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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 436 542
Rank change year-on-year +118 +106  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 864 645 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.69% 5.49% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 689 464 359
Median salary £60,000 £62,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.38% +0.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,625 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.95% -  

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 15179 11747 9485
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.03% 11.93% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12574 9962 7706
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +132 834 £60,000 -7.69% 96
London +131 424 £67,500 -3.57% 38
South East +52 157 £57,500 - 24
West Midlands +6 62 £52,500 -17.96% 6
City of London +44 58 £75,000 +3.44% 8
Yorkshire +35 53 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West -19 53 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Berkshire +7 40 £65,000 +8.33% 11
East of England +16 35 £50,000 -28.57% 5
Manchester -12 35 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Oxfordshire +43 34 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Surrey +50 33 £70,000 -15.15% 5
South West 0 32 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Birmingham +2 28 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Oxford +32 27 £57,500 +21.05% 2
North Yorkshire +28 26 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +22 26 £60,000 -11.11% 4
Leeds +16 21 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Hertfordshire +15 21 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -23 20 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Staines +21 18 £70,000 -22.22% 2
Hampshire -13 18 £31,500 -40.00% 3
East Midlands +5 17 £47,000 -6.00% 4
Reading 0 17 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Warwickshire - 15 £47,500 - 2
Westminster 0 14 £85,000 -
Middlesbrough - 13 £50,000 - 1
Watford +1 11 £50,000 -
West End of London +12 10 £41,500 -
Essex +7 10 £50,000 -21.87%

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 895 (64.53%) PaaS
2 687 (49.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 604 (43.55%) SaaS
4 564 (40.66%) Microsoft
5 555 (40.01%) Amazon AWS
6 539 (38.86%) Windows
7 367 (26.46%) VMware
8 363 (26.17%) Active Directory
9 345 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
10 344 (24.80%) DevOps
11 294 (21.20%) Linux
12 268 (19.32%) Finance
13 264 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 259 (18.67%) Windows Server
15 244 (17.59%) Java
16 243 (17.52%) Hyper-V
17 241 (17.38%) SQL Server
18 224 (16.15%) Oracle
18 224 (16.15%) ITIL
19 223 (16.08%) Office 365
20 216 (15.57%) SQL
21 210 (15.14%) Data Centre
22 194 (13.99%) PowerShell
23 189 (13.63%) Puppet
24 176 (12.69%) DNS
25 172 (12.40%) Python
26 158 (11.39%) Presales
27 154 (11.10%) Cisco
28 150 (10.81%) JavaScript
28 150 (10.81%) Docker

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
1 121 (8.72%) Skype for Business
2 99 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 97 (6.99%) OpenStack
4 93 (6.71%) SharePoint
5 92 (6.63%) WebSphere
6 86 (6.20%) CMS
7 76 (5.48%) Apache Solr
8 52 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 48 (3.46%) Tomcat
10 41 (2.96%) Apache
11 30 (2.16%) IIS
12 27 (1.95%) WebLogic
13 26 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 25 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
14 25 (1.80%) JBoss
15 24 (1.73%) Confluence
16 23 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (1.08%) Apache Spark
17 15 (1.08%) nginx
17 15 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 24 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.072%) assyst
6 1 (0.072%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.072%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 895 (64.53%) PaaS
2 687 (49.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 604 (43.55%) SaaS
4 555 (40.01%) Amazon AWS
5 223 (16.08%) Office 365
6 80 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
7 75 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 74 (5.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 50 (3.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 41 (2.96%) Google Analytics
11 39 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 35 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (2.02%) IBM Cloud
14 25 (1.80%) Bluemix
15 23 (1.66%) Amazon S3
16 16 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (1.01%) GitHub
18 13 (0.94%) OpenShift
19 12 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
19 12 (0.87%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 176 (12.69%) DNS
2 149 (10.74%) Firewall
3 138 (9.95%) WAN
4 118 (8.51%) Skype
5 93 (6.71%) SAN
6 91 (6.56%) DHCP
6 91 (6.56%) LAN
7 77 (5.55%) Internet
8 72 (5.19%) VPN
9 49 (3.53%) TCP/IP
10 48 (3.46%) LDAP
11 46 (3.32%) PBX
12 44 (3.17%) VoIP
13 42 (3.03%) PSTN
14 40 (2.88%) Network Security
15 39 (2.81%) Kerberos
16 35 (2.52%) MPLS
17 33 (2.38%) SSL
18 29 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
18 29 (2.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 121 (8.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 90 (6.49%) MySQL
4 73 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 62 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 46 (3.32%) Big Data
7 42 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 40 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (2.74%) Relational Database
10 37 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
12 33 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (2.09%) Hadoop
14 28 (2.02%) DB2
14 28 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 19 (1.37%) CouchDB
17 19 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 120 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 81 (5.84%) Git (software)
3 77 (5.55%) JIRA
4 39 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 32 (2.31%) Vagrant
6 28 (2.02%) Maven
6 28 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 22 (1.59%) Ant
8 17 (1.23%) Visual Studio
9 16 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (1.01%) Selenium
11 13 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (0.87%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.87%) Travis CI
13 11 (0.79%) Grunt
14 10 (0.72%) Mercurial
14 10 (0.72%) MSBuild
15 9 (0.65%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.58%) Capybara
General
1 268 (19.32%) Finance
2 92 (6.63%) Retail
3 89 (6.42%) Marketing
4 76 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 55 (3.97%) Banking
6 38 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.87%) Legal
9 25 (1.80%) Retail Banking
10 24 (1.73%) Electronics
11 23 (1.66%) Games
12 20 (1.44%) Publishing
13 18 (1.30%) Law
14 17 (1.23%) Advertising
15 11 (0.79%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.65%) Back Office
17 7 (0.50%) Billing
18 4 (0.29%) Music Industry
19 3 (0.22%) German Language
20 2 (0.14%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 345 (24.87%) Architect
2 167 (12.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 161 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 144 (10.38%) Cloud Architect
5 143 (10.31%) Solutions Architect
6 128 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 123 (8.87%) Developer
8 102 (7.35%) Consultant
9 82 (5.91%) Infrastructure Architect
10 67 (4.83%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 61 (4.40%) Azure Engineer
12 59 (4.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 48 (3.46%) Cloud Consultant
14 47 (3.39%) Azure Architect
15 45 (3.24%) Analyst
16 43 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
17 42 (3.03%) IT Manager
18 41 (2.96%) Administrator
18 41 (2.96%) Author
18 41 (2.96%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (9.08%) Web Services
2 121 (8.72%) Node.js
3 116 (8.36%) HTML
4 111 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 110 (7.93%) CSS
6 98 (7.07%) .NET
7 94 (6.78%) HTML5
8 76 (5.48%) Middleware
9 42 (3.03%) JSON
9 42 (3.03%) REST
10 35 (2.52%) LAMP
11 34 (2.45%) SAML
12 27 (1.95%) SOAP
13 25 (1.80%) LAPP Stack
14 22 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (1.59%) Spring
15 20 (1.44%) XML
15 20 (1.44%) XMPP
16 19 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
17 17 (1.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 210 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 125 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (7.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 91 (6.56%) Public Cloud
5 85 (6.13%) Private Cloud
6 79 (5.70%) Computer Science
7 63 (4.54%) User Experience
8 61 (4.40%) PKI
9 59 (4.25%) Management Information System
10 37 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
12 34 (2.45%) Replication
13 28 (2.02%) Virtual Team
14 26 (1.87%) Blackberry
15 25 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
16 24 (1.73%) CMDB
16 24 (1.73%) Mobile App
17 23 (1.66%) Enterprise Cloud
17 23 (1.66%) Streaming Video
18 22 (1.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 539 (38.86%) Windows
2 294 (21.20%) Linux
3 259 (18.67%) Windows Server
4 123 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 96 (6.92%) Unix
6 58 (4.18%) Android
6 58 (4.18%) Apple iOS
7 44 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (3.10%) Mac OS X
9 41 (2.96%) Windows 7
10 38 (2.74%) CentOS
10 38 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (1.59%) Solaris
12 21 (1.51%) Windows 10
12 21 (1.51%) Windows Phone
13 16 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
14 15 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (1.01%) CoreOS
16 13 (0.94%) Debian
16 13 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (24.80%) DevOps
3 224 (16.15%) ITIL
4 158 (11.39%) Presales
5 141 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
6 139 (10.02%) CRM
7 138 (9.95%) Open Source
8 135 (9.73%) E-Commerce
9 134 (9.66%) Migration
10 116 (8.36%) Scrum
11 114 (8.22%) Configuration Management
12 106 (7.64%) Project Management
13 102 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 99 (7.14%) ERP
15 96 (6.92%) Service Management
16 91 (6.56%) Analytics
16 91 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
17 90 (6.49%) Service Delivery
18 89 (6.42%) SOA
19 84 (6.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 244 (17.59%) Java
2 216 (15.57%) SQL
3 194 (13.99%) PowerShell
4 172 (12.40%) Python
5 150 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 118 (8.51%) PHP
7 79 (5.70%) Bash Shell
8 77 (5.55%) C#
8 77 (5.55%) Ruby
9 54 (3.89%) Perl
10 24 (1.73%) Go
11 22 (1.59%) Scala
12 20 (1.44%) Objective-C
13 19 (1.37%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.15%) C++
15 10 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.65%) C
17 6 (0.43%) AWK
17 6 (0.43%) R
18 3 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (8.72%) Degree
2 118 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (5.84%) MCSE
4 52 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 41 (2.96%) SC Cleared
6 38 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (2.52%) MCSA
8 29 (2.09%) CCA
8 29 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
8 29 (2.09%) ISEB
9 23 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.59%) PMI Certification
11 21 (1.51%) CISSP
11 21 (1.51%) Master's Degree
11 21 (1.51%) PMP
12 20 (1.44%) CCNA
13 17 (1.23%) CISM
14 15 (1.08%) CISA
15 14 (1.01%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.75%) SLA
2 38 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.60%) QA
4 22 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (0.72%) GDPR
5 10 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.36%) SSAE 16
7 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.14%) COBIT
9 1 (0.072%) BS25999
9 1 (0.072%) GCP
9 1 (0.072%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 363 (26.17%) Active Directory
2 264 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 243 (17.52%) Hyper-V
4 150 (10.81%) Docker
5 79 (5.70%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (3.24%) XenApp
7 37 (2.67%) XenDesktop
8 34 (2.45%) vSphere
9 15 (1.08%) vCloud
10 14 (1.01%) Xen
11 12 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.58%) LXC
12 8 (0.58%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.50%) HDFS
13 7 (0.50%) KVM
14 6 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.36%) NFS
16 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 189 (13.63%) Puppet
2 137 (9.88%) Ansible
3 136 (9.81%) Opscode Chef
4 113 (8.15%) SCCM
5 101 (7.28%) SCOM
6 50 (3.60%) Kubernetes
7 44 (3.17%) Terraform
8 29 (2.09%) AirWatch
9 27 (1.95%) Nagios
10 26 (1.87%) SCVMM
11 22 (1.59%) ZABBIX
12 17 (1.23%) Salt
13 16 (1.15%) Control-M
13 16 (1.15%) logstash
14 15 (1.08%) Mesos
15 14 (1.01%) Grafana
15 14 (1.01%) Graphite
15 14 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 13 (0.94%) Prometheus
17 10 (0.72%) Packer
Vendors
1 564 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 367 (26.46%) VMware
3 224 (16.15%) Oracle
4 154 (11.10%) Cisco
5 149 (10.74%) Google
6 143 (10.31%) IBM
7 114 (8.22%) Citrix
8 78 (5.62%) hybris
9 77 (5.55%) ATG
10 76 (5.48%) Demandware
11 56 (4.04%) HP
12 51 (3.68%) Red Hat
13 49 (3.53%) SAP
14 47 (3.39%) NetApp
14 47 (3.39%) Splunk
15 45 (3.24%) Juniper
15 45 (3.24%) ServiceNow
16 41 (2.96%) CheckPoint
17 36 (2.60%) McAfee
18 35 (2.52%) BMC
Middlesex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum with competitive benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £72,000 and excellent benefits / equity
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Excelllent salary plus exceltional b
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per day + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + car allowance (includes bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Circa £80,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Scotland
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
flatraterecruiting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 47.5k per year + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago