Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSS/SourceSafe over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 966 1015 1058
Rank change year-on-year +49 +43 -135
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 190 176 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.100% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 168 153 146
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £39,400 £38,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

VSS/SourceSafe is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 33,577 36,300 35,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.17% 20.54% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,181 29,491 30,785
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

VSS/SourceSafe
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VSS/SourceSafe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VSS/SourceSafe in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VSS/SourceSafe in the UK

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
England +56 179 £50,000 +2.56% 13
UK excluding London +50 135 £47,500 +5.56% 11
South West +47 66 £45,000 - 4
London +15 46 £55,000 +0.92% 2
Midlands +53 33 £57,500 +43.75% 1
West Midlands +59 32 £57,500 +43.75% 1
East of England +7 14 £51,250 -10.87% 1
South East +4 13 £53,750 -10.42% 2
North of England +24 7 £32,500 -22.62% 3
North West +9 4 £32,500 -53.57% 1
Yorkshire +36 3 £23,000 -45.24% 2
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Scotland -5 1 £55,000 +60.58%
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 117 (61.58%) Cisco
2 115 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (55.26%) CCNP
4 95 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 86 (45.26%) BGP
6 71 (37.37%) Microsoft
7 69 (36.32%) Network Monitoring
8 67 (35.26%) SQL
9 62 (32.63%) LAN
10 57 (30.00%) VMware
11 56 (29.47%) Service Management
11 56 (29.47%) Cisco ASA
12 55 (28.95%) OSPF
12 55 (28.95%) WAN
13 53 (27.89%) VPN
13 53 (27.89%) Firewall
13 53 (27.89%) Wireshark
13 53 (27.89%) Data Centre
14 51 (26.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 51 (26.84%) EIGRP
15 50 (26.32%) C#
16 49 (25.79%) SLA
16 49 (25.79%) IPsec
17 47 (24.74%) Incident Management
17 47 (24.74%) Nagios
17 47 (24.74%) Cisco LMS
17 47 (24.74%) Opsview
17 47 (24.74%) Root Cause Analysis
17 47 (24.74%) Capacity Management
17 47 (24.74%) NX-OS

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (6.32%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (6.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (5.79%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.00%) Office 365
3 12 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.63%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 95 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 86 (45.26%) BGP
3 62 (32.63%) LAN
4 56 (29.47%) Cisco ASA
5 55 (28.95%) OSPF
5 55 (28.95%) WAN
6 53 (27.89%) Firewall
6 53 (27.89%) VPN
6 53 (27.89%) Wireshark
7 51 (26.84%) EIGRP
8 49 (25.79%) IPsec
9 47 (24.74%) NX-OS
10 44 (23.16%) Cisco IOS
11 33 (17.37%) FWSM
12 28 (14.74%) Wireless
13 24 (12.63%) DNS
14 22 (11.58%) DHCP
15 17 (8.95%) Spanning Tree
16 15 (7.89%) Cisco Wireless
17 14 (7.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.11%) Power BI
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (24.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (16.84%) Git (software)
3 27 (14.21%) Subversion
4 14 (7.37%) NUnit
5 12 (6.32%) JIRA
5 12 (6.32%) MSTest
5 12 (6.32%) Selenium
5 12 (6.32%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (5.79%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.68%) Jasmine
7 7 (3.68%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.16%) Bugzilla
8 6 (3.16%) CruiseControl
8 6 (3.16%) Gemini Tracker
8 6 (3.16%) Hudson
8 6 (3.16%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.63%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.58%) Log4j
10 3 (1.58%) Moq
General
1 15 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.21%) Advertising
4 7 (3.68%) Finance
5 6 (3.16%) Back Office
6 5 (2.63%) Billing
7 4 (2.11%) Electronics
7 4 (2.11%) Marketing
7 4 (2.11%) Retail
8 3 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.05%) Automotive
9 2 (1.05%) Legal
9 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 50 (26.32%) Developer
3 36 (18.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 21 (11.05%) .NET Developer
6 17 (8.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (7.37%) Software Developer
8 13 (6.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) Security Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.32%) SQL Developer
10 11 (5.79%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (5.79%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) Senior Security Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) Network Specialist
11 9 (4.74%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 9 (4.74%) Senior Network Specialist
12 8 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (3.68%) Junior Developer
13 7 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.11%) .NET
2 35 (18.42%) XML
3 30 (15.79%) HTML
4 23 (12.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (12.11%) CSS
5 22 (11.58%) ASP.NET
6 18 (9.47%) AngularJS
6 18 (9.47%) CSS3
6 18 (9.47%) jQuery
7 15 (7.89%) XSL
8 14 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (7.37%) Middleware
8 14 (7.37%) Web Services
9 12 (6.32%) HTML5
9 12 (6.32%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (5.79%) LDAP
10 11 (5.79%) WCF
11 9 (4.74%) WinForms
12 8 (4.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 53 (27.89%) Data Centre
2 39 (20.53%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (17.37%) PKI
4 13 (6.84%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.32%) User Experience
6 11 (5.79%) Cyberattack
6 11 (5.79%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (5.26%) N-Tier
8 7 (3.68%) Mobile App
9 6 (3.16%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.63%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.58%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.53%) LIMS
14 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.47%) Windows
2 21 (11.05%) Linux
3 14 (7.37%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.32%) Unix
5 6 (3.16%) Windows Phone
5 6 (3.16%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (3.16%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.32%) Network Monitoring
2 56 (29.47%) Service Management
3 47 (24.74%) Capacity Management
3 47 (24.74%) Incident Management
3 47 (24.74%) Root Cause Analysis
3 47 (24.74%) Security Patching
4 39 (20.53%) ITIL
5 37 (19.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 36 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (14.21%) MVC
8 25 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (8.95%) DevOps
10 17 (8.95%) Migration
10 17 (8.95%) Project Management
10 17 (8.95%) Test Automation
11 16 (8.42%) OOD
11 16 (8.42%) Presales
11 16 (8.42%) SOA
12 15 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.26%) SQL
2 50 (26.32%) C#
3 38 (20.00%) Python
4 29 (15.26%) T-SQL
5 28 (14.74%) JavaScript
6 21 (11.05%) VB.NET
7 16 (8.42%) PL/SQL
8 14 (7.37%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.26%) VB
9 10 (5.26%) VB6
10 7 (3.68%) C++
11 6 (3.16%) VBScript
12 5 (2.63%) Ruby
13 4 (2.11%) Java
14 3 (1.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (1.58%) Jython
15 2 (1.05%) COBOL
15 2 (1.05%) JCL
16 1 (0.53%) ANSI SQL
16 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 115 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (55.26%) CCNP
3 28 (14.74%) Security Cleared
4 27 (14.21%) DV Cleared
5 26 (13.68%) CCNA
6 23 (12.11%) Degree
7 19 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 15 (7.89%) CCIE
9 12 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (4.74%) PMI Certification
10 9 (4.74%) PMP
10 9 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (3.16%) MCITP
12 6 (3.16%) MCSA
12 6 (3.16%) MCSE
13 2 (1.05%) CCDA
13 2 (1.05%) CCDP
13 2 (1.05%) CCSA
13 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (25.79%) SLA
2 6 (3.16%) QA
3 5 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (26.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.74%) vSphere
4 7 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.58%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.58%) XenApp
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (24.74%) Cisco LMS
1 47 (24.74%) Nagios
1 47 (24.74%) Opsview
2 24 (12.63%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (5.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (3.16%) SCCM
5 5 (2.63%) Puppet
6 3 (1.58%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.05%) SCOM
7 2 (1.05%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 117 (61.58%) Cisco
2 71 (37.37%) Microsoft
3 57 (30.00%) VMware
4 46 (24.21%) F5
5 36 (18.95%) CheckPoint
6 35 (18.42%) Juniper
7 33 (17.37%) Fortinet
8 23 (12.11%) Oracle
9 16 (8.42%) SolarWinds
10 12 (6.32%) Xamarin
11 11 (5.79%) Clearswift
12 9 (4.74%) CA
12 9 (4.74%) HP
13 7 (3.68%) Palo Alto
13 7 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (3.68%) Sitecore
14 6 (3.16%) Citrix
14 6 (3.16%) CommVault
14 6 (3.16%) EMC
15 4 (2.11%) SAP