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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 427 443 407
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -36
Permanent jobs citing VMS 14 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.069% 0.052% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.19% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 25
Average salary £60,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £44,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £31,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -24.84%
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
6007 6283 6556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.50% 27.42% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5051 5306 5653
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
East Sussex - 6 £55,000 -
Surrey +22 3 £60,000 +100.00%
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (78.79%) DB2
1 26 (78.79%) IBM
1 26 (78.79%) HP
2 25 (75.76%) SAN
2 25 (75.76%) SQL
3 21 (63.64%) VMware
4 20 (60.61%) Avaya
4 20 (60.61%) Firewall
4 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (60.61%) iSeries
4 20 (60.61%) Unified Communications
4 20 (60.61%) VoIP
4 20 (60.61%) WAN
4 20 (60.61%) LAN
4 20 (60.61%) Project Management
4 20 (60.61%) 3PAR
5 19 (57.58%) BYOD
5 19 (57.58%) Data Centre
5 19 (57.58%) MPLS
5 19 (57.58%) VPN
5 19 (57.58%) vSphere
5 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (54.55%) Management Information System
6 18 (54.55%) Service Delivery
6 18 (54.55%) Migration
6 18 (54.55%) SaaS
6 18 (54.55%) PaaS
6 18 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (54.55%) Degree

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.03%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) SaaS
1 18 (54.55%) PaaS
1 18 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
1 18 (54.55%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) SAN
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) Unified Communications
2 20 (60.61%) VoIP
2 20 (60.61%) WAN
2 20 (60.61%) LAN
3 19 (57.58%) MPLS
3 19 (57.58%) VPN
4 6 (18.18%) SMS
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) DB2
2 6 (18.18%) Ingres
3 1 (3.03%) MarkLogic
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) JBehave
1 1 (3.03%) AnthillPro
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Technical Manager
1 18 (54.55%) Engineering Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.06%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) RESTful
1 1 (3.03%) Taglibs
1 1 (3.03%) Ajax
1 1 (3.03%) FreeMarker
1 1 (3.03%) Spring
1 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.03%) JDBC
1 1 (3.03%) JSP
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) iSeries
2 19 (57.58%) BYOD
2 19 (57.58%) Data Centre
3 18 (54.55%) Management Information System
3 18 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 18 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 6 (18.18%) AS400
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) AIX
2 6 (18.18%) HPUX
2 6 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Project Management
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 18 (54.55%) Migration
3 18 (54.55%) Mentoring
4 17 (51.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Logistics
6 2 (6.06%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Information Retrieval
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Website Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) Groovy
3 1 (3.03%) XPath
3 1 (3.03%) XQuery
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 18 (54.55%) Degree
1 18 (54.55%) CCNA
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (54.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (57.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Graphite
3 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) collectd
3 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) IBM
1 26 (78.79%) HP
2 21 (63.64%) VMware
3 20 (60.61%) Avaya
3 20 (60.61%) 3PAR
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 6 (18.18%) EMC
6 6 (18.18%) Novell
6 6 (18.18%) Veritas
7 3 (9.09%) SAP
8 2 (6.06%) Peoplefluent
8 2 (6.06%) Lumesse
9 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft