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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank - 217 220
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.036% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.12% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%
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
1242 1666 1530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.87% 29.97% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1243 1282
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Peoplefluent
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (50.00%) Lumesse
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) collectd
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) collectd
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Peoplefluent
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (50.00%) Lumesse