The table below looks at the statistics for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 849 898 935
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +37
Permanent jobs citing VMS 72 69 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.064% 0.056%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 62 48 58
Median salary £42,500 £48,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £39,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%

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
25218 28949 32389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.68% 26.78% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21432 24235 27266
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,425 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 67 £42,500 -11.45% 12
London +30 30 £51,250 +6.77% 9
South East +40 22 £40,000 -33.33%
City of London +62 16 £53,750 -2.27% 2
Hampshire +19 14 £40,000 -15.78%
Andover - 11 £40,000 -
South West - 6 £35,000 -
North West +19 4 £25,182 -46.98%
Surrey +14 4 £35,000 -41.66%
Bristol - 4 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £30,500 -
West Midlands -17 3 £27,500 -42.10%
Manchester - 3 £25,182 -
Birmingham -7 2 £27,500 -42.10%
Guildford - 2 £35,000 -
Fareham - 2 £50,000 -
East Grinstead - 2 £30,000 -
Crawley - 2 £33,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +15 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire +6 1 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Lancashire +4 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Leeds -1 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Chorley -12 1 £42,500 -10.52%
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £39,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £42,500 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 £52,500 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VMS.

1 57 (44.19%) Windows
2 47 (36.43%) Linux
3 45 (34.88%) VMware
4 35 (27.13%) ITIL
5 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 30 (23.26%) Citrix
7 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
7 28 (21.71%) vSphere
8 27 (20.93%) Cisco
9 26 (20.16%) Active Directory
10 23 (17.83%) HTML
10 23 (17.83%) vCloud
11 22 (17.05%) DevOps
11 22 (17.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (16.28%) PowerShell
13 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (15.50%) Degree
13 20 (15.50%) Firewall
13 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (15.50%) SQL
14 19 (14.73%) MS Exchange
14 19 (14.73%) XenDesktop
14 19 (14.73%) VMware ESXi
15 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (13.95%) SAN
16 17 (13.18%) SAP
16 17 (13.18%) Finance
16 17 (13.18%) Git (software)

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (14.73%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.65%) Node.js
4 5 (3.88%) Apache
4 5 (3.88%) nginx
5 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.33%) IIS
7 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.78%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Office
2 12 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.98%) Photoshop
4 7 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.55%) MS Project
6 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.98%) assyst
2 7 (5.43%) SAP SD
3 4 (3.10%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (3.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (3.10%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (3.10%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.10%) CloudFront
5 4 (3.10%) SaaS
6 3 (2.33%) GitHub
7 2 (1.55%) Office 365
8 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.50%) Firewall
2 18 (13.95%) SAN
3 16 (12.40%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.08%) WAN
5 10 (7.75%) Wireless
6 9 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (6.98%) iSCSI
7 6 (4.65%) Internet
8 5 (3.88%) LAN
8 5 (3.88%) VoIP
9 4 (3.10%) 2G
9 4 (3.10%) 3G
9 4 (3.10%) 4G
9 4 (3.10%) DNS
9 4 (3.10%) MGW
9 4 (3.10%) MPLS
9 4 (3.10%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (2.33%) CTI
10 3 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.55%) Big Data
4 2 (1.55%) MySQL
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.55%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.78%) DB2
5 1 (0.78%) GIS
5 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.53%) Grunt
3 6 (4.65%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.33%) GitLab
4 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.55%) Gradle
5 2 (1.55%) gulp
5 2 (1.55%) JIRA
5 2 (1.55%) Maven
5 2 (1.55%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.55%) Subversion
5 2 (1.55%) webpack
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.78%) Hudson
6 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.78%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 16 (12.40%) Automotive
3 11 (8.53%) Banking
4 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.65%) Marketing
7 5 (3.88%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.88%) Billing
7 5 (3.88%) Law
8 4 (3.10%) Electronics
9 3 (2.33%) Advertising
9 3 (2.33%) German Language
10 2 (1.55%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (1.55%) Dutch Language
10 2 (1.55%) French Language
10 2 (1.55%) Legal
11 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (17.83%) Analyst
2 19 (14.73%) Developer
3 15 (11.63%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (9.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 9 (6.98%) Administrator
5 9 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (6.98%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (6.98%) HTML Developer
5 9 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.20%) Consultant
6 8 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.43%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) DBA
8 6 (4.65%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.83%) HTML
2 14 (10.85%) Web Services
3 12 (9.30%) CSS
3 12 (9.30%) HTML5
4 11 (8.53%) AngularJS
4 11 (8.53%) Sass
5 10 (7.75%) CSS3
5 10 (7.75%) jQuery
6 9 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (3.88%) Middleware
8 4 (3.10%) REST
9 3 (2.33%) FreeSWITCH
9 3 (2.33%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (1.55%) Backbone.js
10 2 (1.55%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (1.55%) JPA
10 2 (1.55%) JSON
10 2 (1.55%) LESS
10 2 (1.55%) React
10 2 (1.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) VCE vBlock
2 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.75%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.98%) iPad
5 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.20%) Clustering
6 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.88%) Life Science
7 4 (3.10%) CCTV
7 4 (3.10%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.33%) CMDB
8 3 (2.33%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.55%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.55%) Statistics
9 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.55%) User Experience
9 2 (1.55%) VAX
9 2 (1.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.19%) Windows
2 47 (36.43%) Linux
3 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.85%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.30%) Windows 2000
6 12 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.30%) Windows NT
7 6 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.88%) CentOS
9 3 (2.33%) Android
9 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.55%) OpenVMS
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) ITIL
2 22 (17.05%) DevOps
3 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.63%) Migration
5 14 (10.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 12 (9.30%) Time Management
7 11 (8.53%) Mentoring
8 10 (7.75%) Front End Development
8 10 (7.75%) Project Management
9 9 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.20%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.43%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.65%) Change Management
12 6 (4.65%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.65%) Process Management
12 6 (4.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
2 21 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 20 (15.50%) SQL
4 13 (10.08%) Java
5 11 (8.53%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.98%) Perl
7 6 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.65%) Ruby
7 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.88%) Groovy
9 4 (3.10%) C#
9 4 (3.10%) Python
10 3 (2.33%) VB
11 2 (1.55%) C++
11 2 (1.55%) PHP
11 2 (1.55%) Scala
12 1 (0.78%) ABAP
12 1 (0.78%) C
12 1 (0.78%) COBOL
12 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (17.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (15.50%) Degree
3 13 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.08%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.10%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (2.33%) CISM
6 3 (2.33%) CISSP
7 2 (1.55%) MCP
7 2 (1.55%) MCSA
7 2 (1.55%) MCSE
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCNA
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) QA
2 6 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.88%) SLA
4 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.33%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 28 (21.71%) vSphere
2 26 (20.16%) Active Directory
3 23 (17.83%) vCloud
4 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (14.73%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (14.73%) XenDesktop
6 16 (12.40%) Hyper-V
6 16 (12.40%) VMware ESX
7 10 (7.75%) NFS
7 10 (7.75%) XenApp
8 7 (5.43%) Docker
9 4 (3.10%) VirtualBox
9 4 (3.10%) Xen
10 2 (1.55%) XenServer
11 1 (0.78%) Firmware
11 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.78%) UAG
11 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) Puppet
2 12 (9.30%) vMotion
3 11 (8.53%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.53%) vRealize
4 10 (7.75%) Ansible
5 5 (3.88%) Graphite
6 4 (3.10%) Fluentd
6 4 (3.10%) Grafana
6 4 (3.10%) HAProxy
6 4 (3.10%) Kibana
6 4 (3.10%) StatsD
7 3 (2.33%) Nagios
7 3 (2.33%) WMI
8 2 (1.55%) Packer
9 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.78%) Graylog
9 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.78%) SCCM
9 1 (0.78%) SCOM
9 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (34.88%) VMware
2 30 (23.26%) Citrix
3 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
4 27 (20.93%) Cisco
5 17 (13.18%) SAP
6 12 (9.30%) Avaya
6 12 (9.30%) HP
7 8 (6.20%) Oracle
8 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.33%) Genesys
9 3 (2.33%) Mitel
10 2 (1.55%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.55%) Apple
10 2 (1.55%) EMC
10 2 (1.55%) IBM
10 2 (1.55%) iManage
10 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.78%) Isilon
11 1 (0.78%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.78%) Veeam
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum This is a starting salary and will go up after
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Hounslow
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago