The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 530 651 683
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +32
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 358 200 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.05% 4.55% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 258 147 169
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £69,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
IaaS
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5918 4395 3753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.99% 4.60% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4822 3631 3282
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in England

IaaS
Salary Trend in England

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

IaaS Salary Trend in England

IaaS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

IaaS Salary Histogram in England

IaaS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
London +119 230 £66,000 +20.00% 23
South East +27 81 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Yorkshire -25 15 £53,750 +138.88% 5
East of England -9 12 £36,250 -19.44% 3
East Midlands +5 6 £52,500 +7.14%
North West -10 4 £60,000 -14.28% 4
South West -14 3 £75,000 +56.25% 3
West Midlands - 2 £57,250 - 3
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 324 (52.60%) PaaS
2 291 (47.24%) Windows
3 251 (40.75%) SaaS
4 235 (38.15%) VMware
5 217 (35.23%) Linux
6 197 (31.98%) Microsoft
7 194 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 179 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
9 162 (26.30%) Cisco
10 143 (23.21%) Firewall
11 140 (22.73%) Migration
12 139 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
13 127 (20.62%) Cloud Computing
13 127 (20.62%) Puppet
14 117 (18.99%) Active Directory
15 100 (16.23%) Oracle
16 99 (16.07%) SAN
17 98 (15.91%) IIS
18 97 (15.75%) SQL Server
19 96 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
20 95 (15.42%) WAN
21 94 (15.26%) VPN
21 94 (15.26%) DevOps
22 90 (14.61%) MS Excel
23 88 (14.29%) HP
24 87 (14.12%) Web Services
25 86 (13.96%) ITIL
26 83 (13.47%) MySQL
27 81 (13.15%) Java
28 80 (12.99%) Amazon AWS

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 98 (15.91%) IIS
2 68 (11.04%) Apache
3 62 (10.06%) Lync
4 57 (9.25%) MS Exchange
5 56 (9.09%) OpenStack
6 51 (8.28%) Tomcat
7 49 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
8 47 (7.63%) nginx
9 46 (7.47%) BizTalk Server
10 42 (6.82%) SharePoint
11 34 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 32 (5.19%) JBoss
13 25 (4.06%) Office Communications Server
14 23 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (3.08%) IBM Notes
16 16 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (2.44%) Apache Solr
18 12 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
19 11 (1.79%) CMS
19 11 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 90 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 56 (9.09%) MS Office
3 15 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Revit
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Agresso
4 1 (0.16%) assyst
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 324 (52.60%) PaaS
2 251 (40.75%) SaaS
3 179 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (20.62%) Cloud Computing
5 80 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
6 61 (9.90%) Office 365
7 18 (2.92%) Terremark
8 17 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (2.60%) Google Apps
10 15 (2.44%) OpenShift
11 11 (1.79%) Joyent
12 8 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (1.30%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.30%) Heroku
13 5 (0.81%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
15 1 (0.16%) Force.com
15 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 143 (23.21%) Firewall
2 99 (16.07%) SAN
3 95 (15.42%) WAN
4 94 (15.26%) VPN
5 74 (12.01%) LAN
6 73 (11.85%) MPLS
7 48 (7.79%) VLAN
8 47 (7.63%) DNS
9 43 (6.98%) TCP/IP
10 40 (6.49%) SSL
10 40 (6.49%) VoIP
10 40 (6.49%) Unified Communications
11 34 (5.52%) iSCSI
12 33 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (5.03%) Network Security
14 30 (4.87%) Wireless
15 29 (4.71%) OSPF
15 29 (4.71%) BGP
16 27 (4.38%) EIGRP
17 26 (4.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 83 (13.47%) MySQL
3 38 (6.17%) MongoDB
4 21 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.25%) Big Data
5 20 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (2.76%) DB2
7 16 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.27%) Redis
8 14 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.62%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.30%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.14%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 36 (5.84%) TeamCity
4 18 (2.92%) Subversion
5 15 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.30%) JIRA
7 6 (0.97%) Mercurial
7 6 (0.97%) NUnit
7 6 (0.97%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.65%) Yeoman
9 4 (0.65%) Grunt
9 4 (0.65%) Firebug
9 4 (0.65%) Maven
10 3 (0.49%) Hudson
10 3 (0.49%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.16%) JUnit
12 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
General
1 70 (11.36%) Finance
2 30 (4.87%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.55%) Banking
4 25 (4.06%) Marketing
5 24 (3.90%) Retail
6 17 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.11%) Publishing
7 13 (2.11%) Legal
8 10 (1.62%) Music Industry
9 9 (1.46%) Electronics
10 7 (1.14%) Automotive
11 5 (0.81%) Games
12 4 (0.65%) Advertising
13 3 (0.49%) Billing
14 2 (0.32%) Law
15 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 215 (34.90%) Architect
2 74 (12.01%) Solutions Architect
3 64 (10.39%) Consultant
4 44 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 33 (5.36%) Enterprise Architect
6 32 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (5.03%) Support Engineer
8 30 (4.87%) Administrator
8 30 (4.87%) Senior Consultant
9 29 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
10 27 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
10 27 (4.38%) Network Engineer
11 26 (4.22%) Technical Architect
12 25 (4.06%) Linux Administrator
13 24 (3.90%) Technical Support
14 23 (3.73%) Technical Engineer
14 23 (3.73%) Infrastructure Architect
15 22 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
15 22 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
15 22 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.12%) Web Services
2 79 (12.82%) .NET
3 38 (6.17%) XML
4 31 (5.03%) SOAP
4 31 (5.03%) JSON
5 26 (4.22%) ASP.NET
5 26 (4.22%) RESTful
6 24 (3.90%) LAMP
7 23 (3.73%) REST
8 22 (3.57%) Middleware
9 17 (2.76%) WCF
10 14 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (2.27%) J2EE
11 13 (2.11%) HTML
12 11 (1.79%) Memcached
13 9 (1.46%) CSS
14 8 (1.30%) JMS
15 7 (1.14%) XMPP
15 7 (1.14%) jQuery
16 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.77%) Open Source
2 44 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.49%) Replication
4 36 (5.84%) Clustering
5 31 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 29 (4.71%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.41%) Digital Media
8 19 (3.08%) Data Integration
9 16 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.44%) Blackberry
11 14 (2.27%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.27%) CMDB
12 11 (1.79%) iSeries
13 9 (1.46%) DTV
14 8 (1.30%) E-Learning
15 7 (1.14%) EPoS
15 7 (1.14%) Economics
16 5 (0.81%) BBC
16 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
16 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 291 (47.24%) Windows
2 217 (35.23%) Linux
3 71 (11.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (7.47%) UNIX
7 29 (4.71%) Debian
8 20 (3.25%) Ubuntu
8 20 (3.25%) CentOS
9 15 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.27%) Solaris
11 11 (1.79%) AIX
11 11 (1.79%) VMS
12 9 (1.46%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.30%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.49%) Android
15 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (22.73%) Migration
2 139 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (15.26%) DevOps
4 86 (13.96%) ITIL
5 64 (10.39%) TOGAF
6 62 (10.06%) SOA
7 55 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
8 53 (8.60%) E-Commerce
9 51 (8.28%) Service Delivery
10 46 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (7.31%) Configuration Management
12 44 (7.14%) Project Management
13 39 (6.33%) Scrum
13 39 (6.33%) Load Balancing
14 37 (6.01%) Technical Architecture
15 35 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (5.52%) WAN Optimisation
17 33 (5.36%) Business Development
18 32 (5.19%) Zachman Framework
18 32 (5.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 81 (13.15%) Java
2 70 (11.36%) SQL
3 64 (10.39%) Ruby
4 60 (9.74%) PowerShell
5 52 (8.44%) Perl
6 48 (7.79%) Python
7 45 (7.31%) C#
8 29 (4.71%) Bash Shell
9 25 (4.06%) Shell Script
10 24 (3.90%) PHP
11 21 (3.41%) JavaScript
12 12 (1.95%) C
13 7 (1.14%) C++
14 6 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.65%) Groovy
16 3 (0.49%) Korn
17 2 (0.32%) Erlang
18 1 (0.16%) XQuery
18 1 (0.16%) Scala
18 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 66 (10.71%) Degree
2 54 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (6.98%) MCSE
5 32 (5.19%) CCNP
6 27 (4.38%) CCIE
7 21 (3.41%) Security Cleared
8 20 (3.25%) AWS Certification
9 19 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (2.60%) MCTS
10 16 (2.60%) CCNA
11 11 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.62%) PMI Certification
12 10 (1.62%) MCSA
13 9 (1.46%) MCITP
14 8 (1.30%) RHCE
15 7 (1.14%) PMP
16 5 (0.81%) MCP
16 5 (0.81%) CISSP
17 4 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 27 (4.38%) PCI DSS
2 21 (3.41%) QA
3 10 (1.62%) SLA
4 9 (1.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 194 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (18.99%) Active Directory
3 61 (9.90%) vSphere
4 58 (9.42%) Hyper-V
5 40 (6.49%) XenApp
6 30 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (4.38%) Terminal Server
8 26 (4.22%) KVM
9 25 (4.06%) Varnish
9 25 (4.06%) vCloud
10 16 (2.60%) Xen
10 16 (2.60%) NFS
11 15 (2.44%) Samba
12 10 (1.62%) Apache Flume
12 10 (1.62%) VMware ESX
13 8 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (1.30%) NDS
14 7 (1.14%) ISA Server
14 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (1.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 127 (20.62%) Puppet
2 96 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (7.79%) logstash
4 46 (7.47%) ZABBIX
5 36 (5.84%) Graphite
6 35 (5.68%) Kibana
7 33 (5.36%) Vagrant
8 32 (5.19%) SCCM
9 23 (3.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 18 (2.92%) Red Hat Satellite
10 18 (2.92%) SCOM
11 17 (2.76%) Nagios
12 15 (2.44%) HAProxy
12 15 (2.44%) StatsD
13 13 (2.11%) Windows Intune
14 10 (1.62%) Graylog2
15 9 (1.46%) SCOrch
16 8 (1.30%) CFEngine
16 8 (1.30%) Tivoli
17 7 (1.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 235 (38.15%) VMware
2 197 (31.98%) Microsoft
3 162 (26.30%) Cisco
4 100 (16.23%) Oracle
5 88 (14.29%) HP
6 67 (10.88%) Red Hat
7 64 (10.39%) Citrix
8 55 (8.93%) IBM
8 55 (8.93%) Juniper
9 44 (7.14%) Google
10 36 (5.84%) Dell
11 35 (5.68%) New Relic
11 35 (5.68%) SAP
12 32 (5.19%) NetApp
12 32 (5.19%) Rackspace
13 29 (4.71%) EMC
14 24 (3.90%) CheckPoint
14 24 (3.90%) Splunk
15 21 (3.41%) F5
16 19 (3.08%) Lotus
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 to £25,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package including 25 days holiday.
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kainos
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £48,000 to £68,000 per annum + Bens +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Flex benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 19 days ago