Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 207 166
Rank change year-on-year -45 -41 -22
Permanent jobs citing IIS 2,296 2,995 4,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.69% 2.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.90% 9.36% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,886 2,520 3,752
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,475
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 29,060 31,995 38,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.60% 18.04% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23,284 26,034 32,297
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,325
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -40 2,178 £45,000 +2.27% 251
UK excluding London -51 1,414 £40,000 - 185
London -46 838 £57,500 +9.52% 81
South East +2 593 £40,000 -1.23% 65
North of England -23 353 £42,500 +13.33% 52
North West +35 190 £40,000 +3.90% 28
Midlands -40 168 £37,500 - 29
Yorkshire -56 138 £45,000 +28.57% 22
South West -65 132 £40,000 +6.67% 10
East of England -73 118 £40,750 -0.61% 14
West Midlands -18 112 £37,000 -1.33% 11
East Midlands -2 56 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Scotland -45 46 £29,500 -31.79% 10
North East -14 25 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wales -48 17 £47,500 +11.11% 2
Northern Ireland +2 10 £34,000 +51.11% 3

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 1,446 (62.98%) Windows
2 1,328 (57.84%) SQL Server
3 1,238 (53.92%) SQL
4 1,105 (48.13%) .NET
5 993 (43.25%) Microsoft
6 850 (37.02%) C#
7 838 (36.50%) Windows Server
8 733 (31.93%) Active Directory
9 660 (28.75%) JavaScript
10 611 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
11 604 (26.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 582 (25.35%) HTML
13 560 (24.39%) ASP.NET
14 503 (21.91%) MVC
15 502 (21.86%) Linux
16 453 (19.73%) Finance
17 435 (18.95%) PowerShell
18 427 (18.60%) CSS
19 418 (18.21%) VMware
20 378 (16.46%) XML
21 376 (16.38%) DevOps
22 372 (16.20%) ITIL
23 366 (15.94%) jQuery
24 361 (15.72%) Web Services
25 359 (15.64%) Problem-Solving
26 351 (15.29%) DNS
27 343 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
28 341 (14.85%) .NET Framework
29 310 (13.50%) Git (software)
30 308 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 278 (12.11%) Apache
2 213 (9.28%) Tomcat
3 167 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 137 (5.97%) Confluence
5 128 (5.57%) MS Exchange
6 82 (3.57%) CMS
7 60 (2.61%) JBoss
8 55 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
9 49 (2.13%) WebSphere
10 44 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 42 (1.83%) Umbraco
11 42 (1.83%) WebLogic
12 41 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 34 (1.48%) Skype for Business
14 30 (1.31%) IBM Notes
15 27 (1.18%) SAS
16 25 (1.09%) nginx
17 22 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
18 18 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
18 18 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 119 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.13%) Stata
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.78%) Elite 3E
3 15 (0.65%) Workfront
4 13 (0.57%) Concordance
4 13 (0.57%) Relativity
5 12 (0.52%) MetaTrader
6 8 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.087%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.087%) Ringtail
8 2 (0.087%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.087%) SunGard GMI
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.044%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.044%) Sage 500
9 1 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.044%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 604 (26.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 343 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
3 186 (8.10%) Office 365
4 103 (4.49%) Amazon S3
4 103 (4.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 100 (4.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 97 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
7 89 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 82 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
8 82 (3.57%) SaaS
9 68 (2.96%) PaaS
10 64 (2.79%) IaaS
11 33 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
13 27 (1.18%) GitHub
14 25 (1.09%) NuGet
15 24 (1.05%) Google Analytics
16 15 (0.65%) Mimecast
17 11 (0.48%) Serverless
18 9 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 351 (15.29%) DNS
2 259 (11.28%) TCP/IP
3 239 (10.41%) Firewall
4 223 (9.71%) DHCP
5 128 (5.57%) SAN
6 123 (5.36%) Internet
7 107 (4.66%) LAN
8 105 (4.57%) VPN
8 105 (4.57%) WAN
9 89 (3.88%) HTTP
10 64 (2.79%) SSL
11 55 (2.40%) VLAN
12 53 (2.31%) NAS
13 52 (2.26%) Wireshark
14 36 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
15 35 (1.52%) Network Security
16 33 (1.44%) NetScaler
17 30 (1.31%) SNMP
18 29 (1.26%) iSCSI
18 29 (1.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,328 (57.84%) SQL Server
2 211 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 139 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 123 (5.36%) MySQL
5 120 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 104 (4.53%) Relational Database
7 100 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 99 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
9 64 (2.79%) NoSQL
10 60 (2.61%) Oracle Database
11 55 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 50 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
14 46 (2.00%) Big Data
14 46 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 41 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 37 (1.61%) MongoDB
16 37 (1.61%) RDBMS
17 25 (1.09%) Base SAS
17 25 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 310 (13.50%) Git (software)
2 265 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 224 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 220 (9.58%) JIRA
5 211 (9.19%) Jenkins
6 208 (9.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 166 (7.23%) Visual Studio
8 110 (4.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 50 (2.18%) NUnit
10 43 (1.87%) Subversion
11 35 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 30 (1.31%) Fiddler
13 28 (1.22%) Maven
14 26 (1.13%) SpecFlow
15 24 (1.05%) JUnit
15 24 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
16 22 (0.96%) gulp
16 22 (0.96%) MSBuild
17 20 (0.87%) Ant
18 17 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 453 (19.73%) Finance
2 133 (5.79%) Banking
3 90 (3.92%) Retail
4 80 (3.48%) Legal
5 55 (2.40%) Marketing
6 46 (2.00%) Law
7 36 (1.57%) Games
8 32 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.35%) German Language
10 25 (1.09%) Advertising
11 21 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.74%) Back Office
13 14 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.52%) Front Office
15 11 (0.48%) Japanese Language
16 8 (0.35%) Electronics
17 7 (0.30%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.30%) Italian Language
17 7 (0.30%) Publishing
18 6 (0.26%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 720 (31.36%) Developer
2 357 (15.55%) .NET Developer
3 297 (12.94%) Analyst
4 249 (10.84%) C# Developer
5 238 (10.37%) Applications Support
6 208 (9.06%) Support Analyst
7 192 (8.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 175 (7.62%) Software Developer
9 166 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 161 (7.01%) Support Engineer
11 151 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 143 (6.23%) Senior Developer
13 121 (5.27%) Architect
14 115 (5.01%) Applications Support Analyst
15 113 (4.92%) Consultant
16 104 (4.53%) Administrator
17 93 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
18 81 (3.53%) Applications Engineer
19 80 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
20 71 (3.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,105 (48.13%) .NET
2 582 (25.35%) HTML
3 560 (24.39%) ASP.NET
4 427 (18.60%) CSS
5 378 (16.46%) XML
6 366 (15.94%) jQuery
7 361 (15.72%) Web Services
8 341 (14.85%) .NET Framework
9 214 (9.32%) AngularJS
10 207 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 173 (7.53%) Ajax
12 162 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 153 (6.66%) REST
14 143 (6.23%) Entity Framework
15 133 (5.79%) WCF
16 119 (5.18%) JSON
17 117 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 115 (5.01%) HTML5
19 104 (4.53%) SOAP
20 71 (3.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 284 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 142 (6.18%) Private Cloud
4 140 (6.10%) Data Centre
5 124 (5.40%) Computer Science
6 100 (4.36%) Clustering
7 98 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
8 84 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
9 73 (3.18%) User Experience
10 69 (3.01%) Fintech
11 54 (2.35%) PKI
12 51 (2.22%) Public Cloud
13 41 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
14 39 (1.70%) Replication
15 25 (1.09%) Credit Risk
15 25 (1.09%) Derivative
15 25 (1.09%) Market Risk
16 24 (1.05%) Fat Client
16 24 (1.05%) Thin Client
17 18 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1,446 (62.98%) Windows
2 838 (36.50%) Windows Server
3 502 (21.86%) Linux
4 257 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 225 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 177 (7.71%) Unix
7 75 (3.27%) Windows 10
8 62 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 56 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 45 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (1.92%) AIX
12 43 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 42 (1.83%) CentOS
14 40 (1.74%) Windows 8
15 39 (1.70%) Solaris
16 26 (1.13%) Android
17 25 (1.09%) HPUX
18 18 (0.78%) Mac OS X
19 17 (0.74%) Ubuntu
20 7 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (21.91%) MVC
3 376 (16.38%) DevOps
4 372 (16.20%) ITIL
5 359 (15.64%) Problem-Solving
6 183 (7.97%) Web Development
7 175 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
8 170 (7.40%) TDD
9 157 (6.84%) SDLC
10 154 (6.71%) Project Management
11 148 (6.45%) OO
12 147 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
13 146 (6.36%) Scrum
14 126 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 119 (5.18%) Configuration Management
16 113 (4.92%) Service Management
17 112 (4.88%) Unit Testing
18 111 (4.83%) Mentoring
19 110 (4.79%) E-Commerce
20 108 (4.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,238 (53.92%) SQL
2 850 (37.02%) C#
3 660 (28.75%) JavaScript
4 435 (18.95%) PowerShell
5 294 (12.80%) Java
6 254 (11.06%) T-SQL
7 99 (4.31%) VB.NET
8 91 (3.96%) Python
9 76 (3.31%) VB
9 76 (3.31%) VBA
10 60 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 55 (2.40%) PHP
12 47 (2.05%) C
13 46 (2.00%) Perl
14 45 (1.96%) TypeScript
15 41 (1.79%) Ruby
16 37 (1.61%) C++
17 34 (1.48%) Shell Script
17 34 (1.48%) VBScript
18 21 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 305 (13.28%) Degree
2 168 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (4.44%) MCSE
4 75 (3.27%) CISSP
5 66 (2.87%) MCSA
6 64 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 57 (2.48%) IISP
8 51 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (1.83%) CISM
10 37 (1.61%) MCP
11 36 (1.57%) CCNA
12 33 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (1.35%) Security Cleared
14 29 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 26 (1.13%) AWS Certification
16 19 (0.83%) MCITP
16 19 (0.83%) SC Cleared
17 18 (0.78%) CCSE
18 17 (0.74%) CCNP
19 15 (0.65%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.53%) QA
2 69 (3.01%) SLA
3 53 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.26%) GDPR
5 27 (1.18%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.57%) COBIT
8 11 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 10 (0.44%) RMADS
10 8 (0.35%) GAMP
10 8 (0.35%) WAI
11 7 (0.30%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.26%) GCP
12 6 (0.26%) PMO
13 5 (0.22%) EMIR
13 5 (0.22%) ISO 8583
13 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 733 (31.93%) Active Directory
2 308 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 271 (11.80%) Hyper-V
4 118 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
5 78 (3.40%) vSphere
6 75 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
7 72 (3.14%) Docker
8 25 (1.09%) XenApp
9 24 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (0.65%) NFS
11 14 (0.61%) Terminal Services
12 13 (0.57%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.52%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.48%) BitLocker
15 10 (0.44%) Firmware
15 10 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (0.39%) Samba
17 8 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.35%) VMware NSX
17 8 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 166 (7.23%) Ansible
2 105 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
2 105 (4.57%) Puppet
3 97 (4.22%) SCCM
4 92 (4.01%) SCOM
5 36 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
5 36 (1.57%) Nagios
6 32 (1.39%) vCenter Server
7 29 (1.26%) Kubernetes
8 26 (1.13%) Terraform
9 25 (1.09%) Backup Exec
10 23 (1.00%) HAProxy
10 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
11 22 (0.96%) FortiGate
12 19 (0.83%) QRadar
13 17 (0.74%) WSUS
14 16 (0.70%) Kibana
15 15 (0.65%) Icinga
15 15 (0.65%) OPNET
15 15 (0.65%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 993 (43.25%) Microsoft
2 418 (18.21%) VMware
3 288 (12.54%) Oracle
4 159 (6.93%) Citrix
5 142 (6.18%) Cisco
6 88 (3.83%) New Relic
7 85 (3.70%) HP
8 84 (3.66%) Trend Micro
9 73 (3.18%) Google
10 67 (2.92%) SolarWinds
11 59 (2.57%) ServiceNow
12 57 (2.48%) Red Hat
13 48 (2.09%) Splunk
14 45 (1.96%) Veeam
15 42 (1.83%) IBM
16 40 (1.74%) Sitecore
17 37 (1.61%) Dell
18 36 (1.57%) Riverbed
19 35 (1.52%) Juniper
19 35 (1.52%) NetApp