Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 566 726 668
Rank change year-on-year +160 -58 +94
Permanent jobs citing VMS 51 39 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.067% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 0.31% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 149
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -28.57% +21.74%
10th Percentile £42,250 £31,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £44,375 £65,000
% change year-on-year +35.21% -31.73% +30.00%

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 7,317 12,726 16,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.44% 21.92% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,945 10,624 13,362
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.60% +0.46%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +22 14 £60,000 -7.69%
Central London +74 5 £67,500 +42.11% 1
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (64.71%) AWS
2 31 (60.78%) Python
3 30 (58.82%) DevOps
4 26 (50.98%) Terraform
5 23 (45.10%) Kubernetes
5 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
6 21 (41.18%) Vagrant
7 20 (39.22%) Linux
8 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
8 19 (37.25%) Windows
9 18 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (33.33%) Degree
10 17 (33.33%) Oracle
10 17 (33.33%) Java
10 17 (33.33%) SLA
11 16 (31.37%) Configuration Management
11 16 (31.37%) Amazon S3
11 16 (31.37%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (31.37%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (29.41%) Docker
12 15 (29.41%) Microservices
12 15 (29.41%) Azure
13 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
13 14 (27.45%) AWS Certification
13 14 (27.45%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
14 12 (23.53%) DNS
14 12 (23.53%) HTTP

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 7 (13.73%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.80%) Confluence
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (64.71%) AWS
2 18 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (31.37%) Amazon ELB
3 16 (31.37%) Amazon S3
4 15 (29.41%) Azure
5 12 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (19.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (19.61%) Amazon Glacier
6 10 (19.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (19.61%) SaaS
7 9 (17.65%) Serverless
7 9 (17.65%) Slack
8 6 (11.76%) Office 365
8 6 (11.76%) Route 53
9 3 (5.88%) GCP
10 2 (3.92%) GitHub
10 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
10 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) DNS
1 12 (23.53%) HTTP
2 10 (19.61%) FTP
2 10 (19.61%) SMTP
2 10 (19.61%) SSH
3 4 (7.84%) VLAN
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.88%) VPN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.92%) RTMP
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (31.37%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (13.73%) KDB
3 7 (13.73%) Kdb+
3 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
2 21 (41.18%) Vagrant
3 10 (19.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (19.61%) Subversion
4 5 (9.80%) JIRA
4 5 (9.80%) JUnit
4 5 (9.80%) Mockito
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 9 (17.65%) Games
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (15.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Data Scientist
3 7 (13.73%) Senior Data Scientist
4 6 (11.76%) Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Dask
1 7 (13.73%) Keras
1 7 (13.73%) Natural Language Processing
1 7 (13.73%) NumPy
1 7 (13.73%) Pandas
1 7 (13.73%) PyMC3
1 7 (13.73%) PyTorch
1 7 (13.73%) scikit-learn
1 7 (13.73%) TensorFlow
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Camel
2 5 (9.80%) Drools
2 5 (9.80%) JAX-RS
2 5 (9.80%) JMS
2 5 (9.80%) Node.js
2 5 (9.80%) React
2 5 (9.80%) REST
2 5 (9.80%) RESTful
2 5 (9.80%) Spring
2 5 (9.80%) Spring Integration
2 5 (9.80%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Cloud Native
1 10 (19.61%) Virtual Team
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Blog
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.92%) Social Media
3 2 (3.92%) Video Editing
3 2 (3.92%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (58.82%) DevOps
3 16 (31.37%) Configuration Management
4 15 (29.41%) Microservices
5 14 (27.45%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (21.57%) Project Management
7 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
7 10 (19.61%) Deployment Automation
7 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Automation
7 10 (19.61%) OO
7 10 (19.61%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (13.73%) Computer Vision
8 7 (13.73%) Data Science
8 7 (13.73%) Deep Learning
8 7 (13.73%) Machine Learning
8 7 (13.73%) Parallel Programming
8 7 (13.73%) Predictive Modelling
8 7 (13.73%) Process Improvement
8 7 (13.73%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Python
2 17 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
4 11 (21.57%) Perl
5 10 (19.61%) C#
5 10 (19.61%) Groovy
5 10 (19.61%) Ruby
5 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
6 7 (13.73%) Julia
6 7 (13.73%) R
6 7 (13.73%) Rust
7 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.80%) Java 8
9 1 (1.96%) SQL
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Degree
2 14 (27.45%) AWS Certification
3 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.73%) PhD
6 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Docker
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (50.98%) Terraform
2 23 (45.10%) Kubernetes
3 10 (19.61%) Ansible
3 10 (19.61%) Nagios
3 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (19.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.96%) Mesos
4 1 (1.96%) MIIS
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Sybase
4 3 (5.88%) Google
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Remedy
6 1 (1.96%) Veeam
6 1 (1.96%) Veritas