Period
to 23 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 165 170
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +43
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 175 38 199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.70% 0.97% 1.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 2.66% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 148 25 170
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,200 £39,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £63,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,875 £72,500 £77,500
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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,027 1,431 3,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.02% 36.40% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,165 1,136 2,798
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,625 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the Midlands

IaaS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for IaaS in the Midlands

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the Midlands

IaaS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Midlands -14 126 £70,000 +27.27% 21
East Midlands -30 49 £60,000 +20.00% 13
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 149 (85.14%) PaaS
2 134 (76.57%) Azure
3 80 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 79 (45.14%) DevOps
5 72 (41.14%) SaaS
6 59 (33.71%) Public Cloud
7 54 (30.86%) Windows
8 49 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (28.00%) Microsoft 365
9 48 (27.43%) Migration
10 43 (24.57%) AWS
11 41 (23.43%) SQL
12 40 (22.86%) Linux
13 38 (21.71%) Active Directory
13 38 (21.71%) Ansible
14 37 (21.14%) Mentoring
14 37 (21.14%) Kubernetes
15 36 (20.57%) Docker
16 35 (20.00%) Terraform
17 34 (19.43%) Presales
17 34 (19.43%) PowerShell
18 33 (18.86%) Infrastructure as Code
19 28 (16.00%) Windows Server
20 25 (14.29%) DNS
21 24 (13.71%) Oracle
21 24 (13.71%) Social Skills
22 22 (12.57%) Coaching
22 22 (12.57%) CRM
22 22 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
23 21 (12.00%) .NET

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 12 (6.86%) IIS
2 11 (6.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.43%) CMS
4 6 (3.43%) Drupal
4 6 (3.43%) Headless CMS
4 6 (3.43%) Kentico
4 6 (3.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.43%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.43%) WordPress
5 4 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.71%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (2.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.57%) Maximo
4 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 149 (85.14%) PaaS
2 134 (76.57%) Azure
3 72 (41.14%) SaaS
4 49 (28.00%) Microsoft 365
5 43 (24.57%) AWS
6 19 (10.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (9.71%) GCP
8 15 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (7.43%) GitHub
9 13 (7.43%) OpenShift
9 13 (7.43%) Power Platform
10 9 (5.14%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (5.14%) Azure Pipelines
10 9 (5.14%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (4.57%) Google Workspace
11 8 (4.57%) OneDrive
12 7 (4.00%) AWS CodeCommit
12 7 (4.00%) AWS CodePipeline
13 6 (3.43%) PowerApps
14 5 (2.86%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.29%) DNS
2 20 (11.43%) Firewall
2 20 (11.43%) LAN
3 19 (10.86%) WAN
4 17 (9.71%) DHCP
5 12 (6.86%) VLAN
6 10 (5.71%) SAN
6 10 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.57%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (4.00%) IPv4
8 7 (4.00%) Network Security
9 6 (3.43%) SSL
10 5 (2.86%) VPN
11 3 (1.71%) AMQP
12 2 (1.14%) HTTP
12 2 (1.14%) IPsec
12 2 (1.14%) MPLS
12 2 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.43%) NoSQL
2 12 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.57%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.57%) MySQL
6 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.43%) Power BI
8 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.14%) Event Store
10 1 (0.57%) Big Data
10 1 (0.57%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.57%) Cloud Spanner
10 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.57%) GitLab
3 10 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (4.00%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (13.71%) Social Skills
2 18 (10.29%) Finance
3 17 (9.71%) Presentation Skills
4 15 (8.57%) Marketing
5 10 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
6 8 (4.57%) Retail
7 7 (4.00%) Games
8 6 (3.43%) Back Office
8 6 (3.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.29%) Automotive
9 4 (2.29%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.71%) Banking
10 3 (1.71%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.14%) Italian Language
11 2 (1.14%) Law
12 1 (0.57%) Legal
12 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (30.86%) Architect
2 33 (18.86%) Solutions Architect
3 29 (16.57%) Cloud Architect
4 21 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 16 (9.14%) Azure Engineer
7 14 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
8 13 (7.43%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (6.86%) Azure Architect
9 12 (6.86%) Azure Consultant
9 12 (6.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (6.86%) Consultant
10 11 (6.29%) Platform Architect
11 9 (5.14%) Cloud Consultant
11 9 (5.14%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
11 9 (5.14%) Support Manager
12 8 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
13 7 (4.00%) Developer
13 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
13 7 (4.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.00%) .NET
2 12 (6.86%) .NET Core
2 12 (6.86%) ARM Templates
3 8 (4.57%) Django
3 8 (4.57%) JSON
3 8 (4.57%) Node.js
4 7 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (4.00%) Express
4 7 (4.00%) Laravel
4 7 (4.00%) MEAN Stack
4 7 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (3.43%) Middleware
5 6 (3.43%) React
6 5 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.86%) Web Services
7 4 (2.29%) Kafka
7 4 (2.29%) Spring
7 4 (2.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (33.71%) Public Cloud
2 19 (10.86%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.57%) Private Cloud
4 13 (7.43%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.29%) Cloud Native
6 10 (5.71%) Clustering
6 10 (5.71%) Driving Licence
7 8 (4.57%) Replication
8 6 (3.43%) User Experience
9 4 (2.29%) Blog
9 4 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.29%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.71%) PKI
11 2 (1.14%) CMDB
11 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
12 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.57%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.86%) Windows
2 40 (22.86%) Linux
3 28 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.57%) Unix
5 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (2.29%) CentOS
7 4 (2.29%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.57%) SUSE
8 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (45.14%) DevOps
2 49 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (27.43%) Migration
4 37 (21.14%) Mentoring
5 34 (19.43%) Presales
6 33 (18.86%) Infrastructure as Code
7 22 (12.57%) Coaching
7 22 (12.57%) CRM
7 22 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (9.14%) Microservices
10 15 (8.57%) ITIL
10 15 (8.57%) Open Source
10 15 (8.57%) Project Management
11 13 (7.43%) Configuration Management
11 13 (7.43%) SOA
12 12 (6.86%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (6.86%) Line Management
12 12 (6.86%) SDLC
13 11 (6.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.43%) SQL
2 34 (19.43%) PowerShell
3 20 (11.43%) Python
4 16 (9.14%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 14 (8.00%) Java
6 14 (8.00%) Perl
7 12 (6.86%) C#
8 10 (5.71%) C
9 9 (5.14%) Ruby
10 8 (4.57%) C++
11 7 (4.00%) PHP
11 7 (4.00%) VB
11 7 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.14%) Go
12 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 15 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.86%) Degree
3 4 (2.29%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.14%) CCNA
4 2 (1.14%) CCNP
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.14%) CISSP
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) CISA
5 1 (0.57%) CISM
5 1 (0.57%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.57%) ISSEP
5 1 (0.57%) MCSA
5 1 (0.57%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) PMO
2 6 (3.43%) Accessibility
2 6 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.71%) QA
4 3 (1.71%) SLA
5 2 (1.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.57%) GDPR
6 1 (0.57%) IASME
6 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.57%) NIST
6 1 (0.57%) SOC 2
System Software
1 38 (21.71%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.57%) Docker
3 8 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) NFS
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (21.71%) Ansible
2 37 (21.14%) Kubernetes
3 35 (20.00%) Terraform
4 19 (10.86%) Puppet
5 16 (9.14%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (6.86%) SCCM
7 10 (5.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 10 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (5.71%) WSUS
8 8 (4.57%) CFEngine
8 8 (4.57%) Packer
9 7 (4.00%) Consul
9 7 (4.00%) Grafana
9 7 (4.00%) Graphite
9 7 (4.00%) Opsview
9 7 (4.00%) Prometheus
10 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.71%) Kustomize
11 3 (1.71%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.71%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 80 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.71%) Oracle
3 16 (9.14%) VMware
4 11 (6.29%) Citrix
5 8 (4.57%) Cisco
6 7 (4.00%) Alibaba
6 7 (4.00%) IBM
7 6 (3.43%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.29%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.29%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (1.14%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.14%) Genesys
10 2 (1.14%) Meraki
10 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.57%) Google
11 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.57%) SAP
11 1 (0.57%) Sparx