Period
to 2 March 2021

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

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 142 224
Rank change year-on-year +39 +82 -23
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 81 91 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.30% 1.76% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.04% 5.05% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 84 86 54
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £41,625
90th Percentile £80,875 £75,000 £87,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £54,486 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.53% -9.19% +20.00%

IaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,341 1,803 1,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.05% 34.82% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,491 1,557
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £80,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +16.28%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Manchester

IaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IaaS in Manchester.

Salary trend for IaaS in Manchester

IaaS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in Manchester over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for IaaS in Manchester

IaaS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 2 March 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
Salford +17 2 £52,500 -22.22%
Oldham - 2 £55,170 -
IaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, IT jobs citing IaaS 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 60 (74.07%) PaaS
2 58 (71.60%) Azure
3 48 (59.26%) SaaS
4 29 (35.80%) DevOps
5 28 (34.57%) AWS
6 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 26 (32.10%) Python
8 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (29.63%) Windows
10 22 (27.16%) Migration
11 19 (23.46%) SQL
11 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
12 16 (19.75%) Public Cloud
12 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
12 16 (19.75%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (18.52%) Kubernetes
13 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (17.28%) Big Data
15 13 (16.05%) Finance
15 13 (16.05%) IIS
15 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (16.05%) Microservices
15 13 (16.05%) Skype
15 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
15 13 (16.05%) Data Lake
16 12 (14.81%) Terraform
16 12 (14.81%) Analytics
16 12 (14.81%) TOGAF
17 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
17 11 (13.58%) Server Building

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (16.05%) IIS
2 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.23%) Mule
4 1 (1.23%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 60 (74.07%) PaaS
2 58 (71.60%) Azure
3 48 (59.26%) SaaS
4 28 (34.57%) AWS
5 11 (13.58%) Serverless
6 8 (9.88%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (6.17%) OneDrive
8 4 (4.94%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (4.94%) GCP
9 3 (3.70%) Mimecast
9 3 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (1.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (1.23%) Azure Functions
11 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) Skype
2 9 (11.11%) DNS
3 7 (8.64%) WAN
4 6 (7.41%) DHCP
5 4 (4.94%) SNMP
6 3 (3.70%) MPLS
6 3 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.70%) VLAN
7 2 (2.47%) VSAN
8 1 (1.23%) BGP
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.23%) Firewall
8 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.23%) Network Security
8 1 (1.23%) OSPF
8 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.23%) VPN
8 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.28%) Big Data
3 13 (16.05%) Data Lake
4 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.70%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) Power BI
7 1 (1.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (6.17%) GitLab
1 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) SonarQube
2 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Law
3 2 (2.47%) Housing Association
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Architect
2 25 (30.86%) Azure Architect
3 19 (23.46%) Azure Engineer
4 16 (19.75%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) Data Architect
6 11 (13.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
7 9 (11.11%) Big Data Solutions Architect
8 8 (9.88%) IT Engineer
8 8 (9.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (8.64%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) Analyst
11 5 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) REST
1 9 (11.11%) Web Services
2 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) Node.js
3 3 (3.70%) Kafka
3 3 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (2.47%) SAML
5 1 (1.23%) COM
5 1 (1.23%) CSS
5 1 (1.23%) Django
5 1 (1.23%) Flask
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.94%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (6.17%) Unix
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.23%) VMS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) DevOps
2 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.16%) Migration
4 16 (19.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.05%) Microservices
7 12 (14.81%) Analytics
7 12 (14.81%) TOGAF
8 11 (13.58%) Server Building
8 11 (13.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (11.11%) TDD
11 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
11 8 (9.88%) Server Management
12 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
13 6 (7.41%) Data Science
13 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (7.41%) Project Delivery
14 5 (6.17%) DevSecOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) Python
2 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 19 (23.46%) SQL
3 11 (13.58%) R
4 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.17%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) ES6
7 3 (3.70%) Go
7 3 (3.70%) Java
7 3 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) MCSA
2 7 (8.64%) MCSE
2 7 (8.64%) MCTS
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.17%) CEH
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.94%) AWS Certification
4 4 (4.94%) OCP
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.23%) CISA
5 1 (1.23%) CISM
5 1 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) GIAC
5 1 (1.23%) ISACA
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.94%) NCSC
3 2 (2.47%) PMO
4 1 (1.23%) GDPR
4 1 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) Docker
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) KVM
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Kubernetes
2 12 (14.81%) Terraform
3 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (11.11%) Puppet
4 8 (9.88%) Ansible
5 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (6.17%) CFEngine
7 4 (4.94%) SCCM
8 2 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.23%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.23%) Rancher
9 1 (1.23%) Salt
9 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) Databricks
2 11 (13.58%) Sparx
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (6.17%) Google
5 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.47%) Veeam
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Juniper
7 1 (1.23%) Meraki
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec
7 1 (1.23%) Talend
7 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.23%) Wyse