The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
DEC VAX
UK
Rank - - 954
Permanent jobs citing VAX 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £45,000

VAX is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32242 41852 40831
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.43% 40.90% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25912 33433 32267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VAX
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VAX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for VAX in the UK

VAX
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VAX in the UK

VAX
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) VMS
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) OpenView
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 6 (100.00%) Netcool
1 6 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (100.00%) Control-M
1 6 (100.00%) Remedy
1 6 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
1 6 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (100.00%) Wallstreet Suite
1 6 (100.00%) HP SIM
1 6 (100.00%) NetVault Backup
2 4 (66.67%) Hedge funds

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:

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
1 6 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
2 4 (66.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) VMS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (100.00%) Control-M
1 6 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (100.00%) HP SIM
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (100.00%) Netcool
1 6 (100.00%) NetVault Backup
1 6 (100.00%) OpenView
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Remedy
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Wallstreet Suite