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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 242 237 274
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +37
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.10% 0.025%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.37% 4.19% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £66,250 £62,500 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,500 £66,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £74,000 £96,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
IaaS
England

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
337 167 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.57% 2.46% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 289 145 145
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
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 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 6 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Cheshire -5 2 £82,500 +3.12% 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (50.00%) SaaS
1 10 (50.00%) PaaS
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) Puppet
4 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (25.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (15.00%) Python
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) XenApp

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) SaaS
1 10 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Terremark
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) MariaDB
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) RSpec
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Memcached
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (25.00%) ERP
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) B2B
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) MVVM
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Ruby
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSD
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
1 1 (5.00%) CCA
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) VCDX
1 1 (5.00%) VCP4
1 1 (5.00%) VCAP
1 1 (5.00%) CCEE
1 1 (5.00%) CCAA
1 1 (5.00%) CCIA
1 1 (5.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) vCloud
5 1 (5.00%) KVM
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.00%) CFEngine
4 2 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (5.00%) SCOM
5 1 (5.00%) Cacti
5 1 (5.00%) nmon
5 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) NetApp
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 18 days ago