The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RACF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 901 933
Rank change year-on-year +50 +32  
Permanent jobs citing RACF 4 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.037% 0.051% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Median salary £67,500 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.06% +14.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +55.33% +14.44%  

RACF is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10816 11747 12421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.96% 12.68% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9200 10078 10326
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing RACF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for RACF in England

RACF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RACF in England.

Salary trend for RACF in England

RACF
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RACF in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RACF in England

RACF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London +33 3 £67,500 -
South East +42 1 £80,000 -
South West - 1 - -
RACF
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for RACF.

1 10 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) AS400
3 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
3 7 (46.67%) zOS
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Novell
4 6 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 6 (40.00%) Workflow
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Data Security
5 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (33.33%) LDAP
5 5 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (26.67%) Tandem
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (20.00%) DB2
7 3 (20.00%) CICS
7 3 (20.00%) XYGATE
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) People Management
8 2 (13.33%) zSecure
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel

RACF
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (20.00%) CICS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Audit Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) RACF Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) RACF Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ODBC
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) AS400
2 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
3 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Tandem
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 7 (46.67%) zOS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (40.00%) Workflow
3 5 (33.33%) Data Security
3 5 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematical Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Statistics
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) COBOL
1 1 (6.67%) REXX
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) XYGATE
3 1 (6.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) zSecure
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) Novell
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Unisys
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat