The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
UK / England
Rank 776 884 867
Rank change year-on-year +108 -17  
Permanent jobs citing VMS 58 58 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.060% 0.075%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 54
Median salary £50,000 £35,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.84% -26.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £29,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £60,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -28.94%  

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18787 25450 27106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.83% 26.26% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15899 21587 22883
Median salary £42,500 £41,837 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

VMS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VMS in England

VMS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMS in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMS in England

VMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London +78 25 £56,250 +2.27% 4
South East +51 11 £50,000 +61.29% 1
East of England +28 7 £32,159 +16.94% 2
West Midlands +36 5 £35,000 -27.46%
East Midlands - 5 - -
North West -12 3 £42,500 - 1
South West +20 2 £45,000 +28.57%
VMS
UK

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region with a requirement for VMS.

1 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 41 (35.04%) Windows
3 38 (32.48%) Linux
4 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
5 31 (26.50%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (23.93%) VMware
7 26 (22.22%) Firewall
7 26 (22.22%) Finance
7 26 (22.22%) SQL
7 26 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (20.51%) Java
8 24 (20.51%) Python
8 24 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (19.66%) Degree
10 22 (18.80%) Perl
11 21 (17.95%) HP
12 20 (17.09%) DNS
12 20 (17.09%) Hyper-V
12 20 (17.09%) DevOps
13 19 (16.24%) Puppet
13 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
13 19 (16.24%) Computer Science
13 19 (16.24%) JavaScript
13 19 (16.24%) Windows Server
14 18 (15.38%) Cisco
14 18 (15.38%) Migration
15 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (14.53%) MS Exchange
16 16 (13.68%) Git (software)

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 17 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.11%) Apache
3 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.98%) Apache Spark
6 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.42%) Drupal
8 3 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.56%) IIS
8 3 (2.56%) nginx
9 2 (1.71%) JBoss
9 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.85%) Confluence
10 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Office
2 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Autodesk Flame
4 1 (0.85%) CATIA
4 1 (0.85%) Houdini
4 1 (0.85%) Maya
4 1 (0.85%) NUKE
4 1 (0.85%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) SAP SCM
1 9 (7.69%) SAP SD
2 5 (4.27%) SAP APO
3 2 (1.71%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.50%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.26%) Office 365
4 11 (9.40%) SaaS
5 8 (6.84%) Amazon S3
5 8 (6.84%) IaaS
6 7 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (5.98%) GitHub
7 6 (5.13%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (5.13%) PaaS
8 4 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.56%) CloudFront
9 3 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.71%) G Suite
10 2 (1.71%) Google App Engine
10 2 (1.71%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.22%) Firewall
2 20 (17.09%) DNS
3 13 (11.11%) DHCP
4 10 (8.55%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (8.55%) iSCSI
5 8 (6.84%) VoIP
6 7 (5.98%) Internet
7 6 (5.13%) SSL
7 6 (5.13%) VPN
8 5 (4.27%) WAN
9 4 (3.42%) LDAP
9 4 (3.42%) VLAN
10 3 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.56%) LAN
10 3 (2.56%) Network Security
11 2 (1.71%) DMZ
11 2 (1.71%) Intranet
11 2 (1.71%) SAN
11 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.69%) MySQL
5 7 (5.98%) CouchDB
6 6 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.27%) InfluxDB
8 3 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.56%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.71%) Big Data
9 2 (1.71%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.71%) DB2
10 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.98%) Subversion
3 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.42%) JIRA
3 4 (3.42%) Maven
3 4 (3.42%) Trac
3 4 (3.42%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.56%) Selenium
5 2 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Ant
6 1 (0.85%) Gradle
6 1 (0.85%) Grunt
6 1 (0.85%) gulp
6 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.85%) webpack
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.69%) Automotive
4 8 (6.84%) Financial Institution
4 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.13%) Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Electronics
6 4 (3.42%) Retail
7 3 (2.56%) Back Office
8 2 (1.71%) Games
8 2 (1.71%) German Language
8 2 (1.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.85%) Billing
9 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (12.82%) Consultant
1 15 (12.82%) Developer
2 13 (11.11%) Analyst
2 13 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (9.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (7.69%) Administrator
5 9 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 9 (7.69%) SAP SD Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.84%) VMware Specialist
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) Web Services
2 9 (7.69%) .NET
2 9 (7.69%) Node.js
3 7 (5.98%) CPAN
3 7 (5.98%) CSS
3 7 (5.98%) DBIx::Class
3 7 (5.98%) Express
3 7 (5.98%) HTML
3 7 (5.98%) Moose
4 6 (5.13%) jQuery
5 4 (3.42%) J2EE
5 4 (3.42%) JSP
5 4 (3.42%) Struts
6 3 (2.56%) Ajax
6 3 (2.56%) HTML5
6 3 (2.56%) LAMP
6 3 (2.56%) Middleware
6 3 (2.56%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (2.56%) SAPUI5
7 2 (1.71%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.26%) PKI
4 10 (8.55%) Hedge funds
4 10 (8.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.13%) AS400
6 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.13%) RSA SecurID
6 6 (5.13%) VAX
7 5 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (4.27%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.42%) Blog
8 4 (3.42%) CCTV
8 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.42%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.42%) Social Media
9 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.71%) Fintech
9 2 (1.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) Windows
2 38 (32.48%) Linux
3 19 (16.24%) Windows Server
4 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.40%) Unix
6 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.55%) Windows 2000
7 10 (8.55%) Windows NT
8 6 (5.13%) Solaris
9 4 (3.42%) Android
9 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.56%) OpenVMS
10 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.71%) AIX
11 2 (1.71%) CentOS
11 2 (1.71%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.09%) DevOps
2 18 (15.38%) Migration
3 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.82%) ITIL
5 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (10.26%) Scrum
6 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.55%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.69%) Logistics
8 9 (7.69%) Project Management
8 9 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (7.69%) Visualisation
9 8 (6.84%) Change Management
9 8 (6.84%) ITIL V3
9 8 (6.84%) Network Load Balancing
9 8 (6.84%) Open Source
9 8 (6.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.22%) SQL
2 24 (20.51%) Java
2 24 (20.51%) Python
3 22 (18.80%) Perl
4 19 (16.24%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
5 14 (11.97%) Ruby
6 13 (11.11%) C++
7 12 (10.26%) C#
8 11 (9.40%) PHP
9 10 (8.55%) VB
10 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.27%) C
12 4 (3.42%) VBScript
13 3 (2.56%) AWK
14 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.71%) Erlang
14 2 (1.71%) sed
15 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (6.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.98%) Postgraduate
5 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.56%) CCNP
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) CCIE
7 2 (1.71%) CCNA
7 2 (1.71%) MCAD
8 1 (0.85%) CCMSE
8 1 (0.85%) CCSA
8 1 (0.85%) CCSE
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.85%) MCSA
8 1 (0.85%) MCSE
8 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) QA
3 3 (2.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (17.09%) Hyper-V
5 13 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 13 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 12 (10.26%) vSphere
7 11 (9.40%) vCloud
8 10 (8.55%) NFS
8 10 (8.55%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (6.84%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (6.84%) ISA Server
9 8 (6.84%) UAG
9 8 (6.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (5.98%) LXC
11 6 (5.13%) Docker
12 3 (2.56%) XenApp
13 2 (1.71%) iptables
13 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) Puppet
2 16 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.40%) Ansible
4 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (8.55%) Nagios
4 10 (8.55%) vMotion
5 8 (6.84%) Graphite
5 8 (6.84%) WMI
6 7 (5.98%) Salt
7 6 (5.13%) Backup Exec
7 6 (5.13%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (5.13%) Control-M
7 6 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (5.13%) HP SIM
7 6 (5.13%) NetBackup
7 6 (5.13%) Netcool
7 6 (5.13%) NetVault Backup
7 6 (5.13%) OpenView
7 6 (5.13%) Tivoli
7 6 (5.13%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.93%) VMware
3 21 (17.95%) HP
4 18 (15.38%) Cisco
5 15 (12.82%) SAP
6 14 (11.97%) Veritas
7 13 (11.11%) Citrix
8 9 (7.69%) IBM
9 8 (6.84%) Remedy
10 6 (5.13%) Dell
10 6 (5.13%) Wallstreet Suite
11 4 (3.42%) Panasonic
11 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.56%) Apple
12 3 (2.56%) Google
12 3 (2.56%) Peoplefluent
12 3 (2.56%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.71%) F5
13 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.71%) Talend
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