Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 252 204 325
Rank change year-on-year -48 +121 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMS 10 3 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.073% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
10th Percentile £57,000 " "
25th Percentile £78,125 " £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £70,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% +115.38% -59.38%
75th Percentile £105,000 " £68,750
90th Percentile £105,250 " £70,250
Central London median annual salary £93,750 £70,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +33.93% +115.38% -59.38%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 955 763 2,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.49% 18.61% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 864 680 1,891
10th Percentile £33,500 £34,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £79,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £101,975 £92,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +2.13%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in the City of London

VMS
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMS in the City of London.

Salary trend for VMS in the City of London

VMS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMS in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for VMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMS.

1 10 (100.00%) Azure
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (70.00%) PaaS
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Go
4 6 (60.00%) IaaS
4 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (60.00%) GitLab
4 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 6 (60.00%) Docker
4 6 (60.00%) Terraform
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) Retail
5 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) FastStats
1 2 (20.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Azure
2 7 (70.00%) PaaS
3 6 (60.00%) IaaS
4 5 (50.00%) Serverless
5 3 (30.00%) AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (20.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (10.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Firepower
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) GitLab
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (50.00%) Public Sector
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Azure Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) EFT
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Creative Thinking
3 5 (50.00%) DevSecOps
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Requirements Gathering
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (50.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Due Diligence
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) Go
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) R
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
2 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (60.00%) Terraform
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apteco
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) Pega