The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 319 314 335
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMS 4 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.067% 0.055%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £55,000 £72,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +33.02%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £52,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +54.41%
VMS
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3102 3162 3473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.14% 26.64% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2727 2848 3226
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £73,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

VMS Salary Trend in the City of London

VMS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

VMS Salary Histogram in the City of London

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) DAB
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) German Language
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago