Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 190 152
Rank change year-on-year -16 -38 -23
Permanent jobs citing IIS 1,466 1,738 2,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.59% 1.80% 2.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.14% 10.53% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 1,424 2,221
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 14,456 16,509 20,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.65% 17.09% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11,625 13,526 16,598
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,575
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +16 652 £45,000 +12.50% 90
North of England +33 400 £45,000 +20.00% 72
North West +40 199 £44,000 +14.29% 35
Yorkshire +17 175 £45,000 +28.57% 31
Midlands -55 131 £37,500 - 37
East of England -32 116 £37,500 -8.54% 24
South West -101 94 £40,000 +2.56% 20
East Midlands -22 75 £38,500 +10.00% 19
Scotland -19 59 £30,000 -31.82% 8
West Midlands -45 56 £36,500 -2.67% 18
North East +6 26 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Wales -18 24 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Northern Ireland +9 4 £34,000 - 1
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 877 (59.82%) SQL Server
2 846 (57.71%) Windows
3 807 (55.05%) SQL
4 697 (47.54%) .NET
5 643 (43.86%) Microsoft
6 610 (41.61%) C#
7 509 (34.72%) Windows Server
8 475 (32.40%) JavaScript
9 468 (31.92%) Active Directory
10 447 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
11 395 (26.94%) MVC
12 365 (24.90%) ASP.NET
13 356 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
14 353 (24.08%) HTML
15 339 (23.12%) Linux
16 308 (21.01%) CSS
17 274 (18.69%) Web Services
18 272 (18.55%) VMware
19 252 (17.19%) jQuery
20 235 (16.03%) PowerShell
21 224 (15.28%) Hyper-V
21 224 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
22 222 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
23 220 (15.01%) DNS
24 209 (14.26%) ITIL
25 208 (14.19%) Git (software)
26 206 (14.05%) Team Foundation Server
27 201 (13.71%) .NET Framework
28 197 (13.44%) XML
29 188 (12.82%) T-SQL

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
1 134 (9.14%) SharePoint
2 125 (8.53%) Apache
3 92 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 87 (5.93%) MS Exchange
5 69 (4.71%) Confluence
6 59 (4.02%) CMS
7 48 (3.27%) Umbraco
8 37 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
9 32 (2.18%) Skype for Business
10 30 (2.05%) nginx
11 25 (1.71%) JBoss
11 25 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (0.95%) IBM Notes
14 14 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.82%) EPiServer
15 12 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 67 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.20%) Magento
2 3 (0.20%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.14%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.068%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.068%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 356 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (11.53%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (6.82%) Office 365
4 68 (4.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 58 (3.96%) Amazon S3
6 52 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 51 (3.48%) PaaS
8 48 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
9 47 (3.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 44 (3.00%) SaaS
11 43 (2.93%) Amazon SQS
12 41 (2.80%) IaaS
13 25 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (1.64%) Serverless
15 16 (1.09%) Azure Functions
16 15 (1.02%) Sage Pay
17 14 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
18 13 (0.89%) Google Analytics
19 12 (0.82%) GitHub
20 8 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 220 (15.01%) DNS
2 147 (10.03%) DHCP
3 146 (9.96%) Firewall
4 128 (8.73%) TCP/IP
5 127 (8.66%) Internet
6 85 (5.80%) VPN
7 80 (5.46%) SAN
8 69 (4.71%) WAN
9 68 (4.64%) LAN
10 58 (3.96%) HTTP
11 46 (3.14%) VLAN
12 44 (3.00%) SSH
13 38 (2.59%) SSL
14 33 (2.25%) Network Security
15 26 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
15 26 (1.77%) VoIP
16 25 (1.71%) NAS
17 24 (1.64%) FTP
18 23 (1.57%) MPLS
18 23 (1.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 877 (59.82%) SQL Server
2 112 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 104 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 89 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (5.12%) MySQL
6 69 (4.71%) Oracle Database
7 62 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 59 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 51 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
10 35 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (2.32%) NoSQL
11 34 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 29 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
13 26 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
14 20 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
16 15 (1.02%) MongoDB
17 12 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 208 (14.19%) Git (software)
2 206 (14.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 130 (8.87%) Visual Studio
4 113 (7.71%) JIRA
5 109 (7.44%) TeamCity
6 104 (7.09%) Jenkins
7 89 (6.07%) Octopus Deploy
8 49 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (1.71%) MSBuild
10 23 (1.57%) NUnit
11 22 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
12 21 (1.43%) gulp
13 20 (1.36%) Subversion
14 19 (1.30%) Grunt
15 18 (1.23%) SpecFlow
16 17 (1.16%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.89%) Chocolatey
18 11 (0.75%) Bitbucket
18 11 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 10 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 164 (11.19%) Finance
2 90 (6.14%) Retail
3 41 (2.80%) Marketing
4 35 (2.39%) Legal
5 28 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.57%) Banking
7 20 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.82%) Back Office
9 11 (0.75%) Games
10 10 (0.68%) Electronics
10 10 (0.68%) German Language
11 8 (0.55%) Law
12 6 (0.41%) Publishing
13 4 (0.27%) Billing
14 3 (0.20%) Automotive
14 3 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.20%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.14%) Advertising
15 2 (0.14%) Korean Language
15 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 553 (37.72%) Developer
2 247 (16.85%) .NET Developer
3 197 (13.44%) C# Developer
4 160 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 153 (10.44%) Analyst
6 150 (10.23%) Senior Developer
7 145 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 134 (9.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 112 (7.64%) Applications Support
10 90 (6.14%) Administrator
11 87 (5.93%) Support Engineer
12 78 (5.32%) Senior .NET Developer
13 77 (5.25%) Support Analyst
14 73 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
15 67 (4.57%) Consultant
16 64 (4.37%) .NET Software Developer
17 59 (4.02%) C# Software Developer
18 58 (3.96%) Applications Engineer
19 55 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
19 55 (3.75%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 697 (47.54%) .NET
2 365 (24.90%) ASP.NET
3 353 (24.08%) HTML
4 308 (21.01%) CSS
5 274 (18.69%) Web Services
6 252 (17.19%) jQuery
7 201 (13.71%) .NET Framework
8 197 (13.44%) XML
9 159 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 133 (9.07%) AngularJS
11 118 (8.05%) WCF
12 113 (7.71%) JSON
13 111 (7.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 107 (7.30%) Entity Framework
15 94 (6.41%) HTML5
16 93 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 78 (5.32%) REST
18 70 (4.77%) LINQ
19 66 (4.50%) Ajax
20 62 (4.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.66%) Private Cloud
2 118 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 73 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 53 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 53 (3.62%) User Experience
7 51 (3.48%) Clustering
8 50 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (2.73%) Driving Licence
10 38 (2.59%) Fintech
11 37 (2.52%) Public Cloud
12 33 (2.25%) Replication
13 29 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
14 24 (1.64%) NHS
15 23 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
16 22 (1.50%) PKI
17 16 (1.09%) EPoS
17 16 (1.09%) Mobile App
18 15 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 846 (57.71%) Windows
2 509 (34.72%) Windows Server
3 339 (23.12%) Linux
4 134 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 114 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 104 (7.09%) Unix
7 90 (6.14%) Apple iOS
8 52 (3.55%) Windows 10
9 38 (2.59%) Windows 7
10 36 (2.46%) Android
11 29 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 23 (1.57%) CentOS
13 19 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (1.09%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.61%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.55%) Kali Linux
19 5 (0.34%) Solaris
20 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (26.94%) MVC
3 224 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
4 209 (14.26%) ITIL
5 167 (11.39%) DevOps
6 166 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 147 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
8 135 (9.21%) Problem Management
9 134 (9.14%) SDLC
10 125 (8.53%) Service Management
11 116 (7.91%) Scrum
12 115 (7.84%) Web Development
13 113 (7.71%) Root Cause Analysis
14 105 (7.16%) TDD
15 101 (6.89%) Mentoring
16 99 (6.75%) Incident Management
17 98 (6.68%) OO
18 86 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
19 85 (5.80%) Logistics
20 83 (5.66%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 807 (55.05%) SQL
2 610 (41.61%) C#
3 475 (32.40%) JavaScript
4 235 (16.03%) PowerShell
5 188 (12.82%) T-SQL
6 141 (9.62%) Java
7 72 (4.91%) VB.NET
8 53 (3.62%) Python
9 50 (3.41%) PHP
10 43 (2.93%) TypeScript
11 38 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 26 (1.77%) VB
13 21 (1.43%) VBA
14 20 (1.36%) C
15 17 (1.16%) C++
16 14 (0.95%) VBScript
17 13 (0.89%) Delphi
17 13 (0.89%) Korn
17 13 (0.89%) Ruby
18 10 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 180 (12.28%) Degree
2 85 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (2.93%) MCSE
4 35 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (1.84%) CCNA
6 26 (1.77%) Security Cleared
7 24 (1.64%) CISSP
7 24 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (1.43%) IISP
9 18 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (1.23%) MCITP
9 18 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (1.16%) CISM
11 16 (1.09%) CCNP
11 16 (1.09%) MCSA
12 11 (0.75%) CEH
13 9 (0.61%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (0.61%) MCP
13 9 (0.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (3.89%) QA
3 52 (3.55%) SLA
4 34 (2.32%) PCI DSS
5 26 (1.77%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.95%) PMO
7 11 (0.75%) GDPR
8 9 (0.61%) WAI
9 7 (0.48%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.34%) COBIT
11 5 (0.34%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.20%) HL7
13 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.068%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.068%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.068%) ISO 31000
14 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.068%) WCAG
System Software
1 468 (31.92%) Active Directory
2 224 (15.28%) Hyper-V
3 222 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
5 59 (4.02%) Docker
6 55 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
7 43 (2.93%) vSphere
8 20 (1.36%) Terminal Services
9 18 (1.23%) XenApp
9 18 (1.23%) XenDesktop
10 13 (0.89%) NFS
10 13 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.82%) Samba
12 11 (0.75%) LXC
13 10 (0.68%) Firmware
13 10 (0.68%) Terminal Server
13 10 (0.68%) XenServer
14 9 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 4 (0.27%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 88 (6.00%) Ansible
2 68 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (4.09%) SCOM
4 49 (3.34%) SCCM
5 46 (3.14%) vCenter Server
6 26 (1.77%) Nagios
7 25 (1.71%) Puppet
8 16 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 15 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
10 14 (0.95%) FortiGate
10 14 (0.95%) QRadar
10 14 (0.95%) SCOrch
11 12 (0.82%) Kubernetes
11 12 (0.82%) WSUS
12 11 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (0.61%) HAProxy
13 9 (0.61%) Nessus
14 8 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 643 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 272 (18.55%) VMware
3 146 (9.96%) Oracle
4 94 (6.41%) ServiceNow
5 93 (6.34%) Cisco
6 92 (6.28%) Citrix
7 78 (5.32%) BMC
8 49 (3.34%) HP
9 45 (3.07%) New Relic
10 44 (3.00%) Trend Micro
11 40 (2.73%) SolarWinds
12 30 (2.05%) Splunk
13 28 (1.91%) Dell
14 27 (1.84%) Veeam
14 27 (1.84%) Xamarin
15 26 (1.77%) Google
15 26 (1.77%) Red Hat
16 25 (1.71%) IBM
17 23 (1.57%) Telerik
18 22 (1.50%) NetApp