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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
UK
Rank 800 844 877
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +33
Permanent jobs citing VMS 58 76 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.077% 0.074%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 44 70 43
Median salary £50,000 £47,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.71% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,610 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £69,700 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
20382 25591 28400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.25% 26.01% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17224 21623 23750
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +34 55 £50,000 +4.16% 11
London +66 25 £57,500 +9.52% 7
South East +61 17 £45,000 -30.76% 1
North West - 7 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £25,000 -
City of London +32 5 £55,000 - 1
Liverpool - 5 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £50,000 -
West Sussex +14 3 £45,000 +20.00%
South West +11 3 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Hampshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Burgess Hill - 3 £45,000 -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +35 2 £50,000 -41.17%
Reading +28 2 £50,000 -
Stroud - 2 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £56,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £60,000 -
Surrey +30 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Guildford +25 1 £32,500 -27.77%
East of England +14 1 - -
Scotland +14 1 - -
Edinburgh 0 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 44 (34.11%) Microsoft
3 42 (32.56%) Linux
4 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (24.81%) SQL
5 32 (24.81%) Finance
6 31 (24.03%) Active Directory
6 31 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (23.26%) Java
7 30 (23.26%) Firewall
8 27 (20.93%) Cisco
8 27 (20.93%) PowerShell
9 25 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (18.60%) VMware
10 24 (18.60%) Puppet
10 24 (18.60%) Windows Server
11 23 (17.83%) Perl
12 21 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (16.28%) Hyper-V
12 21 (16.28%) Degree
13 20 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (15.50%) DevOps
14 19 (14.73%) Ruby
15 18 (13.95%) MS Office
16 17 (13.18%) JavaScript
16 17 (13.18%) HP
16 17 (13.18%) Open Source
17 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
17 16 (12.40%) Virtual Machines
18 15 (11.63%) MS Exchange

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 15 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.30%) Apache
2 12 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.53%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (7.75%) IIS
5 9 (6.98%) nginx
6 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.10%) JBoss
9 3 (2.33%) Drupal
10 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.78%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 18 (13.95%) MS Office
2 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.10%) CATIA
5 4 (3.10%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.78%) Autodesk Flame
6 1 (0.78%) Houdini
6 1 (0.78%) Maya
6 1 (0.78%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.10%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.55%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.55%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.55%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.78%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.78%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (10.85%) Office 365
4 12 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (6.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (6.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 9 (6.98%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (6.98%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (6.98%) CloudFront
6 8 (6.20%) SaaS
7 7 (5.43%) IaaS
8 6 (4.65%) PaaS
9 5 (3.88%) Amazon S3
9 5 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.26%) Firewall
2 12 (9.30%) DNS
2 12 (9.30%) VLAN
3 10 (7.75%) VoIP
4 8 (6.20%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (6.20%) iSCSI
4 8 (6.20%) SAN
5 7 (5.43%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.88%) DHCP
6 5 (3.88%) Internet
6 5 (3.88%) Network Security
6 5 (3.88%) VPN
7 4 (3.10%) LDAP
8 3 (2.33%) SSL
9 2 (1.55%) Intranet
9 2 (1.55%) SMTP
10 1 (0.78%) CTI
10 1 (0.78%) DMZ
10 1 (0.78%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (6.98%) InfluxDB
2 9 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.20%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.88%) MySQL
6 2 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.55%) DB2
6 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.55%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.53%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.65%) Travis CI
4 5 (3.88%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.10%) Subversion
6 3 (2.33%) Maven
6 3 (2.33%) Selenium
6 3 (2.33%) Trac
7 2 (1.55%) GCC
7 2 (1.55%) JIRA
7 2 (1.55%) JUnit
7 2 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.55%) TestNG
8 1 (0.78%) Capybara
8 1 (0.78%) Gradle
8 1 (0.78%) Grunt
8 1 (0.78%) gulp
8 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 32 (24.81%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.20%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.43%) Electronics
5 6 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.65%) Marketing
6 4 (3.10%) Banking
6 4 (3.10%) Legal
7 3 (2.33%) Retail
8 2 (1.55%) Billing
8 2 (1.55%) Games
8 2 (1.55%) German Language
9 1 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (13.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (10.85%) Analyst
2 14 (10.85%) Developer
3 13 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (9.30%) Administrator
5 11 (8.53%) Consultant
6 10 (7.75%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (6.20%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.43%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (4.65%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) .NET
2 9 (6.98%) Web Services
3 7 (5.43%) Node.js
4 6 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.65%) CSS
4 6 (4.65%) HTML
4 6 (4.65%) React
5 4 (3.10%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.10%) HTML5
6 3 (2.33%) Middleware
6 3 (2.33%) REST
7 2 (1.55%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.55%) CSS3
7 2 (1.55%) J2EE
7 2 (1.55%) JMS
7 2 (1.55%) JSP
7 2 (1.55%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (1.55%) Sass
7 2 (1.55%) Spring
7 2 (1.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.08%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.75%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.98%) PKI
5 8 (6.20%) VCE vBlock
6 7 (5.43%) EMC VNX
7 6 (4.65%) AS400
7 6 (4.65%) CCTV
7 6 (4.65%) Cryptography
7 6 (4.65%) RSA SecurID
7 6 (4.65%) VAX
8 5 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.88%) Private Cloud
9 4 (3.10%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.10%) PMI
10 2 (1.55%) Blog
10 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.19%) Windows
2 42 (32.56%) Linux
3 24 (18.60%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.08%) Unix
6 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.20%) Solaris
7 8 (6.20%) Windows 2000
7 8 (6.20%) Windows NT
7 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.10%) OpenVMS
9 4 (3.10%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.33%) AIX
10 3 (2.33%) Android
10 3 (2.33%) CentOS
10 3 (2.33%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.50%) DevOps
3 17 (13.18%) Open Source
4 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
5 15 (11.63%) ITIL
6 14 (10.85%) Migration
7 13 (10.08%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (10.08%) Project Management
8 10 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.75%) Scrum
9 9 (6.98%) Auto-Scaling
9 9 (6.98%) Change Management
9 9 (6.98%) Resource Management
9 9 (6.98%) TDD
10 8 (6.20%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 8 (6.20%) ERP
10 8 (6.20%) Programme Management
10 8 (6.20%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.20%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.81%) SQL
2 30 (23.26%) Java
3 27 (20.93%) PowerShell
4 23 (17.83%) Perl
5 19 (14.73%) Ruby
6 17 (13.18%) JavaScript
7 13 (10.08%) C++
7 13 (10.08%) PHP
8 12 (9.30%) Python
9 10 (7.75%) C#
10 7 (5.43%) C
11 5 (3.88%) VB
11 5 (3.88%) VBScript
12 4 (3.10%) AWK
12 4 (3.10%) Korn
13 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.55%) Groovy
15 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (16.28%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.88%) CCNP
3 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.10%) CCNA
4 4 (3.10%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.10%) PMP
4 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.33%) CISM
5 3 (2.33%) CISSP
5 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.55%) MCAD
7 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) QA
3 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.78%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 31 (24.03%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.28%) Hyper-V
3 20 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (12.40%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (11.63%) vSphere
6 9 (6.98%) NFS
6 9 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (6.20%) vCloud
7 8 (6.20%) VMware ESX
7 8 (6.20%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (3.88%) ISA Server
9 5 (3.88%) UAG
10 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.33%) XenApp
11 1 (0.78%) Postfix
11 1 (0.78%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 24 (18.60%) Puppet
2 21 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.53%) Graphite
4 10 (7.75%) Ansible
5 9 (6.98%) Fluentd
5 9 (6.98%) Grafana
5 9 (6.98%) HAProxy
5 9 (6.98%) Kibana
5 9 (6.98%) Nagios
5 9 (6.98%) StatsD
6 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (6.20%) NetBackup
6 8 (6.20%) vMotion
7 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (4.65%) Backup Exec
8 6 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (4.65%) Control-M
8 6 (4.65%) HP SIM
8 6 (4.65%) Netcool
8 6 (4.65%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 44 (34.11%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.93%) Cisco
3 24 (18.60%) VMware
4 17 (13.18%) HP
5 13 (10.08%) SAP
5 13 (10.08%) Veritas
6 11 (8.53%) EMC
7 10 (7.75%) Dell
8 8 (6.20%) Citrix
8 8 (6.20%) IBM
8 8 (6.20%) Remedy
9 7 (5.43%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (4.65%) Wall Street Systems
11 4 (3.10%) F5
11 4 (3.10%) NetApp
11 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.33%) Apple
12 3 (2.33%) Oracle
12 3 (2.33%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.55%) Peoplefluent
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Salary: £20,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Dep on Expereince + Home Working
Posted: 26 days ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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