Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 221 161
Rank change year-on-year -29 -60 -8
Permanent jobs citing IIS 2,255 2,896 4,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.61% 2.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.53% 9.13% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,875 2,495 3,630
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,670 £26,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 26,443 31,707 34,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.22% 17.59% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21,272 25,639 29,473
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -21 2,142 £47,500 +5.56% 319
UK excluding London -6 1,453 £42,500 +6.25% 234
London -59 773 £58,000 +5.45% 102
South East +35 682 £45,000 +12.50% 80
North of England +50 380 £45,000 +20.00% 70
North West +62 194 £45,000 +16.88% 31
Yorkshire +23 163 £45,000 +28.57% 33
Midlands -52 121 £37,500 - 21
East of England -23 110 £37,500 -7.98% 24
South West -92 80 £37,500 -6.25% 22
East Midlands -29 66 £38,500 +10.00% 14
Scotland -11 60 £31,100 -30.43% 7
West Midlands -35 55 £36,750 -8.13% 7
Wales -4 27 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North East +4 23 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Northern Ireland -4 2 £34,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 1,371 (60.80%) Windows
2 1,331 (59.02%) SQL Server
3 1,284 (56.94%) SQL
4 1,110 (49.22%) .NET
5 998 (44.26%) Microsoft
6 953 (42.26%) C#
7 743 (32.95%) Active Directory
8 732 (32.46%) Windows Server
9 689 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
10 645 (28.60%) JavaScript
11 580 (25.72%) Microsoft Azure
12 566 (25.10%) MVC
13 535 (23.73%) ASP.NET
14 528 (23.41%) Linux
15 519 (23.02%) HTML
16 482 (21.37%) Web Services
17 474 (21.02%) PowerShell
18 422 (18.71%) CSS
19 416 (18.45%) Finance
20 383 (16.98%) Git (software)
21 372 (16.50%) VMware
22 346 (15.34%) XML
23 332 (14.72%) jQuery
24 329 (14.59%) DNS
25 325 (14.41%) ITIL
26 321 (14.24%) DevOps
27 319 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
28 313 (13.88%) Oracle
29 305 (13.53%) .NET Framework
30 299 (13.26%) 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
1 241 (10.69%) SharePoint
2 213 (9.45%) Apache
3 181 (8.03%) Tomcat
4 130 (5.76%) MS Exchange
5 121 (5.37%) Confluence
6 76 (3.37%) CMS
7 65 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
8 59 (2.62%) Umbraco
9 56 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 45 (2.00%) Skype for Business
11 41 (1.82%) nginx
12 36 (1.60%) JBoss
13 32 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 29 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (1.20%) WebLogic
16 24 (1.06%) IBM Notes
17 21 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
18 19 (0.84%) SAS
19 16 (0.71%) WebSphere
20 15 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 102 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 50 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.53%) Concordance
2 12 (0.53%) Relativity
3 7 (0.31%) SunGard GMI
3 7 (0.31%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.18%) Magento
4 4 (0.18%) RiskWrite
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.089%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.089%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (0.089%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.089%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.089%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.089%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.089%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.089%) ScheduALL
6 2 (0.089%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.089%) Workfront
7 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.044%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 580 (25.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 319 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
3 191 (8.47%) Office 365
4 129 (5.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 110 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
6 105 (4.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 104 (4.61%) Amazon S3
8 98 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 89 (3.95%) Amazon SQS
10 85 (3.77%) PaaS
11 72 (3.19%) SaaS
12 60 (2.66%) IaaS
13 45 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
14 30 (1.33%) Serverless
15 22 (0.98%) Azure Functions
16 20 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
17 19 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
17 19 (0.84%) Google Analytics
18 18 (0.80%) GitHub
19 16 (0.71%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 329 (14.59%) DNS
2 258 (11.44%) Firewall
3 227 (10.07%) TCP/IP
4 217 (9.62%) Internet
5 214 (9.49%) DHCP
6 133 (5.90%) SAN
7 122 (5.41%) VPN
8 103 (4.57%) WAN
9 97 (4.30%) LAN
10 89 (3.95%) HTTP
11 68 (3.02%) VLAN
12 50 (2.22%) SSH
13 49 (2.17%) SSL
14 44 (1.95%) VoIP
15 43 (1.91%) Network Security
16 40 (1.77%) FTP
16 40 (1.77%) NAS
17 37 (1.64%) iSCSI
18 31 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
19 29 (1.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,331 (59.02%) SQL Server
2 186 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 151 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 134 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 116 (5.14%) MySQL
6 110 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 105 (4.66%) Amazon RDS
8 102 (4.52%) Oracle Database
9 96 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 60 (2.66%) NoSQL
11 57 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
13 52 (2.31%) MongoDB
14 47 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
15 44 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
17 33 (1.46%) Power BI
18 28 (1.24%) Big Data
19 27 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
19 27 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 383 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 293 (12.99%) TeamCity
3 288 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 236 (10.47%) Jenkins
5 211 (9.36%) Visual Studio
6 204 (9.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 195 (8.65%) JIRA
8 118 (5.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 83 (3.68%) NUnit
10 63 (2.79%) Cucumber
10 63 (2.79%) SpecFlow
11 49 (2.17%) MSBuild
12 40 (1.77%) Subversion
13 38 (1.69%) gulp
14 34 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
15 29 (1.29%) Maven
16 24 (1.06%) JUnit
17 23 (1.02%) Bitbucket
18 22 (0.98%) Grunt
19 21 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 416 (18.45%) Finance
2 137 (6.08%) Banking
3 93 (4.12%) Retail
4 56 (2.48%) Legal
5 46 (2.04%) Marketing
6 44 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.51%) Games
8 31 (1.37%) Law
9 29 (1.29%) Advertising
9 29 (1.29%) Back Office
10 18 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.49%) Electronics
11 11 (0.49%) German Language
11 11 (0.49%) Publishing
12 10 (0.44%) Billing
13 8 (0.35%) Japanese Language
13 8 (0.35%) Military
14 6 (0.27%) Front Office
15 5 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 803 (35.61%) Developer
2 356 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 300 (13.30%) C# Developer
4 235 (10.42%) Analyst
5 222 (9.84%) Software Developer
6 201 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 190 (8.43%) Applications Support
8 181 (8.03%) Senior Developer
9 176 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 151 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 144 (6.39%) Administrator
12 131 (5.81%) Support Analyst
13 129 (5.72%) Support Engineer
14 93 (4.12%) .NET Software Developer
15 92 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
16 91 (4.04%) C# Software Developer
17 89 (3.95%) Consultant
18 88 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
19 81 (3.59%) Applications Engineer
20 80 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,110 (49.22%) .NET
2 535 (23.73%) ASP.NET
3 519 (23.02%) HTML
4 482 (21.37%) Web Services
5 422 (18.71%) CSS
6 346 (15.34%) XML
7 332 (14.72%) jQuery
8 305 (13.53%) .NET Framework
9 229 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 223 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 214 (9.49%) AngularJS
12 174 (7.72%) WCF
13 173 (7.67%) JSON
14 156 (6.92%) REST
15 132 (5.85%) HTML5
16 128 (5.68%) Entity Framework
17 118 (5.23%) Ajax
18 115 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 107 (4.75%) SOAP
20 83 (3.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 175 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (7.36%) Private Cloud
3 143 (6.34%) Data Centre
4 123 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 93 (4.12%) Fintech
6 80 (3.55%) Clustering
7 78 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
8 74 (3.28%) User Experience
9 67 (2.97%) Computer Science
10 59 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
11 52 (2.31%) Public Cloud
12 50 (2.22%) Replication
13 44 (1.95%) Driving Licence
14 36 (1.60%) Client/Server
14 36 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
15 35 (1.55%) PKI
16 26 (1.15%) Mobile App
17 25 (1.11%) NHS
18 24 (1.06%) EPoS
19 23 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,371 (60.80%) Windows
2 732 (32.46%) Windows Server
3 528 (23.41%) Linux
4 187 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 162 (7.18%) Unix
6 151 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 116 (5.14%) Apple iOS
8 78 (3.46%) Windows 10
9 58 (2.57%) Android
9 58 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (2.48%) Windows 7
11 40 (1.77%) CentOS
12 36 (1.60%) Ubuntu
13 34 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (1.42%) Windows 8
15 24 (1.06%) AIX
16 23 (1.02%) Solaris
17 16 (0.71%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.58%) HPUX
19 11 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (25.10%) MVC
3 325 (14.41%) ITIL
4 321 (14.24%) DevOps
5 287 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
6 280 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
7 200 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 194 (8.60%) SDLC
9 185 (8.20%) OO
10 179 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
11 176 (7.80%) TDD
12 166 (7.36%) Scrum
13 156 (6.92%) Web Development
14 140 (6.21%) Service Management
15 139 (6.16%) Problem Management
16 126 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
17 120 (5.32%) Service Delivery
18 117 (5.19%) Mentoring
19 115 (5.10%) Configuration Management
19 115 (5.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,284 (56.94%) SQL
2 953 (42.26%) C#
3 645 (28.60%) JavaScript
4 474 (21.02%) PowerShell
5 288 (12.77%) Java
6 276 (12.24%) T-SQL
7 131 (5.81%) Python
8 98 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 82 (3.64%) PHP
10 71 (3.15%) Bash Shell
11 67 (2.97%) VB
12 56 (2.48%) TypeScript
13 55 (2.44%) VBA
14 47 (2.08%) C
15 45 (2.00%) C++
16 41 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 38 (1.69%) Ruby
18 25 (1.11%) Perl
19 24 (1.06%) Korn
20 20 (0.89%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 298 (13.22%) Degree
2 110 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (2.93%) MCSE
4 59 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 50 (2.22%) CCNA
7 39 (1.73%) CISSP
7 39 (1.73%) MCSA
8 34 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 33 (1.46%) IISP
10 32 (1.42%) MCITP
11 30 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 29 (1.29%) CCNP
12 29 (1.29%) SC Cleared
13 23 (1.02%) CISM
14 18 (0.80%) AWS Certification
15 16 (0.71%) MCP
16 14 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 13 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.21%) QA
2 78 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (2.84%) SLA
4 49 (2.17%) PCI DSS
5 29 (1.29%) ISO 9001
6 24 (1.06%) GDPR
7 16 (0.71%) PMO
8 15 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.67%) WAI
9 14 (0.62%) MiFID
10 11 (0.49%) ISO 14001
11 9 (0.40%) COBIT
11 9 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.40%) EMIR
12 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.22%) FATCA
15 5 (0.22%) ISO 8583
15 5 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 743 (32.95%) Active Directory
2 299 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 247 (10.95%) Hyper-V
4 112 (4.97%) Virtual Machines
5 90 (3.99%) Docker
6 89 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (2.17%) vSphere
8 38 (1.69%) XenApp
9 27 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 21 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 16 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (0.71%) XenServer
12 14 (0.62%) NFS
13 12 (0.53%) LXC
13 12 (0.53%) Samba
13 12 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (0.44%) Firmware
15 9 (0.40%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 5 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 174 (7.72%) Ansible
2 114 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (3.41%) Puppet
4 66 (2.93%) SCCM
5 64 (2.84%) SCOM
6 49 (2.17%) vCenter Server
7 37 (1.64%) Nagios
8 33 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
9 28 (1.24%) Kubernetes
10 22 (0.98%) Terraform
11 21 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
12 19 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 17 (0.75%) Backup Exec
14 16 (0.71%) WSUS
15 14 (0.62%) FortiGate
16 12 (0.53%) SCOrch
17 11 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 10 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
19 9 (0.40%) QRadar
19 9 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 998 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 372 (16.50%) VMware
3 313 (13.88%) Oracle
4 169 (7.49%) Citrix
5 141 (6.25%) Cisco
6 98 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 91 (4.04%) New Relic
8 87 (3.86%) Trend Micro
9 77 (3.41%) HP
10 76 (3.37%) BMC
11 67 (2.97%) Red Hat
12 54 (2.39%) Dell
13 48 (2.13%) Google
14 45 (2.00%) Splunk
15 41 (1.82%) Veeam
16 37 (1.64%) Sitecore
17 35 (1.55%) SolarWinds
18 33 (1.46%) Atlassian
19 32 (1.42%) IBM
20 30 (1.33%) Telerik