Period
to

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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > London
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 729 559 589
Rank change year-on-year -170 +30 +145
Permanent jobs citing VMS 131 46 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 0.79% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 53 31 29
10th Percentile £44,000 £38,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £49,125 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £102,000 £90,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £56,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +23.89% -13.08% +50.72%

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 12,130 5,813 7,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.64% 17.38% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6,122 4,576 6,438
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,375 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,510 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £83,000 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in London

VMS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMS in London.

Salary trend for VMS in London

VMS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMS in London over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -26 11 £73,750 +30.53% 1
South London -43 5 £80,000 - 2
West London - 5 - -
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 84 (64.12%) CI/CD
2 78 (59.54%) Docker
3 75 (57.25%) Kubernetes
4 71 (54.20%) Agile
5 65 (49.62%) Azure
5 65 (49.62%) Jenkins
6 60 (45.80%) Infrastructure as Code
7 58 (44.27%) Terraform
8 57 (43.51%) GitHub
9 56 (42.75%) Node.js
9 56 (42.75%) Software Engineering
10 54 (41.22%) Scrum
10 54 (41.22%) JavaScript
11 53 (40.46%) Microservices
12 52 (39.69%) Open Source
13 51 (38.93%) Test Automation
13 51 (38.93%) DevOps
14 50 (38.17%) PostgreSQL
15 49 (37.40%) TDD
15 49 (37.40%) Windows
15 49 (37.40%) React
16 48 (36.64%) TypeScript
16 48 (36.64%) Observability
16 48 (36.64%) AWS
16 48 (36.64%) Unit Testing
16 48 (36.64%) Kanban
17 47 (35.88%) Pair Programming
17 47 (35.88%) Elasticsearch
17 47 (35.88%) Rust
17 47 (35.88%) API Testing

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 (35.88%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (8.40%) Apache
2 11 (8.40%) Apache Spark
2 11 (8.40%) Apache Synapse
3 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (49.62%) Azure
2 57 (43.51%) GitHub
3 48 (36.64%) AWS
4 46 (35.11%) GitHub Actions
5 43 (32.82%) Serverless
6 36 (27.48%) GCP
7 34 (25.95%) PaaS
8 33 (25.19%) IaaS
9 25 (19.08%) Pulumi
10 15 (11.45%) Microsoft 365
11 11 (8.40%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 11 (8.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 11 (8.40%) Azure Machine Learning
11 11 (8.40%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 8 (6.11%) npm
13 6 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (3.82%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (3.82%) Amazon S3
14 5 (3.82%) SaaS
15 4 (3.05%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) DNS
2 15 (11.45%) VPN
3 14 (10.69%) DHCP
4 10 (7.63%) VLAN
5 8 (6.11%) Broadband
6 7 (5.34%) Firewall
7 5 (3.82%) HTTP
8 4 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.29%) FTP
9 3 (2.29%) Network Security
9 3 (2.29%) SMTP
9 3 (2.29%) SSH
10 2 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.53%) Internet
11 1 (0.76%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.76%) Intranet
11 1 (0.76%) Multicast
11 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.76%) VoIP
11 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (38.17%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (28.24%) Relational Database
3 36 (27.48%) Redis
4 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
5 14 (10.69%) MongoDB
6 12 (9.16%) Big Data
6 12 (9.16%) BigQuery
6 12 (9.16%) MySQL
7 10 (7.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 65 (49.62%) Jenkins
2 46 (35.11%) CircleCI
3 39 (29.77%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.21%) GitLab
5 11 (8.40%) MLflow
6 3 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.29%) Subversion
6 3 (2.29%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.53%) JIRA
7 2 (1.53%) Moq
8 1 (0.76%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.76%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 29 (22.14%) Social Skills
2 14 (10.69%) Retail
3 11 (8.40%) Public Speaking
4 10 (7.63%) Influencing Skills
5 9 (6.87%) Finance
6 8 (6.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 6 (4.58%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (3.82%) Legal
8 5 (3.82%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (3.05%) Public Sector
10 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.53%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.53%) Marketing
11 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.76%) Banking
12 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Software Engineer
2 32 (24.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (19.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (12.98%) Architect
5 11 (8.40%) Analyst
6 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (4.58%) IT Engineer
7 5 (3.82%) IT Support
7 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.05%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.05%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.29%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.29%) Product Analyst
9 3 (2.29%) Product Business Analyst
9 3 (2.29%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (2.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (1.53%) IT Analyst
10 2 (1.53%) Lead DevOps
10 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.75%) Node.js
2 49 (37.40%) React
3 37 (28.24%) CSS
3 37 (28.24%) HTML
3 37 (28.24%) Vue.js
4 35 (26.72%) Apollo GraphQL
4 35 (26.72%) GraphQL
5 18 (13.74%) .NET
6 11 (8.40%) PyTorch
6 11 (8.40%) TensorFlow
6 11 (8.40%) XGBoost
7 10 (7.63%) React Native
8 8 (6.11%) libvirt
9 4 (3.05%) Web Services
10 3 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (2.29%) OAuth
10 3 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.29%) REST
11 2 (1.53%) jQuery
11 2 (1.53%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.14%) User Experience
2 13 (9.92%) Cloud Native
3 11 (8.40%) Blog
4 10 (7.63%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.11%) Private Cloud
5 8 (6.11%) Social Media
6 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.53%) CCTV
9 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.76%) AS400
10 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.76%) VAX
10 1 (0.76%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.40%) Windows
2 30 (22.90%) Linux
3 11 (8.40%) Mac OS
4 10 (7.63%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.11%) Android
5 8 (6.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.05%) Unix
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.53%) Solaris
9 1 (0.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (64.12%) CI/CD
2 71 (54.20%) Agile
3 60 (45.80%) Infrastructure as Code
4 56 (42.75%) Software Engineering
5 54 (41.22%) Scrum
6 53 (40.46%) Microservices
7 52 (39.69%) Open Source
8 51 (38.93%) DevOps
8 51 (38.93%) Test Automation
9 49 (37.40%) TDD
10 48 (36.64%) Kanban
10 48 (36.64%) Observability
10 48 (36.64%) Unit Testing
11 47 (35.88%) API Testing
11 47 (35.88%) Pair Programming
12 37 (28.24%) Line Management
12 37 (28.24%) Software Delivery
13 36 (27.48%) CQRS
13 36 (27.48%) Lean Software Development
13 36 (27.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.22%) JavaScript
2 48 (36.64%) TypeScript
3 47 (35.88%) Rust
4 43 (32.82%) Go
5 26 (19.85%) Python
6 25 (19.08%) Lua
7 23 (17.56%) Java
8 21 (16.03%) PowerShell
9 16 (12.21%) SQL
10 14 (10.69%) Scala
11 13 (9.92%) C#
12 8 (6.11%) Ruby
13 4 (3.05%) Bash
14 3 (2.29%) C++
14 3 (2.29%) Groovy
14 3 (2.29%) Perl
15 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.76%) C
16 1 (0.76%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.53%) MCSA
4 2 (1.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) MCP
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.14%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) GDPR
3 2 (1.53%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (59.54%) Docker
2 18 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.92%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.63%) vSphere
5 9 (6.87%) KVM
6 8 (6.11%) Ceph
6 8 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.76%) oVirt
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 75 (57.25%) Kubernetes
2 58 (44.27%) Terraform
3 12 (9.16%) Ansible
4 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.29%) Nagios
5 3 (2.29%) Puppet
6 2 (1.53%) Grafana
6 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.53%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.76%) Control-M
7 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.76%) Netcool
7 1 (0.76%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.76%) OpenView
7 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.76%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.03%) VMware
3 12 (9.16%) Google
4 11 (8.40%) Databricks
5 6 (4.58%) Cisco
6 5 (3.82%) Veeam
7 4 (3.05%) Meraki
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle
8 3 (2.29%) Aruba
8 3 (2.29%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.29%) HP
8 3 (2.29%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.53%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.53%) Dell
9 2 (1.53%) Draytek
9 2 (1.53%) EXTOL
9 2 (1.53%) Juniper
9 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.53%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.53%) Splunk