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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 784 785 822
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +37
Permanent jobs citing VMS 111 101 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.093% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 83 78 48
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -18.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -22.22%

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
30649 29466 32389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.24% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25341 25132 27673
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMS
Salary Trend

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

VMS Salary Trend in the UK

VMS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

VMS Salary Histogram in the UK

VMS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
England -9 102 £37,500 -11.76% 5
South East +4 40 £62,500 +13.63% 2
London -6 24 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Surrey +6 15 £66,000 +140.00%
Berkshire +2 15 £30,000 -45.45% 2
North West - 13 £34,500 - 1
East of England -16 12 £27,500 +7.84%
West Midlands -19 10 £33,750 +3.84%
Slough - 9 £30,000 - 1
Cheshire - 7 £34,500 -
City of London +6 6 £55,000 -24.13%
Bedfordshire - 6 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
Watford - 6 - -
Manchester - 6 £34,500 - 1
Bedford - 6 £27,500 -
Kent +9 5 £62,500 +73.61%
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
Knutsford - 5 £34,500 -
County Londonderry - 5 - -
East Sussex -5 4 £34,500 -37.27%
Reading -12 4 - - 1
Brighton - 4 £34,500 -
South West -23 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Bristol - 3 £37,500 -
Dover - 3 £62,500 -
Warwick - 2 £44,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £44,000 -
Scotland -5 1 £34,000 -39.28%
Guildford -5 1 £30,000 +9.09%

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 97 (53.89%) Windows
2 93 (51.67%) VMware
3 67 (37.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (32.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (31.11%) Finance
6 55 (30.56%) Citrix
7 54 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (27.22%) SAN
9 48 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (26.67%) Linux
10 47 (26.11%) DNS
11 46 (25.56%) Firewall
12 45 (25.00%) vSphere
13 43 (23.89%) LAN
13 43 (23.89%) WAN
14 42 (23.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 41 (22.78%) ITIL
16 40 (22.22%) DHCP
17 38 (21.11%) VPN
18 34 (18.89%) Manufacturing
19 33 (18.33%) Backup Exec
19 33 (18.33%) UNIX
20 32 (17.78%) Symantec
20 32 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 30 (16.67%) SAP
22 29 (16.11%) MCSE
22 29 (16.11%) Change Management
23 26 (14.44%) Wi-Fi
23 26 (14.44%) VMware ESX
24 25 (13.89%) Microsoft

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 24 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
1 24 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (8.89%) Apache
3 10 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.67%) nginx
5 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.11%) IIS
6 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (12.78%) MS Office
1 23 (12.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (8.89%) SAP SD
1 16 (8.89%) SAP PP
2 11 (6.11%) SAP PLM
3 7 (3.89%) SAP QM
4 5 (2.78%) SAP SCM
5 2 (1.11%) SAP PS
5 2 (1.11%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 49 (27.22%) SAN
2 47 (26.11%) DNS
3 46 (25.56%) Firewall
4 43 (23.89%) LAN
4 43 (23.89%) WAN
5 40 (22.22%) DHCP
6 38 (21.11%) VPN
7 26 (14.44%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (13.89%) TCP/IP
9 14 (7.78%) VLAN
10 9 (5.00%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.78%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.22%) Wireless
14 3 (1.67%) BGP
14 3 (1.67%) VoIP
14 3 (1.67%) FTP
14 3 (1.67%) PBX
15 2 (1.11%) SSL
15 2 (1.11%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.44%) MySQL
4 5 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (1.11%) Ingres
5 2 (1.11%) Adabas
5 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.67%) Toad
2 3 (1.67%) Subversion
2 3 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (31.11%) Finance
2 34 (18.89%) Manufacturing
3 16 (8.89%) Retail
4 10 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.44%) Banking
6 4 (2.22%) German Language
6 4 (2.22%) Marketing
6 4 (2.22%) Electronics
6 4 (2.22%) Advertising
6 4 (2.22%) Automotive
7 2 (1.11%) Law
7 2 (1.11%) Legal
7 2 (1.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 39 (21.67%) Support Engineer
2 31 (17.22%) Administrator
3 29 (16.11%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (15.56%) Server Support
4 28 (15.56%) Server Engineer
5 27 (15.00%) Analyst
6 24 (13.33%) Network Engineer
6 24 (13.33%) Network Support
7 22 (12.22%) Server Support Engineer
7 22 (12.22%) Windows Server Engineer
7 22 (12.22%) Windows Support Engineer
8 20 (11.11%) Support Analyst
9 18 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (7.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 14 (7.78%) Consultant
11 14 (7.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 14 (7.78%) Linux Administrator
11 14 (7.78%) PC Support
11 14 (7.78%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.56%) HTML
1 10 (5.56%) .NET
1 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 10 (5.56%) CSS
1 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (5.56%) HTML5
1 10 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 10 (5.56%) CSS3
1 10 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
1 10 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.22%) WPF
2 4 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (1.11%) J2EE
4 1 (0.56%) COM
4 1 (0.56%) EJB
4 1 (0.56%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) JMS
4 1 (0.56%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 24 (13.33%) SecurID
2 13 (7.22%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.67%) Clustering
4 11 (6.11%) EqualLogic
5 7 (3.89%) VAX
6 6 (3.33%) Handset
7 3 (1.67%) Replication
7 3 (1.67%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Tandem
9 1 (0.56%) iSeries
9 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.56%) DTV
9 1 (0.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 97 (53.89%) Windows
2 67 (37.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (32.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (26.67%) Linux
5 33 (18.33%) UNIX
6 32 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 24 (13.33%) Android
7 24 (13.33%) Windows Phone 8
7 24 (13.33%) Windows Phone
8 19 (10.56%) Windows 2000
9 18 (10.00%) Solaris
10 16 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (6.11%) CentOS
11 11 (6.11%) SUSE
12 9 (5.00%) Windows 8
13 8 (4.44%) Debian
13 8 (4.44%) Ubuntu
13 8 (4.44%) Windows XP
14 6 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.78%) ITIL
2 29 (16.11%) Change Management
3 22 (12.22%) Change Control
4 17 (9.44%) Logistics
5 12 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.11%) PLM
7 10 (5.56%) TDD
7 10 (5.56%) Scrum
7 10 (5.56%) MVC
7 10 (5.56%) BDD
8 9 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 8 (4.44%) Release Management
9 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.89%) Project Management
10 7 (3.89%) Line Management
11 6 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.33%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.33%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.89%) SQL
2 13 (7.22%) Shell Script
3 10 (5.56%) C#
3 10 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.00%) C
5 8 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.89%) Perl
7 6 (3.33%) AWK
7 6 (3.33%) Korn
8 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.67%) C++
9 2 (1.11%) Java
9 2 (1.11%) DCL
9 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 48 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (16.11%) MCSE
3 23 (12.78%) CCA
3 23 (12.78%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (10.56%) MCTS
4 19 (10.56%) MCITP
5 13 (7.22%) Degree
5 13 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.22%) CCNA
6 7 (3.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.11%) PMP
7 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.11%) CWNA
8 1 (0.56%) ISEB
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) COBIT
2 4 (2.22%) SLA
3 3 (1.67%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (25.00%) vSphere
3 42 (23.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 26 (14.44%) VMware ESX
5 23 (12.78%) Active Directory
6 16 (8.89%) XenApp
7 8 (4.44%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (3.89%) vCloud
9 6 (3.33%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.67%) NFS
10 3 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.67%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.11%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.11%) Nmap
11 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (18.33%) Backup Exec
2 24 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (3.89%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (3.33%) Control-M
5 3 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.67%) OSSEC
5 3 (1.67%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.67%) Puppet
5 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.11%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 93 (51.67%) VMware
2 55 (30.56%) Citrix
3 32 (17.78%) Symantec
4 30 (16.67%) SAP
5 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 24 (13.33%) Lotus
6 24 (13.33%) McAfee
6 24 (13.33%) Clearswift
7 22 (12.22%) HP
8 17 (9.44%) Cisco
8 17 (9.44%) Oracle
9 14 (7.78%) Dell
10 13 (7.22%) Red Hat
11 11 (6.11%) NetApp
12 8 (4.44%) EMC
13 6 (3.33%) IBM
13 6 (3.33%) CQG
13 6 (3.33%) Reuters
13 6 (3.33%) Bloomberg
14 5 (2.78%) Fujitsu
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