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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 582 592 592
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing VMS 28 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.046% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 16
Average salary £48,750 £48,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.03% +13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
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
11871 12158 12077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.28% 27.96% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10088 10169 10317
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +11 4 £55,000 -5.17% 2
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) Windows
3 20 (37.04%) VMware
4 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.63%) Linux
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 14 (25.93%) Finance
6 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 12 (22.22%) .NET
7 12 (22.22%) Oracle
7 12 (22.22%) C#
7 12 (22.22%) Cisco
7 12 (22.22%) HP
8 11 (20.37%) SAN
8 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
8 11 (20.37%) HTML
8 11 (20.37%) CSS
8 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
8 11 (20.37%) MVC
8 11 (20.37%) TDD
8 11 (20.37%) Scrum
8 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
8 11 (20.37%) Degree
8 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (20.37%) vSphere
8 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (20.37%) BDD

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (14.81%) Apache
1 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Route 53
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) SAN
2 7 (12.96%) Firewall
3 6 (11.11%) LAN
4 5 (9.26%) SMS
4 5 (9.26%) WAN
4 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
5 4 (7.41%) VPN
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.56%) DHCP
6 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.70%) DAB
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) Intranet
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) DB2
2 5 (9.26%) Ingres
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) ProC
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Law
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Design Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Electrical Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) .NET
1 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 11 (20.37%) CSS
2 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (20.37%) HTML5
2 11 (20.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 11 (20.37%) CSS3
2 11 (20.37%) AngularJS
2 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
2 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 5 (9.26%) WPF
4 1 (1.85%) Django
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Mainframe
1 5 (9.26%) AS400
1 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Replication
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) CCTV
4 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) VAX
5 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.85%) Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Solaris
4 6 (11.11%) HPUX
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) AIX
5 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) UNIX
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) Debian
7 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) TDD
2 11 (20.37%) Scrum
2 11 (20.37%) MVC
2 11 (20.37%) BDD
3 5 (9.26%) Workflow
3 5 (9.26%) Service Management
3 5 (9.26%) SOA
4 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.56%) ITIL
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.70%) High Availability
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.85%) ERP
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) C++
4 4 (7.41%) C
5 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.56%) VBScript
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) AWK
7 1 (1.85%) DCL
7 1 (1.85%) Korn
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.70%) VCP4
4 1 (1.85%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.85%) OCP
4 1 (1.85%) OCA
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) vSphere
3 5 (9.26%) XenApp
4 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.70%) vCloud
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.85%) KVM
5 1 (1.85%) LXC
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.85%) Xen
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.85%) Control-M
4 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) VMware
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.22%) HP
3 12 (22.22%) Oracle
3 12 (22.22%) Cisco
4 10 (18.52%) EMC
5 6 (11.11%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) Veritas
6 5 (9.26%) Fidessa
6 5 (9.26%) IBM
6 5 (9.26%) Novell
6 5 (9.26%) Xamarin
7 3 (5.56%) Symantec
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) Progress
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) Sun
9 1 (1.85%) BMC
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