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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank - 120 119
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.058% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.24% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £31,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -24.84%
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
377 421 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.43% 24.58% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 298 316 447
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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