Period
to 15 June 2021

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 6 months to 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 941 849 1102
Rank change year-on-year -92 +253 +81
Permanent jobs citing RACF 8 13 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.003%
As % of the System Software category 0.043% 0.089% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 4
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,600 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.23% - -22.39%
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,600 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year -5.23% - -

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

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 18,481 14,577 23,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.30% 17.39% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13,807 12,002 19,837
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,263 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RACF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RACF in the UK

RACF
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RACF.

Salary trend for RACF in the UK

RACF
Top 5 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 6 months to 15 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London -67 6 £61,600 -5.23% 2
Scotland -36 5 £61,600 -38.40%
England -68 3 - - 2
London - 2 - -
South East -15 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, IT jobs citing RACF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for RACF.

1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) zSecure
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (62.50%) Requirements Gathering
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) REXX
3 3 (37.50%) zOS
3 3 (37.50%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (37.50%) JCL
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Data Sharing
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (37.50%) ISPF

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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Programmer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
1 2 (25.00%) z/OS Systems Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (62.50%) Requirements Gathering
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Data Sharing
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) REXX
2 3 (37.50%) JCL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (37.50%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) zSecure
2 3 (37.50%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) SAP