The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 829 726 832
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +106
Permanent jobs citing VMS 78 143 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 97 54
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £58,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,424
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +61.76%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31305 29700 32282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.78% 27.32% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26136 25162 27670
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -

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 29 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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 -105 77 £35,000 -30.00% 8
South East -21 21 £66,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +12 20 £27,500 -
London -100 17 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Bedfordshire - 16 £25,000 -
Bedford - 16 £25,000 -
Surrey -1 12 £66,000 +140.00% 1
North West - 12 £34,500 -
Cheshire - 7 £34,500 -
West Midlands +7 6 £44,000 -
Manchester - 5 £34,500 -
Warwick - 4 £44,000 -
Watford - 4 £56,250 -
Knutsford - 4 £34,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £44,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £56,250 -
South West - 3 £37,500 -
Bristol - 3 £37,500 -
Hampshire +5 2 £44,000 -
Berkshire -5 2 - - 1
Reading -6 2 - - 1
Kent -14 2 - -
City of London -19 2 £44,750 -10.50% 2
East Sussex -27 2 £34,500 -37.27%
Portsmouth - 2 £44,000 -
Brighton - 2 £34,500 -
Guildford -1 1 £30,000 +9.09% 1
West Sussex -11 1 £42,500 +17.24%
Coventry - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £42,500 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 89 (55.97%) VMware
2 86 (54.09%) Windows
3 62 (38.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (37.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (36.48%) Firewall
6 56 (35.22%) Citrix
7 54 (33.96%) SAN
8 53 (33.33%) DNS
9 50 (31.45%) LAN
9 50 (31.45%) WAN
10 49 (30.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (30.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 46 (28.93%) vSphere
12 44 (27.67%) VPN
12 44 (27.67%) DHCP
12 44 (27.67%) Linux
13 41 (25.79%) Symantec
13 41 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (24.53%) Backup Exec
15 38 (23.90%) MCSE
15 38 (23.90%) Android
16 37 (23.27%) McAfee ePO
16 37 (23.27%) Windows Phone 8
16 37 (23.27%) Windows Phone
16 37 (23.27%) Lotus Domino
16 37 (23.27%) McAfee
16 37 (23.27%) Blackberry
16 37 (23.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 37 (23.27%) Lotus

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 37 (23.27%) Lotus Domino
1 37 (23.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (6.92%) Apache
3 7 (4.40%) IIS
3 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.14%) nginx
6 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Node.js
8 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (11.32%) SAP SD
2 14 (8.81%) SAP PP
3 7 (4.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (4.40%) SAP CO
3 7 (4.40%) SAP APO
3 7 (4.40%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.52%) SAP PLM
5 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.26%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.26%) Findur
6 1 (0.63%) SunGard Panorama
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) SaaS
2 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 58 (36.48%) Firewall
2 54 (33.96%) SAN
3 53 (33.33%) DNS
4 50 (31.45%) LAN
4 50 (31.45%) WAN
5 44 (27.67%) DHCP
5 44 (27.67%) VPN
6 39 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (12.58%) TCP/IP
8 10 (6.29%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (5.03%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.40%) VLAN
10 7 (4.40%) VoIP
11 5 (3.14%) PBX
11 5 (3.14%) NAS
12 4 (2.52%) BGP
13 3 (1.89%) FCoE
14 2 (1.26%) tcpdump
14 2 (1.26%) Wireshark
14 2 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) Big Data
3 5 (3.14%) MySQL
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.89%) Adabas
5 3 (1.89%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.89%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.26%) OLAP
6 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) Redis
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.63%) Informix
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Subversion
1 5 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.26%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 37 (23.27%) Finance
2 20 (12.58%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.29%) Banking
4 9 (5.66%) Retail
5 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.77%) Automotive
7 5 (3.14%) Marketing
7 5 (3.14%) German Language
8 4 (2.52%) Advertising
8 4 (2.52%) Publishing
9 3 (1.89%) Electronics
9 3 (1.89%) Dutch Language
10 2 (1.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (25.79%) Network Engineer
2 40 (25.16%) Support Engineer
3 37 (23.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 37 (23.27%) Network Support
4 33 (20.75%) PC Support
4 33 (20.75%) PC Engineer
5 26 (16.35%) Server Engineer
5 26 (16.35%) Administrator
6 24 (15.09%) Server Support
7 22 (13.84%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (12.58%) Network Support Engineer
8 20 (12.58%) PC Support Engineer
9 19 (11.95%) Analyst
10 15 (9.43%) Support Analyst
11 14 (8.81%) Network Support Analyst
11 14 (8.81%) Network Analyst
11 14 (8.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 13 (8.18%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (8.18%) Server Analyst
12 13 (8.18%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.03%) Middleware
2 3 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.89%) .NET
3 2 (1.26%) J2EE
4 1 (0.63%) COM
4 1 (0.63%) EJB
4 1 (0.63%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) JMS
4 1 (0.63%) EntireX
4 1 (0.63%) RESTful
4 1 (0.63%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.27%) Blackberry
1 37 (23.27%) SecurID
2 12 (7.55%) Clustering
3 5 (3.14%) Replication
4 2 (1.26%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.26%) HP StorageWorks
4 2 (1.26%) VAX
4 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.26%) DTV
4 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) Handset
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.63%) Firmware
5 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) HACMP
5 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.63%) iSeries
5 1 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 86 (54.09%) Windows
2 62 (38.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (37.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (27.67%) Linux
5 38 (23.90%) Android
6 37 (23.27%) Windows Phone 8
6 37 (23.27%) Windows Phone
7 30 (18.87%) Windows 7
8 18 (11.32%) UNIX
9 17 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (7.55%) Windows 2000
11 11 (6.92%) Solaris
12 8 (5.03%) CentOS
12 8 (5.03%) SUSE
13 6 (3.77%) Debian
13 6 (3.77%) Ubuntu
13 6 (3.77%) AIX
13 6 (3.77%) OpenVMS
13 6 (3.77%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.95%) Project Management
2 18 (11.32%) ITIL
2 18 (11.32%) Change Management
3 12 (7.55%) Logistics
4 11 (6.92%) Change Control
5 9 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 6 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (3.77%) Release Management
6 6 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (3.77%) Analytics
7 5 (3.14%) Time Management
7 5 (3.14%) Migration
8 4 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.52%) PLM
8 4 (2.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (2.52%) Software Testing
8 4 (2.52%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.52%) CRM
8 4 (2.52%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.55%) SQL
1 12 (7.55%) Shell Script
2 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.77%) Perl
3 6 (3.77%) Java
4 4 (2.52%) Korn
4 4 (2.52%) AWK
5 3 (1.89%) DCL
5 3 (1.89%) Python
6 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.26%) C
6 2 (1.26%) C#
7 1 (0.63%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.63%) ABAP
7 1 (0.63%) NATURAL
7 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (30.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (23.90%) MCSE
3 11 (6.92%) CCA
3 11 (6.92%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (6.92%) MCTS
3 11 (6.92%) MCITP
4 10 (6.29%) Degree
5 5 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.52%) CCNA
6 4 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) PMP
8 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CWNA
9 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) QA
2 7 (4.40%) SLA
3 2 (1.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (30.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 46 (28.93%) vSphere
3 41 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (13.84%) XenApp
5 20 (12.58%) VMware ESX
6 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
7 6 (3.77%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.52%) NFS
8 4 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.26%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.63%) Nmap
11 1 (0.63%) Xen
11 1 (0.63%) XenServer
11 1 (0.63%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 39 (24.53%) Backup Exec
2 37 (23.27%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.14%) Puppet
4 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (2.52%) OSSEC
5 3 (1.89%) YUM
5 3 (1.89%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.26%) Nagios
6 2 (1.26%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.63%) SCCM
7 1 (0.63%) SCOM
7 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 89 (55.97%) VMware
2 56 (35.22%) Citrix
3 41 (25.79%) Symantec
4 37 (23.27%) McAfee
4 37 (23.27%) Clearswift
4 37 (23.27%) Lotus
5 27 (16.98%) SAP
6 25 (15.72%) Microsoft
7 18 (11.32%) Cisco
8 14 (8.81%) Red Hat
9 11 (6.92%) IBM
10 10 (6.29%) EMC
11 9 (5.66%) Oracle
11 9 (5.66%) HP
12 8 (5.03%) NetApp
13 7 (4.40%) Veritas
14 5 (3.14%) CheckPoint
14 5 (3.14%) Dell
15 4 (2.52%) webMethods
15 4 (2.52%) Reuters
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