Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 198 216 263
Rank change year-on-year +18 +47 -
Permanent jobs citing VMS 1 11 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.027% 0.23% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 1.09% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £72,500 £32,500 £17,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year +114.29% +27.27% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £37,500 £45,625
90th Percentile " " £60,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -23.08% +136.36% -21.43%

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 744 1,008 1,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.99% 20.85% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 653 797 1,059
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,000 £23,700
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £59,375 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,021
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Manchester

VMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for VMS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VMS.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Site Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk