The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 103 105
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 13 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.18% 0.50% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.39% 5.47% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Median salary £41,500 £36,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.27% -17.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.50% +10.50%  

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 176 128 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 15.99% 9.18% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 153 124 97
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -11.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

IaaS
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS in Wales.

Salary trend for IaaS in Wales

IaaS
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IaaS in Wales

IaaS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +12 7 £40,000 +11.11%
Mid Wales - 5 £45,000 -
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 28 (87.50%) PaaS
2 23 (71.88%) SaaS
3 22 (68.75%) VMware
4 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (56.25%) Windows
6 14 (43.75%) Linux
7 13 (40.63%) Degree
8 12 (37.50%) Cisco
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
9 11 (34.38%) Firewall
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
11 9 (28.13%) Unix
11 9 (28.13%) VMware ESX
11 9 (28.13%) Office 365
12 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.88%) LAN
13 7 (21.88%) Oracle
13 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
13 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (18.75%) Release Management
14 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
14 6 (18.75%) MCSE
15 5 (15.63%) CCIE

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (12.50%) nginx
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (87.50%) PaaS
2 23 (71.88%) SaaS
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (28.13%) Office 365
5 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (6.25%) G Suite
7 1 (3.13%) Bluemix
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Ant
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Service Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Network Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Network Services Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Architect
6 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) LAMP
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) COM+
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.13%) Fintech
5 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (28.13%) Unix
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 2 (6.25%) OpenBSD
6 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (18.75%) Release Management
3 5 (15.63%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (15.63%) Statistics
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.50%) Security Management
5 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Open Source
5 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
6 2 (6.25%) Line Management
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) PHP
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) Scala
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.75%) MCSE
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) CCIE
4 5 (15.63%) CCNP
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) RHCE
6 1 (3.13%) CISA
6 1 (3.13%) CISM
6 1 (3.13%) CISSP
6 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (28.13%) VMware ESX
4 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (15.63%) vSphere
6 2 (6.25%) Docker
6 2 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Terraform
1 2 (6.25%) vRealize
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 5 (15.63%) Infoblox
5 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Avaya
7 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
7 2 (6.25%) Google
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.25%) Splunk
8 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
8 1 (3.13%) Vyatta