The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 93 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 0.15% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.89% 9.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £41,000 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
IaaS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
90 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.00% 1.57% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 17 6
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,800 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IaaS
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the Wales region.

IaaS Salary Trend in Wales

IaaS
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

IaaS Salary Histogram in Wales

IaaS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
South Wales +11 4 £32,000 -13.51% 2
West Wales - 4 £45,000 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 16 (84.21%) PaaS
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) OOD
3 8 (42.11%) SOA
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) OO
3 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 8 (42.11%) WinForms
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) NUnit
3 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
3 8 (42.11%) WCF
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) RSpec
3 8 (42.11%) SaaS
3 8 (42.11%) MSTest
3 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) PaaS
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (42.11%) SaaS
4 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) NUnit
1 8 (42.11%) RSpec
1 8 (42.11%) MSTest
1 8 (42.11%) Moq
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
1 8 (42.11%) XML
1 8 (42.11%) WinForms
1 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
1 8 (42.11%) WCF
1 8 (42.11%) HTML5
1 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) OO
1 8 (42.11%) OOD
1 8 (42.11%) SOA
1 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) TDD
1 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Product Management
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
1 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) NetApp
2 3 (15.79%) McAfee
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds