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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 766 737 832
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +95
Permanent jobs citing VMS 107 115 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 87 77 50
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £53,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-35.81% +58.08%
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
28769 27455 31005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.98% 27.57% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24008 23644 26831
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(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 -7 40 £62,500 +13.63% 3
London -30 22 £41,250 -2.94% 4
North West - 19 £34,500 - 1
East of England -1 16 £27,500 -47.61% 1
West Midlands -12 9 £44,000 +35.38%
South West -38 3 £37,500 +10.29% 1
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 99 (61.11%) VMware
2 97 (59.88%) Windows
3 70 (43.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (40.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (36.42%) Firewall
6 57 (35.19%) Citrix
7 56 (34.57%) SAN
8 55 (33.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 55 (33.95%) DNS
9 52 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 50 (30.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 50 (30.86%) LAN
10 50 (30.86%) WAN
11 47 (29.01%) DHCP
12 46 (28.40%) vSphere
13 45 (27.78%) Linux
14 44 (27.16%) VPN
15 43 (26.54%) Finance
16 39 (24.07%) Backup Exec
17 38 (23.46%) Symantec
18 37 (22.84%) ITIL
19 36 (22.22%) MCSE
20 35 (21.60%) Wi-Fi
21 32 (19.75%) SecurID
21 32 (19.75%) Lotus Domino
21 32 (19.75%) Lotus
21 32 (19.75%) McAfee
21 32 (19.75%) Blackberry
21 32 (19.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 32 (19.75%) Clearswift

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 32 (19.75%) Lotus Domino
1 32 (19.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (9.88%) Apache
3 10 (6.17%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.85%) IIS
5 3 (1.85%) nginx
5 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.62%) Node.js
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (17.90%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.64%) SAP SD
2 11 (6.79%) SAP PP
3 4 (2.47%) SAP PLM
4 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.23%) SAP QM
4 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.23%) SAP SCM
4 2 (1.23%) SAP APO
4 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.23%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) SaaS
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 59 (36.42%) Firewall
2 56 (34.57%) SAN
3 55 (33.95%) DNS
4 50 (30.86%) LAN
4 50 (30.86%) WAN
5 47 (29.01%) DHCP
6 44 (27.16%) VPN
7 35 (21.60%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 14 (8.64%) VLAN
10 10 (6.17%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.94%) VoIP
12 7 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (3.70%) PBX
14 5 (3.09%) IP Telephony
15 4 (2.47%) Wireless
16 3 (1.85%) BGP
16 3 (1.85%) FTP
17 2 (1.23%) SSL
17 2 (1.23%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) MySQL
3 6 (3.70%) Big Data
4 3 (1.85%) Adabas
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.62%) Redis
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.62%) Informix
5 1 (0.62%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.62%) JIRA
3 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 43 (26.54%) Finance
2 28 (17.28%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.79%) Retail
4 10 (6.17%) Banking
5 7 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.09%) Electronics
6 5 (3.09%) Marketing
7 4 (2.47%) German Language
7 4 (2.47%) Advertising
7 4 (2.47%) Automotive
8 2 (1.23%) Law
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
8 2 (1.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Support Engineer
2 32 (19.75%) Network Engineer
2 32 (19.75%) Network Support
3 31 (19.14%) Analyst
4 30 (18.52%) Administrator
4 30 (18.52%) Server Engineer
5 29 (17.90%) Server Support
6 28 (17.28%) Systems Administrator
7 26 (16.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (14.81%) Support Analyst
9 22 (13.58%) PC Support
9 22 (13.58%) PC Engineer
10 19 (11.73%) Windows Support Engineer
10 19 (11.73%) Server Support Engineer
10 19 (11.73%) Windows Server Engineer
11 16 (9.88%) Network Support Analyst
11 16 (9.88%) Network Analyst
12 14 (8.64%) Linux Administrator
13 13 (8.02%) UNIX Administrator
13 13 (8.02%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) Middleware
2 4 (2.47%) .NET
3 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.85%) CSS
3 3 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.85%) HTML5
3 3 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (1.85%) CSS3
3 3 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (1.85%) HTML
4 2 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.23%) J2EE
5 1 (0.62%) COM
5 1 (0.62%) EJB
5 1 (0.62%) XML
5 1 (0.62%) JMS
5 1 (0.62%) EntireX
5 1 (0.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.75%) Blackberry
1 32 (19.75%) SecurID
2 10 (6.17%) Clustering
2 10 (6.17%) EqualLogic
3 9 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.70%) Handset
5 4 (2.47%) VAX
6 3 (1.85%) Replication
6 3 (1.85%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (1.23%) DTV
8 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.62%) Firmware
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.62%) Tandem
8 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.62%) PDA
8 1 (0.62%) CCTV
8 1 (0.62%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 97 (59.88%) Windows
2 70 (43.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (40.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (27.78%) Linux
5 32 (19.75%) Android
5 32 (19.75%) Windows Phone 8
5 32 (19.75%) Windows Phone
6 27 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 24 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (13.58%) UNIX
9 19 (11.73%) Windows 2000
10 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (6.79%) SUSE
11 11 (6.79%) Solaris
12 10 (6.17%) CentOS
13 8 (4.94%) Windows 8
13 8 (4.94%) Debian
13 8 (4.94%) Ubuntu
13 8 (4.94%) Windows XP
14 6 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.84%) ITIL
2 25 (15.43%) Change Management
3 19 (11.73%) Change Control
4 13 (8.02%) Logistics
5 12 (7.41%) Project Management
6 7 (4.32%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (4.32%) Information Security
6 7 (4.32%) Release Management
7 6 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 6 (3.70%) Line Management
7 6 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.09%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.09%) Analytics
8 5 (3.09%) Network Management
8 5 (3.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.09%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.47%) PLM
9 4 (2.47%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.94%) C
1 8 (4.94%) Perl
1 8 (4.94%) Shell Script
1 8 (4.94%) Bash Shell
2 7 (4.32%) SQL
3 6 (3.70%) AWK
3 6 (3.70%) Korn
4 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.85%) Java
5 3 (1.85%) C#
5 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.85%) DCL
6 2 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (0.62%) Python
7 1 (0.62%) NATURAL
7 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (33.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (22.22%) MCSE
3 22 (13.58%) CCA
3 22 (13.58%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (11.73%) MCTS
4 19 (11.73%) MCITP
5 14 (8.64%) Degree
5 14 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (8.02%) CCNA
7 2 (1.23%) PMP
7 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.23%) CWNA
7 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) SLA
2 5 (3.09%) COBIT
3 4 (2.47%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (30.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 46 (28.40%) vSphere
4 27 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 23 (14.20%) Active Directory
6 17 (10.49%) XenApp
7 8 (4.94%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (4.32%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.47%) vCloud
10 3 (1.85%) NFS
11 2 (1.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 39 (24.07%) Backup Exec
2 32 (19.75%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.85%) Puppet
3 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.85%) OSSEC
3 3 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.85%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 99 (61.11%) VMware
2 57 (35.19%) Citrix
3 38 (23.46%) Symantec
4 32 (19.75%) McAfee
4 32 (19.75%) Clearswift
4 32 (19.75%) Lotus
5 23 (14.20%) SAP
6 21 (12.96%) Cisco
7 19 (11.73%) Microsoft
8 15 (9.26%) HP
9 14 (8.64%) Red Hat
10 13 (8.02%) Dell
11 10 (6.17%) NetApp
12 7 (4.32%) EMC
12 7 (4.32%) Oracle
13 6 (3.70%) IBM
13 6 (3.70%) CQG
13 6 (3.70%) Reuters
13 6 (3.70%) Bloomberg
14 5 (3.09%) CheckPoint
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