Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 449 505
Rank change year-on-year +132 +56 +200
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1745 1210 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.03% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.46% 5.17% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 896 906
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,175 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 31939 23401 19367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.84% 13.13% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26579 19847 16221
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +189 993 £67,500 +3.85% 44
South East +29 293 £60,000 +5.26% 18
North of England +82 192 £52,500 +2.94% 26
Midlands -49 106 £52,500 -8.70% 17
North West +12 94 £53,750 +5.39% 17
Yorkshire +81 89 £50,000 -28.57% 6
West Midlands -37 83 £48,750 -22.00% 11
South West -2 74 £52,500 +2.94% 9
East of England +42 71 £50,000 -11.11% 5
East Midlands +11 20 £55,000 +10.00% 6
North East +15 11 £55,000 +108.53% 3
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 1049 (60.11%) PaaS
2 965 (55.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 816 (46.76%) Microsoft
4 693 (39.71%) SaaS
5 672 (38.51%) Amazon AWS
6 576 (33.01%) Windows
7 542 (31.06%) Active Directory
8 459 (26.30%) VMware
9 456 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
10 432 (24.76%) DevOps
11 401 (22.98%) Finance
12 297 (17.02%) ITIL
13 293 (16.79%) Office 365
14 288 (16.50%) SQL Server
15 282 (16.16%) Java
16 274 (15.70%) SQL
17 264 (15.13%) Puppet
18 259 (14.84%) Linux
19 258 (14.79%) Windows Server
20 256 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 254 (14.56%) PowerShell
22 245 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
23 241 (13.81%) Data Centre
24 217 (12.44%) Hyper-V
25 215 (12.32%) Firewall
26 214 (12.26%) DNS
26 214 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
27 206 (11.81%) Docker
28 204 (11.69%) Python
29 196 (11.23%) MCSE

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
1 166 (9.51%) MS Exchange
2 164 (9.40%) Skype for Business
3 127 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 83 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 66 (3.78%) OpenStack
6 63 (3.61%) Confluence
7 50 (2.87%) CMS
8 49 (2.81%) IIS
9 39 (2.23%) WebSphere
10 38 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 34 (1.95%) Apache Solr
12 29 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
13 28 (1.60%) Apache
14 23 (1.32%) Tomcat
15 18 (1.03%) Apache Spark
16 16 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
18 12 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
19 11 (0.63%) nginx
19 11 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 152 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.40%) assyst
4 5 (0.29%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.057%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.057%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1049 (60.11%) PaaS
2 965 (55.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 693 (39.71%) SaaS
4 672 (38.51%) Amazon AWS
5 293 (16.79%) Office 365
6 141 (8.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 77 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 75 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
9 61 (3.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 42 (2.41%) IBM Cloud
11 39 (2.23%) Bluemix
12 30 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 25 (1.43%) iPaaS
13 25 (1.43%) Serverless
14 22 (1.26%) GitHub
15 21 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (1.09%) OpenShift
17 17 (0.97%) Sumo Logic
18 15 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 215 (12.32%) Firewall
2 214 (12.26%) DNS
3 176 (10.09%) VPN
4 162 (9.28%) Skype
5 161 (9.23%) WAN
6 96 (5.50%) LAN
7 90 (5.16%) DHCP
7 90 (5.16%) SAN
8 86 (4.93%) TCP/IP
9 63 (3.61%) Internet
10 62 (3.55%) SSL
11 42 (2.41%) HTTP
12 38 (2.18%) DMZ
13 37 (2.12%) LDAP
14 34 (1.95%) Network Security
15 32 (1.83%) VLAN
16 29 (1.66%) Unified Communications
17 28 (1.60%) Kerberos
18 27 (1.55%) VoIP
19 21 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.85%) NoSQL
3 92 (5.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 82 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 80 (4.58%) Big Data
6 57 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 51 (2.92%) MySQL
8 49 (2.81%) Azure SQL Database
9 42 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (2.23%) Hadoop
11 38 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (2.01%) CouchDB
13 34 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 33 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
15 32 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 30 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 24 (1.38%) RDBMS
18 24 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
19 21 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 166 (9.51%) Jenkins
2 159 (9.11%) Git (software)
3 111 (6.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 85 (4.87%) JIRA
5 57 (3.27%) Visual Studio
6 56 (3.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 44 (2.52%) TeamCity
8 36 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 34 (1.95%) Maven
10 29 (1.66%) Mercurial
11 24 (1.38%) Bitbucket
12 22 (1.26%) MSBuild
13 21 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (1.03%) Travis CI
15 17 (0.97%) GitLab
16 16 (0.92%) JSUnit
16 16 (0.92%) Vagrant
17 15 (0.86%) GoCD
17 15 (0.86%) Jasmine
17 15 (0.86%) JUnit
General
1 401 (22.98%) Finance
2 163 (9.34%) Banking
3 111 (6.36%) Investment Banking
4 102 (5.85%) Retail Banking
5 86 (4.93%) Marketing
6 70 (4.01%) Telecoms
7 68 (3.90%) Retail
8 41 (2.35%) Billing
9 40 (2.29%) Law
10 37 (2.12%) Manufacturing
11 28 (1.60%) Electronics
12 20 (1.15%) Back Office
13 19 (1.09%) Legal
14 17 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.97%) Publishing
15 16 (0.92%) Games
16 12 (0.69%) Advertising
17 8 (0.46%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.29%) Front Office
19 4 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 446 (25.56%) Architect
2 199 (11.40%) Cloud Architect
3 191 (10.95%) Consultant
4 178 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 177 (10.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 153 (8.77%) Azure Engineer
7 145 (8.31%) Solutions Architect
8 136 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 131 (7.51%) Developer
10 96 (5.50%) Infrastructure Architect
11 92 (5.27%) Cloud Consultant
12 82 (4.70%) Azure Architect
13 64 (3.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 57 (3.27%) Analyst
15 52 (2.98%) Administrator
15 52 (2.98%) Azure Consultant
15 52 (2.98%) Head of Support
16 50 (2.87%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 47 (2.69%) IT Support
18 45 (2.58%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (10.49%) .NET
2 136 (7.79%) Node.js
3 124 (7.11%) AngularJS
4 119 (6.82%) CSS
5 111 (6.36%) Web Services
6 109 (6.25%) HTML
7 94 (5.39%) HTML5
8 67 (3.84%) JSON
9 58 (3.32%) ASP.NET
9 58 (3.32%) REST
10 43 (2.46%) Kafka
10 43 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
11 39 (2.23%) Middleware
12 33 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (1.83%) RESTful
14 28 (1.60%) Spring
15 27 (1.55%) React
15 27 (1.55%) SAML
16 25 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
17 24 (1.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 241 (13.81%) Data Centre
2 172 (9.86%) User Experience
3 170 (9.74%) Public Cloud
4 119 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 114 (6.53%) Blackberry
6 100 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
7 65 (3.72%) Clustering
8 61 (3.50%) PKI
9 56 (3.21%) Management Information System
10 50 (2.87%) Private Cloud
11 49 (2.81%) Replication
12 48 (2.75%) Computer Science
13 44 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (1.83%) Virtual Team
15 27 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
16 21 (1.20%) Blog
17 20 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
18 17 (0.97%) Client/Server
18 17 (0.97%) Fintech
18 17 (0.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 576 (33.01%) Windows
2 259 (14.84%) Linux
3 258 (14.79%) Windows Server
4 159 (9.11%) Windows 7
5 134 (7.68%) Android
6 131 (7.51%) Apple iOS
7 107 (6.13%) Mac OS X
8 90 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 72 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 61 (3.50%) Unix
11 57 (3.27%) Windows 10
12 29 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (1.55%) Windows 8
14 23 (1.32%) CentOS
15 21 (1.20%) Ubuntu
16 18 (1.03%) Windows Phone
17 15 (0.86%) Debian
18 14 (0.80%) Solaris
19 12 (0.69%) Windows Vista
19 12 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (24.76%) DevOps
3 297 (17.02%) ITIL
4 214 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
5 186 (10.66%) Migration
6 166 (9.51%) Service Management
7 156 (8.94%) Presales
8 154 (8.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 148 (8.48%) Analytics
10 147 (8.42%) Configuration Management
11 133 (7.62%) TDD
12 131 (7.51%) TOGAF
13 130 (7.45%) Project Management
14 128 (7.34%) Asset Management
15 124 (7.11%) Information Security
16 123 (7.05%) IT Strategy
17 120 (6.88%) Open Source
18 113 (6.48%) Microservices
19 109 (6.25%) High Availability
19 109 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 282 (16.16%) Java
2 274 (15.70%) SQL
3 254 (14.56%) PowerShell
4 204 (11.69%) Python
5 138 (7.91%) JavaScript
6 121 (6.93%) C#
7 114 (6.53%) PHP
8 102 (5.85%) Ruby
9 89 (5.10%) Bash Shell
10 66 (3.78%) Perl
11 44 (2.52%) Go
12 34 (1.95%) Scala
13 28 (1.60%) C++
13 28 (1.60%) T-SQL
14 17 (0.97%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.80%) C
16 12 (0.69%) ES6
17 8 (0.46%) VBScript
18 6 (0.34%) Objective-C
19 4 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 245 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 196 (11.23%) MCSE
3 121 (6.93%) Degree
4 102 (5.85%) CCA
4 102 (5.85%) Citrix Certification
5 59 (3.38%) MCSA
6 42 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (1.55%) CCNA
8 27 (1.55%) Security Cleared
9 26 (1.49%) CISSP
10 25 (1.43%) MCSD
11 23 (1.32%) SC Cleared
12 22 (1.26%) ISEB
13 13 (0.74%) CCIE
13 13 (0.74%) CCNP
13 13 (0.74%) CISM
13 13 (0.74%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.63%) MCITP
14 11 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 48 (2.75%) SLA
2 29 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.49%) QA
4 17 (0.97%) GDPR
5 16 (0.92%) GCP
6 11 (0.63%) COBIT
7 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.34%) GPG13
8 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.29%) SSAE 16
9 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.11%) COSO
11 2 (0.11%) HL7
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.11%) PMO
11 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.057%) NIST 800
System Software
1 542 (31.06%) Active Directory
2 256 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (12.44%) Hyper-V
4 206 (11.81%) Docker
5 136 (7.79%) XenApp
6 117 (6.70%) XenDesktop
7 42 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (1.55%) vSphere
10 12 (0.69%) vCloud
11 11 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.63%) NFS
12 9 (0.52%) Xen
13 8 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.40%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.34%) KVM
15 6 (0.34%) LXC
15 6 (0.34%) Sendmail
15 6 (0.34%) VMware NSX
16 5 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 264 (15.13%) Puppet
2 180 (10.32%) SCCM
3 165 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
4 147 (8.42%) Ansible
5 106 (6.07%) AirWatch
6 70 (4.01%) SCOM
7 69 (3.95%) Terraform
8 63 (3.61%) Kubernetes
9 37 (2.12%) Nagios
10 31 (1.78%) ZABBIX
11 27 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
12 26 (1.49%) Salt
13 18 (1.03%) EdgeSight
13 18 (1.03%) logstash
13 18 (1.03%) Prometheus
14 16 (0.92%) SCVMM
15 15 (0.86%) Grafana
15 15 (0.86%) NetBackup
16 14 (0.80%) rkt
17 12 (0.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 816 (46.76%) Microsoft
2 459 (26.30%) VMware
3 189 (10.83%) Citrix
4 151 (8.65%) Oracle
5 150 (8.60%) Google
6 119 (6.82%) Cisco
7 118 (6.76%) ServiceNow
8 116 (6.65%) IBM
9 112 (6.42%) Apple
10 110 (6.30%) McAfee
11 103 (5.90%) AppSense
12 80 (4.58%) Splunk
13 68 (3.90%) Red Hat
14 64 (3.67%) SAP
15 36 (2.06%) ATG
15 36 (2.06%) Demandware
15 36 (2.06%) hybris
15 36 (2.06%) NetApp
16 35 (2.01%) EMC
16 35 (2.01%) Sybase