The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DEC VAX
Rank 845 859 857
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing VAX 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.011% 0.010% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £42,500 £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 - £50,000
VAX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37604 39691 39405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.80% 39.93% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30345 31163 32641
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VAX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VAX Jobs Demand Trend in England

VAX
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VAX across the England region.

VAX Salary Trend in England

VAX
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VAX within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 4 £42,500 -
VAX
UK

VAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing VAX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VAX.

1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) VMS
3 8 (61.54%) Toad
3 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
3 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Magento
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) SUSE
7 1 (7.69%) Debian
7 1 (7.69%) AWK

VAX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing VAX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Toad
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle DBA
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) VMS
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) SUSE
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) OOP
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) AWK
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Siebel
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Reuters
2 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
2 1 (7.69%) CQG