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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 824 892 874
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMS 91 64 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.059% 0.088%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 71 53 83
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £62,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +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
24019 28428 31253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.94% 26.04% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20568 23963 25934
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +82 89 £42,500 -29.16% 12
London +54 37 £52,500 - 3
South East +9 17 £37,500 -40.00% 1
Surrey +25 15 £37,500 -40.00% 1
South West - 12 £34,000 - 3
Yorkshire +36 9 £60,000 -11.11% 4
Leeds +35 9 £60,000 +20.00% 4
West Yorkshire +27 9 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Guildford - 9 £36,000 - 1
Somerset - 7 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands -2 5 £37,500 +70.45%
Clevedon - 5 £34,000 - 1
City of London +61 4 £77,500 +47.61% 1
East of England +21 4 - -
North West +18 3 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Manchester +11 3 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Melksham - 3 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Scotland +20 2 £38,250 -
East Midlands +15 2 £45,000 -35.71%
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £38,250 -
Bath - 2 £32,500 -
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire +17 1 - -
Birmingham -17 1 £47,500 +115.90%
Andover - 1 £40,000 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 65 (39.63%) Windows
2 62 (37.80%) Linux
3 46 (28.05%) VMware
4 43 (26.22%) Cisco
5 42 (25.61%) JavaScript
6 40 (24.39%) Firewall
7 39 (23.78%) PowerShell
8 38 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 38 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (23.17%) SQL
9 36 (21.95%) Degree
10 35 (21.34%) ITIL
11 31 (18.90%) Java
11 31 (18.90%) Microsoft
11 31 (18.90%) TCP/IP
11 31 (18.90%) vSphere
12 29 (17.68%) Open Source
12 29 (17.68%) Puppet
12 29 (17.68%) HTML
13 28 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (17.07%) Hyper-V
13 28 (17.07%) DevOps
14 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
14 26 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (15.85%) Finance
15 25 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (15.24%) Windows Server
16 24 (14.63%) vCloud
17 23 (14.02%) Mentoring
17 23 (14.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.93%) IIS
3 12 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.71%) Apache
5 10 (6.10%) nginx
6 5 (3.05%) JBoss
7 4 (2.44%) WildFly
8 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.61%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.32%) MS Office
3 5 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.83%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.05%) SAP MM
2 5 (3.05%) SAP WM
3 4 (2.44%) assyst
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (9.15%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (7.93%) Office 365
5 10 (6.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (5.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 9 (5.49%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (5.49%) CloudFront
7 7 (4.27%) Amazon S3
8 5 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (3.05%) SaaS
9 4 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.61%) Heroku
10 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.39%) Firewall
2 31 (18.90%) TCP/IP
3 17 (10.37%) SAN
4 15 (9.15%) VLAN
4 15 (9.15%) VoIP
5 10 (6.10%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (6.10%) iSCSI
6 9 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (5.49%) DNS
7 8 (4.88%) WAN
8 7 (4.27%) CTI
8 7 (4.27%) PBX
9 6 (3.66%) DHCP
10 5 (3.05%) MPLS
10 5 (3.05%) Network Security
10 5 (3.05%) VPN
11 4 (2.44%) 3G
11 4 (2.44%) 4G
11 4 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.44%) InfluxDB
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.83%) Big Data
4 3 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.83%) MySQL
4 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) DB2
5 1 (0.61%) GIS
5 1 (0.61%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.93%) Vagrant
4 10 (6.10%) Travis CI
5 9 (5.49%) JUnit
5 9 (5.49%) TestNG
6 8 (4.88%) Capybara
6 8 (4.88%) Selenium
7 5 (3.05%) Grunt
7 5 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.83%) Maven
8 3 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.22%) Gradle
9 2 (1.22%) gulp
9 2 (1.22%) JIRA
9 2 (1.22%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.22%) Subversion
9 2 (1.22%) webpack
10 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.61%) Hudson
General
1 26 (15.85%) Finance
2 19 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.15%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.32%) Electronics
5 11 (6.71%) Marketing
6 5 (3.05%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.05%) Banking
6 5 (3.05%) Billing
7 4 (2.44%) Automotive
7 4 (2.44%) Retail
8 3 (1.83%) Law
9 2 (1.22%) Back Office
9 2 (1.22%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.22%) French Language
9 2 (1.22%) German Language
9 2 (1.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 29 (17.68%) Developer
2 16 (9.76%) Analyst
2 16 (9.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 14 (8.54%) Administrator
3 14 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) VMware Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) VoIP Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Consultant
8 7 (4.27%) DBA
8 7 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.27%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.27%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.27%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.68%) HTML
2 21 (12.80%) Web Services
3 18 (10.98%) AngularJS
4 17 (10.37%) CSS
4 17 (10.37%) HTML5
4 17 (10.37%) Node.js
5 14 (8.54%) Hibernate
6 13 (7.93%) Sass
7 12 (7.32%) CSS3
7 12 (7.32%) React
8 10 (6.10%) RESTful
9 7 (4.27%) FreeSWITCH
9 7 (4.27%) REST
10 5 (3.05%) Backbone.js
10 5 (3.05%) CGI
10 5 (3.05%) jQuery
10 5 (3.05%) Spring
11 4 (2.44%) .NET
11 4 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (2.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.54%) VCE vBlock
3 10 (6.10%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.27%) EMC VNX
6 6 (3.66%) Clustering
7 5 (3.05%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.44%) CCTV
8 4 (2.44%) iPad
9 3 (1.83%) Biology
9 3 (1.83%) Fintech
9 3 (1.83%) VAX
10 2 (1.22%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.22%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.22%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.22%) User Experience
10 2 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 65 (39.63%) Windows
2 62 (37.80%) Linux
3 25 (15.24%) Windows Server
4 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.93%) Windows 2000
7 13 (7.93%) Windows NT
8 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.66%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.83%) Android
9 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.83%) CentOS
9 3 (1.83%) OpenVMS
9 3 (1.83%) Unix
10 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.34%) ITIL
3 29 (17.68%) Open Source
4 28 (17.07%) DevOps
5 23 (14.02%) Mentoring
6 21 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (10.98%) Migration
8 18 (10.98%) TDD
9 15 (9.15%) BDD
9 15 (9.15%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 12 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.32%) Server Building
11 11 (6.71%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.10%) Auto-Scaling
12 10 (6.10%) Configuration Management
12 10 (6.10%) CRM
12 10 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.61%) JavaScript
2 39 (23.78%) PowerShell
3 38 (23.17%) SQL
4 31 (18.90%) Java
5 20 (12.20%) Ruby
6 15 (9.15%) Perl
7 14 (8.54%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.49%) C#
9 8 (4.88%) PHP
10 7 (4.27%) Python
11 5 (3.05%) Groovy
12 4 (2.44%) C++
12 4 (2.44%) VB
13 2 (1.22%) C
13 2 (1.22%) DCL
13 2 (1.22%) Scala
13 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.61%) Pascal
14 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (21.95%) Degree
2 23 (14.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.71%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.22%) CCNA
6 2 (1.22%) CCNP
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CISM
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.61%) MCP
7 1 (0.61%) MCSA
7 1 (0.61%) MCSE
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) PA-DSS
1 7 (4.27%) PCI DSS
1 7 (4.27%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) SAS 70
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) SSAE 16
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (18.90%) vSphere
2 28 (17.07%) Hyper-V
2 28 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.63%) vCloud
4 19 (11.59%) Active Directory
5 16 (9.76%) VMware ESX
6 14 (8.54%) NFS
6 14 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (8.54%) XenDesktop
7 12 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.83%) Docker
8 3 (1.83%) Postfix
8 3 (1.83%) Samba
8 3 (1.83%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.83%) Shibboleth
8 3 (1.83%) XenApp
9 2 (1.22%) XenServer
10 1 (0.61%) Firmware
10 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 29 (17.68%) Puppet
2 25 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.93%) vMotion
4 12 (7.32%) Ansible
5 11 (6.71%) vRealize
6 10 (6.10%) Graphite
7 9 (5.49%) Fluentd
7 9 (5.49%) Grafana
7 9 (5.49%) HAProxy
7 9 (5.49%) Kibana
7 9 (5.49%) Nagios
7 9 (5.49%) StatsD
8 5 (3.05%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.83%) Ganglia
10 3 (1.83%) SCCM
11 2 (1.22%) Packer
11 2 (1.22%) WMI
12 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (28.05%) VMware
2 43 (26.22%) Cisco
3 31 (18.90%) Microsoft
4 19 (11.59%) Citrix
4 19 (11.59%) SAP
5 14 (8.54%) EMC
5 14 (8.54%) HP
6 11 (6.71%) Avaya
7 10 (6.10%) Oracle
8 8 (4.88%) NetApp
9 7 (4.27%) F5
9 7 (4.27%) Genesys
9 7 (4.27%) Mitel
10 5 (3.05%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (3.05%) Dell
10 5 (3.05%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.44%) Google
11 4 (2.44%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.44%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.44%) Symantec
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 22 days ago