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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 469 615 679
Rank change year-on-year
+146 +64
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 506 307 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.55% 4.28% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 376 229 159
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,150 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.18%

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
9124 7172 4980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.24% 6.24% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7457 5622 4265
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 2015. 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 +147 499 £60,000 +9.09% 85
London +43 208 £65,000 +4.00% 38
South East +54 107 £55,000 - 18
South West +54 63 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Bristol - 48 £65,000 -
West Midlands +20 46 £59,000 +7.27% 4
Berkshire +23 34 £61,500 +11.81% 11
City of London +19 33 £70,000 +21.73% 7
Surrey +12 33 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Hampshire +46 32 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Yorkshire +28 31 £60,625 +10.22% 10
Farnborough 0 24 £60,000 -4.00%
North Yorkshire - 19 £70,000 - 4
Middlesbrough - 19 £70,000 - 3
East of England +8 17 £65,000 +116.66% 4
Birmingham +12 14 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Coventry - 14 £50,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 13 £55,000 -
Reading -5 12 £57,000 +3.63% 7
Leeds - 11 £60,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 11 £60,000 - 2
North West +5 10 £61,250 +37.64% 1
Warwickshire +5 10 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire -3 10 £70,000 -30.00%
Wiltshire - 8 £52,000 -
Manchester +1 7 £60,625 +36.23% 1
Somerset +9 6 £55,000 - 1
Slough -3 6 £75,000 +117.39% 1
East Midlands -10 6 £45,500 -7.14% 1
Watford -17 6 £72,500 -27.50%

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 445 (52.23%) PaaS
2 358 (42.02%) VMware
3 351 (41.20%) Linux
4 290 (34.04%) SaaS
5 281 (32.98%) Amazon AWS
6 274 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 270 (31.69%) Windows
8 223 (26.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 209 (24.53%) DevOps
9 209 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
10 206 (24.18%) Data Centre
11 200 (23.47%) Microsoft
12 190 (22.30%) Puppet
13 184 (21.60%) Java
14 178 (20.89%) Cisco
15 165 (19.37%) Cloud Computing
16 161 (18.90%) Opscode Chef
17 158 (18.54%) Python
18 151 (17.72%) ITIL
19 137 (16.08%) Oracle
19 137 (16.08%) Degree
20 135 (15.85%) MySQL
21 131 (15.38%) Jenkins
22 130 (15.26%) Git (software)
23 124 (14.55%) Firewall
24 123 (14.44%) SQL Server
25 116 (13.62%) Active Directory
26 114 (13.38%) Apache
27 113 (13.26%) Web Services
28 111 (13.03%) Continuous Integration

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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
1 114 (13.38%) Apache
2 81 (9.51%) Node.js
3 77 (9.04%) IIS
4 66 (7.75%) SharePoint
5 64 (7.51%) OpenStack
6 61 (7.16%) Elasticsearch
7 60 (7.04%) Tomcat
8 47 (5.52%) MS Exchange
8 47 (5.52%) Apache Solr
9 44 (5.16%) nginx
10 35 (4.11%) Apache Spark
11 28 (3.29%) WebSphere
12 24 (2.82%) CMS
13 23 (2.70%) Lync
14 21 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
15 20 (2.35%) WebLogic
16 12 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (1.06%) JBoss
19 8 (0.94%) Mule
Applications
1 110 (12.91%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.40%) MS Office
3 9 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 445 (52.23%) PaaS
2 290 (34.04%) SaaS
3 281 (32.98%) Amazon AWS
4 223 (26.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 165 (19.37%) Cloud Computing
6 99 (11.62%) Office 365
7 37 (4.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 32 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (2.82%) Sumo Logic
10 22 (2.58%) Heroku
11 21 (2.46%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 12 (1.41%) Joyent
14 11 (1.29%) Google Apps
15 9 (1.06%) IBM PureFlex
16 6 (0.70%) Google App Engine
17 4 (0.47%) Terremark
17 4 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
18 3 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
18 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 124 (14.55%) Firewall
2 81 (9.51%) WAN
3 79 (9.27%) LAN
4 74 (8.69%) SAN
5 72 (8.45%) Internet
6 70 (8.22%) DNS
7 65 (7.63%) VPN
8 48 (5.63%) TCP/IP
9 44 (5.16%) MPLS
10 43 (5.05%) HTTP
11 39 (4.58%) VoIP
12 38 (4.46%) Network Security
13 33 (3.87%) SSL
14 32 (3.76%) NAS
14 32 (3.76%) Unified Communications
15 31 (3.64%) iSCSI
16 26 (3.05%) LDAP
17 21 (2.46%) DHCP
17 21 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (2.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (15.85%) MySQL
2 123 (14.44%) SQL Server
3 103 (12.09%) MongoDB
4 75 (8.80%) Hadoop
5 74 (8.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 57 (6.69%) Big Data
7 47 (5.52%) Redis
8 46 (5.40%) NoSQL
8 46 (5.40%) Relational Database
9 35 (4.11%) HBase
9 35 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (1.29%) DB2
12 11 (1.29%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.06%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.06%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.82%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 131 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 130 (15.26%) Git (software)
3 77 (9.04%) Maven
4 58 (6.81%) Subversion
5 34 (3.99%) TeamCity
6 32 (3.76%) Grunt
7 10 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.06%) JIRA
9 7 (0.82%) Ant
9 7 (0.82%) JUnit
10 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.70%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.47%) Gradle
11 4 (0.47%) JSUnit
12 3 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.35%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.35%) NUnit
12 3 (0.35%) Mockito
13 2 (0.23%) Hudson
13 2 (0.23%) RSpec
General
1 91 (10.68%) Finance
2 64 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.28%) Retail
4 27 (3.17%) Automotive
5 24 (2.82%) Banking
6 22 (2.58%) Legal
7 20 (2.35%) Advertising
8 19 (2.23%) Marketing
9 18 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.29%) Law
11 10 (1.17%) Back Office
12 8 (0.94%) Games
13 7 (0.82%) Publishing
13 7 (0.82%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.70%) Electronics
15 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Local Government
16 2 (0.23%) Front Office
17 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 272 (31.92%) Architect
2 90 (10.56%) Solutions Architect
3 80 (9.39%) Cloud Architect
4 68 (7.98%) Technical Architect
5 67 (7.86%) Consultant
6 52 (6.10%) Developer
7 50 (5.87%) Infrastructure Architect
8 47 (5.52%) Software Engineer
9 42 (4.93%) Support Engineer
9 42 (4.93%) Administrator
10 37 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (4.34%) Cloud Engineer
11 34 (3.99%) Development Manager
12 32 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (3.40%) Linux Administrator
13 29 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
14 28 (3.29%) Technical Engineer
15 27 (3.17%) Technical Support Engineer
15 27 (3.17%) Technical Support
15 27 (3.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (13.26%) Web Services
2 78 (9.15%) CSS
3 75 (8.80%) AngularJS
4 73 (8.57%) HTML
4 73 (8.57%) .NET
5 55 (6.46%) HTML5
6 42 (4.93%) Middleware
7 38 (4.46%) Spring
8 35 (4.11%) jQuery
8 35 (4.11%) REST
9 34 (3.99%) Sensu
10 32 (3.76%) CSS3
11 31 (3.64%) ASP.NET
12 30 (3.52%) RESTful
13 29 (3.40%) XML
14 25 (2.93%) Memcached
15 23 (2.70%) Hibernate
16 22 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
17 20 (2.35%) LAMP
18 19 (2.23%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 206 (24.18%) Data Centre
2 69 (8.10%) Private Cloud
3 57 (6.69%) Replication
4 54 (6.34%) Computer Science
5 48 (5.63%) Public Cloud
6 43 (5.05%) Management Information System
7 41 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (3.76%) Clustering
10 29 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (3.05%) BBC
11 26 (3.05%) Blackberry
12 19 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
13 18 (2.11%) User Experience
14 17 (2.00%) Mainframe
15 13 (1.53%) EMC VNX
16 12 (1.41%) BYOD
16 12 (1.41%) Digital Media
17 11 (1.29%) EPoS
17 11 (1.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 351 (41.20%) Linux
2 270 (31.69%) Windows
3 109 (12.79%) UNIX
4 86 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (8.80%) Ubuntu
7 40 (4.69%) Debian
8 26 (3.05%) CoreOS
9 23 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.35%) CentOS
11 15 (1.76%) VMS
12 7 (0.82%) Android
13 6 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.70%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.35%) SUSE
16 1 (0.12%) Solaris
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
1 209 (24.53%) DevOps
2 151 (17.72%) ITIL
3 111 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (10.68%) Open Source
5 90 (10.56%) Software Engineering
6 78 (9.15%) Project Management
7 73 (8.57%) TOGAF
8 72 (8.45%) Configuration Management
9 68 (7.98%) E-Commerce
10 64 (7.51%) Service Delivery
11 63 (7.39%) Migration
12 58 (6.81%) Mentoring
13 56 (6.57%) TDD
14 55 (6.46%) PRINCE2
15 54 (6.34%) SOA
16 51 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
17 47 (5.52%) CRM
18 45 (5.28%) Continuous Delivery
19 36 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 184 (21.60%) Java
2 158 (18.54%) Python
3 99 (11.62%) JavaScript
4 90 (10.56%) Bash Shell
5 87 (10.21%) Ruby
6 86 (10.09%) SQL
7 81 (9.51%) Perl
8 65 (7.63%) PHP
9 62 (7.28%) PowerShell
10 55 (6.46%) C#
11 50 (5.87%) Scala
12 45 (5.28%) C++
13 40 (4.69%) Groovy
14 33 (3.87%) Bourne shell
15 29 (3.40%) Go
16 23 (2.70%) C
17 22 (2.58%) Clojure
18 16 (1.88%) Jython
19 9 (1.06%) Shell Script
19 9 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 137 (16.08%) Degree
2 51 (5.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 46 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (4.34%) MCSE
6 32 (3.76%) CCNA
7 21 (2.46%) CCNP
7 21 (2.46%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.53%) EMC Certification
10 12 (1.41%) CISSP
11 11 (1.29%) CCIE
11 11 (1.29%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.29%) VCP5
12 9 (1.06%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.82%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.82%) VCAP
14 6 (0.70%) MCP
15 5 (0.59%) Check Point Certification
15 5 (0.59%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.10%) QA
2 33 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.46%) ISO 9001
4 17 (2.00%) SLA
5 8 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.70%) FISMA
7 3 (0.35%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 274 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (13.62%) Active Directory
3 82 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 54 (6.34%) Docker
5 44 (5.16%) VirtualBox
6 37 (4.34%) KVM
7 35 (4.11%) Varnish
8 34 (3.99%) vSphere
9 31 (3.64%) vCloud
10 29 (3.40%) XenApp
11 26 (3.05%) Samba
11 26 (3.05%) HDFS
11 26 (3.05%) GlusterFS
12 23 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 19 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (2.11%) Terminal Server
14 18 (2.11%) Xen
15 12 (1.41%) XenDesktop
16 11 (1.29%) VMware ESX
17 10 (1.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 190 (22.30%) Puppet
2 161 (18.90%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (11.62%) Ansible
4 97 (11.38%) ZABBIX
5 90 (10.56%) Vagrant
6 66 (7.75%) Nagios
7 49 (5.75%) SCCM
8 40 (4.69%) logstash
9 39 (4.58%) Graphite
10 36 (4.23%) Salt
11 32 (3.76%) Kibana
12 31 (3.64%) StatsD
13 26 (3.05%) Kubernetes
13 26 (3.05%) HAProxy
14 22 (2.58%) SCOM
15 16 (1.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 16 (1.88%) Oracle Identity Management
16 11 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
16 11 (1.29%) vMotion
17 10 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 358 (42.02%) VMware
2 200 (23.47%) Microsoft
3 178 (20.89%) Cisco
4 137 (16.08%) Oracle
5 67 (7.86%) EMC
6 59 (6.92%) HP
7 57 (6.69%) Citrix
7 57 (6.69%) IBM
7 57 (6.69%) Google
7 57 (6.69%) New Relic
8 53 (6.22%) Rackspace
9 44 (5.16%) NetApp
10 43 (5.05%) Juniper
11 39 (4.58%) Splunk
12 34 (3.99%) hybris
12 34 (3.99%) ATG
12 34 (3.99%) Red Hat
13 32 (3.76%) Dell
14 28 (3.29%) 3PAR
14 28 (3.29%) SaltStack
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