The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 525 664 688
Rank change year-on-year
+139 +24
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 373 215 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.91% 4.62% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 275 158 173
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £69,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
6313 4652 3941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.06% 4.46% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5119 3828 3403
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IaaS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS within the UK.

IaaS Salary Trend in the UK

IaaS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

IaaS Salary Histogram in the UK

IaaS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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
England +135 353 £62,500 +19.04% 58
London +106 226 £66,000 +20.00% 23
South East +31 81 £60,000 +17.07% 14
City of London +31 34 £67,500 +17.39% 9
Surrey +8 26 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Sussex - 26 £47,500 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 21 - -
Berkshire -5 15 £65,000 +23.80% 4
Yorkshire -25 14 £53,750 +138.88% 4
Hampshire -27 14 £65,000 +30.00% 6
East of England -7 11 £30,000 -33.33% 3
South Yorkshire - 9 £42,500 - 3
Sheffield - 9 £42,500 - 3
Wales -14 7 £37,000 -1.33% 1
East Midlands -2 6 £52,500 +7.14%
Northamptonshire -18 6 £52,500 +7.14%
Northampton -16 5 £52,500 +7.14%
Ipswich +4 4 £32,500 -35.00%
Basingstoke +1 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Egham 0 4 £37,500 - 1
Suffolk -1 4 £32,500 -35.00% 1
North West -2 4 £60,000 -14.28% 4
Manchester -2 4 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Reading -7 4 £90,000 +71.42% 3
South Wales -11 4 £32,000 -13.51%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £30,000 - 2
Swansea +9 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Wales +6 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol +1 3 £75,000 +56.25% 3
Guildford -6 3 £62,500 +25.00%

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 346 (52.99%) PaaS
2 305 (46.71%) Windows
3 263 (40.28%) SaaS
4 242 (37.06%) VMware
5 229 (35.07%) Linux
6 218 (33.38%) Microsoft
7 203 (31.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 200 (30.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 163 (24.96%) Cisco
10 146 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
11 145 (22.21%) Firewall
12 143 (21.90%) Migration
13 133 (20.37%) Puppet
14 130 (19.91%) Active Directory
14 130 (19.91%) Cloud Computing
15 106 (16.23%) SAN
16 105 (16.08%) Oracle
16 105 (16.08%) SQL Server
17 102 (15.62%) IIS
17 102 (15.62%) Opscode Chef
18 100 (15.31%) MS Excel
19 98 (15.01%) WAN
20 97 (14.85%) VPN
20 97 (14.85%) Web Services
20 97 (14.85%) DevOps
21 93 (14.24%) ITIL
22 91 (13.94%) HP
23 87 (13.32%) MySQL
24 86 (13.17%) .NET
24 86 (13.17%) Amazon AWS

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 102 (15.62%) IIS
2 67 (10.26%) Apache
3 62 (9.49%) Lync
4 58 (8.88%) MS Exchange
5 54 (8.27%) OpenStack
6 51 (7.81%) Tomcat
7 48 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
8 47 (7.20%) BizTalk Server
9 46 (7.04%) nginx
9 46 (7.04%) SharePoint
10 34 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (4.75%) JBoss
12 25 (3.83%) Office Communications Server
13 23 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (2.91%) IBM Notes
15 16 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
16 15 (2.30%) Apache Solr
17 12 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
18 11 (1.68%) WebSphere
18 11 (1.68%) CMS
Applications
1 100 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.88%) MS Office
3 15 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) MS Project
5 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Revit
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) assyst
4 1 (0.15%) Agresso
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 346 (52.99%) PaaS
2 263 (40.28%) SaaS
3 203 (31.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 130 (19.91%) Cloud Computing
5 86 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
6 69 (10.57%) Office 365
7 20 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (2.60%) Terremark
9 15 (2.30%) Google Apps
9 15 (2.30%) OpenShift
10 11 (1.68%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.68%) Joyent
10 11 (1.68%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (1.07%) Heroku
11 7 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.77%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.46%) Route 53
14 2 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
15 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 145 (22.21%) Firewall
2 106 (16.23%) SAN
3 98 (15.01%) WAN
4 97 (14.85%) VPN
5 77 (11.79%) LAN
6 72 (11.03%) MPLS
7 53 (8.12%) DNS
8 46 (7.04%) VLAN
9 43 (6.58%) VoIP
10 42 (6.43%) TCP/IP
11 40 (6.13%) iSCSI
12 39 (5.97%) Unified Communications
12 39 (5.97%) SSL
13 32 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (4.75%) Network Security
15 30 (4.59%) Wireless
16 28 (4.29%) BGP
16 28 (4.29%) OSPF
17 26 (3.98%) EIGRP
17 26 (3.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 87 (13.32%) MySQL
3 49 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 22 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.22%) Oracle Database
6 20 (3.06%) Big Data
7 19 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (2.60%) DB2
9 16 (2.45%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.14%) Redis
11 13 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.53%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.23%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (8.73%) Jenkins
2 53 (8.12%) Git (software)
3 35 (5.36%) TeamCity
4 18 (2.76%) Subversion
5 16 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.68%) NUnit
7 9 (1.38%) JIRA
8 8 (1.23%) RSpec
9 7 (1.07%) Bugzilla
10 6 (0.92%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.61%) Yeoman
12 4 (0.61%) Grunt
12 4 (0.61%) Moq
12 4 (0.61%) MSTest
12 4 (0.61%) Firebug
12 4 (0.61%) Maven
13 3 (0.46%) Hudson
13 3 (0.46%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 70 (10.72%) Finance
2 31 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.98%) Banking
4 25 (3.83%) Retail
4 25 (3.83%) Marketing
5 17 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.99%) Legal
6 13 (1.99%) Publishing
7 10 (1.53%) Music Industry
8 9 (1.38%) Electronics
9 7 (1.07%) Automotive
10 5 (0.77%) Games
11 4 (0.61%) Advertising
12 3 (0.46%) Billing
12 3 (0.46%) Welsh Language
13 2 (0.31%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 226 (34.61%) Architect
2 82 (12.56%) Solutions Architect
3 71 (10.87%) Consultant
4 44 (6.74%) Cloud Architect
5 35 (5.36%) Enterprise Architect
5 35 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 33 (5.05%) Administrator
7 31 (4.75%) Support Engineer
7 31 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
7 31 (4.75%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (4.59%) Senior Consultant
9 26 (3.98%) Technical Architect
9 26 (3.98%) Network Engineer
9 26 (3.98%) Linux Administrator
10 24 (3.68%) Technical Support
10 24 (3.68%) Developer
10 24 (3.68%) Infrastructure Architect
11 23 (3.52%) Technical Engineer
12 22 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (3.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (14.85%) Web Services
2 86 (13.17%) .NET
3 43 (6.58%) XML
4 39 (5.97%) SOAP
5 33 (5.05%) RESTful
6 30 (4.59%) JSON
7 28 (4.29%) LAMP
8 26 (3.98%) ASP.NET
9 22 (3.37%) REST
9 22 (3.37%) Middleware
9 22 (3.37%) WCF
10 19 (2.91%) J2EE
11 17 (2.60%) HTML
12 14 (2.14%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (1.68%) Memcached
14 9 (1.38%) CSS
15 8 (1.23%) HTML5
15 8 (1.23%) JMS
16 7 (1.07%) XMPP
16 7 (1.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.58%) Open Source
2 45 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.97%) Replication
4 36 (5.51%) Clustering
5 30 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 29 (4.44%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.22%) Digital Media
8 19 (2.91%) Data Integration
9 16 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.30%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.99%) CMDB
11 13 (1.99%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.68%) iSeries
13 9 (1.38%) DTV
14 7 (1.07%) Economics
14 7 (1.07%) E-Learning
14 7 (1.07%) EPoS
15 5 (0.77%) BBC
15 5 (0.77%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 305 (46.71%) Windows
2 229 (35.07%) Linux
3 81 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (8.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (7.04%) UNIX
7 29 (4.44%) Debian
8 24 (3.68%) Ubuntu
9 21 (3.22%) CentOS
10 15 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (2.30%) Windows 7
11 14 (2.14%) Solaris
12 11 (1.68%) AIX
12 11 (1.68%) VMS
13 9 (1.38%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.77%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (21.90%) Migration
3 97 (14.85%) DevOps
4 93 (14.24%) ITIL
5 70 (10.72%) SOA
6 68 (10.41%) TOGAF
7 55 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
8 53 (8.12%) E-Commerce
8 53 (8.12%) Configuration Management
8 53 (8.12%) Service Delivery
9 52 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (6.58%) Project Management
11 40 (6.13%) Load Balancing
11 40 (6.13%) Scrum
12 36 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (5.51%) Technical Architecture
13 35 (5.36%) Mentoring
14 33 (5.05%) WAN Optimisation
14 33 (5.05%) Zachman Framework
14 33 (5.05%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (13.02%) Java
2 77 (11.79%) SQL
3 72 (11.03%) Ruby
4 64 (9.80%) PowerShell
5 54 (8.27%) C#
6 52 (7.96%) Perl
7 48 (7.35%) Python
8 29 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 26 (3.98%) Shell Script
10 24 (3.68%) PHP
11 20 (3.06%) JavaScript
12 11 (1.68%) C
13 6 (0.92%) C++
13 6 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.61%) Groovy
15 3 (0.46%) Korn
16 2 (0.31%) Erlang
17 1 (0.15%) XQuery
17 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (9.80%) Degree
2 58 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (7.96%) MCSE
5 31 (4.75%) CCNP
6 26 (3.98%) CCIE
7 21 (3.22%) Security Cleared
8 19 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (2.91%) AWS Certification
9 16 (2.45%) CCNA
9 16 (2.45%) MCTS
10 12 (1.84%) MCSA
11 11 (1.68%) MCITP
11 11 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.53%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.23%) RHCE
14 7 (1.07%) PMP
15 5 (0.77%) CISSP
15 5 (0.77%) MCP
16 4 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.98%) PCI DSS
1 26 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (3.22%) QA
3 10 (1.53%) SLA
4 8 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 200 (30.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (19.91%) Active Directory
3 65 (9.95%) Hyper-V
4 62 (9.49%) vSphere
5 40 (6.13%) XenApp
6 30 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (4.13%) Terminal Server
8 25 (3.83%) Varnish
8 25 (3.83%) KVM
8 25 (3.83%) vCloud
9 16 (2.45%) NFS
10 15 (2.30%) Xen
10 15 (2.30%) Samba
11 13 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (1.68%) VMware ESX
13 10 (1.53%) Apache Flume
14 8 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (1.23%) NDS
15 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (1.07%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 133 (20.37%) Puppet
2 102 (15.62%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (7.20%) logstash
4 46 (7.04%) ZABBIX
5 43 (6.58%) SCCM
6 35 (5.36%) Graphite
7 34 (5.21%) Kibana
8 33 (5.05%) Vagrant
9 30 (4.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 28 (4.29%) SCOM
11 23 (3.52%) Windows Intune
12 18 (2.76%) Red Hat Satellite
12 18 (2.76%) Nagios
13 16 (2.45%) SCOrch
14 15 (2.30%) HAProxy
14 15 (2.30%) StatsD
15 11 (1.68%) SCVMM
15 11 (1.68%) SCSM
16 10 (1.53%) Graylog2
17 8 (1.23%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 242 (37.06%) VMware
2 218 (33.38%) Microsoft
3 163 (24.96%) Cisco
4 105 (16.08%) Oracle
5 91 (13.94%) HP
6 68 (10.41%) Red Hat
7 64 (9.80%) Citrix
8 55 (8.42%) IBM
9 54 (8.27%) Juniper
10 41 (6.28%) Google
11 37 (5.67%) Dell
12 36 (5.51%) NetApp
13 35 (5.36%) SAP
13 35 (5.36%) New Relic
14 31 (4.75%) Rackspace
15 30 (4.59%) EMC
16 23 (3.52%) CheckPoint
16 23 (3.52%) Splunk
17 20 (3.06%) F5
17 20 (3.06%) Apple
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £48,000 to £68,000 per annum + Bens +Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Flex benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 to £25,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum depending on exp + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RP International
Salary: Bonus Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 17 days ago