Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
UK
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 804 991 -
Rank change year-on-year +187 - +1204
Permanent jobs citing RACF 6 32 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.026% -
As % of the System Software category 0.043% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 32 0
Median annual salary £61,600 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.23% - -
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 13,939 21,061 23,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.28% 17.03% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,484 17,406 19,634
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £89,625 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 7 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 5 March 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
England +163 4 - -
UK excluding London +132 4 £61,600 -5.23%
London +170 2 - -
Scotland +18 2 £61,600 -38.40%
South East +135 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) zSecure
3 4 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (66.67%) ISPF
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli NetView
3 4 (66.67%) JCL
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) zOS
4 3 (50.00%) DB2
4 3 (50.00%) SAP
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) REXX
4 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Data Sharing
5 2 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (16.67%) ACF2
6 1 (16.67%) CLIST
6 1 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (16.67%) Migration

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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Programmer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Programmer
1 2 (33.33%) z/OS Systems Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) ISPF
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) zOS
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Sharing
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JCL
2 3 (50.00%) REXX
3 1 (16.67%) CLIST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) ACF2
3 1 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) zSecure
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (16.67%) Control-M
3 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CA