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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 791 811 808
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMS 79 67 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.065% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 61 47 49
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £82,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,699 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.61% -8.25%
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
29126 28228 30752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.65% 27.57% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24552 23722 26781
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 £24,250 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +16 37 £65,000 +58.53% 1
London +23 25 £52,500 +16.66% 5
West Midlands - 9 £42,500 -
North West - 7 £45,000 - 1
South West -10 1 £37,500 -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 92 (50.27%) Windows
1 92 (50.27%) VMware
2 65 (35.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (34.97%) Finance
4 59 (32.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (25.68%) Linux
5 47 (25.68%) Citrix
6 46 (25.14%) ITIL
6 46 (25.14%) vSphere
7 45 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (23.50%) SAN
9 41 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (22.40%) Firewall
10 40 (21.86%) LAN
10 40 (21.86%) WAN
11 37 (20.22%) HP
12 35 (19.13%) Change Management
13 33 (18.03%) DNS
14 32 (17.49%) SQL
14 32 (17.49%) VPN
15 31 (16.94%) UNIX
16 30 (16.39%) SAP
17 28 (15.30%) Microsoft
17 28 (15.30%) Manufacturing
17 28 (15.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 27 (14.75%) VMware ESX
19 26 (14.21%) TCP/IP
19 26 (14.21%) DHCP
19 26 (14.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (14.21%) Change Control

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (8.74%) Apache
2 12 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (5.46%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.64%) nginx
6 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.09%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (9.29%) MS Office
2 15 (8.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (9.29%) SAP PP
2 12 (6.56%) SAP SD
3 10 (5.46%) SAP QM
3 10 (5.46%) SAP SCM
4 9 (4.92%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.55%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.46%) SaaS
3 8 (4.37%) PaaS
4 7 (3.83%) IaaS
4 7 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.50%) SAN
2 41 (22.40%) Firewall
3 40 (21.86%) LAN
3 40 (21.86%) WAN
4 33 (18.03%) DNS
5 32 (17.49%) VPN
6 26 (14.21%) TCP/IP
6 26 (14.21%) DHCP
7 14 (7.65%) VLAN
8 12 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (4.92%) VoIP
10 8 (4.37%) MPLS
10 8 (4.37%) Unified Communications
11 6 (3.28%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.73%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.19%) BGP
13 4 (2.19%) Wireless
14 3 (1.64%) FTP
14 3 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) DB2
2 8 (4.37%) MySQL
2 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.73%) Big Data
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.09%) Ingres
5 2 (1.09%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) Adabas
6 1 (0.55%) Informix
6 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (6.01%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.83%) Toad
3 5 (2.73%) Subversion
3 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.09%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.09%) JBehave
5 2 (1.09%) Selenium
5 2 (1.09%) AnthillPro
6 1 (0.55%) ProC
6 1 (0.55%) Hudson
General
1 64 (34.97%) Finance
2 28 (15.30%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.46%) Retail
3 10 (5.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.83%) Banking
5 6 (3.28%) Marketing
5 6 (3.28%) Advertising
6 4 (2.19%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Automotive
7 2 (1.09%) Law
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.09%) German Language
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (18.03%) Support Engineer
2 28 (15.30%) Administrator
3 26 (14.21%) Server Support
3 26 (14.21%) Server Engineer
3 26 (14.21%) Server Support Engineer
3 26 (14.21%) Windows Server Engineer
3 26 (14.21%) Windows Support Engineer
4 24 (13.11%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (12.02%) Analyst
6 19 (10.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (8.74%) SAP Consultant
7 16 (8.74%) Consultant
8 15 (8.20%) Support Analyst
9 14 (7.65%) Developer
10 12 (6.56%) Network Engineer
10 12 (6.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (6.56%) UNIX Administrator
11 10 (5.46%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.56%) .NET
1 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET
2 11 (6.01%) CSS
2 11 (6.01%) .NET Framework
2 11 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (6.01%) HTML5
2 11 (6.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 11 (6.01%) CSS3
2 11 (6.01%) AngularJS
2 11 (6.01%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (6.01%) HTML
3 5 (2.73%) WPF
3 5 (2.73%) Middleware
4 3 (1.64%) J2EE
4 3 (1.64%) XML
5 2 (1.09%) JDBC
5 2 (1.09%) JSP
5 2 (1.09%) Web Services
5 2 (1.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) Mathematics
2 13 (7.10%) Clustering
3 11 (6.01%) VAX
3 11 (6.01%) EqualLogic
4 10 (5.46%) SecurID
4 10 (5.46%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.92%) iSeries
6 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.28%) Handset
7 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.73%) Replication
9 3 (1.64%) HP StorageWorks
9 3 (1.64%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.09%) Open Source
10 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.09%) CCTV
11 1 (0.55%) Derivative
11 1 (0.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 92 (50.27%) Windows
2 59 (32.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (25.68%) Linux
4 45 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (16.94%) UNIX
6 26 (14.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (10.38%) Windows 2000
8 18 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (8.74%) Windows 7
10 14 (7.65%) Solaris
11 11 (6.01%) SUSE
12 10 (5.46%) CentOS
12 10 (5.46%) Windows Phone 8
12 10 (5.46%) Windows Phone
12 10 (5.46%) Android
13 9 (4.92%) Windows 8
14 8 (4.37%) Debian
14 8 (4.37%) Ubuntu
14 8 (4.37%) Windows XP
15 6 (3.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.14%) ITIL
2 35 (19.13%) Change Management
3 26 (14.21%) Change Control
4 23 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.74%) Business Analysis
6 13 (7.10%) TDD
6 13 (7.10%) Scrum
6 13 (7.10%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.56%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.56%) Logistics
8 11 (6.01%) MVC
8 11 (6.01%) BDD
9 9 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.92%) PLM
10 8 (4.37%) Migration
10 8 (4.37%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.37%) Release Management
11 7 (3.83%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.49%) SQL
2 14 (7.65%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.56%) C#
4 11 (6.01%) C
5 10 (5.46%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.37%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.37%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.83%) Perl
8 6 (3.28%) AWK
8 6 (3.28%) Korn
9 5 (2.73%) C++
10 4 (2.19%) Java
11 3 (1.64%) VBScript
11 3 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.09%) XPath
12 2 (1.09%) Groovy
12 2 (1.09%) DCL
12 2 (1.09%) Ruby
12 2 (1.09%) Python
12 2 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 41 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.57%) CCA
2 23 (12.57%) Citrix Certification
3 22 (12.02%) MCSE
4 21 (11.48%) Degree
5 20 (10.93%) CCNA
5 20 (10.93%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (10.38%) MCTS
6 19 (10.38%) MCITP
7 7 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.09%) CWNA
8 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.55%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.55%) OCP
9 1 (0.55%) OCA
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.55%) PMP
9 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) COBIT
2 2 (1.09%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (35.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (25.14%) vSphere
3 28 (15.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 27 (14.75%) VMware ESX
5 24 (13.11%) Active Directory
6 10 (5.46%) XenApp
7 8 (4.37%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (3.83%) vCloud
9 6 (3.28%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.09%) Nmap
12 1 (0.55%) Xen
12 1 (0.55%) Firmware
12 1 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (11.48%) Backup Exec
2 12 (6.56%) HP Data Protector
3 10 (5.46%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (3.83%) Puppet
5 5 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (1.64%) OSSEC
7 3 (1.64%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.09%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.55%) SCOM
9 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 92 (50.27%) VMware
2 47 (25.68%) Citrix
3 37 (20.22%) HP
4 30 (16.39%) SAP
5 28 (15.30%) Microsoft
6 23 (12.57%) Oracle
7 20 (10.93%) Symantec
8 19 (10.38%) Cisco
9 15 (8.20%) Red Hat
10 14 (7.65%) IBM
10 14 (7.65%) Dell
11 13 (7.10%) NetApp
12 11 (6.01%) EMC
13 10 (5.46%) McAfee
13 10 (5.46%) Clearswift
13 10 (5.46%) Lotus
14 8 (4.37%) 3PAR
14 8 (4.37%) Avaya
15 6 (3.28%) Veritas
15 6 (3.28%) CQG
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