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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank - 233 221
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.036% 0.052%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £43,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.30%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +55.73%
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
1386 1370 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.54% 24.73% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1065 1235
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) SMS
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Peoplefluent
2 1 (20.00%) Lumesse
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Value-Added Service

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) Value-Added Service
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) VAS Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Lumesse
1 1 (20.00%) Peoplefluent