Period
to 24 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 230 210
Rank change year-on-year +71 -20 +25
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 137 94 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.75% 0.95% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.23% 5.96% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 98 69 41
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +23.53%
10th Percentile £37,125 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +13.04% -4.17%

IaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,664 1,578 1,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.27% 16.03% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 1,233 912
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.13% +9.69%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,525
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +59 81 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Coventry +3 17 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Herefordshire - 9 £90,000 - 1
Staffordshire +24 3 £50,000 +7.53%
Worcestershire -3 3 £82,500 - 1
Warwickshire +16 2 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Solihull - 2 £50,000 - 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT jobs citing IaaS 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 125 (91.24%) PaaS
2 81 (59.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (53.28%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (49.64%) Microsoft
5 62 (45.26%) SaaS
6 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (30.66%) GDPR
8 37 (27.01%) Data Protection
9 36 (26.28%) Project Management
9 36 (26.28%) Presales
10 35 (25.55%) Thought Leadership
10 35 (25.55%) SQL
11 34 (24.82%) Google
12 32 (23.36%) DevOps
13 31 (22.63%) TOGAF
13 31 (22.63%) Firewall
14 30 (21.90%) VMware
14 30 (21.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 30 (21.90%) Degree
14 30 (21.90%) Ansible
15 28 (20.44%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (20.44%) Python
16 27 (19.71%) ITIL
17 26 (18.98%) Service Delivery
17 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
17 26 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (18.25%) Customer Engagement
18 25 (18.25%) Office 365
18 25 (18.25%) Management Information System
18 25 (18.25%) Zachman Framework

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 13 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.57%) Skype for Business
3 8 (5.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (5.84%) CMS
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 125 (91.24%) PaaS
2 81 (59.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (53.28%) Amazon AWS
4 62 (45.26%) SaaS
5 25 (18.25%) Office 365
6 16 (11.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (11.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (6.57%) OneDrive
8 7 (5.11%) Azure Functions
8 7 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (5.11%) Serverless
8 7 (5.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (4.38%) Amazon S3
9 6 (4.38%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (3.65%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (3.65%) Route 53
11 3 (2.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.63%) Firewall
2 14 (10.22%) DNS
3 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.57%) Skype
5 3 (2.19%) DHCP
5 3 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.19%) Network Security
6 2 (1.46%) LAN
6 2 (1.46%) SAN
6 2 (1.46%) WAN
7 1 (0.73%) HTTP
7 1 (0.73%) SMTP
7 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.68%) Power BI
3 15 (10.95%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (9.49%) MongoDB
5 13 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (8.76%) DB2
6 12 (8.76%) MySQL
7 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
8 10 (7.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (7.30%) Big Data
9 9 (6.57%) RDBMS
10 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.19%) Data Lake
13 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.73%) HBase
14 1 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.84%) CircleCI
3 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (5.11%) Codeship
4 7 (5.11%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.92%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.19%) JIRA
7 2 (1.46%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.46%) Mocha
7 2 (1.46%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 19 (13.87%) Publishing
3 11 (8.03%) Marketing
4 6 (4.38%) Retail
5 4 (2.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (40.88%) Architect
2 28 (20.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (19.71%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (10.95%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (10.22%) Data Architect
6 11 (8.03%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (8.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Office 365 Business Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Consultant
9 7 (5.11%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Azure Consultant
10 6 (4.38%) C# Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Migration Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Senior Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Systems Architect
11 5 (3.65%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) .NET
1 12 (8.76%) Web Services
2 8 (5.84%) Middleware
2 8 (5.84%) SOAP
3 3 (2.19%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.19%) CSS
3 3 (2.19%) HTML
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.46%) Chai
4 2 (1.46%) LESS
4 2 (1.46%) Node.js
4 2 (1.46%) React
4 2 (1.46%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.73%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.73%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.73%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.73%) LDAP
5 1 (0.73%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.25%) Management Information System
2 20 (14.60%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (13.87%) Data Centre
3 19 (13.87%) Public Cloud
4 17 (12.41%) CMDB
5 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (6.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (6.57%) Reference Data
8 8 (5.84%) Taxonomies
9 6 (4.38%) Fintech
9 6 (4.38%) Private Cloud
10 5 (3.65%) Social Media
11 3 (2.19%) NHS
11 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.46%) Blog
12 2 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.46%) Robotics
13 1 (0.73%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.79%) Linux
1 23 (16.79%) Windows
2 21 (15.33%) Unix
3 8 (5.84%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) SUSE
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.01%) Data Protection
3 36 (26.28%) Presales
3 36 (26.28%) Project Management
4 35 (25.55%) Thought Leadership
5 32 (23.36%) DevOps
6 31 (22.63%) TOGAF
7 28 (20.44%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (19.71%) ITIL
9 26 (18.98%) Service Delivery
10 25 (18.25%) Customer Engagement
10 25 (18.25%) Zachman Framework
11 24 (17.52%) Information Security
11 24 (17.52%) PRINCE2
11 24 (17.52%) Service Management
12 23 (16.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (16.06%) SIEM
13 22 (16.06%) Technical Architecture
14 21 (15.33%) CRM
14 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.55%) SQL
2 28 (20.44%) Python
3 21 (15.33%) Bash Shell
4 19 (13.87%) C#
5 16 (11.68%) JavaScript
6 15 (10.95%) Java
7 13 (9.49%) PHP
8 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.84%) Perl
10 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.73%) Go
11 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.73%) Ruby
11 1 (0.73%) Scala
11 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (21.90%) Degree
2 20 (14.60%) CISSP
3 19 (13.87%) CEH
3 19 (13.87%) CompTIA Security+
4 17 (12.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (12.41%) ISEB
4 17 (12.41%) PMI Certification
4 17 (12.41%) PMP
5 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.38%) MCSE
7 4 (2.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) GSEC
10 1 (0.73%) CCA
10 1 (0.73%) CCAA
10 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.73%) MCITP
10 1 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.66%) GDPR
2 30 (21.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (12.41%) GPG13
4 3 (2.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 26 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (16.06%) Docker
3 17 (12.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (21.90%) Ansible
2 22 (16.06%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (13.87%) Puppet
4 10 (7.30%) Kubernetes
5 7 (5.11%) CFEngine
6 6 (4.38%) Terraform
7 4 (2.92%) OpenVAS
8 2 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.73%) Packer
9 1 (0.73%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.73%) SCCM
9 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (49.64%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.82%) Google
3 30 (21.90%) VMware
4 20 (14.60%) Citrix
5 18 (13.14%) EMC
6 17 (12.41%) CheckPoint
6 17 (12.41%) NetApp
7 8 (5.84%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.92%) AlienVault
8 4 (2.92%) Oracle
9 3 (2.19%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.46%) Cisco
10 2 (1.46%) IBM
10 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.73%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.73%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.73%) New Relic
11 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.73%) SAP
11 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds