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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 213 222 223
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMS 12 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.19% 0.056%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.67% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 3
Average salary £30,000 £85,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.70% +286.36%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £32,398 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.04% -19.00%
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
1764 1649 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.66% 28.51% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1272 1354
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Slough - 9 £30,000 -
Reading +2 3 £55,000 -35.29%
VMS
South East

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 15 (68.18%) UNIX
2 15 (68.18%) HP
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (63.64%) Oracle
4 13 (59.09%) Windows
5 12 (54.55%) Change Management
5 12 (54.55%) Mathematics
5 12 (54.55%) HP Data Protector
5 12 (54.55%) vSphere
6 4 (18.18%) Apache
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) FTP
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 3 (13.64%) EMC
7 3 (13.64%) Juniper
7 3 (13.64%) SAN
7 3 (13.64%) Hitachi
7 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
7 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
7 3 (13.64%) Brocade

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) FTP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) Wireless
1 3 (13.64%) VLAN
1 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
1 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) tcpdump
2 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 2 (9.09%) WPA
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.09%) 802.11
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Ingres
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) MarkLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) JBehave
2 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) AnthillPro
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) J2EE
1 2 (9.09%) JDBC
1 2 (9.09%) JSP
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.09%) Spring
1 2 (9.09%) Ajax
1 2 (9.09%) FreeMarker
1 2 (9.09%) Taglibs
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 3 (13.64%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) UNIX
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Information Retrieval
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Website Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) C++
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.09%) VBScript
1 2 (9.09%) Python
1 2 (9.09%) XQuery
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.09%) Ruby
1 2 (9.09%) XPath
1 2 (9.09%) Groovy
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (54.55%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (9.09%) Nmap
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) HP
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Brocade
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) Hitachi
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Peoplefluent
5 1 (4.55%) Lumesse