The first table below looks at the demand for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VMS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-24.70% -15.00%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1553 1591 1389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.43% 29.06% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1396 1219
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,450 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
VMS
England

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Intranet
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sun