The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DEC VAX
Rank 893 875 898
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing VAX 9 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.021% 0.021% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 2
Average salary £42,500 £72,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £36,900 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £75,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.37% +2.10%

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
42746 42966 44777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.25% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34484 34342 37475
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VAX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

VAX Salary Histogram in the UK

VAX
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VAX within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
England -31 9 £42,500 -41.37%
West Midlands - 7 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire +12 1 £57,500 -0.86%
London -2 1 £26,500 -63.44%
Slough -10 1 £57,500 -0.86%
South East -16 1 £57,500 -0.86%

VAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 11 (91.67%) VMS
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (58.33%) Toad
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) SUSE
5 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 4 (33.33%) AWK
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) Reuters
5 4 (33.33%) Bloomberg
5 4 (33.33%) CQG
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Apache

VAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Toad
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DBA
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) VMS
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) SUSE
2 4 (33.33%) Debian
2 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Use Case
2 1 (8.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) AWK
3 4 (33.33%) Korn
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Java
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) Reuters
2 4 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 4 (33.33%) CQG
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel