The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank - 245 276
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.044% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.15% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 10
Average salary - £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,398 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+38.89% -19.00%
VMS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2124 2035 2626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.73% 29.71% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1674 2197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VMS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

VMS Salary Trend in the East of England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (100.00%) DHCP
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
2 11 (68.75%) MS Office
2 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
3 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 10 (62.50%) Lotus
3 10 (62.50%) Symantec
3 10 (62.50%) McAfee
3 10 (62.50%) Clearswift
3 10 (62.50%) SAN
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (62.50%) MCSE
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) Android
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Phone 8
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Phone
3 10 (62.50%) Lotus Domino
3 10 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (62.50%) Blackberry
3 10 (62.50%) SecurID
3 10 (62.50%) vSphere
3 10 (62.50%) Backup Exec
3 10 (62.50%) McAfee ePO

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 10 (62.50%) Lotus Domino
1 10 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Office
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) DHCP
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) SAN
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Network Support
3 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Systems Support
4 4 (25.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Blackberry
1 10 (62.50%) SecurID
2 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 6 (37.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (62.50%) Android
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Phone 8
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Phone
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
1 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) MCSE
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 10 (62.50%) vSphere
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Terminal Services
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (31.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Backup Exec
1 10 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 10 (62.50%) Lotus
2 10 (62.50%) Symantec
2 10 (62.50%) McAfee
2 10 (62.50%) Clearswift
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft