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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 128 115 131
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.050% 0.13% 0.098%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.08% 8.33% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
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
93 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.69% 1.53% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 88 19 32
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) nmon

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware