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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 455 524 684
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +160
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 591 465 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.60% 5.67% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 446 351 187
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £90,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%

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
10550 8205 5931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 7.71% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8888 6674 4802
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +71 540 £62,500 +2.45% 89
London -16 256 £62,500 -5.30% 44
South East +7 85 £65,000 +30.00% 13
City of London +46 39 £68,000 -1.09% 7
East Midlands +36 39 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire +32 38 £65,000 +20.93% 8
West Midlands +14 33 £42,500 -39.28% 6
South West +9 27 £55,000 - 6
East of England +7 26 £56,250 +87.50% 1
Basildon - 23 - - 1
Essex - 23 - - 1
West Yorkshire +14 22 £65,000 +10.63% 5
East Sussex +2 21 £65,000 +44.44%
Nottinghamshire +27 20 £60,000 - 1
Nottingham +22 20 £60,000 - 1
Leeds +21 20 £65,000 - 4
Derbyshire - 18 £47,500 - 1
North West +38 17 £50,000 -31.03% 5
Birmingham +13 17 £40,000 -40.74% 2
Derby - 17 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire -15 16 £67,500 +8.00% 8
Hampshire +25 15 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Surrey -3 15 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Bristol +1 14 £57,500 -23.33% 3
Scotland +12 11 £45,000 - 1
Farnborough - 11 £52,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +10 10 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Sheffield +8 9 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Liverpool +6 9 £55,000 -
Merseyside +2 9 £55,000 -

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 574 (49.65%) PaaS
2 379 (32.79%) VMware
3 367 (31.75%) Linux
4 343 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
5 338 (29.24%) Windows
6 335 (28.98%) SaaS
7 313 (27.08%) Microsoft
8 307 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 282 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 273 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
11 266 (23.01%) Java
12 251 (21.71%) Data Centre
13 231 (19.98%) DevOps
14 218 (18.86%) Puppet
15 200 (17.30%) Cisco
16 198 (17.13%) Finance
17 192 (16.61%) Active Directory
18 183 (15.83%) Python
19 181 (15.66%) Firewall
20 179 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
21 178 (15.40%) ITIL
22 175 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
23 171 (14.79%) Ruby
24 154 (13.32%) Hyper-V
25 152 (13.15%) Configuration Management
26 151 (13.06%) JavaScript
27 145 (12.54%) Oracle
28 141 (12.20%) SQL
29 138 (11.94%) Apache
30 132 (11.42%) CSS

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 138 (11.94%) Apache
2 90 (7.79%) Node.js
2 90 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 86 (7.44%) OpenStack
4 77 (6.66%) MS Exchange
5 68 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
6 53 (4.58%) IIS
6 53 (4.58%) JBoss
7 47 (4.07%) Skype for Business
8 44 (3.81%) nginx
9 43 (3.72%) SharePoint
10 35 (3.03%) CMS
11 27 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
12 23 (1.99%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.90%) Liferay
13 22 (1.90%) WordPress
14 21 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
15 20 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (1.64%) WebLogic
17 17 (1.47%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 78 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.81%) MS Office
3 5 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.61%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.17%) Magento
5 2 (0.17%) RMDS
5 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.087%) Documaker
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.087%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 574 (49.65%) PaaS
2 343 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
3 335 (28.98%) SaaS
4 307 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 100 (8.65%) Office 365
6 99 (8.56%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (4.67%) Joyent
8 53 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 25 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (2.08%) Heroku
12 21 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 20 (1.73%) Google App Engine
14 16 (1.38%) iPaaS
15 14 (1.21%) GitHub
15 14 (1.21%) IBM PureFlex
16 12 (1.04%) Bluemix
17 10 (0.87%) Azure Machine Learning
17 10 (0.87%) HP Helion
18 8 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 181 (15.66%) Firewall
2 107 (9.26%) WAN
3 104 (9.00%) LAN
4 93 (8.04%) SAN
5 79 (6.83%) DNS
6 77 (6.66%) VPN
7 50 (4.33%) IPsec
8 47 (4.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 46 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
9 46 (3.98%) TCP/IP
10 42 (3.63%) MPLS
11 41 (3.55%) Internet
12 40 (3.46%) SSL
13 34 (2.94%) BGP
13 34 (2.94%) LDAP
14 32 (2.77%) NAS
15 30 (2.60%) Network Security
15 30 (2.60%) Unified Communications
15 30 (2.60%) VLAN
16 29 (2.51%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (9.78%) MySQL
2 111 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 86 (7.44%) MongoDB
4 83 (7.18%) Redis
5 80 (6.92%) Big Data
6 71 (6.14%) Hadoop
7 64 (5.54%) NoSQL
8 47 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 33 (2.85%) CouchDB
10 27 (2.34%) Oracle Database
11 24 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (2.08%) Relational Database
12 22 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.82%) SAP HANA
14 20 (1.73%) Riak
14 20 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.56%) Apache Hive
16 18 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 99 (8.56%) Git (software)
2 93 (8.04%) Jenkins
3 76 (6.57%) Maven
4 39 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 31 (2.68%) Subversion
6 26 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (1.99%) JIRA
8 21 (1.82%) Firebug
9 19 (1.64%) Ant
9 19 (1.64%) JUnit
10 18 (1.56%) Gradle
11 16 (1.38%) Mockito
12 14 (1.21%) Vagrant
12 14 (1.21%) Visual Studio
13 13 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (0.87%) Hudson
15 9 (0.78%) Artifactory
16 8 (0.69%) JSUnit
17 7 (0.61%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 198 (17.13%) Finance
2 75 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 57 (4.93%) Marketing
4 45 (3.89%) Retail
5 43 (3.72%) Banking
6 26 (2.25%) Legal
7 25 (2.16%) Games
8 23 (1.99%) Publishing
9 19 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.47%) Advertising
10 17 (1.47%) Electronics
11 13 (1.12%) Online Betting
12 9 (0.78%) Front Office
13 6 (0.52%) Law
14 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.43%) Back Office
14 5 (0.43%) Military
15 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.26%) Automotive
17 2 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 319 (27.60%) Architect
2 117 (10.12%) Consultant
3 112 (9.69%) Developer
4 86 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
5 84 (7.27%) Cloud Architect
6 78 (6.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 71 (6.14%) Administrator
8 61 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 57 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
10 47 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 46 (3.98%) Project Manager
12 44 (3.81%) Linux Administrator
12 44 (3.81%) Technical Architect
13 43 (3.72%) Support Engineer
14 42 (3.63%) Java Developer
15 41 (3.55%) Cloud Consultant
16 40 (3.46%) Technical Support
17 39 (3.37%) Technical Engineer
18 38 (3.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 37 (3.20%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (11.42%) CSS
2 130 (11.25%) HTML
3 121 (10.47%) Web Services
4 90 (7.79%) .NET
5 89 (7.70%) LAMP
6 81 (7.01%) Middleware
7 59 (5.10%) AngularJS
8 57 (4.93%) HTML5
9 56 (4.84%) jQuery
10 55 (4.76%) Spring
11 47 (4.07%) Memcached
12 41 (3.55%) RESTful
13 40 (3.46%) Hibernate
14 31 (2.68%) REST
15 30 (2.60%) ActiveMQ
15 30 (2.60%) XML
16 29 (2.51%) .NET Framework
17 28 (2.42%) JSON
17 28 (2.42%) LEMP Stack
18 25 (2.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 251 (21.71%) Data Centre
2 93 (8.04%) Private Cloud
3 87 (7.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 81 (7.01%) Public Cloud
5 48 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (3.20%) Replication
7 33 (2.85%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.60%) VCE vBlock
9 29 (2.51%) Enterprise Cloud
9 29 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.99%) User Experience
11 20 (1.73%) Clustering
12 17 (1.47%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.21%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.12%) PMI
15 12 (1.04%) Digital Media
16 11 (0.95%) CLARiiON
16 11 (0.95%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.95%) EMC VNX
16 11 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 367 (31.75%) Linux
2 338 (29.24%) Windows
3 108 (9.34%) Windows Server
4 90 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 82 (7.09%) Unix
6 69 (5.97%) Solaris
7 65 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (4.24%) CentOS
9 38 (3.29%) Debian
10 37 (3.20%) Android
11 35 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (2.85%) Apple iOS
13 26 (2.25%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.30%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.78%) AIX
15 9 (0.78%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.61%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.52%) SUSE
18 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (19.98%) DevOps
3 178 (15.40%) ITIL
4 175 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
5 152 (13.15%) Configuration Management
6 126 (10.90%) Presales
7 119 (10.29%) Open Source
8 112 (9.69%) Project Management
9 108 (9.34%) E-Commerce
10 92 (7.96%) SOA
11 91 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 89 (7.70%) TDD
13 83 (7.18%) High Availability
14 74 (6.40%) PRINCE2
14 74 (6.40%) TOGAF
15 72 (6.23%) Mentoring
16 68 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 68 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
17 65 (5.62%) Change Management
18 64 (5.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 266 (23.01%) Java
2 183 (15.83%) Python
3 171 (14.79%) Ruby
4 151 (13.06%) JavaScript
5 141 (12.20%) SQL
6 78 (6.75%) Bash Shell
7 71 (6.14%) PowerShell
8 69 (5.97%) Perl
9 67 (5.80%) C#
10 40 (3.46%) PHP
11 29 (2.51%) Clojure
11 29 (2.51%) Go
12 19 (1.64%) Scala
13 17 (1.47%) C
14 13 (1.12%) C++
15 11 (0.95%) R
15 11 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.87%) Groovy
17 8 (0.69%) XAML
18 7 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 79 (6.83%) Degree
2 64 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 51 (4.41%) SC Cleared
6 50 (4.33%) MCSE
7 34 (2.94%) CCIE
8 28 (2.42%) CCNP
9 25 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (1.82%) PMI Certification
11 20 (1.73%) PMP
12 18 (1.56%) EMC Certification
13 17 (1.47%) RHCSA
13 17 (1.47%) Sun Certification
14 16 (1.38%) MCSA
15 12 (1.04%) VCAP
16 11 (0.95%) CITP
17 10 (0.87%) MCITP
18 9 (0.78%) CISSP
19 8 (0.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (2.60%) SLA
3 17 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.30%) QA
5 12 (1.04%) COBIT
5 12 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.43%) GPG13
6 5 (0.43%) ISO22301
6 5 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.35%) COSO
8 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.087%) FISMA
System Software
1 282 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 192 (16.61%) Active Directory
3 154 (13.32%) Hyper-V
4 80 (6.92%) Docker
5 74 (6.40%) vSphere
6 44 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (3.37%) Terminal Services
8 33 (2.85%) Xen
9 29 (2.51%) BitLocker
9 29 (2.51%) XenApp
10 27 (2.34%) KVM
11 26 (2.25%) vCloud
12 23 (1.99%) Varnish
13 16 (1.38%) Firmware
14 15 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (0.95%) LXC
16 9 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 8 (0.69%) NFS
18 7 (0.61%) Dovecot
18 7 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 218 (18.86%) Puppet
2 179 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
3 125 (10.81%) Ansible
4 50 (4.33%) SCCM
5 42 (3.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 36 (3.11%) Windows Intune
7 35 (3.03%) SCOM
8 32 (2.77%) Capistrano
8 32 (2.77%) CFEngine
9 29 (2.51%) Nagios
10 25 (2.16%) SCVMM
11 22 (1.90%) SCOrch
12 15 (1.30%) Salt
13 14 (1.21%) SCDPM
13 14 (1.21%) SCSM
14 11 (0.95%) EdgeSight
15 10 (0.87%) Cacti
15 10 (0.87%) FortiGate
16 9 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
16 9 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 379 (32.79%) VMware
2 313 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 200 (17.30%) Cisco
4 145 (12.54%) Oracle
5 88 (7.61%) HP
6 75 (6.49%) Red Hat
7 74 (6.40%) IBM
8 72 (6.23%) EMC
9 67 (5.80%) Citrix
10 65 (5.62%) Rackspace
11 61 (5.28%) Google
12 56 (4.84%) NetApp
13 46 (3.98%) Juniper
14 43 (3.72%) SAP
15 31 (2.68%) Dell
16 26 (2.25%) F5
17 18 (1.56%) Ipanema Technologies
17 18 (1.56%) Riverbed
18 17 (1.47%) CA
18 17 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + great bens ...!!
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 10 hours ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 70k per year + amazing benefits!
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novo Search & Selection
Salary: An excellent salary with flexible benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (Plus EXCELLENT package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Bonus + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum + 20 % and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus up to £5k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago