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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 252 287
Rank change year-on-year +6 +35  
Permanent jobs citing VMS 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.15% 0.029% 0.073%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Median salary £47,500 £62,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +115.51%  
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 East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1583 1658 2141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.55% 24.36% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1411 1652
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 5 £47,500 -24.00%
Essex - 4 £32,159 -
VMS
England

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

1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) Web Development
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
1 15 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 10 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 10 (66.67%) LXC
2 10 (66.67%) DBIx::Class
2 10 (66.67%) Moose
2 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 10 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 10 (66.67%) Node.js
2 10 (66.67%) GitHub
2 10 (66.67%) Express
2 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (66.67%) CouchDB
2 10 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 10 (66.67%) Informatics
2 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (66.67%) Perl
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Postgraduate
2 10 (66.67%) Apache
2 10 (66.67%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 10 (66.67%) CPAN
3 5 (33.33%) C#

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 10 (66.67%) Apache
1 10 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 5 (33.33%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) GitHub
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) CouchDB
1 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 10 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (26.67%) HTML Developer
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) CPAN
1 10 (66.67%) DBIx::Class
1 10 (66.67%) Express
1 10 (66.67%) Moose
1 10 (66.67%) Node.js
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) CSS3
2 5 (33.33%) Google Maps API
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Web Development
2 10 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) Informatics
2 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Content Management
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 5 (33.33%) OWASP
3 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) Perl
2 10 (66.67%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Postgraduate
3 5 (33.33%) MCTS
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) LXC
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Google
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft