The table below looks at the statistics for VMFS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMFS over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Virtual Machine File System (VMFS)
Rank 894 - 869
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMFS 1 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% - 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.008% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 18
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £55,000

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13153 11445 11476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.53% 10.50% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11103 9553 9888
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

VMFS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMFS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMFS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMFS
Salary Trend

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

VMFS Salary Trend in the UK

VMFS
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMFS within the UK over the 3 months to 20 November 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
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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
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
England - 1 - -

VMFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VMFS 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 VMFS.

1 19 (100.00%) HP
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
1 19 (100.00%) NetApp
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (89.47%) Capacity Planning
2 17 (89.47%) vCloud
2 17 (89.47%) Capacity Management
2 17 (89.47%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (89.47%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (89.47%) EMC
2 17 (89.47%) Client/Server
3 15 (78.95%) SLA
3 15 (78.95%) e-Health
3 15 (78.95%) CA
3 15 (78.95%) Change Management
3 15 (78.95%) VMware Server
4 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (63.16%) Degree
5 10 (52.63%) DMZ
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
8 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Replication
8 2 (10.53%) Windows

VMFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 17 (89.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (52.63%) DMZ
3 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Technical Specialist
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Client/Server
2 15 (78.95%) e-Health
3 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Capacity Planning
1 17 (89.47%) Capacity Management
1 17 (89.47%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (78.95%) Change Management
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (89.47%) vCloud
3 15 (78.95%) VMware Server
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) HP
1 19 (100.00%) NetApp
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) EMC
3 15 (78.95%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft