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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
London > Central London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 284 257 292
Rank change year-on-year -27 +35 +67
Permanent jobs citing VMS 11 1 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.13% 0.016% 0.057%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 0.100% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
10th Percentile £40,425 - £40,625
25th Percentile £53,625 £53,250 £54,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.19% -16.30% +28.57%
75th Percentile £91,875 £59,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,125 - -
London median annual salary £79,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +13.57% +7.69% +30.00%

VMS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,418 1,005 1,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.99% 16.45% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,171 902 1,657
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,375 £91,250
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Central London

VMS
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMS in Central London.

Salary trend for VMS in Central London

VMS
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMS in Central London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for VMS in Central London

VMS
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
City of London -40 8 £87,500 +54.87%
VMS
London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, IT jobs citing VMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for VMS.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Azure
3 5 (45.45%) Legal
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) OpenView
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas
5 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
5 3 (27.27%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (27.27%) Netcool
5 3 (27.27%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (27.27%) Control-M
5 3 (27.27%) Remedy
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
5 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
5 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
5 3 (27.27%) AS400
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) AWS
2 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Storage
3 2 (18.18%) GCP
3 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Monitor
4 1 (9.09%) Nutanix
4 1 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) GitLab
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Product Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Product Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) AS400
1 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds
1 3 (27.27%) RSA SecurID
1 3 (27.27%) VAX
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) CI/CD
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Fintech
3 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) Go
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) GDPR
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) oVirt
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
1 3 (27.27%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (27.27%) Control-M
1 3 (27.27%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (27.27%) HP SIM
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
1 3 (27.27%) Netcool
1 3 (27.27%) NetVault Backup
1 3 (27.27%) OpenView
1 3 (27.27%) Terraform
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas
2 3 (27.27%) Wallstreet Suite
3 1 (9.09%) Aruba
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
3 1 (9.09%) VMware