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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 163 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.80% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £27,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
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
143 53 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.97% 1.69% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 88 41 75
Average salary £43,750 £36,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 30 September 2014. 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
Edinburgh - 4 £27,750 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) PaaS
2 6 (50.00%) SaaS
2 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) IIS
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Intune
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) LAN

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) PaaS
2 6 (50.00%) SaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 6 (50.00%) Head of Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
1 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp