Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK > England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 346 273 258
Rank change year-on-year -73 -15 +4
Permanent jobs citing IIS 706 1,068 1,792
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.88% 1.19% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.47% 8.35% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 589 842 1,479
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 10,912 12,785 20,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.58% 14.25% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8,235 10,263 16,321
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,550 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £52,606 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.20% +5.00% -

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 -51 210 £57,000 -5.00% 35
South East -47 160 £50,000 +11.11% 29
North of England -80 132 £42,500 -5.56% 25
Midlands +19 89 £36,525 -26.01% 18
North West -16 87 £46,000 -3.16% 15
West Midlands +15 62 £36,000 -28.00% 11
South West -25 54 £36,525 -8.69% 14
East of England +1 41 £70,250 +59.66% 7
Yorkshire -75 36 £38,250 -10.00% 10
East Midlands +10 27 £47,500 +26.67% 6
North East +2 9 £35,000 -17.65%
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 472 (66.86%) Windows
2 415 (58.78%) SQL Server
3 382 (54.11%) Azure
4 335 (47.45%) Microsoft
5 297 (42.07%) Windows Server
6 295 (41.78%) SQL
7 282 (39.94%) .NET
8 278 (39.38%) C#
9 203 (28.75%) DevOps
10 196 (27.76%) Active Directory
11 192 (27.20%) AWS
12 185 (26.20%) PowerShell
13 162 (22.95%) JavaScript
13 162 (22.95%) Linux
14 161 (22.80%) HTML
15 158 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
16 157 (22.24%) VMware
17 156 (22.10%) ASP.NET
18 146 (20.68%) CSS
18 146 (20.68%) MVC
19 140 (19.83%) Social Skills
20 120 (17.00%) Degree
21 103 (14.59%) Microsoft 365
22 102 (14.45%) Web Services
23 100 (14.16%) Git (software)
24 99 (14.02%) Firewall
25 98 (13.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 95 (13.46%) T-SQL
26 95 (13.46%) AngularJS
27 89 (12.61%) .NET Framework

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 72 (10.20%) Apache
2 48 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 43 (6.09%) CMS
4 40 (5.67%) nginx
5 31 (4.39%) Umbraco
6 29 (4.11%) Tomcat
7 28 (3.97%) MS Exchange
8 26 (3.68%) EPiServer
9 23 (3.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 22 (3.12%) Kentico
11 18 (2.55%) WordPress
12 14 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (1.84%) ejabberd
14 7 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.99%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.99%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.85%) SAS
16 5 (0.71%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 40 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (1.98%) nopCommerce
3 11 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.57%) Bond Adapt
5 2 (0.28%) Relativity
5 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.14%) FastStats
6 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 382 (54.11%) Azure
2 192 (27.20%) AWS
3 103 (14.59%) Microsoft 365
4 58 (8.22%) SaaS
5 47 (6.66%) IaaS
6 41 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 34 (4.82%) PaaS
8 28 (3.97%) Power Platform
9 23 (3.26%) Serverless
10 20 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (2.83%) GCP
11 18 (2.55%) Mimecast
12 17 (2.41%) Amazon ECS
12 17 (2.41%) Amazon EKS
12 17 (2.41%) npm
13 14 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (1.56%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
16 9 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 99 (14.02%) Firewall
2 80 (11.33%) DNS
3 67 (9.49%) TCP/IP
4 52 (7.37%) LAN
5 49 (6.94%) DHCP
6 44 (6.23%) VPN
7 42 (5.95%) VLAN
8 35 (4.96%) Internet
9 34 (4.82%) WAN
10 28 (3.97%) Network Security
11 24 (3.40%) HTTP
12 20 (2.83%) BGP
12 20 (2.83%) SNMP
13 18 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (2.55%) Diameter Protocol
14 17 (2.41%) SAN
14 17 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (1.98%) VoIP
16 13 (1.84%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (58.78%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (4.53%) MySQL
5 29 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (3.40%) Power BI
7 21 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (2.83%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 20 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 19 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 19 (2.69%) Big Data
9 19 (2.69%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (1.98%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.84%) Redis
15 12 (1.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 100 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 64 (9.07%) TeamCity
3 61 (8.64%) Visual Studio
4 45 (6.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 44 (6.23%) Jenkins
6 26 (3.68%) Bitbucket
6 26 (3.68%) JIRA
7 15 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.84%) GoCD
8 13 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (1.56%) Visual Studio Code
10 10 (1.42%) Travis CI
11 9 (1.27%) gulp
11 9 (1.27%) NUnit
12 8 (1.13%) GitLab
12 8 (1.13%) jspm
12 8 (1.13%) Moq
13 7 (0.99%) Gradle
13 7 (0.99%) Maven
13 7 (0.99%) MSTest
General
1 140 (19.83%) Social Skills
2 79 (11.19%) Finance
3 58 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.68%) Organisational Skills
5 20 (2.83%) Games
6 18 (2.55%) Aerospace
7 14 (1.98%) Legal
8 13 (1.84%) Police
9 12 (1.70%) Law
9 12 (1.70%) Marketing
10 11 (1.56%) Back Office
10 11 (1.56%) Retail
11 10 (1.42%) Automotive
12 9 (1.27%) French Language
12 9 (1.27%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
14 4 (0.57%) Banking
14 4 (0.57%) Front Office
14 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 216 (30.59%) Developer
2 104 (14.73%) .NET Developer
3 85 (12.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 75 (10.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 74 (10.48%) C# Developer
6 69 (9.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 63 (8.92%) Support Engineer
8 61 (8.64%) Senior Developer
9 57 (8.07%) Software Developer
10 55 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
11 52 (7.37%) Azure Engineer
12 50 (7.08%) Applications Support
13 48 (6.80%) IT Engineer
14 35 (4.96%) VMware Engineer
15 34 (4.82%) SQL Developer
16 33 (4.67%) Applications Engineer
16 33 (4.67%) Applications Support Engineer
17 29 (4.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 29 (4.11%) Analyst
17 29 (4.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (39.94%) .NET
2 161 (22.80%) HTML
3 156 (22.10%) ASP.NET
4 146 (20.68%) CSS
5 102 (14.45%) Web Services
6 95 (13.46%) AngularJS
7 89 (12.61%) .NET Framework
8 85 (12.04%) jQuery
9 82 (11.61%) .NET Core
10 68 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 61 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 58 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 57 (8.07%) REST
14 52 (7.37%) React
15 49 (6.94%) XML
16 48 (6.80%) Entity Framework
17 43 (6.09%) HTML5
18 40 (5.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 37 (5.24%) JSON
20 35 (4.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.07%) Clustering
2 55 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 36 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.40%) User Experience
6 23 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 20 (2.83%) NHS
8 19 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (2.41%) Public Cloud
10 15 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.98%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (1.84%) PKI
13 12 (1.70%) Private Cloud
14 11 (1.56%) Virtual Team
15 10 (1.42%) Cloud Native
16 7 (0.99%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.71%) Derivative
17 5 (0.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 472 (66.86%) Windows
2 297 (42.07%) Windows Server
3 162 (22.95%) Linux
4 43 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (5.10%) CentOS
6 34 (4.82%) Windows Server 2016
7 32 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (3.26%) Windows 7
9 22 (3.12%) Ubuntu
10 20 (2.83%) Debian
11 17 (2.41%) Unix
11 17 (2.41%) Windows 10
12 15 (2.12%) Windows Server 2019
13 12 (1.70%) AIX
14 11 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.27%) Android
15 9 (1.27%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.71%) VMS
18 2 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (28.75%) DevOps
2 158 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (20.68%) MVC
4 98 (13.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 74 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
6 61 (8.64%) Computer Science
7 59 (8.36%) E-Commerce
8 55 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (7.79%) Project Delivery
8 55 (7.79%) Web Development
9 50 (7.08%) TDD
10 49 (6.94%) ITIL
11 42 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 41 (5.81%) Project Management
13 39 (5.52%) OO
14 38 (5.38%) Load Balancing
15 37 (5.24%) High Availability
16 36 (5.10%) Infrastructure as Code
16 36 (5.10%) Scrum
17 35 (4.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 295 (41.78%) SQL
2 278 (39.38%) C#
3 185 (26.20%) PowerShell
4 162 (22.95%) JavaScript
5 95 (13.46%) T-SQL
6 46 (6.52%) Python
7 45 (6.37%) Bash Shell
7 45 (6.37%) PHP
8 40 (5.67%) TypeScript
9 35 (4.96%) Java
10 20 (2.83%) Perl
11 18 (2.55%) C
11 18 (2.55%) VB
11 18 (2.55%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.84%) Ruby
13 9 (1.27%) C++
13 9 (1.27%) VBScript
14 7 (0.99%) VB6
15 5 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 120 (17.00%) Degree
2 40 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 30 (4.25%) CISSP
5 28 (3.97%) SC Cleared
6 27 (3.82%) IISP
7 23 (3.26%) CISM
7 23 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (2.41%) CISA
9 15 (2.12%) CEH
10 13 (1.84%) HNC
10 13 (1.84%) MCSE
11 12 (1.70%) CCSA
11 12 (1.70%) OSCP
12 10 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.13%) CCNA
14 6 (0.85%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 4 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.96%) SLA
2 32 (4.53%) QA
3 14 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.98%) WAI
4 10 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.27%) GRC
6 5 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.57%) PMO
7 4 (0.57%) RMADS
8 2 (0.28%) GDPR
8 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 196 (27.76%) Active Directory
2 82 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (8.22%) Hyper-V
4 46 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (6.09%) Docker
6 18 (2.55%) iptables
6 18 (2.55%) KVM
6 18 (2.55%) QEMU
7 13 (1.84%) Kamailio
7 13 (1.84%) Postfix
8 12 (1.70%) vSphere
8 12 (1.70%) XenApp
9 8 (1.13%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.71%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.57%) Ceph
12 4 (0.57%) NFS
12 4 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 67 (9.49%) Puppet
2 61 (8.64%) Ansible
3 58 (8.22%) SCCM
4 41 (5.81%) Microsoft Clustering
5 39 (5.52%) Terraform
6 37 (5.24%) Kubernetes
7 29 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (3.68%) HAProxy
9 22 (3.12%) Galera Cluster
10 20 (2.83%) ZABBIX
11 17 (2.41%) WSUS
12 13 (1.84%) SCOM
13 12 (1.70%) QRadar
14 9 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (1.27%) vCenter Server
15 8 (1.13%) NetBackup
15 8 (1.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 335 (47.45%) Microsoft
2 157 (22.24%) VMware
3 53 (7.51%) Cisco
4 40 (5.67%) Citrix
5 36 (5.10%) Oracle
6 34 (4.82%) HP
7 23 (3.26%) Sitecore
8 22 (3.12%) Percona
8 22 (3.12%) SonicWALL
9 19 (2.69%) Mitel
9 19 (2.69%) Red Hat
10 18 (2.55%) GENBAND
10 18 (2.55%) Juniper
11 17 (2.41%) Veeam
12 13 (1.84%) McAfee
12 13 (1.84%) Nortel
13 12 (1.70%) AlienVault
14 11 (1.56%) NetApp
14 11 (1.56%) SolarWinds
14 11 (1.56%) Symantec