The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / North West
Rank 184 215 248
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +33
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 65 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.63% 2.86% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 49 6 6
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -35.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
753 489 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.70% 8.84% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 634 422 348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

IaaS Salary Histogram in the North West

IaaS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 38 £51,000 +36.00% 3
Merseyside +3 17 £51,000 -7.27% 2
Cheshire +18 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Lancashire - 1 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 96 (91.43%) PaaS
2 66 (62.86%) Linux
3 54 (51.43%) ITIL
4 53 (50.48%) Microsoft
5 48 (45.71%) SAN
6 40 (38.10%) PRINCE2
7 39 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 38 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (36.19%) Solaris
8 38 (36.19%) Service Management
9 36 (34.29%) NetApp
9 36 (34.29%) OpenVMS
10 34 (32.38%) Windows
10 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
11 32 (30.48%) MS Excel
11 32 (30.48%) Data Protection
12 29 (27.62%) VMware
13 27 (25.71%) SaaS
14 26 (24.76%) DevOps
15 25 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (23.81%) ITSM
16 24 (22.86%) Programme Management
17 23 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (21.90%) Degree
17 23 (21.90%) Windows Server
18 22 (20.95%) Data Centre
18 22 (20.95%) ITIL V3
19 21 (20.00%) Unix
20 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (18.10%) Video Conferencing

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (15.24%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.43%) Apache
2 12 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (10.48%) IIS
3 11 (10.48%) JBoss
4 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.95%) nginx
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (30.48%) MS Excel
2 18 (17.14%) MS Office
3 17 (16.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 96 (91.43%) PaaS
2 39 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (25.71%) SaaS
4 25 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (12.38%) Office 365
6 7 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.81%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.71%) SAN
2 11 (10.48%) DHCP
2 11 (10.48%) DNS
2 11 (10.48%) VPN
3 5 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.95%) AMQP
5 1 (0.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.90%) DB2
5 2 (1.90%) GIS
5 2 (1.90%) MySQL
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.95%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.81%) Selenium
2 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.86%) Ant
3 3 (2.86%) Gradle
3 3 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.95%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.95%) Hudson
4 1 (0.95%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.95%) MSI
4 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.95%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (18.10%) Banking
2 18 (17.14%) Finance
3 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.67%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.81%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 22 (20.95%) Architect
3 17 (16.19%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (12.38%) Technical Manager
5 12 (11.43%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (10.48%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (10.48%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (6.67%) DBA
8 7 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.71%) Architecture Manager
9 6 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Technology Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Administrator
10 5 (4.76%) Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.76%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) Middleware
2 5 (4.76%) ELK Stack
3 4 (3.81%) .NET
4 2 (1.90%) HTML
4 2 (1.90%) jQuery
4 2 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.90%) Web Services
4 2 (1.90%) XML
5 1 (0.95%) Ajax
5 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.95%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) JSON
5 1 (0.95%) LAMP
5 1 (0.95%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.95%) Node.js
5 1 (0.95%) REST
5 1 (0.95%) RESTful
5 1 (0.95%) XSD
5 1 (0.95%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) Data Centre
2 19 (18.10%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (17.14%) NHS
4 17 (16.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (12.38%) Public Cloud
6 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (9.52%) Clustering
8 8 (7.62%) Private Cloud
9 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 7 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (6.67%) iPad
9 7 (6.67%) Statistics
10 4 (3.81%) PMI
11 1 (0.95%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 66 (62.86%) Linux
2 38 (36.19%) Solaris
3 36 (34.29%) OpenVMS
4 34 (32.38%) Windows
5 23 (21.90%) Windows Server
6 21 (20.00%) Unix
7 12 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.86%) AIX
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.90%) VMS
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.95%) CentOS
10 1 (0.95%) Fedora
10 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) ITIL
2 40 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 38 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.19%) Service Management
4 32 (30.48%) Data Protection
5 26 (24.76%) DevOps
6 25 (23.81%) ITSM
7 24 (22.86%) Programme Management
8 22 (20.95%) ITIL V3
9 15 (14.29%) TOGAF
10 12 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (10.48%) Identity Management
11 11 (10.48%) Line Management
11 11 (10.48%) Load Balancing
11 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.48%) Wealth Management
12 10 (9.52%) Service Design
13 9 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (8.57%) Project Management
14 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.71%) Java
5 4 (3.81%) C#
5 4 (3.81%) Python
6 3 (2.86%) Perl
6 3 (2.86%) Ruby
7 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.95%) Go
8 1 (0.95%) Korn
8 1 (0.95%) PHP
8 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (21.90%) Degree
2 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.43%) MCSE
4 11 (10.48%) CCNA
4 11 (10.48%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (10.48%) EMC Certification
5 8 (7.62%) MCSA
6 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.81%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.95%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.52%) QA
3 9 (8.57%) SLA
4 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (3.81%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.95%) GCP
6 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.67%) Docker
5 2 (1.90%) Xen
6 1 (0.95%) KVM
6 1 (0.95%) Varnish
6 1 (0.95%) vCloud
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) AirWatch
2 8 (7.62%) Puppet
3 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.86%) SCOM
3 3 (2.86%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.90%) SCCM
4 2 (1.90%) Terraform
5 1 (0.95%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.95%) MIIS
5 1 (0.95%) Netcool
5 1 (0.95%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.95%) SCSM
Vendors
1 53 (50.48%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.29%) NetApp
3 29 (27.62%) VMware
4 17 (16.19%) Citrix
5 12 (11.43%) Oracle
6 11 (10.48%) Cisco
6 11 (10.48%) EMC
6 11 (10.48%) IBM
6 11 (10.48%) Software AG
7 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.81%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.81%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.95%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.95%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.95%) Splunk
9 1 (0.95%) Sybase
9 1 (0.95%) Teradata
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