Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 141 148
Rank change year-on-year +53 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 69 55 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.54% 1.46% 1.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.74% 6.37% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 68 34 47
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% +16.19% -17.97%
10th Percentile £38,250 £42,246 £40,250
90th Percentile £78,625 £71,250 £71,000
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -16.00%

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 892 864 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.83% 22.90% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 747 677 572
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

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 15 September 2019.

Salary histogram for IaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 64 (92.75%) PaaS
2 61 (88.41%) Azure
3 36 (52.17%) Office 365
4 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 28 (40.58%) Presales
6 25 (36.23%) SQL
7 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
7 24 (34.78%) AWS
7 24 (34.78%) DevOps
8 21 (30.43%) Public Cloud
9 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
9 20 (28.99%) Migration
9 20 (28.99%) Linux
10 19 (27.54%) Windows
11 18 (26.09%) SaaS
12 17 (24.64%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
13 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (20.29%) Private Cloud
15 14 (20.29%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (18.84%) Docker
16 13 (18.84%) ITIL
16 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
17 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
17 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
17 12 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
18 11 (15.94%) Virtual Machines

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 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.14%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.25%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 64 (92.75%) PaaS
2 61 (88.41%) Azure
3 36 (52.17%) Office 365
4 24 (34.78%) AWS
5 18 (26.09%) SaaS
6 17 (24.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (15.94%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (14.49%) Azure Functions
8 10 (14.49%) Serverless
9 9 (13.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 8 (11.59%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (10.14%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (5.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (5.80%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (5.80%) Amazon S3
12 4 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (5.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (4.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
2 11 (15.94%) Firewall
3 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (10.14%) Skype
4 4 (5.80%) DHCP
4 4 (5.80%) DNS
4 4 (5.80%) NAS
4 4 (5.80%) SAN
5 3 (4.35%) Converged Networks
6 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.45%) LAN
7 1 (1.45%) Network Security
7 1 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (4.35%) Power BI
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.90%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.25%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Architect
2 14 (20.29%) Azure Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Technical Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) JSON
2 7 (10.14%) SAML
3 5 (7.25%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Public Cloud
2 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
3 14 (20.29%) Private Cloud
4 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (7.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Linux
2 19 (27.54%) Windows
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Presales
2 24 (34.78%) DevOps
3 20 (28.99%) Migration
4 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (18.84%) ITIL
7 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
7 11 (15.94%) Project Delivery
7 11 (15.94%) Project Management
8 10 (14.49%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (13.04%) Machine Learning
10 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.14%) Business Development
11 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (10.14%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (10.14%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (10.14%) Network Virtualisation
11 7 (10.14%) SDLC
11 7 (10.14%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) SQL
2 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.14%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) MCSA
2 6 (8.70%) MCSE
3 3 (4.35%) CISM
3 3 (4.35%) CISSP
3 3 (4.35%) CRISC
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 2 (2.90%) CCNA
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) Docker
2 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.94%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (11.59%) XenApp
4 8 (11.59%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (5.80%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Intune
1 11 (15.94%) NetBackup
2 10 (14.49%) Puppet
2 10 (14.49%) Terraform
3 8 (11.59%) SCCM
4 7 (10.14%) FortiGate
4 7 (10.14%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (10.14%) Kubernetes
4 7 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (8.70%) SCOM
5 6 (8.70%) WSUS
6 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Kibana
7 2 (2.90%) logstash
8 1 (1.45%) Ansible
8 1 (1.45%) CASB
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco
2 11 (15.94%) IBM
3 8 (11.59%) Citrix
4 7 (10.14%) arcserve
4 7 (10.14%) CheckPoint
4 7 (10.14%) CommVault
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle
4 7 (10.14%) Veeam
5 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 4 (5.80%) Ivanti
6 4 (5.80%) Remedy
6 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) Dell
8 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.45%) Google
8 1 (1.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto