Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for IaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IaaS over the 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 231 261
Rank change year-on-year +9 +30 +37
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 97 120 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.97% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.78% 10.94% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 83 62 51
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £63,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.63% +26.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,100 £40,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,606 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1431 1097 738
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.24% 8.87% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 825 579
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £22,400
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the West Midlands

IaaS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for IaaS in the West Midlands

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the West Midlands

IaaS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
Birmingham +3 45 £51,250 -16.33% 4
Warwickshire - 19 £31,750 - 1
Coventry -1 12 £55,000 -16.98% 1
Shropshire +8 6 £69,713 +3.28%
Staffordshire +15 3 £47,500 -26.92%
Solihull -10 2 £34,500 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 87 (89.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (69.07%) PaaS
3 61 (62.89%) Microsoft
4 47 (48.45%) Amazon AWS
5 42 (43.30%) Active Directory
6 34 (35.05%) SQL
7 32 (32.99%) PowerShell
7 32 (32.99%) Data Centre
8 30 (30.93%) Office 365
9 29 (29.90%) Windows
9 29 (29.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
11 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (22.68%) IBM
12 22 (22.68%) ITIL
13 21 (21.65%) VMware
13 21 (21.65%) CRM
13 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
13 21 (21.65%) SCOM
13 21 (21.65%) Windows Server
14 20 (20.62%) NoSQL
14 20 (20.62%) SaaS
15 19 (19.59%) .NET
15 19 (19.59%) MCSA
15 19 (19.59%) Service Management
15 19 (19.59%) Presales
16 18 (18.56%) Project Management
16 18 (18.56%) Capacity Planning
16 18 (18.56%) MongoDB
17 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.06%) JBoss
5 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.03%) CMS
6 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 87 (89.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (69.07%) PaaS
3 47 (48.45%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (30.93%) Office 365
5 29 (29.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (20.62%) SaaS
7 11 (11.34%) Bluemix
7 11 (11.34%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (10.31%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (3.09%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Firewall
2 10 (10.31%) DNS
3 8 (8.25%) VPN
4 7 (7.22%) DHCP
4 7 (7.22%) Internet
5 6 (6.19%) Skype
5 6 (6.19%) SSL
5 6 (6.19%) WAN
6 5 (5.15%) BGP
6 5 (5.15%) ICMP
6 5 (5.15%) IPv4
6 5 (5.15%) IPv6
6 5 (5.15%) Multicast
6 5 (5.15%) OSPF
7 3 (3.09%) NaaS
7 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.03%) LAN
8 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.62%) NoSQL
3 18 (18.56%) MongoDB
4 13 (13.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (11.34%) CouchDB
5 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (10.31%) DB2
6 10 (10.31%) MySQL
7 7 (7.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (5.15%) Big Data
9 2 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) JSUnit
2 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) Grunt
3 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Publishing
2 10 (10.31%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Consultant
2 22 (22.68%) Architect
3 18 (18.56%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (13.40%) Cloud Consultant
5 12 (12.37%) Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Azure Consultant
7 9 (9.28%) Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (8.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 8 (8.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Graduate
10 6 (6.19%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Applications Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) .NET
2 13 (13.40%) CSS
3 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
4 11 (11.34%) LESS
4 11 (11.34%) Node.js
5 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
6 9 (9.28%) REST
7 8 (8.25%) SOAP
8 7 (7.22%) JSON
9 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.19%) WAP
10 2 (2.06%) HTML
10 2 (2.06%) J2EE
10 2 (2.06%) Middleware
11 1 (1.03%) Angular 2
11 1 (1.03%) CSS3
11 1 (1.03%) Ember.js
11 1 (1.03%) HTML5
11 1 (1.03%) XHTML
11 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.99%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.37%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (11.34%) Private Cloud
3 11 (11.34%) User Experience
4 10 (10.31%) CMDB
4 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
5 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (9.28%) Public Cloud
6 7 (7.22%) PKI
7 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.19%) Cloud Native
7 6 (6.19%) Internet of Things
7 6 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.06%) Blog
10 2 (2.06%) CESG
10 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
10 2 (2.06%) Replication
10 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.90%) Windows
2 21 (21.65%) Windows Server
3 16 (16.49%) Linux
4 7 (7.22%) Android
4 7 (7.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) ITIL
2 21 (21.65%) CRM
3 19 (19.59%) Presales
3 19 (19.59%) Service Management
4 18 (18.56%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (18.56%) Project Management
5 17 (17.53%) TOGAF
6 16 (16.49%) Customer Engagement
6 16 (16.49%) DevOps
7 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (11.34%) IT Strategy
8 11 (11.34%) Line Management
8 11 (11.34%) Service Delivery
9 10 (10.31%) Gantt Chart
9 10 (10.31%) IT Governance
9 10 (10.31%) ITIL V3
9 10 (10.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (10.31%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.31%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) SQL
2 32 (32.99%) PowerShell
3 21 (21.65%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.53%) C#
5 3 (3.09%) Python
6 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.06%) Ruby
6 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.59%) MCSA
3 14 (14.43%) MCSE
4 13 (13.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 11 (11.34%) Degree
6 10 (10.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (10.31%) ISEB
6 10 (10.31%) PMI Certification
6 10 (10.31%) PMP
7 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.15%) CCIE
9 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.03%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.03%) BS25999
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (43.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.49%) Docker
4 11 (11.34%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (7.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.09%) XenApp
7 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) SCOM
2 15 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (12.37%) SCVMM
4 8 (8.25%) Puppet
4 8 (8.25%) SCCM
5 5 (5.15%) Ansible
6 4 (4.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.06%) SCSM
7 2 (2.06%) Terraform
7 2 (2.06%) vRealize
8 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.03%) CloudForms
8 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 61 (62.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.68%) IBM
3 21 (21.65%) VMware
4 13 (13.40%) NetApp
5 12 (12.37%) Cisco
5 12 (12.37%) Oracle
6 11 (11.34%) Citrix
6 11 (11.34%) HP
7 10 (10.31%) BMC
7 10 (10.31%) CheckPoint
7 10 (10.31%) EMC
7 10 (10.31%) Juniper
8 8 (8.25%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.19%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.12%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (2.06%) Cognos
11 2 (2.06%) Sybase
12 1 (1.03%) Autodesk
12 1 (1.03%) BT
12 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
Birmingham
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 11 days ago