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

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 446 569
Rank change year-on-year +91 +123  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 731 609 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.62% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.06% 5.29% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 590 442 321
Median salary £57,500 £64,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.15% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +8.91%  

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 14440 11506 9342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.48% 11.71% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12000 9704 7481
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 May 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 May 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 +120 709 £57,500 -11.53% 85
London +101 338 £67,500 -3.57% 41
South East +96 152 £50,000 -16.66% 15
Yorkshire +46 58 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Midlands +11 50 £52,500 -19.23% 4
City of London +13 43 £76,250 +5.17% 7
Berkshire +33 42 £65,000 +15.55% 7
Surrey +51 36 £55,000 -24.13% 4
North West -24 36 £49,250 -10.45% 10
Oxfordshire +39 34 £57,500 +21.05% 1
North Yorkshire +33 30 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England +24 30 £47,500 -25.78% 2
Birmingham +3 30 £52,500 -18.60% 2
West Yorkshire +19 27 £60,000 +4.34% 1
South West -4 25 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Manchester -10 25 £50,000 - 7
Hampshire +4 23 £31,825 -39.38% 3
Oxford +20 22 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Leeds +16 22 £70,000 +27.27%
Hertfordshire +22 21 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Reading +11 17 £65,000 +20.37% 2
East Midlands +3 16 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Woking +23 13 £40,000 -
Westminster -2 13 £85,000 -
Bristol -5 13 £55,000 +12.67% 4
Middlesbrough - 13 £50,000 - 1
Wales +1 12 £40,750 +1.87%
West End of London - 12 £41,500 - 1
Staines +16 11 £70,000 -22.22% 3
Watford +3 10 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 815 (66.42%) PaaS
2 603 (49.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 536 (43.68%) SaaS
4 498 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
5 476 (38.79%) Microsoft
6 459 (37.41%) Windows
7 328 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
8 311 (25.35%) VMware
9 281 (22.90%) Linux
9 281 (22.90%) Active Directory
9 281 (22.90%) DevOps
10 257 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 237 (19.32%) Windows Server
12 232 (18.91%) Oracle
13 228 (18.58%) Java
14 224 (18.26%) SQL Server
15 218 (17.77%) Finance
16 217 (17.69%) Data Centre
17 213 (17.36%) Hyper-V
18 205 (16.71%) SQL
19 204 (16.63%) ITIL
20 199 (16.22%) Office 365
21 181 (14.75%) PowerShell
22 158 (12.88%) DNS
23 155 (12.63%) Cisco
24 152 (12.39%) Presales
24 152 (12.39%) Python
25 151 (12.31%) Puppet
26 149 (12.14%) CRM
27 146 (11.90%) Google

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 92 (7.50%) OpenStack
2 90 (7.33%) SharePoint
3 87 (7.09%) WebSphere
4 85 (6.93%) CMS
5 76 (6.19%) Skype for Business
6 73 (5.95%) Apache Solr
7 60 (4.89%) MS Exchange
8 47 (3.83%) Tomcat
9 45 (3.67%) Apache
10 30 (2.44%) IIS
11 24 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 21 (1.71%) Apache Spark
13 21 (1.71%) JBoss
14 20 (1.63%) WebLogic
15 18 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (1.22%) nginx
16 15 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.081%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.081%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.081%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 815 (66.42%) PaaS
2 603 (49.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 536 (43.68%) SaaS
4 498 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
5 199 (16.22%) Office 365
6 82 (6.68%) Cloud Computing
7 71 (5.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 47 (3.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 46 (3.75%) Google Analytics
10 43 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
10 43 (3.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 29 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
13 23 (1.87%) Amazon S3
14 20 (1.63%) Bluemix
15 15 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (1.14%) G Suite
16 14 (1.14%) Google App Engine
17 13 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
18 12 (0.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 158 (12.88%) DNS
2 132 (10.76%) Firewall
3 105 (8.56%) WAN
4 84 (6.85%) DHCP
5 83 (6.76%) LAN
6 82 (6.68%) SAN
7 79 (6.44%) Internet
8 75 (6.11%) Skype
9 49 (3.99%) LDAP
10 47 (3.83%) VPN
11 46 (3.75%) PBX
12 43 (3.50%) Network Security
13 40 (3.26%) Kerberos
13 40 (3.26%) PSTN
14 38 (3.10%) TCP/IP
15 34 (2.77%) MPLS
16 33 (2.69%) VoIP
17 24 (1.96%) Unified Communications
18 21 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
19 20 (1.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 110 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 91 (7.42%) MySQL
4 60 (4.89%) MongoDB
5 46 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 43 (3.50%) Big Data
6 43 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (3.18%) DB2
9 37 (3.02%) Relational Database
10 34 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (2.36%) Hadoop
12 27 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
12 27 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
12 27 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (1.30%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 98 (7.99%) Jenkins
2 73 (5.95%) JIRA
3 60 (4.89%) Git (software)
4 33 (2.69%) Vagrant
5 28 (2.28%) Maven
6 27 (2.20%) Ant
7 26 (2.12%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (0.98%) Selenium
13 11 (0.90%) Grunt
13 11 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.65%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.65%) Gradle
14 8 (0.65%) Subversion
15 7 (0.57%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.57%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.57%) MSBuild
General
1 218 (17.77%) Finance
2 82 (6.68%) Retail
3 77 (6.28%) Marketing
4 76 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.61%) Publishing
7 28 (2.28%) Banking
8 27 (2.20%) Legal
9 22 (1.79%) Games
10 15 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.14%) Advertising
11 14 (1.14%) Electronics
12 9 (0.73%) Law
13 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.57%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.24%) Billing
15 3 (0.24%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 309 (25.18%) Architect
2 153 (12.47%) Cloud Engineer
3 151 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
4 138 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 119 (9.70%) Cloud Architect
6 111 (9.05%) Developer
7 105 (8.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 74 (6.03%) Consultant
9 72 (5.87%) Infrastructure Architect
10 62 (5.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 56 (4.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 46 (3.75%) Author
12 46 (3.75%) Technical Author
12 46 (3.75%) Technical Developer
13 42 (3.42%) Infrastructure Manager
14 39 (3.18%) Azure Architect
14 39 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
15 38 (3.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 38 (3.10%) Cloud Consultant
15 38 (3.10%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (11.08%) Web Services
2 115 (9.37%) HTML
3 113 (9.21%) Node.js
4 103 (8.39%) CSS
5 102 (8.31%) AngularJS
6 93 (7.58%) HTML5
7 80 (6.52%) .NET
7 80 (6.52%) Middleware
8 37 (3.02%) REST
9 35 (2.85%) LAMP
10 31 (2.53%) JSON
11 30 (2.44%) SOAP
12 25 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
13 23 (1.87%) SAML
14 20 (1.63%) XML
15 17 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
15 17 (1.39%) Spring
16 16 (1.30%) .NET Framework
17 15 (1.22%) CSS3
18 14 (1.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 217 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 126 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (8.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 105 (8.56%) Computer Science
5 76 (6.19%) Private Cloud
6 70 (5.70%) Public Cloud
7 53 (4.32%) Management Information System
8 41 (3.34%) PKI
9 36 (2.93%) CMDB
10 32 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
11 28 (2.28%) Replication
12 27 (2.20%) Virtual Team
13 24 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
14 23 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
15 22 (1.79%) Fintech
16 21 (1.71%) User Experience
17 18 (1.47%) Driving Licence
17 18 (1.47%) Mobile App
18 17 (1.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 459 (37.41%) Windows
2 281 (22.90%) Linux
3 237 (19.32%) Windows Server
4 108 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (8.31%) Unix
6 51 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (3.42%) CentOS
8 30 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (2.36%) Android
9 29 (2.36%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.79%) Solaris
11 20 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 17 (1.39%) Windows Phone
13 14 (1.14%) CoreOS
13 14 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
13 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (1.06%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.90%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.81%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (22.90%) DevOps
3 204 (16.63%) ITIL
4 152 (12.39%) Presales
5 149 (12.14%) CRM
6 136 (11.08%) E-Commerce
7 125 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (10.11%) Scrum
9 120 (9.78%) Open Source
10 112 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 111 (9.05%) Migration
12 102 (8.31%) Project Management
13 98 (7.99%) ERP
14 96 (7.82%) TOGAF
15 93 (7.58%) Configuration Management
16 92 (7.50%) Analytics
17 87 (7.09%) IT Strategy
18 86 (7.01%) Service Delivery
19 84 (6.85%) Service Management
19 84 (6.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 228 (18.58%) Java
2 205 (16.71%) SQL
3 181 (14.75%) PowerShell
4 152 (12.39%) Python
5 133 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 105 (8.56%) PHP
7 72 (5.87%) C#
7 72 (5.87%) Ruby
8 71 (5.79%) Bash Shell
9 54 (4.40%) Perl
10 22 (1.79%) Scala
11 19 (1.55%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.30%) Go
13 15 (1.22%) Objective-C
14 11 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.65%) C++
16 6 (0.49%) AWK
16 6 (0.49%) R
17 4 (0.33%) C
18 3 (0.24%) Korn
Qualifications
1 145 (11.82%) Degree
2 83 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (3.67%) MCSE
4 42 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 40 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (3.18%) ISEB
7 34 (2.77%) PMI Certification
7 34 (2.77%) PMP
8 32 (2.61%) SC Cleared
9 30 (2.44%) MCSA
10 24 (1.96%) CCNA
11 23 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (1.87%) Master's Degree
12 21 (1.71%) CISM
13 19 (1.55%) CISSP
14 16 (1.30%) CCNP
15 15 (1.22%) CISA
16 13 (1.06%) CCIE
17 12 (0.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 9 (0.73%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.40%) QA
2 50 (4.07%) SLA
3 31 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 28 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (0.65%) GDPR
5 8 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.16%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.081%) BS25999
8 1 (0.081%) GCP
8 1 (0.081%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.081%) PMO
System Software
1 281 (22.90%) Active Directory
2 257 (20.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (17.36%) Hyper-V
4 130 (10.59%) Docker
5 85 (6.93%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (2.85%) vSphere
7 17 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.06%) vCloud
9 11 (0.90%) Xen
10 10 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.81%) XenApp
11 8 (0.65%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.57%) HDFS
12 7 (0.57%) LXC
12 7 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.57%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.49%) KVM
14 5 (0.41%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.41%) NFS
15 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 151 (12.31%) Puppet
2 123 (10.02%) Ansible
3 117 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (7.66%) SCOM
5 81 (6.60%) SCCM
6 38 (3.10%) Kubernetes
6 38 (3.10%) SCVMM
7 33 (2.69%) Terraform
8 20 (1.63%) Nagios
9 17 (1.39%) Mesos
9 17 (1.39%) ZABBIX
10 14 (1.14%) Salt
11 13 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 12 (0.98%) Control-M
13 11 (0.90%) Graphite
14 10 (0.81%) Grafana
14 10 (0.81%) logstash
14 10 (0.81%) Packer
15 9 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
15 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 476 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 311 (25.35%) VMware
3 232 (18.91%) Oracle
4 155 (12.63%) Cisco
5 146 (11.90%) Google
6 138 (11.25%) IBM
7 101 (8.23%) Citrix
8 75 (6.11%) hybris
9 74 (6.03%) ATG
10 73 (5.95%) Demandware
11 67 (5.46%) NetApp
12 64 (5.22%) Juniper
13 62 (5.05%) HP
14 56 (4.56%) Red Hat
15 55 (4.48%) CheckPoint
16 50 (4.07%) EMC
17 49 (3.99%) BMC
18 47 (3.83%) Splunk
19 38 (3.10%) SAP
20 33 (2.69%) Rackspace
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Certified Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum **Huge Opportunity! Dont miss out!!*
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Yoh
Salary: £40355.13 - £44390.64 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or Allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Benefits + 80% Remote Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £104923.33 per annum + Full Medical Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + £5,000 on-call bonus + 7.5% bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £62,000 and excellent benefits / equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday