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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 831 906 871
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -35
Permanent jobs citing VMS 81 69 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.063% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.34% 0.24% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 63 57 88
Median salary £44,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £62,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +81.15%

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
23527 28564 30741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.69% 26.19% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19978 24234 25392
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +66 76 £52,500 -12.50% 10
London +56 30 £60,000 +9.09% 7
South East +24 17 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Surrey +26 16 £55,000 -12.00% 2
South West +12 14 £34,000 -10.52%
Somerset - 8 £34,000 -
Leeds +46 7 £62,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +35 7 £62,500 +4.16%
West Yorkshire +33 7 £62,500 +55.27%
Clevedon - 6 £34,000 -
Guildford - 6 £36,250 -
City of London +47 4 £63,750 +6.25% 3
East of England +22 4 - -
Scotland +21 4 £36,250 -
Egham - 4 £56,000 -
North West +6 3 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Manchester 0 3 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Melksham - 3 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Glasgow - 2 £36,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 £38,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Bath - 2 £32,500 -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £32,500 -
Lincoln - 1 £32,500 -
Norwich - 1 - -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 67 (41.36%) Windows
2 57 (35.19%) Linux
3 45 (27.78%) VMware
3 45 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (27.16%) SQL
5 43 (26.54%) JavaScript
5 43 (26.54%) Cisco
6 39 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (23.46%) Firewall
7 38 (23.46%) Java
7 38 (23.46%) PowerShell
8 34 (20.99%) Degree
9 33 (20.37%) Open Source
9 33 (20.37%) Microsoft
10 31 (19.14%) ITIL
10 31 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (18.52%) Hyper-V
11 30 (18.52%) vSphere
11 30 (18.52%) Puppet
12 29 (17.90%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (17.28%) DevOps
14 27 (16.67%) Finance
14 27 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 27 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
15 26 (16.05%) HTML
15 26 (16.05%) Windows Server
16 25 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (14.81%) Git (software)
18 23 (14.20%) Jenkins
18 23 (14.20%) Disaster Recovery

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 16 (9.88%) IIS
2 15 (9.26%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (8.64%) Apache
4 13 (8.02%) MS Exchange
4 13 (8.02%) nginx
5 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.09%) JBoss
7 4 (2.47%) WildFly
8 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.62%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.62%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
1 13 (8.02%) MS Office
2 6 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.47%) CATIA
3 4 (2.47%) Siemens NX
4 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.09%) SAP MM
2 5 (3.09%) SAP WM
3 4 (2.47%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.62%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (17.90%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (10.49%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (9.26%) Office 365
5 13 (8.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 12 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
6 12 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (7.41%) CloudFront
7 7 (4.32%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (3.70%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.70%) SaaS
9 5 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.23%) IaaS
11 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.62%) Heroku
11 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.46%) Firewall
2 27 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 17 (10.49%) VLAN
4 16 (9.88%) SAN
5 13 (8.02%) VoIP
6 10 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (6.17%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (6.17%) iSCSI
7 8 (4.94%) DNS
8 7 (4.32%) VPN
9 6 (3.70%) Network Security
10 5 (3.09%) CTI
10 5 (3.09%) DHCP
10 5 (3.09%) MPLS
10 5 (3.09%) PBX
10 5 (3.09%) WAN
11 4 (2.47%) 2G
11 4 (2.47%) 3G
11 4 (2.47%) MGW
11 4 (2.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.32%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (4.32%) InfluxDB
4 6 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.85%) Big Data
6 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.85%) MySQL
6 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) DB2
7 1 (0.62%) GIS
7 1 (0.62%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 24 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.20%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.64%) Vagrant
4 10 (6.17%) JUnit
4 10 (6.17%) TestNG
4 10 (6.17%) Travis CI
5 9 (5.56%) Capybara
5 9 (5.56%) Selenium
6 5 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.85%) Maven
7 3 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.23%) Gradle
8 2 (1.23%) Grunt
8 2 (1.23%) gulp
8 2 (1.23%) JIRA
8 2 (1.23%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.23%) Subversion
8 2 (1.23%) webpack
9 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.62%) GCC
General
1 27 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Manufacturing
2 14 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.17%) Marketing
4 8 (4.94%) Electronics
5 6 (3.70%) Billing
6 4 (2.47%) Banking
6 4 (2.47%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.23%) French Language
7 2 (1.23%) German Language
8 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (17.28%) Developer
2 16 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (8.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 13 (8.02%) Administrator
4 13 (8.02%) Analyst
5 12 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (7.41%) Consultant
5 12 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.79%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.32%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.05%) HTML
2 20 (12.35%) Web Services
3 17 (10.49%) Node.js
4 16 (9.88%) CSS
5 15 (9.26%) AngularJS
5 15 (9.26%) Hibernate
5 15 (9.26%) HTML5
6 12 (7.41%) React
7 11 (6.79%) RESTful
7 11 (6.79%) Sass
8 10 (6.17%) CSS3
9 6 (3.70%) REST
10 5 (3.09%) Backbone.js
10 5 (3.09%) CGI
10 5 (3.09%) FreeSWITCH
10 5 (3.09%) Spring
11 4 (2.47%) .NET
11 4 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (2.47%) JMS
11 4 (2.47%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.64%) VCE vBlock
3 12 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.17%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.32%) EMC VNX
5 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.70%) Clustering
6 6 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.47%) PMI
8 3 (1.85%) Biology
8 3 (1.85%) CCTV
8 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.85%) Fintech
8 3 (1.85%) VAX
9 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.23%) Replication
9 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (41.36%) Windows
2 57 (35.19%) Linux
3 26 (16.05%) Windows Server
4 21 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (8.02%) Windows 2000
7 13 (8.02%) Windows NT
8 6 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.09%) Unix
10 4 (2.47%) OpenVMS
11 3 (1.85%) Android
11 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.85%) CentOS
12 2 (1.23%) Solaris
12 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.37%) Open Source
3 31 (19.14%) ITIL
4 28 (17.28%) DevOps
5 23 (14.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (13.58%) Mentoring
7 19 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (11.73%) Migration
8 18 (11.11%) TDD
9 15 (9.26%) BDD
9 15 (9.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 15 (9.26%) E-Commerce
10 13 (8.02%) Auto-Scaling
10 13 (8.02%) Configuration Management
11 12 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (6.79%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (6.17%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (6.17%) Server Building
13 10 (6.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.16%) SQL
2 43 (26.54%) JavaScript
3 38 (23.46%) Java
3 38 (23.46%) PowerShell
4 23 (14.20%) Ruby
5 22 (13.58%) Perl
6 14 (8.64%) Shell Script
7 12 (7.41%) PHP
8 9 (5.56%) C#
9 8 (4.94%) C++
10 7 (4.32%) Python
11 6 (3.70%) C
12 5 (3.09%) Groovy
13 4 (2.47%) AWK
13 4 (2.47%) Korn
13 4 (2.47%) VBScript
14 3 (1.85%) VB
15 2 (1.23%) DCL
15 2 (1.23%) Scala
16 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (20.99%) Degree
2 22 (13.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.47%) CCNP
5 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.47%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.47%) PMP
6 3 (1.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.62%) CISM
7 1 (0.62%) CISSP
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.62%) MCSE
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) PA-DSS
2 5 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.85%) SAS 70
3 3 (1.85%) SSAE 16
4 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (19.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 30 (18.52%) vSphere
3 22 (13.58%) vCloud
4 19 (11.73%) Active Directory
5 15 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (8.64%) NFS
6 14 (8.64%) VMware ESX
6 14 (8.64%) XenDesktop
7 11 (6.79%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.85%) Docker
8 3 (1.85%) Postfix
8 3 (1.85%) Samba
8 3 (1.85%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.85%) Shibboleth
9 2 (1.23%) XenApp
9 2 (1.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.62%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 30 (18.52%) Puppet
2 27 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (9.26%) Ansible
4 13 (8.02%) Graphite
4 13 (8.02%) vMotion
5 12 (7.41%) Fluentd
5 12 (7.41%) Grafana
5 12 (7.41%) HAProxy
5 12 (7.41%) Kibana
5 12 (7.41%) StatsD
6 9 (5.56%) Nagios
6 9 (5.56%) PowerCLI
6 9 (5.56%) vRealize
7 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.85%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.85%) SCCM
11 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 45 (27.78%) VMware
2 43 (26.54%) Cisco
3 33 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 21 (12.96%) SAP
5 15 (9.26%) Citrix
6 14 (8.64%) EMC
6 14 (8.64%) HP
7 12 (7.41%) Oracle
8 7 (4.32%) F5
8 7 (4.32%) NetApp
9 6 (3.70%) Avaya
9 6 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (3.70%) Dell
9 6 (3.70%) Mitel
10 5 (3.09%) Genesys
10 5 (3.09%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.47%) Google
11 4 (2.47%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.47%) Symantec
12 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago