The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 634 580 632
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +52
Permanent jobs citing VMS 28 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.068% 0.071%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 29
Average salary £58,250 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.05% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,550 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.88% -15.00%
Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13587 12051 15007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.38% 26.52% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11511 10297 13078
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
VMS
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 3 £58,000 +16.00%
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
4 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
4 16 (37.21%) Finance
5 15 (34.88%) Linux
6 14 (32.56%) SQL
7 12 (27.91%) VMware
7 12 (27.91%) QA
7 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
8 11 (25.58%) Retail
8 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
9 10 (23.26%) Time Management
10 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (20.93%) Release Management
10 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
10 9 (20.93%) Guidewire
10 9 (20.93%) Identity Management
10 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (20.93%) Publishing
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
10 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
10 9 (20.93%) webMethods
11 7 (16.28%) SAN
11 7 (16.28%) EMC

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
1 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.28%) IIS
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (2.33%) Drupal
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Confluence
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.33%) WordPress
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Findur
2 1 (2.33%) SunGard Panorama
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) VLAN
3 4 (9.30%) FCoE
4 3 (6.98%) NAS
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) BGP
6 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.33%) DHCP
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
6 1 (2.33%) Intranet
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Big Data
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) OLAP
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Redis
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.63%) Subversion
2 4 (9.30%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.65%) Ant
4 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.65%) Hudson
4 2 (4.65%) YouTrack
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Retail
3 9 (20.93%) Publishing
4 5 (11.63%) Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.33%) German Language
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Environment Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Operations Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Senior DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.65%) WSH
3 2 (4.65%) CSS
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Ajax
3 2 (4.65%) Django
3 2 (4.65%) jQuery
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Kindle
3 1 (2.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX
5 2 (4.65%) Android
5 2 (4.65%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.33%) AIX
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) OpenVMS
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
2 10 (23.26%) Time Management
3 9 (20.93%) Release Management
3 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Identity Management
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.30%) Workflow
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Product Management
5 4 (9.30%) Analytics
5 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.98%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) WFM
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) PowerShell
3 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.28%) Java
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) AWK
7 2 (4.65%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) VBScript
7 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) XPath
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) DCL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (13.95%) vSphere
3 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
3 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.98%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.65%) KVM
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Xen
6 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Nagios
2 2 (4.65%) OSSEC
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (4.65%) CA LISA
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) VMware
3 9 (20.93%) Guidewire
3 9 (20.93%) webMethods
4 7 (16.28%) EMC
4 7 (16.28%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle
6 3 (6.98%) Actimize
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Tripwire
7 2 (4.65%) Perforce
7 2 (4.65%) OpenLink
7 2 (4.65%) CA
7 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.65%) Netezza
7 2 (4.65%) Vertica
7 2 (4.65%) Peoplefluent
7 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow