VMS Jobs in the South East

VMS
England > South East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 343 366 418
Rank change year-on-year +23 +52 -61
Permanent jobs citing VMS 46 50 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.64% 1.66% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 14
10th Percentile £41,000 £35,400 £43,875
25th Percentile £48,750 £35,825 £56,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £47,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -32.14% +115.38%
75th Percentile £64,375 £52,938 £82,813
90th Percentile £69,750 £67,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -32.14% +34.62%

All Operating Systems
South East

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,812 3,010 3,982
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 17.31% 19.55% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,322 2,062 2,810
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,515
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - -10.53% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in the South East

VMS
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMS in the South East.

Salary trend for VMS in the South East

VMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMS in the South East over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for VMS in the South East

VMS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +12 20 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Berkshire +25 9 £52,500 +48.31% 5
Buckinghamshire - 9 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +18 8 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Kent +4 6 £61,250 -
Hampshire -7 4 £57,500 +15.58% 1
Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £65,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +5 2 £57,500 +21.05%
East Sussex +20 1 £57,500 +36.40%
VMS
England

VMS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Exchange
1 14 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.70%) IIS
3 4 (8.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 36 (78.26%) Azure
2 16 (34.78%) Power Platform
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (30.43%) OneDrive
4 10 (21.74%) Azure DevOps
4 10 (21.74%) Entra ID
5 6 (13.04%) Azure App Service
6 4 (8.70%) PaaS
7 2 (4.35%) Azure Monitor
7 2 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) Broadband
2 10 (21.74%) DNS
3 8 (17.39%) Firewall
4 6 (13.04%) VPN
5 5 (10.87%) Network Security
6 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (8.70%) iSCSI
6 4 (8.70%) NAS
6 4 (8.70%) SAN
6 4 (8.70%) Wireless
7 2 (4.35%) BGP
7 2 (4.35%) IPsec
7 2 (4.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
2 22 (47.83%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (34.78%) Power BI
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 23 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
3 8 (17.39%) Finance
4 6 (13.04%) Legal
5 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.70%) Electronics
5 4 (8.70%) Marketing
5 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
5 4 (8.70%) Retail
5 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) DBA
1 16 (34.78%) SQL DBA
2 10 (21.74%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Software Support Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) IT Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) ARM Templates
2 4 (8.70%) LAMP
2 4 (8.70%) LDAP
2 4 (8.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.70%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (8.70%) Distributed Systems
2 4 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (8.70%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
3 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (39.13%) Collaborative Working
2 18 (39.13%) High Availability
3 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (21.74%) DevOps
5 9 (19.57%) OO
5 9 (19.57%) Project Management
6 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (8.70%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (8.70%) Customer Service
8 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
9 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.35%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 6 (13.04%) Azure Certification
4 5 (10.87%) HNC
4 5 (10.87%) HND
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
1 16 (34.78%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.87%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (8.70%) Terraform
4 3 (6.52%) WSUS
5 2 (4.35%) Grafana
5 2 (4.35%) Nessus
5 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 10 (21.74%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) Aruba
5 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
5 4 (8.70%) ProCurve
5 4 (8.70%) SAP
5 4 (8.70%) Synology
5 4 (8.70%) Veeam
5 4 (8.70%) Zerto
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.17%) Apple