Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 260 296
Rank change year-on-year +93 +36 -12
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 402 738 768
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.00% 1.32% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.62% 3.69% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 307 683 651
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 8,699 20,006 19,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.33% 35.86% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,297 16,555 15,413
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £97,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +8.91%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +58 69 £67,500 -10.00% 22
South London +57 26 £57,500 -14.81% 1
West London +70 13 £72,500 -12.12%
East London +23 4 £63,375 +2.22%
North London - 1 £45,000 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 301 (74.88%) Azure
2 250 (62.19%) PaaS
3 202 (50.25%) AWS
4 169 (42.04%) DevOps
5 158 (39.30%) Microsoft
6 149 (37.06%) Windows
7 144 (35.82%) SaaS
8 135 (33.58%) Active Directory
9 132 (32.84%) Office 365
10 112 (27.86%) Finance
11 107 (26.62%) Ansible
11 107 (26.62%) Windows Server
12 103 (25.62%) PowerShell
13 97 (24.13%) Python
14 91 (22.64%) VMware
15 90 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
16 85 (21.14%) Firewall
17 83 (20.65%) Configuration Management
18 81 (20.15%) Terraform
19 79 (19.65%) Puppet
20 77 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
21 74 (18.41%) Linux
22 69 (17.16%) Microservices
23 67 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
24 66 (16.42%) Azure Active Directory
25 64 (15.92%) Public Cloud
25 64 (15.92%) Kubernetes
25 64 (15.92%) SCCM
26 63 (15.67%) Degree
27 62 (15.42%) Hyper-V

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 32 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 29 (7.21%) IIS
3 28 (6.97%) MS Exchange
4 24 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.99%) Confluence
7 9 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.99%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.99%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.49%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.49%) CloudStack
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.75%) Apache
12 3 (0.75%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.50%) CMS
14 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.25%) nginx
14 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.48%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (1.49%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 301 (74.88%) Azure
2 250 (62.19%) PaaS
3 202 (50.25%) AWS
4 144 (35.82%) SaaS
5 132 (32.84%) Office 365
6 66 (16.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 59 (14.68%) GCP
8 44 (10.95%) Serverless
9 34 (8.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (6.97%) Azure Functions
11 27 (6.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 18 (4.48%) Akamai
13 11 (2.74%) GitHub
13 11 (2.74%) Slack
14 8 (1.99%) OneDrive
14 8 (1.99%) Power Platform
15 7 (1.74%) DigitalOcean
16 6 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (1.49%) Heroku
16 6 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (21.14%) Firewall
2 51 (12.69%) DNS
3 41 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 37 (9.20%) Network Security
5 19 (4.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (4.73%) VPN
6 18 (4.48%) SAN
7 15 (3.73%) WAN
8 14 (3.48%) HTTP
9 12 (2.99%) DHCP
9 12 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (2.99%) iSCSI
10 11 (2.74%) NetScaler
11 9 (2.24%) SSH
12 8 (1.99%) Skype
12 8 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.74%) Internet
14 5 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.24%) VLAN
15 4 (1.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.22%) NoSQL
2 21 (5.22%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.48%) RDBMS
4 17 (4.23%) Big Data
5 15 (3.73%) Data Lake
5 15 (3.73%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.49%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.49%) MySQL
10 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.00%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.75%) HBase
12 3 (0.75%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.75%) Redis
12 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (8.96%) Jenkins
2 35 (8.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 34 (8.46%) TeamCity
4 30 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 21 (5.22%) Git (software)
6 19 (4.73%) JIRA
7 9 (2.24%) GitLab
8 8 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.49%) Hudson
9 6 (1.49%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.25%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.25%) ER Studio
12 1 (0.25%) Selenium
12 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 112 (27.86%) Finance
2 17 (4.23%) Law
2 17 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.73%) Banking
4 13 (3.23%) Advertising
5 9 (2.24%) Marketing
5 9 (2.24%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.74%) Retail
7 4 (1.00%) Legal
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (18.66%) Architect
2 47 (11.69%) Azure Engineer
3 45 (11.19%) Cloud Engineer
4 44 (10.95%) Consultant
5 40 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (7.96%) Security Engineer
8 26 (6.47%) Platform Engineer
8 26 (6.47%) Senior Architect
9 24 (5.97%) IT Engineer
10 23 (5.72%) AWS Engineer
11 21 (5.22%) Operations Engineer
12 20 (4.98%) Azure Architect
13 18 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
14 17 (4.23%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.23%) DevOps Architect
14 17 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
15 16 (3.98%) Network Engineer
16 15 (3.73%) Security Specialist
16 15 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.93%) Web Services
2 11 (2.74%) OAuth
3 10 (2.49%) .NET
4 8 (1.99%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (1.99%) REST
4 8 (1.99%) SAML
5 7 (1.74%) OpenID
6 5 (1.24%) .NET Core
6 5 (1.24%) Kafka
6 5 (1.24%) LDAP
6 5 (1.24%) RESTful
6 5 (1.24%) XML
7 4 (1.00%) Sensu
8 3 (0.75%) GraphQL
8 3 (0.75%) JSON
8 3 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (0.75%) OAuth2
8 3 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.75%) Spring
8 3 (0.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.92%) Public Cloud
2 49 (12.19%) Data Centre
3 44 (10.95%) Cloud Native
4 40 (9.95%) Private Cloud
5 24 (5.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 21 (5.22%) FMCG
7 19 (4.73%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (3.73%) User Experience
9 14 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (3.23%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.24%) Clustering
12 9 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.74%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
15 5 (1.24%) PKI
16 4 (1.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 4 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (1.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 149 (37.06%) Windows
2 107 (26.62%) Windows Server
3 74 (18.41%) Linux
4 37 (9.20%) Windows Server 2016
5 36 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (7.96%) Windows 10
7 28 (6.97%) Windows Server 2019
8 26 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (4.48%) CentOS
10 8 (1.99%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.49%) Unix
13 4 (1.00%) Mesosphere
13 4 (1.00%) VMS
14 3 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.50%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.25%) Debian
16 1 (0.25%) Solaris
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (42.04%) DevOps
2 90 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (20.65%) Configuration Management
4 69 (17.16%) Microservices
5 53 (13.18%) Information Security
6 52 (12.94%) Cybersecurity
7 51 (12.69%) Fintech
8 46 (11.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 41 (10.20%) Identity Access Management
10 40 (9.95%) SIEM
11 37 (9.20%) Infrastructure as Code
12 36 (8.96%) Task Automation
13 35 (8.71%) Migration
13 35 (8.71%) Presales
14 34 (8.46%) Security Architecture
15 33 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (6.47%) Technical Leadership
16 26 (6.47%) Waterfall
17 25 (6.22%) Collaborative Working
17 25 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (25.62%) PowerShell
2 97 (24.13%) Python
3 55 (13.68%) Java
4 54 (13.43%) SQL
5 45 (11.19%) Ruby
6 41 (10.20%) Go
7 37 (9.20%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.49%) C#
9 5 (1.24%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.00%) Perl
10 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.50%) C
12 2 (0.50%) C++
12 2 (0.50%) R
12 2 (0.50%) Scala
12 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.25%) Java 8
13 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (15.67%) Degree
2 40 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (7.21%) CISSP
4 24 (5.97%) CISM
5 23 (5.72%) AWS Certification
6 21 (5.22%) MCSE
7 17 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.48%) MCSA
9 12 (2.99%) CCNA
10 11 (2.74%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.74%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.00%) CCNP
12 4 (1.00%) CISA
12 4 (1.00%) MCITP
12 4 (1.00%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.75%) VCP5
14 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.50%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (6.22%) NIST
3 23 (5.72%) GDPR
4 7 (1.74%) QA
5 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.00%) NIST 800
6 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.75%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.25%) NCSC
7 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 135 (33.58%) Active Directory
2 62 (15.42%) Docker
2 62 (15.42%) Hyper-V
3 49 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.74%) vSphere
5 10 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.00%) HDFS
7 4 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.50%) LXC
8 2 (0.50%) vCloud
8 2 (0.50%) XenApp
9 1 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.25%) Xen
9 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 107 (26.62%) Ansible
2 81 (20.15%) Terraform
3 79 (19.65%) Puppet
4 77 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
5 67 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 64 (15.92%) Kubernetes
6 64 (15.92%) SCCM
7 24 (5.97%) Single Sign-On
8 21 (5.22%) SCVMM
9 18 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (3.23%) Packer
11 11 (2.74%) Grafana
12 10 (2.49%) Consul
12 10 (2.49%) Prometheus
13 7 (1.74%) Nagios
13 7 (1.74%) Opsview
13 7 (1.74%) Salt
13 7 (1.74%) WSUS
14 6 (1.49%) Graphite
14 6 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 158 (39.30%) Microsoft
2 91 (22.64%) VMware
3 47 (11.69%) Google
4 45 (11.19%) Cisco
5 24 (5.97%) SAP
6 23 (5.72%) HP
7 21 (5.22%) Citrix
7 21 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (4.73%) Adobe
9 18 (4.48%) hybris
10 17 (4.23%) Dell
10 17 (4.23%) New Relic
11 15 (3.73%) Oracle
12 13 (3.23%) LogicMonitor
13 9 (2.24%) Splunk
14 7 (1.74%) CommVault
14 7 (1.74%) IBM
14 7 (1.74%) Rackspace
15 6 (1.49%) Atlassian
15 6 (1.49%) Red Hat