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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 805 895 886
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMS 71 90 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.084% 0.079%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60 84 68
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,187 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
22120 28159 30756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.56% 26.25% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18549 23840 25608
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +76 65 £50,000 -9.09% 9
London +71 36 £60,000 +20.00% 5
South East +41 18 £45,000 -30.76% 3
North West - 6 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £25,000 -
City of London +34 5 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Surrey +6 5 £56,000 -13.84%
Merseyside - 5 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 5 £50,000 -
West Sussex +24 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Scotland +23 3 £36,250 -23.68% 2
South West +13 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Egham - 3 £56,000 -
Burgess Hill - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +32 2 £50,000 -41.17% 1
Reading +27 2 £50,000 -
Stroud - 2 £60,000 -
Southampton - 2 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £36,250 -
Guildford +24 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Yorkshire +14 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Edinburgh +12 1 - - 2
East of England +7 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -
Essex - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £42,500 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 61 (37.65%) Windows
2 48 (29.63%) Linux
3 47 (29.01%) Microsoft
4 42 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (25.31%) Java
6 39 (24.07%) Finance
7 38 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (23.46%) SQL
8 37 (22.84%) Firewall
9 34 (20.99%) Cisco
10 33 (20.37%) JavaScript
11 32 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
12 31 (19.14%) Degree
13 30 (18.52%) Open Source
14 29 (17.90%) Puppet
15 28 (17.28%) PowerShell
15 28 (17.28%) Windows Server
16 27 (16.67%) VMware
16 27 (16.67%) Active Directory
17 26 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (15.43%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (14.81%) Perl
20 23 (14.20%) Git (software)
21 22 (13.58%) Hyper-V
21 22 (13.58%) Ruby
21 22 (13.58%) DevOps
21 22 (13.58%) Jenkins
22 21 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
22 21 (12.96%) SAP
22 21 (12.96%) TDD

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 14 (8.64%) IIS
2 12 (7.41%) Apache
2 12 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.56%) nginx
4 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.94%) JBoss
5 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.47%) WildFly
7 2 (1.23%) Drupal
7 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.62%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 19 (11.73%) MS Office
2 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.47%) CATIA
5 4 (2.47%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.62%) Autodesk Flame
6 1 (0.62%) Houdini
6 1 (0.62%) Maya
6 1 (0.62%) NUKE
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 2 (1.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 42 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (11.73%) Office 365
4 14 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 9 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (5.56%) CloudFront
5 9 (5.56%) SaaS
6 7 (4.32%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.47%) IaaS
9 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.85%) PaaS
10 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.84%) Firewall
2 16 (9.88%) VLAN
3 15 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 15 (9.26%) VoIP
4 10 (6.17%) DNS
5 9 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (4.94%) SAN
7 7 (4.32%) Network Security
7 7 (4.32%) VPN
8 5 (3.09%) LDAP
9 4 (2.47%) CTI
9 4 (2.47%) DHCP
9 4 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.47%) Internet
9 4 (2.47%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.47%) PBX
9 4 (2.47%) SMTP
10 3 (1.85%) IMAP
10 3 (1.85%) WAN
11 2 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (5.56%) InfluxDB
3 9 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.94%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.70%) MySQL
6 3 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.85%) Big Data
6 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.23%) DB2
7 2 (1.23%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.62%) QlikView
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.58%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.64%) Vagrant
4 11 (6.79%) Selenium
5 10 (6.17%) JUnit
5 10 (6.17%) TestNG
6 9 (5.56%) Capybara
6 9 (5.56%) Travis CI
7 3 (1.85%) Maven
7 3 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.85%) Subversion
7 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.23%) GCC
8 2 (1.23%) Trac
9 1 (0.62%) Gradle
9 1 (0.62%) Grunt
9 1 (0.62%) gulp
9 1 (0.62%) JIRA
9 1 (0.62%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (24.07%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.02%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.17%) Electronics
4 10 (6.17%) Marketing
5 6 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.09%) Retail
7 4 (2.47%) Banking
7 4 (2.47%) Legal
8 2 (1.23%) Back Office
8 2 (1.23%) Billing
8 2 (1.23%) Games
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (17.90%) Developer
2 19 (11.73%) Analyst
3 15 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (8.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.02%) Administrator
6 10 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Consultant
6 10 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Network Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.94%) VoIP Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.11%) Node.js
2 17 (10.49%) HTML
3 16 (9.88%) CSS
3 16 (9.88%) Web Services
4 14 (8.64%) AngularJS
4 14 (8.64%) Hibernate
4 14 (8.64%) HTML5
5 11 (6.79%) React
5 11 (6.79%) RESTful
6 10 (6.17%) CSS3
6 10 (6.17%) Sass
7 9 (5.56%) .NET
8 6 (3.70%) JMS
9 5 (3.09%) CGI
9 5 (3.09%) REST
10 4 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (2.47%) Backbone.js
10 4 (2.47%) FreeSWITCH
10 4 (2.47%) RESTEasy
10 4 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.49%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.79%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.94%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.32%) EMC VNX
5 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.32%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.32%) VAX
6 6 (3.70%) AS400
6 6 (3.70%) CCTV
6 6 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
7 5 (3.09%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.09%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.47%) PKI
8 4 (2.47%) PMI
8 4 (2.47%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (1.85%) Biology
9 3 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.65%) Windows
2 48 (29.63%) Linux
3 28 (17.28%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.02%) Unix
5 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.94%) Solaris
7 6 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.09%) OpenVMS
8 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.47%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.47%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.85%) AIX
10 3 (1.85%) CentOS
10 3 (1.85%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.85%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.23%) Android
11 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.52%) Open Source
3 22 (13.58%) DevOps
4 21 (12.96%) TDD
5 20 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (10.49%) BDD
6 17 (10.49%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.88%) ITIL
8 13 (8.02%) Configuration Management
8 13 (8.02%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.41%) Project Management
9 12 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.79%) Programme Management
11 10 (6.17%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.17%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (6.17%) ERP
11 10 (6.17%) Software Delivery
11 10 (6.17%) Virtual Environments
12 9 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.31%) Java
2 38 (23.46%) SQL
3 33 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 28 (17.28%) PowerShell
5 24 (14.81%) Perl
6 22 (13.58%) Ruby
7 15 (9.26%) PHP
8 13 (8.02%) Python
9 12 (7.41%) C#
9 12 (7.41%) C++
10 7 (4.32%) C
11 5 (3.09%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.47%) AWK
12 4 (2.47%) Groovy
12 4 (2.47%) Korn
12 4 (2.47%) VBScript
13 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.23%) VB
14 1 (0.62%) Pascal
14 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (19.14%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) CCNP
2 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.47%) CCNA
3 4 (2.47%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.47%) PMP
3 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.85%) CISM
4 3 (1.85%) CISSP
4 3 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) MCSE
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) SLA
2 5 (3.09%) QA
3 4 (2.47%) PA-DSS
3 4 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.85%) SAS 70
4 3 (1.85%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 27 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.58%) Hyper-V
3 21 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (7.41%) vSphere
5 7 (4.32%) NFS
6 5 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.47%) vCloud
7 4 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.85%) Postfix
8 3 (1.85%) Samba
8 3 (1.85%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.85%) Shibboleth
8 3 (1.85%) XenApp
9 2 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.62%) Docker
10 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.62%) UAG
10 1 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 29 (17.90%) Puppet
2 25 (15.43%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.41%) Nagios
4 11 (6.79%) Graphite
5 10 (6.17%) Ansible
6 9 (5.56%) Fluentd
6 9 (5.56%) Grafana
6 9 (5.56%) HAProxy
6 9 (5.56%) Kibana
6 9 (5.56%) StatsD
7 8 (4.94%) NetBackup
8 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (3.70%) Backup Exec
9 6 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (3.70%) Control-M
9 6 (3.70%) Legato
9 6 (3.70%) Netcool
9 6 (3.70%) NetVault Backup
9 6 (3.70%) Tivoli
9 6 (3.70%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 47 (29.01%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.99%) Cisco
3 27 (16.67%) VMware
4 21 (12.96%) SAP
5 14 (8.64%) EMC
5 14 (8.64%) HP
6 10 (6.17%) Dell
7 9 (5.56%) Veritas
8 8 (4.94%) IBM
9 7 (4.32%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (4.32%) F5
9 7 (4.32%) NetApp
9 7 (4.32%) Oracle
9 7 (4.32%) Remedy
10 6 (3.70%) Wall Street Systems
11 5 (3.09%) Mitel
12 4 (2.47%) Avaya
12 4 (2.47%) Citrix
12 4 (2.47%) Genesys
12 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
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