Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 151 137
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14 +16
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 61 47 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.67% 1.25% 1.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.70% 7.00% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 22
Birmingham median annual salary £61,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.19% -19.23% +41.69%
10th Percentile £47,487 £41,250 £41,875
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -21.88% +39.89%

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 792 671 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.74% 17.77% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 610 530 390
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £46,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.95% -6.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,425 £28,000 £28,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 54 (88.52%) PaaS
2 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 26 (42.62%) ITIL
3 26 (42.62%) VMware
3 26 (42.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (39.34%) Technical Architecture
4 24 (39.34%) Service Management
4 24 (39.34%) Data Centre
5 23 (37.70%) Degree
5 23 (37.70%) TOGAF
6 22 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (36.07%) Project Management
7 21 (34.43%) Management Information System
7 21 (34.43%) PRINCE2
7 21 (34.43%) Citrix
7 21 (34.43%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (34.43%) Presales
7 21 (34.43%) Line Management
8 20 (32.79%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (32.79%) ITIL V3
8 20 (32.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (32.79%) Publishing
8 20 (32.79%) Information Security
8 20 (32.79%) Firewall
9 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (31.15%) NetApp
9 19 (31.15%) EMC
9 19 (31.15%) ISEB
9 19 (31.15%) CRM

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 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (88.52%) PaaS
2 26 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (13.11%) Office 365
4 8 (13.11%) SaaS
5 7 (11.48%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.56%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
8 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (3.28%) SoftLayer
8 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.79%) Firewall
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) Network Security
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.48%) Power BI
2 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 20 (32.79%) Publishing
2 14 (22.95%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Local Government
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Architect
2 27 (44.26%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Data Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Security Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Azure Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Database Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.28%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.28%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Data Centre
2 21 (34.43%) Management Information System
3 20 (32.79%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (29.51%) CMDB
4 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
5 10 (16.39%) Private Cloud
6 7 (11.48%) Public Cloud
6 7 (11.48%) Reference Data
7 6 (9.84%) Fintech
8 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (3.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.56%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) ITIL
2 24 (39.34%) Service Management
2 24 (39.34%) Technical Architecture
3 23 (37.70%) TOGAF
4 22 (36.07%) Project Management
5 21 (34.43%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (34.43%) Line Management
5 21 (34.43%) Presales
5 21 (34.43%) PRINCE2
6 20 (32.79%) Information Security
6 20 (32.79%) ITIL V3
7 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (31.15%) CRM
7 19 (31.15%) Software Engineering
7 19 (31.15%) Zachman Framework
8 18 (29.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (29.51%) Customer Engagement
8 18 (29.51%) IT Governance
8 18 (29.51%) Service Delivery
8 18 (29.51%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Degree
2 19 (31.15%) ISEB
3 18 (29.51%) CEH
3 18 (29.51%) CISSP
3 18 (29.51%) CompTIA Security+
3 18 (29.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (29.51%) PMI Certification
3 18 (29.51%) PMP
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (6.56%) MCSE
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (29.51%) GPG13
3 12 (19.67%) GDPR
4 3 (4.92%) SLA
5 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.64%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (42.62%) VMware
3 21 (34.43%) Citrix
4 19 (31.15%) EMC
4 19 (31.15%) NetApp
5 18 (29.51%) CheckPoint
6 17 (27.87%) Google
7 4 (6.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.64%) BMC
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle