The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe 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 VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank 299 313 314
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 15 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 0.76% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 12
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £75,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
VSS/SourceSafe
London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1505 1713 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.98% 14.78% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1507 1385
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in the City of London

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VSS/SourceSafe 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 VSS/SourceSafe.

1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) ETL
4 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (27.78%) DTS
7 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 5 (27.78%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Clustering
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VSS/SourceSafe 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 VSS/SourceSafe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) NAS
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.56%) TACACS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (27.78%) DTS
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) OLTP
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (22.22%) Subversion
4 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) WCF
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) WF
4 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Kindle
4 1 (5.56%) e-Health
4 1 (5.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ETL
1 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) RUP
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) OOD
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCA
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) MCSA
2 3 (16.67%) MCITP
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
1 5 (27.78%) XenApp
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (16.67%) XenServer
2 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago