Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 272 259
Rank change year-on-year +45 -13 +16
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 69 61 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.98% 2.32% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 63
Median annual salary £47,250 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.09% +5.77% +9.47%
10th Percentile £30,925 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,838 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +13.04%

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 2,318 2,633 2,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.40% 26.28% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,907 2,026 1,797
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IaaS in the South West.

Salary trend for IaaS in the South West

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the South West over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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
Wiltshire +23 22 £33,500 -4.29% 2
Gloucestershire +12 17 £86,250 +102.94% 3
Devon +19 14 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Bristol +24 11 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Dorset +28 4 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Somerset +19 4 £38,187 -52.27%
Cornwall +5 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 55 (79.71%) Azure
2 46 (66.67%) SaaS
3 38 (55.07%) Microsoft
4 37 (53.62%) Windows
5 35 (50.72%) PaaS
6 30 (43.48%) Linux
7 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
8 23 (33.33%) AWS
8 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 17 (24.64%) Windows Server
10 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
11 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 15 (21.74%) Python
12 14 (20.29%) SQL
12 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
12 14 (20.29%) Office 365
13 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
14 12 (17.39%) VPN
14 12 (17.39%) RDBMS
14 12 (17.39%) IIS
14 12 (17.39%) VMware
14 12 (17.39%) Ruby
14 12 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (15.94%) User Experience
16 10 (14.49%) Use Case
16 10 (14.49%) Migration
16 10 (14.49%) ITIL
16 10 (14.49%) MySQL
16 10 (14.49%) Unix

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 12 (17.39%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) Confluence
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 55 (79.71%) Azure
2 46 (66.67%) SaaS
3 35 (50.72%) PaaS
4 23 (33.33%) AWS
5 14 (20.29%) Office 365
6 6 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (7.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.90%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.90%) Serverless
9 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.45%) GCP
9 1 (1.45%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.45%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.39%) VPN
3 10 (14.49%) DNS
4 8 (11.59%) Firewall
5 5 (7.25%) VLAN
6 3 (4.35%) DHCP
6 3 (4.35%) IPsec
6 3 (4.35%) IPv4
6 3 (4.35%) LAN
6 3 (4.35%) Skype
6 3 (4.35%) WAN
7 2 (2.90%) Internet
7 2 (2.90%) MPLS
8 1 (1.45%) Network Security
8 1 (1.45%) VoIP
8 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
3 12 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 10 (14.49%) MySQL
5 5 (7.25%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (7.25%) Ingres
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (2.90%) Big Data
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (11.59%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Local Government
2 5 (7.25%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Architect
1 14 (20.29%) Technical Support
2 13 (18.84%) Consultant
3 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Support Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) Technical Support Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Designer
5 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 5 (7.25%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.80%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
1 3 (4.35%) LAMP
1 3 (4.35%) OpenJDK
1 3 (4.35%) SAML
2 2 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.90%) JSON
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) YAML
3 1 (1.45%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.45%) OAuth
3 1 (1.45%) OpenID
3 1 (1.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (15.94%) User Experience
3 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) EMC VNX
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (4.35%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.90%) Cyberattack
6 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.90%) PKI
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (53.62%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Linux
3 17 (24.64%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.49%) Unix
5 9 (13.04%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (14.49%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Migration
2 10 (14.49%) Use Case
3 9 (13.04%) Service Management
4 8 (11.59%) Design Thinking
4 8 (11.59%) DevOps
4 8 (11.59%) Service Design
5 7 (10.14%) Microservices
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (8.70%) Open Source
6 6 (8.70%) Presales
7 5 (7.25%) Coaching
7 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.25%) CRM
7 5 (7.25%) High Availability
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (7.25%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (5.80%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 15 (21.74%) Python
3 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
3 14 (20.29%) SQL
4 12 (17.39%) Ruby
5 4 (5.80%) C#
6 2 (2.90%) Delphi
6 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.35%) MCSA
5 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.35%) NIST
1 3 (4.35%) NIST 800
2 2 (2.90%) NCSC
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Docker
3 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.35%) Terraform
3 3 (4.35%) WSUS
4 2 (2.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) VMware
3 5 (7.25%) Capita
4 4 (5.80%) Cisco
4 4 (5.80%) Citrix
4 4 (5.80%) EMC
4 4 (5.80%) EqualLogic
4 4 (5.80%) IBM
4 4 (5.80%) NetApp
5 3 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.35%) Google
5 3 (4.35%) Sage
5 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.90%) Apple
6 2 (2.90%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) Meraki
7 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.45%) Veeam