The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 153 163
Permanent jobs citing RACF 0 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.35% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category - 3.65% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 253 274 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.40% 9.59% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 175 161 148
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

RACF
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for RACF in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for RACF.

1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) REXX
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) ISPF
1 3 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) CLIST
2 2 (66.67%) zSecure
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Unix

RACF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (66.67%) SSH
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) People Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) REXX
2 2 (66.67%) CLIST
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
2 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase