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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK
Rank 421 489 558
Rank change year-on-year +68 +69  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 524 557 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.27% 4.81% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 384 397 316
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £41,800 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  

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 12276 11570 8881
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.62% 11.19% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10231 9716 7062
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 26 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 26 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 +83 506 £57,500 -8.00% 68
London +69 247 £67,500 -3.57% 31
South East +118 121 £55,000 -15.38% 14
Yorkshire +23 35 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Berkshire +57 32 £70,000 +68.67% 5
Oxfordshire - 30 £60,000 - 6
Surrey +51 29 £42,500 -33.33%
West Midlands +20 27 £50,000 -16.66% 2
North Yorkshire +33 26 £50,000 -23.07% 1
South West +17 26 £46,250 -15.90% 4
North West -21 25 £48,750 -11.36% 4
Hampshire +43 23 £50,000 -13.04% 1
East of England +31 19 £47,500 -19.14% 4
City of London +19 19 £82,500 +10.00% 6
Bristol +3 16 £48,750 -15.21% 2
West Sussex +26 15 £48,750 +21.87%
Manchester -12 15 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Birmingham +9 14 £49,250 -6.19%
Woking +21 13 £40,000 -
Wales +11 13 £41,500 +15.27%
Hertfordshire +28 11 £46,750 -22.08% 3
Farnborough +12 10 £50,000 -6.97% 1
West Yorkshire +10 9 £57,500 - 3
Leeds +7 9 £57,500 -8.00% 3
Oxford - 9 £55,000 - 5
South Wales +11 7 £40,000 +11.11%
Cambridgeshire - 7 £47,500 - 1
Reading +39 6 £90,000 +116.86%
Cheshire +7 6 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Westminster -4 6 £85,000 +13.33%

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 740 (67.83%) PaaS
2 518 (47.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 446 (40.88%) Microsoft
4 429 (39.32%) SaaS
5 423 (38.77%) Amazon AWS
6 343 (31.44%) Windows
7 326 (29.88%) VMware
8 297 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
9 277 (25.39%) Linux
10 268 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 253 (23.19%) ITIL
12 231 (21.17%) Data Centre
13 229 (20.99%) Finance
14 223 (20.44%) MS Excel
15 211 (19.34%) SQL Server
15 211 (19.34%) Active Directory
16 207 (18.97%) DevOps
17 198 (18.15%) Oracle
18 196 (17.97%) Java
19 190 (17.42%) SQL
20 187 (17.14%) Windows Server
21 173 (15.86%) Degree
22 171 (15.67%) Cisco
23 167 (15.31%) Hyper-V
24 165 (15.12%) Office 365
24 165 (15.12%) Presales
25 141 (12.92%) PowerShell
26 130 (11.92%) Firewall
27 129 (11.82%) CRM
27 129 (11.82%) Scrum

IaaS
Top Related 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 (7.33%) OpenStack
2 78 (7.15%) SharePoint
3 55 (5.04%) CMS
4 51 (4.67%) MS Exchange
4 51 (4.67%) WebSphere
5 48 (4.40%) Apache
6 47 (4.31%) Tomcat
7 44 (4.03%) Apache Solr
8 41 (3.76%) IIS
8 41 (3.76%) Skype for Business
9 23 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (2.02%) Apache Spark
10 22 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (1.74%) nginx
12 18 (1.65%) JBoss
13 15 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 223 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.12%) MS Office
3 30 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.092%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.37%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.18%) SAP GRC
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
1 740 (67.83%) PaaS
2 518 (47.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 429 (39.32%) SaaS
4 423 (38.77%) Amazon AWS
5 165 (15.12%) Office 365
6 73 (6.69%) Cloud Computing
7 56 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
8 54 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 32 (2.93%) Google Analytics
10 22 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (1.92%) Amazon S3
12 19 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
13 16 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (1.19%) Bluemix
15 11 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 9 (0.82%) G Suite
17 7 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
17 7 (0.64%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 130 (11.92%) Firewall
2 121 (11.09%) DNS
3 98 (8.98%) SAN
4 83 (7.61%) WAN
5 82 (7.52%) LAN
6 74 (6.78%) Internet
7 62 (5.68%) DHCP
8 41 (3.76%) VPN
9 38 (3.48%) Skype
10 36 (3.30%) LDAP
10 36 (3.30%) Network Security
11 32 (2.93%) MPLS
12 31 (2.84%) Kerberos
13 25 (2.29%) VoIP
14 23 (2.11%) TCP/IP
15 21 (1.92%) Wireless
16 20 (1.83%) Unified Communications
17 19 (1.74%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (1.74%) NetScaler
17 19 (1.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 86 (7.88%) MySQL
3 71 (6.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 62 (5.68%) MongoDB
5 48 (4.40%) DB2
6 42 (3.85%) Big Data
7 39 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 38 (3.48%) NoSQL
8 38 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (3.30%) Hadoop
10 34 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.56%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.56%) Redis
15 17 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 68 (6.23%) Jenkins
2 46 (4.22%) JIRA
3 43 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.11%) Ant
4 23 (2.11%) Maven
5 22 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.56%) Vagrant
7 16 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.37%) Subversion
9 13 (1.19%) Gradle
9 13 (1.19%) Selenium
10 11 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.73%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.55%) Grunt
13 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.37%) Hudson
14 4 (0.37%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 229 (20.99%) Finance
2 100 (9.17%) Retail
3 61 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.77%) Marketing
5 43 (3.94%) Publishing
6 37 (3.39%) Banking
7 31 (2.84%) Legal
8 20 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.28%) Multimedia
10 13 (1.19%) Games
11 11 (1.01%) Advertising
11 11 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.55%) Electronics
14 5 (0.46%) Back Office
14 5 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Billing
15 3 (0.27%) Law
16 1 (0.092%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.092%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (26.67%) Architect
2 135 (12.37%) Solutions Architect
3 123 (11.27%) Cloud Engineer
4 112 (10.27%) Cloud Architect
5 109 (9.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 85 (7.79%) Developer
7 65 (5.96%) Consultant
8 56 (5.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 56 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 53 (4.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 53 (4.86%) Infrastructure Architect
10 46 (4.22%) Infrastructure Manager
11 40 (3.67%) Azure Architect
12 37 (3.39%) Analyst
12 37 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
13 33 (3.02%) Author
13 33 (3.02%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 33 (3.02%) Technical Author
13 33 (3.02%) Technical Developer
14 31 (2.84%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (10.17%) Web Services
2 93 (8.52%) HTML
3 79 (7.24%) .NET
4 78 (7.15%) Node.js
5 77 (7.06%) AngularJS
6 69 (6.32%) Middleware
7 68 (6.23%) CSS
7 68 (6.23%) HTML5
8 41 (3.76%) REST
9 35 (3.21%) SOAP
10 32 (2.93%) LAMP
11 22 (2.02%) JSON
12 18 (1.65%) .NET Framework
12 18 (1.65%) LAPP Stack
13 17 (1.56%) ASP.NET
13 17 (1.56%) RESTful
14 16 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
15 15 (1.37%) jQuery
15 15 (1.37%) XML
16 14 (1.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 231 (21.17%) Data Centre
2 119 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 108 (9.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 80 (7.33%) Public Cloud
5 59 (5.41%) Private Cloud
6 44 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 43 (3.94%) CMDB
8 29 (2.66%) Virtual Team
9 28 (2.57%) PKI
10 25 (2.29%) Replication
11 24 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (2.11%) Clustering
12 23 (2.11%) Driving Licence
13 22 (2.02%) Fintech
14 21 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
15 18 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
16 17 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
17 14 (1.28%) Internet of Things
18 13 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 343 (31.44%) Windows
2 277 (25.39%) Linux
3 187 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 108 (9.90%) Unix
5 84 (7.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (4.49%) Solaris
8 42 (3.85%) CentOS
9 36 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (3.12%) OpenVMS
11 23 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 18 (1.65%) Android
12 18 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.19%) Fedora
13 13 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.92%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.82%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (23.19%) ITIL
3 207 (18.97%) DevOps
4 165 (15.12%) Presales
5 129 (11.82%) CRM
5 129 (11.82%) Scrum
6 128 (11.73%) PRINCE2
7 121 (11.09%) TOGAF
8 120 (11.00%) Service Management
9 115 (10.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 113 (10.36%) Project Management
11 103 (9.44%) IT Strategy
12 99 (9.07%) Migration
13 98 (8.98%) Service Delivery
14 96 (8.80%) E-Commerce
15 94 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
16 91 (8.34%) Open Source
17 84 (7.70%) Software Engineering
18 83 (7.61%) ITIL V3
19 77 (7.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 196 (17.97%) Java
2 190 (17.42%) SQL
3 141 (12.92%) PowerShell
4 109 (9.99%) Python
5 99 (9.07%) JavaScript
6 78 (7.15%) C#
7 69 (6.32%) PHP
8 56 (5.13%) Ruby
9 52 (4.77%) Bash Shell
10 45 (4.12%) Perl
11 24 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.11%) Scala
13 14 (1.28%) Go
14 9 (0.82%) C
15 8 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.55%) C++
16 6 (0.55%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.55%) R
17 3 (0.27%) Korn
18 2 (0.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 173 (15.86%) Degree
2 76 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (4.40%) ISEB
5 44 (4.03%) PMI Certification
5 44 (4.03%) PMP
6 40 (3.67%) MCSE
7 30 (2.75%) CCNA
8 25 (2.29%) CCIE
8 25 (2.29%) CISM
8 25 (2.29%) Security Cleared
9 23 (2.11%) CISSP
10 22 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (2.02%) SC Cleared
11 19 (1.74%) CCNP
12 18 (1.65%) MCSA
13 14 (1.28%) CISA
14 12 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (0.92%) EMC Certification
16 9 (0.82%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.32%) QA
2 49 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 48 (4.40%) SLA
4 28 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.46%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.27%) COBIT
8 3 (0.27%) GDPR
8 3 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.18%) GCP
9 2 (0.18%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.092%) BS25999
10 1 (0.092%) COSO
10 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.092%) PMO
System Software
1 268 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 211 (19.34%) Active Directory
3 167 (15.31%) Hyper-V
4 82 (7.52%) Virtual Machines
5 80 (7.33%) Docker
6 52 (4.77%) vSphere
7 17 (1.56%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.01%) vCloud
9 10 (0.92%) XenApp
10 9 (0.82%) Xen
11 8 (0.73%) KVM
11 8 (0.73%) 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
1 126 (11.55%) Puppet
2 116 (10.63%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (6.78%) Ansible
4 62 (5.68%) SCOM
5 53 (4.86%) SCCM
6 50 (4.58%) SCVMM
7 19 (1.74%) Kubernetes
8 14 (1.28%) Terraform
9 11 (1.01%) Control-M
9 11 (1.01%) Mesos
9 11 (1.01%) Packer
9 11 (1.01%) vRealize
9 11 (1.01%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.92%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.92%) FortiGate
10 10 (0.92%) Salt
11 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.82%) Nagios
12 5 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 446 (40.88%) Microsoft
2 326 (29.88%) VMware
3 198 (18.15%) Oracle
4 171 (15.67%) Cisco
5 116 (10.63%) Citrix
6 114 (10.45%) IBM
7 108 (9.90%) Google
8 106 (9.72%) NetApp
9 83 (7.61%) HP
9 83 (7.61%) Juniper
10 73 (6.69%) CheckPoint
11 62 (5.68%) EMC
12 59 (5.41%) BMC
13 50 (4.58%) Red Hat
14 48 (4.40%) hybris
15 46 (4.22%) ATG
16 45 (4.12%) Splunk
17 44 (4.03%) Demandware
18 32 (2.93%) Cognizant
19 21 (1.92%) Dell
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £999,999 per annum 75000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent, please discuss
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 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: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £43k - 50k per year + Certified Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £450 - £550 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago