The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 86 120
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 9 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.74% 0.98% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.73% 8.76% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Median salary £43,750 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.10%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 157 137 147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 12.87% 11.17% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 139 111 116
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

IaaS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for IaaS in Cheshire

IaaS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in Cheshire

IaaS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £28,500 -
Chester - 2 £43,750 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 -
IaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
3 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) PaaS
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) SaaS
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) MCSE
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Office 365
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) AIX
7 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 3 (17.65%) Advertising
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.76%) GIS
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (5.88%) SAP EP
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) PaaS
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) SaaS
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) AMQP
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
1 2 (11.76%) GIS
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Ingres
2 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Composer
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
4 3 (17.65%) Advertising
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) AIX Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Management Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) JSON Schema
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) AIX
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Netcool
2 1 (5.88%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (5.88%) Ganglia
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Veeam