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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 269 230 261
Rank change year-on-year -39 +31 +61
Permanent jobs citing VMS 8 1 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.020% 0.071%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
10th Percentile £60,000 - £40,625
25th Percentile £65,313 £53,250 £54,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £56,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +54.87% -16.30% +28.57%
75th Percentile £93,125 £59,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £99,375 - -
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +6.19% -16.30% +28.57%

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 1,212 770 1,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.57% 15.41% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 980 682 1,256
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

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 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for VMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMS.

1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Azure
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) Go
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) GitLab
1 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (50.00%) Terraform
1 4 (50.00%) CI/CD
2 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 3 (37.50%) GCP
2 3 (37.50%) Fintech
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) OpenView
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Azure
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) AWS
2 3 (37.50%) GCP
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Monitor
3 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) GitLab
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Product Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) AS400
1 2 (25.00%) Hedge funds
1 2 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
1 2 (25.00%) VAX
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CI/CD
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Fintech
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Agile
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Go
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Bash
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GDPR
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (50.00%) Terraform
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (25.00%) Control-M
2 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) Netcool
2 2 (25.00%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) Wallstreet Suite