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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank - 141 136
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%
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
614 719 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.71% 30.30% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 469 511 583
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) collectd
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Graphite

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) collectd
1 1 (100.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace