Period
to 27 May 2018

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 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 663 766 844
Rank change year-on-year +103 +78 +32
Permanent jobs citing VMS 165 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.083% 0.069%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 144 38 54
London median annual salary £70,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.44% +2.27% +13.40%
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,475 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,875 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +30.00% +21.21% -14.06%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16,214 17,212 21,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.39% 25.00% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13,376 14,508 18,546
London median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £84,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,794
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.46% +5.40%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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 6 months to 27 May 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
Central London +24 46 £70,000 +27.27% 6
South London - 5 £65,000 -
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing VMS 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 London region with a requirement for VMS.

1 106 (64.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (56.97%) SQL
3 87 (52.73%) Linux
4 84 (50.91%) Finance
5 83 (50.30%) Git (software)
6 73 (44.24%) Amazon AWS
7 68 (41.21%) Docker
8 67 (40.61%) Test Automation
9 59 (35.76%) Windows
10 57 (34.55%) PostgreSQL
11 56 (33.94%) Redis
12 53 (32.12%) Virtual Machines
13 52 (31.52%) Kubernetes
13 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
13 52 (31.52%) Cloud Computing
13 52 (31.52%) Banking
14 51 (30.91%) Smart Contracts
15 50 (30.30%) MySQL
16 49 (29.70%) Blockchain
16 49 (29.70%) GitHub
17 48 (29.09%) NoSQL
17 48 (29.09%) Node.js
17 48 (29.09%) API Development
17 48 (29.09%) API Design
17 48 (29.09%) ES6
17 48 (29.09%) Jest
17 48 (29.09%) Enzyme
17 48 (29.09%) Chai
17 48 (29.09%) Solidity
17 48 (29.09%) Amazon EC2

VMS
Co-occurring 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 47 (28.48%) Ethereum
2 11 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 9 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.21%) nginx
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (17.58%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (64.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (44.24%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (31.52%) Cloud Computing
4 49 (29.70%) GitHub
5 48 (29.09%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (29.09%) Amazon S3
6 38 (23.03%) IaaS
7 19 (11.52%) PaaS
8 18 (10.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (7.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (3.64%) Office 365
11 2 (1.21%) SaaS
11 2 (1.21%) Taleo
12 1 (0.61%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.61%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.09%) Firewall
2 12 (7.27%) VPN
3 10 (6.06%) LAN
3 10 (6.06%) WAN
4 7 (4.24%) DNS
4 7 (4.24%) Wireless
5 6 (3.64%) DHCP
6 4 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.82%) FTP
8 2 (1.21%) IPsec
8 2 (1.21%) Network Security
8 2 (1.21%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.61%) DECnet
9 1 (0.61%) Internet
9 1 (0.61%) IPFS
9 1 (0.61%) VLAN
9 1 (0.61%) VoIP
9 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (34.55%) PostgreSQL
2 56 (33.94%) Redis
3 50 (30.30%) MySQL
4 49 (29.70%) Blockchain
5 48 (29.09%) NoSQL
6 40 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 27 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (15.76%) Relational Database
9 14 (8.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (7.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (6.67%) MongoDB
12 9 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (5.45%) RDBMS
13 6 (3.64%) Aerospike
14 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database
15 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.61%) Power BI
16 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 83 (50.30%) Git (software)
2 48 (29.09%) Mocha
3 39 (23.64%) Jenkins
4 32 (19.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (15.76%) MSBuild
6 25 (15.15%) Subversion
6 25 (15.15%) Visual Studio
7 24 (14.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 19 (11.52%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (8.48%) CruiseControl
10 6 (3.64%) Artifactory
10 6 (3.64%) JMeter
10 6 (3.64%) NUnit
10 6 (3.64%) Selenium
10 6 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (3.64%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.82%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 84 (50.91%) Finance
2 52 (31.52%) Banking
3 45 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.24%) Games
5 3 (1.82%) Electronics
6 2 (1.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (39.39%) Developer
2 36 (21.82%) Backend Developer
3 30 (18.18%) Blockchain Developer
4 25 (15.15%) Node.js Developer
5 20 (12.12%) Administrator
6 19 (11.52%) Senior Developer
7 15 (9.09%) Architect
8 12 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
8 12 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 12 (7.27%) Senior Backend Developer
8 12 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.06%) Consultant
9 10 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.45%) Applications Support
10 9 (5.45%) Build Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Build and Release Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.91%) Smart Contracts
2 48 (29.09%) Chai
2 48 (29.09%) Enzyme
2 48 (29.09%) Jest
2 48 (29.09%) Node.js
3 47 (28.48%) Truffle
3 47 (28.48%) web3js
4 39 (23.64%) CSS
4 39 (23.64%) HTML
5 28 (16.97%) .NET
6 15 (9.09%) WCF
7 14 (8.48%) AngularJS
7 14 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (8.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (8.48%) Web Services
7 14 (8.48%) WinForms
8 10 (6.06%) Kafka
9 9 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (4.24%) HTML5
11 6 (3.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 47 (28.48%) Bitcoin
2 19 (11.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (10.30%) Public Cloud
4 11 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.45%) Fintech
7 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.85%) Data Centre
8 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.64%) Spread Betting
10 5 (3.03%) CCTV
10 5 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (2.42%) Clustering
11 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.82%) Derivative
12 3 (1.82%) Equities
12 3 (1.82%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.82%) Virtual Team
13 2 (1.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (52.73%) Linux
2 59 (35.76%) Windows
3 11 (6.67%) CentOS
3 11 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.45%) Debian
6 8 (4.85%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.42%) Solaris
7 4 (2.42%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.82%) Unix
9 1 (0.61%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.61%) VyOS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.61%) Test Automation
2 48 (29.09%) API Design
2 48 (29.09%) API Development
3 45 (27.27%) DevOps
3 45 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 42 (25.45%) Data Security
4 42 (25.45%) Identity Management
4 42 (25.45%) KYC
5 36 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (20.61%) Configuration Management
7 31 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (13.33%) SDLC
10 21 (12.73%) ITIL
11 20 (12.12%) Software Engineering
12 19 (11.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (9.09%) Change Control
13 15 (9.09%) MVC
13 15 (9.09%) Presales
14 14 (8.48%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 94 (56.97%) SQL
2 48 (29.09%) ES6
2 48 (29.09%) Solidity
3 42 (25.45%) PowerShell
4 24 (14.55%) C#
4 24 (14.55%) Python
5 20 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 17 (10.30%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.48%) T-SQL
8 12 (7.27%) XAML
9 8 (4.85%) Java
10 6 (3.64%) C++
10 6 (3.64%) PHP
10 6 (3.64%) Rust
11 5 (3.03%) Ruby
12 3 (1.82%) C
12 3 (1.82%) Haskell
12 3 (1.82%) Lua
12 3 (1.82%) Scala
12 3 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (18.79%) Degree
2 7 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.03%) CISM
4 5 (3.03%) CISSP
4 5 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.61%) CEH
6 1 (0.61%) CISA
6 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 68 (41.21%) Docker
2 53 (32.12%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (14.55%) Active Directory
4 17 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (7.88%) iptables
5 13 (7.88%) KVM
6 11 (6.67%) QEMU
7 7 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.24%) vSphere
8 4 (2.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.21%) Corosync
10 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (31.52%) Kubernetes
2 46 (27.88%) Docker Swarm
3 24 (14.55%) Ansible
4 18 (10.91%) Puppet
5 15 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.24%) SCOM
6 7 (4.24%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.82%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.82%) Control-M
8 1 (0.61%) Kibana
8 1 (0.61%) Nagios
8 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.00%) Oracle
3 17 (10.30%) VMware
4 10 (6.06%) Google
5 9 (5.45%) Splunk
6 7 (4.24%) Dell
6 7 (4.24%) EqualLogic
6 7 (4.24%) Progress
7 4 (2.42%) EMC
8 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.82%) Remedy
8 3 (1.82%) Sybase
9 2 (1.21%) Automation Anywhere
9 2 (1.21%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.21%) Pega
9 2 (1.21%) SAP
10 1 (0.61%) ConnectWise
10 1 (0.61%) Meraki
10 1 (0.61%) New Relic
10 1 (0.61%) Vyatta