Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 326 444
Rank change year-on-year +18 +118 +65
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,629 1,717 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.01% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.40% 5.41% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,259 1,346 896
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 36,984 31,753 23,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.29% 18.73% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29,973 26,404 19,933
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -30 710 £72,500 +7.41% 93
South East +39 349 £62,500 +4.17% 58
North of England +36 211 £51,500 -1.90% 37
Midlands +104 197 £57,500 +9.52% 21
West Midlands +87 154 £57,500 +21.05% 15
Yorkshire +44 112 £52,500 +5.00% 18
North West +10 96 £57,500 +9.52% 19
East of England +51 86 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South West -5 62 £55,000 +4.76% 18
East Midlands +34 42 £53,750 -2.27% 6
North East +8 19 £70,000 +7.69%
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 1,189 (72.99%) PaaS
2 1,029 (63.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 757 (46.47%) Microsoft
4 738 (45.30%) SaaS
5 703 (43.16%) Amazon AWS
6 533 (32.72%) DevOps
7 515 (31.61%) Windows
8 502 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
9 393 (24.13%) SQL
10 363 (22.28%) VMware
11 337 (20.69%) Active Directory
12 333 (20.44%) PowerShell
13 294 (18.05%) Migration
14 292 (17.93%) Finance
15 286 (17.56%) SQL Server
16 281 (17.25%) Linux
17 264 (16.21%) Firewall
18 252 (15.47%) Presales
19 249 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 243 (14.92%) Office 365
21 240 (14.73%) Docker
22 238 (14.61%) Degree
22 238 (14.61%) Java
23 230 (14.12%) Python
24 228 (14.00%) Windows Server
25 226 (13.87%) DNS
26 224 (13.75%) Data Centre
27 222 (13.63%) Microservices
28 221 (13.57%) Oracle
29 218 (13.38%) Jenkins

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 92 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 78 (4.79%) MS Exchange
3 76 (4.67%) OpenStack
4 71 (4.36%) Confluence
5 64 (3.93%) Skype for Business
6 58 (3.56%) IIS
6 58 (3.56%) WebLogic
7 53 (3.25%) Apache
8 51 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
8 51 (3.13%) CMS
8 51 (3.13%) JBoss
9 40 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 39 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
11 31 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (1.90%) WebSphere
12 24 (1.47%) Apache Spark
13 22 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (1.29%) WordPress
15 16 (0.98%) nginx
15 16 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.12%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 36 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
3 14 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.55%) SAP GRC
5 7 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.37%) Magento
6 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.25%) Documaker
8 4 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.12%) Maximo
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.061%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,189 (72.99%) PaaS
2 1,029 (63.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 738 (45.30%) SaaS
4 703 (43.16%) Amazon AWS
5 243 (14.92%) Office 365
6 176 (10.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 111 (6.81%) Serverless
8 110 (6.75%) Cloud Computing
9 100 (6.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 86 (5.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 79 (4.85%) GitHub
12 57 (3.50%) Dynamics 365
13 45 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
14 35 (2.15%) Azure Functions
15 31 (1.90%) OpenShift
16 26 (1.60%) IBM Cloud
17 25 (1.53%) Amazon S3
17 25 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 22 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
18 22 (1.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 264 (16.21%) Firewall
2 226 (13.87%) DNS
3 146 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 112 (6.88%) VPN
5 107 (6.57%) SAN
6 106 (6.51%) DHCP
7 87 (5.34%) Internet
8 80 (4.91%) WAN
9 73 (4.48%) LAN
10 71 (4.36%) Network Security
11 48 (2.95%) SSL
12 43 (2.64%) HTTP
13 41 (2.52%) Skype
14 35 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
15 31 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
16 30 (1.84%) VLAN
17 29 (1.78%) NAS
18 25 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
19 23 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
19 23 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 106 (6.51%) Big Data
3 104 (6.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 98 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 77 (4.73%) NoSQL
6 67 (4.11%) MySQL
7 59 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
8 57 (3.50%) MongoDB
9 55 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (3.19%) RDBMS
11 50 (3.07%) Hadoop
12 39 (2.39%) SAP HANA
13 38 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 37 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (2.09%) Power BI
16 34 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 32 (1.96%) Oracle Database
18 28 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 22 (1.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 218 (13.38%) Jenkins
2 180 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 108 (6.63%) TeamCity
4 94 (5.77%) JIRA
5 89 (5.46%) Visual Studio
6 60 (3.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 47 (2.89%) Maven
8 45 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 42 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (2.15%) Selenium
11 33 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 32 (1.96%) GitLab
12 32 (1.96%) Subversion
13 26 (1.60%) SonarQube
14 23 (1.41%) CircleCI
15 20 (1.23%) Codeship
15 20 (1.23%) Gerrit
15 20 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (1.10%) Bitbucket
17 17 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 292 (17.93%) Finance
2 95 (5.83%) Marketing
3 88 (5.40%) Retail
4 53 (3.25%) Banking
5 43 (2.64%) Publishing
6 26 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.53%) Games
8 24 (1.47%) Legal
9 21 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.10%) French Language
10 18 (1.10%) German Language
11 16 (0.98%) Electronics
12 15 (0.92%) Swedish Language
13 14 (0.86%) Billing
14 12 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.74%) Local Government
15 11 (0.68%) Advertising
16 10 (0.61%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.43%) Law
17 7 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 568 (34.87%) Architect
2 224 (13.75%) Cloud Architect
3 190 (11.66%) Solutions Architect
4 154 (9.45%) Azure Architect
5 148 (9.09%) Consultant
6 144 (8.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 107 (6.57%) Cloud Engineer
8 105 (6.45%) Developer
9 102 (6.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 95 (5.83%) Azure Engineer
11 69 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
12 67 (4.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 67 (4.11%) Technical Architect
13 49 (3.01%) Cloud Consultant
14 48 (2.95%) Lead Architect
15 47 (2.89%) AWS Architect
15 47 (2.89%) Azure Consultant
16 45 (2.76%) Support Engineer
17 44 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
18 43 (2.64%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (12.52%) .NET
2 137 (8.41%) Web Services
3 114 (7.00%) HTML
4 103 (6.32%) REST
5 92 (5.65%) Node.js
6 69 (4.24%) CSS
7 65 (3.99%) Spring
8 64 (3.93%) JSON
9 59 (3.62%) .NET Framework
10 58 (3.56%) AngularJS
11 57 (3.50%) Spring Boot
12 55 (3.38%) SOAP
13 54 (3.31%) ASP.NET
14 49 (3.01%) Middleware
15 46 (2.82%) HTML5
16 35 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (2.03%) RESTful
18 32 (1.96%) React
19 31 (1.90%) LDAP
19 31 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 224 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 208 (12.77%) Public Cloud
3 156 (9.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 122 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (7.00%) Management Information System
6 89 (5.46%) Self-Motivation
7 81 (4.97%) Private Cloud
8 77 (4.73%) Computer Science
9 67 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
10 53 (3.25%) Clustering
11 52 (3.19%) Mobile App
12 50 (3.07%) PKI
13 46 (2.82%) Replication
13 46 (2.82%) User Experience
14 31 (1.90%) Cloud Native
15 28 (1.72%) Blog
16 26 (1.60%) Fintech
17 23 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
18 21 (1.29%) CMDB
19 15 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 515 (31.61%) Windows
2 281 (17.25%) Linux
3 228 (14.00%) Windows Server
4 122 (7.49%) Unix
5 90 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (4.54%) Windows 10
8 44 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (2.21%) Solaris
10 30 (1.84%) Android
11 28 (1.72%) Windows 7
11 28 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (1.66%) Apple iOS
13 18 (1.10%) CentOS
13 18 (1.10%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.86%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.68%) VMS
15 11 (0.68%) Windows Phone
15 11 (0.68%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (32.72%) DevOps
2 502 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (18.05%) Migration
4 252 (15.47%) Presales
5 222 (13.63%) Microservices
6 205 (12.58%) ITIL
7 164 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 158 (9.70%) Project Management
9 155 (9.52%) TOGAF
10 143 (8.78%) SOA
11 140 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
12 139 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
13 130 (7.98%) Service Delivery
14 124 (7.61%) IT Strategy
15 121 (7.43%) Scrum
16 120 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
17 119 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
18 117 (7.18%) Configuration Management
19 114 (7.00%) CRM
20 113 (6.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 393 (24.13%) SQL
2 333 (20.44%) PowerShell
3 238 (14.61%) Java
4 230 (14.12%) Python
5 176 (10.80%) C#
6 136 (8.35%) Bash Shell
7 119 (7.31%) JavaScript
8 66 (4.05%) Ruby
9 54 (3.31%) Perl
10 50 (3.07%) T-SQL
11 42 (2.58%) PHP
12 40 (2.46%) Go
13 37 (2.27%) Scala
14 34 (2.09%) C++
15 33 (2.03%) C
16 22 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 17 (1.04%) Java 8
19 15 (0.92%) R
20 13 (0.80%) AWK
Qualifications
1 238 (14.61%) Degree
2 95 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (3.56%) CISSP
4 57 (3.50%) AWS Certification
5 55 (3.38%) MCSE
6 49 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 40 (2.46%) Security Cleared
8 37 (2.27%) Master's Degree
9 36 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (2.09%) SC Cleared
11 28 (1.72%) MCSA
12 26 (1.60%) CEH
12 26 (1.60%) TOGAF Certification
13 23 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (1.35%) PMI Certification
15 20 (1.23%) ISEB
16 18 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
17 17 (1.04%) CCNP
18 16 (0.98%) PMP
19 15 (0.92%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (3.07%) QA
3 43 (2.64%) SLA
4 31 (1.90%) GDPR
5 21 (1.29%) COBIT
6 16 (0.98%) GPG13
7 15 (0.92%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.74%) PMO
9 11 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.55%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.18%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.061%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 337 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 249 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (14.73%) Docker
4 205 (12.58%) Hyper-V
5 55 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 31 (1.90%) XenApp
8 26 (1.60%) vSphere
9 15 (0.92%) VMware NSX
9 15 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.86%) Xen
11 11 (0.68%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.55%) LXC
13 8 (0.49%) vCloud
14 7 (0.43%) KVM
14 7 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.37%) GPFS
15 6 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 214 (13.14%) Puppet
2 204 (12.52%) Ansible
3 183 (11.23%) Opscode Chef
4 161 (9.88%) Kubernetes
5 100 (6.14%) Terraform
6 81 (4.97%) SCCM
7 41 (2.52%) SCVMM
8 37 (2.27%) SCOM
9 30 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
10 28 (1.72%) Packer
11 24 (1.47%) Kibana
11 24 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
12 23 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
12 23 (1.41%) SCOrch
13 21 (1.29%) Grafana
14 18 (1.10%) Nagios
14 18 (1.10%) vRealize
15 17 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
15 17 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
16 16 (0.98%) logstash
Vendors
1 757 (46.47%) Microsoft
2 363 (22.28%) VMware
3 221 (13.57%) Oracle
4 204 (12.52%) Google
5 127 (7.80%) Cisco
6 114 (7.00%) Citrix
7 78 (4.79%) SAP
8 75 (4.60%) IBM
9 67 (4.11%) EMC
10 66 (4.05%) NetApp
11 48 (2.95%) Red Hat
12 42 (2.58%) CheckPoint
13 38 (2.33%) Splunk
14 37 (2.27%) HP
15 34 (2.09%) Atlassian
16 32 (1.96%) SolarWinds
17 30 (1.84%) Veeam
18 29 (1.78%) ServiceNow
19 28 (1.72%) Rackspace
19 28 (1.72%) Symantec