Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 916 1020 1028
Rank change year-on-year +104 +8 -147
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 232 158 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 0.46% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 205 125 188
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £38,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,500 £60,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.52% -1.50% +11.11%

VSS/SourceSafe is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 33,431 34,160 34,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.66% 20.44% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27,343 28,402 30,265
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VSS/SourceSafe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in England

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. 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
South West +41 71 £42,500 -5.56% 7
London +7 59 £52,500 - 5
South East +5 42 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +53 35 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Midlands +33 35 £57,500 +43.75% 2
East of England +5 20 £52,500 -12.50%
North of England +13 5 £32,500 -13.33% 6
North West +2 4 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Yorkshire +32 1 £23,000 -29.23% 4
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 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 England region with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 113 (48.71%) Cisco
1 113 (48.71%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (47.41%) SQL
3 95 (40.95%) CCNP
4 92 (39.66%) C#
5 90 (38.79%) Microsoft
5 90 (38.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 78 (33.62%) Network Monitoring
7 76 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 76 (32.76%) .NET
8 72 (31.03%) BGP
9 64 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 62 (26.72%) HTML
10 62 (26.72%) XML
10 62 (26.72%) Service Management
11 60 (25.86%) OSPF
12 59 (25.43%) VPN
12 59 (25.43%) Firewall
13 58 (25.00%) Oracle
14 56 (24.14%) ITIL
14 56 (24.14%) IPsec
14 56 (24.14%) VMware
14 56 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (23.28%) MVC
16 53 (22.84%) LAN
16 53 (22.84%) WAN
17 51 (21.98%) ASP.NET
17 51 (21.98%) CSS
17 51 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 51 (21.98%) ASP.NET Web API

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring 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 22 (9.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (8.19%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.86%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (8.62%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.76%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (38.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 72 (31.03%) BGP
3 60 (25.86%) OSPF
4 59 (25.43%) Firewall
4 59 (25.43%) VPN
5 56 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
5 56 (24.14%) IPsec
6 53 (22.84%) LAN
6 53 (22.84%) WAN
7 49 (21.12%) Wireshark
8 47 (20.26%) NX-OS
9 36 (15.52%) DNS
10 35 (15.09%) FWSM
11 34 (14.66%) Cisco IOS
12 33 (14.22%) DHCP
12 33 (14.22%) EIGRP
13 23 (9.91%) VoIP
13 23 (9.91%) Wireless
14 21 (9.05%) Spanning Tree
15 19 (8.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (5.60%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.31%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.16%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.72%) Power BI
11 4 (1.72%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 76 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (18.97%) Git (software)
3 34 (14.66%) Subversion
4 22 (9.48%) NUnit
5 19 (8.19%) Visual Studio
6 18 (7.76%) MSTest
6 18 (7.76%) Selenium
7 15 (6.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (5.60%) Jasmine
9 12 (5.17%) JIRA
10 9 (3.88%) Mercurial
11 8 (3.45%) Bugzilla
11 8 (3.45%) CruiseControl
11 8 (3.45%) Gemini Tracker
11 8 (3.45%) Hudson
12 7 (3.02%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.59%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.59%) Jenkins
14 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Blend
14 4 (1.72%) Moq
General
1 29 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 15 (6.47%) Advertising
3 11 (4.74%) Back Office
4 10 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.45%) Finance
6 7 (3.02%) Marketing
7 5 (2.16%) Billing
7 5 (2.16%) Electronics
8 4 (1.72%) Retail
9 3 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.86%) Banking
10 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.43%) Front Office
11 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (39.66%) Network Engineer
2 89 (38.36%) Developer
3 60 (25.86%) C# Developer
4 53 (22.84%) .NET Developer
5 49 (21.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (21.12%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (9.91%) Software Developer
7 22 (9.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (9.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (8.19%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (7.76%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
10 16 (6.90%) Security Engineer
10 16 (6.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 16 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
11 15 (6.47%) Network Specialist
11 15 (6.47%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 15 (6.47%) Senior Network Specialist
11 15 (6.47%) SQL Developer
12 14 (6.03%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (32.76%) .NET
2 62 (26.72%) HTML
2 62 (26.72%) XML
3 51 (21.98%) ASP.NET
3 51 (21.98%) ASP.NET Web API
3 51 (21.98%) CSS
4 45 (19.40%) CSS3
4 45 (19.40%) jQuery
5 32 (13.79%) WCF
6 31 (13.36%) Ajax
7 28 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (11.64%) JSON
8 27 (11.64%) Razor View Engine
9 26 (11.21%) HTML5
9 26 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 25 (10.78%) AngularJS
11 23 (9.91%) XSL
12 20 (8.62%) Middleware
13 19 (8.19%) WinForms
14 18 (7.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 40 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (15.09%) PKI
4 24 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (8.62%) Mobile App
6 19 (8.19%) Computer Science
7 18 (7.76%) User Experience
8 16 (6.90%) Cyberattack
8 16 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (6.03%) N-Tier
10 8 (3.45%) Algorithms
10 8 (3.45%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
14 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.69%) Windows
2 30 (12.93%) Linux
3 22 (9.48%) Unix
4 19 (8.19%) Windows Phone
4 19 (8.19%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.16%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.16%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.62%) Network Monitoring
2 62 (26.72%) Service Management
3 56 (24.14%) ITIL
4 54 (23.28%) MVC
5 50 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (20.26%) Capacity Management
6 47 (20.26%) Incident Management
6 47 (20.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 47 (20.26%) Security Patching
7 44 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 37 (15.95%) Migration
9 34 (14.66%) Requirements Analysis
10 33 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (13.79%) Test Automation
12 24 (10.34%) Project Management
12 24 (10.34%) SOA
13 23 (9.91%) DevOps
13 23 (9.91%) OOD
14 22 (9.48%) TDD
14 22 (9.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (47.41%) SQL
2 92 (39.66%) C#
3 64 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 48 (20.69%) VB.NET
5 42 (18.10%) PL/SQL
5 42 (18.10%) VB
6 41 (17.67%) VB6
7 38 (16.38%) T-SQL
8 31 (13.36%) Python
9 13 (5.60%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.74%) C++
11 7 (3.02%) Ruby
12 6 (2.59%) VBScript
13 5 (2.16%) Java
14 4 (1.72%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (1.72%) XAML
15 3 (1.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.86%) COBOL
16 2 (0.86%) JCL
16 2 (0.86%) Jython
Qualifications
1 113 (48.71%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (40.95%) CCNP
3 45 (19.40%) Degree
4 39 (16.81%) CCNA
5 36 (15.52%) Security Cleared
6 35 (15.09%) DV Cleared
7 18 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (7.76%) SC Cleared
8 15 (6.47%) PMI Certification
8 15 (6.47%) PMP
9 10 (4.31%) CCIE
10 8 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.16%) MCITP
12 5 (2.16%) MCSA
12 5 (2.16%) MCSE
13 2 (0.86%) CCSA
13 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.43%) CCDA
14 1 (0.43%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (20.69%) SLA
2 11 (4.74%) QA
3 8 (3.45%) GAMP
4 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (9.05%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.45%) vSphere
4 3 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.29%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.29%) XenApp
5 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
6 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (20.26%) Cisco LMS
1 47 (20.26%) Nagios
1 47 (20.26%) Opsview
2 38 (16.38%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.59%) Puppet
5 5 (2.16%) SCCM
6 3 (1.29%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.86%) SCOM
8 1 (0.43%) Ansible
8 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.43%) Nessus
8 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 113 (48.71%) Cisco
2 90 (38.79%) Microsoft
3 58 (25.00%) Oracle
4 56 (24.14%) VMware
5 39 (16.81%) F5
6 37 (15.95%) Juniper
7 36 (15.52%) CheckPoint
8 35 (15.09%) Fortinet
9 21 (9.05%) SolarWinds
10 18 (7.76%) Xamarin
11 16 (6.90%) Clearswift
12 15 (6.47%) CA
13 12 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (5.17%) Sitecore
14 7 (3.02%) Citrix
14 7 (3.02%) HP
14 7 (3.02%) Palo Alto
15 5 (2.16%) CommVault
15 5 (2.16%) EMC
15 5 (2.16%) SAP