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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
England / South East
Rank 367 426 431
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMS 18 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 15
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £85,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.51%

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
4123 5676 6166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.05% 29.02% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3519 4921 5054
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,772 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,450
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 6 £25,000 -
Berkshire +40 3 £50,000 -41.17%
West Sussex +2 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Hampshire - 3 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £56,250 -
Surrey +36 1 £32,500 -40.90%
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VMS.

1 11 (39.29%) Windows
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
1 11 (39.29%) Scrum
2 10 (35.71%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) Unix
3 9 (32.14%) Nagios
3 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Perl
4 8 (28.57%) PHP
4 8 (28.57%) SAP
5 7 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) C
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 7 (25.00%) Puppet
5 7 (25.00%) DevOps
6 6 (21.43%) NetVault Backup
6 6 (21.43%) HP SIM
6 6 (21.43%) Wall Street Systems
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (21.43%) RSA SecurID
6 6 (21.43%) VAX
6 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
6 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
6 6 (21.43%) Solaris
6 6 (21.43%) OpenView
6 6 (21.43%) HP
6 6 (21.43%) SLA

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Drupal
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) CATIA
1 4 (14.29%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Teamcenter
2 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) VoIP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) LDAP
2 3 (10.71%) SSL
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
1 3 (10.71%) Trac
1 3 (10.71%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Financial Institution
3 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Support
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) CSS3
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) AS400
1 6 (21.43%) RSA SecurID
1 6 (21.43%) VAX
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 4 (14.29%) PMI
3 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Unix
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
4 3 (10.71%) Android
4 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Scrum
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) CAD
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) ERP
4 4 (14.29%) PLM
5 3 (10.71%) Build Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Kanban
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C++
2 8 (28.57%) Perl
2 8 (28.57%) PHP
3 7 (25.00%) C
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) AWK
6 4 (14.29%) Korn
6 4 (14.29%) VBScript
7 3 (10.71%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 4 (14.29%) PMP
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCAD
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Nagios
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
3 6 (21.43%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (21.43%) Control-M
3 6 (21.43%) HP SIM
3 6 (21.43%) Legato
3 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
3 6 (21.43%) Netcool
3 6 (21.43%) NetVault Backup
3 6 (21.43%) OpenView
3 6 (21.43%) Tivoli
3 6 (21.43%) Tivoli NetView
4 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (10.71%) collectd
5 3 (10.71%) FreeIPA
5 3 (10.71%) Graphite
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) SAP
3 6 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) IBM
3 6 (21.43%) Remedy
3 6 (21.43%) Veritas
3 6 (21.43%) Wall Street Systems
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.57%) Cognizant