Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 444 510
Rank change year-on-year +154 +66 +151
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,831 1,071 1,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.12% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.43% 4.63% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,486 799 860
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,435 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £94,375 £87,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -

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 33,751 23,126 20,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.59% 13.95% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28,262 19,520 17,519
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +181 942 £70,000 +7.69% 107
South East +8 279 £61,250 -2.00% 43
North of England +83 255 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Midlands +43 178 £52,500 - 29
Yorkshire +91 116 £70,000 +40.00% 10
North West -6 116 £50,000 -1.96% 12
West Midlands +16 110 £52,500 - 21
East of England +51 82 £70,250 +37.75% 8
South West +1 79 £52,500 +3.96% 14
East Midlands +52 65 £62,500 +38.89% 8
North East 0 25 £67,500 +28.57% 7
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,230 (67.18%) PaaS
2 1,071 (58.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 786 (42.93%) Microsoft
4 768 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
5 760 (41.51%) SaaS
6 537 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
7 509 (27.80%) Windows
8 480 (26.22%) DevOps
9 461 (25.18%) Active Directory
10 409 (22.34%) VMware
11 347 (18.95%) Finance
12 341 (18.62%) PowerShell
13 327 (17.86%) Office 365
14 322 (17.59%) SQL
15 307 (16.77%) Linux
16 304 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 297 (16.22%) Presales
18 272 (14.86%) Firewall
19 266 (14.53%) ITIL
20 258 (14.09%) Migration
21 251 (13.71%) Java
22 244 (13.33%) SQL Server
22 244 (13.33%) Hyper-V
23 239 (13.05%) Docker
24 235 (12.83%) Windows Server
25 234 (12.78%) Git (software)
26 229 (12.51%) Python
26 229 (12.51%) Data Centre
27 220 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
28 208 (11.36%) Google

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
1 115 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 97 (5.30%) MS Exchange
3 63 (3.44%) Confluence
4 60 (3.28%) OpenStack
5 57 (3.11%) Skype for Business
6 41 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
7 35 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (1.91%) IIS
8 33 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 32 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 30 (1.64%) CMS
11 29 (1.58%) Apache
12 23 (1.26%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.20%) Apache Spark
14 19 (1.04%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.71%) Mule
16 12 (0.66%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 70 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 49 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.16%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.11%) assyst
7 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.055%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1,230 (67.18%) PaaS
2 1,071 (58.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 768 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
4 760 (41.51%) SaaS
5 327 (17.86%) Office 365
6 145 (7.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 140 (7.65%) Serverless
8 137 (7.48%) Cloud Computing
9 122 (6.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 65 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 35 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
12 34 (1.86%) IBM Cloud
13 33 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
13 33 (1.80%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 32 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
15 27 (1.47%) Bluemix
16 24 (1.31%) GitHub
17 23 (1.26%) OpenShift
18 18 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 17 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 272 (14.86%) Firewall
2 165 (9.01%) VPN
3 159 (8.68%) DNS
4 150 (8.19%) WAN
5 110 (6.01%) LAN
6 90 (4.92%) TCP/IP
7 64 (3.50%) DHCP
7 64 (3.50%) Network Security
8 60 (3.28%) SAN
9 55 (3.00%) Skype
10 46 (2.51%) SSL
11 39 (2.13%) Internet
11 39 (2.13%) VLAN
12 36 (1.97%) HTTP
13 34 (1.86%) Unified Communications
14 31 (1.69%) Wireless
15 24 (1.31%) VoIP
16 22 (1.20%) DMZ
17 21 (1.15%) WLAN
18 20 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 124 (6.77%) Big Data
3 76 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 74 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 62 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 54 (2.95%) MongoDB
7 48 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 46 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (2.51%) Power BI
9 44 (2.40%) Data Lake
10 39 (2.13%) MySQL
11 31 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 31 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 29 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
15 21 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
16 20 (1.09%) CouchDB
16 20 (1.09%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 234 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 197 (10.76%) Jenkins
3 172 (9.39%) Visual Studio
4 100 (5.46%) JIRA
5 89 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 86 (4.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 68 (3.71%) TeamCity
8 55 (3.00%) Maven
9 54 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 40 (2.18%) JUnit
11 33 (1.80%) Subversion
12 30 (1.64%) Artifactory
13 29 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
14 27 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (1.42%) Cucumber
16 20 (1.09%) FishEye
16 20 (1.09%) IntelliJ
16 20 (1.09%) Travis CI
17 18 (0.98%) MSBuild
17 18 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 347 (18.95%) Finance
2 100 (5.46%) Retail
3 89 (4.86%) Marketing
4 65 (3.55%) Banking
5 59 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.97%) Publishing
7 34 (1.86%) Billing
8 33 (1.80%) Back Office
9 30 (1.64%) Law
10 29 (1.58%) Games
10 29 (1.58%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.42%) Legal
12 22 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.04%) Retail Banking
14 17 (0.93%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.55%) Electronics
16 7 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.33%) Advertising
18 4 (0.22%) Automotive
19 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 616 (33.64%) Architect
2 252 (13.76%) Cloud Architect
3 237 (12.94%) Consultant
4 218 (11.91%) Solutions Architect
5 169 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 142 (7.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 132 (7.21%) Azure Architect
8 125 (6.83%) Developer
9 105 (5.73%) Cloud Consultant
10 98 (5.35%) Azure Engineer
11 83 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 82 (4.48%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 78 (4.26%) Azure Consultant
14 75 (4.10%) Enterprise Architect
15 73 (3.99%) Lead Architect
16 63 (3.44%) Infrastructure Architect
17 55 (3.00%) Technical Architect
18 53 (2.89%) AWS Architect
19 47 (2.57%) Analyst
20 44 (2.40%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (10.49%) .NET
2 147 (8.03%) HTML
3 143 (7.81%) CSS
4 139 (7.59%) Web Services
5 120 (6.55%) Node.js
6 88 (4.81%) AngularJS
7 85 (4.64%) ASP.NET
8 77 (4.21%) HTML5
9 76 (4.15%) Middleware
10 70 (3.82%) REST
11 63 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 63 (3.44%) JSON
12 58 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (3.00%) .NET Framework
14 50 (2.73%) WCF
15 47 (2.57%) Entity Framework
16 45 (2.46%) Spring
17 33 (1.80%) RESTful
17 33 (1.80%) SOAP
18 32 (1.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 229 (12.51%) Data Centre
2 164 (8.96%) Public Cloud
3 117 (6.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 100 (5.46%) User Experience
5 91 (4.97%) Private Cloud
6 84 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
8 68 (3.71%) Management Information System
9 53 (2.89%) Computer Science
10 47 (2.57%) Replication
11 37 (2.02%) Clustering
12 30 (1.64%) Blackberry
13 28 (1.53%) PKI
14 25 (1.37%) Cloud Native
15 23 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
15 23 (1.26%) Mainframe
16 20 (1.09%) Client/Server
16 20 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
17 19 (1.04%) Virtual Team
18 17 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 509 (27.80%) Windows
2 307 (16.77%) Linux
3 235 (12.83%) Windows Server
4 96 (5.24%) Unix
5 83 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (3.55%) Windows 7
8 56 (3.06%) Android
9 54 (2.95%) Windows 10
10 52 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (2.62%) Apple iOS
12 29 (1.58%) Solaris
13 28 (1.53%) Ubuntu
14 22 (1.20%) CentOS
15 21 (1.15%) Mac OS X
16 19 (1.04%) Windows 8
17 18 (0.98%) VMS
18 11 (0.60%) Windows Phone
18 11 (0.60%) Windows Vista
18 11 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (26.22%) DevOps
3 297 (16.22%) Presales
4 266 (14.53%) ITIL
5 258 (14.09%) Migration
6 220 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
7 181 (9.89%) Service Delivery
8 171 (9.34%) Analytics
9 165 (9.01%) TOGAF
10 161 (8.79%) Microservices
11 149 (8.14%) IT Strategy
12 146 (7.97%) CRM
13 132 (7.21%) Scrum
14 129 (7.05%) Project Management
15 126 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
15 126 (6.88%) Information Security
16 119 (6.50%) Service Management
16 119 (6.50%) TDD
17 116 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
18 111 (6.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 341 (18.62%) PowerShell
2 322 (17.59%) SQL
3 251 (13.71%) Java
4 229 (12.51%) Python
5 197 (10.76%) C#
6 156 (8.52%) JavaScript
7 122 (6.66%) Bash Shell
8 87 (4.75%) Ruby
9 62 (3.39%) Perl
10 60 (3.28%) PHP
11 45 (2.46%) Scala
12 31 (1.69%) Go
12 31 (1.69%) U-SQL
13 28 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.37%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.87%) C
16 13 (0.71%) ES6
17 12 (0.66%) C++
18 11 (0.60%) VBScript
19 5 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 179 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 168 (9.18%) Degree
3 128 (6.99%) MCSE
4 49 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (2.62%) MCSA
6 45 (2.46%) CISSP
7 39 (2.13%) Security Cleared
8 35 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (1.37%) AWS Certification
10 22 (1.20%) CCNA
11 21 (1.15%) CISM
11 21 (1.15%) MCITP
12 19 (1.04%) CCNP
13 18 (0.98%) ISEB
14 17 (0.93%) CCA
14 17 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (0.93%) MCP
15 16 (0.87%) SC Cleared
16 15 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (2.57%) QA
2 47 (2.57%) SLA
3 40 (2.18%) GCP
4 36 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 33 (1.80%) GDPR
6 19 (1.04%) COBIT
7 14 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (0.76%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.55%) ISO 22301
8 10 (0.55%) PMO
9 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.33%) GPG13
10 5 (0.27%) PA-DSS
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.16%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.11%) COSO
13 2 (0.11%) HL7
13 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 461 (25.18%) Active Directory
2 304 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 244 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 239 (13.05%) Docker
5 65 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
6 53 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (1.80%) XenApp
8 27 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 19 (1.04%) vSphere
10 16 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.44%) NFS
12 8 (0.44%) vCloud
13 7 (0.38%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.38%) HDFS
13 7 (0.38%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.38%) Xen
14 6 (0.33%) LXC
15 5 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 208 (11.36%) Puppet
2 184 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
3 180 (9.83%) Ansible
4 87 (4.75%) Kubernetes
5 81 (4.42%) SCCM
6 72 (3.93%) Terraform
7 52 (2.84%) SCOM
8 39 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
9 36 (1.97%) Salt
10 25 (1.37%) AirWatch
11 23 (1.26%) Nagios
12 21 (1.15%) SCVMM
13 20 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
14 19 (1.04%) vCenter Server
15 15 (0.82%) NetBackup
16 13 (0.71%) Mesos
17 12 (0.66%) Packer
18 11 (0.60%) ZABBIX
19 10 (0.55%) EdgeSight
19 10 (0.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 786 (42.93%) Microsoft
2 409 (22.34%) VMware
3 208 (11.36%) Google
4 128 (6.99%) Citrix
5 112 (6.12%) IBM
6 109 (5.95%) Oracle
7 103 (5.63%) Cisco
8 96 (5.24%) Red Hat
9 58 (3.17%) Splunk
10 44 (2.40%) SAP
11 39 (2.13%) NetApp
12 37 (2.02%) Apple
12 37 (2.02%) CheckPoint
13 35 (1.91%) Tableau
14 34 (1.86%) EMC
15 32 (1.75%) HP
16 25 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (1.26%) Dell
17 23 (1.26%) ServiceNow
17 23 (1.26%) Sitecore