Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 277 190 237
Rank change year-on-year -87 +47 +30
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 2,317 1,607 1,377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.77% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.15% 4.22% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,559 1,256 1,015
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £44,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £80,625
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 73,528 38,102 33,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.17% 41.93% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38,700 30,279 27,444
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £93,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the UK

IaaS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IaaS in the UK

IaaS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IaaS over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the UK

IaaS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -81 1,908 £70,000 +7.69% 259
Work from Home -96 1,035 £67,500 +2.27% 105
UK excluding London -30 1,027 £55,000 -8.33% 185
London -97 988 £85,000 +13.33% 100
South East -68 287 £57,500 -11.54% 44
North of England -33 274 £60,000 +4.35% 54
Midlands -27 162 £55,000 -8.33% 25
North West -60 136 £60,000 - 28
West Midlands -19 135 £55,000 -12.00% 18
Yorkshire +8 119 £58,000 +10.48% 15
South West -2 104 £58,750 +9.30% 20
East of England -45 88 £55,000 -8.33% 16
Scotland -12 72 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Wales -13 42 £47,665 -8.28% 4
East Midlands -38 26 £55,000 -8.33% 7
North East -25 19 £45,000 -25.00% 11
Northern Ireland - 13 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 with a requirement for IaaS.

1 1,710 (73.80%) PaaS
2 1,640 (70.78%) Azure
3 1,033 (44.58%) DevOps
4 943 (40.70%) Microsoft
5 939 (40.53%) AWS
6 916 (39.53%) SaaS
7 752 (32.46%) Agile
8 638 (27.54%) Windows
9 608 (26.24%) Kubernetes
10 588 (25.38%) CI/CD
11 567 (24.47%) Terraform
12 519 (22.40%) Active Directory
13 479 (20.67%) Social Skills
14 475 (20.50%) Linux
15 469 (20.24%) Finance
16 462 (19.94%) PowerShell
17 433 (18.69%) Microsoft 365
18 395 (17.05%) Infrastructure as Code
19 374 (16.14%) Python
20 368 (15.88%) Docker
21 367 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 365 (15.75%) Public Cloud
23 325 (14.03%) GCP
24 299 (12.90%) SQL Server
25 290 (12.52%) Firewall
26 284 (12.26%) VMware
26 284 (12.26%) Data Centre
27 278 (12.00%) JavaScript
28 277 (11.96%) SQL
29 273 (11.78%) Ansible

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 124 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 99 (4.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 97 (4.19%) IIS
4 80 (3.45%) Confluence
5 44 (1.90%) CMS
5 44 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 43 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
7 41 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 39 (1.68%) Apache
9 29 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (1.21%) OpenStack
10 28 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 24 (1.04%) Apache Spark
12 21 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 20 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (0.86%) Headless CMS
14 19 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (0.69%) EPiServer
15 16 (0.69%) Skype for Business
16 14 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.17%) Sentinel
3 16 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.35%) Magento
4 8 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.22%) MetaTrader
8 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.086%) Shopify
10 2 (0.086%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.043%) Maximo
11 1 (0.043%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.043%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,710 (73.80%) PaaS
2 1,640 (70.78%) Azure
3 939 (40.53%) AWS
4 916 (39.53%) SaaS
5 433 (18.69%) Microsoft 365
6 325 (14.03%) GCP
7 272 (11.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 196 (8.46%) Cloud Computing
9 177 (7.64%) Serverless
10 135 (5.83%) Power Platform
11 124 (5.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 121 (5.22%) GitHub
13 118 (5.09%) Amazon EC2
14 102 (4.40%) AWS Lambda
15 94 (4.06%) Amazon ECS
16 81 (3.50%) Amazon S3
17 77 (3.32%) Azure Monitor
18 60 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 55 (2.37%) Amazon EKS
20 54 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 290 (12.52%) Firewall
2 231 (9.97%) DNS
3 166 (7.16%) WAN
4 147 (6.34%) LAN
5 132 (5.70%) DHCP
6 127 (5.48%) Network Security
7 104 (4.49%) Internet
8 97 (4.19%) VPN
9 77 (3.32%) TCP/IP
10 67 (2.89%) SAN
11 54 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
12 53 (2.29%) HTTP
13 42 (1.81%) VLAN
14 37 (1.60%) SSL
14 37 (1.60%) Wireless
15 34 (1.47%) DMZ
16 32 (1.38%) MPLS
17 31 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
18 30 (1.29%) SD-WAN
19 29 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 129 (5.57%) Big Data
3 87 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
4 74 (3.19%) Power BI
5 71 (3.06%) MongoDB
6 70 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 65 (2.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 64 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 58 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 38 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 35 (1.51%) MySQL
13 32 (1.38%) Redis
14 24 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 19 (0.82%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.78%) Oracle Database
18 14 (0.60%) Hadoop
19 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 12 (0.52%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 254 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 248 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 127 (5.48%) JIRA
4 81 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 71 (3.06%) TeamCity
6 58 (2.50%) GitLab
7 31 (1.34%) SonarQube
8 29 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 28 (1.21%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 25 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (1.04%) JMeter
12 23 (0.99%) Appium
12 23 (0.99%) Bitbucket Server
12 23 (0.99%) Calabash
12 23 (0.99%) LoadRunner
12 23 (0.99%) Robot Framework
12 23 (0.99%) Selenium
12 23 (0.99%) TestRail
12 23 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 479 (20.67%) Social Skills
2 469 (20.24%) Finance
3 222 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (5.65%) Public Sector
5 130 (5.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 115 (4.96%) Banking
7 112 (4.83%) Legal
7 112 (4.83%) Marketing
8 96 (4.14%) Presentation Skills
9 87 (3.75%) Retail
10 77 (3.32%) Telecoms
11 67 (2.89%) Law
12 59 (2.55%) Organisational Skills
13 48 (2.07%) Games
14 46 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
15 41 (1.77%) Documentation Skills
16 29 (1.25%) Advertising
16 29 (1.25%) Fire and Rescue
16 29 (1.25%) Manufacturing
17 27 (1.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 621 (26.80%) Architect
2 301 (12.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 300 (12.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 272 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 255 (11.01%) Solutions Architect
6 215 (9.28%) Cloud Architect
7 200 (8.63%) Azure Engineer
8 154 (6.65%) Azure Architect
9 143 (6.17%) Developer
10 141 (6.09%) Consultant
11 81 (3.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 78 (3.37%) Analyst
13 73 (3.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 67 (2.89%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 63 (2.72%) Software Engineer
16 62 (2.68%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 58 (2.50%) Senior DevOps
18 56 (2.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 55 (2.37%) Azure Consultant
20 54 (2.33%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (8.76%) .NET
2 154 (6.65%) CSS
3 152 (6.56%) ARM Templates
4 128 (5.52%) React
5 123 (5.31%) HTML
6 116 (5.01%) JSON
7 88 (3.80%) AngularJS
8 83 (3.58%) Web Services
9 76 (3.28%) REST
10 75 (3.24%) Node.js
11 72 (3.11%) .NET Core
12 63 (2.72%) Kafka
13 58 (2.50%) ASP.NET
14 51 (2.20%) Middleware
15 45 (1.94%) Django
16 44 (1.90%) HTML5
17 40 (1.73%) SOAP
18 39 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
18 39 (1.68%) Sinatra
19 38 (1.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 365 (15.75%) Public Cloud
2 284 (12.26%) Data Centre
3 241 (10.40%) Cloud Native
4 145 (6.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 128 (5.52%) Management Information System
6 97 (4.19%) User Experience
7 81 (3.50%) Replication
8 80 (3.45%) Private Cloud
9 76 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
10 71 (3.06%) IoT
11 66 (2.85%) Blog
12 59 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
13 54 (2.33%) Legacy Systems
14 52 (2.24%) Clustering
15 47 (2.03%) PKI
16 44 (1.90%) Virtual Team
17 41 (1.77%) Mobile App
18 36 (1.55%) Algorithms
18 36 (1.55%) NHS
19 27 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 638 (27.54%) Windows
2 475 (20.50%) Linux
3 242 (10.44%) Windows Server
4 86 (3.71%) Unix
5 74 (3.19%) Windows 10
6 62 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (2.50%) VMS
7 58 (2.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 50 (2.16%) Windows Server 2019
9 39 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 38 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (1.55%) Android
12 30 (1.29%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.82%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.65%) Alpine Linux
15 13 (0.56%) CentOS
16 11 (0.47%) HPUX
17 9 (0.39%) Solaris
18 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,033 (44.58%) DevOps
2 752 (32.46%) Agile
3 588 (25.38%) CI/CD
4 395 (17.05%) Infrastructure as Code
5 367 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 273 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
7 264 (11.39%) ITIL
8 228 (9.84%) Migration
9 227 (9.80%) Microservices
10 225 (9.71%) Presales
11 206 (8.89%) Configuration Management
12 194 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
13 193 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
14 186 (8.03%) Project Delivery
15 185 (7.98%) Scrum
16 175 (7.55%) Computer Science
17 174 (7.51%) Analytics
18 171 (7.38%) Information Security
19 160 (6.91%) Software Engineering
20 153 (6.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 462 (19.94%) PowerShell
2 374 (16.14%) Python
3 278 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 277 (11.96%) SQL
5 244 (10.53%) Java
6 214 (9.24%) C#
7 192 (8.29%) Bash
8 88 (3.80%) Ruby
9 82 (3.54%) PHP
10 70 (3.02%) Go
11 49 (2.11%) Perl
11 49 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 43 (1.86%) ES6
13 28 (1.21%) Scala
14 25 (1.08%) C
15 23 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 23 (0.99%) TypeScript
16 17 (0.73%) C++
16 17 (0.73%) R
17 15 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 228 (9.84%) Degree
2 134 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (5.14%) Security Cleared
4 79 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 65 (2.81%) CISSP
6 58 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (2.11%) MCSE
8 46 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
9 44 (1.90%) AWS Certification
10 35 (1.51%) CCNA
11 32 (1.38%) MCSA
11 32 (1.38%) TOGAF Certification
12 28 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (0.86%) SANS
14 19 (0.82%) CISM
15 16 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 15 (0.65%) MCTS
17 12 (0.52%) CCNP
17 12 (0.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.27%) SLA
2 76 (3.28%) GDPR
3 68 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (2.89%) QA
5 48 (2.07%) NIST
6 36 (1.55%) Accessibility
7 27 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 21 (0.91%) PCI DSS
9 19 (0.82%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.73%) NCSC
11 15 (0.65%) GRC
12 10 (0.43%) COBIT
12 10 (0.43%) HIPAA
13 9 (0.39%) PMO
14 6 (0.26%) GMP
14 6 (0.26%) NIST 800
14 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.17%) WAI
15 4 (0.17%) WCAG
16 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 519 (22.40%) Active Directory
2 368 (15.88%) Docker
3 191 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (3.93%) Hyper-V
5 72 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
6 62 (2.68%) vSphere
7 43 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
9 24 (1.04%) Firmware
10 19 (0.82%) Xen
11 18 (0.78%) KVM
11 18 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (0.73%) LXC
13 16 (0.69%) XenApp
14 14 (0.60%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.39%) VMware NSX
16 9 (0.39%) XenDesktop
17 8 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 8 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 608 (26.24%) Kubernetes
2 567 (24.47%) Terraform
3 273 (11.78%) Ansible
4 147 (6.34%) Puppet
5 136 (5.87%) SCCM
6 119 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
7 102 (4.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 52 (2.24%) Grafana
9 50 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
10 46 (1.99%) Istio
10 46 (1.99%) Prometheus
11 40 (1.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 28 (1.21%) WSUS
13 25 (1.08%) FortiGate
13 25 (1.08%) SCOM
14 23 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
15 20 (0.86%) vCenter Server
16 19 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
16 19 (0.82%) Packer
17 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 943 (40.70%) Microsoft
2 284 (12.26%) VMware
3 154 (6.65%) Oracle
4 144 (6.21%) Google
5 119 (5.14%) Cisco
6 91 (3.93%) Veeam
7 70 (3.02%) Citrix
8 64 (2.76%) ServiceNow
9 52 (2.24%) HP
10 46 (1.99%) IBM
11 44 (1.90%) Sitecore
12 43 (1.86%) hybris
13 40 (1.73%) Red Hat
13 40 (1.73%) Splunk
14 37 (1.60%) Dell
14 37 (1.60%) EMC
14 37 (1.60%) SolarWinds
15 36 (1.55%) ATG
16 30 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
17 29 (1.25%) SAP