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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMS
Rank 845 858 748
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -110
Permanent jobs citing VMS 70 74 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.063% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56 63 96
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £66,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -36.36%

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
28855 31327 29728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.33% 26.75% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24221 26171 25169
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £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 30 July 2015 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 30 July 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
(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 +29 67 £60,000 +71.42% 10
London +40 24 £50,000 +42.85% 6
South East +6 19 £62,500 -5.30% 3
Surrey +24 17 £62,500 -5.30% 2
East of England -7 7 £53,250 +93.63%
Yorkshire - 7 £67,500 -
City of London +41 6 £45,000 +0.55% 1
Hertfordshire +2 6 £77,500 +37.77%
West Midlands +1 4 £47,500 +7.95%
Watford 0 4 £77,500 +37.77%
South Yorkshire - 4 £68,750 -
Manchester +11 3 £43,500 +26.08% 1
North West -10 3 £43,500 +26.08% 1
Birmingham - 3 £47,500 -
Leeds - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £72,500 -
Altrincham - 2 £43,500 -
Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £29,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £29,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £70,000 -
Brentford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £50,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (34.51%) Linux
2 42 (29.58%) VMware
3 41 (28.87%) HP
4 38 (26.76%) SAN
4 38 (26.76%) Windows
5 35 (24.65%) SQL
5 35 (24.65%) IBM
6 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (21.83%) Data Centre
8 28 (19.72%) DB2
9 26 (18.31%) Degree
10 25 (17.61%) Cisco
11 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
11 24 (16.90%) SAP
11 24 (16.90%) EMC
12 23 (16.20%) Firewall
12 23 (16.20%) Manufacturing
13 21 (14.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 21 (14.79%) Oracle
14 20 (14.08%) Apache
14 20 (14.08%) SharePoint
14 20 (14.08%) Finance
14 20 (14.08%) vSphere
15 19 (13.38%) 3PAR
15 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
15 19 (13.38%) Migration
15 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (13.38%) Veritas
15 19 (13.38%) Solaris
16 18 (12.68%) MCSE

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (14.08%) Apache
1 20 (14.08%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.68%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.34%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.11%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.70%) Lync
5 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) SAP SD
2 7 (4.93%) SAP CS
3 6 (4.23%) SAP MM
4 5 (3.52%) SAP WM
4 5 (3.52%) SAP PLM
5 2 (1.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) IaaS
2 12 (8.45%) SaaS
3 11 (7.75%) PaaS
3 11 (7.75%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.76%) SAN
2 23 (16.20%) Firewall
3 16 (11.27%) LAN
3 16 (11.27%) WAN
4 15 (10.56%) SMS
5 13 (9.15%) VoIP
5 13 (9.15%) VPN
5 13 (9.15%) Unified Communications
6 12 (8.45%) MPLS
7 9 (6.34%) DNS
8 8 (5.63%) Internet
8 8 (5.63%) iSCSI
8 8 (5.63%) NAS
9 7 (4.93%) DHCP
10 5 (3.52%) LDAP
11 4 (2.82%) SSH
11 4 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.11%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.72%) DB2
2 15 (10.56%) Ingres
3 6 (4.23%) MySQL
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.11%) PowerCenter
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) JIRA
2 5 (3.52%) Selenium
3 4 (2.82%) TestNG
3 4 (2.82%) JUnit
3 4 (2.82%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.82%) Gradle
3 4 (2.82%) Spock
3 4 (2.82%) Geb
4 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.70%) Hudson
5 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.70%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) Maven
5 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (16.20%) Manufacturing
2 20 (14.08%) Finance
3 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (14.79%) Architect
2 16 (11.27%) Developer
3 15 (10.56%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (9.15%) Consultant
5 11 (7.75%) Engineering Manager
5 11 (7.75%) Technical Manager
6 8 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) Administrator
7 7 (4.93%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.93%) NetApp Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) QA Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (2.82%) SAP SD Consultant
10 4 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (2.82%) IT Support
10 4 (2.82%) VMWare Administrator
10 4 (2.82%) Linux Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) XML
2 3 (2.11%) XSLT
2 3 (2.11%) Middleware
2 3 (2.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (2.11%) Sensu
3 2 (1.41%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.41%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (1.41%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.70%) REST
4 1 (0.70%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.70%) WSH
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.70%) .NET
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.83%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.68%) Mainframe
4 16 (11.27%) AS400
5 14 (9.86%) Management Information System
5 14 (9.86%) iSeries
5 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (8.45%) BYOD
7 10 (7.04%) Cryptography
8 9 (6.34%) Replication
9 8 (5.63%) Clustering
10 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (2.11%) SWIFT
11 3 (2.11%) DataPower
11 3 (2.11%) Private Cloud
11 3 (2.11%) VAX
12 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.51%) Linux
2 38 (26.76%) Windows
3 19 (13.38%) Solaris
4 15 (10.56%) AIX
4 15 (10.56%) HPUX
5 11 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.63%) CentOS
7 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.23%) UNIX
8 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.11%) SUSE
10 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.70%) Debian
11 1 (0.70%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.38%) Migration
2 17 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.27%) Project Management
4 15 (10.56%) Service Management
4 15 (10.56%) Logistics
5 14 (9.86%) Mentoring
6 13 (9.15%) ITIL
7 11 (7.75%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.75%) Information Security
7 11 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (7.04%) Change Management
8 10 (7.04%) OO
9 9 (6.34%) Capacity Management
9 9 (6.34%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (5.63%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.93%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.93%) Open Source
11 7 (4.93%) Reverse Engineering
11 7 (4.93%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.65%) SQL
2 12 (8.45%) Java
3 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.93%) C++
5 6 (4.23%) Python
5 6 (4.23%) C
5 6 (4.23%) C#
6 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.82%) Ruby
6 4 (2.82%) Groovy
7 3 (2.11%) DCL
7 3 (2.11%) ABAP
8 2 (1.41%) Perl
8 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) XPath
9 1 (0.70%) AWK
9 1 (0.70%) VBA
9 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (18.31%) Degree
2 19 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (12.68%) MCSE
4 17 (11.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (8.45%) CCNA
6 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.82%) CISSP
7 4 (2.82%) CISM
8 3 (2.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.11%) VCP5
9 1 (0.70%) CEH
9 1 (0.70%) CISA
9 1 (0.70%) MCSA
9 1 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 5 (3.52%) SLA
3 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (14.08%) vSphere
3 11 (7.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.34%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.52%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.82%) Firmware
7 4 (2.82%) iptables
8 3 (2.11%) Kamailio
9 2 (1.41%) KVM
9 2 (1.41%) Docker
10 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (14.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (6.34%) Puppet
3 8 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.52%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.82%) Nagios
5 4 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.82%) Graphite
5 4 (2.82%) vMotion
6 3 (2.11%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.11%) Opsview
6 3 (2.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.70%) Nessus
7 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.70%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.70%) collectd
Vendors
1 42 (29.58%) VMware
2 41 (28.87%) HP
3 35 (24.65%) IBM
4 25 (17.61%) Cisco
5 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
5 24 (16.90%) SAP
5 24 (16.90%) EMC
6 21 (14.79%) Oracle
7 19 (13.38%) 3PAR
7 19 (13.38%) Veritas
8 15 (10.56%) Novell
9 13 (9.15%) Avaya
10 10 (7.04%) NetApp
11 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.23%) Fujitsu
12 6 (4.23%) Dell
13 5 (3.52%) BMC
14 4 (2.82%) NetIQ
14 4 (2.82%) Symantec
15 3 (2.11%) Informatica
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
East London
Pontoon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
East London
Pontoon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago