Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 274 271 255
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 -47
Permanent jobs citing IIS 816 1,703 2,234
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.12% 1.24% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.90% 8.25% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 717 1,495 1,900
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 10,326 20,640 27,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.20% 15.09% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8,271 16,365 22,564
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,925
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 2020. 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 -29 259 £60,000 - 15
South East +17 203 £44,250 -11.50% 22
North of England +67 194 £45,000 +5.88% 20
North West +83 115 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Yorkshire +44 75 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Midlands +52 58 £45,000 +22.45% 6
East of England +59 53 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South West +24 45 £42,000 - 5
West Midlands +71 43 £50,000 +42.86% 4
East Midlands +23 13 £40,000 - 2
North East -1 4 £41,500 +33.58% 1
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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.

1 471 (57.72%) Windows
2 463 (56.74%) SQL Server
3 418 (51.23%) Microsoft
4 367 (44.98%) Azure
5 359 (44.00%) SQL
6 312 (38.24%) Windows Server
7 298 (36.52%) .NET
8 270 (33.09%) C#
9 261 (31.99%) Active Directory
10 215 (26.35%) PowerShell
11 196 (24.02%) DevOps
12 177 (21.69%) JavaScript
13 169 (20.71%) Finance
14 162 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
15 155 (19.00%) AWS
16 154 (18.87%) Office 365
17 153 (18.75%) ITIL
18 146 (17.89%) VMware
19 145 (17.77%) Firewall
20 143 (17.52%) ASP.NET
21 129 (15.81%) Linux
22 127 (15.56%) HTML
22 127 (15.56%) Degree
23 119 (14.58%) DNS
24 118 (14.46%) CSS
25 116 (14.22%) .NET Framework
26 115 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
27 113 (13.85%) MVC
28 107 (13.11%) T-SQL
28 107 (13.11%) XML

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 89 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 58 (7.11%) Apache
3 54 (6.62%) Tomcat
4 52 (6.37%) MS Exchange
5 27 (3.31%) nginx
6 22 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (2.08%) Confluence
7 17 (2.08%) Skype for Business
7 17 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (1.59%) CMS
9 13 (1.59%) JBoss
9 13 (1.59%) SAS
9 13 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 77 (9.44%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.37%) FileZilla
4 3 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (1.47%) SAP GTS
4 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.49%) FastStats
4 4 (0.49%) Unica
5 3 (0.37%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.12%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.12%) Line 50
7 1 (0.12%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 367 (44.98%) Azure
2 155 (19.00%) AWS
3 154 (18.87%) Office 365
4 106 (12.99%) PaaS
5 102 (12.50%) SaaS
6 100 (12.25%) IaaS
7 48 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (5.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
10 23 (2.82%) GitHub
11 16 (1.96%) Power Platform
12 15 (1.84%) Serverless
13 14 (1.72%) NuGet
14 10 (1.23%) GCP
15 9 (1.10%) Logic Apps
16 8 (0.98%) Azure Functions
17 7 (0.86%) Datadog
17 7 (0.86%) npm
18 6 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 6 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (17.77%) Firewall
2 119 (14.58%) DNS
3 78 (9.56%) DHCP
4 73 (8.95%) Internet
5 54 (6.62%) TCP/IP
6 51 (6.25%) VPN
7 46 (5.64%) LAN
8 40 (4.90%) WAN
9 38 (4.66%) SAN
10 30 (3.68%) SSL
11 27 (3.31%) MPLS
11 27 (3.31%) VoIP
12 21 (2.57%) Network Security
13 18 (2.21%) iSCSI
14 16 (1.96%) HTTP
14 16 (1.96%) Skype
15 15 (1.84%) Wireless
16 12 (1.47%) FTP
16 12 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
17 11 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (56.74%) SQL Server
2 75 (9.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 58 (7.11%) MySQL
4 44 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (5.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 35 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 34 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 28 (3.43%) RDBMS
9 23 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
9 23 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (1.72%) Power BI
12 13 (1.59%) DB2
12 13 (1.59%) Redis
13 11 (1.35%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 94 (11.52%) Git (software)
2 85 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 56 (6.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 45 (5.51%) TeamCity
5 40 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (4.66%) Jenkins
7 34 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 33 (4.04%) JIRA
9 17 (2.08%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.96%) NUnit
11 15 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (1.72%) SpecFlow
12 14 (1.72%) Subversion
13 12 (1.47%) Selenium
14 11 (1.35%) ReSharper
15 10 (1.23%) MSTest
16 9 (1.10%) SoapUI
17 7 (0.86%) GitLab
17 7 (0.86%) Visual Studio Code
18 6 (0.74%) gulp
General
1 169 (20.71%) Finance
2 32 (3.92%) Law
3 28 (3.43%) Public Sector
4 23 (2.82%) Legal
5 21 (2.57%) Retail
6 17 (2.08%) Back Office
7 13 (1.59%) Local Government
8 12 (1.47%) Publishing
9 11 (1.35%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.35%) Front Office
10 9 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.10%) Games
10 9 (1.10%) Marketing
11 8 (0.98%) Banking
12 5 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.49%) Billing
13 4 (0.49%) Electronics
14 3 (0.37%) Police
15 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 212 (25.98%) Developer
2 99 (12.13%) .NET Developer
3 91 (11.15%) C# Developer
4 78 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 71 (8.70%) Analyst
5 71 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 71 (8.70%) Architect
6 54 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 47 (5.76%) Consultant
7 47 (5.76%) Software Developer
7 47 (5.76%) Support Engineer
8 46 (5.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 46 (5.64%) Support Analyst
9 43 (5.27%) Senior Developer
10 36 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
11 35 (4.29%) IT Engineer
12 32 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
13 31 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
14 30 (3.68%) Infrastructure Architect
15 27 (3.31%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (36.52%) .NET
2 143 (17.52%) ASP.NET
3 127 (15.56%) HTML
4 118 (14.46%) CSS
5 116 (14.22%) .NET Framework
6 107 (13.11%) XML
7 91 (11.15%) AngularJS
7 91 (11.15%) jQuery
8 87 (10.66%) Web Services
9 76 (9.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 74 (9.07%) REST
11 70 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (6.50%) JSON
12 53 (6.50%) WCF
13 50 (6.13%) .NET Core
14 43 (5.27%) Ajax
15 41 (5.02%) Entity Framework
16 37 (4.53%) SOAP
17 30 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 30 (3.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 49 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 31 (3.80%) Clustering
5 25 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 23 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 22 (2.70%) PKI
8 21 (2.57%) Replication
9 19 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.21%) User Experience
11 11 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.10%) CESG
13 8 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.98%) Social Media
14 7 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
16 5 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 471 (57.72%) Windows
2 312 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 129 (15.81%) Linux
4 92 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (8.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 64 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (4.04%) Windows 10
8 23 (2.82%) Unix
9 20 (2.45%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.84%) Android
10 15 (1.84%) Windows Server 2019
11 10 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.74%) CentOS
13 5 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.49%) Debian
14 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (24.02%) DevOps
2 162 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (18.75%) ITIL
4 115 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
5 113 (13.85%) MVC
6 93 (11.40%) Computer Science
7 88 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 81 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (8.70%) Information Security
10 69 (8.46%) Scrum
11 67 (8.21%) Software Engineering
12 66 (8.09%) Fintech
13 54 (6.62%) Cybersecurity
13 54 (6.62%) TDD
14 53 (6.50%) SDLC
15 52 (6.37%) ITIL V3
16 51 (6.25%) Mentoring
17 49 (6.00%) Microservices
18 48 (5.88%) Configuration Management
19 47 (5.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (44.00%) SQL
2 270 (33.09%) C#
3 215 (26.35%) PowerShell
4 177 (21.69%) JavaScript
5 107 (13.11%) T-SQL
6 56 (6.86%) Python
7 55 (6.74%) Java
8 50 (6.13%) Bash Shell
9 35 (4.29%) TypeScript
10 22 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.21%) Perl
12 16 (1.96%) C
13 13 (1.59%) VB
14 12 (1.47%) PHP
14 12 (1.47%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.47%) VB6
14 12 (1.47%) VBScript
15 10 (1.23%) C++
16 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (15.56%) Degree
2 59 (7.23%) CISSP
2 59 (7.23%) IISP
3 50 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 35 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (3.92%) MCP
8 31 (3.80%) MCSE
9 26 (3.19%) SC Cleared
10 25 (3.06%) MCSA
11 24 (2.94%) CCNA
11 24 (2.94%) CISM
12 23 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
13 19 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
14 17 (2.08%) ISSAP
15 12 (1.47%) GIAC
15 12 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (1.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 11 (1.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 32 (3.92%) GDPR
4 30 (3.68%) QA
5 24 (2.94%) SLA
6 13 (1.59%) COBIT
7 12 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (1.10%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.25%) NCSC
11 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 261 (31.99%) Active Directory
2 99 (12.13%) Hyper-V
3 84 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (6.37%) Docker
5 29 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (3.55%) vSphere
6 11 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (0.98%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.61%) DFS Replication
8 5 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.49%) Xen
9 4 (0.49%) XenApp
10 3 (0.37%) Firmware
10 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (0.25%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.12%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 57 (6.99%) SCCM
2 53 (6.50%) Ansible
3 50 (6.13%) Puppet
4 40 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (4.41%) Terraform
6 28 (3.43%) Kubernetes
7 24 (2.94%) SCVMM
8 16 (1.96%) vCenter Server
8 16 (1.96%) WSUS
9 13 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (1.23%) SCOM
11 9 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.98%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.74%) Nessus
13 6 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (0.61%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.61%) Grafana
14 5 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 418 (51.23%) Microsoft
2 146 (17.89%) VMware
3 90 (11.03%) Cisco
4 60 (7.35%) Oracle
5 51 (6.25%) HP
6 39 (4.78%) ServiceNow
7 35 (4.29%) Citrix
7 35 (4.29%) IBM
8 33 (4.04%) Splunk
9 29 (3.55%) Dell
10 24 (2.94%) Google
11 18 (2.21%) Remedy
12 14 (1.72%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.72%) CA
13 13 (1.59%) Hyperion
13 13 (1.59%) McAfee
13 13 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
13 13 (1.59%) SAP
13 13 (1.59%) Siebel
14 11 (1.35%) Symantec