The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 98 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% - 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.44% - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
IaaS
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
123 132 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.59% 7.20% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 114 108 37
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £79,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IaaS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IaaS Salary Trend in Cheshire

IaaS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £50,000 -
Northwich - 1 £47,000 -
IaaS
North West

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) VMware