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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 254 - 265
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMS 6 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% - 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Median salary £50,000 - £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1547 1564 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.78% 25.40% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1253 1607
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VMS Salary Trend in the North West

VMS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Merseyside - 5 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 North West region with a requirement for VMS.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Private Cloud
3 5 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (22.22%) PaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
5 2 (22.22%) IaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Azure Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
1 5 (55.56%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (55.56%) Private Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft