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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 196 232 260
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +28
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 67 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.58% 2.69% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 13 5
Median salary £51,000 £55,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £23,200 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £64,500 £87,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +20.00%
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
781 484 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.47% 8.00% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 662 403 365
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +13 30 £51,000 -18.40% 3
Merseyside +14 29 £51,000 -21.53% 3
Cheshire - 7 £45,000 - 3
Lancashire - 1 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 88 (88.89%) PaaS
2 68 (68.69%) Linux
3 55 (55.56%) ITIL
4 52 (52.53%) SAN
5 50 (50.51%) Microsoft
6 43 (43.43%) PRINCE2
7 38 (38.38%) Solaris
8 36 (36.36%) OpenVMS
8 36 (36.36%) NetApp
9 35 (35.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (34.34%) Service Management
11 32 (32.32%) Windows
12 31 (31.31%) Data Protection
13 30 (30.30%) VMware
14 27 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
14 27 (27.27%) SaaS
14 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
14 27 (27.27%) DevOps
15 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
16 25 (25.25%) ITSM
16 25 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (25.25%) Data Centre
17 24 (24.24%) Programme Management
18 22 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
18 22 (22.22%) Banking
18 22 (22.22%) ITIL V3
19 20 (20.20%) Degree
19 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
19 20 (20.20%) Citrix

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 15 (15.15%) Apache
2 14 (14.14%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (14.14%) IIS
2 14 (14.14%) JBoss
2 14 (14.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) nginx
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
2 19 (19.19%) MS Office
3 17 (17.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 88 (88.89%) PaaS
2 35 (35.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (27.27%) SaaS
4 13 (13.13%) Office 365
5 6 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.04%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (52.53%) SAN
2 14 (14.14%) DHCP
2 14 (14.14%) DNS
2 14 (14.14%) VPN
3 5 (5.05%) Internet
4 2 (2.02%) Firewall
4 2 (2.02%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.01%) AMQP
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.01%) LAN
5 1 (1.01%) SMTP
5 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.02%) DB2
4 2 (2.02%) GIS
4 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.01%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) MSI
4 1 (1.01%) Subversion
4 1 (1.01%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (22.22%) Banking
2 16 (16.16%) Finance
3 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.04%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.04%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 26 (26.26%) Architect
3 20 (20.20%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (16.16%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (14.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (13.13%) Technical Manager
7 11 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (10.10%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (6.06%) Architecture Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Technology Manager
10 5 (5.05%) Administrator
10 5 (5.05%) DevOps Manager
10 5 (5.05%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (5.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.05%) Operations Manager
10 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.05%) Systems Manager
11 4 (4.04%) DBA
11 4 (4.04%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) Middleware
2 5 (5.05%) ELK Stack
3 3 (3.03%) JSON
3 3 (3.03%) XML
4 2 (2.02%) .NET
4 2 (2.02%) HTML
4 2 (2.02%) jQuery
4 2 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.02%) REST
4 2 (2.02%) Web Services
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.01%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.01%) CSS
5 1 (1.01%) LAMP
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
5 1 (1.01%) RESTful
5 1 (1.01%) SOAP
5 1 (1.01%) WAP
5 1 (1.01%) XSD
5 1 (1.01%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.25%) Data Centre
2 22 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (20.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (18.18%) NHS
5 16 (16.16%) Public Cloud
6 10 (10.10%) Clustering
7 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (8.08%) Private Cloud
8 5 (5.05%) iPad
9 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
9 4 (4.04%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (4.04%) PMI
9 4 (4.04%) Statistics
10 1 (1.01%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 68 (68.69%) Linux
2 38 (38.38%) Solaris
3 36 (36.36%) OpenVMS
4 32 (32.32%) Windows
5 20 (20.20%) Unix
5 20 (20.20%) Windows Server
6 14 (14.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.03%) AIX
7 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) VMS
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.56%) ITIL
2 43 (43.43%) PRINCE2
3 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (34.34%) Service Management
4 31 (31.31%) Data Protection
5 27 (27.27%) DevOps
6 25 (25.25%) ITSM
7 24 (24.24%) Programme Management
8 22 (22.22%) ITIL V3
9 18 (18.18%) TOGAF
10 16 (16.16%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (14.14%) Identity Management
11 14 (14.14%) Line Management
11 14 (14.14%) Load Balancing
11 14 (14.14%) Mentoring
11 14 (14.14%) Wealth Management
12 10 (10.10%) Service Design
13 9 (9.09%) Project Management
14 8 (8.08%) Change Management
15 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.03%) Python
4 2 (2.02%) C#
4 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.02%) Perl
4 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.02%) Ruby
5 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.01%) Go
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
5 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Degree
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.15%) MCSE
3 14 (14.14%) CCNA
3 14 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (14.14%) EMC Certification
4 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) MCSA
6 4 (4.04%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.01%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.01%) CISSP
7 1 (1.01%) MBA
7 1 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.07%) QA
3 6 (6.06%) SLA
4 4 (4.04%) ISO 9001
4 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.01%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.04%) Docker
5 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.02%) Xen
6 1 (1.01%) KVM
6 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) AirWatch
2 7 (7.07%) Puppet
3 4 (4.04%) SCOM
3 4 (4.04%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.03%) SCCM
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.02%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.02%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.02%) Terraform
6 1 (1.01%) Ansible
6 1 (1.01%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.01%) MIIS
6 1 (1.01%) Netcool
6 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.01%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (50.51%) Microsoft
2 36 (36.36%) NetApp
3 30 (30.30%) VMware
4 20 (20.20%) Citrix
5 16 (16.16%) Oracle
6 15 (15.15%) Cisco
7 14 (14.14%) EMC
7 14 (14.14%) IBM
7 14 (14.14%) Software AG
8 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.01%) Sophos
9 1 (1.01%) Splunk
9 1 (1.01%) Sybase
9 1 (1.01%) Symantec
9 1 (1.01%) Teradata
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