The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 931 963
Rank change year-on-year +61 +32  
Permanent jobs citing RACF 4 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.035% 0.13% 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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11453 12532 13043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.89% 12.71% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9708 10647 10774
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

RACF
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RACF in the UK

RACF
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for RACF in the UK

RACF
Top 9 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 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
England +50 4 £67,500 +31.06%
London +33 3 £67,500 -
South East +42 1 £80,000 -
South West - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £80,000 -
Surrey - 1 £80,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

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 with a requirement for RACF.

1 10 (55.56%) Unix
1 10 (55.56%) Mainframe
1 10 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
2 9 (50.00%) zOS
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) IBM
3 8 (44.44%) AS400
4 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 6 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (33.33%) Workflow
4 6 (33.33%) Novell
4 6 (33.33%) CICS
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) DB2
5 5 (27.78%) LDAP
5 5 (27.78%) Data Security
5 5 (27.78%) Regulatory Compliance
5 5 (27.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (22.22%) People Management
6 4 (22.22%) zSecure
6 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (22.22%) Tandem
6 4 (22.22%) REXX
7 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
7 3 (16.67%) CA
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Information Security
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (16.67%) JCL

RACF
Co-occurring 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 6 (33.33%) CICS
2 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.11%) SSH
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Audit Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) RACF Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) RACF Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) ISPF
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) ODBC
3 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 8 (44.44%) AS400
3 5 (27.78%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (22.22%) Tandem
5 2 (11.11%) PKI
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (5.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Unix
2 9 (50.00%) zOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
3 5 (27.78%) Data Security
3 5 (27.78%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (22.22%) People Management
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Mathematical Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) REXX
2 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 3 (16.67%) JCL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) CLIST
3 2 (11.11%) COBOL
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) COBIT
3 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (16.67%) XYGATE
3 1 (5.56%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) zSecure
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Novell
3 3 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Sybase
4 2 (11.11%) Unisys
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat