Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 261 211 191
Rank change year-on-year -50 -20 -39
Permanent jobs citing IIS 974 1,450 1,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.24% 1.58% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.72% 10.11% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 766 1,228 1,434
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,075
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,362 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.69% - +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 11,175 14,345 16,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.24% 15.64% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8,699 11,535 13,561
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,925 £25,125
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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 -81 355 £50,000 +11.11% 91
North of England -38 271 £45,000 - 60
Yorkshire -27 136 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Midlands +32 129 £39,000 +4.00% 32
North West -35 120 £42,500 -5.56% 28
West Midlands +56 85 £40,500 +10.96% 15
East of England +23 79 £42,500 +13.33% 29
South West -16 70 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Scotland +4 50 £37,500 +25.42% 6
East Midlands 0 44 £30,000 -21.31% 16
North East +6 15 £31,068 -15.80% 2
Wales -4 14 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Northern Ireland -2 6 £35,500 +4.41%
IIS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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.

1 582 (59.75%) Windows
2 563 (57.80%) Microsoft
3 524 (53.80%) SQL Server
4 471 (48.36%) SQL
5 419 (43.02%) .NET
6 399 (40.97%) Windows Server
7 395 (40.55%) Azure
8 360 (36.96%) C#
9 302 (31.01%) Active Directory
10 240 (24.64%) VMware
11 239 (24.54%) ASP.NET
12 232 (23.82%) JavaScript
13 231 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
14 229 (23.51%) MVC
15 228 (23.41%) DNS
16 207 (21.25%) PowerShell
17 194 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 183 (18.79%) ITIL
18 183 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
19 178 (18.28%) Linux
20 173 (17.76%) DevOps
21 168 (17.25%) DHCP
22 154 (15.81%) Firewall
23 148 (15.20%) HTML
24 143 (14.68%) Finance
25 140 (14.37%) Hyper-V
26 134 (13.76%) AWS
26 134 (13.76%) Degree
27 130 (13.35%) Office 365
28 128 (13.14%) Web Services

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
1 118 (12.11%) SharePoint
2 71 (7.29%) Apache
3 69 (7.08%) MS Exchange
4 45 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
5 39 (4.00%) CMS
6 34 (3.49%) Tomcat
7 24 (2.46%) Skype for Business
8 23 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.54%) nginx
11 15 (1.54%) Umbraco
12 14 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
15 11 (1.13%) Confluence
16 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.72%) JBoss
17 7 (0.72%) WordPress
18 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.51%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.41%) Maximo
2 4 (0.41%) nopCommerce
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.31%) Postilion
4 1 (0.10%) ContrOCC
Cloud Services
1 395 (40.55%) Azure
2 134 (13.76%) AWS
3 130 (13.35%) Office 365
4 72 (7.39%) PaaS
5 57 (5.85%) SaaS
6 47 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (4.72%) IaaS
8 31 (3.18%) Serverless
9 23 (2.36%) Power Platform
10 22 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (2.26%) npm
11 21 (2.16%) Azure Functions
12 16 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (1.03%) G Suite
14 10 (1.03%) Yammer
15 9 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.92%) GCP
15 9 (0.92%) GitHub
15 9 (0.92%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 228 (23.41%) DNS
2 168 (17.25%) DHCP
3 154 (15.81%) Firewall
4 125 (12.83%) TCP/IP
5 86 (8.83%) Internet
6 79 (8.11%) WAN
7 78 (8.01%) SAN
8 76 (7.80%) VPN
9 56 (5.75%) LAN
10 50 (5.13%) VLAN
11 40 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
12 33 (3.39%) HTTP
13 30 (3.08%) DMZ
14 26 (2.67%) MPLS
15 25 (2.57%) Skype
15 25 (2.57%) SMTP
16 24 (2.46%) Wireless
17 22 (2.26%) NAS
17 22 (2.26%) SSL
17 22 (2.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (53.80%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (5.24%) MySQL
6 48 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 44 (4.52%) Relational Database
8 39 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 26 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (2.05%) DTS
11 20 (2.05%) Oracle Database
11 20 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 18 (1.85%) Power BI
13 16 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (1.23%) NoSQL
16 11 (1.13%) MongoDB
17 8 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 96 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 94 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 90 (9.24%) Visual Studio
4 39 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 37 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 30 (3.08%) Jenkins
7 28 (2.87%) JIRA
8 26 (2.67%) TeamCity
9 22 (2.26%) Selenium
10 18 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (1.64%) webpack
12 12 (1.23%) TortoiseSVN
13 9 (0.92%) git-flow
14 8 (0.82%) Subversion
15 6 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.62%) Bower
15 6 (0.62%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.62%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.51%) LINQPad
16 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 143 (14.68%) Finance
2 45 (4.62%) Retail
3 31 (3.18%) Public Sector
4 28 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.75%) Automotive
6 14 (1.44%) Law
6 14 (1.44%) Legal
6 14 (1.44%) Marketing
6 14 (1.44%) Police
7 11 (1.13%) Fire and Rescue
8 10 (1.03%) Back Office
9 6 (0.62%) Games
9 6 (0.62%) Local Government
9 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
10 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.31%) Banking
11 3 (0.31%) Electronics
11 3 (0.31%) Military
11 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 287 (29.47%) Developer
2 166 (17.04%) .NET Developer
3 140 (14.37%) Analyst
4 122 (12.53%) C# Developer
5 107 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 96 (9.86%) Applications Support
7 95 (9.75%) Senior Developer
8 94 (9.65%) Support Analyst
9 86 (8.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 80 (8.21%) Support Engineer
11 62 (6.37%) Applications Support Analyst
12 61 (6.26%) Senior .NET Developer
13 60 (6.16%) Consultant
13 60 (6.16%) Software Developer
14 52 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
15 50 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
16 45 (4.62%) Web Developer
17 44 (4.52%) Senior C# Developer
18 38 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
19 33 (3.39%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (43.02%) .NET
2 239 (24.54%) ASP.NET
3 148 (15.20%) HTML
4 128 (13.14%) Web Services
5 122 (12.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 119 (12.22%) CSS
7 118 (12.11%) .NET Framework
8 114 (11.70%) AngularJS
9 111 (11.40%) jQuery
10 89 (9.14%) XML
11 87 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 70 (7.19%) WCF
13 58 (5.95%) .NET Core
14 50 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 48 (4.93%) Ajax
16 41 (4.21%) Entity Framework
17 39 (4.00%) HTML5
18 37 (3.80%) RESTful
19 33 (3.39%) REST
19 33 (3.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 60 (6.16%) Management Information System
4 41 (4.21%) Driving Licence
5 36 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (3.49%) Public Cloud
7 32 (3.29%) User Experience
8 30 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (2.87%) Private Cloud
10 27 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
10 27 (2.77%) PKI
11 19 (1.95%) Clustering
11 19 (1.95%) N-Tier
12 18 (1.85%) CMDB
13 16 (1.64%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
15 13 (1.33%) CCTV
16 12 (1.23%) Client/Server
17 11 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
18 10 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 582 (59.75%) Windows
2 399 (40.97%) Windows Server
3 178 (18.28%) Linux
4 124 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 113 (11.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 43 (4.41%) Unix
8 38 (3.90%) Windows 8
9 30 (3.08%) Windows 7
10 23 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (1.64%) CentOS
13 14 (1.44%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.44%) Solaris
14 9 (0.92%) Android
14 9 (0.92%) Debian
15 6 (0.62%) Fedora
15 6 (0.62%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.62%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (23.51%) MVC
3 183 (18.79%) ITIL
3 183 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
4 173 (17.76%) DevOps
5 124 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 96 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (9.45%) SDLC
8 82 (8.42%) Mentoring
9 62 (6.37%) Migration
10 61 (6.26%) Computer Science
10 61 (6.26%) OO
11 58 (5.95%) TDD
11 58 (5.95%) Web Development
12 57 (5.85%) Scrum
13 56 (5.75%) Service Management
14 55 (5.65%) E-Commerce
15 52 (5.34%) Change Management
16 51 (5.24%) High Availability
17 50 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 471 (48.36%) SQL
2 360 (36.96%) C#
3 232 (23.82%) JavaScript
4 207 (21.25%) PowerShell
5 89 (9.14%) T-SQL
6 52 (5.34%) Java
7 49 (5.03%) Python
8 39 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 33 (3.39%) VB.NET
10 28 (2.87%) TypeScript
11 27 (2.77%) VB
12 26 (2.67%) Ruby
13 21 (2.16%) VBScript
14 17 (1.75%) C
15 15 (1.54%) PHP
16 12 (1.23%) Perl
16 12 (1.23%) VB6
17 10 (1.03%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.82%) Delphi
18 8 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (13.76%) Degree
2 78 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (3.90%) MCSE
5 37 (3.80%) Security Cleared
6 34 (3.49%) CCNA
7 32 (3.29%) IISP
7 32 (3.29%) MCSA
8 30 (3.08%) CISSP
9 24 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (1.85%) CCNP
10 18 (1.85%) CISM
10 18 (1.85%) MCP
11 17 (1.75%) DV Cleared
12 15 (1.54%) CISA
12 15 (1.54%) MBCS
12 15 (1.54%) SC Cleared
13 14 (1.44%) CESG Certified Professional
14 11 (1.13%) CRISC
14 11 (1.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.44%) SLA
2 40 (4.11%) QA
3 17 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.64%) NCSC
5 14 (1.44%) GDPR
6 11 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.82%) COBIT
8 7 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.51%) NIST
9 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.31%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.31%) ISO 31000
11 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.21%) PMO
12 2 (0.21%) RMADS
13 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 302 (31.01%) Active Directory
2 194 (19.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (14.37%) Hyper-V
4 41 (4.21%) vSphere
5 38 (3.90%) Docker
6 28 (2.87%) XenApp
7 19 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.54%) Firmware
9 14 (1.44%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.23%) LXC
11 11 (1.13%) VirtualBox
11 11 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (1.03%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 9 (0.92%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.72%) KVM
14 7 (0.72%) NFS
14 7 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.51%) Postfix
16 4 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 71 (7.29%) SCCM
2 29 (2.98%) WSUS
3 26 (2.67%) Ansible
3 26 (2.67%) Kubernetes
4 24 (2.46%) SCOM
5 22 (2.26%) Puppet
5 22 (2.26%) Terraform
6 16 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 15 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (1.44%) Nagios
9 13 (1.33%) Kibana
9 13 (1.33%) Nessus
9 13 (1.33%) vCenter Server
10 11 (1.13%) AirWatch
10 11 (1.13%) Backup Exec
11 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (0.92%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.62%) logstash
Vendors
1 563 (57.80%) Microsoft
2 240 (24.64%) VMware
3 112 (11.50%) Cisco
4 76 (7.80%) Oracle
5 69 (7.08%) Citrix
6 51 (5.24%) HP
7 36 (3.70%) Veeam
8 33 (3.39%) Dell
9 30 (3.08%) Red Hat
10 26 (2.67%) Apple
11 23 (2.36%) ServiceNow
12 22 (2.26%) Mitel
12 22 (2.26%) Sitecore
13 21 (2.16%) NetApp
14 20 (2.05%) IBM
14 20 (2.05%) Splunk
15 19 (1.95%) Xamarin
16 18 (1.85%) Google
17 15 (1.54%) Avaya
17 15 (1.54%) Palo Alto