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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 409 470 629
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +159
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 673 607 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.71% 6.17% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 486 462 290
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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
11794 9842 7793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.50% 8.97% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9930 8116 6135
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +48 620 £62,500 +8.69% 60
London +63 263 £65,000 - 31
South East +47 137 £60,000 +9.09% 7
West Midlands +21 79 £51,820 +13.26% 6
Berkshire +36 49 £58,750 +5.38% 2
South West -11 48 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Hampshire +34 47 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Birmingham +8 46 £50,500 -19.20% 1
City of London +77 41 £65,000 -7.14% 5
North West +29 40 £51,000 -15.00% 4
East Midlands +14 26 £57,500 +59.72%
Coventry +17 25 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Surrey +7 25 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Reading +11 23 £55,000 -
Merseyside +8 23 £44,000 -32.30%
Liverpool +1 23 £44,000 -32.30%
Bristol -23 20 £70,000 +7.69% 1
East of England +7 17 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Somerset +3 17 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Wales +16 16 £68,750 - 3
Scotland +39 15 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire +4 15 £70,000 +12.00% 4
Manchester -1 15 £51,660 -14.78% 1
West Yorkshire +12 14 £70,000 +15.46% 3
Nottingham +11 14 £57,500 +25.68%
Nottinghamshire +7 14 £57,500 +25.68%
Basingstoke - 14 £80,000 - 2
Glasgow +27 13 £42,500 -
Egham +24 13 £107,500 -
South Wales - 13 £65,000 - 2

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 845 (64.41%) PaaS
2 623 (47.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 529 (40.32%) Amazon AWS
4 490 (37.35%) SaaS
5 446 (33.99%) Microsoft
6 433 (33.00%) VMware
7 401 (30.56%) Linux
8 356 (27.13%) Data Centre
9 338 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 331 (25.23%) Windows
11 327 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
12 287 (21.88%) DevOps
13 271 (20.66%) Finance
14 262 (19.97%) ITIL
15 249 (18.98%) Cisco
16 244 (18.60%) Java
17 224 (17.07%) SQL
17 224 (17.07%) Degree
18 220 (16.77%) Active Directory
19 214 (16.31%) Puppet
20 200 (15.24%) MS Excel
21 187 (14.25%) Opscode Chef
22 171 (13.03%) Presales
23 168 (12.80%) Python
23 168 (12.80%) Software Engineering
24 167 (12.73%) Unix
25 166 (12.65%) SQL Server
26 164 (12.50%) TOGAF
27 153 (11.66%) Service Delivery
28 152 (11.59%) Hyper-V

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 76 (5.79%) OpenStack
2 74 (5.64%) Apache
3 60 (4.57%) SharePoint
4 55 (4.19%) IIS
5 52 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 36 (2.74%) JBoss
7 29 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 19 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (1.45%) Skype for Business
9 18 (1.37%) nginx
10 16 (1.22%) Apache Spark
10 16 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 16 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.61%) Confluence
12 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.46%) CMS
14 5 (0.38%) SAS
14 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 200 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.13%) MS Office
3 22 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.76%) MS Project
5 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 34 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.52%) SAP GRC
3 17 (1.30%) SAP ERP
4 15 (1.14%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.076%) HiPortfolio
7 1 (0.076%) Maximo
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 845 (64.41%) PaaS
2 623 (47.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 529 (40.32%) Amazon AWS
4 490 (37.35%) SaaS
5 146 (11.13%) Amazon EC2
6 110 (8.38%) Office 365
7 54 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (3.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 43 (3.28%) Amazon S3
10 40 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
11 31 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 30 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (1.45%) OpenShift
14 17 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 13 (0.99%) GitHub
16 11 (0.84%) Heroku
17 10 (0.76%) Bluemix
17 10 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
18 8 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
18 8 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 136 (10.37%) Firewall
2 130 (9.91%) SAN
3 107 (8.16%) LAN
4 98 (7.47%) WAN
5 96 (7.32%) DNS
6 86 (6.55%) VPN
7 71 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 49 (3.73%) DHCP
9 46 (3.51%) Internet
10 40 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (3.05%) HTTP
11 39 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (2.82%) Network Security
13 36 (2.74%) MPLS
13 36 (2.74%) VoIP
14 30 (2.29%) Wireless
15 28 (2.13%) BGP
16 27 (2.06%) EIGRP
17 23 (1.75%) NAS
17 23 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 116 (8.84%) MySQL
3 73 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 62 (4.73%) Big Data
5 61 (4.65%) DB2
6 59 (4.50%) MongoDB
7 47 (3.58%) Relational Database
8 43 (3.28%) Redis
9 42 (3.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 29 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 29 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (1.52%) SAP HANA
14 19 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (1.14%) Data Mining
16 14 (1.07%) Power BI
17 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
18 11 (0.84%) RDBMS
18 11 (0.84%) Riak
Development Applications
1 93 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 88 (6.71%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.90%) Subversion
4 29 (2.21%) Maven
5 25 (1.91%) Visual Studio
6 21 (1.60%) Vagrant
7 17 (1.30%) JIRA
7 17 (1.30%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.22%) Selenium
8 16 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (0.91%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.84%) Grunt
11 11 (0.84%) Travis CI
11 11 (0.84%) Visual Studio Code
12 9 (0.69%) Ant
13 8 (0.61%) NUnit
13 8 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 6 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 271 (20.66%) Finance
2 77 (5.87%) Retail
3 70 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 61 (4.65%) Banking
5 60 (4.57%) Publishing
6 40 (3.05%) Marketing
7 37 (2.82%) Games
8 35 (2.67%) Legal
9 18 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.30%) Advertising
11 16 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.91%) Electronics
13 11 (0.84%) Welsh Language
14 8 (0.61%) Law
14 8 (0.61%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.53%) Back Office
15 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.30%) Local Government
16 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 358 (27.29%) Architect
2 139 (10.59%) Consultant
3 137 (10.44%) Solutions Architect
4 128 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 125 (9.53%) Developer
6 114 (8.69%) Cloud Architect
7 96 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 94 (7.16%) Azure Consultant
9 87 (6.63%) Cloud Engineer
10 77 (5.87%) Cloud Consultant
11 67 (5.11%) Azure Architect
12 63 (4.80%) Analyst
13 62 (4.73%) Technical Architect
14 56 (4.27%) Infrastructure Architect
15 49 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
15 49 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
16 41 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
17 40 (3.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 40 (3.05%) Technical Consultant
18 38 (2.90%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (7.24%) .NET
2 94 (7.16%) Web Services
3 79 (6.02%) HTML
4 78 (5.95%) REST
5 70 (5.34%) Node.js
6 55 (4.19%) SOAP
7 51 (3.89%) CSS
8 50 (3.81%) HTML5
9 45 (3.43%) Middleware
10 44 (3.35%) LAMP
11 42 (3.20%) AngularJS
12 41 (3.13%) jQuery
12 41 (3.13%) Spring
13 39 (2.97%) ASP.NET
13 39 (2.97%) RESTful
14 28 (2.13%) CSS3
15 25 (1.91%) JSON
16 24 (1.83%) Spring Boot
17 21 (1.60%) .NET Framework
18 20 (1.52%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 356 (27.13%) Data Centre
2 148 (11.28%) Public Cloud
3 141 (10.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 114 (8.69%) Private Cloud
5 97 (7.39%) Computer Science
6 80 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (4.27%) CMDB
8 53 (4.04%) Visualisation
9 52 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
10 40 (3.05%) Virtual Team
11 39 (2.97%) Mobile App
12 35 (2.67%) Management Information System
13 31 (2.36%) NHS
14 29 (2.21%) Replication
15 27 (2.06%) Cyber Attack
16 22 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
17 19 (1.45%) User Experience
18 15 (1.14%) Internet of Things
19 13 (0.99%) Fintech
19 13 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 401 (30.56%) Linux
2 331 (25.23%) Windows
3 167 (12.73%) Unix
4 117 (8.92%) Windows Server
5 84 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (3.28%) CentOS
9 31 (2.36%) Solaris
10 23 (1.75%) OpenVMS
11 20 (1.52%) Ubuntu
11 20 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (1.30%) Android
13 16 (1.22%) Windows 7
14 15 (1.14%) Debian
15 13 (0.99%) CoreOS
16 12 (0.91%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.69%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.53%) AIX
19 6 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (21.88%) DevOps
3 262 (19.97%) ITIL
4 171 (13.03%) Presales
5 168 (12.80%) Software Engineering
6 164 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 153 (11.66%) Service Delivery
8 145 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
9 133 (10.14%) Project Management
10 131 (9.98%) Business Development
11 128 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
12 125 (9.53%) CRM
13 122 (9.30%) Service Management
14 119 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 118 (8.99%) PRINCE2
15 118 (8.99%) TDD
16 109 (8.31%) Configuration Management
17 104 (7.93%) SOA
18 101 (7.70%) Continuous Improvement
19 99 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 244 (18.60%) Java
2 224 (17.07%) SQL
3 168 (12.80%) Python
4 121 (9.22%) PowerShell
5 109 (8.31%) Ruby
6 106 (8.08%) C#
7 104 (7.93%) JavaScript
8 88 (6.71%) Perl
9 87 (6.63%) Bash Shell
10 56 (4.27%) PHP
11 55 (4.19%) C
12 38 (2.90%) Scala
13 35 (2.67%) C++
14 27 (2.06%) Groovy
15 17 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.07%) T-SQL
17 13 (0.99%) Go
17 13 (0.99%) Objective-C
18 11 (0.84%) Erlang
19 9 (0.69%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 224 (17.07%) Degree
2 81 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 77 (5.87%) ISEB
5 73 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (5.26%) PMI Certification
7 63 (4.80%) SC Cleared
8 62 (4.73%) PMP
9 43 (3.28%) MCSE
10 39 (2.97%) CISSP
11 35 (2.67%) CCNA
12 32 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 27 (2.06%) CISM
14 22 (1.68%) ISSAP
15 19 (1.45%) EMC Certification
16 13 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.91%) APMP
17 12 (0.91%) CCIE
18 9 (0.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (2.82%) SLA
3 15 (1.14%) COBIT
4 12 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.91%) QA
5 10 (0.76%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.30%) COSO
6 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.076%) ISO27002
System Software
1 338 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 220 (16.77%) Active Directory
3 152 (11.59%) Hyper-V
4 141 (10.75%) Docker
5 138 (10.52%) Virtual Machines
6 70 (5.34%) vSphere
7 42 (3.20%) vCloud
8 31 (2.36%) XenApp
9 20 (1.52%) XenDesktop
10 17 (1.30%) VirtualBox
11 16 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (1.14%) HDFS
12 15 (1.14%) KVM
13 14 (1.07%) Firmware
14 9 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.69%) VMware ESX
15 8 (0.61%) Varnish
16 5 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
17 4 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 214 (16.31%) Puppet
2 187 (14.25%) Opscode Chef
3 143 (10.90%) Ansible
4 122 (9.30%) SCVMM
5 75 (5.72%) SCCM
6 58 (4.42%) Kubernetes
7 51 (3.89%) vRealize
8 43 (3.28%) Nagios
8 43 (3.28%) SCOrch
9 41 (3.13%) Salt
10 39 (2.97%) SCOM
11 35 (2.67%) Mesos
12 20 (1.52%) SCDPM
13 19 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
14 17 (1.30%) AirWatch
15 16 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 14 (1.07%) rkt
17 13 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 12 (0.91%) ZABBIX
19 11 (0.84%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 446 (33.99%) Microsoft
2 433 (33.00%) VMware
3 249 (18.98%) Cisco
4 151 (11.51%) Citrix
5 150 (11.43%) Oracle
6 110 (8.38%) EMC
7 105 (8.00%) NetApp
8 101 (7.70%) HP
9 99 (7.55%) IBM
10 85 (6.48%) Google
11 75 (5.72%) CheckPoint
12 73 (5.56%) Juniper
13 57 (4.34%) BMC
14 42 (3.20%) Red Hat
15 40 (3.05%) F5
16 33 (2.52%) SAP
17 30 (2.29%) Dell
18 26 (1.98%) Rackspace
19 23 (1.75%) Atlassian
20 22 (1.68%) SolarWinds
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum + pension, bonus. ,more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Ioko
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus health, life, pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookes Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookes Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 20 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago