Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 214 233
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 +22
Permanent jobs citing VMS 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.018% 0.075% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.084% 0.33% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £36,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% - -
UK median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +19.32% -26.67% +71.43%

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1195 1210 1618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.63% 22.82% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 790 757 932
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,900 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Scotland

VMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for VMS in Scotland

VMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Glasgow -1 1 £32,500 -10.34%
VMS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware