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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
UK
Rank 781 900 889
Rank change year-on-year
+119 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMS 63 56 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.056% 0.069%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 52 42
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -23.71%

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
20127 26233 29127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 23.76% 26.02% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17009 22102 24455
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +108 63 £50,000 +22.69% 9
London +52 29 £55,000 - 5
South East +57 13 £47,500 +31.03%
North West - 7 £42,500 - 2
South West +27 5 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands - 5 - -
City of London +34 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Cheshire - 4 £30,500 - 1
Berkshire +48 3 £56,250 +70.45%
Surrey +44 3 £33,500 -48.46%
West Midlands +31 3 £35,000 -39.13%
Guildford +22 3 £33,500 -
Maidenhead +3 2 £62,500 +89.39%
Gloucestershire -4 2 £60,000 +71.42%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £25,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £56,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £25,000 -
Stroud - 2 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £50,000 -
Chester - 2 £42,500 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
East of England +24 1 - - 1
Brentford +1 1 £44,000 +95.55%
West Sussex 0 1 £45,000 +21.62%
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 54 (42.86%) Windows
2 48 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 36 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 36 (28.57%) Linux
4 33 (26.19%) VMware
5 32 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (24.60%) SQL
7 30 (23.81%) Java
8 29 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (21.43%) Finance
10 25 (19.84%) Firewall
11 24 (19.05%) Hyper-V
12 23 (18.25%) PowerShell
12 23 (18.25%) Virtual Machines
13 22 (17.46%) Windows Server
13 22 (17.46%) HP
14 21 (16.67%) Cisco
14 21 (16.67%) Perl
15 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (15.08%) Migration
16 19 (15.08%) Degree
17 18 (14.29%) Puppet
17 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (14.29%) DevOps
17 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
17 18 (14.29%) ITIL
17 18 (14.29%) MS Exchange
18 17 (13.49%) DNS
18 17 (13.49%) vSphere

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.94%) Apache
4 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.76%) IIS
5 6 (4.76%) nginx
5 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.17%) JBoss
7 3 (2.38%) Drupal
8 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.79%) Confluence
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Office
2 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.17%) CATIA
4 4 (3.17%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.79%) Autodesk Flame
5 1 (0.79%) Houdini
5 1 (0.79%) Maya
5 1 (0.79%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) SAP SCM
1 7 (5.56%) SAP SD
2 5 (3.97%) SAP APO
3 4 (3.17%) Teamcenter
4 2 (1.59%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.79%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
1 32 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.11%) Office 365
3 11 (8.73%) SaaS
4 9 (7.14%) IaaS
5 8 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (4.76%) Amazon S3
7 6 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (4.76%) CloudFront
8 5 (3.97%) PaaS
9 4 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.59%) G Suite
10 2 (1.59%) Google App Engine
10 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.59%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.84%) Firewall
2 17 (13.49%) DNS
3 12 (9.52%) DHCP
3 12 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (9.52%) iSCSI
4 6 (4.76%) VoIP
4 6 (4.76%) VPN
5 5 (3.97%) Internet
5 5 (3.97%) VLAN
6 4 (3.17%) SAN
6 4 (3.17%) WAN
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.38%) DMZ
7 3 (2.38%) LAN
7 3 (2.38%) LDAP
7 3 (2.38%) Network Security
7 3 (2.38%) SSL
8 2 (1.59%) Intranet
9 1 (0.79%) DVB
9 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.35%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (4.76%) InfluxDB
4 6 (4.76%) MySQL
4 6 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.17%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.59%) Big Data
7 2 (1.59%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.59%) DB2
8 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.97%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.17%) JIRA
4 4 (3.17%) Maven
4 4 (3.17%) Selenium
4 4 (3.17%) Subversion
5 3 (2.38%) Trac
6 2 (1.59%) GCC
6 2 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.79%) Capybara
7 1 (0.79%) Gradle
7 1 (0.79%) Grunt
7 1 (0.79%) gulp
7 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.79%) TestNG
7 1 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 27 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.56%) Automotive
3 7 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.97%) Banking
6 4 (3.17%) Retail
7 3 (2.38%) Back Office
7 3 (2.38%) Electronics
7 3 (2.38%) Legal
8 2 (1.59%) Billing
8 2 (1.59%) Games
8 2 (1.59%) German Language
8 2 (1.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.79%) Advertising
9 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (14.29%) Consultant
2 16 (12.70%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) Analyst
3 12 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (8.73%) Developer
5 10 (7.94%) Administrator
5 10 (7.94%) Technical Specialist
6 9 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.35%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) VMware Specialist
8 7 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (5.56%) SAP SD Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Graduate
11 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Support
11 4 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.94%) Web Services
2 9 (7.14%) .NET
3 8 (6.35%) CSS
3 8 (6.35%) HTML
4 7 (5.56%) jQuery
5 5 (3.97%) Node.js
6 4 (3.17%) Ajax
6 4 (3.17%) HTML5
6 4 (3.17%) J2EE
6 4 (3.17%) JSP
6 4 (3.17%) SAP Fiori
6 4 (3.17%) SAPUI5
6 4 (3.17%) Struts
7 3 (2.38%) Middleware
8 2 (1.59%) Google Maps API
8 2 (1.59%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.59%) JMS
8 2 (1.59%) OAuth
8 2 (1.59%) React
8 2 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.32%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.52%) PKI
3 12 (9.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 10 (7.94%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.56%) CCTV
5 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.76%) AS400
6 6 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
6 6 (4.76%) VAX
7 5 (3.97%) Blog
7 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.97%) Private Cloud
7 5 (3.97%) Social Media
8 4 (3.17%) PMI
9 3 (2.38%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.38%) Replication
10 2 (1.59%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.86%) Windows
2 36 (28.57%) Linux
3 22 (17.46%) Windows Server
4 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (11.11%) Unix
7 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (9.52%) Windows 2000
8 12 (9.52%) Windows NT
9 8 (6.35%) Solaris
10 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
12 4 (3.17%) CentOS
12 4 (3.17%) OpenVMS
13 3 (2.38%) AIX
13 3 (2.38%) Android
13 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.38%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.59%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.08%) Migration
3 18 (14.29%) DevOps
3 18 (14.29%) ITIL
4 14 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 14 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 13 (10.32%) Project Management
6 12 (9.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 11 (8.73%) ERP
7 11 (8.73%) Open Source
7 11 (8.73%) Scrum
8 10 (7.94%) Change Management
8 10 (7.94%) ITIL V3
9 9 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.35%) Auto-Scaling
10 8 (6.35%) Network Load Balancing
10 8 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.60%) SQL
2 30 (23.81%) Java
3 23 (18.25%) PowerShell
4 21 (16.67%) Perl
5 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.90%) Ruby
7 14 (11.11%) Python
8 13 (10.32%) PHP
9 12 (9.52%) C++
10 10 (7.94%) VB
11 9 (7.14%) C#
12 7 (5.56%) C
12 7 (5.56%) VBScript
13 6 (4.76%) AWK
14 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
14 4 (3.17%) Korn
15 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.59%) sed
17 1 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
17 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 10 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (6.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.17%) CCNP
4 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.17%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.17%) PMP
4 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) CCNA
6 2 (1.59%) CISM
6 2 (1.59%) CISSP
6 2 (1.59%) MCAD
6 2 (1.59%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 23 (18.25%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (13.49%) vSphere
6 15 (11.90%) VMware ESX
6 15 (11.90%) XenDesktop
7 13 (10.32%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (9.52%) NFS
8 12 (9.52%) vCloud
9 9 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (6.35%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (6.35%) ISA Server
10 8 (6.35%) UAG
11 4 (3.17%) Docker
12 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (2.38%) XenApp
13 2 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) Puppet
2 16 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.52%) vMotion
4 11 (8.73%) Ansible
4 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (7.14%) Graphite
6 8 (6.35%) NetBackup
6 8 (6.35%) WMI
7 6 (4.76%) Backup Exec
7 6 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (4.76%) Control-M
7 6 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (4.76%) HP SIM
7 6 (4.76%) Kibana
7 6 (4.76%) Nagios
7 6 (4.76%) Netcool
7 6 (4.76%) OpenView
7 6 (4.76%) StatsD
7 6 (4.76%) Tivoli
7 6 (4.76%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 48 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 33 (26.19%) VMware
3 22 (17.46%) HP
4 21 (16.67%) Cisco
5 16 (12.70%) SAP
5 16 (12.70%) Veritas
6 15 (11.90%) Citrix
7 9 (7.14%) IBM
8 8 (6.35%) Remedy
9 7 (5.56%) Dell
10 6 (4.76%) Wallstreet Suite
11 5 (3.97%) Panasonic
11 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.38%) Apple
12 3 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.38%) EMC
12 3 (2.38%) Peoplefluent
12 3 (2.38%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.59%) Talend
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