Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 199 217
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 +101
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 84 130 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.17% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.22% 10.71% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 62 41 79
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +31.15% -8.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 1608 1214 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.97% 10.94% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 890 709
West Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.02% +8.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,725 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -17 35 £52,500 +1.31% 4
Warwickshire - 18 £33,250 - 1
Coventry -22 12 £68,500 +33.66% 3
Shropshire +7 5 £72,356 - 1
Staffordshire +10 3 - -
Walsall - 2 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 64 (76.19%) PaaS
2 61 (72.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 37 (44.05%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 30 (35.71%) SQL
7 29 (34.52%) Presales
8 25 (29.76%) ITIL
9 23 (27.38%) SaaS
10 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
10 22 (26.19%) Migration
10 22 (26.19%) VMware
11 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 20 (23.81%) Office 365
13 19 (22.62%) Windows
13 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (21.43%) NoSQL
14 18 (21.43%) .NET
14 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 18 (21.43%) Firewall
14 18 (21.43%) Service Delivery
15 17 (20.24%) C#
15 17 (20.24%) IBM
16 16 (19.05%) CSS
16 16 (19.05%) Service Management
16 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
16 16 (19.05%) TOGAF
16 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
17 15 (17.86%) Node.js
17 15 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008

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 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) Confluence
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 64 (76.19%) PaaS
2 61 (72.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (44.05%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (27.38%) SaaS
5 20 (23.81%) Office 365
6 14 (16.67%) Bluemix
6 14 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
7 13 (15.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (9.52%) Serverless
9 4 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (1.19%) npm
12 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
12 1 (1.19%) Slack
12 1 (1.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) Firewall
2 11 (13.10%) VPN
3 7 (8.33%) DNS
4 5 (5.95%) DHCP
4 5 (5.95%) Skype
5 4 (4.76%) SSL
5 4 (4.76%) WAN
6 2 (2.38%) BGP
6 2 (2.38%) HTTP
6 2 (2.38%) ICMP
6 2 (2.38%) Internet
6 2 (2.38%) IPv4
6 2 (2.38%) IPv6
6 2 (2.38%) Multicast
6 2 (2.38%) NaaS
6 2 (2.38%) OSPF
7 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.19%) MPLS
7 1 (1.19%) SNMP
7 1 (1.19%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 15 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 15 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (16.67%) CouchDB
5 4 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.57%) Big Data
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.38%) DB2
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.38%) MySQL
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) JSUnit
1 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.19%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.19%) GDB
6 1 (1.19%) Grunt
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.19%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.19%) sqlmap
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Publishing
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Architect
2 22 (26.19%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (19.05%) Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Applications Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Consultant
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Graduate
7 6 (7.14%) Graduate Applications Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Security Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Applications Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 16 (19.05%) CSS
3 15 (17.86%) Node.js
4 14 (16.67%) LESS
5 6 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.38%) HTML
6 2 (2.38%) REST
6 2 (2.38%) WAP
7 1 (1.19%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.19%) CSS3
7 1 (1.19%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.19%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.19%) Middleware
7 1 (1.19%) OpenID
7 1 (1.19%) React
7 1 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.67%) User Experience
3 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.52%) CMDB
5 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.57%) Clustering
7 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.38%) Blog
8 2 (2.38%) PKI
8 2 (2.38%) Replication
8 2 (2.38%) Tandem
8 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.19%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Android
2 11 (13.10%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.71%) Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.38%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Presales
2 25 (29.76%) ITIL
3 22 (26.19%) Migration
4 18 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 16 (19.05%) Service Management
5 16 (19.05%) TOGAF
6 14 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (14.29%) MVC
7 12 (14.29%) Project Management
8 11 (13.10%) Analytics
8 11 (13.10%) Android Development
8 11 (13.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (13.10%) iOS Development
8 11 (13.10%) Mobile Development
9 10 (11.90%) CRM
9 10 (11.90%) Information Security
9 10 (11.90%) ITIL V3
9 10 (11.90%) Line Management
9 10 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) SQL
2 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.24%) C#
4 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.38%) Perl
6 2 (2.38%) Python
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.38%) VBScript
7 1 (1.19%) Java
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (10.71%) ISEB
3 8 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 8 (9.52%) PMP
4 6 (7.14%) CEH
4 6 (7.14%) CISSP
4 6 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (4.76%) MCSA
5 4 (4.76%) MCSE
6 2 (2.38%) CCIE
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.14%) GPG13
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) GCP
3 1 (1.19%) NIST 800
System Software
1 32 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.14%) Docker
5 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.38%) XenApp
6 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.95%) Puppet
2 4 (4.76%) Ansible
2 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 4 (4.76%) Terraform
3 3 (3.57%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.19%) Nmap
5 1 (1.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) VMware
3 17 (20.24%) IBM
4 12 (14.29%) Google
4 12 (14.29%) NetApp
5 10 (11.90%) Citrix
6 9 (10.71%) EMC
7 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.14%) HP
8 6 (7.14%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco
10 4 (4.76%) Capita
10 4 (4.76%) Oracle
11 3 (3.57%) BMC
12 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.38%) Cognos
12 2 (2.38%) Juniper
12 2 (2.38%) Sybase
13 1 (1.19%) RedGate