Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 327 277 246
Rank change year-on-year -50 -31 -22
Permanent jobs citing IIS 476 1,471 2,136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.92% 1.17% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.53% 8.02% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 451 1,260 1,814
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £75,000
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 7,291 18,349 24,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.11% 14.63% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,108 14,882 19,757
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -19 177 £60,000 -4.00% 26
South East +1 96 £50,000 - 19
North of England -5 95 £42,500 -10.53% 28
Midlands +65 58 £42,500 +4.94% 19
North West +44 56 £45,000 +4.05% 19
West Midlands +57 45 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Yorkshire -14 27 £41,000 -18.00% 6
South West +71 25 £41,250 -2.94% 11
East Midlands +58 13 £42,500 +34.92% 8
East of England +58 12 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North East +15 12 £41,000 -24.07% 3
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 273 (57.35%) Windows
2 272 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 262 (55.04%) Azure
4 248 (52.10%) SQL
5 225 (47.27%) Microsoft
6 201 (42.23%) .NET
7 181 (38.03%) C#
7 181 (38.03%) PowerShell
8 176 (36.97%) Windows Server
9 159 (33.40%) Active Directory
10 125 (26.26%) DevOps
11 112 (23.53%) VMware
12 104 (21.85%) JavaScript
13 101 (21.22%) Office 365
14 94 (19.75%) T-SQL
15 92 (19.33%) ASP.NET
16 90 (18.91%) Finance
17 86 (18.07%) CSS
18 82 (17.23%) DNS
19 80 (16.81%) HTML
19 80 (16.81%) MVC
19 80 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
20 79 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
21 74 (15.55%) ITIL
21 74 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
22 73 (15.34%) Git (software)
23 70 (14.71%) AWS
24 66 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web API
24 66 (13.87%) Linux
25 62 (13.03%) Firewall

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 54 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.09%) Apache
3 26 (5.46%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.36%) Confluence
5 14 (2.94%) MS Exchange
6 13 (2.73%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.52%) nginx
8 11 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.31%) SAS
9 7 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.47%) JBoss
10 6 (1.26%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.05%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.84%) CMS
12 4 (0.84%) WordPress
13 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.63%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 11 (2.31%) SAP GTS
2 9 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 262 (55.04%) Azure
2 101 (21.22%) Office 365
3 70 (14.71%) AWS
4 50 (10.50%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (9.45%) SaaS
6 40 (8.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 39 (8.19%) IaaS
8 38 (7.98%) PaaS
9 19 (3.99%) npm
10 17 (3.57%) Power Platform
11 10 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (1.89%) Power Automate
13 8 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (1.68%) Serverless
14 7 (1.47%) GCP
15 6 (1.26%) Amazon S3
15 6 (1.26%) PowerApps
16 5 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (1.05%) Mimecast
17 4 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 82 (17.23%) DNS
2 62 (13.03%) Firewall
3 42 (8.82%) DHCP
4 39 (8.19%) TCP/IP
4 39 (8.19%) VPN
5 37 (7.77%) WAN
6 36 (7.56%) LAN
7 34 (7.14%) Internet
8 17 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (3.36%) SAN
10 15 (3.15%) VLAN
11 13 (2.73%) SSL
12 12 (2.52%) Network Security
13 11 (2.31%) Wireless
14 10 (2.10%) VoIP
15 9 (1.89%) HTTP
15 9 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (1.68%) MPLS
16 8 (1.68%) Skype
17 7 (1.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.19%) Azure SQL Database
2 39 (8.19%) MySQL
3 29 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.78%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.52%) DB2
7 12 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (2.31%) Redis
9 9 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
10 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.47%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.26%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.84%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 73 (15.34%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 38 (7.98%) Visual Studio
4 34 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 30 (6.30%) NUnit
6 29 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (5.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 22 (4.62%) MSTest
9 21 (4.41%) JIRA
10 20 (4.20%) Bitbucket
10 20 (4.20%) SpecFlow
11 17 (3.57%) Jenkins
12 10 (2.10%) gulp
12 10 (2.10%) jspm
13 9 (1.89%) Moq
13 9 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (1.89%) Visual Studio Code
14 7 (1.47%) webpack
15 5 (1.05%) Bitbucket Server
16 4 (0.84%) Gatling
General
1 90 (18.91%) Finance
2 22 (4.62%) Law
3 15 (3.15%) Games
4 14 (2.94%) Marketing
5 10 (2.10%) Legal
6 8 (1.68%) Banking
7 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Back Office
8 3 (0.63%) Publishing
9 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.42%) Police
9 2 (0.42%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.42%) Retail
9 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 109 (22.90%) Developer
2 72 (15.13%) Applications Support
3 68 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 67 (14.08%) Azure Engineer
5 64 (13.45%) .NET Developer
6 55 (11.55%) Applications Engineer
7 53 (11.13%) C# Developer
8 48 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 47 (9.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 46 (9.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 46 (9.66%) Applications Support Engineer
10 46 (9.66%) DevOps Engineer
11 37 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support
12 34 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 31 (6.51%) Software Developer
13 31 (6.51%) Windows Engineer
14 27 (5.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 25 (5.25%) Analyst
16 24 (5.04%) Architect
17 22 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (42.23%) .NET
2 92 (19.33%) ASP.NET
3 86 (18.07%) CSS
4 80 (16.81%) HTML
5 66 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 59 (12.39%) jQuery
7 55 (11.55%) AngularJS
8 53 (11.13%) .NET Framework
9 47 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (9.24%) JSON
10 44 (9.24%) XML
11 35 (7.35%) Entity Framework
12 32 (6.72%) .NET Core
12 32 (6.72%) REST
13 30 (6.30%) React
13 30 (6.30%) WCF
14 27 (5.67%) Web Services
15 25 (5.25%) Ajax
16 23 (4.83%) ASP.NET Core
17 22 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.25%) Replication
3 19 (3.99%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.78%) PKI
4 18 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.15%) Clustering
6 12 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.31%) User Experience
8 10 (2.10%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.89%) iPhone
9 9 (1.89%) PlayStation
10 7 (1.47%) NHS
11 5 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.63%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 273 (57.35%) Windows
2 176 (36.97%) Windows Server
3 66 (13.87%) Linux
4 36 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (6.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 23 (4.83%) Unix
7 21 (4.41%) Windows Server 2019
8 20 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (3.99%) Windows 10
10 14 (2.94%) Windows 7
11 12 (2.52%) Android
12 8 (1.68%) VMS
13 6 (1.26%) Debian
14 5 (1.05%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.63%) Solaris
15 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (26.26%) DevOps
2 80 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (16.81%) MVC
3 74 (15.55%) ITIL
3 74 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (10.92%) Fintech
5 50 (10.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 43 (9.03%) TDD
7 41 (8.61%) Project Management
8 32 (6.72%) Unit Testing
9 29 (6.09%) Migration
10 28 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (5.88%) Microservices
10 28 (5.88%) Scrum
11 27 (5.67%) High Availability
12 26 (5.46%) Web Development
13 24 (5.04%) Configuration Management
13 24 (5.04%) Project Delivery
14 23 (4.83%) CRM
14 23 (4.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 248 (52.10%) SQL
2 181 (38.03%) C#
2 181 (38.03%) PowerShell
3 104 (21.85%) JavaScript
4 94 (19.75%) T-SQL
5 36 (7.56%) Python
6 30 (6.30%) TypeScript
7 27 (5.67%) Java
8 18 (3.78%) VB
9 11 (2.31%) PHP
10 9 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.89%) C
11 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.05%) Perl
12 5 (1.05%) VBScript
13 4 (0.84%) Scala
14 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.42%) C++
15 2 (0.42%) Ruby
15 2 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (10.08%) Degree
2 26 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.52%) CCNA
4 12 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.52%) MCSE
5 11 (2.31%) MCSA
6 10 (2.10%) MCP
7 7 (1.47%) CCNP
7 7 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (1.47%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.63%) CISSP
9 3 (0.63%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.42%) HNC
10 2 (0.42%) MCITP
10 2 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.21%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.46%) SLA
2 20 (4.20%) QA
3 11 (2.31%) COBIT
4 8 (1.68%) GDPR
5 7 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 159 (33.40%) Active Directory
2 79 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.93%) Docker
5 19 (3.99%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (3.99%) XenApp
6 16 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (3.36%) vSphere
7 15 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (2.31%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.10%) Terminal Server
10 7 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.26%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (1.05%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.84%) Firmware
13 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 48 (10.08%) Puppet
1 48 (10.08%) Terraform
2 37 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (6.93%) Ansible
4 24 (5.04%) Kubernetes
5 23 (4.83%) SCCM
6 21 (4.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 17 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.89%) MIIS
9 8 (1.68%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.05%) SCOM
12 4 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.84%) Grafana
12 4 (0.84%) Nagios
12 4 (0.84%) Rancher
12 4 (0.84%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.84%) WSUS
13 3 (0.63%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 225 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 112 (23.53%) VMware
3 53 (11.13%) Citrix
4 51 (10.71%) Cisco
5 33 (6.93%) Oracle
6 24 (5.04%) HP
7 19 (3.99%) Google
7 19 (3.99%) Veeam
8 17 (3.57%) Atlassian
9 16 (3.36%) IBM
9 16 (3.36%) ServiceNow
10 14 (2.94%) SAP
11 12 (2.52%) CA
12 11 (2.31%) Hyperion
12 11 (2.31%) PeopleSoft
12 11 (2.31%) Remedy
12 11 (2.31%) Siebel
13 9 (1.89%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.89%) Splunk
14 8 (1.68%) BeyondTrust