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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 862 852 878
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Permanent jobs citing RACF 18 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.036% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.35% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 3
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%

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
12682 10711 11015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.03% 10.31% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10767 8873 9378
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

RACF Salary Histogram in the UK

RACF
Top 13 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 26 January 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 -25 10 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Scotland +10 8 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Glasgow - 7 £46,000 - 2
London -5 5 £65,000 +40.54% 6
City of London -6 4 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £65,000 -
Watford - 2 £65,000 -
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
Edinburgh +1 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire -17 1 - -
South West -22 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
South East - 1 £40,000 -

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (60.47%) IBM
2 25 (58.14%) Mainframe
3 24 (55.81%) UNIX
4 20 (46.51%) zOS
5 18 (41.86%) CICS
6 16 (37.21%) DB2
6 16 (37.21%) Finance
7 15 (34.88%) ACF2
8 13 (30.23%) AS400
8 13 (30.23%) Windows
9 12 (27.91%) Oracle
10 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
10 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
10 9 (20.93%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (18.60%) COBIT
11 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
11 8 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (18.60%) Banking
11 8 (18.60%) SQL
11 8 (18.60%) Unisys
11 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
11 8 (18.60%) People Management
12 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
12 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
12 7 (16.28%) AIX
12 7 (16.28%) Solaris
12 7 (16.28%) Java
12 7 (16.28%) Tivoli
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 7 (16.28%) Security Management

RACF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (41.86%) CICS
2 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
4 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) Internet
3 5 (11.63%) LDAP
4 2 (4.65%) SMS
5 1 (2.33%) SMTP
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) DB2
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.63%) NonStop SQL
5 4 (9.30%) BODI
6 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Risk Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Governance Manager
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX Specialist
3 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) DBA
3 3 (6.98%) Management Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 2 (4.65%) Programmer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (4.65%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) J2EE
2 5 (11.63%) JDBC
3 4 (9.30%) SailPoint
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) ISPF
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Mainframe
2 13 (30.23%) AS400
3 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
3 9 (20.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (11.63%) Tandem
4 5 (11.63%) PKI
5 4 (9.30%) DataPower
6 3 (6.98%) Replication
7 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.65%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) UNIX
2 20 (46.51%) zOS
3 13 (30.23%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) AIX
4 7 (16.28%) Solaris
5 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
1 8 (18.60%) People Management
2 7 (16.28%) Security Management
2 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Analytics
5 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.65%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Workflow
7 2 (4.65%) Validation
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) COBOL
4 5 (11.63%) REXX
4 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) JCL
5 2 (4.65%) Assembly Language
5 2 (4.65%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) OCA
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (18.60%) COBIT
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) ACF2
2 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (9.30%) CA Endevor
4 3 (6.98%) OMEGAMON
4 3 (6.98%) Novell Identity Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) IBM
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) Unisys
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.95%) HP
6 5 (11.63%) CA
7 4 (9.30%) NetIQ
7 4 (9.30%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (6.98%) Novell
8 3 (6.98%) Sun
9 2 (4.65%) BMC
9 2 (4.65%) Cognizant
9 2 (4.65%) SAP
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) McAfee
10 1 (2.33%) VMware
10 1 (2.33%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.33%) EMC
10 1 (2.33%) Cisco
10 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
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