The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 68 93 96
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 14 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.64% 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.97% 4.96% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 3
Median salary £33,000 £37,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% +15.62%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%

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 Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
117 121 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.67% 10.14% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 104 119 86
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

IaaS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

IaaS Salary Trend in South Wales

IaaS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

IaaS Salary Histogram in South Wales

IaaS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +5 10 £34,500 -4.16%
Cardiff - 2 £37,750 -
Torfaen +10 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 £32,500 -
IaaS
Wales

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 27 (90.00%) PaaS
2 23 (76.67%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (50.00%) Firewall
5 14 (46.67%) Windows
5 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco
5 14 (46.67%) SaaS
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (33.33%) Finance
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 9 (30.00%) Fintech
8 9 (30.00%) Vyatta
8 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
9 8 (26.67%) Puppet
9 8 (26.67%) Ansible
9 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (23.33%) Office 365
10 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
10 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
10 7 (23.33%) Unix
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.00%) VPN
11 6 (20.00%) LAN
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle
11 6 (20.00%) Degree
11 6 (20.00%) Release Management
11 6 (20.00%) DevOps

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) nginx
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) OpenROAD
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (90.00%) PaaS
2 14 (46.67%) SaaS
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (23.33%) Office 365
5 4 (13.33%) Bluemix
5 4 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (6.67%) G Suite
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) LAMP
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) COM+
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Fintech
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 6 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) Release Management
2 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Coaching
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.67%) PHP
1 2 (6.67%) Scala
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) RHCE
4 1 (3.33%) CISA
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (16.67%) vSphere
6 3 (10.00%) Docker
7 2 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Ansible
1 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) Vyatta
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) Splunk
7 4 (13.33%) AppDynamics
7 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (13.33%) F5
7 4 (13.33%) Juniper
8 2 (6.67%) Avaya
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) Cloudera
8 2 (6.67%) Google