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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / North West
Rank 221 205 254
Rank change year-on-year -16 +49  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 28 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.47% 5.99% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 4
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £66,250 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

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 806 551 416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 13.12% 9.69% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 683 448 346
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -0.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 18 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Cheshire +5 6 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Merseyside -12 1 £52,500 -12.50%
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 73 (84.88%) PaaS
2 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
3 43 (50.00%) ITIL
3 43 (50.00%) Linux
4 37 (43.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (37.21%) Windows
6 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
6 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
6 31 (36.05%) Service Management
7 29 (33.72%) VMware
8 28 (32.56%) SAN
8 28 (32.56%) SaaS
9 27 (31.40%) Data Protection
9 27 (31.40%) PRINCE2
10 26 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (29.07%) Solaris
12 24 (27.91%) DevOps
13 22 (25.58%) OpenVMS
13 22 (25.58%) NetApp
14 21 (24.42%) ITSM
15 20 (23.26%) Programme Management
15 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
16 18 (20.93%) Degree
16 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (20.93%) MS Office
17 17 (19.77%) Unix
17 17 (19.77%) MS PowerPoint
18 15 (17.44%) Active Directory

IaaS
Top Related 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 12 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.14%) Apache
3 7 (8.14%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (8.14%) IIS
4 6 (6.98%) JBoss
5 3 (3.49%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.33%) nginx
6 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.16%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.16%) Jetty
7 1 (1.16%) Mongrel
Applications
1 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (20.93%) MS Office
3 17 (19.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 73 (84.88%) PaaS
2 37 (43.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (32.56%) SaaS
4 26 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (11.63%) Office 365
6 5 (5.81%) Amazon S3
7 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.16%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (1.16%) Heroku
9 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) SAN
2 8 (9.30%) VPN
3 7 (8.14%) DNS
4 6 (6.98%) DHCP
5 5 (5.81%) Internet
6 4 (4.65%) LAN
6 4 (4.65%) WAN
7 2 (2.33%) BGP
7 2 (2.33%) Firewall
7 2 (2.33%) IPsec
7 2 (2.33%) Skype
7 2 (2.33%) VLAN
7 2 (2.33%) WLAN
8 1 (1.16%) AMQP
8 1 (1.16%) MPLS
8 1 (1.16%) Network Security
8 1 (1.16%) SMTP
8 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.49%) MySQL
6 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.33%) DB2
6 2 (2.33%) GIS
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) Power BI
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.65%) Selenium
3 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.49%) Ant
4 3 (3.49%) Gradle
4 3 (3.49%) Maven
5 2 (2.33%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.16%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.16%) GoCD
6 1 (1.16%) Hudson
6 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.16%) MSI
6 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.16%) Subversion
6 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Multimedia
4 5 (5.81%) Retail
5 4 (4.65%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Architect
1 16 (18.60%) Infrastructure Manager
2 14 (16.28%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) DBA
4 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (8.14%) SQL DBA
5 6 (6.98%) Architecture Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Technology Manager
6 5 (5.81%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Operations Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Systems Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Solaris Specialist
8 3 (3.49%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Middleware
2 5 (5.81%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.33%) jQuery
4 2 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.33%) Web Services
4 2 (2.33%) XML
5 1 (1.16%) Ajax
5 1 (1.16%) JSON
5 1 (1.16%) JSON Schema
5 1 (1.16%) LAMP
5 1 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.16%) MDX
5 1 (1.16%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) REST
5 1 (1.16%) RESTful
5 1 (1.16%) XSD
5 1 (1.16%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (12.79%) Public Cloud
3 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (10.47%) Clustering
5 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.14%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (8.14%) iPad
6 5 (5.81%) Private Cloud
7 4 (4.65%) NHS
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.16%) FMCG
8 1 (1.16%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.00%) Linux
2 32 (37.21%) Windows
3 25 (29.07%) Solaris
4 22 (25.58%) OpenVMS
5 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
6 17 (19.77%) Unix
7 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.65%) AIX
9 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.33%) CentOS
10 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.33%) VMS
10 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.16%) Fedora
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) ITIL
2 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.05%) Service Management
4 27 (31.40%) Data Protection
4 27 (31.40%) PRINCE2
5 24 (27.91%) DevOps
6 21 (24.42%) ITSM
7 20 (23.26%) Programme Management
8 13 (15.12%) ITIL V3
9 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.63%) TOGAF
10 9 (10.47%) Data Management
11 8 (9.30%) Business Continuity
11 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
11 8 (9.30%) High Availability
12 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (8.14%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (8.14%) QMS
12 7 (8.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.79%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.98%) Java
5 5 (5.81%) Python
6 4 (4.65%) C#
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
6 4 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.33%) Go
7 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.16%) Korn
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.79%) MCSE
3 7 (8.14%) MCSA
4 6 (6.98%) CCNA
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.98%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CISA
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PMP
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) PCI DSS
2 10 (11.63%) QA
3 9 (10.47%) SLA
4 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.16%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.30%) Docker
3 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.49%) Xen
5 2 (2.33%) vCloud
6 1 (1.16%) KVM
6 1 (1.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Puppet
2 6 (6.98%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.49%) Ansible
4 3 (3.49%) Terraform
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.16%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (1.16%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.16%) Netcool
6 1 (1.16%) Packer
6 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.72%) VMware
3 22 (25.58%) NetApp
4 10 (11.63%) Oracle
5 9 (10.47%) Citrix
6 6 (6.98%) Cisco
6 6 (6.98%) EMC
6 6 (6.98%) IBM
6 6 (6.98%) Software AG
7 4 (4.65%) AppDynamics
7 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.49%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.33%) Google
10 1 (1.16%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.16%) Splunk
10 1 (1.16%) Sybase
10 1 (1.16%) Tableau
10 1 (1.16%) Veeam
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