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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 830 804 749
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -55
Permanent jobs citing VMS 63 103 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 53 82 77
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%

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
28583 30781 29014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 26.83% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24119 25533 24685
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -30 62 £60,000 +71.42% 9
South East +8 23 £62,500 -5.30% 3
London +13 22 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Surrey +12 22 £62,500 -5.30% 3
City of London +28 6 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Manchester -5 3 £43,500 +26.08% 2
Watford -11 3 - -
Hertfordshire -11 3 - -
North West -13 3 £43,500 +26.08% 2
East of England -16 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -9 2 £22,000 -50.00%
Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
Leeds - 2 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £70,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £43,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £37,500 -
Bromley - 2 £72,500 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Scotland +2 1 - -
South West -25 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £22,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £70,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £70,000 -
Bradford - 1 £30,500 - 1

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (32.81%) Windows
2 40 (31.25%) VMware
3 36 (28.13%) Linux
4 31 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (23.44%) Data Centre
6 28 (21.88%) SAP
6 28 (21.88%) SAN
7 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
7 27 (21.09%) HP
7 27 (21.09%) Manufacturing
8 23 (17.97%) IBM
9 22 (17.19%) Degree
10 21 (16.41%) Firewall
11 20 (15.63%) SQL
11 20 (15.63%) Finance
12 19 (14.84%) Migration
12 19 (14.84%) Logistics
13 18 (14.06%) Computer Science
13 18 (14.06%) vSphere
14 17 (13.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (13.28%) ITIL
14 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (12.50%) MCSE
15 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (12.50%) IaaS
16 15 (11.72%) 3PAR
16 15 (11.72%) DB2
16 15 (11.72%) SAP SD
16 15 (11.72%) Project Management
17 14 (10.94%) Cisco

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (7.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.47%) Apache
3 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.13%) IIS
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS Project
3 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (11.72%) SAP SD
2 9 (7.03%) SAP CS
3 8 (6.25%) SAP MM
4 7 (5.47%) SAP WM
5 5 (3.91%) SAP PLM
6 2 (1.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.50%) IaaS
2 9 (7.03%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (7.03%) SaaS
2 9 (7.03%) PaaS
3 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.88%) SAN
2 21 (16.41%) Firewall
3 14 (10.94%) LAN
3 14 (10.94%) WAN
4 13 (10.16%) VoIP
5 12 (9.38%) VPN
6 11 (8.59%) Unified Communications
7 10 (7.81%) MPLS
8 9 (7.03%) DNS
8 9 (7.03%) iSCSI
8 9 (7.03%) NAS
9 8 (6.25%) Internet
10 7 (5.47%) DHCP
11 5 (3.91%) SMS
11 5 (3.91%) LDAP
11 5 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (3.13%) SSH
12 4 (3.13%) GSM
12 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
13 3 (2.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) DB2
2 5 (3.91%) MySQL
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.13%) Ingres
4 3 (2.34%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Selenium
2 4 (3.13%) TestNG
2 4 (3.13%) JUnit
2 4 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 4 (3.13%) Gradle
2 4 (3.13%) Spock
2 4 (3.13%) Geb
3 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.34%) JIRA
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) Hudson
5 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.78%) YouTrack
General
1 27 (21.09%) Manufacturing
2 20 (15.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.69%) Legal
3 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Back Office
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Billing
5 2 (1.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (13.28%) Developer
2 13 (10.16%) Consultant
3 11 (8.59%) Architect
4 9 (7.03%) Administrator
4 9 (7.03%) Engineering Manager
4 9 (7.03%) Technical Manager
5 8 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.13%) SAP SD Consultant
8 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) VMWare Administrator
8 4 (3.13%) IT Support
8 4 (3.13%) Linux Technician
8 4 (3.13%) AWS Developer
8 4 (3.13%) NetApp Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) XML
2 3 (2.34%) XSLT
2 3 (2.34%) Middleware
2 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (2.34%) Sensu
3 2 (1.56%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.56%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (1.56%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.78%) LAMP
4 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.78%) REST
4 1 (0.78%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.78%) WSH
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.78%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) SOAP
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.06%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.16%) Management Information System
4 12 (9.38%) iSeries
5 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.59%) Cryptography
6 10 (7.81%) Replication
6 10 (7.81%) BYOD
7 8 (6.25%) Clustering
8 7 (5.47%) Mainframe
9 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (3.91%) AS400
11 3 (2.34%) SWIFT
11 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
11 3 (2.34%) DataPower
12 2 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.56%) PMI
12 2 (1.56%) VAX
13 1 (0.78%) PKI
13 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.81%) Windows
2 36 (28.13%) Linux
3 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.25%) CentOS
5 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.69%) Solaris
8 4 (3.13%) AIX
8 4 (3.13%) HPUX
9 3 (2.34%) UNIX
9 3 (2.34%) SUSE
10 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.78%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.84%) Migration
1 19 (14.84%) Logistics
2 17 (13.28%) ITIL
3 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.72%) Project Management
5 12 (9.38%) Information Security
5 12 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.59%) OO
7 10 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (7.03%) Capacity Management
8 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.03%) Change Management
9 8 (6.25%) Software Architecture
9 8 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
9 8 (6.25%) Open Source
10 7 (5.47%) Security Architecture
10 7 (5.47%) Change Control
10 7 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.63%) SQL
2 12 (9.38%) Java
3 8 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.47%) C#
4 7 (5.47%) C++
5 6 (4.69%) C
6 5 (3.91%) Python
7 4 (3.13%) Groovy
8 3 (2.34%) DCL
8 3 (2.34%) Ruby
8 3 (2.34%) ABAP
9 2 (1.56%) Perl
9 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.78%) XPath
10 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.78%) AWK
10 1 (0.78%) PHP
10 1 (0.78%) VBA
10 1 (0.78%) VBScript
10 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (17.19%) Degree
2 17 (13.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (12.50%) MCSE
4 12 (9.38%) CCNA
4 12 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.13%) CISSP
5 4 (3.13%) CISM
6 3 (2.34%) VCP5
6 3 (2.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CISA
8 1 (0.78%) CEH
8 1 (0.78%) MCSA
8 1 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.06%) vSphere
3 10 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (7.81%) VMware ESX
4 9 (7.03%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.91%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.13%) Firmware
6 4 (3.13%) iptables
7 3 (2.34%) Kamailio
8 2 (1.56%) KVM
8 2 (1.56%) Docker
9 1 (0.78%) vCloud
9 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) Puppet
2 8 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (4.69%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (3.91%) vMotion
5 4 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.34%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.34%) Opsview
6 3 (2.34%) Nagios
6 3 (2.34%) Graphite
7 1 (0.78%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.78%) Nessus
7 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (31.25%) VMware
2 28 (21.88%) SAP
3 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
3 27 (21.09%) HP
4 23 (17.97%) IBM
5 15 (11.72%) 3PAR
6 14 (10.94%) Cisco
7 11 (8.59%) EMC
7 11 (8.59%) Avaya
8 9 (7.03%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.25%) Veritas
10 7 (5.47%) NetApp
10 7 (5.47%) Oracle
11 6 (4.69%) Dell
11 6 (4.69%) BMC
12 5 (3.91%) NetIQ
13 4 (3.13%) Symantec
13 4 (3.13%) Fujitsu
13 4 (3.13%) Novell
14 3 (2.34%) Informatica
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