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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 822 895 914
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMS 86 75 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.068% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 66 60 62
Median salary £41,250 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £62,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +78.57%

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
24675 29084 31152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.14% 26.38% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21077 24387 26060
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +71 81 £40,000 -33.33% 14
London +46 36 £42,500 -17.07% 4
South East +32 20 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Surrey +26 11 £36,750 -41.20% 1
Guildford - 7 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £40,000 -
South West - 6 £34,000 - 2
City of London +57 5 £57,500 +9.52%
Yorkshire +32 5 £52,500 -22.22% 3
Leeds +30 5 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West Yorkshire +20 5 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West Midlands +4 5 £37,500 -21.05%
Andover - 5 £40,000 -
East of England +35 4 - -
North West +22 3 £42,500 -2.29% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 3 - -
Cambridge +7 3 - -
Clevedon - 3 £34,000 - 2
Somerset - 3 £34,000 - 2
East Midlands +8 2 £45,000 -35.71%
Manchester 0 2 £41,250 -5.17% 3
Lincolnshire - 2 £45,000 -
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Bristol - 2 £62,500 -
Scotland +4 1 £32,500 -
Birmingham -7 1 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £52,500 -
Crawley - 1 £37,000 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 58 (37.42%) Windows
2 50 (32.26%) Linux
3 44 (28.39%) JavaScript
3 44 (28.39%) VMware
4 38 (24.52%) ITIL
5 35 (22.58%) HTML
5 35 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 33 (21.29%) SQL
7 32 (20.65%) Cisco
7 32 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (20.65%) Degree
8 31 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 30 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (19.35%) Firewall
10 27 (17.42%) vSphere
11 26 (16.77%) Git (software)
11 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
12 25 (16.13%) Java
12 25 (16.13%) Citrix
13 24 (15.48%) Active Directory
13 24 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (14.84%) HTML5
14 23 (14.84%) vCloud
14 23 (14.84%) DevOps
14 23 (14.84%) CSS
15 22 (14.19%) SQL Server
15 22 (14.19%) Finance
15 22 (14.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 22 (14.19%) Mentoring
15 22 (14.19%) Hyper-V

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 17 (10.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.45%) IIS
4 8 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.52%) Apache
5 7 (4.52%) nginx
6 4 (2.58%) JBoss
6 4 (2.58%) WildFly
7 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.65%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (10.97%) MS Office
2 16 (10.32%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.81%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.81%) assyst
2 4 (2.58%) SAP MM
2 4 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.58%) SAP WM
3 3 (1.94%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.29%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (7.10%) Office 365
4 7 (4.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (3.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (3.87%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (3.87%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.87%) CloudFront
6 5 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.58%) SaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.35%) Firewall
2 26 (16.77%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.03%) WAN
4 13 (8.39%) SAN
5 12 (7.74%) VoIP
6 9 (5.81%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (5.81%) iSCSI
6 9 (5.81%) Wireless
7 8 (5.16%) VLAN
8 7 (4.52%) CTI
8 7 (4.52%) DNS
8 7 (4.52%) PBX
9 6 (3.87%) DHCP
10 5 (3.23%) MPLS
10 5 (3.23%) VPN
11 4 (2.58%) 2G
11 4 (2.58%) 3G
11 4 (2.58%) 4G
11 4 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.58%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.94%) Big Data
4 3 (1.94%) MySQL
4 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.29%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.65%) DB2
6 1 (0.65%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 26 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.74%) Vagrant
4 11 (7.10%) Grunt
5 8 (5.16%) Capybara
5 8 (5.16%) JUnit
5 8 (5.16%) Selenium
5 8 (5.16%) TestNG
6 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.23%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.29%) Gradle
7 2 (1.29%) gulp
7 2 (1.29%) JIRA
7 2 (1.29%) Maven
7 2 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.29%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.29%) Subversion
7 2 (1.29%) webpack
8 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 22 (14.19%) Finance
2 14 (9.03%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.74%) Automotive
3 12 (7.74%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.16%) Electronics
4 8 (5.16%) Marketing
5 7 (4.52%) Banking
6 5 (3.23%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.23%) Billing
6 5 (3.23%) Law
7 4 (2.58%) Retail
8 3 (1.94%) Legal
9 2 (1.29%) Back Office
9 2 (1.29%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (1.29%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.29%) French Language
9 2 (1.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (19.35%) Developer
2 21 (13.55%) Analyst
3 16 (10.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 12 (7.74%) Administrator
4 12 (7.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (7.74%) VMware Engineer
5 11 (7.10%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (5.81%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (5.81%) HTML Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) Service Analyst
7 9 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (5.81%) VoIP Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) DBA
8 7 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.52%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.58%) HTML
2 23 (14.84%) CSS
2 23 (14.84%) HTML5
3 20 (12.90%) AngularJS
3 20 (12.90%) Web Services
4 19 (12.26%) Sass
5 18 (11.61%) CSS3
6 14 (9.03%) Node.js
7 12 (7.74%) Hibernate
8 11 (7.10%) jQuery
9 10 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (5.81%) RESTful
11 8 (5.16%) React
12 7 (4.52%) FreeSWITCH
13 6 (3.87%) REST
14 5 (3.23%) CGI
15 4 (2.58%) .NET
15 4 (2.58%) ActiveMQ
15 4 (2.58%) JMS
15 4 (2.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.39%) VCE vBlock
3 11 (7.10%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.81%) iPad
5 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.52%) Clustering
7 4 (2.58%) CCTV
7 4 (2.58%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.94%) Biology
8 3 (1.94%) CMDB
8 3 (1.94%) Fintech
8 3 (1.94%) VAX
9 2 (1.29%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.29%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.29%) Statistics
9 2 (1.29%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (37.42%) Windows
2 50 (32.26%) Linux
3 20 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (7.74%) Windows 2000
7 12 (7.74%) Windows NT
8 11 (7.10%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.94%) Android
10 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.94%) OpenVMS
11 2 (1.29%) CentOS
11 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.29%) Unix
11 2 (1.29%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.52%) ITIL
2 32 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.84%) DevOps
4 22 (14.19%) Mentoring
4 22 (14.19%) Open Source
5 18 (11.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (10.97%) Migration
7 14 (9.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 14 (9.03%) TDD
8 13 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.39%) Time Management
9 12 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (7.10%) BDD
10 11 (7.10%) CRM
10 11 (7.10%) Front End Development
10 11 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (6.45%) Prototyping
12 9 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (5.81%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.39%) JavaScript
2 33 (21.29%) SQL
3 31 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 25 (16.13%) Java
5 14 (9.03%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.10%) Ruby
7 9 (5.81%) Perl
8 8 (5.16%) C#
9 5 (3.23%) PHP
10 4 (2.58%) Groovy
10 4 (2.58%) Python
10 4 (2.58%) VB
11 3 (1.94%) C++
11 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.29%) C
12 2 (1.29%) DCL
12 2 (1.29%) Scala
13 1 (0.65%) COBOL
13 1 (0.65%) JCL
13 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (20.65%) Degree
2 22 (14.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (8.39%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.39%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.10%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.58%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.29%) CISM
6 2 (1.29%) CISSP
6 2 (1.29%) MCP
6 2 (1.29%) MCSA
6 2 (1.29%) MCSE
6 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.52%) PA-DSS
2 7 (4.52%) QA
3 3 (1.94%) SAS 70
3 3 (1.94%) SLA
3 3 (1.94%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (17.42%) vSphere
2 24 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.84%) vCloud
4 22 (14.19%) Hyper-V
5 16 (10.32%) VMware ESX
6 14 (9.03%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (9.03%) XenDesktop
7 13 (8.39%) NFS
8 11 (7.10%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.23%) XenApp
10 3 (1.94%) Docker
10 3 (1.94%) Postfix
10 3 (1.94%) Samba
10 3 (1.94%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.94%) Shibboleth
11 2 (1.29%) XenServer
12 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.65%) UAG
12 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 20 (12.90%) Puppet
2 15 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.74%) vMotion
4 11 (7.10%) vRealize
5 9 (5.81%) Ansible
6 7 (4.52%) Graphite
7 6 (3.87%) Fluentd
7 6 (3.87%) Grafana
7 6 (3.87%) HAProxy
7 6 (3.87%) Kibana
7 6 (3.87%) Nagios
7 6 (3.87%) StatsD
8 5 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.94%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.94%) SCCM
10 3 (1.94%) WMI
11 2 (1.29%) Packer
12 1 (0.65%) Graylog
12 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (28.39%) VMware
2 35 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 32 (20.65%) Cisco
4 25 (16.13%) Citrix
5 20 (12.90%) SAP
6 16 (10.32%) Avaya
7 13 (8.39%) HP
8 10 (6.45%) Oracle
9 7 (4.52%) Genesys
9 7 (4.52%) Mitel
10 6 (3.87%) EMC
11 5 (3.23%) NetApp
11 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.23%) SonicWALL
12 4 (2.58%) F5
12 4 (2.58%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.58%) Symantec
13 3 (1.94%) Google
13 3 (1.94%) Sage
14 2 (1.29%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago