The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for IaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 132 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 7 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.83% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.56% 10.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 0
Median salary £58,750 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.55% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 273 230 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.63% 7.91% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 191 155 120
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £61,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing IaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Scotland

IaaS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS in Scotland.

Salary trend for IaaS in Scotland

IaaS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in Scotland

IaaS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 5 £51,250 +13.88%
Edinburgh +5 3 £65,000 -3.70%
Aberdeen - 1 £65,000 -
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) PaaS
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) Splunk
4 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) Ruby
5 7 (36.84%) Perl
5 7 (36.84%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) Analytics
6 6 (31.58%) DevOps
7 5 (26.32%) Docker
7 5 (26.32%) Mesos
7 5 (26.32%) Microservices
7 5 (26.32%) Apache Spark
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
7 5 (26.32%) Apache Pig
7 5 (26.32%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) Software Distribution
7 5 (26.32%) Big Data
7 5 (26.32%) Kafka

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (26.32%) Apache Pig
1 5 (26.32%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) PaaS
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon S3
5 3 (15.79%) SaaS
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (10.53%) G Suite
6 2 (10.53%) Office 365
7 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DMZ
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Apache Hive
1 5 (26.32%) Big Data
1 5 (26.32%) Flink
1 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Developer
1 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (26.32%) Kafka
1 5 (26.32%) NumPy
1 5 (26.32%) REST
1 5 (26.32%) SciPy
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) Microservices
4 5 (26.32%) Software Distribution
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Design
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Dynamic Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 7 (36.84%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Ruby
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) NCDA
3 2 (10.53%) NCIE
3 2 (10.53%) VCAP
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Apache Flume
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
1 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) vCloud
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
1 5 (26.32%) Mesos
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) vRealize
4 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.26%) Nessus
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) SCSM
4 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Splunk
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Google
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Qualys