Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 270 327
Rank change year-on-year -15 +57 +27
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 93 89 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 0.71% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.01% 6.29% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 75 58 26
North West median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £60,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -15.88% +1.04%
10th Percentile £41,850 £39,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £69,375
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 2319 1416 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.44% 11.32% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1953 1211 880
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +5.26%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +4 59 £55,000 +6.80% 12
Cheshire -15 20 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Merseyside -10 11 £75,000 +57.89% 2
Lancashire +6 3 £43,000 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 43 (46.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 43 (46.24%) SaaS
2 41 (44.09%) PaaS
3 31 (33.33%) Windows
4 29 (31.18%) Finance
5 26 (27.96%) VMware
5 26 (27.96%) Microsoft
6 25 (26.88%) Hyper-V
7 22 (23.66%) Data Centre
8 20 (21.51%) Risk Management
9 18 (19.35%) Information Security
9 18 (19.35%) Problem Management
9 18 (19.35%) Network Design
9 18 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 18 (19.35%) Capacity Management
10 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.20%) ITIL
11 16 (17.20%) Office 365
12 15 (16.13%) Analytics
12 15 (16.13%) Project Management
12 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
12 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
13 14 (15.05%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (15.05%) Performance Management
13 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
14 13 (13.98%) Banking
15 12 (12.90%) Scrum
15 12 (12.90%) DevOps
15 12 (12.90%) Business Development
16 11 (11.83%) Penetration Testing

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 11 (11.83%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.45%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.30%) Confluence
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.15%) IIS
8 1 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.08%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 43 (46.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 43 (46.24%) SaaS
2 41 (44.09%) PaaS
3 16 (17.20%) Office 365
4 10 (10.75%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.15%) GitHub
9 1 (1.08%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.08%) Heroku
9 1 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) VPN
2 7 (7.53%) Firewall
3 6 (6.45%) Skype
4 5 (5.38%) LAN
4 5 (5.38%) WAN
5 3 (3.23%) SAN
5 3 (3.23%) WLAN
6 2 (2.15%) Internet
6 2 (2.15%) Network Security
6 2 (2.15%) PBX
6 2 (2.15%) Softswitch
6 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.15%) VoIP
7 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
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
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.08%) Babel
3 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) Gradle
3 1 (1.08%) JUnit
3 1 (1.08%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) PostCSS
3 1 (1.08%) Spock
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Composer
3 1 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 29 (31.18%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Marketing
4 6 (6.45%) Retail
5 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Law
6 3 (3.23%) Legal
7 2 (2.15%) Advertising
8 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Architect
2 18 (19.35%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (13.98%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Business Development Manager
4 11 (11.83%) Business Manager
4 11 (11.83%) Development Manager
5 8 (8.60%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Exchange Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure 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%) Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Technical Writer
8 4 (4.30%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) CSS
2 5 (5.38%) HTML
2 5 (5.38%) HTML5
3 3 (3.23%) RESTful
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.08%) JMS
4 1 (1.08%) JSON
4 1 (1.08%) JSON Schema
4 1 (1.08%) OOCSS
4 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.08%) Redux
4 1 (1.08%) REST
4 1 (1.08%) Sass
4 1 (1.08%) Spring
4 1 (1.08%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.08%) Spring Integration
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.53%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) Tandem
5 2 (2.15%) Wiki
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Unix
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Risk Management
2 18 (19.35%) Capacity Management
2 18 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (19.35%) Information Security
2 18 (19.35%) Network Design
2 18 (19.35%) Problem Management
3 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.20%) ITIL
5 15 (16.13%) Analytics
5 15 (16.13%) Project Management
6 14 (15.05%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (15.05%) Performance Management
7 12 (12.90%) Business Development
7 12 (12.90%) DevOps
7 12 (12.90%) Scrum
8 11 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (11.83%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (10.75%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (7.53%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.53%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.45%) SQL
4 5 (5.38%) PHP
5 2 (2.15%) GraphQL
6 1 (1.08%) C#
6 1 (1.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) MCSE
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.45%) Degree
3 5 (5.38%) MCSA
4 4 (4.30%) CISA
4 4 (4.30%) CISM
4 4 (4.30%) CISSP
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.15%) MCITP
5 2 (2.15%) MCSD
5 2 (2.15%) MCTS
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Hyper-V
2 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.75%) XenApp
4 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.15%) Docker
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
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%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (27.96%) Microsoft
1 26 (27.96%) VMware
2 5 (5.38%) Cisco
3 3 (3.23%) Google
3 3 (3.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.15%) Avaya
4 2 (2.15%) BroadSoft
4 2 (2.15%) Capita
4 2 (2.15%) Citrix
4 2 (2.15%) HP
4 2 (2.15%) Mitel
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.15%) Sonus
5 1 (1.08%) Dell
5 1 (1.08%) EMC
5 1 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) McAfee
5 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) Symantec
5 1 (1.08%) Teradata