The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DEC VAX
Rank 902 962 970
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +8
Permanent jobs citing VAX 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.023% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Median salary £52,000 £37,750 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.74% +42.45%
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £37,750 -
% change year-on-year
+37.74% -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38657 46472 45857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.98% 42.37% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31550 37401 35818
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,762 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VAX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VAX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VAX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VAX within the UK.

VAX Salary Trend in the UK

VAX
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VAX over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 within the UK.

VAX Salary Histogram in the UK

VAX
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VAX within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 5 £44,000 +16.55%
South East +51 5 £44,000 +2.32%
Kent +14 5 £44,000 +2.32%
South Ayrshire - 4 £60,000 -
Scotland - 4 £60,000 -
Prestwick - 3 £60,000 -

VAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing VAX 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 VAX.

1 6 (42.86%) Unix
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) JD Edwards
2 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) COBOL
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) VMS
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) AS400
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) DCL
5 2 (14.29%) iSeries
5 2 (14.29%) OpenVMS
5 2 (14.29%) PMI
5 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.14%) JCL
6 1 (7.14%) Pascal
6 1 (7.14%) Mainframe

VAX
Top Related 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) iSeries
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) VMS
3 2 (14.29%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ERP
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) COBOL
2 2 (14.29%) DCL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) JCL
3 1 (7.14%) Pascal
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft