Period
to 29 July 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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 240 317
Rank change year-on-year +83 +77 +116
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 370 110 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.26% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.00% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 220 79 168
10th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £41,876
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £49,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £67,250
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.09% +34.50%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 15,306 10,984 24,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.64% 91.94% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10,858 9,026 19,819
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,301 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 July 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 July 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 +47 166 £65,000 -3.70% 23
Hampshire +25 130 £60,000 +9.09% 22
Berkshire +8 74 £75,000 +3.45% 9
Buckinghamshire +27 59 £56,000 -20.00% 8
Surrey -5 34 £65,000 -11.26% 3
Oxfordshire -7 33 £65,000 -3.70% 6
East Sussex +1 29 £80,000 +28.00% 2
West Sussex -3 10 £55,000 -29.03% 3
Infrastructure as Code
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 298 (80.54%) DevOps
2 258 (69.73%) Azure
3 249 (67.30%) Terraform
4 201 (54.32%) AWS
5 155 (41.89%) Kubernetes
6 149 (40.27%) Docker
7 142 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
8 134 (36.22%) Linux
9 120 (32.43%) Ansible
10 102 (27.57%) Jenkins
11 84 (22.70%) Microsoft
12 80 (21.62%) Python
13 79 (21.35%) Security Cleared
14 75 (20.27%) Windows
15 73 (19.73%) Git (software)
16 68 (18.38%) PaaS
17 65 (17.57%) SC Cleared
18 61 (16.49%) IaaS
19 58 (15.68%) Test Automation
20 57 (15.41%) Microservices
21 56 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
22 52 (14.05%) SDLC
22 52 (14.05%) Bash Shell
22 52 (14.05%) PowerShell
23 50 (13.51%) Configuration Management
24 48 (12.97%) Puppet
25 47 (12.70%) Azure Active Directory
26 45 (12.16%) .NET
27 43 (11.62%) Active Directory
27 43 (11.62%) AWS CloudFormation

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 8 (2.16%) IIS
1 8 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.62%) Apache
3 6 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.08%) Confluence
5 4 (1.08%) GemFire
5 4 (1.08%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.54%) nginx
7 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 258 (69.73%) Azure
2 201 (54.32%) AWS
3 68 (18.38%) PaaS
4 61 (16.49%) IaaS
5 47 (12.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 43 (11.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 31 (8.38%) SaaS
8 26 (7.03%) Microsoft 365
9 25 (6.76%) GCP
9 25 (6.76%) Serverless
10 20 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (5.41%) Azure Key Vault
11 16 (4.32%) Amazon ECS
11 16 (4.32%) Amazon EKS
12 14 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (3.51%) GitHub
14 11 (2.97%) NuGet
15 8 (2.16%) Azure Service Bus
15 8 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.46%) Firewall
2 23 (6.22%) Network Security
3 19 (5.14%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.70%) DNS
5 8 (2.16%) VPN
6 7 (1.89%) VLAN
7 6 (1.62%) FTP
7 6 (1.62%) MPLS
7 6 (1.62%) SAN
8 5 (1.35%) BGP
8 5 (1.35%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.35%) Internet
8 5 (1.35%) IPsec
8 5 (1.35%) LAN
8 5 (1.35%) OSPF
8 5 (1.35%) SMTP
8 5 (1.35%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (1.35%) TACACS
8 5 (1.35%) WAN
8 5 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.22%) MongoDB
2 19 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.86%) MySQL
4 17 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.32%) MariaDB
6 15 (4.05%) Redis
7 10 (2.70%) Data Lake
8 8 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.62%) BigQuery
10 4 (1.08%) HBase
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.08%) Power BI
11 3 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.81%) GIS
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.27%) Big Data
13 1 (0.27%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.27%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 102 (27.57%) Jenkins
2 73 (19.73%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.19%) JIRA
4 15 (4.05%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (2.97%) Bitbucket
7 10 (2.70%) GitLab
8 9 (2.43%) Moq
8 9 (2.43%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.62%) Selenium
9 6 (1.62%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.35%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.35%) JMeter
10 5 (1.35%) Locust
10 5 (1.35%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.35%) WebSurge
11 4 (1.08%) JUnit
11 4 (1.08%) Storybook
General
1 35 (9.46%) Finance
2 24 (6.49%) Social Skills
3 19 (5.14%) Organisational Skills
4 17 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.51%) Banking
6 10 (2.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 9 (2.43%) Law
7 9 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.16%) Public Sector
9 7 (1.89%) Marketing
10 6 (1.62%) Billing
10 6 (1.62%) Electronics
10 6 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.62%) Legal
11 5 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.35%) Military
11 5 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 148 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (17.03%) Cloud Engineer
3 45 (12.16%) Developer
3 45 (12.16%) Senior DevOps
3 45 (12.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 36 (9.73%) Architect
5 24 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (6.22%) Site Engineer
6 23 (6.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 21 (5.68%) AWS Engineer
8 20 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.14%) Azure Engineer
10 13 (3.51%) AWS DevOps
10 13 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.24%) Software Engineer
12 11 (2.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 11 (2.97%) Java Developer
12 11 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (2.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 10 (2.70%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.16%) .NET
2 36 (9.73%) React
3 25 (6.76%) REST
4 24 (6.49%) .NET Core
4 24 (6.49%) Web Services
5 21 (5.68%) RESTful
6 20 (5.41%) Node.js
7 19 (5.14%) OAuth
7 19 (5.14%) OAuth2
8 16 (4.32%) AngularJS
8 16 (4.32%) Spring
9 12 (3.24%) Spring Boot
10 11 (2.97%) Memcached
11 9 (2.43%) Kafka
12 7 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (1.35%) CSS
13 5 (1.35%) Play Framework
13 5 (1.35%) Tailwind CSS
14 4 (1.08%) JSON
14 4 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.68%) Public Cloud
3 13 (3.51%) Cloud Native
3 13 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.62%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (1.62%) CMDB
5 6 (1.62%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.35%) Life Science
6 5 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.81%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.54%) Clustering
9 2 (0.54%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 134 (36.22%) Linux
2 75 (20.27%) Windows
3 41 (11.08%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.62%) Unix
7 5 (1.35%) CentOS
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (80.54%) DevOps
2 142 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (15.68%) Test Automation
4 57 (15.41%) Microservices
5 56 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (14.05%) SDLC
7 50 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 39 (10.54%) Migration
9 37 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 34 (9.19%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 29 (7.84%) ITIL
12 27 (7.30%) E-Commerce
13 26 (7.03%) Infrastructure Automation
13 26 (7.03%) Network Virtualisation
14 25 (6.76%) Scrum
14 25 (6.76%) Software Delivery
15 24 (6.49%) Analytics
15 24 (6.49%) Requirements Analysis
16 23 (6.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.62%) Python
2 52 (14.05%) Bash Shell
2 52 (14.05%) PowerShell
3 40 (10.81%) Java
4 36 (9.73%) C#
5 33 (8.92%) Ruby
6 24 (6.49%) JavaScript
7 23 (6.22%) SQL
8 14 (3.78%) PHP
9 12 (3.24%) C
9 12 (3.24%) TypeScript
10 11 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.70%) Groovy
12 8 (2.16%) C++
13 6 (1.62%) Perl
14 4 (1.08%) Go
14 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.27%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 79 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 65 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.41%) AWS Certification
4 17 (4.59%) Degree
4 17 (4.59%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.43%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.08%) OCP
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.81%) CCNA
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.54%) CISSP
11 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.27%) CCNP
11 1 (0.27%) MCSA
11 1 (0.27%) MCSE
11 1 (0.27%) RHCE
11 1 (0.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.51%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) GDPR
3 5 (1.35%) NIST
4 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 149 (40.27%) Docker
2 43 (11.62%) Active Directory
3 23 (6.22%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (2.16%) vSphere
7 4 (1.08%) HDFS
7 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.08%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.54%) LXC
9 2 (0.54%) NFS
9 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 249 (67.30%) Terraform
2 155 (41.89%) Kubernetes
3 120 (32.43%) Ansible
4 48 (12.97%) Puppet
5 21 (5.68%) SCCM
6 14 (3.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (2.70%) Packer
9 8 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.89%) Grafana
10 7 (1.89%) vRealize
11 6 (1.62%) Consul
11 6 (1.62%) FortiGate
11 6 (1.62%) Prometheus
11 6 (1.62%) vCenter Server
12 5 (1.35%) Graylog
13 4 (1.08%) Icinga
14 2 (0.54%) Graphite
14 2 (0.54%) Opsview
14 2 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.49%) Cisco
3 22 (5.95%) Meraki
4 18 (4.86%) VMware
5 14 (3.78%) Oracle
6 13 (3.51%) Google
7 10 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.89%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.62%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.62%) Splunk
10 5 (1.35%) Darktrace
10 5 (1.35%) Forcepoint
10 5 (1.35%) Proofpoint
10 5 (1.35%) SAP
11 4 (1.08%) Citrix
11 4 (1.08%) IBM
11 4 (1.08%) Okta
12 2 (0.54%) Apple
12 2 (0.54%) Cadence
12 2 (0.54%) HP