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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 424 462
Rank change year-on-year +31 +38  
Permanent jobs citing VMS 3 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.021% 0.097% 0.075%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.072% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 10
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -34.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -33.33%  

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4193 5525 6316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.99% 29.90% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3571 4808 5330
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for VMS.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) Electronics
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
6 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) Nagios
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) PHP

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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Office 365
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (14.29%) IaaS
4 2 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) PCoIP
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) PPP
5 1 (7.14%) SNMP
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Trac
General
1 4 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCMSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIE
3 1 (7.14%) MCAD
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Nagios
2 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) FreeIPA
3 2 (14.29%) Packer
4 1 (7.14%) collectd
4 1 (7.14%) Graphite
4 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Mesos
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Salt
4 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Avature
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Lumesse
3 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.14%) Peoplefluent
3 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
Crawley, West Sussex
Etech Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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