Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 228 185 258
Rank change year-on-year -43 +73 +51
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 814 414 754
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.66% 1.97% 1.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.46% 4.54% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 669 282 636
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £48,750
25th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% - -3.45%
75th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £86,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £102,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +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 23,516 9,110 20,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.04% 43.30% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15,260 7,703 16,896
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,273
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £112,500 £98,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +6 136 £72,500 - 36
South London -30 15 £72,500 +26.09% 1
East London -3 10 £75,000 +18.34% 5
West London -68 8 £37,500 -50.00% 17
North London - 2 £110,000 - 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 620 (76.17%) Azure
2 617 (75.80%) PaaS
3 391 (48.03%) DevOps
4 376 (46.19%) SaaS
5 354 (43.49%) AWS
6 311 (38.21%) Microsoft
7 254 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
8 220 (27.03%) PowerShell
8 220 (27.03%) Kubernetes
9 215 (26.41%) Terraform
10 213 (26.17%) Python
11 189 (23.22%) Active Directory
12 182 (22.36%) Docker
13 175 (21.50%) GCP
13 175 (21.50%) Social Skills
14 174 (21.38%) Windows
15 163 (20.02%) Finance
16 149 (18.30%) Migration
17 145 (17.81%) Public Cloud
18 127 (15.60%) Ansible
19 126 (15.48%) SQL
20 123 (15.11%) Infrastructure as Code
21 121 (14.86%) Linux
21 121 (14.86%) Microsoft 365
22 120 (14.74%) Cloud Native
23 119 (14.62%) Big Data
23 119 (14.62%) Microservices
24 118 (14.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 106 (13.02%) Azure Active Directory
25 106 (13.02%) 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 48 (5.90%) IIS
2 24 (2.95%) Apache Spark
2 24 (2.95%) Cloud Foundry
3 23 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.84%) Confluence
7 12 (1.47%) Apache
8 10 (1.23%) nginx
9 8 (0.98%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.86%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.37%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.25%) CMS
13 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.61%) Figma
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.74%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 620 (76.17%) Azure
2 617 (75.80%) PaaS
3 376 (46.19%) SaaS
4 354 (43.49%) AWS
5 175 (21.50%) GCP
6 121 (14.86%) Microsoft 365
7 106 (13.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 87 (10.69%) Serverless
9 67 (8.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 49 (6.02%) Power Platform
11 39 (4.79%) GitHub
12 37 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
13 34 (4.18%) AWS Lambda
13 34 (4.18%) CloudFront
13 34 (4.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 32 (3.93%) Amazon ECS
15 29 (3.56%) Amazon S3
16 24 (2.95%) Azure Storage
17 23 (2.83%) Azure Key Vault
18 22 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (11.06%) Firewall
2 54 (6.63%) VPN
3 51 (6.27%) DNS
4 37 (4.55%) Network Security
5 34 (4.18%) DHCP
5 34 (4.18%) SAN
5 34 (4.18%) TCP/IP
6 33 (4.05%) WAN
7 32 (3.93%) LAN
8 18 (2.21%) Internet
9 13 (1.60%) NetScaler
10 11 (1.35%) HTTP
11 10 (1.23%) VSAN
12 9 (1.11%) IPv4
12 9 (1.11%) SD-WAN
13 8 (0.98%) SMTP
13 8 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.86%) MPLS
14 7 (0.86%) NAS
14 7 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (14.62%) Big Data
2 106 (13.02%) SQL Server
3 53 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 42 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (4.55%) Power BI
7 36 (4.42%) MySQL
8 35 (4.30%) Amazon RDS
9 31 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
10 30 (3.69%) Relational Database
11 25 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (2.95%) Tableau
13 21 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (2.33%) RDBMS
16 18 (2.21%) Redis
17 16 (1.97%) Data Lake
17 16 (1.97%) Hadoop
18 15 (1.84%) MongoDB
19 13 (1.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 71 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 66 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 41 (5.04%) TeamCity
5 32 (3.93%) JIRA
6 31 (3.81%) GitLab
7 26 (3.19%) Maven
8 25 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (2.70%) Bitbucket
10 19 (2.33%) Gradle
11 10 (1.23%) gulp
11 10 (1.23%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.98%) SonarQube
13 7 (0.86%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.61%) Appium
14 5 (0.61%) JUnit
14 5 (0.61%) Mockito
15 4 (0.49%) Selenium
15 4 (0.49%) webpack
16 3 (0.37%) Artifactory
General
1 175 (21.50%) Social Skills
2 163 (20.02%) Finance
3 70 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.53%) Presentation Skills
5 35 (4.30%) Banking
5 35 (4.30%) Public Sector
6 29 (3.56%) Legal
7 21 (2.58%) Local Government
8 18 (2.21%) Marketing
9 17 (2.09%) Games
10 16 (1.97%) Law
10 16 (1.97%) Publishing
10 16 (1.97%) Retail
11 13 (1.60%) Advertising
12 10 (1.23%) Back Office
13 9 (1.11%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (1.11%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 7 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
15 6 (0.74%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 282 (34.64%) Architect
2 137 (16.83%) Solutions Architect
3 104 (12.78%) Azure Engineer
4 101 (12.41%) Cloud Architect
5 94 (11.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 77 (9.46%) Azure Architect
6 77 (9.46%) Cloud Engineer
7 74 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 65 (7.99%) Consultant
9 41 (5.04%) Senior Architect
10 37 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 36 (4.42%) Developer
12 34 (4.18%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
13 31 (3.81%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 30 (3.69%) Senior DevOps
15 29 (3.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 28 (3.44%) Lead Architect
17 27 (3.32%) Data Architect
17 27 (3.32%) Platform Engineer
18 26 (3.19%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (9.21%) .NET
2 65 (7.99%) ARM Templates
3 58 (7.13%) .NET Core
4 57 (7.00%) React
5 55 (6.76%) AngularJS
6 50 (6.14%) Kafka
6 50 (6.14%) Node.js
7 43 (5.28%) Web Services
8 42 (5.16%) CSS
9 30 (3.69%) Ruby on Rails
10 24 (2.95%) HTML
10 24 (2.95%) Spring
11 23 (2.83%) Angular 2
11 23 (2.83%) REST
12 20 (2.46%) JSON
12 20 (2.46%) Sinatra
13 19 (2.33%) Spring Boot
14 18 (2.21%) Django
15 16 (1.97%) OAuth
16 14 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 145 (17.81%) Public Cloud
2 120 (14.74%) Cloud Native
3 75 (9.21%) Hybrid Cloud
4 60 (7.37%) Data Centre
5 41 (5.04%) Private Cloud
6 31 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 29 (3.56%) Blog
8 27 (3.32%) Virtual Team
9 21 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (2.58%) Legacy Systems
10 20 (2.46%) Replication
11 19 (2.33%) CMDB
12 17 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (1.35%) User Experience
14 10 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 8 (0.98%) CUDA
15 8 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.86%) Mobile App
17 6 (0.74%) EMC VNX
17 6 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 174 (21.38%) Windows
2 121 (14.86%) Linux
3 97 (11.92%) Windows Server
4 35 (4.30%) Unix
5 26 (3.19%) Windows 10
6 14 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
7 12 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
8 11 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.49%) Mesosphere
11 4 (0.49%) VMS
11 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.25%) CentOS
12 2 (0.25%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 2 (0.25%) SUSE
12 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (48.03%) DevOps
2 254 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (18.30%) Migration
4 123 (15.11%) Infrastructure as Code
5 119 (14.62%) Microservices
6 118 (14.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 103 (12.65%) Presales
8 74 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 73 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 72 (8.85%) Analytics
11 70 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 70 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
12 65 (7.99%) Software Engineering
13 63 (7.74%) Architectural Design
14 60 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
15 59 (7.25%) Information Security
16 58 (7.13%) ITIL
16 58 (7.13%) Scrum
17 56 (6.88%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 220 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 213 (26.17%) Python
3 126 (15.48%) SQL
4 100 (12.29%) Java
5 96 (11.79%) Bash Shell
6 78 (9.58%) JavaScript
7 54 (6.63%) C#
8 49 (6.02%) Ruby
9 37 (4.55%) Go
10 28 (3.44%) Perl
11 21 (2.58%) T-SQL
12 20 (2.46%) ES6
13 19 (2.33%) PHP
14 13 (1.60%) Scala
15 11 (1.35%) C++
15 11 (1.35%) Java 8
15 11 (1.35%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.23%) Groovy
17 9 (1.11%) C
17 9 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (12.53%) Degree
2 67 (8.23%) Security Cleared
3 64 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (2.21%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (1.23%) CCNA
7 10 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.23%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.11%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.98%) CISSP
9 8 (0.98%) MCSE
9 8 (0.98%) OCP
10 6 (0.74%) CISM
11 5 (0.61%) CAPM
11 5 (0.61%) CISA
11 5 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.61%) PMP
11 5 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.32%) QA
2 24 (2.95%) SLA
3 21 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.97%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.47%) NIST
6 7 (0.86%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.86%) GDPR
7 6 (0.74%) PMO
8 5 (0.61%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.37%) ITGC
9 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) COBIT
11 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.12%) GRC
11 1 (0.12%) SOC 2
System Software
1 189 (23.22%) Active Directory
2 182 (22.36%) Docker
3 66 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (4.91%) Hyper-V
5 30 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (3.56%) vSphere
7 15 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (1.11%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.74%) vCloud
9 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.49%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.37%) LXC
11 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.37%) Xen
12 2 (0.25%) HDFS
12 2 (0.25%) KVM
13 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 220 (27.03%) Kubernetes
2 215 (26.41%) Terraform
3 127 (15.60%) Ansible
4 96 (11.79%) Puppet
5 90 (11.06%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (8.48%) SCCM
7 33 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
8 22 (2.70%) Prometheus
9 18 (2.21%) Grafana
9 18 (2.21%) SCOM
10 12 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (1.23%) Oozie
12 9 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (0.98%) CFEngine
14 7 (0.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 7 (0.86%) Salt
15 6 (0.74%) Packer
16 5 (0.61%) Consul
16 5 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.61%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 311 (38.21%) Microsoft
2 97 (11.92%) VMware
3 90 (11.06%) Oracle
4 89 (10.93%) Google
5 50 (6.14%) Cisco
6 39 (4.79%) Citrix
7 25 (3.07%) CommVault
8 23 (2.83%) ServiceNow
9 22 (2.70%) NetApp
10 20 (2.46%) IBM
10 20 (2.46%) Palo Alto
11 18 (2.21%) Dell
11 18 (2.21%) Veeam
12 16 (1.97%) Cloudera
13 15 (1.84%) Databricks
13 15 (1.84%) Hortonworks
13 15 (1.84%) Splunk
14 14 (1.72%) Aruba
15 13 (1.60%) EMC
15 13 (1.60%) LogicMonitor