Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 236 231
Rank change year-on-year +67 -5 +32
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 155 96 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.65% 0.95% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.52% 6.62% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 106 82 64
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -20.63% +26.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,925 £40,375
90th Percentile £71,875 £70,606 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +4.00%

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 1,819 1,451 1,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.34% 14.32% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,425 1,221 837
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +1 48 £55,000 +7.32% 5
Coventry +29 40 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Staffordshire +14 13 £48,000 +1.05% 2
Warwickshire +15 10 £31,250 -1.57% 2
Solihull +12 7 - -
Herefordshire - 5 - - 1
Shropshire +21 3 £82,500 +18.34% 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 121 (78.06%) PaaS
2 119 (76.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 73 (47.10%) C#
5 65 (41.94%) SQL
6 62 (40.00%) Presales
7 58 (37.42%) .NET
8 57 (36.77%) Service Delivery
9 53 (34.19%) Analytics
10 52 (33.55%) VMware
11 50 (32.26%) Visual Studio
12 49 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (30.32%) Git (software)
14 44 (28.39%) JavaScript
14 44 (28.39%) CSS
15 41 (26.45%) .NET Framework
16 40 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
16 40 (25.81%) PowerShell
17 39 (25.16%) CRM
17 39 (25.16%) AngularJS
18 38 (24.52%) HTML
19 37 (23.87%) Visual Studio Team System
20 36 (23.23%) WCF
20 36 (23.23%) Entity Framework
20 36 (23.23%) Continuous Improvement
20 36 (23.23%) ASP.NET Web API
21 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (21.94%) Data Centre
23 33 (21.29%) Self-Motivation
24 32 (20.65%) SQL Server

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 21 (13.55%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.61%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.29%) CMS
4 2 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (13.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 121 (78.06%) PaaS
2 119 (76.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (18.06%) Office 365
5 25 (16.13%) Serverless
6 24 (15.48%) SaaS
7 17 (10.97%) Azure Data Factory
7 17 (10.97%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 16 (10.32%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (7.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (5.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (3.87%) SoftLayer
12 3 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (3.87%) Network Security
3 5 (3.23%) NAS
3 5 (3.23%) SAN
4 4 (2.58%) DNS
4 4 (2.58%) VPN
4 4 (2.58%) WAN
5 3 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.29%) SSL
6 2 (1.29%) VSAN
7 1 (0.65%) DHCP
7 1 (0.65%) FTP
7 1 (0.65%) HTTP
7 1 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) MPLS
7 1 (0.65%) SMTP
7 1 (0.65%) SNMP
7 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.00%) Data Lake
3 23 (14.84%) Big Data
4 22 (14.19%) Azure SQL Database
5 21 (13.55%) NoSQL
6 20 (12.90%) Power BI
7 14 (9.03%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (4.52%) CouchDB
8 7 (4.52%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.29%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 50 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 47 (30.32%) Git (software)
3 37 (23.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (5.81%) MSI
4 9 (5.81%) WiX
5 8 (5.16%) JSUnit
6 6 (3.87%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.94%) CircleCI
7 3 (1.94%) Codeship
7 3 (1.94%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.29%) Ant
8 2 (1.29%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.29%) Chocolatey
8 2 (1.29%) Gatling
8 2 (1.29%) GitLab
8 2 (1.29%) Maven
8 2 (1.29%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.29%) Selenium
9 1 (0.65%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (15.48%) Finance
2 22 (14.19%) Publishing
3 21 (13.55%) Marketing
4 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (29.03%) Architect
2 43 (27.74%) Developer
3 29 (18.71%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (14.19%) .NET Developer
5 19 (12.26%) Consultant
6 17 (10.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (10.97%) C# Developer
7 16 (10.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 16 (10.32%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 16 (10.32%) Power BI Consultant
8 15 (9.68%) Azure Architect
8 15 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (9.68%) C# WCF Developer
8 15 (9.68%) WCF Developer
9 14 (9.03%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (8.39%) Azure Consultant
11 11 (7.10%) Cloud Consultant
11 11 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (37.42%) .NET
2 44 (28.39%) CSS
3 41 (26.45%) .NET Framework
4 39 (25.16%) AngularJS
5 38 (24.52%) HTML
6 36 (23.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 36 (23.23%) Entity Framework
6 36 (23.23%) WCF
7 27 (17.42%) ASP.NET
7 27 (17.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (14.84%) .NET Core
9 22 (14.19%) Backbone.js
9 22 (14.19%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (7.74%) OAuth
10 12 (7.74%) Web Services
11 10 (6.45%) WPF
12 9 (5.81%) Angular 2
12 9 (5.81%) Dapper ORM
12 9 (5.81%) MFC
12 9 (5.81%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.94%) Data Centre
2 33 (21.29%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (15.48%) Computer Science
4 23 (14.84%) Management Information System
5 22 (14.19%) CMDB
6 20 (12.90%) User Experience
7 15 (9.68%) Public Cloud
8 14 (9.03%) Graphic Design
9 12 (7.74%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (7.10%) Private Cloud
11 5 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.29%) Fintech
12 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.29%) PKI
13 1 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Licensing
13 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.55%) Windows
2 10 (6.45%) Linux
3 9 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.87%) Android
4 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.94%) Unix
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.00%) Presales
2 57 (36.77%) Service Delivery
3 53 (34.19%) Analytics
4 49 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (25.16%) CRM
6 36 (23.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 31 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 30 (19.35%) Migration
9 29 (18.71%) DevOps
9 29 (18.71%) MVC
10 28 (18.06%) ITIL
11 26 (16.77%) Project Management
11 26 (16.77%) Waterfall
11 26 (16.77%) Web Development
12 25 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (16.13%) TOGAF
13 24 (15.48%) Technical Architecture
14 23 (14.84%) Information Security
14 23 (14.84%) Service Management
14 23 (14.84%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.10%) C#
2 65 (41.94%) SQL
3 44 (28.39%) JavaScript
4 40 (25.81%) PowerShell
5 22 (14.19%) T-SQL
6 17 (10.97%) U-SQL
7 11 (7.10%) Python
8 10 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (15.48%) ISEB
2 23 (14.84%) Degree
2 23 (14.84%) Security Cleared
3 22 (14.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (14.19%) PMI Certification
3 22 (14.19%) PMP
4 20 (12.90%) CISSP
5 19 (12.26%) CEH
6 18 (11.61%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (5.16%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.58%) MCSA
8 4 (2.58%) MCSE
8 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.29%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.65%) MCP
10 1 (0.65%) OSCP
10 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.65%) SANS
10 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (11.61%) GPG13
3 6 (3.87%) GDPR
4 5 (3.23%) QA
5 3 (1.94%) GCP
5 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.94%) SLA
6 2 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (18.71%) Active Directory
3 22 (14.19%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (10.32%) Docker
4 16 (10.32%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (9.68%) Ansible
2 12 (7.74%) Docker Swarm
2 12 (7.74%) Puppet
3 10 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.81%) SCCM
4 9 (5.81%) Terraform
4 9 (5.81%) vCenter Server
5 4 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.94%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.29%) Consul
7 2 (1.29%) Grafana
7 2 (1.29%) Kibana
7 2 (1.29%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.29%) logstash
7 2 (1.29%) Rancher
7 2 (1.29%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.29%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.65%) CASB
8 1 (0.65%) Nmap
8 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 93 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 52 (33.55%) VMware
3 24 (15.48%) EMC
4 23 (14.84%) Citrix
4 23 (14.84%) IBM
4 23 (14.84%) NetApp
5 19 (12.26%) Google
6 18 (11.61%) CheckPoint
7 16 (10.32%) Tableau
8 4 (2.58%) Dell
8 4 (2.58%) Oracle
8 4 (2.58%) Veritas
9 3 (1.94%) Capita
9 3 (1.94%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.29%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.29%) Cisco
10 2 (1.29%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.29%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.29%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.65%) New Relic