The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 287 320 334
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +14
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 29 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.43% 3.04% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 12
Average salary £57,500 £78,750 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.98% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £75,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £56,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.50% +25.55%
IaaS
London

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

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
534 362 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.69% 3.06% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 457 326 281
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IaaS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

IaaS Salary Trend in the City of London

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

IaaS Salary Histogram in the City of London

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 33 (62.26%) PaaS
2 31 (58.49%) Windows
3 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (43.40%) SaaS
4 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
5 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
6 19 (35.85%) VMware
7 17 (32.08%) Web Services
8 15 (28.30%) IIS
8 15 (28.30%) Linux
8 15 (28.30%) CRM
8 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
10 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (24.53%) Finance
11 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
11 12 (22.64%) SQL
11 12 (22.64%) Office 365
12 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (18.87%) TOGAF
13 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
14 9 (16.98%) Firewall
14 9 (16.98%) Migration
14 9 (16.98%) Dynamics CRM
14 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (16.98%) JIRA
14 9 (16.98%) Open Source
15 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (15.09%) WCF

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 15 (28.30%) IIS
2 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
3 8 (15.09%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (13.21%) Apache
5 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.77%) Lync
6 2 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.89%) CMS
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Drupal
7 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.89%) nginx
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (62.26%) PaaS
2 27 (50.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (43.40%) SaaS
4 12 (22.64%) Office 365
5 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (5.66%) Heroku
7 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.89%) Joyent
8 1 (1.89%) Route 53
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.89%) ElastiCache
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) VPN
3 6 (11.32%) LDAP
3 6 (11.32%) Wireless
3 6 (11.32%) Network Security
3 6 (11.32%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (9.43%) SAN
4 5 (9.43%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) POP3
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) IMAP
6 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (13.21%) MySQL
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.89%) Redis
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) JIRA
2 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.09%) Bugzilla
2 8 (15.09%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
3 8 (15.09%) Marketing
4 7 (13.21%) Banking
5 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
5 5 (9.43%) Electronics
6 4 (7.55%) Publishing
7 2 (3.77%) Advertising
8 1 (1.89%) Retail
8 1 (1.89%) Local Government
8 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Consultant
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Designer
6 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Web Services
2 8 (15.09%) XML
2 8 (15.09%) XSD
2 8 (15.09%) XSL
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 8 (15.09%) WCF
3 6 (11.32%) .NET
4 5 (9.43%) COM
5 3 (5.66%) SAML
5 3 (5.66%) LAMP
6 1 (1.89%) SOAP
6 1 (1.89%) J2EE
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.89%) RESTful
6 1 (1.89%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Open Source
2 8 (15.09%) Replication
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.43%) DTV
5 4 (7.55%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.77%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) PMI
6 2 (3.77%) Firmware
7 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.89%) PKI
7 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.89%) Social Media
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.89%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) CRM
2 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (18.87%) TOGAF
4 9 (16.98%) Migration
4 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (15.09%) Refactoring
5 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.09%) ITIL
5 8 (15.09%) OOP
5 8 (15.09%) OO
5 8 (15.09%) EAI
5 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
5 8 (15.09%) OOD
5 8 (15.09%) SOA
6 7 (13.21%) Project Management
6 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (11.32%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) VCP4
3 3 (5.66%) VCP5
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCP
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCTS
5 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) CCNP
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
1 2 (3.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.66%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.66%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (5.66%) UAG
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.77%) XenApp
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.89%) Xen
6 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCOM
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
3 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) SCCM
4 2 (3.77%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.89%) logstash
5 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) VMware
3 6 (11.32%) SAP
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle
5 4 (7.55%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) Citrix
5 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.89%) SoftLayer
7 1 (1.89%) JBoss
7 1 (1.89%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) Apple
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) CommVault
7 1 (1.89%) NetApp