Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 262 287 309
Rank change year-on-year +25 +22 +142
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,429 1,630 1,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.25% 1.16% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.69% 4.41% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,146 1,218 1,387
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +10.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,750 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +13.04%

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 38,765 36,985 34,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 33.84% 26.38% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31,696 29,709 28,629
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.31%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +8 591 £72,500 +3.57% 99
South East +27 307 £65,000 +8.33% 56
Midlands +37 190 £60,000 +4.35% 54
North of England +39 182 £57,500 +4.55% 58
West Midlands +37 130 £56,250 -6.25% 38
North West +60 111 £55,000 -8.33% 24
East of England +44 73 £57,500 -4.17% 13
South West +15 66 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Yorkshire +5 66 £65,000 +23.81% 21
East Midlands +26 58 £63,000 +9.57% 16
North East +3 5 £50,000 -28.57% 13
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1,031 (72.15%) Azure
2 973 (68.09%) PaaS
3 639 (44.72%) AWS
4 605 (42.34%) Microsoft
5 593 (41.50%) SaaS
6 567 (39.68%) DevOps
7 454 (31.77%) Windows
8 351 (24.56%) Linux
9 348 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
10 314 (21.97%) Active Directory
11 302 (21.13%) VMware
12 298 (20.85%) PowerShell
13 286 (20.01%) SQL
14 279 (19.52%) Migration
15 261 (18.26%) Office 365
16 253 (17.70%) Finance
17 248 (17.35%) Firewall
18 236 (16.52%) Terraform
19 208 (14.56%) Windows Server
19 208 (14.56%) Ansible
20 207 (14.49%) Docker
21 199 (13.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 193 (13.51%) Data Centre
23 192 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
24 180 (12.60%) Kubernetes
24 180 (12.60%) SQL Server
25 179 (12.53%) Python
25 179 (12.53%) Hyper-V
26 178 (12.46%) Public Cloud
27 174 (12.18%) Puppet

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 (6.93%) IIS
2 53 (3.71%) SharePoint
3 43 (3.01%) Confluence
4 42 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 30 (2.10%) OpenStack
6 20 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 20 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (1.26%) Skype for Business
9 17 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.12%) CMS
11 14 (0.98%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
13 12 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.70%) nginx
15 9 (0.63%) Mule
16 6 (0.42%) Umbraco
17 4 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 41 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.21%) HipChat
4 2 (0.14%) Gliffy
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.70%) HFM
1 10 (0.70%) Oracle FAH
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.070%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,031 (72.15%) Azure
2 973 (68.09%) PaaS
3 639 (44.72%) AWS
4 593 (41.50%) SaaS
5 261 (18.26%) Office 365
6 145 (10.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 137 (9.59%) GCP
8 103 (7.21%) Cloud Computing
9 86 (6.02%) Serverless
10 77 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 52 (3.64%) Azure Data Factory
12 49 (3.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 34 (2.38%) GitHub
14 26 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 24 (1.68%) Azure Functions
16 23 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
16 23 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 21 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
17 21 (1.47%) Power Platform
18 20 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 248 (17.35%) Firewall
2 108 (7.56%) DNS
3 106 (7.42%) VPN
4 93 (6.51%) WAN
5 87 (6.09%) TCP/IP
6 84 (5.88%) LAN
7 61 (4.27%) Network Security
8 52 (3.64%) HTTP
9 44 (3.08%) DHCP
10 43 (3.01%) Intrusion Detection
11 35 (2.45%) Wireless
12 33 (2.31%) SAN
13 32 (2.24%) Internet
13 32 (2.24%) VLAN
14 28 (1.96%) MPLS
15 25 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
16 21 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
17 19 (1.33%) IPsec
17 19 (1.33%) Skype
17 19 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.34%) Azure SQL Database
3 43 (3.01%) NoSQL
4 41 (2.87%) Big Data
4 41 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.52%) MySQL
6 31 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (2.10%) Data Lake
8 25 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 23 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (1.54%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
11 21 (1.47%) Power BI
12 19 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
12 19 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (1.19%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 129 (9.03%) Jenkins
2 101 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 81 (5.67%) JIRA
4 51 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 51 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 42 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 33 (2.31%) Maven
6 33 (2.31%) Visual Studio
7 32 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (1.89%) Bitbucket
9 24 (1.68%) Selenium
10 16 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 16 (1.12%) SonarQube
11 15 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (0.98%) Hudson
12 14 (0.98%) Vagrant
13 13 (0.91%) Subversion
14 12 (0.84%) GitLab
15 9 (0.63%) JMeter
16 7 (0.49%) NUnit
General
1 253 (17.70%) Finance
2 74 (5.18%) Retail
3 54 (3.78%) Public Sector
4 44 (3.08%) Banking
5 42 (2.94%) Marketing
6 31 (2.17%) Billing
7 28 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.68%) Games
8 24 (1.68%) Legal
9 20 (1.40%) Law
10 19 (1.33%) Advertising
11 8 (0.56%) Back Office
11 8 (0.56%) French Language
11 8 (0.56%) German Language
11 8 (0.56%) Local Government
12 7 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.35%) Automotive
14 5 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 384 (26.87%) Architect
2 189 (13.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 170 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 137 (9.59%) Cloud Engineer
5 131 (9.17%) Azure Architect
5 131 (9.17%) Consultant
6 130 (9.10%) Solutions Architect
7 123 (8.61%) Cloud Architect
8 113 (7.91%) Azure Engineer
9 94 (6.58%) Technical Architect
10 86 (6.02%) Developer
11 60 (4.20%) Senior DevOps
12 56 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
12 56 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 53 (3.71%) Azure Consultant
14 52 (3.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 52 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 49 (3.43%) Senior Architect
16 40 (2.80%) Security Engineer
17 39 (2.73%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (9.73%) Web Services
2 138 (9.66%) .NET
3 80 (5.60%) JSON
4 53 (3.71%) Middleware
5 43 (3.01%) ASP.NET
6 40 (2.80%) REST
7 37 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
8 33 (2.31%) .NET Core
9 29 (2.03%) HTML
9 29 (2.03%) SOAP
10 27 (1.89%) React
11 26 (1.82%) LDAP
12 25 (1.75%) XML
13 24 (1.68%) Node.js
14 23 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (1.61%) CSS
15 21 (1.47%) OAuth
16 19 (1.33%) SAML
17 18 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 18 (1.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 193 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 178 (12.46%) Public Cloud
3 122 (8.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 99 (6.93%) Private Cloud
5 77 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (3.57%) User Experience
7 46 (3.22%) Management Information System
8 39 (2.73%) Enterprise Cloud
9 35 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 35 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (2.17%) Clustering
10 31 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
11 28 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
12 25 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
13 23 (1.61%) Mobile App
14 22 (1.54%) Blog
15 21 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
15 21 (1.47%) Virtual Team
16 20 (1.40%) Replication
17 16 (1.12%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 454 (31.77%) Windows
2 351 (24.56%) Linux
3 208 (14.56%) Windows Server
4 64 (4.48%) Unix
5 62 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 26 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.40%) CentOS
8 20 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.70%) Android
10 10 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.56%) VMS
12 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.28%) AIX
13 4 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.14%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (39.68%) DevOps
2 348 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (19.52%) Migration
4 199 (13.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 155 (10.85%) ITIL
6 151 (10.57%) Presales
7 134 (9.38%) Microservices
8 121 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 119 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 118 (8.26%) Infrastructure as Code
11 110 (7.70%) Cybersecurity
12 108 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
13 101 (7.07%) Mentoring
14 100 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
15 97 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
16 95 (6.65%) Information Security
17 90 (6.30%) SOA
18 89 (6.23%) Capacity Planning
19 85 (5.95%) Project Delivery
20 79 (5.53%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 298 (20.85%) PowerShell
2 286 (20.01%) SQL
3 179 (12.53%) Python
4 134 (9.38%) C#
5 115 (8.05%) Bash Shell
5 115 (8.05%) Java
6 85 (5.95%) Ruby
7 60 (4.20%) JavaScript
8 57 (3.99%) PHP
9 40 (2.80%) Perl
10 29 (2.03%) Go
11 22 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.05%) Java 8
12 15 (1.05%) Scala
13 13 (0.91%) C
13 13 (0.91%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.49%) VBA
15 7 (0.49%) VBScript
16 6 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 98 (6.86%) Degree
2 85 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (3.85%) MCSE
4 52 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 51 (3.57%) AWS Certification
6 46 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (2.87%) CISSP
9 40 (2.80%) SC Cleared
10 34 (2.38%) CCNA
11 33 (2.31%) MCSA
12 30 (2.10%) CISM
13 22 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
14 18 (1.26%) Master's Degree
15 15 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.91%) MCSD
17 11 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 10 (0.70%) CCNP
18 10 (0.70%) MCTS
19 9 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (3.01%) SLA
3 26 (1.82%) NIST
4 25 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.40%) GDPR
6 17 (1.19%) Data Quality
7 16 (1.12%) QA
8 13 (0.91%) NCSC
9 10 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.49%) JSP 440
11 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.070%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.070%) RMADS
System Software
1 314 (21.97%) Active Directory
2 207 (14.49%) Docker
3 192 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 179 (12.53%) Hyper-V
5 46 (3.22%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (3.08%) vSphere
7 32 (2.24%) XenApp
8 17 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.91%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.84%) HDFS
10 12 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (0.84%) Xen
11 10 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.56%) NFS
12 8 (0.56%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.49%) vCloud
14 3 (0.21%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 236 (16.52%) Terraform
2 208 (14.56%) Ansible
3 180 (12.60%) Kubernetes
4 174 (12.18%) Puppet
5 160 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
6 103 (7.21%) SCCM
7 45 (3.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 34 (2.38%) ZABBIX
9 29 (2.03%) Nagios
9 29 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
10 28 (1.96%) Salt
10 28 (1.96%) WSUS
11 27 (1.89%) Rancher
11 27 (1.89%) SCVMM
12 21 (1.47%) vRealize
13 20 (1.40%) Grafana
14 19 (1.33%) Prometheus
15 16 (1.12%) Packer
15 16 (1.12%) SCOM
16 15 (1.05%) Consul
Vendors
1 605 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 302 (21.13%) VMware
3 122 (8.54%) Cisco
4 113 (7.91%) Google
5 83 (5.81%) Citrix
6 76 (5.32%) Oracle
7 49 (3.43%) Dell
8 46 (3.22%) HP
9 45 (3.15%) IBM
10 39 (2.73%) NetApp
11 31 (2.17%) Red Hat
12 28 (1.96%) ServiceNow
13 27 (1.89%) EMC
14 26 (1.82%) WorldPay
15 25 (1.75%) Splunk
16 24 (1.68%) Juniper
17 21 (1.47%) SAP
18 19 (1.33%) Veeam
19 17 (1.19%) Rackspace
19 17 (1.19%) Salesforce.com