The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 198 195 218
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 20 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.48% 0.092%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.22% 7.30% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 1
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
IaaS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
474 370 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.38% 6.62% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 314 281 306
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IaaS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the Berkshire region.

IaaS Salary Trend in Berkshire

IaaS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

IaaS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

IaaS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 12 £67,500 +22.72%
Maidenhead - 3 - -
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS.

1 24 (61.54%) PaaS
1 24 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 19 (48.72%) Degree
3 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) Cisco
4 12 (30.77%) SaaS
5 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (25.64%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 8 (20.51%) Business Development
8 8 (20.51%) Apache
8 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.95%) DNS
9 7 (17.95%) DHCP
9 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.95%) Perl
9 7 (17.95%) IBM
9 7 (17.95%) CCIE
9 7 (17.95%) NetApp
9 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.95%) Data Centre Operations
9 7 (17.95%) IBM PureFlex
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (15.38%) Esper
10 6 (15.38%) Graphite
10 6 (15.38%) collectd

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (61.54%) PaaS
2 12 (30.77%) SaaS
3 7 (17.95%) IBM PureFlex
4 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.56%) Office 365
6 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) DHCP
3 7 (17.95%) DNS
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (15.38%) SSH
4 6 (15.38%) Network Security
5 5 (12.82%) Firewall
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) MPLS
6 3 (7.69%) OSPF
6 3 (7.69%) BGP
6 3 (7.69%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) WAN
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco ICM
7 2 (5.13%) VLAN
7 2 (5.13%) SAN
7 2 (5.13%) CTI
7 2 (5.13%) RTP
7 2 (5.13%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Principal Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
1 6 (15.38%) Memcached
1 6 (15.38%) Esper
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) SAML
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.38%) Statistics
4 3 (7.69%) Economics
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) HP Storage
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) IVR
6 1 (2.56%) PMI
6 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Business Development
3 7 (17.95%) Data Centre Operations
4 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) High Availability
5 5 (12.82%) Change Control
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.82%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Open Source
8 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Perl
2 6 (15.38%) PHP
2 6 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Erlang
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.95%) CCIE
4 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (12.82%) VCP5
5 3 (7.69%) MBA
5 3 (7.69%) CCNP
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 2 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (5.13%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.56%) MCITP
7 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) PMP
7 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) MCP
7 1 (2.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (15.38%) collectd
2 6 (15.38%) logstash
2 6 (15.38%) Salt
2 6 (15.38%) Graphite
2 6 (15.38%) ZABBIX
2 6 (15.38%) Cacti
2 6 (15.38%) Ganglia
2 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) VMware
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) IBM
3 7 (17.95%) NetApp
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) CA
4 5 (12.82%) 3PAR
5 3 (7.69%) F5
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.13%) PlateSpin
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (2.56%) Huawei
7 1 (2.56%) Nokia
7 1 (2.56%) Siemens