Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 215 159
Rank change year-on-year -1 -56 -31
Permanent jobs citing IIS 1,408 1,608 2,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.59% 1.59% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.35% 9.69% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,161 1,343 2,090
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 13,610 16,591 19,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.34% 16.39% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,820 13,565 16,031
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +28 665 £45,000 +12.50% 48
North of England +68 370 £45,000 +20.00% 59
North West +80 193 £45,000 +16.88% 25
Yorkshire +17 159 £45,000 +28.57% 28
Midlands -50 111 £40,000 +6.67% 17
East of England +2 109 £37,500 -6.25% 18
South West -72 79 £38,000 -5.00% 18
East Midlands -24 57 £38,500 +8.45% 9
West Midlands -12 54 £42,375 -0.29% 8
Scotland -30 54 £37,500 -16.12% 7
Wales +7 28 £42,500 +6.25% 8
North East +13 18 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Northern Ireland -6 2 £34,000 - 1
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 863 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 830 (58.95%) Windows
3 784 (55.68%) SQL
4 699 (49.64%) .NET
5 623 (44.25%) C#
6 607 (43.11%) Microsoft
7 492 (34.94%) Windows Server
8 473 (33.59%) JavaScript
9 437 (31.04%) Active Directory
10 430 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
11 397 (28.20%) MVC
12 371 (26.35%) ASP.NET
13 347 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 344 (24.43%) HTML
15 332 (23.58%) Linux
16 297 (21.09%) CSS
17 281 (19.96%) Web Services
18 266 (18.89%) VMware
19 242 (17.19%) PowerShell
20 241 (17.12%) jQuery
21 213 (15.13%) Git (software)
22 211 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
23 206 (14.63%) Hyper-V
23 206 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
23 206 (14.63%) DNS
24 198 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
25 197 (13.99%) XML
26 192 (13.64%) ITIL
27 191 (13.57%) Degree
28 185 (13.14%) .NET Framework

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
1 140 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 114 (8.10%) Apache
3 96 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 81 (5.75%) MS Exchange
5 71 (5.04%) CMS
6 58 (4.12%) Confluence
7 52 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
8 47 (3.34%) Umbraco
9 32 (2.27%) Skype for Business
10 29 (2.06%) nginx
11 27 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.78%) WebLogic
13 23 (1.63%) JBoss
14 21 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
15 17 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (1.14%) Kentico
17 15 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
18 12 (0.85%) EPiServer
19 10 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
20 9 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.50%) Visualfiles
2 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.28%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (0.21%) Magento
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.071%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.071%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.071%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.071%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 347 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 163 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
3 121 (8.59%) Office 365
4 65 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (3.98%) PaaS
6 55 (3.91%) SaaS
7 44 (3.13%) Amazon S3
7 44 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
9 40 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 39 (2.77%) Amazon SQS
10 39 (2.77%) IaaS
11 31 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
12 27 (1.92%) Serverless
13 24 (1.70%) Azure Functions
14 15 (1.07%) Sage Pay
15 13 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (0.71%) npm
17 9 (0.64%) Google Analytics
18 8 (0.57%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 206 (14.63%) DNS
2 168 (11.93%) Firewall
3 145 (10.30%) Internet
4 126 (8.95%) DHCP
5 119 (8.45%) TCP/IP
6 91 (6.46%) VPN
7 88 (6.25%) WAN
8 84 (5.97%) LAN
9 71 (5.04%) SAN
10 65 (4.62%) VLAN
11 50 (3.55%) HTTP
12 41 (2.91%) SSH
13 34 (2.41%) Network Security
13 34 (2.41%) SSL
14 27 (1.92%) VoIP
15 25 (1.78%) NAS
15 25 (1.78%) SMTP
15 25 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
16 23 (1.63%) FTP
16 23 (1.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 863 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 98 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (6.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 92 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 83 (5.89%) Oracle Database
6 72 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 71 (5.04%) MySQL
8 52 (3.69%) Amazon RDS
9 48 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 32 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 29 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (1.63%) NoSQL
15 22 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
16 20 (1.42%) MongoDB
17 18 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
18 16 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
19 12 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
20 10 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 213 (15.13%) Git (software)
2 211 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 154 (10.94%) Visual Studio
4 98 (6.96%) TeamCity
5 95 (6.75%) JIRA
6 93 (6.61%) Jenkins
7 78 (5.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 43 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 37 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
10 34 (2.41%) MSBuild
10 34 (2.41%) NUnit
11 33 (2.34%) gulp
12 24 (1.70%) SpecFlow
13 22 (1.56%) Grunt
14 21 (1.49%) Cucumber
14 21 (1.49%) Subversion
15 18 (1.28%) Selenium
16 13 (0.92%) Chocolatey
17 11 (0.78%) Protractor
18 9 (0.64%) ReSharper
General
1 154 (10.94%) Finance
2 70 (4.97%) Retail
3 37 (2.63%) Marketing
4 31 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.78%) Legal
6 20 (1.42%) Banking
7 15 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 13 (0.92%) Back Office
9 12 (0.85%) Electronics
10 7 (0.50%) Games
11 6 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.43%) Law
11 6 (0.43%) Publishing
12 5 (0.36%) German Language
13 4 (0.28%) Automotive
13 4 (0.28%) Billing
13 4 (0.28%) Military
14 3 (0.21%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.14%) Korean Language
15 2 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 558 (39.63%) Developer
2 262 (18.61%) .NET Developer
3 202 (14.35%) C# Developer
4 151 (10.72%) Software Developer
5 145 (10.30%) Senior Developer
6 137 (9.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 133 (9.45%) Analyst
8 126 (8.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 105 (7.46%) Applications Support
10 77 (5.47%) Administrator
11 74 (5.26%) Support Analyst
12 71 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
13 70 (4.97%) Senior .NET Developer
14 68 (4.83%) Support Engineer
15 64 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
16 63 (4.47%) Consultant
17 60 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
17 60 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
18 59 (4.19%) .NET Software Developer
19 55 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (49.64%) .NET
2 371 (26.35%) ASP.NET
3 344 (24.43%) HTML
4 297 (21.09%) CSS
5 281 (19.96%) Web Services
6 241 (17.12%) jQuery
7 197 (13.99%) XML
8 185 (13.14%) .NET Framework
9 164 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 132 (9.38%) WCF
11 124 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 116 (8.24%) AngularJS
12 116 (8.24%) JSON
13 98 (6.96%) Entity Framework
14 94 (6.68%) REST
15 89 (6.32%) HTML5
16 75 (5.33%) SOAP
17 73 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 67 (4.76%) Ajax
19 63 (4.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (7.67%) Private Cloud
2 98 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 69 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.84%) User Experience
6 49 (3.48%) Fintech
7 46 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
8 45 (3.20%) Driving Licence
9 40 (2.84%) Clustering
10 37 (2.63%) Public Cloud
10 37 (2.63%) Replication
11 36 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.92%) Mobile App
13 26 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
14 24 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (1.49%) NHS
16 20 (1.42%) PKI
17 17 (1.21%) EPoS
18 16 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
19 15 (1.07%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 830 (58.95%) Windows
2 492 (34.94%) Windows Server
3 332 (23.58%) Linux
4 121 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 118 (8.38%) Unix
6 102 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 99 (7.03%) Apple iOS
8 58 (4.12%) Windows 10
9 42 (2.98%) Android
10 41 (2.91%) Windows 7
11 35 (2.49%) Windows 8
12 30 (2.13%) CentOS
13 17 (1.21%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.78%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.78%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.57%) Solaris
18 6 (0.43%) VMS
19 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (28.20%) MVC
3 198 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
4 192 (13.64%) ITIL
5 178 (12.64%) DevOps
6 173 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
7 150 (10.65%) SDLC
8 146 (10.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 122 (8.66%) Scrum
10 117 (8.31%) Problem Management
11 111 (7.88%) Web Development
12 110 (7.81%) Service Management
13 103 (7.32%) OO
14 101 (7.17%) Mentoring
15 95 (6.75%) Root Cause Analysis
16 94 (6.68%) TDD
17 89 (6.32%) Incident Management
18 85 (6.04%) Software Engineering
19 79 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
20 78 (5.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 784 (55.68%) SQL
2 623 (44.25%) C#
3 473 (33.59%) JavaScript
4 242 (17.19%) PowerShell
5 173 (12.29%) T-SQL
6 138 (9.80%) Java
7 68 (4.83%) PHP
8 61 (4.33%) Python
9 56 (3.98%) VB.NET
10 43 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 33 (2.34%) TypeScript
12 20 (1.42%) VB
13 19 (1.35%) C
13 19 (1.35%) VBA
13 19 (1.35%) VBScript
14 17 (1.21%) C++
15 16 (1.14%) Delphi
16 13 (0.92%) Ruby
17 9 (0.64%) Perl
18 8 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 191 (13.57%) Degree
2 67 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 40 (2.84%) CCNA
6 35 (2.49%) MCSE
7 28 (1.99%) CCNP
8 22 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (1.56%) MCITP
8 22 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 17 (1.21%) MCSA
11 14 (0.99%) CISSP
12 12 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (0.85%) IISP
13 10 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (0.71%) VCAP
14 9 (0.64%) CCA
14 9 (0.64%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (4.19%) QA
3 57 (4.05%) SLA
4 45 (3.20%) PCI DSS
5 26 (1.85%) ISO 9001
6 17 (1.21%) PMO
7 12 (0.85%) ISO 14001
8 9 (0.64%) WAI
9 8 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.57%) GDPR
10 7 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.43%) RMADS
12 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.21%) GAMP
14 2 (0.14%) COBIT
14 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 437 (31.04%) Active Directory
2 206 (14.63%) Hyper-V
2 206 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 57 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
5 53 (3.76%) Docker
6 34 (2.41%) vSphere
7 21 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 18 (1.28%) XenApp
9 14 (0.99%) LXC
10 13 (0.92%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.78%) Samba
11 11 (0.78%) XenServer
12 10 (0.71%) NFS
12 10 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (0.43%) Firmware
14 6 (0.43%) iptables
14 6 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 69 (4.90%) Ansible
2 53 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (3.62%) SCOM
4 44 (3.13%) SCCM
5 39 (2.77%) vCenter Server
6 31 (2.20%) Nagios
7 25 (1.78%) Puppet
8 21 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (1.14%) Terraform
10 13 (0.92%) WSUS
11 11 (0.78%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (0.64%) QRadar
14 8 (0.57%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.57%) Linux-HA
14 8 (0.57%) SCOrch
14 8 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (0.50%) Kubernetes
15 7 (0.50%) Nessus
15 7 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 607 (43.11%) Microsoft
2 266 (18.89%) VMware
3 163 (11.58%) Oracle
4 102 (7.24%) Cisco
5 89 (6.32%) ServiceNow
6 88 (6.25%) Citrix
7 68 (4.83%) BMC
8 54 (3.84%) HP
9 40 (2.84%) New Relic
10 39 (2.77%) Sitecore
11 38 (2.70%) Trend Micro
12 32 (2.27%) SolarWinds
13 30 (2.13%) Veeam
14 27 (1.92%) Dell
15 26 (1.85%) Red Hat
16 24 (1.70%) Google
16 24 (1.70%) IBM
16 24 (1.70%) Xamarin
17 23 (1.63%) Telerik
18 22 (1.56%) NetApp