Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 181 184
Rank change year-on-year +43 +3 +49
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 109 61 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.95% 1.11% 1.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.30% 2.83% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 102 43 149
10th Percentile £53,750 £51,500 £57,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -10.34% +3.57%
75th Percentile £89,375 £78,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £99,875 £89,150 £95,500
Central London median annual salary £71,250 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.90% +3.57%

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 2,537 2,157 3,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.32% 39.40% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,313 1,892 3,683
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 90 (82.57%) Azure
2 69 (63.30%) DevOps
3 64 (58.72%) PaaS
4 50 (45.87%) AWS
5 47 (43.12%) Terraform
6 42 (38.53%) Kubernetes
7 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
8 40 (36.70%) PowerShell
9 38 (34.86%) SaaS
10 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (30.28%) Docker
12 32 (29.36%) Windows
13 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
13 28 (25.69%) Ansible
14 26 (23.85%) Python
15 25 (22.94%) Finance
15 25 (22.94%) VMware
16 23 (21.10%) Infrastructure as Code
17 22 (20.18%) GCP
18 21 (19.27%) Azure Active Directory
18 21 (19.27%) Windows Server
18 21 (19.27%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 20 (18.35%) Microservices
20 19 (17.43%) Social Skills
20 19 (17.43%) Migration
20 19 (17.43%) Microsoft 365
21 18 (16.51%) Cybersecurity
22 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
22 17 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 90 (82.57%) Azure
2 64 (58.72%) PaaS
3 50 (45.87%) AWS
4 38 (34.86%) SaaS
5 22 (20.18%) GCP
6 21 (19.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (17.43%) Microsoft 365
8 11 (10.09%) Power Platform
9 10 (9.17%) Azure Key Vault
10 9 (8.26%) GitHub
11 8 (7.34%) Serverless
12 7 (6.42%) Azure Storage
13 6 (5.50%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (5.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 6 (5.50%) Azure Pipelines
14 5 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (3.67%) OpenShift
16 2 (1.83%) Amazon EKS
16 2 (1.83%) DigitalOcean
16 2 (1.83%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Firewall
2 11 (10.09%) Network Security
2 11 (10.09%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.17%) SAN
4 9 (8.26%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.67%) AMQP
5 4 (3.67%) DHCP
5 4 (3.67%) DNS
5 4 (3.67%) Multicast
5 4 (3.67%) tcpdump
5 4 (3.67%) VLAN
5 4 (3.67%) VPN
6 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.92%) HTTP
7 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.92%) LAN
7 1 (0.92%) PSTN
7 1 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) Power BI
3 7 (6.42%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (5.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.75%) Big Data
6 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.92%) Ingres
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.92%) OLTP
8 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.68%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.50%) JIRA
4 4 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.83%) Cypress.io
5 2 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.83%) Selenium
5 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.92%) Gradle
6 1 (0.92%) gulp
6 1 (0.92%) Maven
6 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.92%) Subversion
6 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 19 (17.43%) Social Skills
3 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.26%) Law
5 6 (5.50%) Banking
6 4 (3.67%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (3.67%) Retail
7 3 (2.75%) Advertising
7 3 (2.75%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.75%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.92%) International Banking
9 1 (0.92%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (24.77%) Azure Engineer
2 21 (19.27%) Architect
2 21 (19.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (14.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Cloud Architect
5 11 (10.09%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.17%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) Security Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Azure Architect
9 7 (6.42%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (6.42%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Storage Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (5.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.59%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) .NET
1 10 (9.17%) Web Services
2 8 (7.34%) .NET Core
3 6 (5.50%) Kafka
3 6 (5.50%) REST
3 6 (5.50%) Spring
4 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.59%) JSON
5 4 (3.67%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.75%) React
7 2 (1.83%) boto
7 2 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.83%) Node.js
7 2 (1.83%) Redux
7 2 (1.83%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.92%) OAuth
8 1 (0.92%) RESTful
8 1 (0.92%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.92%) XML
8 1 (0.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Public Cloud
2 9 (8.26%) Cloud Native
3 8 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.50%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.59%) Tandem
6 4 (3.67%) User Experience
7 2 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.83%) BYOD
7 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.92%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.36%) Windows
2 21 (19.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.09%) Linux
4 9 (8.26%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (5.50%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.67%) Unix
7 3 (2.75%) CentOS
7 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.92%) Solaris
9 1 (0.92%) SUSE
9 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.30%) DevOps
2 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.10%) Infrastructure as Code
4 21 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (19.27%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (18.35%) Microservices
6 19 (17.43%) Migration
7 18 (16.51%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (13.76%) Configuration Management
10 12 (11.01%) Change Management
10 12 (11.01%) SIEM
10 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
11 11 (10.09%) Fintech
11 11 (10.09%) Information Security
11 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Automation
11 11 (10.09%) Security Architecture
12 10 (9.17%) Project Delivery
12 10 (9.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (9.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.70%) PowerShell
2 26 (23.85%) Python
3 16 (14.68%) Java
3 16 (14.68%) SQL
4 15 (13.76%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.50%) C#
6 6 (5.50%) Go
7 5 (4.59%) Scala
8 3 (2.75%) C++
8 3 (2.75%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.92%) Groovy
10 1 (0.92%) Java 8
10 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) Degree
1 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.59%) CCNA
3 5 (4.59%) MCSE
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.83%) CISSP
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.92%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) SLA
2 7 (6.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.83%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) GRC
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (30.28%) Docker
2 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
3 17 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.34%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (7.34%) vSphere
5 5 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (43.12%) Terraform
2 42 (38.53%) Kubernetes
3 28 (25.69%) Ansible
4 12 (11.01%) Puppet
5 11 (10.09%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (9.17%) SCCM
7 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (5.50%) Prometheus
8 5 (4.59%) PowerCLI
8 5 (4.59%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.83%) Salt
10 1 (0.92%) AssetCenter
10 1 (0.92%) Control-M
10 1 (0.92%) Grafana
10 1 (0.92%) Istio
10 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.94%) VMware
3 14 (12.84%) Google
4 12 (11.01%) NetApp
5 11 (10.09%) Cisco
5 11 (10.09%) Oracle
6 10 (9.17%) ServiceNow
7 9 (8.26%) Citrix
7 9 (8.26%) LogicMonitor
8 8 (7.34%) 3PAR
8 8 (7.34%) Palo Alto
9 7 (6.42%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (5.50%) HP
11 5 (4.59%) CommVault
11 5 (4.59%) IBM
11 5 (4.59%) Veeam
12 4 (3.67%) EMC
13 3 (2.75%) Dell
13 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.75%) Veritas