The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 178 183 186
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.027% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.64% 4.13% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
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 Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
157 121 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.16% 3.05% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 139 96 109
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

IaaS Salary Trend in Manchester

IaaS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Salford - 1 £65,000 -
IaaS
North West

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) CCA
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) VCDX
1 1 (12.50%) VCP4
1 1 (12.50%) VCAP
1 1 (12.50%) CCEE
1 1 (12.50%) CCAA
1 1 (12.50%) CCIA
1 1 (12.50%) VCP5
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) EMC