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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 176 178 155
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 10 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.052% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.93% 2.00% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Average salary £47,500 £86,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.92% +112.96%
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +22.22%
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
203 100 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.92% 2.58% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 138 92 33
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -
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 2 September 2014.

IaaS Salary Histogram in Manchester

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (52.17%) B2B
2 9 (39.13%) PaaS
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) SaaS
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) SOA
6 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) WCF
7 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) ERP
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) SQL
8 2 (8.70%) Citrix
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Billing

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) PaaS
2 7 (30.43%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
1 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Billing
1 2 (8.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) WCF
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Memcached
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) B2B
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) SOA
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Delphi
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) Embarcadero
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive, Benefits and Bonus Scheme
Posted: 18 days ago