Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 227 293
Rank change year-on-year +1 +66 +10
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 267 371 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 1.40% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.03% 5.63% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 258 290 228
Median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £64,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.61% +7.08%
10th Percentile £46,100 £36,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +13.04%

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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6,618 6,592 6,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.18% 24.85% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,645 5,559 5,535
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the South East

IaaS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IaaS in the South East

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the South East over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the South East

IaaS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South East region over the 6 months to 4 April 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
Thames Valley 0 129 £70,000 +21.74% 21
Berkshire -17 79 £67,500 +12.50% 15
Hampshire +11 53 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Surrey +28 48 £65,500 +0.77% 8
Buckinghamshire +42 36 £70,000 +30.23%
West Sussex +20 22 £70,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +12 14 £90,000 +80.00% 6
East Sussex -7 11 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Kent +9 1 £85,000 +63.46% 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 South East region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 218 (81.65%) PaaS
2 208 (77.90%) Azure
3 126 (47.19%) Microsoft
4 125 (46.82%) SaaS
5 97 (36.33%) SQL
6 95 (35.58%) AWS
7 84 (31.46%) Active Directory
8 73 (27.34%) Windows
9 70 (26.22%) DevOps
10 68 (25.47%) Office 365
10 68 (25.47%) VMware
11 65 (24.34%) Migration
12 64 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 61 (22.85%) Linux
14 58 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (21.72%) Azure Active Directory
14 58 (21.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 56 (20.97%) Data Centre
16 55 (20.60%) Windows Server
17 52 (19.48%) SQL Server
18 47 (17.60%) Python
19 45 (16.85%) PowerShell
20 43 (16.10%) .NET
21 42 (15.73%) Private Cloud
22 40 (14.98%) Hyper-V
22 40 (14.98%) Firewall
23 38 (14.23%) Ansible
24 37 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
25 36 (13.48%) C#
25 36 (13.48%) Hybrid Cloud

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (6.37%) Skype for Business
2 13 (4.87%) Confluence
2 13 (4.87%) Umbraco
3 11 (4.12%) IIS
4 10 (3.75%) CMS
5 9 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.62%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.25%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.75%) SAS
10 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.37%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.37%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.12%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.75%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 218 (81.65%) PaaS
2 208 (77.90%) Azure
3 125 (46.82%) SaaS
4 95 (35.58%) AWS
5 68 (25.47%) Office 365
6 58 (21.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 34 (12.73%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (5.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 14 (5.24%) Serverless
10 12 (4.49%) iPaaS
11 11 (4.12%) GCP
12 9 (3.37%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (3.37%) Power Platform
13 8 (3.00%) Loggly
14 7 (2.62%) OneDrive
15 5 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (1.87%) Azure Functions
16 4 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
17 3 (1.12%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.98%) Firewall
2 26 (9.74%) VPN
3 23 (8.61%) DNS
4 17 (6.37%) Skype
5 16 (5.99%) WAN
6 14 (5.24%) HTTP
6 14 (5.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (5.24%) LAN
6 14 (5.24%) Network Security
7 9 (3.37%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.00%) Internet
8 8 (3.00%) SAN
9 7 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.62%) VLAN
10 5 (1.87%) DHCP
10 5 (1.87%) DMZ
10 5 (1.87%) MPLS
10 5 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.12%) NoSQL
3 17 (6.37%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (5.24%) MySQL
5 10 (3.75%) DB2
6 8 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.00%) NuoDB
6 8 (3.00%) Redis
7 6 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.25%) Power BI
7 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.87%) Big Data
9 4 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.50%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.75%) NewSQL
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (11.61%) Jenkins
2 28 (10.49%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.37%) GitLab
4 16 (5.99%) JIRA
5 14 (5.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (4.87%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (3.37%) SonarQube
8 9 (3.37%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.00%) Babel
9 8 (3.00%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.00%) git-flow
9 8 (3.00%) gulp
9 8 (3.00%) Jasmine
9 8 (3.00%) JMeter
9 8 (3.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.00%) webpack
10 4 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.37%) Gradle
General
1 35 (13.11%) Finance
2 16 (5.99%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.00%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.62%) Automotive
4 7 (2.62%) Military
4 7 (2.62%) Retail
5 4 (1.50%) Legal
6 3 (1.12%) Advertising
6 3 (1.12%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Police
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (24.72%) Architect
2 49 (18.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (15.73%) Developer
4 30 (11.24%) Consultant
5 27 (10.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 22 (8.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.99%) Azure Engineer
9 16 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (5.62%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.62%) Principal Developer
11 14 (5.24%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.24%) Azure Consultant
11 14 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.24%) Cloud Consultant
11 14 (5.24%) Principal .NET Developer
12 12 (4.49%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.10%) .NET
2 27 (10.11%) ASP.NET
3 22 (8.24%) .NET Core
3 22 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (7.49%) Node.js
5 18 (6.74%) HTML
6 15 (5.62%) JSON
7 14 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (5.24%) Web Services
8 10 (3.75%) CSS
8 10 (3.75%) NativeScript
8 10 (3.75%) React Native
8 10 (3.75%) XML
9 9 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (3.37%) React
10 8 (3.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.00%) CSS3
10 8 (3.00%) HTML5
10 8 (3.00%) Spring Boot
10 8 (3.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 42 (15.73%) Private Cloud
3 36 (13.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 25 (9.36%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.12%) Clustering
6 10 (3.75%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.37%) Cloud Native
8 8 (3.00%) User Experience
9 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.37%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.37%) iPad
13 1 (0.37%) iPhone
13 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 73 (27.34%) Windows
2 61 (22.85%) Linux
3 55 (20.60%) Windows Server
4 27 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (9.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (3.75%) VMS
6 10 (3.75%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.00%) Unix
8 7 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.25%) CentOS
10 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
11 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.22%) DevOps
2 65 (24.34%) Migration
3 58 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (21.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 33 (12.36%) SOA
5 32 (11.99%) MVC
6 27 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (9.36%) Microservices
7 25 (9.36%) Presales
7 25 (9.36%) TOGAF
8 24 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
9 22 (8.24%) ITIL
9 22 (8.24%) Mentoring
10 19 (7.12%) Analytics
11 17 (6.37%) BDD
11 17 (6.37%) Infrastructure as Code
12 16 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.99%) Information Security
12 16 (5.99%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.33%) SQL
2 47 (17.60%) Python
3 45 (16.85%) PowerShell
4 36 (13.48%) C#
5 29 (10.86%) JavaScript
6 27 (10.11%) PHP
7 26 (9.74%) Java
8 15 (5.62%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.75%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.75%) Ruby
10 8 (3.00%) Java 8
11 6 (2.25%) Perl
12 3 (1.12%) C
13 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.37%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (12.73%) MCSE
3 18 (6.74%) Security Cleared
4 17 (6.37%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.99%) CCNA
5 16 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.87%) Degree
7 12 (4.49%) AWS Certification
8 11 (4.12%) CISSP
9 8 (3.00%) MCSA
10 7 (2.62%) CISM
10 7 (2.62%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (2.25%) MCITP
12 5 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.50%) GIAC
13 4 (1.50%) MCP
14 3 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
15 2 (0.75%) CCA
15 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.37%) JSP 440
2 9 (3.37%) QA
3 6 (2.25%) GDPR
3 6 (2.25%) SLA
4 4 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.12%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.75%) COBIT
6 2 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.75%) NCSC
6 2 (0.75%) NIST
6 2 (0.75%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.37%) RMADS
System Software
1 84 (31.46%) Active Directory
2 64 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (14.98%) Hyper-V
4 28 (10.49%) Docker
5 6 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.87%) vSphere
6 5 (1.87%) XenApp
7 4 (1.50%) NFS
7 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.75%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (14.23%) Ansible
2 36 (13.48%) Terraform
3 29 (10.86%) Kubernetes
4 17 (6.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (6.37%) SCCM
5 13 (4.87%) Puppet
6 10 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.25%) Salt
8 5 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.50%) Nessus
9 4 (1.50%) vRealize
10 3 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.12%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.12%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.12%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.75%) SCOM
11 2 (0.75%) SCSM
11 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 126 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 68 (25.47%) VMware
3 23 (8.61%) Cisco
4 13 (4.87%) Oracle
5 11 (4.12%) HP
5 11 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (3.75%) Dell
6 10 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.37%) Citrix
7 9 (3.37%) New Relic
8 8 (3.00%) Jitterbit
8 8 (3.00%) ServiceNow
8 8 (3.00%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.62%) Google
10 6 (2.25%) Informatica
11 5 (1.87%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.87%) Brightcove
11 5 (1.87%) Dell Compellent
11 5 (1.87%) NetApp
11 5 (1.87%) Optimizely