Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 390 283 293
Rank change year-on-year -107 +10 -38
Permanent jobs citing IIS 956 559 1,588
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 1.14% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.65% 8.06% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 738 468 1,279
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £64,688 £60,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.60% +4.12% -

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 16,914 6,933 20,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.85% 14.19% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10,633 5,716 16,600
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -1.16%

IIS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IIS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IIS in the UK

IIS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IIS.

Salary trend for IIS in the UK

IIS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IIS over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -105 844 £50,000 - 168
UK excluding London -108 538 £40,000 -9.60% 127
London -113 318 £62,500 +4.17% 51
Work from Home -125 230 £43,500 -19.82% 25
South East -111 167 £50,000 +11.11% 25
North of England -108 122 £40,000 -11.11% 37
Midlands -63 113 £40,000 -5.88% 22
West Midlands -58 89 £40,000 -5.88% 11
East of England -54 63 £42,000 -6.67% 11
North West -118 61 £48,750 -8.88% 27
Yorkshire -77 50 £37,500 -8.54% 8
South West -73 40 £40,750 -1.21% 22
East Midlands -65 24 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Scotland -88 18 £37,500 +0.67% 8
Wales -33 14 £37,500 +25.00% 2
North East -30 11 £33,250 -22.67% 2
Northern Ireland -50 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 632 (66.11%) Windows
2 565 (59.10%) SQL Server
3 532 (55.65%) Azure
4 499 (52.20%) Microsoft
5 442 (46.23%) SQL
6 421 (44.04%) Windows Server
7 352 (36.82%) .NET
8 341 (35.67%) Active Directory
9 330 (34.52%) C#
10 297 (31.07%) DevOps
11 265 (27.72%) Social Skills
12 251 (26.26%) PowerShell
13 247 (25.84%) AWS
14 238 (24.90%) VMware
15 234 (24.48%) HTML
16 228 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
17 217 (22.70%) JavaScript
18 210 (21.97%) ASP.NET
19 198 (20.71%) CSS
20 196 (20.50%) Microsoft 365
21 189 (19.77%) Linux
21 189 (19.77%) DNS
22 178 (18.62%) MVC
23 161 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
24 150 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
25 146 (15.27%) Firewall
26 144 (15.06%) Degree
27 142 (14.85%) Git (software)
28 133 (13.91%) Web Services
29 127 (13.28%) Finance

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
1 108 (11.30%) Apache
2 98 (10.25%) SharePoint
3 77 (8.05%) CMS
4 68 (7.11%) nginx
5 66 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 55 (5.75%) Umbraco
7 48 (5.02%) EPiServer
7 48 (5.02%) Kentico
8 41 (4.29%) Headless CMS
9 40 (4.18%) Tomcat
10 34 (3.56%) MS Exchange
11 21 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (2.09%) Confluence
13 15 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (1.57%) WordPress
14 13 (1.36%) SAS
15 11 (1.15%) JBoss
16 10 (1.05%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 7 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 65 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.15%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.63%) Unica
4 4 (0.42%) FastStats
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.31%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 532 (55.65%) Azure
2 247 (25.84%) AWS
3 196 (20.50%) Microsoft 365
4 94 (9.83%) SaaS
5 89 (9.31%) IaaS
6 83 (8.68%) GCP
7 77 (8.05%) PaaS
8 56 (5.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 46 (4.81%) GitHub
10 39 (4.08%) OneDrive
11 34 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
11 34 (3.56%) npm
12 31 (3.24%) Power Platform
13 29 (3.03%) OpenShift
13 29 (3.03%) Serverless
14 25 (2.62%) Amazon S3
14 25 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (2.62%) Yarn
15 20 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (1.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 189 (19.77%) DNS
2 146 (15.27%) Firewall
3 116 (12.13%) DHCP
4 110 (11.51%) TCP/IP
5 79 (8.26%) HTTP
6 66 (6.90%) LAN
7 61 (6.38%) VPN
8 59 (6.17%) WAN
9 51 (5.33%) SAN
10 50 (5.23%) VLAN
11 49 (5.13%) Internet
12 37 (3.87%) Network Security
12 37 (3.87%) SSL
13 33 (3.45%) VoIP
14 23 (2.41%) FTP
14 23 (2.41%) MPLS
15 16 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (1.46%) NAS
17 13 (1.36%) IPsec
17 13 (1.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 565 (59.10%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.85%) MySQL
3 54 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 53 (5.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (3.87%) Big Data
5 37 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
7 26 (2.72%) SQL Server 2017
8 22 (2.30%) Power BI
8 22 (2.30%) RDBMS
9 21 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (2.09%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (1.57%) Redis
14 14 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 142 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 126 (13.18%) Visual Studio
3 56 (5.86%) JIRA
4 53 (5.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 49 (5.13%) Jenkins
6 44 (4.60%) TeamCity
7 41 (4.29%) ReSharper
8 36 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (3.45%) gulp
10 26 (2.72%) GitLab
11 25 (2.62%) webpack
12 17 (1.78%) NUnit
13 13 (1.36%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.15%) MSTest
15 10 (1.05%) SonarQube
15 10 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 8 (0.84%) GoCD
17 7 (0.73%) dotCover
17 7 (0.73%) Jasmine
17 7 (0.73%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 265 (27.72%) Social Skills
2 127 (13.28%) Finance
3 77 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.14%) Retail
5 25 (2.62%) Influencing Skills
6 23 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
7 22 (2.30%) Marketing
7 22 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
9 20 (2.09%) Banking
9 20 (2.09%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.99%) Back Office
11 18 (1.88%) Telecoms
12 17 (1.78%) Public Sector
13 16 (1.67%) Law
14 15 (1.57%) Documentation Skills
15 14 (1.46%) Games
16 13 (1.36%) French Language
17 12 (1.26%) Advertising
18 10 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 277 (28.97%) Developer
2 146 (15.27%) .NET Developer
3 98 (10.25%) Support Engineer
4 70 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 62 (6.49%) Analyst
6 60 (6.28%) IT Engineer
6 60 (6.28%) Senior Developer
7 58 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 57 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 56 (5.86%) Architect
10 54 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
11 51 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 44 (4.60%) SQL Developer
13 43 (4.50%) Administrator
13 43 (4.50%) Software Developer
14 42 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 42 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (4.29%) Applications Support
16 37 (3.87%) Consultant
17 35 (3.66%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (36.82%) .NET
2 234 (24.48%) HTML
3 210 (21.97%) ASP.NET
4 198 (20.71%) CSS
5 133 (13.91%) Web Services
6 125 (13.08%) HTML5
7 118 (12.34%) AngularJS
8 100 (10.46%) .NET Core
9 92 (9.62%) REST
10 90 (9.41%) CSS3
11 89 (9.31%) jQuery
12 84 (8.79%) React
13 80 (8.37%) XML
14 66 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 65 (6.80%) .NET Framework
16 57 (5.96%) JSON
17 50 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 48 (5.02%) WCF
19 47 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 45 (4.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.58%) Clustering
2 69 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 58 (6.07%) User Experience
4 51 (5.33%) Public Cloud
5 41 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 39 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 35 (3.66%) PKI
8 29 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
9 28 (2.93%) Cloud Native
10 26 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
12 14 (1.46%) Private Cloud
13 12 (1.26%) iPhone
14 11 (1.15%) Replication
15 10 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
15 10 (1.05%) Equities
16 8 (0.84%) Driving Licence
16 8 (0.84%) PMI
17 7 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 632 (66.11%) Windows
2 421 (44.04%) Windows Server
3 189 (19.77%) Linux
4 90 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (8.68%) Windows 10
6 74 (7.74%) Windows Server 2016
7 50 (5.23%) Windows Server 2019
8 47 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (3.14%) Android
10 26 (2.72%) Apple iOS
11 22 (2.30%) Unix
12 16 (1.67%) Windows 7
13 14 (1.46%) CentOS
14 13 (1.36%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.26%) VMS
16 9 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.84%) Debian
17 8 (0.84%) SUSE
17 8 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (31.07%) DevOps
2 228 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (18.62%) MVC
4 150 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
5 125 (13.08%) Web Development
6 93 (9.73%) Unit Testing
7 89 (9.31%) Computer Science
8 87 (9.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 81 (8.47%) E-Commerce
10 79 (8.26%) ITIL
11 78 (8.16%) CRM
11 78 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 76 (7.95%) ERP
13 73 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 68 (7.11%) Migration
15 66 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
16 63 (6.59%) Project Delivery
16 63 (6.59%) Project Management
16 63 (6.59%) Scrum
17 61 (6.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 442 (46.23%) SQL
2 330 (34.52%) C#
3 251 (26.26%) PowerShell
4 217 (22.70%) JavaScript
5 97 (10.15%) T-SQL
6 74 (7.74%) Python
7 60 (6.28%) Java
7 60 (6.28%) PHP
7 60 (6.28%) TypeScript
8 52 (5.44%) Bash Shell
9 28 (2.93%) ES6
10 25 (2.62%) Perl
11 23 (2.41%) C
12 21 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 20 (2.09%) VB
14 16 (1.67%) VBA
15 14 (1.46%) C++
16 12 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.15%) Ruby
17 11 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 144 (15.06%) Degree
2 61 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 55 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 32 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (3.24%) CISSP
7 28 (2.93%) MCSE
8 25 (2.62%) MCSA
9 24 (2.51%) IISP
10 22 (2.30%) CISM
11 21 (2.20%) DV Cleared
12 18 (1.88%) CISA
13 15 (1.57%) CEH
14 14 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (1.05%) CCNA
15 10 (1.05%) DBS Check
15 10 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (0.94%) CCSA
16 9 (0.94%) OSCP
17 8 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.43%) SLA
2 43 (4.50%) Accessibility
3 32 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (2.82%) QA
5 14 (1.46%) PMO
6 8 (0.84%) GRC
6 8 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.73%) GDPR
7 7 (0.73%) ISO 22301
8 6 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.52%) NCSC
9 5 (0.52%) NIST
9 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (0.42%) ISO 31000
10 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 341 (35.67%) Active Directory
2 161 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (10.36%) Hyper-V
4 83 (8.68%) VMware ESXi
5 69 (7.22%) Docker
6 48 (5.02%) vSphere
7 34 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (2.30%) XenApp
9 17 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (1.78%) XenDesktop
10 16 (1.67%) NFS
11 12 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (1.05%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.84%) iptables
13 8 (0.84%) KVM
13 8 (0.84%) QEMU
14 7 (0.73%) Ceph
15 4 (0.42%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.42%) Kamailio
15 4 (0.42%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 71 (7.43%) Puppet
2 65 (6.80%) Terraform
3 63 (6.59%) Kubernetes
4 62 (6.49%) Ansible
4 62 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (6.07%) SCCM
6 53 (5.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 52 (5.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 31 (3.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 28 (2.93%) WSUS
10 25 (2.62%) Hadoop YARN
11 22 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
12 19 (1.99%) HAProxy
13 16 (1.67%) vCenter Server
14 15 (1.57%) Galera Cluster
14 15 (1.57%) Nagios
15 14 (1.46%) SCOM
16 12 (1.26%) Backup Exec
16 12 (1.26%) FortiGate
17 11 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 499 (52.20%) Microsoft
2 238 (24.90%) VMware
3 67 (7.01%) Sitecore
4 63 (6.59%) Oracle
5 60 (6.28%) Cisco
6 50 (5.23%) Google
7 44 (4.60%) Citrix
8 34 (3.56%) Veeam
9 24 (2.51%) SonicWALL
10 23 (2.41%) Palo Alto
11 18 (1.88%) Sophos
12 15 (1.57%) Aruba
12 15 (1.57%) F5
12 15 (1.57%) Percona
12 15 (1.57%) Sage
13 14 (1.46%) Dell
13 14 (1.46%) HP
13 14 (1.46%) IBM
14 10 (1.05%) Fidessa
14 10 (1.05%) NetApp