Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 96 238
Rank change year-on-year -86 +142 +19
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 348 257 325
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.92% 3.16% 1.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.74% 8.31% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 204 217 269
10th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £81,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 7,340 3,091 7,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.48% 38.03% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,121 2,699 6,368
10th Percentile £31,066 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 28 October 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 28 October 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
Thames Valley -1 157 £65,000 +4.00% 28
Surrey -25 79 £67,500 -3.57% 7
Berkshire -43 71 £65,000 -27.78% 14
Buckinghamshire +11 70 £55,000 -26.67% 6
Hampshire -121 37 £62,500 +4.17% 16
East Sussex -57 25 £70,000 +16.67% 4
Oxfordshire -27 16 £65,000 +8.33% 8
West Sussex -63 14 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Kent -49 2 - - 2
Home Counties -14 1 £67,500 -28.95%
Sussex - 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 280 (80.46%) Azure
2 276 (79.31%) PaaS
3 203 (58.33%) DevOps
4 194 (55.75%) SaaS
5 178 (51.15%) Microsoft
6 129 (37.07%) Active Directory
7 116 (33.33%) AWS
8 113 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
9 109 (31.32%) Windows
10 90 (25.86%) SQL
11 80 (22.99%) Social Skills
12 75 (21.55%) SQL Server
12 75 (21.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 73 (20.98%) Infrastructure as Code
14 72 (20.69%) Terraform
14 72 (20.69%) Firewall
15 69 (19.83%) Linux
15 69 (19.83%) Hybrid Cloud
16 65 (18.68%) VMware
17 64 (18.39%) Public Cloud
17 64 (18.39%) Microsoft 365
18 61 (17.53%) Ansible
19 59 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 58 (16.67%) ITIL
21 56 (16.09%) Jenkins
22 55 (15.80%) Microsoft Certification
23 54 (15.52%) Analytics
23 54 (15.52%) Presales
24 51 (14.66%) Kubernetes
25 50 (14.37%) Network Security

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 47 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (4.02%) IIS
4 13 (3.74%) Confluence
5 12 (3.45%) CMS
5 12 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (3.45%) Umbraco
6 11 (3.16%) WordPress
7 6 (1.72%) NServiceBus
8 4 (1.15%) Apache
8 4 (1.15%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.57%) nginx
10 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.16%) Sage 200
2 5 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 280 (80.46%) Azure
2 276 (79.31%) PaaS
3 194 (55.75%) SaaS
4 116 (33.33%) AWS
5 75 (21.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 64 (18.39%) Microsoft 365
7 36 (10.34%) Azure Service Bus
8 33 (9.48%) Cloud Computing
9 29 (8.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 28 (8.05%) Azure Key Vault
10 28 (8.05%) Azure Storage
11 26 (7.47%) GitHub
12 23 (6.61%) GCP
13 19 (5.46%) Azure App Service
14 17 (4.89%) Power Platform
15 15 (4.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (4.31%) OneDrive
15 15 (4.31%) Serverless
16 11 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (3.16%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 72 (20.69%) Firewall
2 50 (14.37%) Network Security
2 50 (14.37%) VPN
3 41 (11.78%) DNS
4 26 (7.47%) VLAN
5 20 (5.75%) WAN
6 18 (5.17%) DHCP
6 18 (5.17%) LAN
7 17 (4.89%) IPsec
8 16 (4.60%) SSL
8 16 (4.60%) TCP/IP
8 16 (4.60%) VoIP
9 15 (4.31%) MPLS
10 8 (2.30%) Internet
11 7 (2.01%) Skype
11 7 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.72%) HTTP
12 6 (1.72%) SD-WAN
12 6 (1.72%) SNMP
13 5 (1.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.75%) Big Data
4 17 (4.89%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (3.16%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.87%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.30%) Power BI
9 5 (1.44%) Couchbase
9 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.15%) BigQuery
10 4 (1.15%) Biml
10 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.15%) MySQL
11 3 (0.86%) OLTP
11 3 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 56 (16.09%) Jenkins
2 44 (12.64%) Git (software)
3 42 (12.07%) Visual Studio Team System
4 30 (8.62%) JIRA
5 24 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (4.02%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.15%) ERwin
8 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.15%) tSQLt
9 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.57%) GoCD
General
1 80 (22.99%) Social Skills
2 45 (12.93%) Organisational Skills
3 38 (10.92%) Finance
4 30 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.32%) Presentation Skills
6 11 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.01%) Banking
7 7 (2.01%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.72%) Law
9 4 (1.15%) Advertising
9 4 (1.15%) Back Office
9 4 (1.15%) Local Government
10 3 (0.86%) Legal
11 2 (0.57%) Electronics
11 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 2 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (22.99%) Architect
2 63 (18.10%) Cloud Engineer
3 31 (8.91%) Developer
4 26 (7.47%) Infrastructure Architect
5 25 (7.18%) Azure Specialist
6 24 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
6 24 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (6.61%) Security Specialist
8 20 (5.75%) DBA
8 20 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (5.46%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (5.46%) Lead Developer
10 17 (4.89%) Azure Architect
10 17 (4.89%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (4.31%) IT Manager
12 14 (4.02%) Consultant
13 13 (3.74%) AWS Engineer
13 13 (3.74%) Presales Solution Architect
14 12 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (2.87%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.51%) .NET
2 28 (8.05%) .NET Core
3 21 (6.03%) RabbitMQ
3 21 (6.03%) Web Services
4 20 (5.75%) ARM Templates
5 19 (5.46%) ActiveMQ
5 19 (5.46%) RESTful
5 19 (5.46%) SOAP
6 12 (3.45%) Middleware
7 9 (2.59%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (2.59%) OAuth
8 8 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (2.01%) React
10 6 (1.72%) ASP.NET Core
10 6 (1.72%) Node.js
10 6 (1.72%) SAML
11 5 (1.44%) Blazor
12 4 (1.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.83%) Hybrid Cloud
2 64 (18.39%) Public Cloud
3 42 (12.07%) Data Centre
4 33 (9.48%) User Experience
5 23 (6.61%) Cyberthreat
6 21 (6.03%) Private Cloud
6 21 (6.03%) Virtual Team
7 20 (5.75%) Cloud Native
7 20 (5.75%) Robotics
8 11 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.87%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (2.01%) CMDB
11 7 (2.01%) Replication
12 6 (1.72%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 6 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.86%) PKI
14 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.57%) Reinsurance
14 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 109 (31.32%) Windows
2 69 (19.83%) Linux
3 41 (11.78%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.03%) VMS
4 21 (6.03%) Windows 10
5 17 (4.89%) Android
6 16 (4.60%) Apple iOS
6 16 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.60%) Windows Server 2019
7 14 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.44%) CentOS
9 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.86%) Unix
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (58.33%) DevOps
2 113 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (20.98%) Infrastructure as Code
4 58 (16.67%) ITIL
5 54 (15.52%) Analytics
5 54 (15.52%) Presales
6 49 (14.08%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (14.08%) Migration
7 44 (12.64%) Microservices
8 36 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 35 (10.06%) Risk Management
10 32 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (9.20%) Mentoring
11 31 (8.91%) Full Stack Development
11 31 (8.91%) Scrum
12 30 (8.62%) Project Management
13 27 (7.76%) Machine Learning
13 27 (7.76%) Test Automation
14 26 (7.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 90 (25.86%) SQL
2 49 (14.08%) PowerShell
3 41 (11.78%) Python
4 29 (8.33%) C#
5 24 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.87%) Java
8 7 (2.01%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.72%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.44%) Bicep
10 5 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.44%) Perl
11 4 (1.15%) Go
11 4 (1.15%) R
11 4 (1.15%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.15%) VBA
12 3 (0.86%) PHP
12 3 (0.86%) X++
12 3 (0.86%) XPath
13 2 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (15.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.17%) Degree
2 18 (5.17%) MCSE
2 18 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (3.74%) AWS Certification
4 13 (3.74%) CCNA
5 5 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.86%) CCNP
6 3 (0.86%) CISSP
6 3 (0.86%) MCSA
7 2 (0.57%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.57%) CCIE
7 2 (0.57%) CISM
7 2 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.57%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.57%) MCP
7 2 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.33%) SLA
2 8 (2.30%) GDPR
3 7 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.01%) QA
4 6 (1.72%) NIST
5 4 (1.15%) SOC 2
6 3 (0.86%) PMO
7 2 (0.57%) NCSC
System Software
1 129 (37.07%) Active Directory
2 59 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (12.07%) Docker
4 34 (9.77%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (5.75%) Hyper-V
6 15 (4.31%) vSphere
7 8 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.15%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 72 (20.69%) Terraform
2 61 (17.53%) Ansible
3 51 (14.66%) Kubernetes
4 21 (6.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (4.02%) Single Sign-On
6 13 (3.74%) SCCM
7 11 (3.16%) vRealize
8 9 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.30%) Puppet
10 5 (1.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (1.15%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.15%) Istio
12 3 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.86%) MobiControl
13 2 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.57%) Packer
13 2 (0.57%) QRadar
13 2 (0.57%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.29%) Pingdom
14 1 (0.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 178 (51.15%) Microsoft
2 65 (18.68%) VMware
3 20 (5.75%) Sitecore
4 16 (4.60%) IFS
4 16 (4.60%) Oracle
4 16 (4.60%) Palo Alto
5 14 (4.02%) Cisco
5 14 (4.02%) Google
6 12 (3.45%) Veeam
7 11 (3.16%) Sage
7 11 (3.16%) Sophos
8 10 (2.87%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.59%) Dell
10 8 (2.30%) Citrix
11 7 (2.01%) IBM
11 7 (2.01%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.72%) HP
13 5 (1.44%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.44%) Okta
13 5 (1.44%) Symantec