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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 609 657 731
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +74
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 302 222 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.23% 5.45% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 231 166 133
Average salary £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £56,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +24.44%

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
5777 4073 3376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.05% 3.82% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4578 3519 2941
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +61 285 £62,500 +13.63% 42
London +28 166 £62,500 +19.04% 17
South East +4 71 £62,500 +13.63% 18
City of London +25 29 £57,500 -25.80%
Surrey +12 29 £52,500 -8.69% 4
East of England -11 19 £42,500 -46.87%
Hampshire -8 18 £62,500 +13.63% 8
Berkshire +8 15 £70,000 +100.00% 3
North West -12 12 £62,500 -5.66% 4
Hertfordshire - 12 £100,000 -
East Midlands +6 11 £49,000 -14.78% 1
Watford - 11 £100,000 -
Wales -8 10 £36,500 -34.82% 4
Farnborough -11 10 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Northamptonshire -16 10 £49,000 -14.78%
Reading +2 9 £80,000 - 2
Northampton -16 9 £49,000 -14.78%
Guildford +17 8 £67,500 +39.17%
Manchester +7 8 £62,500 -27.53% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £30,000 -
Cambridge -3 7 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £65,000 -
South Wales -4 5 £36,000 -35.71%
Oxford - 5 £67,500 -
Basingstoke - 5 £65,000 -
West Midlands -8 4 £34,500 -61.66%
Scotland - 4 £27,750 -
Torfaen - 4 £36,000 -
West Wales - 4 £45,000 - 4
Cwmbran - 4 £36,000 -

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 356 (56.87%) PaaS
2 267 (42.65%) Windows
3 261 (41.69%) SaaS
4 251 (40.10%) Linux
5 210 (33.55%) Microsoft
6 197 (31.47%) VMware
7 164 (26.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 143 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 129 (20.61%) SQL Server
10 127 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
11 124 (19.81%) MySQL
11 124 (19.81%) Cisco
11 124 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
12 122 (19.49%) ITIL
13 119 (19.01%) Firewall
13 119 (19.01%) Puppet
14 115 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 114 (18.21%) Web Services
15 114 (18.21%) SQL
15 114 (18.21%) Java
16 110 (17.57%) IIS
17 102 (16.29%) Apache
17 102 (16.29%) Cloud Computing
18 101 (16.13%) Oracle
19 98 (15.65%) Active Directory
20 94 (15.02%) DevOps
21 93 (14.86%) .NET
22 90 (14.38%) HP
23 88 (14.06%) WAN
23 88 (14.06%) Opscode Chef

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 110 (17.57%) IIS
2 102 (16.29%) Apache
3 65 (10.38%) Tomcat
4 62 (9.90%) Elasticsearch
5 58 (9.27%) SharePoint
6 47 (7.51%) BizTalk Server
7 39 (6.23%) MS Exchange
8 37 (5.91%) nginx
9 32 (5.11%) Apache Solr
9 32 (5.11%) OpenStack
10 26 (4.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (4.15%) Lync
10 26 (4.15%) Node.js
11 15 (2.40%) CMS
12 14 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.76%) Alfresco
14 7 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 81 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.39%) MS Office
3 6 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.12%) Agresso
3 6 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 356 (56.87%) PaaS
2 261 (41.69%) SaaS
3 164 (26.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
5 102 (16.29%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (6.87%) Office 365
7 29 (4.63%) Google Apps
8 28 (4.47%) Joyent
9 14 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.80%) Heroku
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.16%) Route 53
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.16%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 119 (19.01%) Firewall
2 88 (14.06%) WAN
3 85 (13.58%) SAN
4 70 (11.18%) LAN
5 58 (9.27%) VPN
6 45 (7.19%) DNS
7 27 (4.31%) TCP/IP
8 21 (3.35%) VoIP
8 21 (3.35%) NAS
9 19 (3.04%) MPLS
10 18 (2.88%) DHCP
11 16 (2.56%) Internet
12 14 (2.24%) LDAP
13 12 (1.92%) Network Security
14 11 (1.76%) SSL
14 11 (1.76%) Wireless
15 10 (1.60%) IPsec
15 10 (1.60%) SNMP
16 9 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (1.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 124 (19.81%) MySQL
3 55 (8.79%) MongoDB
4 34 (5.43%) Redis
5 32 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (3.67%) Hadoop
7 20 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (2.72%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.40%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.24%) Big Data
12 13 (2.08%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.76%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (1.12%) MS Access
15 7 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.99%) Jenkins
3 36 (5.75%) TeamCity
4 31 (4.95%) Subversion
5 26 (4.15%) Firebug
6 21 (3.35%) NUnit
7 16 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 12 (1.92%) MSTest
9 12 (1.92%) Moq
10 10 (1.60%) JIRA
11 9 (1.44%) Bugzilla
11 9 (1.44%) RSpec
12 8 (1.28%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.12%) Hudson
14 5 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.48%) Maven
16 2 (0.32%) Artifactory
General
1 77 (12.30%) Finance
2 42 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.75%) Retail
4 31 (4.95%) Music Industry
5 19 (3.04%) Marketing
6 16 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.40%) Publishing
8 14 (2.24%) Banking
9 11 (1.76%) Legal
10 10 (1.60%) Billing
11 9 (1.44%) Advertising
12 7 (1.12%) Local Government
13 5 (0.80%) Games
13 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.80%) Electronics
14 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.16%) Law
16 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 157 (25.08%) Architect
2 68 (10.86%) Solutions Architect
3 48 (7.67%) Analyst
4 45 (7.19%) Cloud Architect
5 43 (6.87%) Consultant
6 39 (6.23%) Developer
7 31 (4.95%) Support Engineer
7 31 (4.95%) Web Engineer
7 31 (4.95%) Operations Engineer
8 30 (4.79%) Support Analyst
8 30 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (4.63%) Applications Support
10 28 (4.47%) Designer
11 27 (4.31%) Administrator
12 26 (4.15%) Applications Support Analyst
13 25 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
14 21 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
15 20 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
16 19 (3.04%) Infrastructure Designer
16 19 (3.04%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (18.21%) Web Services
2 93 (14.86%) .NET
3 44 (7.03%) HTML
4 42 (6.71%) XML
5 40 (6.39%) ASP.NET
6 37 (5.91%) LAMP
7 34 (5.43%) WCF
8 31 (4.95%) SOAP
9 29 (4.63%) CSS
10 25 (3.99%) RESTful
11 19 (3.04%) ActiveMQ
12 18 (2.88%) HTML5
13 17 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (2.40%) REST
15 14 (2.24%) .NET Framework
15 14 (2.24%) JSON
15 14 (2.24%) WinForms
16 10 (1.60%) XSD
16 10 (1.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.10%) Open Source
2 56 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.95%) Blackberry
4 27 (4.31%) Digital Media
5 25 (3.99%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.83%) Replication
7 13 (2.08%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.08%) Data Integration
8 11 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.60%) Clustering
9 10 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.44%) PKI
10 9 (1.44%) Firmware
10 9 (1.44%) iPhone
11 7 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.96%) PMI
13 5 (0.80%) DTV
13 5 (0.80%) CMDB
14 4 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 267 (42.65%) Windows
2 251 (40.10%) Linux
3 115 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (6.87%) Ubuntu
6 37 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (5.43%) Debian
8 30 (4.79%) Solaris
9 28 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (4.31%) UNIX
11 18 (2.88%) Windows 8
12 17 (2.72%) Windows 7
13 15 (2.40%) Android
14 13 (2.08%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.44%) Windows Phone
16 8 (1.28%) SUSE
17 6 (0.96%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.80%) HPUX
19 4 (0.64%) AIX
19 4 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (19.49%) ITIL
3 94 (15.02%) DevOps
4 77 (12.30%) SOA
5 71 (11.34%) Migration
6 66 (10.54%) Project Management
7 52 (8.31%) TOGAF
8 44 (7.03%) Change Management
9 42 (6.71%) Configuration Management
10 37 (5.91%) Service Delivery
11 36 (5.75%) CRM
11 36 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
12 35 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (5.27%) PRINCE2
14 31 (4.95%) Build Automation
15 30 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (4.47%) Scrum
18 27 (4.31%) Data Modelling
18 27 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 114 (18.21%) Java
1 114 (18.21%) SQL
2 64 (10.22%) Ruby
3 50 (7.99%) C#
4 40 (6.39%) JavaScript
5 29 (4.63%) Perl
5 29 (4.63%) PowerShell
6 27 (4.31%) Python
7 21 (3.35%) PHP
8 13 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.60%) C
10 6 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.32%) C++
11 2 (0.32%) Korn
11 2 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.16%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.16%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 44 (7.03%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.23%) Degree
3 32 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (4.79%) MCSE
4 30 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.51%) CCNA
6 21 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (2.40%) MCP
8 14 (2.24%) MCSA
9 11 (1.76%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.60%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.44%) CCNP
11 9 (1.44%) VCP4
11 9 (1.44%) MCITP
11 9 (1.44%) VCP5
12 8 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.80%) MCTS
14 4 (0.64%) PMP
15 3 (0.48%) CCIE
16 2 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.43%) QA
2 19 (3.04%) SLA
3 15 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.64%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 143 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (15.65%) Active Directory
3 78 (12.46%) Hyper-V
4 42 (6.71%) KVM
5 38 (6.07%) vSphere
6 31 (4.95%) Samba
6 31 (4.95%) Varnish
7 30 (4.79%) vCloud
8 21 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (3.04%) XenApp
10 17 (2.72%) UAG
10 17 (2.72%) VMware ESX
11 13 (2.08%) Xen
11 13 (2.08%) Terminal Server
12 9 (1.44%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (1.12%) Docker
14 3 (0.48%) NFS
15 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 119 (19.01%) Puppet
2 88 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (7.19%) ZABBIX
4 40 (6.39%) SCCM
5 38 (6.07%) logstash
6 35 (5.59%) Kibana
7 32 (5.11%) StatsD
8 31 (4.95%) HAProxy
9 25 (3.99%) SCOM
10 21 (3.35%) Vagrant
11 20 (3.19%) Nagios
12 8 (1.28%) Zenoss
13 6 (0.96%) CFEngine
14 5 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
15 4 (0.64%) Windows Intune
16 3 (0.48%) Cacti
16 3 (0.48%) Netcool
16 3 (0.48%) Foglight
16 3 (0.48%) Icinga
16 3 (0.48%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 210 (33.55%) Microsoft
2 197 (31.47%) VMware
3 124 (19.81%) Cisco
4 101 (16.13%) Oracle
5 90 (14.38%) HP
6 50 (7.99%) Red Hat
6 50 (7.99%) Apple
7 44 (7.03%) Citrix
8 40 (6.39%) Juniper
9 38 (6.07%) Dell
10 35 (5.59%) New Relic
11 33 (5.27%) Sony
11 33 (5.27%) Google
12 31 (4.95%) Toshiba
12 31 (4.95%) EMC
13 18 (2.88%) Veeam
13 18 (2.88%) hybris
14 14 (2.24%) SAP
14 14 (2.24%) CheckPoint
15 13 (2.08%) PlateSpin
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