Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 298 331
Rank change year-on-year +41 +33 +146
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,738 1,771 1,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.33% 1.12% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.30% 4.60% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,401 1,351 1,286
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £93,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -4.00%

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 40,435 38,522 30,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.86% 24.41% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33,136 31,483 25,001
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +31 757 £70,000 -3.45% 96
South East +43 393 £60,000 -7.69% 75
North of England -9 207 £55,000 +5.77% 35
Midlands +52 195 £60,000 +10.09% 49
West Midlands +14 129 £62,500 +19.05% 37
East of England +90 105 £55,000 -24.14% 13
Yorkshire -8 104 £58,750 +10.85% 15
North West -11 87 £55,000 +10.00% 18
East Midlands +60 64 £55,500 -17.78% 12
South West -18 54 £51,250 +7.89% 15
North East +24 16 £40,750 -41.79% 2
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (66.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,147 (66.00%) PaaS
3 762 (43.84%) Amazon AWS
4 682 (39.24%) Microsoft
5 672 (38.67%) DevOps
6 661 (38.03%) SaaS
7 546 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
8 533 (30.67%) Windows
9 378 (21.75%) Active Directory
10 368 (21.17%) PowerShell
11 359 (20.66%) Linux
12 357 (20.54%) VMware
13 342 (19.68%) Office 365
14 306 (17.61%) SQL
15 297 (17.09%) Docker
16 292 (16.80%) Migration
17 291 (16.74%) Data Centre
18 272 (15.65%) Kubernetes
19 269 (15.48%) Finance
20 265 (15.25%) Terraform
21 263 (15.13%) Public Cloud
21 263 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
22 260 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 244 (14.04%) Firewall
24 224 (12.89%) Windows Server
25 223 (12.83%) Python
26 222 (12.77%) Hyper-V
27 217 (12.49%) Presales
28 204 (11.74%) Ansible
29 202 (11.62%) Google Cloud Platform

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 88 (5.06%) Skype for Business
2 77 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 71 (4.09%) OpenStack
4 65 (3.74%) MS Exchange
5 47 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (2.70%) IIS
6 41 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 40 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 35 (2.01%) Confluence
9 27 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (1.44%) Apache
11 22 (1.27%) Apache Spark
12 18 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (0.92%) Mule
14 15 (0.86%) nginx
15 14 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.75%) CloudStack
16 13 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 12 (0.69%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 63 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.29%) Workfront
3 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.23%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,156 (66.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,147 (66.00%) PaaS
3 762 (43.84%) Amazon AWS
4 661 (38.03%) SaaS
5 342 (19.68%) Office 365
6 202 (11.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 163 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 135 (7.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 99 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
10 97 (5.58%) Serverless
11 45 (2.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 42 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
13 31 (1.78%) Azure Functions
13 31 (1.78%) GitHub
14 29 (1.67%) OneDrive
15 27 (1.55%) Power Platform
16 22 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
17 21 (1.21%) Amazon ECS
17 21 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 20 (1.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 244 (14.04%) Firewall
2 191 (10.99%) DNS
3 132 (7.59%) WAN
4 117 (6.73%) LAN
5 97 (5.58%) DHCP
6 96 (5.52%) VPN
7 78 (4.49%) Skype
8 76 (4.37%) SAN
9 64 (3.68%) Wireless
10 63 (3.62%) Network Security
11 55 (3.16%) TCP/IP
12 54 (3.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 51 (2.93%) VoIP
14 50 (2.88%) HTTP
15 35 (2.01%) SMTP
16 34 (1.96%) WLAN
17 33 (1.90%) Internet
18 28 (1.61%) MPLS
19 25 (1.44%) NAS
20 21 (1.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
3 67 (3.86%) MySQL
4 56 (3.22%) NoSQL
5 49 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 48 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (2.76%) Big Data
7 41 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 31 (1.78%) Data Lake
10 30 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (1.55%) Power BI
11 27 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (1.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.21%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
14 20 (1.15%) Hadoop
15 19 (1.09%) HDInsight
16 16 (0.92%) Redis
17 15 (0.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 173 (9.95%) Jenkins
2 148 (8.52%) Git (software)
3 81 (4.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 64 (3.68%) JIRA
5 49 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 40 (2.30%) CircleCI
7 35 (2.01%) Maven
8 29 (1.67%) Visual Studio
9 27 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 23 (1.32%) Codeship
12 19 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (0.92%) Hudson
13 16 (0.92%) SonarQube
14 15 (0.86%) Bitbucket
15 14 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (0.81%) Subversion
16 12 (0.69%) Babel
17 11 (0.63%) Selenium
17 11 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 269 (15.48%) Finance
2 97 (5.58%) Public Sector
3 72 (4.14%) Marketing
4 66 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 65 (3.74%) Retail
6 43 (2.47%) Banking
7 28 (1.61%) Games
8 26 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.21%) Legal
10 19 (1.09%) Advertising
11 18 (1.04%) Electronics
11 18 (1.04%) Law
12 10 (0.58%) Back Office
12 10 (0.58%) Billing
13 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.17%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.12%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.12%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 395 (22.73%) Architect
2 238 (13.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 200 (11.51%) Consultant
4 194 (11.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 186 (10.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 157 (9.03%) Azure Engineer
7 148 (8.52%) Cloud Architect
8 140 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
9 98 (5.64%) Developer
10 94 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
11 92 (5.29%) Azure Architect
12 82 (4.72%) Azure DevOps
13 80 (4.60%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 65 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
14 65 (3.74%) Cloud Consultant
15 59 (3.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 56 (3.22%) Azure Consultant
16 56 (3.22%) Technical Architect
17 52 (2.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 52 (2.99%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (11.57%) Web Services
2 159 (9.15%) .NET
2 159 (9.15%) JSON
3 84 (4.83%) HTML
4 66 (3.80%) REST
5 47 (2.70%) LDAP
6 45 (2.59%) Node.js
7 42 (2.42%) ASP.NET
8 41 (2.36%) AngularJS
8 41 (2.36%) CSS
9 38 (2.19%) React
10 35 (2.01%) Kafka
11 30 (1.73%) Spring
12 28 (1.61%) SOAP
13 27 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (1.50%) RESTful
14 26 (1.50%) Spring Boot
15 25 (1.44%) Middleware
16 23 (1.32%) SAML
17 21 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 291 (16.74%) Data Centre
2 263 (15.13%) Public Cloud
3 133 (7.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 84 (4.83%) Private Cloud
5 78 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
7 53 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 52 (2.99%) User Experience
9 47 (2.70%) Management Information System
10 46 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 45 (2.59%) Replication
12 39 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
13 38 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (2.13%) PKI
15 29 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
16 28 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
17 27 (1.55%) Clustering
18 23 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
19 22 (1.27%) Virtual Team
20 16 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 533 (30.67%) Windows
2 359 (20.66%) Linux
3 224 (12.89%) Windows Server
4 87 (5.01%) Unix
4 87 (5.01%) Windows 10
5 75 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (2.13%) CentOS
9 35 (2.01%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.92%) Android
12 14 (0.81%) Debian
13 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.69%) AIX
15 9 (0.52%) VMS
16 6 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (38.67%) DevOps
2 546 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (16.80%) Migration
4 260 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 217 (12.49%) Presales
6 179 (10.30%) Infrastructure as Code
7 175 (10.07%) ITIL
8 159 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
9 155 (8.92%) Microservices
10 143 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
11 137 (7.88%) Configuration Management
12 134 (7.71%) Project Delivery
13 122 (7.02%) Scrum
14 116 (6.67%) IT Strategy
15 115 (6.62%) High Availability
16 108 (6.21%) Software Engineering
17 107 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
18 103 (5.93%) Analytics
19 102 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
20 101 (5.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 368 (21.17%) PowerShell
2 306 (17.61%) SQL
3 223 (12.83%) Python
4 156 (8.98%) Java
5 124 (7.13%) C#
6 120 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 111 (6.39%) JavaScript
8 72 (4.14%) Ruby
9 70 (4.03%) Perl
10 41 (2.36%) Go
11 29 (1.67%) Scala
12 24 (1.38%) PHP
13 23 (1.32%) C
14 16 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.81%) Java 8
16 11 (0.63%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.52%) C++
17 9 (0.52%) Groovy
18 7 (0.40%) F#
18 7 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 153 (8.80%) Degree
2 120 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (4.60%) MCSE
4 58 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (3.34%) Security Cleared
5 54 (3.11%) AWS Certification
6 47 (2.70%) CISSP
7 39 (2.24%) MCSA
8 35 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (1.90%) SC Cleared
10 25 (1.44%) Master's Degree
11 20 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 19 (1.09%) CCNA
13 18 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
14 17 (0.98%) CISM
15 16 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (0.81%) CCNP
16 14 (0.81%) RHCE
17 13 (0.75%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (4.03%) SLA
3 35 (2.01%) GDPR
4 22 (1.27%) QA
5 20 (1.15%) NIST
6 19 (1.09%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.92%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.92%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.35%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.29%) GAMP
11 5 (0.29%) GxP
11 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (0.23%) GPG13
12 4 (0.23%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.17%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 378 (21.75%) Active Directory
2 297 (17.09%) Docker
3 263 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 222 (12.77%) Hyper-V
5 91 (5.24%) Virtual Machines
6 53 (3.05%) XenApp
7 40 (2.30%) vSphere
8 35 (2.01%) XenDesktop
9 29 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
11 20 (1.15%) BitLocker
12 18 (1.04%) VMware NSX
13 15 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 15 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (0.69%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.58%) Xen
16 8 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.35%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.35%) vCloud
17 6 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 272 (15.65%) Kubernetes
2 265 (15.25%) Terraform
3 204 (11.74%) Ansible
4 180 (10.36%) Puppet
5 148 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
6 99 (5.70%) SCCM
7 76 (4.37%) Microsoft Intune
8 38 (2.19%) vCenter Server
9 37 (2.13%) SCOM
10 36 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
11 27 (1.55%) Packer
12 23 (1.32%) CFEngine
13 22 (1.27%) Nagios
13 22 (1.27%) Salt
14 18 (1.04%) NetBackup
15 17 (0.98%) Prometheus
16 16 (0.92%) ZABBIX
17 13 (0.75%) FortiGate
17 13 (0.75%) SCVMM
17 13 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 682 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 357 (20.54%) VMware
3 154 (8.86%) Google
4 140 (8.06%) Citrix
5 136 (7.83%) Cisco
6 95 (5.47%) Oracle
7 48 (2.76%) Red Hat
8 44 (2.53%) NetApp
9 42 (2.42%) SAP
10 41 (2.36%) Atlassian
10 41 (2.36%) IBM
11 38 (2.19%) Dell
12 35 (2.01%) Veeam
13 34 (1.96%) Splunk
14 32 (1.84%) HP
15 30 (1.73%) Rackspace
16 25 (1.44%) Apple
16 25 (1.44%) Symantec
17 24 (1.38%) EMC
17 24 (1.38%) ServiceNow