Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 208 206
Rank change year-on-year +55 -2 +68
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 277 225 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.07% 1.30% 1.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.22% 4.11% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 219 195 292
10th Percentile £44,600 £52,500 £34,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -7.69%
75th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £79,063
90th Percentile £78,750 £95,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +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 5,310 5,478 6,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.75% 31.73% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,349 4,712 5,719
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +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 18 May 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 18 May 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
Surrey +47 72 £65,000 - 16
West Sussex +46 65 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Thames Valley -12 64 £60,000 -11.11% 25
Berkshire -6 37 £72,500 +7.41% 15
East Sussex +41 34 £62,500 +34.41% 4
Hampshire 0 30 £50,000 -23.08% 8
Oxfordshire +23 14 £55,000 -38.89% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £40,000 -42.86% 6
Kent +3 6 £45,000 -47.06% 5
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 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.

1 227 (81.95%) Azure
2 223 (80.51%) PaaS
3 150 (54.15%) SaaS
4 118 (42.60%) DevOps
5 104 (37.55%) Microsoft
6 102 (36.82%) SQL Server
7 99 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (35.02%) AWS
9 89 (32.13%) Active Directory
10 81 (29.24%) SQL
11 73 (26.35%) PowerShell
12 70 (25.27%) ITIL
13 68 (24.55%) Data Centre
14 61 (22.02%) Microsoft 365
15 60 (21.66%) .NET
16 59 (21.30%) Windows
16 59 (21.30%) VMware
16 59 (21.30%) Git (software)
17 57 (20.58%) Public Cloud
18 56 (20.22%) Terraform
18 56 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 55 (19.86%) Ansible
20 53 (19.13%) NoSQL
21 51 (18.41%) C#
22 49 (17.69%) Mentoring
23 48 (17.33%) Python
24 46 (16.61%) Firewall
25 44 (15.88%) Configuration Management
25 44 (15.88%) Azure Active Directory
26 43 (15.52%) Kubernetes

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 39 (14.08%) NServiceBus
2 35 (12.64%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.86%) Confluence
4 8 (2.89%) IIS
5 7 (2.53%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.17%) Camunda
7 5 (1.81%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.44%) Liferay
9 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 227 (81.95%) Azure
2 223 (80.51%) PaaS
3 150 (54.15%) SaaS
4 97 (35.02%) AWS
5 61 (22.02%) Microsoft 365
6 44 (15.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 43 (15.52%) Azure Storage
8 31 (11.19%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (7.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 19 (6.86%) Power Platform
10 19 (6.86%) PowerApps
11 18 (6.50%) Azure Data Factory
12 17 (6.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (6.14%) GCP
13 15 (5.42%) BPaaS
14 10 (3.61%) Azure Logic Apps
14 10 (3.61%) Serverless
15 9 (3.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 9 (3.25%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (2.89%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.61%) Firewall
2 40 (14.44%) HTTP
3 38 (13.72%) Skype
4 33 (11.91%) DNS
5 30 (10.83%) Network Security
6 23 (8.30%) SAN
6 23 (8.30%) VLAN
7 17 (6.14%) TCP/IP
8 16 (5.78%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (5.78%) VPN
9 15 (5.42%) DMZ
10 14 (5.05%) WAAS
11 8 (2.89%) DHCP
11 8 (2.89%) IPsec
11 8 (2.89%) MPLS
12 7 (2.53%) WAN
13 6 (2.17%) FTP
14 5 (1.81%) Internet
15 4 (1.44%) LAN
15 4 (1.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 53 (19.13%) NoSQL
3 21 (7.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.08%) Big Data
6 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.36%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 32 (11.55%) TeamCity
4 29 (10.47%) Jenkins
5 18 (6.50%) JIRA
6 15 (5.42%) Bitbucket
7 13 (4.69%) Gradle
7 13 (4.69%) Maven
8 9 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.17%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.72%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (14.80%) Social Skills
2 36 (13.00%) Finance
3 19 (6.86%) Billing
4 10 (3.61%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.53%) Banking
6 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (0.72%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (19.13%) Cloud Engineer
2 47 (16.97%) Developer
3 43 (15.52%) Architect
4 32 (11.55%) Principal Developer
5 28 (10.11%) Azure Engineer
6 27 (9.75%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 26 (9.39%) Consultant
7 26 (9.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (7.22%) Cloud Architect
10 19 (6.86%) Technical Leader
11 18 (6.50%) .NET Developer
12 17 (6.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 17 (6.14%) Principal .NET Developer
13 16 (5.78%) Cloud Consultant
14 15 (5.42%) Senior DevOps
14 15 (5.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 13 (4.69%) Analyst
15 13 (4.69%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
16 12 (4.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.66%) .NET
2 40 (14.44%) ASP.NET
2 40 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 39 (14.08%) .NET Core
3 39 (14.08%) ASP.NET Core
3 39 (14.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 36 (13.00%) .NET Framework
4 36 (13.00%) React
5 32 (11.55%) Blazor
6 26 (9.39%) REST
7 14 (5.05%) Web Services
8 13 (4.69%) OAuth
9 9 (3.25%) CSS
9 9 (3.25%) HTML
10 8 (2.89%) jQuery
10 8 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (2.53%) Entity Framework
11 7 (2.53%) Redux
11 7 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (2.17%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 68 (24.55%) Data Centre
2 57 (20.58%) Public Cloud
3 32 (11.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (9.39%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (9.39%) Private Cloud
5 17 (6.14%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.25%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.89%) CMDB
7 8 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.17%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.17%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.81%) Clustering
9 5 (1.81%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.44%) User Experience
11 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.08%) PKI
11 3 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.30%) Windows
2 40 (14.44%) Linux
3 39 (14.08%) Windows Server
4 24 (8.66%) Unix
5 22 (7.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (7.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.72%) VMS
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (42.60%) DevOps
2 99 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (25.27%) ITIL
4 49 (17.69%) Mentoring
5 44 (15.88%) Configuration Management
6 41 (14.80%) MVC
7 37 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 31 (11.19%) Migration
9 27 (9.75%) OWASP
10 26 (9.39%) Cloud Operations
10 26 (9.39%) Identity Access Management
10 26 (9.39%) Infrastructure as Code
10 26 (9.39%) Security Operations
11 24 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (8.66%) Technical Leadership
12 23 (8.30%) Scrum
13 22 (7.94%) Identity Management
13 22 (7.94%) Information Security
14 21 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (7.58%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.24%) SQL
2 73 (26.35%) PowerShell
3 51 (18.41%) C#
4 48 (17.33%) Python
5 35 (12.64%) JavaScript
5 35 (12.64%) TypeScript
6 10 (3.61%) Java
7 6 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.17%) C++
7 6 (2.17%) Ruby
7 6 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) C
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (9.03%) Degree
3 25 (9.03%) MCSE
4 23 (8.30%) SC Cleared
5 21 (7.58%) CCNA
5 21 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (6.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (5.42%) CISSP
8 14 (5.05%) CISA
8 14 (5.05%) CISM
8 14 (5.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (5.42%) ITGC
3 14 (5.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 14 (5.05%) HIPAA
4 13 (4.69%) SLA
5 9 (3.25%) GRC
6 7 (2.53%) QA
7 5 (1.81%) GDPR
8 2 (0.72%) NIST
8 2 (0.72%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.36%) COBIT
9 1 (0.36%) COSO
9 1 (0.36%) NCSC
9 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (32.13%) Active Directory
2 56 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (13.72%) Docker
3 38 (13.72%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.14%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (5.42%) vSphere
6 6 (2.17%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.08%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 56 (20.22%) Terraform
2 55 (19.86%) Ansible
3 43 (15.52%) Kubernetes
4 38 (13.72%) Microsoft Intune
5 37 (13.36%) SCCM
6 22 (7.94%) Puppet
7 18 (6.50%) SCVMM
8 11 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.89%) vRealize
10 7 (2.53%) SCOM
11 6 (2.17%) Nagios
11 6 (2.17%) Salt
11 6 (2.17%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.44%) Argo
13 3 (1.08%) FortiGate
14 2 (0.72%) Consul
14 2 (0.72%) Grafana
14 2 (0.72%) Graphite
14 2 (0.72%) Opsview
14 2 (0.72%) Packer
Vendors
1 104 (37.55%) Microsoft
2 59 (21.30%) VMware
3 29 (10.47%) Cisco
4 23 (8.30%) Veeam
5 12 (4.33%) Oracle
6 11 (3.97%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.53%) Citrix
7 7 (2.53%) Dell
8 6 (2.17%) Arista
8 6 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (2.17%) F5
8 6 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.17%) Symantec
9 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.44%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.08%) Darktrace
11 3 (1.08%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (1.08%) Meraki
11 3 (1.08%) SolarWinds