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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 124 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% - 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.26% - 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £67,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
133 92 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.67% 4.68% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 117 84 30
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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

IaaS Salary Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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 £68,750 -
Chester - 1 £35,000 -
IaaS
North West

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk