Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 115 195
Rank change year-on-year +12 +80 -11
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 91 98 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.39% 2.27% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.86% 6.59% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 70 64 62
10th Percentile £43,000 £35,050 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,250 £43,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £64,144 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% +33.33%
75th Percentile £79,375 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £85,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +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 1,553 1,486 1,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.79% 34.43% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,387 1,194 1,444
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,768 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,121 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £77,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 11 May 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 11 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
Stockport +23 2 - -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Sale - 2 - -
IaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 72 (79.12%) PaaS
2 71 (78.02%) Azure
3 46 (50.55%) SaaS
4 44 (48.35%) DevOps
5 37 (40.66%) AWS
6 34 (37.36%) Kubernetes
7 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
8 31 (34.07%) Active Directory
9 29 (31.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 29 (31.87%) PowerShell
10 28 (30.77%) Ansible
10 28 (30.77%) Windows
11 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (25.27%) SQL
13 21 (23.08%) Python
14 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure as Code
15 18 (19.78%) Migration
15 18 (19.78%) Terraform
15 18 (19.78%) Public Cloud
16 17 (18.68%) Docker
16 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
17 16 (17.58%) Opscode Chef
17 16 (17.58%) Puppet
18 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
18 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
18 15 (16.48%) GCP
18 15 (16.48%) Linux
18 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
19 13 (14.29%) VMware

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 11 (12.09%) IIS
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) Mule
3 1 (1.10%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 72 (79.12%) PaaS
2 71 (78.02%) Azure
3 46 (50.55%) SaaS
4 37 (40.66%) AWS
5 29 (31.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (16.48%) GCP
7 10 (10.99%) Serverless
8 9 (9.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 7 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (5.49%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (3.30%) Azure Logic Apps
11 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (2.20%) Firebase
12 2 (2.20%) GitHub
12 2 (2.20%) OpenShift
13 1 (1.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 1 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (1.10%) Azure Service Bus
13 1 (1.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) VPN
2 4 (4.40%) DNS
2 4 (4.40%) Network Security
2 4 (4.40%) Skype
3 3 (3.30%) DHCP
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) AMQP
4 2 (2.20%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) SD-WAN
4 2 (2.20%) SNMP
4 2 (2.20%) SSL
5 1 (1.10%) MPLS
5 1 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) VLAN
5 1 (1.10%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) Data Lake
3 4 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (4.40%) Big Data
4 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (7.69%) GitLab
3 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
1 7 (7.69%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Law
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Billing
4 1 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Architect
2 26 (28.57%) Azure Architect
3 18 (19.78%) Azure Engineer
4 17 (18.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (16.48%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (12.09%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) IT Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) Consultant
10 6 (6.59%) Developer
11 5 (5.49%) PowerShell Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.40%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) Web Services
3 7 (7.69%) REST
4 5 (5.49%) Kafka
4 5 (5.49%) Node.js
5 3 (3.30%) COM
5 3 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.20%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.20%) Apollo GraphQL
6 2 (2.20%) Spring
6 2 (2.20%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.10%) CSS
7 1 (1.10%) Django
7 1 (1.10%) Flask
7 1 (1.10%) JSON
7 1 (1.10%) SailPoint
7 1 (1.10%) SAML
7 1 (1.10%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.49%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Windows
2 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
3 15 (16.48%) Linux
4 9 (9.89%) Unix
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.35%) DevOps
2 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure as Code
3 19 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 18 (19.78%) Migration
5 12 (13.19%) Configuration Management
6 11 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (12.09%) Microservices
6 11 (12.09%) Server Building
6 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.89%) Product Strategy
9 8 (8.79%) Server Management
10 7 (7.69%) Analytics
10 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
10 7 (7.69%) Project Delivery
11 6 (6.59%) Data Science
11 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.49%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) PowerShell
2 23 (25.27%) SQL
3 21 (23.08%) Python
4 11 (12.09%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.69%) Perl
5 7 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.40%) R
7 3 (3.30%) ES6
7 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.20%) C#
8 2 (2.20%) Java
8 2 (2.20%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.10%) Go
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
1 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) MCSA
2 6 (6.59%) MCSE
2 6 (6.59%) MCTS
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.49%) CEH
3 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.49%) OCP
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.30%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.10%) CCSP
5 1 (1.10%) CISA
5 1 (1.10%) CISM
5 1 (1.10%) CISSP
5 1 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) GIAC
5 1 (1.10%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.40%) NCSC
3 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.10%) GDPR
4 1 (1.10%) PMO
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 31 (34.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.68%) Docker
3 6 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.10%) KVM
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 34 (37.36%) Kubernetes
2 28 (30.77%) Ansible
3 18 (19.78%) Terraform
4 16 (17.58%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (17.58%) Puppet
5 11 (12.09%) SCCM
6 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (9.89%) SCOM
7 7 (7.69%) CFEngine
8 4 (4.40%) Grafana
8 4 (4.40%) Prometheus
9 3 (3.30%) Consul
9 3 (3.30%) Graphite
9 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (3.30%) Opsview
9 3 (3.30%) Packer
9 3 (3.30%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Google
2 13 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (4.40%) Databricks
3 4 (4.40%) Sparx
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.10%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.10%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.10%) Splunk
5 1 (1.10%) Talend
5 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.10%) Veeam