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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 226 244 237
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 18 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.087% 0.092%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.54% 1.48% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 4
Average salary £50,000 £72,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £57,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £93,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
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
508 406 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.92% 5.88% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 434 341 182
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Merseyside +3 9 £55,000 -
Manchester +21 6 £55,000 -32.30% 3
Cheshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (47.50%) Windows
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 15 (37.50%) PaaS
5 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
6 12 (30.00%) Firewall
6 12 (30.00%) SaaS
7 11 (27.50%) SAN
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
8 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 9 (22.50%) SQL
9 9 (22.50%) Project Management
10 8 (20.00%) Nagios
10 8 (20.00%) HP
10 8 (20.00%) Citrix
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (20.00%) IIS
10 8 (20.00%) Linux
10 8 (20.00%) VPN
10 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (20.00%) Banking
10 8 (20.00%) SCOM
10 8 (20.00%) JIRA
10 8 (20.00%) Wiki
10 8 (20.00%) XenApp
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (20.00%) Confluence
1 8 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) PaaS
2 12 (30.00%) SaaS
3 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (5.00%) Office 365
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (2.50%) Route 53
7 1 (2.50%) SoftLayer
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) SAN
3 8 (20.00%) VPN
4 7 (17.50%) iSCSI
4 7 (17.50%) SSL
5 6 (15.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
7 2 (5.00%) GSM
7 2 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (2.50%) DEFINITY
8 1 (2.50%) DNS
8 1 (2.50%) IPsec
8 1 (2.50%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) MPLS
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) SMTP
8 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
1 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.00%) Neo4j
1 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 7 (17.50%) Team Leader
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Unix Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) COM
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (20.00%) Wiki
3 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Blog
4 1 (2.50%) BYOD
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Unix
5 4 (10.00%) AIX
5 4 (10.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.00%) Line Management
6 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.50%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (20.00%) XenApp
3 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) EdgeSight
1 8 (20.00%) Nagios
1 8 (20.00%) SCOM
1 8 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) StatsD
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Citrix
2 8 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) Brocade
4 4 (10.00%) EMC
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Apigee
5 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Mashery
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Siebel
6 1 (2.50%) Splunk
6 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Uncapped OTE
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 26 days ago