Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 219 186 274
Rank change year-on-year -33 +88 +34
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,833 1,091 1,442
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.64% 1.91% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.75% 4.59% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,439 872 1,195
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £77,813 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +6.56%

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 48,906 23,748 39,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.88% 41.52% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33,983 20,457 32,924
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -59 842 £82,500 +15.79% 154
North of England +18 332 £55,000 -8.33% 62
South East -82 309 £65,000 - 57
North West +6 192 £53,350 -11.08% 34
Midlands +6 188 £60,000 -5.88% 22
West Midlands +1 150 £60,000 -14.29% 17
Yorkshire +15 120 £57,500 +27.78% 21
South West -45 85 £45,000 -14.29% 7
East of England -69 53 £50,000 -23.08% 14
East Midlands -27 38 £50,000 - 5
North East -20 21 £62,500 +4.17% 7
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 1,345 (73.38%) Azure
2 1,313 (71.63%) PaaS
3 839 (45.77%) SaaS
4 803 (43.81%) Microsoft
5 738 (40.26%) DevOps
6 682 (37.21%) AWS
7 485 (26.46%) Windows
8 479 (26.13%) CI/CD
9 470 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 442 (24.11%) Active Directory
11 397 (21.66%) PowerShell
12 371 (20.24%) Terraform
13 366 (19.97%) Kubernetes
14 362 (19.75%) Social Skills
15 329 (17.95%) Microsoft 365
16 317 (17.29%) Linux
17 314 (17.13%) SQL
18 311 (16.97%) Public Cloud
19 308 (16.80%) Python
20 303 (16.53%) Finance
21 285 (15.55%) VMware
22 277 (15.11%) Docker
23 276 (15.06%) GCP
24 256 (13.97%) Migration
24 256 (13.97%) Windows Server
25 250 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 240 (13.09%) Infrastructure as Code
27 232 (12.66%) SQL Server
28 207 (11.29%) Firewall
29 204 (11.13%) Ansible

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 93 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 70 (3.82%) IIS
3 30 (1.64%) Confluence
4 28 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (0.98%) CMS
8 16 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (0.76%) Apache
9 14 (0.76%) Umbraco
10 12 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.60%) Apache Pig
12 9 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.49%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.49%) WordPress
13 8 (0.44%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.38%) nginx
14 7 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.055%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.09%) Sentinel
3 7 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.38%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.16%) Magento
6 3 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.11%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.11%) Workfront
8 1 (0.055%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.055%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,345 (73.38%) Azure
2 1,313 (71.63%) PaaS
3 839 (45.77%) SaaS
4 682 (37.21%) AWS
5 329 (17.95%) Microsoft 365
6 276 (15.06%) GCP
7 199 (10.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 105 (5.73%) Serverless
9 99 (5.40%) Cloud Computing
10 90 (4.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 84 (4.58%) Power Platform
12 71 (3.87%) GitHub
13 70 (3.82%) Azure Monitor
14 53 (2.89%) Azure Key Vault
15 42 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 42 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
16 41 (2.24%) Azure Data Factory
16 41 (2.24%) OneDrive
17 38 (2.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 35 (1.91%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 207 (11.29%) Firewall
2 147 (8.02%) DNS
3 145 (7.91%) Network Security
4 121 (6.60%) WAN
5 110 (6.00%) VPN
6 102 (5.56%) LAN
7 82 (4.47%) DHCP
8 53 (2.89%) SAN
9 51 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
10 45 (2.45%) VLAN
11 43 (2.35%) MPLS
12 41 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
13 37 (2.02%) TCP/IP
14 27 (1.47%) SD-WAN
15 25 (1.36%) IPsec
16 23 (1.25%) Internet
16 23 (1.25%) Unified Communications
17 21 (1.15%) SSL
17 21 (1.15%) Wireless
18 20 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 137 (7.47%) Big Data
3 89 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 77 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (3.82%) Power BI
6 63 (3.44%) NoSQL
7 50 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (2.73%) Relational Database
8 49 (2.67%) MySQL
9 40 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 35 (1.91%) MongoDB
12 32 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
13 29 (1.58%) Data Lake
14 24 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (1.25%) Redis
16 21 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (1.04%) Apache Hive
18 18 (0.98%) OLTP
19 17 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 163 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 139 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 77 (4.20%) TeamCity
4 69 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 63 (3.44%) GitLab
6 58 (3.16%) JIRA
7 46 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
8 41 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 31 (1.69%) Bitbucket
10 15 (0.82%) Maven
11 13 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (0.60%) Gradle
12 11 (0.60%) JUnit
13 10 (0.55%) SonarQube
14 9 (0.49%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.44%) Visual Studio
16 6 (0.33%) Artifactory
16 6 (0.33%) CircleCI
16 6 (0.33%) TestNG
General
1 362 (19.75%) Social Skills
2 303 (16.53%) Finance
3 105 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (3.76%) Public Sector
5 66 (3.60%) Marketing
6 57 (3.11%) Banking
7 49 (2.67%) Legal
8 47 (2.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 42 (2.29%) Law
10 40 (2.18%) Presentation Skills
11 39 (2.13%) Telecoms
12 37 (2.02%) Games
13 34 (1.85%) Retail
14 28 (1.53%) Advertising
15 23 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
16 20 (1.09%) Manufacturing
17 14 (0.76%) Influencing Skills
18 12 (0.65%) Publishing
19 10 (0.55%) Back Office
20 9 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 511 (27.88%) Architect
2 227 (12.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 210 (11.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 202 (11.02%) Cloud Architect
5 198 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 192 (10.47%) Solutions Architect
7 152 (8.29%) Azure Engineer
8 142 (7.75%) Azure Architect
9 110 (6.00%) Consultant
10 90 (4.91%) Developer
11 80 (4.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 60 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
13 57 (3.11%) Platform Engineer
14 56 (3.06%) DBA
15 54 (2.95%) Azure Specialist
16 50 (2.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 50 (2.73%) Security Specialist
17 47 (2.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 47 (2.56%) Lead Architect
17 47 (2.56%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (7.15%) ARM Templates
2 105 (5.73%) .NET
3 84 (4.58%) JSON
4 56 (3.06%) React
5 54 (2.95%) Kafka
6 45 (2.45%) REST
7 42 (2.29%) HTML
7 42 (2.29%) Middleware
8 40 (2.18%) LDAP
9 39 (2.13%) Node.js
10 33 (1.80%) CSS
11 31 (1.69%) Web Services
11 31 (1.69%) XML
12 26 (1.42%) YAML
13 20 (1.09%) AngularJS
14 19 (1.04%) OAuth
15 15 (0.82%) RESTful
16 14 (0.76%) .NET Framework
16 14 (0.76%) HTML5
16 14 (0.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 311 (16.97%) Public Cloud
2 186 (10.15%) Cloud Native
3 161 (8.78%) Data Centre
4 138 (7.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 97 (5.29%) Management Information System
6 88 (4.80%) Private Cloud
7 60 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
8 59 (3.22%) Replication
9 55 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
10 50 (2.73%) Mobile App
11 46 (2.51%) Clustering
12 44 (2.40%) Cyberthreat
13 42 (2.29%) PKI
14 41 (2.24%) User Experience
15 28 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
16 20 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
16 20 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
17 19 (1.04%) CMDB
17 19 (1.04%) Virtual Team
18 17 (0.93%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 485 (26.46%) Windows
2 317 (17.29%) Linux
3 256 (13.97%) Windows Server
4 107 (5.84%) Unix
5 80 (4.36%) Windows 10
6 54 (2.95%) VMS
6 54 (2.95%) Windows Server 2016
7 33 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.80%) Windows Server 2019
8 32 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 32 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.47%) Android
9 27 (1.47%) CentOS
10 17 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.87%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.38%) Alpine Linux
13 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.22%) Debian
14 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (40.26%) DevOps
2 479 (26.13%) CI/CD
3 470 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (13.97%) Migration
5 250 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 240 (13.09%) Infrastructure as Code
7 191 (10.42%) ITIL
8 186 (10.15%) Cybersecurity
9 185 (10.09%) Presales
10 181 (9.87%) Configuration Management
11 179 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
12 170 (9.27%) Microservices
13 148 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 145 (7.91%) Information Security
15 139 (7.58%) Software Engineering
16 138 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 127 (6.93%) Analytics
17 127 (6.93%) Computer Science
18 126 (6.87%) Risk Management
19 119 (6.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 397 (21.66%) PowerShell
2 314 (17.13%) SQL
3 308 (16.80%) Python
4 134 (7.31%) Bash
5 131 (7.15%) Java
6 121 (6.60%) C#
7 110 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 77 (4.20%) T-SQL
9 58 (3.16%) Perl
10 45 (2.45%) Go
11 44 (2.40%) Ruby
12 30 (1.64%) PHP
13 25 (1.36%) Kotlin
14 23 (1.25%) Scala
15 22 (1.20%) C
16 21 (1.15%) C++
16 21 (1.15%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.04%) TypeScript
18 12 (0.65%) R
19 11 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 200 (10.91%) Degree
2 193 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 150 (8.18%) Security Cleared
4 118 (6.44%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.45%) MCSA
5 45 (2.45%) MCSE
6 40 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (1.91%) CCNA
8 34 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (1.80%) AWS Certification
10 28 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 26 (1.42%) CISSP
11 26 (1.42%) MCTS
12 15 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
12 15 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (0.71%) GIAC
13 13 (0.71%) SANS
14 9 (0.49%) CCNP
15 8 (0.44%) CISM
15 8 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (4.20%) SLA
3 40 (2.18%) QA
4 36 (1.96%) NIST
5 32 (1.75%) GDPR
6 28 (1.53%) Data Quality
7 25 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (1.20%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.82%) HIPAA
10 13 (0.71%) NCSC
10 13 (0.71%) PMO
11 11 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.27%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.22%) Accessibility
13 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.22%) SOC 2
14 3 (0.16%) GMP
14 3 (0.16%) ITGC
15 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 1 (0.055%) COBIT
System Software
1 442 (24.11%) Active Directory
2 277 (15.11%) Docker
3 204 (11.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 71 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
7 30 (1.64%) vSphere
8 24 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (1.09%) Firmware
10 17 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
11 14 (0.76%) XenApp
12 13 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.60%) VMware NSX
14 10 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.33%) Xen
17 5 (0.27%) BitLocker
18 4 (0.22%) KVM
18 4 (0.22%) NFS
19 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 371 (20.24%) Terraform
2 366 (19.97%) Kubernetes
3 204 (11.13%) Ansible
4 147 (8.02%) Puppet
5 135 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
6 124 (6.76%) SCCM
7 81 (4.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 46 (2.51%) Single Sign-On
9 40 (2.18%) Prometheus
10 35 (1.91%) Grafana
11 25 (1.36%) CFEngine
12 23 (1.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 22 (1.20%) SCOM
14 19 (1.04%) SCVMM
15 18 (0.98%) WSUS
16 17 (0.93%) Istio
16 17 (0.93%) Salt
17 16 (0.87%) CASB
18 12 (0.65%) Nagios
19 11 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 803 (43.81%) Microsoft
2 285 (15.55%) VMware
3 134 (7.31%) Oracle
4 129 (7.04%) Cisco
5 118 (6.44%) Google
6 82 (4.47%) Citrix
7 81 (4.42%) Veeam
8 48 (2.62%) Dell
8 48 (2.62%) HP
9 39 (2.13%) ServiceNow
10 38 (2.07%) IBM
11 37 (2.02%) MuleSoft
12 33 (1.80%) Aruba
12 33 (1.80%) EMC
13 31 (1.69%) NetApp
14 29 (1.58%) Sophos
15 28 (1.53%) Red Hat
16 24 (1.31%) Sitecore
17 23 (1.25%) SaltStack
18 22 (1.20%) Splunk