Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 85 186
Rank change year-on-year -25 +101 +52
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 157 77 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.82% 2.97% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.22% 8.47% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 146 67 70
10th Percentile £44,250 £45,000 "
25th Percentile £46,250 £61,875 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +40.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 " £70,363
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £85,250
North West median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £53,178
% change year-on-year -21.43% +31.63% +11.95%

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 2,526 909 1,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.34% 35.04% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,046 789 1,587
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,256
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Wigan - 6 £55,000 - 1
Bolton - 3 £60,000 - 2
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 - 1
IaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 129 (82.17%) Azure
2 101 (64.33%) AWS
3 91 (57.96%) PaaS
4 76 (48.41%) Microsoft
5 68 (43.31%) SaaS
6 43 (27.39%) VMware
7 42 (26.75%) Windows
8 41 (26.11%) DevOps
9 39 (24.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (24.20%) Python
11 37 (23.57%) Presales
12 36 (22.93%) Docker
13 35 (22.29%) Active Directory
13 35 (22.29%) Data Centre
14 34 (21.66%) GCP
15 33 (21.02%) Security Cleared
16 32 (20.38%) PowerShell
17 31 (19.75%) Cisco
17 31 (19.75%) Kubernetes
17 31 (19.75%) Terraform
17 31 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 28 (17.83%) Windows Server
19 27 (17.20%) SC Cleared
20 25 (15.92%) Infrastructure as Code
21 23 (14.65%) Microsoft 365
21 23 (14.65%) Aruba
21 23 (14.65%) Enterprise Storage
21 23 (14.65%) IBM
21 23 (14.65%) Dell

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 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 129 (82.17%) Azure
2 101 (64.33%) AWS
3 91 (57.96%) PaaS
4 68 (43.31%) SaaS
5 34 (21.66%) GCP
6 23 (14.65%) Microsoft 365
7 20 (12.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (10.19%) Serverless
9 10 (6.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (3.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.55%) Azure Logic Apps
12 4 (2.55%) Firebase
12 4 (2.55%) GitHub
13 3 (1.91%) Slack
14 2 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
14 2 (1.27%) OpenShift
14 2 (1.27%) Power Platform
15 1 (0.64%) AWS CodeCommit
15 1 (0.64%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) WAN
1 13 (8.28%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (7.01%) LAN
3 10 (6.37%) DHCP
3 10 (6.37%) DNS
3 10 (6.37%) Network Security
4 9 (5.73%) Firewall
5 7 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (3.18%) MPLS
7 4 (2.55%) VLAN
8 2 (1.27%) AMQP
8 2 (1.27%) Internet
8 2 (1.27%) SD-WAN
8 2 (1.27%) Wireless
9 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.64%) Skype
9 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (4.46%) MySQL
4 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.55%) DTS
6 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.27%) Power BI
6 2 (1.27%) Tableau
7 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.64%) OLTP
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.10%) GitLab
3 7 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (11.46%) Social Skills
2 15 (9.55%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.10%) Presentation Skills
4 6 (3.82%) Law
4 6 (3.82%) Retail
5 5 (3.18%) Finance
5 5 (3.18%) Legal
6 3 (1.91%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (19.11%) Architect
2 21 (13.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) Azure Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) Cloud Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) Cloud Specialist
3 19 (12.10%) Data Centre Specialist
4 14 (8.92%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.28%) Consultant
6 12 (7.64%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (6.37%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) AWS Architect
8 8 (5.10%) Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Senior Architect
9 7 (4.46%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (4.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Senior Cloud Architect
10 6 (3.82%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.92%) .NET
2 13 (8.28%) LDAP
3 8 (5.10%) ARM Templates
4 5 (3.18%) Node.js
5 4 (2.55%) Apollo GraphQL
5 4 (2.55%) React
5 4 (2.55%) YAML
6 2 (1.27%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.27%) Kafka
6 2 (1.27%) REST
6 2 (1.27%) Spring
6 2 (1.27%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.27%) Web Services
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.29%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (8.28%) PKI
3 13 (8.28%) Public Cloud
4 11 (7.01%) Clustering
5 6 (3.82%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.82%) Replication
6 5 (3.18%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.55%) User Experience
8 3 (1.91%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.27%) NHS
10 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.75%) Windows
2 28 (17.83%) Windows Server
3 22 (14.01%) Linux
4 9 (5.73%) Unix
5 6 (3.82%) Android
5 6 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.82%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.82%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.55%) VMS
8 2 (1.27%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.11%) DevOps
2 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (23.57%) Presales
4 31 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 25 (15.92%) Infrastructure as Code
6 21 (13.38%) Migration
7 19 (12.10%) Configuration Management
7 19 (12.10%) Sales Enablement
8 17 (10.83%) Architectural Design
8 17 (10.83%) Microservices
9 16 (10.19%) ITIL
10 15 (9.55%) Change Management
11 14 (8.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (8.28%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (7.64%) Full Stack Development
13 12 (7.64%) High Availability
13 12 (7.64%) Project Delivery
13 12 (7.64%) Software Engineering
14 10 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (5.10%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.20%) Python
2 32 (20.38%) PowerShell
3 21 (13.38%) Bash Shell
4 20 (12.74%) SQL
5 7 (4.46%) C#
5 7 (4.46%) Perl
6 4 (2.55%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.55%) Kotlin
6 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.55%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.91%) Go
7 3 (1.91%) Ruby
8 2 (1.27%) Java
9 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (21.02%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.10%) MCSA
4 8 (5.10%) MCTS
5 7 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.55%) Degree
7 3 (1.91%) MCSE
8 2 (1.27%) OCP
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.64%) CISSP
9 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.64%) GDPR
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) SOC 2
System Software
1 39 (24.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (22.93%) Docker
3 35 (22.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.27%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (19.75%) Kubernetes
1 31 (19.75%) Terraform
2 18 (11.46%) Ansible
3 14 (8.92%) Puppet
4 13 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.73%) Grafana
5 9 (5.73%) Prometheus
5 9 (5.73%) SCCM
6 7 (4.46%) CFEngine
7 4 (2.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.64%) SCOM
8 1 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (48.41%) Microsoft
2 43 (27.39%) VMware
3 31 (19.75%) Cisco
4 23 (14.65%) Aruba
4 23 (14.65%) Dell
4 23 (14.65%) EMC
4 23 (14.65%) IBM
4 23 (14.65%) NetApp
5 13 (8.28%) Google
6 7 (4.46%) Citrix
7 6 (3.82%) Dynatrace
8 5 (3.18%) HP
8 5 (3.18%) Oracle
8 5 (3.18%) Sophos
9 4 (2.55%) McAfee
9 4 (2.55%) Veeam
10 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.91%) Splunk
11 1 (0.64%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.64%) Thales