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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 818 817 799
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMS 65 79 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.071% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47 61 60
Average salary £48,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -22.50%
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
27995 29989 28685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.13% 26.81% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23608 25188 24339
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
London +36 32 £48,500 -18.14% 5
South East +17 20 £48,000 +47.69% 2
North West +19 4 £47,500 +72.72% 2
West Midlands -35 4 £47,500 -20.83%
East of England +4 3 £32,750 +9.16%
Yorkshire 0 1 £45,000 +24.13%
South West - 1 £37,500 -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 60 (45.45%) HP
2 58 (43.94%) SQL
3 56 (42.42%) VMware
4 51 (38.64%) Linux
5 50 (37.88%) SAN
6 44 (33.33%) IBM
6 44 (33.33%) DB2
6 44 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (28.79%) Oracle
8 36 (27.27%) Degree
8 36 (27.27%) vSphere
9 34 (25.76%) Windows
10 33 (25.00%) Firewall
11 32 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (22.73%) LAN
12 30 (22.73%) Cisco
13 29 (21.97%) EMC
13 29 (21.97%) WAN
14 28 (21.21%) Solaris
14 28 (21.21%) Apache
15 27 (20.45%) 3PAR
16 26 (19.70%) SharePoint
16 26 (19.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 25 (18.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (18.94%) Computer Science
18 24 (18.18%) Finance
18 24 (18.18%) Mainframe
18 24 (18.18%) VPN
18 24 (18.18%) iSeries
19 23 (17.42%) Unified Communications

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (21.21%) Apache
2 26 (19.70%) SharePoint
3 21 (15.91%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.52%) IIS
8 1 (0.76%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) SAP PP
1 4 (3.03%) SAP QM
1 4 (3.03%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.67%) SaaS
2 21 (15.91%) PaaS
2 21 (15.91%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (15.15%) IaaS
4 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.76%) Route 53
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (37.88%) SAN
2 33 (25.00%) Firewall
3 30 (22.73%) LAN
4 29 (21.97%) WAN
5 24 (18.18%) VPN
6 23 (17.42%) VoIP
6 23 (17.42%) Unified Communications
7 22 (16.67%) MPLS
8 21 (15.91%) SMS
9 9 (6.82%) DNS
10 8 (6.06%) DHCP
11 5 (3.79%) LDAP
12 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
12 4 (3.03%) Internet
13 3 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
14 2 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.52%) DAB
15 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (33.33%) DB2
2 21 (15.91%) Ingres
3 8 (6.06%) MySQL
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.27%) Subversion
3 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.27%) Selenium
3 3 (2.27%) Toad
4 2 (1.52%) AnthillPro
4 2 (1.52%) JBehave
4 2 (1.52%) MSTest
4 2 (1.52%) Hudson
4 2 (1.52%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.76%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.76%) Maven
5 1 (0.76%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.76%) Ant
5 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.79%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.52%) Law
5 2 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (15.91%) Architect
1 21 (15.91%) Solutions Architect
2 20 (15.15%) Engineering Manager
2 20 (15.15%) Technical Manager
3 11 (8.33%) Consultant
4 10 (7.58%) Analyst
5 8 (6.06%) Developer
5 8 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (3.79%) QA Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Administrator
8 4 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.03%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.52%) Spring
2 2 (1.52%) Ajax
2 2 (1.52%) JDBC
2 2 (1.52%) JSP
2 2 (1.52%) FreeMarker
2 2 (1.52%) J2EE
2 2 (1.52%) Web Services
2 2 (1.52%) XML
2 2 (1.52%) Taglibs
2 2 (1.52%) RESTful
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.76%) HTML5
3 1 (0.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.76%) REST
3 1 (0.76%) CSS3
3 1 (0.76%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.76%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Computer Science
2 24 (18.18%) iSeries
2 24 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 23 (17.42%) Management Information System
4 22 (16.67%) AS400
4 22 (16.67%) BYOD
5 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.06%) Cryptography
6 8 (6.06%) Open Source
7 6 (4.55%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.27%) VAX
8 3 (2.27%) Clustering
8 3 (2.27%) CCTV
8 3 (2.27%) Replication
9 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 51 (38.64%) Linux
2 34 (25.76%) Windows
3 28 (21.21%) Solaris
4 22 (16.67%) HPUX
5 21 (15.91%) AIX
6 12 (9.09%) UNIX
7 8 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.79%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.03%) CentOS
11 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.52%) Debian
12 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 21 (15.91%) Service Management
4 20 (15.15%) Service Delivery
4 20 (15.15%) Migration
5 19 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (13.64%) Project Management
7 14 (10.61%) ITIL
8 9 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.82%) Information Security
9 8 (6.06%) Change Management
9 8 (6.06%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.30%) Change Control
10 7 (5.30%) Scrum
10 7 (5.30%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (5.30%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.55%) Workflow
12 5 (3.79%) Software Architecture
12 5 (3.79%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (3.79%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.94%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) Python
3 6 (4.55%) VBScript
3 6 (4.55%) C
3 6 (4.55%) C++
3 6 (4.55%) Java
3 6 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.79%) C#
4 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.27%) Ruby
6 3 (2.27%) XPath
6 3 (2.27%) Perl
6 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.52%) Groovy
7 2 (1.52%) XQuery
8 1 (0.76%) AWK
8 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (27.27%) Degree
2 25 (18.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (15.91%) CCNA
3 21 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (15.15%) MCSE
5 4 (3.03%) CISSP
5 4 (3.03%) CISM
5 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) MCSA
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.76%) OCP
7 1 (0.76%) OCA
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CISA
7 1 (0.76%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.76%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.27%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (27.27%) vSphere
3 16 (12.12%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.03%) iptables
6 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.52%) XenApp
7 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.76%) vCloud
7 1 (0.76%) KVM
7 1 (0.76%) LXC
7 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (19.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (7.58%) Puppet
3 6 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.27%) SCOM
6 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.76%) Nessus
7 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.76%) Control-M
7 1 (0.76%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.76%) collectd
7 1 (0.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 60 (45.45%) HP
2 56 (42.42%) VMware
3 44 (33.33%) IBM
4 38 (28.79%) Oracle
5 30 (22.73%) Cisco
6 29 (21.97%) EMC
7 27 (20.45%) 3PAR
8 23 (17.42%) Avaya
9 22 (16.67%) Veritas
10 21 (15.91%) Novell
11 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
12 8 (6.06%) NetApp
13 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.55%) Citrix
13 6 (4.55%) SAP
13 6 (4.55%) Symantec
14 5 (3.79%) Fidessa
15 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
15 3 (2.27%) Lumesse
16 2 (1.52%) Zerto
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