Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 291 333
Rank change year-on-year +19 +42 +22
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 93 66 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.54% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.21% 5.10% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 77 39 27
North West median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% +30.43%
10th Percentile £36,700 £29,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £58,600 £69,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2209 1295 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.28% 10.63% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1857 1094 883
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% -

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the North West

IaaS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IaaS in the North West

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in the North West over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the North West

IaaS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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
Manchester +21 63 £52,500 +1.31% 11
Cheshire -9 16 £57,500 +50.33% 1
Merseyside -11 11 £75,000 +70.45%
Lancashire - 3 £43,000 - 2
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North West region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 37 (39.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (36.56%) SaaS
2 34 (36.56%) Finance
3 31 (33.33%) VMware
3 31 (33.33%) Windows
4 30 (32.26%) Hyper-V
5 29 (31.18%) PaaS
6 25 (26.88%) Data Centre
7 23 (24.73%) Capacity Management
7 23 (24.73%) Enterprise Architecture
7 23 (24.73%) Problem Management
7 23 (24.73%) Network Design
8 22 (23.66%) Risk Management
9 21 (22.58%) ITIL
10 20 (21.51%) Performance Management
11 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 17 (18.28%) Information Security
12 17 (18.28%) Windows Server
13 15 (16.13%) Analytics
14 14 (15.05%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (15.05%) Banking
14 14 (15.05%) Project Management
15 13 (13.98%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
15 13 (13.98%) PowerShell
16 12 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (11.83%) Penetration Testing
17 11 (11.83%) Business Development
18 10 (10.75%) SCOM
18 10 (10.75%) XenApp

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (13.98%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.23%) Confluence
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.15%) IIS
6 2 (2.15%) SAP EP
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 37 (39.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (36.56%) SaaS
3 29 (31.18%) PaaS
4 10 (10.75%) Office 365
5 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.08%) GitHub
7 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Firewall
1 4 (4.30%) LAN
1 4 (4.30%) SAN
1 4 (4.30%) Skype
2 3 (3.23%) VPN
2 3 (3.23%) WAN
2 3 (3.23%) WLAN
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.08%) DB2
2 1 (1.08%) GIS
2 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (2.15%) Visual Composer
3 1 (1.08%) Babel
3 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) PostCSS
3 1 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
5 2 (2.15%) Law
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Architect
2 23 (24.73%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (11.83%) Business Development Manager
3 11 (11.83%) Business Manager
3 11 (11.83%) Development Manager
4 9 (9.68%) Service Manager
5 8 (8.60%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Exchange Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (8.60%) IT Manager
5 8 (8.60%) Messaging Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Server Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) IT Services Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Service Desk Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) CSS
2 4 (4.30%) HTML
2 4 (4.30%) HTML5
3 2 (2.15%) RESTful
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.08%) JSON
4 1 (1.08%) JSON Schema
4 1 (1.08%) Middleware
4 1 (1.08%) OOCSS
4 1 (1.08%) Redux
4 1 (1.08%) REST
4 1 (1.08%) Sass
4 1 (1.08%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) Wiki
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (18.28%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.60%) Linux
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.23%) Unix
6 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) Capacity Management
1 23 (24.73%) Enterprise Architecture
1 23 (24.73%) Network Design
1 23 (24.73%) Problem Management
2 22 (23.66%) Risk Management
3 21 (22.58%) ITIL
4 20 (21.51%) Performance Management
5 17 (18.28%) Information Security
6 15 (16.13%) Analytics
7 14 (15.05%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (15.05%) Project Management
8 12 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (11.83%) Business Development
9 11 (11.83%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (10.75%) Proactive Monitoring
11 7 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.60%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) SQL
4 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) C#
6 1 (1.08%) ES6
6 1 (1.08%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) MCSE
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.30%) CISA
3 4 (4.30%) CISM
3 4 (4.30%) CISSP
3 4 (4.30%) MCSA
4 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) MCITP
5 2 (2.15%) MCTS
6 1 (1.08%) MCSD
6 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 6 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 30 (32.26%) Hyper-V
2 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.75%) XenApp
4 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) EdgeSight
1 10 (10.75%) Nagios
1 10 (10.75%) SCOM
2 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (33.33%) VMware
2 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.45%) Cisco
4 5 (5.38%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix
5 2 (2.15%) EMC
5 2 (2.15%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.08%) Dell
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) McAfee
6 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.08%) Splunk
6 1 (1.08%) Sybase
6 1 (1.08%) Symantec
6 1 (1.08%) Teradata
6 1 (1.08%) Trustwave