Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > South East
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 457 514 554
Rank change year-on-year +57 +40 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMS 46 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.11% 0.023%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 0.45% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 6
South East median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,400 £31,650 £35,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £71,875
England median annual salary £51,250 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -21.15% +18.18% +22.22%

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.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 6,480 7,256 8,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.55% 25.23% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,386 5,990 7,232
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,125 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VMS as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for VMS in the South East

VMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMS in the South East over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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
Hampshire - 20 £45,000 - 7
Thames Valley +40 14 £53,750 +29.52% 3
Surrey +23 8 £59,000 +0.43%
Berkshire +33 7 £60,000 +44.58% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £37,500 -31.82%
Oxfordshire +26 2 £46,250 +92.71%
Middlesex -8 2 £43,000 +1.18%
West Sussex 0 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for VMS.

1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) Azure
3 20 (43.48%) Windows
4 18 (39.13%) Linux
4 18 (39.13%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
5 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
6 14 (30.43%) DevOps
6 14 (30.43%) Degree
7 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
7 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (23.91%) Power BI
8 11 (23.91%) Power Platform
8 11 (23.91%) Firewall
8 11 (23.91%) VMware
9 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
9 10 (21.74%) Replication
9 10 (21.74%) Fiddler
9 10 (21.74%) Network Security
9 10 (21.74%) Time Management
9 10 (21.74%) .NET
9 10 (21.74%) C#
9 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Cloud
9 10 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (21.74%) Kibana
9 10 (21.74%) LINQPad
10 9 (19.57%) Docker
10 9 (19.57%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (19.57%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (2.17%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) SAP SD
2 4 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (4.35%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (45.65%) Azure
2 11 (23.91%) Power Platform
3 8 (17.39%) IaaS
4 6 (13.04%) Office 365
5 3 (6.52%) AWS
5 3 (6.52%) GCP
5 3 (6.52%) PaaS
6 2 (4.35%) GitHub
7 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.17%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Firewall
2 10 (21.74%) Network Security
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (2.17%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) Power BI
3 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Fiddler
1 10 (21.74%) LINQPad
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.35%) Gerrit
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Gradle
4 1 (2.17%) gulp
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) TestNG
4 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Billing
3 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Azure DevOps
2 10 (21.74%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) SAP Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) SAP SD Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Automation Architect
6 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Programmer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) CSS3
3 2 (4.35%) HTML5
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.17%) Django
4 1 (2.17%) Express
4 1 (2.17%) Modernizr
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Nunjucks
4 1 (2.17%) React Native
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) Sass
4 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Cloud
1 10 (21.74%) Replication
2 9 (19.57%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.87%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Unix
7 1 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) DevOps
2 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (21.74%) Time Management
4 8 (17.39%) Logistics
4 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (15.22%) Product Roadmap
6 6 (13.04%) ITSM
7 5 (10.87%) Change Management
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.70%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (8.70%) Open Source
9 3 (6.52%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
10 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.35%) Service Management
10 2 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 10 (21.74%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) ABAP
5 5 (10.87%) Python
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.52%) Perl
8 2 (4.35%) Java
8 2 (4.35%) Ruby
9 1 (2.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) MCSA
5 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) HND
5 4 (8.70%) MCP
5 4 (8.70%) MCSE
5 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
1 9 (19.57%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.22%) vCloud
3 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Kibana
2 7 (15.22%) Terraform
3 6 (13.04%) Ansible
3 6 (13.04%) vRealize
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (8.70%) SCCM
5 3 (6.52%) Nagios
5 3 (6.52%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.35%) Puppet
7 1 (2.17%) Cloudify
7 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.17%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) SAP
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Cognos
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.70%) Remedy
6 3 (6.52%) Google
7 2 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) Coverity
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) BT
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper