Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 361 365
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMS 7 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.048% 0.023%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.21% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
North West median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -2.30% +26.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £52,500 £45,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2999 2804 3142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.50% 22.54% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2379 2333 2536
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in the North West

VMS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMS in the North West.

Salary trend for VMS in the North West

VMS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Lancashire - 4 £35,000 -
Manchester -21 2 £35,000 -17.65%
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for VMS.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) CCTV
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) Contactless
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Process Management
4 2 (28.57%) Operations Research
4 2 (28.57%) Capita
4 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (14.29%) Progressive Web App
5 1 (14.29%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) SignalR
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) 3G
1 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Product Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Development Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Product Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SignalR
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Vue (Vue.js)
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) CCTV
1 4 (57.14%) Chip and PIN
1 4 (57.14%) Contactless
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Research
2 2 (28.57%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Progressive Web App
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Capita
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Zerto