The first table below looks at the demand for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 16 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 248 254 246
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.71% 1.22% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +190.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -11.53%
Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
191 164 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.63% 2.18% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 157 151 54
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
IaaS
England

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IaaS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IaaS Salary Trend in the North West

IaaS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 8 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (46.15%) B2B
2 5 (38.46%) PaaS
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) LAMP
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (15.38%) XenServer
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) Local Government
5 2 (15.38%) Google
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) CMDB
5 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Puppet
5 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) KVM
5 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
5 2 (15.38%) Rackspace
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) PaaS
2 3 (23.08%) SaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) MVS
1 1 (7.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) B2B
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Use Case
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenServer
2 2 (15.38%) KVM
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
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