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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 111 125 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 14 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 0.27% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.14% 4.14% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
138 145 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.96% 6.61% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 99 120 60
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £75,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

IaaS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (61.90%) Groovy
3 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (61.90%) Maven
3 13 (61.90%) Ubuntu
3 13 (61.90%) Perl
3 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 13 (61.90%) Python
3 13 (61.90%) Nagios
3 13 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (61.90%) Bourne shell
3 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
3 13 (61.90%) Puppet
3 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
3 13 (61.90%) ZABBIX
3 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
3 13 (61.90%) Ansible
3 13 (61.90%) Sensu
3 13 (61.90%) DevOps
3 13 (61.90%) Vagrant
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security
4 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (23.81%) SCCM
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (23.81%) Lync

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) Lync
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (14.29%) Office 365
4 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Maven
1 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
1 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Software Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) UNIX
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
1 13 (61.90%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (61.90%) DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Perl
1 13 (61.90%) Python
1 13 (61.90%) Groovy
1 13 (61.90%) Bourne shell
1 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) ZABBIX
1 13 (61.90%) Puppet
1 13 (61.90%) Vagrant
1 13 (61.90%) Nagios
1 13 (61.90%) Ansible
2 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft