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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 200 220
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 33 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.72% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.83% 8.26% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 9
Median salary £51,250 £64,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.92% +50.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  

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 566 545 329
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.69% 8.73% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 467 409 262
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £26,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing IaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +19 17 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Coventry +7 9 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Staffordshire +11 2 £47,500 -26.92%
Warwickshire - 2 £47,250 - 2
Solihull - 2 £34,500 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (85.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (57.75%) PaaS
3 32 (45.07%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (43.66%) CRM
5 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
6 26 (36.62%) Office 365
7 25 (35.21%) Customer Engagement
7 25 (35.21%) Data Centre
8 24 (33.80%) Presales
9 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
9 23 (32.39%) VMware
10 22 (30.99%) Finance
10 22 (30.99%) ITIL
11 21 (29.58%) SQL
11 21 (29.58%) PRINCE2
11 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
12 20 (28.17%) TOGAF
12 20 (28.17%) IT Strategy
13 19 (26.76%) Retail
13 19 (26.76%) Service Management
13 19 (26.76%) Service Delivery
13 19 (26.76%) Cisco
13 19 (26.76%) Project Management
13 19 (26.76%) Citrix
13 19 (26.76%) SCVMM
14 18 (25.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (25.35%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (25.35%) Virtual Machines
14 18 (25.35%) Line Management

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 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 61 (85.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (57.75%) PaaS
3 32 (45.07%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (36.62%) Office 365
5 17 (23.94%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (15.49%) SaaS
7 10 (14.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.41%) Bluemix
8 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) BGP
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) MPLS
3 1 (1.41%) Multicast
3 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) OSPF
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) VoIP
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.94%) DB2
2 17 (23.94%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.41%) Hudson
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.41%) JSUnit
1 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 19 (26.76%) Retail
3 17 (23.94%) Publishing
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Architect
2 21 (29.58%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (16.90%) Consultant
4 10 (14.08%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Messaging Support
5 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Cloud Consultant
6 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Messaging Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Cloud Specialist
8 5 (7.04%) Support Specialist
9 4 (5.63%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
2 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
2 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.27%) REST
3 8 (11.27%) SOAP
4 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.23%) HTML
5 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.82%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (2.82%) CSS
5 2 (2.82%) NHibernate
5 2 (2.82%) Spring.NET
6 1 (1.41%) LESS
6 1 (1.41%) Node.js
6 1 (1.41%) Web Services
6 1 (1.41%) XHTML
6 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) Data Centre
2 17 (23.94%) CMDB
2 17 (23.94%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.68%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.04%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
6 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) User Experience
7 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.41%) AS400
8 1 (1.41%) Clustering
8 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) CentOS
5 1 (1.41%) Fedora
5 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.41%) Unix
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) CRM
2 25 (35.21%) Customer Engagement
3 24 (33.80%) Presales
4 22 (30.99%) ITIL
5 21 (29.58%) PRINCE2
6 20 (28.17%) IT Strategy
6 20 (28.17%) TOGAF
7 19 (26.76%) Project Management
7 19 (26.76%) Service Delivery
7 19 (26.76%) Service Management
8 18 (25.35%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (25.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (25.35%) Line Management
8 18 (25.35%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (23.94%) Business Development
9 17 (23.94%) IT Governance
9 17 (23.94%) ITIL V3
9 17 (23.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
9 17 (23.94%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.49%) C#
4 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.82%) C
5 2 (2.82%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) Korn
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Degree
1 17 (23.94%) ISEB
1 17 (23.94%) PMI Certification
1 17 (23.94%) PMP
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (7.04%) MCSA
4 5 (7.04%) MCSE
5 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) BS25999
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
3 18 (25.35%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (14.08%) Docker
5 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (26.76%) SCVMM
2 12 (16.90%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (16.90%) Puppet
2 12 (16.90%) SCOM
3 5 (7.04%) SCCM
4 2 (2.82%) Ansible
4 2 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.82%) SCSM
5 1 (1.41%) CloudForms
5 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (32.39%) VMware
3 19 (26.76%) Cisco
3 19 (26.76%) Citrix
4 18 (25.35%) EMC
4 18 (25.35%) IBM
5 17 (23.94%) BMC
5 17 (23.94%) CheckPoint
5 17 (23.94%) HP
5 17 (23.94%) Juniper
5 17 (23.94%) NetApp
5 17 (23.94%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.41%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Total Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £0 - 55k per year + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Sol-Tec Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Company Pension * 25 days leave
Posted: 25 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago