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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 187 170 188
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 15 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.30% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.72% 3.08% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 2
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,000 £68,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £74,000 £92,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 552 325 219
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.16% 9.64% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 456 262 186
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing IaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Manchester

IaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS in Manchester.

Salary trend for IaaS in Manchester

IaaS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 3 £48,750 -
Salford - 2 £44,625 -
IaaS
North West

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 46 (93.88%) PaaS
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (48.98%) ITIL
5 22 (44.90%) Linux
5 22 (44.90%) VMware
6 21 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 21 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (38.78%) Service Management
7 19 (38.78%) Data Protection
8 18 (36.73%) SaaS
9 16 (32.65%) DevOps
10 14 (28.57%) SAN
10 14 (28.57%) NetApp
10 14 (28.57%) Solaris
10 14 (28.57%) OpenVMS
11 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (24.49%) Programme Management
12 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
12 12 (24.49%) Windows
12 12 (24.49%) ITSM
13 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
14 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (20.41%) MS PowerPoint
14 10 (20.41%) MS Office
15 9 (18.37%) SQL
15 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
15 9 (18.37%) Degree

IaaS
Top Related 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 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.08%) nginx
4 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.04%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Jetty
5 1 (2.04%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 46 (93.88%) PaaS
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (36.73%) SaaS
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.08%) Office 365
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.04%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (2.04%) Heroku
7 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) LAN
3 4 (8.16%) WAN
4 2 (4.08%) BGP
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) IPsec
4 2 (4.08%) Skype
4 2 (4.08%) VLAN
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) WLAN
5 1 (2.04%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) MPLS
5 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) OLAP
6 1 (2.04%) OLTP
6 1 (2.04%) Power BI
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.16%) Selenium
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
4 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.04%) Ant
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.04%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.04%) GoCD
5 1 (2.04%) Gradle
5 1 (2.04%) Hudson
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) DBA
3 7 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (10.20%) DevOps Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Operations Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Technology Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Architecture Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (2.04%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.04%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.04%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.04%) MDX
3 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 7 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 7 (14.29%) iPad
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) OpenVMS
2 14 (28.57%) Solaris
3 12 (24.49%) Windows
4 8 (16.33%) Unix
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.08%) CentOS
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.04%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) ITIL
3 19 (38.78%) Data Protection
3 19 (38.78%) Service Management
4 16 (32.65%) DevOps
5 12 (24.49%) ITSM
5 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
5 12 (24.49%) Programme Management
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.33%) Data Management
7 8 (16.33%) High Availability
8 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (14.29%) QMS
8 7 (14.29%) Statistics
9 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.16%) Python
4 4 (8.16%) Ruby
5 3 (6.12%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) Go
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Korn
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
2 7 (14.29%) QA
2 7 (14.29%) SLA
3 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
3 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.04%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.33%) Docker
3 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) Xen
4 2 (4.08%) vCloud
5 1 (2.04%) KVM
5 1 (2.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) Ansible
3 3 (6.12%) Terraform
4 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.04%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 14 (28.57%) NetApp
4 3 (6.12%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.08%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.08%) Google
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau