Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > South East
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 425 469 553
Rank change year-on-year +44 +84 -23
Permanent jobs citing VMS 29 43 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.16% 0.082%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.64% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 27
Median annual salary £60,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.58% -7.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £49,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £46,250 £66,250
% change year-on-year +29.73% -30.19% +32.50%

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 5,129 6,692 8,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.09% 25.01% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,208 5,462 7,056
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.87%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +51 13 £65,000 - 1
Thames Valley +24 8 £60,000 +44.58% 6
Berkshire +26 6 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Surrey +40 4 £57,000 +34.12% 2
West Sussex +29 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +23 2 £47,500 -13.64% 1
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 16 (55.17%) Azure
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) IaaS
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) PaaS
3 9 (31.03%) Docker
4 8 (27.59%) New Relic
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (27.59%) webpack
4 8 (27.59%) gulp
4 8 (27.59%) Swagger
4 8 (27.59%) Babel
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 8 (27.59%) Loggly
4 8 (27.59%) .NET Core
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (27.59%) BDD
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (27.59%) Redis
4 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
4 8 (27.59%) Jasmine
4 8 (27.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (27.59%) Load Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Umbraco
4 8 (27.59%) QA
4 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (27.59%) TeamCity

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 8 (27.59%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Captivate
1 4 (13.79%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Azure
2 10 (34.48%) IaaS
3 9 (31.03%) PaaS
4 8 (27.59%) Loggly
5 5 (17.24%) AWS
6 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (13.79%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
7 3 (10.34%) Route 53
8 2 (6.90%) Office 365
9 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (3.45%) GCP
9 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Redis
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Babel
1 8 (27.59%) gulp
1 8 (27.59%) Jasmine
1 8 (27.59%) JMeter
1 8 (27.59%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
1 8 (27.59%) TeamCity
1 8 (27.59%) webpack
2 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Multimedia
2 2 (6.90%) Military
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
1 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SAP SD Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
1 8 (27.59%) .NET Core
1 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
1 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (27.59%) Swagger
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) e-Learning
1 4 (13.79%) Video Editing
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) BDD
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (27.59%) Load Testing
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Product Roadmap
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.45%) Proactive Maintenance
6 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) ABAP
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) CCNA
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) MCSA
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (10.34%) AWS Certification
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) HND
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Docker
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Terraform
2 5 (17.24%) Ansible
3 4 (13.79%) Sysprep
4 1 (3.45%) Cloudify
4 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) New Relic
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Adobe
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy