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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 204 190 185
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.024% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.58% 1.10% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £42,500 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £70,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.00%
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
253 91 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.95% 2.21% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 207 78 126
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Solihull - 1 £34,500 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) EPiServer
3 3 (37.50%) EPiServer CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (25.00%) SCSM

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) EPiServer CMS
2 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Joyent
2 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) MOF
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SCSM
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Intune
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) EPiServer
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
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