Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 235 276 271
Rank change year-on-year +41 -5 +183
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,455 1,673 2,015
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.34% 1.22% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.87% 4.41% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,207 1,356 1,754
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £92,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +18.18%

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 37,575 37,975 37,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 34.66% 27.67% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30,753 30,600 31,040
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 +19 622 £72,500 +3.57% 70
South East +11 265 £67,500 +12.50% 44
North of England +72 235 £58,000 -3.33% 48
Midlands +47 180 £60,000 - 27
North West +97 144 £55,000 -8.33% 27
West Midlands +60 128 £60,000 -7.69% 21
Yorkshire +15 80 £65,000 +13.04% 18
South West +47 68 £51,250 -6.82% 15
East of England +31 63 £59,000 -1.67% 14
East Midlands +5 49 £69,500 +20.87% 6
North East +7 11 £55,000 +29.41% 3
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 1,093 (75.12%) PaaS
2 1,088 (74.78%) Azure
3 656 (45.09%) Microsoft
4 628 (43.16%) SaaS
5 583 (40.07%) AWS
6 520 (35.74%) DevOps
7 471 (32.37%) Windows
8 381 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 356 (24.47%) Active Directory
10 315 (21.65%) VMware
11 312 (21.44%) SQL
12 305 (20.96%) Linux
13 301 (20.69%) PowerShell
14 297 (20.41%) Office 365
15 286 (19.66%) Finance
16 252 (17.32%) Migration
17 236 (16.22%) Firewall
18 218 (14.98%) Terraform
19 216 (14.85%) Windows Server
19 216 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
20 209 (14.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 206 (14.16%) SQL Server
22 199 (13.68%) Ansible
23 197 (13.54%) Hyper-V
24 182 (12.51%) Data Centre
25 173 (11.89%) Docker
25 173 (11.89%) Public Cloud
25 173 (11.89%) Python
26 172 (11.82%) Azure Active Directory
27 159 (10.93%) Kubernetes

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
1 104 (7.15%) IIS
2 58 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.54%) MS Exchange
4 31 (2.13%) Confluence
5 29 (1.99%) Skype for Business
6 27 (1.86%) CMS
7 26 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 25 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.51%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
12 14 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.96%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.82%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.69%) nginx
15 8 (0.55%) Mule
Applications
1 42 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.55%) Gliffy
4 2 (0.14%) HipChat
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (0.69%) HFM
2 10 (0.69%) Oracle FAH
2 10 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.069%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1,093 (75.12%) PaaS
2 1,088 (74.78%) Azure
3 628 (43.16%) SaaS
4 583 (40.07%) AWS
5 297 (20.41%) Office 365
6 172 (11.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 145 (9.97%) GCP
8 102 (7.01%) Serverless
9 81 (5.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 80 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
11 67 (4.60%) Azure Data Factory
12 52 (3.57%) Power Platform
13 37 (2.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 36 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
15 32 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 30 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 29 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
17 29 (1.99%) GitHub
18 25 (1.72%) Azure Functions
19 22 (1.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 236 (16.22%) Firewall
2 99 (6.80%) VPN
3 89 (6.12%) DNS
4 83 (5.70%) TCP/IP
5 70 (4.81%) WAN
6 67 (4.60%) LAN
7 64 (4.40%) Network Security
8 49 (3.37%) SAN
9 44 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
10 42 (2.89%) Internet
11 39 (2.68%) HTTP
12 34 (2.34%) Skype
13 29 (1.99%) DHCP
14 28 (1.92%) MPLS
14 28 (1.92%) VLAN
15 26 (1.79%) Wireless
16 20 (1.37%) iSCSI
16 20 (1.37%) Software-Defined Networking
17 16 (1.10%) IPsec
18 13 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 52 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (3.57%) MySQL
4 47 (3.23%) Power BI
5 40 (2.75%) Data Lake
6 37 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 33 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (2.20%) Big Data
8 32 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (1.86%) NoSQL
11 26 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
12 24 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
13 23 (1.58%) Cosmos DB
14 21 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 20 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 123 (8.45%) Jenkins
2 77 (5.29%) Git (software)
3 68 (4.67%) JIRA
4 54 (3.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 50 (3.44%) TeamCity
6 34 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
7 27 (1.86%) GitLab
8 26 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (1.72%) Bitbucket
10 19 (1.31%) Maven
10 19 (1.31%) Visual Studio
11 18 (1.24%) Selenium
11 18 (1.24%) SonarQube
12 16 (1.10%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.82%) JMeter
13 12 (0.82%) NUnit
13 12 (0.82%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.82%) Subversion
14 11 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (0.62%) gulp
General
1 286 (19.66%) Finance
2 71 (4.88%) Retail
3 57 (3.92%) Public Sector
4 52 (3.57%) Banking
5 35 (2.41%) Legal
6 29 (1.99%) Games
7 27 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.79%) Law
9 21 (1.44%) Billing
10 19 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.03%) Publishing
12 13 (0.89%) Advertising
12 13 (0.89%) Back Office
13 12 (0.82%) Marketing
14 8 (0.55%) Local Government
15 7 (0.48%) Automotive
15 7 (0.48%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.41%) Military
17 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 424 (29.14%) Architect
2 167 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 151 (10.38%) Solutions Architect
4 144 (9.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 142 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 142 (9.76%) Consultant
6 112 (7.70%) Cloud Architect
7 105 (7.22%) Azure Engineer
8 104 (7.15%) Azure Architect
9 90 (6.19%) Developer
10 62 (4.26%) Technical Architect
11 57 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
12 54 (3.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 52 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 50 (3.44%) Azure Consultant
15 46 (3.16%) Senior DevOps
16 45 (3.09%) Cloud Consultant
17 44 (3.02%) Security Architect
18 41 (2.82%) Security Engineer
19 39 (2.68%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (8.66%) .NET
2 112 (7.70%) Web Services
3 65 (4.47%) JSON
4 48 (3.30%) Node.js
5 47 (3.23%) Middleware
6 46 (3.16%) REST
7 44 (3.02%) ASP.NET
8 40 (2.75%) HTML
9 39 (2.68%) SOAP
10 35 (2.41%) .NET Core
11 34 (2.34%) React
12 33 (2.27%) XML
13 28 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
14 26 (1.79%) CSS
15 21 (1.44%) AngularJS
15 21 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (1.44%) RESTful
16 20 (1.37%) OAuth
16 20 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 182 (12.51%) Data Centre
2 173 (11.89%) Public Cloud
3 118 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 104 (7.15%) Private Cloud
5 68 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (3.85%) User Experience
7 55 (3.78%) Management Information System
8 45 (3.09%) Cloud Native
9 37 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
10 36 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
11 33 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (2.13%) Clustering
13 30 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
14 26 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
15 22 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
15 22 (1.51%) Mobile App
16 21 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 18 (1.24%) Replication
17 18 (1.24%) Virtual Team
18 16 (1.10%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 471 (32.37%) Windows
2 305 (20.96%) Linux
3 216 (14.85%) Windows Server
4 87 (5.98%) Windows 10
5 76 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (4.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 53 (3.64%) Unix
8 37 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (1.58%) CentOS
10 20 (1.37%) Windows Server 2019
11 19 (1.31%) Windows 7
12 18 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.62%) VMS
14 8 (0.55%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.34%) Android
16 4 (0.27%) AIX
16 4 (0.27%) Solaris
17 3 (0.21%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.14%) FreeBSD
18 2 (0.14%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (35.74%) DevOps
2 381 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (17.32%) Migration
4 209 (14.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 151 (10.38%) ITIL
6 139 (9.55%) Presales
7 133 (9.14%) Microservices
8 129 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
9 122 (8.38%) Cybersecurity
10 112 (7.70%) Information Security
11 111 (7.63%) Configuration Management
12 109 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
13 106 (7.29%) SOA
14 102 (7.01%) Project Delivery
15 101 (6.94%) Infrastructure as Code
16 99 (6.80%) Technical Leadership
17 97 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
18 96 (6.60%) Mentoring
19 88 (6.05%) Analytics
20 86 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 312 (21.44%) SQL
2 301 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 173 (11.89%) Python
4 115 (7.90%) C#
5 102 (7.01%) Bash Shell
5 102 (7.01%) Java
6 69 (4.74%) Ruby
7 64 (4.40%) PHP
8 62 (4.26%) JavaScript
9 36 (2.47%) Go
10 30 (2.06%) T-SQL
11 28 (1.92%) Perl
12 24 (1.65%) Java 8
13 22 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.03%) C
15 12 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.76%) VBScript
17 10 (0.69%) VBA
18 9 (0.62%) C++
18 9 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 108 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (6.32%) Degree
3 66 (4.54%) MCSE
4 65 (4.47%) Security Cleared
5 56 (3.85%) AWS Certification
6 52 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 51 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (2.96%) CISSP
9 39 (2.68%) CCNA
9 39 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 35 (2.41%) MCSA
11 34 (2.34%) CISM
12 28 (1.92%) TOGAF Certification
13 15 (1.03%) MCSD
14 14 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.89%) MCITP
16 11 (0.76%) CCNP
17 10 (0.69%) MCTS
18 9 (0.62%) CISA
18 9 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (2.47%) QA
3 35 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 34 (2.34%) NIST
5 25 (1.72%) GDPR
6 22 (1.51%) SLA
7 16 (1.10%) NCSC
8 12 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.62%) JSP 440
9 9 (0.62%) NIST 800
10 8 (0.55%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.27%) COBIT
13 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 1 (0.069%) PMO
System Software
1 356 (24.47%) Active Directory
2 216 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 197 (13.54%) Hyper-V
4 173 (11.89%) Docker
5 54 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (2.27%) XenApp
7 21 (1.44%) vSphere
8 20 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.03%) Xen
10 13 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.69%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.34%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.27%) HDFS
14 4 (0.27%) NFS
14 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 218 (14.98%) Terraform
2 199 (13.68%) Ansible
3 159 (10.93%) Kubernetes
4 155 (10.65%) Puppet
5 145 (9.97%) Opscode Chef
6 131 (9.00%) SCCM
7 78 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 32 (2.20%) SCVMM
9 26 (1.79%) WSUS
10 24 (1.65%) ZABBIX
11 23 (1.58%) Nagios
11 23 (1.58%) SCOM
12 22 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
13 21 (1.44%) Rancher
14 19 (1.31%) Salt
15 14 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 14 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
15 14 (0.96%) Packer
15 14 (0.96%) vRealize
16 11 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 656 (45.09%) Microsoft
2 315 (21.65%) VMware
3 122 (8.38%) Cisco
4 115 (7.90%) Google
5 110 (7.56%) Oracle
6 95 (6.53%) Citrix
7 59 (4.05%) HP
8 53 (3.64%) Dell
9 43 (2.96%) NetApp
10 33 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (1.99%) SAP
12 28 (1.92%) ServiceNow
13 27 (1.86%) EqualLogic
14 20 (1.37%) Juniper
14 20 (1.37%) Splunk
15 19 (1.31%) Rackspace
15 19 (1.31%) Red Hat
16 18 (1.24%) IBM
17 17 (1.17%) WorldPay
18 15 (1.03%) Tableau