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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 599 643
Rank change year-on-year +39 +44  
Permanent jobs citing VMS 42 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.097% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.38% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 19
Median salary £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% -3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £63,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% -34.69%  

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 9539 10273 11927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 25.99% 25.63% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7716 9005 10289
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +27 9 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Westminster - 3 £50,000 -
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.27%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (44.78%) Linux
3 30 (44.78%) VMware
4 27 (40.30%) Python
4 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (40.30%) Puppet
5 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (35.82%) Ruby
7 23 (34.33%) Open Source
8 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
8 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
8 22 (32.84%) Configuration Management
9 21 (31.34%) Firewall
10 20 (29.85%) VoIP
10 20 (29.85%) SQL
10 20 (29.85%) Subversion
10 20 (29.85%) VLAN
11 19 (28.36%) Apache
11 19 (28.36%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (28.36%) Task Automation
12 18 (26.87%) Degree
13 16 (23.88%) SNMP
13 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
13 16 (23.88%) OSPF
13 16 (23.88%) BGP
14 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
15 14 (20.90%) VPN
15 14 (20.90%) Cisco

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 (28.36%) Apache
2 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
3 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (13.43%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (46.27%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (17.91%) Amazon ELB
4 11 (16.42%) Amazon S3
5 10 (14.93%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (14.93%) SaaS
6 9 (13.43%) Office 365
7 7 (10.45%) Mimecast
7 7 (10.45%) OneDrive
7 7 (10.45%) OpenDNS
8 4 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (4.48%) Akamai
9 3 (4.48%) IaaS
9 3 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (1.49%) G Suite
11 1 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Firewall
2 20 (29.85%) VLAN
2 20 (29.85%) VoIP
3 16 (23.88%) BGP
3 16 (23.88%) OSPF
3 16 (23.88%) SNMP
3 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
4 14 (20.90%) Network Security
4 14 (20.90%) VPN
5 11 (16.42%) DNS
5 11 (16.42%) SAN
6 10 (14.93%) Kerberos
6 10 (14.93%) LDAP
6 10 (14.93%) Multicast
6 10 (14.93%) NAS
6 10 (14.93%) tcpdump
7 8 (11.94%) DHCP
8 7 (10.45%) Wireless
8 7 (10.45%) WLAN
9 6 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) MySQL
2 9 (13.43%) InfluxDB
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
7 1 (1.49%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
2 20 (29.85%) Subversion
3 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
3 11 (16.42%) Maven
4 2 (2.99%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) Ant
5 1 (1.49%) Gradle
5 1 (1.49%) Grunt
5 1 (1.49%) gulp
5 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
1 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) German Language
3 3 (4.48%) Back Office
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.49%) Billing
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Ubuntu Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Network Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Developer
7 4 (5.97%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) LAMP
1 9 (13.43%) Sensu
2 6 (8.96%) CSS
2 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 5 (7.46%) Web Services
4 4 (5.97%) FreeSWITCH
4 4 (5.97%) J2EE
4 4 (5.97%) jQuery
4 4 (5.97%) JSP
4 4 (5.97%) Struts
5 2 (2.99%) Ajax
5 2 (2.99%) HTML5
5 2 (2.99%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (2.99%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (2.99%) SAPUI5
5 2 (2.99%) Serverless Framework
6 1 (1.49%) Celery
6 1 (1.49%) Jinja
6 1 (1.49%) Node.js
6 1 (1.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (5.97%) PKI
6 3 (4.48%) Blog
6 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.48%) Social Media
7 2 (2.99%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.49%) Replication
8 1 (1.49%) User Experience
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 30 (44.78%) Linux
3 13 (19.40%) Debian
3 13 (19.40%) Ubuntu
4 8 (11.94%) Unix
5 7 (10.45%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 2000
7 5 (7.46%) Windows NT
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.49%) CentOS
8 1 (1.49%) Fedora
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Open Source
2 22 (32.84%) Configuration Management
3 19 (28.36%) Task Automation
4 13 (19.40%) DevOps
5 11 (16.42%) ITIL
5 11 (16.42%) Migration
6 10 (14.93%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
9 7 (10.45%) ERP
9 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.45%) Server Monitoring
9 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (8.96%) Biometrics
11 5 (7.46%) Coaching
11 5 (7.46%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 4 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
12 4 (5.97%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) Python
2 24 (35.82%) Ruby
3 20 (29.85%) SQL
4 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
5 11 (16.42%) Java
5 11 (16.42%) Perl
6 9 (13.43%) Erlang
7 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.97%) C#
8 4 (5.97%) VB
9 3 (4.48%) C++
10 2 (2.99%) PHP
11 1 (1.49%) AWK
11 1 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.49%) Groovy
11 1 (1.49%) Scala
11 1 (1.49%) sed
11 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 13 (19.40%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.94%) CCNP
4 7 (10.45%) CCIE
4 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (8.96%) CCMSE
5 6 (8.96%) CCSA
5 6 (8.96%) CCSE
5 6 (8.96%) JNCIE
6 5 (7.46%) CCNA
7 4 (5.97%) Master's Degree
7 4 (5.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) MCSA
9 1 (1.49%) MCSE
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
3 19 (28.36%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
5 11 (16.42%) Docker
6 10 (14.93%) Ceph
7 8 (11.94%) vCloud
8 7 (10.45%) vSphere
9 6 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (7.46%) NFS
10 5 (7.46%) XenDesktop
11 4 (5.97%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (5.97%) ISA Server
11 4 (5.97%) UAG
11 4 (5.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (1.49%) iptables
13 1 (1.49%) KVM
13 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (40.30%) Puppet
2 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (19.40%) Salt
4 11 (16.42%) Nagios
5 10 (14.93%) Oracle ZFS
5 10 (14.93%) Rsyslog
5 10 (14.93%) Terraform
6 9 (13.43%) Cacti
6 9 (13.43%) Grafana
6 9 (13.43%) Graphite
6 9 (13.43%) Munin
7 6 (8.96%) Ansible
7 6 (8.96%) vCenter Server
7 6 (8.96%) vMotion
8 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (5.97%) WMI
9 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
9 3 (4.48%) Mesos
10 2 (2.99%) SCOM
11 1 (1.49%) Packer
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 30 (44.78%) VMware
3 14 (20.90%) Cisco
4 11 (16.42%) HP
5 8 (11.94%) Meraki
5 8 (11.94%) SonicWALL
6 7 (10.45%) F5
6 7 (10.45%) Qualys
6 7 (10.45%) Webroot
7 6 (8.96%) CA
7 6 (8.96%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.96%) Fortinet
7 6 (8.96%) Juniper
7 6 (8.96%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.46%) Citrix
8 5 (7.46%) SAP
9 4 (5.97%) Google
9 4 (5.97%) Huawei
9 4 (5.97%) Veritas
10 3 (4.48%) Panasonic
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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