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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 237 237 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing VMS 3 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.046% 0.17% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 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
1513 1744 1852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.15% 24.50% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1447 1596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 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 +9 3 £43,500 +26.08% 1
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) AS400
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) Ingres
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SMS
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Novell
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 4 (57.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) GSM
3 3 (42.86%) PBX
3 3 (42.86%) PSTN
3 3 (42.86%) SUSE

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (100.00%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SMS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (42.86%) GSM
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) Ingres
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
1 4 (57.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) SUSE
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) HAProxy
2 3 (42.86%) Opsview
2 3 (42.86%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Novell
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
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