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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVMS
Rank - 884 882
Permanent jobs citing OpenVMS 0 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.033% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Average salary - £58,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £57,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.30%

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
31316 30398 32233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.19% 27.38% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 26082 25570 27790
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (100.00%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Reuters
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (66.67%) CQG
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) AWK
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Adabas
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Operator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) AWK
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) DCL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Reuters
1 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
1 2 (66.67%) CQG