The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 89 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing VMS 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.49% 0.085% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.68% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £62,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £34,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -24.44%
VMS
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
298 259 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.30% 22.02% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 270 230 171
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VMS Salary Trend in Kent

VMS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Dover - 3 £62,500 -
VMS
South East

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
1 7 (100.00%) Line Management
2 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) COBIT
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) DTV

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
1 7 (100.00%) Line Management
2 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) Capacity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) SAP