VMS Jobs in England

VMS
UK > England

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 6 months to 29 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 572 819 861
Rank change year-on-year +247 +42 -129
Permanent jobs citing VMS 207 170 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.88% 1.04% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 142 112 106
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £33,250 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -31.03% +41.46%
75th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £83,438
90th Percentile £75,775 £79,750 £102,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -28.57% +41.41%

All Operating Systems
England

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,996 16,365 22,593
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 15.45% 16.43% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9,068 11,293 15,075
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,500 £35,375 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +1.94% +3.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in England

VMS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMS in England.

Salary trend for VMS in England

VMS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMS in England over the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

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 6 months to 29 February 2024. 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
Jobs
London +172 74 £57,500 +53.33% 8
North of England +114 41 £57,500 -11.54% 6
South East +64 32 £57,500 +21.05% 19
North West +53 23 £57,500 -11.54% 3
Midlands +48 19 £57,500 -4.17% 3
East Midlands - 17 £57,500 -
East of England +49 14 £57,500 -34.29% 4
South West +29 14 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Yorkshire +102 12 £57,500 -8.00% 3
North East - 6 £57,500 -
West Midlands +49 2 £57,500 -4.17% 2
VMS
UK

VMS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (13.53%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.70%) Microsoft Exchange
3 10 (4.83%) IIS
3 10 (4.83%) WordPress
4 5 (2.42%) Solana
5 2 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.97%) JBoss
5 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.48%) CMS
6 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (10.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.97%) Adaptiv
2 2 (0.97%) Shopify
3 1 (0.48%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.48%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 119 (57.49%) Azure
2 71 (34.30%) Power Platform
3 27 (13.04%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (12.56%) Dynamics 365
5 23 (11.11%) IaaS
6 22 (10.63%) PaaS
7 17 (8.21%) Azure Monitor
8 16 (7.73%) Serverless
9 14 (6.76%) OneDrive
10 13 (6.28%) Azure DevOps
11 11 (5.31%) AWS
11 11 (5.31%) Entra ID
12 7 (3.38%) GitHub
13 5 (2.42%) GCP
14 3 (1.45%) Azure Sentinel
14 3 (1.45%) SaaS
15 2 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.97%) Google Workspace
15 2 (0.97%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.97%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 63 (30.43%) Broadband
2 62 (29.95%) Firewall
3 50 (24.15%) VPN
4 39 (18.84%) LAN
4 39 (18.84%) WAN
5 36 (17.39%) Internet
6 18 (8.70%) DNS
7 13 (6.28%) NAS
7 13 (6.28%) SAN
8 11 (5.31%) Wireless
9 10 (4.83%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (4.83%) iSCSI
10 9 (4.35%) Network Security
11 4 (1.93%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.93%) WLAN
12 3 (1.45%) BGP
12 3 (1.45%) IPsec
12 3 (1.45%) OSPF
13 2 (0.97%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (40.10%) SQL Server
2 66 (31.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 65 (31.40%) Power BI
4 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (8.21%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.73%) GitLab
4 15 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (6.76%) TeamCity
6 11 (5.31%) Git
7 1 (0.48%) Cypress.io
General
1 118 (57.00%) Social Skills
2 44 (21.26%) Retail
3 23 (11.11%) Law
4 9 (4.35%) Games
4 9 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.86%) Marketing
6 7 (3.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 7 (3.38%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.90%) Finance
8 4 (1.93%) Electronics
8 4 (1.93%) Legal
9 3 (1.45%) Banking
9 3 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.97%) Health Technology
10 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.97%) Military
10 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (30.43%) DBA
1 63 (30.43%) SQL DBA
2 34 (16.43%) Architect
3 33 (15.94%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (11.59%) Developer
5 22 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (10.14%) Dynamics 365 Developer
7 18 (8.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 15 (7.25%) Analyst
9 13 (6.28%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.31%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Engineer
12 9 (4.35%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) Administrator
13 8 (3.86%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) Senior
14 7 (3.38%) Vulnerability Analyst
15 6 (2.90%) Support Engineer
15 6 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.28%) .NET
2 10 (4.83%) LAMP
3 8 (3.86%) ARM Templates
3 8 (3.86%) React
4 3 (1.45%) Node.js
5 2 (0.97%) CSS
5 2 (0.97%) HTML
5 2 (0.97%) LDAP
5 2 (0.97%) YAML
6 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.48%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.48%) jQuery
6 1 (0.48%) JSON
6 1 (0.48%) REST
6 1 (0.48%) RESTful
6 1 (0.48%) SAML
6 1 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.76%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.80%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (5.31%) Replication
4 7 (3.38%) Blog
4 7 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.42%) Blockchain
5 5 (2.42%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.93%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.45%) PKI
7 3 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.97%) Distributed Systems
8 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.97%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.97%) VAX
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Low-Code
9 1 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 98 (47.34%) Windows
2 58 (28.02%) Linux
3 43 (20.77%) Ubuntu
4 30 (14.49%) Windows Server
5 14 (6.76%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (4.83%) Unix
6 10 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.83%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (3.38%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.93%) Android
9 4 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.45%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.97%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.97%) Solaris
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.85%) Collaborative Working
2 67 (32.37%) High Availability
3 66 (31.88%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (31.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 63 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
6 47 (22.71%) DevOps
7 43 (20.77%) Agile
8 42 (20.29%) DevSecOps
9 40 (19.32%) Actionable Insight
10 33 (15.94%) Application Security
10 33 (15.94%) Collaborative Culture
11 24 (11.59%) Migration
12 23 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 21 (10.14%) Software Engineering
14 19 (9.18%) ERP
15 18 (8.70%) CI/CD
16 17 (8.21%) Configuration Management
17 14 (6.76%) API Management
17 14 (6.76%) Build Automation
17 14 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.23%) SQL
2 64 (30.92%) T-SQL
3 33 (15.94%) PowerShell
4 16 (7.73%) Bash
5 14 (6.76%) Python
6 13 (6.28%) C#
6 13 (6.28%) Java
7 11 (5.31%) Go
7 11 (5.31%) Ruby
8 10 (4.83%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.86%) Bicep
10 6 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.97%) Perl
11 2 (0.97%) Scala
12 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (36.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (22.71%) Security Cleared
3 21 (10.14%) DV Cleared
4 15 (7.25%) Degree
5 14 (6.76%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.93%) Azure Certification
8 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.97%) HNC
8 2 (0.97%) HND
8 2 (0.97%) MCSA
8 2 (0.97%) MCSE
9 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.93%) SLA
4 3 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.97%) GDPR
5 2 (0.97%) QA
6 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 88 (42.51%) Virtual Machines
2 69 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 22 (10.63%) Docker
4 13 (6.28%) vSphere
5 11 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (4.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (3.86%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.97%) Firmware
9 2 (0.97%) NFS
10 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.48%) KVM
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (26.09%) Terraform
2 35 (16.91%) Ansible
3 23 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 21 (10.14%) SCCM
5 12 (5.80%) WSUS
6 5 (2.42%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.93%) Grafana
7 4 (1.93%) Nessus
8 3 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.45%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.97%) Control-M
9 2 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.97%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.48%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.48%) SCOM
10 1 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 116 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.11%) VMware
3 14 (6.76%) Veeam
4 10 (4.83%) Apple
4 10 (4.83%) Aruba
4 10 (4.83%) Palo Alto
4 10 (4.83%) ProCurve
4 10 (4.83%) Synology
4 10 (4.83%) Zerto
5 9 (4.35%) Oracle
6 8 (3.86%) Cisco
6 8 (3.86%) Citrix
7 5 (2.42%) Dell
7 5 (2.42%) Meraki
7 5 (2.42%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.42%) Veritas
8 4 (1.93%) Google
9 3 (1.45%) Juniper
9 3 (1.45%) SAP
10 2 (0.97%) Adobe