Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 225 250
Rank change year-on-year +129 +25 +59
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 321 309 330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.24% 1.33% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.37% 4.43% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 361 303 253
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%

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 3,833 6,970 6,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.73% 29.90% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,269 5,964 5,083
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IaaS in the South East.

Salary trend for IaaS in the South East

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the South East over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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
West Sussex +96 103 £65,000 -7.14% 7
Thames Valley +66 77 £72,500 +9.02% 8
Surrey +72 57 £65,000 -3.70% 5
Berkshire +34 49 £75,000 +11.11% 7
East Sussex +54 41 £60,000 -14.29%
Hampshire +47 25 £60,000 +17.07% 3
Oxfordshire +46 18 £60,000 -28.36%
Buckinghamshire +41 10 £75,000 +20.00% 1
Kent +44 7 £82,500 +37.50% 3
Home Counties - 1 £95,000 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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.

1 270 (84.11%) Azure
2 257 (80.06%) PaaS
3 154 (47.98%) SQL Server
4 129 (40.19%) DevOps
5 124 (38.63%) SaaS
6 106 (33.02%) .NET
7 105 (32.71%) SQL
8 96 (29.91%) C#
8 96 (29.91%) Skype
9 95 (29.60%) Git (software)
10 94 (29.28%) HTTP
10 94 (29.28%) Microsoft
10 94 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
11 92 (28.66%) NoSQL
12 91 (28.35%) PowerShell
13 90 (28.04%) NServiceBus
14 89 (27.73%) ASP.NET
15 88 (27.41%) MVC
15 88 (27.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 88 (27.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 88 (27.41%) ASP.NET Core
16 87 (27.10%) .NET Core
17 84 (26.17%) React
17 84 (26.17%) .NET Framework
18 72 (22.43%) Active Directory
19 68 (21.18%) VMware
20 67 (20.87%) Windows
21 64 (19.94%) AWS
22 61 (19.00%) Python
23 59 (18.38%) Public Cloud

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 90 (28.04%) NServiceBus
2 22 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.05%) Skype for Business
4 12 (3.74%) IIS
5 9 (2.80%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.49%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.49%) SAS
6 8 (2.49%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.56%) Camunda
8 5 (1.56%) Confluence
9 2 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.31%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.49%) SAP GTS
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 270 (84.11%) Azure
2 257 (80.06%) PaaS
3 124 (38.63%) SaaS
4 64 (19.94%) AWS
5 43 (13.40%) Office 365
6 40 (12.46%) Serverless
7 30 (9.35%) Azure Functions
7 30 (9.35%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (9.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 26 (8.10%) Power Platform
9 26 (8.10%) PowerApps
10 24 (7.48%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (7.48%) BPaaS
11 10 (3.12%) GitHub
12 9 (2.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 9 (2.80%) GCP
13 8 (2.49%) Logic Apps
14 7 (2.18%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (1.87%) OneDrive
16 5 (1.56%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 96 (29.91%) Skype
2 94 (29.28%) HTTP
3 51 (15.89%) DNS
4 29 (9.03%) Internet
5 20 (6.23%) Firewall
6 17 (5.30%) SAN
7 15 (4.67%) WAAS
8 13 (4.05%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.74%) VLAN
10 11 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.49%) Network Security
12 7 (2.18%) VPN
13 5 (1.56%) DMZ
14 4 (1.25%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.25%) IPv4
14 4 (1.25%) MPLS
14 4 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (0.93%) DHCP
15 3 (0.93%) SSL
16 2 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (47.98%) SQL Server
2 92 (28.66%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.49%) DB2
3 8 (2.49%) MySQL
4 7 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (1.87%) Big Data
5 6 (1.87%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (1.56%) BigQuery
6 5 (1.56%) Cloud Spanner
6 5 (1.56%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.62%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.62%) HDInsight
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (29.60%) Git (software)
2 49 (15.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 49 (15.26%) TeamCity
3 43 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (6.54%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.80%) JIRA
5 9 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.56%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.56%) Gradle
6 5 (1.56%) Maven
6 5 (1.56%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.93%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.93%) GitLab
7 3 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (7.79%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Billing
3 7 (2.18%) Marketing
4 6 (1.87%) Banking
5 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.93%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Police
Job Titles
1 101 (31.46%) Developer
2 50 (15.58%) .NET Developer
3 46 (14.33%) Principal Developer
4 45 (14.02%) Architect
5 43 (13.40%) Cloud Engineer
6 42 (13.08%) Senior Developer
7 27 (8.41%) Azure Engineer
8 26 (8.10%) Consultant
8 26 (8.10%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (7.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 24 (7.48%) Principal .NET Developer
10 24 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (5.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 18 (5.61%) Azure Consultant
12 18 (5.61%) Cloud Architect
13 17 (5.30%) Analyst
14 15 (4.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 15 (4.67%) IT Analyst
14 15 (4.67%) IT Security Analyst
14 15 (4.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (33.02%) .NET
2 89 (27.73%) ASP.NET
3 88 (27.41%) ASP.NET Core
3 88 (27.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 88 (27.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 87 (27.10%) .NET Core
5 84 (26.17%) .NET Framework
5 84 (26.17%) React
6 49 (15.26%) Blazor
7 41 (12.77%) CSS
7 41 (12.77%) Entity Framework
7 41 (12.77%) HTML
7 41 (12.77%) jQuery
7 41 (12.77%) Redux
7 41 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (6.54%) OAuth
9 17 (5.30%) OAuth2
9 17 (5.30%) OpenID
9 17 (5.30%) Web Services
10 12 (3.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.38%) Public Cloud
2 51 (15.89%) Data Centre
3 33 (10.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 30 (9.35%) Private Cloud
5 25 (7.79%) Cloud Native
6 24 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (5.61%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.12%) PMI
10 8 (2.49%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (2.18%) Driving Licence
11 7 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.93%) CMDB
13 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.62%) Clustering
13 2 (0.62%) User Experience
14 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.31%) PKI
14 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.87%) Windows
2 42 (13.08%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (5.61%) Linux
4 18 (5.61%) Windows Server 2016
5 17 (5.30%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (3.43%) Unix
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.62%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (40.19%) DevOps
2 94 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (27.41%) MVC
4 56 (17.45%) SOA
5 52 (16.20%) Mentoring
6 51 (15.89%) Microservices
7 49 (15.26%) ITIL
8 44 (13.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 41 (12.77%) SOLID
10 40 (12.46%) OWASP
11 25 (7.79%) Security Architecture
12 24 (7.48%) Anomaly Detection
12 24 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (7.48%) Task Automation
13 23 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (7.17%) Infrastructure as Code
13 23 (7.17%) Presales
13 23 (7.17%) PRINCE2
13 23 (7.17%) Scrum
14 21 (6.54%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 105 (32.71%) SQL
2 96 (29.91%) C#
3 91 (28.35%) PowerShell
4 61 (19.00%) Python
5 56 (17.45%) TypeScript
6 50 (15.58%) JavaScript
7 24 (7.48%) Java
8 13 (4.05%) Perl
9 5 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.93%) Ruby
11 2 (0.62%) R
12 1 (0.31%) C
12 1 (0.31%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (9.66%) MCSE
3 30 (9.35%) Degree
4 24 (7.48%) CCNA
4 24 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.92%) CISSP
5 19 (5.92%) SC Cleared
5 19 (5.92%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.30%) CISA
7 15 (4.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (4.67%) CISM
7 15 (4.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 10 (3.12%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.62%) MCTS
9 2 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.31%) OCP
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.30%) SLA
2 16 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 15 (4.67%) HIPAA
3 15 (4.67%) ITGC
4 14 (4.36%) PMO
5 11 (3.43%) COBIT
6 3 (0.93%) COSO
6 3 (0.93%) QA
7 1 (0.31%) GDPR
7 1 (0.31%) NIST
7 1 (0.31%) NIST 800
System Software
1 72 (22.43%) Active Directory
2 56 (17.45%) Hyper-V
3 51 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.67%) Docker
5 9 (2.80%) XenApp
6 8 (2.49%) vSphere
7 7 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.62%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (15.89%) Terraform
2 39 (12.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (12.15%) SCCM
3 36 (11.21%) Ansible
4 16 (4.98%) SCVMM
5 11 (3.43%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.49%) Puppet
7 7 (2.18%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.56%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.56%) Salt
8 5 (1.56%) SCOM
9 2 (0.62%) SCSM
9 2 (0.62%) vRealize
10 1 (0.31%) Argo
10 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.31%) Nagios
10 1 (0.31%) Nessus
10 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 94 (29.28%) Microsoft
2 68 (21.18%) VMware
3 21 (6.54%) Veeam
4 20 (6.23%) Cisco
5 16 (4.98%) ServiceNow
6 13 (4.05%) Citrix
7 12 (3.74%) Oracle
8 10 (3.12%) Remedy
8 10 (3.12%) SolarWinds
9 9 (2.80%) Google
10 8 (2.49%) CA
10 8 (2.49%) HP
10 8 (2.49%) Hyperion
10 8 (2.49%) IBM
10 8 (2.49%) PeopleSoft
10 8 (2.49%) SAP
10 8 (2.49%) Siebel
11 6 (1.87%) Dell
11 6 (1.87%) Symantec
12 5 (1.56%) Dell Compellent