Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 235 166
Rank change year-on-year -13 -69 -14
Permanent jobs citing IIS 2,107 2,609 3,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.50% 2.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.66% 8.77% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,756 2,269 3,176
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,700 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,700 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 24,319 29,736 31,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.06% 17.10% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19,413 24,429 26,775
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.79% +1.25% -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -12 2,001 £47,500 +5.56% 311
UK excluding London +6 1,343 £44,000 +10.00% 233
London -47 737 £57,500 +2.68% 100
South East +28 621 £50,000 +25.00% 58
North of England +82 358 £45,000 +20.00% 62
North West +78 177 £45,000 +14.65% 24
Yorkshire +40 165 £45,000 +28.57% 29
Midlands -56 106 £40,000 +6.67% 42
East of England +26 103 £37,500 -11.76% 26
South West -43 78 £38,500 -3.75% 23
East Midlands -40 55 £40,000 +8.84% 25
West Midlands -23 51 £43,250 +1.76% 17
Scotland -11 49 £60,000 +34.21% 10
Wales +21 32 £41,500 +7.79% 11
North East +18 16 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Northern Ireland -9 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1,365 (64.78%) Windows
2 1,221 (57.95%) SQL Server
3 1,197 (56.81%) SQL
4 1,011 (47.98%) .NET
5 958 (45.47%) Microsoft
6 877 (41.62%) C#
7 731 (34.69%) Windows Server
8 728 (34.55%) Active Directory
9 647 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
10 594 (28.19%) JavaScript
11 591 (28.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 546 (25.91%) Linux
13 517 (24.54%) MVC
14 512 (24.30%) PowerShell
15 510 (24.21%) ASP.NET
16 455 (21.59%) HTML
17 435 (20.65%) Web Services
18 410 (19.46%) CSS
19 384 (18.22%) Git (software)
20 376 (17.85%) VMware
21 363 (17.23%) Finance
22 347 (16.47%) DevOps
23 336 (15.95%) DNS
24 325 (15.42%) XML
25 316 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
26 296 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
27 291 (13.81%) TeamCity
28 289 (13.72%) Firewall
29 288 (13.67%) jQuery
30 284 (13.48%) 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
1 241 (11.44%) SharePoint
2 207 (9.82%) Apache
3 156 (7.40%) Tomcat
4 136 (6.45%) MS Exchange
5 112 (5.32%) Confluence
6 76 (3.61%) CMS
7 62 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
8 56 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 47 (2.23%) Skype for Business
10 44 (2.09%) Umbraco
11 36 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 36 (1.71%) nginx
12 30 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
12 30 (1.42%) WebLogic
13 26 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 26 (1.23%) JBoss
14 23 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (0.85%) Kentico
16 17 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 100 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.38%) Visualfiles
3 6 (0.28%) Magento
3 6 (0.28%) SunGard GMI
4 4 (0.19%) Concordance
4 4 (0.19%) Relativity
4 4 (0.19%) RiskWrite
4 4 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.095%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.095%) ScheduALL
7 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.047%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.047%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.047%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.047%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.047%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.047%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 591 (28.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 316 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 189 (8.97%) Office 365
4 138 (6.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 114 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
6 108 (5.13%) Amazon S3
7 103 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 100 (4.75%) Amazon SQS
9 95 (4.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 91 (4.32%) SaaS
11 80 (3.80%) PaaS
12 60 (2.85%) IaaS
13 47 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
14 43 (2.04%) Serverless
15 26 (1.23%) Azure Functions
16 21 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
17 19 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
18 17 (0.81%) Google Analytics
18 17 (0.81%) Sage Pay
18 17 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 336 (15.95%) DNS
2 289 (13.72%) Firewall
3 208 (9.87%) Internet
4 198 (9.40%) DHCP
5 187 (8.88%) TCP/IP
6 128 (6.07%) WAN
7 125 (5.93%) VPN
8 124 (5.89%) LAN
9 122 (5.79%) SAN
10 98 (4.65%) VLAN
11 70 (3.32%) HTTP
12 65 (3.08%) SSL
13 43 (2.04%) VoIP
14 42 (1.99%) Network Security
15 40 (1.90%) SSH
16 39 (1.85%) NAS
17 38 (1.80%) FTP
18 37 (1.76%) Wireless
19 36 (1.71%) SMTP
19 36 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,221 (57.95%) SQL Server
2 137 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 134 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 132 (6.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 127 (6.03%) Amazon RDS
6 105 (4.98%) Relational Database
7 103 (4.89%) MySQL
8 99 (4.70%) Oracle Database
9 80 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 74 (3.51%) NoSQL
11 68 (3.23%) MongoDB
12 50 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
13 47 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 41 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
15 40 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 38 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
17 31 (1.47%) Redis
18 27 (1.28%) Power BI
19 23 (1.09%) RDBMS
20 21 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 384 (18.22%) Git (software)
2 291 (13.81%) TeamCity
3 257 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 240 (11.39%) Jenkins
5 222 (10.54%) Visual Studio
6 205 (9.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 166 (7.88%) JIRA
8 119 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 98 (4.65%) NUnit
10 80 (3.80%) SpecFlow
11 76 (3.61%) Cucumber
12 63 (2.99%) MSBuild
13 44 (2.09%) Subversion
14 43 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
15 38 (1.80%) Maven
16 32 (1.52%) gulp
17 28 (1.33%) Hudson
18 26 (1.23%) JUnit
19 25 (1.19%) Vagrant
20 24 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 363 (17.23%) Finance
2 112 (5.32%) Banking
3 70 (3.32%) Retail
4 46 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 44 (2.09%) Marketing
6 37 (1.76%) Legal
7 32 (1.52%) Back Office
8 31 (1.47%) Games
9 24 (1.14%) Advertising
10 21 (1.00%) Law
11 17 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.71%) Electronics
13 14 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.62%) Publishing
15 11 (0.52%) German Language
16 9 (0.43%) Military
17 8 (0.38%) Billing
18 5 (0.24%) French Language
18 5 (0.24%) Front Office
18 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 740 (35.12%) Developer
2 335 (15.90%) .NET Developer
3 268 (12.72%) C# Developer
4 227 (10.77%) Software Developer
5 203 (9.63%) Analyst
6 186 (8.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 174 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 163 (7.74%) Applications Support
9 148 (7.02%) Senior Developer
10 147 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 124 (5.89%) Administrator
12 121 (5.74%) Support Analyst
13 116 (5.51%) Support Engineer
14 95 (4.51%) .NET Software Developer
15 93 (4.41%) C# Software Developer
16 91 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
17 83 (3.94%) Consultant
18 82 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
19 73 (3.46%) Developer in Test
20 71 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,011 (47.98%) .NET
2 510 (24.21%) ASP.NET
3 455 (21.59%) HTML
4 435 (20.65%) Web Services
5 410 (19.46%) CSS
6 325 (15.42%) XML
7 288 (13.67%) jQuery
8 273 (12.96%) .NET Framework
9 232 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 215 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 208 (9.87%) JSON
12 188 (8.92%) AngularJS
13 178 (8.45%) REST
14 177 (8.40%) WCF
15 118 (5.60%) HTML5
16 111 (5.27%) Entity Framework
17 105 (4.98%) SOAP
18 104 (4.94%) Ajax
19 98 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 84 (3.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 141 (6.69%) Private Cloud
2 138 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (6.36%) Data Centre
4 115 (5.46%) Management Information System
5 92 (4.37%) Clustering
6 86 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
7 61 (2.90%) Fintech
8 57 (2.71%) User Experience
9 49 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (2.23%) Replication
11 46 (2.18%) Driving Licence
12 41 (1.95%) Public Cloud
13 30 (1.42%) Client/Server
13 30 (1.42%) Mobile App
14 28 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
15 27 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
16 26 (1.23%) NHS
17 25 (1.19%) EPoS
17 25 (1.19%) PKI
18 15 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,365 (64.78%) Windows
2 731 (34.69%) Windows Server
3 546 (25.91%) Linux
4 177 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 152 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 147 (6.98%) Unix
7 103 (4.89%) Apple iOS
8 94 (4.46%) Windows 10
9 64 (3.04%) Android
10 61 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 59 (2.80%) CentOS
12 55 (2.61%) Windows 7
13 53 (2.52%) Ubuntu
14 44 (2.09%) Windows 8
15 42 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.71%) AIX
16 15 (0.71%) Solaris
17 14 (0.66%) SUSE
18 13 (0.62%) Fedora
19 10 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (24.54%) MVC
3 347 (16.47%) DevOps
4 296 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
5 280 (13.29%) ITIL
6 244 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
7 199 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 188 (8.92%) SDLC
9 185 (8.78%) OO
10 168 (7.97%) TDD
11 167 (7.93%) Scrum
12 155 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
13 143 (6.79%) Web Development
14 129 (6.12%) Test Automation
15 128 (6.07%) Configuration Management
16 119 (5.65%) Mentoring
17 110 (5.22%) Service Delivery
17 110 (5.22%) Service Management
18 109 (5.17%) Software Engineering
19 108 (5.13%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1,197 (56.81%) SQL
2 877 (41.62%) C#
3 594 (28.19%) JavaScript
4 512 (24.30%) PowerShell
5 247 (11.72%) Java
6 228 (10.82%) T-SQL
7 122 (5.79%) Python
8 95 (4.51%) PHP
9 81 (3.84%) VB.NET
10 69 (3.27%) Bash Shell
11 54 (2.56%) VB
12 53 (2.52%) C
13 44 (2.09%) TypeScript
14 40 (1.90%) VBA
15 31 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 27 (1.28%) C++
16 27 (1.28%) Perl
17 26 (1.23%) Ruby
17 26 (1.23%) VBScript
18 16 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 284 (13.48%) Degree
2 94 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 60 (2.85%) CCNA
6 55 (2.61%) MCSE
7 43 (2.04%) CCNP
7 43 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 37 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 33 (1.57%) CISSP
10 32 (1.52%) IISP
10 32 (1.52%) MCSA
11 30 (1.42%) MCITP
12 24 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (1.09%) MCP
14 20 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (0.81%) CCA
15 17 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 15 (0.71%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.65%) QA
2 71 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (2.99%) SLA
4 54 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 28 (1.33%) ISO 9001
6 24 (1.14%) GDPR
7 22 (1.04%) PMO
8 15 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
8 15 (0.71%) WAI
9 13 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 13 (0.62%) ISO 14001
9 13 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 12 (0.57%) MiFID
11 10 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
13 8 (0.38%) RMADS
14 7 (0.33%) GAMP
15 6 (0.28%) EMIR
16 5 (0.24%) COBIT
16 5 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 728 (34.55%) Active Directory
2 281 (13.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 117 (5.55%) Virtual Machines
5 93 (4.41%) Docker
6 60 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (2.23%) vSphere
8 42 (1.99%) XenApp
9 26 (1.23%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (0.81%) LXC
12 14 (0.66%) XenServer
13 11 (0.52%) NFS
13 11 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.33%) iptables
14 7 (0.33%) Samba
15 6 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 6 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.24%) Varnish
16 5 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 167 (7.93%) Ansible
2 90 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (4.08%) SCCM
4 75 (3.56%) Puppet
5 63 (2.99%) SCOM
6 47 (2.23%) Failover Clustering
7 36 (1.71%) Kubernetes
8 34 (1.61%) Nagios
9 32 (1.52%) vCenter Server
10 27 (1.28%) Terraform
11 23 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 23 (1.09%) WSUS
12 18 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
13 17 (0.81%) Backup Exec
14 15 (0.71%) FortiGate
15 10 (0.47%) Linux-HA
15 10 (0.47%) Nessus
15 10 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.43%) QRadar
16 9 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 958 (45.47%) Microsoft
2 376 (17.85%) VMware
3 270 (12.81%) Oracle
4 169 (8.02%) Citrix
5 159 (7.55%) Cisco
6 92 (4.37%) New Relic
7 89 (4.22%) Trend Micro
8 84 (3.99%) Red Hat
9 80 (3.80%) ServiceNow
10 78 (3.70%) HP
11 50 (2.37%) BMC
11 50 (2.37%) Dell
11 50 (2.37%) Sitecore
12 43 (2.04%) Google
12 43 (2.04%) Splunk
13 42 (1.99%) Veeam
14 39 (1.85%) F5
15 33 (1.57%) CheckPoint
15 33 (1.57%) Dynatrace
15 33 (1.57%) IBM