Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 151 145
Rank change year-on-year +52 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 84 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.62% 1.02% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.22% 5.44% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 21
Birmingham median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £35,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £81,250 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% - +14.75%

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 822 699 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.66% 18.83% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 569 460 355
Birmingham median annual salary £51,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.08% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £69,200
West Midlands median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +1.19%

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 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for IaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 78 (92.86%) PaaS
2 61 (72.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (59.52%) GDPR
4 49 (58.33%) Data Protection
5 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 47 (55.95%) Amazon AWS
7 44 (52.38%) Project Management
8 43 (51.19%) Presales
8 43 (51.19%) Thought Leadership
9 36 (42.86%) Office 365
10 35 (41.67%) SaaS
11 32 (38.10%) Service Delivery
11 32 (38.10%) Degree
12 25 (29.76%) Public Cloud
13 23 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (27.38%) VMware
13 23 (27.38%) Firewall
13 23 (27.38%) CheckPoint
14 22 (26.19%) Customer Engagement
15 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (25.00%) IT Strategy
15 21 (25.00%) Management Information System
15 21 (25.00%) CRM
15 21 (25.00%) TOGAF
16 20 (23.81%) Information Security
16 20 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 20 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
16 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (23.81%) ITIL
16 20 (23.81%) PRINCE2

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 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (92.86%) PaaS
2 61 (72.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (55.95%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (42.86%) Office 365
5 35 (41.67%) SaaS
6 11 (13.10%) OneDrive
7 10 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (3.57%) Azure Functions
10 3 (3.57%) Serverless
11 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (1.19%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) Firewall
2 12 (14.29%) Skype
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.19%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) Network Security
4 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.19%) SAN
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) Power BI
2 13 (15.48%) Relational Database
2 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.57%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (20.24%) Publishing
2 14 (16.67%) Marketing
3 6 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (58.33%) Architect
2 32 (38.10%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (19.05%) Cloud Architect
4 13 (15.48%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 11 (13.10%) Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) Business Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) Office 365 Business Analyst
6 10 (11.90%) Product Manager
6 10 (11.90%) Senior Manager
7 9 (10.71%) Senior Product Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Lead Architect
9 6 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Azure Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (5.95%) Security Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (4.76%) Data Architect
12 3 (3.57%) Senior Architect
12 3 (3.57%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) .NET
1 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (7.14%) SAML
3 4 (4.76%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) Public Cloud
2 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 19 (22.62%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 17 (20.24%) CMDB
6 9 (10.71%) Social Media
7 8 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (4.76%) Reference Data
9 3 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (3.57%) Fintech
10 2 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
10 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
11 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) CentOS
3 2 (2.38%) SUSE
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) Data Protection
2 44 (52.38%) Project Management
3 43 (51.19%) Presales
3 43 (51.19%) Thought Leadership
4 32 (38.10%) Service Delivery
5 23 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (26.19%) Customer Engagement
7 21 (25.00%) CRM
7 21 (25.00%) IT Strategy
7 21 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 20 (23.81%) Information Security
8 20 (23.81%) ITIL
8 20 (23.81%) PRINCE2
8 20 (23.81%) SIEM
8 20 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (22.62%) Computer Science
9 19 (22.62%) Line Management
10 18 (21.43%) Business Development
10 18 (21.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) Java
2 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 6 (7.14%) Python
2 6 (7.14%) Scala
2 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) Degree
2 19 (22.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (20.24%) CEH
3 17 (20.24%) CISSP
3 17 (20.24%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (20.24%) ISEB
3 17 (20.24%) PMI Certification
3 17 (20.24%) PMP
4 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.14%) AWS Certification
6 6 (7.14%) MCSE
7 3 (3.57%) MCSA
7 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (59.52%) GDPR
2 20 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (20.24%) GPG13
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.57%) Docker
3 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
5 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.57%) Terraform
3 2 (2.38%) Ansible
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.38%) Packer
4 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.38%) CheckPoint
2 23 (27.38%) VMware
3 19 (22.62%) Citrix
4 17 (20.24%) EMC
4 17 (20.24%) NetApp
5 9 (10.71%) Cisco
6 5 (5.95%) Google
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle
8 3 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.57%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.57%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.19%) arcserve
10 1 (1.19%) CommVault
10 1 (1.19%) Veeam