Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 311 419
Rank change year-on-year +9 +108 +59
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 272 274 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.86% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.60% 6.19% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 232 250 209
South East median annual salary £60,000 £64,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.40% +13.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,375 £39,875
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 5,915 4,423 4,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.20% 13.93% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,897 3,700 3,489
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for IaaS in the South East

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +7 128 £60,000 -6.25% 19
Berkshire -1 71 £55,000 -15.38% 9
Surrey 0 66 £67,500 +35.00% 5
Oxfordshire +15 54 £62,500 +15.74% 3
Hampshire -37 49 £55,000 -21.43% 13
East Sussex 0 16 £57,500 -10.16% 2
West Sussex -7 7 £54,500 -14.84% 2
Kent +25 5 £57,500 +41.98%
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £105,000 +82.61% 7
Middlesex +13 1 £65,000 -10.34%
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 160 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 153 (56.25%) PaaS
3 145 (53.31%) Microsoft
4 92 (33.82%) Active Directory
4 92 (33.82%) SaaS
5 89 (32.72%) Windows
6 84 (30.88%) Amazon AWS
7 69 (25.37%) Windows Server
8 67 (24.63%) Office 365
8 67 (24.63%) VMware
9 61 (22.43%) Hyper-V
10 60 (22.06%) ITIL
11 56 (20.59%) SQL
12 54 (19.85%) DNS
13 53 (19.49%) PowerShell
14 49 (18.01%) DevOps
15 47 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (16.91%) SQL Server
16 46 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (13.60%) Data Centre
18 36 (13.24%) Firewall
19 35 (12.87%) Linux
19 35 (12.87%) Citrix
20 33 (12.13%) SCCM
21 31 (11.40%) Puppet
22 29 (10.66%) Finance
23 28 (10.29%) Azure Active Directory
24 27 (9.93%) SharePoint
24 27 (9.93%) SCOM
25 24 (8.82%) Migration

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 27 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.41%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.94%) IIS
5 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.74%) Apache
6 2 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.74%) Confluence
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.37%) nginx
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 160 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 153 (56.25%) PaaS
3 92 (33.82%) SaaS
4 84 (30.88%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (24.63%) Office 365
6 28 (10.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (4.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (3.31%) Mimecast
11 8 (2.94%) Akamai
12 6 (2.21%) Serverless
13 5 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (1.47%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 3 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
15 3 (1.10%) Bluemix
15 3 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
16 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.74%) npm
17 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 54 (19.85%) DNS
2 36 (13.24%) Firewall
3 18 (6.62%) DHCP
4 16 (5.88%) VPN
4 16 (5.88%) WAN
5 14 (5.15%) LAN
5 14 (5.15%) LDAP
5 14 (5.15%) SAN
6 11 (4.04%) Kerberos
6 11 (4.04%) Network Security
7 10 (3.68%) Skype
8 8 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.94%) VLAN
9 7 (2.57%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.47%) BGP
11 4 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.47%) Wireless
12 3 (1.10%) NAS
12 3 (1.10%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (4.78%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (4.78%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.57%) Big Data
9 5 (1.84%) Power BI
9 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.10%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.74%) Infinispan
12 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (6.99%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.57%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.10%) JIRA
6 3 (1.10%) Maven
7 2 (0.74%) Bower
7 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.74%) FishEye
7 2 (0.74%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.74%) JUnit
7 2 (0.74%) NuGet
8 1 (0.37%) Gradle
8 1 (0.37%) TestLink
8 1 (0.37%) TestRail
8 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 29 (10.66%) Finance
2 5 (1.84%) Retail
3 3 (1.10%) Banking
3 3 (1.10%) Marketing
4 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.37%) Advertising
5 1 (0.37%) Automotive
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) French Language
5 1 (0.37%) Legal
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (21.69%) Architect
2 32 (11.76%) Consultant
3 27 (9.93%) Cloud Architect
4 23 (8.46%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (7.35%) Azure Architect
5 20 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (6.99%) IT Support
7 18 (6.62%) Analyst
8 17 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
9 16 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
10 15 (5.51%) Service Manager
10 15 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (5.51%) Support Analyst
11 14 (5.15%) Administrator
12 13 (4.78%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (4.78%) Cloud Consultant
12 13 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.41%) IT Administrator
13 12 (4.41%) IT Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.35%) .NET
2 11 (4.04%) Middleware
3 5 (1.84%) Web Services
4 4 (1.47%) JSON
4 4 (1.47%) Kafka
5 3 (1.10%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.10%) LAMP
5 3 (1.10%) Node.js
6 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.74%) EJB
6 2 (0.74%) HTML
6 2 (0.74%) HTML5
6 2 (0.74%) Java EE
6 2 (0.74%) jBPM
6 2 (0.74%) JMS
6 2 (0.74%) RESTful
6 2 (0.74%) SOAP
6 2 (0.74%) Swing
6 2 (0.74%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.60%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.72%) Public Cloud
3 16 (5.88%) PKI
4 14 (5.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (4.41%) User Experience
6 11 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.31%) PDA
7 9 (3.31%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.94%) Clustering
9 7 (2.57%) CMDB
10 5 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.47%) Replication
11 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.10%) BYOD
12 3 (1.10%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.74%) iPad
13 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (32.72%) Windows
2 69 (25.37%) Windows Server
3 35 (12.87%) Linux
4 23 (8.46%) Windows 10
5 19 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.78%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.21%) Unix
10 2 (0.74%) Android
10 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.74%) CentOS
11 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.06%) ITIL
2 49 (18.01%) DevOps
3 47 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (8.82%) Migration
5 23 (8.46%) Problem Management
6 22 (8.09%) Information Security
7 21 (7.72%) Analytics
8 19 (6.99%) Configuration Management
9 18 (6.62%) Coaching
9 18 (6.62%) Presales
9 18 (6.62%) Service Delivery
10 16 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.51%) IT Strategy
12 14 (5.15%) Change Management
12 14 (5.15%) Identity Management
12 14 (5.15%) Incident Management
12 14 (5.15%) Microservices
12 14 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.59%) SQL
2 53 (19.49%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.72%) Python
4 19 (6.99%) Java
5 16 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 15 (5.51%) Perl
7 13 (4.78%) PHP
8 10 (3.68%) C#
9 3 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.10%) U-SQL
10 2 (0.74%) Ruby
10 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) F#
11 1 (0.37%) Groovy
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.37%) R
11 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.78%) Degree
3 12 (4.41%) MCSD
4 7 (2.57%) MCSE
5 5 (1.84%) MCSA
6 4 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.10%) CCDA
7 3 (1.10%) CCNP
7 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.37%) CCSP
8 1 (0.37%) CISM
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.37%) MCITP
8 1 (0.37%) MCTS
8 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.37%) PMP
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.15%) SLA
2 9 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.57%) COBIT
4 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.10%) PMO
4 3 (1.10%) QA
5 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.37%) GDPR
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 92 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 61 (22.43%) Hyper-V
3 46 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (8.09%) Docker
5 15 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.10%) NFS
9 3 (1.10%) vCloud
9 3 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.10%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.74%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.74%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.74%) XenServer
11 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (12.13%) SCCM
2 31 (11.40%) Puppet
3 27 (9.93%) SCOM
4 24 (8.82%) Terraform
5 21 (7.72%) Ansible
6 18 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.68%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (1.84%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.47%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.74%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.37%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 145 (53.31%) Microsoft
2 67 (24.63%) VMware
3 35 (12.87%) Citrix
4 19 (6.99%) Red Hat
5 17 (6.25%) Oracle
6 15 (5.51%) Cisco
7 11 (4.04%) Google
8 9 (3.31%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.57%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.47%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.47%) IBM
11 4 (1.47%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.10%) F5
12 3 (1.10%) Ivanti
12 3 (1.10%) Tableau
13 2 (0.74%) HP
13 2 (0.74%) NetApp
13 2 (0.74%) SAP
13 2 (0.74%) Symantec