The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 818 853 831
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Permanent jobs citing VMS 72 80 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.067% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 51 61 61
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -22.50%

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
29663 31830 30499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.81% 26.51% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24796 26553 25565
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 2015 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 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 65 £48,000 +28.00% 9
London +36 32 £48,500 -18.14% 5
South East +17 20 £48,000 +47.69% 2
East Sussex -7 10 £55,000 - 1
Bexhill-On-Sea -2 8 - - 1
City of London +37 6 £55,000 -5.17% 1
Hampshire - 5 £47,500 -
Aldershot - 5 £47,500 -
North West +19 4 £47,500 +72.72% 2
West Midlands -35 4 £47,500 -20.83%
Chorley - 4 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 4 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £47,500 -
East of England +4 3 £32,750 +9.16%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
County Londonderry - 3 - -
Berkshire -7 2 £43,000 +32.30%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
Surrey +6 1 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire 0 1 £45,000 +24.13%
South Yorkshire -5 1 £45,000 +24.13%
Reading -8 1 £59,000 +81.53%
Sheffield - 1 £45,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £28,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £27,000 -
Norwich - 1 £28,000 -
Brighton - 1 £65,000 -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 63 (42.86%) Linux
2 61 (41.50%) SQL
3 60 (40.82%) HP
4 56 (38.10%) VMware
5 52 (35.37%) Oracle
6 50 (34.01%) SAN
7 44 (29.93%) IBM
7 44 (29.93%) DB2
7 44 (29.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (26.53%) Solaris
9 38 (25.85%) Windows
10 36 (24.49%) Degree
10 36 (24.49%) vSphere
11 35 (23.81%) Finance
12 33 (22.45%) Firewall
13 32 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (20.41%) LAN
14 30 (20.41%) Cisco
15 29 (19.73%) EMC
15 29 (19.73%) WAN
16 28 (19.05%) Apache
17 27 (18.37%) 3PAR
18 26 (17.69%) SharePoint
18 26 (17.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 25 (17.01%) VPN
19 25 (17.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 25 (17.01%) Computer Science
20 24 (16.33%) Mainframe
20 24 (16.33%) iSeries
21 23 (15.65%) Unified Communications

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (19.05%) Apache
2 26 (17.69%) SharePoint
3 21 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.44%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) SAP PP
1 4 (2.72%) SAP QM
1 4 (2.72%) SAP SCM
2 2 (1.36%) Primavera
3 1 (0.68%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.97%) SaaS
2 21 (14.29%) PaaS
2 21 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (13.61%) IaaS
4 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.68%) Route 53
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (34.01%) SAN
2 33 (22.45%) Firewall
3 30 (20.41%) LAN
4 29 (19.73%) WAN
5 25 (17.01%) VPN
6 23 (15.65%) VoIP
6 23 (15.65%) Unified Communications
7 22 (14.97%) MPLS
8 21 (14.29%) SMS
9 10 (6.80%) DNS
10 9 (6.12%) DHCP
11 5 (3.40%) LDAP
12 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
12 4 (2.72%) Internet
13 3 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (1.36%) Cisco PIX
14 2 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.36%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.36%) DAB
15 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.93%) DB2
2 21 (14.29%) Ingres
3 17 (11.56%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.44%) MySQL
5 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.36%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) JIRA
2 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.04%) Selenium
3 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.04%) Subversion
3 3 (2.04%) Toad
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.36%) JBehave
4 2 (1.36%) MSTest
4 2 (1.36%) Hudson
4 2 (1.36%) AnthillPro
4 2 (1.36%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.68%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.68%) Maven
5 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
5 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (23.81%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.48%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.72%) Advertising
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Law
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (14.29%) Architect
1 21 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 20 (13.61%) Engineering Manager
2 20 (13.61%) Technical Manager
3 11 (7.48%) Consultant
3 11 (7.48%) Linux Specialist
4 10 (6.80%) Developer
4 10 (6.80%) Analyst
5 9 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.08%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) QA Engineer
7 5 (3.40%) Administrator
8 4 (2.72%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (2.72%) Design Engineer
8 4 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (2.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.36%) Spring
2 2 (1.36%) Ajax
2 2 (1.36%) JDBC
2 2 (1.36%) JSP
2 2 (1.36%) FreeMarker
2 2 (1.36%) J2EE
2 2 (1.36%) Web Services
2 2 (1.36%) XML
2 2 (1.36%) Taglibs
2 2 (1.36%) RESTful
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.68%) HTML5
3 1 (0.68%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.68%) REST
3 1 (0.68%) CSS3
3 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.68%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Computer Science
2 24 (16.33%) iSeries
2 24 (16.33%) Mainframe
3 23 (15.65%) Management Information System
4 22 (14.97%) AS400
4 22 (14.97%) BYOD
5 20 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.44%) Cryptography
6 8 (5.44%) Open Source
7 6 (4.08%) VAX
7 6 (4.08%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.04%) Clustering
8 3 (2.04%) CCTV
8 3 (2.04%) Replication
9 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.86%) Linux
2 39 (26.53%) Solaris
3 38 (25.85%) Windows
4 23 (15.65%) UNIX
5 22 (14.97%) HPUX
6 21 (14.29%) AIX
7 19 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (7.48%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.40%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.72%) CentOS
12 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.04%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.36%) Debian
13 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.97%) Mentoring
3 21 (14.29%) Project Management
3 21 (14.29%) Service Management
4 20 (13.61%) Service Delivery
4 20 (13.61%) Migration
5 19 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (9.52%) ITIL
7 11 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.48%) E-business
7 11 (7.48%) Change Management
8 9 (6.12%) Information Security
9 8 (5.44%) Test Automation
10 7 (4.76%) Change Control
10 7 (4.76%) Scrum
10 7 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (4.08%) Workflow
12 5 (3.40%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.40%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.50%) SQL
2 15 (10.20%) Shell Script
3 9 (6.12%) Python
4 6 (4.08%) VBScript
4 6 (4.08%) C
4 6 (4.08%) C++
4 6 (4.08%) Java
4 6 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.40%) C#
5 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.04%) Ruby
6 3 (2.04%) XPath
6 3 (2.04%) Perl
6 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.36%) Groovy
7 2 (1.36%) XQuery
8 1 (0.68%) AWK
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (24.49%) Degree
2 25 (17.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (14.29%) CCNA
3 21 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (13.61%) MCSE
5 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.72%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.72%) CISSP
6 4 (2.72%) CISM
7 2 (1.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) MCSA
8 1 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.68%) OCP
8 1 (0.68%) OCA
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.68%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) CEH
8 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (29.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (24.49%) vSphere
3 17 (11.56%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.72%) iptables
6 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.68%) vCloud
7 1 (0.68%) KVM
7 1 (0.68%) LXC
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (17.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (8.16%) Control-M
3 10 (6.80%) Puppet
4 6 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (4.08%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.04%) SCOM
7 2 (1.36%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.36%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.68%) Nessus
8 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.68%) Nagios
8 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.68%) collectd
8 1 (0.68%) Graphite
Vendors
1 60 (40.82%) HP
2 56 (38.10%) VMware
3 52 (35.37%) Oracle
4 44 (29.93%) IBM
5 30 (20.41%) Cisco
6 29 (19.73%) EMC
7 27 (18.37%) 3PAR
8 23 (15.65%) Avaya
9 22 (14.97%) Veritas
10 21 (14.29%) Novell
11 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
12 11 (7.48%) Intel
12 11 (7.48%) Fujitsu
13 8 (5.44%) NetApp
14 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
14 6 (4.08%) Citrix
14 6 (4.08%) SAP
14 6 (4.08%) Symantec
15 5 (3.40%) Fidessa
16 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
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