Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Infrastructure as Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure as Code over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 144 267
Rank change year-on-year +47 +123 +69
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 316 58 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.99% 1.46% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 1.56% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 239 37 49
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £38,100
25th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £56,798
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +10.04% +13.60%
75th Percentile £81,875 £67,500 £71,807
90th Percentile £100,000 £74,750 £73,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +7.69%

Infrastructure as Code is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,866 3,710 10,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.25% 93.59% 92.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,104 3,026 8,527
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,053 £70,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -

Infrastructure as Code
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure as Code in the Midlands

Infrastructure as Code
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Infrastructure as Code in the Midlands

Infrastructure as Code
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure as Code in the Midlands

Infrastructure as Code
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 Infrastructure as Code within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 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 +17 229 £67,500 +3.85% 33
East Midlands -1 87 £55,000 +15.79% 17
Infrastructure as Code
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code.

1 224 (70.89%) DevOps
2 209 (66.14%) Azure
3 203 (64.24%) Terraform
4 202 (63.92%) AWS
5 164 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (39.87%) Docker
7 123 (38.92%) Kubernetes
8 92 (29.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 87 (27.53%) Ansible
10 82 (25.95%) PowerShell
11 77 (24.37%) Linux
12 75 (23.73%) Python
13 71 (22.47%) Configuration Management
14 67 (21.20%) Security Cleared
15 65 (20.57%) Windows
15 65 (20.57%) Jenkins
16 64 (20.25%) C#
16 64 (20.25%) SC Cleared
17 58 (18.35%) Microservices
18 56 (17.72%) GCP
18 56 (17.72%) SQL
19 55 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
20 52 (16.46%) SDLC
21 49 (15.51%) Software Engineering
22 47 (14.87%) Opscode Chef
23 42 (13.29%) Puppet
24 41 (12.97%) JavaScript
25 39 (12.34%) .NET
25 39 (12.34%) Finance
26 38 (12.03%) Test Automation

Infrastructure as Code
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 5 (1.58%) Confluence
2 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.27%) SAS
3 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 209 (66.14%) Azure
2 202 (63.92%) AWS
3 92 (29.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 56 (17.72%) GCP
5 35 (11.08%) PaaS
5 35 (11.08%) SaaS
6 29 (9.18%) IaaS
7 26 (8.23%) Serverless
8 17 (5.38%) Amazon EKS
8 17 (5.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (5.38%) Azure Key Vault
9 16 (5.06%) Pulumi
10 14 (4.43%) Amazon ECS
11 10 (3.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 10 (3.16%) Azure Service Bus
11 10 (3.16%) OpenShift
12 9 (2.85%) Azure Functions
13 8 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.33%) Firewall
2 18 (5.70%) Network Security
3 12 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.85%) LAN
5 8 (2.53%) DNS
5 8 (2.53%) SAN
6 6 (1.90%) WAN
7 5 (1.58%) HTTP
7 5 (1.58%) VPN
8 4 (1.27%) DHCP
8 4 (1.27%) IPv4
8 4 (1.27%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.95%) BGP
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.95%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.95%) Wireless
9 3 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (4.11%) MongoDB
2 13 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.48%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.16%) MySQL
6 8 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (2.53%) Big Data
7 7 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.90%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.95%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (0.95%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.95%) Metadata
10 3 (0.95%) QlikView
11 2 (0.63%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 65 (20.57%) Jenkins
2 34 (10.76%) JIRA
3 33 (10.44%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.59%) GitLab
5 18 (5.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (5.38%) TeamCity
7 16 (5.06%) Selenium
8 10 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.27%) gulp
9 4 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.27%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.95%) Babel
10 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.95%) Grunt
10 3 (0.95%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.95%) NUnit
10 3 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.32%) Cypress.io
11 1 (0.32%) Maven
11 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (12.34%) Finance
2 37 (11.71%) Retail
3 29 (9.18%) Social Skills
4 11 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.85%) Law
6 5 (1.58%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.27%) Banking
7 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.27%) Marketing
8 3 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.95%) Automotive
8 3 (0.95%) Back Office
8 3 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (0.63%) Games
9 2 (0.63%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.32%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (33.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (12.97%) Cloud Engineer
3 40 (12.66%) AWS Engineer
4 39 (12.34%) Developer
5 38 (12.03%) Platform Engineer
6 28 (8.86%) Senior DevOps
7 27 (8.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.06%) Azure Engineer
9 15 (4.75%) Principal Engineer
10 14 (4.43%) Security Engineer
11 13 (4.11%) Architect
12 11 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.48%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.48%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.16%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 9 (2.85%) AWS Architect
14 9 (2.85%) DevSecOps Engineer
14 9 (2.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.85%) Test Engineer
15 8 (2.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.34%) .NET
2 23 (7.28%) React
3 20 (6.33%) .NET Core
4 18 (5.70%) ARM Templates
5 17 (5.38%) OAuth
5 17 (5.38%) OAuth2
6 15 (4.75%) HTML
6 15 (4.75%) Web Services
7 14 (4.43%) Node.js
8 9 (2.85%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.85%) CSS
9 8 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (2.22%) YAML
11 6 (1.90%) JSON
11 6 (1.90%) Redux
12 4 (1.27%) LAPP Stack
12 4 (1.27%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.28%) Public Cloud
2 19 (6.01%) Cloud Native
3 13 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.27%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.95%) Tandem
9 2 (0.63%) Legacy Code
9 2 (0.63%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.63%) User Experience
10 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.32%) NHS
10 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.37%) Linux
2 65 (20.57%) Windows
3 22 (6.96%) Unix
4 12 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.90%) CentOS
6 5 (1.58%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (70.89%) DevOps
2 164 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (22.47%) Configuration Management
4 58 (18.35%) Microservices
5 55 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (16.46%) SDLC
7 49 (15.51%) Software Engineering
8 38 (12.03%) Test Automation
9 27 (8.54%) Analytics
9 27 (8.54%) GitOps
10 25 (7.91%) Load Balancing
11 24 (7.59%) DevSecOps
11 24 (7.59%) Scrum
11 24 (7.59%) Service Design
12 21 (6.65%) ITIL
12 21 (6.65%) Mentoring
13 20 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (6.01%) Information Security
15 18 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (5.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.95%) PowerShell
2 75 (23.73%) Python
3 64 (20.25%) C#
4 56 (17.72%) SQL
5 41 (12.97%) JavaScript
6 35 (11.08%) Go
7 32 (10.13%) Java
8 26 (8.23%) Bash Shell
8 26 (8.23%) Ruby
9 14 (4.43%) Perl
10 13 (4.11%) TypeScript
11 11 (3.48%) C
12 9 (2.85%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.58%) PHP
14 4 (1.27%) C++
14 4 (1.27%) ES6
14 4 (1.27%) VB
14 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.95%) Groovy
16 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (21.20%) Security Cleared
2 64 (20.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.48%) AWS Certification
4 8 (2.53%) VCAP
5 7 (2.22%) Degree
5 7 (2.22%) MCSA
5 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.95%) CCNA
6 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.11%) QA
3 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.63%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) IFRS
5 1 (0.32%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (39.87%) Docker
2 13 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.53%) NFS
4 8 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 203 (64.24%) Terraform
2 123 (38.92%) Kubernetes
3 87 (27.53%) Ansible
4 47 (14.87%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (13.29%) Puppet
6 16 (5.06%) Salt
7 15 (4.75%) Istio
8 7 (2.22%) CFEngine
9 5 (1.58%) Prometheus
9 5 (1.58%) SCCM
9 5 (1.58%) vRealize
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco CME
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.95%) Consul
10 3 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.95%) Grafana
10 3 (0.95%) Kustomize
11 2 (0.63%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (9.18%) Google
2 21 (6.65%) Oracle
3 13 (4.11%) Cisco
4 12 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.48%) CheckPoint
5 11 (3.48%) VMware
6 7 (2.22%) LexisNexis
7 5 (1.58%) Citrix
7 5 (1.58%) IBM
7 5 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.27%) Alibaba
8 4 (1.27%) New Relic
8 4 (1.27%) Teradata
9 3 (0.95%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.95%) SAP
10 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.63%) F5
10 2 (0.63%) HP
10 2 (0.63%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.63%) Splunk