Period
to 2 December 2020

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 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 160 247
Rank change year-on-year +69 +87 -7
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 73 96 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.54% 1.53% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.56% 4.88% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78 90 50
Median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,516 £85,000
North West median annual salary £67,500 £54,486 £60,000
% change year-on-year +23.89% -9.19% +9.09%

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 1,113 1,968 1,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.66% 31.34% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1,604 1,627
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,722 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,042 £76,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%

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 December 2020.

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 December 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
Salford - 3 £55,000 - 1
Oldham - 2 £55,170 -
IaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 63 (86.30%) PaaS
2 59 (80.82%) Azure
3 45 (61.64%) SaaS
4 31 (42.47%) Python
4 31 (42.47%) Migration
5 28 (38.36%) TOGAF
5 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
6 25 (34.25%) Data Lake
6 25 (34.25%) Big Data
6 25 (34.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 24 (32.88%) Skype
8 22 (30.14%) Analytics
8 22 (30.14%) Databricks
9 20 (27.40%) Sparx
9 20 (27.40%) R
10 17 (23.29%) AWS
11 15 (20.55%) Windows
11 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
12 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.44%) DevOps
13 12 (16.44%) Finance
13 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
14 11 (15.07%) SQL
14 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
15 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (12.33%) TDD
15 9 (12.33%) Microservices
16 8 (10.96%) Public Cloud
16 8 (10.96%) Office 365
16 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Intune

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 7 (9.59%) IIS
1 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) Mule
3 1 (1.37%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (86.30%) PaaS
2 59 (80.82%) Azure
3 45 (61.64%) SaaS
4 17 (23.29%) AWS
5 8 (10.96%) Office 365
6 7 (9.59%) Serverless
7 5 (6.85%) OneDrive
8 3 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (4.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (2.74%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.74%) Mimecast
9 2 (2.74%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.37%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.88%) Skype
2 8 (10.96%) DNS
3 6 (8.22%) MPLS
3 6 (8.22%) WAN
4 5 (6.85%) DHCP
4 5 (6.85%) Firewall
5 4 (5.48%) VPN
6 3 (4.11%) SNMP
6 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.11%) VLAN
7 2 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.37%) BGP
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.37%) Network Security
8 1 (1.37%) OSPF
8 1 (1.37%) SSL
8 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.37%) VSAN
8 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) Big Data
1 25 (34.25%) Data Lake
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.48%) HDInsight
5 3 (4.11%) MySQL
6 2 (2.74%) Power BI
7 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.74%) GitLab
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Housing Association
2 2 (2.74%) Law
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Architect
2 26 (35.62%) Azure Architect
3 23 (31.51%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (26.03%) Data Architect
5 15 (20.55%) Azure Engineer
6 14 (19.18%) Big Data Architect
6 14 (19.18%) Big Data Solutions Architect
7 12 (16.44%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
13 3 (4.11%) AWS Architect
13 3 (4.11%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (4.11%) Platform Architect
13 3 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
13 3 (4.11%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) REST
2 6 (8.22%) Node.js
3 4 (5.48%) Web Services
4 3 (4.11%) Kafka
4 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.11%) SOAP
5 2 (2.74%) .NET
6 1 (1.37%) COM
6 1 (1.37%) LDAP
6 1 (1.37%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.74%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.74%) Unix
6 1 (1.37%) VMS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Migration
2 28 (38.36%) TOGAF
3 25 (34.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 22 (30.14%) Analytics
5 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.44%) DevOps
7 9 (12.33%) Microservices
7 9 (12.33%) TDD
8 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.22%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (6.85%) Performance Management
12 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.48%) High Availability
12 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
13 3 (4.11%) Project Management
13 3 (4.11%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) Python
2 20 (27.40%) R
3 15 (20.55%) PowerShell
4 11 (15.07%) SQL
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.11%) ES6
6 3 (4.11%) Go
6 3 (4.11%) Java
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.74%) Perl
8 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.96%) MCSA
2 8 (10.96%) MCSE
2 8 (10.96%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (6.85%) MCTS
4 3 (4.11%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) CCNA
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) CEH
6 1 (1.37%) OCP
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) NCSC
3 1 (1.37%) PMO
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (8.22%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.22%) Terraform
3 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.48%) Puppet
4 3 (4.11%) SCCM
5 2 (2.74%) Ansible
5 2 (2.74%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.37%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.37%) Rancher
6 1 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.14%) Databricks
3 20 (27.40%) Sparx
4 4 (5.48%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.74%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.74%) Veeam
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) Meraki
7 1 (1.37%) NetApp
7 1 (1.37%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec
7 1 (1.37%) Talend
7 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.37%) Wyse