Period
to 19 May 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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 269 298
Rank change year-on-year +72 +29 +157
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 412 339 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.58% 1.11% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.22% 5.18% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 285 228 265
South East median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £34,000 £36,572 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,375 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% -8.00%

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 6,628 6,542 4,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.42% 21.35% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,603 5,387 3,998
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% -2.13%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 19 May 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 19 May 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 +78 193 £52,000 -20.00% 4
Berkshire +76 155 £52,250 -16.40% 2
Hampshire +7 79 £57,500 -11.54% 5
Surrey 0 60 £65,000 +4.00% 1
West Sussex +19 33 £67,500 +50.00% 1
East Sussex +22 27 £68,750 -5.17%
Buckinghamshire +22 20 £55,000 -31.25%
Oxfordshire +31 18 £42,500 -43.33% 2
Kent +19 10 £70,500 +4.44% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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.

1 289 (70.15%) PaaS
2 256 (62.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 206 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 198 (48.06%) SaaS
5 162 (39.32%) Windows
6 123 (29.85%) PowerShell
7 120 (29.13%) Office 365
8 119 (28.88%) Active Directory
9 109 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
10 108 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
11 102 (24.76%) VMware
12 94 (22.82%) Hyper-V
12 94 (22.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 93 (22.57%) DevOps
14 86 (20.87%) SQL
14 86 (20.87%) Windows Server
15 83 (20.15%) Finance
16 72 (17.48%) Firewall
16 72 (17.48%) Public Cloud
17 71 (17.23%) Presales
18 69 (16.75%) ITIL
19 67 (16.26%) Migration
20 63 (15.29%) Hybrid Cloud
21 58 (14.08%) DNS
22 57 (13.83%) Citrix
23 54 (13.11%) Project Management
23 54 (13.11%) Data Centre
24 51 (12.38%) SQL Server
25 47 (11.41%) Oracle
25 47 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 46 (11.17%) Skype for Business
2 33 (8.01%) MS Exchange
3 29 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 27 (6.55%) IIS
5 18 (4.37%) OpenStack
6 14 (3.40%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.67%) Apache
7 11 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.21%) SAS
11 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.97%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (0.97%) WordPress
12 3 (0.73%) Confluence
13 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.49%) JBoss
13 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.94%) SAP ERP
1 8 (1.94%) SAP GRC
1 8 (1.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 289 (70.15%) PaaS
2 256 (62.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (48.06%) SaaS
4 120 (29.13%) Office 365
5 109 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (7.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (6.55%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (6.55%) Serverless
8 21 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (5.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 21 (5.10%) BPaaS
8 21 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
8 21 (5.10%) Power Platform
9 20 (4.85%) Akamai
10 15 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (3.64%) Azure Functions
11 10 (2.43%) OneDrive
11 10 (2.43%) PowerApps
12 9 (2.18%) GitHub
13 5 (1.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 72 (17.48%) Firewall
2 58 (14.08%) DNS
3 44 (10.68%) LAN
3 44 (10.68%) WAN
4 37 (8.98%) DHCP
5 33 (8.01%) Skype
6 21 (5.10%) TCP/IP
7 16 (3.88%) SAN
7 16 (3.88%) VoIP
7 16 (3.88%) Wireless
8 15 (3.64%) MPLS
9 12 (2.91%) FTP
9 12 (2.91%) SMTP
9 12 (2.91%) Software-Defined Networking
10 10 (2.43%) VPN
11 9 (2.18%) Network Security
11 9 (2.18%) SNMP
12 6 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.21%) VSAN
14 4 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
2 21 (5.10%) Power BI
3 9 (2.18%) Data Lake
3 9 (2.18%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.94%) SAP HANA
5 7 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.46%) HDInsight
6 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.21%) Big Data
7 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.73%) MySQL
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (9.95%) Visual Studio Team System
2 26 (6.31%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.37%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.94%) JIRA
6 4 (0.97%) CircleCI
6 4 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.49%) Bower
7 2 (0.49%) GitLab
7 2 (0.49%) Grunt
7 2 (0.49%) NUnit
7 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.24%) Hudson
8 1 (0.24%) JMeter
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 83 (20.15%) Finance
2 17 (4.13%) Marketing
3 16 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.40%) Retail
5 9 (2.18%) Legal
6 5 (1.21%) Publishing
7 4 (0.97%) Back Office
7 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.97%) Games
7 4 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.49%) Electronics
8 2 (0.49%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (25.97%) Architect
2 49 (11.89%) Consultant
3 44 (10.68%) Cloud Architect
4 42 (10.19%) Analyst
5 41 (9.95%) Solutions Architect
6 34 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (7.52%) Azure Engineer
8 27 (6.55%) Azure Architect
9 24 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
9 24 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 22 (5.34%) Project Manager
11 21 (5.10%) Cloud Consultant
12 20 (4.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 20 (4.85%) Enterprise Architect
13 18 (4.37%) Support Engineer
13 18 (4.37%) Windows Engineer
14 17 (4.13%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.13%) Support Analyst
15 15 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 15 (3.64%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.52%) JSON
2 23 (5.58%) Web Services
3 18 (4.37%) .NET
4 12 (2.91%) LDAP
5 10 (2.43%) Node.js
6 8 (1.94%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.70%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.70%) REST
8 6 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (1.46%) SAML
9 5 (1.21%) Middleware
9 5 (1.21%) OAuth
9 5 (1.21%) React
10 4 (0.97%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (0.97%) J2EE
10 4 (0.97%) MSMQ
10 4 (0.97%) OpenID
10 4 (0.97%) SOAP
11 3 (0.73%) HTML
12 2 (0.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.48%) Public Cloud
2 63 (15.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 54 (13.11%) Data Centre
4 32 (7.77%) PKI
5 29 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (4.61%) Private Cloud
8 15 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (3.40%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (2.91%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (2.67%) Mainframe
12 10 (2.43%) Management Information System
13 9 (2.18%) e-Health
14 7 (1.70%) CMDB
15 6 (1.46%) Fintech
16 5 (1.21%) Clustering
16 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
16 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
17 4 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 162 (39.32%) Windows
2 86 (20.87%) Windows Server
3 36 (8.74%) Linux
3 36 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (5.58%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.97%) Android
7 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.97%) Unix
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) VMS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (22.57%) DevOps
3 71 (17.23%) Presales
4 69 (16.75%) ITIL
5 67 (16.26%) Migration
6 54 (13.11%) Project Management
7 47 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 46 (11.17%) Service Delivery
9 45 (10.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (10.19%) Analytics
10 42 (10.19%) Infrastructure as Code
10 42 (10.19%) TOGAF
11 40 (9.71%) Information Security
12 38 (9.22%) Capacity Planning
13 37 (8.98%) Service Management
14 36 (8.74%) IT Strategy
14 36 (8.74%) Scrum
15 35 (8.50%) Data Protection
16 34 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (7.77%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.85%) PowerShell
2 86 (20.87%) SQL
3 24 (5.83%) Java
4 17 (4.13%) Python
5 12 (2.91%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.67%) C#
6 11 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.18%) C
8 6 (1.46%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.46%) Scala
8 6 (1.46%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.97%) Go
10 2 (0.49%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) C++
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.85%) MCSE
4 16 (3.88%) Degree
5 14 (3.40%) CISSP
6 11 (2.67%) AWS Certification
7 9 (2.18%) CEH
7 9 (2.18%) CISM
7 9 (2.18%) Master's Degree
7 9 (2.18%) SANS
8 8 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.70%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.21%) OSCP
12 4 (0.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (0.97%) CCSP
12 4 (0.97%) SSCP
13 2 (0.49%) CCNA
13 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.10%) SLA
2 19 (4.61%) GDPR
3 9 (2.18%) PMO
4 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.21%) QA
5 2 (0.49%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 119 (28.88%) Active Directory
2 94 (22.82%) Hyper-V
2 94 (22.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (9.95%) Docker
4 25 (6.07%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (5.58%) XenApp
6 12 (2.91%) Terminal Server
7 6 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.46%) VMware NSX
7 6 (1.46%) vSphere
8 4 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.73%) vCloud
9 3 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (10.68%) Kubernetes
2 39 (9.47%) SCCM
2 39 (9.47%) vCenter Server
3 23 (5.58%) Terraform
4 19 (4.61%) Ansible
4 19 (4.61%) SCOM
5 15 (3.64%) Puppet
6 13 (3.16%) SCVMM
7 12 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (1.70%) vRealize
10 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.21%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.21%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.73%) rkt
13 2 (0.49%) Mesos
13 2 (0.49%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 206 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 102 (24.76%) VMware
3 57 (13.83%) Citrix
4 47 (11.41%) Oracle
5 33 (8.01%) Google
6 28 (6.80%) Cisco
7 27 (6.55%) ServiceNow
8 18 (4.37%) Veeam
9 12 (2.91%) Aruba
9 12 (2.91%) Riverbed
9 12 (2.91%) Symantec
10 11 (2.67%) Atlassian
10 11 (2.67%) SAP
11 8 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.70%) Snow
13 6 (1.46%) Guidewire
14 5 (1.21%) Ab Initio
14 5 (1.21%) CommVault
15 4 (0.97%) F5
15 4 (0.97%) Splunk