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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 778 726 809
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +83
Permanent jobs citing VMS 96 124 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.33% 0.45% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 81 77 61
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +61.76%
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
28882 27362 30831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.94% 27.53% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24189 23439 26648
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -31 30 £66,000 +20.00% 2
London -57 21 £35,000 -25.13% 6
North West - 19 £34,500 - 1
East of England 0 18 £25,000 - 3
West Midlands -3 6 £44,000 +53.04%
South West -23 4 £37,500 +10.29% 1
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 102 (62.20%) VMware
2 95 (57.93%) Windows
3 68 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (40.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (37.20%) Firewall
6 59 (35.98%) Citrix
7 56 (34.15%) DNS
7 56 (34.15%) SAN
8 54 (32.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (32.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 53 (32.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (31.10%) LAN
10 51 (31.10%) WAN
11 47 (28.66%) DHCP
11 47 (28.66%) Linux
12 44 (26.83%) VPN
13 43 (26.22%) vSphere
14 42 (25.61%) Finance
15 41 (25.00%) Symantec
16 39 (23.78%) Backup Exec
16 39 (23.78%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (22.56%) Android
18 36 (21.95%) McAfee ePO
18 36 (21.95%) Windows Phone 8
18 36 (21.95%) Windows Phone
18 36 (21.95%) SecurID
18 36 (21.95%) McAfee
18 36 (21.95%) Blackberry
18 36 (21.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 36 (21.95%) Clearswift

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (21.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 36 (21.95%) Lotus Domino
2 15 (9.15%) Apache
3 10 (6.10%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.66%) IIS
6 5 (3.05%) nginx
7 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.83%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.22%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.61%) Node.js
9 1 (0.61%) Confluence
9 1 (0.61%) Drupal
9 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (18.90%) MS Excel
2 26 (15.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (10.98%) SAP SD
2 13 (7.93%) SAP PP
3 6 (3.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (3.66%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.66%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.66%) SAP APO
4 3 (1.83%) SAP PLM
5 2 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 61 (37.20%) Firewall
2 56 (34.15%) DNS
2 56 (34.15%) SAN
3 51 (31.10%) LAN
3 51 (31.10%) WAN
4 47 (28.66%) DHCP
5 44 (26.83%) VPN
6 39 (23.78%) Wi-Fi
7 28 (17.07%) TCP/IP
8 10 (6.10%) VLAN
8 10 (6.10%) iSCSI
9 9 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (4.88%) VoIP
11 6 (3.66%) PBX
12 4 (2.44%) Wireless
12 4 (2.44%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.44%) BGP
12 4 (2.44%) NAS
13 3 (1.83%) tcpdump
13 3 (1.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.27%) Big Data
2 7 (4.27%) MySQL
3 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.83%) Adabas
5 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.61%) Redis
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.61%) OLAP
6 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.61%) Informix
6 1 (0.61%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.05%) Subversion
2 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 42 (25.61%) Finance
2 26 (15.85%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.71%) Retail
4 9 (5.49%) Banking
5 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.05%) Marketing
6 5 (3.05%) Electronics
6 5 (3.05%) Automotive
7 4 (2.44%) Advertising
7 4 (2.44%) German Language
8 2 (1.22%) Law
8 2 (1.22%) Legal
8 2 (1.22%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.61%) Support Engineer
2 38 (23.17%) Network Engineer
3 36 (21.95%) Network Support
4 32 (19.51%) Server Engineer
4 32 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (18.90%) Server Support
6 30 (18.29%) Administrator
7 28 (17.07%) PC Engineer
7 28 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (17.07%) PC Support
8 27 (16.46%) Analyst
9 22 (13.41%) Support Analyst
10 18 (10.98%) Server Support Engineer
10 18 (10.98%) Windows Server Engineer
10 18 (10.98%) Windows Support Engineer
11 17 (10.37%) Network Support Analyst
11 17 (10.37%) Network Analyst
12 15 (9.15%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (9.15%) PC Support Engineer
12 15 (9.15%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.88%) Middleware
2 3 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.22%) .NET
3 2 (1.22%) J2EE
4 1 (0.61%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.61%) RESTful
4 1 (0.61%) COM
4 1 (0.61%) EJB
4 1 (0.61%) XML
4 1 (0.61%) JMS
4 1 (0.61%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.95%) SecurID
1 36 (21.95%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.54%) Clustering
3 5 (3.05%) EqualLogic
3 5 (3.05%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.05%) Handset
4 4 (2.44%) Replication
5 3 (1.83%) HP StorageWorks
5 3 (1.83%) VAX
6 2 (1.22%) DTV
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) iSeries
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) HACMP
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 95 (57.93%) Windows
2 68 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (40.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (28.66%) Linux
5 37 (22.56%) Android
6 36 (21.95%) Windows Phone 8
6 36 (21.95%) Windows Phone
7 29 (17.68%) Windows 7
8 25 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (11.59%) UNIX
10 18 (10.98%) Windows 2000
11 12 (7.32%) Solaris
12 10 (6.10%) SUSE
12 10 (6.10%) CentOS
13 8 (4.88%) Debian
13 8 (4.88%) Windows XP
13 8 (4.88%) Ubuntu
14 7 (4.27%) Windows 8
14 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (3.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.90%) ITIL
2 22 (13.41%) Change Management
3 18 (10.98%) Change Control
4 16 (9.76%) Project Management
5 13 (7.93%) Logistics
6 7 (4.27%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.66%) Information Security
7 6 (3.66%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.66%) Analytics
8 5 (3.05%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.05%) Release Management
8 5 (3.05%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.44%) Migration
9 4 (2.44%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.44%) Performance Testing
9 4 (2.44%) Product Management
9 4 (2.44%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.71%) Shell Script
2 8 (4.88%) SQL
2 8 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 7 (4.27%) Perl
4 6 (3.66%) C
5 5 (3.05%) Korn
5 5 (3.05%) AWK
6 4 (2.44%) Java
6 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.83%) DCL
8 1 (0.61%) Scala
8 1 (0.61%) ABAP
8 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.61%) C#
8 1 (0.61%) C++
8 1 (0.61%) Python
8 1 (0.61%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 54 (32.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (21.95%) MCSE
3 18 (10.98%) CCA
3 18 (10.98%) Citrix Certification
3 18 (10.98%) MCTS
3 18 (10.98%) MCITP
4 13 (7.93%) Degree
5 9 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.88%) CCNA
7 2 (1.22%) CWNA
7 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.22%) PMP
7 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) SLA
2 5 (3.05%) QA
3 4 (2.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (32.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 53 (32.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (26.22%) vSphere
4 28 (17.07%) VMware ESX
5 20 (12.20%) XenApp
6 18 (10.98%) Active Directory
7 7 (4.27%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (3.66%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (2.44%) NFS
11 3 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.22%) Nmap
12 2 (1.22%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.61%) XenServer
13 1 (0.61%) GPFS
13 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (23.78%) Backup Exec
2 36 (21.95%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.05%) Puppet
4 4 (2.44%) OSSEC
4 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (1.83%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.83%) YUM
5 3 (1.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (1.83%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (62.20%) VMware
2 59 (35.98%) Citrix
3 41 (25.00%) Symantec
4 36 (21.95%) McAfee
4 36 (21.95%) Clearswift
4 36 (21.95%) Lotus
5 25 (15.24%) SAP
6 22 (13.41%) Cisco
7 21 (12.80%) Microsoft
8 17 (10.37%) Red Hat
9 10 (6.10%) IBM
10 9 (5.49%) HP
10 9 (5.49%) EMC
11 8 (4.88%) Dell
11 8 (4.88%) NetApp
11 8 (4.88%) Veritas
11 8 (4.88%) Oracle
12 6 (3.66%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.05%) Reuters
13 5 (3.05%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25% shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £35,000 per year
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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