The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMS 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.34% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £34,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +59.42%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
427 514 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.18% 29.59% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 332 440 557
Average salary £33,926 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VMS
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 - 3 £34,500 -
VMS
North West

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Change Control
3 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) MCTS
3 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) CCA
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 1 (14.29%) Informix
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Informix
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Server Support
1 5 (71.43%) Server Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Server Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) EJB
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCA
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) MCTS
1 5 (71.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft