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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 139 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing VMS 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.083% 0.31% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 1.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £55,000 £85,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+40.12% -1.87%
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
670 691 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.95% 30.47% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 458 534 464
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) JDBC
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) XQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (25.00%) WPA
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) 802.11
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) AnthillPro
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JBehave
1 2 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) FreeMarker
1 2 (50.00%) Taglibs
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Website Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
1 2 (50.00%) XQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) XPath
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CWNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Nmap
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft