Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 154 151
Rank change year-on-year -67 -3 -25
Permanent jobs citing IIS 2863 4143 4835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.58% 2.19% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.06% 12.03% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 3611 4180
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,725 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
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 31588 34432 40984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.46% 18.23% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25549 29114 34107
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -70 2699 £45,000 +5.88% 171
UK excluding London -53 1680 £40,000 - 113
London -64 1140 £55,000 - 65
South East -25 667 £40,000 -5.88% 36
North of England -109 307 £37,500 -6.25% 28
Midlands -42 223 £37,500 +7.14% 27
South West -15 203 £40,000 +9.59% 11
Yorkshire -61 170 £35,000 -12.50% 14
East of England -19 158 £40,000 - 4
North West -102 124 £38,500 -9.41% 13
West Midlands -48 117 £40,000 +14.29% 12
East Midlands +2 106 £35,000 +4.87% 10
Scotland -32 80 £44,353 -1.44% 7
Wales -5 40 £40,000 +6.67%
North East -29 13 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Isle of Man -8 3 - -
Northern Ireland -22 3 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing IIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IIS.

1 1825 (63.74%) Windows
2 1709 (59.69%) SQL Server
3 1524 (53.23%) SQL
4 1445 (50.47%) Microsoft
5 1389 (48.52%) .NET
6 1101 (38.46%) C#
7 1079 (37.69%) Windows Server
8 934 (32.62%) JavaScript
9 791 (27.63%) Active Directory
10 784 (27.38%) HTML
11 727 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
12 714 (24.94%) PowerShell
13 686 (23.96%) ASP.NET
14 655 (22.88%) CSS
15 642 (22.42%) VMware
16 607 (21.20%) MVC
17 594 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
18 585 (20.43%) Linux
19 563 (19.66%) Finance
20 545 (19.04%) jQuery
21 478 (16.70%) DevOps
22 465 (16.24%) XML
23 462 (16.14%) ITIL
24 457 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
25 421 (14.70%) Web Services
26 414 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
27 402 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
28 393 (13.73%) Apache
29 375 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
30 366 (12.78%) T-SQL

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
1 393 (13.73%) Apache
2 333 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 272 (9.50%) MS Exchange
4 219 (7.65%) Tomcat
5 125 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
6 111 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 103 (3.60%) CMS
8 96 (3.35%) Skype for Business
9 94 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 80 (2.79%) Confluence
11 76 (2.65%) WebSphere
12 62 (2.17%) nginx
12 62 (2.17%) Umbraco
13 56 (1.96%) JBoss
14 49 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
15 36 (1.26%) OpenStack
16 32 (1.12%) WordPress
17 31 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
18 30 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
19 28 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 202 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.98%) FileZilla
4 18 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.45%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.070%) Maya
12 1 (0.035%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.035%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 43 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 41 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
7 8 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.24%) BPCS
9 5 (0.17%) ReMetrica
10 4 (0.14%) MetaTrader
10 4 (0.14%) nopCommerce
11 3 (0.10%) Epicor Vantage
11 3 (0.10%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.10%) SessionCam
12 2 (0.070%) Relativity
13 1 (0.035%) Magento
13 1 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
13 1 (0.035%) Sage X3
13 1 (0.035%) SAP MDG
13 1 (0.035%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 594 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 457 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
3 274 (9.57%) Office 365
4 109 (3.81%) SaaS
5 51 (1.78%) IaaS
5 51 (1.78%) PaaS
6 45 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 42 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 36 (1.26%) npm
11 30 (1.05%) Amazon S3
12 29 (1.01%) GitHub
13 28 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
14 19 (0.66%) Mimecast
15 17 (0.59%) Sage Pay
16 15 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (0.45%) Route 53
18 11 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 366 (12.78%) DNS
2 320 (11.18%) Firewall
3 253 (8.84%) TCP/IP
4 247 (8.63%) Internet
5 244 (8.52%) SAN
6 235 (8.21%) DHCP
7 121 (4.23%) WAN
8 119 (4.16%) VPN
9 114 (3.98%) HTTP
10 107 (3.74%) LAN
11 90 (3.14%) FTP
12 88 (3.07%) SSL
13 82 (2.86%) VLAN
14 79 (2.76%) NAS
15 71 (2.48%) VoIP
16 67 (2.34%) Skype
17 63 (2.20%) SMTP
18 54 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
19 50 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
20 43 (1.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1709 (59.69%) SQL Server
2 266 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 222 (7.75%) MySQL
4 216 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 189 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 165 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 135 (4.72%) MongoDB
8 129 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 96 (3.35%) NoSQL
10 84 (2.93%) Relational Database
11 80 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 73 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 64 (2.24%) Redis
14 59 (2.06%) MariaDB
15 47 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
16 42 (1.47%) Hadoop
17 41 (1.43%) RDBMS
18 35 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
18 35 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
19 33 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 341 (11.91%) Visual Studio
2 336 (11.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 253 (8.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 252 (8.80%) Git (software)
5 239 (8.35%) TeamCity
6 185 (6.46%) JIRA
7 174 (6.08%) Jenkins
8 113 (3.95%) Subversion
9 104 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 80 (2.79%) MSBuild
11 61 (2.13%) Hudson
12 37 (1.29%) NUnit
12 37 (1.29%) Selenium
13 29 (1.01%) MSI
13 29 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
14 28 (0.98%) Eclipse
15 26 (0.91%) Bitbucket
16 25 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 24 (0.84%) SoapUI
17 24 (0.84%) webpack
General
1 563 (19.66%) Finance
2 215 (7.51%) Banking
3 101 (3.53%) Marketing
4 89 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 71 (2.48%) Retail
6 51 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 51 (1.78%) Private Banking
7 49 (1.71%) Back Office
8 47 (1.64%) Law
9 45 (1.57%) Legal
10 37 (1.29%) Front Office
11 36 (1.26%) Investment Banking
12 30 (1.05%) Electronics
13 29 (1.01%) Publishing
14 28 (0.98%) Retail Banking
15 27 (0.94%) Advertising
15 27 (0.94%) Games
16 25 (0.87%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
18 13 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 912 (31.85%) Developer
2 483 (16.87%) .NET Developer
3 379 (13.24%) Analyst
4 361 (12.61%) C# Developer
5 320 (11.18%) Applications Support
6 266 (9.29%) Support Analyst
7 258 (9.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 223 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 203 (7.09%) Support Engineer
10 202 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 190 (6.64%) Software Developer
12 170 (5.94%) Applications Support Analyst
13 163 (5.69%) Administrator
14 159 (5.55%) Senior Developer
15 151 (5.27%) SQL Developer
16 145 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
17 130 (4.54%) Web Developer
18 114 (3.98%) Windows Engineer
19 99 (3.46%) C# Software Developer
20 98 (3.42%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1389 (48.52%) .NET
2 784 (27.38%) HTML
3 686 (23.96%) ASP.NET
4 655 (22.88%) CSS
5 545 (19.04%) jQuery
6 465 (16.24%) XML
7 421 (14.70%) Web Services
8 305 (10.65%) .NET Framework
9 295 (10.30%) Ajax
10 262 (9.15%) AngularJS
11 257 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 230 (8.03%) JSON
13 208 (7.27%) HTML5
14 202 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 201 (7.02%) WCF
16 172 (6.01%) Entity Framework
17 156 (5.45%) SOAP
18 135 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 117 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 96 (3.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 209 (7.30%) Data Centre
2 178 (6.22%) Clustering
3 166 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 154 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 86 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 80 (2.79%) Fintech
7 77 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
8 74 (2.58%) User Experience
9 62 (2.17%) Replication
10 53 (1.85%) Public Cloud
11 52 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
11 52 (1.82%) Virtual Team
12 47 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 42 (1.47%) Client/Server
14 36 (1.26%) Driving Licence
15 31 (1.08%) Private Cloud
16 26 (0.91%) PKI
17 22 (0.77%) iPad
18 20 (0.70%) EMC VNX
19 18 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1825 (63.74%) Windows
2 1079 (37.69%) Windows Server
3 585 (20.43%) Linux
4 402 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 375 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 194 (6.78%) Unix
7 143 (4.99%) Windows 7
8 124 (4.33%) Windows 10
9 123 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 70 (2.44%) CentOS
11 52 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 52 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 51 (1.78%) Apple iOS
13 45 (1.57%) Android
14 34 (1.19%) Windows 8
15 22 (0.77%) Solaris
16 16 (0.56%) Debian
16 16 (0.56%) Fedora
17 14 (0.49%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
2 607 (21.20%) MVC
3 478 (16.70%) DevOps
4 462 (16.14%) ITIL
5 299 (10.44%) Scrum
6 268 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
7 240 (8.38%) Web Development
8 213 (7.44%) Migration
9 212 (7.40%) Configuration Management
10 210 (7.33%) TDD
11 175 (6.11%) SDLC
12 168 (5.87%) Project Management
13 165 (5.76%) Unit Testing
14 164 (5.73%) E-Commerce
15 161 (5.62%) High Availability
16 155 (5.41%) Mentoring
17 145 (5.06%) Service Delivery
18 143 (4.99%) Software Engineering
19 142 (4.96%) Task Automation
20 134 (4.68%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1524 (53.23%) SQL
2 1101 (38.46%) C#
3 934 (32.62%) JavaScript
4 714 (24.94%) PowerShell
5 366 (12.78%) T-SQL
6 232 (8.10%) Java
7 187 (6.53%) Python
8 167 (5.83%) PHP
9 136 (4.75%) VB.NET
10 122 (4.26%) VB
11 118 (4.12%) Bash Shell
12 111 (3.88%) Perl
13 104 (3.63%) VBScript
14 90 (3.14%) Ruby
15 80 (2.79%) C++
16 55 (1.92%) TypeScript
17 54 (1.89%) C
18 49 (1.71%) Shell Script
19 33 (1.15%) VBA
20 22 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 333 (11.63%) Degree
2 249 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 127 (4.44%) MCSE
4 103 (3.60%) Security Cleared
5 91 (3.18%) SC Cleared
6 88 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
7 84 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 82 (2.86%) CCNA
9 68 (2.38%) MCSA
10 64 (2.24%) MCITP
11 63 (2.20%) MCP
12 58 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 44 (1.54%) CISSP
14 36 (1.26%) CISM
15 34 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
16 30 (1.05%) MCSD
17 29 (1.01%) MCTS
18 26 (0.91%) SANS
19 25 (0.87%) CCNP
20 24 (0.84%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.54%) SLA
2 96 (3.35%) QA
3 73 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (1.50%) GDPR
5 37 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 33 (1.15%) Data Quality
7 29 (1.01%) ISO 9001
8 26 (0.91%) COBIT
9 21 (0.73%) GCP
10 13 (0.45%) PMO
11 11 (0.38%) RMADS
11 11 (0.38%) WCAG
12 10 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (0.28%) EMIR
14 7 (0.24%) MiFID
15 6 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.21%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.17%) SEPA
17 4 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 791 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 414 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 238 (8.31%) Hyper-V
4 155 (5.41%) vSphere
5 126 (4.40%) Docker
6 98 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
7 66 (2.31%) XenApp
8 49 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 47 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
10 41 (1.43%) Terminal Services
11 40 (1.40%) XenDesktop
12 25 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
13 19 (0.66%) DFS Replication
13 19 (0.66%) Varnish
14 15 (0.52%) Terminal Server
15 14 (0.49%) KVM
15 14 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.38%) ISA Server
16 11 (0.38%) vCloud
16 11 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 278 (9.71%) Puppet
2 247 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
3 216 (7.54%) Ansible
4 137 (4.79%) SCCM
5 125 (4.37%) Nagios
6 97 (3.39%) SCOM
7 61 (2.13%) Backup Exec
8 57 (1.99%) WSUS
9 49 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
10 39 (1.36%) Kubernetes
11 38 (1.33%) HAProxy
12 29 (1.01%) Icinga
13 28 (0.98%) vCenter Server
14 27 (0.94%) NetBackup
15 26 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
15 26 (0.91%) SCOrch
16 20 (0.70%) FortiGate
16 20 (0.70%) ZABBIX
17 19 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 15 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1445 (50.47%) Microsoft
2 642 (22.42%) VMware
3 319 (11.14%) Oracle
4 268 (9.36%) Cisco
5 219 (7.65%) Citrix
6 171 (5.97%) HP
7 82 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 79 (2.76%) Splunk
9 74 (2.58%) IBM
10 67 (2.34%) Juniper
11 65 (2.27%) Veeam
12 63 (2.20%) NetApp
13 61 (2.13%) Dell
14 58 (2.03%) Symantec
15 57 (1.99%) EMC
16 55 (1.92%) Sitecore
17 54 (1.89%) SAP
18 51 (1.78%) Remedy
19 49 (1.71%) SolarWinds
20 48 (1.68%) AppDynamics