The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 178 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £25,182 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +55.73%
VMS
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
771 897 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.26% 24.78% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 633 742 822
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VMS Salary Trend in Manchester

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) iManage
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) WMI
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQLPlus
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) ICT Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) ICT Support
2 2 (50.00%) ICT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) iManage
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware