The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 612 649 533
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -116
Permanent jobs citing VMS 24 17 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.035% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.13% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 59
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%
VMS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11925 13232 12266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.96% 27.49% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10254 11396 10420
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMS
Salary Trend in London

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

VMS Salary Trend in London

VMS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMS across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VMS Salary Histogram in London

VMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
City of London +30 6 £45,000 +0.55% 1
Bromley - 2 £72,500 -
Brentford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £50,000 - 1
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 22 (38.60%) Linux
2 21 (36.84%) Windows
3 17 (29.82%) VMware
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 14 (24.56%) HP
6 12 (21.05%) Java
7 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
7 11 (19.30%) Cisco
7 11 (19.30%) SAN
8 10 (17.54%) OO
8 10 (17.54%) SQL
8 10 (17.54%) Finance
8 10 (17.54%) Information Security
8 10 (17.54%) Cryptography
9 9 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (15.79%) WebSphere
9 9 (15.79%) Degree
9 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.79%) Firewall
9 9 (15.79%) Mainframe
9 9 (15.79%) EMC
9 9 (15.79%) IBM
9 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
10 8 (14.04%) Veritas
10 8 (14.04%) ITIL
10 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (14.04%) Puppet
10 8 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (12.28%) Software Architecture

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
4 7 (12.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) SAN
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
3 7 (12.28%) DNS
4 6 (10.53%) SMS
5 5 (8.77%) DHCP
6 4 (7.02%) LDAP
7 3 (5.26%) LAN
7 3 (5.26%) WAN
7 3 (5.26%) Internet
7 3 (5.26%) BGP
7 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.51%) NAS
8 2 (3.51%) SSH
9 1 (1.75%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) DB2
1 6 (10.53%) Ingres
2 3 (5.26%) PowerCenter
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Selenium
3 4 (7.02%) TestNG
3 4 (7.02%) JUnit
3 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
3 4 (7.02%) Gradle
3 4 (7.02%) Spock
3 4 (7.02%) Geb
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) YouTrack
4 1 (1.75%) Hudson
4 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Consultant
2 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) QA Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Linux Technician
5 4 (7.02%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support
6 3 (5.26%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) XSLT
2 3 (5.26%) Middleware
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.75%) REST
3 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.75%) MyBatis
3 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) WSH
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Cryptography
2 9 (15.79%) Mainframe
3 7 (12.28%) AS400
3 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.26%) DataPower
5 3 (5.26%) SWIFT
5 3 (5.26%) Replication
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) CMDB
6 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Linux
2 21 (36.84%) Windows
3 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.28%) Solaris
5 6 (10.53%) AIX
5 6 (10.53%) HPUX
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.02%) CentOS
6 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.51%) UNIX
8 1 (1.75%) Debian
8 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.75%) OpenVMS
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) OO
1 10 (17.54%) Information Security
2 9 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (14.04%) ITIL
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.28%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (12.28%) Open Source
4 7 (12.28%) Software Architecture
5 6 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 6 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.02%) BDD
6 4 (7.02%) Change Control
6 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Test Planning
6 4 (7.02%) TDD
7 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Java
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) C++
4 6 (10.53%) C
4 6 (10.53%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.02%) Groovy
6 4 (7.02%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) DCL
8 1 (1.75%) XPath
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.75%) AWK
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
8 1 (1.75%) VBA
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.53%) MCSE
4 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) VCP5
6 3 (5.26%) CISM
6 3 (5.26%) CISSP
7 2 (3.51%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.75%) MCSA
8 1 (1.75%) CCNP
8 1 (1.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.02%) iptables
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.26%) vSphere
5 2 (3.51%) Firmware
5 2 (3.51%) KVM
5 2 (3.51%) Docker
6 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Puppet
2 6 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.75%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) VMware
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.56%) HP
4 11 (19.30%) Cisco
5 9 (15.79%) IBM
5 9 (15.79%) EMC
6 8 (14.04%) Veritas
7 7 (12.28%) Oracle
8 6 (10.53%) Novell
9 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.02%) Symantec
11 3 (5.26%) Informatica
11 3 (5.26%) NetApp
11 3 (5.26%) Dell
12 2 (3.51%) Fujitsu
13 1 (1.75%) F5
13 1 (1.75%) Lumesse
13 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.75%) Sophos
13 1 (1.75%) Perforce
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London, North Greenwich
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
East London
Pontoon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
East London
Pontoon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago