Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 365 367
Rank change year-on-year +69 +2 +27
Permanent jobs citing VMS 17 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.69% 0.086% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
East of England median annual salary £66,750 £53,713 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.27% - -
England median annual salary £57,500 £61,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.12% +22.50% -6.98%

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 East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,468 3,488 3,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.29% 27.84% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 2,746 2,482
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.46%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in the East of England

VMS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for VMS in the East of England

VMS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMS in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for VMS in the East of England

VMS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 11 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £90,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £43,500 -
Norfolk +15 1 £19,570 -63.57%
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for VMS.

1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
1 11 (64.71%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Process Management
4 6 (35.29%) Multimedia
4 6 (35.29%) Bioinformatics
4 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
4 6 (35.29%) VirtualBox
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Biology
4 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (35.29%) Life Science
4 6 (35.29%) WordPress
4 6 (35.29%) Computational Biology
4 6 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (29.41%) SparkR
5 5 (29.41%) Power BI
5 5 (29.41%) HDFS
5 5 (29.41%) Apache Zeppelin
5 5 (29.41%) Kafka
5 5 (29.41%) Oozie
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (29.41%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
5 5 (29.41%) Hadoop YARN

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (35.29%) WordPress
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Pig
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Solr
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 5 (29.41%) SAS
3 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (11.76%) Confluence
4 2 (11.76%) NServiceBus
4 2 (11.76%) Traefik
5 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Apigee
2 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) Kerberos
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Zeppelin
2 5 (29.41%) HBase
2 5 (29.41%) Power BI
2 5 (29.41%) Sqoop
3 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 3 (17.65%) Couchbase
3 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (17.65%) Redis
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (35.29%) Multimedia
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Assistant IT Manager
1 6 (35.29%) IT Assistant
1 6 (35.29%) IT Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Hadoop Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Kafka
1 5 (29.41%) LDAP
1 5 (29.41%) SparkR
2 3 (17.65%) Lucene
2 3 (17.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Life Science
2 3 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
2 6 (35.29%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (35.29%) Biology
2 6 (35.29%) Computational Biology
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Process Management
3 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
3 5 (29.41%) MapReduce
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (29.41%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
4 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) GDPR
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VirtualBox
3 5 (29.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (29.41%) HDFS
4 3 (17.65%) Docker
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ambari
1 5 (29.41%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (29.41%) Oozie
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) VMware