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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 248 300
Rank change year-on-year +26 +52  
Permanent jobs citing VMS 9 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.21% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 0.77% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 5
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,300 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £74,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -33.33%  

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

Operating System Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1352 1691 2468
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.27% 26.87% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1536 2161
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,325 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

VMS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMS in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VMS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMS.

1 10 (76.92%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Salt
2 9 (69.23%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (69.23%) Puppet
3 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 8 (61.54%) Erlang
3 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (61.54%) Cacti
3 8 (61.54%) Munin
3 8 (61.54%) Maven
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon S3
3 8 (61.54%) Subversion
3 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 8 (61.54%) LAMP
3 8 (61.54%) Nagios
3 8 (61.54%) Perl
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) MySQL
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Apache
3 8 (61.54%) Tomcat
3 8 (61.54%) Docker
3 8 (61.54%) Sensu

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 8 (61.54%) Apache
1 8 (61.54%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon S3
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) InfluxDB
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) Maven
1 8 (61.54%) Subversion
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) German Language
3 2 (15.38%) Dutch Language
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Presales Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) LAMP
1 8 (61.54%) Sensu
2 3 (23.08%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (15.38%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Open Source
2 8 (61.54%) Task Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) E-Procurement
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) Human Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) WFM
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
1 9 (69.23%) Ruby
2 8 (61.54%) Erlang
2 8 (61.54%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (61.54%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
1 9 (69.23%) Salt
2 8 (61.54%) Cacti
2 8 (61.54%) Grafana
2 8 (61.54%) Graphite
2 8 (61.54%) Munin
2 8 (61.54%) Nagios
2 8 (61.54%) Terraform
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.69%) Mesos
3 1 (7.69%) PowerCLI
3 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.69%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Huawei
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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