Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 209 210
Rank change year-on-year +75 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 94 96 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 1.13% 1.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.31% 3.07% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 75 75 114
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,500 £52,750
25th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £75,000 £70,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +6.38% -2.76%
75th Percentile £85,625 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £93,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -

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 2,183 3,127 3,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.09% 36.94% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,951 2,738 2,902
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,250 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.38% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 67 (71.28%) Azure
2 52 (55.32%) PaaS
3 48 (51.06%) AWS
4 37 (39.36%) DevOps
5 33 (35.11%) VMware
6 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 28 (29.79%) SaaS
7 26 (27.66%) Kubernetes
7 26 (27.66%) Ansible
8 25 (26.60%) GCP
8 25 (26.60%) Active Directory
8 25 (26.60%) Windows
9 22 (23.40%) Python
9 22 (23.40%) Finance
10 20 (21.28%) Configuration Management
10 20 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (19.15%) Microsoft 365
11 18 (19.15%) Web Services
12 17 (18.09%) Puppet
12 17 (18.09%) Public Cloud
12 17 (18.09%) Microservices
13 16 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (17.02%) Linux
14 15 (15.96%) Docker
14 15 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (14.89%) Architectural Design
15 14 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (14.89%) Presales
15 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP

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 (5.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 67 (71.28%) Azure
2 52 (55.32%) PaaS
3 48 (51.06%) AWS
4 28 (29.79%) SaaS
5 25 (26.60%) GCP
6 18 (19.15%) Microsoft 365
7 14 (14.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (5.32%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (5.32%) Power Platform
8 5 (5.32%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (4.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (4.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (3.19%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (3.19%) OneDrive
11 2 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (2.13%) GitHub
11 2 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.70%) Multicast
2 11 (11.70%) tcpdump
3 9 (9.57%) SAN
4 5 (5.32%) LAN
4 5 (5.32%) WAN
5 4 (4.26%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.19%) DNS
6 3 (3.19%) Firewall
6 3 (3.19%) VPN
7 2 (2.13%) DHCP
7 2 (2.13%) Network Security
7 2 (2.13%) Skype
7 2 (2.13%) SSL
7 2 (2.13%) VLAN
8 1 (1.06%) HTTP
8 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.06%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Power BI
3 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.19%) Amazon QuickSight
4 3 (3.19%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (3.19%) HDInsight
4 3 (3.19%) Looker
5 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.13%) Ingres
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.06%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.32%) JIRA
4 3 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.06%) GitLab
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Law
3 7 (7.45%) Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.19%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Architect
2 20 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Consultant
3 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (9.57%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (9.57%) Azure Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Cloud Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Storage Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Python Software Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) Web Services
2 5 (5.32%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.26%) .NET
4 3 (3.19%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.13%) CSS
5 2 (2.13%) HTML
5 2 (2.13%) jQuery
5 2 (2.13%) LDAP
5 2 (2.13%) Redux
5 2 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (1.06%) boto
6 1 (1.06%) JMS
6 1 (1.06%) JSON
6 1 (1.06%) Kafka
6 1 (1.06%) OAuth
6 1 (1.06%) SAML
6 1 (1.06%) SOAP
6 1 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.32%) User Experience
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.26%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.19%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Blog
7 1 (1.06%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.60%) Windows
2 16 (17.02%) Linux
3 10 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.51%) Unix
5 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.32%) CentOS
6 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.36%) DevOps
2 20 (21.28%) Configuration Management
3 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.09%) Microservices
5 15 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (14.89%) Architectural Design
6 14 (14.89%) Migration
6 14 (14.89%) Presales
7 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure Automation
7 13 (13.83%) Systems Engineering
8 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.70%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (9.57%) High Availability
11 8 (8.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure as Code
12 7 (7.45%) Analytics
12 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (7.45%) TOGAF
13 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) Python
2 13 (13.83%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.70%) SQL
4 9 (9.57%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.51%) Java
6 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) C#
8 3 (3.19%) Go
8 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.13%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.06%) Groovy
10 1 (1.06%) Perl
10 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.13%) CCNA
4 2 (2.13%) CISSP
4 2 (2.13%) MCSE
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) PCI QSA
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.06%) CISA
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (2.13%) GRC
1 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 25 (26.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.96%) Docker
4 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.13%) vSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (27.66%) Ansible
1 26 (27.66%) Kubernetes
2 17 (18.09%) Puppet
3 16 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (13.83%) Prometheus
4 13 (13.83%) Terraform
5 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (7.45%) SCCM
7 2 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.13%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.13%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.06%) AssetCenter
8 1 (1.06%) Istio
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.06%) Salt
8 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (35.11%) VMware
2 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.77%) Google
4 11 (11.70%) Citrix
5 10 (10.64%) Cisco
5 10 (10.64%) Oracle
6 8 (8.51%) 3PAR
7 7 (7.45%) Nimble Storage
7 7 (7.45%) Veeam
8 6 (6.38%) NetApp
9 5 (5.32%) Alibaba
9 5 (5.32%) Asigra
9 5 (5.32%) CommVault
9 5 (5.32%) Rackspace
9 5 (5.32%) Sun
10 4 (4.26%) SAP
11 3 (3.19%) HP
11 3 (3.19%) Intel
11 3 (3.19%) NVIDIA
11 3 (3.19%) PeopleSoft