Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 262 257 199
Rank change year-on-year -5 -58 -29
Permanent jobs citing IIS 1,895 2,269 3,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 1.32% 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.51% 7.83% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,563 1,888 2,532
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,535
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.80% +0.08%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22,273 28,974 30,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.34% 16.80% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17,435 23,494 25,008
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -8 1,783 £47,500 +5.56% 55
UK excluding London +17 1,230 £42,500 +6.25% 39
London -28 631 £57,500 -4.17% 20
South East -12 476 £52,500 +31.25% 11
North of England +29 326 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Yorkshire +15 161 £40,500 +6.58% 7
North West -5 139 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Midlands -20 128 £37,500 - 9
South West +21 127 £42,000 +12.00% 1
East of England +78 96 £42,000 - 2
West Midlands -37 72 £35,000 - 7
East Midlands +30 56 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +25 48 £52,425 +37.96% 2
North East +38 30 £31,068 -24.22% 1
Wales +25 25 £40,000 - 2
Northern Ireland -27 8 £29,500 -9.23%

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1,275 (67.28%) Windows
2 1,102 (58.15%) SQL
3 1,064 (56.15%) SQL Server
4 972 (51.29%) Microsoft
5 790 (41.69%) .NET
6 789 (41.64%) Windows Server
7 686 (36.20%) C#
8 634 (33.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 618 (32.61%) Active Directory
10 517 (27.28%) PowerShell
11 511 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
12 478 (25.22%) JavaScript
13 471 (24.85%) Linux
14 414 (21.85%) ASP.NET
15 398 (21.00%) VMware
16 373 (19.68%) HTML
17 365 (19.26%) DevOps
18 357 (18.84%) CSS
19 354 (18.68%) MVC
20 329 (17.36%) DNS
20 329 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
21 322 (16.99%) Finance
22 321 (16.94%) Firewall
23 316 (16.68%) ITIL
24 308 (16.25%) XML
25 287 (15.15%) Git (software)
26 283 (14.93%) Web Services
27 281 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
28 262 (13.83%) Hyper-V
29 258 (13.61%) 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
1 233 (12.30%) Apache
2 218 (11.50%) SharePoint
3 146 (7.70%) Tomcat
4 138 (7.28%) MS Exchange
5 70 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
6 52 (2.74%) Confluence
7 44 (2.32%) Umbraco
8 43 (2.27%) CMS
8 43 (2.27%) WebLogic
9 42 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 37 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
10 37 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 37 (1.95%) Skype for Business
11 28 (1.48%) WordPress
12 26 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
13 25 (1.32%) nginx
14 24 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
15 20 (1.06%) JBoss
16 18 (0.95%) SAS
17 15 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 101 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.053%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.053%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.053%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.79%) Magento
3 14 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.47%) nopCommerce
5 8 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.26%) Q-Pulse
6 5 (0.26%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.16%) Maximo
8 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.053%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.053%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (0.053%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.053%) Relativity
9 1 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 634 (33.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 329 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
3 193 (10.18%) Office 365
4 119 (6.28%) SaaS
5 100 (5.28%) Amazon EC2
6 86 (4.54%) Amazon S3
7 85 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 75 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 71 (3.75%) PaaS
10 66 (3.48%) Serverless
11 65 (3.43%) Amazon SQS
12 64 (3.38%) IaaS
13 55 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 52 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
15 49 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 35 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
17 30 (1.58%) GitHub
18 27 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
19 23 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 23 (1.21%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 329 (17.36%) DNS
2 321 (16.94%) Firewall
3 199 (10.50%) DHCP
4 159 (8.39%) WAN
5 145 (7.65%) TCP/IP
6 144 (7.60%) LAN
7 134 (7.07%) Internet
8 133 (7.02%) VPN
9 130 (6.86%) SAN
10 93 (4.91%) SSL
11 91 (4.80%) VLAN
12 55 (2.90%) Wireless
13 48 (2.53%) MPLS
13 48 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
14 46 (2.43%) NAS
14 46 (2.43%) Network Security
15 45 (2.37%) VoIP
16 30 (1.58%) SMTP
17 29 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
18 28 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,064 (56.15%) SQL Server
2 129 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 115 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 87 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
6 83 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 75 (3.96%) NoSQL
8 73 (3.85%) MySQL
9 70 (3.69%) Relational Database
10 63 (3.32%) Oracle Database
11 54 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
12 52 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
13 49 (2.59%) MongoDB
14 44 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
15 33 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
16 32 (1.69%) Redis
16 32 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 27 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 287 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 194 (10.24%) Visual Studio
3 166 (8.76%) TeamCity
4 164 (8.65%) Jenkins
5 161 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 149 (7.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 103 (5.44%) Bitbucket Server
8 95 (5.01%) JIRA
9 88 (4.64%) NUnit
10 68 (3.59%) SpecFlow
11 65 (3.43%) Cucumber
12 62 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 59 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
14 39 (2.06%) Subversion
15 32 (1.69%) MSBuild
16 31 (1.64%) Selenium
17 29 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 28 (1.48%) JUnit
19 25 (1.32%) Maven
20 21 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 322 (16.99%) Finance
2 62 (3.27%) Banking
3 55 (2.90%) Marketing
4 43 (2.27%) Retail
5 41 (2.16%) Games
6 34 (1.79%) Back Office
7 32 (1.69%) Legal
8 30 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.00%) Advertising
10 19 (1.00%) Electronics
11 12 (0.63%) Law
12 9 (0.47%) German Language
13 7 (0.37%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.32%) Front Office
14 6 (0.32%) Military
14 6 (0.32%) Publishing
15 4 (0.21%) Local Government
16 3 (0.16%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 553 (29.18%) Developer
2 260 (13.72%) .NET Developer
3 199 (10.50%) Analyst
3 199 (10.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 194 (10.24%) C# Developer
5 174 (9.18%) Software Developer
6 140 (7.39%) Applications Support
7 135 (7.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 130 (6.86%) Support Engineer
9 127 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 116 (6.12%) Support Analyst
11 100 (5.28%) Senior Developer
12 79 (4.17%) Administrator
13 77 (4.06%) Architect
14 76 (4.01%) Windows Engineer
15 72 (3.80%) Consultant
16 70 (3.69%) .NET Software Developer
17 68 (3.59%) C# Software Developer
18 65 (3.43%) Applications Support Analyst
19 60 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 790 (41.69%) .NET
2 414 (21.85%) ASP.NET
3 373 (19.68%) HTML
4 357 (18.84%) CSS
5 308 (16.25%) XML
6 283 (14.93%) Web Services
7 243 (12.82%) jQuery
8 199 (10.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 174 (9.18%) .NET Framework
10 166 (8.76%) AngularJS
11 157 (8.28%) JSON
11 157 (8.28%) REST
12 156 (8.23%) WCF
13 136 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 101 (5.33%) HTML5
15 79 (4.17%) .NET Core
16 77 (4.06%) Entity Framework
17 76 (4.01%) RESTful
18 70 (3.69%) Ajax
19 65 (3.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.92%) Data Centre
2 135 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 89 (4.70%) Clustering
5 69 (3.64%) Private Cloud
6 53 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 51 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (2.69%) Fintech
8 49 (2.59%) User Experience
9 39 (2.06%) Driving Licence
10 36 (1.90%) PKI
11 31 (1.64%) Public Cloud
12 29 (1.53%) Robotics
13 28 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 28 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
14 26 (1.37%) Replication
15 24 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
16 23 (1.21%) Mobile App
17 22 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
18 20 (1.06%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1,275 (67.28%) Windows
2 789 (41.64%) Windows Server
3 471 (24.85%) Linux
4 213 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 191 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (6.02%) Unix
7 102 (5.38%) Windows 10
8 60 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 58 (3.06%) CentOS
10 56 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 51 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 46 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 42 (2.22%) Ubuntu
14 40 (2.11%) Android
15 37 (1.95%) Apple iOS
16 31 (1.64%) Debian
17 23 (1.21%) Solaris
18 16 (0.84%) Fedora
18 16 (0.84%) SUSE
19 12 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (19.26%) DevOps
3 354 (18.68%) MVC
4 316 (16.68%) ITIL
5 258 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
6 232 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 212 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
8 165 (8.71%) OO
8 165 (8.71%) Scrum
9 152 (8.02%) TDD
10 150 (7.92%) SDLC
11 144 (7.60%) Test Automation
12 127 (6.70%) Configuration Management
13 125 (6.60%) Project Management
14 118 (6.23%) E-Commerce
15 107 (5.65%) BDD
15 107 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
16 106 (5.59%) Migration
16 106 (5.59%) Software Engineering
17 104 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1,102 (58.15%) SQL
2 686 (36.20%) C#
3 517 (27.28%) PowerShell
4 478 (25.22%) JavaScript
5 187 (9.87%) Java
6 186 (9.82%) T-SQL
7 104 (5.49%) Python
8 77 (4.06%) Bash Shell
9 73 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 60 (3.17%) PHP
11 41 (2.16%) C
12 33 (1.74%) Ruby
13 31 (1.64%) VBScript
14 30 (1.58%) VB
15 28 (1.48%) Perl
15 28 (1.48%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.32%) TypeScript
17 23 (1.21%) R
18 16 (0.84%) Shell Script
19 14 (0.74%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 242 (12.77%) Degree
2 106 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 66 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 45 (2.37%) MCSA
6 45 (2.37%) MCSE
7 41 (2.16%) CCNA
8 34 (1.79%) CISSP
8 34 (1.79%) IISP
9 30 (1.58%) CCNP
9 30 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
10 26 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (1.27%) MCP
12 21 (1.11%) CISM
12 21 (1.11%) DV Cleared
13 20 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.84%) CLAS
15 15 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
16 13 (0.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.43%) SLA
2 55 (2.90%) QA
3 41 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 34 (1.79%) WAI
6 27 (1.42%) GDPR
7 18 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 15 (0.79%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.79%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.74%) COBIT
10 13 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 13 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
12 10 (0.53%) GAMP
12 10 (0.53%) PMO
13 9 (0.47%) RMADS
14 7 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
14 7 (0.37%) ISO 22301
14 7 (0.37%) ISO 31000
14 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 618 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 281 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 262 (13.83%) Hyper-V
4 104 (5.49%) Docker
5 82 (4.33%) Virtual Machines
6 63 (3.32%) XenApp
7 61 (3.22%) vSphere
8 52 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
9 47 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.84%) LXC
11 15 (0.79%) NFS
12 13 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.63%) Xen
14 11 (0.58%) Firmware
14 11 (0.58%) iptables
14 11 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
15 10 (0.53%) BitLocker
16 9 (0.47%) ISA Server
17 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 125 (6.60%) Ansible
2 110 (5.80%) SCCM
3 71 (3.75%) Kubernetes
4 66 (3.48%) Puppet
5 52 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 52 (2.74%) Terraform
6 50 (2.64%) WSUS
7 49 (2.59%) SCOM
8 39 (2.06%) Failover Clustering
9 23 (1.21%) Nessus
10 22 (1.16%) ZABBIX
11 20 (1.06%) Nagios
12 17 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
13 16 (0.84%) Kibana
14 15 (0.79%) Grafana
15 14 (0.74%) Prometheus
15 14 (0.74%) WMI
16 13 (0.69%) Data Guard
16 13 (0.69%) IBM Guardium
16 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 972 (51.29%) Microsoft
2 398 (21.00%) VMware
3 198 (10.45%) Cisco
4 179 (9.45%) Oracle
5 144 (7.60%) Citrix
6 81 (4.27%) Red Hat
7 64 (3.38%) HP
8 54 (2.85%) New Relic
9 53 (2.80%) F5
10 50 (2.64%) Trend Micro
11 48 (2.53%) Dell
12 45 (2.37%) Veeam
13 40 (2.11%) Sitecore
14 36 (1.90%) Google
15 35 (1.85%) IBM
15 35 (1.85%) Juniper
16 33 (1.74%) Meraki
16 33 (1.74%) SAP
17 30 (1.58%) Avaya
18 29 (1.53%) Splunk