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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
England / South West
Rank 226 251 240
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMS 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.017% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.057% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -23.71%

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
1111 1758 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.31% 30.31% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1548 1408
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,820
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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
Gloucestershire -3 2 £60,000 +71.42%
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 West region with a requirement for VMS.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy

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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) BigQuery
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Fedora
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) AWK
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) iptables
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Talend
4 1 (12.50%) VMware