Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 158 168
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +108
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 56 21 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.19% 0.69% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.79% 1.94% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 64
10th Percentile £36,625 £43,050 £49,475
25th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £55,000 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £68,950 £74,250 £80,875
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -

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 East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,477 1,082 2,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.27% 35.31% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,083 840 1,685
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
75th Percentile £66,375 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £71,580
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the East of England

IaaS
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IaaS in the East of England.

Salary trend for IaaS in the East of England

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the East of England

IaaS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 37 £55,000 - 4
Hertfordshire -11 11 £66,000 -8.97% 7
Essex +1 6 £34,550 -34.19% 1
Bedfordshire -10 2 £70,000 -3.45% 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 35 (62.50%) Azure
2 29 (51.79%) PaaS
3 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
4 23 (41.07%) SaaS
5 20 (35.71%) AWS
5 20 (35.71%) PowerShell
6 19 (33.93%) Windows
6 19 (33.93%) VMware
6 19 (33.93%) Public Cloud
7 17 (30.36%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 16 (28.57%) DNS
9 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2019
10 14 (25.00%) SQL
10 14 (25.00%) Firewall
11 13 (23.21%) Linux
11 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (23.21%) Degree
12 12 (21.43%) C++
12 12 (21.43%) VPN
13 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
13 11 (19.64%) Cisco
13 11 (19.64%) OneDrive
13 11 (19.64%) SDLC
14 10 (17.86%) Kubernetes
14 10 (17.86%) Docker
14 10 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (17.86%) HTTP
14 10 (17.86%) C

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.36%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 35 (62.50%) Azure
2 29 (51.79%) PaaS
3 23 (41.07%) SaaS
4 20 (35.71%) AWS
5 17 (30.36%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (19.64%) OneDrive
7 9 (16.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (10.71%) Mimecast
9 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
10 3 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (3.57%) GCP
11 2 (3.57%) Power Platform
12 1 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) DNS
2 14 (25.00%) Firewall
3 12 (21.43%) VPN
4 10 (17.86%) HTTP
5 9 (16.07%) DHCP
5 9 (16.07%) SAN
6 8 (14.29%) VLAN
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (8.93%) WAN
9 4 (7.14%) MPLS
9 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (1.79%) SD-WAN
11 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon QuickSight
2 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.57%) HDInsight
2 2 (3.57%) Looker
2 2 (3.57%) Power BI
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) GitLab
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.29%) Social Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Documentation Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Cloud Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Principal Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Azure Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Cloud Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft 365 Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Wintel Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Wintel Technical Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analytics Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.79%) ADO
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Public Cloud
2 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) EMC VNX
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) FMCG
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2019
3 13 (23.21%) Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Unix
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (8.93%) VMS
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) SDLC
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Security
3 9 (16.07%) Migration
4 6 (10.71%) Application Virtualisation
4 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
4 6 (10.71%) DevOps
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) Business Case
7 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.36%) Change Control
7 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 14 (25.00%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) C++
4 10 (17.86%) C
5 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) Java
7 3 (5.36%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.71%) VCP6
6 2 (3.57%) MCSA
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (17.86%) Docker
5 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.36%) vSphere
6 2 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Kubernetes
2 9 (16.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 6 (10.71%) Ansible
4 4 (7.14%) SCCM
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.36%) Puppet
5 3 (5.36%) SCOM
5 3 (5.36%) SCOrch
5 3 (5.36%) Terraform
5 3 (5.36%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.57%) Nagios
6 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.79%) Packer
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.93%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco
4 10 (17.86%) Veeam
5 9 (16.07%) Citrix
6 6 (10.71%) Aruba
6 6 (10.71%) HP
6 6 (10.71%) NetApp
6 6 (10.71%) Nimble Storage
6 6 (10.71%) Sophos
7 4 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (7.14%) Meraki
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.36%) Brocade
8 3 (5.36%) EMC
8 3 (5.36%) jetNEXUS
8 3 (5.36%) Rackspace
8 3 (5.36%) Symantec
9 2 (3.57%) Databricks