Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMS
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 332 320
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMS 8 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.044% 0.092%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.67% -3.85% -8.24%
10th Percentile £25,500 £36,250 £24,700
90th Percentile £55,200 £46,250 £42,550
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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2060 2273 2212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.40% 20.10% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1893 1923
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,906 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in the West Midlands

VMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VMS in the West Midlands

VMS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMS in the West Midlands

VMS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Coventry - 2 £26,000 -
Birmingham +20 1 £26,000 -45.26%
VMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VMS.

1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) SAP SD
2 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) ABAP
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (25.00%) SAP FI
4 2 (25.00%) SAP PP
4 2 (25.00%) SAP WM
4 2 (25.00%) SAP CO
4 2 (25.00%) SAP QM
4 2 (25.00%) Logistics
4 2 (25.00%) SAP SCM
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Statistical Inference
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) MBA

VMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (25.00%) SAP PP
2 2 (25.00%) SAP QM
2 2 (25.00%) SAP SCM
2 2 (25.00%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Inference
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau