The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 95 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.19% 0.090% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.09% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +37.50%
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 Kent region.

Cloud Services Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
22 50 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.14% 4.50% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 3
Average salary £42,500 £48,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.37% -11.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IaaS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

IaaS Salary Trend in Kent

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Foglight
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds