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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 584 690 739
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +49
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 333 246 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.80% 3.75% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 235 175 124
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,500 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%

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
8771 6553 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.91% 5.52% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7049 5408 3891
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +110 323 £60,000 +9.09% 54
London +91 187 £65,000 +13.04% 27
South East +43 76 £60,000 - 13
City of London +31 33 £70,000 +16.66% 5
Surrey +30 24 £40,000 -34.69% 5
East Sussex - 22 £62,500 - 4
Bexhill-On-Sea - 15 - - 1
Berkshire -4 12 £65,000 +23.80% 2
South West -14 12 £65,000 +20.93% 3
Hampshire -21 11 £60,000 -7.69% 2
East of England +24 10 £36,250 -44.23% 3
Oxfordshire +17 10 £70,000 +180.00%
Bristol +7 9 £67,750 +4.23% 1
West Midlands -15 9 £42,500 -17.07% 3
Reading +3 8 £90,000 +38.72% 1
East Midlands -6 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Northamptonshire -13 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire +8 6 £57,500 +155.55% 1
North West 0 6 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Northampton -11 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Watford +8 5 - -
Hertfordshire -4 5 - - 1
South Yorkshire +2 4 £47,500 -
Sheffield -2 4 £47,500 -
Brighton - 4 £77,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +32 3 £36,250 -38.29% 1
Cheshire +6 3 £36,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £70,000 -

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 366 (51.69%) PaaS
2 283 (39.97%) Windows
3 270 (38.14%) VMware
4 261 (36.86%) Linux
5 256 (36.16%) SaaS
6 232 (32.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 218 (30.79%) Microsoft
8 199 (28.11%) Cisco
9 196 (27.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 196 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
10 178 (25.14%) Firewall
11 173 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
12 160 (22.60%) Puppet
13 150 (21.19%) DevOps
14 148 (20.90%) Cloud Computing
15 140 (19.77%) Opscode Chef
16 132 (18.64%) Active Directory
17 130 (18.36%) Migration
18 125 (17.66%) MS Excel
19 120 (16.95%) WAN
19 120 (16.95%) VPN
19 120 (16.95%) Degree
20 117 (16.53%) Oracle
20 117 (16.53%) IIS
21 116 (16.38%) LAN
22 111 (15.68%) MySQL
22 111 (15.68%) Web Services
23 110 (15.54%) SQL Server
24 108 (15.25%) SQL
24 108 (15.25%) Office 365

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 117 (16.53%) IIS
2 102 (14.41%) Apache
3 73 (10.31%) OpenStack
4 62 (8.76%) Tomcat
5 61 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
6 57 (8.05%) Lync
7 56 (7.91%) nginx
8 53 (7.49%) SharePoint
9 50 (7.06%) MS Exchange
10 35 (4.94%) JBoss
11 28 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
12 26 (3.67%) Node.js
13 24 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
14 18 (2.54%) Apache Solr
14 18 (2.54%) Office Communications Server
15 16 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (2.12%) IBM Notes
17 13 (1.84%) WebSphere
18 12 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
19 9 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 125 (17.66%) MS Excel
2 64 (9.04%) MS Office
3 17 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 366 (51.69%) PaaS
2 256 (36.16%) SaaS
3 196 (27.68%) Amazon AWS
3 196 (27.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 148 (20.90%) Cloud Computing
5 108 (15.25%) Office 365
6 38 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (3.53%) Amazon S3
8 24 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 22 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (2.97%) Terremark
11 19 (2.68%) Joyent
12 15 (2.12%) OpenShift
13 13 (1.84%) Google Apps
14 11 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (1.13%) Sumo Logic
16 5 (0.71%) Heroku
16 5 (0.71%) Route 53
17 3 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 178 (25.14%) Firewall
2 120 (16.95%) WAN
2 120 (16.95%) VPN
3 116 (16.38%) LAN
4 102 (14.41%) MPLS
5 79 (11.16%) SAN
6 64 (9.04%) VoIP
7 60 (8.47%) Unified Communications
8 50 (7.06%) VLAN
9 47 (6.64%) Network Security
10 46 (6.50%) DNS
11 45 (6.36%) Internet
12 41 (5.79%) TCP/IP
12 41 (5.79%) SSL
13 40 (5.65%) iSCSI
14 39 (5.51%) Wireless
15 37 (5.23%) OSPF
15 37 (5.23%) BGP
15 37 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (4.80%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (15.68%) MySQL
2 110 (15.54%) SQL Server
3 65 (9.18%) MongoDB
4 30 (4.24%) DB2
5 29 (4.10%) Redis
6 28 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.67%) Oracle Database
8 25 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (2.82%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.54%) NoSQL
12 15 (2.12%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.55%) Big Data
14 10 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.13%) CouchDB
15 8 (1.13%) HBase
16 7 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 86 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 73 (10.31%) Jenkins
3 45 (6.36%) TeamCity
4 25 (3.53%) Artifactory
5 24 (3.39%) Subversion
6 14 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.98%) Grunt
7 13 (1.84%) Maven
8 12 (1.69%) RSpec
9 9 (1.27%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.13%) JIRA
10 8 (1.13%) NUnit
11 6 (0.85%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.71%) Firebug
13 4 (0.56%) Yeoman
14 3 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
15 1 (0.14%) MSTest
15 1 (0.14%) Moq
General
1 86 (12.15%) Finance
2 51 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.51%) Banking
4 32 (4.52%) Marketing
5 29 (4.10%) Retail
6 21 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.68%) Automotive
8 14 (1.98%) Advertising
9 13 (1.84%) Electronics
10 11 (1.55%) Legal
11 10 (1.41%) Law
12 7 (0.99%) Publishing
13 3 (0.42%) Welsh Language
13 3 (0.42%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 221 (31.21%) Architect
2 77 (10.88%) Solutions Architect
3 70 (9.89%) Consultant
4 53 (7.49%) Support Engineer
5 48 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 47 (6.64%) Linux Engineer
7 45 (6.36%) Technical Support
8 43 (6.07%) Technical Support Engineer
8 43 (6.07%) Technical Engineer
9 40 (5.65%) Technical Architect
10 39 (5.51%) Administrator
11 36 (5.08%) Enterprise Architect
12 35 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
13 34 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
14 33 (4.66%) Linux Administrator
15 32 (4.52%) Network Engineer
16 29 (4.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 27 (3.81%) Developer
18 26 (3.67%) Analyst
18 26 (3.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (15.68%) Web Services
2 91 (12.85%) .NET
3 47 (6.64%) XML
4 41 (5.79%) Middleware
5 36 (5.08%) RESTful
6 35 (4.94%) SOAP
7 33 (4.66%) HTML
8 31 (4.38%) ASP.NET
9 26 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
10 23 (3.25%) LAMP
10 23 (3.25%) CSS
11 22 (3.11%) REST
12 20 (2.82%) JSON
13 18 (2.54%) AngularJS
14 17 (2.40%) jQuery
15 16 (2.26%) HTML5
15 16 (2.26%) JMS
16 15 (2.12%) WCF
17 14 (1.98%) CSS3
18 13 (1.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.02%) Open Source
2 67 (9.46%) Public Cloud
3 61 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (7.77%) Private Cloud
5 54 (7.63%) Replication
6 51 (7.20%) Computer Science
7 48 (6.78%) Management Information System
8 45 (6.36%) Clustering
9 26 (3.67%) Mobile App
10 25 (3.53%) BYOD
11 24 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (2.82%) iSeries
13 18 (2.54%) Blackberry
14 17 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (2.12%) BBC
16 14 (1.98%) CMDB
16 14 (1.98%) Enterprise Cloud
17 13 (1.84%) DTV
18 12 (1.69%) EPoS
19 11 (1.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 283 (39.97%) Windows
2 261 (36.86%) Linux
3 83 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (9.18%) UNIX
5 55 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (4.38%) Debian
8 27 (3.81%) Ubuntu
9 20 (2.82%) VMS
10 17 (2.40%) CentOS
11 12 (1.69%) CoreOS
12 8 (1.13%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.13%) AIX
12 8 (1.13%) Solaris
13 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.85%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.85%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.56%) Android
14 4 (0.56%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (21.19%) DevOps
3 130 (18.36%) Migration
4 93 (13.14%) ITIL
5 85 (12.01%) Service Delivery
6 76 (10.73%) Configuration Management
7 74 (10.45%) E-Commerce
8 73 (10.31%) TOGAF
9 71 (10.03%) SOA
10 66 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 56 (7.91%) Mentoring
12 56 (7.91%) Project Management
13 50 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
14 49 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (5.79%) Security Architecture
16 38 (5.37%) Business Development
17 37 (5.23%) Identity Management
18 36 (5.08%) Scrum
19 35 (4.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 108 (15.25%) SQL
2 98 (13.84%) Ruby
3 97 (13.70%) Java
4 72 (10.17%) Python
5 67 (9.46%) C#
6 59 (8.33%) Perl
7 57 (8.05%) PowerShell
8 45 (6.36%) Bash Shell
9 41 (5.79%) PHP
10 37 (5.23%) JavaScript
11 30 (4.24%) Shell Script
12 21 (2.97%) C++
13 19 (2.68%) C
14 11 (1.55%) Scala
15 10 (1.41%) Go
16 6 (0.85%) Jython
17 5 (0.71%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.28%) Erlang
18 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
19 1 (0.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (16.95%) Degree
2 77 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (7.77%) MCSE
5 36 (5.08%) CCNP
5 36 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (4.80%) CCNA
7 30 (4.24%) CCIE
8 26 (3.67%) AWS Certification
9 18 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (2.26%) MCTS
11 11 (1.55%) MCSA
12 10 (1.41%) Security Cleared
13 9 (1.27%) MCITP
13 9 (1.27%) RHCE
14 8 (1.13%) CISSP
14 8 (1.13%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.99%) MCP
16 5 (0.71%) PMP
17 4 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (4.52%) PCI DSS
3 31 (4.38%) QA
4 25 (3.53%) FISMA
5 13 (1.84%) ISO 9001
6 12 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 232 (32.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (18.64%) Active Directory
3 63 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 59 (8.33%) XenApp
5 49 (6.92%) vSphere
6 42 (5.93%) Terminal Server
7 29 (4.10%) Varnish
8 28 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (3.81%) KVM
10 18 (2.54%) vCloud
10 18 (2.54%) GlusterFS
10 18 (2.54%) Samba
10 18 (2.54%) Xen
11 16 (2.26%) Docker
11 16 (2.26%) VirtualBox
12 13 (1.84%) Apache Flume
13 11 (1.55%) XenDesktop
13 11 (1.55%) NFS
14 10 (1.41%) UAG
15 9 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 160 (22.60%) Puppet
2 140 (19.77%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (8.33%) ZABBIX
4 58 (8.19%) Vagrant
4 58 (8.19%) logstash
5 46 (6.50%) Graphite
5 46 (6.50%) SCCM
6 43 (6.07%) Kibana
7 30 (4.24%) SCOM
8 28 (3.95%) Ansible
9 22 (3.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 21 (2.97%) Nagios
10 21 (2.97%) Red Hat Satellite
11 20 (2.82%) HAProxy
12 18 (2.54%) StatsD
13 17 (2.40%) Windows Intune
14 13 (1.84%) Graylog
15 12 (1.69%) Salt
15 12 (1.69%) Tivoli
16 11 (1.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 270 (38.14%) VMware
2 218 (30.79%) Microsoft
3 199 (28.11%) Cisco
4 117 (16.53%) Oracle
5 90 (12.71%) HP
6 86 (12.15%) Citrix
7 73 (10.31%) Red Hat
8 67 (9.46%) Google
9 63 (8.90%) Juniper
10 56 (7.91%) IBM
11 52 (7.34%) New Relic
12 50 (7.06%) Rackspace
13 41 (5.79%) NetApp
14 38 (5.37%) SAP
15 37 (5.23%) Dell
16 35 (4.94%) Splunk
17 34 (4.80%) CheckPoint
18 29 (4.10%) 3PAR
19 26 (3.67%) F5
20 24 (3.39%) EMC
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE - AMS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 to £30,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 3 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex
Hastings Direct
Salary: Bonus, Car Allw., Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago