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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 814 782 731
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -51
Permanent jobs citing VMS 63 104 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 53 87 77
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%
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
26780 28801 27160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.28% 27.05% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22927 24119 23284
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,877
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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
South East 0 24 £62,500 -2.72% 2
London -2 22 £51,250 +46.42% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
East of England -18 3 - -
North West -24 3 £43,500 +26.08% 2
West Midlands -8 2 £22,000 -50.00% 2
Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
South West -17 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 38 (30.89%) Windows
1 38 (30.89%) VMware
2 34 (27.64%) Linux
3 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (23.58%) Manufacturing
4 29 (23.58%) Data Centre
5 28 (22.76%) SAP
6 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
6 27 (21.95%) SAN
7 26 (21.14%) HP
8 23 (18.70%) IBM
9 21 (17.07%) Finance
9 21 (17.07%) Logistics
9 21 (17.07%) Degree
10 20 (16.26%) Firewall
11 18 (14.63%) Migration
12 17 (13.82%) ITIL
12 17 (13.82%) SQL
12 17 (13.82%) vSphere
13 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (13.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (13.01%) Computer Science
14 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (12.20%) MCSE
14 15 (12.20%) IaaS
15 14 (11.38%) 3PAR
15 14 (11.38%) DB2
15 14 (11.38%) Cisco
15 14 (11.38%) SAP SD
15 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (6.50%) MS Exchange
1 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.69%) Apache
3 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.25%) IIS
5 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS Project
3 2 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (11.38%) SAP SD
2 10 (8.13%) SAP CS
3 9 (7.32%) SAP MM
4 8 (6.50%) SAP WM
5 5 (4.07%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.20%) IaaS
2 8 (6.50%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.50%) SaaS
2 8 (6.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.95%) SAN
2 20 (16.26%) Firewall
3 13 (10.57%) LAN
3 13 (10.57%) WAN
4 12 (9.76%) VoIP
5 10 (8.13%) VPN
5 10 (8.13%) Unified Communications
6 9 (7.32%) iSCSI
6 9 (7.32%) NAS
6 9 (7.32%) MPLS
7 8 (6.50%) DNS
8 6 (4.88%) DHCP
8 6 (4.88%) Internet
9 5 (4.07%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (4.07%) SMS
9 5 (4.07%) LDAP
10 4 (3.25%) GSM
10 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.25%) SSH
11 3 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) DB2
2 5 (4.07%) MySQL
3 4 (3.25%) Ingres
3 4 (3.25%) PowerCenter
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Selenium
2 4 (3.25%) TestNG
2 4 (3.25%) JUnit
2 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
2 4 (3.25%) Gradle
2 4 (3.25%) Spock
2 4 (3.25%) Geb
3 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.63%) JIRA
3 2 (1.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.81%) Maven
4 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.81%) Ant
4 1 (0.81%) Hudson
4 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.81%) YouTrack
General
1 29 (23.58%) Manufacturing
2 21 (17.07%) Finance
3 6 (4.88%) Legal
3 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.25%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Billing
6 2 (1.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (13.01%) Developer
2 11 (8.94%) Consultant
2 11 (8.94%) Architect
3 9 (7.32%) Administrator
4 8 (6.50%) Engineering Manager
4 8 (6.50%) Technical Manager
4 8 (6.50%) Software Developer
5 6 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.25%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.25%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (3.25%) VMWare Administrator
6 4 (3.25%) Linux Technician
6 4 (3.25%) AWS Developer
6 4 (3.25%) NetApp Engineer
7 3 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (2.44%) Security Manager
7 3 (2.44%) IT Support
7 3 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) XML
2 4 (3.25%) XSLT
2 4 (3.25%) Middleware
2 4 (3.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (2.44%) Sensu
4 2 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.81%) MyBatis
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.81%) LAMP
5 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.81%) WSH
5 1 (0.81%) .NET
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.58%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.01%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.94%) Cryptography
4 11 (8.94%) iSeries
5 10 (8.13%) Replication
6 9 (7.32%) BYOD
7 8 (6.50%) Clustering
7 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (5.69%) Mainframe
9 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (4.07%) AS400
11 4 (3.25%) SWIFT
11 4 (3.25%) DataPower
12 3 (2.44%) Private Cloud
13 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (1.63%) PMI
14 1 (0.81%) PKI
14 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
14 1 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Windows
2 34 (27.64%) Linux
3 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.50%) CentOS
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.88%) Solaris
8 4 (3.25%) AIX
8 4 (3.25%) HPUX
9 3 (2.44%) UNIX
9 3 (2.44%) SUSE
10 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.81%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) Logistics
2 18 (14.63%) Migration
3 17 (13.82%) ITIL
4 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.76%) Information Security
5 12 (9.76%) Project Management
6 11 (8.94%) OO
6 11 (8.94%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.13%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (7.32%) Capacity Management
9 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.50%) Reverse Engineering
9 8 (6.50%) Open Source
9 8 (6.50%) Software Architecture
9 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.69%) Service Management
10 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.69%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.69%) Security Architecture
10 7 (5.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) SQL
2 13 (10.57%) Java
3 8 (6.50%) C++
3 8 (6.50%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.69%) C
4 7 (5.69%) C#
5 5 (4.07%) Python
6 4 (3.25%) DCL
6 4 (3.25%) Groovy
7 3 (2.44%) Ruby
8 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) VBScript
9 1 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) ABAP
9 1 (0.81%) VBA
9 1 (0.81%) XPath
9 1 (0.81%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Degree
2 16 (13.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (12.20%) MCSE
4 11 (8.94%) CCNA
4 11 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.25%) CISSP
5 4 (3.25%) CISM
6 3 (2.44%) VCP5
6 3 (2.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.81%) CISA
8 1 (0.81%) CEH
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
8 1 (0.81%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.44%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.82%) vSphere
3 10 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (8.13%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.69%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.25%) Firmware
6 4 (3.25%) iptables
7 3 (2.44%) Kamailio
8 2 (1.63%) KVM
8 2 (1.63%) Docker
9 1 (0.81%) vCloud
9 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Puppet
2 8 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (4.07%) vMotion
5 4 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.44%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.44%) Opsview
6 3 (2.44%) Nagios
6 3 (2.44%) Graphite
7 1 (0.81%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.81%) Nessus
7 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (30.89%) VMware
2 28 (22.76%) SAP
3 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 26 (21.14%) HP
5 23 (18.70%) IBM
6 14 (11.38%) Cisco
6 14 (11.38%) 3PAR
7 11 (8.94%) EMC
8 10 (8.13%) Avaya
9 9 (7.32%) Red Hat
10 8 (6.50%) Veritas
11 7 (5.69%) NetApp
12 6 (4.88%) BMC
12 6 (4.88%) Dell
13 5 (4.07%) Oracle
13 5 (4.07%) NetIQ
14 4 (3.25%) Symantec
14 4 (3.25%) Fujitsu
14 4 (3.25%) Novell
14 4 (3.25%) Informatica
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