The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 73 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMS 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.16% 0.65% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 2.66% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £52,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +54.41%
VMS
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
174 188 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 28.62% 24.42% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 164 162 254
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

VMS
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the Guildford region.

VMS Salary Trend in Guildford

VMS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) PBX
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Linux Support
2 5 (62.50%) Linux Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VMware