Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 218 166
Rank change year-on-year -30 -52 -14
Permanent jobs citing IIS 2,303 2,902 4,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.64% 2.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.28% 9.22% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,916 2,445 3,627
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 27,806 31,492 35,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.60% 17.85% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22,340 25,256 30,010
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -26 2,183 £45,000 - 313
UK excluding London -23 1,447 £42,000 +5.00% 250
London -21 818 £58,000 +10.48% 84
South East +23 655 £42,500 +1.19% 88
North of England +23 371 £45,000 +20.00% 65
North West +27 182 £45,000 +16.88% 25
Yorkshire +6 168 £45,000 +28.57% 35
Midlands -55 129 £37,500 - 28
East of England -33 117 £37,500 -6.25% 27
South West -78 106 £40,000 +6.67% 21
East Midlands -16 66 £37,500 +7.14% 19
West Midlands -46 63 £37,000 -5.73% 9
Scotland -31 60 £29,899 -32.05% 10
North East -7 21 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Wales -22 19 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Northern Ireland - 7 £34,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1,390 (60.36%) Windows
2 1,323 (57.45%) SQL Server
3 1,232 (53.50%) SQL
4 1,126 (48.89%) .NET
5 1,014 (44.03%) Microsoft
6 926 (40.21%) C#
7 742 (32.22%) Windows Server
8 738 (32.05%) Active Directory
9 667 (28.96%) JavaScript
10 663 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
11 580 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 574 (24.92%) MVC
13 558 (24.23%) ASP.NET
14 556 (24.14%) HTML
15 533 (23.14%) Linux
16 465 (20.19%) Finance
17 461 (20.02%) Web Services
18 446 (19.37%) PowerShell
19 439 (19.06%) CSS
20 389 (16.89%) XML
21 378 (16.41%) VMware
22 361 (15.68%) Git (software)
23 360 (15.63%) jQuery
24 351 (15.24%) ITIL
25 330 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
26 329 (14.29%) DevOps
27 328 (14.24%) .NET Framework
28 323 (14.03%) Amazon AWS
29 321 (13.94%) DNS
30 317 (13.76%) Degree

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
1 237 (10.29%) Apache
2 220 (9.55%) SharePoint
3 188 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 129 (5.60%) Confluence
5 124 (5.38%) MS Exchange
6 65 (2.82%) CMS
7 61 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
8 53 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 48 (2.08%) Umbraco
10 40 (1.74%) JBoss
11 38 (1.65%) nginx
12 32 (1.39%) IBM Notes
13 31 (1.35%) Skype for Business
14 29 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (1.17%) SAS
16 25 (1.09%) WebLogic
17 23 (1.00%) WebSphere
18 20 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
19 17 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
20 16 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 109 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.043%) Stata
Business Applications
1 45 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.74%) Concordance
2 17 (0.74%) Relativity
3 5 (0.22%) MetaTrader
3 5 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
4 4 (0.17%) Magento
5 3 (0.13%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.087%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.087%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.087%) Ringtail
6 2 (0.087%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.087%) Workfront
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.043%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.043%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 580 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 323 (14.03%) Amazon AWS
3 165 (7.16%) Office 365
4 113 (4.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 104 (4.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 101 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
6 101 (4.39%) Amazon S3
7 92 (3.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 83 (3.60%) Amazon SQS
9 79 (3.43%) PaaS
10 73 (3.17%) SaaS
11 56 (2.43%) IaaS
12 35 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
14 25 (1.09%) GitHub
15 20 (0.87%) Serverless
16 17 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
16 17 (0.74%) NuGet
17 15 (0.65%) Google Analytics
18 13 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 321 (13.94%) DNS
2 237 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 226 (9.81%) Firewall
4 213 (9.25%) DHCP
5 180 (7.82%) Internet
6 130 (5.64%) SAN
7 108 (4.69%) VPN
8 96 (4.17%) HTTP
9 92 (3.99%) WAN
10 91 (3.95%) LAN
11 58 (2.52%) SSL
12 56 (2.43%) VLAN
13 46 (2.00%) SSH
14 42 (1.82%) Network Security
15 41 (1.78%) NAS
16 37 (1.61%) Wireshark
17 35 (1.52%) FTP
17 35 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
18 31 (1.35%) NetScaler
18 31 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,323 (57.45%) SQL Server
2 209 (9.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 143 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 117 (5.08%) MySQL
6 112 (4.86%) Relational Database
7 92 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 91 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
9 75 (3.26%) Oracle Database
10 68 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (2.39%) NoSQL
12 48 (2.08%) Big Data
13 47 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
13 47 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 44 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
15 35 (1.52%) MongoDB
16 32 (1.39%) Power BI
17 28 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
17 28 (1.22%) RDBMS
18 25 (1.09%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 361 (15.68%) Git (software)
2 278 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 278 (12.07%) TeamCity
3 217 (9.42%) Jenkins
4 206 (8.94%) JIRA
5 203 (8.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 179 (7.77%) Visual Studio
7 106 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 65 (2.82%) NUnit
9 52 (2.26%) Cucumber
10 48 (2.08%) SpecFlow
11 46 (2.00%) Subversion
12 32 (1.39%) MSBuild
13 31 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
14 28 (1.22%) gulp
15 24 (1.04%) JUnit
16 18 (0.78%) Bitbucket
16 18 (0.78%) Grunt
16 18 (0.78%) Maven
17 17 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 465 (20.19%) Finance
2 136 (5.91%) Banking
3 100 (4.34%) Retail
4 77 (3.34%) Legal
5 56 (2.43%) Marketing
6 45 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.78%) Law
8 36 (1.56%) Games
9 32 (1.39%) Advertising
10 23 (1.00%) German Language
11 21 (0.91%) Back Office
12 19 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.74%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.48%) Front Office
15 9 (0.39%) Japanese Language
15 9 (0.39%) Publishing
16 8 (0.35%) Electronics
17 6 (0.26%) French Language
17 6 (0.26%) Military
18 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 785 (34.09%) Developer
2 361 (15.68%) .NET Developer
3 278 (12.07%) C# Developer
4 257 (11.16%) Analyst
5 218 (9.47%) Software Developer
6 205 (8.90%) Applications Support
7 196 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 183 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 168 (7.29%) Senior Developer
10 159 (6.90%) Support Analyst
11 151 (6.56%) Support Engineer
12 148 (6.43%) DevOps Engineer
13 130 (5.64%) Administrator
14 114 (4.95%) Consultant
15 95 (4.13%) Architect
16 90 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
17 89 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
18 88 (3.82%) Senior .NET Developer
19 85 (3.69%) .NET Software Developer
20 82 (3.56%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,126 (48.89%) .NET
2 558 (24.23%) ASP.NET
3 556 (24.14%) HTML
4 461 (20.02%) Web Services
5 439 (19.06%) CSS
6 389 (16.89%) XML
7 360 (15.63%) jQuery
8 328 (14.24%) .NET Framework
9 229 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 201 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 200 (8.68%) AngularJS
12 168 (7.29%) REST
13 166 (7.21%) JSON
14 153 (6.64%) WCF
15 147 (6.38%) Entity Framework
16 134 (5.82%) Ajax
17 128 (5.56%) HTML5
18 125 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 98 (4.26%) SOAP
20 93 (4.04%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 248 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (7.38%) Private Cloud
3 144 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 135 (5.86%) Management Information System
5 101 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 92 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
7 88 (3.82%) Clustering
8 81 (3.52%) Fintech
9 73 (3.17%) User Experience
10 65 (2.82%) Public Cloud
11 62 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
12 45 (1.95%) PKI
13 43 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
14 38 (1.65%) Replication
15 36 (1.56%) Driving Licence
16 32 (1.39%) Client/Server
17 25 (1.09%) Credit Risk
17 25 (1.09%) Market Risk
17 25 (1.09%) NHS
18 24 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,390 (60.36%) Windows
2 742 (32.22%) Windows Server
3 533 (23.14%) Linux
4 207 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 164 (7.12%) Unix
7 96 (4.17%) Apple iOS
8 76 (3.30%) Windows 10
9 57 (2.48%) Windows 7
10 49 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 43 (1.87%) Android
12 41 (1.78%) AIX
13 38 (1.65%) Windows 8
14 37 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (1.56%) Solaris
16 32 (1.39%) CentOS
17 27 (1.17%) Ubuntu
18 25 (1.09%) HPUX
19 15 (0.65%) Mac OS X
20 8 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (24.92%) MVC
3 351 (15.24%) ITIL
4 330 (14.33%) Problem-Solving
5 329 (14.29%) DevOps
6 234 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
7 218 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 175 (7.60%) TDD
9 174 (7.56%) OO
9 174 (7.56%) SDLC
10 173 (7.51%) Web Development
11 169 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
12 141 (6.12%) Scrum
13 135 (5.86%) Project Management
13 135 (5.86%) Service Management
14 124 (5.38%) Problem Management
15 115 (4.99%) Mentoring
16 108 (4.69%) Incident Management
16 108 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
17 105 (4.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,232 (53.50%) SQL
2 926 (40.21%) C#
3 667 (28.96%) JavaScript
4 446 (19.37%) PowerShell
5 281 (12.20%) Java
6 259 (11.25%) T-SQL
7 104 (4.52%) Python
8 96 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 72 (3.13%) VB
10 59 (2.56%) PHP
11 58 (2.52%) Bash Shell
12 57 (2.48%) TypeScript
13 54 (2.34%) VBA
14 43 (1.87%) C
15 39 (1.69%) C++
16 29 (1.26%) Ruby
17 27 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 23 (1.00%) Shell Script
19 21 (0.91%) Perl
20 20 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 317 (13.76%) Degree
2 131 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (3.39%) MCSE
4 65 (2.82%) CISSP
5 57 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 47 (2.04%) IISP
8 43 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
9 42 (1.82%) CCNA
9 42 (1.82%) Security Cleared
10 39 (1.69%) CISM
11 32 (1.39%) MCSA
11 32 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (1.13%) AWS Certification
12 26 (1.13%) CCNP
13 24 (1.04%) MCITP
14 22 (0.96%) SC Cleared
15 16 (0.69%) MCP
16 13 (0.56%) CCSE
17 12 (0.52%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.04%) QA
2 74 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (2.43%) SLA
4 38 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.30%) GDPR
6 29 (1.26%) ISO 9001
7 25 (1.09%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (0.52%) PMO
8 12 (0.52%) WAI
9 11 (0.48%) MiFID
10 10 (0.43%) COBIT
10 10 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (0.35%) EMIR
12 7 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 7 (0.30%) JSP 440
13 6 (0.26%) ISO 8583
13 6 (0.26%) RMADS
14 5 (0.22%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 738 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 299 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 275 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 110 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
5 90 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
6 88 (3.82%) Docker
7 60 (2.61%) vSphere
8 32 (1.39%) XenApp
9 24 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (0.96%) Terminal Services
11 18 (0.78%) XenDesktop
12 15 (0.65%) NFS
13 13 (0.56%) XenServer
14 12 (0.52%) Samba
14 12 (0.52%) Terminal Server
14 12 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.48%) Firmware
15 11 (0.48%) LXC
16 7 (0.30%) KVM
17 6 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 160 (6.95%) Ansible
2 106 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (3.17%) Puppet
4 59 (2.56%) SCOM
5 56 (2.43%) SCCM
6 47 (2.04%) vCenter Server
7 41 (1.78%) Nagios
8 38 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
9 30 (1.30%) Kubernetes
10 25 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
11 22 (0.96%) Terraform
12 18 (0.78%) HAProxy
13 16 (0.69%) FortiGate
14 15 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 15 (0.65%) SCOrch
15 14 (0.61%) QRadar
16 12 (0.52%) Backup Exec
17 11 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 11 (0.48%) WSUS
17 11 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,014 (44.03%) Microsoft
2 378 (16.41%) VMware
3 269 (11.68%) Oracle
4 158 (6.86%) Citrix
5 125 (5.43%) Cisco
6 88 (3.82%) New Relic
7 85 (3.69%) ServiceNow
7 85 (3.69%) Trend Micro
8 73 (3.17%) HP
9 68 (2.95%) BMC
10 60 (2.61%) Google
11 56 (2.43%) Red Hat
12 49 (2.13%) Splunk
13 47 (2.04%) SolarWinds
14 41 (1.78%) Dell
15 39 (1.69%) IBM
16 34 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
17 32 (1.39%) F5
18 31 (1.35%) Lotus
19 29 (1.26%) Apple