Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 223 211
Rank change year-on-year +61 -12 +31
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 143 100 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.00% 1.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.19% 6.53% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 99 85 56
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £62,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.33% +36.41%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,300 £41,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £71,743 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +6.67%

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 1,746 1,532 1,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.82% 15.36% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,389 1,278 832
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,400 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +1.96% +7.37%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 57 £60,000 +14.29% 14
Coventry +38 36 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Staffordshire +24 10 £52,000 -
Herefordshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 5 - -
Shropshire +15 3 £82,500 +18.34%
Warwickshire +14 2 £57,500 +82.54% 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 117 (81.82%) PaaS
2 83 (58.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (46.85%) Microsoft
4 51 (35.66%) SQL
5 46 (32.17%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (30.07%) Presales
8 41 (28.67%) SaaS
8 41 (28.67%) VMware
9 40 (27.97%) Service Delivery
10 38 (26.57%) DevOps
11 36 (25.17%) C#
12 34 (23.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 33 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (23.08%) Ansible
14 29 (20.28%) Software Engineering
14 29 (20.28%) Firewall
14 29 (20.28%) Information Security
15 28 (19.58%) JavaScript
15 28 (19.58%) ITIL
15 28 (19.58%) Python
15 28 (19.58%) Data Centre
16 27 (18.88%) Self-Motivation
16 27 (18.88%) .NET
16 27 (18.88%) Git (software)
17 26 (18.18%) Service Management
18 25 (17.48%) Visual Studio
18 25 (17.48%) Technical Architecture
18 25 (17.48%) Degree

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 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 117 (81.82%) PaaS
2 83 (58.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (32.17%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (28.67%) SaaS
5 21 (14.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (7.69%) Office 365
6 11 (7.69%) Serverless
7 10 (6.99%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (6.99%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 8 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (4.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (4.20%) Amazon S3
10 6 (4.20%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (3.50%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (3.50%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (3.50%) Route 53
12 3 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (2.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.28%) Firewall
2 16 (11.19%) DNS
3 6 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.50%) Network Security
4 5 (3.50%) WAN
5 4 (2.80%) DHCP
6 3 (2.10%) SAN
6 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.40%) HTTP
7 2 (1.40%) NAS
7 2 (1.40%) SMTP
7 2 (1.40%) VSAN
8 1 (0.70%) FTP
8 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.70%) LAN
8 1 (0.70%) SNMP
8 1 (0.70%) SSH
8 1 (0.70%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.70%) VPN
8 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.89%) Power BI
3 15 (10.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (10.49%) Azure SQL Database
3 15 (10.49%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (9.09%) Data Lake
5 13 (9.09%) MySQL
6 12 (8.39%) MongoDB
7 11 (7.69%) DB2
8 10 (6.99%) Big Data
9 9 (6.29%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.90%) RDBMS
11 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (2.10%) Cosmos DB
14 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (18.88%) Git (software)
2 25 (17.48%) Visual Studio
3 14 (9.79%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (5.59%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.20%) CircleCI
6 5 (3.50%) Codeship
6 5 (3.50%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.80%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.10%) MSI
8 3 (2.10%) WiX
9 2 (1.40%) Ant
9 2 (1.40%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.40%) Gatling
9 2 (1.40%) GitLab
9 2 (1.40%) Maven
9 2 (1.40%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.40%) Selenium
10 1 (0.70%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.70%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.70%) sqlmap
General
1 21 (14.69%) Publishing
2 19 (13.29%) Finance
3 10 (6.99%) Marketing
4 6 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.50%) Retail
6 4 (2.80%) Local Government
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (35.66%) Architect
2 27 (18.88%) Solutions Architect
3 26 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (8.39%) Consultant
6 11 (7.69%) Azure Architect
7 10 (6.99%) Azure Consultant
7 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 10 (6.99%) Data Architect
7 10 (6.99%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 10 (6.99%) Power BI Consultant
8 9 (6.29%) Cloud Consultant
9 7 (4.90%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (4.20%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.20%) Security Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.50%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (3.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.88%) .NET
2 16 (11.19%) .NET Framework
2 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (11.19%) CSS
2 16 (11.19%) Entity Framework
2 16 (11.19%) HTML
2 16 (11.19%) WCF
3 15 (10.49%) AngularJS
4 13 (9.09%) .NET Core
4 13 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 13 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (8.39%) Backbone.js
5 12 (8.39%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (4.20%) Web Services
7 4 (2.80%) WPF
8 3 (2.10%) Dapper ORM
8 3 (2.10%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (2.10%) MFC
8 3 (2.10%) NHibernate
8 3 (2.10%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.58%) Data Centre
2 27 (18.88%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (16.78%) Management Information System
4 20 (13.99%) Computer Science
5 19 (13.29%) CMDB
6 12 (8.39%) Public Cloud
7 11 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (5.59%) Private Cloud
9 6 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (3.50%) Fintech
10 5 (3.50%) Reference Data
11 3 (2.10%) Graphic Design
11 3 (2.10%) NHS
11 3 (2.10%) User Experience
11 3 (2.10%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.40%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (1.40%) Blog
12 2 (1.40%) PKI
13 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.70%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.08%) Linux
2 18 (12.59%) Unix
2 18 (12.59%) Windows
3 8 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.10%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.07%) Presales
3 40 (27.97%) Service Delivery
4 38 (26.57%) DevOps
5 33 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (20.28%) Information Security
6 29 (20.28%) Software Engineering
7 28 (19.58%) ITIL
8 26 (18.18%) Service Management
9 25 (17.48%) Technical Architecture
10 24 (16.78%) Customer Engagement
10 24 (16.78%) SIEM
11 23 (16.08%) Analytics
11 23 (16.08%) CRM
11 23 (16.08%) TOGAF
12 22 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
12 22 (15.38%) PRINCE2
12 22 (15.38%) Project Management
13 21 (14.69%) ITIL V3
13 21 (14.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.66%) SQL
2 36 (25.17%) C#
3 28 (19.58%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.58%) Python
4 23 (16.08%) Bash Shell
5 15 (10.49%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.79%) Java
7 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.39%) PHP
9 11 (7.69%) Perl
10 10 (6.99%) U-SQL
11 1 (0.70%) Go
11 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (17.48%) Degree
2 24 (16.78%) CISSP
3 22 (15.38%) CEH
4 21 (14.69%) CompTIA Security+
4 21 (14.69%) ISEB
5 19 (13.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (13.29%) PMI Certification
5 19 (13.29%) PMP
6 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.40%) GSEC
9 2 (1.40%) MCSE
9 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.70%) MCSA
10 1 (0.70%) OSCP
10 1 (0.70%) SANS
10 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (23.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (13.29%) GPG13
3 18 (12.59%) GDPR
4 6 (4.20%) PCI DSS
5 5 (3.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (3.50%) GCP
6 3 (2.10%) SLA
7 2 (1.40%) PMO
7 2 (1.40%) QA
8 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.38%) Docker
3 14 (9.79%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (6.99%) Active Directory
5 7 (4.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (23.08%) Ansible
2 22 (15.38%) Puppet
3 20 (13.99%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (8.39%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (4.90%) Terraform
6 5 (3.50%) CFEngine
7 4 (2.80%) OpenVAS
8 3 (2.10%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.10%) SCCM
8 3 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.10%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.40%) Consul
9 2 (1.40%) Grafana
9 2 (1.40%) Kibana
9 2 (1.40%) logstash
9 2 (1.40%) Rancher
9 2 (1.40%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.40%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.70%) CASB
10 1 (0.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 67 (46.85%) Microsoft
2 41 (28.67%) VMware
3 22 (15.38%) EMC
3 22 (15.38%) Google
4 21 (14.69%) Citrix
5 20 (13.99%) NetApp
6 19 (13.29%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.99%) Tableau
8 5 (3.50%) IBM
9 4 (2.80%) AlienVault
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle
10 3 (2.10%) AppDynamics
10 3 (2.10%) Cisco
10 3 (2.10%) Pegasus
11 2 (1.40%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.40%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.40%) SAP
12 1 (0.70%) BMC
12 1 (0.70%) New Relic