The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVMS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenVMS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVMS
Rank 901 858 889
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +31
Permanent jobs citing OpenVMS 3 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.010% 0.044% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 11
Average salary £26,500 £38,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.26% -28.63%
UK excluding London average salary - £32,000 £53,250
% change year-on-year
- -39.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31343 29579 32646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.21% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25998 25172 27933
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

OpenVMS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OpenVMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenVMS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the UK.

OpenVMS Salary Trend in the UK

OpenVMS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenVMS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

OpenVMS Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenVMS
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
London -8 3 £26,500 -59.07%
England -23 3 £26,500 -30.26%

OpenVMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS.

1 8 (66.67%) COBOL
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) XML
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 8 (66.67%) Toad
1 8 (66.67%) SLA
1 8 (66.67%) ProC
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
1 8 (66.67%) Ajax
1 8 (66.67%) Business Development
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) VMS
3 2 (16.67%) CQG
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Reuters
3 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) SUSE

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (66.67%) Toad
1 8 (66.67%) ProC
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Operator
4 1 (8.33%) Junior PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) XML
1 8 (66.67%) Ajax
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) SUSE
2 2 (16.67%) Debian
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Development
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) COBOL
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) AWK
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) DCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 8 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) CQG
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Reuters
2 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg