Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 135 163
Rank change year-on-year -13 +28 +27
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 31 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.97% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.21% 3.33% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 7
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50% -39.39%
10th Percentile £43,000 £26,175 £40,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £47,500 £72,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.84% -11.30% -9.80%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 499 270 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.60% 11.88% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 414 233 208
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,575 £20,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 8 £50,000 - 2
Knutsford -42 4 £63,750 +41.67%
Warrington - 3 £42,500 - 1
IaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 25 (80.65%) SaaS
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (61.29%) PaaS
4 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (51.61%) Office 365
6 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
7 14 (45.16%) Finance
8 13 (41.94%) Scrum
8 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
8 13 (41.94%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (41.94%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (41.94%) DevOps
8 13 (41.94%) Break/Fix
9 11 (35.48%) Windows
10 10 (32.26%) MCSE
10 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (25.81%) Degree
12 7 (22.58%) IT Strategy
12 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
13 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (19.35%) QA
13 6 (19.35%) Retail
13 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (16.13%) Information Security
15 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
15 4 (12.90%) Identity Management
15 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
15 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio

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 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 25 (80.65%) SaaS
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (61.29%) PaaS
4 16 (51.61%) Office 365
5 13 (41.94%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Cloud Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Server Support
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Break/Fix
2 13 (41.94%) DevOps
2 13 (41.94%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) IT Strategy
4 5 (16.13%) Information Security
5 4 (12.90%) Identity Management
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Data Security
6 3 (9.68%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Security Management
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) MCSE
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) CISA
3 3 (9.68%) CISM
3 3 (9.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Veeam
3 1 (3.23%) Dell
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec
3 1 (3.23%) Trustwave