The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 474 565 673
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +108
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 589 444 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.10% 4.86% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 416 307 234
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £87,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%

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
11539 9127 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.24% 8.28% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9702 7299 5920
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 519 £65,000 +8.33% 85
London +6 257 £70,000 +7.69% 34
South East +13 76 £65,000 +8.33% 18
West Midlands +18 54 £63,000 +48.23% 10
City of London +56 48 £72,500 +1.39% 8
Berkshire +41 33 £54,000 -16.92% 7
Birmingham +18 33 £60,000 - 5
North West +50 32 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire +28 28 £52,500 +5.00% 5
East Midlands +36 26 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Reading +23 25 £51,500 -14.16% 6
Scotland - 25 £45,000 - 5
West Yorkshire +22 24 £52,500 -19.23% 2
South West -16 23 £57,500 -15.12% 1
Glasgow - 20 £45,000 - 3
Leeds +27 19 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Surrey -12 18 £72,500 +81.25% 4
Bristol +4 16 £57,500 -18.43%
East Sussex +12 15 £70,000 +47.36% 3
Nottinghamshire - 13 £50,000 - 1
Nottingham - 13 £50,000 -
Cheshire +36 12 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Lewes - 12 £70,000 -
Wales +17 11 £38,000 -12.64% 3
Manchester +15 11 £55,000 -15.38% 5
South Wales +12 11 £38,000 -12.64% 3
East of England +14 10 £60,000 +166.66% 4
Coventry +13 10 £67,500 - 3
Leicestershire +24 9 £42,500 -
Merseyside +16 9 £60,000 +9.09%

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IaaS.

1 658 (56.43%) PaaS
2 406 (34.82%) Amazon AWS
3 403 (34.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 388 (33.28%) VMware
5 354 (30.36%) Linux
6 345 (29.59%) Microsoft
7 318 (27.27%) Windows
8 316 (27.10%) SaaS
9 297 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 287 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
11 271 (23.24%) Data Centre
12 252 (21.61%) Java
13 241 (20.67%) ITIL
14 240 (20.58%) Puppet
15 236 (20.24%) DevOps
16 227 (19.47%) Cisco
17 212 (18.18%) SQL
18 204 (17.50%) Finance
19 198 (16.98%) Active Directory
20 191 (16.38%) Opscode Chef
21 175 (15.01%) Python
22 173 (14.84%) Presales
23 161 (13.81%) Firewall
24 159 (13.64%) Configuration Management
25 151 (12.95%) Oracle
26 149 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
27 140 (12.01%) Citrix
28 136 (11.66%) Project Management
28 136 (11.66%) Ansible
29 132 (11.32%) TOGAF

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 117 (10.03%) Apache
2 94 (8.06%) OpenStack
3 75 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 70 (6.00%) Skype for Business
5 63 (5.40%) IIS
6 62 (5.32%) SharePoint
7 59 (5.06%) Node.js
8 56 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
9 54 (4.63%) MS Exchange
10 41 (3.52%) JBoss
10 41 (3.52%) nginx
11 27 (2.32%) CMS
11 27 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (1.97%) WordPress
14 22 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (1.89%) Confluence
15 20 (1.72%) Liferay
16 19 (1.63%) Alfresco
17 14 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 107 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.49%) MS Office
3 9 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.69%) MS Project
5 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.86%) SAP GRC
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.26%) RMDS
6 2 (0.17%) Documaker
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 658 (56.43%) PaaS
2 406 (34.82%) Amazon AWS
3 403 (34.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 316 (27.10%) SaaS
5 94 (8.06%) Office 365
6 89 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
7 86 (7.38%) Cloud Computing
8 44 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 37 (3.17%) Joyent
10 31 (2.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 20 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 20 (1.72%) Heroku
12 17 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (1.37%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.94%) OpenShift
15 10 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.86%) GitHub
16 8 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
17 6 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 161 (13.81%) Firewall
2 118 (10.12%) LAN
3 113 (9.69%) WAN
4 109 (9.35%) SAN
5 86 (7.38%) VPN
6 80 (6.86%) DNS
7 68 (5.83%) TCP/IP
8 57 (4.89%) MPLS
9 53 (4.55%) IPsec
10 45 (3.86%) BGP
11 41 (3.52%) Network Security
12 40 (3.43%) SSL
13 38 (3.26%) EIGRP
14 37 (3.17%) Unified Communications
15 36 (3.09%) LDAP
16 35 (3.00%) Internet
16 35 (3.00%) OSPF
17 34 (2.92%) VLAN
17 34 (2.92%) Wireless
18 33 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 120 (10.29%) MySQL
3 80 (6.86%) Redis
4 61 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 59 (5.06%) Hadoop
6 53 (4.55%) Big Data
7 47 (4.03%) DB2
8 31 (2.66%) NoSQL
9 26 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (2.23%) Relational Database
10 22 (1.89%) CouchDB
11 19 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.37%) MarkLogic
13 16 (1.37%) Power BI
13 16 (1.37%) SAP HANA
14 15 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 84 (7.20%) Jenkins
2 67 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.63%) Maven
4 33 (2.83%) JIRA
5 27 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 26 (2.23%) Vagrant
7 25 (2.14%) Subversion
8 18 (1.54%) Firebug
9 13 (1.11%) Travis CI
10 12 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.94%) Selenium
12 10 (0.86%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.86%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.77%) Bugzilla
14 8 (0.69%) Moq
14 8 (0.69%) Trac
15 7 (0.60%) JUnit
15 7 (0.60%) NUnit
16 6 (0.51%) SpecFlow
General
1 204 (17.50%) Finance
2 76 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 69 (5.92%) Publishing
4 58 (4.97%) Banking
5 51 (4.37%) Marketing
6 50 (4.29%) Retail
7 22 (1.89%) Legal
8 15 (1.29%) Games
9 14 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.11%) Back Office
11 12 (1.03%) Online Betting
12 11 (0.94%) Advertising
12 11 (0.94%) Law
13 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.43%) Electronics
14 5 (0.43%) Front Office
14 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.34%) Welsh Language
16 3 (0.26%) Automotive
16 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 359 (30.79%) Architect
2 132 (11.32%) Consultant
3 131 (11.23%) Solutions Architect
4 109 (9.35%) Developer
5 101 (8.66%) Cloud Architect
6 90 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 81 (6.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 56 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 55 (4.72%) Cloud Consultant
10 52 (4.46%) AWS Architect
11 51 (4.37%) Administrator
12 44 (3.77%) Azure Consultant
12 44 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
13 40 (3.43%) Java Developer
13 40 (3.43%) Senior Architect
14 39 (3.34%) Linux Administrator
15 38 (3.26%) IT Manager
16 37 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
16 37 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
16 37 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (9.78%) HTML
1 114 (9.78%) Web Services
2 91 (7.80%) CSS
3 78 (6.69%) .NET
4 73 (6.26%) LAMP
4 73 (6.26%) Middleware
5 53 (4.55%) jQuery
6 47 (4.03%) REST
7 43 (3.69%) XML
8 42 (3.60%) HTML5
9 36 (3.09%) Memcached
10 33 (2.83%) AngularJS
11 31 (2.66%) ASP.NET
11 31 (2.66%) Spring
12 29 (2.49%) JSON
13 28 (2.40%) J2EE
14 27 (2.32%) Hibernate
15 25 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (2.14%) RESTful
16 24 (2.06%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 271 (23.24%) Data Centre
2 97 (8.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 80 (6.86%) Public Cloud
4 73 (6.26%) Computer Science
5 71 (6.09%) Private Cloud
6 60 (5.15%) Replication
7 46 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (3.52%) CMDB
9 32 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (2.49%) Enterprise Cloud
10 29 (2.49%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.89%) Streaming Video
11 22 (1.89%) User Experience
12 20 (1.72%) Wiki
12 20 (1.72%) Xbox
13 19 (1.63%) Clustering
14 18 (1.54%) VCE vBlock
15 17 (1.46%) PlayStation
15 17 (1.46%) Visualisation
16 15 (1.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 354 (30.36%) Linux
2 318 (27.27%) Windows
3 105 (9.01%) Unix
4 103 (8.83%) Windows Server
5 92 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (4.89%) Solaris
7 43 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (3.43%) Android
8 40 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (3.34%) CentOS
10 36 (3.09%) Apple iOS
11 32 (2.74%) Debian
12 17 (1.46%) Windows Phone
13 13 (1.11%) Ubuntu
14 12 (1.03%) AIX
15 9 (0.77%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.60%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.60%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (20.67%) ITIL
3 236 (20.24%) DevOps
4 173 (14.84%) Presales
5 159 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 149 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
7 136 (11.66%) Project Management
8 132 (11.32%) TOGAF
9 122 (10.46%) Service Delivery
10 103 (8.83%) SOA
11 98 (8.40%) PRINCE2
12 96 (8.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 96 (8.23%) High Availability
12 96 (8.23%) Software Engineering
13 95 (8.15%) Open Source
14 94 (8.06%) E-Commerce
15 93 (7.98%) Enterprise Architecture
16 92 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
17 88 (7.55%) CRM
18 79 (6.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 252 (21.61%) Java
2 212 (18.18%) SQL
3 175 (15.01%) Python
4 128 (10.98%) JavaScript
5 124 (10.63%) Ruby
6 89 (7.63%) PowerShell
7 80 (6.86%) Bash Shell
8 70 (6.00%) Perl
9 59 (5.06%) C#
10 24 (2.06%) Objective-C
11 23 (1.97%) Go
12 21 (1.80%) C
12 21 (1.80%) PHP
13 20 (1.72%) C++
14 10 (0.86%) Clojure
15 9 (0.77%) Scala
15 9 (0.77%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.69%) Groovy
16 8 (0.69%) XAML
17 7 (0.60%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 120 (10.29%) Degree
2 62 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (4.89%) Security Cleared
5 55 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 48 (4.12%) PMI Certification
7 45 (3.86%) PMP
8 42 (3.60%) ISEB
9 40 (3.43%) MCSE
10 39 (3.34%) CCNP
11 23 (1.97%) CISSP
11 23 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (1.80%) CCIE
13 20 (1.72%) MCSA
14 19 (1.63%) Sun Certification
15 17 (1.46%) EMC Certification
15 17 (1.46%) RHCSA
16 13 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (1.11%) MCITP
17 11 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (2.14%) SLA
3 14 (1.20%) COBIT
4 13 (1.11%) QA
5 10 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.26%) COSO
7 3 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 297 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 198 (16.98%) Active Directory
3 132 (11.32%) Hyper-V
4 110 (9.43%) Docker
5 64 (5.49%) vSphere
6 60 (5.15%) XenApp
7 31 (2.66%) KVM
8 22 (1.89%) BitLocker
8 22 (1.89%) Varnish
8 22 (1.89%) vCloud
8 22 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (1.89%) Xen
9 20 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (1.54%) VirtualBox
11 17 (1.46%) Terminal Services
12 14 (1.20%) XenDesktop
13 13 (1.11%) HDFS
14 10 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 10 (0.86%) NFS
15 8 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 240 (20.58%) Puppet
2 191 (16.38%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (11.66%) Ansible
4 68 (5.83%) SCVMM
5 60 (5.15%) SCCM
6 52 (4.46%) SCOM
7 45 (3.86%) Nagios
8 42 (3.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 38 (3.26%) SCOrch
10 35 (3.00%) Windows Intune
11 24 (2.06%) CFEngine
11 24 (2.06%) EdgeSight
12 23 (1.97%) Capistrano
13 20 (1.72%) Salt
14 17 (1.46%) SCDPM
15 16 (1.37%) Kubernetes
16 12 (1.03%) Mesos
16 12 (1.03%) ZABBIX
17 11 (0.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 11 (0.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 388 (33.28%) VMware
2 345 (29.59%) Microsoft
3 227 (19.47%) Cisco
4 151 (12.95%) Oracle
5 140 (12.01%) Citrix
6 119 (10.21%) HP
7 91 (7.80%) EMC
7 91 (7.80%) Juniper
8 78 (6.69%) IBM
9 70 (6.00%) Red Hat
10 64 (5.49%) NetApp
11 48 (4.12%) CheckPoint
12 43 (3.69%) BMC
12 43 (3.69%) Rackspace
13 38 (3.26%) Google
14 36 (3.09%) SAP
15 26 (2.23%) Dell
16 24 (2.06%) Ipanema Technologies
16 24 (2.06%) Riverbed
17 23 (1.97%) F5
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £57300 - £111500 per week
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Bonus + Benefits!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum £25,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 14 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £56500.00 - £71500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + £4200 Car Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + a 10% - 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Highly Competitive Compensation Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Highly Competitive Compensation Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum plus car allowance plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum plus car allowance plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42253.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago