Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 263 281
Rank change year-on-year +85 +18 -35
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 535 634 739
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.89% 1.27% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.21% 3.34% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 476 525 610
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £47,975
90th Percentile £103,125 £95,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%

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 12,699 18,999 18,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.86% 38.05% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10,513 15,624 15,417
Median annual salary £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in London

IaaS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IaaS in London.

Salary trend for IaaS in London

IaaS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in London over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

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 8 March 2021. 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 +73 129 £65,000 -13.33% 44
South London +6 7 £60,000 -4.00% 2
East London +20 5 £65,000 -16.93% 3
West London +61 4 £86,250 +7.81% 6
North London - 1 £45,000 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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.

1 400 (74.77%) PaaS
2 383 (71.59%) Azure
3 252 (47.10%) DevOps
4 231 (43.18%) AWS
5 220 (41.12%) SaaS
6 195 (36.45%) Microsoft
7 168 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
8 153 (28.60%) Kubernetes
9 136 (25.42%) Terraform
10 135 (25.23%) Windows
11 130 (24.30%) GCP
12 128 (23.93%) Active Directory
13 127 (23.74%) Ansible
14 126 (23.55%) Finance
15 104 (19.44%) Python
15 104 (19.44%) Microservices
16 96 (17.94%) Docker
17 95 (17.76%) SQL
18 91 (17.01%) Linux
18 91 (17.01%) PowerShell
19 86 (16.07%) Google
20 81 (15.14%) VMware
21 75 (14.02%) Jenkins
22 74 (13.83%) Windows Server
23 73 (13.64%) Java
24 71 (13.27%) Azure Active Directory
24 71 (13.27%) Public Cloud
25 70 (13.08%) Microsoft 365
26 69 (12.90%) Firewall
27 67 (12.52%) Configuration Management

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 29 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.93%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (2.43%) Confluence
5 12 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.68%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.50%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.31%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.12%) Apache
10 5 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.56%) IIS
11 3 (0.56%) Mule
12 2 (0.37%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.19%) CMS
13 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
1 10 (1.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 9 (1.68%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 400 (74.77%) PaaS
2 383 (71.59%) Azure
3 231 (43.18%) AWS
4 220 (41.12%) SaaS
5 130 (24.30%) GCP
6 71 (13.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 70 (13.08%) Microsoft 365
8 50 (9.35%) Power Platform
9 46 (8.60%) Serverless
10 33 (6.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 26 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (3.55%) Azure Data Factory
13 17 (3.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (2.99%) OneDrive
15 15 (2.80%) Dynamics 365
15 15 (2.80%) GitHub
16 14 (2.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 13 (2.43%) Amazon EKS
17 13 (2.43%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 69 (12.90%) Firewall
2 31 (5.79%) DNS
3 27 (5.05%) WAN
4 23 (4.30%) TCP/IP
5 21 (3.93%) SAN
6 20 (3.74%) Network Security
7 19 (3.55%) VPN
8 16 (2.99%) LAN
9 12 (2.24%) Multicast
9 12 (2.24%) tcpdump
10 11 (2.06%) DHCP
10 11 (2.06%) Internet
11 10 (1.87%) FTP
12 8 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.50%) SSL
13 7 (1.31%) BGP
13 7 (1.31%) Skype
13 7 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.93%) NetScaler
15 4 (0.75%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.04%) Azure SQL Database
2 43 (8.04%) Cosmos DB
3 34 (6.36%) Power BI
4 26 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.36%) Big Data
6 16 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 16 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.24%) OLTP
9 11 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.06%) Tableau
10 7 (1.31%) BigQuery
10 7 (1.31%) Hazelcast
10 7 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (14.02%) Jenkins
2 50 (9.35%) Git (software)
3 30 (5.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (4.11%) JIRA
5 19 (3.55%) GitLab
6 17 (3.18%) Bitbucket
7 13 (2.43%) Maven
7 13 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (2.24%) Gradle
8 12 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (2.24%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.50%) gulp
11 3 (0.56%) webpack
12 2 (0.37%) GCC
12 2 (0.37%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.37%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 126 (23.55%) Finance
2 41 (7.66%) Banking
3 20 (3.74%) Back Office
4 19 (3.55%) Public Sector
5 14 (2.62%) Law
6 12 (2.24%) Legal
6 12 (2.24%) Retail
7 9 (1.68%) Games
8 7 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.93%) Local Government
9 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.93%) Marketing
10 3 (0.56%) Billing
10 3 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Environmental Health
12 1 (0.19%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (27.29%) Architect
2 94 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (14.95%) Azure Engineer
4 79 (14.77%) Consultant
5 69 (12.90%) Cloud Architect
6 64 (11.96%) Solutions Architect
7 52 (9.72%) AWS DevOps
8 47 (8.79%) AWS Engineer
8 47 (8.79%) Cloud Engineer
9 45 (8.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 45 (8.41%) Azure Architect
9 45 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (6.17%) Azure Consultant
11 32 (5.98%) Platform Engineer
12 31 (5.79%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 25 (4.67%) Developer
14 23 (4.30%) Cloud Consultant
14 23 (4.30%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 17 (3.18%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 16 (2.99%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.04%) .NET
2 41 (7.66%) Web Services
3 33 (6.17%) CSS
4 23 (4.30%) HTML
5 20 (3.74%) HTML5
6 18 (3.36%) Elastic Stack
7 16 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.99%) React
8 13 (2.43%) JSON
8 13 (2.43%) Spring
9 12 (2.24%) .NET Core
10 11 (2.06%) Node.js
10 11 (2.06%) REST
11 10 (1.87%) Kafka
11 10 (1.87%) OAuth
11 10 (1.87%) SAML
11 10 (1.87%) Spring Boot
12 9 (1.68%) RESTful
13 8 (1.50%) OAuth2
14 7 (1.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.27%) Public Cloud
2 63 (11.78%) Cloud Native
3 51 (9.53%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 21 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 16 (2.99%) Private Cloud
8 14 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.43%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.87%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.68%) Clustering
11 9 (1.68%) PKI
11 9 (1.68%) PMI
11 9 (1.68%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.50%) FMCG
13 7 (1.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 135 (25.23%) Windows
2 91 (17.01%) Linux
3 74 (13.83%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.93%) Unix
5 17 (3.18%) Windows Server 2016
5 17 (3.18%) Windows Server 2019
6 15 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.24%) VMS
9 8 (1.50%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.31%) CentOS
11 5 (0.93%) Android
11 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.75%) Solaris
13 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.19%) Debian
15 1 (0.19%) SUSE
15 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (47.10%) DevOps
2 168 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (19.44%) Microservices
4 67 (12.52%) Configuration Management
5 62 (11.59%) Migration
6 60 (11.21%) Infrastructure as Code
6 60 (11.21%) Presales
7 58 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 54 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 49 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (8.41%) Analytics
12 42 (7.85%) Test Automation
13 41 (7.66%) ITIL
14 38 (7.10%) Cybersecurity
15 34 (6.36%) Identity Access Management
16 32 (5.98%) Enterprise Architecture
16 32 (5.98%) Software Engineering
17 31 (5.79%) Information Security
18 30 (5.61%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 104 (19.44%) Python
2 95 (17.76%) SQL
3 91 (17.01%) PowerShell
4 73 (13.64%) Java
5 49 (9.16%) C#
6 46 (8.60%) JavaScript
7 36 (6.73%) Bash Shell
8 34 (6.36%) Go
9 33 (6.17%) Ruby
10 17 (3.18%) Groovy
11 13 (2.43%) Perl
11 13 (2.43%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.24%) Java 8
13 11 (2.06%) Scala
14 9 (1.68%) C++
15 5 (0.93%) ES6
16 4 (0.75%) C
16 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.56%) PHP
17 3 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (11.21%) Degree
2 49 (9.16%) Security Cleared
3 35 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.93%) CISSP
5 18 (3.36%) CISM
6 15 (2.80%) Oracle Certification
7 14 (2.62%) PMI Certification
8 11 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.06%) RHCE
8 11 (2.06%) RHCSA
9 10 (1.87%) AWS Certification
9 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.68%) CISA
11 8 (1.50%) CCNA
12 7 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.93%) MCSE
13 5 (0.93%) OCP
13 5 (0.93%) PMP
14 3 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (0.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.74%) QA
3 13 (2.43%) GDPR
4 11 (2.06%) NIST
5 8 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.50%) SLA
6 7 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.56%) PMO
9 2 (0.37%) COBIT
9 2 (0.37%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.37%) NCSC
10 1 (0.19%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 128 (23.93%) Active Directory
2 96 (17.94%) Docker
3 49 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.93%) vSphere
6 5 (0.93%) Xen
6 5 (0.93%) XenApp
7 4 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.56%) Firmware
8 3 (0.56%) OCFS2
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.56%) Postfix
8 3 (0.56%) qmail
8 3 (0.56%) Samba
8 3 (0.56%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 153 (28.60%) Kubernetes
2 136 (25.42%) Terraform
3 127 (23.74%) Ansible
4 60 (11.21%) Puppet
5 52 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (6.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 29 (5.42%) Prometheus
8 26 (4.86%) SCCM
9 20 (3.74%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (2.62%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (1.87%) Grafana
12 9 (1.68%) SCOM
13 6 (1.12%) CFEngine
13 6 (1.12%) Packer
14 5 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (0.93%) Nagios
14 5 (0.93%) Opsview
15 4 (0.75%) WSUS
16 3 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 195 (36.45%) Microsoft
2 86 (16.07%) Google
3 81 (15.14%) VMware
4 52 (9.72%) Oracle
5 31 (5.79%) Cisco
6 23 (4.30%) Citrix
7 19 (3.55%) SAP
8 18 (3.36%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.06%) New Relic
9 11 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.06%) Splunk
9 11 (2.06%) Veeam
10 10 (1.87%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.68%) Adobe
11 9 (1.68%) CommVault
11 9 (1.68%) hybris
11 9 (1.68%) NetApp
12 8 (1.50%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.31%) Alibaba
13 7 (1.31%) Rackspace