The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 408 496 641
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +145
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 587 582 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.54% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.02% 5.61% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 405 465 282
Median salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £80,250
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +20.00%

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
11697 10377 8040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.09% 9.67% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9844 8765 6566
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 553 £54,000 -10.00% 62
London +16 197 £65,000 +13.04% 32
South East +84 130 £57,250 -11.92% 14
North West +37 68 £51,000 -7.27% 6
West Midlands -1 64 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Berkshire +37 54 £67,500 -0.73% 5
South West +22 39 £51,000 -11.30% 4
Surrey +34 36 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Birmingham -3 34 £51,820 +13.26% 1
Manchester +9 31 £51,000 -18.40% 1
Merseyside +16 30 £51,000 -21.53% 3
Liverpool +2 30 £51,000 -21.53% 3
Hampshire +29 28 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East Midlands +6 24 £45,000 -1.63% 2
Reading +43 23 £51,500 -6.36% 2
City of London +25 23 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Coventry +21 21 £42,500 -
East of England +20 17 £51,000 +27.50% 1
Wales +13 17 £37,500 -1.31%
Woking - 17 £35,250 - 1
South Wales +9 14 £36,500 -3.94%
Nottinghamshire +2 13 £75,000 +83.48% 1
Nottingham -2 13 £75,000 +63.93% 1
Yorkshire -22 13 £55,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland +29 12 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Cardiff - 12 £33,000 -
Bristol +3 11 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Egham +30 10 £70,000 +21.73%
Hertfordshire +19 10 £51,000 -52.33%
Basingstoke - 10 £45,000 -

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IaaS.

1 814 (64.50%) PaaS
2 614 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 495 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
4 480 (38.03%) Microsoft
5 455 (36.05%) SaaS
6 421 (33.36%) Linux
7 418 (33.12%) VMware
8 327 (25.91%) Windows
9 315 (24.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 309 (24.48%) Data Centre
11 303 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
12 295 (23.38%) ITIL
13 267 (21.16%) MS Excel
13 267 (21.16%) DevOps
14 260 (20.60%) Finance
15 234 (18.54%) Cisco
16 222 (17.59%) Degree
17 220 (17.43%) SQL
18 201 (15.93%) Active Directory
19 199 (15.77%) SQL Server
20 185 (14.66%) Java
21 184 (14.58%) Puppet
22 181 (14.34%) Presales
23 167 (13.23%) Opscode Chef
24 166 (13.15%) Unix
25 163 (12.92%) Hyper-V
26 156 (12.36%) Oracle
27 151 (11.97%) TOGAF
28 150 (11.89%) PRINCE2
29 148 (11.73%) Windows Server

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 86 (6.81%) Apache
2 84 (6.66%) OpenStack
3 70 (5.55%) SharePoint
4 66 (5.23%) Tomcat
5 54 (4.28%) IIS
6 38 (3.01%) MS Exchange
7 35 (2.77%) JBoss
8 23 (1.82%) nginx
9 21 (1.66%) Apache Spark
9 21 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (1.11%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.40%) SAS
15 5 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 267 (21.16%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 51 (4.04%) MS Office
4 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) MS Project
6 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.74%) SAP GRC
3 19 (1.51%) Sentinel
4 18 (1.43%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.16%) Maximo
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.079%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.079%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 814 (64.50%) PaaS
2 614 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 495 (39.22%) Amazon AWS
4 455 (36.05%) SaaS
5 132 (10.46%) Office 365
6 113 (8.95%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 44 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
10 27 (2.14%) Amazon S3
11 16 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
12 15 (1.19%) Bluemix
13 14 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 11 (0.87%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
16 7 (0.55%) Data Lake Analytics
17 6 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 142 (11.25%) SAN
2 133 (10.54%) Firewall
3 109 (8.64%) DNS
4 78 (6.18%) VPN
5 77 (6.10%) LAN
5 77 (6.10%) WAN
6 76 (6.02%) Internet
7 59 (4.68%) DHCP
8 41 (3.25%) TCP/IP
9 38 (3.01%) Network Security
10 37 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (2.85%) MPLS
12 33 (2.61%) Wireless
13 31 (2.46%) BGP
14 26 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (2.06%) HTTP
15 25 (1.98%) VoIP
16 22 (1.74%) OSPF
17 21 (1.66%) EIGRP
18 20 (1.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 105 (8.32%) MySQL
3 79 (6.26%) MongoDB
4 69 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 67 (5.31%) Big Data
6 56 (4.44%) DB2
7 47 (3.72%) Relational Database
8 42 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 41 (3.25%) Redis
10 33 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (2.22%) Hadoop
12 26 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.90%) SAP HANA
15 22 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (1.19%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 81 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 80 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 32 (2.54%) Visual Studio
4 29 (2.30%) Maven
4 29 (2.30%) Subversion
5 21 (1.66%) Selenium
6 16 (1.27%) Ant
6 16 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.19%) Visual Studio Code
8 14 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 13 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (0.95%) JIRA
10 12 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.63%) NUnit
12 7 (0.55%) Travis CI
12 7 (0.55%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 6 (0.48%) Bugzilla
13 6 (0.48%) Trac
General
1 260 (20.60%) Finance
2 93 (7.37%) Retail
3 69 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 55 (4.36%) Banking
5 54 (4.28%) Publishing
6 48 (3.80%) Marketing
7 42 (3.33%) Legal
8 36 (2.85%) Games
9 19 (1.51%) Advertising
10 18 (1.43%) Electronics
11 14 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.79%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.63%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.55%) Back Office
16 5 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.32%) Local Government
17 4 (0.32%) Welsh Language
18 2 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 336 (26.62%) Architect
2 127 (10.06%) Solutions Architect
3 123 (9.75%) Consultant
4 111 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 110 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 106 (8.40%) Cloud Architect
7 105 (8.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 98 (7.77%) Developer
9 73 (5.78%) Azure Architect
9 73 (5.78%) Azure Consultant
10 68 (5.39%) Analyst
10 68 (5.39%) Infrastructure Manager
11 66 (5.23%) Infrastructure Architect
12 61 (4.83%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 58 (4.60%) Technical Architect
14 56 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
15 47 (3.72%) Linux Engineer
16 44 (3.49%) Administrator
17 43 (3.41%) Network Engineer
18 38 (3.01%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (8.80%) .NET
2 83 (6.58%) Web Services
3 74 (5.86%) REST
4 68 (5.39%) HTML
5 60 (4.75%) SOAP
6 53 (4.20%) Node.js
7 48 (3.80%) LAMP
8 44 (3.49%) AngularJS
9 41 (3.25%) Middleware
9 41 (3.25%) Spring
10 38 (3.01%) ASP.NET
11 37 (2.93%) HTML5
12 36 (2.85%) RESTful
13 32 (2.54%) CSS
14 26 (2.06%) .NET Framework
15 25 (1.98%) jQuery
16 24 (1.90%) JSON
16 24 (1.90%) Spring Boot
17 20 (1.58%) Java EE
17 20 (1.58%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 309 (24.48%) Data Centre
2 144 (11.41%) Public Cloud
3 135 (10.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 118 (9.35%) Computer Science
5 114 (9.03%) Private Cloud
6 95 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (3.96%) CMDB
8 40 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (3.17%) Management Information System
9 33 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
10 32 (2.54%) Mobile App
10 32 (2.54%) NHS
11 31 (2.46%) Virtual Team
12 26 (2.06%) Cyber Attack
13 24 (1.90%) Internet of Things
14 23 (1.82%) Fintech
15 22 (1.74%) PKI
15 22 (1.74%) Visualisation
16 19 (1.51%) Clustering
16 19 (1.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 421 (33.36%) Linux
2 327 (25.91%) Windows
3 166 (13.15%) Unix
4 148 (11.73%) Windows Server
5 94 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 74 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 65 (5.15%) Solaris
8 57 (4.52%) OpenVMS
9 55 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (3.57%) CentOS
11 21 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (1.35%) Debian
13 16 (1.27%) Android
14 13 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.03%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.87%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.79%) Fedora
16 10 (0.79%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.71%) CoreOS
18 7 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (23.38%) ITIL
3 267 (21.16%) DevOps
4 181 (14.34%) Presales
5 151 (11.97%) TOGAF
6 150 (11.89%) PRINCE2
7 141 (11.17%) Service Management
8 132 (10.46%) Service Delivery
9 131 (10.38%) Software Engineering
10 123 (9.75%) Project Management
10 123 (9.75%) Technical Architecture
11 121 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
12 110 (8.72%) Business Development
13 107 (8.48%) CRM
14 104 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 104 (8.24%) Scrum
15 103 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 102 (8.08%) Migration
17 95 (7.53%) ITIL V3
18 88 (6.97%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (17.43%) SQL
2 185 (14.66%) Java
3 125 (9.90%) Python
4 116 (9.19%) PowerShell
5 103 (8.16%) C#
6 88 (6.97%) Ruby
7 85 (6.74%) JavaScript
8 76 (6.02%) Bash Shell
9 70 (5.55%) Perl
10 47 (3.72%) PHP
11 44 (3.49%) C
12 35 (2.77%) Scala
13 21 (1.66%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.27%) C++
15 15 (1.19%) Groovy
15 15 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.79%) Go
17 8 (0.63%) R
18 6 (0.48%) Bourne shell
18 6 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 222 (17.59%) Degree
2 94 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (5.78%) ISEB
5 72 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 57 (4.52%) PMI Certification
7 56 (4.44%) SC Cleared
8 52 (4.12%) PMP
9 49 (3.88%) MCSE
10 42 (3.33%) CCNA
11 38 (3.01%) CISSP
12 35 (2.77%) CISM
13 28 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 23 (1.82%) EMC Certification
15 22 (1.74%) CCIE
16 16 (1.27%) ISSAP
17 15 (1.19%) CISA
17 15 (1.19%) MCSA
18 13 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (0.95%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.20%) SLA
2 41 (3.25%) QA
3 34 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 33 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.51%) ISO 9001
6 15 (1.19%) ISO 14001
7 9 (0.71%) COBIT
8 3 (0.24%) COSO
8 3 (0.24%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.079%) GCP
10 1 (0.079%) ISO27002
System Software
1 315 (24.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 201 (15.93%) Active Directory
3 163 (12.92%) Hyper-V
4 104 (8.24%) Virtual Machines
5 94 (7.45%) Docker
6 62 (4.91%) vSphere
7 33 (2.61%) vCloud
8 18 (1.43%) Firmware
9 16 (1.27%) XenApp
10 14 (1.11%) HDFS
11 13 (1.03%) KVM
11 13 (1.03%) VirtualBox
11 13 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.95%) Varnish
13 11 (0.87%) VMware ESX
13 11 (0.87%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.40%) Shibboleth
16 5 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 184 (14.58%) Puppet
2 167 (13.23%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (8.24%) Ansible
4 89 (7.05%) SCVMM
5 61 (4.83%) SCCM
6 45 (3.57%) vRealize
7 30 (2.38%) Kubernetes
7 30 (2.38%) SCOM
8 25 (1.98%) SCOrch
9 23 (1.82%) Salt
10 21 (1.66%) AirWatch
10 21 (1.66%) Nagios
11 15 (1.19%) Mesos
12 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.71%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.55%) Terraform
15 6 (0.48%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
15 6 (0.48%) Kibana
15 6 (0.48%) Packer
Vendors
1 480 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 418 (33.12%) VMware
3 234 (18.54%) Cisco
4 156 (12.36%) Oracle
5 135 (10.70%) NetApp
6 132 (10.46%) Citrix
7 103 (8.16%) HP
8 101 (8.00%) EMC
9 99 (7.84%) IBM
10 88 (6.97%) Google
11 83 (6.58%) Juniper
12 73 (5.78%) CheckPoint
13 57 (4.52%) Red Hat
14 56 (4.44%) BMC
15 38 (3.01%) SAP
16 36 (2.85%) Dell
17 35 (2.77%) F5
18 27 (2.14%) Splunk
19 21 (1.66%) SaltStack
20 20 (1.58%) Rackspace
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From 160000 to 165000 per annum, + package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookes Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookes Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
TDA Group
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + generous benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + up to 15% bonus, shares & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Thames Valley
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £50k + good benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago