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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 245 234 231
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 10 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.10% 3.18% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Average salary £61,250 £47,500 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.94% -42.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £88,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
477 440 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.09% 5.97% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 419 314 155
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £65,000
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -1 7 £60,625 +27.63% 1
Cheshire - 3 £67,500 - 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) GSM
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) Hadoop

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365
5 1 (8.33%) Route 53
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (16.67%) GSM
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) DEFINITY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
1 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) R
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) StatsD
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Apigee
2 2 (16.67%) Mashery
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
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