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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 828 864 789
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -75
Permanent jobs citing VMS 69 68 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.056% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.21% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 48 58 100
Average salary £48,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £31,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -24.84%

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
28876 32335 29588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.67% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24172 27218 25032
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

VMS Salary Histogram in the UK

VMS
Top 27 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 May 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
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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 +39 64 £48,000 +37.14% 11
London +57 32 £48,000 -12.72% 7
South East +19 16 £60,000 +100.00%
East of England -1 7 £29,000 -3.33% 2
East Sussex - 7 £55,000 -
City of London +56 6 £55,000 +26.43% 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -3 4 £77,500 +37.77%
West Midlands -4 4 £47,500 -20.83%
Birmingham - 4 £47,500 -
Surrey +31 3 £60,000 +100.00%
Yorkshire +15 3 £67,500 +86.20% 1
Watford +11 2 £77,500 +37.77%
North West +8 2 £47,500 +72.72% 1
South Yorkshire -6 2 £67,500 +86.20% 1
Aldershot - 2 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £29,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £29,000 - 1
Chorley - 2 £47,500 -
Leeds - 1 £50,000 -
Brighton - 1 £65,000 -
Norwich - 1 £28,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £28,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 59 (40.97%) Linux
2 55 (38.19%) SQL
3 54 (37.50%) HP
4 53 (36.81%) VMware
5 51 (35.42%) SAN
6 44 (30.56%) Oracle
7 43 (29.86%) IBM
8 41 (28.47%) DB2
8 41 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (27.78%) Windows
10 37 (25.69%) Degree
11 36 (25.00%) Solaris
12 33 (22.92%) Data Centre
13 32 (22.22%) Cisco
14 30 (20.83%) EMC
14 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (20.83%) vSphere
15 28 (19.44%) Finance
15 28 (19.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 28 (19.44%) Apache
16 27 (18.75%) Firewall
17 26 (18.06%) SharePoint
17 26 (18.06%) 3PAR
18 25 (17.36%) Veritas
18 25 (17.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
19 24 (16.67%) Project Management
19 24 (16.67%) Mainframe
19 24 (16.67%) LAN
19 24 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28 (19.44%) Apache
2 26 (18.06%) SharePoint
3 21 (14.58%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.08%) IIS
7 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.69%) Lync
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.39%) Primavera
3 1 (0.69%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.89%) IaaS
2 19 (13.19%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (13.19%) SaaS
3 18 (12.50%) PaaS
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.42%) SAN
2 27 (18.75%) Firewall
3 24 (16.67%) LAN
4 23 (15.97%) WAN
5 21 (14.58%) SMS
6 20 (13.89%) VoIP
6 20 (13.89%) VPN
6 20 (13.89%) Unified Communications
7 19 (13.19%) MPLS
8 8 (5.56%) DNS
9 7 (4.86%) DHCP
9 7 (4.86%) Internet
10 6 (4.17%) NAS
11 5 (3.47%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.47%) LDAP
12 3 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.08%) SSH
13 2 (1.39%) DAB
13 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.47%) DB2
2 21 (14.58%) Ingres
3 14 (9.72%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.56%) MySQL
5 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.39%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) JIRA
1 6 (4.17%) Selenium
2 3 (2.08%) Spock
2 3 (2.08%) Geb
2 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.08%) Gradle
2 3 (2.08%) TestNG
2 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.08%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.08%) JUnit
2 3 (2.08%) Subversion
3 2 (1.39%) JBehave
3 2 (1.39%) MSTest
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.39%) AnthillPro
3 2 (1.39%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.69%) YouTrack
4 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 28 (19.44%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (3.47%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.08%) Advertising
6 2 (1.39%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (15.97%) Architect
2 21 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 18 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
4 16 (11.11%) Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Analyst
5 10 (6.94%) Consultant
5 10 (6.94%) Linux Specialist
6 7 (4.86%) Software Developer
6 7 (4.86%) Administrator
6 7 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) Storage Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) QA Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) SAP SD Consultant
9 4 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) Web Services
1 3 (2.08%) XML
1 3 (2.08%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.39%) SAP ALE
2 2 (1.39%) Ajax
2 2 (1.39%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (1.39%) Spring
2 2 (1.39%) .NET
2 2 (1.39%) J2EE
2 2 (1.39%) JDBC
2 2 (1.39%) JSP
2 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.39%) RESTful
2 2 (1.39%) Taglibs
2 2 (1.39%) FreeMarker
2 2 (1.39%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.69%) MyBatis
3 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
3 24 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 24 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (15.28%) AS400
5 21 (14.58%) iSeries
5 21 (14.58%) Management Information System
6 19 (13.19%) BYOD
7 10 (6.94%) Cryptography
8 7 (4.86%) Replication
9 6 (4.17%) Clustering
10 4 (2.78%) VAX
10 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (2.08%) CCTV
12 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 59 (40.97%) Linux
2 40 (27.78%) Windows
3 36 (25.00%) Solaris
4 22 (15.28%) HPUX
5 21 (14.58%) AIX
6 19 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (12.50%) UNIX
8 10 (6.94%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.47%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.78%) CentOS
11 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.39%) Debian
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.69%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.67%) Project Management
3 23 (15.97%) Migration
4 22 (15.28%) Mentoring
5 21 (14.58%) Service Management
6 18 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 17 (11.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.72%) ITIL
9 11 (7.64%) Information Security
10 10 (6.94%) E-business
10 10 (6.94%) Open Source
11 9 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (6.25%) Change Management
11 9 (6.25%) OO
12 8 (5.56%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.86%) Reverse Engineering
13 7 (4.86%) Software Architecture
13 7 (4.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.19%) SQL
2 14 (9.72%) Shell Script
3 10 (6.94%) Java
4 9 (6.25%) Python
5 7 (4.86%) C
5 7 (4.86%) C#
5 7 (4.86%) C++
6 6 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.17%) VBScript
7 5 (3.47%) Groovy
7 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.08%) Perl
8 3 (2.08%) Ruby
8 3 (2.08%) XPath
9 2 (1.39%) XQuery
9 2 (1.39%) ABAP
10 1 (0.69%) VBA
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (25.69%) Degree
2 25 (17.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (14.58%) MCSE
5 19 (13.19%) CCNA
5 19 (13.19%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (9.72%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.78%) CISM
7 4 (2.78%) CISSP
7 4 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.39%) ISEB
9 1 (0.69%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.69%) MCSA
9 1 (0.69%) CCNP
9 1 (0.69%) OCP
9 1 (0.69%) OCA
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CISA
9 1 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) SLA
3 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (20.83%) vSphere
3 15 (10.42%) Active Directory
4 10 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.86%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.78%) iptables
7 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.08%) Firmware
8 1 (0.69%) LXC
8 1 (0.69%) KVM
8 1 (0.69%) vCloud
8 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (19.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (7.64%) Control-M
3 8 (5.56%) Puppet
4 4 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.08%) SCOM
5 3 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.39%) vMotion
7 1 (0.69%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.69%) Graphite
7 1 (0.69%) collectd
7 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.69%) Nagios
7 1 (0.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 54 (37.50%) HP
2 53 (36.81%) VMware
3 44 (30.56%) Oracle
4 43 (29.86%) IBM
5 32 (22.22%) Cisco
6 30 (20.83%) EMC
7 26 (18.06%) 3PAR
8 25 (17.36%) Veritas
9 21 (14.58%) Novell
10 20 (13.89%) Avaya
11 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 13 (9.03%) Fujitsu
13 10 (6.94%) Intel
14 9 (6.25%) NetApp
15 7 (4.86%) Red Hat
16 5 (3.47%) SAP
16 5 (3.47%) Fidessa
17 4 (2.78%) Symantec
18 3 (2.08%) Lumesse
18 3 (2.08%) BMC
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 11 days ago
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Vitabiotics
Salary: Negotiable + review
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
Vitabiotics
Salary: Negotiable + review
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago