VMS Jobs with Work from Home Options

VMS
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 411 636 708
Rank change year-on-year +225 +72 -245
Permanent jobs citing VMS 140 76 65
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.48% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.28% 0.98% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 85 70 48
10th Percentile - - £39,375
25th Percentile £53,750 £31,250 £62,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,328 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +35.85% -43.56% +42.86%
75th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £80,000
90th Percentile - £75,000 £85,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -28.57% +40.70%

All Operating Systems
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,271 7,765 10,009
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.56% 16.44% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,450 5,596 6,990
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%

VMS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing VMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

VMS trend for jobs with a WFH option

VMS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing VMS.

VMS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

VMS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing VMS over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

VMS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

VMS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 94 (67.14%) Azure
2 76 (54.29%) Power Platform
3 12 (8.57%) Azure DevOps
4 10 (7.14%) Azure Monitor
4 10 (7.14%) IaaS
4 10 (7.14%) PaaS
5 9 (6.43%) Serverless
6 7 (5.00%) GitHub
7 5 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (2.86%) Entra ID
9 2 (1.43%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.71%) AWS
10 1 (0.71%) Azure Key Vault
10 1 (0.71%) GCP
10 1 (0.71%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.71%) SAP Fieldglass
Communications & Networking
1 74 (52.86%) Broadband
2 34 (24.29%) Firewall
2 34 (24.29%) VPN
3 32 (22.86%) Internet
3 32 (22.86%) LAN
3 32 (22.86%) WAN
4 14 (10.00%) Network Security
5 7 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (1.43%) BGP
6 2 (1.43%) DHCP
6 2 (1.43%) IPsec
6 2 (1.43%) OSPF
7 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (54.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 74 (52.86%) Power BI
4 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Jenkins
1 9 (6.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (5.71%) Git
2 8 (5.71%) GitLab
2 8 (5.71%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (77.86%) Social Skills
2 32 (22.86%) Retail
3 12 (8.57%) Games
4 4 (2.86%) Finance
5 3 (2.14%) Marketing
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Electronics
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.43%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.71%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (52.86%) DBA
1 74 (52.86%) SQL DBA
2 32 (22.86%) Architect
2 32 (22.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (8.57%) Analyst
3 12 (8.57%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 11 (7.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (2.14%) Developer
7 3 (2.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (1.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (1.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (1.43%) Consultant
8 2 (1.43%) Software Developer
8 2 (1.43%) Support Consultant
8 2 (1.43%) Support Engineer
8 2 (1.43%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (1.43%) Technical Support
8 2 (1.43%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) .NET
2 2 (1.43%) ARM Templates
2 2 (1.43%) HTML
2 2 (1.43%) LDAP
2 2 (1.43%) YAML
3 1 (0.71%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.71%) jQuery
3 1 (0.71%) JSON
3 1 (0.71%) RESTful
3 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.00%) Blog
4 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.43%) Distributed Systems
4 2 (1.43%) PKI
4 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.71%) Low-Code
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.00%) Windows
2 37 (26.43%) Linux
3 32 (22.86%) Ubuntu
4 12 (8.57%) Unix
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.00%) Collaborative Working
2 76 (54.29%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (54.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 76 (54.29%) High Availability
3 74 (52.86%) Performance Tuning
4 44 (31.43%) Actionable Insight
5 40 (28.57%) DevSecOps
6 34 (24.29%) Agile
7 33 (23.57%) Collaborative Culture
8 32 (22.86%) Application Security
9 15 (10.71%) DevOps
10 12 (8.57%) Change Advisory Board
10 12 (8.57%) Change Management
10 12 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (8.57%) Vulnerability Remediation
11 9 (6.43%) CI/CD
11 9 (6.43%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.43%) Open Source
12 8 (5.71%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (56.43%) SQL
2 75 (53.57%) T-SQL
3 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.86%) C#
5 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.43%) Python
7 8 (5.71%) Bash
7 8 (5.71%) Go
7 8 (5.71%) Java
7 8 (5.71%) Ruby
8 2 (1.43%) Bicep
9 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (52.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (29.29%) Security Cleared
3 19 (13.57%) DV Cleared
4 13 (9.29%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (60.71%) Virtual Machines
2 37 (26.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.57%) Docker
4 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (31.43%) Terraform
2 34 (24.29%) Ansible
3 14 (10.00%) WSUS
4 13 (9.29%) Kubernetes
5 12 (8.57%) SCCM
6 3 (2.14%) Grafana
7 2 (1.43%) Nessus
7 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.71%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 87 (62.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.57%) Apple
3 3 (2.14%) SAP
4 2 (1.43%) Cisco
4 2 (1.43%) Dell
4 2 (1.43%) Juniper
4 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Freshdesk
5 1 (0.71%) Vermilion