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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 529 632 655
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +23
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 420 324 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.72% 4.43% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 300 230 175
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%

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
8897 7308 4925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 6.10% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7177 5909 4220
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +127 412 £62,500 +13.63% 41
London +74 205 £70,000 +16.66% 14
South East +9 84 £55,000 +22.22% 6
West Midlands +29 44 £53,750 -2.27% 7
South West +23 44 £65,000 +1.96% 6
Bristol +19 40 £65,000 - 4
City of London +64 35 £72,500 +11.53% 3
Coventry - 25 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +14 24 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Hampshire +1 24 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Berkshire -9 20 £67,500 +22.72%
Farnborough -16 19 £60,000 +20.00% 2
East of England +13 16 £70,000 +40.00% 4
Birmingham -6 13 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Watford +2 12 £70,000 - 1
Reading +1 12 £67,500 +22.72%
Hertfordshire -6 12 £70,000 - 2
Leatherhead - 9 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +7 8 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East Sussex - 8 £41,250 -
Middlesbrough - 6 £60,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 6 £60,000 - 2
West Sussex -3 4 £45,000 -2.70% 1
East Midlands -16 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Northampton -17 4 £55,000 +12.24%
Northamptonshire -18 4 £55,000 +12.24%
Brighton - 4 £41,250 -
Scotland +7 3 £50,000 -33.33%
Gatwick -4 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 3 - -

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 405 (52.33%) PaaS
2 304 (39.28%) VMware
3 298 (38.50%) Linux
4 292 (37.73%) SaaS
5 269 (34.75%) Windows
6 252 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 232 (29.97%) Amazon AWS
8 222 (28.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 218 (28.17%) Data Centre
10 215 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 199 (25.71%) DevOps
12 196 (25.32%) Cisco
13 185 (23.90%) Puppet
14 173 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
15 165 (21.32%) Opscode Chef
16 160 (20.67%) Firewall
17 152 (19.64%) Cloud Computing
18 136 (17.57%) Degree
19 133 (17.18%) Java
20 127 (16.41%) MS Excel
21 115 (14.86%) Oracle
21 115 (14.86%) Web Services
22 114 (14.73%) MySQL
22 114 (14.73%) ITIL
23 113 (14.60%) Apache
24 112 (14.47%) Active Directory
25 111 (14.34%) Python
25 111 (14.34%) SQL Server
26 104 (13.44%) IIS
27 103 (13.31%) Git (software)

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 113 (14.60%) Apache
2 104 (13.44%) IIS
3 64 (8.27%) OpenStack
4 62 (8.01%) Tomcat
5 59 (7.62%) SharePoint
6 50 (6.46%) Elasticsearch
7 45 (5.81%) nginx
8 42 (5.43%) Lync
8 42 (5.43%) MS Exchange
9 41 (5.30%) Node.js
10 32 (4.13%) Apache Solr
11 17 (2.20%) JBoss
12 16 (2.07%) Apache Spark
13 15 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (1.29%) CMS
16 10 (1.29%) WebLogic
16 10 (1.29%) WebSphere
17 8 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 127 (16.41%) MS Excel
2 51 (6.59%) MS Office
3 15 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 405 (52.33%) PaaS
2 292 (37.73%) SaaS
3 232 (29.97%) Amazon AWS
4 222 (28.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 152 (19.64%) Cloud Computing
6 102 (13.18%) Office 365
7 32 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (2.71%) Amazon S3
9 20 (2.58%) Terremark
10 17 (2.20%) Google Apps
11 15 (1.94%) Sumo Logic
12 13 (1.68%) Joyent
13 11 (1.42%) Heroku
14 7 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.90%) IBM PureFlex
15 5 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.52%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.39%) Route 53
17 3 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 160 (20.67%) Firewall
2 102 (13.18%) WAN
3 100 (12.92%) LAN
3 100 (12.92%) VPN
4 79 (10.21%) MPLS
5 68 (8.79%) SAN
6 65 (8.40%) Internet
7 54 (6.98%) VoIP
8 51 (6.59%) DNS
8 51 (6.59%) TCP/IP
9 48 (6.20%) Unified Communications
10 47 (6.07%) Network Security
11 40 (5.17%) VLAN
12 38 (4.91%) SSL
13 35 (4.52%) iSCSI
14 30 (3.88%) OSPF
14 30 (3.88%) BGP
15 28 (3.62%) Wireless
15 28 (3.62%) HTTP
16 27 (3.49%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (14.73%) MySQL
2 111 (14.34%) SQL Server
3 73 (9.43%) MongoDB
4 45 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 38 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 35 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (3.88%) NoSQL
8 27 (3.49%) Redis
9 26 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (2.71%) HBase
11 19 (2.45%) Big Data
12 18 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
12 18 (2.33%) DB2
13 15 (1.94%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 103 (13.31%) Git (software)
2 101 (13.05%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.94%) Subversion
4 45 (5.81%) Maven
5 39 (5.04%) TeamCity
6 21 (2.71%) Grunt
7 12 (1.55%) Artifactory
8 11 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.03%) RSpec
10 6 (0.78%) JIRA
11 5 (0.65%) NUnit
11 5 (0.65%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.52%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.52%) JUnit
13 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.26%) WebStorm
14 2 (0.26%) gulp
15 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
15 1 (0.13%) Jasmine
General
1 98 (12.66%) Finance
2 70 (9.04%) Telecoms
3 37 (4.78%) Banking
4 33 (4.26%) Retail
5 29 (3.75%) Automotive
5 29 (3.75%) Marketing
6 20 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.45%) Advertising
8 18 (2.33%) Legal
9 14 (1.81%) Law
10 10 (1.29%) Electronics
11 8 (1.03%) Publishing
12 6 (0.78%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.52%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Front Office
14 2 (0.26%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 216 (27.91%) Architect
2 82 (10.59%) Consultant
3 80 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 55 (7.11%) Cloud Architect
5 49 (6.33%) Support Engineer
6 47 (6.07%) Technical Architect
7 42 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 39 (5.04%) Developer
9 37 (4.78%) Technical Support
10 36 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
11 35 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
11 35 (4.52%) Technical Support Engineer
11 35 (4.52%) Technical Engineer
12 33 (4.26%) Software Engineer
13 32 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 29 (3.75%) Enterprise Architect
15 28 (3.62%) Analyst
16 24 (3.10%) Development Manager
16 24 (3.10%) Administrator
17 23 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (14.86%) Web Services
2 79 (10.21%) .NET
3 45 (5.81%) XML
4 43 (5.56%) HTML
5 42 (5.43%) Middleware
6 37 (4.78%) RESTful
7 35 (4.52%) CSS
8 33 (4.26%) ASP.NET
9 30 (3.88%) REST
9 30 (3.88%) AngularJS
10 26 (3.36%) HTML5
11 25 (3.23%) SOAP
12 23 (2.97%) Spring
13 21 (2.71%) MCollective
13 21 (2.71%) Sensu
14 20 (2.58%) LAMP
14 20 (2.58%) jQuery
15 19 (2.45%) Oracle Fusion
16 18 (2.33%) WebCenter
16 18 (2.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 218 (28.17%) Data Centre
2 69 (8.91%) Private Cloud
3 67 (8.66%) Public Cloud
4 64 (8.27%) Computer Science
5 51 (6.59%) Replication
6 49 (6.33%) Management Information System
6 49 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (4.52%) Clustering
9 31 (4.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 26 (3.36%) BBC
10 26 (3.36%) Blackberry
11 20 (2.58%) BYOD
12 19 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
13 16 (2.07%) User Experience
14 15 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
14 15 (1.94%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.81%) iSeries
16 13 (1.68%) CMDB
17 12 (1.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 298 (38.50%) Linux
2 269 (34.75%) Windows
3 98 (12.66%) UNIX
4 89 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (7.24%) Ubuntu
7 32 (4.13%) Debian
8 25 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (2.45%) CoreOS
10 16 (2.07%) VMS
11 8 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.90%) CentOS
13 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.78%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.26%) SUSE
14 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (25.71%) DevOps
2 173 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (14.73%) ITIL
4 93 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (11.24%) Service Delivery
6 84 (10.85%) Migration
7 81 (10.47%) Open Source
8 75 (9.69%) SOA
9 74 (9.56%) Configuration Management
10 72 (9.30%) TOGAF
11 70 (9.04%) Project Management
12 64 (8.27%) Software Engineering
13 63 (8.14%) E-Commerce
14 62 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
15 55 (7.11%) Mentoring
16 53 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
17 46 (5.94%) CRM
18 43 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
19 40 (5.17%) TDD
20 38 (4.91%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 133 (17.18%) Java
2 111 (14.34%) Python
3 97 (12.53%) SQL
4 75 (9.69%) Perl
5 71 (9.17%) Ruby
6 65 (8.40%) Bash Shell
7 57 (7.36%) PowerShell
8 56 (7.24%) PHP
9 53 (6.85%) C#
10 51 (6.59%) JavaScript
11 36 (4.65%) C++
12 32 (4.13%) Scala
13 24 (3.10%) C
14 22 (2.84%) Groovy
15 21 (2.71%) Bourne shell
16 18 (2.33%) Jython
16 18 (2.33%) Go
17 9 (1.16%) Clojure
17 9 (1.16%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.26%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 136 (17.57%) Degree
2 70 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (6.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 46 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (5.30%) MCSE
6 36 (4.65%) CCNA
7 33 (4.26%) CCNP
8 22 (2.84%) CCIE
9 20 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (2.20%) Security Cleared
11 13 (1.68%) AWS Certification
11 13 (1.68%) CISSP
12 11 (1.42%) PMI Certification
13 10 (1.29%) MCSA
14 8 (1.03%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.90%) VCP5
15 7 (0.90%) MCP
16 5 (0.65%) PMP
16 5 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
16 5 (0.65%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.07%) QA
2 28 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.81%) ISO 9001
5 13 (1.68%) SLA
6 12 (1.55%) FISMA
7 3 (0.39%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 252 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (14.47%) Active Directory
3 74 (9.56%) Hyper-V
4 45 (5.81%) XenApp
5 35 (4.52%) VirtualBox
6 34 (4.39%) KVM
6 34 (4.39%) Terminal Server
7 32 (4.13%) vSphere
8 31 (4.01%) Varnish
9 30 (3.88%) Docker
10 27 (3.49%) vCloud
11 26 (3.36%) GlusterFS
11 26 (3.36%) Samba
12 19 (2.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 16 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (2.07%) HDFS
13 16 (2.07%) Xen
14 13 (1.68%) XenDesktop
15 9 (1.16%) VMware ESX
15 9 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 185 (23.90%) Puppet
2 165 (21.32%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (10.59%) ZABBIX
4 80 (10.34%) Vagrant
5 60 (7.75%) Ansible
6 50 (6.46%) logstash
7 48 (6.20%) Graphite
8 47 (6.07%) Nagios
9 38 (4.91%) Kibana
10 37 (4.78%) SCCM
11 28 (3.62%) HAProxy
12 26 (3.36%) Salt
12 26 (3.36%) StatsD
13 20 (2.58%) SCOM
14 18 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
15 17 (2.20%) Kubernetes
16 11 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 10 (1.29%) Tivoli
18 9 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
18 9 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 304 (39.28%) VMware
2 215 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 196 (25.32%) Cisco
4 115 (14.86%) Oracle
5 73 (9.43%) Citrix
6 67 (8.66%) Google
7 61 (7.88%) Juniper
8 56 (7.24%) HP
9 54 (6.98%) New Relic
10 53 (6.85%) Rackspace
11 42 (5.43%) NetApp
12 40 (5.17%) Red Hat
12 40 (5.17%) IBM
13 38 (4.91%) EMC
14 30 (3.88%) 3PAR
15 28 (3.62%) Splunk
16 27 (3.49%) Dell
17 26 (3.36%) CheckPoint
18 24 (3.10%) F5
19 23 (2.97%) SAP
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Home Working, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 23 hours ago
Horsham, Sussex
Initialize IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
J & C Associates
Salary: Up to £70,000 dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + holidays, pension +
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car, Traning & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Others
Posted: 4 days ago