The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 136 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.085% 0.047% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.56% 2.00% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £90,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
IaaS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
128 50 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.44% 2.37% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 113 47 19
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IaaS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the Birmingham region.

IaaS Salary Trend in Birmingham

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) PBX
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) MCTS
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) Lync
5 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) AppSense
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Intune
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) SCOrch
6 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (22.22%) SCSM
6 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) PBX
1 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Consultant
2 7 (77.78%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (77.78%) Architect
3 6 (66.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 6 (66.67%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 2 (22.22%) MOF
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCTS
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Intune
1 2 (22.22%) SCOrch
1 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (22.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) AppSense
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco