The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 - 154
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VMS 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.080% - 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £31,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.87% -33.15%  

VMS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 413 624 635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.15% 31.59% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 314 569 472
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing VMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Reading

VMS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for VMS in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) collectd
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Graphite
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) collectd
1 3 (100.00%) Graphite
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (100.00%) VMware