The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 139 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing VMS 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.48% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 1.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £52,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +54.41%
VMS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
705 676 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.02% 29.29% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 515 544 518
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,550 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMS
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the Reading region.

VMS Salary Trend in Reading

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) HP StorageWorks
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) 802.11
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) WPA
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CWNA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Nmap
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle