The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 382 390 408
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 68 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.87% 4.78% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 51 35 28
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +51.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +35.80%
IaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1159 837 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.12% 3.90% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 923 740 568
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IaaS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IaaS Salary Trend in the South East

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

IaaS Salary Histogram in the South East

IaaS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Surrey +5 24 £40,000 -29.20% 2
Berkshire +13 21 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Hampshire -10 12 £61,250 +16.66% 1
West Sussex - 7 £50,250 -
Kent -7 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Oxfordshire - 2 £66,250 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 82 (58.99%) PaaS
2 79 (56.83%) SaaS
3 74 (53.24%) Windows
4 73 (52.52%) VMware
5 55 (39.57%) Linux
5 55 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (38.85%) Microsoft
7 43 (30.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (29.50%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (28.06%) ITIL
10 36 (25.90%) Security Cleared
11 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (21.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (20.14%) Cisco
14 26 (18.71%) MS Excel
15 23 (16.55%) SQL
15 23 (16.55%) VPN
16 22 (15.83%) IIS
17 21 (15.11%) Oracle
17 21 (15.11%) Citrix
17 21 (15.11%) SCCM
17 21 (15.11%) DevOps
18 20 (14.39%) Ruby
18 20 (14.39%) vSphere
19 19 (13.67%) Python
19 19 (13.67%) SharePoint
19 19 (13.67%) Active Directory
19 19 (13.67%) EMC
20 18 (12.95%) Firewall
20 18 (12.95%) Puppet

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (15.83%) IIS
2 19 (13.67%) SharePoint
3 16 (11.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (10.07%) MS Exchange
4 14 (10.07%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.16%) Lync
7 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 26 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Agresso
1 3 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (58.99%) PaaS
2 79 (56.83%) SaaS
3 41 (29.50%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (21.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (10.07%) Office 365
6 8 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.44%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.55%) VPN
2 18 (12.95%) Firewall
3 17 (12.23%) SAN
4 15 (10.79%) DNS
5 13 (9.35%) LAN
5 13 (9.35%) DHCP
6 11 (7.91%) VoIP
6 11 (7.91%) WAN
7 10 (7.19%) Internet
7 10 (7.19%) MPLS
8 9 (6.47%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (5.76%) SNMP
10 7 (5.04%) NAS
11 6 (4.32%) IP Telephony
12 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
12 5 (3.60%) IPsec
13 4 (2.88%) Kerberos
14 3 (2.16%) PBX
14 3 (2.16%) Network Security
14 3 (2.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) MySQL
3 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.60%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.88%) MS Access
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) RSpec
2 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (9.35%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.19%) Finance
3 8 (5.76%) Retail
4 4 (2.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.44%) Electronics
6 2 (1.44%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (29.50%) Architect
2 20 (14.39%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (12.95%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (10.07%) Consultant
5 14 (10.07%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (8.63%) Server Support
6 12 (8.63%) Server Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Team Leader
7 11 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Support Team Leader
8 10 (7.19%) Server Support Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Solutions Consultant
10 6 (4.32%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 6 (4.32%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.19%) Web Services
2 5 (3.60%) SOAP
2 5 (3.60%) REST
3 4 (2.88%) SAML
4 3 (2.16%) LAMP
4 3 (2.16%) WCF
5 2 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.44%) JSON
5 2 (1.44%) .NET
5 2 (1.44%) XML
6 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Open Source
2 7 (5.04%) PKI
3 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.16%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.16%) IPTV
5 2 (1.44%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.44%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.44%) DTV
5 2 (1.44%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 74 (53.24%) Windows
2 55 (39.57%) Linux
3 43 (30.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.47%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.76%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.76%) SUSE
8 8 (5.76%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.16%) UNIX
10 2 (1.44%) CentOS
10 2 (1.44%) Android
11 1 (0.72%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.06%) ITIL
2 21 (15.11%) DevOps
3 17 (12.23%) Configuration Management
4 14 (10.07%) Change Management
5 13 (9.35%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.47%) Migration
7 8 (5.76%) ERP
7 8 (5.76%) SOA
7 8 (5.76%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.04%) Change Control
9 5 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.60%) Data Architecture
9 5 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.60%) Business Development
9 5 (3.60%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (3.60%) TOGAF
10 4 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.55%) SQL
2 20 (14.39%) Ruby
3 19 (13.67%) Python
4 17 (12.23%) Perl
5 8 (5.76%) PHP
5 8 (5.76%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.32%) Java
7 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.44%) C
8 2 (1.44%) C#
8 2 (1.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (25.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.35%) MCSE
4 11 (7.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (7.19%) MCSA
5 10 (7.19%) MCP
6 9 (6.47%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.04%) Degree
8 4 (2.88%) MCITP
8 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.16%) CCNP
9 3 (2.16%) MCTS
10 1 (0.72%) CCNA
10 1 (0.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (14.39%) vSphere
3 19 (13.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (11.51%) vCloud
5 12 (8.63%) UAG
6 10 (7.19%) Terminal Server
6 10 (7.19%) XenApp
7 9 (6.47%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.88%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (15.11%) SCCM
2 18 (12.95%) Puppet
2 18 (12.95%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (10.07%) Nagios
4 8 (5.76%) ZABBIX
4 8 (5.76%) Vagrant
4 8 (5.76%) Zenoss
5 6 (4.32%) SCOM
6 5 (3.60%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.16%) Netcool
7 3 (2.16%) AppManager
7 3 (2.16%) Foglight
7 3 (2.16%) Cacti
7 3 (2.16%) Icinga
7 3 (2.16%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 73 (52.52%) VMware
2 54 (38.85%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.14%) Cisco
4 21 (15.11%) Oracle
4 21 (15.11%) Citrix
5 19 (13.67%) EMC
6 17 (12.23%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.32%) HP
9 5 (3.60%) Veeam
10 4 (2.88%) BMC
11 3 (2.16%) NetIQ
11 3 (2.16%) Remedy
11 3 (2.16%) AppSense
11 3 (2.16%) Juniper
11 3 (2.16%) SAP
11 3 (2.16%) Brocade
11 3 (2.16%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.16%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.44%) Splunk
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