Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 261 398
Rank change year-on-year +8 +137 +63
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 356 324 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 1.10% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.75% 6.63% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 238 287 211
South East median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +5.69%

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 6,196 4,886 4,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.90% 16.66% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,168 4,147 3,929
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -16 118 £68,750 +14.58% 32
Hampshire +49 116 £65,000 +36.84% 6
Berkshire +17 91 £67,500 +8.00% 25
Surrey +9 81 £65,000 -3.70% 4
West Sussex +10 22 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire -61 16 £77,500 +31.91% 4
East Sussex -13 12 £85,000 +51.79% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Kent +5 2 £48,500 +29.33% 1
Middlesex +4 1 - - 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 248 (69.66%) PaaS
2 239 (67.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (46.35%) Windows
4 157 (44.10%) Microsoft
5 151 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
6 147 (41.29%) DevOps
7 142 (39.89%) SaaS
8 124 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
9 104 (29.21%) PowerShell
10 93 (26.12%) Linux
11 89 (25.00%) Oracle
12 87 (24.44%) Active Directory
13 86 (24.16%) Migration
14 73 (20.51%) SQL
15 71 (19.94%) Office 365
16 70 (19.66%) Windows Server
17 65 (18.26%) Project Management
18 62 (17.42%) TOGAF
19 59 (16.57%) SQL Server
20 58 (16.29%) Scrum
21 55 (15.45%) Public Cloud
22 54 (15.17%) DNS
23 53 (14.89%) Degree
23 53 (14.89%) Data Centre
24 51 (14.33%) .NET
24 51 (14.33%) Finance
25 50 (14.04%) VMware
26 49 (13.76%) Continuous Improvement
27 48 (13.48%) Enterprise Architecture
27 48 (13.48%) Hyper-V

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 (9.27%) JBoss
2 29 (8.15%) WebLogic
3 18 (5.06%) Apache
4 16 (4.49%) IIS
5 15 (4.21%) CMS
5 15 (4.21%) OpenStack
6 14 (3.93%) Confluence
7 12 (3.37%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.53%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.12%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.12%) Appian
10 4 (1.12%) Liferay
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.84%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.12%) 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
3 5 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Maximo
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 248 (69.66%) PaaS
2 239 (67.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
4 142 (39.89%) SaaS
5 71 (19.94%) Office 365
6 41 (11.52%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (9.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (8.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 32 (8.99%) Serverless
9 31 (8.71%) Dynamics 365
9 31 (8.71%) GitHub
10 19 (5.34%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (2.81%) Akamai
13 4 (1.12%) Azure Functions
13 4 (1.12%) Sage Pay
14 3 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.84%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (15.17%) DNS
2 42 (11.80%) Network Security
3 41 (11.52%) DHCP
4 39 (10.96%) Firewall
5 26 (7.30%) Software-Defined Networking
6 20 (5.62%) TCP/IP
7 18 (5.06%) VPN
8 17 (4.78%) SAN
9 13 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (3.09%) NAS
11 10 (2.81%) BIG-IP
12 9 (2.53%) Internet
13 8 (2.25%) WAN
14 7 (1.97%) LAN
15 6 (1.69%) Skype
16 5 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
17 4 (1.12%) VLAN
18 3 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
18 3 (0.84%) SSL
18 3 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.87%) Big Data
3 18 (5.06%) Hadoop
4 15 (4.21%) Oracle Exadata
4 15 (4.21%) SAP HANA
5 12 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.81%) GIS
7 9 (2.53%) MySQL
7 9 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.97%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.12%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.12%) DB2
11 4 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.84%) Power BI
12 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (12.08%) Jenkins
2 31 (8.71%) Git (software)
3 28 (7.87%) TeamCity
4 20 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (5.34%) GitLab
6 15 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (3.93%) JIRA
8 13 (3.65%) Selenium
8 13 (3.65%) Subversion
9 11 (3.09%) Gerrit
10 10 (2.81%) Ant
11 9 (2.53%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.40%) MSBuild
12 5 (1.40%) NUnit
13 4 (1.12%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.12%) JUnit
13 4 (1.12%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.84%) Gradle
14 3 (0.84%) Maven
14 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (14.33%) Finance
2 28 (7.87%) Marketing
3 27 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.90%) Retail
5 7 (1.97%) Banking
6 5 (1.40%) Legal
7 4 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.12%) Games
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
8 2 (0.56%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (29.78%) Architect
2 41 (11.52%) Cloud Architect
2 41 (11.52%) Developer
2 41 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (9.83%) Azure Engineer
4 33 (9.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (8.99%) Cloud Developer
6 28 (7.87%) Enterprise Architect
6 28 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (6.74%) Consultant
8 23 (6.46%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
9 21 (5.90%) IT Manager
10 18 (5.06%) Azure Architect
10 18 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (4.49%) Senior Architect
12 15 (4.21%) Delivery Manager
13 14 (3.93%) Azure Developer
13 14 (3.93%) Infrastructure Manager
14 13 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (3.65%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.33%) .NET
2 35 (9.83%) Middleware
3 31 (8.71%) Web Services
4 24 (6.74%) J2EE
5 23 (6.46%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (1.40%) LAMP
7 5 (1.40%) SOAP
8 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.12%) Lucene
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.12%) REST
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%) Node.js
9 3 (0.84%) RESTful
9 3 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.45%) Public Cloud
2 53 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 42 (11.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 36 (10.11%) Management Information System
5 33 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (8.71%) PKI
7 29 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (5.34%) Mobile App
9 16 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (4.21%) Clustering
11 11 (3.09%) Computer Science
12 10 (2.81%) PMI
13 9 (2.53%) Replication
14 6 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (1.69%) Private Cloud
15 5 (1.40%) CMDB
16 3 (0.84%) Internet of Things
16 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
16 3 (0.84%) User Experience
17 2 (0.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 165 (46.35%) Windows
2 93 (26.12%) Linux
3 70 (19.66%) Windows Server
4 41 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (10.11%) Windows 10
6 34 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (6.46%) Unix
8 21 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (4.21%) Solaris
10 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.56%) Android
11 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) VMS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (41.29%) DevOps
2 124 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (24.16%) Migration
4 65 (18.26%) Project Management
5 62 (17.42%) TOGAF
6 58 (16.29%) Scrum
7 49 (13.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 48 (13.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 46 (12.92%) ITIL
10 45 (12.64%) IT Strategy
10 45 (12.64%) Test Automation
11 44 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 41 (11.52%) CRM
13 40 (11.24%) Microservices
14 39 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (10.67%) Load Balancing
16 35 (9.83%) Network Virtualisation
16 35 (9.83%) SDLC
16 35 (9.83%) Service Delivery
17 34 (9.55%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 104 (29.21%) PowerShell
2 73 (20.51%) SQL
3 38 (10.67%) Python
4 34 (9.55%) Java
5 33 (9.27%) C#
6 20 (5.62%) Ruby
7 12 (3.37%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.97%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.97%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.40%) C
9 5 (1.40%) R
9 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.12%) C++
11 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.84%) U-SQL
12 2 (0.56%) Go
13 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.28%) Delphi
13 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (14.89%) Degree
2 27 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.62%) MCSE
4 16 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.09%) AWS Certification
6 10 (2.81%) MCSA
6 10 (2.81%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (2.53%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.12%) CCA
9 4 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.84%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.84%) MCITP
10 3 (0.84%) MCP
10 3 (0.84%) RHCE
11 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.25%) PA-DSS
2 8 (2.25%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) COBIT
3 2 (0.56%) GDPR
3 2 (0.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 48 (13.48%) Hyper-V
3 47 (13.20%) Docker
4 40 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (7.87%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.97%) vSphere
8 6 (1.69%) vCloud
9 4 (1.12%) KVM
10 3 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (9.55%) Ansible
2 27 (7.58%) Puppet
2 27 (7.58%) SCCM
3 21 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.90%) Terraform
4 17 (4.78%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.97%) SCOM
6 6 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (1.40%) Nagios
7 5 (1.40%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.40%) SCSM
8 4 (1.12%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.84%) vMotion
10 2 (0.56%) Grafana
10 2 (0.56%) Graylog
10 2 (0.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 157 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 89 (25.00%) Oracle
3 50 (14.04%) VMware
4 40 (11.24%) Google
5 36 (10.11%) Cisco
6 25 (7.02%) SAP
7 21 (5.90%) Splunk
8 20 (5.62%) Citrix
9 19 (5.34%) ServiceNow
10 17 (4.78%) Red Hat
11 16 (4.49%) Atlassian
12 14 (3.93%) HP
13 13 (3.65%) IBM
14 11 (3.09%) CheckPoint
15 10 (2.81%) Pega
15 10 (2.81%) Sitecore
15 10 (2.81%) TOWER Software
16 9 (2.53%) Symantec
17 8 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (2.25%) Snow