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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 786 800 821
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMS 64 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.048% 0.052%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 42
Average salary £48,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.29% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £21,600 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £85,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+40.12% -1.87%
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
27351 26442 28754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.68% 27.65% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23165 21979 24864
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
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 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 27 £44,000 -2.22% 9
South East -23 24 £60,000 +100.00% 1
West Midlands -9 4 £42,500 -
South West -15 2 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £62,500 -
North West -10 1 £48,500 - 2
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 76 (46.91%) Windows
1 76 (46.91%) VMware
2 53 (32.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (32.10%) Finance
4 50 (30.86%) SQL
4 50 (30.86%) vSphere
5 46 (28.40%) HP
5 46 (28.40%) SAN
6 45 (27.78%) Linux
7 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (22.22%) Oracle
9 35 (21.60%) Firewall
10 34 (20.99%) LAN
11 33 (20.37%) WAN
12 32 (19.75%) ITIL
12 32 (19.75%) Citrix
13 31 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (17.90%) Degree
14 29 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (17.28%) VPN
16 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 26 (16.05%) UNIX
18 23 (14.20%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (14.20%) DNS
19 22 (13.58%) MCSE
19 22 (13.58%) Change Management
20 21 (12.96%) CCNA
20 21 (12.96%) Active Directory
20 21 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
21 20 (12.35%) IBM

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (11.73%) Apache
2 10 (6.17%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.32%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.09%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.62%) nginx
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (9.26%) MS Office
1 15 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.79%) SAP PP
2 10 (6.17%) SAP QM
2 10 (6.17%) SAP SCM
3 6 (3.70%) SAP PLM
4 3 (1.85%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (7.41%) SaaS
1 12 (7.41%) PaaS
2 11 (6.79%) IaaS
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.40%) SAN
2 35 (21.60%) Firewall
3 34 (20.99%) LAN
4 33 (20.37%) WAN
5 28 (17.28%) VPN
6 23 (14.20%) DNS
7 20 (12.35%) DHCP
8 16 (9.88%) TCP/IP
9 12 (7.41%) MPLS
9 12 (7.41%) VoIP
9 12 (7.41%) Unified Communications
10 10 (6.17%) VLAN
11 8 (4.94%) SMS
12 7 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.85%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (1.85%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.85%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.73%) DB2
3 9 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.56%) Ingres
3 9 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.85%) Big Data
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.62%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.94%) Toad
3 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.85%) Subversion
4 2 (1.23%) Selenium
4 2 (1.23%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.23%) AnthillPro
4 2 (1.23%) MSTest
4 2 (1.23%) JBehave
5 1 (0.62%) Hudson
5 1 (0.62%) ProC
General
1 52 (32.10%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.94%) Retail
5 5 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.47%) Advertising
7 3 (1.85%) Marketing
7 3 (1.85%) Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Electronics
8 2 (1.23%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Automotive
9 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (15.43%) Analyst
2 19 (11.73%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (9.88%) SAP Consultant
4 16 (9.88%) Consultant
4 16 (9.88%) Support Analyst
5 15 (9.26%) Administrator
6 14 (8.64%) Server Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) Windows Server Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) Server Support Engineer
6 14 (8.64%) Server Support
6 14 (8.64%) Windows Support Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) Developer
8 12 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (6.79%) Engineering Manager
9 11 (6.79%) Technical Manager
10 10 (6.17%) SAP QM Consultant
10 10 (6.17%) SAP PP Consultant
11 9 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.94%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET
1 12 (7.41%) .NET
2 11 (6.79%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (6.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 11 (6.79%) CSS3
2 11 (6.79%) AngularJS
2 11 (6.79%) HTML5
2 11 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (6.79%) HTML
2 11 (6.79%) CSS
2 11 (6.79%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.09%) WPF
4 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.23%) Ajax
4 2 (1.23%) Spring
4 2 (1.23%) Taglibs
4 2 (1.23%) FreeMarker
4 2 (1.23%) J2EE
4 2 (1.23%) JDBC
4 2 (1.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 12 (7.41%) iSeries
2 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.79%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.17%) VAX
5 9 (5.56%) EqualLogic
6 7 (4.32%) Mainframe
6 7 (4.32%) Clustering
6 7 (4.32%) AS400
7 6 (3.70%) SecurID
7 6 (3.70%) Blackberry
8 5 (3.09%) Replication
8 5 (3.09%) Handset
9 3 (1.85%) Open Source
9 3 (1.85%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.85%) CCTV
10 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 76 (46.91%) Windows
2 45 (27.78%) Linux
3 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (16.05%) UNIX
5 23 (14.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (11.11%) Solaris
7 17 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.56%) Windows 7
10 8 (4.94%) HPUX
10 8 (4.94%) CentOS
11 7 (4.32%) Windows 2000
11 7 (4.32%) AIX
12 6 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (3.70%) Windows Phone
12 6 (3.70%) Android
13 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
13 5 (3.09%) Windows Vista
14 4 (2.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.75%) ITIL
2 31 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.58%) Change Management
4 18 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 16 (9.88%) Business Analysis
6 15 (9.26%) Scrum
7 14 (8.64%) Service Delivery
7 14 (8.64%) Change Control
8 13 (8.02%) TDD
8 13 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.41%) Migration
10 11 (6.79%) BDD
10 11 (6.79%) MVC
11 10 (6.17%) Project Management
11 10 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.32%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.32%) Service Management
12 7 (4.32%) Release Management
13 6 (3.70%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.86%) SQL
2 16 (9.88%) JavaScript
3 12 (7.41%) C
3 12 (7.41%) C#
4 9 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.70%) C++
6 5 (3.09%) VBScript
7 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.85%) Perl
7 3 (1.85%) Java
7 3 (1.85%) Python
8 2 (1.23%) AWK
8 2 (1.23%) Korn
8 2 (1.23%) Ruby
8 2 (1.23%) XPath
8 2 (1.23%) XQuery
8 2 (1.23%) Groovy
8 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (17.90%) Degree
1 29 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (13.58%) MCSE
3 21 (12.96%) CCNA
3 21 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (9.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (6.79%) CCA
5 11 (6.79%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (4.32%) MCITP
6 7 (4.32%) MCTS
7 2 (1.23%) ISEB
8 1 (0.62%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.62%) OCP
8 1 (0.62%) OCA
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.62%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) COBIT
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (32.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (30.86%) vSphere
3 21 (12.96%) Active Directory
4 12 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 9 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.94%) XenApp
7 7 (4.32%) vCloud
8 6 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (3.09%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.62%) KVM
11 1 (0.62%) LXC
11 1 (0.62%) Xen
11 1 (0.62%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 15 (9.26%) Backup Exec
2 13 (8.02%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (4.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (3.09%) Puppet
6 4 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.85%) SCOM
8 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.23%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.62%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.62%) Control-M
9 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (46.91%) VMware
2 46 (28.40%) HP
3 36 (22.22%) Oracle
4 32 (19.75%) Citrix
5 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 20 (12.35%) IBM
7 19 (11.73%) SAP
7 19 (11.73%) Cisco
8 15 (9.26%) Symantec
8 15 (9.26%) EMC
9 12 (7.41%) Dell
9 12 (7.41%) Avaya
9 12 (7.41%) 3PAR
10 10 (6.17%) NetApp
11 9 (5.56%) Veritas
12 7 (4.32%) Novell
13 6 (3.70%) Clearswift
13 6 (3.70%) McAfee
13 6 (3.70%) Lotus
13 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Vodafone Group
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits,
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 23 days ago