Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 769 866
Rank change year-on-year -1 +97 +11
Permanent jobs citing VMS 68 73 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.096% 0.057%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 43
London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £38,500 £27,600 £36,250
90th Percentile £79,875 £80,750 £74,600
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.51% -22.92% +60.00%

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 18638 19006 24133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 24.84% 25.07% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14402 16501 20757
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,685 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +23 13 £52,500 -16.00% 2
West London +8 5 £55,000 +120.00% 1
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 38 (55.88%) Windows
2 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.12%) Degree
4 25 (36.76%) SQL
5 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
7 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 18 (26.47%) Linux
8 18 (26.47%) VMware
9 17 (25.00%) Oracle
10 15 (22.06%) Python
10 15 (22.06%) ERP
10 15 (22.06%) Puppet
10 15 (22.06%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
11 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (20.59%) Computer Science
11 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
11 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (19.12%) Firewall
12 13 (19.12%) ITIL
13 12 (17.65%) DHCP
13 12 (17.65%) DNS
13 12 (17.65%) RDBMS
13 12 (17.65%) Open Source
14 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
14 11 (16.18%) Data Security
14 11 (16.18%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (14.71%) Presales
15 10 (14.71%) SaaS

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 14 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) SAS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.71%) IaaS
2 10 (14.71%) SaaS
3 9 (13.24%) Office 365
4 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (10.29%) PaaS
6 5 (7.35%) Mimecast
6 5 (7.35%) OneDrive
6 5 (7.35%) OpenDNS
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle CX
8 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Firewall
2 12 (17.65%) DHCP
2 12 (17.65%) DNS
3 9 (13.24%) SAN
3 9 (13.24%) VLAN
4 7 (10.29%) VoIP
4 7 (10.29%) VPN
5 5 (7.35%) WLAN
6 4 (5.88%) BGP
6 4 (5.88%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.88%) LDAP
6 4 (5.88%) Multicast
6 4 (5.88%) NAS
6 4 (5.88%) Network Security
6 4 (5.88%) OSPF
6 4 (5.88%) SNMP
6 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.88%) tcpdump
7 3 (4.41%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 12 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (10.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (7.35%) SAP HANA
8 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.88%) MySQL
9 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
9 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.94%) InfluxDB
11 1 (1.47%) Data Lake
11 1 (1.47%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.82%) Subversion
3 4 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 4 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.71%) German Language
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Dutch Language
4 6 (8.82%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Applications Support
2 9 (13.24%) Consultant
2 9 (13.24%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Administrator
3 8 (11.76%) DBA
3 8 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 7 (10.29%) Applications Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) Applications Support Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) Support Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Presales Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Build Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Senior DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 4 (5.88%) CSS
1 4 (5.88%) HTML
1 4 (5.88%) Middleware
2 3 (4.41%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) Ajax
3 2 (2.94%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (2.94%) HTML5
3 2 (2.94%) J2EE
3 2 (2.94%) jQuery
3 2 (2.94%) JSP
3 2 (2.94%) LAMP
3 2 (2.94%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (2.94%) SAPUI5
3 2 (2.94%) Sensu
3 2 (2.94%) Struts
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.88%) CLARiiON
3 4 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (5.88%) EMC VNX
3 4 (5.88%) Fintech
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) Replication
4 3 (4.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.94%) Blog
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) Social Media
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.88%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Linux
3 9 (13.24%) Unix
4 6 (8.82%) Debian
4 6 (8.82%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.88%) Solaris
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) ERP
2 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (19.12%) ITIL
4 12 (17.65%) Open Source
5 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
5 11 (16.18%) Data Security
6 10 (14.71%) Presales
7 9 (13.24%) WFM
8 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.76%) Migration
8 8 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.29%) E-Procurement
9 7 (10.29%) Human Resource Management
9 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.82%) DevOps
10 6 (8.82%) High Availability
10 6 (8.82%) Task Automation
11 5 (7.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) SQL
2 15 (22.06%) Python
3 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.24%) Ruby
4 8 (11.76%) Java
4 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.82%) C++
6 5 (7.35%) C#
7 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.94%) Erlang
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Degree
2 11 (16.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.35%) CCNA
5 3 (4.41%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) CCIE
6 2 (2.94%) CEH
6 2 (2.94%) CISA
6 2 (2.94%) CISM
6 2 (2.94%) CISSP
6 2 (2.94%) GIAC
6 2 (2.94%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.94%) SANS
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.06%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.29%) Docker
5 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.35%) vSphere
6 4 (5.88%) Ceph
6 4 (5.88%) KVM
7 3 (4.41%) NFS
8 2 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Puppet
2 7 (10.29%) Ansible
3 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.35%) vCenter Server
4 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (5.88%) Rsyslog
4 4 (5.88%) Salt
4 4 (5.88%) vMotion
4 4 (5.88%) vRealize
5 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.41%) SCOM
5 3 (4.41%) Terraform
6 2 (2.94%) Cacti
6 2 (2.94%) Grafana
6 2 (2.94%) Graphite
6 2 (2.94%) Mesos
6 2 (2.94%) Munin
6 2 (2.94%) Nagios
7 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) Meraki
5 5 (7.35%) Qualys
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.35%) SAP
5 5 (7.35%) SonicWALL
5 5 (7.35%) Webroot
6 4 (5.88%) Dell
6 4 (5.88%) EMC
6 4 (5.88%) NetApp
6 4 (5.88%) Veritas
7 3 (4.41%) HP
7 3 (4.41%) Siebel
7 3 (4.41%) Sybase
8 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.94%) IBM
8 2 (2.94%) Panasonic