The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 782 736 844
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +108
Permanent jobs citing VMS 108 109 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 87 73 46
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £52,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +52.17%
VMS
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28807 27522 30916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 27.53% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24031 23657 26701
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMS
Salary Trend in England

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

VMS Salary Trend in England

VMS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMS across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

VMS Salary Histogram in England

VMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
South East -15 39 £55,500 +0.90% 4
London -29 24 £52,500 +20.68% 3
North West - 21 £34,500 - 1
East of England -9 14 £27,500 -29.93% 1
West Midlands -8 10 £34,500 +6.15%
South West -28 2 £37,500 +10.29% 2
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 98 (59.39%) Windows
2 96 (58.18%) VMware
3 71 (43.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 57 (34.55%) Citrix
6 56 (33.94%) Firewall
7 54 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (32.73%) SAN
8 53 (32.12%) DNS
9 50 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (29.70%) LAN
10 49 (29.70%) WAN
11 48 (29.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 45 (27.27%) vSphere
12 45 (27.27%) DHCP
13 44 (26.67%) Finance
14 43 (26.06%) VPN
14 43 (26.06%) Linux
15 38 (23.03%) ITIL
15 38 (23.03%) Backup Exec
16 37 (22.42%) Symantec
17 35 (21.21%) MCSE
18 32 (19.39%) Wi-Fi
19 30 (18.18%) SecurID
19 30 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
19 30 (18.18%) Lotus
19 30 (18.18%) McAfee
19 30 (18.18%) Blackberry
19 30 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 30 (18.18%) Clearswift

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 30 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
1 30 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (9.70%) Apache
3 10 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.82%) IIS
5 3 (1.82%) nginx
5 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.21%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.61%) Node.js
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (15.76%) MS Excel
2 25 (15.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.48%) SAP SD
2 11 (6.67%) SAP PP
3 4 (2.42%) SAP PLM
4 2 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.21%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.21%) SAP QM
4 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.21%) SAP SCM
4 2 (1.21%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.21%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.21%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 56 (33.94%) Firewall
2 54 (32.73%) SAN
3 53 (32.12%) DNS
4 49 (29.70%) LAN
4 49 (29.70%) WAN
5 45 (27.27%) DHCP
6 43 (26.06%) VPN
7 32 (19.39%) Wi-Fi
8 28 (16.97%) TCP/IP
9 14 (8.48%) VLAN
10 9 (5.45%) iSCSI
11 7 (4.24%) VoIP
12 6 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (3.03%) IP Telephony
13 5 (3.03%) PBX
14 4 (2.42%) Wireless
15 3 (1.82%) BGP
15 3 (1.82%) FTP
16 2 (1.21%) SSL
16 2 (1.21%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) MySQL
3 6 (3.64%) Big Data
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.82%) Adabas
5 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.21%) Ingres
5 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.61%) Informix
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 44 (26.67%) Finance
2 28 (16.97%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.67%) Retail
4 9 (5.45%) Banking
5 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.03%) Electronics
6 5 (3.03%) Marketing
7 4 (2.42%) German Language
7 4 (2.42%) Advertising
7 4 (2.42%) Automotive
8 2 (1.21%) Law
8 2 (1.21%) Legal
8 2 (1.21%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (26.06%) Support Engineer
2 31 (18.79%) Server Engineer
3 30 (18.18%) Network Support
3 30 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 30 (18.18%) Server Support
3 30 (18.18%) Analyst
3 30 (18.18%) Administrator
4 28 (16.97%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (13.94%) Support Analyst
7 21 (12.73%) Server Support Engineer
7 21 (12.73%) Windows Server Engineer
7 21 (12.73%) Windows Support Engineer
8 20 (12.12%) PC Engineer
8 20 (12.12%) PC Support
9 15 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
9 15 (9.09%) Network Analyst
10 14 (8.48%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (7.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (7.88%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.24%) .NET
2 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.64%) CSS
2 6 (3.64%) HTML
2 6 (3.64%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (3.64%) HTML5
2 6 (3.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (3.64%) CSS3
2 6 (3.64%) AngularJS
2 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (3.03%) Middleware
4 2 (1.21%) J2EE
5 1 (0.61%) COM
5 1 (0.61%) EJB
5 1 (0.61%) XML
5 1 (0.61%) JMS
5 1 (0.61%) EntireX
5 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 30 (18.18%) SecurID
2 11 (6.67%) EqualLogic
3 10 (6.06%) Clustering
3 10 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.64%) Handset
5 4 (2.42%) VAX
6 3 (1.82%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (1.21%) Replication
7 2 (1.21%) DTV
7 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.61%) PDA
8 1 (0.61%) CCTV
8 1 (0.61%) Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 98 (59.39%) Windows
2 71 (43.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (26.06%) Linux
5 30 (18.18%) Android
5 30 (18.18%) Windows Phone 8
5 30 (18.18%) Windows Phone
6 26 (15.76%) Windows 7
7 25 (15.15%) UNIX
8 24 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (11.52%) Windows 2000
10 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (6.67%) SUSE
11 11 (6.67%) Solaris
12 10 (6.06%) CentOS
13 8 (4.85%) Windows 8
13 8 (4.85%) Debian
13 8 (4.85%) Ubuntu
13 8 (4.85%) Windows XP
14 6 (3.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.03%) ITIL
2 26 (15.76%) Change Management
3 21 (12.73%) Change Control
4 13 (7.88%) Logistics
5 11 (6.67%) Project Management
6 9 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.24%) Information Security
7 7 (4.24%) Release Management
7 7 (4.24%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.24%) Scrum
7 7 (4.24%) BDD
8 6 (3.64%) Line Management
8 6 (3.64%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.64%) MVC
8 6 (3.64%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.64%) TDD
8 6 (3.64%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.45%) C
1 9 (5.45%) SQL
2 8 (4.85%) Perl
2 8 (4.85%) Shell Script
2 8 (4.85%) Bash Shell
3 7 (4.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.64%) C#
4 6 (3.64%) Korn
4 6 (3.64%) AWK
5 3 (1.82%) DCL
5 3 (1.82%) C++
5 3 (1.82%) Java
6 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.61%) Scala
7 1 (0.61%) NATURAL
7 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (21.21%) MCSE
3 23 (13.94%) CCA
3 23 (13.94%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (11.52%) MCTS
4 19 (11.52%) MCITP
5 15 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (8.48%) CCNA
7 13 (7.88%) Degree
8 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.21%) PMP
8 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.21%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) SLA
2 5 (3.03%) COBIT
3 4 (2.42%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (29.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 45 (27.27%) vSphere
4 26 (15.76%) VMware ESX
5 23 (13.94%) Active Directory
6 16 (9.70%) XenApp
7 8 (4.85%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (3.64%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.03%) vCloud
10 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.82%) NFS
10 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.21%) Nmap
12 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (23.03%) Backup Exec
2 30 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.42%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.82%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.82%) Puppet
4 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (1.82%) OSSEC
5 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 96 (58.18%) VMware
2 57 (34.55%) Citrix
3 37 (22.42%) Symantec
4 30 (18.18%) McAfee
4 30 (18.18%) Clearswift
4 30 (18.18%) Lotus
5 23 (13.94%) SAP
6 20 (12.12%) Cisco
6 20 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 17 (10.30%) HP
8 14 (8.48%) Dell
8 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
9 11 (6.67%) NetApp
10 8 (4.85%) Oracle
11 6 (3.64%) IBM
11 6 (3.64%) EMC
11 6 (3.64%) CQG
11 6 (3.64%) Reuters
11 6 (3.64%) Bloomberg
12 5 (3.03%) WatchGuard
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