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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 496 599 672
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +73
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 468 320 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.24% 4.49% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 345 224 173
Average salary £61,500 £55,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.81% -2.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,250 £49,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.87% -10.90%

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
8936 7127 5059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.18% 6.12% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7243 5674 4327
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 4 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 4 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 +132 462 £62,500 +13.63% 62
London +45 199 £70,000 +21.73% 14
South East +36 98 £57,500 +27.77% 13
South West +40 57 £55,000 -12.00% 10
West Midlands +32 54 £59,000 +7.27% 5
Bristol - 50 £65,000 - 1
City of London +49 38 £70,000 +21.73% 2
Hampshire +28 34 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Surrey +14 32 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Farnborough -1 29 £60,000 +9.09%
Berkshire +6 26 £67,500 +22.72% 5
Coventry - 23 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire +9 20 £60,000 +9.09% 1
East of England +7 20 £70,000 +133.33% 2
Birmingham +2 19 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Hertfordshire 0 14 £70,000 -
Middlesbrough - 13 £70,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 13 £70,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 12 £55,000 -
Watford -2 11 £70,000 -
Reading -3 11 £67,500 +22.72% 1
East Midlands -6 6 £55,000 +12.24% 2
Warwickshire -10 6 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £60,000 -
Leeds - 6 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 5 £63,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £57,500 +91.66% 2
Wiltshire -4 4 £51,000 -24.44% 5
West Sussex -12 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Godalming - 4 £27,500 - 1

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 411 (50.87%) PaaS
2 339 (41.96%) VMware
3 329 (40.72%) Linux
4 293 (36.26%) SaaS
5 265 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 260 (32.18%) Windows
7 256 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
8 220 (27.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 209 (25.87%) DevOps
10 200 (24.75%) Data Centre
11 199 (24.63%) Microsoft
12 195 (24.13%) Puppet
13 188 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
14 174 (21.53%) Cisco
15 164 (20.30%) Java
16 162 (20.05%) Opscode Chef
17 159 (19.68%) Cloud Computing
18 144 (17.82%) Python
19 138 (17.08%) ITIL
19 138 (17.08%) Firewall
20 135 (16.71%) Degree
21 134 (16.58%) Oracle
22 128 (15.84%) Jenkins
23 126 (15.59%) MySQL
24 124 (15.35%) Web Services
25 121 (14.98%) Git (software)
26 120 (14.85%) SQL Server
27 117 (14.48%) MS Excel
28 114 (14.11%) Apache
29 113 (13.99%) UNIX

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (14.11%) Apache
2 90 (11.14%) IIS
3 66 (8.17%) OpenStack
4 65 (8.04%) Node.js
5 64 (7.92%) SharePoint
6 59 (7.30%) Tomcat
7 54 (6.68%) Elasticsearch
8 43 (5.32%) nginx
9 39 (4.83%) Apache Solr
9 39 (4.83%) MS Exchange
10 28 (3.47%) Apache Spark
11 27 (3.34%) Lync
12 17 (2.10%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.98%) CMS
14 15 (1.86%) WebLogic
15 14 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (1.11%) JBoss
18 6 (0.74%) Mule
Applications
1 117 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.20%) MS Office
3 11 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.37%) MS Project
5 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 411 (50.87%) PaaS
2 293 (36.26%) SaaS
3 256 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
4 220 (27.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 159 (19.68%) Cloud Computing
6 98 (12.13%) Office 365
7 40 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (2.97%) Sumo Logic
10 22 (2.72%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.86%) Heroku
12 13 (1.61%) Google Apps
13 11 (1.36%) Terremark
13 11 (1.36%) Joyent
14 7 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.74%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.25%) Route 53
17 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.25%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 138 (17.08%) Firewall
2 86 (10.64%) VPN
3 85 (10.52%) WAN
4 84 (10.40%) LAN
5 78 (9.65%) Internet
6 66 (8.17%) SAN
7 64 (7.92%) DNS
8 58 (7.18%) MPLS
9 53 (6.56%) TCP/IP
10 47 (5.82%) VoIP
11 42 (5.20%) Network Security
12 39 (4.83%) HTTP
13 37 (4.58%) Unified Communications
14 35 (4.33%) SSL
15 33 (4.08%) iSCSI
16 24 (2.97%) NAS
17 20 (2.48%) LDAP
18 19 (2.35%) DHCP
18 19 (2.35%) VLAN
19 17 (2.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (15.59%) MySQL
2 120 (14.85%) SQL Server
3 91 (11.26%) MongoDB
4 61 (7.55%) Hadoop
5 56 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (5.94%) Relational Database
7 40 (4.95%) Redis
8 38 (4.70%) NoSQL
9 37 (4.58%) Big Data
10 34 (4.21%) HBase
11 33 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 18 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (1.98%) DB2
14 13 (1.61%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.24%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (0.87%) CouchDB
18 5 (0.62%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 128 (15.84%) Jenkins
2 121 (14.98%) Git (software)
3 70 (8.66%) Maven
4 54 (6.68%) Subversion
5 37 (4.58%) TeamCity
6 31 (3.84%) Grunt
7 10 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.11%) Artifactory
9 8 (0.99%) RSpec
9 8 (0.99%) JIRA
10 4 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.50%) NUnit
10 4 (0.50%) JUnit
11 3 (0.37%) Ant
11 3 (0.37%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.37%) JSUnit
11 3 (0.37%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.25%) Gradle
12 2 (0.25%) WebStorm
General
1 94 (11.63%) Finance
2 70 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.58%) Retail
4 28 (3.47%) Banking
5 27 (3.34%) Automotive
6 20 (2.48%) Legal
6 20 (2.48%) Advertising
7 19 (2.35%) Marketing
8 16 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.61%) Law
10 9 (1.11%) Publishing
11 7 (0.87%) Back Office
11 7 (0.87%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.74%) Electronics
13 4 (0.50%) Games
13 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
14 2 (0.25%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 229 (28.34%) Architect
2 82 (10.15%) Solutions Architect
3 75 (9.28%) Consultant
4 66 (8.17%) Cloud Architect
5 49 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 46 (5.69%) Developer
7 42 (5.20%) Software Engineer
8 41 (5.07%) Support Engineer
9 38 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 37 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
11 36 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (4.08%) Development Manager
13 31 (3.84%) Analyst
14 29 (3.59%) Administrator
14 29 (3.59%) Technical Support
14 29 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
15 28 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
15 28 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
16 27 (3.34%) Technical Support Engineer
16 27 (3.34%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (15.35%) Web Services
2 74 (9.16%) .NET
3 59 (7.30%) HTML
3 59 (7.30%) CSS
4 53 (6.56%) AngularJS
5 43 (5.32%) HTML5
6 41 (5.07%) Middleware
7 39 (4.83%) XML
8 37 (4.58%) REST
9 33 (4.08%) Sensu
10 31 (3.84%) ASP.NET
11 30 (3.71%) jQuery
12 29 (3.59%) RESTful
12 29 (3.59%) Spring
13 28 (3.47%) CSS3
14 21 (2.60%) MCollective
15 19 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
15 19 (2.35%) Hibernate
15 19 (2.35%) SOAP
16 18 (2.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 200 (24.75%) Data Centre
2 66 (8.17%) Private Cloud
3 58 (7.18%) Replication
4 56 (6.93%) Public Cloud
5 55 (6.81%) Computer Science
6 53 (6.56%) Management Information System
7 48 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (3.96%) Clustering
10 30 (3.71%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (3.22%) BBC
11 26 (3.22%) Blackberry
12 18 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
12 18 (2.23%) User Experience
13 17 (2.10%) BYOD
14 16 (1.98%) Digital Media
15 15 (1.86%) Mainframe
16 13 (1.61%) Mobile App
17 12 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
17 12 (1.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 329 (40.72%) Linux
2 260 (32.18%) Windows
3 113 (13.99%) UNIX
4 82 (10.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (8.42%) Ubuntu
7 34 (4.21%) Debian
8 26 (3.22%) CoreOS
9 18 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (2.10%) VMS
11 12 (1.49%) CentOS
12 6 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.74%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.74%) Android
12 6 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.25%) Fedora
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (25.87%) DevOps
2 188 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (17.08%) ITIL
4 110 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (10.52%) Software Engineering
6 82 (10.15%) Open Source
7 74 (9.16%) Migration
7 74 (9.16%) Service Delivery
8 72 (8.91%) Configuration Management
9 71 (8.79%) Project Management
10 70 (8.66%) TOGAF
11 68 (8.42%) SOA
12 65 (8.04%) E-Commerce
13 59 (7.30%) Mentoring
14 56 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (6.56%) TDD
16 49 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
17 48 (5.94%) CRM
17 48 (5.94%) PRINCE2
18 39 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 164 (20.30%) Java
2 144 (17.82%) Python
3 98 (12.13%) SQL
4 87 (10.77%) Bash Shell
5 83 (10.27%) Ruby
6 82 (10.15%) Perl
7 74 (9.16%) JavaScript
8 63 (7.80%) PHP
9 57 (7.05%) C#
10 55 (6.81%) PowerShell
11 48 (5.94%) C++
12 46 (5.69%) Scala
13 35 (4.33%) Groovy
14 33 (4.08%) Bourne shell
15 28 (3.47%) Go
16 26 (3.22%) C
17 18 (2.23%) Jython
18 15 (1.86%) Clojure
19 8 (0.99%) Shell Script
20 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (16.71%) Degree
2 58 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (4.95%) CCNA
6 39 (4.83%) MCSE
7 25 (3.09%) CCNP
8 19 (2.35%) Security Cleared
9 18 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.73%) CISSP
10 14 (1.73%) CCIE
11 11 (1.36%) VCP5
12 10 (1.24%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.11%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.11%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.87%) EMC Certification
14 7 (0.87%) MCSA
14 7 (0.87%) MCP
15 6 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (0.74%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.93%) QA
2 33 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.35%) ISO 9001
4 17 (2.10%) SLA
5 12 (1.49%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.11%) FISMA
7 3 (0.37%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 265 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (13.49%) Active Directory
3 74 (9.16%) Hyper-V
4 45 (5.57%) VirtualBox
4 45 (5.57%) Docker
5 37 (4.58%) XenApp
6 36 (4.46%) KVM
7 33 (4.08%) Varnish
8 32 (3.96%) vCloud
9 30 (3.71%) vSphere
10 26 (3.22%) HDFS
10 26 (3.22%) GlusterFS
10 26 (3.22%) Terminal Server
10 26 (3.22%) Samba
11 20 (2.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 14 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.73%) Xen
13 13 (1.61%) XenDesktop
14 10 (1.24%) VMware ESX
14 10 (1.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 195 (24.13%) Puppet
2 162 (20.05%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (12.38%) ZABBIX
4 96 (11.88%) Vagrant
5 86 (10.64%) Ansible
6 68 (8.42%) Nagios
7 45 (5.57%) logstash
8 44 (5.45%) Graphite
9 40 (4.95%) SCCM
10 36 (4.46%) Salt
11 35 (4.33%) Kibana
12 28 (3.47%) HAProxy
13 26 (3.22%) StatsD
13 26 (3.22%) Kubernetes
14 19 (2.35%) SCOM
15 18 (2.23%) Oracle Identity Management
16 13 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 9 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
17 9 (1.11%) vMotion
18 8 (0.99%) Cacti
Vendors
1 339 (41.96%) VMware
2 199 (24.63%) Microsoft
3 174 (21.53%) Cisco
4 134 (16.58%) Oracle
5 65 (8.04%) Citrix
6 64 (7.92%) Google
7 60 (7.43%) New Relic
8 56 (6.93%) HP
9 53 (6.56%) Rackspace
10 50 (6.19%) EMC
11 48 (5.94%) Juniper
12 44 (5.45%) IBM
13 38 (4.70%) Splunk
14 37 (4.58%) NetApp
15 33 (4.08%) Red Hat
16 31 (3.84%) 3PAR
17 30 (3.71%) SaltStack
18 28 (3.47%) Dell
19 27 (3.34%) hybris
20 25 (3.09%) F5
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Car Allowance (£6600) + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £63000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum £22,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
e2e-Agile Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 6K Car All + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago