Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSAM over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 1199 1236
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 0 26 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.014% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.033% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 24
UK median annual salary - £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -33.33% +33.33%

VSAM is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77560 77850 90566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.94% 40.93% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58510 63988 72559
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,880
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

VSAM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VSAM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VSAM in the UK

VSAM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VSAM in the UK