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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 236 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMS 14 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.067% 0.033%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 2
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £62,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +81.15%
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
1519 1758 1677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.22% 29.66% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1524 1420
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,479
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%

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
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 1 October 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
Somerset - 8 £34,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) VLAN
1 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) MS Office
3 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Dell
3 6 (33.33%) EMC
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (33.33%) Change Control
3 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (33.33%) vSphere
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (33.33%) Office 365
3 6 (33.33%) EMC VNX
4 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) VLAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) 2G
4 2 (11.11%) 3G
4 2 (11.11%) 4G
4 2 (11.11%) MGW
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Software Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Change Control
1 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (27.78%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Fault Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 6 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
1 6 (33.33%) Dell
1 6 (33.33%) EMC
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft