Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 690 782 777
Rank change year-on-year +92 -5 +117
Permanent jobs citing VMS 97 68 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.092% 0.092%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 76 62 50
London median annual salary £77,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.91% -8.33% +15.94%
10th Percentile £50,000 £38,525 £23,850
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,875 £83,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -15.61%

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 15,035 18,348 18,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.59% 24.71% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12,470 14,348 16,020
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,743
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 London - 11 £65,000 - 1
Central London -6 7 £70,000 +33.33% 6
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 61 (62.89%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (57.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (53.61%) SQL
4 51 (52.58%) Finance
5 50 (51.55%) Git (software)
6 48 (49.48%) Linux
6 48 (49.48%) Kubernetes
7 46 (47.42%) Test Automation
8 45 (46.39%) Docker
9 39 (40.21%) Cloud Computing
10 38 (39.18%) DevOps
11 33 (34.02%) Banking
12 31 (31.96%) Virtual Machines
13 30 (30.93%) Python
14 29 (29.90%) Amazon S3
14 29 (29.90%) NoSQL
15 28 (28.87%) Redis
15 28 (28.87%) MySQL
15 28 (28.87%) Telecoms
16 27 (27.84%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (27.84%) GitHub
16 27 (27.84%) Bitcoin
16 27 (27.84%) Node.js
16 27 (27.84%) Amazon EC2
16 27 (27.84%) Mocha
16 27 (27.84%) Ethereum
16 27 (27.84%) Docker Swarm
16 27 (27.84%) Solidity
16 27 (27.84%) Smart Contracts
16 27 (27.84%) Blockchain

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 27 (27.84%) Ethereum
2 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 61 (62.89%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (57.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (40.21%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (29.90%) Amazon S3
5 27 (27.84%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (27.84%) GitHub
6 7 (7.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (6.19%) IaaS
8 4 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (4.12%) Cloudflare
9 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.06%) Office 365
9 2 (2.06%) PaaS
10 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) Firewall
2 11 (11.34%) DNS
3 10 (10.31%) Network Security
4 4 (4.12%) DHCP
4 4 (4.12%) SSL
5 3 (3.09%) Internet
5 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.06%) VLAN
6 2 (2.06%) VPN
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.03%) HTTP
7 1 (1.03%) IPsec
7 1 (1.03%) LAN
7 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.03%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.03%) SAN
7 1 (1.03%) Skype
7 1 (1.03%) SSH
7 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.90%) NoSQL
2 28 (28.87%) MySQL
2 28 (28.87%) Redis
3 27 (27.84%) Blockchain
3 27 (27.84%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (16.49%) Relational Database
4 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
5 15 (15.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.09%) Big Data
9 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (1.03%) HDInsight
10 1 (1.03%) Power BI
10 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (51.55%) Git (software)
2 27 (27.84%) Mocha
3 26 (26.80%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (11.34%) Maven
6 9 (9.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (9.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (8.25%) Visual Studio
8 6 (6.19%) Metasploit
9 3 (3.09%) CruiseControl
9 3 (3.09%) MSBuild
9 3 (3.09%) Subversion
10 2 (2.06%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.06%) Gerrit
10 2 (2.06%) Gradle
10 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (52.58%) Finance
2 33 (34.02%) Banking
3 28 (28.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Developer
2 27 (27.84%) Blockchain Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Build and Release Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) Build Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) Release Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (14.43%) Architect
5 14 (14.43%) Backend Developer
5 14 (14.43%) Senior Backend Developer
5 14 (14.43%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.40%) Cloud Architect
6 13 (13.40%) Node.js Developer
7 12 (12.37%) Azure Architect
8 7 (7.22%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.84%) Chai
1 27 (27.84%) Enzyme
1 27 (27.84%) Jest
1 27 (27.84%) Node.js
1 27 (27.84%) Smart Contracts
1 27 (27.84%) Truffle
1 27 (27.84%) web3js
2 15 (15.46%) CSS
2 15 (15.46%) HTML
3 10 (10.31%) LDAP
4 9 (9.28%) .NET
5 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.09%) WCF
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
5 3 (3.09%) WinForms
6 1 (1.03%) REST
6 1 (1.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.84%) Bitcoin
2 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (4.12%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.03%) CCTV
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Robotics
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (49.48%) Linux
2 23 (23.71%) Windows
3 9 (9.28%) Unix
4 6 (6.19%) Kali Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.06%) Android
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Test Automation
2 38 (39.18%) DevOps
3 27 (27.84%) API Design
3 27 (27.84%) API Development
3 27 (27.84%) Front End Development
4 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.53%) Analytics
5 17 (17.53%) Identity Management
6 16 (16.49%) Deployment Automation
6 16 (16.49%) Open Source
7 13 (13.40%) Data Security
7 13 (13.40%) KYC
8 12 (12.37%) Technical Leadership
9 11 (11.34%) Data Protection
10 10 (10.31%) Auto-Scaling
10 10 (10.31%) IT Strategy
10 10 (10.31%) User Stories
11 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (6.19%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.61%) SQL
2 30 (30.93%) Python
3 27 (27.84%) ES6
3 27 (27.84%) Solidity
4 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
5 15 (15.46%) Java
6 14 (14.43%) Apple Swift
6 14 (14.43%) C++
6 14 (14.43%) Elixir
6 14 (14.43%) Go
6 14 (14.43%) Haskell
6 14 (14.43%) Lua
6 14 (14.43%) Objective-C
6 14 (14.43%) Ruby
6 14 (14.43%) Rust
6 14 (14.43%) Scala
7 9 (9.28%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.25%) C#
9 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
1 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (6.19%) CCSP
3 6 (6.19%) CEH
3 6 (6.19%) CHFI
3 6 (6.19%) CISSP
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.19%) ECIH
3 6 (6.19%) GCIH
3 6 (6.19%) GIAC
3 6 (6.19%) OSCE
3 6 (6.19%) OSCP
4 2 (2.06%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.03%) MCSE
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) QA
System Software
1 45 (46.39%) Docker
2 31 (31.96%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (49.48%) Kubernetes
2 27 (27.84%) Docker Swarm
3 20 (20.62%) Puppet
4 16 (16.49%) Ansible
5 15 (15.46%) Terraform
6 12 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (6.19%) Nessus
7 6 (6.19%) Nmap
7 6 (6.19%) OpenVAS
7 6 (6.19%) QRadar
8 5 (5.15%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.03%) Nagios
10 1 (1.03%) SCCM
10 1 (1.03%) SCOM
10 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
10 1 (1.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) AlienVault
2 6 (6.19%) LogRhythm
2 6 (6.19%) Qualys
2 6 (6.19%) Splunk
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) Okta
4 4 (4.12%) VMware
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) Dynatrace
5 2 (2.06%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix
6 1 (1.03%) ConnectWise
6 1 (1.03%) Dell
6 1 (1.03%) EMC
6 1 (1.03%) Twitter
6 1 (1.03%) Veritas
6 1 (1.03%) Xamarin