Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 248 309
Rank change year-on-year +25 +61 +32
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 323 346 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.32% 1.23% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.41% 5.37% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 279 247 247
South East median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

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 7,323 6,442 6,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.98% 22.96% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6,243 5,355 5,032
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 +6 132 £67,500 +12.50% 24
Berkshire +6 83 £67,000 +3.08% 19
Hampshire -1 73 £50,000 -23.08% 9
Surrey +55 66 £67,500 +12.50% 11
East Sussex +28 28 £65,000 +40.55%
Buckinghamshire +12 27 £62,500 +66.67% 4
Oxfordshire +15 24 £77,500 +29.17% 1
West Sussex -6 12 £70,000 +51.35% 2
Kent -15 4 £57,000 +20.00% 1
Middlesex -3 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 247 (76.47%) Azure
2 222 (68.73%) PaaS
3 156 (48.30%) Microsoft
4 127 (39.32%) SaaS
5 108 (33.44%) AWS
6 98 (30.34%) Windows
7 91 (28.17%) DevOps
8 88 (27.24%) VMware
9 80 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 75 (23.22%) Active Directory
11 72 (22.29%) SQL
11 72 (22.29%) Migration
12 71 (21.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 69 (21.36%) Linux
14 66 (20.43%) PowerShell
14 66 (20.43%) Office 365
14 66 (20.43%) Windows Server
15 57 (17.65%) Terraform
16 55 (17.03%) Firewall
17 53 (16.41%) Ansible
18 52 (16.10%) Docker
19 49 (15.17%) Python
20 48 (14.86%) Data Centre
21 47 (14.55%) .NET
21 47 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
21 47 (14.55%) Hyper-V
22 46 (14.24%) Finance
23 45 (13.93%) ITIL
24 40 (12.38%) SQL Server
25 39 (12.07%) Private 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 22 (6.81%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.95%) Skype for Business
4 15 (4.64%) IIS
5 13 (4.02%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.72%) CMS
6 12 (3.72%) Confluence
7 10 (3.10%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 247 (76.47%) Azure
2 222 (68.73%) PaaS
3 127 (39.32%) SaaS
4 108 (33.44%) AWS
5 66 (20.43%) Office 365
6 39 (12.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 36 (11.15%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (6.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 20 (6.19%) GCP
10 17 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (4.95%) Serverless
12 15 (4.64%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (2.48%) OneDrive
13 8 (2.48%) Power Platform
14 6 (1.86%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (1.24%) GitHub
17 3 (0.93%) Akamai
17 3 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
17 3 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (17.03%) Firewall
2 32 (9.91%) DNS
3 29 (8.98%) WAN
4 28 (8.67%) VPN
5 24 (7.43%) LAN
6 15 (4.64%) Network Security
6 15 (4.64%) TCP/IP
7 14 (4.33%) HTTP
7 14 (4.33%) Skype
8 11 (3.41%) MPLS
8 11 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (2.79%) DHCP
9 9 (2.79%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (2.79%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.79%) Unified Communications
10 8 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.48%) VSAN
11 7 (2.17%) VLAN
12 6 (1.86%) SAN
13 5 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.57%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.10%) Data Lake
6 9 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (2.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.48%) HDInsight
7 8 (2.48%) Power BI
7 8 (2.48%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.86%) Big Data
9 6 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.86%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (1.86%) QlikView
10 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.93%) Ingres
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.74%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (4.33%) JIRA
4 14 (4.33%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (1.86%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.62%) Bower
9 2 (0.62%) GitLab
9 2 (0.62%) Gradle
9 2 (0.62%) Maven
10 1 (0.31%) CircleCI
General
1 46 (14.24%) Finance
2 19 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 11 (3.41%) Billing
4 9 (2.79%) Retail
5 7 (2.17%) Marketing
6 6 (1.86%) Electronics
7 5 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.24%) Games
8 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 64 (19.81%) Architect
2 49 (15.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (12.38%) Azure Engineer
3 40 (12.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 37 (11.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (10.84%) Consultant
6 34 (10.53%) Developer
7 27 (8.36%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (6.19%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (5.57%) .NET Developer
10 18 (5.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
12 16 (4.95%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (4.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.33%) Azure Architect
14 14 (4.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.33%) Cloud Consultant
15 13 (4.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.55%) .NET
2 22 (6.81%) ASP.NET
3 17 (5.26%) .NET Core
4 15 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (4.64%) Web Services
5 13 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (4.02%) JSON
6 12 (3.72%) NativeScript
6 12 (3.72%) Node.js
6 12 (3.72%) React Native
7 10 (3.10%) GatsbyJS
8 5 (1.55%) LDAP
9 4 (1.24%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (0.93%) Kafka
10 3 (0.93%) REST
11 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.62%) Middleware
12 1 (0.31%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 39 (12.07%) Private Cloud
3 35 (10.84%) Public Cloud
4 28 (8.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (6.19%) Clustering
6 17 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (4.02%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.10%) User Experience
9 9 (2.79%) CMDB
10 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
11 7 (2.17%) PKI
12 6 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.86%) Replication
13 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.24%) iPad
14 4 (1.24%) iPhone
15 3 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
16 2 (0.62%) Cloud Native
16 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (30.34%) Windows
2 69 (21.36%) Linux
3 66 (20.43%) Windows Server
4 34 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.10%) CentOS
7 9 (2.79%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.48%) Unix
8 8 (2.48%) VMS
9 4 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) AIX
10 1 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.17%) DevOps
2 72 (22.29%) Migration
3 71 (21.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 47 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (13.93%) ITIL
6 35 (10.84%) Capacity Planning
7 34 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
8 28 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (8.67%) Microservices
9 27 (8.36%) Analytics
10 25 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (7.43%) Presales
12 23 (7.12%) SOA
13 21 (6.50%) TOGAF
14 20 (6.19%) Identity Management
15 19 (5.88%) Configuration Management
15 19 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (5.88%) Project Management
16 18 (5.57%) Network Virtualisation
16 18 (5.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.29%) SQL
2 66 (20.43%) PowerShell
3 49 (15.17%) Python
4 37 (11.46%) C#
5 22 (6.81%) JavaScript
6 18 (5.57%) Bash Shell
7 14 (4.33%) Java
8 13 (4.02%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.72%) Perl
9 12 (3.72%) PHP
10 4 (1.24%) C
11 3 (0.93%) Scala
12 2 (0.62%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) Go
13 1 (0.31%) R
13 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (8.67%) MCSE
3 20 (6.19%) Degree
3 20 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.64%) CCNA
4 15 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.02%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.72%) AWS Certification
7 9 (2.79%) MCITP
8 7 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.86%) CISM
9 6 (1.86%) CISSP
9 6 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.55%) CCA
10 5 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.55%) MCP
11 3 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.62%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.26%) SLA
2 11 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.55%) GAMP
3 5 (1.55%) GxP
3 5 (1.55%) QA
4 4 (1.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (1.24%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.93%) NCSC
6 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.31%) RMADS
System Software
1 80 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (23.22%) Active Directory
3 52 (16.10%) Docker
4 47 (14.55%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.33%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (4.33%) vSphere
6 13 (4.02%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.79%) NFS
7 9 (2.79%) XenApp
8 8 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.17%) VMware NSX
10 6 (1.86%) vCloud
11 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.31%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 57 (17.65%) Terraform
2 53 (16.41%) Ansible
3 37 (11.46%) Kubernetes
4 27 (8.36%) Puppet
5 21 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (5.26%) vRealize
7 14 (4.33%) vCenter Server
8 10 (3.10%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 9 (2.79%) SCCM
10 7 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.86%) HAProxy
11 6 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (1.86%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.24%) Nagios
12 4 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (1.24%) PowerCLI
12 4 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.93%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 156 (48.30%) Microsoft
2 88 (27.24%) VMware
3 30 (9.29%) Cisco
4 23 (7.12%) Citrix
5 21 (6.50%) Google
6 20 (6.19%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.33%) Dell
7 14 (4.33%) HP
8 13 (4.02%) EMC
9 11 (3.41%) IBM
9 11 (3.41%) NetApp
10 10 (3.10%) Brightcove
10 10 (3.10%) Optimizely
10 10 (3.10%) Oracle
10 10 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (2.79%) 3PAR
11 9 (2.79%) Juniper
12 8 (2.48%) Aruba
13 6 (1.86%) SAP
13 6 (1.86%) ServiceNow