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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 183 208 189
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 28 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.056% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.62% 1.67% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 7
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
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
325 180 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.02% 3.33% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 242 160 156
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,400 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 14 £50,000 - 3
Birmingham -4 7 £65,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £22,500 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (81.25%) Puppet
2 21 (65.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (62.50%) DevOps
3 20 (62.50%) Linux
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) Office 365
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (40.63%) Windows
7 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (37.50%) Vagrant
7 12 (37.50%) Ansible
8 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
8 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
9 10 (31.25%) .NET
10 8 (25.00%) SLA
10 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (21.88%) PHP
11 7 (21.88%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) Web Services
11 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.88%) Google
11 7 (21.88%) OpenStack
11 7 (21.88%) Joyent
11 7 (21.88%) Rackspace
11 7 (21.88%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (21.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (21.88%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.50%) Lync
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.13%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (43.75%) Office 365
3 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (21.88%) Joyent
4 7 (21.88%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (21.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (9.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Maven
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Graduate
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) Sensu
4 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.38%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
4 5 (15.63%) UNIX
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) UX Design
6 3 (9.38%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) PHP
2 7 (21.88%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) Bourne shell
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) Groovy
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (81.25%) Puppet
2 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 12 (37.50%) Ansible
4 5 (15.63%) Nagios
4 5 (15.63%) ZABBIX
4 5 (15.63%) SCCM
5 4 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (3.13%) SCOM
6 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Google
2 7 (21.88%) Rackspace
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) BT
4 1 (3.13%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam
4 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
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