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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 796 819 755
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -64
Permanent jobs citing VMS 58 70 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.064% 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 90
Average salary £47,750 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £60,000 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -15.15%
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
26828 29417 27856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.92% 26.83% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22671 24921 23745
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +56 30 £48,000 -12.72% 8
South East +8 16 £60,000 +66.66%
East of England -9 4 £28,500 -5.00% 4
West Midlands -12 4 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Yorkshire +8 2 £58,750 +62.06%
North West +1 2 £47,500 +72.72% 1
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (43.80%) SQL
1 53 (43.80%) HP
2 48 (39.67%) SAN
2 48 (39.67%) VMware
3 45 (37.19%) Linux
4 42 (34.71%) IBM
4 42 (34.71%) DB2
5 37 (30.58%) Degree
5 37 (30.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (25.62%) Oracle
7 30 (24.79%) Windows
7 30 (24.79%) EMC
8 29 (23.97%) vSphere
9 28 (23.14%) Cisco
9 28 (23.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 28 (23.14%) Firewall
9 28 (23.14%) Apache
10 27 (22.31%) 3PAR
11 26 (21.49%) Solaris
11 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
12 25 (20.66%) LAN
12 25 (20.66%) Computer Science
13 24 (19.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (19.83%) WAN
13 24 (19.83%) Mainframe
14 23 (19.01%) Veritas
15 22 (18.18%) HPUX
15 22 (18.18%) Management Information System
15 22 (18.18%) AS400

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (23.14%) Apache
2 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
3 21 (17.36%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.48%) IIS
7 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.83%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.53%) Cloud Computing
1 20 (16.53%) SaaS
2 19 (15.70%) PaaS
2 19 (15.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (39.67%) SAN
2 28 (23.14%) Firewall
3 25 (20.66%) LAN
4 24 (19.83%) WAN
5 21 (17.36%) Unified Communications
5 21 (17.36%) SMS
5 21 (17.36%) VoIP
6 20 (16.53%) MPLS
6 20 (16.53%) VPN
7 7 (5.79%) DNS
8 6 (4.96%) DHCP
9 5 (4.13%) LDAP
9 5 (4.13%) Internet
10 3 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.65%) NAS
11 2 (1.65%) DAB
12 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.83%) SSH
12 1 (0.83%) Wireless
12 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.71%) DB2
2 21 (17.36%) Ingres
3 8 (6.61%) MySQL
4 2 (1.65%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) JIRA
1 6 (4.96%) Selenium
2 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.48%) TestNG
2 3 (2.48%) Subversion
2 3 (2.48%) JUnit
2 3 (2.48%) Spock
2 3 (2.48%) Geb
2 3 (2.48%) Gradle
2 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.48%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.65%) JBehave
3 2 (1.65%) MSTest
3 2 (1.65%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.65%) AnthillPro
4 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (12.40%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Law
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Architect
1 21 (17.36%) Solutions Architect
2 19 (15.70%) Engineering Manager
2 19 (15.70%) Technical Manager
3 13 (10.74%) Developer
4 10 (8.26%) Analyst
5 7 (5.79%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Consultant
6 6 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Software Developer
6 6 (4.96%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) QA Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Administrator
8 4 (3.31%) Linux Technician
8 4 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) Hibernate
1 3 (2.48%) XML
2 2 (1.65%) RESTful
2 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.65%) JDBC
2 2 (1.65%) JSP
2 2 (1.65%) Web Services
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.65%) J2EE
2 2 (1.65%) Spring
2 2 (1.65%) Taglibs
2 2 (1.65%) FreeMarker
2 2 (1.65%) Ajax
3 1 (0.83%) Django
3 1 (0.83%) WPF
3 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.83%) WSH
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Computer Science
2 24 (19.83%) Mainframe
3 22 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 22 (18.18%) AS400
3 22 (18.18%) iSeries
3 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (16.53%) BYOD
5 9 (7.44%) Cryptography
5 9 (7.44%) Open Source
6 4 (3.31%) Clustering
7 3 (2.48%) CCTV
8 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.65%) Replication
8 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
9 1 (0.83%) VAX
9 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.83%) CMDB
9 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.19%) Linux
2 30 (24.79%) Windows
3 26 (21.49%) Solaris
4 22 (18.18%) HPUX
5 21 (17.36%) AIX
6 9 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.61%) UNIX
8 5 (4.13%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.48%) CentOS
9 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.65%) Debian
10 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.83%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.36%) Mentoring
2 21 (17.36%) Project Management
2 21 (17.36%) Service Management
3 20 (16.53%) Migration
4 19 (15.70%) Service Delivery
5 18 (14.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (8.26%) Information Security
7 9 (7.44%) ITIL
8 8 (6.61%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.61%) OO
8 8 (6.61%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (5.79%) Scrum
10 6 (4.96%) Software Architecture
10 6 (4.96%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (4.96%) Workflow
10 6 (4.96%) TDD
11 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.80%) SQL
2 9 (7.44%) Python
2 9 (7.44%) Java
3 7 (5.79%) C
4 6 (4.96%) C#
4 6 (4.96%) C++
4 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.96%) VBScript
5 5 (4.13%) Groovy
5 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.48%) Ruby
7 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.48%) XPath
7 3 (2.48%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) XQuery
9 1 (0.83%) AWK
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (30.58%) Degree
2 24 (19.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (16.53%) CCNA
3 20 (16.53%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (15.70%) MCSE
5 4 (3.31%) CISM
5 4 (3.31%) CISSP
5 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) ISEB
7 1 (0.83%) CEH
7 1 (0.83%) CCNP
7 1 (0.83%) OCP
7 1 (0.83%) OCA
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CISA
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (30.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (23.97%) vSphere
3 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.31%) iptables
6 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) Firmware
7 1 (0.83%) LXC
7 1 (0.83%) vCloud
7 1 (0.83%) KVM
7 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (6.61%) Puppet
3 4 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.48%) SCOM
5 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.83%) Nessus
6 1 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.83%) Control-M
6 1 (0.83%) Graphite
6 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.83%) collectd
Vendors
1 53 (43.80%) HP
2 48 (39.67%) VMware
3 42 (34.71%) IBM
4 31 (25.62%) Oracle
5 30 (24.79%) EMC
6 28 (23.14%) Cisco
7 27 (22.31%) 3PAR
8 23 (19.01%) Veritas
9 21 (17.36%) Avaya
9 21 (17.36%) Novell
10 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.44%) NetApp
12 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.13%) Fidessa
14 4 (3.31%) Symantec
15 3 (2.48%) SAP
15 3 (2.48%) Lumesse
16 2 (1.65%) Peoplefluent
16 2 (1.65%) F5
16 2 (1.65%) Progress
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum
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Salary: Negotiable + review
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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