The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 178 188 168
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.024% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.50% 1.00% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +190.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -11.53%
Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
123 100 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.04% 2.44% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 101 93 29
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
IaaS
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (50.00%) B2B
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Local Government
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) CMDB
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) B2B
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous commission and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago