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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 97 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.093% 0.19% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.85% 3.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £70,000 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 Kent region.

Cloud Services Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
118 58 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.95% 5.49% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 103 44 81
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) PaaS
3 4 (57.14%) SaaS
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
3 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) vCloud
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Cacti
5 2 (28.57%) Ganglia
5 2 (28.57%) AMQP

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) PaaS
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (28.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (28.57%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) AMQP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) Neo4j
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Architect
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) Kafka
2 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
1 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Go
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vCloud
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cacti
1 2 (28.57%) Ganglia
1 2 (28.57%) Graphite
1 2 (28.57%) Hyperic
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 2 (28.57%) logstash
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (28.57%) New Relic
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) HP