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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 782 787 807
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs citing VMS 95 74 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.072% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.33% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 48
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+27.81% -19.39%
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
29175 28702 29091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.77% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24469 24448 25216
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -3 43 £62,500 +48.80% 5
London -12 25 £52,500 +23.52% 8
West Midlands +11 12 £42,500 +30.76%
North West - 8 £41,250 - 2
East of England -19 5 £27,500 +7.84% 1
South West -17 2 £37,500 +10.29%
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (51.85%) Windows
2 93 (49.21%) VMware
3 65 (34.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (33.86%) Finance
5 61 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 53 (28.04%) Citrix
7 51 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (25.93%) Linux
9 48 (25.40%) vSphere
10 46 (24.34%) ITIL
11 44 (23.28%) Firewall
12 43 (22.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 43 (22.75%) SAN
13 42 (22.22%) LAN
13 42 (22.22%) WAN
14 41 (21.69%) DNS
15 36 (19.05%) VPN
16 35 (18.52%) Change Management
17 34 (17.99%) DHCP
17 34 (17.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 33 (17.46%) UNIX
19 32 (16.93%) SAP
19 32 (16.93%) HP
20 31 (16.40%) Manufacturing
21 27 (14.29%) Backup Exec
21 27 (14.29%) Microsoft
21 27 (14.29%) SQL
21 27 (14.29%) TCP/IP
21 27 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 26 (13.76%) Change Control

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (8.47%) Lotus Domino
1 16 (8.47%) Apache
1 16 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.59%) nginx
5 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.06%) IIS
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (11.11%) MS Office
2 19 (10.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (8.99%) SAP PP
2 12 (6.35%) SAP SD
3 10 (5.29%) SAP QM
3 10 (5.29%) SAP SCM
4 9 (4.76%) SAP PLM
5 2 (1.06%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.17%) SaaS
3 4 (2.12%) PaaS
4 3 (1.59%) IaaS
4 3 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.28%) Firewall
2 43 (22.75%) SAN
3 42 (22.22%) LAN
3 42 (22.22%) WAN
4 41 (21.69%) DNS
5 36 (19.05%) VPN
6 34 (17.99%) DHCP
7 27 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 18 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (7.41%) VLAN
10 6 (3.17%) iSCSI
10 6 (3.17%) VoIP
11 5 (2.65%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.12%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.12%) MPLS
12 4 (2.12%) BGP
12 4 (2.12%) Wireless
13 3 (1.59%) FTP
13 3 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.23%) MySQL
4 5 (2.65%) Big Data
5 4 (2.12%) DB2
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.06%) Ingres
7 2 (1.06%) Adabas
7 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.53%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.70%) Toad
3 3 (1.59%) Subversion
3 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.53%) Hudson
4 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) ProC
General
1 64 (33.86%) Finance
2 31 (16.40%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.82%) Retail
4 10 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.70%) Banking
6 5 (2.65%) Marketing
7 4 (2.12%) Advertising
7 4 (2.12%) Electronics
8 3 (1.59%) Automotive
9 2 (1.06%) Law
9 2 (1.06%) Legal
9 2 (1.06%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.06%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (20.11%) Support Engineer
2 30 (15.87%) Administrator
3 28 (14.81%) Server Support
3 28 (14.81%) Server Engineer
4 26 (13.76%) Server Support Engineer
4 26 (13.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 26 (13.76%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (13.76%) Windows Support Engineer
5 24 (12.70%) Analyst
6 19 (10.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (9.52%) Network Engineer
8 17 (8.99%) Consultant
8 17 (8.99%) Support Analyst
8 17 (8.99%) SAP Consultant
9 16 (8.47%) Network Support
10 14 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 14 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
10 14 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.82%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.82%) .NET
1 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET
2 10 (5.29%) CSS
2 10 (5.29%) HTML
2 10 (5.29%) .NET Framework
2 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (5.29%) HTML5
2 10 (5.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (5.29%) CSS3
2 10 (5.29%) AngularJS
2 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (2.65%) Middleware
4 4 (2.12%) WPF
5 2 (1.06%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) COM
6 1 (0.53%) EJB
6 1 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.53%) JMS
6 1 (0.53%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 16 (8.47%) SecurID
2 16 (8.47%) Blackberry
3 12 (6.35%) Clustering
4 11 (5.82%) VAX
4 11 (5.82%) EqualLogic
5 6 (3.17%) Handset
6 5 (2.65%) Replication
6 5 (2.65%) iSeries
7 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.59%) HP StorageWorks
7 3 (1.59%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.53%) Tandem
9 1 (0.53%) DTV
9 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 98 (51.85%) Windows
2 65 (34.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (25.93%) Linux
5 33 (17.46%) UNIX
6 27 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (11.64%) Windows 7
8 19 (10.05%) Windows 2000
9 18 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (8.47%) Windows Phone 8
10 16 (8.47%) Windows Phone
10 16 (8.47%) Android
11 15 (7.94%) Solaris
12 12 (6.35%) CentOS
13 11 (5.82%) Windows 8
13 11 (5.82%) SUSE
14 8 (4.23%) Debian
14 8 (4.23%) Ubuntu
14 8 (4.23%) Windows XP
15 6 (3.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.34%) ITIL
2 35 (18.52%) Change Management
3 26 (13.76%) Change Control
4 16 (8.47%) Business Analysis
5 15 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (6.88%) Logistics
7 12 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.29%) MVC
8 10 (5.29%) Scrum
8 10 (5.29%) TDD
8 10 (5.29%) BDD
8 10 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.76%) PLM
9 9 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.23%) Release Management
11 7 (3.70%) Line Management
12 6 (3.17%) PDM
12 6 (3.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (5.82%) C#
3 10 (5.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.29%) C
4 8 (4.23%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.23%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.70%) Perl
6 6 (3.17%) Korn
6 6 (3.17%) AWK
7 4 (2.12%) C++
8 3 (1.59%) Java
8 3 (1.59%) DCL
9 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (22.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.70%) MCSE
3 23 (12.17%) CCA
3 23 (12.17%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (10.05%) MCTS
4 19 (10.05%) MCITP
5 16 (8.47%) Degree
5 16 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (8.47%) CCNA
6 3 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.06%) CWNA
7 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) PMP
8 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) COBIT
2 3 (1.59%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (25.40%) vSphere
3 34 (17.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 26 (13.76%) VMware ESX
5 25 (13.23%) Active Directory
6 14 (7.41%) XenApp
7 8 (4.23%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (3.70%) vCloud
9 6 (3.17%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.06%) Nmap
12 1 (0.53%) Xen
12 1 (0.53%) Firmware
12 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 16 (8.47%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (6.35%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.65%) Puppet
5 4 (2.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (1.59%) OSSEC
6 3 (1.59%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.06%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 93 (49.21%) VMware
2 53 (28.04%) Citrix
3 32 (16.93%) SAP
3 32 (16.93%) HP
4 27 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 26 (13.76%) Symantec
6 22 (11.64%) Oracle
7 19 (10.05%) Cisco
8 16 (8.47%) Lotus
8 16 (8.47%) McAfee
8 16 (8.47%) Clearswift
9 14 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 14 (7.41%) Dell
10 12 (6.35%) NetApp
11 10 (5.29%) IBM
12 9 (4.76%) EMC
13 6 (3.17%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.17%) Reuters
13 6 (3.17%) Bloomberg
13 6 (3.17%) CQG
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