Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 266 314
Rank change year-on-year +95 +48 +13
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 906 1,594 1,664
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.01% 1.26% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.00% 3.94% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 798 1,495 1,384
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,250 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 18,112 40,472 38,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.27% 32.00% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15,390 33,302 31,311
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +94 410 £70,000 - 77
South East +152 249 £65,000 +4.00% 45
North of England +112 122 £67,500 +17.39% 44
North West +111 83 £70,000 +34.95% 26
South West +117 64 £72,500 +52.63% 25
Midlands -5 35 £60,500 -3.20% 20
Yorkshire +63 28 £47,250 -21.25% 15
West Midlands +1 27 £67,500 +8.00% 14
East of England +69 16 £45,500 -17.27% 9
North East +23 11 £50,000 -8.66% 3
East Midlands +54 8 £50,000 -16.67% 6
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 692 (76.38%) Azure
2 660 (72.85%) PaaS
3 364 (40.18%) SaaS
4 352 (38.85%) DevOps
5 346 (38.19%) Microsoft
6 337 (37.20%) AWS
7 265 (29.25%) Windows
8 230 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
9 221 (24.39%) PowerShell
10 220 (24.28%) Active Directory
11 207 (22.85%) SQL Server
12 202 (22.30%) Python
13 188 (20.75%) Office 365
14 182 (20.09%) Terraform
15 175 (19.32%) Ansible
15 175 (19.32%) SQL
16 172 (18.98%) VMware
17 171 (18.87%) Finance
18 166 (18.32%) Windows Server
19 148 (16.34%) Microservices
20 145 (16.00%) Linux
21 139 (15.34%) Docker
22 136 (15.01%) Public Cloud
23 128 (14.13%) Firewall
24 126 (13.91%) .NET
25 116 (12.80%) Skype
25 116 (12.80%) Kubernetes
26 113 (12.47%) Java
27 110 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
28 104 (11.48%) Git (software)

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 66 (7.28%) NServiceBus
2 57 (6.29%) IIS
3 43 (4.75%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.31%) MS Exchange
5 28 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (2.21%) Skype for Business
8 17 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.77%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.66%) SAS
11 14 (1.55%) Confluence
12 9 (0.99%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.77%) Apache
15 6 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.66%) CloudStack
15 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.55%) Apache Spark
17 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
18 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.21%) SAP Hybris
2 16 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (1.66%) SAP GTS
4 7 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.66%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 692 (76.38%) Azure
2 660 (72.85%) PaaS
3 364 (40.18%) SaaS
4 337 (37.20%) AWS
5 188 (20.75%) Office 365
6 89 (9.82%) GCP
7 85 (9.38%) Serverless
8 74 (8.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 57 (6.29%) Azure Functions
10 49 (5.41%) Power Platform
11 42 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
12 37 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
13 35 (3.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (3.75%) PowerApps
15 27 (2.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 23 (2.54%) GitHub
17 20 (2.21%) Akamai
18 16 (1.77%) BPaaS
19 15 (1.66%) Slack
20 13 (1.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 128 (14.13%) Firewall
2 116 (12.80%) Skype
3 96 (10.60%) DNS
4 82 (9.05%) HTTP
5 56 (6.18%) TCP/IP
6 48 (5.30%) Network Security
7 38 (4.19%) Internet
8 35 (3.86%) VPN
8 35 (3.86%) WAN
9 27 (2.98%) DHCP
10 24 (2.65%) SAN
11 23 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
12 20 (2.21%) LAN
13 16 (1.77%) MPLS
14 15 (1.66%) NetScaler
15 13 (1.43%) VLAN
16 12 (1.32%) AMQP
17 11 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
18 9 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
18 9 (0.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (22.85%) SQL Server
2 100 (11.04%) NoSQL
3 58 (6.40%) Big Data
4 38 (4.19%) Data Lake
5 32 (3.53%) MySQL
6 23 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (1.77%) DB2
9 14 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.55%) Power BI
10 12 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.21%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.10%) Redis
13 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.77%) BigQuery
14 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 104 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 88 (9.71%) Jenkins
3 64 (7.06%) TeamCity
4 61 (6.73%) Octopus Deploy
5 38 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (2.98%) JIRA
8 24 (2.65%) GitLab
9 21 (2.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (0.99%) Maven
12 7 (0.77%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.66%) Hudson
13 6 (0.66%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.66%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.44%) Selenium
15 2 (0.22%) Artifactory
15 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.22%) Fiddler
15 2 (0.22%) Gradle
General
1 171 (18.87%) Finance
2 29 (3.20%) Law
3 25 (2.76%) Public Sector
4 20 (2.21%) Banking
5 17 (1.88%) Retail
6 16 (1.77%) Marketing
7 14 (1.55%) Advertising
7 14 (1.55%) Legal
7 14 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.99%) Back Office
8 9 (0.99%) Local Government
9 6 (0.66%) Billing
9 6 (0.66%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.11%) Police
Job Titles
1 250 (27.59%) Architect
2 111 (12.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 90 (9.93%) Solutions Architect
4 87 (9.60%) Azure Engineer
5 82 (9.05%) Developer
6 80 (8.83%) Cloud Architect
6 80 (8.83%) Cloud Engineer
7 71 (7.84%) Azure Architect
8 66 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 62 (6.84%) Consultant
10 49 (5.41%) .NET Developer
11 47 (5.19%) Security Engineer
12 43 (4.75%) Platform Engineer
13 38 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
14 37 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
15 36 (3.97%) Senior Developer
16 33 (3.64%) Security Specialist
17 32 (3.53%) IT Engineer
18 31 (3.42%) Senior DevOps
19 30 (3.31%) Azure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (13.91%) .NET
2 77 (8.50%) Web Services
3 76 (8.39%) .NET Core
4 71 (7.84%) .NET Framework
5 67 (7.40%) ASP.NET
5 67 (7.40%) React
6 64 (7.06%) ASP.NET Core
6 64 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 64 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 43 (4.75%) HTML
8 36 (3.97%) CSS
9 35 (3.86%) jQuery
9 35 (3.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 34 (3.75%) Entity Framework
10 34 (3.75%) Redux
11 32 (3.53%) Blazor
12 28 (3.09%) OAuth
13 26 (2.87%) REST
14 21 (2.32%) JSON
14 21 (2.32%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 136 (15.01%) Public Cloud
2 89 (9.82%) Cloud Native
3 86 (9.49%) Data Centre
4 59 (6.51%) Private Cloud
5 52 (5.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 34 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 30 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (2.54%) Cyberthreat
10 21 (2.32%) FMCG
10 21 (2.32%) PKI
10 21 (2.32%) User Experience
11 20 (2.21%) Clustering
12 16 (1.77%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (1.32%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.99%) Cyberattack
15 9 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 265 (29.25%) Windows
2 166 (18.32%) Windows Server
3 145 (16.00%) Linux
4 49 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (4.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 40 (4.42%) Windows Server 2019
7 31 (3.42%) Windows 10
8 27 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (2.65%) CentOS
11 16 (1.77%) Unix
12 8 (0.88%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (0.66%) VMS
14 4 (0.44%) Android
14 4 (0.44%) Mesosphere
15 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (38.85%) DevOps
2 230 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (16.34%) Microservices
4 102 (11.26%) Configuration Management
5 101 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
6 96 (10.60%) Infrastructure as Code
7 91 (10.04%) Migration
8 84 (9.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 83 (9.16%) TOGAF
10 82 (9.05%) Information Security
11 80 (8.83%) SOA
12 79 (8.72%) Enterprise Architecture
13 75 (8.28%) ITIL
14 74 (8.17%) Presales
15 66 (7.28%) MVC
16 65 (7.17%) Analytics
17 63 (6.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 60 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
18 60 (6.62%) Security Architecture
19 57 (6.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 221 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 202 (22.30%) Python
3 175 (19.32%) SQL
4 113 (12.47%) Java
5 92 (10.15%) C#
6 58 (6.40%) Bash Shell
7 53 (5.85%) Ruby
8 50 (5.52%) JavaScript
9 46 (5.08%) Go
10 36 (3.97%) TypeScript
11 23 (2.54%) R
12 21 (2.32%) Perl
13 14 (1.55%) PHP
14 8 (0.88%) C
15 5 (0.55%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.33%) C++
16 3 (0.33%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.22%) Scala
17 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.11%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (9.49%) Degree
1 86 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (6.62%) MCSE
3 56 (6.18%) Security Cleared
4 53 (5.85%) CISSP
5 39 (4.30%) CISM
6 38 (4.19%) SC Cleared
7 36 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (3.97%) MCSA
8 28 (3.09%) CCNA
9 26 (2.87%) TOGAF Certification
10 21 (2.32%) AWS Certification
11 15 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (1.43%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.10%) CISA
13 10 (1.10%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.99%) CCNP
14 9 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (6.18%) NIST
3 51 (5.63%) GDPR
4 25 (2.76%) SLA
5 22 (2.43%) NIST 800
6 18 (1.99%) COBIT
7 16 (1.77%) PCI DSS
8 15 (1.66%) NCSC
8 15 (1.66%) PMO
9 13 (1.43%) QA
10 8 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.44%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.44%) ITGC
12 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.11%) COSO
14 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 220 (24.28%) Active Directory
2 139 (15.34%) Docker
3 110 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (10.60%) Hyper-V
5 29 (3.20%) vSphere
6 20 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (1.88%) XenApp
8 8 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.44%) HDFS
11 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.33%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.33%) Xen
12 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.11%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.11%) KVM
13 1 (0.11%) LXC
13 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 182 (20.09%) Terraform
2 175 (19.32%) Ansible
3 116 (12.80%) Kubernetes
4 97 (10.71%) Puppet
5 90 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
6 88 (9.71%) Microsoft Intune
7 85 (9.38%) SCCM
8 32 (3.53%) Single Sign-On
9 21 (2.32%) SCVMM
10 17 (1.88%) SCOM
11 16 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
12 13 (1.43%) Nagios
13 12 (1.32%) Grafana
13 12 (1.32%) Packer
13 12 (1.32%) Prometheus
13 12 (1.32%) vCenter Server
14 10 (1.10%) Consul
14 10 (1.10%) WSUS
15 9 (0.99%) Salt
16 8 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 346 (38.19%) Microsoft
2 172 (18.98%) VMware
3 77 (8.50%) Google
4 64 (7.06%) Cisco
5 48 (5.30%) Oracle
6 47 (5.19%) Citrix
7 41 (4.53%) HP
8 39 (4.30%) SAP
9 28 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
10 27 (2.98%) Databricks
11 24 (2.65%) Red Hat
11 24 (2.65%) SolarWinds
12 21 (2.32%) IBM
12 21 (2.32%) Sparx
13 20 (2.21%) Adobe
13 20 (2.21%) hybris
13 20 (2.21%) Remedy
14 19 (2.10%) New Relic
14 19 (2.10%) ServiceNow
15 17 (1.88%) Meraki