The first table below looks at the demand for VMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 23 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMS
Rank 201 207 198
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMS 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.094% 0.036% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £44,000 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +59.42%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1096 1387 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.59% 25.06% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1168 1046
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VMS
England

VMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMS across the West Midlands region.

VMS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VMS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Warwickshire - 3 £44,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (76.47%) SAP
2 10 (58.82%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) SAP SD
4 7 (41.18%) SAP APO
4 7 (41.18%) SAP FI
4 7 (41.18%) SAP PP
4 7 (41.18%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (41.18%) SAP CO
5 4 (23.53%) Automotive
6 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (17.65%) SUSE
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
6 3 (17.65%) SAP BI
6 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Veritas
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
6 3 (17.65%) Clustering
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) SAP SD
2 7 (41.18%) SAP APO
2 7 (41.18%) SAP FI
2 7 (41.18%) SAP PP
2 7 (41.18%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (41.18%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
1 3 (17.65%) SAP BI
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 4 (23.53%) Automotive
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) SAP Team Leader
1 7 (41.18%) Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) SAP BI Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Support
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) SUSE
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Product Management
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Veritas
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) VMware