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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank - - 127
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.055%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +55.73%
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
280 380 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.45% 22.05% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 252 307 352
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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