Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 421 323 268
Rank change year-on-year -98 -55 -11
Permanent jobs citing IIS 944 600 1,549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.96% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.51% 6.86% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 709 510 1,238
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,450 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £59,875 £66,250
90th Percentile £75,050 £67,625 £78,319
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% -2.84%

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 17,143 8,748 18,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.36% 13.95% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10,693 7,107 14,814
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,125 £39,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £74,750 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.05%

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -117 808 £50,000 +5.26% 161
UK excluding London -98 520 £45,000 +5.88% 120
London -123 320 £62,500 +13.64% 53
Work from Home -85 234 £47,500 -5.00% 32
North of England -79 148 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Midlands -47 126 £40,000 +11.11% 31
South East -114 117 £55,000 +10.00% 26
West Midlands -58 83 £40,000 +11.11% 20
North West -85 74 £45,000 - 21
Yorkshire -28 64 £43,500 +24.29% 12
East of England -68 45 £40,000 +14.29% 5
East Midlands -38 43 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Scotland -53 37 £45,000 +20.00% 3
South West -59 35 £46,250 +12.12% 10
North East -33 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wales -46 10 £50,000 -23.08% 6
Northern Ireland -33 2 £35,250 +0.71% 4

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 654 (69.28%) Windows
2 584 (61.86%) Azure
3 526 (55.72%) SQL Server
4 488 (51.69%) Microsoft
5 440 (46.61%) Windows Server
6 438 (46.40%) SQL
7 376 (39.83%) DevOps
8 342 (36.23%) Active Directory
9 325 (34.43%) .NET
10 309 (32.73%) C#
11 298 (31.57%) Social Skills
12 293 (31.04%) PowerShell
13 274 (29.03%) AWS
14 240 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
15 232 (24.58%) VMware
16 222 (23.52%) Linux
17 220 (23.31%) DNS
18 206 (21.82%) Microsoft 365
19 203 (21.50%) ASP.NET
19 203 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
20 185 (19.60%) Git (software)
21 179 (18.96%) HTML
22 171 (18.11%) JavaScript
23 165 (17.48%) Firewall
24 160 (16.95%) DHCP
25 155 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
26 151 (16.00%) CI/CD
27 146 (15.47%) Degree
28 140 (14.83%) CSS
29 139 (14.72%) MVC

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
1 117 (12.39%) Apache
2 93 (9.85%) SharePoint
3 83 (8.79%) CMS
4 63 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 54 (5.72%) EPiServer
6 52 (5.51%) Umbraco
7 49 (5.19%) Tomcat
8 45 (4.77%) Kentico
9 41 (4.34%) Headless CMS
10 38 (4.03%) MS Exchange
11 34 (3.60%) nginx
12 33 (3.50%) JBoss
13 30 (3.18%) WebLogic
14 21 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (1.48%) Confluence
15 14 (1.48%) WordPress
16 12 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (1.27%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 78 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
2 19 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.64%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.42%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 2 (0.21%) Unica
9 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 584 (61.86%) Azure
2 274 (29.03%) AWS
3 206 (21.82%) Microsoft 365
4 97 (10.28%) GCP
5 94 (9.96%) PaaS
6 80 (8.47%) SaaS
7 77 (8.16%) IaaS
8 54 (5.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 50 (5.30%) OneDrive
10 32 (3.39%) Power Platform
11 27 (2.86%) OpenShift
12 26 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (2.75%) GitHub
12 26 (2.75%) npm
13 25 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (2.54%) Google Workspace
15 23 (2.44%) Serverless
16 21 (2.22%) Yarn
17 19 (2.01%) Azure App Service
18 18 (1.91%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 220 (23.31%) DNS
2 165 (17.48%) Firewall
3 160 (16.95%) DHCP
4 94 (9.96%) TCP/IP
5 92 (9.75%) HTTP
6 61 (6.46%) VPN
7 59 (6.25%) WAN
8 55 (5.83%) VLAN
9 53 (5.61%) SAN
10 47 (4.98%) LAN
11 32 (3.39%) SSL
12 29 (3.07%) Internet
13 27 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
14 21 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (2.22%) Network Security
14 21 (2.22%) VoIP
15 19 (2.01%) IPv6
16 17 (1.80%) HTTPS
17 15 (1.59%) MPLS
18 14 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (55.72%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.67%) MySQL
3 37 (3.92%) Big Data
4 35 (3.71%) NoSQL
5 32 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 19 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
8 19 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (1.91%) Power BI
9 18 (1.91%) Redis
9 18 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 17 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
10 17 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (1.48%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.27%) SQL Server 2017
14 7 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 185 (19.60%) Git (software)
2 132 (13.98%) Visual Studio
3 86 (9.11%) Jenkins
4 59 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 59 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 49 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 47 (4.98%) JIRA
7 42 (4.45%) ReSharper
8 32 (3.39%) GitLab
9 26 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
10 25 (2.65%) Bitbucket
10 25 (2.65%) gulp
11 24 (2.54%) MSBuild
12 21 (2.22%) webpack
13 16 (1.69%) Subversion
14 12 (1.27%) NUnit
14 12 (1.27%) Selenium
15 11 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (1.06%) GoCD
17 8 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 298 (31.57%) Social Skills
2 113 (11.97%) Finance
3 91 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.34%) Public Sector
5 37 (3.92%) Documentation Skills
6 29 (3.07%) Marketing
7 28 (2.97%) Manufacturing
8 26 (2.75%) Influencing Skills
9 25 (2.65%) Telecoms
10 24 (2.54%) Retail
11 22 (2.33%) Law
12 21 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
13 18 (1.91%) Local Government
14 17 (1.80%) Advertising
14 17 (1.80%) Back Office
14 17 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (1.38%) Banking
16 12 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
17 10 (1.06%) Electronics
17 10 (1.06%) French Language
Job Titles
1 227 (24.05%) Developer
2 123 (13.03%) .NET Developer
3 102 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 93 (9.85%) Analyst
5 66 (6.99%) Applications Support
6 65 (6.89%) Architect
7 63 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 60 (6.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 58 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 54 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 53 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 50 (5.30%) Administrator
13 46 (4.87%) Senior Developer
14 45 (4.77%) Support Analyst
15 43 (4.56%) Digital Developer
15 43 (4.56%) IT Engineer
16 41 (4.34%) .NET Software Developer
17 40 (4.24%) C# Developer
17 40 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
18 34 (3.60%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (34.43%) .NET
2 203 (21.50%) ASP.NET
3 179 (18.96%) HTML
4 140 (14.83%) CSS
5 97 (10.28%) HTML5
6 93 (9.85%) .NET Core
7 89 (9.43%) Web Services
8 86 (9.11%) AngularJS
9 76 (8.05%) CSS3
10 65 (6.89%) REST
11 63 (6.67%) XML
12 62 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 58 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (6.14%) jQuery
14 50 (5.30%) .NET Framework
14 50 (5.30%) JSON
15 44 (4.66%) Middleware
16 35 (3.71%) ARM Templates
17 34 (3.60%) XSLT
18 32 (3.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.79%) Public Cloud
2 77 (8.16%) User Experience
3 74 (7.84%) Clustering
4 53 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
6 36 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 34 (3.60%) Cloud Native
8 32 (3.39%) Management Information System
9 28 (2.97%) Data Centre
10 21 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
10 21 (2.22%) PKI
11 18 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
12 17 (1.80%) Replication
13 12 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
14 11 (1.17%) Driving Licence
15 10 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
16 9 (0.95%) Smartcard
17 8 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
17 8 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 654 (69.28%) Windows
2 440 (46.61%) Windows Server
3 222 (23.52%) Linux
4 93 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (8.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 78 (8.26%) Windows 10
7 63 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (4.77%) Windows Server 2019
9 28 (2.97%) Unix
10 27 (2.86%) Android
11 19 (2.01%) Windows 7
12 18 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.80%) Apple iOS
14 16 (1.69%) Mac OS X
15 15 (1.59%) CentOS
16 13 (1.38%) Solaris
17 10 (1.06%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (0.85%) Mac OS
20 7 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (39.83%) DevOps
2 240 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
3 203 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (16.00%) CI/CD
5 139 (14.72%) MVC
6 97 (10.28%) ITIL
7 94 (9.96%) Web Development
8 92 (9.75%) Computer Science
8 92 (9.75%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 83 (8.79%) ERP
11 73 (7.73%) CRM
12 70 (7.42%) Unit Testing
13 69 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 67 (7.10%) Mentoring
15 64 (6.78%) Project Management
16 63 (6.67%) Load Balancing
17 62 (6.57%) Test Automation
18 61 (6.46%) E-Commerce
19 60 (6.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 438 (46.40%) SQL
2 309 (32.73%) C#
3 293 (31.04%) PowerShell
4 171 (18.11%) JavaScript
5 81 (8.58%) Java
6 79 (8.37%) Python
7 61 (6.46%) T-SQL
8 55 (5.83%) PHP
9 29 (3.07%) Bash
10 26 (2.75%) TypeScript
11 22 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 18 (1.91%) ES6
13 16 (1.69%) C
14 14 (1.48%) Go
15 13 (1.38%) Perl
15 13 (1.38%) VBA
16 10 (1.06%) VB
17 9 (0.95%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.85%) C++
18 8 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 146 (15.47%) Degree
2 76 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 63 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 32 (3.39%) CISSP
8 31 (3.28%) CCNA
9 30 (3.18%) IISP
10 28 (2.97%) MCSE
11 26 (2.75%) DV Cleared
12 23 (2.44%) CISM
13 19 (2.01%) CEH
14 18 (1.91%) MCSA
15 17 (1.80%) DBS Check
16 10 (1.06%) CCNP
17 9 (0.95%) SANS
18 8 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 8 (0.85%) CLAS
18 8 (0.85%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.63%) SLA
2 58 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (4.66%) Accessibility
4 43 (4.56%) QA
5 24 (2.54%) PCI DSS
6 20 (2.12%) NIST
7 19 (2.01%) NCSC
8 15 (1.59%) GDPR
9 13 (1.38%) ISO 9001
10 12 (1.27%) PMO
11 11 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (1.17%) GRC
12 10 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.85%) ISAE 3402
13 8 (0.85%) ISO 31000
13 8 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 7 (0.74%) ISO 22301
15 6 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 6 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 342 (36.23%) Active Directory
2 155 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (10.59%) Hyper-V
4 71 (7.52%) Docker
5 62 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (4.98%) vSphere
7 34 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (2.12%) XenApp
10 19 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (1.80%) Terminal Services
12 16 (1.69%) NFS
12 16 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (1.48%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.85%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.85%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.32%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 86 (9.11%) SCCM
2 86 (9.11%) Terraform
3 81 (8.58%) Ansible
4 65 (6.89%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (6.67%) Puppet
6 47 (4.98%) Microsoft Intune
7 43 (4.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 36 (3.81%) Single Sign-On
9 35 (3.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 33 (3.50%) WSUS
11 21 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
12 20 (2.12%) Rancher
13 19 (2.01%) Data Guard
13 19 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 15 (1.59%) Nagios
14 15 (1.59%) SCOM
15 14 (1.48%) ZABBIX
16 13 (1.38%) Nessus
17 12 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 488 (51.69%) Microsoft
2 232 (24.58%) VMware
3 122 (12.92%) Oracle
4 75 (7.94%) Cisco
5 66 (6.99%) Citrix
5 66 (6.99%) Google
6 63 (6.67%) Sitecore
7 26 (2.75%) Dell
7 26 (2.75%) F5
8 25 (2.65%) Veeam
9 18 (1.91%) Avaya
10 16 (1.69%) HP
10 16 (1.69%) NEC
10 16 (1.69%) Northgate
10 16 (1.69%) Sophos
10 16 (1.69%) Splunk
11 15 (1.59%) Palo Alto
11 15 (1.59%) SAP
12 14 (1.48%) CheckPoint
13 12 (1.27%) Red Hat