Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 248 272 238
Rank change year-on-year +24 -34 +192
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 620 755 1,035
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.29% 1.24% 1.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.36% 4.05% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 499 608 911
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,350 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £102,500 £98,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 18,457 18,625 17,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 38.35% 30.57% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14,992 15,155 14,957
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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
Central London +32 148 £75,000 +7.14% 21
South London +36 34 £60,000 -7.69% 2
West London 0 5 £85,000 -5.56% 5
East London +11 4 £77,000 +18.46% 6
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 450 (72.58%) Azure
1 450 (72.58%) PaaS
2 293 (47.26%) AWS
3 258 (41.61%) Microsoft
4 249 (40.16%) SaaS
5 246 (39.68%) DevOps
6 197 (31.77%) Windows
7 195 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
8 142 (22.90%) Finance
9 136 (21.94%) Linux
10 132 (21.29%) VMware
11 130 (20.97%) PowerShell
12 125 (20.16%) SQL
13 121 (19.52%) Office 365
14 111 (17.90%) Public Cloud
15 106 (17.10%) Active Directory
16 104 (16.77%) GCP
17 98 (15.81%) Migration
18 97 (15.65%) Ansible
18 97 (15.65%) Terraform
19 88 (14.19%) Firewall
20 87 (14.03%) Opscode Chef
21 84 (13.55%) Puppet
22 82 (13.23%) Google
23 79 (12.74%) Python
24 78 (12.58%) Data Centre
25 77 (12.42%) Microservices
26 75 (12.10%) Windows Server
27 74 (11.94%) Hyper-V
28 72 (11.61%) SQL Server

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 43 (6.94%) IIS
2 28 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (2.58%) OpenStack
5 14 (2.26%) Confluence
5 14 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 14 (2.26%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (1.61%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.45%) CMS
9 8 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.29%) Skype for Business
10 7 (1.13%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.97%) Apache
11 6 (0.97%) Mule
12 5 (0.81%) nginx
13 4 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.29%) Gliffy
3 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.32%) HipChat
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) HFM
1 9 (1.45%) Oracle FAH
2 5 (0.81%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 450 (72.58%) Azure
1 450 (72.58%) PaaS
2 293 (47.26%) AWS
3 249 (40.16%) SaaS
4 121 (19.52%) Office 365
5 104 (16.77%) GCP
6 68 (10.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 63 (10.16%) Serverless
8 47 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
10 36 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (4.52%) Power Platform
12 24 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (3.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (2.90%) Amazon S3
15 16 (2.58%) GitHub
16 15 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
17 14 (2.26%) Azure Functions
18 11 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 88 (14.19%) Firewall
2 43 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 32 (5.16%) DNS
3 32 (5.16%) Network Security
4 30 (4.84%) VPN
5 26 (4.19%) SAN
6 25 (4.03%) LAN
7 21 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (3.23%) WAN
9 19 (3.06%) Internet
10 16 (2.58%) iSCSI
11 13 (2.10%) Software-Defined Networking
11 13 (2.10%) SSH
12 12 (1.94%) HTTP
12 12 (1.94%) IPsec
13 11 (1.77%) Wireless
14 10 (1.61%) SSL
15 9 (1.45%) DHCP
16 8 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (1.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 29 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (4.52%) Data Lake
4 28 (4.52%) Power BI
5 25 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
6 20 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (3.06%) Big Data
7 19 (3.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 19 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.58%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.42%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (2.10%) MySQL
11 12 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.61%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.61%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.29%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 31 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 26 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 23 (3.71%) Git (software)
5 21 (3.39%) JIRA
6 17 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (1.77%) Selenium
8 10 (1.61%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.45%) Maven
9 9 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.29%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.13%) GitLab
11 7 (1.13%) Hudson
11 7 (1.13%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.13%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.81%) CircleCI
13 5 (0.81%) JMeter
14 4 (0.65%) JUnit
14 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (22.90%) Finance
2 40 (6.45%) Retail
3 39 (6.29%) Banking
4 24 (3.87%) Legal
5 22 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.06%) Public Sector
7 15 (2.42%) Games
8 14 (2.26%) Law
8 14 (2.26%) Publishing
9 13 (2.10%) Billing
10 11 (1.77%) Back Office
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
11 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Marketing
13 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (30.65%) Architect
2 85 (13.71%) Solutions Architect
3 71 (11.45%) Consultant
4 61 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 60 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 53 (8.55%) Azure Architect
7 47 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 37 (5.97%) Azure Engineer
8 37 (5.97%) Cloud Architect
9 36 (5.81%) Developer
10 33 (5.32%) Security Engineer
11 30 (4.84%) Senior DevOps
12 29 (4.68%) AWS Engineer
13 26 (4.19%) Azure Consultant
14 25 (4.03%) Technical Architect
15 24 (3.87%) IT Engineer
16 22 (3.55%) Microsoft Consultant
16 22 (3.55%) Platform Engineer
16 22 (3.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 21 (3.39%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.00%) Web Services
2 59 (9.52%) .NET
3 41 (6.61%) REST
4 33 (5.32%) Middleware
5 30 (4.84%) SOAP
6 19 (3.06%) React
7 18 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (2.90%) OAuth
8 15 (2.42%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.42%) XML
9 14 (2.26%) CSS
9 14 (2.26%) JSON
9 14 (2.26%) Node.js
10 13 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (2.10%) Oracle Fusion
10 13 (2.10%) XML Messaging
11 12 (1.94%) HTML
12 11 (1.77%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.77%) LDAP
13 10 (1.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 111 (17.90%) Public Cloud
2 78 (12.58%) Data Centre
3 41 (6.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 33 (5.32%) Private Cloud
5 29 (4.68%) User Experience
6 27 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (4.03%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.39%) Cloud Native
9 16 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 16 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (2.42%) Virtual Team
11 13 (2.10%) Blog
11 13 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.45%) Clustering
14 8 (1.29%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.29%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.29%) Replication
15 7 (1.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 197 (31.77%) Windows
2 136 (21.94%) Linux
3 75 (12.10%) Windows Server
4 39 (6.29%) Windows 10
5 33 (5.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 30 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.90%) Unix
8 18 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (1.45%) CentOS
11 5 (0.81%) Solaris
12 4 (0.65%) Android
12 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.32%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.32%) VyOS
13 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (39.68%) DevOps
2 195 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (15.81%) Migration
4 77 (12.42%) Microservices
5 63 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 57 (9.19%) Cybersecurity
8 55 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
9 51 (8.23%) Presales
9 51 (8.23%) SOA
10 50 (8.06%) Technical Leadership
11 49 (7.90%) ITIL
12 48 (7.74%) Information Security
12 48 (7.74%) Load Balancing
13 46 (7.42%) Project Delivery
14 41 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
15 38 (6.13%) Configuration Management
16 37 (5.97%) Analytics
16 37 (5.97%) Project Management
17 36 (5.81%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 130 (20.97%) PowerShell
2 125 (20.16%) SQL
3 79 (12.74%) Python
4 56 (9.03%) Java
5 48 (7.74%) C#
6 42 (6.77%) Ruby
7 35 (5.65%) Bash Shell
8 26 (4.19%) Go
8 26 (4.19%) JavaScript
9 18 (2.90%) PHP
9 18 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 17 (2.74%) Perl
11 14 (2.26%) Java 8
12 11 (1.77%) VBScript
13 10 (1.61%) VBA
14 9 (1.45%) C
15 7 (1.13%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.81%) C++
17 5 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (7.90%) Degree
2 31 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (4.68%) AWS Certification
4 27 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (4.03%) CISSP
6 19 (3.06%) CISM
7 14 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.94%) MCSA
9 11 (1.77%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.45%) CCNA
10 9 (1.45%) CCNP
11 7 (1.13%) MCSE
11 7 (1.13%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (0.81%) MCITP
14 4 (0.65%) CISA
14 4 (0.65%) MCP
15 3 (0.48%) CCIE
15 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 24 (3.87%) QA
2 20 (3.23%) NIST
3 10 (1.61%) NCSC
4 5 (0.81%) GDPR
4 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (0.81%) NIST 800
4 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.32%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 106 (17.10%) Active Directory
2 74 (11.94%) Hyper-V
3 62 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (8.87%) Docker
5 26 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (2.26%) Xen
7 12 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.61%) vSphere
8 10 (1.61%) XenApp
9 8 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.65%) HDFS
11 3 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.32%) Postfix
12 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 1 (0.16%) KVM
13 1 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 97 (15.65%) Ansible
1 97 (15.65%) Terraform
2 87 (14.03%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (13.55%) Puppet
4 66 (10.65%) SCCM
5 49 (7.90%) Kubernetes
6 31 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (2.26%) SCVMM
8 13 (2.10%) Oracle Identity Management
8 13 (2.10%) Salt
9 12 (1.94%) Packer
9 12 (1.94%) ZABBIX
10 11 (1.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 10 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (1.29%) Consul
12 8 (1.29%) Nagios
12 8 (1.29%) WSUS
13 7 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (1.13%) Grafana
13 7 (1.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 258 (41.61%) Microsoft
2 132 (21.29%) VMware
3 82 (13.23%) Google
4 56 (9.03%) Cisco
5 48 (7.74%) Oracle
6 37 (5.97%) Citrix
7 24 (3.87%) HP
8 19 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (2.58%) Splunk
9 16 (2.58%) WorldPay
10 15 (2.42%) SAP
11 14 (2.26%) Dell
12 13 (2.10%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.10%) F5
13 10 (1.61%) Aderant
13 10 (1.61%) FIS
13 10 (1.61%) Intapp
14 9 (1.45%) Hyperion
14 9 (1.45%) iManage
15 8 (1.29%) Adobe