Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 172 235
Rank change year-on-year -29 +63 +14
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 17 60 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 1.03% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.84% 12.58% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 4
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,000 £43,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £53,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.38% +0.40% +13.64%

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 599 477 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.39% 8.23% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 407 306 238
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,125 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Glasgow -10 14 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Edinburgh -15 3 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £65,000 -
Fife - 1 - -
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (70.59%) PaaS
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) MCSE
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (47.06%) SaaS
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Business Continuity
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) MCSA
5 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (29.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) CISSP
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) Office 365
8 3 (17.65%) Service Management
8 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 3 (17.65%) Dell
8 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
9 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) EMC
9 2 (11.76%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco

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 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) PaaS
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (47.06%) SaaS
3 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (17.65%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (11.76%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) PBX
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Flink
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Service Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Account Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Account Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Solutions Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.88%) Kafka
1 1 (5.88%) NumPy
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) SciPy
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) Business Continuity
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Statistics
6 1 (5.88%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamic Code Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.88%) Secure Coding
6 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) MCSE
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) MCSA
3 5 (29.41%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Docker
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
4 1 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Mesos
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) Nessus
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCSM
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.88%) Qualys
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk
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