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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 244 241 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing VMS 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.058% 0.015% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.059% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.56% -1.87%
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
1827 1687 1952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.51% 25.56% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1459 1726
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 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
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Manchester -13 1 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £48,500 - 2
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (94.44%) Change Control
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) MCTS
2 10 (55.56%) MCITP
2 10 (55.56%) Change Management
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 2000
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (50.00%) CCA
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) DB2
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Novell
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas
5 1 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Ingres

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Ingres
General
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Server Support
1 17 (94.44%) Support Engineer
1 17 (94.44%) Server Engineer
1 17 (94.44%) Server Support Engineer
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server Engineer
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Architect
2 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 2000
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) HPUX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Change Control
2 10 (55.56%) Change Management
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (55.56%) MCTS
1 10 (55.56%) MCITP
2 9 (50.00%) CCA
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 9 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Novell
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 24 days ago