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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank - 98 94
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.42% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £62,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +73.61%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%
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
378 282 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.49% 27.54% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 344 256 232
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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