Period
to 27 November 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 123 115
Rank change year-on-year -59 -8 +64
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 506 220 207
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.73% 2.66% 2.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.69% 5.75% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 446 184 202
10th Percentile £43,250 £46,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £63,000 £65,250
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.45% +8.75%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,313 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £91,250 £91,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13,725 3,827 3,215
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.05% 46.30% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11,160 3,473 2,949
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.19% -5.83% +4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

IaaS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

IaaS trend for jobs with a WFH option

IaaS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing IaaS.

IaaS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

IaaS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing IaaS over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

IaaS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IaaS job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for IaaS.

1 395 (78.06%) Azure
2 345 (68.18%) PaaS
3 245 (48.42%) Microsoft
4 200 (39.53%) DevOps
5 175 (34.58%) AWS
6 169 (33.40%) SaaS
7 162 (32.02%) Windows
8 125 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (24.31%) PowerShell
10 122 (24.11%) Social Skills
11 114 (22.53%) Infrastructure as Code
12 111 (21.94%) Terraform
12 111 (21.94%) Active Directory
13 109 (21.54%) Presales
14 104 (20.55%) Microsoft 365
15 103 (20.36%) Migration
16 98 (19.37%) Windows Server
17 94 (18.58%) Python
18 88 (17.39%) Kubernetes
19 84 (16.60%) SQL
20 81 (16.01%) Public Cloud
21 77 (15.22%) Docker
21 77 (15.22%) VMware
22 74 (14.62%) Linux
23 72 (14.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 66 (13.04%) GCP
25 64 (12.65%) SQL Server
26 63 (12.45%) Firewall
27 62 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
27 62 (12.25%) Ansible

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 48 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.94%) IIS
3 19 (3.75%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.57%) Confluence
5 11 (2.17%) Apache Pig
6 10 (1.98%) CMS
6 10 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.98%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.98%) WordPress
7 9 (1.78%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.79%) Apache
11 4 (0.79%) nginx
12 3 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (3.56%) Sentinel
2 10 (1.98%) Sage 200
3 8 (1.58%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 395 (78.06%) Azure
2 345 (68.18%) PaaS
3 175 (34.58%) AWS
4 169 (33.40%) SaaS
5 104 (20.55%) Microsoft 365
6 66 (13.04%) GCP
7 52 (10.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 40 (7.91%) OneDrive
9 26 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (4.74%) GitHub
11 20 (3.95%) Azure Sentinel
11 20 (3.95%) Serverless
12 17 (3.36%) Power Platform
13 15 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (2.77%) Mimecast
15 12 (2.37%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 11 (2.17%) Matillion
17 10 (1.98%) Amazon EKS
17 10 (1.98%) OpenShift
18 8 (1.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (12.45%) Firewall
2 45 (8.89%) VPN
3 35 (6.92%) DNS
4 29 (5.73%) DHCP
5 27 (5.34%) WAN
6 24 (4.74%) LAN
6 24 (4.74%) VLAN
7 23 (4.55%) SAN
8 22 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 14 (2.77%) IPsec
9 14 (2.77%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (2.57%) MPLS
11 12 (2.37%) Network Security
11 12 (2.37%) SSL
12 10 (1.98%) VoIP
13 6 (1.19%) Internet
13 6 (1.19%) Wireless
14 5 (0.99%) VSAN
14 5 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.11%) Big Data
3 33 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 24 (4.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 18 (3.56%) MySQL
5 18 (3.56%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.77%) Apache Hive
7 14 (2.77%) Power BI
7 14 (2.77%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.37%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.17%) Pentaho
9 11 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.17%) Sqoop
10 8 (1.58%) MarkLogic
10 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.19%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 45 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 26 (5.14%) JIRA
4 18 (3.56%) Bitbucket
5 14 (2.77%) GitLab
5 14 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (2.17%) Gradle
8 10 (1.98%) Maven
8 10 (1.98%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.19%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.79%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.59%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.59%) Subversion
12 2 (0.40%) GoCD
12 2 (0.40%) gulp
12 2 (0.40%) Postman
12 2 (0.40%) Selenium
13 1 (0.20%) fastlane
General
1 122 (24.11%) Social Skills
2 51 (10.08%) Finance
3 38 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.14%) Law
5 19 (3.75%) Legal
6 17 (3.36%) Public Sector
7 14 (2.77%) Banking
8 12 (2.37%) Documentation Skills
9 10 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.78%) Advertising
10 9 (1.78%) Marketing
11 8 (1.58%) Games
11 8 (1.58%) Private Banking
11 8 (1.58%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 7 (1.38%) Influencing Skills
13 6 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.99%) Back Office
15 4 (0.79%) Presentation Skills
16 3 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 154 (30.43%) Architect
2 106 (20.95%) Cloud Architect
3 84 (16.60%) Solutions Architect
4 73 (14.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 65 (12.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 61 (12.06%) Consultant
7 58 (11.46%) Azure Engineer
8 47 (9.29%) Azure Architect
9 46 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 43 (8.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 36 (7.11%) Developer
12 32 (6.32%) Azure Consultant
13 24 (4.74%) Cloud Consultant
14 23 (4.55%) Lead Architect
14 23 (4.55%) Lead Cloud Architect
15 21 (4.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
16 19 (3.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (3.75%) Software Developer
17 15 (2.96%) Java Developer
17 15 (2.96%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.73%) .NET
2 26 (5.14%) ARM Templates
2 26 (5.14%) Kafka
3 19 (3.75%) YAML
4 18 (3.56%) HTML
5 16 (3.16%) JSON
5 16 (3.16%) Node.js
6 15 (2.96%) Middleware
7 13 (2.57%) CSS
8 12 (2.37%) Web Services
9 10 (1.98%) Django
9 10 (1.98%) React
9 10 (1.98%) Swagger
10 9 (1.78%) .NET Core
10 9 (1.78%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.78%) RESTful
11 8 (1.58%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.58%) JMX
11 8 (1.58%) JWT
11 8 (1.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.01%) Public Cloud
2 53 (10.47%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (4.94%) Private Cloud
4 21 (4.15%) Cloud Native
4 21 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (3.95%) Clustering
5 20 (3.95%) Replication
6 17 (3.36%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.96%) User Experience
8 11 (2.17%) CMDB
8 11 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.19%) PKI
9 6 (1.19%) Pricing Data
10 5 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.79%) BYOD
11 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 162 (32.02%) Windows
2 98 (19.37%) Windows Server
3 74 (14.62%) Linux
4 26 (5.14%) Windows 10
5 25 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (4.94%) Windows Server 2019
6 20 (3.95%) CentOS
6 20 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.16%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (2.77%) Android
8 14 (2.77%) Apple iOS
9 11 (2.17%) Unix
10 9 (1.78%) SUSE
11 8 (1.58%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.79%) AIX
13 3 (0.59%) VMS
14 2 (0.40%) Alpine Linux
14 2 (0.40%) Solaris
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (39.53%) DevOps
2 125 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (22.53%) Infrastructure as Code
4 109 (21.54%) Presales
5 103 (20.36%) Migration
6 72 (14.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 57 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
8 45 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
9 44 (8.70%) Analytics
9 44 (8.70%) Project Management
10 42 (8.30%) Software Engineering
11 38 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 38 (7.51%) Scrum
12 36 (7.11%) Microservices
13 31 (6.13%) Architectural Design
13 31 (6.13%) Change Management
13 31 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (6.13%) Use Case
14 30 (5.93%) ITIL
14 30 (5.93%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (24.31%) PowerShell
2 94 (18.58%) Python
3 84 (16.60%) SQL
4 45 (8.89%) Java
5 30 (5.93%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.53%) Bash Shell
7 22 (4.35%) C#
8 19 (3.75%) Scala
9 17 (3.36%) Go
10 15 (2.96%) Ruby
11 14 (2.77%) Kotlin
12 11 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.98%) Bicep
14 8 (1.58%) C
14 8 (1.58%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.38%) Perl
16 6 (1.19%) Groovy
16 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.79%) C++
17 4 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (3.16%) Degree
2 16 (3.16%) SC Cleared
2 16 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.37%) CCNA
5 11 (2.17%) MCSE
6 9 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.38%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.79%) MCSA
9 4 (0.79%) VCP6
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.40%) CISSP
11 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.20%) PMP
12 1 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.16%) QA
2 12 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.58%) SLA
4 5 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.79%) PMO
6 3 (0.59%) GDPR
6 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.40%) NCSC
8 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.20%) IASME
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 111 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 77 (15.22%) Docker
3 62 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (4.94%) Hyper-V
5 24 (4.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 20 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.37%) vSphere
8 6 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.99%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.59%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.20%) Varnish
12 1 (0.20%) vCloud
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 111 (21.94%) Terraform
2 88 (17.39%) Kubernetes
3 62 (12.25%) Ansible
4 31 (6.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 26 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (4.55%) Puppet
7 21 (4.15%) SCCM
8 14 (2.77%) Oozie
9 13 (2.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 10 (1.98%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (1.19%) Data Guard
13 6 (1.19%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (1.19%) SCOM
14 5 (0.99%) Istio
14 5 (0.99%) WSUS
15 4 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 245 (48.42%) Microsoft
2 77 (15.22%) VMware
3 45 (8.89%) Oracle
4 36 (7.11%) Veeam
5 31 (6.13%) Cisco
6 28 (5.53%) Dell
7 25 (4.94%) Google
8 24 (4.74%) HP
9 19 (3.75%) Sophos
10 18 (3.56%) IBM
11 13 (2.57%) Cloudera
11 13 (2.57%) Informatica
11 13 (2.57%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.17%) Hortonworks
12 11 (2.17%) NetApp
12 11 (2.17%) StreamSets
13 10 (1.98%) CommVault
13 10 (1.98%) Sage
13 10 (1.98%) SAP
13 10 (1.98%) Sitecore