Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 288 427
Rank change year-on-year +35 +139 +58
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 356 275 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 0.94% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.69% 5.99% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 238 264 173
South East median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - -4.17%
10th Percentile £38,500 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
% 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 6,256 4,594 4,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.80% 15.69% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,174 3,912 3,946
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £71,875
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +1.52%

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 June 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 19 June 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 -16 122 £68,750 +10.00% 24
Hampshire +25 97 £65,000 +44.44% 13
Berkshire +22 93 £65,000 - 23
Surrey +23 84 £62,500 +31.58% 6
East Sussex 0 20 £82,500 +28.91%
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £53,750 -2.27%
West Sussex -7 16 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Oxfordshire -54 13 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Kent +15 2 - - 3
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 215 (60.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 204 (57.30%) PaaS
3 151 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
4 146 (41.01%) Microsoft
5 142 (39.89%) SaaS
6 136 (38.20%) Windows
7 113 (31.74%) DevOps
8 98 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (25.84%) Linux
10 89 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 87 (24.44%) Active Directory
12 69 (19.38%) SQL
13 65 (18.26%) Migration
14 62 (17.42%) Office 365
15 59 (16.57%) VMware
16 58 (16.29%) Oracle
17 54 (15.17%) Windows Server
18 53 (14.89%) Presales
18 53 (14.89%) Public Cloud
18 53 (14.89%) ITIL
19 50 (14.04%) Scrum
19 50 (14.04%) Hybrid Cloud
20 49 (13.76%) TOGAF
20 49 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 48 (13.48%) Test Automation
22 46 (12.92%) Service Delivery
23 44 (12.36%) Middleware
24 43 (12.08%) Finance
24 43 (12.08%) Hyper-V
24 43 (12.08%) Enterprise Architecture

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 25 (7.02%) JBoss
2 20 (5.62%) WebLogic
3 16 (4.49%) Apache
4 14 (3.93%) OpenStack
5 13 (3.65%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.81%) IIS
6 10 (2.81%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.69%) Confluence
7 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.40%) CMS
8 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.12%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.12%) Liferay
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 215 (60.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 204 (57.30%) PaaS
3 151 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
4 142 (39.89%) SaaS
5 62 (17.42%) Office 365
6 41 (11.52%) Serverless
7 28 (7.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 25 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (5.34%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (4.78%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (4.78%) GitHub
12 13 (3.65%) Azure Data Factory
12 13 (3.65%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 8 (2.25%) Sage Pay
14 4 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.84%) Akamai
16 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
16 2 (0.56%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.24%) DNS
2 32 (8.99%) Firewall
3 30 (8.43%) DHCP
4 23 (6.46%) Network Security
5 21 (5.90%) TCP/IP
6 20 (5.62%) SAN
7 15 (4.21%) NAS
7 15 (4.21%) WAN
8 14 (3.93%) VPN
9 13 (3.65%) LAN
10 12 (3.37%) Software-Defined Networking
11 10 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.25%) BIG-IP
13 7 (1.97%) Internet
14 6 (1.69%) Skype
15 5 (1.40%) SSL
15 5 (1.40%) VLAN
16 3 (0.84%) AMQP
16 3 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.87%) Big Data
3 16 (4.49%) GIS
4 15 (4.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 14 (3.93%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.65%) Data Lake
6 13 (3.65%) Power BI
7 10 (2.81%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.81%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.97%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (1.40%) SAP HANA
12 4 (1.12%) DB2
12 4 (1.12%) MySQL
13 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 32 (8.99%) Jenkins
3 25 (7.02%) Visual Studio
4 19 (5.34%) GitLab
5 15 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.37%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.09%) Subversion
8 10 (2.81%) JUnit
9 9 (2.53%) Ant
9 9 (2.53%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (2.25%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.25%) Selenium
11 7 (1.97%) Maven
12 6 (1.69%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.69%) JIRA
13 5 (1.40%) Gradle
14 4 (1.12%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.12%) LoadUI
14 4 (1.12%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (12.08%) Finance
2 30 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.18%) Marketing
4 17 (4.78%) Retail
5 6 (1.69%) Banking
6 5 (1.40%) Games
7 4 (1.12%) Legal
7 4 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (31.74%) Architect
2 46 (12.92%) Cloud Architect
3 37 (10.39%) Consultant
4 30 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (7.87%) Developer
6 26 (7.30%) Cloud Developer
6 26 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (6.46%) Azure Engineer
9 22 (6.18%) Azure Architect
9 22 (6.18%) Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (5.90%) IT Manager
11 19 (5.34%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
11 19 (5.34%) Enterprise Architect
12 18 (5.06%) Senior Architect
13 15 (4.21%) Azure Consultant
13 15 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
15 13 (3.65%) Azure Developer
15 13 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.36%) Middleware
2 30 (8.43%) Web Services
3 26 (7.30%) .NET
4 16 (4.49%) J2EE
5 13 (3.65%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.53%) SOAP
7 5 (1.40%) JDBC
7 5 (1.40%) Node.js
7 5 (1.40%) XML
8 4 (1.12%) CSS
8 4 (1.12%) JAXP
8 4 (1.12%) Lucene
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.12%) WebCenter
9 3 (0.84%) Ajax
9 3 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.84%) JSON
9 3 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.89%) Public Cloud
2 50 (14.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 40 (11.24%) Data Centre
4 29 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (5.34%) Management Information System
7 18 (5.06%) PKI
8 13 (3.65%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.37%) Clustering
10 10 (2.81%) Computer Science
11 9 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (2.25%) PMI
12 8 (2.25%) Replication
13 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.97%) User Experience
14 6 (1.69%) Private Cloud
15 5 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (1.12%) Contactless
16 4 (1.12%) EMV
16 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 136 (38.20%) Windows
2 92 (25.84%) Linux
3 54 (15.17%) Windows Server
4 25 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (5.90%) Windows 10
7 19 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.06%) Unix
9 12 (3.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
11 1 (0.28%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) VMS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (31.74%) DevOps
2 98 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (18.26%) Migration
4 53 (14.89%) ITIL
4 53 (14.89%) Presales
5 50 (14.04%) Scrum
6 49 (13.76%) TOGAF
7 48 (13.48%) Test Automation
8 46 (12.92%) Service Delivery
9 43 (12.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 42 (11.80%) Project Management
11 35 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (8.43%) ERP
12 30 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (8.15%) IT Strategy
14 27 (7.58%) Analytics
15 26 (7.30%) Change Management
15 26 (7.30%) SDLC
16 25 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 89 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 69 (19.38%) SQL
3 35 (9.83%) C#
4 33 (9.27%) Python
5 29 (8.15%) Java
6 23 (6.46%) Ruby
7 13 (3.65%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.65%) U-SQL
8 6 (1.69%) R
9 5 (1.40%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.84%) Perl
11 2 (0.56%) C
11 2 (0.56%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) F#
12 1 (0.28%) Go
12 1 (0.28%) PHP
12 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (8.43%) Degree
2 27 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.62%) MCSE
4 11 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.97%) MCSA
7 6 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.40%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.12%) CCA
9 4 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.56%) HND
10 2 (0.56%) MCITP
10 2 (0.56%) MCP
10 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.28%) CCNA
11 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.28%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.81%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.53%) PA-DSS
3 7 (1.97%) PMO
4 6 (1.69%) QA
5 2 (0.56%) GDPR
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 49 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (12.08%) Hyper-V
4 39 (10.96%) Docker
5 21 (5.90%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (3.93%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (1.69%) vCloud
8 4 (1.12%) KVM
8 4 (1.12%) vSphere
9 3 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.56%) NFS
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.56%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 29 (8.15%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (7.87%) Ansible
2 28 (7.87%) Terraform
3 27 (7.58%) SCCM
4 21 (5.90%) Puppet
5 14 (3.93%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.97%) SCOM
7 7 (1.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (1.40%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.40%) SCSM
8 5 (1.40%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.84%) Nagios
9 3 (0.84%) vMotion
10 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.28%) Packer
10 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 146 (41.01%) Microsoft
2 59 (16.57%) VMware
3 58 (16.29%) Oracle
4 32 (8.99%) Cisco
5 31 (8.71%) Google
6 26 (7.30%) Citrix
7 20 (5.62%) Splunk
8 18 (5.06%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.65%) HP
9 13 (3.65%) SAP
9 13 (3.65%) Tableau
10 12 (3.37%) PayPal
10 12 (3.37%) ServiceNow
10 12 (3.37%) Symantec
10 12 (3.37%) WorldPay
11 11 (3.09%) Atlassian
12 9 (2.53%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.53%) IBM
13 8 (2.25%) Apple
13 8 (2.25%) TOWER Software