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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
VMS
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
409 403 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.68% 27.08% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 362 364 323
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VMS Salary Trend in Birmingham

VMS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Toad
3 3 (50.00%) VAX
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Wiki
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) VAX
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) HP