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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 810 829 835
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMS 82 67 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.060% 0.048%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 37
Average salary £47,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+48.43% -9.85%

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
28920 29925 29459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 26.73% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24237 24794 24684
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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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 +18 71 £48,250 +9.65% 10
London +49 32 £48,500 -16.37% 6
South East -1 19 £48,500 +30.20% 1
East Sussex -11 10 £65,000 - 1
Bexhill-On-Sea +2 9 - - 1
County Londonderry - 7 - -
Hampshire - 7 £48,000 -
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
City of London +12 6 £55,000 -5.17%
Aldershot - 6 £48,000 -
North West +13 5 £47,500 -
Chorley - 5 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 5 £47,500 -
East of England 0 4 £62,500 +108.33% 2
West Midlands -35 4 £47,500 -20.83%
Birmingham - 4 £47,500 -
Bristol - 3 £37,500 - 1
South West - 3 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire 0 2 £43,000 +32.30%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Essex - 2 £62,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £62,500 -
Yorkshire +2 1 £45,000 +28.57%
South Yorkshire -2 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Reading -3 1 £59,000 +81.53%
Sheffield - 1 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £27,000 -
Brighton - 1 £65,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 69 (43.13%) SQL
2 64 (40.00%) Linux
3 60 (37.50%) Oracle
4 59 (36.88%) HP
5 57 (35.63%) VMware
6 48 (30.00%) SAN
7 46 (28.75%) Finance
8 44 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (26.88%) Windows
10 41 (25.63%) Solaris
11 40 (25.00%) IBM
11 40 (25.00%) DB2
12 39 (24.38%) vSphere
13 31 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (19.38%) Degree
14 30 (18.75%) EMC
15 29 (18.13%) Apache
15 29 (18.13%) Cisco
16 28 (17.50%) UNIX
17 27 (16.88%) Firewall
18 26 (16.25%) SharePoint
19 25 (15.63%) LAN
19 25 (15.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 24 (15.00%) WAN
20 24 (15.00%) VPN
21 23 (14.38%) Oracle Database
22 22 (13.75%) 3PAR
22 22 (13.75%) SMS
22 22 (13.75%) HPUX
22 22 (13.75%) Veritas

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (18.13%) Apache
2 26 (16.25%) SharePoint
3 21 (13.13%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Office
2 3 (1.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.00%) SAP PP
1 8 (5.00%) SAP QM
1 8 (5.00%) SAP SCM
2 5 (3.13%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.88%) SaaS
2 18 (11.25%) PaaS
2 18 (11.25%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (10.63%) IaaS
4 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.00%) SAN
2 27 (16.88%) Firewall
3 25 (15.63%) LAN
4 24 (15.00%) WAN
4 24 (15.00%) VPN
5 22 (13.75%) SMS
6 19 (11.88%) VoIP
6 19 (11.88%) MPLS
6 19 (11.88%) Unified Communications
7 8 (5.00%) DNS
8 7 (4.38%) DHCP
9 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.88%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.88%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.25%) LDAP
11 2 (1.25%) DAB
12 1 (0.63%) BGP
12 1 (0.63%) NAS
12 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.00%) DB2
2 23 (14.38%) Oracle Database
3 21 (13.13%) Ingres
4 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.00%) MySQL
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.25%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.63%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Toad
2 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.13%) JIRA
3 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.25%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.25%) Subversion
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.25%) Selenium
4 2 (1.25%) AnthillPro
4 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.25%) JBehave
4 2 (1.25%) MSTest
5 1 (0.63%) Hudson
5 1 (0.63%) ProC
General
1 46 (28.75%) Finance
2 19 (11.88%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.88%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.50%) Advertising
6 2 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (13.13%) Architect
1 21 (13.13%) Solutions Architect
2 17 (10.63%) Consultant
2 17 (10.63%) Engineering Manager
2 17 (10.63%) Technical Manager
3 13 (8.13%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (7.50%) Developer
5 11 (6.88%) Linux Specialist
6 9 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) DBA
7 8 (5.00%) Analyst
7 8 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (5.00%) Administrator
7 8 (5.00%) SAP QM Consultant
7 8 (5.00%) SAP PP Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.75%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET
1 6 (3.75%) .NET
2 5 (3.13%) CSS
2 5 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 5 (3.13%) WPF
2 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (3.13%) HTML5
2 5 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (3.13%) CSS3
2 5 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (1.25%) Taglibs
3 2 (1.25%) RESTful
3 2 (1.25%) FreeMarker
3 2 (1.25%) JDBC
3 2 (1.25%) JSP
3 2 (1.25%) Web Services
3 2 (1.25%) XML
3 2 (1.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.75%) AS400
2 21 (13.13%) Mainframe
3 20 (12.50%) iSeries
4 19 (11.88%) Computer Science
5 17 (10.63%) Management Information System
5 17 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.88%) VAX
7 9 (5.63%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.13%) Clustering
8 5 (3.13%) Open Source
9 4 (2.50%) Replication
10 3 (1.88%) CCTV
10 3 (1.88%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.25%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.63%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.63%) Wiki
12 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (40.00%) Linux
2 43 (26.88%) Windows
3 41 (25.63%) Solaris
4 28 (17.50%) UNIX
5 22 (13.75%) HPUX
6 21 (13.13%) AIX
7 20 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (6.88%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.13%) CentOS
11 5 (3.13%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.25%) Debian
13 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (13.13%) Service Management
3 19 (11.88%) Mentoring
4 18 (11.25%) Migration
4 18 (11.25%) Project Management
5 17 (10.63%) Service Delivery
5 17 (10.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (8.13%) Change Management
7 13 (8.13%) ITIL
7 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
8 11 (6.88%) E-business
9 10 (6.25%) Scrum
9 10 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.38%) Change Control
10 7 (4.38%) Test Automation
10 7 (4.38%) TDD
11 5 (3.13%) PLM
11 5 (3.13%) PDM
11 5 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.13%) SQL
2 15 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 10 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.63%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.38%) C
5 7 (4.38%) C#
6 6 (3.75%) Python
7 5 (3.13%) VBScript
8 4 (2.50%) C++
9 3 (1.88%) Java
9 3 (1.88%) Ruby
10 2 (1.25%) XPath
10 2 (1.25%) Groovy
10 2 (1.25%) XQuery
10 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.63%) DCL
11 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) VB
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (19.38%) Degree
2 22 (13.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (11.88%) CCNA
3 19 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (11.25%) MCSE
5 13 (8.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) CCA
7 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.63%) OCP
7 1 (0.63%) OCA
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MCSA
7 1 (0.63%) CCNP
7 1 (0.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (24.38%) vSphere
3 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.13%) XenApp
5 3 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.88%) vCloud
6 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.25%) iptables
7 1 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.63%) Xen
7 1 (0.63%) KVM
7 1 (0.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 25 (15.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (7.50%) Control-M
3 9 (5.63%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (4.38%) Puppet
5 5 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.88%) SCOM
7 3 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.25%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.63%) collectd
9 1 (0.63%) Graphite
9 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.63%) Nagios
9 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 60 (37.50%) Oracle
2 59 (36.88%) HP
3 57 (35.63%) VMware
4 40 (25.00%) IBM
5 30 (18.75%) EMC
6 29 (18.13%) Cisco
7 22 (13.75%) Veritas
7 22 (13.75%) 3PAR
8 21 (13.13%) Novell
9 19 (11.88%) Avaya
10 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
11 13 (8.13%) SAP
12 12 (7.50%) Citrix
13 11 (6.88%) Intel
13 11 (6.88%) Fujitsu
14 8 (5.00%) NetApp
15 6 (3.75%) Symantec
16 5 (3.13%) Xamarin
16 5 (3.13%) Fidessa
17 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
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