Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 966 998 1054
Rank change year-on-year +32 +56 -189
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 155 175 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.52% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 141 148 134
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,250 £38,000 £35,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 30,744 33,711 33,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.06% 20.52% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25,088 27,669 29,002
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 £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +31 58 £45,000 - 2
London +3 37 £55,000 +0.92% 3
Midlands +50 31 £57,500 +43.75% 1
West Midlands +48 30 £57,500 +43.75% 1
South East -16 14 £52,500 -12.50% 2
North of England +23 8 £32,500 -22.62% 3
East of England +28 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Yorkshire +21 4 £40,850 -2.74% 1
North West +7 4 £32,500 -53.57% 2
East Midlands -1 1 - -
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 102 (65.81%) Cisco
2 98 (63.23%) Cisco Certification
3 92 (59.35%) CCNP
4 83 (53.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 78 (50.32%) BGP
6 58 (37.42%) Network Monitoring
7 54 (34.84%) WAN
7 54 (34.84%) LAN
7 54 (34.84%) VMware
8 51 (32.90%) SQL
9 50 (32.26%) OSPF
10 49 (31.61%) Service Management
10 49 (31.61%) Wireshark
11 48 (30.97%) Firewall
11 48 (30.97%) VPN
11 48 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (30.32%) EIGRP
13 46 (29.68%) Data Centre
14 45 (29.03%) SLA
14 45 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
15 44 (28.39%) Incident Management
15 44 (28.39%) Nagios
15 44 (28.39%) NX-OS
15 44 (28.39%) Security Patching
15 44 (28.39%) Cisco LMS
15 44 (28.39%) Opsview
15 44 (28.39%) Root Cause Analysis
15 44 (28.39%) Capacity Management
16 42 (27.10%) Cisco ASA
16 42 (27.10%) IPsec

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 2 (1.29%) Skype for Business
1 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (3.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (53.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 78 (50.32%) BGP
3 54 (34.84%) LAN
3 54 (34.84%) WAN
4 50 (32.26%) OSPF
5 49 (31.61%) Wireshark
6 48 (30.97%) Firewall
6 48 (30.97%) VPN
7 47 (30.32%) EIGRP
8 45 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
9 44 (28.39%) NX-OS
10 42 (27.10%) Cisco ASA
10 42 (27.10%) IPsec
11 31 (20.00%) FWSM
12 18 (11.61%) Wireless
13 15 (9.68%) DNS
14 13 (8.39%) DHCP
15 12 (7.74%) Spanning Tree
16 11 (7.10%) Network Security
17 10 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.58%) Power BI
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (10.97%) Subversion
3 14 (9.03%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.74%) JIRA
5 8 (5.16%) Bugzilla
5 8 (5.16%) CruiseControl
5 8 (5.16%) Gemini Tracker
5 8 (5.16%) Hudson
6 7 (4.52%) Mercurial
6 7 (4.52%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.87%) Selenium
8 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.58%) NUnit
10 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.29%) Log4j
11 2 (1.29%) Log4Net
11 2 (1.29%) Moq
11 2 (1.29%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 9 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.16%) Finance
4 5 (3.23%) Billing
5 4 (2.58%) Back Office
5 4 (2.58%) Electronics
5 4 (2.58%) Marketing
5 4 (2.58%) Retail
6 3 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.29%) Automotive
7 2 (1.29%) Legal
7 2 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (57.42%) Network Engineer
2 30 (19.35%) Developer
2 30 (19.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (8.39%) C# Developer
4 12 (7.74%) .NET Developer
5 11 (7.10%) SQL Developer
6 10 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (6.45%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Junior
10 6 (3.87%) Junior Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.71%) XML
2 22 (14.19%) .NET
3 16 (10.32%) HTML
4 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET
5 10 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (5.81%) CSS
6 9 (5.81%) Web Services
6 9 (5.81%) XSL
7 8 (5.16%) STL
8 7 (4.52%) Ajax
8 7 (4.52%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.52%) CSS3
8 7 (4.52%) jQuery
8 7 (4.52%) LDAP
8 7 (4.52%) MFC
8 7 (4.52%) WCF
9 6 (3.87%) Flash
9 6 (3.87%) WPF
10 5 (3.23%) JSON
10 5 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.68%) Data Centre
2 37 (23.87%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (20.00%) PKI
4 9 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (5.16%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.52%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.87%) Cyberattack
7 6 (3.87%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.58%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.29%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.29%) User Experience
11 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.55%) Windows
2 10 (6.45%) Linux
3 8 (5.16%) Unix
4 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.87%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.23%) Windows Phone
6 5 (3.23%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (1.94%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.65%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.42%) Network Monitoring
2 49 (31.61%) Service Management
3 44 (28.39%) Capacity Management
3 44 (28.39%) Incident Management
3 44 (28.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 44 (28.39%) Security Patching
4 36 (23.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (15.48%) ITIL
6 20 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.68%) MVC
9 13 (8.39%) Project Management
10 12 (7.74%) Load Balancing
11 11 (7.10%) Migration
11 11 (7.10%) TDD
12 10 (6.45%) ETL
12 10 (6.45%) Network Design
12 10 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (5.81%) Multithreading
14 8 (5.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.90%) SQL
2 39 (25.16%) Python
3 31 (20.00%) C#
4 23 (14.84%) T-SQL
5 14 (9.03%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.03%) PL/SQL
6 13 (8.39%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.81%) C++
7 9 (5.81%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.52%) VB
8 7 (4.52%) VB6
9 6 (3.87%) VBScript
10 5 (3.23%) Ruby
11 4 (2.58%) Java
12 3 (1.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.29%) COBOL
13 2 (1.29%) JCL
13 2 (1.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 98 (63.23%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (59.35%) CCNP
3 25 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 24 (15.48%) DV Cleared
5 20 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 18 (11.61%) CCIE
7 17 (10.97%) CCNA
8 9 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (5.16%) Degree
9 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.87%) MCITP
10 6 (3.87%) MCSA
10 6 (3.87%) MCSE
11 5 (3.23%) PMI Certification
11 5 (3.23%) PMP
12 2 (1.29%) CCDA
12 2 (1.29%) CCDP
12 2 (1.29%) CCSA
12 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.65%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (29.03%) SLA
2 6 (3.87%) QA
3 5 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.81%) vSphere
4 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.94%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (28.39%) Cisco LMS
1 44 (28.39%) Nagios
1 44 (28.39%) Opsview
2 15 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.87%) SCCM
4 3 (1.94%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.29%) SCOM
5 2 (1.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.65%) Nessus
6 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 102 (65.81%) Cisco
2 54 (34.84%) VMware
3 39 (25.16%) F5
4 37 (23.87%) Microsoft
5 36 (23.23%) CheckPoint
6 33 (21.29%) Juniper
7 31 (20.00%) Fortinet
8 11 (7.10%) HP
8 11 (7.10%) Oracle
8 11 (7.10%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.52%) Palo Alto
10 6 (3.87%) Citrix
10 6 (3.87%) Clearswift
10 6 (3.87%) CommVault
10 6 (3.87%) EMC
11 5 (3.23%) CA
12 4 (2.58%) Aruba
12 4 (2.58%) Meraki
12 4 (2.58%) SAP
13 3 (1.94%) Forcepoint