Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1171 1170 1254
Rank change year-on-year -1 +84 +14
Permanent jobs citing RACF 5 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.022% 0.097% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 3
UK median annual salary - £42,250 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.65% -14.66%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -7.41% -35.20%

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 22,832 21,749 24,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.12% 12.30% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19,008 18,067 20,447
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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
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 19 January 2018. 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 +4 4 - - 4
Scotland -32 3 - - 2
England +1 2 - - 3
London +8 1 - - 1
North of England -2 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) ACF2
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISPF
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IAM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) RACF Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle