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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 105 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.072% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.68% 3.13% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £43,500 £36,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -36.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
147 64 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.65% 5.22% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 117 59 28
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £56,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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
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 1 May 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
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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 1 £43,500 +20.83%
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) PaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) McAfee
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) RSpec
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) WSUS
3 3 (37.50%) Welsh Language
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) RSpec
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (37.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Line Management
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds