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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 252 234 241
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 11 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% 5.41% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £55,000 £61,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +51.23%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
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
337 148 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.48% 2.18% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 268 132 89
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 0 9 £55,000 -16.98% 4
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (40.91%) SaaS
1 9 (40.91%) PaaS
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 6 (27.27%) B2B
4 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (22.73%) Puppet
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) SAN
6 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) MySQL
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (18.18%) RESTful
6 4 (18.18%) Ruby
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) WCF
7 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) XenApp

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) SaaS
1 9 (40.91%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) MariaDB
3 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) RSpec
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) WCF
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) Memcached
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.55%) Ember.js
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) B2B
3 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.55%) MVVM
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.64%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) Cacti
4 1 (4.55%) nmon
4 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Embarcadero
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