Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1006 988 1052
Rank change year-on-year -18 +64 -125
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 74 172 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.53% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 72 139 101
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,625
% change year-on-year - -7.46% +8.06%

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 27,625 32,740 31,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.71% 20.34% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22,181 27,128 27,032
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 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
South West +10 29 £42,500 - 1
South East +5 16 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Midlands +41 14 £57,500 -
West Midlands +40 13 £57,500 -
North of England +44 9 £37,500 -10.71% 7
Yorkshire +25 6 £40,200 -4.29% 3
London -2 5 £50,000 -16.67% 4
North West - 3 £32,000 - 2
East of England +4 1 £50,000 -4.76%
East Midlands - 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 48 (64.86%) Cisco
2 43 (58.11%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (56.76%) CCNP
4 40 (54.05%) BGP
4 40 (54.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (43.24%) Network Monitoring
5 32 (43.24%) EIGRP
5 32 (43.24%) LAN
5 32 (43.24%) WAN
6 28 (37.84%) VMware
6 28 (37.84%) Wireshark
6 28 (37.84%) Cisco IOS
7 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (36.49%) Incident Management
7 27 (36.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 27 (36.49%) Capacity Management
7 27 (36.49%) Cisco LMS
7 27 (36.49%) Opsview
7 27 (36.49%) NX-OS
7 27 (36.49%) Security Patching
7 27 (36.49%) Service Management
7 27 (36.49%) SLA
7 27 (36.49%) Nagios
7 27 (36.49%) Python
8 20 (27.03%) SQL
9 19 (25.68%) C#
9 19 (25.68%) OSPF
9 19 (25.68%) VPN
9 19 (25.68%) Firewall
9 19 (25.68%) Data Centre

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (54.05%) BGP
1 40 (54.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 32 (43.24%) EIGRP
2 32 (43.24%) LAN
2 32 (43.24%) WAN
3 28 (37.84%) Cisco IOS
3 28 (37.84%) Wireshark
4 27 (36.49%) NX-OS
5 19 (25.68%) Firewall
5 19 (25.68%) OSPF
5 19 (25.68%) VPN
6 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (18.92%) IPsec
7 13 (17.57%) FWSM
8 7 (9.46%) Wireless
9 6 (8.11%) Network Security
10 5 (6.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (6.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.70%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (14.86%) Subversion
3 7 (9.46%) Bugzilla
3 7 (9.46%) CruiseControl
3 7 (9.46%) Gemini Tracker
3 7 (9.46%) Hudson
4 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.05%) NUnit
6 2 (2.70%) JIRA
6 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.35%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
3 1 (1.35%) Billing
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (60.81%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (4.05%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (4.05%) HTML Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) CSS
2 13 (17.57%) HTML
2 13 (17.57%) XML
3 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.22%) jQuery
4 11 (14.86%) CSS3
5 9 (12.16%) WCF
6 8 (10.81%) Ajax
6 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (10.81%) JSON
6 8 (10.81%) Razor View Engine
7 7 (9.46%) STL
8 4 (5.41%) HTML5
8 4 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (5.41%) MFC
8 4 (5.41%) RESTful
9 3 (4.05%) OOCSS
9 3 (4.05%) Semantic HTML
9 3 (4.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.27%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (17.57%) PKI
4 8 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.05%) User Experience
8 1 (1.35%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Phone
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Network Monitoring
2 27 (36.49%) Capacity Management
2 27 (36.49%) Incident Management
2 27 (36.49%) Root Cause Analysis
2 27 (36.49%) Security Patching
2 27 (36.49%) Service Management
3 16 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (16.22%) MVC
5 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.16%) Migration
6 8 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) Issue Tracking
7 7 (9.46%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
7 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) Python
2 20 (27.03%) SQL
3 19 (25.68%) C#
4 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.16%) VB
6 9 (12.16%) VB6
7 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
8 7 (9.46%) C++
9 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.05%) Java
11 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) Ruby
11 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (58.11%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (56.76%) CCNP
3 14 (18.92%) CCIE
4 10 (13.51%) DV Cleared
4 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) CCDA
6 1 (1.35%) CCDP
6 1 (1.35%) MCITP
6 1 (1.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (36.49%) Cisco LMS
1 27 (36.49%) Nagios
1 27 (36.49%) Opsview
2 4 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (64.86%) Cisco
2 28 (37.84%) VMware
3 18 (24.32%) CheckPoint
3 18 (24.32%) F5
4 13 (17.57%) Fortinet
4 13 (17.57%) Juniper
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle
6 6 (8.11%) HP
7 5 (6.76%) Aruba
7 5 (6.76%) Meraki
8 4 (5.41%) Forcepoint
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.35%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.35%) CommVault
10 1 (1.35%) DevExpress
10 1 (1.35%) EMC
10 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds