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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 867 895 918
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +23
Permanent jobs citing VMS 73 72 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.065% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 62 52 64
Median salary £38,000 £47,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%

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
26538 29598 31895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.89% 26.79% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22519 24759 26710
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 6 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 6 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 +16 70 £37,000 -22.91% 5
London +13 30 £52,500 +3.96% 1
South East +31 25 £35,000 -27.83% 3
City of London +71 17 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Hampshire +10 9 £40,000 -15.78% 2
West Sussex - 8 £30,000 -
Andover - 7 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +3 6 £35,000 -41.66%
North West +24 5 £25,182 -46.98%
South West -2 5 £35,000 -6.66%
West Midlands -14 4 £30,000 -36.84%
Crawley - 4 £30,000 -
East Grinstead - 4 £30,000 -
Manchester - 4 £25,182 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £35,000 -
Guildford - 3 £35,000 -
Bristol +3 2 £27,500 -26.66%
Birmingham -15 2 £27,500 -42.10%
Warwickshire - 2 £35,750 -
Redhill - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £50,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +5 1 £52,500 - 1
Lancashire -5 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Chorley -13 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Tadworth - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 £52,500 - 1
Brentford - 1 £22,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £52,500 - 1

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 56 (42.42%) Windows
2 50 (37.88%) Linux
3 42 (31.82%) VMware
4 32 (24.24%) ITIL
5 31 (23.48%) JavaScript
6 30 (22.73%) Cisco
7 29 (21.97%) Citrix
8 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
8 26 (19.70%) Active Directory
9 25 (18.94%) vSphere
10 23 (17.42%) SAP
11 22 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (15.15%) Finance
12 20 (15.15%) Automotive
13 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (14.39%) HTML
13 19 (14.39%) vCloud
13 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
13 19 (14.39%) XenDesktop
14 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (13.64%) Degree
15 17 (12.88%) Firewall
15 17 (12.88%) MS Exchange
15 17 (12.88%) DevOps
16 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
16 16 (12.12%) Migration

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 17 (12.88%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.55%) Node.js
4 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.52%) IIS
5 2 (1.52%) nginx
5 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.76%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Office
2 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.82%) Photoshop
4 5 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.52%) MS Project
6 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (9.85%) SAP SD
2 9 (6.82%) SAP CS
3 8 (6.06%) assyst
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.03%) SaaS
4 3 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.27%) GitHub
5 2 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) Firewall
2 14 (10.61%) SAN
2 14 (10.61%) WAN
3 13 (9.85%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (6.82%) iSCSI
4 9 (6.82%) Wireless
5 8 (6.06%) VoIP
6 7 (5.30%) Internet
6 7 (5.30%) LAN
7 5 (3.79%) CTI
7 5 (3.79%) LDAP
7 5 (3.79%) PBX
8 4 (3.03%) DNS
8 4 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.52%) DVB
10 2 (1.52%) Q.931
10 2 (1.52%) RTP
10 2 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) MySQL
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.52%) Big Data
5 2 (1.52%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.76%) DB2
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.33%) Grunt
3 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.55%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.03%) MSBuild
4 4 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.27%) GitLab
6 2 (1.52%) Gradle
6 2 (1.52%) gulp
6 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.52%) JIRA
6 2 (1.52%) Maven
6 2 (1.52%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.52%) Subversion
6 2 (1.52%) webpack
7 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 20 (15.15%) Automotive
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Banking
2 11 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.79%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.79%) Electronics
3 5 (3.79%) Law
3 5 (3.79%) Marketing
4 4 (3.03%) Billing
5 3 (2.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.52%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (18.18%) Analyst
2 20 (15.15%) Developer
3 12 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Administrator
6 9 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (6.82%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (6.82%) HTML Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 8 (6.06%) Server Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) SAP SD Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) DBA
10 5 (3.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.39%) HTML
2 12 (9.09%) CSS
2 12 (9.09%) HTML5
3 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (8.33%) Sass
3 11 (8.33%) Web Services
4 10 (7.58%) CSS3
4 10 (7.58%) jQuery
5 9 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (3.79%) Middleware
7 4 (3.03%) FreeSWITCH
8 3 (2.27%) .NET
8 3 (2.27%) REST
8 3 (2.27%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (1.52%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.52%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (1.52%) JPA
9 2 (1.52%) LESS
9 2 (1.52%) React
9 2 (1.52%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
3 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.06%) CCTV
5 8 (6.06%) iPad
6 7 (5.30%) Clustering
7 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.79%) Life Science
7 5 (3.79%) Mainframe
8 4 (3.03%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.27%) CMDB
9 3 (2.27%) PKI
10 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.52%) Social Media
10 2 (1.52%) Statistics
10 2 (1.52%) User Experience
10 2 (1.52%) VAX
10 2 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.42%) Windows
2 50 (37.88%) Linux
3 20 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.36%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 12 (9.09%) Windows NT
7 11 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.79%) CentOS
10 3 (2.27%) Android
10 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.27%) Unix
10 3 (2.27%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.52%) OpenVMS
11 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) ITIL
2 19 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.88%) DevOps
4 16 (12.12%) Migration
5 14 (10.61%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 11 (8.33%) Project Management
6 11 (8.33%) Time Management
7 10 (7.58%) Front End Development
7 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 9 (6.82%) Logistics
9 7 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.30%) CRM
9 7 (5.30%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.30%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.30%) Web Development
10 6 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.55%) Change Management
10 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.48%) JavaScript
2 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 15 (11.36%) SQL
4 14 (10.61%) Java
5 9 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.06%) C#
7 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.30%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.55%) Perl
9 5 (3.79%) Groovy
9 5 (3.79%) Ruby
10 4 (3.03%) Python
11 3 (2.27%) C++
11 3 (2.27%) VB
12 2 (1.52%) C
12 2 (1.52%) PHP
12 2 (1.52%) Scala
13 1 (0.76%) DCL
13 1 (0.76%) JCL
13 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) Degree
1 18 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (6.06%) Chartered Engineer
2 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.30%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.03%) CISM
4 4 (3.03%) CISSP
5 3 (2.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.52%) MCP
6 2 (1.52%) MCSA
6 2 (1.52%) MCSE
6 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.06%) QA
3 5 (3.79%) PA-DSS
3 5 (3.79%) SLA
4 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 25 (18.94%) vSphere
3 22 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (14.39%) vCloud
5 19 (14.39%) XenDesktop
6 15 (11.36%) Hyper-V
6 15 (11.36%) VMware ESX
7 10 (7.58%) XenApp
8 9 (6.82%) NFS
9 7 (5.30%) Docker
10 4 (3.03%) VirtualBox
10 4 (3.03%) Xen
11 2 (1.52%) XenServer
12 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.76%) UAG
12 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) vMotion
2 10 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.82%) Puppet
4 7 (5.30%) Ansible
4 7 (5.30%) vRealize
5 4 (3.03%) Nagios
6 3 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.27%) WMI
7 2 (1.52%) Graphite
7 2 (1.52%) Packer
8 1 (0.76%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.76%) Grafana
8 1 (0.76%) Graylog
8 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.76%) Kibana
8 1 (0.76%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.76%) SCCM
8 1 (0.76%) SCOM
8 1 (0.76%) StatsD
8 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (31.82%) VMware
2 30 (22.73%) Cisco
3 29 (21.97%) Citrix
4 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
5 23 (17.42%) SAP
6 12 (9.09%) Avaya
6 12 (9.09%) HP
7 6 (4.55%) Oracle
8 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.03%) Genesys
9 4 (3.03%) Mitel
10 3 (2.27%) Veeam
11 2 (1.52%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.52%) Apple
11 2 (1.52%) IBM
11 2 (1.52%) iManage
11 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.76%) Ariba
12 1 (0.76%) EMC
12 1 (0.76%) Mapinfo
Belfast, County Antrim
Maximise Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago