Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for IaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IaaS over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 145 134 206
Rank change year-on-year -11 +72 +63
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 115 62 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.72% 1.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.33% 3.81% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 110 43 116
10th Percentile £48,500 £50,250 £53,250
25th Percentile £60,313 £55,625 £59,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £76,250
Median % change year-on-year - -1.64% +2.35%
75th Percentile £91,250 £90,625 £91,250
90th Percentile £96,725 £101,500 £93,125
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +3.45%

IaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,658 1,626 3,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.54% 45.00% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,425 1,425 3,576
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £35,625
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the City of London

IaaS
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IaaS in the City of London.

Salary trend for IaaS in the City of London

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 95 (82.61%) Azure
2 76 (66.09%) PaaS
3 72 (62.61%) DevOps
4 64 (55.65%) Terraform
5 51 (44.35%) AWS
5 51 (44.35%) Microsoft
6 50 (43.48%) SaaS
6 50 (43.48%) PowerShell
7 44 (38.26%) Kubernetes
8 40 (34.78%) Windows
9 35 (30.43%) Docker
10 30 (26.09%) Windows Server
10 30 (26.09%) Finance
11 29 (25.22%) Migration
12 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (24.35%) Python
12 28 (24.35%) Active Directory
13 26 (22.61%) SQL
14 25 (21.74%) Ansible
14 25 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
15 23 (20.00%) Configuration Management
16 21 (18.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 21 (18.26%) Social Skills
17 20 (17.39%) Serverless
18 19 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
18 19 (16.52%) Bash Shell
19 18 (15.65%) ITSM
19 18 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (14.78%) GCP

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 95 (82.61%) Azure
2 76 (66.09%) PaaS
3 51 (44.35%) AWS
4 50 (43.48%) SaaS
5 20 (17.39%) Serverless
6 17 (14.78%) GCP
7 14 (12.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (11.30%) Power Platform
9 12 (10.43%) Microsoft 365
10 10 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (7.83%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (7.83%) GitHub
12 8 (6.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (6.96%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (6.96%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (6.96%) Azure Key Vault
12 8 (6.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (5.22%) Azure Storage
14 5 (4.35%) Azure Pipelines
15 4 (3.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) Firewall
2 11 (9.57%) Network Security
3 7 (6.09%) VPN
4 6 (5.22%) SAN
5 4 (3.48%) DNS
5 4 (3.48%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.61%) DHCP
6 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.74%) AMQP
8 1 (0.87%) LAN
8 1 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.87%) VLAN
8 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) Power BI
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.35%) Big Data
5 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.74%) Tableau
8 1 (0.87%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.87%) DTS
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.87%) OLTP
8 1 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.87%) QlikView
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.22%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.61%) GitLab
5 3 (2.61%) JIRA
6 2 (1.74%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.74%) Selenium
6 2 (1.74%) Subversion
7 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 21 (18.26%) Social Skills
3 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.22%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.35%) Advertising
5 5 (4.35%) Law
6 4 (3.48%) Retail
7 3 (2.61%) Banking
7 3 (2.61%) Legal
7 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.61%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.74%) International Banking
8 2 (1.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) Architect
1 27 (23.48%) Azure Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Azure Architect
9 8 (6.96%) Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) Deployment Engineer
9 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
9 8 (6.96%) Security Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (5.22%) IT Architect
11 6 (5.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
12 5 (4.35%) Information Specialist
12 5 (4.35%) Security Specialist
12 5 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.17%) .NET
2 13 (11.30%) JSON
3 11 (9.57%) ARM Templates
4 5 (4.35%) .NET Core
5 4 (3.48%) Software Packaging
6 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.61%) Kafka
6 3 (2.61%) React
6 3 (2.61%) REST
7 2 (1.74%) Node.js
7 2 (1.74%) Redux
7 2 (1.74%) SOAP
7 2 (1.74%) Spring
7 2 (1.74%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.74%) XML
8 1 (0.87%) CSS
8 1 (0.87%) HTML
8 1 (0.87%) HTML5
8 1 (0.87%) RESTful
8 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Cloud
3 8 (6.96%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.35%) Cloud Native
5 5 (4.35%) Tandem
6 4 (3.48%) BYOD
7 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) Replication
8 2 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.87%) Blog
9 1 (0.87%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.87%) User Experience
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Windows
2 30 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 14 (12.17%) Linux
4 10 (8.70%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (5.22%) Unix
6 5 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.61%) VMS
9 2 (1.74%) CentOS
9 2 (1.74%) Solaris
9 2 (1.74%) SUSE
9 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (62.61%) DevOps
2 29 (25.22%) Migration
3 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 23 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 21 (18.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (15.65%) ITSM
9 16 (13.91%) Information Security
10 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 14 (12.17%) Infrastructure Automation
11 14 (12.17%) Security Architecture
12 13 (11.30%) Change Management
13 12 (10.43%) Service Management
14 11 (9.57%) ITIL
14 11 (9.57%) Problem Management
14 11 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (9.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 28 (24.35%) Python
3 26 (22.61%) SQL
4 19 (16.52%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.30%) Java
6 9 (7.83%) C#
7 8 (6.96%) Go
7 8 (6.96%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.35%) Perl
8 5 (4.35%) Ruby
9 4 (3.48%) Scala
10 2 (1.74%) C++
10 2 (1.74%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.87%) Ada
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.35%) CISSP
3 5 (4.35%) GIAC
3 5 (4.35%) SANS
4 4 (3.48%) CCNA
4 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.48%) Degree
5 3 (2.61%) MCSE
5 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.87%) CAPM
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) SLA
2 7 (6.09%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.35%) GDPR
4 3 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.87%) NIST
System Software
1 35 (30.43%) Docker
2 28 (24.35%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (9.57%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.96%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (6.96%) XenApp
6 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (4.35%) Firmware
7 5 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (3.48%) vSphere
9 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.74%) KVM
10 2 (1.74%) Xen
11 1 (0.87%) LXC
Systems Management
1 64 (55.65%) Terraform
2 44 (38.26%) Kubernetes
3 25 (21.74%) Ansible
4 16 (13.91%) SCCM
5 11 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (8.70%) Puppet
7 8 (6.96%) EdgeSight
7 8 (6.96%) Nagios
7 8 (6.96%) SCOM
7 8 (6.96%) SCOrch
7 8 (6.96%) SCVMM
8 3 (2.61%) PowerCLI
8 3 (2.61%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.74%) Control-M
10 1 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.87%) Grafana
10 1 (0.87%) Mesos
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.87%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.87%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.43%) Citrix
2 12 (10.43%) Google
2 12 (10.43%) VMware
3 11 (9.57%) HP
3 11 (9.57%) NetApp
3 11 (9.57%) ServiceNow
4 10 (8.70%) LogicMonitor
4 10 (8.70%) Oracle
5 9 (7.83%) Cisco
6 7 (6.09%) Palo Alto
7 5 (4.35%) Dell
8 4 (3.48%) CommVault
8 4 (3.48%) IBM
9 3 (2.61%) Brocade
9 3 (2.61%) EMC
9 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.61%) Veeam
9 3 (2.61%) Veritas