The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 834 819 826
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMS 83 64 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.058% 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 66
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.88% -15.00%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32237 30128 33555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.13% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26870 25240 28921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -27 82 £42,000 -1.17% 7
London -54 28 £58,250 +37.05%
East of England +2 20 £30,000 -47.82% 3
Bedford - 19 £30,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 19 £30,000 - 2
South East -9 18 £32,500 -7.14% 3
West Midlands +15 12 £60,000 -4.00%
Warwickshire - 8 £60,000 -
Surrey - 6 £30,000 - 1
Berkshire -7 5 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £42,000 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £42,000 -
Guildford - 5 £30,000 - 1
Reading -1 4 £32,500 -40.90% 2
City of London -22 3 £58,000 +16.00%
North West -10 2 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £36,250 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £36,250 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £57,500 -
Doncaster - 2 £36,250 -
Manchester +1 1 - -
Cheshire -7 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Slough - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £27,500 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £31,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £31,000 -
Addlestone - 1 £31,500 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 68 (50.75%) Windows
2 56 (41.79%) VMware
3 50 (37.31%) Microsoft
4 41 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (27.61%) Linux
5 37 (27.61%) Firewall
6 36 (26.87%) MS Excel
6 36 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (25.37%) SAN
8 32 (23.88%) DNS
9 30 (22.39%) Citrix
9 30 (22.39%) vSphere
10 28 (20.90%) Finance
11 27 (20.15%) LAN
11 27 (20.15%) WAN
12 26 (19.40%) Symantec
13 25 (18.66%) DHCP
14 24 (17.91%) MS Office
14 24 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
15 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (16.42%) VPN
16 21 (15.67%) MCSE
16 21 (15.67%) Android
17 20 (14.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 20 (14.93%) Windows Phone
17 20 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
17 20 (14.93%) Backup Exec
17 20 (14.93%) Blackberry
18 19 (14.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (14.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 19 (14.18%) Lotus Domino
2 17 (12.69%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.96%) MS Exchange
4 11 (8.21%) Tomcat
5 10 (7.46%) WebLogic
5 10 (7.46%) IIS
6 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.24%) Apache
8 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.24%) nginx
8 3 (2.24%) Lync
9 1 (0.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.75%) Drupal
9 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.75%) WordPress
9 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 24 (17.91%) MS Office
3 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) SAP SD
2 7 (5.22%) SAP APO
2 7 (5.22%) SAP FI
2 7 (5.22%) SAP PP
2 7 (5.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (5.22%) SAP CO
3 6 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.49%) Findur
5 1 (0.75%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.75%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.75%) SunGard Panorama
5 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.48%) SaaS
3 4 (2.99%) Office 365
4 2 (1.49%) PaaS
4 2 (1.49%) IaaS
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.61%) Firewall
2 34 (25.37%) SAN
3 32 (23.88%) DNS
4 27 (20.15%) LAN
4 27 (20.15%) WAN
5 25 (18.66%) DHCP
6 22 (16.42%) VPN
7 20 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (9.70%) TCP/IP
9 7 (5.22%) VoIP
9 7 (5.22%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (3.73%) Intranet
10 5 (3.73%) NAS
11 4 (2.99%) FCoE
11 4 (2.99%) VLAN
11 4 (2.99%) PBX
12 3 (2.24%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.49%) Network Security
13 2 (1.49%) MPLS
13 2 (1.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.73%) Big Data
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.24%) MySQL
5 3 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.24%) SAP BI
5 3 (2.24%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.49%) OLAP
7 1 (0.75%) Adabas
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Subversion
2 5 (3.73%) JIRA
2 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.24%) Selenium
3 3 (2.24%) Maven
3 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.49%) Hudson
4 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.49%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.49%) YouTrack
4 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.49%) Ant
4 2 (1.49%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) TestComplete
General
1 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Retail
3 9 (6.72%) Publishing
4 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.73%) Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Electronics
6 3 (2.24%) Automotive
6 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.49%) Marketing
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.49%) Military
8 1 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (15.67%) Support Engineer
2 19 (14.18%) Network Support
2 19 (14.18%) PC Support
2 19 (14.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 19 (14.18%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.18%) PC Engineer
3 18 (13.43%) Administrator
4 12 (8.96%) PC Support Engineer
4 12 (8.96%) Network Support Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) Team Leader
5 11 (8.21%) Server Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) Analyst
5 11 (8.21%) Consultant
6 10 (7.46%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Network Support Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Architect
7 8 (5.97%) Network Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) Middleware
2 7 (5.22%) .NET
3 3 (2.24%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.49%) REST
4 2 (1.49%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.49%) jQuery
4 2 (1.49%) Ajax
4 2 (1.49%) Django
4 2 (1.49%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.49%) WSH
4 2 (1.49%) CSS
4 2 (1.49%) SOAP
4 2 (1.49%) Web Services
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.75%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.75%) SAP BSP
5 1 (0.75%) RESTful
5 1 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Blackberry
2 19 (14.18%) SecurID
3 6 (4.48%) Clustering
4 5 (3.73%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.99%) Replication
6 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.49%) Open Source
7 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.49%) CMDB
7 2 (1.49%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.75%) HACMP
8 1 (0.75%) DTV
8 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.75%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.75%) Windows
2 41 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (27.61%) Linux
4 36 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (15.67%) Android
6 20 (14.93%) Windows Phone
7 19 (14.18%) Windows Phone 8
8 16 (11.94%) Windows 7
9 13 (9.70%) UNIX
10 10 (7.46%) AIX
11 8 (5.97%) Solaris
12 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
14 5 (3.73%) OpenVMS
15 4 (2.99%) Windows 2000
16 3 (2.24%) HPUX
17 2 (1.49%) CentOS
17 2 (1.49%) Fedora
17 2 (1.49%) SUSE
17 2 (1.49%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.69%) Project Management
2 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
3 12 (8.96%) Time Management
3 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.46%) Software Testing
4 10 (7.46%) CRM
5 9 (6.72%) Identity Management
5 9 (6.72%) Release Management
6 8 (5.97%) Migration
7 7 (5.22%) Change Management
8 6 (4.48%) Analytics
8 6 (4.48%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.48%) Scrum
8 6 (4.48%) ETL
9 5 (3.73%) ITIL
9 5 (3.73%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.73%) Product Management
9 5 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.99%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) SQL
2 13 (9.70%) Shell Script
2 13 (9.70%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.46%) Java
4 6 (4.48%) C#
5 5 (3.73%) Python
6 4 (2.99%) Perl
7 3 (2.24%) C++
7 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.24%) Ruby
7 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.49%) DCL
8 2 (1.49%) XPath
8 2 (1.49%) AWK
8 2 (1.49%) COBOL
8 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.49%) VBScript
8 2 (1.49%) C
8 2 (1.49%) ABAP
9 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (15.67%) MCSE
3 11 (8.21%) Degree
4 5 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.75%) MCP
7 1 (0.75%) CCNA
7 1 (0.75%) ISEB
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CCA
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.75%) MCITP
7 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) QA
2 8 (5.97%) SLA
3 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (22.39%) vSphere
2 24 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 16 (11.94%) Active Directory
5 15 (11.19%) XenApp
6 10 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (7.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (5.97%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.73%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.49%) KVM
11 2 (1.49%) XenServer
11 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.75%) NFS
12 1 (0.75%) Samba
12 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (14.93%) Backup Exec
2 19 (14.18%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.73%) Puppet
4 4 (2.99%) YUM
4 4 (2.99%) Cobbler
4 4 (2.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (2.24%) Nagios
5 3 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.49%) OSSEC
6 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.49%) CA LISA
6 2 (1.49%) SCCM
7 1 (0.75%) OpenView
7 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.75%) WSUS
7 1 (0.75%) SCOM
7 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (41.79%) VMware
2 50 (37.31%) Microsoft
3 30 (22.39%) Citrix
4 26 (19.40%) Symantec
5 19 (14.18%) McAfee
5 19 (14.18%) Lotus
5 19 (14.18%) Clearswift
6 14 (10.45%) Cisco
6 14 (10.45%) SAP
6 14 (10.45%) Oracle
7 10 (7.46%) HP
8 9 (6.72%) webMethods
8 9 (6.72%) Guidewire
9 8 (5.97%) IBM
9 8 (5.97%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.22%) EMC
11 6 (4.48%) NetApp
12 5 (3.73%) Dell
12 5 (3.73%) Peoplefluent
13 4 (2.99%) LANDesk
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