Period
to 21 October 2018

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 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 277 266
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 -24
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 69 61 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.61% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.32% 3.49% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 54 67
South West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% -14.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,352 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £57,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,081 1,746 1,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.33% 17.36% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,731 1,474 1,046
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +7.85%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Bristol +3 32 £50,000 -5.21% 8
Dorset - 7 £47,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +2 6 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire -3 5 £62,500 - 1
Somerset +18 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 £27,000 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 52 (75.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (73.91%) PaaS
3 38 (55.07%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
5 35 (50.72%) SaaS
6 23 (33.33%) Marketing
6 23 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 21 (30.43%) SQL
8 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
9 19 (27.54%) Service Delivery
9 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
10 17 (24.64%) Analytics
11 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (23.19%) C#
11 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
11 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 15 (21.74%) .NET
12 15 (21.74%) Windows
12 15 (21.74%) Migration
12 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (21.74%) Presales
13 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
13 14 (20.29%) RDBMS
13 14 (20.29%) Google
14 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
14 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (18.84%) HTML5
14 13 (18.84%) CouchDB

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 6 (8.70%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (75.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (73.91%) PaaS
3 38 (55.07%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (50.72%) SaaS
5 13 (18.84%) Azure Functions
5 13 (18.84%) Serverless
6 11 (15.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (15.94%) Office 365
7 5 (7.25%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (1.45%) Boomi
10 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) SSL
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 5 (7.25%) HTTP
4 3 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (4.35%) Network Security
4 3 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.35%) WAN
4 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.90%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) PBX
5 2 (2.90%) SAN
5 2 (2.90%) Skype
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
2 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 14 (20.29%) RDBMS
4 13 (18.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (18.84%) CouchDB
4 13 (18.84%) MongoDB
4 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.80%) Big Data
6 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (4.35%) GIS
7 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.45%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.45%) Power BI
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio
2 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.25%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.80%) MSBuild
4 4 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.45%) Buildbot
6 1 (1.45%) Chocolatey
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.45%) Trac
6 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (33.33%) Marketing
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 10 (14.49%) Electronics
3 10 (14.49%) Manufacturing
4 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.80%) Advertising
6 3 (4.35%) Billing
7 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Architect
2 17 (24.64%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Applications Architect
4 11 (15.94%) Azure Architect
4 11 (15.94%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (15.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.94%) Developer
5 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Azure Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Integration Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Service Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) .NET
2 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
2 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET
2 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (18.84%) CSS
2 13 (18.84%) HTML
2 13 (18.84%) HTML5
3 7 (10.14%) REST
4 5 (7.25%) JSON
4 5 (7.25%) Kafka
4 5 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (5.80%) Web Services
6 3 (4.35%) Middleware
6 3 (4.35%) OAuth
6 3 (4.35%) SAML
7 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.45%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.45%) Node.js
7 1 (1.45%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.45%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.84%) User Experience
3 11 (15.94%) Public Cloud
4 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.45%) Replication
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.94%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.45%) Debian
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Service Delivery
2 17 (24.64%) Analytics
3 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (21.74%) Migration
4 15 (21.74%) Presales
5 13 (18.84%) DevOps
5 13 (18.84%) MVC
6 12 (17.39%) Decision-Making
7 11 (15.94%) Analytical Thinking
7 11 (15.94%) BDD
7 11 (15.94%) ITIL
7 11 (15.94%) OO
7 11 (15.94%) TDD
8 9 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
9 7 (10.14%) CRM
9 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 21 (30.43%) SQL
3 16 (23.19%) C#
4 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.90%) CCA
4 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) GDPR
2 3 (4.35%) PMO
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) Docker
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.45%) KVM
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Ansible
1 4 (5.80%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (4.35%) HAProxy
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) SCOM
2 3 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.90%) Terraform
4 1 (1.45%) Grafana
4 1 (1.45%) Icinga
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Google
3 12 (17.39%) VMware
4 9 (13.04%) SAP
5 5 (7.25%) Citrix
5 5 (7.25%) NetApp
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco
7 3 (4.35%) BMC
7 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.35%) EMC
7 3 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (2.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.90%) BroadSoft
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) Informatica
9 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.45%) NEC
9 1 (1.45%) Perforce