Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 260 291
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 +51
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 79 76 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.03% 5.96% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58 51 43
South West median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -11.30% +15.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £31,250 £40,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.04% -5.00% -

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 1,962 1,275 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.28% 12.39% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,671 1,113 813
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 27 £53,000 +3.92% 3
Gloucestershire +47 18 £50,000 +8.11% 1
Cornwall -11 14 - - 1
Somerset -8 10 £50,000 +53.85%
Wiltshire +1 8 £55,000 - 2
Devon +11 3 £41,000 -21.90% 5
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 68 (86.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (63.29%) PaaS
3 42 (53.16%) SaaS
3 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (49.37%) Windows
5 38 (48.10%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (46.84%) Linux
7 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
7 33 (41.77%) DevOps
8 32 (40.51%) VMware
9 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
9 28 (35.44%) Jenkins
10 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
11 26 (32.91%) C#
11 26 (32.91%) SQL
12 25 (31.65%) AngularJS
12 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (31.65%) User Experience
13 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
14 23 (29.11%) JSON
15 22 (27.85%) Degree
15 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (26.58%) ITIL
16 21 (26.58%) SSL
16 21 (26.58%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (24.05%) TDD
18 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (22.78%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (21.52%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 (7.59%) IIS
2 5 (6.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) Kentico
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 68 (86.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (63.29%) PaaS
3 42 (53.16%) SaaS
4 38 (48.10%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.06%) Office 365
7 2 (2.53%) npm
8 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) SSL
2 8 (10.13%) Firewall
2 8 (10.13%) HTTP
3 5 (6.33%) DNS
4 4 (5.06%) Internet
4 4 (5.06%) SAN
5 3 (3.80%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.80%) Network Security
5 3 (3.80%) SMS
6 2 (2.53%) AMQP
6 2 (2.53%) DHCP
6 2 (2.53%) LAN
6 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
4 9 (11.39%) MySQL
4 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (8.86%) CouchDB
7 5 (6.33%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (5.06%) Redis
9 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.53%) MariaDB
10 2 (2.53%) PowerCenter
10 2 (2.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
1 28 (35.44%) Jenkins
2 17 (21.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (15.19%) Mercurial
4 11 (13.92%) MSBuild
5 10 (12.66%) Jasmine
5 10 (12.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (12.66%) Protractor
6 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
6 8 (10.13%) JIRA
6 8 (10.13%) Selenium
6 8 (10.13%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.59%) Artifactory
7 6 (7.59%) RSpec
7 6 (7.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.33%) Capybara
8 5 (6.33%) WATIR
8 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.53%) Subversion
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Marketing
3 8 (10.13%) Electronics
3 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) German Language
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) Developer
1 11 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (10.13%) Administrator
2 8 (10.13%) DBA
2 8 (10.13%) SQL DBA
3 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Automation Tester
4 5 (6.33%) Tester
5 4 (5.06%) Agile Tester
5 4 (5.06%) Architect
5 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (5.06%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) AngularJS
2 23 (29.11%) JSON
3 17 (21.52%) REST
4 16 (20.25%) .NET
5 11 (13.92%) CSS
5 11 (13.92%) HTML
5 11 (13.92%) HTML5
6 10 (12.66%) React
7 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
7 8 (10.13%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.59%) Kafka
9 6 (7.59%) XML
10 5 (6.33%) Behat
10 5 (6.33%) Middleware
11 4 (5.06%) CSS3
12 3 (3.80%) jQuery
12 3 (3.80%) RESTful
12 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) User Experience
2 18 (22.78%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.13%) Virtual Team
4 6 (7.59%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) PKI
6 2 (2.53%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (49.37%) Windows
2 37 (46.84%) Linux
3 27 (34.18%) Windows Server
4 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.80%) Unix
8 2 (2.53%) CentOS
8 2 (2.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.77%) DevOps
3 21 (26.58%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (26.58%) ITIL
4 19 (24.05%) TDD
5 18 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (20.25%) Service Management
7 15 (18.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (18.99%) Service Delivery
7 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.72%) Incident Management
8 14 (17.72%) ITSM
8 14 (17.72%) OO
8 14 (17.72%) Proactive Management
9 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
10 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
11 9 (11.39%) Scrum
11 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) C#
1 26 (32.91%) SQL
2 16 (20.25%) PowerShell
3 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.39%) Java
5 8 (10.13%) Ruby
6 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.33%) Python
8 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.53%) VB
10 1 (1.27%) C
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Degree
2 15 (18.99%) MCSE
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.13%) ISEB
3 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.06%) QA
4 2 (2.53%) GDPR
4 2 (2.53%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
3 14 (17.72%) Docker
3 14 (17.72%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.27%) vCloud
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.27%) XenApp
5 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Ansible
2 9 (11.39%) Terraform
3 7 (8.86%) Kubernetes
4 6 (7.59%) HAProxy
4 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.06%) Nagios
5 4 (5.06%) Puppet
5 4 (5.06%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (3.80%) Kibana
7 2 (2.53%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (1.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.51%) VMware
3 10 (12.66%) SAP
4 9 (11.39%) Google
5 6 (7.59%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.53%) Capita
6 2 (2.53%) Facebook
6 2 (2.53%) Informatica
6 2 (2.53%) PayPal
6 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.27%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.27%) New Relic
7 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.27%) Veeam