Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 243 234
Rank change year-on-year -33 -9 -73
Permanent jobs citing IIS 1,558 2,203 2,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.39% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.97% 8.61% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,246 1,828 2,412
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,946 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19,545 25,600 31,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.71% 16.11% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15,760 20,563 25,249
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.15% +8.75% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -26 1,458 £50,000 +5.26% 299
UK excluding London -33 950 £45,000 +5.88% 247
London -14 570 £62,500 +4.17% 65
South East -73 358 £50,000 +11.11% 82
North of England +3 270 £46,000 +2.22% 71
Yorkshire +6 135 £47,500 +5.56% 31
North West -18 121 £43,750 -1.69% 37
Midlands +40 118 £40,500 +1.25% 28
West Midlands +50 77 £47,000 +13.25% 14
East of England +32 75 £42,500 +13.33% 34
South West +2 63 £42,500 +11.84% 19
Scotland -1 43 £38,750 +18.32% 6
East Midlands +4 41 £33,750 -12.34% 14
Wales -6 18 £37,500 -11.76% 9
North East +14 14 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Northern Ireland +9 6 £33,500 -1.47%

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 901 (57.83%) Windows
2 824 (52.89%) SQL Server
3 805 (51.67%) Microsoft
4 682 (43.77%) SQL
5 644 (41.34%) .NET
6 603 (38.70%) Azure
7 576 (36.97%) C#
8 565 (36.26%) Windows Server
9 438 (28.11%) Active Directory
10 381 (24.45%) PowerShell
11 358 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
12 344 (22.08%) Linux
12 344 (22.08%) DevOps
13 342 (21.95%) ASP.NET
14 318 (20.41%) JavaScript
15 312 (20.03%) AWS
16 306 (19.64%) MVC
17 304 (19.51%) VMware
18 290 (18.61%) DNS
19 265 (17.01%) Finance
20 247 (15.85%) ITIL
21 244 (15.66%) Firewall
21 244 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
22 235 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
23 232 (14.89%) Degree
24 228 (14.63%) HTML
25 227 (14.57%) Web Services
26 212 (13.61%) Office 365
27 205 (13.16%) CSS
28 194 (12.45%) DHCP

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
1 167 (10.72%) SharePoint
2 137 (8.79%) Apache
3 111 (7.12%) Tomcat
4 90 (5.78%) MS Exchange
5 60 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 60 (3.85%) nginx
6 54 (3.47%) CMS
7 31 (1.99%) Umbraco
8 30 (1.93%) Confluence
8 30 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 23 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 23 (1.48%) Skype for Business
12 19 (1.22%) JBoss
13 16 (1.03%) Drupal
14 15 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.83%) Anypoint
15 13 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 100 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.45%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.26%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.19%) Pegasus Opera
5 3 (0.19%) SnowdropKCS
6 2 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.13%) Line 50
6 2 (0.13%) Maximo
7 1 (0.064%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.064%) Postilion
7 1 (0.064%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.064%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.064%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 603 (38.70%) Azure
2 312 (20.03%) AWS
3 212 (13.61%) Office 365
4 125 (8.02%) PaaS
5 111 (7.12%) SaaS
6 88 (5.65%) IaaS
7 66 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
8 47 (3.02%) Serverless
9 46 (2.95%) npm
10 45 (2.89%) Power Platform
11 44 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
12 37 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
14 23 (1.48%) Azure Functions
14 23 (1.48%) GitHub
15 20 (1.28%) Amazon S3
16 18 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
17 17 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
18 15 (0.96%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 290 (18.61%) DNS
2 244 (15.66%) Firewall
3 194 (12.45%) DHCP
3 194 (12.45%) TCP/IP
4 125 (8.02%) Internet
5 91 (5.84%) VPN
6 89 (5.71%) WAN
7 77 (4.94%) SSL
8 71 (4.56%) LAN
9 68 (4.36%) SAN
10 49 (3.15%) HTTP
11 44 (2.82%) VLAN
12 42 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
12 42 (2.70%) SMTP
13 35 (2.25%) VoIP
14 27 (1.73%) DMZ
15 24 (1.54%) NAS
16 23 (1.48%) Wireless
17 21 (1.35%) Skype
18 19 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 824 (52.89%) SQL Server
2 111 (7.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 110 (7.06%) MySQL
4 102 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 63 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
9 48 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 43 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (2.18%) Power BI
12 30 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
15 25 (1.60%) MongoDB
16 24 (1.54%) Oracle Database
17 23 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
18 21 (1.35%) DTS
18 21 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 173 (11.10%) Git (software)
2 134 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 122 (7.83%) Visual Studio
4 116 (7.45%) Jenkins
5 115 (7.38%) TeamCity
6 104 (6.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 79 (5.07%) JIRA
8 59 (3.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 40 (2.57%) NUnit
10 38 (2.44%) SpecFlow
11 33 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
12 29 (1.86%) Maven
12 29 (1.86%) Selenium
13 28 (1.80%) webpack
14 23 (1.48%) Bitbucket Server
15 22 (1.41%) Postman
16 21 (1.35%) Chocolatey
17 19 (1.22%) Bower
17 19 (1.22%) Cucumber
17 19 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 265 (17.01%) Finance
2 64 (4.11%) Law
3 52 (3.34%) Public Sector
4 51 (3.27%) Retail
5 50 (3.21%) Banking
5 50 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.44%) Marketing
7 35 (2.25%) Legal
8 33 (2.12%) Automotive
9 26 (1.67%) Back Office
10 23 (1.48%) Games
11 15 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.83%) Front Office
14 11 (0.71%) German Language
14 11 (0.71%) Police
15 9 (0.58%) Fire and Rescue
16 8 (0.51%) Advertising
16 8 (0.51%) Electronics
16 8 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 384 (24.65%) Developer
2 209 (13.41%) .NET Developer
3 186 (11.94%) Analyst
4 178 (11.42%) C# Developer
5 174 (11.17%) Applications Support
6 173 (11.10%) DevOps Engineer
7 139 (8.92%) Support Analyst
8 133 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
9 132 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 130 (8.34%) Support Engineer
11 113 (7.25%) Senior Developer
12 100 (6.42%) Consultant
13 95 (6.10%) Software Developer
14 92 (5.91%) Applications Support Analyst
15 57 (3.66%) Azure Engineer
15 57 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
15 57 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
15 57 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
16 53 (3.40%) Applications Engineer
16 53 (3.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (41.34%) .NET
2 342 (21.95%) ASP.NET
3 228 (14.63%) HTML
4 227 (14.57%) Web Services
5 205 (13.16%) CSS
6 171 (10.98%) AngularJS
7 166 (10.65%) XML
8 155 (9.95%) jQuery
9 148 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 140 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 134 (8.60%) .NET Framework
12 84 (5.39%) REST
13 77 (4.94%) .NET Core
14 71 (4.56%) WCF
15 69 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 69 (4.43%) JSON
16 59 (3.79%) WPF
17 56 (3.59%) Ajax
18 55 (3.53%) Entity Framework
19 51 (3.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 141 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.74%) Data Centre
3 89 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 70 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
5 64 (4.11%) Clustering
6 61 (3.92%) User Experience
7 44 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 42 (2.70%) Public Cloud
9 40 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
10 38 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (2.12%) Replication
12 31 (1.99%) Driving Licence
13 26 (1.67%) Private Cloud
14 22 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
15 19 (1.22%) CMDB
16 18 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
16 18 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
17 17 (1.09%) PKI
18 14 (0.90%) N-Tier
19 11 (0.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 901 (57.83%) Windows
2 565 (36.26%) Windows Server
3 344 (22.08%) Linux
4 143 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 143 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (5.39%) Windows 10
6 73 (4.69%) Unix
7 41 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 38 (2.44%) CentOS
9 37 (2.37%) Windows 8
10 28 (1.80%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.54%) Android
12 22 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (1.16%) Debian
14 16 (1.03%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.90%) Solaris
16 9 (0.58%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.39%) Fedora
17 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (22.08%) DevOps
3 306 (19.64%) MVC
4 247 (15.85%) ITIL
5 235 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
6 185 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
7 152 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 134 (8.60%) Migration
8 134 (8.60%) SDLC
9 121 (7.77%) Mentoring
10 105 (6.74%) Software Engineering
11 101 (6.48%) Configuration Management
12 97 (6.23%) Information Security
12 97 (6.23%) Scrum
13 96 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
13 96 (6.16%) Web Development
14 95 (6.10%) E-Commerce
15 92 (5.91%) Project Management
16 91 (5.84%) TDD
17 88 (5.65%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 682 (43.77%) SQL
2 576 (36.97%) C#
3 381 (24.45%) PowerShell
4 318 (20.41%) JavaScript
5 161 (10.33%) Java
6 159 (10.21%) T-SQL
7 126 (8.09%) Python
8 123 (7.89%) Bash Shell
9 58 (3.72%) VB.NET
10 52 (3.34%) Ruby
11 46 (2.95%) TypeScript
12 42 (2.70%) Perl
13 41 (2.63%) C
14 36 (2.31%) VB
15 33 (2.12%) VBScript
16 28 (1.80%) PHP
17 26 (1.67%) Shell Script
18 25 (1.60%) VBA
19 24 (1.54%) PL/SQL
19 24 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 232 (14.89%) Degree
2 121 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (6.55%) IISP
4 100 (6.42%) CISSP
5 74 (4.75%) MCSE
6 66 (4.24%) CISM
7 63 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (4.04%) MCSA
8 59 (3.79%) CESG Certified Professional
9 53 (3.40%) CCNA
10 50 (3.21%) Security Cleared
11 33 (2.12%) MBCS
12 30 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
13 25 (1.60%) MCP
14 22 (1.41%) CCNP
14 22 (1.41%) CISA
14 22 (1.41%) DV Cleared
14 22 (1.41%) SC Cleared
15 20 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.78%) QA
2 85 (5.46%) SLA
3 52 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (2.31%) NCSC
5 27 (1.73%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.77%) RMADS
7 11 (0.71%) GDPR
7 11 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.58%) WAI
9 8 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.45%) COBIT
11 6 (0.39%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.39%) NIST
12 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.19%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.13%) PMO
13 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.064%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.064%) HL7
System Software
1 438 (28.11%) Active Directory
2 244 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (11.68%) Hyper-V
4 140 (8.99%) Docker
5 47 (3.02%) vSphere
6 43 (2.76%) XenApp
7 27 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (1.41%) Terminal Services
10 18 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (0.96%) Firmware
12 13 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
12 13 (0.83%) LXC
13 11 (0.71%) XenDesktop
14 10 (0.64%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.58%) NFS
15 9 (0.58%) VirtualBox
15 9 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 127 (8.15%) Ansible
2 118 (7.57%) Puppet
3 101 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (6.16%) Terraform
5 82 (5.26%) SCCM
6 55 (3.53%) Kubernetes
7 32 (2.05%) WSUS
8 30 (1.93%) ZABBIX
9 28 (1.80%) Grafana
10 24 (1.54%) Nagios
11 21 (1.35%) SCOM
12 18 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
12 18 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
13 17 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 16 (1.03%) HAProxy
15 14 (0.90%) vCenter Server
16 12 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
16 12 (0.77%) Kibana
17 11 (0.71%) AirWatch
17 11 (0.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 805 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 304 (19.51%) VMware
3 131 (8.41%) Oracle
4 107 (6.87%) Cisco
5 100 (6.42%) Citrix
6 57 (3.66%) Splunk
7 52 (3.34%) HP
8 44 (2.82%) Veeam
9 41 (2.63%) Atlassian
10 36 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 34 (2.18%) ServiceNow
12 33 (2.12%) Sitecore
13 30 (1.93%) Apple
14 28 (1.80%) New Relic
15 27 (1.73%) Xamarin
16 23 (1.48%) IBM
16 23 (1.48%) NetApp
17 22 (1.41%) Dell
18 18 (1.16%) Dynatrace
18 18 (1.16%) Mitel