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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 258 250 252
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing VMS 7 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.093% 0.25% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.89% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 0
Average salary £53,250 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%
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
2005 2248 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.70% 28.19% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1843 1941
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VMS Salary Histogram in the East of England

VMS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire -11 6 £77,500 +37.77%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £29,000 -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Replication
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) NAS
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) BMC
4 4 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (40.00%) NetIQ
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (40.00%) IaaS
4 4 (40.00%) vMotion
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
1 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 6 (60.00%) NAS
2 4 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Replication
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (40.00%) vMotion
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) BMC
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) NetIQ
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (10.00%) Qualys