Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for IIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IIS over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 186 151
Rank change year-on-year -33 -35 -16
Permanent jobs citing IIS 1,418 1,853 2,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.48% 1.88% 2.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.38% 10.90% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 1,518 2,292
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

IIS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15,114 17,001 20,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.80% 17.25% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12,169 13,930 17,126
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,228 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing IIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the UK excluding London

IIS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IIS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for IIS in the UK excluding London

IIS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IIS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IIS in the UK excluding London

IIS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
South East +4 629 £42,500 +0.59% 68
North of England +1 370 £43,250 +15.33% 39
North West +26 191 £42,500 +10.39% 24
Yorkshire -17 154 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Midlands -36 146 £37,500 - 22
South West -76 110 £40,000 +3.90% 21
East of England -65 106 £40,000 - 16
West Midlands -41 86 £37,500 - 8
East Midlands -14 60 £38,125 +8.93% 14
Scotland -41 54 £29,500 -30.99% 10
North East -7 25 £37,500 +7.14%
Wales -55 13 £49,750 +16.37% 9
Northern Ireland +10 9 £34,000 - 2
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing IIS 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for IIS.

1 837 (59.03%) Windows
2 831 (58.60%) SQL Server
3 785 (55.36%) SQL
4 666 (46.97%) .NET
5 615 (43.37%) Microsoft
6 538 (37.94%) C#
7 522 (36.81%) Windows Server
8 478 (33.71%) Active Directory
9 458 (32.30%) JavaScript
10 399 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
11 360 (25.39%) ASP.NET
12 346 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
13 343 (24.19%) MVC
14 331 (23.34%) HTML
15 316 (22.28%) Linux
16 295 (20.80%) VMware
17 288 (20.31%) CSS
18 251 (17.70%) jQuery
19 250 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
20 236 (16.64%) ITIL
21 228 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
22 219 (15.44%) PowerShell
22 219 (15.44%) DNS
23 211 (14.88%) .NET Framework
24 210 (14.81%) Hyper-V
25 203 (14.32%) Web Services
26 187 (13.19%) Git (software)
27 175 (12.34%) T-SQL
28 172 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
29 171 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 129 (9.10%) Apache
2 108 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 84 (5.92%) Tomcat
4 75 (5.29%) MS Exchange
5 65 (4.58%) Confluence
6 53 (3.74%) CMS
7 38 (2.68%) JBoss
8 37 (2.61%) Umbraco
9 35 (2.47%) WebLogic
10 29 (2.05%) WebSphere
11 28 (1.97%) Skype for Business
12 27 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (1.34%) nginx
14 15 (1.06%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.78%) MTS
Applications
1 77 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.42%) InfoPath
3 6 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.71%) Workfront
2 9 (0.63%) Elite 3E
3 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.14%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.071%) Magento
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.071%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 346 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (7.48%) Office 365
4 60 (4.23%) Amazon S3
4 60 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 52 (3.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 47 (3.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 47 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (3.10%) Amazon SQS
8 36 (2.54%) IaaS
8 36 (2.54%) SaaS
9 33 (2.33%) PaaS
10 21 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.06%) GitHub
12 14 (0.99%) Serverless
13 13 (0.92%) Google Analytics
14 10 (0.71%) Sage Pay
15 8 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
15 8 (0.56%) Mimecast
16 7 (0.49%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 219 (15.44%) DNS
2 149 (10.51%) TCP/IP
3 142 (10.01%) DHCP
4 141 (9.94%) Firewall
5 88 (6.21%) Internet
6 84 (5.92%) SAN
7 80 (5.64%) LAN
8 77 (5.43%) WAN
9 74 (5.22%) VPN
10 50 (3.53%) SSL
11 44 (3.10%) VLAN
12 40 (2.82%) HTTP
13 30 (2.12%) NAS
14 27 (1.90%) Wireshark
15 25 (1.76%) SSH
16 24 (1.69%) Network Security
17 23 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
18 21 (1.48%) SNMP
19 17 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 831 (58.60%) SQL Server
2 125 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (5.29%) MySQL
5 67 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 54 (3.81%) Amazon RDS
7 50 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 49 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (3.31%) Relational Database
10 39 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
11 33 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (2.26%) NoSQL
13 29 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (1.06%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
18 12 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
18 12 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 187 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 171 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 115 (8.11%) JIRA
4 106 (7.48%) TeamCity
5 105 (7.40%) Jenkins
6 102 (7.19%) Visual Studio
7 89 (6.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 51 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (1.41%) MSBuild
10 19 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 18 (1.27%) Subversion
12 17 (1.20%) Grunt
13 16 (1.13%) gulp
13 16 (1.13%) NUnit
14 13 (0.92%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (0.85%) Maven
16 10 (0.71%) Bitbucket
16 10 (0.71%) Vagrant
17 9 (0.63%) Chocolatey
General
1 156 (11.00%) Finance
2 68 (4.80%) Retail
3 41 (2.89%) Marketing
4 37 (2.61%) Legal
5 29 (2.05%) German Language
6 25 (1.76%) Banking
7 17 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.78%) Games
10 10 (0.71%) Law
11 7 (0.49%) Electronics
11 7 (0.49%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.35%) Back Office
12 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.35%) Publishing
13 4 (0.28%) Brand Awareness
13 4 (0.28%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
13 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.28%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 478 (33.71%) Developer
2 233 (16.43%) .NET Developer
3 176 (12.41%) C# Developer
4 169 (11.92%) Analyst
5 137 (9.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 126 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 126 (8.89%) Software Developer
7 123 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 105 (7.40%) Applications Support
9 100 (7.05%) Support Engineer
10 94 (6.63%) Support Analyst
11 84 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
12 77 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
13 73 (5.15%) Administrator
14 65 (4.58%) Consultant
15 56 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
15 56 (3.95%) Applications Engineer
16 54 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
17 51 (3.60%) Senior C# Developer
18 50 (3.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 666 (46.97%) .NET
2 360 (25.39%) ASP.NET
3 331 (23.34%) HTML
4 288 (20.31%) CSS
5 251 (17.70%) jQuery
6 211 (14.88%) .NET Framework
7 203 (14.32%) Web Services
8 164 (11.57%) XML
9 153 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 128 (9.03%) AngularJS
11 106 (7.48%) Entity Framework
12 96 (6.77%) WCF
13 95 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 91 (6.42%) JSON
15 90 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
16 79 (5.57%) Ajax
17 78 (5.50%) HTML5
18 65 (4.58%) LINQ
19 60 (4.23%) REST
20 56 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 152 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (7.97%) Private Cloud
3 76 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 72 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 54 (3.81%) Clustering
5 54 (3.81%) Computer Science
6 47 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (3.17%) User Experience
8 37 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
9 32 (2.26%) Replication
10 30 (2.12%) Public Cloud
11 29 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
12 26 (1.83%) Fintech
13 21 (1.48%) PKI
14 18 (1.27%) Driving Licence
15 15 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (1.06%) NHS
16 11 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
16 11 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 11 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 837 (59.03%) Windows
2 522 (36.81%) Windows Server
3 316 (22.28%) Linux
4 135 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 132 (9.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (6.42%) Unix
7 60 (4.23%) Apple iOS
8 46 (3.24%) Windows 10
9 33 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 26 (1.83%) Windows 8
11 23 (1.62%) Android
11 23 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (1.20%) CentOS
13 15 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 15 (1.06%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.35%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.35%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.21%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (24.19%) MVC
3 250 (17.63%) Problem-Solving
4 236 (16.64%) ITIL
5 171 (12.06%) DevOps
6 156 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 112 (7.90%) Service Management
8 110 (7.76%) Problem Management
9 108 (7.62%) SDLC
10 105 (7.40%) OO
10 105 (7.40%) Web Development
11 104 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
12 102 (7.19%) Scrum
13 100 (7.05%) TDD
14 88 (6.21%) Root Cause Analysis
15 85 (5.99%) Mentoring
16 82 (5.78%) Project Management
17 81 (5.71%) Incident Management
18 78 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
19 77 (5.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 785 (55.36%) SQL
2 538 (37.94%) C#
3 458 (32.30%) JavaScript
4 219 (15.44%) PowerShell
5 175 (12.34%) T-SQL
6 115 (8.11%) Java
7 70 (4.94%) VB.NET
8 50 (3.53%) Python
9 38 (2.68%) VBA
10 36 (2.54%) PHP
11 33 (2.33%) TypeScript
12 28 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 25 (1.76%) VB
14 23 (1.62%) C
15 16 (1.13%) C++
16 15 (1.06%) Ruby
17 14 (0.99%) Perl
18 12 (0.85%) Korn
19 9 (0.63%) Bourne shell
19 9 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 158 (11.14%) Degree
2 100 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (4.30%) MCSE
4 34 (2.40%) CISSP
5 33 (2.33%) IISP
6 31 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (1.69%) MCSA
8 23 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (1.55%) CISM
9 22 (1.55%) MCP
10 21 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.41%) CCNA
12 19 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.20%) Security Cleared
14 16 (1.13%) CCNP
15 15 (1.06%) MCITP
16 11 (0.78%) AWS Certification
16 11 (0.78%) CCSE
16 11 (0.78%) ISSAP
16 11 (0.78%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.67%) SLA
2 47 (3.31%) QA
3 40 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.63%) PMO
7 8 (0.56%) GAMP
8 6 (0.42%) WAI
9 5 (0.35%) COBIT
9 5 (0.35%) GDPR
9 5 (0.35%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.21%) HL7
12 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 478 (33.71%) Active Directory
2 228 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 210 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 71 (5.01%) VMware ESXi
5 63 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
6 58 (4.09%) vSphere
7 48 (3.39%) Docker
8 21 (1.48%) XenApp
9 17 (1.20%) Terminal Services
10 14 (0.99%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.92%) NFS
12 12 (0.85%) Terminal Server
13 11 (0.78%) Samba
13 11 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (0.71%) Firmware
15 8 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.42%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.42%) LXC
16 6 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 94 (6.63%) Ansible
2 69 (4.87%) SCOM
3 62 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (3.60%) SCCM
5 36 (2.54%) vCenter Server
6 35 (2.47%) Puppet
7 20 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 18 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 15 (1.06%) Backup Exec
9 15 (1.06%) FortiGate
9 15 (1.06%) Nagios
10 14 (0.99%) Kubernetes
10 14 (0.99%) QRadar
11 12 (0.85%) SCOrch
12 11 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (0.71%) HAProxy
13 10 (0.71%) OPNET
13 10 (0.71%) WSUS
14 9 (0.63%) Terraform
15 8 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 615 (43.37%) Microsoft
2 295 (20.80%) VMware
3 151 (10.65%) Oracle
4 96 (6.77%) Citrix
5 91 (6.42%) Cisco
6 83 (5.85%) ServiceNow
7 60 (4.23%) BMC
8 54 (3.81%) HP
9 49 (3.46%) SolarWinds
10 46 (3.24%) New Relic
10 46 (3.24%) Trend Micro
11 35 (2.47%) Riverbed
12 34 (2.40%) Splunk
13 32 (2.26%) Google
14 27 (1.90%) Veeam
15 26 (1.83%) IBM
16 24 (1.69%) Dell
16 24 (1.69%) NetApp
17 23 (1.62%) Juniper
18 21 (1.48%) Sitecore