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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 243 247 257
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.13% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.45% 4.37% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
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
344 206 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.22% 2.87% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 297 164 151
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Cheshire +9 3 £36,500 - 1
Manchester -2 1 £65,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (81.82%) PaaS
2 7 (63.64%) SaaS
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) OAuth
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) SAN

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) PaaS
2 7 (63.64%) SaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (9.09%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) SAML
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) OAuth
2 2 (18.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) BYOD
3 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSD
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) CCA
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) VCDX
1 1 (9.09%) VCP4
1 1 (9.09%) VCAP
1 1 (9.09%) CCEE
1 1 (9.09%) CCAA
1 1 (9.09%) CCIA
1 1 (9.09%) VCP5
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
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