Period
to 16 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 212 257 270
Rank change year-on-year +45 +13 +72
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 376 359 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.45% 1.23% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.11% 5.65% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 293 251 281
South East median annual salary £61,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.38% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,000 £81,250 £81,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -6.25%

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 7,355 6,351 5,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.40% 21.68% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,183 5,341 4,391
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.50%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +62 158 £57,500 -11.54% 25
Berkshire +35 97 £55,000 -16.98% 13
Hampshire -22 80 £57,500 -14.81% 12
Surrey -3 63 £66,000 +3.53% 11
Oxfordshire +43 38 £57,500 -17.86% 7
East Sussex +34 34 £65,000 -23.53% 6
Buckinghamshire +21 25 £55,000 +10.00% 5
West Sussex -1 25 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Kent +6 12 £66,250 +39.47% 1
Middlesex -1 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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.

1 263 (69.95%) PaaS
2 252 (67.02%) Azure
3 179 (47.61%) Microsoft
4 123 (32.71%) SaaS
5 121 (32.18%) Windows
6 101 (26.86%) AWS
7 99 (26.33%) VMware
8 98 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
9 96 (25.53%) DevOps
10 94 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 89 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (20.74%) Active Directory
13 73 (19.41%) Office 365
14 71 (18.88%) ITIL
15 69 (18.35%) SQL
16 66 (17.55%) Windows Server
17 65 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 59 (15.69%) Finance
19 57 (15.16%) Public Cloud
20 53 (14.10%) WAN
21 51 (13.56%) LAN
22 50 (13.30%) Linux
23 49 (13.03%) SQL Server
23 49 (13.03%) Citrix
24 48 (12.77%) DNS
25 47 (12.50%) Firewall
25 47 (12.50%) Docker
26 46 (12.23%) Migration
26 46 (12.23%) Data Centre
27 45 (11.97%) Terraform

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 36 (9.57%) Skype for Business
2 32 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 19 (5.05%) IIS
4 18 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.19%) Confluence
6 11 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (2.66%) CMS
7 10 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.66%) Umbraco
8 8 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.06%) SAS
10 4 (1.06%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.53%) IBM Connections
11 2 (0.53%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.27%) Apache
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) SAP ERP
1 3 (0.80%) SAP GRC
1 3 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 263 (69.95%) PaaS
2 252 (67.02%) Azure
3 123 (32.71%) SaaS
4 101 (26.86%) AWS
5 73 (19.41%) Office 365
6 35 (9.31%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (7.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 27 (7.18%) Serverless
9 26 (6.91%) GCP
10 23 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (4.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (3.46%) Azure Functions
12 13 (3.46%) Power Platform
13 8 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (1.86%) GitHub
14 7 (1.86%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (1.86%) npm
15 6 (1.60%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.80%) BPaaS
16 3 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (14.10%) WAN
2 51 (13.56%) LAN
3 48 (12.77%) DNS
4 47 (12.50%) Firewall
5 26 (6.91%) Skype
6 23 (6.12%) Wireless
7 21 (5.59%) DHCP
8 19 (5.05%) VoIP
9 18 (4.79%) TCP/IP
9 18 (4.79%) VPN
10 17 (4.52%) MPLS
11 14 (3.72%) SAN
11 14 (3.72%) Software-Defined Networking
12 12 (3.19%) FTP
12 12 (3.19%) SMTP
13 9 (2.39%) Network Security
14 7 (1.86%) VSAN
14 7 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.33%) HTTP
15 5 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (3.72%) Data Lake
3 14 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.46%) HDInsight
4 13 (3.46%) Power BI
5 11 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.86%) MySQL
7 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.60%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (1.60%) QlikView
8 6 (1.60%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.06%) Ingres
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (8.78%) Visual Studio Team System
2 32 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 28 (7.45%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.99%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.72%) JIRA
6 8 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.60%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.33%) GitLab
8 5 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.53%) Bower
10 2 (0.53%) Gradle
10 2 (0.53%) Maven
10 2 (0.53%) Subversion
11 1 (0.27%) Hudson
11 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (15.69%) Finance
2 22 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.05%) Public Sector
4 11 (2.93%) Marketing
5 7 (1.86%) Retail
6 6 (1.60%) Billing
6 6 (1.60%) Electronics
7 5 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Games
9 2 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (20.74%) Architect
2 56 (14.89%) Azure Engineer
3 51 (13.56%) Consultant
4 41 (10.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (9.04%) Cloud Engineer
6 34 (9.04%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (6.65%) Cloud Architect
8 24 (6.38%) Developer
9 22 (5.85%) Azure Architect
10 20 (5.32%) Cloud Consultant
11 19 (5.05%) Project Manager
12 18 (4.79%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (4.79%) Telecoms Manager
12 18 (4.79%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 18 (4.79%) WAN Project Manager
13 17 (4.52%) Azure Consultant
13 17 (4.52%) Azure DevOps
13 17 (4.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 16 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.84%) .NET
2 19 (5.05%) JSON
3 17 (4.52%) LDAP
4 16 (4.26%) Node.js
5 12 (3.19%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.19%) Web Services
6 10 (2.66%) NativeScript
6 10 (2.66%) React Native
7 9 (2.39%) .NET Core
8 7 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.06%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (1.06%) React
9 4 (1.06%) Vue.js
10 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.80%) REST
11 2 (0.53%) Kafka
11 2 (0.53%) Middleware
11 2 (0.53%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.16%) Public Cloud
2 46 (12.23%) Data Centre
3 35 (9.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 29 (7.71%) Private Cloud
5 19 (5.05%) PKI
6 18 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.46%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.93%) CMDB
9 11 (2.93%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (2.93%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.13%) Clustering
10 8 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.86%) User Experience
12 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.60%) Replication
12 6 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 4 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 121 (32.18%) Windows
2 66 (17.55%) Windows Server
3 50 (13.30%) Linux
4 35 (9.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (3.99%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.33%) Unix
8 5 (1.33%) VMS
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.80%) CentOS
11 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (25.53%) DevOps
3 71 (18.88%) ITIL
4 65 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 46 (12.23%) Migration
6 42 (11.17%) Presales
7 38 (10.11%) Capacity Planning
8 37 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 37 (9.84%) Infrastructure as Code
9 32 (8.51%) Analytics
10 30 (7.98%) TOGAF
11 28 (7.45%) IT Strategy
12 27 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (6.91%) Microservices
14 25 (6.65%) Configuration Management
14 25 (6.65%) Enterprise Architecture
14 25 (6.65%) Service Delivery
14 25 (6.65%) Software Engineering
15 24 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 94 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 69 (18.35%) SQL
3 30 (7.98%) C#
4 27 (7.18%) Python
5 19 (5.05%) Bash Shell
5 19 (5.05%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.72%) Java
7 6 (1.60%) C
7 6 (1.60%) Perl
8 5 (1.33%) Go
9 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.53%) Scala
11 1 (0.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) R
11 1 (0.27%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (7.71%) MCSE
3 25 (6.65%) Degree
4 20 (5.32%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.39%) CCNA
7 8 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.86%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.86%) MCITP
8 7 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.60%) CISSP
9 6 (1.60%) MCP
10 5 (1.33%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.06%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.53%) CCA
13 2 (0.53%) CISM
13 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.46%) SLA
2 8 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.13%) QA
3 5 (1.33%) GAMP
3 5 (1.33%) GxP
4 4 (1.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 89 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (20.74%) Active Directory
3 47 (12.50%) Docker
4 43 (11.44%) Hyper-V
5 28 (7.45%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.19%) Terminal Server
8 11 (2.93%) vSphere
9 10 (2.66%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.13%) VMware NSX
11 7 (1.86%) XenApp
12 6 (1.60%) vCloud
13 5 (1.33%) BitLocker
14 4 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.80%) NFS
15 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 2 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 45 (11.97%) Terraform
2 36 (9.57%) Ansible
2 36 (9.57%) Kubernetes
3 27 (7.18%) Puppet
4 24 (6.38%) vCenter Server
5 18 (4.79%) SCCM
6 16 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (3.72%) vRealize
8 8 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.86%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.60%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 5 (1.33%) rkt
11 5 (1.33%) SCOM
12 4 (1.06%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (1.06%) Nagios
12 4 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 179 (47.61%) Microsoft
2 99 (26.33%) VMware
3 49 (13.03%) Citrix
4 35 (9.31%) Cisco
5 34 (9.04%) Google
6 16 (4.26%) Oracle
6 16 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.72%) Aruba
8 12 (3.19%) EMC
9 11 (2.93%) HP
9 11 (2.93%) IBM
10 10 (2.66%) Brightcove
10 10 (2.66%) Optimizely
10 10 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.66%) SAP
10 10 (2.66%) ServiceNow
11 9 (2.39%) Dell
11 9 (2.39%) Juniper
12 8 (2.13%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.60%) Guidewire