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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 164 175 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.031% 0.31% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.48% 6.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
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
208 194 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.43% 5.04% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 179 147 123
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 29 May 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCSD

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) VCAP
1 1 (25.00%) CCEE
1 1 (25.00%) CCAA
1 1 (25.00%) CCIA
1 1 (25.00%) VCP5
1 1 (25.00%) VCP4
1 1 (25.00%) VCDX
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix