Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 567 591
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMS 7 31 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.023% 0.088% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.084% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 59
South East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -38.46% +4.00%
10th Percentile £35,625 £25,000 £42,400
90th Percentile £71,875 £59,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +60.00%

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 8379 9978 12400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.38% 28.35% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7229 8530 10657
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,725 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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
Thames Valley +39 6 £50,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Berkshire +48 2 £68,750 +37.50%
West Sussex +2 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Military
3 2 (28.57%) Packer
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) PCoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 2 (28.57%) Contract Management
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
2 1 (14.29%) OpenDNS
2 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
2 1 (14.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) PCoIP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) HSRP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) PPP
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Principal Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) CCTV
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Contract Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Biometrics
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) eTOM
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCMSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Meraki
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
2 1 (14.29%) Verint
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Webroot