Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 279 259 259
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 -57
Permanent jobs citing IIS 1,064 1,894 2,279
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.31% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.03% 8.50% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1,651 1,955
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,020
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 13,246 22,291 29,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.36% 15.36% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10,495 17,455 23,692
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the UK

IIS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IIS.

Salary trend for IIS in the UK

IIS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IIS over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for IIS in the UK

IIS
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IIS within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 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
England -7 994 £50,000 +2.04% 71
UK excluding London -5 684 £45,000 +5.88% 62
London -23 337 £57,500 - 14
South East +5 271 £45,000 -14.29% 13
North of England +33 211 £44,250 +4.12% 19
North West +57 110 £46,250 +8.82% 13
Yorkshire +37 94 £42,500 +1.19% 4
East of England +48 63 £46,500 +10.71% 7
Work from Home +13 63 £50,000 -23.08% 6
Midlands +29 58 £49,362 +31.63% 11
South West -4 53 £38,750 -5.49% 6
West Midlands +50 44 £52,500 +50.00% 6
Wales -3 13 £36,978 -7.56%
East Midlands -6 12 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Scotland +26 7 £59,375 +13.26% 6
North East -5 7 £42,500 +36.80% 2
Isle of Man - 5 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland +14 3 £28,500 -3.39%

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 with a requirement for IIS.

1 627 (58.93%) Windows
2 617 (57.99%) SQL Server
3 536 (50.38%) Microsoft
4 464 (43.61%) SQL
5 449 (42.20%) Azure
6 419 (39.38%) .NET
7 384 (36.09%) Windows Server
8 372 (34.96%) C#
9 311 (29.23%) Active Directory
10 266 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 235 (22.09%) JavaScript
12 227 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
12 227 (21.33%) DevOps
13 214 (20.11%) AWS
13 214 (20.11%) Finance
14 212 (19.92%) Linux
15 200 (18.80%) ASP.NET
16 190 (17.86%) VMware
17 186 (17.48%) Firewall
18 185 (17.39%) ITIL
19 184 (17.29%) HTML
20 183 (17.20%) Office 365
21 163 (15.32%) CSS
22 160 (15.04%) .NET Framework
23 150 (14.10%) MVC
24 149 (14.00%) DNS
25 146 (13.72%) XML
25 146 (13.72%) Degree
26 145 (13.63%) Web Services
27 144 (13.53%) Problem-Solving

IIS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 110 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 91 (8.55%) Apache
3 71 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 62 (5.83%) MS Exchange
5 29 (2.73%) nginx
6 28 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (2.16%) Confluence
8 22 (2.07%) CMS
9 21 (1.97%) Drupal
10 18 (1.69%) JBoss
11 17 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.41%) Skype for Business
13 13 (1.22%) WebSphere
14 11 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.94%) EPiServer
15 10 (0.94%) SAS
15 10 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
16 8 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.75%) Kentico
Applications
1 91 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.28%) FileZilla
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.19%) Windchill
6 1 (0.094%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.85%) SAP GTS
4 6 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.47%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.38%) Exchequer
6 4 (0.38%) FastStats
6 4 (0.38%) Line 50
6 4 (0.38%) Pegasus Opera
6 4 (0.38%) Unica
7 3 (0.28%) Magento
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.094%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 449 (42.20%) Azure
2 214 (20.11%) AWS
3 183 (17.20%) Office 365
4 114 (10.71%) PaaS
5 111 (10.43%) IaaS
6 108 (10.15%) SaaS
7 55 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
8 46 (4.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 27 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
9 27 (2.54%) GitHub
10 26 (2.44%) Serverless
11 15 (1.41%) NuGet
11 15 (1.41%) Power Platform
12 11 (1.03%) Logic Apps
13 10 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.94%) Azure Functions
13 10 (0.94%) GCP
14 9 (0.85%) npm
15 8 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 186 (17.48%) Firewall
2 149 (14.00%) DNS
3 94 (8.83%) DHCP
4 86 (8.08%) Internet
5 82 (7.71%) TCP/IP
6 69 (6.48%) VPN
7 63 (5.92%) LAN
8 62 (5.83%) WAN
9 55 (5.17%) SAN
10 50 (4.70%) SSL
11 29 (2.73%) HTTP
12 26 (2.44%) VoIP
13 25 (2.35%) MPLS
13 25 (2.35%) Network Security
14 23 (2.16%) iSCSI
15 17 (1.60%) SMTP
16 16 (1.50%) VLAN
17 14 (1.32%) Wireless
18 13 (1.22%) FTP
19 12 (1.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (57.99%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 81 (7.61%) MySQL
4 65 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 52 (4.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 51 (4.79%) Relational Database
7 38 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 34 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (3.10%) MongoDB
10 27 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
12 19 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
12 19 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (1.60%) Redis
14 14 (1.32%) DB2
14 14 (1.32%) NoSQL
14 14 (1.32%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 108 (10.15%) Git (software)
2 105 (9.87%) Visual Studio
3 64 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 51 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (4.51%) TeamCity
6 45 (4.23%) JIRA
7 41 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 33 (3.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 23 (2.16%) NUnit
10 18 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (1.50%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.50%) Subversion
12 14 (1.32%) Selenium
12 14 (1.32%) SoapUI
12 14 (1.32%) SpecFlow
13 11 (1.03%) ReSharper
14 10 (0.94%) MSTest
15 9 (0.85%) GitLab
16 7 (0.66%) gulp
16 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 214 (20.11%) Finance
2 44 (4.14%) Public Sector
3 39 (3.67%) Retail
4 35 (3.29%) Law
5 22 (2.07%) Legal
6 20 (1.88%) Back Office
7 18 (1.69%) Publishing
8 17 (1.60%) Local Government
9 16 (1.50%) Front Office
10 15 (1.41%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.75%) Banking
13 8 (0.75%) Games
13 8 (0.75%) Marketing
14 7 (0.66%) Billing
14 7 (0.66%) Police
15 6 (0.56%) Electronics
16 3 (0.28%) Fire and Rescue
16 3 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 281 (26.41%) Developer
2 129 (12.12%) .NET Developer
3 117 (11.00%) C# Developer
4 104 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 83 (7.80%) Applications Support
6 81 (7.61%) Analyst
7 78 (7.33%) Architect
8 72 (6.77%) Software Developer
9 71 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 68 (6.39%) Consultant
11 61 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 60 (5.64%) Senior Developer
13 55 (5.17%) Support Engineer
14 49 (4.61%) Support Analyst
15 42 (3.95%) Team Leader
16 39 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
17 36 (3.38%) Administrator
17 36 (3.38%) Applications Engineer
18 35 (3.29%) IT Engineer
19 34 (3.20%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (39.38%) .NET
2 200 (18.80%) ASP.NET
3 184 (17.29%) HTML
4 163 (15.32%) CSS
5 160 (15.04%) .NET Framework
6 146 (13.72%) XML
7 145 (13.63%) Web Services
8 125 (11.75%) AngularJS
9 119 (11.18%) jQuery
10 93 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 92 (8.65%) REST
12 90 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 82 (7.71%) .NET Core
14 69 (6.48%) WCF
15 58 (5.45%) Entity Framework
16 55 (5.17%) JSON
17 52 (4.89%) SOAP
18 47 (4.42%) React
19 45 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 43 (4.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (7.52%) Management Information System
3 54 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 41 (3.85%) Clustering
5 35 (3.29%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
7 31 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (2.73%) User Experience
9 27 (2.54%) Public Cloud
10 24 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (2.16%) Driving Licence
11 23 (2.16%) Replication
12 18 (1.69%) PKI
13 11 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (0.94%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.75%) Blog
15 8 (0.75%) CESG
15 8 (0.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 627 (58.93%) Windows
2 384 (36.09%) Windows Server
3 212 (19.92%) Linux
4 119 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (7.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 81 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (4.70%) Windows 10
8 42 (3.95%) Unix
9 32 (3.01%) Windows 7
10 22 (2.07%) Windows Server 2019
11 21 (1.97%) Android
12 19 (1.79%) Apple iOS
13 17 (1.60%) Debian
14 11 (1.03%) CentOS
15 9 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.56%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
1 227 (21.33%) DevOps
2 185 (17.39%) ITIL
3 150 (14.10%) MVC
4 144 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
5 118 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
6 111 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 109 (10.24%) Computer Science
8 106 (9.96%) Scrum
9 104 (9.77%) Software Engineering
10 83 (7.80%) Information Security
10 83 (7.80%) TDD
11 81 (7.61%) Mentoring
12 77 (7.24%) SDLC
13 69 (6.48%) Cybersecurity
13 69 (6.48%) Fintech
14 60 (5.64%) Microservices
14 60 (5.64%) Migration
15 58 (5.45%) Project Management
15 58 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 464 (43.61%) SQL
2 372 (34.96%) C#
3 266 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 235 (22.09%) JavaScript
5 130 (12.22%) T-SQL
6 94 (8.83%) Bash Shell
7 82 (7.71%) Python
8 71 (6.67%) Java
9 42 (3.95%) TypeScript
10 36 (3.38%) VB.NET
11 35 (3.29%) Perl
12 30 (2.82%) VBScript
13 21 (1.97%) VB
14 17 (1.60%) C
14 17 (1.60%) Ruby
15 16 (1.50%) VB6
16 15 (1.41%) C++
16 15 (1.41%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.13%) PHP
18 10 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 146 (13.72%) Degree
2 78 (7.33%) CISSP
3 76 (7.14%) IISP
4 68 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (4.14%) MCSE
6 44 (4.14%) Security Cleared
7 40 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (3.10%) CISM
9 30 (2.82%) MCSA
10 28 (2.63%) CCNA
11 27 (2.54%) SC Cleared
12 25 (2.35%) MCP
13 23 (2.16%) CESG Certified Professional
14 22 (2.07%) TOGAF Certification
14 22 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 21 (1.97%) ISSAP
16 16 (1.50%) GIAC
17 13 (1.22%) CCNP
17 13 (1.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.32%) SLA
2 43 (4.04%) QA
3 40 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (2.91%) GDPR
5 28 (2.63%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.03%) COBIT
6 11 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.75%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.56%) NCSC
9 5 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.19%) COSHH
11 2 (0.19%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.19%) DO-254
11 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.094%) RMADS
System Software
1 311 (29.23%) Active Directory
2 114 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (10.24%) Hyper-V
4 61 (5.73%) Docker
5 41 (3.85%) vSphere
6 27 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
8 22 (2.07%) XenApp
9 14 (1.32%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.66%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.47%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.38%) NFS
14 4 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.38%) Xen
15 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.19%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 2 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 69 (6.48%) SCCM
2 57 (5.36%) Ansible
3 50 (4.70%) Puppet
4 49 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (3.48%) Terraform
6 32 (3.01%) Kubernetes
7 29 (2.73%) WSUS
8 18 (1.69%) SCVMM
9 17 (1.60%) vCenter Server
10 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (1.22%) SCOM
11 13 (1.22%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (0.75%) Grafana
14 7 (0.66%) Nagios
15 6 (0.56%) Backup Exec
15 6 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
15 6 (0.56%) Nessus
15 6 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 536 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 190 (17.86%) VMware
3 108 (10.15%) Cisco
4 73 (6.86%) Oracle
5 52 (4.89%) Citrix
5 52 (4.89%) HP
6 37 (3.48%) IBM
6 37 (3.48%) Splunk
7 36 (3.38%) Dell
8 35 (3.29%) ServiceNow
9 27 (2.54%) Google
10 21 (1.97%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.60%) Veeam
13 16 (1.50%) New Relic
13 16 (1.50%) Sitecore
14 15 (1.41%) Remedy
15 14 (1.32%) Xamarin
16 13 (1.22%) Capita
16 13 (1.22%) F5