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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 811 829 830
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMS 79 71 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.066% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 52
Average salary £44,500 £40,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.87% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £80,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,398 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+31.18% -19.00%

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
30229 29535 31783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.50% 27.42% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25277 24500 27462
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 29 December 2014 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 29 December 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
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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 +14 75 £44,500 +8.53% 11
South East +3 35 £65,500 +138.18% 1
London -1 23 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Surrey +10 13 £66,000 +140.00%
Berkshire +7 12 £30,000 -64.70%
Slough - 9 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 9 £42,500 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 8 - -
East Sussex - 8 - -
North West - 7 £45,000 - 4
Cheshire - 5 £45,000 -
Feltham - 5 - -
County Londonderry - 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Reading -4 3 £55,000 -35.29%
Birmingham - 3 £42,500 -
City of London +10 2 - - 3
Knutsford - 2 £41,250 -
Manchester - 2 £41,250 - 2
South West -3 1 £37,500 -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Kent - 1 £65,000 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 93 (47.45%) VMware
2 91 (46.43%) Windows
3 74 (37.76%) Finance
4 68 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 56 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (27.55%) Linux
7 47 (23.98%) vSphere
8 46 (23.47%) ITIL
9 45 (22.96%) Citrix
10 42 (21.43%) SAN
10 42 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (20.41%) Firewall
12 38 (19.39%) HP
12 38 (19.39%) UNIX
12 38 (19.39%) LAN
12 38 (19.39%) WAN
13 36 (18.37%) SQL
14 35 (17.86%) Oracle
14 35 (17.86%) Change Management
15 33 (16.84%) SAP
15 33 (16.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (15.82%) Manufacturing
17 30 (15.31%) DNS
17 30 (15.31%) VPN
18 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 27 (13.78%) VMware ESX
20 26 (13.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 26 (13.27%) Change Control
21 25 (12.76%) TCP/IP

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 14 (7.14%) Apache
2 12 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (4.08%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.53%) nginx
6 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.02%) IIS
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.16%) MS Office
2 14 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (10.20%) SAP PP
2 15 (7.65%) SAP SD
3 12 (6.12%) SAP QM
3 12 (6.12%) SAP PLM
4 10 (5.10%) SAP SCM
5 2 (1.02%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (5.61%) SaaS
2 9 (4.59%) PaaS
3 8 (4.08%) IaaS
3 8 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.51%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.43%) SAN
2 40 (20.41%) Firewall
3 38 (19.39%) LAN
3 38 (19.39%) WAN
4 30 (15.31%) VPN
4 30 (15.31%) DNS
5 25 (12.76%) TCP/IP
6 24 (12.24%) DHCP
7 14 (7.14%) VLAN
8 10 (5.10%) VoIP
8 10 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (4.59%) MPLS
9 9 (4.59%) Unified Communications
10 6 (3.06%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.55%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.04%) BGP
12 4 (2.04%) Wireless
13 3 (1.53%) FTP
13 3 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.59%) DB2
4 7 (3.57%) MySQL
5 5 (2.55%) Big Data
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.02%) Ingres
7 2 (1.02%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.51%) Adabas
8 1 (0.51%) Informix
8 1 (0.51%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.08%) Toad
3 5 (2.55%) Subversion
3 5 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.02%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.02%) JBehave
5 2 (1.02%) Selenium
5 2 (1.02%) AnthillPro
6 1 (0.51%) ProC
6 1 (0.51%) Hudson
General
1 74 (37.76%) Finance
2 31 (15.82%) Manufacturing
3 19 (9.69%) Retail
3 19 (9.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.06%) Marketing
4 6 (3.06%) Advertising
4 6 (3.06%) Banking
5 4 (2.04%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.02%) Automotive
6 2 (1.02%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.02%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (16.84%) Support Engineer
2 26 (13.27%) Server Support
2 26 (13.27%) Server Engineer
2 26 (13.27%) Server Support Engineer
2 26 (13.27%) Windows Server Engineer
2 26 (13.27%) Windows Support Engineer
3 24 (12.24%) Analyst
3 24 (12.24%) Administrator
4 20 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (9.69%) Consultant
5 19 (9.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (9.69%) SAP Consultant
6 15 (7.65%) Support Analyst
7 14 (7.14%) Developer
8 10 (5.10%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.10%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (5.10%) SAP QM Consultant
8 10 (5.10%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.12%) .NET
1 12 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 11 (5.61%) CSS
2 11 (5.61%) .NET Framework
2 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (5.61%) HTML5
2 11 (5.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 11 (5.61%) CSS3
2 11 (5.61%) AngularJS
2 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (5.61%) HTML
3 5 (2.55%) WPF
3 5 (2.55%) Middleware
4 3 (1.53%) J2EE
4 3 (1.53%) XML
5 2 (1.02%) JDBC
5 2 (1.02%) JSP
5 2 (1.02%) Web Services
5 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.18%) Mathematics
2 13 (6.63%) Clustering
3 12 (6.12%) VAX
4 11 (5.61%) EqualLogic
5 10 (5.10%) iSeries
6 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.08%) SecurID
6 8 (4.08%) Blackberry
6 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.06%) Handset
9 5 (2.55%) Replication
10 3 (1.53%) HP StorageWorks
10 3 (1.53%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.02%) Open Source
11 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.02%) CCTV
12 1 (0.51%) Derivative
12 1 (0.51%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 91 (46.43%) Windows
2 56 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (27.55%) Linux
4 42 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (19.39%) UNIX
6 33 (16.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (11.22%) Solaris
8 19 (9.69%) Windows 2000
9 18 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (7.14%) Windows 7
11 10 (5.10%) SUSE
11 10 (5.10%) Windows XP
12 9 (4.59%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (4.59%) CentOS
13 8 (4.08%) Windows Phone 8
13 8 (4.08%) Windows Phone
13 8 (4.08%) Android
13 8 (4.08%) Windows 8
14 7 (3.57%) Debian
14 7 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.47%) ITIL
2 35 (17.86%) Change Management
3 26 (13.27%) Change Control
4 24 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.16%) Business Analysis
6 15 (7.65%) Logistics
7 14 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.63%) TDD
8 13 (6.63%) Scrum
8 13 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (6.63%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.12%) PLM
10 11 (5.61%) MVC
10 11 (5.61%) BDD
11 10 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (4.59%) Migration
12 9 (4.59%) E-business
13 8 (4.08%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.08%) Release Management
14 7 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.37%) SQL
2 18 (9.18%) Shell Script
3 14 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.12%) C#
5 11 (5.61%) C
6 9 (4.59%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.06%) Perl
9 5 (2.55%) C++
9 5 (2.55%) AWK
9 5 (2.55%) Korn
10 4 (2.04%) Java
11 3 (1.53%) VBScript
11 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.02%) XPath
12 2 (1.02%) Groovy
12 2 (1.02%) DCL
12 2 (1.02%) Ruby
12 2 (1.02%) Python
12 2 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 40 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.24%) Degree
3 23 (11.73%) CCA
3 23 (11.73%) Citrix Certification
4 21 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (10.71%) MCSE
4 21 (10.71%) CCNA
5 19 (9.69%) MCTS
5 19 (9.69%) MCITP
6 11 (5.61%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.02%) CWNA
9 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.51%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.51%) ISEB
9 1 (0.51%) OCP
9 1 (0.51%) OCA
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.51%) PMP
9 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) COBIT
2 2 (1.02%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (23.98%) vSphere
3 27 (13.78%) VMware ESX
4 26 (13.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 23 (11.73%) Active Directory
6 9 (4.59%) XenApp
7 8 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (3.57%) vCloud
9 6 (3.06%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.02%) Nmap
12 1 (0.51%) Xen
12 1 (0.51%) Firmware
12 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (9.69%) Backup Exec
2 12 (6.12%) HP Data Protector
3 10 (5.10%) Control-M
4 8 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (3.57%) Puppet
6 5 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (1.53%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.53%) OSSEC
9 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.02%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (47.45%) VMware
2 45 (22.96%) Citrix
3 38 (19.39%) HP
4 35 (17.86%) Oracle
5 33 (16.84%) SAP
6 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 19 (9.69%) Cisco
8 18 (9.18%) Symantec
9 15 (7.65%) IBM
10 14 (7.14%) Dell
10 14 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 13 (6.63%) NetApp
12 11 (5.61%) EMC
13 9 (4.59%) Intel
13 9 (4.59%) Avaya
13 9 (4.59%) Fujitsu
13 9 (4.59%) 3PAR
14 8 (4.08%) McAfee
14 8 (4.08%) Clearswift
14 8 (4.08%) Lotus
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TRYZENS LTD
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Fidessa
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000.0000 - £37000.0000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 25 days ago