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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 236 250 260
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMS 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.075% 0.028% 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £31,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+50.79% -11.26%
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
1627 1719 1952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.29% 24.37% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1421 1652
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
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 31 March 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
Lancashire - 5 £47,500 -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) AIX
1 5 (50.00%) HPUX
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) Ingres
1 5 (50.00%) SMS
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) EMC
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) Novell
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas
1 5 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) AS400
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SMS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
1 5 (50.00%) Ingres
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Server Support
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) AIX
1 5 (50.00%) HPUX
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) EMC
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Novell
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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