The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for IaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 81 92 102
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 7 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.81% 0.57% 0.085%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.56% 6.42% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 1
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -17.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 126 109 97
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.65% 8.84% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 117 105 86
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -11.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing IaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in South Wales

IaaS
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS in South Wales.

Salary trend for IaaS in South Wales

IaaS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in South Wales

IaaS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +2 4 £36,250 +0.69%
Torfaen +16 3 £41,500 +9.21%
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -
IaaS
Wales

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 23 (88.46%) PaaS
2 21 (80.77%) VMware
3 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 17 (65.38%) SaaS
5 14 (53.85%) Linux
6 13 (50.00%) Cisco
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
8 11 (42.31%) Firewall
9 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (34.62%) Unix
10 9 (34.62%) VMware ESX
11 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
11 8 (30.77%) Degree
11 8 (30.77%) Office 365
12 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
12 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
12 7 (26.92%) LAN
12 7 (26.92%) Oracle
13 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
13 6 (23.08%) Release Management
13 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (19.23%) Mobile Device Management
14 5 (19.23%) vSphere
14 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (15.38%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (88.46%) PaaS
2 17 (65.38%) SaaS
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (30.77%) Office 365
5 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (7.69%) Bluemix
6 2 (7.69%) G Suite
6 2 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.85%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) COM+
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
2 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 9 (34.62%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.69%) OpenBSD
5 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (23.08%) Release Management
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Open Source
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 2 (7.69%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
2 2 (7.69%) Scala
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) RHCE
4 1 (3.85%) CISA
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) VMware ESX
4 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 5 (19.23%) vSphere
6 3 (11.54%) Docker
7 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
1 2 (7.69%) vRealize
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Splunk
5 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
5 2 (7.69%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Vyatta