The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 223 203 216
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMS 5 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.091% 0.23% 0.078%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 0.80% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £30,000 £85,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.70% +286.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £23,800 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £85,000 £24,100
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+40.12% -1.87%
VMS
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1644 1496 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.92% 28.24% 29.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1160 1259
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

VMS Salary Trend in Berkshire

VMS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VMS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

VMS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Slough - 3 £30,000 -
Reading -5 2 £55,000 -35.29%
VMS
South East

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMS 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 VMS.

1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) UNIX
3 14 (70.00%) Oracle
4 13 (65.00%) ITIL
4 13 (65.00%) HP
4 13 (65.00%) VMware
4 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 12 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
5 12 (60.00%) vSphere
5 12 (60.00%) Change Management
6 11 (55.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.00%) Apache
9 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
9 2 (10.00%) Python
9 2 (10.00%) Ingres
9 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (10.00%) XQuery
9 2 (10.00%) JDBC
9 2 (10.00%) JSP
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) C
9 2 (10.00%) C++
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (10.00%) VBScript
9 2 (10.00%) J2EE

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMS 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 VMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
1 1 (5.00%) WPA
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
1 1 (5.00%) 802.11
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Ingres
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) AnthillPro
1 2 (10.00%) JBehave
1 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) JDBC
1 2 (10.00%) JSP
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
1 2 (10.00%) Taglibs
1 2 (10.00%) FreeMarker
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) UNIX
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Website Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Information Retrieval
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) XQuery
1 2 (10.00%) C
1 2 (10.00%) C++
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
1 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby
1 2 (10.00%) XPath
1 2 (10.00%) Groovy
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CWNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Nmap
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) HP
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Lumesse
3 1 (5.00%) Peoplefluent
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft