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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 597 661 734
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +73
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 306 220 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.27% 5.30% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 228 167 120
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +35.80%

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
5801 4153 3416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 3.84% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4590 3580 2953
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 August 2014 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 August 2014. 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 +23 288 £55,000 -1.78% 15
London +33 171 £62,500 -3.84% 6
South East -4 65 £55,000 - 6
City of London +32 32 £57,500 -26.98% 1
Surrey +11 23 £40,000 -29.20%
Berkshire +15 20 £55,000 +57.14% 1
East of England +1 18 £30,000 -29.43%
North West 0 14 £44,500 -46.06% 2
Reading +8 13 £55,000 -31.25% 1
East Midlands -7 12 £49,000 -14.78%
Northamptonshire -13 12 £49,000 -14.78%
Hampshire -17 11 £62,500 +16.27% 3
Northampton -18 11 £49,000 -14.78%
Hertfordshire - 11 £100,000 -
Watford - 11 £100,000 -
West Midlands +8 10 £55,000 -38.88%
Manchester +5 10 £44,500 -48.40% 2
Wales -7 10 £37,750 -32.58% 2
Cambridge 0 7 £30,000 -29.43%
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £30,000 -29.43%
Farnborough -16 7 £62,500 +16.27%
Birmingham +3 6 £55,000 -38.88%
Yorkshire -35 6 £55,000 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £50,500 -
Guildford - 6 £66,250 -
Sheffield - 6 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
South Wales -8 5 £36,000 -35.71% 1
Scotland - 4 £27,750 -
Slough - 4 £34,500 -

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 349 (56.84%) PaaS
2 270 (43.97%) Windows
3 254 (41.37%) Linux
4 244 (39.74%) SaaS
5 204 (33.22%) Microsoft
6 196 (31.92%) VMware
7 157 (25.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 143 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 133 (21.66%) SQL Server
10 124 (20.20%) Cisco
11 123 (20.03%) ITIL
11 123 (20.03%) Amazon AWS
12 121 (19.71%) MySQL
13 117 (19.06%) SQL
14 115 (18.73%) Web Services
14 115 (18.73%) Puppet
15 113 (18.40%) IIS
16 111 (18.08%) Firewall
16 111 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 104 (16.94%) Java
18 103 (16.78%) Apache
19 99 (16.12%) Cloud Computing
20 98 (15.96%) Oracle
21 95 (15.47%) DevOps
22 91 (14.82%) Active Directory
23 87 (14.17%) HP
24 85 (13.84%) Opscode Chef
24 85 (13.84%) Open Source
25 83 (13.52%) .NET
25 83 (13.52%) MS Excel

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (18.40%) IIS
2 103 (16.78%) Apache
3 66 (10.75%) Tomcat
4 59 (9.61%) Elasticsearch
5 51 (8.31%) SharePoint
6 50 (8.14%) BizTalk Server
7 37 (6.03%) MS Exchange
8 34 (5.54%) nginx
9 32 (5.21%) Apache Solr
9 32 (5.21%) OpenStack
10 26 (4.23%) Node.js
11 23 (3.75%) Lync
12 21 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (2.61%) CMS
14 12 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (1.79%) Alfresco
16 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.81%) EPiServer CMS
16 5 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
17 4 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 83 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.03%) MS Office
3 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.98%) Agresso
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 349 (56.84%) PaaS
2 244 (39.74%) SaaS
3 157 (25.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 123 (20.03%) Amazon AWS
5 99 (16.12%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (6.19%) Office 365
7 27 (4.40%) Joyent
8 26 (4.23%) Google Apps
9 14 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.81%) Heroku
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.16%) Engine Yard
12 1 (0.16%) Route 53
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.16%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 111 (18.08%) Firewall
2 82 (13.36%) WAN
3 78 (12.70%) SAN
4 70 (11.40%) LAN
5 50 (8.14%) VPN
6 42 (6.84%) DNS
7 29 (4.72%) TCP/IP
8 24 (3.91%) NAS
9 21 (3.42%) VoIP
10 20 (3.26%) MPLS
11 15 (2.44%) DHCP
12 13 (2.12%) LDAP
12 13 (2.12%) Internet
12 13 (2.12%) Network Security
13 11 (1.79%) Wireless
14 10 (1.63%) SSL
14 10 (1.63%) SNMP
14 10 (1.63%) OpenLDAP
15 9 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (21.66%) SQL Server
2 121 (19.71%) MySQL
3 54 (8.79%) MongoDB
4 39 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (5.37%) Redis
6 26 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (2.93%) Hadoop
8 17 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.44%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.12%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (1.63%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.63%) Big Data
14 8 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.14%) MS Access
15 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (9.61%) Git (software)
2 46 (7.49%) Jenkins
3 33 (5.37%) Subversion
3 33 (5.37%) TeamCity
4 26 (4.23%) Firebug
4 26 (4.23%) NUnit
5 22 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.61%) JIRA
7 15 (2.44%) Bugzilla
8 13 (2.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 11 (1.79%) MSTest
9 11 (1.79%) Moq
10 8 (1.30%) RSpec
10 8 (1.30%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.14%) Hudson
12 5 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.49%) Maven
14 2 (0.33%) Artifactory
15 1 (0.16%) VisualVM
General
1 75 (12.21%) Finance
2 47 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.05%) Music Industry
4 30 (4.89%) Retail
5 20 (3.26%) Marketing
6 16 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.44%) Banking
8 10 (1.63%) Local Government
9 9 (1.47%) Advertising
9 9 (1.47%) Publishing
10 8 (1.30%) Legal
10 8 (1.30%) Billing
11 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.14%) Electronics
12 6 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.33%) Games
13 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 152 (24.76%) Architect
2 64 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
3 49 (7.98%) Analyst
4 47 (7.65%) Cloud Architect
5 43 (7.00%) Developer
6 38 (6.19%) Consultant
7 32 (5.21%) Operations Engineer
8 31 (5.05%) Web Engineer
8 31 (5.05%) Support Analyst
9 29 (4.72%) Support Engineer
9 29 (4.72%) Applications Support
9 29 (4.72%) Designer
10 26 (4.23%) Administrator
10 26 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
11 25 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
13 21 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
14 20 (3.26%) Infrastructure Designer
14 20 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
15 19 (3.09%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (18.73%) Web Services
2 83 (13.52%) .NET
3 43 (7.00%) HTML
4 42 (6.84%) WCF
5 40 (6.51%) ASP.NET
5 40 (6.51%) XML
6 34 (5.54%) LAMP
7 29 (4.72%) CSS
8 25 (4.07%) SOAP
9 21 (3.42%) RESTful
10 19 (3.09%) ActiveMQ
11 17 (2.77%) HTML5
12 16 (2.61%) XSD
12 16 (2.61%) XSL
12 16 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (2.44%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 13 (2.12%) .NET Framework
14 13 (2.12%) WinForms
15 11 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.84%) Open Source
2 31 (5.05%) Blackberry
3 24 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.58%) Digital Media
5 19 (3.09%) Replication
6 13 (2.12%) Visualisation
7 11 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.47%) Firmware
9 9 (1.47%) PKI
10 8 (1.30%) Clustering
10 8 (1.30%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.14%) iPhone
11 7 (1.14%) DTV
12 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.81%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.65%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 270 (43.97%) Windows
2 254 (41.37%) Linux
3 111 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (6.84%) Ubuntu
6 40 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (5.86%) Debian
8 34 (5.54%) UNIX
9 31 (5.05%) Solaris
10 29 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (2.44%) Android
12 14 (2.28%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.28%) Windows 7
13 13 (2.12%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.47%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.30%) SUSE
16 5 (0.81%) HPUX
17 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.65%) CentOS
18 3 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (20.03%) ITIL
2 95 (15.47%) DevOps
3 73 (11.89%) SOA
4 61 (9.93%) Project Management
5 58 (9.45%) Migration
6 46 (7.49%) TOGAF
7 45 (7.33%) Service Delivery
8 44 (7.17%) Configuration Management
9 42 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (6.68%) Change Management
11 40 (6.51%) CRM
12 33 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (5.05%) Enterprise Architecture
13 31 (5.05%) Build Automation
14 30 (4.89%) PRINCE2
14 30 (4.89%) OO
15 29 (4.72%) OOD
16 27 (4.40%) Data Modelling
17 25 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (19.06%) SQL
2 104 (16.94%) Java
3 64 (10.42%) Ruby
4 51 (8.31%) C#
5 37 (6.03%) JavaScript
6 30 (4.89%) Python
7 29 (4.72%) Perl
8 26 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 23 (3.75%) PHP
10 11 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.47%) C
12 8 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.33%) C++
15 1 (0.16%) Delphi
15 1 (0.16%) PowerHouse
15 1 (0.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 48 (7.82%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.51%) Degree
3 28 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (4.23%) MCSE
4 26 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (3.42%) CCNA
6 15 (2.44%) MCP
7 13 (2.12%) MCSA
8 11 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.30%) VCP4
9 8 (1.30%) VCP5
9 8 (1.30%) MCITP
9 8 (1.30%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.81%) MCTS
11 5 (0.81%) CCNP
12 4 (0.65%) PMP
13 2 (0.33%) EMC Certification
13 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.37%) QA
2 18 (2.93%) SLA
3 11 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.65%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 143 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (14.82%) Active Directory
3 71 (11.56%) Hyper-V
4 43 (7.00%) vSphere
5 42 (6.84%) KVM
6 32 (5.21%) vCloud
7 31 (5.05%) Varnish
7 31 (5.05%) Samba
8 21 (3.42%) XenApp
9 18 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (2.44%) UAG
10 15 (2.44%) VMware ESX
11 13 (2.12%) Xen
12 11 (1.79%) Terminal Server
13 7 (1.14%) ISA Server
13 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.81%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.81%) Docker
15 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 115 (18.73%) Puppet
2 85 (13.84%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (6.84%) ZABBIX
4 36 (5.86%) SCCM
5 35 (5.70%) logstash
6 32 (5.21%) Kibana
6 32 (5.21%) StatsD
7 31 (5.05%) HAProxy
8 22 (3.58%) Nagios
9 19 (3.09%) SCOM
10 16 (2.61%) Vagrant
11 8 (1.30%) Zenoss
12 5 (0.81%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.49%) Netcool
13 3 (0.49%) AppManager
13 3 (0.49%) Foglight
13 3 (0.49%) Cacti
13 3 (0.49%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.49%) Opsview
Vendors
1 204 (33.22%) Microsoft
2 196 (31.92%) VMware
3 124 (20.20%) Cisco
4 98 (15.96%) Oracle
5 87 (14.17%) HP
6 53 (8.63%) Red Hat
7 47 (7.65%) Apple
8 46 (7.49%) Citrix
9 40 (6.51%) EMC
10 39 (6.35%) Dell
11 37 (6.03%) Juniper
12 33 (5.37%) Sony
13 32 (5.21%) New Relic
14 31 (5.05%) Toshiba
15 30 (4.89%) Google
16 17 (2.77%) Veeam
16 17 (2.77%) hybris
17 15 (2.44%) SAP
18 12 (1.95%) JBoss
18 12 (1.95%) IBM
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