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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 476 544
Rank change year-on-year +62 +68  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 533 575 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.24% 4.89% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 391 407 312
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £41,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.50% +10.50%  

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12574 11750 8944
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.72% 11.25% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10494 9861 7121
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the UK

IaaS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IaaS in the UK

IaaS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the UK

IaaS
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 515 £55,000 -12.00% 76
London +60 252 £67,500 -3.57% 28
South East +114 122 £55,000 -15.38% 18
Yorkshire +42 35 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Berkshire +57 32 £70,000 +68.67% 3
Surrey +56 30 £41,250 -35.29% 3
Oxfordshire +37 30 £60,000 -21.05% 5
West Midlands +12 27 £49,250 -17.91% 1
North Yorkshire +31 26 £50,000 -23.07% 1
North West -17 26 £47,500 -13.63% 5
South West +21 24 £46,250 -15.90% 9
Hampshire +36 23 £50,000 -13.04% 3
City of London +19 23 £77,500 +5.08% 4
East of England +29 20 £46,250 -21.27% 4
Manchester -19 15 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Woking +24 14 £40,000 -
Birmingham +13 14 £49,250 -6.19%
Bristol -4 14 £48,750 -15.21% 2
West Sussex +21 13 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Wales +10 13 £41,500 +15.27% 1
Hertfordshire +22 12 £44,250 -26.25% 3
Farnborough +11 10 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Oxford - 10 £57,500 - 4
Leeds +10 9 £57,500 -8.00% 4
West Yorkshire +3 9 £57,500 - 4
South Wales +14 7 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Cheshire +2 7 £46,750 +14.02% 1
Westminster -4 7 £85,000 +13.33%
Cambridgeshire - 7 £47,500 - 1
Reading +27 6 £90,000 +116.86%

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IaaS.

1 734 (67.46%) PaaS
2 515 (47.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 448 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 427 (39.25%) SaaS
5 422 (38.79%) Amazon AWS
6 346 (31.80%) Windows
7 315 (28.95%) VMware
8 301 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
9 273 (25.09%) Linux
10 261 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 247 (22.70%) ITIL
12 222 (20.40%) Data Centre
13 221 (20.31%) MS Excel
14 216 (19.85%) Finance
15 212 (19.49%) Active Directory
16 210 (19.30%) DevOps
17 206 (18.93%) SQL Server
18 198 (18.20%) Java
19 195 (17.92%) Oracle
20 190 (17.46%) Windows Server
21 186 (17.10%) SQL
22 171 (15.72%) Hyper-V
23 167 (15.35%) Degree
23 167 (15.35%) Office 365
23 167 (15.35%) Cisco
24 162 (14.89%) Presales
25 145 (13.33%) PowerShell
26 128 (11.76%) Scrum
27 126 (11.58%) CRM
28 124 (11.40%) PRINCE2

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 80 (7.35%) OpenStack
2 78 (7.17%) SharePoint
3 55 (5.06%) CMS
4 51 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 51 (4.69%) WebSphere
5 50 (4.60%) Apache
6 47 (4.32%) Tomcat
7 44 (4.04%) Apache Solr
7 44 (4.04%) Skype for Business
8 43 (3.95%) IIS
9 23 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (2.02%) Apache Spark
10 22 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (1.75%) nginx
12 18 (1.65%) JBoss
13 14 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 221 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.04%) MS Office
3 30 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.092%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (2.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.18%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.092%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.092%) Maximo
4 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.092%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 734 (67.46%) PaaS
2 515 (47.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 427 (39.25%) SaaS
4 422 (38.79%) Amazon AWS
5 167 (15.35%) Office 365
6 73 (6.71%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 50 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (2.94%) Google Analytics
10 23 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (1.93%) Amazon S3
12 17 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.92%) Bluemix
16 9 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 9 (0.83%) G Suite
17 7 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
17 7 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 123 (11.31%) Firewall
2 121 (11.12%) DNS
3 98 (9.01%) SAN
4 84 (7.72%) WAN
5 82 (7.54%) LAN
6 74 (6.80%) Internet
7 62 (5.70%) DHCP
8 41 (3.77%) Skype
9 39 (3.58%) VPN
10 37 (3.40%) LDAP
11 36 (3.31%) MPLS
12 35 (3.22%) Network Security
13 32 (2.94%) Kerberos
14 26 (2.39%) VoIP
15 24 (2.21%) TCP/IP
16 21 (1.93%) Unified Communications
16 21 (1.93%) Wireless
17 20 (1.84%) PBX
18 19 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (1.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 85 (7.81%) MySQL
3 71 (6.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 63 (5.79%) MongoDB
5 44 (4.04%) DB2
6 43 (3.95%) Big Data
7 40 (3.68%) NoSQL
8 38 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 36 (3.31%) Relational Database
10 34 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 32 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
13 22 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (1.56%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.56%) Redis
14 17 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 72 (6.62%) Jenkins
2 47 (4.32%) JIRA
3 46 (4.23%) Git (software)
4 24 (2.21%) Ant
5 22 (2.02%) Maven
5 22 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.56%) Vagrant
7 16 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.38%) Subversion
9 14 (1.29%) Selenium
10 13 (1.19%) Gradle
11 11 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.92%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.55%) Grunt
15 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
16 4 (0.37%) Hudson
16 4 (0.37%) MSBuild
16 4 (0.37%) QARun
General
1 216 (19.85%) Finance
2 97 (8.92%) Retail
3 63 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 54 (4.96%) Marketing
5 39 (3.58%) Publishing
6 35 (3.22%) Banking
7 30 (2.76%) Legal
8 20 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.29%) Games
9 14 (1.29%) Multimedia
10 12 (1.10%) Advertising
11 11 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.55%) Electronics
14 5 (0.46%) Back Office
15 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.28%) Law
17 2 (0.18%) Billing
18 1 (0.092%) Front Office
18 1 (0.092%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 284 (26.10%) Architect
2 134 (12.32%) Solutions Architect
3 124 (11.40%) Cloud Engineer
4 112 (10.29%) Cloud Architect
4 112 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 85 (7.81%) Developer
6 65 (5.97%) Consultant
7 58 (5.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 53 (4.87%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 52 (4.78%) Infrastructure Architect
11 47 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
12 40 (3.68%) Azure Architect
13 37 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
14 35 (3.22%) Analyst
15 33 (3.03%) Author
15 33 (3.03%) Cloud Consultant
15 33 (3.03%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 33 (3.03%) Technical Author
15 33 (3.03%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (10.29%) Web Services
2 93 (8.55%) HTML
3 79 (7.26%) .NET
4 78 (7.17%) Node.js
5 76 (6.99%) AngularJS
6 69 (6.34%) HTML5
6 69 (6.34%) Middleware
7 68 (6.25%) CSS
8 43 (3.95%) REST
9 37 (3.40%) SOAP
10 34 (3.13%) LAMP
11 22 (2.02%) JSON
12 20 (1.84%) LAPP Stack
13 19 (1.75%) .NET Framework
14 17 (1.56%) ASP.NET
14 17 (1.56%) RESTful
15 16 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
16 15 (1.38%) CSS3
16 15 (1.38%) jQuery
16 15 (1.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 222 (20.40%) Data Centre
2 120 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (10.29%) Computer Science
4 110 (10.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 75 (6.89%) Public Cloud
6 60 (5.51%) Private Cloud
7 43 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 39 (3.58%) CMDB
9 32 (2.94%) Virtual Team
10 29 (2.67%) PKI
11 25 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (2.30%) Replication
12 23 (2.11%) Clustering
13 22 (2.02%) Driving Licence
14 21 (1.93%) Enterprise Cloud
15 18 (1.65%) Fintech
16 17 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
16 17 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
17 14 (1.29%) Internet of Things
17 14 (1.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 346 (31.80%) Windows
2 273 (25.09%) Linux
3 190 (17.46%) Windows Server
4 108 (9.93%) Unix
5 88 (8.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (4.41%) Solaris
8 42 (3.86%) CentOS
9 36 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (3.13%) OpenVMS
11 24 (2.21%) Mac OS X
12 19 (1.75%) Android
12 19 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.19%) Fedora
13 13 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (1.01%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.01%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.83%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (22.70%) ITIL
3 210 (19.30%) DevOps
4 162 (14.89%) Presales
5 128 (11.76%) Scrum
6 126 (11.58%) CRM
7 124 (11.40%) PRINCE2
8 115 (10.57%) Service Management
9 114 (10.48%) TOGAF
10 111 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 108 (9.93%) Project Management
12 99 (9.10%) Migration
13 98 (9.01%) IT Strategy
14 95 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
14 95 (8.73%) E-Commerce
15 92 (8.46%) Service Delivery
16 87 (8.00%) Open Source
17 79 (7.26%) ITIL V3
18 78 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
18 78 (7.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 198 (18.20%) Java
2 186 (17.10%) SQL
3 145 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 113 (10.39%) Python
5 99 (9.10%) JavaScript
6 78 (7.17%) C#
7 69 (6.34%) PHP
8 56 (5.15%) Bash Shell
8 56 (5.15%) Ruby
9 45 (4.14%) Perl
10 24 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 23 (2.11%) Scala
12 14 (1.29%) Go
13 9 (0.83%) C
14 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.64%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.55%) C++
16 6 (0.55%) R
17 3 (0.28%) Korn
18 2 (0.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 167 (15.35%) Degree
2 78 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (3.86%) ISEB
5 41 (3.77%) MCSE
6 40 (3.68%) PMI Certification
6 40 (3.68%) PMP
7 31 (2.85%) CCNA
8 26 (2.39%) Security Cleared
9 25 (2.30%) CCIE
10 24 (2.21%) CISM
11 23 (2.11%) SC Cleared
12 22 (2.02%) CISSP
13 21 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (1.75%) CCNP
14 19 (1.75%) MCSA
15 13 (1.19%) CISA
16 12 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (0.83%) EMC Certification
17 9 (0.83%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.25%) QA
2 49 (4.50%) SLA
3 46 (4.23%) PCI DSS
4 26 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.46%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.28%) COBIT
7 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.28%) GDPR
7 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) GCP
8 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.18%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.092%) BS25999
9 1 (0.092%) COSO
9 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.092%) PMO
System Software
1 261 (23.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 212 (19.49%) Active Directory
3 171 (15.72%) Hyper-V
4 82 (7.54%) Docker
5 76 (6.99%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (4.78%) vSphere
7 17 (1.56%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.01%) vCloud
9 10 (0.92%) XenApp
10 9 (0.83%) Xen
11 8 (0.74%) KVM
11 8 (0.74%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.64%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.64%) HDFS
12 7 (0.64%) Varnish
12 7 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.46%) Firmware
13 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 124 (11.40%) Puppet
2 114 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (6.89%) Ansible
4 64 (5.88%) SCOM
5 55 (5.06%) SCCM
6 44 (4.04%) SCVMM
7 20 (1.84%) Kubernetes
8 15 (1.38%) Terraform
9 11 (1.01%) Control-M
9 11 (1.01%) Mesos
9 11 (1.01%) Nagios
9 11 (1.01%) Packer
9 11 (1.01%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.92%) FortiGate
11 9 (0.83%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.83%) Salt
11 9 (0.83%) vRealize
12 5 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 448 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 315 (28.95%) VMware
3 195 (17.92%) Oracle
4 167 (15.35%) Cisco
5 110 (10.11%) Citrix
5 110 (10.11%) IBM
6 109 (10.02%) Google
7 102 (9.38%) NetApp
8 80 (7.35%) HP
9 77 (7.08%) Juniper
10 66 (6.07%) CheckPoint
11 57 (5.24%) EMC
12 55 (5.06%) BMC
13 50 (4.60%) Red Hat
14 48 (4.41%) hybris
15 46 (4.23%) ATG
16 44 (4.04%) Demandware
17 43 (3.95%) Splunk
18 32 (2.94%) Cognizant
19 22 (2.02%) Dell
Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus up to 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Basix salary to £80,000 plus variabl
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits and rewards
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum, Benefits extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £999,999 per annum 75000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent, please discuss
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 8 days ago