Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 252 278 399
Rank change year-on-year +26 +121 +105
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,951 2,136 1,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.22% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.60% 5.15% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,473 1,599 1,117
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,950 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £97,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,750 £57,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.32% +14.00% -9.09%

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 42,419 41,509 29,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.36% 23.79% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34,355 33,799 24,623
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.75% -1.14%

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 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for IaaS in the UK

IaaS
Top 16 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 26 June 2019. 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 +22 1,825 £65,000 - 75
UK excluding London +40 1,068 £57,750 +1.32% 47
London +9 793 £70,000 -3.45% 29
South East +52 406 £60,000 -7.69% 15
North of England +6 236 £57,500 +9.40% 10
Midlands +33 205 £60,000 +14.29% 15
West Midlands +26 133 £65,000 +23.81% 9
Yorkshire +9 117 £60,000 -2.44% 5
East of England +101 111 £57,500 -28.13% 5
North West +4 101 £55,000 +15.79% 4
East Midlands +53 72 £56,000 -2.61% 6
Scotland -19 57 £55,000 -4.35% 1
South West -11 55 £47,500 - 1
Wales +10 22 £45,000 +12.50%
North East +19 18 £39,500 -39.23% 1
Northern Ireland -26 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 1,304 (66.84%) PaaS
2 1,300 (66.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 865 (44.34%) Amazon AWS
4 780 (39.98%) SaaS
5 747 (38.29%) Microsoft
6 733 (37.57%) DevOps
7 646 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
8 630 (32.29%) Windows
9 448 (22.96%) Active Directory
10 421 (21.58%) Linux
11 420 (21.53%) PowerShell
12 410 (21.01%) Office 365
13 390 (19.99%) VMware
14 354 (18.14%) SQL
15 341 (17.48%) Finance
16 332 (17.02%) Docker
17 323 (16.56%) Data Centre
18 318 (16.30%) Migration
19 316 (16.20%) Kubernetes
20 294 (15.07%) Public Cloud
20 294 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
21 289 (14.81%) Terraform
22 281 (14.40%) Presales
23 273 (13.99%) Firewall
24 269 (13.79%) Ansible
25 266 (13.63%) Hyper-V
26 263 (13.48%) Windows Server
27 260 (13.33%) Python
28 257 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 240 (12.30%) Jenkins

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 98 (5.02%) Skype for Business
2 90 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 79 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 79 (4.05%) OpenStack
4 63 (3.23%) IIS
5 56 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 49 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
7 43 (2.20%) Apache
8 38 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
9 35 (1.79%) Confluence
10 29 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (0.92%) Apache Spark
12 16 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.82%) Mule
12 16 (0.82%) nginx
13 13 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (0.62%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 64 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 13 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.41%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.41%) SAP GRC
2 8 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.21%) Magento
4 4 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.21%) Workfront
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.051%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,304 (66.84%) PaaS
2 1,300 (66.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 865 (44.34%) Amazon AWS
4 780 (39.98%) SaaS
5 410 (21.01%) Office 365
6 236 (12.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 183 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 136 (6.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 119 (6.10%) Serverless
10 93 (4.77%) Cloud Computing
11 49 (2.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 48 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
13 46 (2.36%) GitHub
14 39 (2.00%) Azure Functions
14 39 (2.00%) Power Platform
15 32 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
16 27 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 26 (1.33%) OneDrive
18 25 (1.28%) Akamai
19 24 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 273 (13.99%) Firewall
2 221 (11.33%) DNS
3 148 (7.59%) WAN
4 137 (7.02%) LAN
5 109 (5.59%) DHCP
6 94 (4.82%) Skype
7 93 (4.77%) VPN
8 90 (4.61%) SAN
9 69 (3.54%) Network Security
10 65 (3.33%) TCP/IP
10 65 (3.33%) Wireless
11 57 (2.92%) HTTP
12 51 (2.61%) VoIP
13 49 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
14 42 (2.15%) Internet
15 40 (2.05%) SSL
16 36 (1.85%) NAS
16 36 (1.85%) WLAN
17 33 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
18 32 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 73 (3.74%) MySQL
3 73 (3.74%) NoSQL
4 56 (2.87%) MongoDB
5 49 (2.51%) Big Data
6 47 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 46 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 39 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (1.95%) Power BI
10 36 (1.85%) Data Lake
11 28 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 22 (1.13%) Redis
14 20 (1.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.03%) HDInsight
14 20 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
16 17 (0.87%) Hadoop
17 15 (0.77%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 240 (12.30%) Jenkins
2 178 (9.12%) Git (software)
3 89 (4.56%) TeamCity
4 88 (4.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 61 (3.13%) JIRA
6 55 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 54 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (2.31%) CircleCI
9 43 (2.20%) Bitbucket
10 40 (2.05%) Maven
11 33 (1.69%) Codeship
12 29 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
13 25 (1.28%) SonarQube
14 19 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (0.82%) Selenium
16 15 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (0.67%) Babel
17 13 (0.67%) Subversion
18 12 (0.62%) GitLab
19 10 (0.51%) Travis CI
General
1 341 (17.48%) Finance
2 101 (5.18%) Marketing
3 81 (4.15%) Retail
4 77 (3.95%) Banking
5 56 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.28%) Legal
6 25 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.08%) Law
8 20 (1.03%) Games
9 19 (0.97%) Advertising
10 15 (0.77%) Publishing
11 14 (0.72%) Back Office
12 13 (0.67%) Electronics
13 7 (0.36%) Billing
13 7 (0.36%) Front Office
14 6 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.21%) French Language
15 4 (0.21%) German Language
16 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 474 (24.30%) Architect
2 277 (14.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 213 (10.92%) Cloud Engineer
4 208 (10.66%) Consultant
5 190 (9.74%) Cloud Architect
6 182 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
7 180 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 175 (8.97%) Azure Engineer
9 126 (6.46%) AWS Engineer
10 115 (5.89%) Azure Architect
11 107 (5.48%) Developer
12 81 (4.15%) Azure DevOps
13 80 (4.10%) Cloud Consultant
13 80 (4.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 76 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
15 69 (3.54%) Azure Consultant
16 62 (3.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 61 (3.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 61 (3.13%) Technical Architect
18 60 (3.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (10.92%) Web Services
2 163 (8.35%) .NET
3 158 (8.10%) JSON
4 86 (4.41%) HTML
5 75 (3.84%) Node.js
6 65 (3.33%) REST
7 50 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 48 (2.46%) Spring
9 47 (2.41%) ASP.NET
10 46 (2.36%) CSS
11 44 (2.26%) LDAP
12 42 (2.15%) React
13 34 (1.74%) RESTful
14 31 (1.59%) SOAP
15 30 (1.54%) Kafka
15 30 (1.54%) Middleware
16 28 (1.44%) Elastic Stack
17 27 (1.38%) SAML
17 27 (1.38%) Spring Boot
18 23 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 323 (16.56%) Data Centre
2 294 (15.07%) Public Cloud
3 186 (9.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 86 (4.41%) Private Cloud
5 80 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
6 67 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (3.08%) User Experience
8 58 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
9 54 (2.77%) Mobile App
10 50 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 48 (2.46%) PKI
12 45 (2.31%) Management Information System
13 40 (2.05%) Replication
14 35 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
15 32 (1.64%) Clustering
15 32 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
16 23 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
16 23 (1.18%) Social Media
16 23 (1.18%) Virtual Team
17 22 (1.13%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 630 (32.29%) Windows
2 421 (21.58%) Linux
3 263 (13.48%) Windows Server
4 102 (5.23%) Unix
4 102 (5.23%) Windows 10
5 101 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (2.31%) CentOS
9 38 (1.95%) Apple iOS
10 20 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (0.87%) Android
11 17 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.82%) AIX
12 16 (0.82%) Debian
13 10 (0.51%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.46%) Fedora
14 9 (0.46%) VMS
15 8 (0.41%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 733 (37.57%) DevOps
2 646 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (16.30%) Migration
4 281 (14.40%) Presales
5 257 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 207 (10.61%) Infrastructure as Code
7 189 (9.69%) Microservices
8 181 (9.28%) ITIL
9 167 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
10 158 (8.10%) Configuration Management
11 157 (8.05%) Scrum
12 146 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
12 146 (7.48%) Project Management
13 132 (6.77%) Analytics
14 131 (6.71%) IT Strategy
15 130 (6.66%) Software Engineering
16 124 (6.36%) Service Delivery
17 120 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
18 115 (5.89%) Mentoring
19 111 (5.69%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 420 (21.53%) PowerShell
2 354 (18.14%) SQL
3 260 (13.33%) Python
4 197 (10.10%) Java
5 140 (7.18%) Bash Shell
6 125 (6.41%) C#
6 125 (6.41%) JavaScript
7 82 (4.20%) Perl
8 70 (3.59%) Ruby
9 41 (2.10%) C
9 41 (2.10%) Go
10 31 (1.59%) Scala
11 28 (1.44%) Groovy
12 27 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 19 (0.97%) PHP
14 17 (0.87%) Java 8
15 15 (0.77%) C++
16 14 (0.72%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.67%) Kotlin
18 10 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (8.56%) Degree
2 115 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 70 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 65 (3.33%) MCSE
6 63 (3.23%) AWS Certification
7 57 (2.92%) CISSP
8 39 (2.00%) MCSA
9 36 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (1.79%) SC Cleared
11 23 (1.18%) CEH
11 23 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 22 (1.13%) Master's Degree
12 22 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
14 18 (0.92%) SANS
15 17 (0.87%) CISM
15 17 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
16 14 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (3.49%) SLA
3 65 (3.33%) GDPR
4 34 (1.74%) QA
5 23 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 20 (1.03%) NIST
7 16 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.67%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.51%) GPG13
11 9 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.41%) PMO
13 6 (0.31%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.26%) ISO 31000
15 3 (0.15%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.10%) HMG Infosec
16 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 1 (0.051%) BS7799
17 1 (0.051%) COBIT
System Software
1 448 (22.96%) Active Directory
2 332 (17.02%) Docker
3 294 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 266 (13.63%) Hyper-V
5 101 (5.18%) Virtual Machines
6 71 (3.64%) XenApp
7 44 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 42 (2.15%) vSphere
9 38 (1.95%) XenDesktop
10 20 (1.03%) BitLocker
10 20 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (0.92%) VMware NSX
12 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (0.51%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.31%) NFS
14 6 (0.31%) Xen
15 5 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 316 (16.20%) Kubernetes
2 289 (14.81%) Terraform
3 269 (13.79%) Ansible
4 209 (10.71%) Puppet
5 167 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
6 121 (6.20%) SCCM
7 70 (3.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 56 (2.87%) SCOM
9 49 (2.51%) vCenter Server
10 44 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
11 33 (1.69%) CFEngine
12 27 (1.38%) Packer
13 25 (1.28%) FortiGate
13 25 (1.28%) SCVMM
14 24 (1.23%) NetBackup
15 18 (0.92%) Prometheus
16 17 (0.87%) Nagios
17 14 (0.72%) Mesos
18 12 (0.62%) Rancher
18 12 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 747 (38.29%) Microsoft
2 390 (19.99%) VMware
3 191 (9.79%) Google
4 156 (8.00%) Cisco
5 145 (7.43%) Citrix
6 108 (5.54%) Oracle
7 63 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 57 (2.92%) NetApp
9 55 (2.82%) Atlassian
10 50 (2.56%) Veeam
11 47 (2.41%) CheckPoint
12 46 (2.36%) SAP
13 44 (2.26%) Splunk
14 43 (2.20%) EMC
15 36 (1.85%) Dell
15 36 (1.85%) HP
16 35 (1.79%) Symantec
17 34 (1.74%) IBM
18 31 (1.59%) Rackspace
19 30 (1.54%) ServiceNow