The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
UK / England
Rank 782 861 854
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMS 58 53 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.055% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 42
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -19.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,300 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £36,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.25%

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
18744 24973 27086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 23.83% 26.13% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15887 21231 22943
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

VMS Salary Histogram in England

VMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 25 £55,000 - 6
South East +74 12 £45,000 +24.13%
North West - 6 £42,500 - 2
South West +23 5 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands - 5 - -
West Midlands +20 4 £35,000 -39.13%
East of England +20 1 - - 1
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VMS.

1 51 (42.50%) Windows
2 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 33 (27.50%) Linux
5 32 (26.67%) VMware
5 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (25.83%) SQL
7 30 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (22.50%) Java
10 25 (20.83%) Finance
11 24 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 23 (19.17%) PowerShell
12 23 (19.17%) Virtual Machines
13 22 (18.33%) Windows Server
13 22 (18.33%) Firewall
13 22 (18.33%) HP
14 21 (17.50%) Cisco
15 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (15.83%) Migration
16 19 (15.83%) Perl
17 18 (15.00%) MS Exchange
17 18 (15.00%) Degree
17 18 (15.00%) Puppet
17 18 (15.00%) DevOps
18 17 (14.17%) DNS
18 17 (14.17%) JavaScript
18 17 (14.17%) ITIL
19 16 (13.33%) SAP
19 16 (13.33%) Opscode Chef

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.67%) Apache
5 6 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.00%) IIS
5 6 (5.00%) nginx
5 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.50%) Drupal
7 2 (1.67%) JBoss
7 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Office
2 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.33%) CATIA
4 4 (3.33%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.83%) Autodesk Flame
5 1 (0.83%) Houdini
5 1 (0.83%) Maya
5 1 (0.83%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) SAP SCM
1 8 (6.67%) SAP SD
2 5 (4.17%) SAP APO
3 4 (3.33%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.67%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.83%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (11.67%) Office 365
4 9 (7.50%) IaaS
5 8 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (6.67%) SaaS
6 7 (5.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (5.00%) Amazon S3
7 6 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (5.00%) CloudFront
8 5 (4.17%) PaaS
9 4 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.67%) G Suite
10 2 (1.67%) Google App Engine
10 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.67%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.33%) Firewall
2 17 (14.17%) DNS
3 12 (10.00%) DHCP
3 12 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 6 (5.00%) VoIP
4 6 (5.00%) VPN
5 5 (4.17%) Internet
5 5 (4.17%) VLAN
6 4 (3.33%) WAN
7 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.50%) DMZ
7 3 (2.50%) LAN
7 3 (2.50%) LDAP
7 3 (2.50%) Network Security
7 3 (2.50%) SAN
7 3 (2.50%) SSL
8 2 (1.67%) Intranet
9 1 (0.83%) DVB
9 1 (0.83%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.00%) InfluxDB
4 6 (5.00%) MySQL
4 6 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.50%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.67%) Big Data
7 2 (1.67%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.67%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.33%) JIRA
3 4 (3.33%) Selenium
3 4 (3.33%) Subversion
4 3 (2.50%) Trac
5 2 (1.67%) Maven
5 2 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Ant
6 1 (0.83%) Capybara
6 1 (0.83%) Gradle
6 1 (0.83%) Grunt
6 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.83%) TestNG
6 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.67%) Automotive
4 7 (5.83%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.17%) Banking
7 4 (3.33%) Retail
8 3 (2.50%) Back Office
8 3 (2.50%) Electronics
9 2 (1.67%) Billing
9 2 (1.67%) Games
9 2 (1.67%) German Language
9 2 (1.67%) Marketing
10 1 (0.83%) Advertising
10 1 (0.83%) Legal
10 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (15.83%) Consultant
2 16 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (10.00%) Analyst
3 12 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Developer
4 10 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (6.67%) Administrator
5 8 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (6.67%) SAP SD Consultant
5 8 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
6 7 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Database Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) Web Services
2 9 (7.50%) .NET
3 7 (5.83%) CSS
3 7 (5.83%) HTML
4 6 (5.00%) jQuery
5 5 (4.17%) Node.js
6 4 (3.33%) HTML5
7 3 (2.50%) Ajax
7 3 (2.50%) J2EE
7 3 (2.50%) JSP
7 3 (2.50%) Middleware
7 3 (2.50%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (2.50%) SAPUI5
7 3 (2.50%) Struts
8 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.67%) CSS3
8 2 (1.67%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.67%) JMS
8 2 (1.67%) React
8 2 (1.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.83%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.00%) PKI
3 12 (10.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 10 (8.33%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.83%) CCTV
6 6 (5.00%) AS400
6 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
6 6 (5.00%) VAX
7 5 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (4.17%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.33%) Blog
8 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.33%) PMI
8 4 (3.33%) Social Media
9 3 (2.50%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.50%) Replication
10 2 (1.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 51 (42.50%) Windows
2 33 (27.50%) Linux
3 22 (18.33%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (10.00%) Unix
7 12 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 12 (10.00%) Windows NT
8 6 (5.00%) Solaris
8 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.50%) Android
10 3 (2.50%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.50%) OpenVMS
10 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.50%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.67%) AIX
11 2 (1.67%) CentOS
11 2 (1.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.83%) Migration
3 18 (15.00%) DevOps
4 17 (14.17%) ITIL
5 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.83%) Project Management
7 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 11 (9.17%) Open Source
8 11 (9.17%) Scrum
9 10 (8.33%) Change Management
9 10 (8.33%) ERP
9 10 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 8 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
10 8 (6.67%) Logistics
10 8 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
10 8 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.83%) SQL
2 27 (22.50%) Java
3 23 (19.17%) PowerShell
4 19 (15.83%) Perl
5 17 (14.17%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.83%) PHP
6 13 (10.83%) Ruby
7 12 (10.00%) C++
7 12 (10.00%) Python
8 10 (8.33%) VB
9 9 (7.50%) C#
10 7 (5.83%) C
10 7 (5.83%) VBScript
11 6 (5.00%) AWK
12 4 (3.33%) Korn
13 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.67%) sed
14 1 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.83%) Groovy
14 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.33%) CCNP
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.33%) PMP
5 3 (2.50%) CCNA
5 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) MCAD
6 2 (1.67%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 23 (19.17%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 15 (12.50%) vSphere
5 15 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 13 (10.83%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (10.00%) NFS
7 12 (10.00%) vCloud
8 8 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (6.67%) ISA Server
8 8 (6.67%) UAG
8 8 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (3.33%) Docker
10 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.50%) XenApp
11 2 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (15.00%) Puppet
2 16 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.00%) vMotion
4 11 (9.17%) Ansible
4 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (7.50%) Graphite
6 8 (6.67%) WMI
7 6 (5.00%) Backup Exec
7 6 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (5.00%) Control-M
7 6 (5.00%) HAProxy
7 6 (5.00%) Kibana
7 6 (5.00%) Nagios
7 6 (5.00%) NetBackup
7 6 (5.00%) Netcool
7 6 (5.00%) NetVault Backup
7 6 (5.00%) OpenView
7 6 (5.00%) StatsD
7 6 (5.00%) Tivoli
7 6 (5.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (26.67%) VMware
3 22 (18.33%) HP
4 21 (17.50%) Cisco
5 16 (13.33%) SAP
6 15 (12.50%) Citrix
7 14 (11.67%) Veritas
8 9 (7.50%) IBM
9 8 (6.67%) Remedy
10 7 (5.83%) Dell
11 6 (5.00%) Wallstreet Suite
12 4 (3.33%) Panasonic
12 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.50%) Apple
13 3 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (2.50%) EMC
13 3 (2.50%) Peoplefluent
13 3 (2.50%) Rackspace
14 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.67%) Talend
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