The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 675 718 789
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +71
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 249 165 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.64% 4.31% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 180 125 104
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £39,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -11.53%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5370 3832 3015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.43% 3.45% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4486 3277 2609
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +33 234 £57,500 - 26
London +4 119 £58,750 -14.54% 13
South East +4 50 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Hampshire +16 28 £65,000 +33.33% 1
City of London 0 24 £60,000 +50.00% 5
East Midlands -12 23 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Farnborough +12 20 £60,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire -24 15 £22,500 -58.13%
Northampton -10 14 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Northamptonshire -12 14 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Berkshire +1 13 £52,500 -36.36% 3
Scotland - 11 £75,000 -
North West +6 9 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Surrey +4 9 £61,250 +2.08%
East of England -18 9 £65,000 +13.04%
Manchester +10 8 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Reading +6 8 £64,875 -21.36% 1
Leeds -18 7 £22,500 -58.13%
West Yorkshire -25 7 £22,500 -58.13%
North Yorkshire - 7 - -
Essex -30 5 £65,000 +8.33%
West Midlands +5 4 £51,250 -29.31%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £24,000 -
Leicester - 4 £32,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £75,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £32,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £24,000 -
Wales +1 3 £37,500 -33.62% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £54,000 -
West Sussex +4 2 £52,500 +7.69%

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 214 (47.56%) Linux
2 188 (41.78%) Windows
3 186 (41.33%) PaaS
4 175 (38.89%) SaaS
5 171 (38.00%) VMware
6 142 (31.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 138 (30.67%) Microsoft
8 113 (25.11%) Cisco
9 97 (21.56%) MS Excel
10 90 (20.00%) Puppet
11 89 (19.78%) SAN
12 88 (19.56%) Opscode Chef
13 86 (19.11%) Java
14 83 (18.44%) SQL Server
15 78 (17.33%) WAN
16 77 (17.11%) LAN
17 75 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
18 72 (16.00%) IIS
18 72 (16.00%) Apache
19 70 (15.56%) Web Services
19 70 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
20 69 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
20 69 (15.33%) SQL
21 68 (15.11%) Firewall
22 67 (14.89%) Active Directory
23 66 (14.67%) Configuration Management
24 64 (14.22%) Project Management
24 64 (14.22%) MySQL
25 63 (14.00%) Tomcat
25 63 (14.00%) Citrix

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 72 (16.00%) IIS
1 72 (16.00%) Apache
2 63 (14.00%) Tomcat
3 44 (9.78%) MS Exchange
4 31 (6.89%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (6.67%) OpenStack
6 21 (4.67%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.67%) Apache Solr
7 19 (4.22%) WebSphere
8 18 (4.00%) nginx
9 13 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.78%) CloudStack
12 8 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (1.56%) CMS
13 7 (1.56%) Alfresco
14 6 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 97 (21.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.11%) MS Office
3 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 186 (41.33%) PaaS
2 175 (38.89%) SaaS
3 75 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 69 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 61 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (5.78%) Google Apps
7 16 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (2.67%) Office 365
9 8 (1.78%) Heroku
10 7 (1.56%) GitHub
11 3 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.67%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.44%) Engine Yard
12 2 (0.44%) Joyent
13 1 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 89 (19.78%) SAN
2 78 (17.33%) WAN
3 77 (17.11%) LAN
4 68 (15.11%) Firewall
5 53 (11.78%) TCP/IP
6 47 (10.44%) VPN
7 41 (9.11%) NAS
8 40 (8.89%) DNS
9 35 (7.78%) MPLS
10 34 (7.56%) HTTP
10 34 (7.56%) VoIP
11 18 (4.00%) LDAP
12 15 (3.33%) DHCP
13 13 (2.89%) Unified Communications
14 9 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
15 8 (1.78%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.56%) Wireless
16 7 (1.56%) Internet
17 6 (1.33%) Network Security
17 6 (1.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 64 (14.22%) MySQL
3 41 (9.11%) Relational Database
3 41 (9.11%) NoSQL
4 37 (8.22%) MongoDB
5 35 (7.78%) RDBMS
6 30 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (2.22%) Redis
10 9 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (1.78%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.89%) OrientDB
14 4 (0.89%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (9.11%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.33%) Subversion
3 16 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.11%) JIRA
5 13 (2.89%) RSpec
6 12 (2.67%) NUnit
7 11 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 10 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.00%) Bugzilla
10 7 (1.56%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.33%) Maven
11 6 (1.33%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.89%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.89%) Selenium
12 4 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.67%) Moq
13 3 (0.67%) MSTest
14 2 (0.44%) Hudson
General
1 37 (8.22%) Finance
2 26 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.00%) Marketing
4 12 (2.67%) Local Government
5 10 (2.22%) Retail
5 10 (2.22%) Music Industry
5 10 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.56%) Billing
7 5 (1.11%) Law
7 5 (1.11%) Legal
8 4 (0.89%) Banking
8 4 (0.89%) Advertising
8 4 (0.89%) Electronics
9 2 (0.44%) Games
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (29.78%) Architect
2 65 (14.44%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (6.67%) Designer
4 28 (6.22%) Infrastructure Designer
5 27 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
5 27 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
6 23 (5.11%) Consultant
6 23 (5.11%) Developer
7 22 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (4.89%) Administrator
8 20 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
9 19 (4.22%) Web Engineer
10 18 (4.00%) IT Architect
11 17 (3.78%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 17 (3.78%) Senior Architect
12 14 (3.11%) Senior Developer
12 14 (3.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 14 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.89%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (2.89%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (15.56%) Web Services
2 57 (12.67%) .NET
3 47 (10.44%) J2EE
4 25 (5.56%) WCF
5 21 (4.67%) LAMP
6 17 (3.78%) ASP.NET
7 16 (3.56%) XML
8 14 (3.11%) SOAP
9 12 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (2.44%) REST
11 9 (2.00%) XSD
11 9 (2.00%) XSL
11 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 8 (1.78%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (1.56%) MCollective
13 7 (1.56%) jQuery
13 7 (1.56%) Silverlight
13 7 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (1.56%) Spring
14 6 (1.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.56%) Open Source
2 34 (7.56%) Replication
3 33 (7.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 26 (5.78%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.33%) Clustering
6 11 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.22%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.56%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.56%) Blog
9 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.89%) iSeries
10 4 (0.89%) iPhone
10 4 (0.89%) Physics
10 4 (0.89%) Celerra
10 4 (0.89%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.89%) AS400
10 4 (0.89%) DTV
11 3 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 214 (47.56%) Linux
2 188 (41.78%) Windows
3 70 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (13.33%) UNIX
5 48 (10.67%) Debian
6 42 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (8.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.89%) Windows 7
11 9 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.78%) Android
13 7 (1.56%) SELinux
13 7 (1.56%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.11%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.11%) HPUX
14 5 (1.11%) CentOS
15 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.89%) Solaris
15 4 (0.89%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (14.67%) Configuration Management
2 64 (14.22%) Project Management
3 58 (12.89%) Technical Architecture
4 52 (11.56%) Service Delivery
5 50 (11.11%) ITIL
6 46 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (8.89%) CRM
9 38 (8.44%) SOA
10 36 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (6.22%) TOGAF
12 20 (4.44%) Service Management
13 19 (4.22%) OO
13 19 (4.22%) Business Development
14 17 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (3.56%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (3.56%) Change Management
16 15 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
16 15 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (3.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (19.11%) Java
2 69 (15.33%) SQL
3 50 (11.11%) Ruby
4 37 (8.22%) Perl
5 33 (7.33%) Python
6 26 (5.78%) C#
7 18 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 16 (3.56%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.11%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.67%) PHP
11 11 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.33%) C++
13 4 (0.89%) C
13 4 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.67%) Delphi
14 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.44%) Groovy
16 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (7.33%) Degree
2 29 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.78%) CCNA
5 7 (1.56%) PMP
6 6 (1.33%) MCSE
6 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.89%) MCITP
8 4 (0.89%) CCIE
8 4 (0.89%) CCNP
9 2 (0.44%) MCP
9 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.22%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 142 (31.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (14.89%) Active Directory
3 44 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 40 (8.89%) vSphere
5 36 (8.00%) XenApp
6 34 (7.56%) vCloud
7 28 (6.22%) Terminal Services
8 25 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (5.56%) KVM
9 24 (5.33%) VMware ESX
10 13 (2.89%) Varnish
11 11 (2.44%) Xen
12 10 (2.22%) Samba
13 9 (2.00%) UAG
14 6 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.33%) ISA Server
15 5 (1.11%) XenServer
16 4 (0.89%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 90 (20.00%) Puppet
2 88 (19.56%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (4.00%) ZABBIX
4 15 (3.33%) Nagios
5 14 (3.11%) HAProxy
6 13 (2.89%) SCCM
7 11 (2.44%) StatsD
8 9 (2.00%) CFEngine
9 8 (1.78%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.56%) YUM
11 6 (1.33%) SCOM
11 6 (1.33%) SCOrch
12 5 (1.11%) AppManager
13 4 (0.89%) Ansible
14 3 (0.67%) WSUS
15 2 (0.44%) Capistrano
15 2 (0.44%) Zenoss
15 2 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
16 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
16 1 (0.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 171 (38.00%) VMware
2 138 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 113 (25.11%) Cisco
4 63 (14.00%) Citrix
5 62 (13.78%) EMC
6 58 (12.89%) Oracle
7 42 (9.33%) Red Hat
8 34 (7.56%) HP
9 30 (6.67%) Google
10 25 (5.56%) Juniper
10 25 (5.56%) Veeam
11 24 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (4.67%) SAP
13 20 (4.44%) PlateSpin
13 20 (4.44%) JBoss
14 19 (4.22%) TIBCO
15 17 (3.78%) Apple
16 16 (3.56%) IBM
16 16 (3.56%) Siebel
16 16 (3.56%) Rackspace
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous commission and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum (DOE) + exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car allowance & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Secure Virtual
Salary: Benefits, Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Posted: 7 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Posted: 7 days ago