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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 191 241 240
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -1
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 33 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.082% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.23% 1.11% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 2
Median salary £55,000 £48,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
530 449 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.70% 7.35% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 424 366 240
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 12 £50,000 -14.89% 3
Cheshire +34 11 £35,000 -4.10%
Merseyside - 8 £60,000 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 39 (69.64%) PaaS
2 29 (51.79%) ITIL
3 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
4 26 (46.43%) Citrix
4 26 (46.43%) Project Management
4 26 (46.43%) Data Centre
5 24 (42.86%) HP
5 24 (42.86%) SAN
5 24 (42.86%) SQL
6 23 (41.07%) Finance
7 22 (39.29%) TOGAF
8 21 (37.50%) IIS
8 21 (37.50%) Windows
9 20 (35.71%) ITIL V3
10 19 (33.93%) Infrastructure Management
10 19 (33.93%) Cisco
10 19 (33.93%) VMware
10 19 (33.93%) Banking
11 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (30.36%) SCOM
12 17 (30.36%) SCOrch
13 16 (28.57%) EdgeSight
13 16 (28.57%) Confluence
13 16 (28.57%) XenApp
13 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
13 16 (28.57%) JIRA
13 16 (28.57%) Wiki
13 16 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery

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 21 (37.50%) IIS
2 16 (28.57%) Confluence
3 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.36%) Drupal
4 3 (5.36%) Node.js
4 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.36%) WordPress
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) JBoss
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 39 (69.64%) PaaS
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (23.21%) SaaS
4 9 (16.07%) Office 365
5 8 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) SAN
2 11 (19.64%) WAN
3 10 (17.86%) LAN
4 9 (16.07%) Firewall
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (10.71%) IP Telephony
5 6 (10.71%) VPN
6 4 (7.14%) VLAN
7 3 (5.36%) BGP
7 3 (5.36%) EIGRP
7 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.36%) IPsec
7 3 (5.36%) MPLS
7 3 (5.36%) OSPF
7 3 (5.36%) SSL
7 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
7 3 (5.36%) WAAS
7 3 (5.36%) Wireless
7 3 (5.36%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) DB2
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 19 (33.93%) Banking
3 11 (19.64%) Publishing
4 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 14 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 13 (23.21%) Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.29%) Citrix Team Leader
4 8 (14.29%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Developer
8 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) WAN Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) CSS
2 3 (5.36%) CSS3
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) HTML5
2 3 (5.36%) jQT
2 3 (5.36%) jQuery
2 3 (5.36%) LAMP
2 3 (5.36%) LESS
2 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 3 (5.36%) PhoneGap
2 3 (5.36%) Sass
2 3 (5.36%) Sencha Touch
2 3 (5.36%) XMPP
3 2 (3.57%) J2EE
3 2 (3.57%) JSON
3 2 (3.57%) OAuth
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.57%) REST
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 16 (28.57%) Wiki
3 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (14.29%) CMDB
4 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (5.36%) Private Cloud
6 3 (5.36%) User Experience
7 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.79%) Blog
8 1 (1.79%) BYOD
8 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (5.36%) Android
5 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.36%) Unix
6 2 (3.57%) AIX
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) ITIL
2 26 (46.43%) Project Management
3 22 (39.29%) TOGAF
4 20 (35.71%) ITIL V3
5 19 (33.93%) Infrastructure Management
6 16 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
6 16 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (26.79%) Line Management
8 12 (21.43%) Presales
9 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
10 10 (17.86%) DevOps
10 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
11 9 (16.07%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
12 8 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (14.29%) IT Governance
12 8 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 16 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.64%) Degree
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (14.29%) ISEB
4 8 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 8 (14.29%) PMP
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.36%) CCNP
7 2 (3.57%) CCNA
7 2 (3.57%) EMC Certification
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) COBIT
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (28.57%) XenApp
3 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.36%) Docker
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) SCOM
1 17 (30.36%) SCOrch
2 16 (28.57%) EdgeSight
2 16 (28.57%) Nagios
3 10 (17.86%) SCVMM
4 8 (14.29%) SCCM
5 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.79%) Puppet
7 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) Citrix
3 24 (42.86%) HP
4 19 (33.93%) Cisco
4 19 (33.93%) VMware
5 12 (21.43%) Oracle
6 11 (19.64%) Juniper
7 10 (17.86%) EMC
7 10 (17.86%) IBM
8 8 (14.29%) BMC
8 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 8 (14.29%) NetApp
9 4 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (7.14%) Sophos
9 4 (7.14%) Symantec
10 3 (5.36%) Ipanema Technologies
10 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
10 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (5.36%) Sencha
11 2 (3.57%) Software AG
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