The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
England / South East
Rank - 440 461
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 0 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.083% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.21% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 7
Median salary - £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £47,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year -11.57% -3.55%  

VSAM is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5086 7608 7485
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.58% 39.69% 36.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4118 6308 5887
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VSAM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing VSAM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for VSAM in the South East

VSAM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VSAM in the South East