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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 101 124
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 28 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 1.67% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 17.73% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 12
Median salary £52,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.54% -  

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 336 220 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 17.06% 9.42% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 290 153 72
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing IaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 39 (92.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (71.43%) PaaS
3 24 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (42.86%) ITIL
7 17 (40.48%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (38.10%) SQL
8 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (38.10%) Service Management
8 16 (38.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (35.71%) VMware
9 15 (35.71%) CRM
9 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (33.33%) SCVMM
10 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (33.33%) Windows
10 14 (33.33%) MCSA
10 14 (33.33%) NetApp
10 14 (33.33%) Presales
11 13 (30.95%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (30.95%) Project Management
11 13 (30.95%) Finance
11 13 (30.95%) Service Delivery
11 13 (30.95%) SCOM
11 13 (30.95%) TOGAF
12 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 12 (28.57%) IT Governance
12 12 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis

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 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (92.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (71.43%) PaaS
3 16 (38.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (19.05%) Office 365
7 7 (16.67%) SaaS
8 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) NaaS
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) DB2
2 12 (28.57%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Publishing
3 8 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Architect
1 14 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) J2EE
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (28.57%) CMDB
2 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (19.05%) Private Cloud
4 7 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (4.76%) CESG
7 2 (4.76%) PKI
7 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.38%) Social Media
8 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 17 (40.48%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (38.10%) Service Management
4 15 (35.71%) CRM
5 14 (33.33%) Presales
6 13 (30.95%) Project Management
6 13 (30.95%) Service Delivery
6 13 (30.95%) TOGAF
7 12 (28.57%) Business Development
7 12 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (28.57%) Gantt Chart
7 12 (28.57%) IT Governance
7 12 (28.57%) ITIL V3
7 12 (28.57%) Line Management
7 12 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 12 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 12 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (33.33%) MCSA
3 12 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (28.57%) Degree
3 12 (28.57%) ISEB
3 12 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 12 (28.57%) PMP
4 11 (26.19%) MCSE
5 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (30.95%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.76%) Docker
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 13 (30.95%) SCOM
3 5 (11.90%) SCCM
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) VMware
3 14 (33.33%) NetApp
4 12 (28.57%) BMC
4 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 12 (28.57%) Cisco
4 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 12 (28.57%) EMC
4 12 (28.57%) HP
4 12 (28.57%) IBM
4 12 (28.57%) Juniper
4 12 (28.57%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds