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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 229 245 249
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMS 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.057% 0.12% 0.030%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.40% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1360 1741 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.01% 29.69% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1581 1452
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

VMS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VMS Salary Trend in the South West

VMS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMS across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

VMS Salary Histogram in the South West

VMS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 2 £60,000 -
Bristol +7 1 £37,500 +15.38%
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for VMS.

1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) VLAN
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) SAN
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Dell
4 6 (37.50%) EMC
4 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (37.50%) Office 365
4 6 (37.50%) EMC VNX
4 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (37.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (37.50%) vSphere
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (37.50%) Change Control
5 5 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) CCNP
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) VLAN
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (12.50%) Server Support
3 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Change Control
1 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
6 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 6 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Dell
2 6 (37.50%) EMC