The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 205 195 200
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.082% 0.098%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.41% 2.92% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% -29.31%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.69%
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
264 137 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.02% 2.80% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 218 122 143
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IaaS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the West Midlands region.

IaaS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

IaaS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IaaS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Solihull 0 1 £34,500 -8.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £22,500 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
1 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
1 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (45.45%) OpenStack
3 5 (45.45%) Joyent
3 5 (45.45%) Rackspace
3 5 (45.45%) Vagrant
3 5 (45.45%) Ansible
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (45.45%) Public Cloud
3 5 (45.45%) SLA
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Google
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (45.45%) OpenStack
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (45.45%) Joyent
2 5 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
3 2 (18.18%) Spring.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Public Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
1 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) UX Design
3 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
1 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (45.45%) Ansible
2 5 (45.45%) Vagrant
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
4 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Google
1 5 (45.45%) Rackspace
2 2 (18.18%) EPiServer
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 22 days ago