Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 424 513
Rank change year-on-year +163 +89 +70
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 2,089 1,146 1,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 0.72% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.74% 4.60% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,600 932 777
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £41,200 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £85,000 £85,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -6.50% -1.60%

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 36,380 24,927 21,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.62% 15.64% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29,930 20,896 18,489
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +157 1,048 £72,500 +7.41% 106
South East +27 339 £65,000 +8.33% 47
North of England +95 278 £60,000 +20.00% 40
Midlands +113 227 £52,500 +5.00% 16
West Midlands +74 155 £52,500 +2.44% 14
North West +58 133 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Yorkshire +71 124 £67,500 +35.00% 23
East of England +38 92 £82,000 +64.00% 9
South West +14 88 £47,500 - 15
East Midlands +64 72 £62,500 +25.00% 2
North East +1 21 £70,000 +33.33% 3
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1,326 (63.48%) PaaS
2 1,234 (59.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 943 (45.14%) Amazon AWS
4 879 (42.08%) Microsoft
5 862 (41.26%) SaaS
6 665 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
7 658 (31.50%) DevOps
8 627 (30.01%) Windows
9 472 (22.59%) Active Directory
10 456 (21.83%) SQL
11 453 (21.69%) Linux
12 446 (21.35%) Finance
13 441 (21.11%) VMware
14 433 (20.73%) PowerShell
15 407 (19.48%) Presales
16 398 (19.05%) Git (software)
17 340 (16.28%) Office 365
18 337 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 333 (15.94%) Python
20 299 (14.31%) Jenkins
21 295 (14.12%) ITIL
22 292 (13.98%) C#
23 290 (13.88%) Migration
24 287 (13.74%) Docker
25 284 (13.60%) Firewall
26 277 (13.26%) Hyper-V
27 273 (13.07%) SQL Server
28 262 (12.54%) Service Delivery
29 258 (12.35%) Ansible
30 253 (12.11%) Data Centre

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
1 129 (6.18%) SharePoint
2 105 (5.03%) OpenStack
3 103 (4.93%) Confluence
4 96 (4.60%) MS Exchange
5 64 (3.06%) Skype for Business
6 55 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 53 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
8 51 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
9 47 (2.25%) Mule
10 43 (2.06%) IIS
11 38 (1.82%) Apache
12 32 (1.53%) WebLogic
13 30 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
14 29 (1.39%) WebSphere
15 27 (1.29%) Apache Spark
16 24 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
17 22 (1.05%) JBoss
18 20 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (0.67%) CMS
20 11 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 44 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 65 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.72%) Documaker
2 15 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.14%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.096%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.096%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.048%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.048%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,326 (63.48%) PaaS
2 1,234 (59.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 943 (45.14%) Amazon AWS
4 862 (41.26%) SaaS
5 340 (16.28%) Office 365
6 236 (11.30%) Serverless
7 210 (10.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 165 (7.90%) Cloud Computing
9 132 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 110 (5.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 100 (4.79%) GitHub
12 90 (4.31%) Azure Data Factory
13 82 (3.93%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 71 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
15 56 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
15 56 (2.68%) Slack
16 34 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
17 33 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
18 31 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 24 (1.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 284 (13.60%) Firewall
2 160 (7.66%) DNS
3 146 (6.99%) VPN
4 137 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 137 (6.56%) WAN
5 110 (5.27%) LAN
6 86 (4.12%) Network Security
7 85 (4.07%) DHCP
8 82 (3.93%) SAN
9 61 (2.92%) Internet
10 59 (2.82%) HTTP
11 58 (2.78%) Skype
12 52 (2.49%) Unified Communications
13 50 (2.39%) SSL
14 37 (1.77%) Wireless
15 35 (1.68%) VLAN
16 34 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
16 34 (1.63%) NAS
16 34 (1.63%) SMTP
17 30 (1.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 162 (7.75%) Big Data
3 143 (6.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 109 (5.22%) Data Lake
5 101 (4.83%) Power BI
6 96 (4.60%) Relational Database
7 89 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 72 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 55 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (2.44%) MySQL
11 44 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 41 (1.96%) Oracle Database
14 40 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 38 (1.82%) Hadoop
16 28 (1.34%) RDBMS
16 28 (1.34%) Redis
17 23 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 398 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 299 (14.31%) Jenkins
3 241 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 138 (6.61%) JIRA
5 121 (5.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 112 (5.36%) Maven
7 84 (4.02%) TeamCity
8 74 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 67 (3.21%) JUnit
10 65 (3.11%) Subversion
11 63 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 52 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 49 (2.35%) SonarQube
14 48 (2.30%) Selenium
15 43 (2.06%) Babel
16 42 (2.01%) Mocha
17 35 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
18 33 (1.58%) GitLab
19 30 (1.44%) MSBuild
20 27 (1.29%) Vagrant
General
1 446 (21.35%) Finance
2 145 (6.94%) Marketing
3 126 (6.03%) Retail
4 84 (4.02%) Banking
5 69 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.96%) Publishing
7 31 (1.48%) Games
8 30 (1.44%) Law
9 29 (1.39%) Legal
10 26 (1.24%) Back Office
11 25 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.81%) Advertising
13 14 (0.67%) Billing
14 12 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.53%) German Language
16 8 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.34%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.29%) Electronics
19 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
20 4 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 668 (31.98%) Architect
2 286 (13.69%) Consultant
3 264 (12.64%) Cloud Architect
4 211 (10.10%) Solutions Architect
5 195 (9.33%) Developer
6 193 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 162 (7.75%) Azure Architect
8 126 (6.03%) Azure Consultant
9 122 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
10 99 (4.74%) Cloud Consultant
11 95 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 84 (4.02%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 75 (3.59%) Enterprise Architect
14 72 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
15 71 (3.40%) Lead Architect
16 70 (3.35%) AWS Architect
16 70 (3.35%) Technical Architect
17 68 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
18 63 (3.02%) Analyst
19 58 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (11.01%) Web Services
2 205 (9.81%) .NET
3 174 (8.33%) HTML
4 166 (7.95%) Node.js
5 160 (7.66%) CSS
6 106 (5.07%) REST
7 99 (4.74%) JSON
8 95 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 93 (4.45%) Middleware
10 92 (4.40%) Spring
11 86 (4.12%) .NET Framework
12 83 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (3.93%) HTML5
14 79 (3.78%) ASP.NET
15 75 (3.59%) Spring Boot
16 71 (3.40%) WCF
17 61 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 58 (2.78%) CSS3
18 58 (2.78%) Entity Framework
19 57 (2.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 253 (12.11%) Data Centre
2 209 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 127 (6.08%) User Experience
4 118 (5.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 109 (5.22%) Management Information System
6 106 (5.07%) Private Cloud
7 103 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
8 101 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
9 81 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
10 68 (3.26%) Replication
11 67 (3.21%) Computer Science
12 57 (2.73%) Mobile App
13 44 (2.11%) Clustering
14 35 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
15 33 (1.58%) Fintech
16 27 (1.29%) Cloud Native
17 21 (1.01%) PKI
18 20 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
19 19 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
20 17 (0.81%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 627 (30.01%) Windows
2 453 (21.69%) Linux
3 253 (12.11%) Windows Server
4 133 (6.37%) Unix
5 101 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 79 (3.78%) Windows 10
9 51 (2.44%) CentOS
10 48 (2.30%) Android
10 48 (2.30%) Solaris
11 39 (1.87%) VMS
12 34 (1.63%) Ubuntu
13 29 (1.39%) Apple iOS
13 29 (1.39%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.67%) Nucleus RTOS
14 14 (0.67%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.48%) Debian
17 9 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
2 658 (31.50%) DevOps
3 407 (19.48%) Presales
4 295 (14.12%) ITIL
5 290 (13.88%) Migration
6 262 (12.54%) Service Delivery
7 215 (10.29%) Analytics
8 210 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
9 184 (8.81%) Project Management
10 172 (8.23%) Microservices
11 169 (8.09%) Scrum
12 168 (8.04%) CRM
13 167 (7.99%) TOGAF
14 166 (7.95%) Test Automation
15 157 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
16 156 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
17 152 (7.28%) IT Strategy
18 149 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
19 147 (7.04%) Service Management
20 143 (6.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 456 (21.83%) SQL
2 433 (20.73%) PowerShell
3 333 (15.94%) Python
4 292 (13.98%) C#
5 248 (11.87%) Java
6 213 (10.20%) Bash Shell
7 195 (9.33%) JavaScript
8 106 (5.07%) Ruby
9 81 (3.88%) U-SQL
10 68 (3.26%) Perl
11 55 (2.63%) PHP
12 51 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 50 (2.39%) Go
14 47 (2.25%) Java 8
15 43 (2.06%) ES6
16 42 (2.01%) Shell Script
17 36 (1.72%) Scala
18 30 (1.44%) C++
19 22 (1.05%) C
20 9 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 208 (9.96%) Degree
2 152 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (4.69%) MCSE
4 70 (3.35%) Security Cleared
5 58 (2.78%) CISSP
6 54 (2.58%) AWS Certification
7 46 (2.20%) MCSA
8 45 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 37 (1.77%) TOGAF Certification
10 36 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (1.20%) MCITP
12 24 (1.15%) PMI Certification
13 22 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 19 (0.91%) CISM
15 19 (0.91%) MCP
15 19 (0.91%) PMP
16 18 (0.86%) ISEB
17 17 (0.81%) CEH
17 17 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (3.16%) GCP
2 66 (3.16%) QA
3 43 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 43 (2.06%) SLA
4 29 (1.39%) GDPR
5 20 (0.96%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.91%) COBIT
7 13 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (0.57%) GPG13
9 10 (0.48%) ISO 22301
9 10 (0.48%) PMO
10 9 (0.43%) PA-DSS
11 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.19%) ISO 31000
12 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.19%) PSD2
13 2 (0.096%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 1 (0.048%) MiFID
System Software
1 472 (22.59%) Active Directory
2 337 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 287 (13.74%) Docker
4 277 (13.26%) Hyper-V
5 119 (5.70%) Virtual Machines
6 54 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (1.20%) vSphere
8 22 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (1.05%) VirtualBox
9 20 (0.96%) XenApp
10 15 (0.72%) Samba
11 14 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (0.62%) VMware NSX
12 13 (0.62%) Xen
13 12 (0.57%) XenDesktop
14 11 (0.53%) KVM
15 10 (0.48%) HDFS
16 9 (0.43%) vCloud
16 9 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
17 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 258 (12.35%) Ansible
2 249 (11.92%) Opscode Chef
3 229 (10.96%) Puppet
4 108 (5.17%) Terraform
5 106 (5.07%) Kubernetes
6 84 (4.02%) SCCM
7 55 (2.63%) Nagios
8 43 (2.06%) Salt
9 37 (1.77%) SCOM
10 35 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (1.39%) SCVMM
12 25 (1.20%) ZABBIX
13 24 (1.15%) Kibana
13 24 (1.15%) Rancher
14 21 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
14 21 (1.01%) vRealize
15 20 (0.96%) Packer
16 19 (0.91%) Graphite
17 17 (0.81%) Prometheus
17 17 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 879 (42.08%) Microsoft
2 441 (21.11%) VMware
3 236 (11.30%) Google
4 159 (7.61%) Oracle
5 153 (7.32%) Cisco
6 139 (6.65%) Citrix
6 139 (6.65%) Splunk
7 120 (5.74%) IBM
8 95 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 82 (3.93%) Tableau
10 60 (2.87%) AppDynamics
11 52 (2.49%) CheckPoint
11 52 (2.49%) HP
12 51 (2.44%) NetApp
13 47 (2.25%) SAP
14 43 (2.06%) New Relic
15 34 (1.63%) EMC
15 34 (1.63%) Rackspace
16 30 (1.44%) Dell
17 27 (1.29%) WorldPay