Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 239 255
Rank change year-on-year +69 +16 +47
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 153 72 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.57% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.78% 6.27% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 117 47 53
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +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 1,743 1,149 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.93% 11.73% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 918 757
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,200
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 April 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 April 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
Coventry +27 52 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Birmingham -3 42 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Warwickshire +15 14 £31,875 -32.54% 2
Staffordshire +13 12 £48,000 -17.60%
Shropshire - 5 £75,000 - 1
Solihull +12 4 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 4 - -
Walsall - 2 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 134 (87.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (79.08%) PaaS
3 103 (67.32%) Microsoft
4 75 (49.02%) SQL
4 75 (49.02%) Presales
5 73 (47.71%) C#
6 69 (45.10%) Visual Studio
7 67 (43.79%) Active Directory
8 63 (41.18%) Analytics
9 62 (40.52%) .NET
10 58 (37.91%) Git (software)
11 53 (34.64%) Visual Studio Team System
11 53 (34.64%) Service Delivery
12 52 (33.99%) JavaScript
12 52 (33.99%) CSS
12 52 (33.99%) Amazon AWS
13 47 (30.72%) PowerShell
13 47 (30.72%) .NET Framework
14 46 (30.07%) VMware
15 45 (29.41%) Migration
16 44 (28.76%) HTML
16 44 (28.76%) Serverless
17 40 (26.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (26.14%) WCF
17 40 (26.14%) Entity Framework
18 39 (25.49%) SQL Server
18 39 (25.49%) CRM
18 39 (25.49%) Office 365
19 38 (24.84%) AngularJS
20 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development

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 32 (20.92%) SharePoint
2 28 (18.30%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.96%) CMS
3 3 (1.96%) IIS
3 3 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (20.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 134 (87.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (79.08%) PaaS
3 52 (33.99%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (28.76%) Serverless
5 39 (25.49%) Office 365
6 28 (18.30%) SaaS
7 25 (16.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (10.46%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (9.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 14 (9.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 12 (7.84%) Bluemix
11 9 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (2.61%) SoftLayer
14 3 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.61%) Firewall
2 15 (9.80%) VPN
3 5 (3.27%) DNS
4 4 (2.61%) DHCP
4 4 (2.61%) Network Security
5 3 (1.96%) NAS
5 3 (1.96%) SAN
6 2 (1.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.65%) HTTP
7 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) NaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Skype
7 1 (0.65%) SNMP
7 1 (0.65%) SSH
7 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.65%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.65%) VLAN
7 1 (0.65%) VoIP
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.95%) Data Lake
3 25 (16.34%) NoSQL
4 22 (14.38%) Big Data
5 19 (12.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (9.15%) Cosmos DB
6 14 (9.15%) Power BI
7 11 (7.19%) CouchDB
7 11 (7.19%) MongoDB
8 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.65%) DB2
12 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 69 (45.10%) Visual Studio
2 58 (37.91%) Git (software)
3 53 (34.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (7.84%) JSUnit
4 12 (7.84%) MSI
4 12 (7.84%) WiX
5 2 (1.31%) Chocolatey
6 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.65%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.65%) GDB
6 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.65%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (16.34%) Marketing
2 22 (14.38%) Finance
3 11 (7.19%) Publishing
4 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (33.99%) Developer
2 40 (26.14%) Architect
3 31 (20.26%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (18.95%) .NET Developer
5 24 (15.69%) Consultant
6 19 (12.42%) C# Developer
6 19 (12.42%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (12.42%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 18 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 16 (10.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (10.46%) C# WCF Developer
9 16 (10.46%) WCF Developer
10 13 (8.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 13 (8.50%) Cloud Consultant
11 12 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (7.84%) Lead Developer
11 12 (7.84%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 12 (7.84%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (40.52%) .NET
2 52 (33.99%) CSS
3 47 (30.72%) .NET Framework
4 44 (28.76%) HTML
5 40 (26.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 40 (26.14%) Entity Framework
5 40 (26.14%) WCF
6 38 (24.84%) AngularJS
7 28 (18.30%) ASP.NET
7 28 (18.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (9.15%) .NET Core
8 14 (9.15%) Backbone.js
8 14 (9.15%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (9.15%) Web Services
9 12 (7.84%) Dapper ORM
9 12 (7.84%) LESS
9 12 (7.84%) NHibernate
9 12 (7.84%) Node.js
9 12 (7.84%) OAuth
9 12 (7.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Self-Motivation
1 24 (15.69%) User Experience
2 20 (13.07%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.15%) Graphic Design
4 13 (8.50%) Computer Science
5 11 (7.19%) CMDB
5 11 (7.19%) Management Information System
6 10 (6.54%) Public Cloud
7 9 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (3.92%) Private Cloud
9 5 (3.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.96%) Clustering
11 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.31%) Tandem
12 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Licensing
12 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.57%) Windows
2 18 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.54%) Android
4 10 (6.54%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.92%) Linux
6 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.31%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.31%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (49.02%) Presales
2 63 (41.18%) Analytics
3 53 (34.64%) Service Delivery
4 45 (29.41%) Migration
5 39 (25.49%) CRM
6 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (20.92%) MVC
8 28 (18.30%) Web Development
9 22 (14.38%) ITIL
9 22 (14.38%) Waterfall
10 19 (12.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 17 (11.11%) DevOps
13 16 (10.46%) TOGAF
14 15 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (9.80%) Project Management
15 14 (9.15%) Data Analytics
15 14 (9.15%) Data Science
15 14 (9.15%) Line Management
15 14 (9.15%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 75 (49.02%) SQL
2 73 (47.71%) C#
3 52 (33.99%) JavaScript
4 47 (30.72%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.15%) T-SQL
5 14 (9.15%) U-SQL
6 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.27%) Perl
7 5 (3.27%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.84%) Degree
3 11 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (7.19%) ISEB
3 11 (7.19%) PMI Certification
3 11 (7.19%) PMP
4 7 (4.58%) CEH
4 7 (4.58%) CISSP
5 6 (3.92%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (3.27%) MCSA
6 5 (3.27%) MCSE
6 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.96%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (1.31%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.65%) OSCP
9 1 (0.65%) SANS
9 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) VCP5
9 1 (0.65%) VCP6
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.92%) GPG13
3 4 (2.61%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 1 (0.65%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (43.79%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.99%) Hyper-V
2 26 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.42%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (8.50%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (6.54%) Docker
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (7.84%) SCCM
1 12 (7.84%) vCenter Server
2 7 (4.58%) Terraform
3 5 (3.27%) Ansible
3 5 (3.27%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.96%) Puppet
6 2 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.65%) CASB
7 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.65%) Nmap
7 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 103 (67.32%) Microsoft
2 46 (30.07%) VMware
3 33 (21.57%) Google
4 24 (15.69%) IBM
5 13 (8.50%) NetApp
5 13 (8.50%) Tableau
6 12 (7.84%) Citrix
7 11 (7.19%) Capita
7 11 (7.19%) EMC
8 7 (4.58%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.61%) Dell
9 4 (2.61%) HP
9 4 (2.61%) Veritas
10 3 (1.96%) Cisco
10 3 (1.96%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.96%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.31%) Oracle
12 1 (0.65%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.65%) BMC
12 1 (0.65%) Juniper