Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 286 248 221
Rank change year-on-year -38 -27 -52
Permanent jobs citing IIS 1,569 2,285 2,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 1.37% 1.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.61% 8.28% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,253 1,900 2,449
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,875 £67,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20,612 27,592 31,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.82% 16.57% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16,288 22,169 25,260
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -2.30% +6.10% +2.50%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the UK

IIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IIS.

Salary trend for IIS in the UK

IIS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IIS over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for IIS in the UK

IIS
Top 16 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 22 September 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
England -38 1,467 £47,500 +5.56% 282
UK excluding London -35 1,008 £42,500 +1.19% 239
London -39 529 £60,000 +3.45% 61
South East -79 370 £50,000 +17.65% 82
North of England -26 286 £42,500 -5.56% 57
Yorkshire -15 145 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Midlands +27 130 £37,500 - 39
North West -19 119 £42,500 -5.56% 22
West Midlands +49 83 £40,000 +8.11% 17
East of England +36 79 £42,500 +13.33% 25
South West -33 68 £42,500 +3.03% 18
Scotland +5 51 £37,500 +25.42% 9
East Midlands +6 47 £30,750 -18.00% 20
North East +23 22 £31,068 -28.99% 5
Wales +6 16 £45,000 - 6
Northern Ireland -4 8 £33,500 -1.47% 3

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 with a requirement for IIS.

1 972 (61.95%) Windows
2 890 (56.72%) Microsoft
3 857 (54.62%) SQL Server
4 808 (51.50%) SQL
5 703 (44.81%) .NET
6 664 (42.32%) Windows Server
7 602 (38.37%) C#
8 581 (37.03%) Azure
9 474 (30.21%) Active Directory
10 436 (27.79%) PowerShell
11 373 (23.77%) ASP.NET
12 368 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
13 356 (22.69%) JavaScript
14 325 (20.71%) DevOps
15 324 (20.65%) Linux
16 312 (19.89%) DNS
17 311 (19.82%) VMware
18 309 (19.69%) MVC
19 280 (17.85%) AWS
20 279 (17.78%) ITIL
21 275 (17.53%) Finance
22 250 (15.93%) HTML
23 243 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
24 235 (14.98%) Firewall
25 234 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
26 224 (14.28%) Office 365
27 216 (13.77%) Hyper-V
27 216 (13.77%) Degree
27 216 (13.77%) CSS
28 214 (13.64%) Web Services

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
1 187 (11.92%) SharePoint
2 165 (10.52%) Apache
3 99 (6.31%) MS Exchange
3 99 (6.31%) Tomcat
4 79 (5.04%) BizTalk Server
5 55 (3.51%) Umbraco
6 49 (3.12%) nginx
7 41 (2.61%) CMS
8 37 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (2.04%) Skype for Business
10 29 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 29 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 27 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 20 (1.27%) Confluence
14 13 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
15 12 (0.76%) JBoss
16 11 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 105 (6.69%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.32%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.064%) ArchiCAD
5 1 (0.064%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.064%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.064%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.064%) Revit
Business Applications
1 34 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.51%) nopCommerce
5 7 (0.45%) Q-Pulse
5 7 (0.45%) Sage CRM
6 5 (0.32%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.25%) ContrOCC
7 4 (0.25%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.25%) Maximo
8 3 (0.19%) Postilion
8 3 (0.19%) SnowdropKCS
9 2 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.13%) Magento
10 1 (0.064%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 581 (37.03%) Azure
2 280 (17.85%) AWS
3 224 (14.28%) Office 365
4 128 (8.16%) SaaS
5 99 (6.31%) PaaS
6 73 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
7 62 (3.95%) IaaS
8 54 (3.44%) Serverless
9 50 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
10 41 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
11 38 (2.42%) Power Platform
12 36 (2.29%) Amazon S3
13 33 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 33 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 28 (1.78%) GitHub
16 27 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
16 27 (1.72%) GCP
17 22 (1.40%) Azure Functions
18 20 (1.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 312 (19.89%) DNS
2 235 (14.98%) Firewall
3 209 (13.32%) DHCP
4 177 (11.28%) TCP/IP
5 115 (7.33%) WAN
6 111 (7.07%) VPN
7 99 (6.31%) Internet
8 98 (6.25%) SAN
9 93 (5.93%) LAN
10 62 (3.95%) VLAN
11 59 (3.76%) SSL
12 47 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
13 45 (2.87%) HTTP
14 44 (2.80%) VoIP
15 41 (2.61%) MPLS
15 41 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
16 37 (2.36%) Skype
17 36 (2.29%) Wireless
18 34 (2.17%) SMTP
19 29 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 857 (54.62%) SQL Server
2 125 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 102 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 99 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 89 (5.67%) MySQL
6 77 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 47 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 47 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 46 (2.93%) Azure SQL Database
8 46 (2.93%) Relational Database
9 45 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
10 33 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (1.85%) MongoDB
11 29 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (1.66%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.66%) Power BI
13 25 (1.59%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.89%) DTS
Development Applications
1 182 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 136 (8.67%) Visual Studio
3 134 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 116 (7.39%) Jenkins
5 105 (6.69%) TeamCity
6 98 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 65 (4.14%) JIRA
8 61 (3.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 51 (3.25%) NUnit
10 44 (2.80%) SpecFlow
11 42 (2.68%) Bitbucket Server
12 34 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 29 (1.85%) Selenium
13 29 (1.85%) Subversion
14 28 (1.78%) JUnit
15 27 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
16 18 (1.15%) Bitbucket
17 17 (1.08%) Maven
18 16 (1.02%) git-flow
19 13 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 275 (17.53%) Finance
2 49 (3.12%) Banking
3 47 (3.00%) Public Sector
4 42 (2.68%) Games
5 41 (2.61%) Retail
6 29 (1.85%) Back Office
7 27 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.66%) Marketing
9 19 (1.21%) Law
9 19 (1.21%) Legal
10 16 (1.02%) Automotive
11 14 (0.89%) Police
12 11 (0.70%) Advertising
12 11 (0.70%) Fire and Rescue
13 10 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.57%) Local Government
15 8 (0.51%) French Language
15 8 (0.51%) Front Office
15 8 (0.51%) German Language
16 6 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 426 (27.15%) Developer
2 235 (14.98%) Analyst
3 210 (13.38%) .NET Developer
4 200 (12.75%) Applications Support
5 184 (11.73%) C# Developer
6 167 (10.64%) Support Analyst
7 146 (9.31%) DevOps Engineer
8 142 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 123 (7.84%) Support Engineer
10 120 (7.65%) Applications Support Analyst
11 112 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 102 (6.50%) Senior Developer
13 96 (6.12%) Software Developer
14 81 (5.16%) Consultant
15 60 (3.82%) Senior .NET Developer
16 57 (3.63%) Architect
17 55 (3.51%) Windows Engineer
18 53 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
19 52 (3.31%) Administrator
19 52 (3.31%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (44.81%) .NET
2 373 (23.77%) ASP.NET
3 250 (15.93%) HTML
4 216 (13.77%) CSS
5 214 (13.64%) Web Services
6 192 (12.24%) XML
7 176 (11.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 170 (10.83%) AngularJS
9 157 (10.01%) jQuery
10 145 (9.24%) .NET Framework
11 140 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 86 (5.48%) JSON
13 85 (5.42%) REST
14 84 (5.35%) .NET Core
14 84 (5.35%) WCF
15 75 (4.78%) Ajax
16 55 (3.51%) HTML5
17 54 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 54 (3.44%) Entity Framework
18 53 (3.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 63 (4.02%) User Experience
4 62 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (2.93%) PKI
7 45 (2.87%) Driving Licence
8 43 (2.74%) Public Cloud
9 39 (2.49%) Clustering
10 37 (2.36%) Private Cloud
11 34 (2.17%) Robotics
12 29 (1.85%) Mobile App
13 28 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
14 25 (1.59%) CMDB
15 24 (1.53%) Algorithms
15 24 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
15 24 (1.53%) N-Tier
15 24 (1.53%) Replication
16 22 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 972 (61.95%) Windows
2 664 (42.32%) Windows Server
3 324 (20.65%) Linux
4 169 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 160 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 110 (7.01%) Windows 10
7 73 (4.65%) Unix
8 51 (3.25%) Windows 7
9 45 (2.87%) Windows 8
10 38 (2.42%) CentOS
11 34 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (1.40%) Android
13 22 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 18 (1.15%) Debian
15 16 (1.02%) Solaris
16 13 (0.83%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.57%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.38%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (20.71%) DevOps
3 309 (19.69%) MVC
4 279 (17.78%) ITIL
5 234 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
6 177 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 168 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 133 (8.48%) SDLC
9 111 (7.07%) OO
9 111 (7.07%) TDD
10 109 (6.95%) Migration
11 107 (6.82%) Scrum
12 104 (6.63%) Mentoring
13 101 (6.44%) Configuration Management
14 94 (5.99%) Test Automation
15 87 (5.54%) Unit Testing
16 85 (5.42%) Software Engineering
17 83 (5.29%) E-Commerce
18 82 (5.23%) Computer Science
19 79 (5.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 808 (51.50%) SQL
2 602 (38.37%) C#
3 436 (27.79%) PowerShell
4 356 (22.69%) JavaScript
5 167 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 160 (10.20%) Java
7 128 (8.16%) Python
8 98 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 66 (4.21%) VB.NET
10 57 (3.63%) Ruby
11 48 (3.06%) VB
12 33 (2.10%) TypeScript
13 31 (1.98%) PHP
14 30 (1.91%) C
14 30 (1.91%) Perl
15 27 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 27 (1.72%) XPath
16 23 (1.47%) VBA
16 23 (1.47%) VBScript
17 14 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 216 (13.77%) Degree
2 95 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (3.19%) MCSE
5 49 (3.12%) MCSA
5 49 (3.12%) Security Cleared
6 47 (3.00%) IISP
7 45 (2.87%) CISSP
8 43 (2.74%) CCNA
9 26 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (1.59%) CCNP
11 24 (1.53%) CISA
12 23 (1.47%) DV Cleared
13 22 (1.40%) CISM
14 19 (1.21%) MCP
15 18 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.15%) SC Cleared
16 17 (1.08%) CRISC
17 15 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
18 14 (0.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.99%) SLA
2 87 (5.54%) QA
3 34 (2.17%) WAI
4 31 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.72%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.34%) GDPR
7 12 (0.76%) COBIT
8 10 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (0.57%) NIST
10 8 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.38%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.38%) ISO 31000
12 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 6 (0.38%) NCSC
13 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.13%) PMO
15 1 (0.064%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 474 (30.21%) Active Directory
2 243 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (13.77%) Hyper-V
4 113 (7.20%) Docker
5 49 (3.12%) vSphere
6 42 (2.68%) XenApp
7 32 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
10 17 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (0.96%) Firmware
11 15 (0.96%) LXC
12 12 (0.76%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.70%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.70%) VirtualBox
13 11 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.64%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 10 (0.64%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.45%) KVM
15 7 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 113 (7.20%) Ansible
2 97 (6.18%) SCCM
3 76 (4.84%) Puppet
4 75 (4.78%) Terraform
5 68 (4.33%) Kubernetes
6 67 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
7 44 (2.80%) WSUS
8 32 (2.04%) SCOM
9 29 (1.85%) Grafana
9 29 (1.85%) Nagios
10 24 (1.53%) Kibana
11 21 (1.34%) ZABBIX
12 19 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
12 19 (1.21%) vCenter Server
13 17 (1.08%) Prometheus
14 16 (1.02%) HAProxy
14 16 (1.02%) Nessus
14 16 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
15 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 14 (0.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 890 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 311 (19.82%) VMware
3 152 (9.69%) Oracle
4 141 (8.99%) Cisco
5 101 (6.44%) Citrix
6 49 (3.12%) HP
7 47 (3.00%) Veeam
8 43 (2.74%) Dell
9 42 (2.68%) Red Hat
10 41 (2.61%) Splunk
11 36 (2.29%) New Relic
12 33 (2.10%) Sitecore
13 32 (2.04%) ServiceNow
14 29 (1.85%) IBM
15 27 (1.72%) Google
16 26 (1.66%) Avaya
16 26 (1.66%) NetApp
17 23 (1.47%) Atlassian
18 22 (1.40%) Apple
18 22 (1.40%) Mitel