Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 266 257 251
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 -80
Permanent jobs citing IIS 1,509 2,096 2,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.38% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.37% 8.82% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,178 1,750 2,080
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,925 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,319 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -

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 18,032 23,769 29,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.65% 15.70% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14,513 18,952 24,514
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for IIS in the UK

IIS
Top 17 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 26 February 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 -4 1,421 £50,000 - 299
UK excluding London 0 947 £45,000 +4.05% 246
London -25 513 £62,500 +8.70% 71
South East -27 398 £45,000 -14.29% 65
North of England +21 273 £46,250 +8.82% 92
Yorkshire +28 138 £48,750 +14.71% 33
North West +29 126 £42,000 -4.55% 59
Midlands +19 92 £47,750 +19.38% 33
South West -3 72 £37,500 -2.60% 18
East of England +17 71 £45,000 +12.50% 20
West Midlands +48 67 £49,362 +14.13% 18
East Midlands -9 23 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Scotland -3 18 £36,250 -39.58% 11
Wales -16 18 £37,500 -10.71% 7
North East +3 9 £42,500 +25.93%
Isle of Man - 4 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland +11 2 £15,000 -65.91% 1

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 865 (57.32%) Windows
2 799 (52.95%) SQL Server
3 750 (49.70%) Microsoft
4 631 (41.82%) SQL
5 593 (39.30%) .NET
6 586 (38.83%) Azure
7 541 (35.85%) C#
8 505 (33.47%) Windows Server
9 389 (25.78%) Active Directory
10 344 (22.80%) Linux
11 341 (22.60%) PowerShell
12 334 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
13 327 (21.67%) DevOps
14 314 (20.81%) JavaScript
15 308 (20.41%) AWS
16 292 (19.35%) ASP.NET
17 286 (18.95%) Firewall
18 278 (18.42%) VMware
19 266 (17.63%) Finance
20 250 (16.57%) DNS
21 248 (16.43%) MVC
22 245 (16.24%) ITIL
23 234 (15.51%) HTML
24 213 (14.12%) CSS
25 209 (13.85%) Office 365
26 207 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
27 205 (13.59%) Web Services
28 203 (13.45%) Degree
29 199 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
30 181 (11.99%) Continuous Integration

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
1 136 (9.01%) Apache
2 134 (8.88%) SharePoint
3 100 (6.63%) Tomcat
4 73 (4.84%) MS Exchange
5 53 (3.51%) CMS
6 51 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
7 50 (3.31%) nginx
8 29 (1.92%) Confluence
9 26 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (1.52%) Skype for Business
11 21 (1.39%) Drupal
12 20 (1.33%) JBoss
13 18 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
14 15 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (0.93%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.80%) Anypoint
16 12 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.80%) EPiServer
17 11 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 87 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) FileZilla
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.13%) Windchill
7 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.53%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.40%) Pegasus Opera
5 5 (0.33%) Exchequer
5 5 (0.33%) Line 50
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.066%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.066%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.066%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.066%) Magento
7 1 (0.066%) Maximo
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.066%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.066%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.066%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 586 (38.83%) Azure
2 308 (20.41%) AWS
3 209 (13.85%) Office 365
4 123 (8.15%) PaaS
5 110 (7.29%) SaaS
6 99 (6.56%) IaaS
7 65 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 45 (2.98%) Serverless
10 37 (2.45%) npm
11 29 (1.92%) Power Platform
12 28 (1.86%) GitHub
13 27 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (1.52%) Azure Functions
15 20 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (0.99%) Amazon EKS
17 13 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
18 12 (0.80%) Mimecast
19 11 (0.73%) Amazon S3
19 11 (0.73%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 286 (18.95%) Firewall
2 250 (16.57%) DNS
3 176 (11.66%) TCP/IP
4 157 (10.40%) DHCP
5 123 (8.15%) Internet
6 104 (6.89%) WAN
7 103 (6.83%) VPN
8 92 (6.10%) LAN
9 83 (5.50%) SSL
10 68 (4.51%) SAN
11 40 (2.65%) HTTP
12 39 (2.58%) VoIP
13 38 (2.52%) SMTP
14 34 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
15 33 (2.19%) VLAN
16 27 (1.79%) MPLS
17 24 (1.59%) Network Security
18 22 (1.46%) DMZ
18 22 (1.46%) FTP
19 21 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 799 (52.95%) SQL Server
2 85 (5.63%) MySQL
3 80 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 59 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (2.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 42 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
10 37 (2.45%) RDBMS
11 33 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
12 28 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.66%) Power BI
14 22 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (1.39%) MongoDB
15 21 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 18 (1.19%) Big Data
16 18 (1.19%) Data Lake
17 15 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 147 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 118 (7.82%) Visual Studio
3 112 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 90 (5.96%) Jenkins
4 90 (5.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 86 (5.70%) TeamCity
6 68 (4.51%) JIRA
7 37 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 32 (2.12%) SpecFlow
9 31 (2.05%) Selenium
10 30 (1.99%) NUnit
11 23 (1.52%) Subversion
12 21 (1.39%) Maven
12 21 (1.39%) webpack
13 19 (1.26%) Bower
13 19 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
14 18 (1.19%) Bitbucket
14 18 (1.19%) Chocolatey
15 17 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
15 17 (1.13%) SonarQube
General
1 266 (17.63%) Finance
2 78 (5.17%) Law
3 56 (3.71%) Public Sector
4 49 (3.25%) Retail
5 47 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.25%) Legal
7 29 (1.92%) Marketing
8 26 (1.72%) Banking
9 25 (1.66%) Publishing
10 24 (1.59%) Back Office
11 22 (1.46%) Automotive
12 21 (1.39%) Front Office
13 13 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.86%) Games
13 13 (0.86%) Local Government
13 13 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.80%) Electronics
14 12 (0.80%) Police
15 10 (0.66%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.60%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 370 (24.52%) Developer
2 193 (12.79%) .NET Developer
3 151 (10.01%) C# Developer
3 151 (10.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 149 (9.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 136 (9.01%) Analyst
6 127 (8.42%) Applications Support
7 109 (7.22%) Software Developer
8 106 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 105 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 99 (6.56%) Consultant
11 98 (6.49%) Support Engineer
12 81 (5.37%) Support Analyst
13 74 (4.90%) Architect
14 61 (4.04%) Azure Engineer
15 55 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
16 51 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
17 49 (3.25%) Applications Support Analyst
17 49 (3.25%) Senior .NET Developer
17 49 (3.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (39.30%) .NET
2 292 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 234 (15.51%) HTML
4 213 (14.12%) CSS
5 205 (13.59%) Web Services
6 177 (11.73%) XML
7 170 (11.27%) .NET Framework
7 170 (11.27%) AngularJS
8 156 (10.34%) jQuery
9 125 (8.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 123 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 108 (7.16%) .NET Core
12 99 (6.56%) REST
13 75 (4.97%) WCF
14 67 (4.44%) Entity Framework
15 65 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 63 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 58 (3.84%) HTML5
18 57 (3.78%) SOAP
19 51 (3.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 141 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (7.16%) Management Information System
3 73 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 72 (4.77%) Clustering
5 57 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 56 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (3.58%) Linux Command Line
8 48 (3.18%) User Experience
9 44 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (2.25%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.86%) Driving Licence
11 28 (1.86%) Replication
12 23 (1.52%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.19%) Cyber Defence
14 17 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
14 17 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (0.99%) Reinsurance
16 14 (0.93%) Blog
17 13 (0.86%) CMDB
18 9 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 865 (57.32%) Windows
2 505 (33.47%) Windows Server
3 344 (22.80%) Linux
4 133 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (4.97%) Unix
7 63 (4.17%) Windows 10
8 32 (2.12%) Windows 7
9 30 (1.99%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.86%) Android
11 24 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (1.46%) CentOS
12 22 (1.46%) Windows 8
13 20 (1.33%) Debian
14 11 (0.73%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.66%) Solaris
16 8 (0.53%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.27%) Fedora
17 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (21.67%) DevOps
3 248 (16.43%) MVC
4 245 (16.24%) ITIL
5 199 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
6 181 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
7 163 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 131 (8.68%) Information Security
9 125 (8.28%) SDLC
10 124 (8.22%) Scrum
11 123 (8.15%) Migration
12 117 (7.75%) Mentoring
13 111 (7.36%) Software Engineering
14 102 (6.76%) Computer Science
15 98 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
16 95 (6.30%) TDD
17 90 (5.96%) E-Commerce
18 87 (5.77%) Configuration Management
18 87 (5.77%) Project Management
19 86 (5.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 631 (41.82%) SQL
2 541 (35.85%) C#
3 341 (22.60%) PowerShell
4 314 (20.81%) JavaScript
5 147 (9.74%) Bash Shell
5 147 (9.74%) T-SQL
6 132 (8.75%) Python
7 124 (8.22%) Java
8 52 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 49 (3.25%) Perl
10 47 (3.11%) Ruby
11 46 (3.05%) TypeScript
12 41 (2.72%) C
13 39 (2.58%) VBScript
14 23 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.46%) Shell Script
15 22 (1.46%) VB
16 21 (1.39%) PHP
17 19 (1.26%) C++
18 15 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 203 (13.45%) Degree
2 128 (8.48%) CISSP
3 127 (8.42%) IISP
4 125 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 81 (5.37%) CISM
6 76 (5.04%) MCSE
7 71 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
8 61 (4.04%) CESG Certified Professional
9 55 (3.64%) MCSA
10 52 (3.45%) CCNA
11 45 (2.98%) Security Cleared
12 44 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
13 32 (2.12%) MBCS
14 25 (1.66%) CCNP
15 24 (1.59%) SC Cleared
16 23 (1.52%) MCP
17 21 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
17 21 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 20 (1.33%) ISSAP
19 17 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.84%) SLA
2 70 (4.64%) QA
3 61 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (2.65%) NCSC
5 35 (2.32%) PCI DSS
6 17 (1.13%) GDPR
7 13 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 12 (0.80%) RMADS
9 10 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.46%) COBIT
11 6 (0.40%) NIST
12 4 (0.27%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.13%) COSHH
14 2 (0.13%) Def Stans
14 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.13%) DO-254
14 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 389 (25.78%) Active Directory
2 207 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (10.40%) Hyper-V
4 124 (8.22%) Docker
5 52 (3.45%) vSphere
6 39 (2.58%) XenApp
7 31 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
9 26 (1.72%) Terminal Services
10 23 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.60%) NFS
12 9 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.46%) Firmware
14 6 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.33%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.27%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.27%) Postfix
16 4 (0.27%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 109 (7.22%) Puppet
2 104 (6.89%) Ansible
3 96 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (5.96%) SCCM
4 90 (5.96%) Terraform
5 50 (3.31%) Kubernetes
6 42 (2.78%) WSUS
7 34 (2.25%) ZABBIX
8 21 (1.39%) SCOM
9 20 (1.33%) vCenter Server
10 19 (1.26%) Grafana
11 17 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 14 (0.93%) Nagios
13 13 (0.86%) SCVMM
14 10 (0.66%) HAProxy
14 10 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
16 8 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
16 8 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 7 (0.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 750 (49.70%) Microsoft
2 278 (18.42%) VMware
3 120 (7.95%) Cisco
4 98 (6.49%) Oracle
5 85 (5.63%) Citrix
6 57 (3.78%) Splunk
7 53 (3.51%) HP
8 43 (2.85%) Atlassian
9 40 (2.65%) Veeam
10 30 (1.99%) Xamarin
11 29 (1.92%) Sitecore
12 27 (1.79%) Dell
13 25 (1.66%) Red Hat
14 24 (1.59%) New Relic
15 22 (1.46%) NetApp
16 21 (1.39%) ServiceNow
17 19 (1.26%) F5
17 19 (1.26%) IBM
18 17 (1.13%) Dynatrace
18 17 (1.13%) Palo Alto