Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 211 221
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 +88
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 95 115 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 1.11% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.05% 9.59% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70 41 73
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -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 1,570 1,199 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.01% 11.61% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 889 696
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,700 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -19 32 £55,000 +7.84% 4
Coventry -8 29 £52,500 +23.53% 3
Warwickshire - 13 £35,000 - 1
Staffordshire +4 7 £46,500 -28.46%
Shropshire +10 5 £75,000 -
Wolverhampton - 4 - -
Walsall - 2 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 78 (82.11%) PaaS
2 77 (81.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (56.84%) Microsoft
4 48 (50.53%) Presales
5 46 (48.42%) Active Directory
6 40 (42.11%) SQL
7 34 (35.79%) Visual Studio
7 34 (35.79%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (34.74%) .NET
9 32 (33.68%) C#
10 31 (32.63%) Migration
11 30 (31.58%) Service Delivery
11 30 (31.58%) JavaScript
12 28 (29.47%) CSS
13 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
13 27 (28.42%) Visual Studio Team System
14 26 (27.37%) VMware
14 26 (27.37%) Analytics
15 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
16 23 (24.21%) CRM
16 23 (24.21%) PowerShell
16 23 (24.21%) Serverless
17 22 (23.16%) Office 365
17 22 (23.16%) Windows
18 21 (22.11%) HTML
18 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (21.05%) SaaS
19 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
19 20 (21.05%) ITIL
19 20 (21.05%) Firewall

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 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.68%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 78 (82.11%) PaaS
2 77 (81.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (35.79%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (24.21%) Serverless
5 22 (23.16%) Office 365
6 20 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (21.05%) SaaS
7 10 (10.53%) Bluemix
7 10 (10.53%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (1.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.05%) Slack
11 1 (1.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.05%) Firewall
2 11 (11.58%) VPN
3 4 (4.21%) DHCP
3 4 (4.21%) DNS
4 2 (2.11%) NaaS
4 2 (2.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.05%) HTTP
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.05%) LAN
5 1 (1.05%) MPLS
5 1 (1.05%) Skype
5 1 (1.05%) SNMP
5 1 (1.05%) SSH
5 1 (1.05%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.47%) CouchDB
3 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.26%) Big Data
5 5 (5.26%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.16%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.11%) DB2
7 2 (2.11%) MySQL
8 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.05%) HDInsight
8 1 (1.05%) Power BI
8 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (35.79%) Visual Studio
2 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 27 (28.42%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (10.53%) JSUnit
4 5 (5.26%) MSI
4 5 (5.26%) WiX
5 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.05%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.05%) GDB
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
6 1 (1.05%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.05%) sqlmap
6 1 (1.05%) Subversion
6 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Publishing
3 8 (8.42%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Architect
2 28 (29.47%) Developer
3 26 (27.37%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (14.74%) Cloud Architect
4 14 (14.74%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 13 (13.68%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Consultant
7 9 (9.47%) Lead Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Lead .NET Developer
9 7 (7.37%) Security Architect
10 6 (6.32%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Cloud Consultant
10 6 (6.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (6.32%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Security Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.26%) Azure Architect
11 5 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.74%) .NET
2 28 (29.47%) CSS
3 21 (22.11%) HTML
4 20 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 19 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (18.95%) Entity Framework
6 18 (18.95%) WCF
7 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET
7 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (11.58%) Node.js
9 10 (10.53%) LESS
10 5 (5.26%) Dapper ORM
10 5 (5.26%) JSON
10 5 (5.26%) MFC
10 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
10 5 (5.26%) Web Services
10 5 (5.26%) WPF
11 3 (3.16%) jQuery
11 3 (3.16%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.68%) User Experience
3 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.42%) CMDB
4 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 3 (3.16%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.11%) Tandem
6 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Android
2 9 (9.47%) Apple iOS
2 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.42%) Linux
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.11%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.53%) Presales
2 31 (32.63%) Migration
3 30 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 26 (27.37%) Analytics
5 23 (24.21%) CRM
6 20 (21.05%) ITIL
7 19 (20.00%) MVC
8 13 (13.68%) Software Engineering
8 13 (13.68%) TOGAF
8 13 (13.68%) Web Development
9 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (12.63%) Service Management
10 11 (11.58%) ITIL V3
10 11 (11.58%) Line Management
11 10 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (10.53%) Project Management
11 10 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (9.47%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (9.47%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.11%) SQL
2 32 (33.68%) C#
3 30 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.21%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.37%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.16%) Perl
6 3 (3.16%) Python
6 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.11%) VBScript
8 1 (1.05%) Java
8 1 (1.05%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
1 9 (9.47%) ISEB
2 8 (8.42%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.42%) PMP
3 6 (6.32%) CEH
3 6 (6.32%) CISSP
3 6 (6.32%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) MCSA
5 2 (2.11%) MCSE
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) VCP5
6 1 (1.05%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.32%) GPG13
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) GCP
3 1 (1.05%) NIST 800
System Software
1 46 (48.42%) Active Directory
2 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.68%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.32%) Docker
5 5 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) SCCM
2 5 (5.26%) Ansible
2 5 (5.26%) Terraform
2 5 (5.26%) vCenter Server
3 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.21%) Puppet
4 3 (3.16%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (3.16%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.11%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.05%) Nmap
6 1 (1.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (56.84%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.37%) VMware
3 19 (20.00%) Google
4 12 (12.63%) IBM
4 12 (12.63%) NetApp
5 10 (10.53%) Citrix
6 9 (9.47%) EMC
7 8 (8.42%) Capita
7 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.32%) HP
9 5 (5.26%) Cisco
10 3 (3.16%) BMC
11 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.11%) Juniper
11 2 (2.11%) Oracle
11 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.05%) RedGate
12 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
12 1 (1.05%) Tableau