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 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 - - 135
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
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
450 412 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.51% 25.53% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 387 345 465
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Server Support
1 6 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix