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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 256 252 259
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMS 3 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.041% 0.071% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.24% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Average salary £62,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
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
2010 2121 2524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.51% 30.12% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1676 1782 2149
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Essex - 2 £62,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £37,500 -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) SecurID
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) SecurID
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (33.33%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) DSDM
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Clearswift