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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 217 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing VMS 3 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% 0.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-37.27% +57.14%
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
1714 1569 1745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.28% 27.61% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1301 1476
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
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 19 August 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
Reading -2 3 - -
VMS
South East

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (60.00%) HP StorageWorks
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WPA
3 2 (40.00%) 802.11
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CWNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Nmap
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Brocade
4 2 (40.00%) CA
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) IBM