Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 263 301
Rank change year-on-year +67 +38 +86
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 578 1,047 1,059
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.57% 1.27% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.69% 4.65% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 464 888 831
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.26% +14.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,311 22,536 21,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.35% 27.36% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10,029 18,071 17,593
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the UK excluding London

IaaS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IaaS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for IaaS in the UK excluding London

IaaS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the UK excluding London

IaaS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 4 August 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
South East +50 204 £67,500 +12.50% 33
North of England +126 180 £63,288 +7.72% 17
North West +134 112 £67,500 +12.50% 12
Midlands +15 77 £55,000 -8.33% 13
South West +113 62 £90,000 +71.43% 8
Yorkshire +81 60 £57,500 -4.17% 5
West Midlands +31 59 £52,500 -16.00% 5
Scotland +55 26 £57,500 +4.55% 4
East of England +18 20 £55,000 - 9
Wales +35 15 £65,000 +44.44%
East Midlands +28 15 £51,250 -6.82% 8
North East +23 8 £50,000 +26.58%
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 462 (79.93%) PaaS
2 443 (76.64%) Azure
3 290 (50.17%) Microsoft
4 245 (42.39%) SaaS
5 179 (30.97%) DevOps
6 174 (30.10%) AWS
7 167 (28.89%) Active Directory
8 156 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
9 148 (25.61%) Windows
10 138 (23.88%) SQL
11 126 (21.80%) SQL Server
12 119 (20.59%) PowerShell
13 105 (18.17%) Terraform
14 102 (17.65%) Office 365
15 98 (16.96%) Linux
15 98 (16.96%) VMware
16 93 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 90 (15.57%) Migration
18 88 (15.22%) Public Cloud
19 87 (15.05%) TOGAF
20 85 (14.71%) Firewall
21 84 (14.53%) Python
22 83 (14.36%) Finance
22 83 (14.36%) Docker
23 80 (13.84%) .NET
24 78 (13.49%) ITIL
25 74 (12.80%) Skype
26 73 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
27 72 (12.46%) Hyper-V
27 72 (12.46%) Cybersecurity

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 51 (8.82%) IIS
2 27 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.98%) Skype for Business
4 19 (3.29%) NServiceBus
5 17 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.77%) WebSphere
7 15 (2.60%) SAS
8 13 (2.25%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.73%) Umbraco
10 8 (1.38%) Apache
11 7 (1.21%) CMS
11 7 (1.21%) Confluence
12 6 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.69%) Sitefinity
14 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
16 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
16 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (2.60%) SAP GTS
3 6 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 462 (79.93%) PaaS
2 443 (76.64%) Azure
3 245 (42.39%) SaaS
4 174 (30.10%) AWS
5 102 (17.65%) Office 365
6 39 (6.75%) Power Platform
7 34 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (5.54%) Serverless
9 30 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 26 (4.50%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (3.81%) PowerApps
12 20 (3.46%) GCP
13 19 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (2.94%) Azure Functions
15 15 (2.60%) Logic Apps
16 12 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (2.08%) Azure Stack
17 9 (1.56%) AWS CodeCommit
18 8 (1.38%) AWS CodeBuild
18 8 (1.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 85 (14.71%) Firewall
2 74 (12.80%) Skype
3 45 (7.79%) VPN
4 35 (6.06%) DNS
5 26 (4.50%) WAN
6 24 (4.15%) HTTP
7 23 (3.98%) Internet
8 22 (3.81%) LAN
8 22 (3.81%) Network Security
9 18 (3.11%) SAN
9 18 (3.11%) TCP/IP
10 16 (2.77%) MPLS
11 12 (2.08%) DHCP
12 8 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.87%) Cisco Firepower
13 5 (0.87%) Software-Defined Networking
14 4 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.69%) Wireless
15 3 (0.52%) AMQP
15 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.30%) MySQL
3 35 (6.06%) Big Data
4 27 (4.67%) Data Lake
4 27 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.63%) DB2
6 20 (3.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 17 (2.94%) Power BI
8 16 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.56%) Redis
12 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.87%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.69%) NuoDB
14 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2017
15 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (9.34%) Jenkins
2 53 (9.17%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 23 (3.98%) TeamCity
5 17 (2.94%) JIRA
5 17 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
6 16 (2.77%) GitLab
7 10 (1.73%) SpecFlow
7 10 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.38%) JMeter
9 7 (1.21%) Babel
9 7 (1.21%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.21%) gulp
9 7 (1.21%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.21%) Maven
9 7 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.21%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.21%) webpack
10 6 (1.04%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 83 (14.36%) Finance
2 18 (3.11%) Banking
2 18 (3.11%) Legal
3 17 (2.94%) Retail
4 15 (2.60%) Law
4 15 (2.60%) Public Sector
5 10 (1.73%) Games
6 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.21%) Digital Economy
8 6 (1.04%) Billing
9 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.87%) Military
10 4 (0.69%) Local Government
10 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Marketing
12 2 (0.35%) Police
13 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 214 (37.02%) Architect
2 77 (13.32%) Solutions Architect
3 71 (12.28%) Cloud Architect
4 60 (10.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 59 (10.21%) Infrastructure Architect
6 50 (8.65%) Developer
7 48 (8.30%) Cloud Engineer
8 45 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 41 (7.09%) Azure Engineer
10 38 (6.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 31 (5.36%) Azure Architect
12 27 (4.67%) Senior Developer
13 21 (3.63%) Security Architect
14 20 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
14 20 (3.46%) Security Engineer
15 19 (3.29%) .NET Developer
15 19 (3.29%) Cloud Specialist
15 19 (3.29%) Technical Leader
16 18 (3.11%) Consultant
17 17 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (13.84%) .NET
2 31 (5.36%) .NET Core
2 31 (5.36%) Web Services
3 29 (5.02%) ASP.NET
4 28 (4.84%) HTML
4 28 (4.84%) React
5 27 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (4.33%) Node.js
7 22 (3.81%) JSON
8 21 (3.63%) .NET Framework
8 21 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (3.29%) ASP.NET Core
10 16 (2.77%) CSS
10 16 (2.77%) REST
10 16 (2.77%) XML
11 13 (2.25%) LAMP
12 11 (1.90%) jQuery
13 10 (1.73%) Entity Framework
13 10 (1.73%) Redux
13 10 (1.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.22%) Public Cloud
2 57 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 43 (7.44%) Cloud Native
4 41 (7.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 27 (4.67%) Private Cloud
6 24 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (3.98%) Management Information System
7 23 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (3.81%) PKI
9 19 (3.29%) User Experience
10 17 (2.94%) Clustering
11 14 (2.42%) Cyberattack
11 14 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.56%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
15 6 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
16 5 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 5 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 148 (25.61%) Windows
2 98 (16.96%) Linux
3 66 (11.42%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 16 (2.77%) CentOS
7 14 (2.42%) Windows 10
8 13 (2.25%) Windows Server 2019
9 12 (2.08%) Unix
10 7 (1.21%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.21%) VMS
11 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.87%) SUSE
13 3 (0.52%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (30.97%) DevOps
2 156 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (15.57%) Migration
4 87 (15.05%) TOGAF
5 78 (13.49%) ITIL
6 72 (12.46%) Cybersecurity
7 61 (10.55%) Analytics
8 60 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 59 (10.21%) Enterprise Architecture
9 59 (10.21%) Infrastructure as Code
10 55 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 54 (9.34%) Technical Leadership
12 52 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (8.65%) Presales
14 49 (8.48%) Microservices
15 47 (8.13%) Mentoring
16 46 (7.96%) Collaborative Working
17 45 (7.79%) High Availability
18 43 (7.44%) Business Continuity
19 42 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 138 (23.88%) SQL
2 119 (20.59%) PowerShell
3 84 (14.53%) Python
4 58 (10.03%) Java
5 50 (8.65%) C#
6 33 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 28 (4.84%) Bash Shell
8 26 (4.50%) PHP
9 18 (3.11%) R
10 12 (2.08%) Perl
11 11 (1.90%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.56%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.38%) Go
13 8 (1.38%) Ruby
14 7 (1.21%) C
15 5 (0.87%) Java 8
16 2 (0.35%) ABAP
16 2 (0.35%) Delphi
16 2 (0.35%) Scala
16 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (11.25%) MCSE
3 47 (8.13%) Security Cleared
4 42 (7.27%) TOGAF Certification
5 41 (7.09%) Degree
6 38 (6.57%) MCSA
7 32 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (4.15%) CCNA
9 20 (3.46%) SC Cleared
10 17 (2.94%) DV Cleared
11 12 (2.08%) CISSP
12 11 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.56%) CISM
13 9 (1.56%) MCTS
14 8 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (1.04%) AWS Certification
15 6 (1.04%) CCNP
16 5 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 5 (0.87%) CISA
16 5 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (5.71%) NIST
3 28 (4.84%) PCI DSS
4 25 (4.33%) GDPR
4 25 (4.33%) NIST 800
5 17 (2.94%) NCSC
6 16 (2.77%) COBIT
7 15 (2.60%) QA
8 11 (1.90%) SLA
9 7 (1.21%) PMO
10 6 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.69%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 167 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 93 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (14.36%) Docker
4 72 (12.46%) Hyper-V
5 31 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.25%) vSphere
7 11 (1.90%) XenApp
8 6 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.52%) KVM
10 3 (0.52%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
12 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 105 (18.17%) Terraform
2 70 (12.11%) Kubernetes
3 57 (9.86%) Ansible
4 32 (5.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 32 (5.54%) Puppet
4 32 (5.54%) SCCM
5 31 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.42%) SCVMM
7 10 (1.73%) SCOM
8 9 (1.56%) vRealize
9 6 (1.04%) Nessus
9 6 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.04%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.87%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.69%) Nagios
12 3 (0.52%) Core Impact
12 3 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 290 (50.17%) Microsoft
2 98 (16.96%) VMware
3 43 (7.44%) Citrix
4 37 (6.40%) Oracle
5 30 (5.19%) Cisco
5 30 (5.19%) Google
6 29 (5.02%) Databricks
7 25 (4.33%) HP
7 25 (4.33%) ServiceNow
8 22 (3.81%) NetApp
9 21 (3.63%) SAP
10 20 (3.46%) Remedy
11 19 (3.29%) Dell
11 19 (3.29%) IBM
12 18 (3.11%) Red Hat
12 18 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (2.94%) CA
14 16 (2.77%) Sparx
15 15 (2.60%) Hyperion
15 15 (2.60%) Siebel