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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 205 253
Rank change year-on-year -14 +48  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 53 32 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.57% 0.047%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.21% 5.64% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 2
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £51,875 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.68% -  

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1017 567 463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.85% 10.11% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 847 471 382
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,600 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing IaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 35 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Cheshire -30 10 £46,875 +5.33% 2
Merseyside -7 5 - -
Lancashire - 3 £43,000 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (48.72%) Windows
2 36 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (37.18%) PaaS
4 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 28 (35.90%) VMware
5 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
6 22 (28.21%) SaaS
7 20 (25.64%) Windows Server
8 19 (24.36%) ITIL
9 18 (23.08%) Finance
10 16 (20.51%) PowerShell
11 14 (17.95%) Performance Management
12 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 12 (15.38%) Office 365
14 11 (14.10%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (14.10%) SLA
15 10 (12.82%) Network Design
15 10 (12.82%) LAN
15 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
15 10 (12.82%) Problem Management
15 10 (12.82%) Capacity Management
16 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (11.54%) Java
16 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
16 9 (11.54%) Cisco

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 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.97%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.85%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.28%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) Jetty
6 1 (1.28%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.28%) nginx
6 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 36 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (37.18%) PaaS
3 22 (28.21%) SaaS
4 12 (15.38%) Office 365
5 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.28%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.28%) Heroku
8 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) LAN
2 8 (10.26%) WAN
3 7 (8.97%) Skype
4 6 (7.69%) Firewall
4 6 (7.69%) VPN
4 6 (7.69%) WLAN
5 4 (5.13%) VLAN
6 2 (2.56%) BGP
6 2 (2.56%) IPsec
7 1 (1.28%) DNS
7 1 (1.28%) MPLS
7 1 (1.28%) Network Security
7 1 (1.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) Ingres
4 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) OLAP
4 1 (1.28%) OLTP
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.85%) Visual Composer
1 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.56%) Ant
2 2 (2.56%) Gradle
2 2 (2.56%) Maven
2 2 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (1.28%) GoCD
3 1 (1.28%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.56%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Architect
1 13 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (14.10%) IT Manager
3 10 (12.82%) Service Desk Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) IT Services Manager
5 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Risk Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Lync Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) .NET
1 2 (2.56%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.28%) JSON
2 1 (1.28%) JSON Schema
2 1 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.28%) MDX
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) REST
2 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.72%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.97%) Unix
5 6 (7.69%) Linux
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.28%) AIX
8 1 (1.28%) CentOS
8 1 (1.28%) Solaris
8 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) ITIL
2 14 (17.95%) Performance Management
3 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 11 (14.10%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (12.82%) Capacity Management
5 10 (12.82%) Network Design
5 10 (12.82%) Problem Management
6 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.26%) DevOps
6 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.97%) Service Management
8 6 (7.69%) Analytics
8 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.69%) Migration
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.41%) Information Security
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.41%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (6.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.54%) Java
3 6 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.28%) Go
5 1 (1.28%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (10.26%) MCSE
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) CISA
3 2 (2.56%) CISSP
3 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) CISM
4 1 (1.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
2 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.41%) XenApp
5 3 (3.85%) Docker
6 2 (2.56%) vSphere
7 1 (1.28%) vCloud
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) EdgeSight
1 5 (6.41%) Nagios
1 5 (6.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.28%) Netcool
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Packer
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
1 28 (35.90%) VMware
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco
3 6 (7.69%) SAP
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.13%) Google
6 3 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) EMC
8 1 (1.28%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.28%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.28%) Sybase
8 1 (1.28%) Tableau
8 1 (1.28%) Teradata
8 1 (1.28%) Veeam
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