VMS Jobs in the UK excluding London

VMS
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 574 670 713
Rank change year-on-year +96 +43 -108
Permanent jobs citing VMS 180 103 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.26% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.70% 0.99% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 161 77 46
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,400 £27,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £36,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £49,750 £61,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.58% -18.44% +45.24%
75th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £71,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,500 £85,625
UK median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £69,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -31.16% +39.39%

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,565 10,405 14,441
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.31% 16.44% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8,328 6,600 9,449
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for VMS in the UK excluding London

VMS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for VMS in the UK excluding London

VMS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for VMS in the UK excluding London

VMS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +76 53 £57,500 -11.54% 10
South East +31 46 £57,500 +21.05% 9
North West +32 35 £57,500 -11.54% 10
Midlands +32 27 £57,500 +35.29% 6
South West +19 21 £57,500 +21.05% 3
East Midlands - 17 £57,500 - 3
East of England +24 14 £57,500 -34.29% 2
Scotland -34 14 £57,500 +1.77% 1
Yorkshire +94 13 £57,500 -4.17%
West Midlands +35 10 £57,500 +35.29% 3
North East - 5 £57,500 -
Wales - 4 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
VMS
UK

VMS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (12.78%) Microsoft Exchange
2 18 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.67%) IIS
4 5 (2.78%) JBoss
4 5 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.22%) CMS
5 4 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.22%) WordPress
6 3 (1.67%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.56%) JOnAS
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 133 (73.89%) Azure
2 78 (43.33%) Power Platform
3 33 (18.33%) Microsoft 365
4 27 (15.00%) Entra ID
5 18 (10.00%) OneDrive
6 17 (9.44%) Azure DevOps
7 14 (7.78%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (5.56%) AWS
9 7 (3.89%) Azure App Service
10 5 (2.78%) Nutanix
11 4 (2.22%) GitHub
11 4 (2.22%) GitHub Actions
11 4 (2.22%) PaaS
11 4 (2.22%) SaaS
12 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.67%) OCI
13 2 (1.11%) Azure Monitor
13 2 (1.11%) Google Workspace
13 2 (1.11%) PowerApps
13 2 (1.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 74 (41.11%) Broadband
2 33 (18.33%) Firewall
3 26 (14.44%) DNS
4 15 (8.33%) WAN
5 14 (7.78%) Network Security
6 12 (6.67%) DHCP
6 12 (6.67%) NAS
7 11 (6.11%) iSCSI
7 11 (6.11%) LAN
8 10 (5.56%) VPN
9 8 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (3.89%) TCP/IP
11 6 (3.33%) SAN
12 4 (2.22%) Internet
12 4 (2.22%) SD-WAN
12 4 (2.22%) SNMP
12 4 (2.22%) VLAN
12 4 (2.22%) Wireless
12 4 (2.22%) WLAN
13 3 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 81 (45.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 76 (42.22%) Power BI
4 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.56%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.22%) Git
2 4 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 102 (56.67%) Social Skills
2 16 (8.89%) Law
3 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.56%) Finance
4 10 (5.56%) Games
5 9 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.44%) Legal
7 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
8 6 (3.33%) Electronics
8 6 (3.33%) Retail
9 5 (2.78%) Marketing
10 4 (2.22%) Public Sector
11 3 (1.67%) Tech for Good
12 2 (1.11%) Advertising
12 2 (1.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (1.11%) Military
13 1 (0.56%) Fire and Rescue
13 1 (0.56%) Local Government
13 1 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 74 (41.11%) DBA
1 74 (41.11%) SQL DBA
2 21 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 17 (9.44%) Developer
5 14 (7.78%) Dynamics 365 Developer
5 14 (7.78%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 12 (6.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.11%) Senior
8 10 (5.56%) Analyst
8 10 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.56%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 8 (4.44%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.44%) Software Support Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) IT Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Senior Technical Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.67%) .NET
2 5 (2.78%) ARM Templates
3 4 (2.22%) LAMP
3 4 (2.22%) LDAP
3 4 (2.22%) YAML
4 2 (1.11%) HTML
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.56%) jQuery
5 1 (0.56%) JSON
5 1 (0.56%) RESTful
5 1 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.78%) Replication
5 4 (2.22%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (2.22%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.22%) Distributed Systems
5 4 (2.22%) IoT
5 4 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.22%) Team-Oriented Environment
6 2 (1.11%) PKI
6 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.56%) Low-Code
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.22%) Windows
2 28 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 19 (10.56%) Linux
4 15 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 10 (5.56%) Unix
6 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (2.22%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.67%) SUSE
8 3 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.11%) Android
9 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.67%) High Availability
2 82 (45.56%) Collaborative Working
3 78 (43.33%) Business Intelligence
3 78 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
4 76 (42.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 41 (22.78%) DevOps
6 33 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 19 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (8.89%) Project Management
10 15 (8.33%) Customer Service
11 14 (7.78%) ERP
11 14 (7.78%) Migration
12 13 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (6.67%) ITIL
14 11 (6.11%) Server Management
15 10 (5.56%) Actionable Insight
15 10 (5.56%) Change Advisory Board
15 10 (5.56%) Change Management
15 10 (5.56%) Vulnerability Remediation
Programming Languages
1 97 (53.89%) SQL
2 75 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 17 (9.44%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.78%) Bicep
4 5 (2.78%) Java
5 4 (2.22%) Python
6 3 (1.67%) C#
6 3 (1.67%) Go
6 3 (1.67%) Perl
7 2 (1.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.78%) Degree
3 18 (10.00%) Azure Certification
4 13 (7.22%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.78%) HNC
7 5 (2.78%) HND
8 2 (1.11%) MCSA
8 2 (1.11%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (46.67%) Virtual Machines
2 39 (21.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (3.89%) Docker
7 6 (3.33%) vSphere
8 4 (2.22%) pfSense
8 4 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.67%) Ceph
9 3 (1.67%) Gluster
9 3 (1.67%) KVM
9 3 (1.67%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 18 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 15 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (7.78%) SCCM
4 12 (6.67%) WSUS
5 6 (3.33%) Terraform
6 4 (2.22%) Ansible
6 4 (2.22%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.67%) Grafana
7 3 (1.67%) Graylog
7 3 (1.67%) Observium
7 3 (1.67%) Puppet
7 3 (1.67%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.11%) Nessus
8 2 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.11%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 124 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.22%) VMware
3 12 (6.67%) Apple
3 12 (6.67%) Citrix
3 12 (6.67%) Oracle
4 10 (5.56%) Veeam
5 8 (4.44%) Cisco
5 8 (4.44%) Zerto
6 6 (3.33%) Dell
7 5 (2.78%) SAP
8 4 (2.22%) Aruba
8 4 (2.22%) BroadSoft
8 4 (2.22%) Brocade
8 4 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (2.22%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.22%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.22%) ProCurve
8 4 (2.22%) QNAP
8 4 (2.22%) Synology
8 4 (2.22%) Ubiquiti