Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SoftLayer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SoftLayer over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM SoftLayer
England > South West
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 311 324 342
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 -
Permanent jobs citing SoftLayer 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.074% 0.020% 0.049%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.27% 0.086% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
South West median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
England median annual salary £35,000 £57,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year -39.13% -9.80% -15.00%

SoftLayer 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 2,571 2,316 1,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.17% 23.01% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,147 1,845 1,656
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,950 £27,000 £24,563
90th Percentile £67,615 £71,250 £65,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

SoftLayer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SoftLayer in the South West

SoftLayer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SoftLayer in the South West.

Salary trend for SoftLayer in the South West

SoftLayer
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 SoftLayer within the South West region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. 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
Gloucestershire -17 7 £35,000 +40.00%
SoftLayer
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT jobs citing SoftLayer 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 SoftLayer.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Computing
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (100.00%) AVG
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
1 7 (100.00%) Antivirus Management
2 5 (71.43%) Project Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Meraki
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) C

SoftLayer
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 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Antivirus Management
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Project Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
1 7 (100.00%) AVG
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) VMware