Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 299 329
Rank change year-on-year +45 +30 +94
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 341 278 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.22% 0.90% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.59% 4.78% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 241 244 236
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £63,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.57% +5.83% -

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 6,095 5,813 4,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.89% 18.72% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,083 4,848 3,820
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,725
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 December 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 December 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 +62 171 £60,000 - 32
Berkshire +57 114 £65,000 +30.00% 18
Hampshire +38 85 £65,000 +18.18% 8
Surrey +12 48 £60,000 -11.11% 5
Oxfordshire -9 31 £60,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire +38 26 £37,500 -38.78% 4
West Sussex +5 23 £45,000 -12.62% 1
Kent +23 6 £48,500 +4.86%
East Sussex -1 6 £46,248 -7.51%
Middlesex -4 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 271 (79.47%) PaaS
2 206 (60.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 161 (47.21%) SaaS
4 154 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 132 (38.71%) Windows
6 125 (36.66%) DevOps
7 111 (32.55%) Amazon AWS
8 109 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (26.10%) Oracle
10 85 (24.93%) SQL
11 83 (24.34%) SQL Server
12 73 (21.41%) Office 365
13 70 (20.53%) Migration
14 68 (19.94%) Windows Server
15 65 (19.06%) ITIL
15 65 (19.06%) PowerShell
16 64 (18.77%) .NET
17 60 (17.60%) Active Directory
18 59 (17.30%) Linux
18 59 (17.30%) Degree
18 59 (17.30%) Data Centre
19 55 (16.13%) Docker
20 54 (15.84%) Microservices
21 53 (15.54%) IT Strategy
22 52 (15.25%) Jenkins
22 52 (15.25%) Project Management
23 51 (14.96%) VMware
23 51 (14.96%) Firewall
23 51 (14.96%) TOGAF
24 46 (13.49%) Hyper-V

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 30 (8.80%) IIS
2 26 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.16%) CMS
3 21 (6.16%) Skype for Business
4 18 (5.28%) JBoss
5 17 (4.99%) Confluence
5 17 (4.99%) WebLogic
6 14 (4.11%) OpenStack
7 13 (3.81%) MS Exchange
8 12 (3.52%) Apache
9 9 (2.64%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (2.05%) NServiceBus
11 7 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (1.76%) ExpressionEngine
12 6 (1.76%) WordPress
13 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
14 4 (1.17%) Commerce Server
15 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.17%) SAP GRC
1 4 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.59%) Maximo
3 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 271 (79.47%) PaaS
2 206 (60.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 161 (47.21%) SaaS
4 111 (32.55%) Amazon AWS
5 73 (21.41%) Office 365
6 35 (10.26%) GitHub
7 33 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
8 22 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (5.28%) Akamai
10 16 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (4.11%) Serverless
12 13 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (2.64%) OpenShift
14 8 (2.35%) Azure Functions
15 7 (2.05%) Force.com
16 4 (1.17%) Apigee
16 4 (1.17%) OneDrive
17 2 (0.59%) Yammer
18 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.96%) Firewall
2 45 (13.20%) DNS
3 36 (10.56%) DHCP
4 32 (9.38%) Network Security
5 25 (7.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 18 (5.28%) SAN
7 17 (4.99%) TCP/IP
8 14 (4.11%) LAN
8 14 (4.11%) WAN
9 12 (3.52%) Internet
9 12 (3.52%) Skype
10 11 (3.23%) VPN
11 7 (2.05%) FTP
11 7 (2.05%) HTTP
12 6 (1.76%) MPLS
12 6 (1.76%) SMTP
12 6 (1.76%) SNMP
13 4 (1.17%) HTTPS
13 4 (1.17%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.38%) Big Data
3 22 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (5.28%) Hadoop
4 18 (5.28%) SAP HANA
5 16 (4.69%) MySQL
6 15 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.11%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.11%) Oracle Exadata
8 11 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.93%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.64%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.76%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.17%) Power BI
14 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (15.25%) Jenkins
2 37 (10.85%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.04%) TeamCity
4 18 (5.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (4.99%) JIRA
6 13 (3.81%) Gerrit
6 13 (3.81%) Selenium
6 13 (3.81%) Subversion
6 13 (3.81%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.76%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.47%) Ant
9 5 (1.47%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.47%) NUnit
10 4 (1.17%) AutoIt
10 4 (1.17%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.59%) Maven
13 1 (0.29%) Codeship
General
1 39 (11.44%) Finance
2 21 (6.16%) Marketing
3 16 (4.69%) Retail
4 12 (3.52%) Banking
5 8 (2.35%) Legal
6 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Billing
7 2 (0.59%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (25.22%) Architect
2 29 (8.50%) Azure Engineer
3 27 (7.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (7.33%) Consultant
4 25 (7.33%) Developer
4 25 (7.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 25 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (7.04%) Cloud Architect
6 21 (6.16%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (5.87%) Analyst
8 19 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.99%) Applications Support
9 17 (4.99%) Infrastructure Manager
10 16 (4.69%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 15 (4.40%) Lead DevOps
11 15 (4.40%) Senior Applications Support
12 13 (3.81%) Cloud Consultant
12 13 (3.81%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.52%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (18.77%) .NET
2 27 (7.92%) .NET Framework
3 17 (4.99%) Web Services
4 15 (4.40%) J2EE
4 15 (4.40%) Node.js
5 11 (3.23%) REST
6 10 (2.93%) MDX
7 9 (2.64%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.35%) OAuth
8 8 (2.35%) SAML
9 7 (2.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 7 (2.05%) RESTful
10 6 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.76%) Entity Framework
10 6 (1.76%) WCF
11 5 (1.47%) LDAP
12 4 (1.17%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (1.17%) Kafka
12 4 (1.17%) Middleware
12 4 (1.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.30%) Data Centre
2 43 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (12.61%) Public Cloud
3 30 (8.80%) Management Information System
4 26 (7.62%) PKI
5 22 (6.45%) Private Cloud
6 19 (5.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (5.57%) Mobile App
7 18 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (4.11%) Clustering
9 10 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (2.64%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (1.76%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.76%) e-Health
11 6 (1.76%) HACMP
12 4 (1.17%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (0.88%) CMDB
13 3 (0.88%) Robotics
14 2 (0.59%) Blog
14 2 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 132 (38.71%) Windows
2 68 (19.94%) Windows Server
3 59 (17.30%) Linux
4 33 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (7.33%) Windows 10
7 16 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.69%) Unix
8 12 (3.52%) Solaris
9 11 (3.23%) Android
9 11 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 11 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.76%) AIX
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (36.66%) DevOps
2 109 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (20.53%) Migration
4 65 (19.06%) ITIL
5 54 (15.84%) Microservices
6 53 (15.54%) IT Strategy
7 52 (15.25%) Project Management
8 51 (14.96%) TOGAF
9 45 (13.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (12.61%) Service Delivery
11 38 (11.14%) Incident Management
12 37 (10.85%) Scrum
13 36 (10.56%) CRM
14 35 (10.26%) Information Security
15 34 (9.97%) Coaching
15 34 (9.97%) Load Balancing
16 33 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 33 (9.68%) Mentoring
17 30 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (8.21%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (24.93%) SQL
2 65 (19.06%) PowerShell
3 37 (10.85%) Java
4 36 (10.56%) C#
5 22 (6.45%) Python
6 21 (6.16%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.40%) R
8 14 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.81%) Delphi
10 10 (2.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (2.05%) C
11 7 (2.05%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.76%) Perl
13 5 (1.47%) Scala
14 2 (0.59%) C++
14 2 (0.59%) Go
14 2 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (17.30%) Degree
2 18 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.11%) MCSE
4 13 (3.81%) CISSP
5 12 (3.52%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.64%) CISM
8 9 (2.64%) Master's Degree
9 8 (2.35%) AWS Certification
9 8 (2.35%) CEH
9 8 (2.35%) SANS
10 6 (1.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (1.76%) SSCP
11 5 (1.47%) CCSP
11 5 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.17%) CCNA
12 4 (1.17%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.87%) QA
2 9 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.05%) PMO
3 7 (2.05%) SLA
4 5 (1.47%) PA-DSS
4 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.17%) GDPR
6 2 (0.59%) COBIT
6 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 60 (17.60%) Active Directory
2 55 (16.13%) Docker
3 46 (13.49%) Hyper-V
4 34 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (5.87%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.76%) GPFS
7 6 (1.76%) Terminal Server
7 6 (1.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.17%) vSphere
9 3 (0.88%) vCloud
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (9.97%) Ansible
2 29 (8.50%) Kubernetes
3 27 (7.92%) Puppet
4 23 (6.74%) SCCM
5 17 (4.99%) Terraform
6 10 (2.93%) SCOM
6 10 (2.93%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (2.35%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.76%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.17%) Grafana
9 4 (1.17%) Graylog
9 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.59%) Nagios
11 1 (0.29%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 154 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 89 (26.10%) Oracle
3 51 (14.96%) VMware
4 29 (8.50%) Google
5 23 (6.74%) Red Hat
6 22 (6.45%) SAP
6 22 (6.45%) ServiceNow
7 21 (6.16%) Cisco
8 19 (5.57%) Sitecore
9 15 (4.40%) Citrix
10 12 (3.52%) Pega
11 11 (3.23%) Veeam
12 10 (2.93%) Atlassian
13 8 (2.35%) IBM
13 8 (2.35%) NetApp
13 8 (2.35%) Riverbed
13 8 (2.35%) Symantec
14 7 (2.05%) Informatica
14 7 (2.05%) Jitterbit
15 6 (1.76%) Aruba