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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 179 197 211
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 60 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.53% 0.096%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.15% 8.67% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 5
Median salary £65,000 £44,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.89% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £34,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
494 323 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.11% 6.13% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 362 247 168
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Birmingham +20 37 £64,500 -0.76% 4
Coventry +1 11 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Staffordshire +1 3 £65,000 +188.88% 2
West Bromwich -1 3 £63,000 +20.00%
Shropshire - 2 £67,500 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £47,000 - 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 74 (78.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (55.32%) PaaS
3 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
4 36 (38.30%) Data Centre
5 35 (37.23%) Amazon AWS
5 35 (37.23%) TOGAF
6 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
7 32 (34.04%) ITIL
8 30 (31.91%) SaaS
9 28 (29.79%) VMware
10 27 (28.72%) CRM
11 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (25.53%) Windows
12 24 (25.53%) Cisco
13 22 (23.40%) Degree
13 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
13 22 (23.40%) Office 365
14 21 (22.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
14 21 (22.34%) Information Security
15 20 (21.28%) Citrix
15 20 (21.28%) Amazon EC2
15 20 (21.28%) Computer Science
16 19 (20.21%) SCVMM
16 19 (20.21%) EMC
16 19 (20.21%) .NET
16 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
16 19 (20.21%) Project Management
16 19 (20.21%) Service Delivery
17 18 (19.15%) Technical Architecture

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 17 (18.09%) Skype for Business
2 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) CMS
3 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (78.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (55.32%) PaaS
3 35 (37.23%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (31.91%) SaaS
5 22 (23.40%) Office 365
6 20 (21.28%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (9.57%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (5.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (3.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) Firewall
2 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.57%) BGP
3 9 (9.57%) EIGRP
3 9 (9.57%) MPLS
3 9 (9.57%) Network Security
3 9 (9.57%) VPN
4 6 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (6.38%) DHCP
4 6 (6.38%) SAN
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.26%) DNS
5 4 (4.26%) LAN
5 4 (4.26%) VoIP
6 3 (3.19%) Multicast
6 3 (3.19%) OSPF
6 3 (3.19%) WAN
6 3 (3.19%) WLAN
7 1 (1.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) MySQL
3 13 (13.83%) DB2
4 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.83%) Publishing
3 4 (4.26%) Legal
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
4 3 (3.19%) Finance
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Architect
2 19 (20.21%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Architect
4 13 (13.83%) Developer
5 8 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Azure Consultant
6 7 (7.45%) Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Azure Architect
9 4 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Cloud Consultant
9 4 (4.26%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) .NET
2 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (8.51%) HTML
4 7 (7.45%) Castle Windsor
4 7 (7.45%) NHibernate
4 7 (7.45%) Spring.NET
4 7 (7.45%) Web Services
5 5 (5.32%) CSS
5 5 (5.32%) REST
6 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.13%) SOAP
6 2 (2.13%) WCF
7 1 (1.06%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.06%) jQuery
7 1 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.06%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.30%) Data Centre
2 20 (21.28%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.83%) CMDB
4 11 (11.70%) Public Cloud
5 8 (8.51%) User Experience
6 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (5.32%) Cryptography
7 5 (5.32%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.19%) AS400
9 3 (3.19%) Clustering
10 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
10 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.13%) FMCG
11 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.06%) Life Science
11 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.19%) Unix
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) TOGAF
2 32 (34.04%) ITIL
3 27 (28.72%) CRM
4 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
5 21 (22.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (22.34%) Information Security
6 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
6 19 (20.21%) Project Management
6 19 (20.21%) Service Delivery
7 18 (19.15%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (18.09%) Presales
9 16 (17.02%) Line Management
10 15 (15.96%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (15.96%) Service Management
10 15 (15.96%) Zachman Framework
11 14 (14.89%) Business Development
11 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (13.83%) IT Governance
12 13 (13.83%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.83%) C#
4 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (2.13%) C
6 2 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) Ruby
7 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Degree
2 15 (15.96%) ISEB
3 13 (13.83%) PMI Certification
3 13 (13.83%) PMP
4 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.45%) CISSP
6 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (5.32%) CCIE
8 5 (5.32%) CCSP
8 5 (5.32%) CEH
8 5 (5.32%) CISA
8 5 (5.32%) CISM
8 5 (5.32%) GIAC
8 5 (5.32%) ISACA
8 5 (5.32%) SANS
8 5 (5.32%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (5.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.19%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) COBIT
4 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.38%) vSphere
4 6 (6.38%) XenApp
4 6 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.19%) Docker
6 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (20.21%) SCVMM
2 16 (17.02%) SCCM
3 15 (15.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (12.77%) Puppet
5 10 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.32%) vRealize
7 3 (3.19%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Intune
8 2 (2.13%) Packer
8 2 (2.13%) Terraform
9 1 (1.06%) Grafana
9 1 (1.06%) Graphite
9 1 (1.06%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 28 (29.79%) VMware
3 24 (25.53%) Cisco
4 20 (21.28%) Citrix
5 19 (20.21%) EMC
6 17 (18.09%) IBM
7 14 (14.89%) Oracle
8 13 (13.83%) BMC
8 13 (13.83%) CheckPoint
8 13 (13.83%) HP
8 13 (13.83%) Juniper
8 13 (13.83%) NetApp
9 6 (6.38%) F5
10 5 (5.32%) Google
11 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (3.19%) SAP
13 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
13 2 (2.13%) BT
13 2 (2.13%) Sitecore
14 1 (1.06%) WSO2
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