Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 271 333
Rank change year-on-year +22 +62 +85
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 361 310 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 1.07% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.89% 6.03% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 262 275 238
South East median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £38,375
90th Percentile £83,375 £82,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 6,134 5,142 4,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.05% 17.82% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,155 4,287 3,856
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +14 141 £62,500 +5.93% 28
Hampshire +34 113 £65,000 +31.31% 5
Berkshire +22 89 £65,000 +8.33% 16
Surrey -1 62 £60,000 -11.11% 7
Oxfordshire -31 31 £61,250 +5.15% 5
West Sussex +25 28 £45,000 -6.74% 2
Buckinghamshire +31 21 £37,500 -34.78% 7
East Sussex -8 10 £85,000 +70.00%
Kent +12 5 £47,500 +2.70% 3
Middlesex +5 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 283 (78.39%) PaaS
2 241 (66.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 175 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 154 (42.66%) SaaS
5 147 (40.72%) Windows
6 140 (38.78%) DevOps
7 125 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (34.63%) Amazon AWS
8 109 (30.19%) Oracle
9 88 (24.38%) Migration
10 85 (23.55%) SQL
10 85 (23.55%) Windows Server
11 84 (23.27%) SQL Server
12 81 (22.44%) Active Directory
13 76 (21.05%) PowerShell
14 74 (20.50%) Linux
15 73 (20.22%) .NET
15 73 (20.22%) TOGAF
16 70 (19.39%) Data Centre
17 68 (18.84%) Project Management
18 67 (18.56%) Office 365
19 66 (18.28%) Degree
20 63 (17.45%) IT Strategy
21 59 (16.34%) Continuous Improvement
22 56 (15.51%) Docker
23 55 (15.24%) DNS
23 55 (15.24%) Finance
23 55 (15.24%) VMware
24 53 (14.68%) Jenkins
25 51 (14.13%) ITIL

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 33 (9.14%) JBoss
2 32 (8.86%) WebLogic
3 25 (6.93%) CMS
4 24 (6.65%) IIS
5 20 (5.54%) Confluence
6 18 (4.99%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.16%) Apache
8 12 (3.32%) MS Exchange
8 12 (3.32%) OpenStack
8 12 (3.32%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.94%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.66%) NServiceBus
10 6 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.11%) Commerce Server
13 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.11%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.55%) Maximo
5 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 283 (78.39%) PaaS
2 241 (66.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (42.66%) SaaS
4 125 (34.63%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (18.56%) Office 365
6 44 (12.19%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (10.80%) GitHub
8 34 (9.42%) Dynamics 365
9 29 (8.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (3.32%) Serverless
13 11 (3.05%) Akamai
14 7 (1.94%) OpenShift
15 6 (1.66%) Azure Functions
15 6 (1.66%) Force.com
16 2 (0.55%) Apigee
17 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
17 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.24%) DNS
2 47 (13.02%) Network Security
3 46 (12.74%) DHCP
4 44 (12.19%) Firewall
5 33 (9.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 17 (4.71%) SAN
7 15 (4.16%) TCP/IP
8 13 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (3.32%) VPN
10 11 (3.05%) LAN
10 11 (3.05%) WAN
11 10 (2.77%) BIG-IP
12 9 (2.49%) Internet
13 6 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (1.66%) Skype
14 5 (1.39%) HTTP
15 4 (1.11%) FTP
15 4 (1.11%) HTTPS
15 4 (1.11%) Kerberos
15 4 (1.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.27%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.70%) Big Data
3 23 (6.37%) SAP HANA
4 22 (6.09%) Hadoop
5 19 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
6 16 (4.43%) MySQL
7 14 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.60%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.32%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.94%) GIS
11 7 (1.94%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.66%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.83%) DB2
14 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 53 (14.68%) Jenkins
2 36 (9.97%) Git (software)
3 35 (9.70%) TeamCity
4 20 (5.54%) JIRA
4 20 (5.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (4.43%) Gerrit
5 16 (4.43%) Selenium
5 16 (4.43%) Subversion
6 10 (2.77%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.66%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.39%) Ant
8 5 (1.39%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.39%) NUnit
9 4 (1.11%) AutoIt
9 4 (1.11%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.28%) Codeship
12 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 55 (15.24%) Finance
2 29 (8.03%) Marketing
3 16 (4.43%) Retail
4 12 (3.32%) Banking
5 9 (2.49%) Legal
6 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.55%) Billing
7 2 (0.55%) Games
7 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (29.64%) Architect
2 39 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (10.25%) Azure Engineer
4 35 (9.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (9.14%) Cloud Architect
5 33 (9.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 24 (6.65%) Consultant
6 24 (6.65%) Developer
7 23 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (5.54%) IT Manager
9 19 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
10 18 (4.99%) Lead DevOps
11 16 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
11 16 (4.43%) Infrastructure Manager
12 15 (4.16%) Azure Architect
12 15 (4.16%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
12 15 (4.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 13 (3.60%) Applications Support
14 12 (3.32%) Technical Architect
15 11 (3.05%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.22%) .NET
2 32 (8.86%) .NET Framework
3 26 (7.20%) Middleware
4 22 (6.09%) J2EE
4 22 (6.09%) Web Services
5 11 (3.05%) REST
6 10 (2.77%) MDX
7 9 (2.49%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 6 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.66%) Entity Framework
9 6 (1.66%) Node.js
9 6 (1.66%) WCF
10 5 (1.39%) LDAP
10 5 (1.39%) RESTful
11 4 (1.11%) LAMP
11 4 (1.11%) OAuth
11 4 (1.11%) SAML
11 4 (1.11%) SOAP
12 3 (0.83%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 70 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 46 (12.74%) Public Cloud
3 43 (11.91%) Management Information System
4 42 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (10.53%) PKI
6 25 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (6.65%) Mobile App
8 23 (6.37%) Private Cloud
9 22 (6.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (4.43%) Clustering
11 14 (3.88%) Computer Science
11 14 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (2.77%) PMI
13 6 (1.66%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.66%) HACMP
14 5 (1.39%) CMDB
15 4 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
15 4 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
16 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
16 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 147 (40.72%) Windows
2 85 (23.55%) Windows Server
3 74 (20.50%) Linux
4 47 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (11.08%) Windows 10
5 40 (11.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (8.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (8.03%) Unix
7 24 (6.65%) Solaris
8 10 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.22%) Android
9 8 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.66%) AIX
11 1 (0.28%) VMS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (38.78%) DevOps
2 125 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (24.38%) Migration
4 73 (20.22%) TOGAF
5 68 (18.84%) Project Management
6 63 (17.45%) IT Strategy
7 59 (16.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 51 (14.13%) ITIL
8 51 (14.13%) Microservices
9 50 (13.85%) CRM
9 50 (13.85%) Scrum
10 47 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 45 (12.47%) Enterprise Architecture
11 45 (12.47%) Load Balancing
12 39 (10.80%) Network Virtualisation
13 37 (10.25%) ERP
14 36 (9.97%) Waterfall
15 34 (9.42%) SDLC
15 34 (9.42%) Service Delivery
16 33 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 85 (23.55%) SQL
2 76 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 40 (11.08%) Java
4 39 (10.80%) C#
5 18 (4.99%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.43%) Python
7 15 (4.16%) R
8 10 (2.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 10 (2.77%) Delphi
9 8 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.94%) C
10 7 (1.94%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.66%) Perl
12 5 (1.39%) Scala
13 4 (1.11%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.55%) C++
14 2 (0.55%) Go
15 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (18.28%) Degree
2 16 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.77%) MCSE
5 10 (2.77%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.49%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.94%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.39%) CISSP
8 5 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.11%) CCNA
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.11%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.11%) MCSA
10 3 (0.83%) MCITP
10 3 (0.83%) RHCE
11 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.43%) QA
2 9 (2.49%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.66%) SLA
4 3 (0.83%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.55%) COBIT
5 2 (0.55%) PMO
6 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 81 (22.44%) Active Directory
2 56 (15.51%) Docker
3 46 (12.74%) Hyper-V
4 38 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (9.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (1.66%) GPFS
6 6 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.39%) vSphere
8 4 (1.11%) vCloud
8 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.83%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (10.53%) Ansible
2 28 (7.76%) Puppet
3 22 (6.09%) Kubernetes
4 17 (4.71%) Terraform
5 15 (4.16%) SCCM
6 11 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.39%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.83%) Grafana
9 3 (0.83%) Graylog
9 3 (0.83%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.55%) Nagios
10 2 (0.55%) SCOM
10 2 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 175 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 109 (30.19%) Oracle
3 55 (15.24%) VMware
4 37 (10.25%) Google
5 33 (9.14%) SAP
6 31 (8.59%) Cisco
7 24 (6.65%) ServiceNow
8 21 (5.82%) Sitecore
9 20 (5.54%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.71%) Atlassian
11 15 (4.16%) Pega
12 14 (3.88%) Citrix
13 11 (3.05%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.77%) IBM
14 10 (2.77%) TOWER Software
15 9 (2.49%) NetApp
16 8 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (2.22%) Snow
16 8 (2.22%) Symantec
17 7 (1.94%) Informatica