%) XML
2 9 (15.25%) Middleware
2 9 (15.25%) Java EE
2 9 (15.25%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (83.05%) Mainframe
2 27 (45.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 40 (67.80%) zOS
2 14 (23.73%) UNIX
3 13 (22.03%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Validation
2 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
3 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Workflow Management
3 9 (15.25%) Automated Testing
3 9 (15.25%) Workflow
3 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (15.25%) DevOps
4 5 (8.47%) Content Management
5 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.08%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) Information Security
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.39%) People Management
8 1 (1.69%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.69%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) Java
2 10 (16.95%) Python
3 9 (15.25%) REXX
3 9 (15.25%) JCL
3 9 (15.25%) Ruby
3 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) Perl
3 9 (15.25%) COBOL
3 9 (15.25%) VB
4 3 (5.08%) SQL
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) CISSP
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) ACF2
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) CA Endevor
1 9 (15.25%) Puppet
1 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) IBM
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle
3 9 (15.25%) F5
3 9 (15.25%) New Relic
3 9 (15.25%) Informatica
4 3 (5.08%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.39%) CA
6 1 (1.69%) Computacenter
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