The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
UK
Rank 830 948 943
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -5
Permanent jobs citing RACF 14 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.065% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 13
Median salary £55,000 £49,500 £51,495
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £49,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £49,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £71,250 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +4.21%

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
10301 12302 13513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 12.20% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8546 10440 11366
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RACF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017 within the UK.

RACF Salary Histogram in the UK

RACF
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 12 £60,000 - 2
London - 8 £55,000 - 2
Basingstoke - 4 £72,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £72,500 -
South East - 4 £72,500 -
Scotland +20 2 £42,000 -15.15%
Glasgow +15 1 £42,000 -15.15%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Clydebank - 1 £42,000 -

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing RACF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RACF.

1 20 (74.07%) Mainframe
2 15 (55.56%) zOS
3 14 (51.85%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) IBM
5 11 (40.74%) CICS
5 11 (40.74%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (37.04%) Time Sharing Option
6 10 (37.04%) ISPF
6 10 (37.04%) Unix
7 9 (33.33%) DB2
7 9 (33.33%) JCL
7 9 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (33.33%) zSecure
8 7 (25.93%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 7 (25.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (25.93%) AS400
8 7 (25.93%) Workflow
8 7 (25.93%) Banking
8 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.93%) Novell
9 6 (22.22%) CA
9 6 (22.22%) Identity Management
10 5 (18.52%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
10 5 (18.52%) Data Security
10 5 (18.52%) Information Security
10 5 (18.52%) REXX
10 5 (18.52%) Assembly Language
10 5 (18.52%) LDAP
11 4 (14.81%) Sybase

RACF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (40.74%) CICS
2 3 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 3 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 3 (11.11%) SSH
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) NonStop SQL
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Mainframe Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) RACF Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) RACF Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Technician
6 1 (3.70%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) ISPF
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Mainframe
2 9 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (25.93%) AS400
4 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (14.81%) Tandem
5 3 (11.11%) PKI
6 2 (7.41%) VSAM
7 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) zOS
2 10 (37.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (25.93%) Workflow
3 6 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 5 (18.52%) Data Security
4 5 (18.52%) Information Security
4 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
5 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) People Management
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Security Management
6 3 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.41%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) JCL
2 5 (18.52%) Assembly Language
2 5 (18.52%) REXX
3 3 (11.11%) CLIST
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) COBOL
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (11.11%) XYGATE
5 2 (7.41%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) zSecure
2 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.41%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) IBM
2 7 (25.93%) Novell
3 6 (22.22%) CA
4 4 (14.81%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) HP
South East London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago