Period
to 21 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 264 264 447
Rank change year-on-year 0 +183 +69
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,731 2,107 1,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.27% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.70% 5.71% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,652 863
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,382 £36,300
90th Percentile £91,250 £97,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,250
% change year-on-year -3.85% +17.65% -11.60%

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 36,803 36,900 24,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.74% 22.20% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29,593 30,536 20,480
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -33 761 £70,000 -3.45% 40
South East +82 403 £60,000 -5.88% 11
North of England -13 207 £56,250 -6.25% 23
Midlands +29 193 £60,000 +14.29% 18
West Midlands -7 113 £65,000 +23.81% 17
Yorkshire +5 108 £55,000 -26.67% 7
East of England +93 102 £60,000 -26.83% 10
North West -4 85 £60,000 +20.00% 15
East Midlands +40 80 £55,000 -4.35% 1
South West -25 56 £50,000 - 6
North East +16 14 £39,500 -39.23% 1
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 1,156 (66.78%) PaaS
2 1,149 (66.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 771 (44.54%) SaaS
4 766 (44.25%) Amazon AWS
5 714 (41.25%) Microsoft
6 574 (33.16%) Windows
7 569 (32.87%) DevOps
8 510 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
9 427 (24.67%) Active Directory
10 376 (21.72%) Office 365
11 372 (21.49%) VMware
12 359 (20.74%) PowerShell
13 352 (20.34%) Linux
14 315 (18.20%) SQL
15 308 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 292 (16.87%) Finance
17 289 (16.70%) Docker
17 289 (16.70%) Presales
18 284 (16.41%) Public Cloud
18 284 (16.41%) Migration
19 281 (16.23%) Firewall
20 267 (15.42%) Data Centre
21 265 (15.31%) Hyper-V
22 255 (14.73%) Kubernetes
23 250 (14.44%) Python
24 246 (14.21%) Windows Server
25 227 (13.11%) Jenkins
26 221 (12.77%) Hybrid Cloud
27 219 (12.65%) Ansible
28 214 (12.36%) Terraform

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 99 (5.72%) Skype for Business
2 90 (5.20%) MS Exchange
3 84 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 70 (4.04%) IIS
5 53 (3.06%) Apache
5 53 (3.06%) Tomcat
6 45 (2.60%) OpenStack
7 33 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 30 (1.73%) WordPress
9 29 (1.68%) Confluence
10 28 (1.62%) ExpressionEngine
11 25 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 24 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (1.04%) Mule
14 17 (0.98%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.92%) Apache Spark
15 16 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 11 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.58%) SAP GRC
2 10 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.46%) Magento
3 8 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,156 (66.78%) PaaS
2 1,149 (66.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 771 (44.54%) SaaS
4 766 (44.25%) Amazon AWS
5 376 (21.72%) Office 365
6 200 (11.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 149 (8.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 91 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
9 87 (5.03%) Serverless
10 76 (4.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 48 (2.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 48 (2.77%) GitHub
12 44 (2.54%) Azure Functions
12 44 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
13 36 (2.08%) Akamai
14 26 (1.50%) OneDrive
15 24 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
16 21 (1.21%) BPaaS
17 20 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 20 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 281 (16.23%) Firewall
2 196 (11.32%) DNS
3 127 (7.34%) WAN
4 117 (6.76%) LAN
5 95 (5.49%) DHCP
6 84 (4.85%) SAN
7 82 (4.74%) Skype
8 75 (4.33%) VPN
9 63 (3.64%) Internet
9 63 (3.64%) TCP/IP
10 56 (3.24%) HTTP
11 54 (3.12%) Network Security
12 47 (2.72%) Wireless
13 46 (2.66%) SSL
14 36 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
16 31 (1.79%) NAS
17 28 (1.62%) MPLS
17 28 (1.62%) VLAN
18 25 (1.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 93 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 69 (3.99%) NoSQL
4 56 (3.24%) MongoDB
4 56 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 50 (2.89%) MySQL
6 45 (2.60%) Big Data
7 40 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 33 (1.91%) Power BI
9 32 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
9 32 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 27 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.16%) Data Lake
12 20 (1.16%) Oracle Database
13 19 (1.10%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.10%) Redis
14 17 (0.98%) Blockchain
15 16 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 227 (13.11%) Jenkins
2 173 (9.99%) Git (software)
3 91 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 85 (4.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 65 (3.76%) Visual Studio
6 52 (3.00%) JIRA
7 47 (2.72%) Maven
8 44 (2.54%) CircleCI
9 42 (2.43%) Bitbucket
10 37 (2.14%) Codeship
11 34 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
13 26 (1.50%) SonarQube
14 24 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
15 15 (0.87%) GitLab
16 14 (0.81%) Selenium
17 12 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 10 (0.58%) Travis CI
19 9 (0.52%) Artifactory
19 9 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 292 (16.87%) Finance
2 117 (6.76%) Marketing
3 63 (3.64%) Retail
4 57 (3.29%) Banking
5 42 (2.43%) Publishing
6 31 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.10%) Legal
9 18 (1.04%) Advertising
9 18 (1.04%) Law
10 13 (0.75%) Back Office
10 13 (0.75%) Electronics
11 11 (0.64%) Billing
11 11 (0.64%) Games
12 8 (0.46%) French Language
12 8 (0.46%) German Language
13 7 (0.40%) Front Office
13 7 (0.40%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.40%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 492 (28.42%) Architect
2 221 (12.77%) Cloud Architect
3 209 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 187 (10.80%) Solutions Architect
5 171 (9.88%) Consultant
6 164 (9.47%) Cloud Engineer
7 151 (8.72%) Azure Architect
8 132 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 114 (6.59%) Azure Engineer
10 87 (5.03%) AWS Engineer
11 73 (4.22%) Developer
12 72 (4.16%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 69 (3.99%) Analyst
13 69 (3.99%) Technical Architect
14 66 (3.81%) AWS DevOps
15 61 (3.52%) Cloud Consultant
16 56 (3.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 53 (3.06%) AWS Architect
17 53 (3.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
18 51 (2.95%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (9.01%) Web Services
2 122 (7.05%) .NET
3 113 (6.53%) JSON
4 83 (4.79%) Node.js
5 66 (3.81%) REST
6 60 (3.47%) HTML
7 44 (2.54%) Spring
8 42 (2.43%) CSS
8 42 (2.43%) LDAP
9 35 (2.02%) AngularJS
10 29 (1.68%) Kafka
11 28 (1.62%) ASP.NET
11 28 (1.62%) Middleware
11 28 (1.62%) RESTful
11 28 (1.62%) SAML
12 27 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
12 27 (1.56%) React
12 27 (1.56%) SOAP
12 27 (1.56%) Spring Boot
13 20 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 284 (16.41%) Public Cloud
2 267 (15.42%) Data Centre
3 221 (12.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 97 (5.60%) Private Cloud
5 79 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
6 64 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 53 (3.06%) PKI
7 53 (3.06%) User Experience
8 45 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
9 44 (2.54%) Mobile App
10 43 (2.48%) Fintech
11 40 (2.31%) Management Information System
12 37 (2.14%) Clustering
12 37 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 27 (1.56%) Replication
14 23 (1.33%) CMDB
15 22 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
16 21 (1.21%) Virtual Team
17 19 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 574 (33.16%) Windows
2 352 (20.34%) Linux
3 246 (14.21%) Windows Server
4 99 (5.72%) Unix
5 82 (4.74%) Windows 10
6 80 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (2.14%) Apple iOS
9 27 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.33%) CentOS
11 15 (0.87%) Debian
12 14 (0.81%) AIX
12 14 (0.81%) Android
13 11 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.64%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.58%) VMS
14 10 (0.58%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
16 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (32.87%) DevOps
2 510 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (16.70%) Presales
4 284 (16.41%) Migration
5 209 (12.07%) ITIL
6 193 (11.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 159 (9.19%) Service Delivery
8 151 (8.72%) Scrum
9 148 (8.55%) Project Management
10 145 (8.38%) Microservices
11 144 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
12 135 (7.80%) IT Strategy
13 125 (7.22%) Configuration Management
14 124 (7.16%) Analytics
15 117 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
16 116 (6.70%) TOGAF
17 114 (6.59%) Computer Science
17 114 (6.59%) Cybersecurity
18 111 (6.41%) Service Management
19 109 (6.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 359 (20.74%) PowerShell
2 315 (18.20%) SQL
3 250 (14.44%) Python
4 154 (8.90%) Java
5 133 (7.68%) Bash Shell
6 106 (6.12%) C#
7 90 (5.20%) JavaScript
8 79 (4.56%) Perl
9 62 (3.58%) Ruby
10 40 (2.31%) C
11 36 (2.08%) Go
12 25 (1.44%) Groovy
13 23 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.04%) Scala
15 17 (0.98%) Java 8
16 14 (0.81%) C++
16 14 (0.81%) PHP
17 13 (0.75%) Kotlin
17 13 (0.75%) T-SQL
17 13 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 158 (9.13%) Degree
2 107 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (4.51%) CISSP
3 78 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 71 (4.10%) AWS Certification
5 65 (3.76%) MCSE
6 58 (3.35%) CEH
7 52 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (2.66%) Security Cleared
9 43 (2.48%) SANS
10 41 (2.37%) CISM
11 33 (1.91%) MCSA
12 28 (1.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 28 (1.62%) SSCP
13 27 (1.56%) CCSP
14 24 (1.39%) Master's Degree
14 24 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 21 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
16 18 (1.04%) PMI Certification
16 18 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (3.81%) GDPR
3 62 (3.58%) SLA
4 25 (1.44%) QA
5 19 (1.10%) PMO
6 18 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.87%) GPG13
8 11 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.23%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.23%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.17%) COBIT
13 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 31000
14 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.058%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.058%) WCAG
System Software
1 427 (24.67%) Active Directory
2 308 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 289 (16.70%) Docker
4 265 (15.31%) Hyper-V
5 73 (4.22%) Virtual Machines
6 66 (3.81%) XenApp
7 43 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
8 42 (2.43%) vSphere
9 28 (1.62%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.81%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.58%) NFS
13 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (0.46%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (0.46%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.35%) vCloud
17 3 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 255 (14.73%) Kubernetes
2 219 (12.65%) Ansible
3 214 (12.36%) Terraform
4 195 (11.27%) Puppet
5 156 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
6 119 (6.87%) SCCM
7 62 (3.58%) SCOM
8 45 (2.60%) vCenter Server
9 38 (2.20%) SCVMM
9 38 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
10 37 (2.14%) CFEngine
11 36 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
12 26 (1.50%) NetBackup
13 25 (1.44%) FortiGate
14 22 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 15 (0.87%) Prometheus
15 15 (0.87%) Rancher
16 14 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
17 13 (0.75%) Packer
18 12 (0.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 714 (41.25%) Microsoft
2 372 (21.49%) VMware
3 183 (10.57%) Google
4 147 (8.49%) Cisco
5 129 (7.45%) Oracle
6 128 (7.39%) Citrix
7 64 (3.70%) Veeam
8 63 (3.64%) CheckPoint
9 61 (3.52%) NetApp
10 55 (3.18%) Atlassian
11 45 (2.60%) EMC
12 44 (2.54%) Red Hat
13 43 (2.48%) SAP
13 43 (2.48%) Symantec
14 40 (2.31%) Dell
15 35 (2.02%) HP
15 35 (2.02%) Splunk
16 32 (1.85%) ServiceNow
17 30 (1.73%) IBM
18 28 (1.62%) Rackspace