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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 225 226 217
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 12 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.034% 0.093%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.49% 1.18% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £65,000 £53,750 £37,195
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% +44.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £44,750 £33,767
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £62,750 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -10.90%
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
344 169 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.67% 2.90% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 286 138 116
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,700 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

IaaS Salary Histogram 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 5 May 2015. 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
Bristol +6 9 £67,750 +4.23% 3
Wiltshire - 2 - - 5
Dorset +1 1 £50,500 +18.82%
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) SaaS
2 9 (60.00%) Law
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Middleware
3 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) PaaS
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (46.67%) Puppet
3 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (40.00%) Vagrant
4 6 (40.00%) MCollective
4 6 (40.00%) VirtualBox
4 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (40.00%) WebCenter
4 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (40.00%) Identity Management

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) SaaS
2 7 (46.67%) PaaS
3 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 9 (60.00%) Law
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (40.00%) WebCenter
2 6 (40.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) DoDAF
3 4 (26.67%) MODAF
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Jython
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) VirtualBox
2 6 (40.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
1 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago