Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for IaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IaaS over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 137 151
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14 +25
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 43 46 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.16% 1.24% 1.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.91% 8.86% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 33
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £37,640
90th Percentile £84,250 £65,000 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £59,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% -13.14% +28.26%

IaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 727 519 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.60% 14.02% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 501 400 302
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £27,050
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.80% -5.29% +2.41%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Birmingham

IaaS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for IaaS in Birmingham

IaaS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for IaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 29 (67.44%) PaaS
2 27 (62.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (55.81%) Presales
4 23 (53.49%) ITIL
5 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
6 20 (46.51%) Service Delivery
7 18 (41.86%) VMware
7 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
8 17 (39.53%) TOGAF
9 16 (37.21%) Firewall
9 16 (37.21%) Line Management
9 16 (37.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (34.88%) ITIL V3
10 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (34.88%) NetApp
10 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
10 15 (34.88%) Degree
11 14 (32.56%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (32.56%) IT Governance
11 14 (32.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
11 14 (32.56%) Zachman Framework
11 14 (32.56%) Service Management
11 14 (32.56%) Publishing
11 14 (32.56%) Project Management
11 14 (32.56%) EMC
11 14 (32.56%) ISEB
11 14 (32.56%) Citrix
11 14 (32.56%) PMP
11 14 (32.56%) PMI Certification

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (67.44%) PaaS
2 27 (62.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (30.23%) SaaS
4 7 (16.28%) Office 365
5 6 (13.95%) Serverless
6 4 (9.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (9.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (6.98%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) NAS
3 3 (6.98%) Network Security
3 3 (6.98%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) NaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) VLAN
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (9.30%) Big Data
1 4 (9.30%) Data Lake
1 4 (9.30%) Power BI
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.65%) Chocolatey
General
1 14 (32.56%) Publishing
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Architect
2 16 (37.21%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Analytics Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Data Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft BI Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Power BI Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Storage Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Tableau Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 3 (6.98%) ERP Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
1 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.98%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) JSON
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.33%) LDAP
4 1 (2.33%) SAML
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
2 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
3 14 (32.56%) CMDB
3 14 (32.56%) Computer Science
3 14 (32.56%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.65%) Windows NT
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Presales
2 23 (53.49%) ITIL
3 20 (46.51%) Service Delivery
4 17 (39.53%) TOGAF
5 16 (37.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (37.21%) Line Management
6 15 (34.88%) ITIL V3
7 14 (32.56%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (32.56%) CRM
7 14 (32.56%) Due Diligence
7 14 (32.56%) Gantt Chart
7 14 (32.56%) IT Governance
7 14 (32.56%) IT Strategy
7 14 (32.56%) PRINCE2
7 14 (32.56%) Project Management
7 14 (32.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 14 (32.56%) Service Management
7 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
7 14 (32.56%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (32.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.30%) U-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 14 (32.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (32.56%) ISEB
2 14 (32.56%) PMI Certification
2 14 (32.56%) PMP
3 11 (25.58%) CEH
3 11 (25.58%) CISSP
4 10 (23.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (6.98%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.98%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) MCP
7 1 (2.33%) OSCP
7 1 (2.33%) SANS
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) VCP5
7 1 (2.33%) VCP6
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (23.26%) GPG13
3 4 (9.30%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
3 7 (16.28%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Terraform
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) NetApp
4 14 (32.56%) Citrix
4 14 (32.56%) EMC
5 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.30%) Dell
6 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 4 (9.30%) Tableau
6 4 (9.30%) Veritas
7 3 (6.98%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) Sitecore
7 3 (6.98%) WatchGuard
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco
9 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.33%) Capita
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle
9 1 (2.33%) Snow