The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMS 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £36,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -26.11%
VMS
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
519 402 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.12% 24.14% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 439 341 424
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VMS Salary Trend in Cheshire

VMS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VMS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VMS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Knutsford - 5 £34,500 -
VMS
North West

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (92.86%) Change Control
3 10 (71.43%) MCTS
3 10 (71.43%) MCITP
3 10 (71.43%) Change Management
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 2000
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL
4 9 (64.29%) CCA
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) VMware ESX
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) PDA
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (7.14%) QA
5 1 (7.14%) Informix
5 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Informix
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Server Engineer
1 13 (92.86%) Server Support Engineer
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Server Engineer
1 13 (92.86%) Server Support
1 13 (92.86%) Support Engineer
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) EJB
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 2000
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Change Control
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (71.43%) MCTS
1 10 (71.43%) MCITP
2 9 (64.29%) CCA
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware ESX
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase