The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 - 230
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VMS 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.059% - 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £62,500 - £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +18.11% -33.15%  

VMS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1001 1383 1379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.59% 28.28% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 830 1229 1080
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing VMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Berkshire

VMS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMS in Berkshire.

Salary trend for VMS in Berkshire

VMS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 1 £62,500 -
VMS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VMS.

1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (50.00%) collectd
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Graphite
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) collectd
2 3 (50.00%) Graphite
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Avature
2 1 (16.67%) Lumesse
2 1 (16.67%) Peoplefluent