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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK
Rank 431 475 533
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +58
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 499 557 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.27% 5.04% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 360 403 357
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +4.54%

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
11685 11055 8645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.92% 10.82% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9780 9285 6984
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +56 475 £60,000 - 68
London +48 209 £70,000 +7.69% 37
South East +96 120 £62,500 -3.84% 10
North West +13 44 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Berkshire +60 41 £75,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +24 31 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South West +15 31 £47,500 -7.31% 4
Manchester -4 28 £44,625 -18.86% 1
Surrey +56 25 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Oxfordshire +36 25 £60,000 -45.45% 4
City of London +24 24 £85,000 +21.42% 4
Yorkshire +16 24 £50,000 -23.07% 5
Hampshire +27 21 £52,500 - 1
Bristol +14 19 £51,000 -11.30% 3
Birmingham +15 18 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England +14 17 £49,250 -12.44% 2
West Sussex +25 16 £57,000 +23.24%
Wales +23 16 £33,000 -13.15%
North Yorkshire +17 16 £50,000 - 2
South Wales +22 13 £32,750 -13.81%
Woking - 11 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £55,000 - 2
Newport +1 9 £32,500 -9.72%
Peterborough - 9 - -
Reading +51 8 £68,750 +83.33% 2
West Yorkshire +12 8 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Leeds +7 8 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Oxford +15 7 £55,000 -50.00% 2
Crawley +14 7 £64,000 +21.90%
Liverpool +3 7 £51,000 -15.00%

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 752 (66.73%) PaaS
2 545 (48.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 448 (39.75%) Microsoft
4 437 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
5 400 (35.49%) SaaS
6 348 (30.88%) VMware
7 317 (28.13%) Linux
8 311 (27.60%) Windows
9 293 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
10 277 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 274 (24.31%) ITIL
12 243 (21.56%) Data Centre
13 232 (20.59%) MS Excel
14 228 (20.23%) Finance
15 209 (18.54%) SQL Server
16 205 (18.19%) Degree
17 202 (17.92%) Active Directory
18 200 (17.75%) SQL
18 200 (17.75%) DevOps
19 188 (16.68%) Java
20 185 (16.42%) Cisco
21 182 (16.15%) Oracle
22 176 (15.62%) Presales
23 172 (15.26%) Windows Server
24 162 (14.37%) Hyper-V
25 161 (14.29%) Office 365
26 148 (13.13%) PowerShell
27 146 (12.95%) PRINCE2
28 141 (12.51%) Puppet
29 140 (12.42%) NetApp

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 78 (6.92%) OpenStack
2 77 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 58 (5.15%) Apache
4 52 (4.61%) Tomcat
5 40 (3.55%) IIS
5 40 (3.55%) MS Exchange
6 35 (3.11%) CMS
7 31 (2.75%) Skype for Business
8 30 (2.66%) WebSphere
9 25 (2.22%) Apache Solr
10 23 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (1.95%) JBoss
12 21 (1.86%) Apache Spark
13 19 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
15 17 (1.51%) nginx
16 16 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 8 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 232 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.99%) MS Office
3 37 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.089%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.80%) SAP GRC
2 9 (0.80%) Sentinel
3 8 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.18%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.18%) Maximo
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 752 (66.73%) PaaS
2 545 (48.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 437 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
4 400 (35.49%) SaaS
5 161 (14.29%) Office 365
6 76 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
7 72 (6.39%) Cloud Computing
8 54 (4.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
10 22 (1.95%) Google Analytics
11 20 (1.77%) Amazon S3
11 20 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (1.60%) Bluemix
13 15 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.98%) G Suite
15 10 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.62%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.62%) Heroku
17 6 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 129 (11.45%) Firewall
2 112 (9.94%) SAN
3 106 (9.41%) DNS
4 70 (6.21%) WAN
5 69 (6.12%) Internet
5 69 (6.12%) LAN
6 62 (5.50%) DHCP
7 53 (4.70%) VPN
8 35 (3.11%) Network Security
9 32 (2.84%) LDAP
10 29 (2.57%) Skype
11 26 (2.31%) Kerberos
11 26 (2.31%) MPLS
12 25 (2.22%) Wireless
13 22 (1.95%) VLAN
14 20 (1.77%) Unified Communications
15 19 (1.69%) NetScaler
16 18 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (1.60%) VoIP
17 17 (1.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 97 (8.61%) MySQL
3 67 (5.94%) MongoDB
4 61 (5.41%) DB2
5 50 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (4.26%) Big Data
7 44 (3.90%) NoSQL
8 37 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 31 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (2.66%) Hadoop
10 30 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (2.31%) Redis
13 20 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (1.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 65 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 50 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 35 (3.11%) JIRA
4 26 (2.31%) Maven
4 26 (2.31%) Visual Studio
5 20 (1.77%) Ant
6 17 (1.51%) Subversion
7 15 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.24%) Vagrant
9 13 (1.15%) Gradle
9 13 (1.15%) Selenium
10 12 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.89%) Visual Studio Code
12 6 (0.53%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.53%) Grunt
12 6 (0.53%) Travis CI
13 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.35%) QARun
General
1 228 (20.23%) Finance
2 110 (9.76%) Retail
3 59 (5.24%) Publishing
4 55 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.82%) Marketing
6 39 (3.46%) Banking
6 39 (3.46%) Legal
7 24 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.42%) Games
9 14 (1.24%) Multimedia
10 12 (1.06%) Advertising
11 11 (0.98%) Electronics
12 10 (0.89%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.62%) Back Office
15 6 (0.53%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.35%) Law
17 2 (0.18%) Billing
17 2 (0.18%) Local Government
17 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 292 (25.91%) Architect
2 140 (12.42%) Solutions Architect
3 105 (9.32%) Cloud Architect
4 103 (9.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 100 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 88 (7.81%) Developer
7 74 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 69 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
9 65 (5.77%) Consultant
10 53 (4.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 53 (4.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 50 (4.44%) Analyst
12 47 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 44 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
14 43 (3.82%) Azure Architect
15 36 (3.19%) Network Engineer
16 34 (3.02%) Technical Architect
17 33 (2.93%) Cloud Consultant
17 33 (2.93%) Data Centre Architect
17 33 (2.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (8.61%) Web Services
2 78 (6.92%) .NET
3 77 (6.83%) HTML
4 66 (5.86%) Node.js
5 64 (5.68%) AngularJS
6 53 (4.70%) REST
7 51 (4.53%) Middleware
8 50 (4.44%) HTML5
9 49 (4.35%) SOAP
10 47 (4.17%) CSS
11 28 (2.48%) LAMP
12 23 (2.04%) .NET Framework
12 23 (2.04%) RESTful
13 21 (1.86%) ASP.NET
13 21 (1.86%) JSON
14 17 (1.51%) Spring
15 16 (1.42%) jQuery
15 16 (1.42%) XML
16 15 (1.33%) Spring Boot
17 14 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 243 (21.56%) Data Centre
2 134 (11.89%) Computer Science
3 114 (10.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 98 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (7.90%) Public Cloud
6 67 (5.94%) Private Cloud
7 56 (4.97%) CMDB
8 34 (3.02%) NHS
9 33 (2.93%) Management Information System
10 30 (2.66%) Fintech
11 29 (2.57%) PKI
12 28 (2.48%) Virtual Team
13 27 (2.40%) Clustering
14 25 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
15 23 (2.04%) Driving Licence
15 23 (2.04%) Replication
16 21 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (1.77%) Internet of Things
18 17 (1.51%) Mobile App
19 14 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 317 (28.13%) Linux
2 311 (27.60%) Windows
3 172 (15.26%) Windows Server
4 121 (10.74%) Unix
5 82 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (5.59%) Solaris
7 57 (5.06%) OpenVMS
8 40 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (3.46%) CentOS
10 20 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 15 (1.33%) Fedora
12 14 (1.24%) Android
12 14 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.98%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.80%) Debian
14 9 (0.80%) VMS
15 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.53%) AIX
17 5 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (24.31%) ITIL
3 200 (17.75%) DevOps
4 176 (15.62%) Presales
5 146 (12.95%) PRINCE2
6 139 (12.33%) Service Management
7 135 (11.98%) TOGAF
8 129 (11.45%) Project Management
9 128 (11.36%) CRM
10 119 (10.56%) Service Delivery
11 116 (10.29%) Scrum
12 115 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 110 (9.76%) Software Engineering
14 101 (8.96%) ITIL V3
15 94 (8.34%) Continuous Integration
16 92 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
17 91 (8.07%) Migration
18 89 (7.90%) Capacity Planning
19 86 (7.63%) Zachman Framework
20 82 (7.28%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (17.75%) SQL
2 188 (16.68%) Java
3 148 (13.13%) PowerShell
4 103 (9.14%) Python
5 81 (7.19%) C#
6 80 (7.10%) JavaScript
7 65 (5.77%) Ruby
8 56 (4.97%) Bash Shell
8 56 (4.97%) PHP
9 45 (3.99%) Perl
10 30 (2.66%) Scala
11 17 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 15 (1.33%) C
13 14 (1.24%) Go
14 8 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.44%) C++
16 3 (0.27%) Korn
16 3 (0.27%) R
17 2 (0.18%) sed
17 2 (0.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 205 (18.19%) Degree
2 79 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (5.94%) ISEB
4 58 (5.15%) PMI Certification
5 57 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (4.97%) PMP
7 40 (3.55%) MCSE
8 39 (3.46%) Security Cleared
9 36 (3.19%) CCNA
9 36 (3.19%) SC Cleared
10 25 (2.22%) CISM
11 22 (1.95%) CCIE
12 21 (1.86%) CISSP
12 21 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (1.69%) MCSA
14 18 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (1.24%) CCNP
16 13 (1.15%) CISA
16 13 (1.15%) EMC Certification
17 9 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.03%) QA
2 50 (4.44%) SLA
3 44 (3.90%) PCI DSS
4 30 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.24%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.89%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.53%) COBIT
8 3 (0.27%) COSO
8 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.27%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.18%) GCP
9 2 (0.18%) GDPR
9 2 (0.18%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 277 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 202 (17.92%) Active Directory
3 162 (14.37%) Hyper-V
4 87 (7.72%) Virtual Machines
5 77 (6.83%) Docker
6 56 (4.97%) vSphere
7 15 (1.33%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.98%) Firmware
8 11 (0.98%) vCloud
8 11 (0.98%) XenApp
9 10 (0.89%) Xen
10 9 (0.80%) KVM
11 8 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.71%) HDFS
11 8 (0.71%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.62%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.62%) Varnish
12 7 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.44%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 141 (12.51%) Puppet
2 136 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (7.45%) Ansible
4 69 (6.12%) SCVMM
5 56 (4.97%) SCCM
6 53 (4.70%) SCOM
7 18 (1.60%) vRealize
8 17 (1.51%) Kubernetes
9 13 (1.15%) AirWatch
10 11 (0.98%) Salt
11 10 (0.89%) Mesos
11 10 (0.89%) Packer
11 10 (0.89%) SCOrch
11 10 (0.89%) Terraform
12 9 (0.80%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (0.71%) Nagios
14 6 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.53%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 448 (39.75%) Microsoft
2 348 (30.88%) VMware
3 185 (16.42%) Cisco
4 182 (16.15%) Oracle
5 140 (12.42%) NetApp
6 123 (10.91%) Citrix
7 113 (10.03%) IBM
8 111 (9.85%) Google
9 99 (8.78%) HP
9 99 (8.78%) Juniper
10 88 (7.81%) CheckPoint
11 83 (7.36%) EMC
12 69 (6.12%) BMC
13 53 (4.70%) Red Hat
14 38 (3.37%) Splunk
15 27 (2.40%) hybris
16 26 (2.31%) ATG
16 26 (2.31%) Rackspace
17 24 (2.13%) Dell
17 24 (2.13%) Demandware
Chertsey, Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum Basix salary to £80,000 plus variabl
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Stott & May
Salary: £70000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PRL Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: Car or All + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum +on-call+OT bonus + extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent, please discuss
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
keytree
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Flexitime, Health Insurance, Lapto
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 16 days ago