Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 280 279 250
Rank change year-on-year -1 -29 -25
Permanent jobs citing IIS 518 1,492 2,184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.15% 1.14% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.02% 7.68% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 471 1,282 1,849
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 6,458 19,436 26,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.30% 14.89% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,307 15,433 21,038
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +14 172 £60,000 -7.69% 24
North of England +65 120 £45,000 +4.65% 31
South East +38 114 £45,000 -10.00% 12
North West +85 76 £53,500 +25.88% 20
Midlands +71 57 £42,500 +13.33% 11
West Midlands +73 45 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire +50 35 £42,500 -10.53% 9
South West +98 25 £41,500 -2.35% 8
East of England +83 21 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands +60 12 £42,500 +41.67% 1
North East +16 9 £43,000 +38.41% 2
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 323 (62.36%) SQL Server
2 304 (58.69%) Windows
3 270 (52.12%) Microsoft
4 267 (51.54%) Azure
5 263 (50.77%) SQL
6 214 (41.31%) .NET
7 209 (40.35%) Windows Server
8 189 (36.49%) C#
9 177 (34.17%) PowerShell
10 172 (33.20%) Active Directory
11 138 (26.64%) DevOps
12 128 (24.71%) JavaScript
13 117 (22.59%) T-SQL
14 114 (22.01%) Finance
15 112 (21.62%) ASP.NET
16 110 (21.24%) ITIL
17 109 (21.04%) Office 365
18 102 (19.69%) CSS
19 99 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
20 94 (18.15%) HTML
20 94 (18.15%) VMware
21 92 (17.76%) MVC
22 87 (16.80%) Degree
22 87 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
23 85 (16.41%) jQuery
24 84 (16.22%) Git (software)
25 80 (15.44%) AWS
25 80 (15.44%) DNS
26 72 (13.90%) SharePoint
27 71 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (13.90%) SharePoint
2 47 (9.07%) Tomcat
3 33 (6.37%) Apache
4 21 (4.05%) MS Exchange
5 20 (3.86%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.67%) Confluence
7 15 (2.90%) SAS
8 12 (2.32%) nginx
9 11 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.93%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.74%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.54%) JBoss
12 8 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
15 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 64 (12.36%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 15 (2.90%) SAP GTS
2 11 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.77%) FastStats
3 4 (0.77%) Unica
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 267 (51.54%) Azure
2 109 (21.04%) Office 365
3 80 (15.44%) AWS
4 69 (13.32%) IaaS
5 68 (13.13%) SaaS
6 67 (12.93%) PaaS
7 55 (10.62%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (5.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (3.67%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (3.47%) Power Platform
11 16 (3.09%) npm
12 10 (1.93%) Power Automate
13 8 (1.54%) GCP
14 6 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (1.16%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.97%) NuGet
15 5 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 80 (15.44%) DNS
2 60 (11.58%) Firewall
3 45 (8.69%) Internet
4 41 (7.92%) VPN
5 40 (7.72%) DHCP
6 28 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 26 (5.02%) LAN
8 22 (4.25%) SAN
9 20 (3.86%) WAN
10 14 (2.70%) Skype
10 14 (2.70%) SSL
11 13 (2.51%) Wireless
12 12 (2.32%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (2.12%) MPLS
13 11 (2.12%) VoIP
14 10 (1.93%) Network Security
15 9 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (1.35%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (62.36%) SQL Server
2 57 (11.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 55 (10.62%) MySQL
4 35 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (4.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 24 (4.63%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 20 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
7 19 (3.67%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (3.09%) DB2
9 16 (3.09%) Redis
9 16 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.54%) Power BI
14 5 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 84 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 66 (12.74%) Visual Studio
3 44 (8.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 40 (7.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 38 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (5.98%) TeamCity
7 30 (5.79%) JIRA
8 26 (5.02%) NUnit
9 20 (3.86%) MSTest
10 19 (3.67%) Bitbucket
11 16 (3.09%) SpecFlow
12 12 (2.32%) Jenkins
13 11 (2.12%) Visual Studio Code
14 8 (1.54%) gulp
14 8 (1.54%) jspm
15 7 (1.35%) Moq
15 7 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (1.35%) webpack
16 5 (0.97%) ReSharper
16 5 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 114 (22.01%) Finance
2 26 (5.02%) Law
3 19 (3.67%) Marketing
4 18 (3.47%) Legal
5 14 (2.70%) Games
6 10 (1.93%) Banking
7 9 (1.74%) Public Sector
8 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.77%) Back Office
9 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.58%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Police
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 136 (26.25%) Developer
2 72 (13.90%) Applications Support
2 72 (13.90%) C# Developer
3 69 (13.32%) .NET Developer
4 57 (11.00%) Support Engineer
5 49 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (8.49%) Analyst
7 39 (7.53%) Applications Engineer
7 39 (7.53%) Architect
7 39 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 37 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 34 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 33 (6.37%) Applications Support Engineer
11 32 (6.18%) Azure Engineer
12 31 (5.98%) Support Analyst
13 29 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
13 29 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
14 26 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 25 (4.83%) Administrator
15 25 (4.83%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (41.31%) .NET
2 112 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 102 (19.69%) CSS
4 94 (18.15%) HTML
5 85 (16.41%) jQuery
6 71 (13.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 65 (12.55%) .NET Framework
7 65 (12.55%) XML
8 64 (12.36%) AngularJS
9 60 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (10.04%) JSON
11 46 (8.88%) Web Services
12 41 (7.92%) REST
13 37 (7.14%) Ajax
13 37 (7.14%) Entity Framework
14 36 (6.95%) WCF
15 30 (5.79%) ASP.NET Core
16 28 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 28 (5.41%) React
17 25 (4.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 28 (5.41%) PKI
4 25 (4.83%) Replication
5 24 (4.63%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.67%) Clustering
7 16 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.70%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.93%) User Experience
10 9 (1.74%) iPhone
10 9 (1.74%) PlayStation
11 7 (1.35%) NHS
12 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.77%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.77%) EFT
13 3 (0.58%) CESG
13 3 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 304 (58.69%) Windows
2 209 (40.35%) Windows Server
3 68 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (12.93%) Linux
5 65 (12.55%) Windows Server 2016
6 45 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.25%) Windows Server 2019
8 21 (4.05%) Windows 10
9 16 (3.09%) Unix
10 15 (2.90%) Android
11 14 (2.70%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.35%) VMS
13 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.97%) Debian
14 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.58%) Solaris
14 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.58%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (26.64%) DevOps
2 110 (21.24%) ITIL
3 99 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (17.76%) MVC
5 87 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (10.62%) Fintech
7 54 (10.42%) TDD
8 52 (10.04%) Computer Science
9 47 (9.07%) Unit Testing
10 46 (8.88%) Project Management
11 43 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 36 (6.95%) Microservices
13 35 (6.76%) Software Engineering
14 33 (6.37%) CRM
14 33 (6.37%) Scrum
15 32 (6.18%) Configuration Management
15 32 (6.18%) Cybersecurity
15 32 (6.18%) Release Management
16 30 (5.79%) Migration
16 30 (5.79%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 263 (50.77%) SQL
2 189 (36.49%) C#
3 177 (34.17%) PowerShell
4 128 (24.71%) JavaScript
5 117 (22.59%) T-SQL
6 39 (7.53%) TypeScript
7 36 (6.95%) Java
8 31 (5.98%) Python
9 20 (3.86%) VB
10 18 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.12%) VB6
12 9 (1.74%) Perl
13 7 (1.35%) C
13 7 (1.35%) PHP
13 7 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.58%) C++
15 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.58%) XQuery
16 2 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (16.80%) Degree
2 34 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (5.98%) MCP
4 27 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (4.05%) MCSA
6 16 (3.09%) MCSE
6 16 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.90%) CCNA
7 15 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.93%) CISSP
10 9 (1.74%) IISP
11 7 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (1.16%) CCNP
12 6 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (0.97%) ISEB
13 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.02%) GDPR
1 26 (5.02%) QA
2 21 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.05%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.86%) SLA
4 15 (2.90%) COBIT
5 3 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.58%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 172 (33.20%) Active Directory
2 71 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 36 (6.95%) Docker
5 16 (3.09%) Terminal Server
6 15 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.93%) vSphere
10 7 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.16%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.16%) XenApp
12 4 (0.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.77%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.58%) Firmware
13 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.19%) NDS
14 1 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 51 (9.85%) Puppet
2 38 (7.34%) Terraform
3 37 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (6.76%) Ansible
5 31 (5.98%) SCCM
6 22 (4.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 21 (4.05%) Kubernetes
8 19 (3.67%) SCVMM
9 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.54%) SCOM
11 5 (0.97%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.77%) Grafana
12 4 (0.77%) MIIS
12 4 (0.77%) Nessus
12 4 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 270 (52.12%) Microsoft
2 94 (18.15%) VMware
3 56 (10.81%) Cisco
4 46 (8.88%) Oracle
5 45 (8.69%) HP
6 34 (6.56%) Citrix
7 27 (5.21%) IBM
7 27 (5.21%) ServiceNow
8 24 (4.63%) Google
9 20 (3.86%) Remedy
10 19 (3.67%) Dell
11 18 (3.47%) Splunk
12 17 (3.28%) SAP
13 16 (3.09%) Atlassian
13 16 (3.09%) CA
14 15 (2.90%) Hyperion
14 15 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
14 15 (2.90%) Siebel
15 12 (2.32%) Veeam
16 8 (1.54%) Telerik