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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank - 144 136
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.45% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £55,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £48,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +29.33%
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
594 668 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.05% 28.11% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 540 463 528
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 10 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) SMS
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SMS
2 2 (40.00%) Value-Added Service
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) VAS Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL Certification