Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 286 284 255
Rank change year-on-year -2 -29 -37
Permanent jobs citing IIS 718 1,639 2,260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.15% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.66% 7.71% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 636 1,443 1,913
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,625 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 9,369 21,254 28,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.18% 14.86% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,388 16,810 22,783
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +3.45% -0.57% +8.02%

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 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for IIS in the UK

IIS
Top 18 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 5 August 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 +4 663 £50,000 +5.26% 64
UK excluding London +27 463 £44,625 +5.00% 52
London -10 216 £60,000 - 14
North of England +81 167 £45,000 +5.88% 18
South East +10 144 £44,250 -11.50% 15
North West +97 102 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Yorkshire +41 60 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Midlands +62 58 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Work from Home +16 55 £57,500 -13.21% 7
West Midlands +70 46 £45,250 +29.29% 6
East of England +55 36 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West +54 34 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Midlands +31 10 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Wales +27 10 £33,000 -26.67% 2
Scotland +54 9 £59,375 +39.71%
North East +3 5 £44,000 +41.62% 3
Northern Ireland +20 3 £42,000 +42.37%
Isle of Man - 3 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 421 (58.64%) Windows
2 416 (57.94%) SQL Server
3 369 (51.39%) Microsoft
4 352 (49.03%) Azure
5 331 (46.10%) SQL
6 281 (39.14%) Windows Server
7 264 (36.77%) .NET
8 252 (35.10%) Active Directory
9 239 (33.29%) C#
10 192 (26.74%) PowerShell
11 171 (23.82%) DevOps
12 162 (22.56%) JavaScript
13 159 (22.14%) Finance
14 157 (21.87%) ITIL
15 151 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
16 148 (20.61%) Office 365
17 145 (20.19%) VMware
18 132 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
19 128 (17.83%) HTML
20 127 (17.69%) AWS
21 122 (16.99%) T-SQL
21 122 (16.99%) ASP.NET
22 121 (16.85%) DNS
23 118 (16.43%) CSS
23 118 (16.43%) Degree
24 109 (15.18%) Firewall
25 106 (14.76%) .NET Framework
26 99 (13.79%) XML
27 96 (13.37%) SharePoint
28 95 (13.23%) Linux

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 96 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 54 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 49 (6.82%) Apache
3 49 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 25 (3.48%) Skype for Business
5 22 (3.06%) nginx
6 21 (2.92%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (2.37%) Confluence
9 16 (2.23%) SAS
10 12 (1.67%) JBoss
10 12 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.39%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 85 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) FileZilla
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (2.09%) SAP GTS
4 4 (0.56%) FastStats
4 4 (0.56%) Unica
5 3 (0.42%) Magento
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 352 (49.03%) Azure
2 148 (20.61%) Office 365
3 127 (17.69%) AWS
4 93 (12.95%) SaaS
5 92 (12.81%) IaaS
5 92 (12.81%) PaaS
6 51 (7.10%) Cloud Computing
7 40 (5.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (3.20%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (2.23%) GitHub
9 16 (2.23%) Power Platform
10 15 (2.09%) Serverless
11 13 (1.81%) GCP
12 11 (1.53%) NuGet
13 7 (0.97%) Datadog
14 6 (0.84%) npm
14 6 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.70%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 121 (16.85%) DNS
2 109 (15.18%) Firewall
3 82 (11.42%) DHCP
4 64 (8.91%) VPN
5 60 (8.36%) Internet
6 49 (6.82%) LAN
7 45 (6.27%) TCP/IP
8 43 (5.99%) WAN
9 38 (5.29%) SAN
10 25 (3.48%) Wireless
11 24 (3.34%) Skype
12 23 (3.20%) VoIP
13 21 (2.92%) SSL
14 19 (2.65%) MPLS
15 17 (2.37%) HTTP
16 14 (1.95%) iSCSI
17 13 (1.81%) Network Security
18 11 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
19 10 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (57.94%) SQL Server
2 72 (10.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 58 (8.08%) MySQL
4 43 (5.99%) SQL Server 2016
5 40 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (4.18%) Amazon RDS
6 30 (4.18%) MongoDB
6 30 (4.18%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (3.34%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.79%) DB2
10 18 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (1.95%) Power BI
12 14 (1.95%) Redis
12 14 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.81%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (1.25%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 90 (12.53%) Git (software)
2 80 (11.14%) Visual Studio
3 48 (6.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 39 (5.43%) TeamCity
5 38 (5.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 33 (4.60%) JIRA
6 33 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (3.76%) Jenkins
8 18 (2.51%) NUnit
9 16 (2.23%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.67%) MSTest
11 11 (1.53%) ReSharper
11 11 (1.53%) SpecFlow
12 10 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (1.39%) Visual Studio Code
13 7 (0.97%) GitLab
13 7 (0.97%) Selenium
13 7 (0.97%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.97%) Subversion
14 5 (0.70%) Moq
General
1 159 (22.14%) Finance
2 38 (5.29%) Law
3 22 (3.06%) Legal
4 20 (2.79%) Public Sector
5 16 (2.23%) Retail
6 14 (1.95%) Marketing
7 12 (1.67%) Back Office
8 10 (1.39%) Banking
9 9 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.11%) Games
10 8 (1.11%) Local Government
11 7 (0.97%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.70%) Front Office
12 5 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.70%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.56%) Billing
14 3 (0.42%) Publishing
15 2 (0.28%) Electronics
15 2 (0.28%) Police
16 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 180 (25.07%) Developer
2 83 (11.56%) .NET Developer
3 80 (11.14%) C# Developer
4 71 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 63 (8.77%) Applications Support
6 60 (8.36%) Architect
7 56 (7.80%) Analyst
8 52 (7.24%) Support Engineer
9 43 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 42 (5.85%) Software Developer
11 38 (5.29%) Consultant
12 36 (5.01%) Applications Engineer
12 36 (5.01%) Support Analyst
13 33 (4.60%) Operations Engineer
14 31 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
14 31 (4.32%) IT Engineer
15 28 (3.90%) Senior Developer
16 27 (3.76%) Applications Support Analyst
17 26 (3.62%) Azure Engineer
17 26 (3.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (36.77%) .NET
2 128 (17.83%) HTML
3 122 (16.99%) ASP.NET
4 118 (16.43%) CSS
5 106 (14.76%) .NET Framework
6 99 (13.79%) XML
7 89 (12.40%) jQuery
8 82 (11.42%) AngularJS
8 82 (11.42%) Web Services
9 77 (10.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 61 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (8.36%) REST
12 52 (7.24%) JSON
13 50 (6.96%) .NET Core
14 47 (6.55%) Ajax
15 45 (6.27%) WCF
16 41 (5.71%) Entity Framework
17 36 (5.01%) SOAP
18 32 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 31 (4.32%) React
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 45 (6.27%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.46%) Clustering
5 29 (4.04%) Replication
6 27 (3.76%) PKI
7 22 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (2.92%) Public Cloud
9 18 (2.51%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.53%) User Experience
11 10 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.25%) CESG
13 8 (1.11%) Social Media
14 7 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.84%) iPhone
15 6 (0.84%) NHS
16 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
16 5 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 421 (58.64%) Windows
2 281 (39.14%) Windows Server
3 95 (13.23%) Linux
4 94 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (10.31%) Windows Server 2016
6 62 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (5.15%) Windows 10
8 23 (3.20%) Windows Server 2019
9 20 (2.79%) Unix
10 18 (2.51%) Windows 7
11 17 (2.37%) Android
12 8 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.70%) VMS
14 4 (0.56%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.42%) CentOS
15 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.42%) Solaris
15 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (23.82%) DevOps
2 157 (21.87%) ITIL
3 151 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
5 92 (12.81%) MVC
6 79 (11.00%) Computer Science
7 78 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 70 (9.75%) Fintech
9 66 (9.19%) Software Engineering
10 63 (8.77%) Scrum
10 63 (8.77%) TDD
11 58 (8.08%) Microservices
12 56 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (7.80%) Mentoring
13 52 (7.24%) Project Management
14 47 (6.55%) Unit Testing
15 46 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
16 45 (6.27%) CRM
16 45 (6.27%) TOGAF
17 44 (6.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 331 (46.10%) SQL
2 239 (33.29%) C#
3 192 (26.74%) PowerShell
4 162 (22.56%) JavaScript
5 122 (16.99%) T-SQL
6 52 (7.24%) Java
7 44 (6.13%) Python
8 32 (4.46%) Bash Shell
8 32 (4.46%) TypeScript
9 21 (2.92%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.23%) VB
11 15 (2.09%) VB6
12 14 (1.95%) Perl
13 11 (1.53%) C
14 10 (1.39%) PHP
15 8 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.97%) C++
16 7 (0.97%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.84%) VBA
17 6 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (16.43%) Degree
2 46 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (4.74%) MCP
5 33 (4.60%) CISSP
5 33 (4.60%) IISP
6 28 (3.90%) Security Cleared
7 26 (3.62%) MCSE
8 25 (3.48%) SC Cleared
9 24 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (3.06%) MCSA
11 21 (2.92%) CCNA
12 17 (2.37%) CESG Certified Professional
13 13 (1.81%) TOGAF Certification
14 12 (1.67%) CISM
15 10 (1.39%) DBS Check
15 10 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (1.25%) MCITP
17 8 (1.11%) CCNP
17 8 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (4.18%) PCI DSS
3 29 (4.04%) GDPR
3 29 (4.04%) QA
4 23 (3.20%) SLA
5 17 (2.37%) COBIT
6 12 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (1.25%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 252 (35.10%) Active Directory
2 94 (13.09%) Hyper-V
3 87 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (6.27%) Docker
5 37 (5.15%) vSphere
6 25 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (1.67%) Terminal Server
9 11 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.11%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.70%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.56%) Xen
13 4 (0.56%) XenApp
14 3 (0.42%) Firmware
15 2 (0.28%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (7.10%) Puppet
2 45 (6.27%) Ansible
3 43 (5.99%) SCCM
4 38 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (5.29%) Terraform
5 29 (4.04%) SCVMM
6 26 (3.62%) Kubernetes
7 16 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (1.67%) vCenter Server
9 10 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (1.39%) WSUS
10 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (1.25%) SCOM
11 7 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.70%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.70%) IBM BigFix
12 5 (0.70%) Nagios
12 5 (0.70%) Nessus
12 5 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 369 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 145 (20.19%) VMware
3 92 (12.81%) Cisco
4 58 (8.08%) Oracle
5 51 (7.10%) HP
6 43 (5.99%) Citrix
7 38 (5.29%) IBM
7 38 (5.29%) ServiceNow
8 30 (4.18%) Google
9 28 (3.90%) Splunk
10 26 (3.62%) Dell
11 21 (2.92%) Remedy
12 18 (2.51%) CA
13 17 (2.37%) Veeam
14 16 (2.23%) Hyperion
14 16 (2.23%) PeopleSoft
14 16 (2.23%) SAP
14 16 (2.23%) Siebel
15 12 (1.67%) Atlassian
15 12 (1.67%) Telerik