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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 841 903 956
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +53
Permanent jobs citing VMS 80 61 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.055% 0.046%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 69 45 48
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £75,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £60,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.61%

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
24721 29380 32271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.47% 26.55% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21124 24614 27150
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 25 June 2016 within the UK.

VMS Salary Histogram in the UK

VMS
Top 29 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 25 June 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 +69 75 £42,500 -19.04% 21
London +54 39 £48,500 -1.02% 12
South East +55 18 £40,000 -34.69% 2
City of London +55 13 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Hampshire - 13 £40,000 -
Andover - 10 £40,000 -
West Midlands -22 5 £37,500 -21.05% 3
South West - 5 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +20 4 £35,000 -44.00% 2
East Midlands +10 3 £45,000 -35.71%
North West - 3 £25,182 -
Guildford - 3 £35,000 - 2
Bristol - 3 £45,000 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £52,500 -10.63% 2
Leeds +19 2 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Yorkshire +7 2 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Birmingham -17 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Fareham - 2 £50,000 -
Manchester - 2 £25,182 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Wednesbury - 1 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,000 -
Chorley - 1 £42,500 -
Crawley - 1 £37,000 -
Belfast - 1 £52,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £52,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £52,500 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 52 (37.68%) Windows
2 44 (31.88%) Linux
3 43 (31.16%) VMware
4 38 (27.54%) ITIL
4 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
5 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
6 28 (20.29%) Cisco
7 27 (19.57%) HTML
7 27 (19.57%) vSphere
8 26 (18.84%) SQL
8 26 (18.84%) Citrix
9 25 (18.12%) Firewall
9 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (17.39%) Active Directory
11 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 23 (16.67%) vCloud
12 22 (15.94%) DevOps
12 22 (15.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (15.94%) Degree
13 21 (15.22%) TCP/IP
13 21 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (15.22%) Hyper-V
13 21 (15.22%) Git (software)
14 20 (14.49%) Web Services
15 19 (13.77%) Java
16 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
16 18 (13.04%) SAP
16 18 (13.04%) MS Exchange
16 18 (13.04%) Finance

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 18 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.07%) Apache
3 7 (5.07%) IIS
3 7 (5.07%) nginx
4 6 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.72%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.72%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (10.14%) MS Office
2 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.52%) Photoshop
4 7 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.45%) MS Project
6 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) assyst
2 4 (2.90%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.45%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.72%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.97%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (5.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (5.07%) Office 365
5 6 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (4.35%) Amazon S3
5 6 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.35%) CloudFront
6 4 (2.90%) SaaS
7 3 (2.17%) GitHub
8 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.12%) Firewall
2 21 (15.22%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.87%) WAN
4 14 (10.14%) SAN
5 10 (7.25%) Wireless
6 9 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (6.52%) iSCSI
7 7 (5.07%) DNS
7 7 (5.07%) LAN
7 7 (5.07%) VoIP
8 6 (4.35%) DHCP
8 6 (4.35%) Internet
9 4 (2.90%) 2G
9 4 (2.90%) 3G
9 4 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.90%) CTI
9 4 (2.90%) MPLS
9 4 (2.90%) PBX
9 4 (2.90%) VLAN
9 4 (2.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.45%) Big Data
4 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.45%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.97%) Grunt
3 10 (7.25%) Vagrant
4 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.17%) Capybara
5 3 (2.17%) GitLab
5 3 (2.17%) JUnit
5 3 (2.17%) Selenium
5 3 (2.17%) TestNG
6 2 (1.45%) Gradle
6 2 (1.45%) gulp
6 2 (1.45%) JIRA
6 2 (1.45%) Maven
6 2 (1.45%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.45%) Subversion
6 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.45%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.45%) webpack
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 18 (13.04%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Automotive
3 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.25%) Manufacturing
5 9 (6.52%) Banking
6 7 (5.07%) Electronics
6 7 (5.07%) Marketing
7 5 (3.62%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.62%) Billing
7 5 (3.62%) Law
8 3 (2.17%) Advertising
8 3 (2.17%) German Language
8 3 (2.17%) Retail
9 2 (1.45%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (1.45%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.45%) French Language
9 2 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (17.39%) Developer
2 22 (15.94%) Analyst
3 13 (9.42%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 13 (9.42%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (6.52%) Administrator
6 9 (6.52%) DBA
6 9 (6.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (6.52%) HTML Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) SQL DBA
9 6 (4.35%) Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.35%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.57%) HTML
2 20 (14.49%) Web Services
3 15 (10.87%) AngularJS
3 15 (10.87%) CSS
3 15 (10.87%) HTML5
4 14 (10.14%) Sass
5 13 (9.42%) CSS3
6 11 (7.97%) jQuery
7 10 (7.25%) Node.js
7 10 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (5.07%) Hibernate
9 6 (4.35%) REST
10 5 (3.62%) React
11 4 (2.90%) Backbone.js
11 4 (2.90%) FreeSWITCH
11 4 (2.90%) Middleware
11 4 (2.90%) Spring
12 3 (2.17%) RESTful
12 3 (2.17%) ZeroMQ
13 2 (1.45%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) VCE vBlock
2 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.52%) iPad
5 7 (5.07%) Clustering
6 6 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.90%) CCTV
7 4 (2.90%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.17%) CMDB
8 3 (2.17%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.17%) Fintech
8 3 (2.17%) VAX
9 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.45%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.45%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.45%) Social Media
9 2 (1.45%) Statistics
9 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (37.68%) Windows
2 44 (31.88%) Linux
3 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.70%) Windows 2000
5 12 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 12 (8.70%) Windows NT
6 5 (3.62%) CentOS
7 3 (2.17%) Android
7 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.17%) OpenVMS
7 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.54%) ITIL
2 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.94%) DevOps
4 15 (10.87%) Migration
5 14 (10.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 14 (10.14%) Mentoring
6 13 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (8.70%) Open Source
7 12 (8.70%) Time Management
8 11 (7.97%) Front End Development
8 11 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.52%) Project Management
11 8 (5.80%) CRM
11 8 (5.80%) Service Delivery
12 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.07%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
2 26 (18.84%) SQL
3 23 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 19 (13.77%) Java
5 11 (7.97%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.25%) Perl
7 8 (5.80%) Ruby
8 7 (5.07%) Groovy
9 5 (3.62%) PHP
10 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.90%) Python
10 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.17%) C#
11 3 (2.17%) C++
11 3 (2.17%) VB
12 2 (1.45%) C
12 2 (1.45%) DCL
12 2 (1.45%) Scala
13 1 (0.72%) COBOL
13 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (15.94%) Degree
1 22 (15.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (9.42%) SC Cleared
2 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (2.17%) CISM
5 3 (2.17%) CISSP
6 2 (1.45%) MCP
6 2 (1.45%) MCSA
6 2 (1.45%) MCSE
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) QA
2 7 (5.07%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.62%) SLA
4 4 (2.90%) PA-DSS
5 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (19.57%) vSphere
2 24 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 23 (16.67%) vCloud
4 21 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 21 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (11.59%) VMware ESX
5 16 (11.59%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (10.87%) XenDesktop
7 11 (7.97%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (7.25%) NFS
9 7 (5.07%) Docker
10 6 (4.35%) XenApp
11 2 (1.45%) Xen
11 2 (1.45%) XenServer
12 1 (0.72%) Firmware
12 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.72%) UAG
12 1 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.59%) Puppet
2 13 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.70%) Ansible
3 12 (8.70%) vMotion
4 11 (7.97%) vRealize
5 7 (5.07%) Graphite
6 6 (4.35%) Fluentd
6 6 (4.35%) Grafana
6 6 (4.35%) HAProxy
6 6 (4.35%) Kibana
6 6 (4.35%) StatsD
7 5 (3.62%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (2.17%) Nagios
9 3 (2.17%) SCCM
9 3 (2.17%) WMI
10 2 (1.45%) Packer
11 1 (0.72%) Graylog
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (31.16%) VMware
2 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.29%) Cisco
4 26 (18.84%) Citrix
5 18 (13.04%) SAP
6 13 (9.42%) Avaya
7 12 (8.70%) HP
8 7 (5.07%) Oracle
9 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.90%) Genesys
10 4 (2.90%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.90%) Mitel
10 4 (2.90%) SonicWALL
10 4 (2.90%) Symantec
11 3 (2.17%) EMC
12 2 (1.45%) Apple
12 2 (1.45%) IBM
12 2 (1.45%) iManage
12 2 (1.45%) NetApp
12 2 (1.45%) Sage
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 30,000 - 42,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wednesbury, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
North West London
Vitabiotics
Posted: 23 days ago