The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 159 - 163
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMS 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% - 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £48,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +29.33%
VMS
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
726 733 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.58% 23.82% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 433 436 580
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

VMS Salary Trend in Scotland

VMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh - 4 £47,500 -
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 4 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 4 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef