Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 247 201
Rank change year-on-year +95 -46 +26
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 154 76 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.83% 0.76% 1.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.28% 4.73% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118 62 53
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -25.78% +39.89%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,606 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 1,659 1,607 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.68% 16.02% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,308 1,316 924
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +8.28%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £74,300 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 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
Birmingham +36 65 £62,000 +18.10% 9
Coventry +42 29 £50,000 - 3
Herefordshire - 14 £90,000 - 1
Staffordshire +25 6 £51,250 -
Solihull - 4 - -
Warwickshire +19 3 £28,500 -9.52% 1
Shropshire +10 3 £82,500 +18.34% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £82,500 - 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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.

1 133 (86.36%) PaaS
2 93 (60.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (49.35%) Microsoft
4 62 (40.26%) Amazon AWS
5 60 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (31.82%) SQL
7 44 (28.57%) SaaS
8 40 (25.97%) DevOps
9 37 (24.03%) C#
10 36 (23.38%) Ansible
11 35 (22.73%) Presales
11 35 (22.73%) VMware
11 35 (22.73%) Google
12 32 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (20.78%) Service Delivery
13 31 (20.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 30 (19.48%) TOGAF
14 30 (19.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (18.83%) Firewall
15 29 (18.83%) Finance
15 29 (18.83%) .NET
15 29 (18.83%) Python
16 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
16 27 (17.53%) Migration
16 27 (17.53%) Software Engineering
17 26 (16.88%) Docker
18 25 (16.23%) Data Centre
18 25 (16.23%) Zachman Framework
18 25 (16.23%) Information Security
18 25 (16.23%) ITIL

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 8 (5.19%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (5.19%) CMS
2 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 133 (86.36%) PaaS
2 93 (60.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (40.26%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (28.57%) SaaS
5 20 (12.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (9.09%) Office 365
7 8 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (4.55%) Serverless
8 7 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (3.90%) Amazon S3
9 6 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (3.90%) Azure Functions
9 6 (3.90%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (3.25%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (3.25%) Route 53
11 3 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (1.30%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.83%) Firewall
2 16 (10.39%) DNS
3 11 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.25%) Network Security
4 5 (3.25%) WAN
5 4 (2.60%) SAN
6 3 (1.95%) DHCP
7 2 (1.30%) LAN
7 2 (1.30%) NAS
7 2 (1.30%) VSAN
8 1 (0.65%) HTTP
8 1 (0.65%) SMTP
8 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 16 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (9.09%) MySQL
5 13 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (8.44%) MongoDB
6 12 (7.79%) DB2
6 12 (7.79%) Relational Database
7 11 (7.14%) Big Data
7 11 (7.14%) Power BI
7 11 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 10 (6.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (2.60%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.30%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 22 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 17 (11.04%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.90%) CircleCI
5 5 (3.25%) Codeship
5 5 (3.25%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.60%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.30%) Ant
7 2 (1.30%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.30%) Gatling
7 2 (1.30%) GitLab
7 2 (1.30%) JIRA
7 2 (1.30%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.30%) Maven
7 2 (1.30%) Mocha
7 2 (1.30%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.30%) Selenium
7 2 (1.30%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Publishing
3 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.90%) Retail
4 5 (3.25%) Marketing
5 4 (2.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (40.91%) Architect
2 30 (19.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (17.53%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (12.99%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 13 (8.44%) Azure Architect
6 13 (8.44%) Developer
7 11 (7.14%) Lead Architect
7 11 (7.14%) Migration Architect
7 11 (7.14%) Systems Architect
8 8 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Consultant
9 7 (4.55%) Security Manager
10 6 (3.90%) Azure Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) C# Architect
10 6 (3.90%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (3.25%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.83%) .NET
2 14 (9.09%) CSS
2 14 (9.09%) HTML
3 13 (8.44%) AngularJS
4 12 (7.79%) .NET Core
4 12 (7.79%) .NET Framework
4 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET
4 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (7.79%) Entity Framework
4 12 (7.79%) WCF
5 11 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 11 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (7.14%) Web Services
6 8 (5.19%) Middleware
6 8 (5.19%) SOAP
7 3 (1.95%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.30%) Chai
8 2 (1.30%) React
8 2 (1.30%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 24 (15.58%) Management Information System
3 21 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (10.39%) CMDB
4 16 (10.39%) Computer Science
5 13 (8.44%) Public Cloud
6 12 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (7.14%) Private Cloud
8 9 (5.84%) Reference Data
9 8 (5.19%) Fintech
9 8 (5.19%) Taxonomies
10 5 (3.25%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.95%) NHS
11 3 (1.95%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (1.30%) Blog
12 2 (1.30%) PKI
12 2 (1.30%) Robotics
13 1 (0.65%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.94%) Linux
1 23 (14.94%) Windows
2 19 (12.34%) Unix
3 8 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.97%) DevOps
3 35 (22.73%) Presales
4 32 (20.78%) Service Delivery
5 30 (19.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (19.48%) TOGAF
6 27 (17.53%) Migration
6 27 (17.53%) Software Engineering
7 25 (16.23%) Information Security
7 25 (16.23%) ITIL
7 25 (16.23%) Zachman Framework
8 23 (14.94%) Project Management
8 23 (14.94%) Service Management
9 22 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
9 22 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 21 (13.64%) Waterfall
11 20 (12.99%) CRM
11 20 (12.99%) Line Management
12 19 (12.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.82%) SQL
2 37 (24.03%) C#
3 29 (18.83%) Python
4 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
5 23 (14.94%) Bash Shell
6 18 (11.69%) PowerShell
7 14 (9.09%) Java
8 13 (8.44%) PHP
9 12 (7.79%) T-SQL
10 10 (6.49%) Perl
11 1 (0.65%) Go
11 1 (0.65%) Ruby
11 1 (0.65%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.94%) Degree
2 20 (12.99%) CISSP
3 18 (11.69%) CEH
3 18 (11.69%) CompTIA Security+
4 17 (11.04%) ISEB
5 16 (10.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (10.39%) PMI Certification
5 16 (10.39%) PMP
6 10 (6.49%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.25%) MCSE
7 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.30%) GSEC
10 1 (0.65%) CCA
10 1 (0.65%) CCAA
10 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (14.94%) GDPR
3 16 (10.39%) GPG13
4 5 (3.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.95%) SLA
6 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.30%) PMO
6 2 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 32 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (16.88%) Docker
3 16 (10.39%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (23.38%) Ansible
2 24 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (14.94%) Puppet
4 11 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
5 9 (5.84%) Terraform
6 8 (5.19%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.25%) CFEngine
8 4 (2.60%) OpenVAS
9 2 (1.30%) Consul
9 2 (1.30%) Grafana
9 2 (1.30%) Kibana
9 2 (1.30%) logstash
9 2 (1.30%) Rancher
9 2 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.30%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.65%) SCCM
10 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.73%) Google
2 35 (22.73%) VMware
3 20 (12.99%) Citrix
4 19 (12.34%) EMC
5 17 (11.04%) NetApp
6 16 (10.39%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.90%) IBM
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle
8 4 (2.60%) AlienVault
9 3 (1.95%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.95%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.30%) Cisco
10 2 (1.30%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.30%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.30%) SAP
11 1 (0.65%) BMC
11 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.65%) Tableau