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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 412 475 636
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +161
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 678 607 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.71% 6.31% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 489 440 283
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £79,000 £75,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
- +16.16%

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
11870 9615 7883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.14% 8.75% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10084 7844 6222
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +44 609 £65,000 +5.69% 53
London +56 271 £70,000 - 28
South East +54 148 £57,500 +4.54% 6
West Midlands +24 78 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Berkshire +40 59 £57,500 -11.53% 2
Hampshire +16 50 £58,000 -3.33%
Birmingham +8 45 £63,750 -1.92% 2
City of London +69 42 £65,000 -7.14% 3
South West -38 40 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Reading +35 34 £51,500 -17.60% 1
Scotland +40 24 £51,500 +3.00% 3
East Midlands +22 22 £54,500 +19.12%
Surrey +12 22 £70,000 +27.27% 2
North West +11 22 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Farnborough -2 20 £52,500 -12.50%
Bristol -26 20 £80,000 +23.07%
Coventry +2 17 £65,000 +30.00% 3
East of England +9 16 £67,500 - 1
Egham +39 15 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire +21 15 £70,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire +14 15 £70,000 +14.28%
Glasgow - 15 £47,000 - 2
Somerset +4 13 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Wales +6 12 £54,000 - 5
South Wales - 11 £49,500 - 4
Manchester +1 10 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Nottingham +21 9 £57,500 +25.68%
Edinburgh +20 9 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 9 £57,500 +25.68%
Maidenhead -3 9 £60,000 -4.76%

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 828 (64.59%) PaaS
2 606 (47.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 517 (40.33%) Amazon AWS
4 470 (36.66%) SaaS
5 436 (34.01%) VMware
6 435 (33.93%) Microsoft
7 384 (29.95%) Linux
8 353 (27.54%) Data Centre
9 348 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 345 (26.91%) Windows
11 338 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
12 286 (22.31%) DevOps
13 260 (20.28%) Java
14 258 (20.12%) Finance
15 250 (19.50%) ITIL
16 242 (18.88%) Cisco
16 242 (18.88%) Active Directory
17 231 (18.02%) SQL
18 226 (17.63%) Puppet
19 210 (16.38%) Degree
20 190 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
21 182 (14.20%) Python
22 174 (13.57%) MS Excel
23 173 (13.49%) Presales
24 171 (13.34%) TOGAF
25 163 (12.71%) Software Engineering
26 158 (12.32%) SQL Server
27 157 (12.25%) Citrix
28 156 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
29 154 (12.01%) Oracle

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 85 (6.63%) OpenStack
2 73 (5.69%) Apache
3 61 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 56 (4.37%) IIS
5 52 (4.06%) Tomcat
6 37 (2.89%) Skype for Business
7 35 (2.73%) MS Exchange
8 28 (2.18%) nginx
9 27 (2.11%) JBoss
10 25 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
13 16 (1.25%) Apache Spark
14 14 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.62%) CMS
16 8 (0.62%) Confluence
17 7 (0.55%) WebLogic
18 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
19 5 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 174 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.34%) MS Office
3 18 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.86%) MS Project
5 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.17%) SAP GRC
3 14 (1.09%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.78%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.078%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.078%) Hi Portfolio
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 828 (64.59%) PaaS
2 606 (47.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 517 (40.33%) Amazon AWS
4 470 (36.66%) SaaS
5 146 (11.39%) Amazon EC2
6 107 (8.35%) Office 365
7 65 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
8 52 (4.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 45 (3.51%) Amazon S3
10 43 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 37 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 24 (1.87%) OpenShift
14 21 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (0.94%) GitHub
16 10 (0.78%) Heroku
16 10 (0.78%) Sumo Logic
17 8 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (0.62%) Azure Machine Learning
18 7 (0.55%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 136 (10.61%) Firewall
2 114 (8.89%) SAN
3 111 (8.66%) LAN
4 110 (8.58%) DNS
5 99 (7.72%) WAN
6 92 (7.18%) VPN
7 80 (6.24%) TCP/IP
8 50 (3.90%) HTTP
9 45 (3.51%) DHCP
10 44 (3.43%) Internet
10 44 (3.43%) Network Security
11 43 (3.35%) MPLS
12 38 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (2.96%) VoIP
13 37 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (2.57%) BGP
15 30 (2.34%) EIGRP
16 26 (2.03%) Wireless
17 25 (1.95%) OSPF
18 24 (1.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 124 (9.67%) MySQL
3 69 (5.38%) NoSQL
4 65 (5.07%) DB2
5 64 (4.99%) Big Data
6 60 (4.68%) MongoDB
7 48 (3.74%) Redis
8 45 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
8 45 (3.51%) Relational Database
9 37 (2.89%) Hadoop
10 34 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
12 25 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (1.33%) Data Mining
15 15 (1.17%) Riak
15 15 (1.17%) SAP HANA
16 14 (1.09%) Power BI
17 13 (1.01%) CouchDB
18 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 92 (7.18%) Git (software)
1 92 (7.18%) Jenkins
2 38 (2.96%) Subversion
3 36 (2.81%) Maven
4 28 (2.18%) Vagrant
5 19 (1.48%) JIRA
5 19 (1.48%) Selenium
5 19 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.17%) TeamCity
7 14 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.94%) Grunt
10 11 (0.86%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.86%) Travis CI
11 10 (0.78%) Ant
11 10 (0.78%) Bugzilla
12 9 (0.70%) Trac
13 7 (0.55%) NUnit
13 7 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 6 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 258 (20.12%) Finance
2 79 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 64 (4.99%) Retail
4 63 (4.91%) Publishing
5 59 (4.60%) Banking
6 44 (3.43%) Marketing
7 31 (2.42%) Games
8 29 (2.26%) Legal
9 17 (1.33%) Advertising
9 17 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.86%) Law
11 11 (0.86%) Welsh Language
12 10 (0.78%) Back Office
13 8 (0.62%) Electronics
14 7 (0.55%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 392 (30.58%) Architect
2 152 (11.86%) Consultant
3 149 (11.62%) Solutions Architect
4 121 (9.44%) Cloud Architect
5 117 (9.13%) Developer
5 117 (9.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 99 (7.72%) Azure Consultant
7 88 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 83 (6.47%) Cloud Consultant
9 79 (6.16%) Cloud Engineer
10 67 (5.23%) Azure Architect
10 67 (5.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 57 (4.45%) Technical Architect
12 50 (3.90%) Analyst
13 48 (3.74%) Senior Architect
14 46 (3.59%) Technical Consultant
15 44 (3.43%) AWS Architect
15 44 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
16 37 (2.89%) VMware Engineer
17 35 (2.73%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (8.11%) .NET
2 101 (7.88%) Web Services
3 91 (7.10%) HTML
4 78 (6.08%) REST
5 68 (5.30%) Node.js
6 58 (4.52%) LAMP
7 57 (4.45%) CSS
8 55 (4.29%) HTML5
9 51 (3.98%) Middleware
10 47 (3.67%) jQuery
11 45 (3.51%) AngularJS
11 45 (3.51%) SOAP
12 41 (3.20%) ASP.NET
13 37 (2.89%) RESTful
14 35 (2.73%) Spring
15 31 (2.42%) JSON
16 30 (2.34%) CSS3
17 25 (1.95%) XML
18 23 (1.79%) J2EE
19 19 (1.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 353 (27.54%) Data Centre
2 136 (10.61%) Public Cloud
3 134 (10.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 102 (7.96%) Private Cloud
5 94 (7.33%) Computer Science
6 80 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (4.45%) CMDB
7 57 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (4.06%) Visualisation
9 42 (3.28%) Replication
10 39 (3.04%) Mobile App
11 36 (2.81%) Virtual Team
12 31 (2.42%) Management Information System
13 26 (2.03%) Cyber Attack
14 21 (1.64%) User Experience
15 18 (1.40%) Streaming Video
16 14 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
16 14 (1.09%) Xbox
17 13 (1.01%) Clustering
17 13 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 384 (29.95%) Linux
2 345 (26.91%) Windows
3 153 (11.93%) Unix
4 118 (9.20%) Windows Server
5 85 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (3.59%) CentOS
8 42 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (2.03%) Android
10 21 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 21 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (1.40%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.33%) Debian
12 17 (1.33%) Windows 7
13 15 (1.17%) CoreOS
14 12 (0.94%) Solaris
15 11 (0.86%) AIX
15 11 (0.86%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (22.31%) DevOps
3 250 (19.50%) ITIL
4 173 (13.49%) Presales
5 171 (13.34%) TOGAF
6 163 (12.71%) Software Engineering
7 156 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
8 148 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 133 (10.37%) Project Management
10 127 (9.91%) Configuration Management
11 124 (9.67%) Business Development
12 123 (9.59%) CRM
13 120 (9.36%) Technical Architecture
14 116 (9.05%) Service Management
15 113 (8.81%) SOA
16 108 (8.42%) PRINCE2
17 107 (8.35%) TDD
18 105 (8.19%) Capacity Planning
18 105 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
19 99 (7.72%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 260 (20.28%) Java
2 231 (18.02%) SQL
3 182 (14.20%) Python
4 119 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 110 (8.58%) PowerShell
6 108 (8.42%) Ruby
7 107 (8.35%) C#
8 95 (7.41%) Perl
9 83 (6.47%) Bash Shell
10 53 (4.13%) PHP
11 50 (3.90%) C
12 40 (3.12%) C++
13 33 (2.57%) Scala
14 30 (2.34%) Groovy
15 21 (1.64%) Objective-C
16 18 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.17%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.09%) Bourne shell
18 14 (1.09%) Go
19 11 (0.86%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 210 (16.38%) Degree
2 80 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (5.85%) Security Cleared
4 70 (5.46%) ISEB
5 67 (5.23%) PMI Certification
6 65 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (4.84%) PMP
8 59 (4.60%) SC Cleared
9 42 (3.28%) CISSP
9 42 (3.28%) MCSE
10 28 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (2.03%) CISM
12 25 (1.95%) CCNA
13 22 (1.72%) ISSAP
14 18 (1.40%) EMC Certification
15 15 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (1.01%) CCIE
16 13 (1.01%) CCNP
17 12 (0.94%) APMP
18 11 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (2.50%) SLA
3 12 (0.94%) COBIT
4 9 (0.70%) QA
5 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.39%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) COSO
9 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.078%) ISO27002
System Software
1 348 (27.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 242 (18.88%) Active Directory
3 151 (11.78%) Docker
3 151 (11.78%) Hyper-V
4 137 (10.69%) Virtual Machines
5 67 (5.23%) vSphere
6 42 (3.28%) XenApp
7 41 (3.20%) vCloud
8 24 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 22 (1.72%) HDFS
9 22 (1.72%) VirtualBox
10 21 (1.64%) KVM
11 14 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.94%) Varnish
13 10 (0.78%) VMware ESX
14 9 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (0.62%) Firmware
16 6 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 226 (17.63%) Puppet
2 190 (14.82%) Opscode Chef
3 147 (11.47%) Ansible
4 116 (9.05%) SCVMM
5 77 (6.01%) SCCM
6 58 (4.52%) Kubernetes
7 53 (4.13%) Nagios
8 46 (3.59%) SCOM
9 44 (3.43%) vRealize
10 42 (3.28%) Salt
11 40 (3.12%) SCOrch
12 36 (2.81%) Mesos
13 23 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
14 20 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 20 (1.56%) SCDPM
15 18 (1.40%) rkt
16 17 (1.33%) ZABBIX
17 16 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 14 (1.09%) AirWatch
18 14 (1.09%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 436 (34.01%) VMware
2 435 (33.93%) Microsoft
3 242 (18.88%) Cisco
4 157 (12.25%) Citrix
5 154 (12.01%) Oracle
6 106 (8.27%) EMC
7 96 (7.49%) HP
8 91 (7.10%) IBM
9 80 (6.24%) NetApp
10 74 (5.77%) Juniper
11 70 (5.46%) CheckPoint
12 68 (5.30%) Google
13 57 (4.45%) BMC
14 45 (3.51%) Red Hat
15 37 (2.89%) F5
16 36 (2.81%) SAP
17 31 (2.42%) Rackspace
18 25 (1.95%) Dell
19 22 (1.72%) SaltStack
20 17 (1.33%) Splunk
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 70k per year + amazing benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Adteq Limited
Salary: allowances, bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c £45,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EMEA resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + £4200 Car Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance of £4200
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Adteq Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 days ago