Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 296 285 246
Rank change year-on-year -11 -39 -26
Permanent jobs citing IIS 507 1,561 2,278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 1.15% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.41% 7.79% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 480 1,346 1,950
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,946 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,625 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,995 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.23% +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 6,838 20,034 26,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.00% 14.71% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,637 16,002 21,565
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,199 £43,633
% change year-on-year +4.17% -0.99% +9.08%

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 October 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 25 October 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 +2 473 £52,500 +5.00% 72
UK excluding London +10 320 £43,995 -2.23% 59
London +2 167 £60,000 -7.69% 22
South East +48 107 £45,000 -10.00% 7
North of England +35 100 £45,000 - 15
North West +79 68 £53,500 +23.70% 11
Work from Home 0 59 £52,500 -12.50% 18
Midlands +63 55 £42,500 +6.25% 7
West Midlands +67 44 £42,500 -2.30% 4
Yorkshire +20 23 £41,000 -13.68% 4
South West +74 21 £41,875 -2.32% 15
Scotland +64 14 £38,750 +3.33% 7
East of England +75 13 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands +67 11 £42,500 +34.92% 3
North East +23 9 £43,000 -20.37%
Wales +42 7 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Northern Ireland +19 4 £38,500 +8.45%

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 307 (60.55%) SQL Server
2 298 (58.78%) Windows
3 276 (54.44%) Azure
4 265 (52.27%) SQL
5 253 (49.90%) Microsoft
6 209 (41.22%) .NET
7 195 (38.46%) Windows Server
8 188 (37.08%) C#
9 186 (36.69%) PowerShell
10 170 (33.53%) Active Directory
11 141 (27.81%) DevOps
12 121 (23.87%) JavaScript
13 112 (22.09%) T-SQL
14 108 (21.30%) Office 365
15 107 (21.10%) Finance
16 104 (20.51%) VMware
17 103 (20.32%) ASP.NET
18 100 (19.72%) CSS
19 93 (18.34%) ITIL
19 93 (18.34%) DNS
20 92 (18.15%) HTML
21 84 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
21 84 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
22 81 (15.98%) Git (software)
23 80 (15.78%) MVC
24 77 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
25 71 (14.00%) jQuery
26 70 (13.81%) AWS
27 69 (13.61%) SharePoint
28 67 (13.21%) AngularJS

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 69 (13.61%) SharePoint
2 42 (8.28%) Tomcat
3 37 (7.30%) Apache
4 21 (4.14%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.55%) Confluence
6 17 (3.35%) MS Exchange
7 16 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (3.16%) SAS
8 14 (2.76%) nginx
9 10 (1.97%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.97%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.58%) JBoss
10 8 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (0.39%) CMS
15 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 47 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
1 16 (3.16%) SAP GTS
2 10 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 276 (54.44%) Azure
2 108 (21.30%) Office 365
3 70 (13.81%) AWS
4 64 (12.62%) IaaS
5 61 (12.03%) PaaS
6 59 (11.64%) Cloud Computing
7 57 (11.24%) SaaS
8 37 (7.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (3.16%) npm
9 16 (3.16%) Power Platform
10 15 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (2.17%) GCP
12 10 (1.97%) Power Automate
13 7 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (1.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 6 (1.18%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.18%) Serverless
15 5 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 93 (18.34%) DNS
2 64 (12.62%) Firewall
3 49 (9.66%) VPN
4 43 (8.48%) Internet
5 41 (8.09%) DHCP
6 35 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 31 (6.11%) LAN
8 28 (5.52%) WAN
9 20 (3.94%) SAN
10 18 (3.55%) SSL
11 17 (3.35%) Wireless
12 16 (3.16%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (2.76%) Network Security
14 12 (2.37%) Skype
15 10 (1.97%) MPLS
16 9 (1.78%) VoIP
17 7 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
18 6 (1.18%) FTP
18 6 (1.18%) HTTP
19 5 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (60.55%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.86%) MySQL
3 46 (9.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (7.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 23 (4.54%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (3.35%) DB2
8 16 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (2.76%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.76%) Redis
10 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (2.37%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (1.58%) Cosmos DB
14 6 (1.18%) Power BI
15 5 (0.99%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 81 (15.98%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.07%) Visual Studio
3 45 (8.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 37 (7.30%) TeamCity
5 35 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 32 (6.31%) NUnit
6 32 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (4.93%) JIRA
8 24 (4.73%) MSTest
9 23 (4.54%) Bitbucket
10 22 (4.34%) SpecFlow
11 20 (3.94%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.78%) Visual Studio Code
13 8 (1.58%) gulp
13 8 (1.58%) jspm
14 7 (1.38%) Moq
14 7 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (1.38%) webpack
15 3 (0.59%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 107 (21.10%) Finance
2 23 (4.54%) Law
3 15 (2.96%) Legal
4 14 (2.76%) Marketing
5 13 (2.56%) Games
6 11 (2.17%) Banking
7 5 (0.99%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.59%) Back Office
8 3 (0.59%) Retail
9 2 (0.39%) Local Government
9 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Police
10 1 (0.20%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (23.47%) Developer
2 77 (15.19%) Applications Support
3 68 (13.41%) Support Engineer
4 65 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 57 (11.24%) C# Developer
6 56 (11.05%) Applications Engineer
7 55 (10.85%) Azure Engineer
8 47 (9.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (8.28%) Applications Support Engineer
10 40 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
11 39 (7.69%) Analyst
12 38 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 36 (7.10%) Software Developer
14 33 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
14 33 (6.51%) Architect
15 30 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 29 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 28 (5.52%) Consultant
18 27 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
19 24 (4.73%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (41.22%) .NET
2 103 (20.32%) ASP.NET
3 100 (19.72%) CSS
4 92 (18.15%) HTML
5 71 (14.00%) jQuery
6 67 (13.21%) AngularJS
7 66 (13.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 65 (12.82%) .NET Framework
9 53 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (10.45%) XML
10 51 (10.06%) JSON
11 39 (7.69%) Entity Framework
11 39 (7.69%) Web Services
12 37 (7.30%) React
13 36 (7.10%) REST
14 35 (6.90%) Ajax
15 32 (6.31%) WCF
16 29 (5.72%) ASP.NET Core
17 25 (4.93%) .NET Core
18 22 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.90%) Replication
3 27 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 25 (4.93%) PKI
5 22 (4.34%) Clustering
6 14 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.78%) iPhone
9 9 (1.78%) PlayStation
9 9 (1.78%) User Experience
10 7 (1.38%) NHS
11 4 (0.79%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.59%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 298 (58.78%) Windows
2 195 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 65 (12.82%) Linux
3 65 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (9.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 39 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.52%) Windows 10
7 24 (4.73%) Windows Server 2019
8 21 (4.14%) Unix
9 13 (2.56%) Android
10 11 (2.17%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.58%) VMS
12 6 (1.18%) Debian
13 5 (0.99%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.59%) Solaris
14 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (27.81%) DevOps
2 93 (18.34%) ITIL
3 84 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
4 80 (15.78%) MVC
5 55 (10.85%) Fintech
6 54 (10.65%) TDD
7 45 (8.88%) Project Management
8 38 (7.50%) Unit Testing
9 37 (7.30%) Computer Science
10 36 (7.10%) Migration
11 35 (6.90%) Presales
11 35 (6.90%) Scrum
12 34 (6.71%) Microservices
13 32 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 31 (6.11%) Software Engineering
15 30 (5.92%) Configuration Management
16 29 (5.72%) Technical Leadership
16 29 (5.72%) Workflow
17 28 (5.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 265 (52.27%) SQL
2 188 (37.08%) C#
3 186 (36.69%) PowerShell
4 121 (23.87%) JavaScript
5 112 (22.09%) T-SQL
6 38 (7.50%) Java
7 37 (7.30%) TypeScript
8 35 (6.90%) Python
9 17 (3.35%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.96%) VB
11 9 (1.78%) C
11 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.78%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.58%) Perl
13 7 (1.38%) PHP
14 5 (0.99%) VB6
15 4 (0.79%) VBScript
16 3 (0.59%) C++
16 3 (0.59%) Google Apps Script
16 3 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (12.82%) Degree
2 29 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.54%) MCP
4 22 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (3.55%) MCSA
6 13 (2.56%) MCSE
7 11 (2.17%) CCNA
7 11 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.99%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.79%) CCNP
9 4 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.59%) CISSP
10 3 (0.59%) MCITP
10 3 (0.59%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) MCTS
12 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.20%) ISEB
12 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.92%) SLA
2 25 (4.93%) QA
3 21 (4.14%) GDPR
4 17 (3.35%) COBIT
5 15 (2.96%) PCI DSS
6 14 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 170 (33.53%) Active Directory
2 77 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (13.02%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.72%) Docker
5 26 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (3.35%) vSphere
7 15 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
7 15 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.76%) XenApp
9 10 (1.97%) Terminal Server
9 10 (1.97%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.18%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.99%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.79%) Firmware
13 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.79%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.20%) NDS
14 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 52 (10.26%) Puppet
2 45 (8.88%) Terraform
3 38 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (7.30%) Ansible
5 24 (4.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 22 (4.34%) Kubernetes
6 22 (4.34%) SCCM
7 19 (3.75%) SCVMM
8 15 (2.96%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (1.58%) MIIS
11 5 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.79%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.79%) Grafana
12 4 (0.79%) Nagios
12 4 (0.79%) SCOM
12 4 (0.79%) WSUS
13 3 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 253 (49.90%) Microsoft
2 104 (20.51%) VMware
3 54 (10.65%) Cisco
4 51 (10.06%) Citrix
5 44 (8.68%) Oracle
6 36 (7.10%) HP
7 27 (5.33%) Google
8 23 (4.54%) Veeam
9 21 (4.14%) IBM
9 21 (4.14%) ServiceNow
10 19 (3.75%) Atlassian
11 18 (3.55%) SAP
12 17 (3.35%) CA
12 17 (3.35%) Remedy
13 16 (3.16%) Hyperion
13 16 (3.16%) PeopleSoft
13 16 (3.16%) Siebel
14 11 (2.17%) Splunk
15 8 (1.58%) BeyondTrust
16 7 (1.38%) SolarWinds