The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 820 793 803
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMS 82 63 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.061% 0.079%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 63 51 64
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.88% -15.00%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30360 28319 31870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.86% 27.21% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25481 24016 27668
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
VMS
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -54 28 £58,250 +37.05%
East of England +2 20 £30,000 -47.82% 3
South East -9 18 £32,500 -7.14% 3
West Midlands +15 12 £60,000 -4.00%
North West -10 2 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £36,250 -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (52.76%) Windows
2 56 (44.09%) VMware
3 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
4 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (29.13%) Firewall
6 36 (28.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (28.35%) Linux
7 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
8 34 (26.77%) SAN
9 32 (25.20%) DNS
10 30 (23.62%) Citrix
10 30 (23.62%) vSphere
11 28 (22.05%) Finance
12 27 (21.26%) LAN
12 27 (21.26%) WAN
13 26 (20.47%) Symantec
14 25 (19.69%) DHCP
15 24 (18.90%) MS Office
15 24 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (17.32%) VPN
16 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (16.54%) MCSE
17 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
17 21 (16.54%) Android
18 20 (15.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 20 (15.75%) Windows Phone
18 20 (15.75%) Wi-Fi
18 20 (15.75%) Backup Exec
18 20 (15.75%) Blackberry
19 19 (14.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (14.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 19 (14.96%) Lotus Domino
2 17 (13.39%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.45%) MS Exchange
4 11 (8.66%) Tomcat
5 10 (7.87%) WebLogic
5 10 (7.87%) IIS
6 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.36%) nginx
8 3 (2.36%) Lync
8 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.79%) Drupal
9 1 (0.79%) WordPress
9 1 (0.79%) Confluence
9 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 24 (18.90%) MS Office
3 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.30%) SAP SD
2 7 (5.51%) SAP CO
2 7 (5.51%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (5.51%) SAP APO
2 7 (5.51%) SAP FI
2 7 (5.51%) SAP PP
3 6 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.57%) Findur
5 1 (0.79%) SunGard Panorama
5 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.79%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.79%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.72%) SaaS
3 4 (3.15%) Office 365
4 2 (1.57%) IaaS
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.13%) Firewall
2 34 (26.77%) SAN
3 32 (25.20%) DNS
4 27 (21.26%) LAN
4 27 (21.26%) WAN
5 25 (19.69%) DHCP
6 22 (17.32%) VPN
7 20 (15.75%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (10.24%) TCP/IP
9 7 (5.51%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (5.51%) VoIP
10 5 (3.94%) NAS
10 5 (3.94%) Intranet
11 4 (3.15%) PBX
11 4 (3.15%) FCoE
11 4 (3.15%) VLAN
12 3 (2.36%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.57%) MPLS
13 2 (1.57%) BGP
13 2 (1.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.94%) Big Data
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.36%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.36%) SAP BI
5 3 (2.36%) MySQL
5 3 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.57%) OLAP
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Subversion
2 5 (3.94%) JIRA
2 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.36%) Selenium
3 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.36%) Maven
4 2 (1.57%) Ant
4 2 (1.57%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.57%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.57%) YouTrack
4 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.57%) Hudson
5 1 (0.79%) TestComplete
General
1 28 (22.05%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Retail
3 9 (7.09%) Publishing
4 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.94%) Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Electronics
6 3 (2.36%) Automotive
6 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.57%) Advertising
7 2 (1.57%) Military
7 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (16.54%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.96%) Network Support
2 19 (14.96%) PC Support
2 19 (14.96%) 3rd Line Support
2 19 (14.96%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.96%) PC Engineer
3 18 (14.17%) Administrator
4 12 (9.45%) PC Support Engineer
4 12 (9.45%) Network Support Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Server Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Consultant
5 11 (8.66%) Analyst
6 10 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.30%) Architect
7 8 (6.30%) Network Support Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) Network Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) Middleware
2 3 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.36%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) CSS
3 2 (1.57%) SOAP
3 2 (1.57%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) WSH
3 2 (1.57%) Ajax
3 2 (1.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.57%) REST
3 2 (1.57%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.57%) Django
3 2 (1.57%) jQuery
4 1 (0.79%) RESTful
4 1 (0.79%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BSP
4 1 (0.79%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) Blackberry
2 19 (14.96%) SecurID
3 6 (4.72%) Clustering
4 4 (3.15%) Replication
4 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.57%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.57%) Open Source
6 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.57%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) Kindle
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Machine Learning
7 1 (0.79%) VAX
7 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 67 (52.76%) Windows
2 41 (32.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (28.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (28.35%) Linux
4 21 (16.54%) Android
5 20 (15.75%) Windows Phone
6 19 (14.96%) Windows Phone 8
7 16 (12.60%) Windows 7
8 12 (9.45%) UNIX
9 9 (7.09%) AIX
10 8 (6.30%) Solaris
11 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (4.72%) Windows XP
13 4 (3.15%) Windows 2000
13 4 (3.15%) OpenVMS
14 3 (2.36%) HPUX
15 2 (1.57%) OS/400
15 2 (1.57%) SUSE
15 2 (1.57%) Fedora
15 2 (1.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.60%) Project Management
2 13 (10.24%) Configuration Management
3 12 (9.45%) Time Management
4 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.87%) CRM
5 10 (7.87%) Software Testing
6 9 (7.09%) Release Management
6 9 (7.09%) Identity Management
7 8 (6.30%) Migration
8 7 (5.51%) Change Management
9 6 (4.72%) ETL
9 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.94%) Product Management
10 5 (3.94%) Analytics
10 5 (3.94%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.94%) ITIL
11 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.15%) Scrum
11 4 (3.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.17%) SQL
2 13 (10.24%) Shell Script
2 13 (10.24%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.09%) Java
4 5 (3.94%) Python
5 4 (3.15%) Perl
6 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.36%) Ruby
6 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.57%) C#
7 2 (1.57%) C++
7 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.57%) VBScript
7 2 (1.57%) ABAP
7 2 (1.57%) DCL
7 2 (1.57%) AWK
7 2 (1.57%) XPath
8 1 (0.79%) Scala
8 1 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (16.54%) MCSE
3 10 (7.87%) Degree
4 5 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCITP
7 1 (0.79%) MCTS
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.79%) CCA
7 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
2 8 (6.30%) SLA
3 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (23.62%) vSphere
2 24 (18.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 16 (12.60%) Active Directory
5 15 (11.81%) XenApp
6 10 (7.87%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (7.87%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (6.30%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
9 4 (3.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.57%) KVM
11 2 (1.57%) XenServer
12 1 (0.79%) Xen
12 1 (0.79%) Samba
12 1 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (15.75%) Backup Exec
2 19 (14.96%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.94%) Puppet
4 4 (3.15%) Cobbler
4 4 (3.15%) YUM
4 4 (3.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (2.36%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.36%) Nagios
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.57%) CA LISA
6 2 (1.57%) OSSEC
6 2 (1.57%) SCCM
7 1 (0.79%) SCOM
7 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.79%) WSUS
7 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.79%) OpenView
7 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 56 (44.09%) VMware
2 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
3 30 (23.62%) Citrix
4 26 (20.47%) Symantec
5 19 (14.96%) McAfee
5 19 (14.96%) Lotus
5 19 (14.96%) Clearswift
6 14 (11.02%) Cisco
6 14 (11.02%) SAP
6 14 (11.02%) Oracle
7 10 (7.87%) HP
8 9 (7.09%) Guidewire
8 9 (7.09%) webMethods
9 8 (6.30%) IBM
9 8 (6.30%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.51%) EMC
11 6 (4.72%) NetApp
12 5 (3.94%) Peoplefluent
12 5 (3.94%) Dell
13 4 (3.15%) Sophos
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