Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 198 169
Rank change year-on-year -52 -29 -34
Permanent jobs citing IIS 2,264 3,024 4,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.77% 2.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.81% 9.93% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,883 2,541 3,638
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,535 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.80% +0.08% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29,003 30,444 37,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.84% 17.84% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23,486 25,159 31,850
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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
England -57 2,165 £45,000 +5.80% 302
UK excluding London -60 1,366 £40,000 - 220
London -63 859 £60,000 +14.29% 112
South East +13 598 £40,000 -5.88% 61
North of England -43 319 £40,000 +14.29% 53
Midlands -28 189 £37,500 - 33
North West +2 172 £40,000 +5.26% 21
Yorkshire -69 135 £38,000 +8.57% 26
South West -68 132 £38,000 +1.33% 13
West Midlands -28 125 £35,000 -6.67% 18
East of England -89 98 £42,000 -1.18% 30
East Midlands -22 64 £40,000 - 14
Scotland -67 35 £38,000 -8.43% 22
Wales -36 14 £43,750 -3.36% 7
North East -23 12 £41,000 +17.14% 6
Northern Ireland +10 8 £32,500 +44.44% 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 with a requirement for IIS.

1 1,473 (65.06%) Windows
2 1,278 (56.45%) SQL Server
3 1,183 (52.25%) SQL
4 1,075 (47.48%) .NET
5 991 (43.77%) Microsoft
6 924 (40.81%) Windows Server
7 841 (37.15%) C#
8 706 (31.18%) Active Directory
9 669 (29.55%) JavaScript
10 566 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 560 (24.73%) HTML
12 559 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 546 (24.12%) ASP.NET
14 498 (22.00%) Linux
15 485 (21.42%) MVC
16 478 (21.11%) Finance
17 453 (20.01%) VMware
18 446 (19.70%) PowerShell
19 421 (18.60%) CSS
20 397 (17.54%) ITIL
21 370 (16.34%) DevOps
22 362 (15.99%) XML
23 357 (15.77%) DNS
24 356 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
25 336 (14.84%) .NET Framework
26 327 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
27 324 (14.31%) jQuery
28 322 (14.22%) Web Services
29 311 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
30 301 (13.30%) Degree

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
1 298 (13.16%) Apache
2 184 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 168 (7.42%) SharePoint
4 127 (5.61%) MS Exchange
5 117 (5.17%) Confluence
6 114 (5.04%) CMS
7 60 (2.65%) JBoss
8 59 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
9 58 (2.56%) WebSphere
10 55 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 46 (2.03%) WebLogic
12 45 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 41 (1.81%) Skype for Business
14 34 (1.50%) Umbraco
15 28 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
16 26 (1.15%) nginx
17 20 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
18 18 (0.80%) SAS
18 18 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
19 16 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 168 (7.42%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.22%) Stata
6 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (0.84%) Elite 3E
1 19 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (0.80%) MetaTrader
3 16 (0.71%) Workfront
4 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.31%) Concordance
5 7 (0.31%) Relativity
6 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.13%) Sage 1000
8 3 (0.13%) Sage 500
8 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.088%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.088%) Ringtail
9 2 (0.088%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.044%) Carpe Diem
10 1 (0.044%) Movex
10 1 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.044%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 559 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 311 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
3 189 (8.35%) Office 365
4 92 (4.06%) SaaS
5 77 (3.40%) Amazon S3
6 76 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 75 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 69 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
9 62 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 60 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
10 60 (2.65%) PaaS
11 56 (2.47%) IaaS
12 36 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
13 34 (1.50%) NuGet
14 29 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (0.97%) Google Analytics
16 19 (0.84%) GitHub
17 14 (0.62%) Mimecast
18 12 (0.53%) npm
19 7 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 357 (15.77%) DNS
2 256 (11.31%) Firewall
3 249 (11.00%) TCP/IP
4 212 (9.36%) DHCP
5 147 (6.49%) SAN
6 130 (5.74%) LAN
7 120 (5.30%) WAN
8 114 (5.04%) Internet
9 98 (4.33%) VPN
10 79 (3.49%) HTTP
11 71 (3.14%) SSL
12 65 (2.87%) Wireshark
13 64 (2.83%) VLAN
14 54 (2.39%) NAS
15 48 (2.12%) Network Security
16 41 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (1.68%) NetScaler
18 33 (1.46%) SNMP
18 33 (1.46%) VoIP
19 30 (1.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,278 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 197 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 166 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 116 (5.12%) MySQL
5 111 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 111 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 89 (3.93%) Amazon RDS
7 78 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 66 (2.92%) NoSQL
8 66 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 57 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
10 55 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 54 (2.39%) MongoDB
12 49 (2.16%) Oracle Database
13 45 (1.99%) Big Data
14 39 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
15 36 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (1.06%) RDBMS
17 23 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 251 (11.09%) Git (software)
2 240 (10.60%) TeamCity
3 214 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 203 (8.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 192 (8.48%) JIRA
6 190 (8.39%) Jenkins
7 165 (7.29%) Visual Studio
8 95 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 40 (1.77%) Subversion
10 39 (1.72%) NUnit
11 36 (1.59%) Fiddler
11 36 (1.59%) Maven
12 32 (1.41%) MSBuild
13 29 (1.28%) CA Release Automation
14 28 (1.24%) Ant
15 27 (1.19%) Cucumber
16 25 (1.10%) Eclipse
16 25 (1.10%) Selenium
17 24 (1.06%) SpecFlow
18 22 (0.97%) ReSharper
General
1 478 (21.11%) Finance
2 136 (6.01%) Banking
3 84 (3.71%) Legal
4 77 (3.40%) Retail
5 58 (2.56%) Marketing
6 48 (2.12%) Law
7 40 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.28%) German Language
9 26 (1.15%) Games
10 24 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 23 (1.02%) Advertising
12 21 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.84%) Front Office
14 18 (0.80%) Back Office
15 13 (0.57%) Private Banking
16 9 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.40%) Italian Language
16 9 (0.40%) Publishing
17 7 (0.31%) Billing
17 7 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 671 (29.64%) Developer
2 347 (15.33%) Analyst
3 346 (15.28%) .NET Developer
4 262 (11.57%) Support Analyst
5 249 (11.00%) Applications Support
6 241 (10.64%) C# Developer
7 188 (8.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 162 (7.16%) Software Developer
9 157 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 154 (6.80%) Support Engineer
11 140 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 136 (6.01%) Applications Support Analyst
13 115 (5.08%) Architect
14 107 (4.73%) Senior Developer
15 104 (4.59%) Administrator
16 98 (4.33%) Consultant
17 97 (4.28%) IT Support
18 81 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
19 77 (3.40%) IT Analyst
20 69 (3.05%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,075 (47.48%) .NET
2 560 (24.73%) HTML
3 546 (24.12%) ASP.NET
4 421 (18.60%) CSS
5 362 (15.99%) XML
6 336 (14.84%) .NET Framework
7 324 (14.31%) jQuery
8 322 (14.22%) Web Services
9 223 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 213 (9.41%) AngularJS
11 185 (8.17%) Ajax
12 148 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 140 (6.18%) Entity Framework
14 136 (6.01%) REST
15 128 (5.65%) WCF
16 108 (4.77%) JSON
17 106 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 93 (4.11%) SOAP
19 92 (4.06%) HTML5
20 80 (3.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 260 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (6.89%) Data Centre
3 153 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 141 (6.23%) Computer Science
5 123 (5.43%) Clustering
6 109 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
7 97 (4.28%) Private Cloud
8 83 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
9 70 (3.09%) User Experience
10 58 (2.56%) PKI
11 50 (2.21%) Fintech
12 48 (2.12%) Public Cloud
13 38 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
14 31 (1.37%) Replication
15 28 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
16 25 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 21 (0.93%) Derivative
18 20 (0.88%) Algorithms
18 20 (0.88%) Credit Risk
19 19 (0.84%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,473 (65.06%) Windows
2 924 (40.81%) Windows Server
3 498 (22.00%) Linux
4 293 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 240 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 171 (7.55%) Unix
7 88 (3.89%) Windows 10
8 79 (3.49%) Windows 7
9 51 (2.25%) CentOS
10 47 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 46 (2.03%) Windows 8
12 34 (1.50%) Solaris
13 33 (1.46%) AIX
13 33 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (1.37%) Apple iOS
15 21 (0.93%) Android
16 18 (0.80%) HPUX
16 18 (0.80%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.66%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (21.42%) MVC
3 397 (17.54%) ITIL
4 370 (16.34%) DevOps
5 356 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
6 183 (8.08%) TDD
7 170 (7.51%) Web Development
8 166 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
9 158 (6.98%) Scrum
10 148 (6.54%) Project Management
11 144 (6.36%) Configuration Management
12 131 (5.79%) OO
13 128 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 122 (5.39%) SDLC
15 120 (5.30%) E-Commerce
16 116 (5.12%) Migration
16 116 (5.12%) Unit Testing
17 112 (4.95%) Mentoring
18 106 (4.68%) Incident Management
19 103 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1,183 (52.25%) SQL
2 841 (37.15%) C#
3 669 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 446 (19.70%) PowerShell
5 264 (11.66%) Java
6 232 (10.25%) T-SQL
7 93 (4.11%) Python
8 84 (3.71%) VB.NET
9 76 (3.36%) VB
10 72 (3.18%) PHP
11 66 (2.92%) Perl
12 65 (2.87%) VBA
13 53 (2.34%) C
14 50 (2.21%) VBScript
15 49 (2.16%) Ruby
16 45 (1.99%) Bash Shell
16 45 (1.99%) Shell Script
17 43 (1.90%) TypeScript
18 34 (1.50%) C++
19 24 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 301 (13.30%) Degree
2 167 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (4.73%) CISSP
4 103 (4.55%) MCSE
5 80 (3.53%) IISP
6 67 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 66 (2.92%) MCSA
8 63 (2.78%) CISM
9 48 (2.12%) MCP
10 44 (1.94%) CCNA
10 44 (1.94%) Security Cleared
11 34 (1.50%) SC Cleared
12 25 (1.10%) CCSE
13 24 (1.06%) CCNP
13 24 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.97%) CCDP
14 22 (0.97%) ISSAP
14 22 (0.97%) JNCIP
15 20 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.20%) SLA
2 93 (4.11%) QA
3 63 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.50%) GDPR
5 28 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 28 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.93%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.84%) COBIT
8 15 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 15 (0.66%) RMADS
9 11 (0.49%) GCP
10 8 (0.35%) GAMP
11 7 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.27%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.22%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.18%) EMIR
14 4 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.18%) MiFID
15 3 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 706 (31.18%) Active Directory
2 327 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 275 (12.15%) Hyper-V
4 104 (4.59%) vSphere
5 89 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
6 56 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (2.30%) Docker
8 35 (1.55%) XenApp
9 25 (1.10%) XenDesktop
10 24 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (0.66%) XenServer
13 12 (0.53%) BitLocker
14 10 (0.44%) VMware NSX
15 9 (0.40%) NFS
15 9 (0.40%) vCloud
16 8 (0.35%) Squid
17 7 (0.31%) Terminal Services
17 7 (0.31%) Varnish
18 6 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 137 (6.05%) Ansible
2 126 (5.57%) SCCM
3 116 (5.12%) Puppet
4 106 (4.68%) SCOM
5 96 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (1.86%) Failover Clustering
7 38 (1.68%) Backup Exec
8 35 (1.55%) Nagios
9 31 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 30 (1.33%) FortiGate
11 29 (1.28%) HAProxy
12 26 (1.15%) QRadar
13 23 (1.02%) logstash
13 23 (1.02%) Terraform
14 22 (0.97%) Kibana
15 21 (0.93%) Perfmon
16 19 (0.84%) Kubernetes
16 19 (0.84%) OPNET
17 17 (0.75%) WSUS
18 16 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 991 (43.77%) Microsoft
2 453 (20.01%) VMware
3 231 (10.20%) Oracle
4 174 (7.69%) Cisco
5 154 (6.80%) Citrix
6 105 (4.64%) HP
7 72 (3.18%) Google
8 69 (3.05%) New Relic
9 68 (3.00%) Veeam
10 67 (2.96%) SolarWinds
11 62 (2.74%) Sitecore
11 62 (2.74%) Trend Micro
12 58 (2.56%) Splunk
13 50 (2.21%) Red Hat
14 49 (2.16%) IBM
15 48 (2.12%) Juniper
16 42 (1.86%) CheckPoint
17 38 (1.68%) Dell
18 37 (1.63%) Xamarin
19 36 (1.59%) ServiceNow