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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 178 177 166
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 10 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.052% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.83% 2.00% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Average salary £44,500 £86,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.40% +112.96%
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £55,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +28.65%
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
207 100 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.03% 2.59% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 139 90 32
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

IaaS Salary Histogram in Manchester

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) B2B
2 9 (40.91%) PaaS
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) SaaS
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) WCF
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Lync
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) PaaS
2 7 (31.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
1 2 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) WCF
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) Memcached
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.55%) Ember.js
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) B2B
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) SOA
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) Business Development
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Delphi
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) BMC
4 1 (4.55%) Embarcadero
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive, Benefits and Bonus Scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago