Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 281 437
Rank change year-on-year -12 +156 +60
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 756 902 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.21% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.22% 6.12% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 589 674 435
London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £88,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 17,904 14,733 11,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 26.34% 19.77% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14,460 12,122 10,109
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,730 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in London

IaaS
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS in London.

Salary trend for IaaS in London

IaaS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IaaS in London

IaaS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Central London -28 129 £69,250 +6.54% 30
West London 0 27 £52,500 -12.50% 13
South London +15 12 £48,750 -11.36% 2
North London +19 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East London 0 7 £55,500 -14.62% 13
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 506 (66.93%) PaaS
2 472 (62.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 387 (51.19%) Amazon AWS
4 332 (43.92%) Microsoft
5 308 (40.74%) SaaS
6 272 (35.98%) DevOps
7 264 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
8 236 (31.22%) Windows
9 198 (26.19%) SQL
10 188 (24.87%) VMware
11 177 (23.41%) Python
12 174 (23.02%) Finance
13 158 (20.90%) Java
14 156 (20.63%) Active Directory
15 155 (20.50%) Linux
16 151 (19.97%) PowerShell
16 151 (19.97%) Jenkins
17 126 (16.67%) Ansible
18 125 (16.53%) Git (software)
19 124 (16.40%) SQL Server
20 121 (16.01%) Presales
21 120 (15.87%) Hyper-V
21 120 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
22 117 (15.48%) Docker
22 117 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
23 114 (15.08%) Degree
24 110 (14.55%) Public Cloud
24 110 (14.55%) Migration
24 110 (14.55%) Firewall
25 106 (14.02%) DNS

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 59 (7.80%) Confluence
2 53 (7.01%) OpenStack
3 47 (6.22%) MS Exchange
4 40 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (4.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 32 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 29 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (3.31%) Tomcat
9 24 (3.17%) Apache
9 24 (3.17%) Mule
10 20 (2.65%) Skype for Business
11 16 (2.12%) CMS
11 16 (2.12%) IIS
12 13 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (1.72%) nginx
12 13 (1.72%) WordPress
13 12 (1.59%) Apache Spark
14 11 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (1.32%) WebLogic
16 9 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.66%) Documaker
5 3 (0.40%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 506 (66.93%) PaaS
2 472 (62.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 387 (51.19%) Amazon AWS
4 308 (40.74%) SaaS
5 106 (14.02%) Office 365
6 105 (13.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 77 (10.19%) Serverless
8 66 (8.73%) Cloud Computing
9 62 (8.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 59 (7.80%) GitHub
11 52 (6.88%) Azure Active Directory
12 39 (5.16%) Amazon EC2
13 32 (4.23%) Slack
14 24 (3.17%) Azure Data Factory
15 22 (2.91%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 19 (2.51%) Amazon ELB
16 19 (2.51%) Route 53
17 17 (2.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 17 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
18 14 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 110 (14.55%) Firewall
2 106 (14.02%) DNS
3 87 (11.51%) TCP/IP
4 73 (9.66%) VPN
5 58 (7.67%) Internet
6 49 (6.48%) SAN
7 45 (5.95%) DHCP
8 32 (4.23%) HTTP
8 32 (4.23%) LAN
9 31 (4.10%) WAN
10 28 (3.70%) SSL
11 25 (3.31%) NAS
12 24 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
13 20 (2.65%) Network Security
13 20 (2.65%) Skype
14 12 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (1.46%) VLAN
16 10 (1.32%) VSAN
17 9 (1.19%) HTTPS
17 9 (1.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 80 (10.58%) Azure SQL Database
3 61 (8.07%) Big Data
4 48 (6.35%) Relational Database
5 45 (5.95%) Power BI
6 42 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
9 34 (4.50%) Data Lake
10 32 (4.23%) MySQL
11 29 (3.84%) Redis
12 28 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (3.70%) MongoDB
13 24 (3.17%) NoSQL
14 21 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (2.51%) Hadoop
16 18 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (2.25%) Event Store
18 16 (2.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 151 (19.97%) Jenkins
2 125 (16.53%) Git (software)
3 65 (8.60%) Maven
4 63 (8.33%) JIRA
5 61 (8.07%) Visual Studio
6 54 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 40 (5.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 34 (4.50%) Subversion
9 29 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (3.70%) SonarQube
11 26 (3.44%) Selenium
12 25 (3.31%) JUnit
13 24 (3.17%) Babel
13 24 (3.17%) Mocha
13 24 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
14 22 (2.91%) Vagrant
14 22 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
15 19 (2.51%) MSBuild
16 12 (1.59%) CircleCI
16 12 (1.59%) Codeship
General
1 174 (23.02%) Finance
2 45 (5.95%) Retail
3 44 (5.82%) Marketing
4 40 (5.29%) Banking
5 24 (3.17%) Games
6 17 (2.25%) Publishing
7 13 (1.72%) Law
8 9 (1.19%) Advertising
9 8 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.93%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.79%) Local Government
12 5 (0.66%) German Language
12 5 (0.66%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.40%) Back Office
14 3 (0.40%) Legal
15 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 235 (31.08%) Architect
2 113 (14.95%) Consultant
3 111 (14.68%) Cloud Architect
4 87 (11.51%) Azure Architect
5 73 (9.66%) Solutions Architect
6 71 (9.39%) Developer
7 68 (8.99%) DevOps Engineer
8 47 (6.22%) Cloud Consultant
9 46 (6.08%) Azure Consultant
10 38 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (4.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 31 (4.10%) AWS Architect
13 28 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
13 28 (3.70%) Senior Developer
14 27 (3.57%) Java Engineer
15 26 (3.44%) Platform Engineer
16 25 (3.31%) Technical Architect
16 25 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
17 24 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
18 23 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (12.96%) Node.js
2 92 (12.17%) HTML
3 84 (11.11%) REST
4 83 (10.98%) Web Services
5 76 (10.05%) .NET
6 75 (9.92%) Spring
7 66 (8.73%) Spring Boot
8 55 (7.28%) JSON
9 50 (6.61%) CSS
10 45 (5.95%) HTML5
11 44 (5.82%) RabbitMQ
12 43 (5.69%) CSS3
13 40 (5.29%) React
14 38 (5.03%) AngularJS
15 37 (4.89%) SOAP
16 32 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
17 29 (3.84%) Redux
18 26 (3.44%) Apache Camel
19 24 (3.17%) Chai
19 24 (3.17%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 110 (14.55%) Public Cloud
2 67 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 56 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 35 (4.63%) User Experience
7 34 (4.50%) Mobile App
7 34 (4.50%) Replication
8 33 (4.37%) Private Cloud
9 31 (4.10%) Clustering
10 26 (3.44%) Management Information System
11 24 (3.17%) Blog
12 21 (2.78%) Fintech
13 19 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.98%) Virtual Team
15 14 (1.85%) PKI
16 13 (1.72%) Blackberry
17 10 (1.32%) Cloud Native
18 9 (1.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 236 (31.22%) Windows
2 155 (20.50%) Linux
3 84 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 61 (8.07%) Unix
5 36 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (4.63%) Windows 10
6 35 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (4.10%) CentOS
9 23 (3.04%) Ubuntu
9 23 (3.04%) VMS
10 20 (2.65%) Windows 7
11 15 (1.98%) Solaris
11 15 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.32%) Android
13 9 (1.19%) Windows Phone
13 9 (1.19%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.19%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.93%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (35.98%) DevOps
2 264 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (16.01%) Presales
4 110 (14.55%) Migration
5 104 (13.76%) Microservices
6 99 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (12.17%) TDD
8 79 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (9.52%) Software Delivery
10 66 (8.73%) Analytics
11 65 (8.60%) Open Source
12 64 (8.47%) Scrum
13 63 (8.33%) BDD
14 61 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (8.07%) Test Automation
15 60 (7.94%) SDLC
16 59 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 59 (7.80%) ITIL
17 58 (7.67%) Project Management
18 57 (7.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 198 (26.19%) SQL
2 177 (23.41%) Python
3 158 (20.90%) Java
4 151 (19.97%) PowerShell
5 99 (13.10%) C#
6 88 (11.64%) Bash Shell
7 68 (8.99%) Ruby
8 53 (7.01%) JavaScript
9 34 (4.50%) Scala
10 33 (4.37%) Go
10 33 (4.37%) PHP
11 31 (4.10%) Java 8
12 30 (3.97%) T-SQL
13 26 (3.44%) Perl
14 24 (3.17%) ES6
15 22 (2.91%) U-SQL
16 20 (2.65%) C++
17 16 (2.12%) C
18 13 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 11 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (15.08%) Degree
2 49 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (3.84%) AWS Certification
4 27 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (3.31%) MCSE
6 18 (2.38%) MCSA
6 18 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
7 17 (2.25%) Master's Degree
8 15 (1.98%) CISSP
9 14 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.72%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.06%) CCNP
12 8 (1.06%) MCITP
12 8 (1.06%) MCP
12 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.93%) CCNA
13 7 (0.93%) MBA
13 7 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.66%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (3.31%) QA
3 16 (2.12%) COBIT
4 11 (1.46%) SLA
5 8 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 156 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 120 (15.87%) Hyper-V
3 117 (15.48%) Docker
3 117 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (6.08%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (2.91%) XenApp
6 18 (2.38%) vSphere
7 14 (1.85%) Xen
8 12 (1.59%) VMware NSX
9 11 (1.46%) VirtualBox
10 8 (1.06%) vCloud
10 8 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.06%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.79%) KVM
12 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.66%) Samba
13 4 (0.53%) HDFS
13 4 (0.53%) iptables
13 4 (0.53%) QEMU
13 4 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 126 (16.67%) Ansible
2 120 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (14.02%) Puppet
4 74 (9.79%) Kubernetes
5 49 (6.48%) Terraform
6 31 (4.10%) SCCM
7 27 (3.57%) Packer
8 25 (3.31%) Salt
9 22 (2.91%) Kibana
10 20 (2.65%) Nagios
11 19 (2.51%) logstash
12 17 (2.25%) SCVMM
13 16 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (2.12%) SCOM
14 15 (1.98%) Rancher
14 15 (1.98%) ZABBIX
15 14 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
15 14 (1.85%) vRealize
16 13 (1.72%) SCOrch
17 10 (1.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 332 (43.92%) Microsoft
2 188 (24.87%) VMware
3 100 (13.23%) Google
4 84 (11.11%) Oracle
5 63 (8.33%) Splunk
6 60 (7.94%) Cisco
7 53 (7.01%) Citrix
8 34 (4.50%) Rackspace
8 34 (4.50%) Red Hat
9 29 (3.84%) AppDynamics
10 27 (3.57%) New Relic
11 26 (3.44%) EMC
11 26 (3.44%) Tableau
12 25 (3.31%) SAP
13 24 (3.17%) IBM
14 22 (2.91%) NetApp
15 18 (2.38%) McAfee
16 17 (2.25%) HP
17 16 (2.12%) SolarWinds
18 10 (1.32%) CheckPoint