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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 188 227 213
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 63 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.033% 0.059%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.15% 0.97% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 1 3
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.18%
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
390 206 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.52% 3.39% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 312 160 144
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 48 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 8 £52,000 - 5
Somerset +9 6 £55,000 - 2
Dorset +4 1 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (76.32%) SaaS
2 53 (69.74%) Linux
3 52 (68.42%) UNIX
4 48 (63.16%) VMware
4 48 (63.16%) PaaS
5 46 (60.53%) Python
6 39 (51.32%) Java
6 39 (51.32%) Software Engineering
7 38 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (39.47%) Oracle
8 30 (39.47%) DevOps
9 29 (38.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (31.58%) Perl
11 24 (31.58%) Middleware
11 24 (31.58%) Puppet
12 23 (30.26%) Open Source
12 23 (30.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 23 (30.26%) Vagrant
13 22 (28.95%) Clojure
13 22 (28.95%) Hadoop
13 22 (28.95%) Web Services
14 20 (26.32%) WebLogic
15 19 (25.00%) REST
16 18 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
16 18 (23.68%) Scala
16 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
17 17 (22.37%) Oracle Fusion
17 17 (22.37%) Computer Science

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 16 (21.05%) Apache
2 16 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 13 (17.11%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (5.26%) Node.js
5 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.63%) Lync
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (76.32%) SaaS
2 48 (63.16%) PaaS
3 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (7.89%) Heroku
5 6 (7.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.26%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.89%) SSL
3 4 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) Hadoop
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.21%) Redis
3 7 (9.21%) Big Data
3 7 (9.21%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.47%) Maven
3 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.26%) Ant
4 4 (5.26%) Gradle
General
1 15 (19.74%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.16%) Law
3 7 (9.21%) Retail
4 6 (7.89%) Finance
5 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.26%) Marketing
6 4 (5.26%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Software Engineer
2 20 (26.32%) Cloud Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Principal Engineer
4 16 (21.05%) Principal Software Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) Architect
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.26%) UI Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) Middleware
2 22 (28.95%) Web Services
3 19 (25.00%) REST
4 17 (22.37%) Oracle Fusion
5 16 (21.05%) WebCenter
5 16 (21.05%) MCollective
6 13 (17.11%) JMX
6 13 (17.11%) Java EE
7 11 (14.47%) J2EE
7 11 (14.47%) RESTful
8 7 (9.21%) Memcached
8 7 (9.21%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (9.21%) Play Framework
8 7 (9.21%) Sensu
8 7 (9.21%) React
8 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
8 7 (9.21%) LAMP
8 7 (9.21%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (9.21%) Spring
8 7 (9.21%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
3 16 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (14.47%) Digital Media
5 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.26%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.26%) DTV
6 4 (5.26%) User Experience
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (69.74%) Linux
2 52 (68.42%) UNIX
3 15 (19.74%) Windows
4 7 (9.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Software Engineering
2 38 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (39.47%) DevOps
4 26 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (30.26%) Open Source
6 18 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (22.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (22.37%) Configuration Management
7 17 (22.37%) Service Delivery
8 16 (21.05%) Identity Management
8 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (21.05%) SOA
9 15 (19.74%) Data Management
9 15 (19.74%) Mentoring
10 13 (17.11%) OO
11 7 (9.21%) ITIL
11 7 (9.21%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Python
2 39 (51.32%) Java
3 24 (31.58%) Perl
4 22 (28.95%) Clojure
5 18 (23.68%) Scala
6 16 (21.05%) Jython
7 14 (18.42%) Groovy
7 14 (18.42%) C++
8 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.53%) Ruby
10 7 (9.21%) Bourne shell
10 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
11 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.32%) Haskell
12 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) ISO 9001
1 6 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (38.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (30.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 16 (21.05%) VirtualBox
4 4 (5.26%) Docker
5 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (31.58%) Puppet
2 23 (30.26%) Vagrant
3 17 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (21.05%) Oracle Identity Management
5 15 (19.74%) Ansible
6 7 (9.21%) ZABBIX
6 7 (9.21%) Nagios
7 2 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) VMware
2 30 (39.47%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) EMC
4 5 (6.58%) ATG
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.26%) Google
5 4 (5.26%) Rackspace
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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