The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 254 244 235
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMS 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.14% 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.51% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +49.12%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.88% -15.00%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1785 1971 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 26.85% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1665 1680
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
VMS
England

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 1 - -
Cheshire -7 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VAX
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) VAX
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago