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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 250 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing VMS 3 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.044% 0.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 1.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 0
Average salary £43,500 £34,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%
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
1610 1742 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.56% 23.41% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1418 1519
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Manchester -3 3 £43,500 +26.08% 2
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) PBX
2 3 (75.00%) PSTN
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Kamailio
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (75.00%) Sensu
2 3 (75.00%) Opsview
2 3 (75.00%) Graphite
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) PBX
1 3 (75.00%) PSTN
1 3 (75.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (25.00%) SMS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Ingres
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SUSE
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (75.00%) Opsview
1 3 (75.00%) Graphite
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Novell
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 15 days ago