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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank - 158 148
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.15% 0.035%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.53% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £42,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
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
726 952 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.17% 27.82% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 435 604 439
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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