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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 786 764 838
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +74
Permanent jobs citing VMS 111 117 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.40% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 83 76 51
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £55,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-37.27% +61.76%

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
30301 29142 32809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.90% 27.30% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25095 24881 28078
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -50 101 £34,500 -31.00% 13
South East -1 37 £62,500 +13.63% 5
London -43 20 £35,000 -17.64% 6
North West - 19 £34,500 -
East of England -4 16 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +3 15 £66,000 +140.00%
Cheshire - 11 £34,500 -
Bedfordshire - 10 £27,500 -
Bedford - 10 £27,500 -
Berkshire -5 9 £26,750 -53.47% 3
West Midlands -4 8 £44,000 +35.38%
Manchester - 8 £34,500 -
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -
East Sussex -24 6 £34,500 -37.27%
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
Watford - 6 - -
Brighton - 6 £34,500 -
County Londonderry - 5 - -
Warwick - 5 £44,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £44,000 -
Northern Ireland - 5 - -
Kent +4 4 £62,500 +73.61% 1
Slough +4 4 £26,750 -61.78% 2
City of London +6 3 £55,000 -22.80% 2
Reading -4 3 - -
South West -29 3 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Bristol - 3 £37,500 - 1
Dover - 3 £62,500 - 1
Hampshire -3 2 £44,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £44,000 -

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 98 (57.99%) VMware
2 95 (56.21%) Windows
3 71 (42.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (39.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (34.91%) Firewall
6 58 (34.32%) Citrix
7 56 (33.14%) DNS
7 56 (33.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 55 (32.54%) SAN
9 52 (30.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 52 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (30.18%) Linux
11 50 (29.59%) LAN
11 50 (29.59%) WAN
12 48 (28.40%) DHCP
13 47 (27.81%) Finance
13 47 (27.81%) vSphere
14 45 (26.63%) VPN
15 40 (23.67%) Backup Exec
16 39 (23.08%) Symantec
17 37 (21.89%) MCSE
17 37 (21.89%) Wi-Fi
18 36 (21.30%) ITIL
19 34 (20.12%) Lotus Domino
19 34 (20.12%) Lotus
19 34 (20.12%) McAfee
19 34 (20.12%) Blackberry
19 34 (20.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 34 (20.12%) Clearswift
19 34 (20.12%) SecurID

VMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 34 (20.12%) Lotus Domino
1 34 (20.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (9.47%) Apache
3 10 (5.92%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.78%) IIS
5 3 (1.78%) nginx
5 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.59%) Node.js
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 26 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (11.24%) SAP SD
2 15 (8.88%) SAP PP
3 8 (4.73%) SAP PLM
4 3 (1.78%) SAP APO
4 3 (1.78%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.78%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.78%) SAP QM
5 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.18%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.18%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.59%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Taleo
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (34.91%) Firewall
2 56 (33.14%) DNS
3 55 (32.54%) SAN
4 50 (29.59%) LAN
4 50 (29.59%) WAN
5 48 (28.40%) DHCP
6 45 (26.63%) VPN
7 37 (21.89%) Wi-Fi
8 29 (17.16%) TCP/IP
9 13 (7.69%) VLAN
10 10 (5.92%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.73%) VoIP
12 7 (4.14%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (3.55%) PBX
14 4 (2.37%) Wireless
14 4 (2.37%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.78%) BGP
15 3 (1.78%) FTP
16 2 (1.18%) SSL
16 2 (1.18%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.14%) MySQL
3 7 (4.14%) Big Data
4 3 (1.78%) Adabas
5 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.59%) Redis
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.59%) Informix
5 1 (0.59%) Ingres
5 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.78%) Subversion
3 1 (0.59%) JIRA
3 1 (0.59%) Selenium
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (27.81%) Finance
2 32 (18.93%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.88%) Retail
4 12 (7.10%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.92%) Banking
6 5 (2.96%) Marketing
6 5 (2.96%) Electronics
7 4 (2.37%) Advertising
7 4 (2.37%) Automotive
7 4 (2.37%) German Language
8 2 (1.18%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.18%) Law
8 2 (1.18%) Legal
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (25.44%) Support Engineer
2 34 (20.12%) Network Engineer
2 34 (20.12%) Network Support
3 31 (18.34%) Server Engineer
3 31 (18.34%) Analyst
4 30 (17.75%) Server Support
4 30 (17.75%) Administrator
5 28 (16.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 28 (16.57%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (14.79%) Support Analyst
7 24 (14.20%) PC Support
7 24 (14.20%) PC Engineer
8 19 (11.24%) Windows Support Engineer
8 19 (11.24%) Server Support Engineer
8 19 (11.24%) Windows Server Engineer
9 17 (10.06%) Network Support Analyst
9 17 (10.06%) Network Analyst
10 14 (8.28%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (7.69%) PC Support Engineer
11 13 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.14%) Middleware
2 3 (1.78%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.18%) .NET
3 2 (1.18%) J2EE
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.59%) COM
4 1 (0.59%) EJB
4 1 (0.59%) CSS
4 1 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.59%) JMS
4 1 (0.59%) EntireX
4 1 (0.59%) RESTful
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.59%) HTML5
4 1 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.59%) CSS3
4 1 (0.59%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.12%) Blackberry
1 34 (20.12%) SecurID
2 10 (5.92%) Clustering
3 9 (5.33%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.33%) EqualLogic
4 6 (3.55%) Handset
5 4 (2.37%) VAX
6 3 (1.78%) Replication
6 3 (1.78%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (1.18%) DTV
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) Tandem
8 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.59%) PDA
8 1 (0.59%) CCTV
8 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 95 (56.21%) Windows
2 71 (42.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (39.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (30.18%) Linux
5 34 (20.12%) Android
5 34 (20.12%) Windows Phone 8
5 34 (20.12%) Windows Phone
6 29 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (16.57%) Windows 7
8 26 (15.38%) UNIX
9 19 (11.24%) Windows 2000
10 15 (8.88%) Solaris
11 11 (6.51%) SUSE
11 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (5.92%) CentOS
13 8 (4.73%) Debian
13 8 (4.73%) Ubuntu
13 8 (4.73%) Windows XP
13 8 (4.73%) Windows 8
14 6 (3.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.30%) ITIL
2 25 (14.79%) Change Management
3 19 (11.24%) Change Control
4 17 (10.06%) Logistics
5 14 (8.28%) Project Management
6 8 (4.73%) PLM
7 7 (4.14%) Information Security
8 6 (3.55%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.55%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.55%) Analytics
8 6 (3.55%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.96%) E-business
9 5 (2.96%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.96%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.96%) Release Management
10 4 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.37%) Migration
10 4 (2.37%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 8 (4.73%) Perl
2 8 (4.73%) C
2 8 (4.73%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.55%) AWK
3 6 (3.55%) Korn
3 6 (3.55%) SQL
4 3 (1.78%) Java
4 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.78%) DCL
5 2 (1.18%) C++
5 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) C#
6 1 (0.59%) Python
6 1 (0.59%) NATURAL
6 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (33.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (21.89%) MCSE
3 21 (12.43%) CCA
3 21 (12.43%) Citrix Certification
4 19 (11.24%) MCTS
4 19 (11.24%) MCITP
5 13 (7.69%) Degree
5 13 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (7.10%) CCNA
7 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.18%) PMP
8 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.18%) CWNA
9 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.59%) ISEB
9 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) COBIT
2 4 (2.37%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (30.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 52 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (27.81%) vSphere
3 27 (15.98%) VMware ESX
4 22 (13.02%) Active Directory
5 18 (10.65%) XenApp
6 8 (4.73%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (4.14%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.78%) vCloud
9 3 (1.78%) NFS
10 2 (1.18%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 40 (23.67%) Backup Exec
2 34 (20.12%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.96%) Control-M
4 3 (1.78%) Puppet
4 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (1.78%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.78%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.78%) OSSEC
5 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 98 (57.99%) VMware
2 58 (34.32%) Citrix
3 39 (23.08%) Symantec
4 34 (20.12%) McAfee
4 34 (20.12%) Clearswift
4 34 (20.12%) Lotus
5 27 (15.98%) SAP
6 20 (11.83%) Cisco
7 17 (10.06%) Microsoft
8 14 (8.28%) HP
8 14 (8.28%) Red Hat
9 12 (7.10%) Dell
9 12 (7.10%) Oracle
10 9 (5.33%) NetApp
11 7 (4.14%) EMC
12 6 (3.55%) IBM
12 6 (3.55%) CQG
12 6 (3.55%) Reuters
12 6 (3.55%) Bloomberg
13 5 (2.96%) Fujitsu
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