Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 323 352
Rank change year-on-year -12 +29 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMS 13 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.52% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 7
South West median annual salary £53,750 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.09% -9.33% -
10th Percentile £44,375 £31,250 £27,550
90th Percentile £73,125 £37,500 £39,950
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2655 2872 3517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.87% 26.26% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 2490 3088
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,498 £21,338
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in the South West

VMS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for VMS in the South West

VMS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMS in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMS in the South West

VMS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol -16 8 £77,500 +106.67% 1
Gloucestershire +27 2 £42,500 +21.43%
Somerset -7 2 £50,000 +47.06%
Cornwall - 1 £57,500 -
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for VMS.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Samsung
3 7 (53.85%) Patch Management
3 7 (53.85%) OpenVPN
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) High Availability
3 7 (53.85%) Percona
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (53.85%) Marketing
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Debian
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 7 (53.85%) Apache
3 7 (53.85%) MySQL
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) OpenVPN
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) HSRP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) PPP
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 7 (53.85%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Development
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) SignalR
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Vue (Vue.js)
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Debian
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) High Availability
1 7 (53.85%) Patch Management
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) B2B
2 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
2 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Microservices
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Progressive Web App
2 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
2 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCMSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Percona
2 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 7 (53.85%) Samsung
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto