Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 338 479
Rank change year-on-year +41 +141 +58
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,790 1,646 1,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.13% 0.99% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.87% 5.66% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,364 1,290 872
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £41,575 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36,748 29,069 22,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.28% 17.46% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29,971 24,075 19,408
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,150 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in England

IaaS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS in England.

Salary trend for IaaS in England

IaaS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IaaS in England

IaaS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
London +14 830 £72,500 +11.54% 106
South East +22 356 £65,000 +8.33% 46
North of England +62 250 £52,000 +4.00% 24
Midlands +69 177 £55,000 +10.00% 34
West Midlands +61 142 £52,500 +5.00% 23
North West +57 125 £50,000 -4.76% 19
Yorkshire +51 121 £53,000 +6.00% 5
East of England +33 84 £75,000 +50.00% 7
South West +33 77 £47,500 -5.00% 9
East Midlands +20 35 £70,000 +47.37% 11
North East -10 12 £70,000 -
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 1,162 (64.92%) PaaS
2 1,137 (63.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 821 (45.87%) Amazon AWS
4 779 (43.52%) Microsoft
5 738 (41.23%) SaaS
6 637 (35.59%) DevOps
7 601 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
8 586 (32.74%) Windows
9 436 (24.36%) SQL
10 398 (22.23%) VMware
11 395 (22.07%) PowerShell
12 369 (20.61%) Finance
13 366 (20.45%) Active Directory
14 365 (20.39%) Linux
15 315 (17.60%) Python
16 298 (16.65%) Git (software)
17 297 (16.59%) SQL Server
18 286 (15.98%) Presales
19 274 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
20 271 (15.14%) Jenkins
21 270 (15.08%) Office 365
22 265 (14.80%) Docker
23 261 (14.58%) Firewall
24 254 (14.19%) Migration
25 248 (13.85%) Ansible
26 242 (13.52%) Windows Server
27 237 (13.24%) Hyper-V
28 236 (13.18%) C#
29 235 (13.13%) Degree
30 231 (12.91%) Java

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 107 (5.98%) OpenStack
2 101 (5.64%) Confluence
3 97 (5.42%) SharePoint
4 78 (4.36%) MS Exchange
5 60 (3.35%) Skype for Business
6 54 (3.02%) IIS
7 51 (2.85%) WebLogic
8 49 (2.74%) Apache
9 48 (2.68%) JBoss
10 44 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
11 43 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
12 39 (2.18%) Tomcat
13 38 (2.12%) CMS
14 34 (1.90%) Mule
15 33 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
16 32 (1.79%) WebSphere
17 31 (1.73%) Apache Spark
18 26 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
19 20 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 40 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.95%) Documaker
3 13 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.22%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.11%) Maximo
11 1 (0.056%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,162 (64.92%) PaaS
2 1,137 (63.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 821 (45.87%) Amazon AWS
4 738 (41.23%) SaaS
5 270 (15.08%) Office 365
6 191 (10.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 156 (8.72%) Serverless
8 149 (8.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 147 (8.21%) Cloud Computing
10 119 (6.65%) GitHub
11 92 (5.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 64 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
13 62 (3.46%) Dynamics 365
14 60 (3.35%) Azure Data Factory
15 47 (2.63%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 46 (2.57%) AWS Lambda
17 43 (2.40%) Slack
18 31 (1.73%) Azure Functions
19 27 (1.51%) IBM Cloud
20 25 (1.40%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 261 (14.58%) Firewall
2 222 (12.40%) DNS
3 163 (9.11%) TCP/IP
4 132 (7.37%) VPN
5 120 (6.70%) DHCP
6 99 (5.53%) SAN
7 91 (5.08%) Internet
8 89 (4.97%) Network Security
9 86 (4.80%) WAN
10 68 (3.80%) LAN
11 61 (3.41%) HTTP
12 55 (3.07%) SSL
13 54 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
14 47 (2.63%) Skype
15 45 (2.51%) Unified Communications
16 43 (2.40%) NAS
17 30 (1.68%) Software-Defined Networking
18 27 (1.51%) SMTP
19 26 (1.45%) FTP
19 26 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 136 (7.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 125 (6.98%) Big Data
4 96 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 73 (4.08%) Power BI
6 72 (4.02%) NoSQL
7 70 (3.91%) Data Lake
7 70 (3.91%) MySQL
8 63 (3.52%) MongoDB
9 57 (3.18%) Hadoop
10 55 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 54 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
13 43 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 39 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
15 37 (2.07%) RDBMS
16 34 (1.90%) Redis
17 32 (1.79%) SAP HANA
18 28 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 298 (16.65%) Git (software)
2 271 (15.14%) Jenkins
3 144 (8.04%) Visual Studio
4 125 (6.98%) JIRA
5 100 (5.59%) TeamCity
6 93 (5.20%) Maven
7 66 (3.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 63 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 63 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 61 (3.41%) Subversion
10 49 (2.74%) Selenium
11 46 (2.57%) GitLab
12 45 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
13 41 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 40 (2.23%) JUnit
15 37 (2.07%) SonarQube
16 34 (1.90%) Babel
16 34 (1.90%) Mocha
17 32 (1.79%) MSBuild
18 29 (1.62%) Gerrit
General
1 369 (20.61%) Finance
2 130 (7.26%) Marketing
3 104 (5.81%) Retail
4 62 (3.46%) Banking
5 54 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.51%) Publishing
7 28 (1.56%) Games
8 23 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.17%) Law
10 20 (1.12%) Legal
11 18 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.95%) Advertising
13 13 (0.73%) German Language
14 10 (0.56%) Electronics
15 7 (0.39%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.39%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.34%) Billing
16 6 (0.34%) French Language
16 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.34%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 539 (30.11%) Architect
2 213 (11.90%) Cloud Architect
3 201 (11.23%) Consultant
4 172 (9.61%) Developer
5 169 (9.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 156 (8.72%) Solutions Architect
7 141 (7.88%) Azure Architect
8 113 (6.31%) Cloud Engineer
9 112 (6.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 90 (5.03%) Azure Consultant
10 90 (5.03%) Azure Engineer
11 68 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
12 64 (3.58%) Cloud Consultant
13 61 (3.41%) Analyst
14 57 (3.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 56 (3.13%) Technical Architect
16 55 (3.07%) Enterprise Architect
17 46 (2.57%) AWS Architect
17 46 (2.57%) Lead Architect
18 45 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (11.51%) .NET
2 193 (10.78%) Web Services
3 142 (7.93%) HTML
4 130 (7.26%) Node.js
5 109 (6.09%) REST
6 106 (5.92%) CSS
7 92 (5.14%) JSON
8 88 (4.92%) AngularJS
9 87 (4.86%) Spring
10 77 (4.30%) .NET Framework
11 73 (4.08%) Spring Boot
12 71 (3.97%) Middleware
13 67 (3.74%) HTML5
14 60 (3.35%) ASP.NET
14 60 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 59 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
16 54 (3.02%) CSS3
17 51 (2.85%) SOAP
18 50 (2.79%) WCF
19 49 (2.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 229 (12.79%) Data Centre
2 199 (11.12%) Public Cloud
3 132 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 131 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 128 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
6 89 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
7 81 (4.53%) User Experience
8 75 (4.19%) Computer Science
9 68 (3.80%) Private Cloud
9 68 (3.80%) Replication
10 66 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
11 60 (3.35%) Clustering
12 56 (3.13%) Mobile App
13 48 (2.68%) PKI
14 33 (1.84%) Fintech
15 29 (1.62%) CMDB
16 23 (1.28%) Cloud Native
17 21 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
18 18 (1.01%) Blog
19 16 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 586 (32.74%) Windows
2 365 (20.39%) Linux
3 242 (13.52%) Windows Server
4 122 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 118 (6.59%) Unix
6 109 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (5.31%) Windows 10
8 66 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (2.91%) CentOS
10 44 (2.46%) Solaris
11 35 (1.96%) VMS
12 33 (1.84%) Android
13 30 (1.68%) Windows 7
14 29 (1.62%) Ubuntu
15 19 (1.06%) Windows 8
16 17 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (0.78%) Apple iOS
18 9 (0.50%) Nucleus RTOS
19 8 (0.45%) Debian
20 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (35.59%) DevOps
2 601 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (15.98%) Presales
4 254 (14.19%) Migration
5 225 (12.57%) ITIL
6 198 (11.06%) Project Management
7 181 (10.11%) Service Delivery
8 173 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
9 165 (9.22%) Microservices
10 155 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 155 (8.66%) TOGAF
11 153 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
12 152 (8.49%) Test Automation
13 151 (8.44%) Scrum
14 150 (8.38%) Analytics
14 150 (8.38%) IT Strategy
15 146 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
16 143 (7.99%) CRM
17 141 (7.88%) Information Security
18 134 (7.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 436 (24.36%) SQL
2 395 (22.07%) PowerShell
3 315 (17.60%) Python
4 236 (13.18%) C#
5 231 (12.91%) Java
6 195 (10.89%) Bash Shell
7 152 (8.49%) JavaScript
8 102 (5.70%) Ruby
9 65 (3.63%) Perl
10 64 (3.58%) T-SQL
11 61 (3.41%) PHP
12 52 (2.91%) Go
13 47 (2.63%) U-SQL
14 40 (2.23%) C++
15 39 (2.18%) Java 8
16 34 (1.90%) ES6
16 34 (1.90%) Scala
16 34 (1.90%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.06%) C
18 11 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 235 (13.13%) Degree
2 101 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 61 (3.41%) CISSP
5 58 (3.24%) MCSE
6 57 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 50 (2.79%) AWS Certification
8 40 (2.23%) MCSA
9 36 (2.01%) PMI Certification
10 32 (1.79%) SC Cleared
11 29 (1.62%) ISEB
12 27 (1.51%) CEH
12 27 (1.51%) TOGAF Certification
13 26 (1.45%) PMP
14 23 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
15 19 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (1.01%) Master's Degree
17 16 (0.89%) MCITP
17 16 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (4.08%) GCP
3 61 (3.41%) QA
4 34 (1.90%) SLA
5 23 (1.28%) GDPR
6 22 (1.23%) PCI DSS
7 21 (1.17%) GPG13
8 19 (1.06%) COBIT
9 7 (0.39%) PMO
10 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.34%) PA-DSS
11 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.11%) PSD2
15 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 366 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 274 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 265 (14.80%) Docker
4 237 (13.24%) Hyper-V
5 102 (5.70%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 29 (1.62%) vSphere
7 29 (1.62%) XenApp
8 26 (1.45%) VirtualBox
9 19 (1.06%) VMware NSX
10 17 (0.95%) Samba
11 15 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.84%) Xen
11 15 (0.84%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.78%) vCloud
13 12 (0.67%) KVM
14 9 (0.50%) LXC
15 8 (0.45%) HDFS
16 7 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 248 (13.85%) Ansible
2 227 (12.68%) Puppet
3 216 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
4 132 (7.37%) Kubernetes
5 121 (6.76%) Terraform
6 74 (4.13%) SCCM
7 54 (3.02%) Nagios
8 39 (2.18%) SCVMM
9 34 (1.90%) Kibana
10 32 (1.79%) Rancher
11 29 (1.62%) Packer
11 29 (1.62%) SCOM
11 29 (1.62%) vRealize
11 29 (1.62%) ZABBIX
12 28 (1.56%) Salt
13 23 (1.28%) logstash
14 21 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
15 19 (1.06%) Prometheus
16 18 (1.01%) AirWatch
16 18 (1.01%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 779 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 398 (22.23%) VMware
3 211 (11.79%) Oracle
4 205 (11.45%) Google
5 158 (8.83%) Cisco
6 141 (7.88%) Citrix
7 129 (7.21%) Splunk
8 94 (5.25%) IBM
9 70 (3.91%) Red Hat
10 66 (3.69%) SAP
11 64 (3.58%) EMC
11 64 (3.58%) NetApp
12 61 (3.41%) CheckPoint
13 55 (3.07%) HP
14 53 (2.96%) AppDynamics
14 53 (2.96%) New Relic
15 50 (2.79%) Tableau
16 43 (2.40%) Rackspace
17 38 (2.12%) ServiceNow
18 37 (2.07%) SolarWinds