Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1187 1236 1233
Rank change year-on-year +49 -3 +46
Permanent jobs citing RACF 7 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.031% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 19
UK median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - -18.18%
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +82.86% -2.78% -10.00%

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 22466 24608 25245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 12.51% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18922 20857 20894
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,425
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for RACF in the UK

RACF
Top 6 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 23 August 2017. 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
England +75 5 £67,500 +50.00%
UK excluding London +46 4 £80,000 +82.86% 1
London +40 4 £67,500 -
Scotland +1 2 - - 1
South East +65 1 £80,000 -
South West -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) CICS
2 4 (57.14%) zOS
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) People Management
3 3 (42.86%) zSecure
3 3 (42.86%) AS400
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) REXX
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) JCL
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 2 (28.57%) CA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) Unisys
4 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management

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 4 (57.14%) CICS
2 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Audit Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ISPF
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) ODBC
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) AS400
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) zOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) People Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) REXX
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) CLIST
2 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (14.29%) ACF2
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) zSecure
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
2 2 (28.57%) Unisys
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Novell
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat