Period
to 3 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Infrastructure Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Automation over the 6 months to 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Automation
England > South West
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 242 205 309
Rank change year-on-year -37 +104 +16
Permanent jobs citing Infrastructure Automation 50 21 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 28
10th Percentile £33,000 " "
25th Percentile £37,625 £41,250 £31,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £62,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +47.06% -10.53%
75th Percentile £70,625 £70,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,375 £58,625
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

Infrastructure Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,141 4,121 9,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 93.05% 91.93% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,749 3,310 7,473
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,493
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Infrastructure Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Infrastructure Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Automation in the South West

Infrastructure Automation
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Infrastructure Automation in the South West

Infrastructure Automation
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Automation in the South West over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Automation in the South West

Infrastructure Automation
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 Infrastructure Automation within the South West region over the 6 months to 3 August 2021. 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 -53 22 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Gloucestershire -28 16 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Wiltshire -2 8 £69,750 +5.28% 1
Devon - 2 £55,000 - 2
Infrastructure Automation
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, IT jobs citing Infrastructure Automation 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 Infrastructure Automation.

1 39 (78.00%) DevOps
2 35 (70.00%) Azure
3 29 (58.00%) AWS
4 23 (46.00%) SaaS
4 23 (46.00%) PowerShell
5 21 (42.00%) Terraform
6 20 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 20 (40.00%) Ansible
7 15 (30.00%) GCP
7 15 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (26.00%) Packer
8 13 (26.00%) Microservices
8 13 (26.00%) Software Delivery
8 13 (26.00%) API Development
8 13 (26.00%) Software Architecture
8 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (22.00%) Traefik
9 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
9 11 (22.00%) F5
9 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (20.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.00%) Python
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
12 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.00%) Java
13 7 (14.00%) C#
13 7 (14.00%) .NET
13 7 (14.00%) Web Services

Infrastructure Automation
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 11 (22.00%) Traefik
2 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (70.00%) Azure
2 29 (58.00%) AWS
3 23 (46.00%) SaaS
4 15 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (30.00%) GCP
5 6 (12.00%) GitHub
6 3 (6.00%) NuGet
7 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.00%) Azure Stack
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) DWDM
2 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) MPLS
2 2 (4.00%) NAS
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Softswitch
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) Bitbucket Server
3 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.00%) Hudson
3 6 (12.00%) JMeter
3 6 (12.00%) Selenium
3 6 (12.00%) Serenity BDD
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Junior
4 9 (18.00%) Junior DevOps
4 9 (18.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Data Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Developer in Test
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Head of IT Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) NHS
3 2 (4.00%) IPTV
3 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.00%) CCTV
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) DevOps
2 20 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (26.00%) API Development
3 13 (26.00%) Microservices
3 13 (26.00%) Software Architecture
3 13 (26.00%) Software Delivery
4 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
5 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.00%) IT Strategy
7 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (14.00%) Release Management
8 6 (12.00%) ETL
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) Java
6 7 (14.00%) C#
7 3 (6.00%) Go
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) Terraform
2 20 (40.00%) Ansible
3 13 (26.00%) Packer
4 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) F5
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) Brocade
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) EMC
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) NetApp
5 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) Veeam