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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 597 633 589
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -44
Permanent jobs citing VMS 32 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.053% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 35
Average salary £48,500 £59,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.14% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £73,750 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -22.50%
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
12426 13416 12249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.91% 27.25% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10668 11363 10474
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +37 6 £55,000 -5.17% 2
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (41.38%) VMware
2 23 (39.66%) Windows
3 22 (37.93%) Linux
4 18 (31.03%) SQL
5 16 (27.59%) HP
6 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
7 14 (24.14%) Degree
7 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (22.41%) Oracle
8 13 (22.41%) Finance
8 13 (22.41%) SAN
9 12 (20.69%) Cisco
10 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
11 10 (17.24%) Solaris
12 9 (15.52%) EMC
12 9 (15.52%) Mainframe
12 9 (15.52%) Firewall
12 9 (15.52%) vSphere
13 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.79%) Cryptography
13 8 (13.79%) Information Security
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.79%) DNS
13 8 (13.79%) Apache
13 8 (13.79%) ITIL
14 7 (12.07%) HPUX
14 7 (12.07%) DHCP
14 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
14 7 (12.07%) LAN
14 7 (12.07%) AS400

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (18.97%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.79%) Apache
3 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
4 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Route 53
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) SAN
2 9 (15.52%) Firewall
3 8 (13.79%) DNS
4 7 (12.07%) LAN
4 7 (12.07%) DHCP
5 6 (10.34%) SMS
5 6 (10.34%) WAN
6 4 (6.90%) LDAP
6 4 (6.90%) Internet
7 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.45%) DAB
8 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.45%) VPN
9 1 (1.72%) BGP
9 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) DB2
1 6 (10.34%) Ingres
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Hudson
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) YouTrack
3 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.72%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Ant
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Law
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (12.07%) Analyst
2 6 (10.34%) Architect
2 6 (10.34%) Developer
2 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) QA Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Electrical Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Linux Technician
4 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
1 1 (1.72%) SOAP
1 1 (1.72%) WSH
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
1 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.72%) WPF
1 1 (1.72%) Django
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.72%) HTML5
1 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.72%) REST
1 1 (1.72%) CSS3
1 1 (1.72%) Regular Expression
1 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.72%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Mainframe
2 8 (13.79%) Cryptography
3 7 (12.07%) AS400
4 6 (10.34%) Open Source
5 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.17%) Clustering
7 3 (5.17%) CCTV
7 3 (5.17%) Replication
7 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.45%) Hedge funds
8 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
9 1 (1.72%) CMDB
9 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Linux
3 10 (17.24%) Solaris
4 7 (12.07%) HPUX
5 6 (10.34%) AIX
6 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.17%) UNIX
9 2 (3.45%) Debian
9 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) ITIL
1 8 (13.79%) Information Security
1 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (10.34%) Workflow
3 6 (10.34%) Service Management
3 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
4 5 (8.62%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
4 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.90%) OO
5 4 (6.90%) Change Control
5 4 (6.90%) Security Architecture
6 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.17%) Computer Security
6 3 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (5.17%) Security Management
7 2 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C++
3 5 (8.62%) C
3 5 (8.62%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) Python
3 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.90%) VBScript
4 4 (6.90%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) AWK
6 1 (1.72%) XPath
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) CISM
4 3 (5.17%) CISSP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) OCP
5 1 (1.72%) OCA
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.52%) vSphere
4 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.90%) iptables
6 2 (3.45%) XenApp
7 1 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.72%) vCloud
7 1 (1.72%) KVM
7 1 (1.72%) LXC
7 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.17%) SCOM
3 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.72%) Control-M
5 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) VMware
2 16 (27.59%) HP
3 13 (22.41%) Oracle
4 12 (20.69%) Cisco
5 9 (15.52%) EMC
6 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.07%) Veritas
8 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.34%) IBM
8 6 (10.34%) Symantec
8 6 (10.34%) Novell
9 5 (8.62%) Fidessa
10 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.17%) Citrix
11 2 (3.45%) NetApp
11 2 (3.45%) Progress
11 2 (3.45%) Dell
11 2 (3.45%) Zerto
11 2 (3.45%) F5
12 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TRG
Salary: 35000-60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
Vitabiotics
Salary: Negotiable + review
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
Vitabiotics
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago