The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.054% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -11.53%
Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
49 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.66% 1.12% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 18
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £48,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
IaaS
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) MVS
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Google

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) MVS
1 1 (33.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle