The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 231 218
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 24 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.38% 6.26% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 3
Median salary £46,250 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.90% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £215,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.50% +10.50%  

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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 710 479 337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.03% 8.13% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 596 431 266
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

IaaS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for IaaS in the South West

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the South West

IaaS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol -4 14 £48,750 -15.21% 2
Cornwall - 5 £45,000 -
Somerset - 2 £42,500 - 3
Wiltshire +19 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire -2 1 £47,500 -
Devon - 1 £35,000 - 3
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 55 (90.16%) PaaS
2 32 (52.46%) SaaS
3 29 (47.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
5 26 (42.62%) ITIL
5 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (39.34%) PRINCE2
7 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
8 20 (32.79%) VMware
8 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (31.15%) Linux
10 18 (29.51%) Degree
10 18 (29.51%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (26.23%) Oracle
12 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
12 15 (24.59%) Cisco
12 15 (24.59%) Service Management
13 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (22.95%) SAN
14 13 (21.31%) NetApp
14 13 (21.31%) Windows
14 13 (21.31%) IT Strategy
15 12 (19.67%) Line Management
15 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
15 12 (19.67%) SQL
15 12 (19.67%) Citrix
15 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
16 11 (18.03%) IBM
16 11 (18.03%) EMC
16 11 (18.03%) ITIL V3

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (13.11%) IIS
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
2 6 (9.84%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.84%) JBoss
2 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
2 6 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 55 (90.16%) PaaS
2 32 (52.46%) SaaS
3 29 (47.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (29.51%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (13.11%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (8.20%) Office 365
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.64%) G Suite
7 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.64%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) SAN
2 10 (16.39%) Internet
2 10 (16.39%) VPN
3 9 (14.75%) DHCP
3 9 (14.75%) DNS
4 6 (9.84%) Firewall
5 5 (8.20%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.56%) Network Security
7 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.92%) VLAN
8 2 (3.28%) LAN
8 2 (3.28%) SSL
9 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.64%) VoIP
9 1 (1.64%) WAN
9 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.84%) MySQL
2 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.20%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.92%) JIRA
1 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Capybara
2 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.28%) Protractor
2 2 (3.28%) Selenium
2 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.28%) WATIR
2 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.64%) Bower
3 1 (1.64%) Grunt
3 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.64%) RSpec
3 1 (1.64%) RubyGems
3 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 5 (8.20%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Publishing
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Architect
2 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Service Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Agile Project Manager
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Network Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Network Services Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Junior
6 4 (6.56%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Middleware
1 6 (9.84%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) JSON
3 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.28%) Behat
3 2 (3.28%) OpenDaylight
3 2 (3.28%) React
3 2 (3.28%) REST
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.64%) jQuery
4 1 (1.64%) OAuth
4 1 (1.64%) RESTful
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.11%) Public Cloud
2 8 (13.11%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (8.20%) CMDB
5 5 (8.20%) Internet of Things
5 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
5 5 (8.20%) Virtual Team
6 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.28%) Clustering
8 2 (3.28%) NHS
9 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) Windows
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.11%) OpenVMS
4 8 (13.11%) Solaris
5 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Unix
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Fedora
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE
7 1 (1.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (42.62%) ITIL
2 24 (39.34%) PRINCE2
3 15 (24.59%) Service Management
4 13 (21.31%) IT Strategy
5 12 (19.67%) Line Management
6 11 (18.03%) DevOps
6 11 (18.03%) ITIL V3
6 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) TOGAF
7 10 (16.39%) Scrum
7 10 (16.39%) Service Delivery
8 8 (13.11%) Data Protection
8 8 (13.11%) ITSM
8 8 (13.11%) Programme Management
9 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
9 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.48%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (11.48%) Project Management
9 7 (11.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) C#
2 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.20%) Java
4 4 (6.56%) C
5 3 (4.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) AWK
6 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (14.75%) CCNA
3 9 (14.75%) MCSE
3 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.48%) ISEB
5 6 (9.84%) EMC Certification
6 5 (8.20%) CCIE
6 5 (8.20%) CCNP
6 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
6 5 (8.20%) PMP
7 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) ISO 14001
1 5 (8.20%) ISO 9001
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) HIPAA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.84%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (8.20%) Firmware
6 2 (3.28%) Ceph
6 2 (3.28%) Docker
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.64%) iptables
7 1 (1.64%) KVM
7 1 (1.64%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.64%) vSphere
7 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) AirWatch
2 5 (8.20%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.92%) SCCM
3 3 (4.92%) SCOM
4 2 (3.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.64%) Marathon
5 1 (1.64%) Mesos
5 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.64%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) Salt
5 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 16 (26.23%) Oracle
4 15 (24.59%) Cisco
5 13 (21.31%) NetApp
6 12 (19.67%) Citrix
7 11 (18.03%) EMC
7 11 (18.03%) IBM
8 8 (13.11%) Juniper
9 6 (9.84%) Software AG
10 5 (8.20%) BMC
10 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
10 5 (8.20%) HP
10 5 (8.20%) Infoblox
10 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.92%) Draytek
12 2 (3.28%) Intel
13 1 (1.64%) Google
13 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.64%) Talend
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