Period
to 25 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IIS over the 6 months to 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 336 263 252
Rank change year-on-year -73 -11 -3
Permanent jobs citing IIS 577 1,424 1,973
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.87% 1.25% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.32% 8.60% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 562 1,192 1,713
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,319 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

IIS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 9,123 16,555 21,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.71% 14.51% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7,332 13,510 17,830
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.37% +1.50% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in England

IIS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IIS in England.

Salary trend for IIS in England

IIS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IIS in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for IIS in England

IIS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the England region over the 6 months to 25 February 2021. 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
London -44 198 £59,000 -5.60% 34
South East -50 118 £50,000 +11.11% 22
North of England -42 109 £45,000 - 21
Midlands +47 79 £42,500 -10.99% 19
North West +20 79 £46,000 +15.00% 13
West Midlands +49 60 £36,525 -26.01% 10
South West +20 39 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Yorkshire -57 23 £40,000 -17.95% 6
East of England +40 22 £41,250 +3.13% 6
East Midlands +44 19 £42,500 +13.33% 9
North East +10 7 £37,500 -11.76% 2
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, IT jobs citing IIS 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 England region with a requirement for IIS.

1 391 (67.76%) Windows
2 350 (60.66%) SQL Server
3 335 (58.06%) Azure
4 259 (44.89%) SQL
5 258 (44.71%) .NET
6 241 (41.77%) Windows Server
7 239 (41.42%) Microsoft
8 233 (40.38%) C#
9 209 (36.22%) PowerShell
10 194 (33.62%) DevOps
11 146 (25.30%) Active Directory
12 140 (24.26%) ASP.NET
13 135 (23.40%) VMware
14 134 (23.22%) AWS
15 133 (23.05%) JavaScript
16 125 (21.66%) MVC
17 123 (21.32%) Linux
18 119 (20.62%) HTML
18 119 (20.62%) CSS
19 116 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
20 109 (18.89%) Git (software)
21 95 (16.46%) Microsoft 365
22 92 (15.94%) .NET Framework
22 92 (15.94%) T-SQL
23 91 (15.77%) Finance
24 88 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 79 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
26 73 (12.65%) Firewall
27 71 (12.31%) AngularJS
28 70 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 50 (8.67%) Apache
2 43 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.72%) CMS
4 28 (4.85%) Umbraco
5 26 (4.51%) nginx
6 24 (4.16%) EPiServer
7 20 (3.47%) Kentico
7 20 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 20 (3.47%) Tomcat
8 18 (3.12%) WordPress
9 12 (2.08%) Confluence
9 12 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.91%) MS Exchange
11 10 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.21%) SAS
12 7 (1.21%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.04%) ejabberd
13 6 (1.04%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.04%) JBoss
13 6 (1.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.52%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (2.43%) nopCommerce
3 11 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.04%) SAP GTS
5 4 (0.69%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.35%) Relativity
6 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 335 (58.06%) Azure
2 134 (23.22%) AWS
3 95 (16.46%) Microsoft 365
4 54 (9.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 40 (6.93%) SaaS
6 39 (6.76%) IaaS
7 31 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (5.20%) Power Platform
9 29 (5.03%) PaaS
10 23 (3.99%) npm
11 17 (2.95%) Mimecast
12 15 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (2.43%) Serverless
14 13 (2.25%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (2.08%) Amazon EKS
16 9 (1.56%) Power Automate
17 8 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (1.39%) GCP
17 8 (1.39%) PowerApps
18 6 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 73 (12.65%) Firewall
2 67 (11.61%) DNS
3 46 (7.97%) DHCP
4 45 (7.80%) TCP/IP
5 38 (6.59%) LAN
6 36 (6.24%) VLAN
7 34 (5.89%) VPN
7 34 (5.89%) WAN
8 30 (5.20%) Internet
9 22 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (3.29%) HTTP
11 16 (2.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (2.25%) SAN
14 9 (1.56%) BGP
14 9 (1.56%) Network Security
15 8 (1.39%) NetScaler
15 8 (1.39%) SNMP
16 7 (1.21%) SSL
17 6 (1.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (60.66%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 38 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (5.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (5.55%) MySQL
6 20 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (2.95%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (2.95%) Redis
8 16 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.60%) Power BI
10 14 (2.43%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.43%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.73%) Cosmos DB
12 9 (1.56%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (1.21%) Big Data
13 7 (1.21%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 109 (18.89%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.92%) TeamCity
3 55 (9.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 51 (8.84%) Visual Studio
5 39 (6.76%) Jenkins
6 31 (5.37%) Bitbucket
7 28 (4.85%) NUnit
8 27 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (3.64%) JIRA
10 20 (3.47%) MSTest
10 20 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 17 (2.95%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (2.25%) gulp
12 13 (2.25%) jspm
12 13 (2.25%) SpecFlow
13 12 (2.08%) Moq
13 12 (2.08%) Visual Studio Code
14 10 (1.73%) GoCD
15 9 (1.56%) GitLab
15 9 (1.56%) Travis CI
General
1 91 (15.77%) Finance
2 24 (4.16%) Games
3 15 (2.60%) Legal
4 13 (2.25%) Aerospace
4 13 (2.25%) Police
5 8 (1.39%) Law
5 8 (1.39%) Marketing
6 7 (1.21%) Back Office
7 4 (0.69%) Automotive
7 4 (0.69%) Front Office
7 4 (0.69%) Retail
8 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.35%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.35%) Publishing
8 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (26.86%) Developer
2 93 (16.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 86 (14.90%) .NET Developer
4 85 (14.73%) Azure Engineer
5 78 (13.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 68 (11.79%) C# Developer
7 67 (11.61%) Applications Support
8 65 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 62 (10.75%) Support Engineer
10 52 (9.01%) Senior Developer
11 49 (8.49%) Full Stack Developer
12 45 (7.80%) Applications Engineer
13 40 (6.93%) Applications Support Engineer
14 39 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 34 (5.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 33 (5.72%) Analyst
16 33 (5.72%) Senior Full Stack Developer
17 30 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
18 27 (4.68%) Software Developer
19 26 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (44.71%) .NET
2 140 (24.26%) ASP.NET
3 119 (20.62%) CSS
3 119 (20.62%) HTML
4 92 (15.94%) .NET Framework
5 71 (12.31%) AngularJS
6 70 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 59 (10.23%) .NET Core
9 57 (9.88%) Web Services
10 56 (9.71%) Entity Framework
11 55 (9.53%) jQuery
12 45 (7.80%) JSON
13 42 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 39 (6.76%) React
15 38 (6.59%) REST
16 36 (6.24%) XML
17 28 (4.85%) Sass
17 28 (4.85%) WCF
18 25 (4.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.85%) Clustering
3 25 (4.33%) User Experience
4 20 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.77%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (2.60%) NHS
9 14 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (1.91%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.91%) Replication
11 9 (1.56%) PlayStation
12 8 (1.39%) PKI
12 8 (1.39%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.04%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.04%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.87%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 391 (67.76%) Windows
2 241 (41.77%) Windows Server
3 123 (21.32%) Linux
4 33 (5.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (4.68%) CentOS
6 25 (4.33%) Windows 7
6 25 (4.33%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (3.47%) Ubuntu
7 20 (3.47%) Unix
8 19 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (3.29%) Windows Server 2019
9 17 (2.95%) Windows 10
10 11 (1.91%) AIX
11 9 (1.56%) Debian
12 4 (0.69%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.35%) Solaris
13 2 (0.35%) VMS
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (33.62%) DevOps
2 125 (21.66%) MVC
3 116 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 65 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (9.36%) TDD
7 50 (8.67%) Project Management
8 47 (8.15%) E-Commerce
9 46 (7.97%) Web Development
10 45 (7.80%) ITIL
11 40 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (5.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 32 (5.55%) Requirements Gathering
14 31 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (5.20%) CRM
15 30 (5.20%) Fintech
15 30 (5.20%) Unit Testing
16 29 (5.03%) Scrum
17 28 (4.85%) Microservices
18 27 (4.68%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 259 (44.89%) SQL
2 233 (40.38%) C#
3 209 (36.22%) PowerShell
4 133 (23.05%) JavaScript
5 92 (15.94%) T-SQL
6 42 (7.28%) Python
7 31 (5.37%) TypeScript
8 28 (4.85%) Java
9 27 (4.68%) PHP
10 25 (4.33%) Bash Shell
10 25 (4.33%) VB
11 12 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.56%) C
13 8 (1.39%) Perl
13 8 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.04%) VBScript
15 4 (0.69%) Scala
15 4 (0.69%) VB6
16 2 (0.35%) Ruby
16 2 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (10.40%) Degree
2 21 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.25%) HNC
7 12 (2.08%) CISSP
8 10 (1.73%) IISP
9 8 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.21%) MCSE
11 6 (1.04%) CCNA
11 6 (1.04%) CISM
12 5 (0.87%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (0.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.69%) CCNP
13 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.52%) MCSA
14 3 (0.52%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.37%) QA
2 21 (3.64%) SLA
3 14 (2.43%) WAI
4 11 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.56%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.04%) COBIT
7 5 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.69%) RMADS
9 3 (0.52%) GDPR
10 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 146 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 79 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 42 (7.28%) Docker
5 28 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (3.12%) XenApp
7 12 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.73%) vSphere
9 6 (1.04%) iptables
9 6 (1.04%) Kamailio
9 6 (1.04%) KVM
9 6 (1.04%) Postfix
9 6 (1.04%) QEMU
10 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.35%) NFS
11 2 (0.35%) pfSense
11 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 55 (9.53%) Puppet
2 53 (9.19%) Ansible
3 49 (8.49%) Terraform
4 42 (7.28%) SCCM
5 34 (5.89%) Kubernetes
6 28 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (2.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 17 (2.95%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (2.43%) HAProxy
9 10 (1.73%) MIIS
10 9 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (1.56%) SCOM
11 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (1.39%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.21%) Prometheus
13 6 (1.04%) Galera Cluster
13 6 (1.04%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
15 4 (0.69%) Rancher
Vendors
1 239 (41.42%) Microsoft
2 135 (23.40%) VMware
3 44 (7.63%) Oracle
4 43 (7.45%) Cisco
5 36 (6.24%) Citrix
6 23 (3.99%) HP
7 20 (3.47%) Sitecore
8 14 (2.43%) Atlassian
9 13 (2.25%) Google
9 13 (2.25%) IBM
9 13 (2.25%) Veeam
10 12 (2.08%) SolarWinds
11 11 (1.91%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.91%) SAP
12 8 (1.39%) Mitel
12 8 (1.39%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.21%) Juniper
13 7 (1.21%) Remedy
13 7 (1.21%) Sun
14 6 (1.04%) Siebel