Period
to

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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 297 200 220
Rank change year-on-year -97 +20 +37
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,926 1,658 1,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.73% 1.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.86% 4.01% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,288 1,238 828
10th Percentile £43,000 £43,350 £43,675
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £66,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22% +3.85%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £66,383 £67,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% -1.66% +3.85%

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 67,430 41,351 26,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.43% 43.24% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34,976 30,415 22,043
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,650 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.75% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,842 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.73% +0.59% +4.55%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in England

IaaS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IaaS in England.

Salary trend for IaaS in England

IaaS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in England over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -105 1,022 £82,500 +10.00% 95
South East -88 286 £55,000 -14.06% 31
North of England -66 246 £65,000 +8.33% 41
Midlands -40 150 £55,000 -8.33% 29
West Midlands -15 120 £55,000 -15.38% 20
North West -91 118 £65,000 +8.33% 22
Yorkshire -17 110 £67,500 +17.39% 13
South West -25 100 £70,000 +33.97% 21
East of England -47 97 £55,000 -4.35% 13
East Midlands -50 29 £55,000 -8.33% 9
North East -25 18 £45,000 -28.00% 6
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 1,423 (73.88%) PaaS
2 1,367 (70.98%) Azure
3 873 (45.33%) DevOps
4 806 (41.85%) SaaS
5 786 (40.81%) Microsoft
6 775 (40.24%) AWS
7 658 (34.16%) Agile
8 541 (28.09%) Windows
9 497 (25.80%) Kubernetes
10 482 (25.03%) CI/CD
11 471 (24.45%) Active Directory
12 439 (22.79%) Terraform
13 420 (21.81%) Finance
14 417 (21.65%) Social Skills
15 395 (20.51%) Microsoft 365
16 375 (19.47%) PowerShell
17 339 (17.60%) Infrastructure as Code
18 324 (16.82%) Linux
19 318 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 307 (15.94%) Public Cloud
21 294 (15.26%) GCP
22 280 (14.54%) Docker
23 274 (14.23%) Python
23 274 (14.23%) Azure DevOps
24 258 (13.40%) SQL Server
25 253 (13.14%) SQL
26 249 (12.93%) DNS
27 248 (12.88%) ITIL
28 244 (12.67%) Firewall
29 243 (12.62%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 128 (6.65%) SharePoint
2 101 (5.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 80 (4.15%) IIS
4 70 (3.63%) Confluence
5 47 (2.44%) MS Exchange
6 37 (1.92%) CMS
7 33 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 28 (1.45%) Apache
9 25 (1.30%) Apache Spark
9 25 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 23 (1.19%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (0.88%) Skype for Business
13 16 (0.83%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.78%) EPiServer
15 14 (0.73%) Umbraco
16 12 (0.62%) Apache Synapse
17 11 (0.57%) Headless CMS
17 11 (0.57%) Jupyter
Applications
1 35 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.42%) Magento
3 7 (0.36%) MetaTrader
3 7 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.21%) Shopify
6 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.10%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.10%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.10%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.052%) Maximo
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.052%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,423 (73.88%) PaaS
2 1,367 (70.98%) Azure
3 806 (41.85%) SaaS
4 775 (40.24%) AWS
5 395 (20.51%) Microsoft 365
6 294 (15.26%) GCP
7 274 (14.23%) Azure DevOps
8 243 (12.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 173 (8.98%) Cloud Computing
10 156 (8.10%) Serverless
11 113 (5.87%) Amazon EC2
11 113 (5.87%) AWS CloudFormation
12 104 (5.40%) AWS Lambda
13 94 (4.88%) Amazon ECS
14 89 (4.62%) Power Platform
15 84 (4.36%) GitHub
16 83 (4.31%) Amazon S3
17 76 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 70 (3.63%) Azure AKS
19 57 (2.96%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 249 (12.93%) DNS
2 244 (12.67%) Firewall
3 152 (7.89%) DHCP
4 126 (6.54%) WAN
5 108 (5.61%) LAN
6 88 (4.57%) Network Security
7 86 (4.47%) VPN
8 76 (3.95%) TCP/IP
9 70 (3.63%) Internet
10 64 (3.32%) SAN
11 52 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
12 46 (2.39%) Wireless
13 44 (2.28%) VLAN
14 42 (2.18%) HTTP
15 34 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
16 27 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
17 23 (1.19%) DMZ
17 23 (1.19%) MPLS
17 23 (1.19%) SD-WAN
18 20 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.35%) Big Data
3 92 (4.78%) Amazon RDS
4 65 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 63 (3.27%) MongoDB
6 55 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 45 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
8 44 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (2.02%) Power BI
10 33 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (1.71%) MySQL
11 26 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (1.35%) Redis
12 22 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (0.88%) Hadoop
14 16 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (0.67%) DB2
16 11 (0.57%) Data Lake
17 9 (0.47%) Data Mining
17 9 (0.47%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 217 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 212 (11.01%) Jenkins
3 104 (5.40%) JIRA
4 70 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 59 (3.06%) TeamCity
6 42 (2.18%) GitLab
7 30 (1.56%) Visual Studio
8 28 (1.45%) Cucumber
8 28 (1.45%) SonarQube
9 27 (1.40%) JMeter
9 27 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 26 (1.35%) Appium
10 26 (1.35%) Bitbucket Server
10 26 (1.35%) Calabash
10 26 (1.35%) LoadRunner
10 26 (1.35%) Robot Framework
10 26 (1.35%) Selenium
10 26 (1.35%) TestRail
10 26 (1.35%) WebDriver
11 16 (0.83%) Bitbucket
General
1 420 (21.81%) Finance
2 417 (21.65%) Social Skills
3 155 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (7.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 124 (6.44%) Banking
6 108 (5.61%) Legal
7 104 (5.40%) Presentation Skills
8 101 (5.24%) Marketing
9 87 (4.52%) Public Sector
10 80 (4.15%) Retail
11 68 (3.53%) Telecoms
12 49 (2.54%) Influencing Skills
12 49 (2.54%) Organisational Skills
13 44 (2.28%) Games
14 42 (2.18%) Law
15 38 (1.97%) Manufacturing
16 34 (1.77%) Local Government
17 33 (1.71%) Documentation Skills
18 27 (1.40%) Advertising
19 23 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 549 (28.50%) Architect
2 276 (14.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 240 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 230 (11.94%) Solutions Architect
5 217 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 193 (10.02%) Cloud Architect
7 157 (8.15%) Azure Engineer
8 122 (6.33%) Azure Architect
9 98 (5.09%) Consultant
10 93 (4.83%) Developer
11 81 (4.21%) Analyst
12 79 (4.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 71 (3.69%) Senior DevOps
14 67 (3.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 63 (3.27%) Software Engineer
16 60 (3.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 58 (3.01%) Cloud Solutions Architect
18 57 (2.96%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
19 50 (2.60%) AWS Architect
20 49 (2.54%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (8.88%) .NET
2 130 (6.75%) CSS
3 110 (5.71%) ARM Templates
4 97 (5.04%) HTML
5 89 (4.62%) React
6 84 (4.36%) JSON
7 80 (4.15%) REST
8 73 (3.79%) AngularJS
9 72 (3.74%) .NET Core
10 68 (3.53%) Kafka
11 57 (2.96%) ASP.NET
11 57 (2.96%) Web Services
12 48 (2.49%) SOAP
13 42 (2.18%) Node.js
14 39 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
14 39 (2.02%) Sinatra
15 38 (1.97%) jQuery
16 34 (1.77%) .NET Framework
16 34 (1.77%) Spring
17 28 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 307 (15.94%) Public Cloud
2 228 (11.84%) Cloud Native
3 224 (11.63%) Data Centre
4 124 (6.44%) Management Information System
5 87 (4.52%) User Experience
6 77 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 72 (3.74%) Replication
8 68 (3.53%) Blog
9 62 (3.22%) IoT
10 59 (3.06%) Legacy Systems
11 56 (2.91%) Private Cloud
12 54 (2.80%) PKI
13 51 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
14 44 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
15 40 (2.08%) Algorithms
16 37 (1.92%) Clustering
16 37 (1.92%) Mobile App
16 37 (1.92%) Virtual Team
17 26 (1.35%) NHS
17 26 (1.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 541 (28.09%) Windows
2 324 (16.82%) Linux
3 201 (10.44%) Windows Server
4 73 (3.79%) Windows 10
5 71 (3.69%) Unix
6 69 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (2.28%) Windows Server 2016
8 42 (2.18%) Apple iOS
9 41 (2.13%) VMS
10 37 (1.92%) Android
11 36 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
12 33 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.93%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.67%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.42%) Solaris
16 5 (0.26%) Alpine Linux
16 5 (0.26%) HPUX
17 4 (0.21%) CentOS
17 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (45.33%) DevOps
2 658 (34.16%) Agile
3 482 (25.03%) CI/CD
4 339 (17.60%) Infrastructure as Code
5 318 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 248 (12.88%) ITIL
7 235 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
8 214 (11.11%) Microservices
9 201 (10.44%) Migration
10 183 (9.50%) Cybersecurity
11 179 (9.29%) Computer Science
12 172 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
13 168 (8.72%) Analytics
14 167 (8.67%) Scrum
15 163 (8.46%) Mentoring
16 155 (8.05%) Information Security
17 153 (7.94%) TOGAF
18 144 (7.48%) Project Delivery
19 135 (7.01%) Incident Management
20 132 (6.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 375 (19.47%) PowerShell
2 274 (14.23%) Python
3 253 (13.14%) SQL
4 231 (11.99%) JavaScript
5 203 (10.54%) Java
6 172 (8.93%) C#
7 141 (7.32%) Bash
8 81 (4.21%) Ruby
9 59 (3.06%) PHP
10 51 (2.65%) Go
11 40 (2.08%) ES6
12 37 (1.92%) Perl
13 32 (1.66%) Scala
14 26 (1.35%) C++
15 23 (1.19%) C
16 21 (1.09%) Groovy
17 19 (0.99%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.62%) R
18 12 (0.62%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 201 (10.44%) Degree
2 128 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 72 (3.74%) CISSP
5 54 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 49 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 48 (2.49%) MCSE
8 46 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.87%) TOGAF Certification
10 33 (1.71%) AWS Certification
11 27 (1.40%) CISM
11 27 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (1.30%) MCSA
13 24 (1.25%) CCNA
14 21 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 18 (0.93%) CRISC
16 14 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 14 (0.73%) SANS
17 12 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.71%) SLA
2 76 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (3.37%) GDPR
4 44 (2.28%) NIST
4 44 (2.28%) QA
5 39 (2.02%) Accessibility
6 35 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
7 18 (0.93%) GRC
7 18 (0.93%) NCSC
8 15 (0.78%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 12 (0.62%) PMO
11 10 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 7 (0.36%) NIST 800
13 6 (0.31%) SOC 2
14 5 (0.26%) COBIT
14 5 (0.26%) GMP
14 5 (0.26%) SOC 1
15 4 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 471 (24.45%) Active Directory
2 280 (14.54%) Docker
3 160 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (4.62%) Hyper-V
5 70 (3.63%) vSphere
6 52 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (0.99%) KVM
11 18 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 18 (0.93%) Xen
12 17 (0.88%) LXC
13 15 (0.78%) XenApp
14 9 (0.47%) Firmware
14 9 (0.47%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.42%) BitLocker
16 7 (0.36%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 497 (25.80%) Kubernetes
2 439 (22.79%) Terraform
3 182 (9.45%) Ansible
4 129 (6.70%) SCCM
5 122 (6.33%) Puppet
6 116 (6.02%) Microsoft Intune
7 96 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
8 52 (2.70%) Istio
9 40 (2.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 40 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
10 38 (1.97%) WSUS
11 36 (1.87%) Grafana
12 30 (1.56%) Prometheus
13 27 (1.40%) SCOM
14 26 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
15 24 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
16 22 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
16 22 (1.14%) vCenter Server
17 18 (0.93%) FortiGate
17 18 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 786 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 238 (12.36%) VMware
3 133 (6.91%) Google
4 92 (4.78%) Oracle
5 82 (4.26%) Cisco
6 80 (4.15%) Veeam
7 73 (3.79%) Citrix
8 64 (3.32%) ServiceNow
9 51 (2.65%) Sitecore
10 43 (2.23%) Red Hat
11 35 (1.82%) Splunk
12 34 (1.77%) EMC
13 33 (1.71%) HP
13 33 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
14 31 (1.61%) IBM
15 29 (1.51%) ATG
15 29 (1.51%) SolarWinds
16 24 (1.25%) Symantec
17 23 (1.19%) 3PAR
17 23 (1.19%) arcserve