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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 170 208 205
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -3
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 55 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.32% 2.93% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 5
Average salary £59,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £58,250 £46,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.94% -15.90%
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
384 239 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.56% 4.43% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 293 203 175
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £25,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 26 £50,000 - 3
Birmingham +6 19 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Warwickshire -10 5 £32,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 2 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (62.12%) Puppet
3 37 (56.06%) DevOps
4 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 34 (51.52%) Linux
6 28 (42.42%) Windows
6 28 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (36.36%) PowerShell
8 24 (36.36%) Office 365
9 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (30.30%) Vagrant
11 20 (30.30%) Ansible
12 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (28.79%) VMware
12 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
13 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (22.73%) .NET
15 13 (19.70%) Perl
15 13 (19.70%) UNIX
15 13 (19.70%) Python
15 13 (19.70%) Nagios
15 13 (19.70%) Maven
15 13 (19.70%) Ubuntu
15 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
15 13 (19.70%) Groovy
15 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
15 13 (19.70%) ZABBIX

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) Lync
2 7 (10.61%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.58%) Node.js
4 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (36.36%) Office 365
4 13 (19.70%) PaaS
5 7 (10.61%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (10.61%) Joyent
5 7 (10.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (7.58%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Maven
1 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
1 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.55%) JSUnit
General
1 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (10.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Head of Operations
7 3 (4.55%) Head of Infrastructure
7 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 13 (19.70%) Sensu
3 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.61%) Web Services
5 5 (7.58%) CSS
5 5 (7.58%) LESS
6 3 (4.55%) HTML
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.55%) NHibernate
6 3 (4.55%) Spring.NET
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) User Experience
3 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Linux
2 28 (42.42%) Windows
3 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (19.70%) Ubuntu
5 13 (19.70%) UNIX
6 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.55%) Android
6 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) DevOps
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 10 (15.15%) Information Security
5 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (10.61%) ITIL
6 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.09%) Open Source
8 5 (7.58%) Mobile Development
8 5 (7.58%) CRM
9 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.55%) MVC
9 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.55%) Scrum
9 3 (4.55%) TDD
9 3 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (4.55%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 13 (19.70%) Bourne shell
2 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
2 13 (19.70%) Python
2 13 (19.70%) Groovy
2 13 (19.70%) Perl
3 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) PHP
4 7 (10.61%) Java
5 6 (9.09%) C#
6 4 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (62.12%) Puppet
2 28 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (30.30%) Vagrant
3 20 (30.30%) Ansible
4 13 (19.70%) ZABBIX
4 13 (19.70%) Nagios
5 11 (16.67%) SCCM
6 10 (15.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.52%) SCOM
7 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.79%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) Google
3 7 (10.61%) Rackspace
4 5 (7.58%) IBM
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle
6 2 (3.03%) Autodesk
6 2 (3.03%) BT
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London, Coventry, Sheffiled
Trustmarque
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 8 days ago
London, Coventry, Sheffiled
Trustmarque
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,409 to £39,842 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford
HMRC
Salary: SO £35,409 - £39,842 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 17 days ago