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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 189 210 204
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 55 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.35% 0.080%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.96% 5.90% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 4
Median salary £63,000 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.23% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £34,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,650 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%
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
502 322 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.12% 5.98% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 365 251 151
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,910 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,250 £55,000
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 6 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 6 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 +17 34 £60,000 +30.43% 5
Coventry +10 10 £70,000 - 3
Staffordshire +9 3 £65,000 +188.88%
West Bromwich 0 3 £65,000 +23.80%
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 6 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 67 (77.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (54.02%) PaaS
3 36 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 35 (40.23%) TOGAF
5 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
5 33 (37.93%) ITIL
6 32 (36.78%) Amazon AWS
6 32 (36.78%) Data Centre
7 27 (31.03%) SaaS
8 25 (28.74%) Windows
9 24 (27.59%) CRM
9 24 (27.59%) VMware
10 22 (25.29%) Cisco
10 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (22.99%) Degree
11 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
11 20 (22.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (22.99%) Office 365
12 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
12 19 (21.84%) Citrix
12 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
12 19 (21.84%) Information Security
13 18 (20.69%) Project Management
13 18 (20.69%) Service Delivery
13 18 (20.69%) PRINCE2
13 18 (20.69%) EMC
14 17 (19.54%) SQL
14 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (19.54%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (18.39%) Zachman Framework

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 16 (18.39%) Skype for Business
2 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) CMS
3 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (77.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (54.02%) PaaS
3 32 (36.78%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (31.03%) SaaS
5 20 (22.99%) Office 365
6 16 (18.39%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (5.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (3.45%) Google Apps
10 1 (1.15%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) Firewall
2 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.34%) BGP
3 9 (10.34%) EIGRP
3 9 (10.34%) MPLS
3 9 (10.34%) Network Security
3 9 (10.34%) VPN
4 6 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (6.90%) DHCP
4 6 (6.90%) SAN
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.60%) DNS
5 4 (4.60%) LAN
5 4 (4.60%) VoIP
6 3 (3.45%) Multicast
6 3 (3.45%) OSPF
6 3 (3.45%) WAN
6 3 (3.45%) WLAN
7 1 (1.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) MySQL
3 12 (13.79%) DB2
4 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.15%) Big Data
7 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) JSUnit
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.79%) Publishing
3 4 (4.60%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Legal
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Architect
2 16 (18.39%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (16.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 12 (13.79%) Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Azure Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Cloud Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.60%) IT Security Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Principal Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Service Desk Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Software Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
4 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (6.90%) HTML
4 6 (6.90%) Web Services
5 5 (5.75%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (5.75%) CSS
5 5 (5.75%) NHibernate
5 5 (5.75%) Spring.NET
6 4 (4.60%) REST
7 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.15%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) LESS
7 1 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.15%) Sensu
7 1 (1.15%) SOAP
7 1 (1.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (36.78%) Data Centre
2 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.79%) CMDB
4 10 (11.49%) Public Cloud
5 7 (8.05%) User Experience
6 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (5.75%) Cryptography
7 5 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.45%) AS400
9 3 (3.45%) Clustering
10 2 (2.30%) FMCG
10 2 (2.30%) Social Media
11 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.15%) Life Science
11 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) TOGAF
2 33 (37.93%) ITIL
3 24 (27.59%) CRM
4 20 (22.99%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
5 19 (21.84%) Information Security
6 18 (20.69%) PRINCE2
6 18 (20.69%) Project Management
6 18 (20.69%) Service Delivery
7 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (19.54%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (18.39%) Presales
8 16 (18.39%) Service Management
8 16 (18.39%) Zachman Framework
9 15 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (17.24%) Line Management
10 14 (16.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (14.94%) Business Development
12 12 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.49%) C#
4 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
6 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Degree
2 14 (16.09%) ISEB
3 12 (13.79%) PMI Certification
3 12 (13.79%) PMP
4 11 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.05%) CISSP
6 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (5.75%) CCIE
7 5 (5.75%) CCSP
7 5 (5.75%) CISA
7 5 (5.75%) CISM
7 5 (5.75%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (5.75%) ISACA
7 5 (5.75%) MCSE
7 5 (5.75%) SANS
7 5 (5.75%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (5.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 5 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.45%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.90%) vSphere
4 6 (6.90%) XenApp
4 6 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.45%) Docker
6 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) SCVMM
2 15 (17.24%) SCCM
3 14 (16.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (11.49%) Puppet
5 8 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.45%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.45%) vRealize
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Intune
7 2 (2.30%) Packer
7 2 (2.30%) Terraform
8 1 (1.15%) Grafana
8 1 (1.15%) Graphite
8 1 (1.15%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 36 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.59%) VMware
3 22 (25.29%) Cisco
4 19 (21.84%) Citrix
5 18 (20.69%) EMC
6 16 (18.39%) IBM
7 13 (14.94%) Oracle
8 12 (13.79%) BMC
8 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
8 12 (13.79%) HP
8 12 (13.79%) Juniper
8 12 (13.79%) NetApp
9 6 (6.90%) F5
10 5 (5.75%) Google
10 5 (5.75%) SAP
11 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
12 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
13 1 (1.15%) ForgeRock
13 1 (1.15%) WSO2
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