The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 585 635 665
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +30
Permanent jobs citing VMS 35 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.058% 0.033%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 14
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £72,500 £60,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £62,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +78.57%
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
9976 11971 13233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.32% 26.92% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8744 10297 11392
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

VMS Salary Histogram in London

VMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +55 4 £58,750 +11.90%
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for VMS.

1 25 (37.31%) SQL
2 24 (35.82%) Java
2 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
3 21 (31.34%) VMware
3 21 (31.34%) HTML
3 21 (31.34%) CSS
3 21 (31.34%) Windows
3 21 (31.34%) HTML5
4 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (28.36%) Web Services
5 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.87%) Linux
6 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
7 17 (25.37%) Cisco
7 17 (25.37%) Sass
8 16 (23.88%) Hyper-V
8 16 (23.88%) CSS3
9 15 (22.39%) Open Source
9 15 (22.39%) Degree
9 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
9 15 (22.39%) VMware ESX
9 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (20.90%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
10 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (19.40%) ITIL
11 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.94%) IIS
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
2 6 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) nginx
3 4 (5.97%) JBoss
3 4 (5.97%) WildFly
4 1 (1.49%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.49%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.42%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (8.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (8.96%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (8.96%) CloudFront
4 5 (7.46%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.97%) Office 365
6 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.99%) SaaS
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (13.43%) iSCSI
2 5 (7.46%) DHCP
2 5 (7.46%) DNS
2 5 (7.46%) Firewall
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.97%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.97%) VLAN
3 4 (5.97%) VPN
4 3 (4.48%) Network Security
5 2 (2.99%) DVB
5 2 (2.99%) SAN
5 2 (2.99%) WebEx
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) Vagrant
3 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.43%) Grunt
5 8 (11.94%) Capybara
5 8 (11.94%) JUnit
5 8 (11.94%) Selenium
5 8 (11.94%) TestNG
6 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.99%) Gradle
7 2 (2.99%) gulp
7 2 (2.99%) Maven
7 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.99%) Subversion
7 2 (2.99%) webpack
8 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Automotive
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Billing
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Law
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Back Office
5 2 (2.99%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.99%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) French Language
5 2 (2.99%) German Language
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Developer
2 9 (13.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (10.45%) Administrator
4 7 (10.45%) DBA
4 7 (10.45%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (10.45%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (10.45%) HTML Developer
4 7 (10.45%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.46%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Junior
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.97%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) CSS
1 21 (31.34%) HTML
1 21 (31.34%) HTML5
2 19 (28.36%) Web Services
3 17 (25.37%) Sass
4 16 (23.88%) CSS3
5 14 (20.90%) AngularJS
6 12 (17.91%) Hibernate
7 10 (14.93%) Node.js
8 9 (13.43%) jQuery
8 9 (13.43%) RESTful
9 8 (11.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (7.46%) CGI
10 5 (7.46%) REST
11 4 (5.97%) .NET
11 4 (5.97%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (5.97%) Backbone.js
11 4 (5.97%) JMS
11 4 (5.97%) RESTEasy
11 4 (5.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.91%) VCE vBlock
3 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.46%) Clustering
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.48%) CMDB
6 3 (4.48%) Fintech
7 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.99%) W3C
8 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Linux
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.91%) Windows 2000
4 12 (17.91%) Windows NT
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.99%) CentOS
7 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.49%) Android
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) OpenVMS
8 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (22.39%) Open Source
2 13 (19.40%) ITIL
3 12 (17.91%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 12 (17.91%) Migration
4 11 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
4 11 (16.42%) Time Management
5 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.93%) TDD
6 9 (13.43%) DevOps
6 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.43%) Software Delivery
7 8 (11.94%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (11.94%) Front End Development
7 8 (11.94%) Progressive Enhancement
7 8 (11.94%) Web Application Development
8 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
8 7 (10.45%) BDD
8 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) SQL
2 24 (35.82%) Java
2 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.96%) Perl
4 6 (8.96%) Ruby
5 4 (5.97%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) Groovy
5 4 (5.97%) PHP
6 3 (4.48%) VB
7 2 (2.99%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 11 (16.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.49%) CISM
3 1 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
1 3 (4.48%) SAS 70
1 3 (4.48%) SSAE 16
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Hyper-V
2 15 (22.39%) VMware ESX
3 14 (20.90%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (17.91%) vCloud
5 12 (17.91%) vSphere
5 12 (17.91%) XenDesktop
6 11 (16.42%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (13.43%) NFS
8 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
9 2 (2.99%) Docker
10 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.49%) UAG
10 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.49%) Xen
10 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) vMotion
2 9 (13.43%) Puppet
3 8 (11.94%) Ansible
4 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (8.96%) Fluentd
5 6 (8.96%) Grafana
5 6 (8.96%) Graphite
5 6 (8.96%) HAProxy
5 6 (8.96%) Kibana
5 6 (8.96%) StatsD
6 4 (5.97%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (5.97%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.99%) Packer
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) VMware
2 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.37%) Cisco
4 12 (17.91%) Citrix
4 12 (17.91%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.97%) Intel Security
6 4 (5.97%) SAP
6 4 (5.97%) SonicWALL
6 4 (5.97%) Symantec
7 3 (4.48%) Google
8 1 (1.49%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) ESRI
8 1 (1.49%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas