Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 249 161 199
Rank change year-on-year -88 +38 +16
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 284 322 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 2.06% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.34% 5.09% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 198 198 175
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £63,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.70% -6.67% +12.50%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -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 8,498 6,327 4,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.68% 40.39% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,214 4,805 3,942
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £61,650 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.75% +4.35% +4.55%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Surrey -43 82 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Thames Valley -74 80 £62,500 +4.17% 14
Hampshire +12 73 £60,000 +12.68% 7
Berkshire -17 44 £58,750 -17.54% 4
East Sussex -28 24 £53,500 -14.40%
Buckinghamshire -68 20 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Oxfordshire -30 16 £82,500 +37.50% 8
Kent -55 12 £45,000 -
West Sussex -39 7 £62,500 -3.85% 2
Home Counties -4 2 £75,000 +11.11%
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 204 (71.83%) PaaS
2 203 (71.48%) Azure
3 137 (48.24%) Microsoft
4 124 (43.66%) SaaS
5 81 (28.52%) Windows
6 79 (27.82%) Agile
6 79 (27.82%) AWS
6 79 (27.82%) DevOps
7 72 (25.35%) Cybersecurity
8 69 (24.30%) Microsoft 365
9 63 (22.18%) Active Directory
10 58 (20.42%) Social Skills
11 57 (20.07%) Firewall
12 51 (17.96%) TOGAF
12 51 (17.96%) Linux
13 46 (16.20%) VMware
14 45 (15.85%) PowerShell
15 44 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (15.14%) Terraform
16 43 (15.14%) CI/CD
17 42 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 42 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
18 40 (14.08%) Finance
18 40 (14.08%) Degree
18 40 (14.08%) Kubernetes
19 37 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 36 (12.68%) Data Centre
21 35 (12.32%) Public Cloud
21 35 (12.32%) Windows Server
22 34 (11.97%) Data Privacy

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 23 (8.10%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.52%) CMS
2 10 (3.52%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.82%) EPiServer
3 8 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (2.82%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.06%) Apache
4 3 (1.06%) IIS
4 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 204 (71.83%) PaaS
2 203 (71.48%) Azure
3 124 (43.66%) SaaS
4 79 (27.82%) AWS
5 69 (24.30%) Microsoft 365
6 31 (10.92%) GCP
7 29 (10.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 29 (10.21%) Azure DevOps
7 29 (10.21%) Power Platform
8 23 (8.10%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (4.23%) Azure AKS
10 11 (3.87%) Azure Pipelines
11 10 (3.52%) Azure Sentinel
12 9 (3.17%) Serverless
13 7 (2.46%) OpenShift
14 6 (2.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 6 (2.11%) Azure Logic Apps
15 5 (1.76%) Azure Service Bus
16 4 (1.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 4 (1.41%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (20.07%) Firewall
2 22 (7.75%) Internet
3 19 (6.69%) Network Security
4 15 (5.28%) VPN
5 13 (4.58%) DNS
5 13 (4.58%) Unified Communications
6 11 (3.87%) LAN
6 11 (3.87%) SAN
6 11 (3.87%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.87%) WAN
6 11 (3.87%) Wireless
7 9 (3.17%) VLAN
8 7 (2.46%) DHCP
8 7 (2.46%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (2.46%) HTTP
8 7 (2.46%) VoIP
9 4 (1.41%) PABX
9 4 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.41%) RS-232
9 4 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.28%) Big Data
3 14 (4.93%) Power BI
4 7 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.41%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.70%) DTS
8 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.35%) DynamoDB
9 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (8.80%) Jenkins
2 23 (8.10%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.41%) Postman
4 4 (1.41%) Spinnaker
5 3 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.70%) GitLab
6 2 (0.70%) JIRA
7 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.35%) NUnit
7 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (20.42%) Social Skills
2 40 (14.08%) Finance
3 34 (11.97%) Telecoms
4 29 (10.21%) Marketing
5 21 (7.39%) Fire and Rescue
6 20 (7.04%) Presentation Skills
7 15 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (4.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 13 (4.58%) Documentation Skills
9 13 (4.58%) Retail
10 10 (3.52%) Legal
11 9 (3.17%) Electronics
12 8 (2.82%) Billing
12 8 (2.82%) Police
12 8 (2.82%) Public Sector
13 7 (2.46%) Advertising
14 6 (2.11%) Organisational Skills
15 5 (1.76%) Law
15 5 (1.76%) Manufacturing
16 4 (1.41%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 76 (26.76%) Architect
2 51 (17.96%) Cloud Engineer
3 38 (13.38%) Solutions Architect
4 34 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (10.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (9.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (7.04%) Product Manager
8 19 (6.69%) Analyst
9 17 (5.99%) Developer
10 15 (5.28%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (4.93%) Network Engineer
12 13 (4.58%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.58%) Security Analyst
13 11 (3.87%) Azure Architect
13 11 (3.87%) Azure Engineer
14 10 (3.52%) Cloud Architect
14 10 (3.52%) IT Manager
14 10 (3.52%) Senior Architect
14 10 (3.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.52%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.69%) JSON
2 13 (4.58%) .NET
3 11 (3.87%) REST
4 10 (3.52%) CSS
4 10 (3.52%) HTML
4 10 (3.52%) Middleware
5 9 (3.17%) OAuth
6 8 (2.82%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (2.82%) jQuery
6 8 (2.82%) Swagger
7 6 (2.11%) ARM Templates
7 6 (2.11%) SOAP
8 4 (1.41%) React
8 4 (1.41%) SAML
8 4 (1.41%) WF
8 4 (1.41%) XML
9 3 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (1.06%) Node.js
9 3 (1.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 35 (12.32%) Public Cloud
3 28 (9.86%) IoT
4 21 (7.39%) NHS
5 16 (5.63%) Cyber Defence
6 14 (4.93%) Cyberattack
7 13 (4.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (4.58%) Management Information System
8 12 (4.23%) User Experience
9 10 (3.52%) Cloud Native
9 10 (3.52%) Mobile App
9 10 (3.52%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (2.46%) Fat Client
12 7 (2.46%) Thin Client
13 6 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.76%) CCTV
14 5 (1.76%) Robotics
15 4 (1.41%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 81 (28.52%) Windows
2 51 (17.96%) Linux
3 35 (12.32%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.17%) Android
4 9 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.82%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (2.46%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.46%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.06%) SUSE
8 3 (1.06%) Unix
8 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.82%) Agile
1 79 (27.82%) DevOps
2 72 (25.35%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (17.96%) TOGAF
4 44 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (15.14%) CI/CD
6 37 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 34 (11.97%) Data Privacy
8 32 (11.27%) Waterfall
9 31 (10.92%) Decision-Making
10 28 (9.86%) Open Source
11 27 (9.51%) Computer Science
11 27 (9.51%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (9.15%) Incident Management
13 25 (8.80%) Infrastructure as Code
14 24 (8.45%) ITIL
14 24 (8.45%) Presales
15 23 (8.10%) Technical Leadership
16 21 (7.39%) Configuration Management
16 21 (7.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 33 (11.62%) SQL
3 24 (8.45%) C#
4 18 (6.34%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.99%) Bash
5 17 (5.99%) Python
6 15 (5.28%) Java
7 8 (2.82%) Apple Swift
7 8 (2.82%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.76%) Go
9 5 (1.76%) VB
10 4 (1.41%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.41%) PHP
11 3 (1.06%) C
11 3 (1.06%) Perl
12 1 (0.35%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.35%) Groovy
12 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.08%) Degree
3 25 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (7.04%) CISSP
5 18 (6.34%) CISM
5 18 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (6.34%) CRISC
6 13 (4.58%) CCNA
6 13 (4.58%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 11 (3.87%) TOGAF Certification
9 9 (3.17%) MCSE
10 8 (2.82%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.11%) AWS Certification
12 5 (1.76%) RHCSA
13 4 (1.41%) HNC
14 3 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (1.06%) CISMP
14 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (10.21%) GDPR
3 21 (7.39%) NIST
4 16 (5.63%) NCSC
5 13 (4.58%) QA
6 12 (4.23%) SLA
7 10 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 6 (2.11%) GRC
8 6 (2.11%) NIST 800
9 4 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (1.41%) HIPAA
9 4 (1.41%) PCI DSS
10 3 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (1.06%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (22.18%) Active Directory
2 42 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.62%) Docker
4 12 (4.23%) vSphere
5 8 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.46%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.41%) etcd
8 3 (1.06%) KVM
8 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (15.14%) Terraform
2 40 (14.08%) Kubernetes
3 13 (4.58%) Ansible
4 12 (4.23%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (3.17%) FortiGate
5 9 (3.17%) SCOM
6 8 (2.82%) SCCM
7 7 (2.46%) Nagios
8 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.06%) Kibana
9 3 (1.06%) NetCrunch
10 2 (0.70%) Grafana
10 2 (0.70%) Puppet
10 2 (0.70%) Rancher
11 1 (0.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.35%) MobiControl
11 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 137 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.20%) VMware
3 18 (6.34%) Google
4 15 (5.28%) Citrix
5 14 (4.93%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.23%) Sitecore
7 10 (3.52%) Apple
7 10 (3.52%) Veeam
8 9 (3.17%) Cisco
9 8 (2.82%) F5
10 7 (2.46%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (2.11%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.41%) arcserve
12 4 (1.41%) Commvault
12 4 (1.41%) HP
12 4 (1.41%) Okta
12 4 (1.41%) Oracle
12 4 (1.41%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.06%) BMC
13 3 (1.06%) EMC