The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 431 457 420
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -37
Permanent jobs citing VMS 18 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.085% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 24
Average salary £62,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £66,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -17.64%
VMS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6264 6485 6610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.49% 27.70% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5285 5471 5717
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

VMS Salary Trend in the South East

VMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VMS Salary Histogram in the South East

VMS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
Surrey +16 12 £62,500 +38.88%
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (59.46%) DB2
1 22 (59.46%) IBM
1 22 (59.46%) HP
2 21 (56.76%) SAN
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) VMware
4 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (43.24%) iSeries
4 16 (43.24%) Unified Communications
4 16 (43.24%) 3PAR
4 16 (43.24%) LAN
4 16 (43.24%) VoIP
4 16 (43.24%) WAN
4 16 (43.24%) Avaya
4 16 (43.24%) Project Management
4 16 (43.24%) Firewall
5 15 (40.54%) MPLS
5 15 (40.54%) VPN
5 15 (40.54%) BYOD
5 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
5 15 (40.54%) vSphere
6 14 (37.84%) SaaS
6 14 (37.84%) PaaS
6 14 (37.84%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (37.84%) Degree
6 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
6 14 (37.84%) Migration
6 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (37.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (37.84%) Mentoring

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 6 (16.22%) Apache
1 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
1 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) SAP SD
2 4 (10.81%) SAP CS
3 3 (8.11%) SAP PLM
3 3 (8.11%) SAP MM
3 3 (8.11%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Cloud Computing
1 14 (37.84%) SaaS
1 14 (37.84%) PaaS
1 14 (37.84%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) SAN
2 16 (43.24%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Unified Communications
2 16 (43.24%) VoIP
2 16 (43.24%) WAN
2 16 (43.24%) LAN
3 15 (40.54%) VPN
3 15 (40.54%) MPLS
4 6 (16.22%) SMS
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) DB2
2 6 (16.22%) Ingres
General
1 12 (32.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Engineering Manager
1 14 (37.84%) Technical Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.41%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Support Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) iSeries
2 15 (40.54%) BYOD
2 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
3 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
3 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (16.22%) AS400
4 6 (16.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) AIX
2 6 (16.22%) HPUX
2 6 (16.22%) Solaris
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Project Management
2 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
2 14 (37.84%) Migration
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (37.84%) Mentoring
3 9 (24.32%) Logistics
4 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) PLM
6 2 (5.41%) Release Management
6 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) MCSE
1 14 (37.84%) CCNA
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (40.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) collectd
2 1 (2.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) IBM
1 22 (59.46%) HP
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 16 (43.24%) 3PAR
3 16 (43.24%) Avaya
4 12 (32.43%) SAP
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco
6 6 (16.22%) Novell
6 6 (16.22%) Veritas
6 6 (16.22%) EMC
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) Lumesse
7 2 (5.41%) Peoplefluent
8 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft