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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 847 652 -
Rank change year-on-year -195 - -
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 12 11 0
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.016% 0.027% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.066% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 0
10th Percentile £58,000 - -
25th Percentile £60,938 £42,500 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £45,000 -
Median % change year-on-year +61.11% - -
75th Percentile £77,500 £48,750 -
90th Percentile £79,500 £55,000 -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +55.56% -5.26% -13.64%

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 WFH option and a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,198 9,773 1,906
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 24.42% 23.55% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8,452 7,046 1,679
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

VSS/SourceSafe
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

VSS/SourceSafe trend for jobs with a WFH option

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

VSS/SourceSafe salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing VSS/SourceSafe over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

VSS/SourceSafe salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, VSS/SourceSafe job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for VSS/SourceSafe.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (50.00%) Azure
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) WAAS
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) CCDA
5 4 (33.33%) IPsec
5 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) Bugzilla
6 3 (25.00%) Agile
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) CruiseControl

VSS/SourceSafe
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Azure AKS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (33.33%) IPsec
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) WAAS
4 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Junos
5 2 (16.67%) SD-WAN
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) Multicast
6 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (25.00%) Gemini Tracker
1 3 (25.00%) Hudson
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) STL
2 1 (8.33%) ARM Templates
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberattack
3 1 (8.33%) LIMS
3 1 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Agile
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Business Case
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Experience
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) CI/CD
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Response
5 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Transfer
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Technology Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCDA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Grafana
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) F5
3 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Meraki
5 2 (16.67%) Aruba
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Radware
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) YouTube