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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 811 818 718
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -100
Permanent jobs citing VMS 67 79 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.072% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.27% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 69 92
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 £43,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £66,000 £72,500
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
27027 29456 27986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.43% 26.94% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22928 24814 23853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,540 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +37 24 £50,000 +42.85% 8
South East -2 19 £62,500 -5.30% 3
East of England -8 7 £53,250 +93.63%
Yorkshire - 7 £67,500 -
West Midlands -12 4 £47,500 +7.95%
North West -14 3 £43,500 +26.08% 1
Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (33.83%) Linux
2 42 (31.58%) VMware
3 41 (30.83%) HP
4 38 (28.57%) SAN
5 35 (26.32%) IBM
6 33 (24.81%) Windows
7 32 (24.06%) SQL
7 32 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (23.31%) Data Centre
9 28 (21.05%) DB2
10 26 (19.55%) Degree
11 25 (18.80%) Cisco
12 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
12 24 (18.05%) EMC
13 23 (17.29%) Firewall
13 23 (17.29%) Manufacturing
14 22 (16.54%) SAP
15 21 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 20 (15.04%) Apache
16 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
16 20 (15.04%) vSphere
17 19 (14.29%) 3PAR
17 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (14.29%) Veritas
17 19 (14.29%) Migration
18 18 (13.53%) Finance
18 18 (13.53%) Computer Science
18 18 (13.53%) WebSphere
18 18 (13.53%) Mainframe
18 18 (13.53%) MCSE

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (15.04%) Apache
1 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
2 18 (13.53%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.77%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) Lync
5 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.27%) SAP SD
2 7 (5.26%) SAP CS
3 6 (4.51%) SAP MM
4 5 (3.76%) SAP WM
4 5 (3.76%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.78%) IaaS
2 12 (9.02%) SaaS
3 11 (8.27%) PaaS
3 11 (8.27%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (28.57%) SAN
2 23 (17.29%) Firewall
3 16 (12.03%) LAN
3 16 (12.03%) WAN
4 15 (11.28%) SMS
5 13 (9.77%) VoIP
5 13 (9.77%) Unified Communications
6 12 (9.02%) MPLS
6 12 (9.02%) VPN
7 8 (6.02%) DNS
7 8 (6.02%) iSCSI
7 8 (6.02%) NAS
8 6 (4.51%) Internet
8 6 (4.51%) DHCP
9 5 (3.76%) LDAP
10 4 (3.01%) SSH
10 4 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.26%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) DB2
2 15 (11.28%) Ingres
3 6 (4.51%) MySQL
4 3 (2.26%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) JIRA
2 5 (3.76%) Selenium
3 4 (3.01%) TestNG
3 4 (3.01%) JUnit
3 4 (3.01%) WebDriver
3 4 (3.01%) Gradle
3 4 (3.01%) Spock
3 4 (3.01%) Geb
4 1 (0.75%) Ant
4 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.75%) YouTrack
4 1 (0.75%) Hudson
4 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.75%) Subversion
4 1 (0.75%) Maven
4 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (17.29%) Manufacturing
2 18 (13.53%) Finance
3 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.26%) Legal
4 3 (2.26%) Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.79%) Architect
2 15 (11.28%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (10.53%) Developer
4 11 (8.27%) Consultant
4 11 (8.27%) Engineering Manager
4 11 (8.27%) Technical Manager
5 8 (6.02%) Administrator
6 7 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.26%) NetApp Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (3.76%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.01%) Linux Technician
9 4 (3.01%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.01%) VMWare Administrator
10 3 (2.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.01%) XML
2 3 (2.26%) XSLT
2 3 (2.26%) Middleware
2 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (2.26%) Sensu
3 1 (0.75%) MyBatis
3 1 (0.75%) REST
3 1 (0.75%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.75%) WSH
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.75%) SOAP
3 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.31%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.53%) Mainframe
2 18 (13.53%) Computer Science
3 16 (12.03%) AS400
4 14 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 14 (10.53%) iSeries
5 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.02%) BYOD
6 10 (7.52%) Cryptography
7 9 (6.77%) Replication
8 8 (6.02%) Clustering
9 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (2.26%) SWIFT
10 3 (2.26%) DataPower
10 3 (2.26%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.75%) PKI
12 1 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.83%) Linux
2 33 (24.81%) Windows
3 17 (12.78%) Solaris
4 15 (11.28%) AIX
4 15 (11.28%) HPUX
5 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.02%) CentOS
6 8 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.01%) UNIX
9 3 (2.26%) SUSE
10 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.75%) Debian
11 1 (0.75%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.29%) Migration
2 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.28%) Logistics
3 15 (11.28%) Service Management
4 14 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 13 (9.77%) Project Management
5 13 (9.77%) ITIL
6 11 (8.27%) Service Delivery
6 11 (8.27%) Information Security
6 11 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (7.52%) OO
8 9 (6.77%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (6.77%) Capacity Management
9 8 (6.02%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.26%) Open Source
10 7 (5.26%) Software Architecture
10 7 (5.26%) Change Control
10 7 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.06%) SQL
2 12 (9.02%) Java
3 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.26%) C++
5 6 (4.51%) Python
5 6 (4.51%) C
5 6 (4.51%) C#
6 4 (3.01%) Ruby
6 4 (3.01%) Groovy
7 3 (2.26%) DCL
8 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.50%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) VBScript
9 1 (0.75%) ABAP
9 1 (0.75%) VBA
9 1 (0.75%) XPath
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.75%) AWK
Qualifications
1 26 (19.55%) Degree
2 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (13.53%) MCSE
4 17 (12.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (9.02%) CCNA
6 4 (3.01%) CISSP
6 4 (3.01%) CISM
6 4 (3.01%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.26%) VCP5
7 3 (2.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.75%) CEH
8 1 (0.75%) CISA
8 1 (0.75%) MCSA
8 1 (0.75%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) QA
2 5 (3.76%) SLA
3 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (15.04%) vSphere
3 10 (7.52%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (7.52%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.77%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.76%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.01%) Firmware
6 4 (3.01%) iptables
7 3 (2.26%) Kamailio
8 2 (1.50%) KVM
8 2 (1.50%) Docker
9 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (6.77%) Puppet
3 8 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.76%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (3.01%) Nagios
5 4 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.01%) Graphite
5 4 (3.01%) vMotion
6 3 (2.26%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.26%) Opsview
7 1 (0.75%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.75%) collectd
7 1 (0.75%) Nessus
7 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.75%) Control-M
7 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 42 (31.58%) VMware
2 41 (30.83%) HP
3 35 (26.32%) IBM
4 25 (18.80%) Cisco
5 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
5 24 (18.05%) EMC
6 22 (16.54%) SAP
7 19 (14.29%) 3PAR
7 19 (14.29%) Veritas
8 16 (12.03%) Oracle
9 15 (11.28%) Novell
10 13 (9.77%) Avaya
11 10 (7.52%) NetApp
12 8 (6.02%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.51%) Dell
14 5 (3.76%) BMC
15 4 (3.01%) NetIQ
15 4 (3.01%) Symantec
15 4 (3.01%) Fujitsu
16 3 (2.26%) Informatica
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London, North Greenwich
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
East London
Pontoon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
East London
Pontoon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago