Period
to 29 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Infrastructure as Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure as Code over the 6 months to 29 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 197 308
Rank change year-on-year +25 +111 +92
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 367 107 195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.00% 1.22% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.34% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 224 88 159
10th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £41,876
25th Percentile £54,500 £50,938 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,500 £57,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.91% -14.81% +6.72%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £86,750 £77,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +3.70%

Infrastructure as Code is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 17,168 8,006 22,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.57% 91.49% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11,549 6,649 18,627
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Infrastructure as Code
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Infrastructure as Code as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure as Code in the South East

Infrastructure as Code
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in the South East.

Salary trend for Infrastructure as Code in the South East

Infrastructure as Code
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in the South East over the 6 months to 29 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure as Code in the South East

Infrastructure as Code
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 Infrastructure as Code within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 November 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 +17 179 £65,000 +16.07% 35
Hampshire -27 104 £60,000 +2.13% 11
Berkshire -2 95 £61,500 +11.82% 20
Oxfordshire +1 43 £70,000 +16.67% 5
Buckinghamshire -31 41 £67,500 +25.00% 10
East Sussex -11 31 £72,500 +16.00% 4
Surrey -48 27 £72,500 +11.54% 14
West Sussex +2 14 £49,500 -34.00% 1
Kent - 4 £72,500 - 3
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Infrastructure as Code
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2021, IT jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 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 Infrastructure as Code.

1 289 (78.75%) DevOps
2 275 (74.93%) Terraform
3 256 (69.75%) Azure
4 195 (53.13%) AWS
5 184 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (38.42%) Ansible
7 130 (35.42%) Linux
8 126 (34.33%) Docker
9 123 (33.51%) Kubernetes
10 108 (29.43%) Jenkins
11 93 (25.34%) Git (software)
12 78 (21.25%) Test Automation
13 72 (19.62%) Windows
14 71 (19.35%) Python
14 71 (19.35%) PaaS
15 68 (18.53%) .NET
16 66 (17.98%) Microsoft
16 66 (17.98%) Security Cleared
16 66 (17.98%) PowerShell
17 65 (17.71%) C#
18 62 (16.89%) IaaS
19 61 (16.62%) Problem-Solving
20 59 (16.08%) Configuration Management
21 58 (15.80%) SQL
22 57 (15.53%) SDLC
23 55 (14.99%) Azure Active Directory
24 53 (14.44%) Analytics
25 52 (14.17%) ARM Templates
26 50 (13.62%) SC Cleared
27 47 (12.81%) Scrum

Infrastructure as Code
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 6 (1.63%) MS Exchange
1 6 (1.63%) OpenStack
1 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.36%) Confluence
3 4 (1.09%) Apache
3 4 (1.09%) IIS
3 4 (1.09%) nginx
4 3 (0.82%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 256 (69.75%) Azure
2 195 (53.13%) AWS
3 71 (19.35%) PaaS
4 62 (16.89%) IaaS
5 55 (14.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 38 (10.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 34 (9.26%) GCP
8 29 (7.90%) Serverless
9 25 (6.81%) Microsoft 365
9 25 (6.81%) SaaS
10 19 (5.18%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (5.18%) Azure Key Vault
11 16 (4.36%) NuGet
12 13 (3.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (3.00%) Amazon ECS
13 11 (3.00%) Amazon EKS
13 11 (3.00%) AWS CloudTrail
13 11 (3.00%) Route 53
14 9 (2.45%) Azure Logic Apps
14 9 (2.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.81%) Firewall
2 14 (3.81%) Network Security
2 14 (3.81%) VPN
3 9 (2.45%) BGP
3 9 (2.45%) DNS
3 9 (2.45%) OSPF
4 8 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (2.18%) IPsec
4 8 (2.18%) SMTP
5 6 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (1.36%) DHCP
7 4 (1.09%) HTTP
7 4 (1.09%) LAN
7 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.09%) WAN
8 3 (0.82%) Wireless
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.54%) MQTT
9 2 (0.54%) VLAN
10 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.09%) MySQL
2 14 (3.81%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.45%) MariaDB
3 9 (2.45%) Redis
3 9 (2.45%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.18%) Data Lake
5 6 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.09%) SQLite
8 3 (0.82%) Big Data
8 3 (0.82%) Power BI
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.54%) GIS
9 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 108 (29.43%) Jenkins
2 93 (25.34%) Git (software)
3 32 (8.72%) JIRA
4 30 (8.17%) TeamCity
5 24 (6.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (4.90%) SpecFlow
7 14 (3.81%) Moq
8 12 (3.27%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.72%) GitLab
10 8 (2.18%) JMeter
10 8 (2.18%) Locust
10 8 (2.18%) Selenium
10 8 (2.18%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.18%) WebSurge
11 6 (1.63%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.09%) Snyk
13 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.82%) Terragrunt
13 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (9.54%) Finance
2 34 (9.26%) Social Skills
3 26 (7.08%) Organisational Skills
4 16 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.27%) Marketing
7 10 (2.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 10 (2.72%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.18%) Publishing
9 7 (1.91%) Banking
9 7 (1.91%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (1.36%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.09%) Law
12 3 (0.82%) Electronics
13 2 (0.54%) Military
13 2 (0.54%) Retail
14 1 (0.27%) Automotive
14 1 (0.27%) Back Office
14 1 (0.27%) Billing
14 1 (0.27%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 118 (32.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (17.98%) Cloud Engineer
3 54 (14.71%) Developer
4 40 (10.90%) Senior Developer
5 39 (10.63%) Senior DevOps
5 39 (10.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 31 (8.45%) C# Developer
7 29 (7.90%) AWS Engineer
8 23 (6.27%) Azure Engineer
8 23 (6.27%) Senior C# Developer
9 22 (5.99%) Site Engineer
9 22 (5.99%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 19 (5.18%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (3.27%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 12 (3.27%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 11 (3.00%) Architect
12 11 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.00%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (18.53%) .NET
2 52 (14.17%) ARM Templates
3 41 (11.17%) React
4 38 (10.35%) .NET Core
5 24 (6.54%) Node.js
6 19 (5.18%) OAuth
6 19 (5.18%) OAuth2
7 17 (4.63%) RESTful
8 14 (3.81%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.00%) HTML
10 10 (2.72%) REST
10 10 (2.72%) Spring Boot
11 9 (2.45%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.45%) Gherkin
11 9 (2.45%) Memcached
11 9 (2.45%) Spring
12 8 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (2.18%) Kafka
13 7 (1.91%) Web Services
14 6 (1.63%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.72%) Public Cloud
2 15 (4.09%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.81%) Cloud Native
4 9 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.45%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.45%) User Experience
5 8 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.91%) Life Science
7 6 (1.63%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.82%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.54%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.54%) Legacy Applications
12 1 (0.27%) FMCG
12 1 (0.27%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 130 (35.42%) Linux
2 72 (19.62%) Windows
3 15 (4.09%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.72%) Android
5 10 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.18%) CentOS
7 6 (1.63%) Unix
8 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (78.75%) DevOps
2 184 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (21.25%) Test Automation
4 61 (16.62%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (16.08%) Configuration Management
6 57 (15.53%) SDLC
7 53 (14.44%) Analytics
8 47 (12.81%) Scrum
9 45 (12.26%) TDD
10 36 (9.81%) Mentoring
11 35 (9.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (8.45%) Migration
13 31 (8.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 27 (7.36%) Full Stack Development
14 27 (7.36%) Microservices
15 25 (6.81%) GitOps
15 25 (6.81%) Software Engineering
15 25 (6.81%) Unit Testing
16 24 (6.54%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.35%) Python
2 66 (17.98%) PowerShell
3 65 (17.71%) C#
4 58 (15.80%) SQL
5 41 (11.17%) Bash Shell
6 38 (10.35%) Java
7 32 (8.72%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.90%) C
9 14 (3.81%) TypeScript
10 12 (3.27%) Go
11 9 (2.45%) Perl
12 8 (2.18%) PHP
13 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.09%) Groovy
14 4 (1.09%) R
14 4 (1.09%) Rust
15 3 (0.82%) Ruby
16 2 (0.54%) C++
17 1 (0.27%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 50 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.81%) Degree
4 17 (4.63%) AWS Certification
5 13 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.36%) MCSE
8 2 (0.54%) CCNA
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCSA
9 1 (0.27%) RHCE
9 1 (0.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.99%) QA
2 13 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.63%) NCSC
4 4 (1.09%) NIST
4 4 (1.09%) SOC 2
5 2 (0.54%) GxP
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) GDPR
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (34.33%) Docker
2 46 (12.53%) Active Directory
3 29 (7.90%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.54%) LXC
6 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) KVM
7 1 (0.27%) NFS
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 275 (74.93%) Terraform
2 141 (38.42%) Ansible
3 123 (33.51%) Kubernetes
4 29 (7.90%) Puppet
5 27 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.91%) Packer
8 6 (1.63%) Jamf Pro
8 6 (1.63%) SCCM
9 4 (1.09%) Istio
9 4 (1.09%) SCOM
10 1 (0.27%) Grafana
10 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.27%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.27%) Salt
10 1 (0.27%) vRealize
10 1 (0.27%) WSUS
10 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.27%) VMware
3 17 (4.63%) Palo Alto
4 15 (4.09%) New Relic
5 13 (3.54%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.72%) Oracle
7 9 (2.45%) Zscaler
8 8 (2.18%) Apple
8 8 (2.18%) Google
8 8 (2.18%) SolarWinds
9 7 (1.91%) Cisco
10 6 (1.63%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.09%) Meraki
12 3 (0.82%) Citrix
12 3 (0.82%) Databricks
12 3 (0.82%) HP
12 3 (0.82%) IBM
12 3 (0.82%) Nasuni
12 3 (0.82%) Xamarin