Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 741 864
Rank change year-on-year +31 +123 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMS 103 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.085% 0.060%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 91 42 45
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,500 £22,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £68,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +15.79%

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 17,003 16,973 22,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 24.14% 24.37% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13,970 14,563 19,382
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,456 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -10 23 £70,000 +27.27% 6
South London +1 3 £67,500 +3.85%
West London +9 1 £60,000 +135.29% 2
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 59 (57.28%) SQL
2 57 (55.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (44.66%) Microsoft
4 45 (43.69%) Windows
5 40 (38.83%) SQL Server
6 33 (32.04%) Linux
7 32 (31.07%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (30.10%) Degree
9 30 (29.13%) CSS
9 30 (29.13%) HTML
9 30 (29.13%) Finance
10 27 (26.21%) Data Security
11 25 (24.27%) ITIL
11 25 (24.27%) Oracle
11 25 (24.27%) Relational Database
12 24 (23.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (23.30%) PowerShell
13 23 (22.33%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
13 23 (22.33%) Test Automation
14 21 (20.39%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (20.39%) MySQL
14 21 (20.39%) Redis
14 21 (20.39%) Smart Contracts
15 20 (19.42%) GitHub
15 20 (19.42%) Docker
15 20 (19.42%) DevOps
16 19 (18.45%) Bitcoin
16 19 (18.45%) API Development
16 19 (18.45%) API Design

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 19 (18.45%) Ethereum
2 9 (8.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.85%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.94%) nginx
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (55.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (22.33%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (19.42%) GitHub
4 19 (18.45%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (18.45%) Amazon S3
5 18 (17.48%) IaaS
6 17 (16.50%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (14.56%) PaaS
8 5 (4.85%) Office 365
9 4 (3.88%) SaaS
10 3 (2.91%) Oracle CX
11 2 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (1.94%) Taleo
12 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.97%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) Firewall
2 14 (13.59%) DNS
3 13 (12.62%) DHCP
4 12 (11.65%) VPN
5 5 (4.85%) LAN
5 5 (4.85%) SAN
5 5 (4.85%) WAN
6 4 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.91%) FTP
7 3 (2.91%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.94%) IPsec
8 2 (1.94%) OpenVPN
8 2 (1.94%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.97%) Internet
9 1 (0.97%) IPFS
9 1 (0.97%) Network Security
9 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.27%) Relational Database
3 21 (20.39%) MySQL
3 21 (20.39%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (20.39%) Redis
4 19 (18.45%) Blockchain
4 19 (18.45%) NoSQL
5 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (14.56%) RDBMS
7 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
7 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (6.80%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (5.83%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (22.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.45%) Mocha
3 11 (10.68%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
5 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.91%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.91%) JIRA
6 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.94%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.97%) JMeter
8 1 (0.97%) NUnit
8 1 (0.97%) Selenium
8 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 19 (18.45%) Banking
3 17 (16.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.97%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (21.36%) Developer
2 16 (15.53%) Applications Support
3 13 (12.62%) Administrator
4 12 (11.65%) Consultant
5 11 (10.68%) DBA
5 11 (10.68%) SQL DBA
6 10 (9.71%) Architect
6 10 (9.71%) Blockchain Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Node.js Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.71%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Applications Consultant
8 8 (7.77%) Applications Support Consultant
8 8 (7.77%) Support Consultant
9 7 (6.80%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Security Manager
11 5 (4.85%) Data Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.88%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.13%) CSS
1 30 (29.13%) HTML
2 21 (20.39%) Smart Contracts
3 19 (18.45%) Chai
3 19 (18.45%) Enzyme
3 19 (18.45%) Jest
3 19 (18.45%) Node.js
3 19 (18.45%) Truffle
3 19 (18.45%) web3js
4 9 (8.74%) .NET
4 9 (8.74%) HTML5
5 4 (3.88%) Middleware
6 3 (2.91%) Ajax
6 3 (2.91%) J2EE
6 3 (2.91%) jQuery
6 3 (2.91%) JSP
6 3 (2.91%) SAP Basis
6 3 (2.91%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (2.91%) Struts
6 3 (2.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Bitcoin
2 17 (16.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.71%) Fintech
3 10 (9.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.74%) Public Cloud
5 8 (7.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.85%) Replication
8 4 (3.88%) CLARiiON
8 4 (3.88%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (3.88%) EMC VNX
8 4 (3.88%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.91%) Blog
9 3 (2.91%) Clustering
9 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.91%) Equities
9 3 (2.91%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.91%) Social Media
9 3 (2.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.69%) Windows
2 33 (32.04%) Linux
3 9 (8.74%) Unix
3 9 (8.74%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.88%) Solaris
5 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.97%) Debian
6 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.97%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Data Security
2 25 (24.27%) ITIL
3 24 (23.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (22.33%) Test Automation
5 20 (19.42%) DevOps
6 19 (18.45%) API Design
6 19 (18.45%) API Development
7 17 (16.50%) Front End Development
8 16 (15.53%) Identity Management
8 16 (15.53%) KYC
8 16 (15.53%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (13.59%) Presales
10 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
10 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.62%) High Availability
11 11 (10.68%) SDLC
12 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (8.74%) Business Continuity
13 9 (8.74%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (7.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (57.28%) SQL
2 24 (23.30%) PowerShell
3 19 (18.45%) ES6
3 19 (18.45%) Solidity
4 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.71%) C#
6 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.80%) Java
8 4 (3.88%) Python
8 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.91%) C
9 3 (2.91%) C++
9 3 (2.91%) Ruby
9 3 (2.91%) VB
10 2 (1.94%) Rust
10 2 (1.94%) XAML
11 1 (0.97%) Go
11 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (7.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (6.80%) CISM
3 7 (6.80%) CISSP
4 6 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.91%) CEH
5 3 (2.91%) CISA
5 3 (2.91%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.94%) CCIE
6 2 (1.94%) CCNA
6 2 (1.94%) CCNP
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.94%) GIAC
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) GDPR
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (31.07%) Virtual Machines
2 20 (19.42%) Docker
3 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
4 12 (11.65%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (11.65%) vSphere
5 6 (5.83%) KVM
6 3 (2.91%) NFS
7 2 (1.94%) Corosync
7 2 (1.94%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Kubernetes
2 17 (16.50%) Docker Swarm
3 12 (11.65%) vCenter Server
4 10 (9.71%) SCOM
5 9 (8.74%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (6.80%) Ansible
7 4 (3.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.88%) vMotion
7 4 (3.88%) vRealize
8 3 (2.91%) BladeLogic
8 3 (2.91%) Control-M
9 2 (1.94%) Puppet
9 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.97%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.97%) Kibana
10 1 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (44.66%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.27%) Oracle
3 14 (13.59%) VMware
4 11 (10.68%) Dell
5 8 (7.77%) EqualLogic
5 8 (7.77%) Progress
6 6 (5.83%) Cisco
6 6 (5.83%) SAP
6 6 (5.83%) Sybase
7 4 (3.88%) EMC
7 4 (3.88%) NetApp
7 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.88%) Veritas
8 3 (2.91%) HP
8 3 (2.91%) Panasonic
8 3 (2.91%) Remedy
8 3 (2.91%) Siebel
9 2 (1.94%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.94%) IBM
10 1 (0.97%) Apple