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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank - - 77
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+40.12% -1.87%
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
373 255 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.12% 22.83% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 322 233 180
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) COBIT
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco