Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 458 545
Rank change year-on-year +126 +87 +158
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1724 1272 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 0.65% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.71% 5.37% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 951 770
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £56,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -11.89% -1.30% +21.05%

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 30168 23669 19062
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.05% 12.00% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24794 19987 15408
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the UK

IaaS
Top 15 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 19 August 2017. 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
England +143 1643 £60,000 -7.69% 86
London +153 876 £65,000 -7.14% 39
UK excluding London +70 790 £50,000 -11.89% 53
South East +106 328 £60,000 +4.35% 19
North of England +61 183 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Midlands -23 122 £50,000 -13.04% 4
West Midlands -7 102 £50,000 -20.63% 2
Yorkshire +85 100 £50,000 -13.04% 3
North West -2 82 £52,500 -4.55% 8
East of England +36 63 £50,000 -21.88% 3
South West -2 59 £50,000 - 7
Wales +21 24 £37,500 -16.67%
East Midlands -11 22 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Scotland -29 19 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North East +15 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1029 (59.69%) PaaS
2 854 (49.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 760 (44.08%) Microsoft
4 728 (42.23%) SaaS
5 662 (38.40%) Windows
6 655 (37.99%) Amazon AWS
7 518 (30.05%) Active Directory
8 448 (25.99%) DevOps
9 438 (25.41%) VMware
10 427 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
11 370 (21.46%) Finance
12 344 (19.95%) Linux
13 305 (17.69%) ITIL
14 295 (17.11%) Windows Server
15 286 (16.59%) Office 365
16 276 (16.01%) SQL Server
17 271 (15.72%) Puppet
18 270 (15.66%) SQL
19 268 (15.55%) Java
20 260 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
21 258 (14.97%) Hyper-V
22 250 (14.50%) Data Centre
23 235 (13.63%) PowerShell
24 225 (13.05%) Oracle
25 212 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
26 210 (12.18%) DNS
27 206 (11.95%) Docker
28 204 (11.83%) Python
29 195 (11.31%) SCCM
30 189 (10.96%) Skype for Business

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
1 189 (10.96%) Skype for Business
2 164 (9.51%) MS Exchange
3 108 (6.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 101 (5.86%) OpenStack
5 93 (5.39%) SharePoint
6 81 (4.70%) WebSphere
7 72 (4.18%) CMS
8 68 (3.94%) Apache Solr
9 53 (3.07%) Tomcat
10 47 (2.73%) Apache
11 41 (2.38%) Confluence
12 37 (2.15%) IIS
13 34 (1.97%) WebLogic
14 32 (1.86%) JBoss
15 27 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 26 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
17 25 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
18 17 (0.99%) nginx
19 15 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
19 15 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 145 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.29%) assyst
3 5 (0.29%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.058%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.058%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1029 (59.69%) PaaS
2 854 (49.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 728 (42.23%) SaaS
4 655 (37.99%) Amazon AWS
5 286 (16.59%) Office 365
6 114 (6.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 73 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 65 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
9 59 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 51 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 34 (1.97%) IBM Cloud
12 33 (1.91%) Bluemix
13 28 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
14 25 (1.45%) Google Analytics
15 23 (1.33%) GitHub
16 22 (1.28%) Sumo Logic
17 21 (1.22%) iPaaS
18 19 (1.10%) OpenShift
19 18 (1.04%) G Suite
20 17 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 210 (12.18%) DNS
2 187 (10.85%) Skype
3 172 (9.98%) Firewall
4 164 (9.51%) WAN
5 114 (6.61%) SAN
6 112 (6.50%) VPN
7 105 (6.09%) LAN
8 101 (5.86%) DHCP
9 89 (5.16%) Internet
10 75 (4.35%) TCP/IP
11 49 (2.84%) VoIP
12 47 (2.73%) LDAP
13 45 (2.61%) SSL
14 44 (2.55%) PBX
15 40 (2.32%) PSTN
16 37 (2.15%) Kerberos
17 36 (2.09%) DMZ
18 35 (2.03%) HTTP
18 35 (2.03%) Network Security
19 31 (1.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 131 (7.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 97 (5.63%) MongoDB
4 93 (5.39%) NoSQL
5 88 (5.10%) MySQL
6 52 (3.02%) Azure SQL Database
6 52 (3.02%) Big Data
7 49 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 43 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (2.09%) Hadoop
13 33 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
14 32 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 30 (1.74%) CouchDB
17 25 (1.45%) RDBMS
18 24 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 23 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 169 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 136 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 80 (4.64%) JIRA
4 75 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 34 (1.97%) Maven
7 33 (1.91%) Vagrant
8 26 (1.51%) Cucumber
8 26 (1.51%) Visual Studio
9 25 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (1.16%) Bitbucket
11 19 (1.10%) Ant
11 19 (1.10%) Mercurial
12 18 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.93%) Grunt
13 16 (0.93%) MSBuild
14 15 (0.87%) Selenium
15 14 (0.81%) GitLab
15 14 (0.81%) GoCD
16 13 (0.75%) Travis CI
General
1 370 (21.46%) Finance
2 149 (8.64%) Retail
3 136 (7.89%) Banking
4 98 (5.68%) Marketing
5 91 (5.28%) Investment Banking
6 85 (4.93%) Retail Banking
7 78 (4.52%) Telecoms
8 41 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.91%) Electronics
10 31 (1.80%) Legal
11 28 (1.62%) Law
12 21 (1.22%) Billing
12 21 (1.22%) Games
13 15 (0.87%) Advertising
14 12 (0.70%) Back Office
14 12 (0.70%) Publishing
15 11 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.23%) Front Office
16 4 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 406 (23.55%) Architect
2 198 (11.48%) Cloud Engineer
3 185 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 176 (10.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 173 (10.03%) Cloud Architect
6 148 (8.58%) Consultant
7 147 (8.53%) Developer
8 134 (7.77%) Solutions Architect
9 113 (6.55%) Azure Engineer
10 101 (5.86%) Infrastructure Architect
11 85 (4.93%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 67 (3.89%) Cloud Consultant
13 63 (3.65%) Azure Architect
14 62 (3.60%) Administrator
15 61 (3.54%) Analyst
16 53 (3.07%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 49 (2.84%) Azure Consultant
18 43 (2.49%) AWS Engineer
19 42 (2.44%) IT Manager
20 41 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (8.87%) Web Services
2 141 (8.18%) Node.js
3 136 (7.89%) .NET
4 127 (7.37%) AngularJS
5 117 (6.79%) CSS
6 115 (6.67%) HTML
7 102 (5.92%) HTML5
8 58 (3.36%) Middleware
9 54 (3.13%) JSON
10 40 (2.32%) REST
11 36 (2.09%) LAMP
12 33 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
12 33 (1.91%) Spring
13 31 (1.80%) SAML
14 29 (1.68%) Kafka
15 27 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
16 25 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
16 25 (1.45%) RESTful
17 24 (1.39%) ASP.NET
18 20 (1.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 250 (14.50%) Data Centre
2 147 (8.53%) User Experience
3 135 (7.83%) Public Cloud
4 126 (7.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 121 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (5.05%) Blackberry
7 83 (4.81%) Private Cloud
8 73 (4.23%) Management Information System
9 70 (4.06%) Computer Science
10 66 (3.83%) PKI
11 45 (2.61%) Clustering
11 45 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
12 42 (2.44%) Replication
13 37 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
14 33 (1.91%) Virtual Team
15 32 (1.86%) Streaming Video
16 31 (1.80%) Fintech
17 28 (1.62%) BYOD
17 28 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
18 27 (1.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 662 (38.40%) Windows
2 344 (19.95%) Linux
3 295 (17.11%) Windows Server
4 128 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 126 (7.31%) Apple iOS
6 124 (7.19%) Android
7 116 (6.73%) Windows 7
8 108 (6.26%) Unix
9 99 (5.74%) Mac OS X
10 59 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (2.67%) Windows 10
13 33 (1.91%) CentOS
14 30 (1.74%) Solaris
15 21 (1.22%) Debian
15 21 (1.22%) Windows Phone
16 17 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
17 15 (0.87%) CoreOS
17 15 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (25.99%) DevOps
2 427 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (17.69%) ITIL
4 185 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
5 168 (9.74%) Service Management
6 164 (9.51%) Configuration Management
7 163 (9.45%) Migration
8 155 (8.99%) Presales
9 143 (8.29%) Open Source
10 138 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 130 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 128 (7.42%) Analytics
13 122 (7.08%) CRM
14 115 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 115 (6.67%) Project Management
15 111 (6.44%) Information Security
16 110 (6.38%) Scrum
17 106 (6.15%) TOGAF
18 102 (5.92%) High Availability
18 102 (5.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 270 (15.66%) SQL
2 268 (15.55%) Java
3 235 (13.63%) PowerShell
4 204 (11.83%) Python
5 163 (9.45%) JavaScript
6 130 (7.54%) PHP
7 102 (5.92%) Bash Shell
8 95 (5.51%) Ruby
9 83 (4.81%) C#
10 70 (4.06%) Perl
11 30 (1.74%) Go
12 27 (1.57%) C++
12 27 (1.57%) T-SQL
13 21 (1.22%) Scala
14 20 (1.16%) C
15 19 (1.10%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.52%) ES6
17 8 (0.46%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.46%) VB
18 5 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 212 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 167 (9.69%) MCSE
3 118 (6.84%) Degree
4 89 (5.16%) CCA
4 89 (5.16%) Citrix Certification
5 58 (3.36%) MCSA
6 56 (3.25%) Security Cleared
7 50 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 44 (2.55%) SC Cleared
10 32 (1.86%) CISSP
11 26 (1.51%) CCNA
12 25 (1.45%) CISM
13 24 (1.39%) ISEB
14 18 (1.04%) Master's Degree
15 14 (0.81%) CISA
15 14 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.81%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.75%) CCNP
16 13 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.42%) SLA
2 44 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.32%) QA
4 35 (2.03%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.52%) GDPR
6 9 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.29%) SSAE 16
8 4 (0.23%) GCP
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.12%) COBIT
11 1 (0.058%) BS25999
11 1 (0.058%) GPG13
11 1 (0.058%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.058%) JSP 440
System Software
1 518 (30.05%) Active Directory
2 260 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 258 (14.97%) Hyper-V
4 206 (11.95%) Docker
5 116 (6.73%) XenApp
6 100 (5.80%) XenDesktop
7 68 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (1.22%) vSphere
9 15 (0.87%) vCloud
10 13 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.70%) LXC
12 11 (0.64%) Xen
13 9 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.52%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.41%) HDFS
15 6 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.29%) NFS
16 5 (0.29%) Sendmail
17 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 271 (15.72%) Puppet
2 195 (11.31%) SCCM
3 171 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
4 166 (9.63%) Ansible
5 106 (6.15%) SCOM
6 89 (5.16%) AirWatch
7 59 (3.42%) Kubernetes
8 57 (3.31%) Terraform
9 40 (2.32%) Nagios
10 36 (2.09%) ZABBIX
11 24 (1.39%) logstash
12 22 (1.28%) SCVMM
13 21 (1.22%) Grafana
13 21 (1.22%) Prometheus
13 21 (1.22%) Salt
14 20 (1.16%) Graphite
15 19 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
16 17 (0.99%) Control-M
17 16 (0.93%) Kibana
18 15 (0.87%) rkt
Vendors
1 760 (44.08%) Microsoft
2 438 (25.41%) VMware
3 225 (13.05%) Oracle
4 176 (10.21%) Citrix
5 158 (9.16%) Cisco
6 147 (8.53%) IBM
7 145 (8.41%) Google
8 112 (6.50%) ServiceNow
9 99 (5.74%) McAfee
10 96 (5.57%) Apple
11 85 (4.93%) AppSense
12 81 (4.70%) Splunk
13 71 (4.12%) hybris
14 70 (4.06%) SAP
15 69 (4.00%) ATG
15 69 (4.00%) Demandware
16 60 (3.48%) Red Hat
17 47 (2.73%) HP
18 39 (2.26%) NetApp
19 34 (1.97%) Rackspace