The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 152 159 164
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.033% 0.091%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.13% 0.40% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
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 Scotland region.

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
218 249 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.31% 8.16% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 147 179 56
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,187 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IaaS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

IaaS Salary Trend in Scotland

IaaS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IaaS Salary Histogram in Scotland

IaaS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Glasgow - 8 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh +8 1 £67,500 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (89.47%) DevOps
2 15 (78.95%) Ansible
3 14 (73.68%) PaaS
3 14 (73.68%) Java
3 14 (73.68%) JBoss
4 13 (68.42%) Puppet
4 13 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (63.16%) Microservices
5 12 (63.16%) Network Design
5 12 (63.16%) Maven
5 12 (63.16%) Middleware
5 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
6 11 (57.89%) SOA
6 11 (57.89%) Docker
7 10 (52.63%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) OO
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.79%) Open Source
9 3 (15.79%) jQuery
9 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
9 3 (15.79%) CMS
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) CSS

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (73.68%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) PaaS
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Grunt
2 3 (15.79%) gulp
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.26%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) OOCSS
3 2 (10.53%) JAX-RS
3 2 (10.53%) jBPM
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) JSP
3 2 (10.53%) LESS
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) Sass
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (89.47%) DevOps
2 12 (63.16%) Configuration Management
2 12 (63.16%) Microservices
2 12 (63.16%) Network Design
3 11 (57.89%) SOA
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
5 3 (15.79%) Mobile First
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Content Management
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Ansible
2 13 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (68.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
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