The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 232 206 207
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.04% 2.42% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £56,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +24.44%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
193 124 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.16% 2.44% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 147 102 122
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IaaS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IaaS Salary Trend in the South West

IaaS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (66.67%) SaaS
1 4 (66.67%) PaaS
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
1 4 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Director
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP