The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 801 709 820
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +111
Permanent jobs citing VMS 73 136 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.49% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 92 50
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +59.42%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29462 28006 30679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.90% 27.50% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24855 23875 26557
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VMS
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
East of England +12 20 £27,500 -
South East -37 17 £66,000 +20.00% 2
London -115 17 £35,000 -30.00% 7
North West - 12 £34,500 -
West Midlands -3 6 £44,000 -
South West - 3 £37,500 -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 88 (57.52%) VMware
2 84 (54.90%) Windows
3 61 (39.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (37.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 57 (37.25%) Firewall
6 56 (36.60%) Citrix
7 53 (34.64%) SAN
8 51 (33.33%) DNS
9 49 (32.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 49 (32.03%) LAN
9 49 (32.03%) WAN
9 49 (32.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 46 (30.07%) vSphere
11 43 (28.10%) DHCP
11 43 (28.10%) VPN
12 41 (26.80%) Linux
13 40 (26.14%) Symantec
13 40 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (24.84%) Android
14 38 (24.84%) Wi-Fi
14 38 (24.84%) Backup Exec
14 38 (24.84%) MCSE
15 37 (24.18%) Lotus Domino
15 37 (24.18%) McAfee
15 37 (24.18%) Blackberry
15 37 (24.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 37 (24.18%) Lotus
15 37 (24.18%) SecurID
15 37 (24.18%) Clearswift
15 37 (24.18%) McAfee ePO

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (24.18%) Lotus Domino
1 37 (24.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (5.88%) Apache
3 7 (4.58%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.92%) IIS
4 6 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.27%) nginx
6 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) Lync
7 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (20.92%) MS Excel
2 27 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (9.15%) SAP SD
2 11 (7.19%) SAP PP
3 7 (4.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (4.58%) SAP CO
3 7 (4.58%) SAP APO
3 7 (4.58%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.31%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.31%) Findur
4 2 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.31%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.65%) SunGard Panorama
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) SaaS
2 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 57 (37.25%) Firewall
2 53 (34.64%) SAN
3 51 (33.33%) DNS
4 49 (32.03%) WAN
4 49 (32.03%) LAN
5 43 (28.10%) DHCP
5 43 (28.10%) VPN
6 38 (24.84%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 9 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (4.58%) iSCSI
9 7 (4.58%) VoIP
10 6 (3.92%) VLAN
11 5 (3.27%) PBX
12 4 (2.61%) BGP
12 4 (2.61%) NAS
13 3 (1.96%) FCoE
14 2 (1.31%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.31%) Network Security
14 2 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.58%) Big Data
3 5 (3.27%) MySQL
4 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.96%) Adabas
5 3 (1.96%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.96%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.31%) OLAP
6 2 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.65%) Redis
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.65%) Informix
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Subversion
1 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 36 (23.53%) Finance
2 16 (10.46%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.88%) Banking
3 9 (5.88%) Retail
4 7 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.92%) Automotive
6 5 (3.27%) Marketing
6 5 (3.27%) German Language
7 4 (2.61%) Advertising
7 4 (2.61%) Publishing
8 3 (1.96%) Electronics
8 3 (1.96%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.14%) Network Engineer
1 40 (26.14%) Support Engineer
2 37 (24.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 37 (24.18%) Network Support
3 33 (21.57%) PC Support
3 33 (21.57%) PC Engineer
4 26 (16.99%) Server Engineer
5 25 (16.34%) Administrator
6 24 (15.69%) Server Support
7 21 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (13.07%) Network Support Engineer
8 20 (13.07%) PC Support Engineer
9 19 (12.42%) Analyst
10 15 (9.80%) Support Analyst
11 14 (9.15%) Network Support Analyst
11 14 (9.15%) Network Analyst
11 14 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 13 (8.50%) Server Analyst
12 13 (8.50%) Server Support Analyst
13 12 (7.84%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.23%) Middleware
2 3 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.31%) J2EE
4 1 (0.65%) COM
4 1 (0.65%) EJB
4 1 (0.65%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) JMS
4 1 (0.65%) EntireX
4 1 (0.65%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.18%) Blackberry
1 37 (24.18%) SecurID
2 11 (7.19%) Clustering
3 4 (2.61%) Replication
4 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.31%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.31%) DTV
4 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Handset
5 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.65%) Firmware
5 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.65%) HACMP
5 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.65%) Tandem
5 1 (0.65%) VAX
5 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 84 (54.90%) Windows
2 61 (39.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (37.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (26.80%) Linux
5 38 (24.84%) Android
6 37 (24.18%) Windows Phone 8
6 37 (24.18%) Windows Phone
7 29 (18.95%) Windows 7
8 16 (10.46%) UNIX
9 15 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (7.84%) Windows 2000
11 11 (7.19%) Solaris
12 7 (4.58%) CentOS
12 7 (4.58%) SUSE
13 6 (3.92%) OpenVMS
14 5 (3.27%) AIX
14 5 (3.27%) Debian
14 5 (3.27%) Ubuntu
14 5 (3.27%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.07%) Project Management
2 18 (11.76%) ITIL
2 18 (11.76%) Change Management
3 11 (7.19%) Change Control
4 9 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.23%) Logistics
6 6 (3.92%) Release Management
6 6 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (3.92%) Time Management
6 6 (3.92%) Analytics
7 5 (3.27%) Migration
8 4 (2.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.61%) Identity Management
8 4 (2.61%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.61%) CRM
8 4 (2.61%) Information Security
8 4 (2.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.84%) SQL
2 11 (7.19%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.92%) Java
4 5 (3.27%) Perl
5 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.96%) AWK
6 3 (1.96%) DCL
6 3 (1.96%) Korn
6 3 (1.96%) Python
7 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.31%) C
7 2 (1.31%) C#
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.65%) ABAP
8 1 (0.65%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (32.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (24.84%) MCSE
3 11 (7.19%) CCA
3 11 (7.19%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (7.19%) MCTS
3 11 (7.19%) MCITP
4 10 (6.54%) Degree
5 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.96%) CCNA
7 2 (1.31%) PMP
7 2 (1.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) QA
2 7 (4.58%) SLA
3 2 (1.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (32.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 46 (30.07%) vSphere
3 40 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (14.38%) XenApp
5 19 (12.42%) VMware ESX
6 14 (9.15%) Active Directory
7 6 (3.92%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.61%) NFS
9 4 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.31%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.65%) Xen
12 1 (0.65%) XenServer
12 1 (0.65%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 38 (24.84%) Backup Exec
2 37 (24.18%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.27%) Puppet
4 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (2.61%) OSSEC
5 3 (1.96%) YUM
5 3 (1.96%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.31%) Nagios
6 2 (1.31%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.65%) SCCM
7 1 (0.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 88 (57.52%) VMware
2 56 (36.60%) Citrix
3 40 (26.14%) Symantec
4 37 (24.18%) McAfee
4 37 (24.18%) Clearswift
4 37 (24.18%) Lotus
5 25 (16.34%) Microsoft
6 23 (15.03%) SAP
7 17 (11.11%) Cisco
8 12 (7.84%) IBM
8 12 (7.84%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.88%) EMC
9 9 (5.88%) Oracle
9 9 (5.88%) HP
10 7 (4.58%) NetApp
10 7 (4.58%) Veritas
11 5 (3.27%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.61%) webMethods
12 4 (2.61%) Tripwire
12 4 (2.61%) Dell
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