Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 268 305
Rank change year-on-year +9 +37 +2
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 88 56 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.20% 3.81% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 67 36 35
South West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £60,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -

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 2,096 1,471 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.75% 14.51% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,817 1,233 852
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 May 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 May 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 -17 30 £49,875 -1.24% 12
Cornwall -6 15 - -
Wiltshire +6 12 £58,500 +6.36%
Devon +25 10 £41,000 +17.14%
Gloucestershire +30 8 £50,000 - 3
Somerset +19 7 £30,000 -29.41%
Dorset -42 3 £47,500 +35.71%
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 69 (78.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (60.23%) Linux
3 51 (57.95%) SaaS
4 47 (53.41%) PaaS
5 44 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 42 (47.73%) Windows
7 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
8 37 (42.05%) VMware
9 36 (40.91%) Windows Server
10 35 (39.77%) ITIL
11 34 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (37.50%) Service Delivery
13 27 (30.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (28.41%) Degree
14 25 (28.41%) DevOps
15 24 (27.27%) Service Management
16 23 (26.14%) ITSM
17 22 (25.00%) User Experience
17 22 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (23.86%) Decision-Making
18 21 (23.86%) PowerShell
19 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (21.59%) Hyper-V
20 19 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
21 18 (20.45%) MCSE
21 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
21 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
21 18 (20.45%) Office 365
22 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012

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 (9.09%) IIS
2 7 (7.95%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (78.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (57.95%) SaaS
3 47 (53.41%) PaaS
4 44 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (20.45%) Office 365
6 9 (10.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.41%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.27%) Serverless
9 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.14%) npm
9 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) SSL
2 11 (12.50%) WAN
3 10 (11.36%) Firewall
3 10 (11.36%) Network Security
3 10 (11.36%) Unified Communications
4 7 (7.95%) Skype
4 7 (7.95%) SMS
5 6 (6.82%) LAN
6 3 (3.41%) PBX
6 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.27%) HTTP
7 2 (2.27%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.14%) ADSL
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.14%) DNS
8 1 (1.14%) Internet
8 1 (1.14%) MPLS
8 1 (1.14%) SAN
8 1 (1.14%) VoIP
8 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) MySQL
3 7 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.82%) CouchDB
4 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.41%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.27%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.27%) Redis
8 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.55%) JIRA
5 4 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.55%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.27%) Protractor
6 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.14%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.14%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.14%) Capybara
7 1 (1.14%) Chocolatey
7 1 (1.14%) Grunt
7 1 (1.14%) JMeter
7 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.14%) Trac
7 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
1 7 (7.95%) Marketing
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.68%) Electronics
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) German Language
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Administrator
2 11 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (11.36%) Architect
4 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Server Support
8 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) Web Services
2 9 (10.23%) AngularJS
3 8 (9.09%) .NET
4 7 (7.95%) CSS
4 7 (7.95%) HTML
4 7 (7.95%) HTML5
4 7 (7.95%) Middleware
5 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.82%) JSON
6 5 (5.68%) REST
7 4 (4.55%) LDAP
8 3 (3.41%) Kafka
8 3 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.27%) React
10 1 (1.14%) CSS3
10 1 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (1.14%) Node.js
10 1 (1.14%) Sass
10 1 (1.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) User Experience
2 16 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (14.77%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.95%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.14%) Replication
7 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (60.23%) Linux
2 42 (47.73%) Windows
3 36 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.68%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.41%) Debian
6 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.27%) CentOS
7 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.14%) Android
8 1 (1.14%) Unix
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) ITIL
2 33 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 27 (30.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 25 (28.41%) DevOps
5 24 (27.27%) Service Management
6 23 (26.14%) ITSM
7 22 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (23.86%) Decision-Making
9 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (21.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (17.05%) Incident Management
11 15 (17.05%) Proactive Management
12 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (13.64%) Project Management
14 11 (12.50%) Configuration Management
15 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
15 9 (10.23%) Presales
15 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
16 8 (9.09%) TDD
16 8 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.36%) C#
3 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.82%) Python
4 6 (6.82%) SQL
5 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.27%) Java
6 2 (2.27%) Perl
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (28.41%) Degree
2 18 (20.45%) MCSE
2 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (4.55%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.41%) MCSA
5 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) CCNA
6 2 (2.27%) CCNP
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.14%) ISEB
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.14%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.68%) GDPR
4 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 34 (38.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (21.59%) Hyper-V
3 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
4 16 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (11.36%) Docker
6 2 (2.27%) vSphere
6 2 (2.27%) XenApp
6 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Ansible
2 11 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.23%) Puppet
4 8 (9.09%) Kubernetes
4 8 (9.09%) Nagios
4 8 (9.09%) Terraform
5 7 (7.95%) HAProxy
5 7 (7.95%) Kibana
6 6 (6.82%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (5.68%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (4.55%) SCOM
9 2 (2.27%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (1.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 37 (42.05%) VMware
3 12 (13.64%) Cisco
4 10 (11.36%) Google
5 7 (7.95%) NEC
5 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
6 5 (5.68%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.68%) Juniper
6 5 (5.68%) McAfee
6 5 (5.68%) SAP
7 3 (3.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (3.41%) BroadSoft
8 2 (2.27%) Citrix
8 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.27%) Veeam
9 1 (1.14%) Dell
9 1 (1.14%) EMC
9 1 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (1.14%) NetApp
9 1 (1.14%) Perforce