The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMS
England / London
Rank 559 631 622
Rank change year-on-year +72 -9  
Permanent jobs citing VMS 25 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.062% 0.078%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 25
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +13.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,500 £68,000 £55,000
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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8154 11029 11902
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.26% 26.32% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6909 9449 10154
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

VMS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for VMS in London

VMS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMS in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMS in London

VMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London +43 4 £56,250 +45.16% 1
Brentford +1 1 £44,000 +95.55%
VMS
England

VMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for VMS.

1 25 (43.86%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
2 23 (40.35%) Linux
3 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (33.33%) Windows
4 19 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (31.58%) VMware
6 17 (29.82%) Java
6 17 (29.82%) Cisco
6 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (28.07%) HP
8 15 (26.32%) Firewall
8 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (24.56%) Migration
10 13 (22.81%) DNS
10 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
11 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (21.05%) PKI
11 12 (21.05%) ITIL
11 12 (21.05%) vSphere
11 12 (21.05%) vCloud
11 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (19.30%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (19.30%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (19.30%) vMotion
12 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
12 11 (19.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 11 (19.30%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 11 (19.30%) Windows 2000

VMS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) nginx
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) Autodesk Flame
4 1 (1.75%) Houdini
4 1 (1.75%) Maya
4 1 (1.75%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (17.54%) SaaS
4 7 (12.28%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (8.77%) Amazon S3
7 4 (7.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (5.26%) CloudFront
9 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (3.51%) IaaS
10 1 (1.75%) Akamai
10 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.75%) G Suite
10 1 (1.75%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (1.75%) Office 365
10 1 (1.75%) PaaS
10 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) Firewall
2 13 (22.81%) DNS
3 11 (19.30%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (19.30%) iSCSI
4 10 (17.54%) DHCP
5 4 (7.02%) VoIP
6 3 (5.26%) Internet
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
7 2 (3.51%) Intranet
7 2 (3.51%) SSL
7 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.51%) VLAN
7 2 (3.51%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) WAN
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.75%) Junos
8 1 (1.75%) PPP
8 1 (1.75%) SNMP
8 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.77%) InfluxDB
5 3 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.26%) SAP HANA
6 2 (3.51%) DB2
6 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) JIRA
2 4 (7.02%) Maven
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Gradle
4 1 (1.75%) Grunt
4 1 (1.75%) gulp
4 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 3 (5.26%) Back Office
6 2 (3.51%) German Language
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing
7 1 (1.75%) Advertising
7 1 (1.75%) Billing
7 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (14.04%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Specialist
3 6 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Database Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Operations Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) CSS
2 6 (10.53%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) jQuery
4 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 4 (7.02%) J2EE
4 4 (7.02%) JSP
4 4 (7.02%) Struts
5 3 (5.26%) Ajax
5 3 (5.26%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (5.26%) SAPUI5
6 2 (3.51%) HTML5
6 2 (3.51%) JMS
6 2 (3.51%) LAMP
6 2 (3.51%) Middleware
6 2 (3.51%) Node.js
6 2 (3.51%) REST
6 2 (3.51%) Sensu
7 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) PKI
2 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.53%) Hedge funds
5 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (7.02%) Blog
6 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (7.02%) Social Media
7 3 (5.26%) CCTV
8 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.51%) Fintech
8 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.75%) Replication
9 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.30%) Windows 2000
4 11 (19.30%) Windows NT
4 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.26%) OpenVMS
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.51%) AIX
7 2 (3.51%) Unix
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
8 1 (1.75%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Migration
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.54%) DevOps
5 9 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 8 (14.04%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.28%) Open Source
8 6 (10.53%) Cryptography
8 6 (10.53%) ERP
9 5 (8.77%) Change Management
9 5 (8.77%) OO
9 5 (8.77%) Project Management
10 4 (7.02%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
10 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.02%) SDLC
10 4 (7.02%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) SQL
2 17 (29.82%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
4 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) Ruby
5 8 (14.04%) Perl
5 8 (14.04%) Python
5 8 (14.04%) VB
6 7 (12.28%) C#
7 4 (7.02%) C++
8 3 (5.26%) PHP
9 2 (3.51%) Erlang
10 1 (1.75%) AWK
10 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.75%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.75%) Groovy
10 1 (1.75%) Scala
10 1 (1.75%) sed
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 10 (17.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (14.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.51%) CCIE
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CCMSE
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
5 1 (1.75%) CCSA
5 1 (1.75%) CCSE
5 1 (1.75%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 19 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.05%) vCloud
3 12 (21.05%) vSphere
4 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
4 11 (19.30%) NFS
4 11 (19.30%) VMware ESX
4 11 (19.30%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (19.30%) XenDesktop
5 8 (14.04%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (14.04%) ISA Server
5 8 (14.04%) UAG
5 8 (14.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (7.02%) Docker
7 3 (5.26%) XenApp
8 1 (1.75%) iptables
8 1 (1.75%) KVM
8 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) vMotion
2 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.79%) Puppet
4 8 (14.04%) Ansible
4 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (14.04%) WMI
5 5 (8.77%) Grafana
5 5 (8.77%) Graphite
5 5 (8.77%) Salt
6 3 (5.26%) Fluentd
6 3 (5.26%) HAProxy
6 3 (5.26%) Kibana
6 3 (5.26%) Nagios
6 3 (5.26%) StatsD
6 3 (5.26%) Terraform
7 2 (3.51%) Cacti
7 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.51%) Mesos
7 2 (3.51%) Munin
8 1 (1.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) VMware
3 17 (29.82%) Cisco
4 16 (28.07%) HP
5 11 (19.30%) Citrix
6 8 (14.04%) Veritas
7 5 (8.77%) SAP
8 4 (7.02%) Dell
8 4 (7.02%) Panasonic
9 3 (5.26%) Apple
9 3 (5.26%) IBM
9 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.51%) AppDynamics
10 2 (3.51%) F5
10 2 (3.51%) Google
10 2 (3.51%) Huawei
10 2 (3.51%) Remedy
10 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.75%) Meraki
11 1 (1.75%) Synology
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