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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMS
Rank 876 878 901
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Permanent jobs citing VMS 54 77 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.073% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 29
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £48,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.68% +29.33%

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
26177 28725 28866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.11% 27.37% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22070 24144 23775
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 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

VMS Salary Histogram in the UK

VMS
Top 23 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 13 February 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
(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 +5 50 £45,000 -7.21% 13
London +20 24 £55,000 +13.40% 4
South East -7 12 £37,500 -31.81% 5
City of London +69 7 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +17 7 £55,000 -16.66%
West Midlands -19 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £48,750 - 1
East of England +7 5 £35,088 -43.86%
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £35,088 -6.43%
Cambridge +4 5 £35,088 -6.43%
Edinburgh - 4 £47,500 -
Scotland - 4 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 - 3
South West -6 2 £33,750 -10.00%
Chichester - 2 £37,250 -
Guildford - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire -1 1 £33,000 -40.00% 1
Maidenhead -5 1 £33,000 +22.22%
Birmingham -5 1 £32,500 -31.57%
Bristol -7 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 -
Redhill - 1 £35,500 -
Brentford - 1 £22,500 - 1

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 37 (26.62%) Linux
2 34 (24.46%) Windows
3 32 (23.02%) Telecoms
3 32 (23.02%) VMware
4 28 (20.14%) SAP
5 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
6 25 (17.99%) SMS
6 25 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (17.27%) Computer Science
7 24 (17.27%) Cisco
8 22 (15.83%) Manufacturing
8 22 (15.83%) Value-Added Service
9 21 (15.11%) Presales
9 21 (15.11%) Electronics
9 21 (15.11%) SAP SD
10 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
10 20 (14.39%) Logistics
11 19 (13.67%) ITIL
12 18 (12.95%) IPTV
12 18 (12.95%) Finance
13 17 (12.23%) SAP CS
14 16 (11.51%) Firewall
15 15 (10.79%) Windows Server
15 15 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (10.79%) SQL
16 14 (10.07%) LAN
16 14 (10.07%) Degree
17 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (8.63%) PCI DSS
18 12 (8.63%) Java

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (7.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.60%) IIS
3 4 (2.88%) Node.js
3 4 (2.88%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.16%) MS Office
4 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.44%) MS Project
4 2 (1.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (15.11%) SAP SD
2 17 (12.23%) SAP CS
3 3 (2.16%) Findur
3 3 (2.16%) SAP MM
3 3 (2.16%) SAP WM
3 3 (2.16%) SunGard Panorama
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.60%) SaaS
3 3 (2.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.99%) SMS
2 22 (15.83%) Value-Added Service
3 16 (11.51%) Firewall
4 14 (10.07%) LAN
5 11 (7.91%) SAN
5 11 (7.91%) WAN
6 10 (7.19%) Internet
7 9 (6.47%) VoIP
8 8 (5.76%) LDAP
9 7 (5.04%) DNS
9 7 (5.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.60%) VPN
11 4 (2.88%) DHCP
12 3 (2.16%) IPsec
12 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.44%) Diameter Protocol
13 2 (1.44%) RTP
13 2 (1.44%) SSH
13 2 (1.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.60%) MySQL
4 4 (2.88%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.16%) Big Data
5 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.72%) MS Access
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.88%) MSBuild
3 4 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.16%) GitLab
4 3 (2.16%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.44%) Grunt
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (23.02%) Telecoms
2 22 (15.83%) Manufacturing
3 21 (15.11%) Electronics
4 18 (12.95%) Finance
5 12 (8.63%) Automotive
6 10 (7.19%) Banking
7 5 (3.60%) Advertising
8 3 (2.16%) Marketing
9 2 (1.44%) Back Office
9 2 (1.44%) Law
10 1 (0.72%) German Language
10 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (11.51%) Developer
1 16 (11.51%) Presales Manager
2 15 (10.79%) Analyst
3 12 (8.63%) IT Manager
3 12 (8.63%) SAP CS Specialist
3 12 (8.63%) SAP SD Specialist
4 10 (7.19%) Administrator
5 8 (5.76%) Consultant
5 8 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.76%) IT Security Manager
5 8 (5.76%) Security Manager
5 8 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (5.76%) Traffic Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) CISSP Manager
6 7 (5.04%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (4.32%) DBA
7 6 (4.32%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) SAP SD Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) Middleware
1 5 (3.60%) Web Services
2 3 (2.16%) .NET
2 3 (2.16%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (2.16%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (1.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.44%) CSS
3 2 (1.44%) CSS3
3 2 (1.44%) HTML
3 2 (1.44%) HTML5
3 2 (1.44%) jQuery
3 2 (1.44%) RFC 2833
3 2 (1.44%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.44%) Sass
3 2 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.72%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.72%) JTAPI
4 1 (0.72%) SAP BSP
4 1 (0.72%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (17.27%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.95%) IPTV
4 11 (7.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.76%) CCTV
5 8 (5.76%) Data Centre
6 7 (5.04%) Clustering
6 7 (5.04%) Cryptography
6 7 (5.04%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.88%) Life Science
8 3 (2.16%) PKI
8 3 (2.16%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.44%) CMDB
9 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.72%) DataPower
10 1 (0.72%) iSeries
10 1 (0.72%) PMI
10 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.62%) Linux
2 34 (24.46%) Windows
3 15 (10.79%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.47%) Unix
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.88%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.16%) CentOS
8 2 (1.44%) AIX
8 2 (1.44%) Solaris
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.11%) Presales
2 20 (14.39%) Logistics
3 19 (13.67%) ITIL
4 10 (7.19%) DevOps
4 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
5 9 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.47%) Change Management
5 9 (6.47%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.76%) Information Security
6 8 (5.76%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (5.76%) Project Management
7 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.04%) Computer Security
7 7 (5.04%) Migration
7 7 (5.04%) Security Management
7 7 (5.04%) Server Building
7 7 (5.04%) SIEM
8 6 (4.32%) CRM
8 6 (4.32%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.79%) SQL
2 12 (8.63%) C#
2 12 (8.63%) Java
2 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.91%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.47%) Python
4 9 (6.47%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.32%) Perl
7 4 (2.88%) Ruby
8 3 (2.16%) C
8 3 (2.16%) C++
8 3 (2.16%) Groovy
8 3 (2.16%) VB
8 3 (2.16%) VBA
8 3 (2.16%) VBScript
9 1 (0.72%) ABAP
9 1 (0.72%) DCL
9 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.76%) CISM
2 8 (5.76%) CISSP
3 6 (4.32%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (3.60%) CCNA
4 5 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.16%) CCNP
6 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.60%) SLA
4 4 (2.88%) PA-DSS
5 2 (1.44%) QA
6 1 (0.72%) ISO20022
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (6.47%) vSphere
3 9 (6.47%) XenApp
4 6 (4.32%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.88%) Docker
5 4 (2.88%) VirtualBox
5 4 (2.88%) Xen
6 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.44%) iptables
7 2 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (5.76%) Puppet
2 3 (2.16%) Ansible
2 3 (2.16%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.16%) Nagios
3 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.44%) SCOM
3 2 (1.44%) WSUS
4 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.72%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.72%) vMotion
4 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (23.02%) VMware
2 28 (20.14%) SAP
3 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (17.27%) Cisco
5 11 (7.91%) Citrix
6 10 (7.19%) Oracle
7 9 (6.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 9 (6.47%) Ericsson
7 9 (6.47%) Huawei
7 9 (6.47%) Nokia
8 5 (3.60%) HP
8 5 (3.60%) IBM
9 4 (2.88%) Peoplefluent
9 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.16%) Lumesse
10 3 (2.16%) OpenLink
10 3 (2.16%) SunGard
10 3 (2.16%) Veeam
11 2 (1.44%) Avaya
11 2 (1.44%) Dell
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