Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 230 239
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -53
Permanent jobs citing IIS 647 1,204 1,400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.35% 1.47% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.99% 10.09% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 531 1,008 1,236
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,946 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 6,476 11,928 16,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.51% 14.53% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5,022 9,139 13,065
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,225 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing IIS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IIS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +5 251 £45,000 -12.20% 9
North of England +37 198 £45,000 +5.88% 18
North West +51 113 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Yorkshire +33 80 £42,500 - 4
Midlands +31 60 £48,431 +29.15% 9
East of England +53 59 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South West +17 53 £38,500 -6.10% 7
West Midlands +54 47 £50,000 +42.86% 6
East Midlands +12 11 £36,250 -9.38% 3
Wales -5 11 £36,978 -7.56%
Scotland +30 7 £59,375 +13.26% 3
North East -5 5 £43,000 +38.41% 4
Isle of Man - 5 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland +16 3 £28,500 -35.23%
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 393 (60.74%) SQL Server
2 362 (55.95%) Windows
3 317 (49.00%) Microsoft
4 291 (44.98%) SQL
5 267 (41.27%) .NET
6 238 (36.79%) C#
7 234 (36.17%) Azure
8 228 (35.24%) Windows Server
9 167 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 148 (22.87%) Active Directory
11 136 (21.02%) ASP.NET
12 135 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
13 133 (20.56%) DevOps
14 128 (19.78%) Finance
15 123 (19.01%) PowerShell
16 119 (18.39%) HTML
17 117 (18.08%) ITIL
18 113 (17.47%) MVC
19 107 (16.54%) Firewall
19 107 (16.54%) XML
20 106 (16.38%) Linux
20 106 (16.38%) .NET Framework
21 102 (15.77%) CSS
22 95 (14.68%) T-SQL
23 92 (14.22%) AWS
24 88 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
24 88 (13.60%) VMware
24 88 (13.60%) Degree
25 81 (12.52%) jQuery
25 81 (12.52%) AngularJS

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 73 (11.28%) SharePoint
2 53 (8.19%) Apache
3 46 (7.11%) Tomcat
4 28 (4.33%) MS Exchange
5 18 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.85%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (1.70%) JBoss
8 11 (1.70%) SAS
9 10 (1.55%) CMS
10 9 (1.39%) nginx
11 8 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.93%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.93%) Kentico
13 5 (0.77%) Confluence
13 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 74 (11.44%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.70%) SAP GTS
3 3 (0.46%) Exchequer
3 3 (0.46%) Line 50
3 3 (0.46%) Magento
3 3 (0.46%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (0.46%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 234 (36.17%) Azure
2 92 (14.22%) AWS
3 70 (10.82%) Office 365
4 63 (9.74%) PaaS
5 58 (8.96%) IaaS
6 50 (7.73%) SaaS
7 41 (6.34%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (2.01%) Serverless
11 9 (1.39%) Azure Functions
11 9 (1.39%) Logic Apps
12 8 (1.24%) Power Platform
13 7 (1.08%) Datadog
13 7 (1.08%) GCP
13 7 (1.08%) npm
14 6 (0.93%) GitHub
15 5 (0.77%) G Suite
16 4 (0.62%) AWS CodePipeline
16 4 (0.62%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 107 (16.54%) Firewall
2 75 (11.59%) DNS
3 67 (10.36%) Internet
4 53 (8.19%) DHCP
5 48 (7.42%) VPN
6 43 (6.65%) TCP/IP
7 37 (5.72%) LAN
8 33 (5.10%) WAN
9 28 (4.33%) SSL
10 18 (2.78%) MPLS
10 18 (2.78%) SAN
11 17 (2.63%) Network Security
12 14 (2.16%) Wireless
13 11 (1.70%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (1.70%) RTP
13 11 (1.70%) VoIP
14 10 (1.55%) HTTP
15 9 (1.39%) FTP
16 5 (0.77%) DMZ
16 5 (0.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (60.74%) SQL Server
2 63 (9.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 54 (8.35%) MySQL
4 46 (7.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 33 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.86%) MongoDB
7 24 (3.71%) RDBMS
8 23 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (1.70%) DB2
14 11 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.39%) Redis
17 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database
17 8 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
18 7 (1.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 59 (9.12%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 25 (3.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 24 (3.71%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 20 (3.09%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.63%) JIRA
8 15 (2.32%) Subversion
9 12 (1.85%) SoapUI
10 11 (1.70%) Bitbucket
10 11 (1.70%) Selenium
11 10 (1.55%) NUnit
12 7 (1.08%) GitLab
13 5 (0.77%) gulp
13 5 (0.77%) jspm
13 5 (0.77%) MSTest
13 5 (0.77%) Selenium IDE
13 5 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 128 (19.78%) Finance
2 24 (3.71%) Retail
3 23 (3.55%) Law
4 21 (3.25%) Public Sector
5 19 (2.94%) Legal
6 18 (2.78%) Local Government
7 14 (2.16%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.55%) Publishing
9 9 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.93%) Billing
10 6 (0.93%) Electronics
11 5 (0.77%) Back Office
11 5 (0.77%) Police
12 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.46%) Banking
13 3 (0.46%) Games
13 3 (0.46%) Military
14 2 (0.31%) Avionics
15 1 (0.15%) Fire and Rescue
15 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 196 (30.29%) Developer
2 83 (12.83%) .NET Developer
3 77 (11.90%) C# Developer
4 62 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 56 (8.66%) Analyst
6 55 (8.50%) Software Developer
7 50 (7.73%) Applications Support
8 47 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 46 (7.11%) Architect
10 45 (6.96%) Senior Developer
11 38 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
12 37 (5.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 37 (5.72%) Support Analyst
13 35 (5.41%) Consultant
14 33 (5.10%) Support Engineer
15 27 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
16 23 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
17 21 (3.25%) IT Support
17 21 (3.25%) SQL Developer
18 20 (3.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (41.27%) .NET
2 136 (21.02%) ASP.NET
3 119 (18.39%) HTML
4 107 (16.54%) XML
5 106 (16.38%) .NET Framework
6 102 (15.77%) CSS
7 81 (12.52%) AngularJS
7 81 (12.52%) jQuery
8 77 (11.90%) Web Services
9 62 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 60 (9.27%) REST
11 59 (9.12%) WCF
12 47 (7.26%) .NET Core
13 42 (6.49%) Entity Framework
14 39 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 38 (5.87%) Ajax
16 36 (5.56%) SOAP
17 32 (4.95%) JSON
18 30 (4.64%) HTML5
18 30 (4.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.12%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.02%) Clustering
4 24 (3.71%) Driving Licence
4 24 (3.71%) User Experience
5 19 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
6 18 (2.78%) PKI
6 18 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.47%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.24%) Social Media
13 6 (0.93%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.93%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.93%) Replication
14 5 (0.77%) CESG
15 4 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 362 (55.95%) Windows
2 228 (35.24%) Windows Server
3 106 (16.38%) Linux
4 67 (10.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (7.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 39 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (4.17%) Windows 10
8 25 (3.86%) Unix
9 17 (2.63%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.55%) Android
11 9 (1.39%) Debian
12 8 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (0.77%) CentOS
15 5 (0.77%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (20.56%) DevOps
3 117 (18.08%) ITIL
4 113 (17.47%) MVC
5 88 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (11.28%) Computer Science
7 70 (10.82%) Software Engineering
8 67 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 60 (9.27%) Scrum
10 51 (7.88%) Information Security
11 43 (6.65%) ITIL V3
12 42 (6.49%) SDLC
13 41 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
14 40 (6.18%) Mentoring
14 40 (6.18%) TDD
15 39 (6.03%) CRM
15 39 (6.03%) IT Strategy
16 36 (5.56%) OO
16 36 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 291 (44.98%) SQL
2 238 (36.79%) C#
3 167 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 123 (19.01%) PowerShell
5 95 (14.68%) T-SQL
6 50 (7.73%) Python
7 48 (7.42%) Java
8 35 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 29 (4.48%) VB.NET
10 28 (4.33%) TypeScript
11 21 (3.25%) VB
12 16 (2.47%) VB6
13 14 (2.16%) C
14 13 (2.01%) C++
15 12 (1.85%) Perl
15 12 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.70%) Ruby
17 10 (1.55%) PHP
18 8 (1.24%) VBScript
19 6 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (13.60%) Degree
2 40 (6.18%) CISSP
3 39 (6.03%) IISP
4 37 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 28 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 27 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (4.17%) MCP
8 24 (3.71%) MCSE
9 23 (3.55%) SC Cleared
10 18 (2.78%) CCNA
11 16 (2.47%) TOGAF Certification
12 14 (2.16%) MCSA
13 12 (1.85%) CISM
13 12 (1.85%) DBS Check
13 12 (1.85%) ISSAP
14 11 (1.70%) DV Cleared
15 9 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 9 (1.39%) CISA
15 9 (1.39%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.79%) GDPR
2 30 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (4.33%) QA
4 25 (3.86%) PCI DSS
5 23 (3.55%) SLA
6 12 (1.85%) COBIT
7 8 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.77%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.62%) NCSC
10 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.31%) COSHH
11 2 (0.31%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.31%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.31%) DO-254
11 2 (0.31%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 148 (22.87%) Active Directory
2 63 (9.74%) Hyper-V
3 52 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (4.64%) Docker
5 17 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 16 (2.47%) vSphere
7 14 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.62%) Xen
10 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.15%) GeoWebCache
11 1 (0.15%) KVM
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Postfix
11 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (3.86%) SCCM
2 22 (3.40%) WSUS
3 21 (3.25%) Terraform
4 14 (2.16%) Kubernetes
5 13 (2.01%) Puppet
6 11 (1.70%) Ansible
7 8 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (0.93%) Nessus
8 6 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.93%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.77%) IBM BigFix
9 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.77%) Nagios
10 4 (0.62%) Kibana
10 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.62%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.46%) IBM Guardium
11 3 (0.46%) OSSEC
11 3 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 317 (49.00%) Microsoft
2 88 (13.60%) VMware
3 63 (9.74%) Oracle
4 41 (6.34%) Cisco
5 27 (4.17%) HP
6 24 (3.71%) IBM
7 23 (3.55%) ServiceNow
8 20 (3.09%) Splunk
9 18 (2.78%) Citrix
10 16 (2.47%) Remedy
11 15 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (2.32%) Sitecore
12 13 (2.01%) CA
13 11 (1.70%) Dell
13 11 (1.70%) Hyperion
13 11 (1.70%) PeopleSoft
13 11 (1.70%) SAP
13 11 (1.70%) Siebel
13 11 (1.70%) Telerik
14 10 (1.55%) McAfee