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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 254 150 138
Rank change year-on-year -104 -12 +4
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1,032 699 204
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.44% 2.22% 2.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.97% 4.66% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 790 590 183
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £51,413 £55,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £66,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.54% -10.34%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +8.00%

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 34,805 15,008 4,044
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.40% 47.57% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19,886 12,589 3,502
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,539
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -8.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
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 24 May 2022.

IaaS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IaaS job roles required the following 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.

1 787 (76.26%) PaaS
2 757 (73.35%) Azure
3 479 (46.41%) DevOps
4 428 (41.47%) AWS
5 394 (38.18%) Microsoft
6 388 (37.60%) SaaS
7 327 (31.69%) Agile
8 288 (27.91%) Kubernetes
9 274 (26.55%) Terraform
10 266 (25.78%) CI/CD
11 259 (25.10%) Windows
12 241 (23.35%) Finance
13 215 (20.83%) Infrastructure as Code
14 209 (20.25%) PowerShell
15 194 (18.80%) Active Directory
15 194 (18.80%) Social Skills
16 184 (17.83%) Python
17 180 (17.44%) Public Cloud
18 177 (17.15%) Linux
19 154 (14.92%) GCP
20 153 (14.83%) SQL Server
21 152 (14.73%) Microsoft 365
22 147 (14.24%) Cloud Native
23 140 (13.57%) SQL
24 136 (13.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 129 (12.50%) JavaScript
26 123 (11.92%) Serverless
27 122 (11.82%) Scrum
27 122 (11.82%) VMware
28 120 (11.63%) Java

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 82 (7.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 64 (6.20%) IIS
3 28 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.62%) Confluence
5 24 (2.33%) Apache
6 17 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.36%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.87%) Apache Airflow
9 9 (0.87%) EPiServer
9 9 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.68%) CMS
10 7 (0.68%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.39%) nginx
13 4 (0.39%) WordPress
14 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.26%) Sentinel
2 11 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.68%) Magento
4 7 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.097%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.097%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 787 (76.26%) PaaS
2 757 (73.35%) Azure
3 428 (41.47%) AWS
4 388 (37.60%) SaaS
5 154 (14.92%) GCP
6 152 (14.73%) Microsoft 365
7 123 (11.92%) Serverless
8 91 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 91 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
9 90 (8.72%) Amazon EC2
10 84 (8.14%) Amazon ECS
11 80 (7.75%) GitHub
12 78 (7.56%) Amazon S3
13 75 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
14 61 (5.91%) Azure Active Directory
15 57 (5.52%) Heroku
16 56 (5.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 40 (3.88%) Amazon SQS
18 39 (3.78%) CloudFront
19 38 (3.68%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 107 (10.37%) Firewall
2 61 (5.91%) DNS
3 48 (4.65%) WAN
4 45 (4.36%) LAN
5 40 (3.88%) VPN
6 38 (3.68%) DHCP
7 36 (3.49%) TCP/IP
8 32 (3.10%) Internet
9 29 (2.81%) VLAN
10 25 (2.42%) SAN
11 21 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (1.74%) Network Security
13 15 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (1.45%) SSL
14 14 (1.36%) HTTP
14 14 (1.36%) VoIP
15 12 (1.16%) MPLS
16 11 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
16 11 (1.07%) Skype
17 9 (0.87%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 92 (8.91%) Big Data
3 65 (6.30%) Amazon RDS
4 35 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 34 (3.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 29 (2.81%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.42%) Power BI
8 24 (2.33%) Redis
9 22 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (1.55%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.36%) MySQL
13 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.68%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.68%) Parquet
14 7 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 87 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 58 (5.62%) Octopus Deploy
3 58 (5.62%) TeamCity
4 52 (5.04%) JIRA
5 38 (3.68%) GitLab
6 24 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 24 (2.33%) JMeter
7 23 (2.23%) Appium
7 23 (2.23%) Bitbucket Server
7 23 (2.23%) Calabash
7 23 (2.23%) LoadRunner
7 23 (2.23%) Robot Framework
7 23 (2.23%) Selenium
7 23 (2.23%) SonarQube
7 23 (2.23%) TestRail
7 23 (2.23%) WebDriver
8 14 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (1.26%) Cypress.io
10 12 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 241 (23.35%) Finance
2 194 (18.80%) Social Skills
3 93 (9.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 75 (7.27%) Legal
5 69 (6.69%) Public Sector
6 60 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (5.43%) Presentation Skills
8 45 (4.36%) Banking
9 43 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
10 37 (3.59%) Marketing
11 32 (3.10%) Law
12 29 (2.81%) Influencing Skills
13 28 (2.71%) Retail
14 27 (2.62%) Games
15 23 (2.23%) Documentation Skills
16 22 (2.13%) Telecoms
17 20 (1.94%) Local Government
18 19 (1.84%) Advertising
19 14 (1.36%) Billing
20 12 (1.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 259 (25.10%) Architect
2 137 (13.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 134 (12.98%) Cloud Architect
4 106 (10.27%) Azure Engineer
5 103 (9.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 97 (9.40%) Cloud Engineer
7 89 (8.62%) Azure Architect
8 85 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
9 79 (7.66%) Consultant
10 76 (7.36%) Developer
11 54 (5.23%) Software Engineer
12 50 (4.84%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 42 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
14 37 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
15 34 (3.29%) Azure Consultant
16 30 (2.91%) AWS Architect
16 30 (2.91%) AWS DevOps
16 30 (2.91%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 29 (2.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 29 (2.81%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (11.24%) .NET
2 96 (9.30%) ARM Templates
3 84 (8.14%) CSS
4 65 (6.30%) .NET Core
4 65 (6.30%) React
5 61 (5.91%) AngularJS
6 53 (5.14%) HTML
7 52 (5.04%) JSON
8 45 (4.36%) Django
9 42 (4.07%) Ruby on Rails
9 42 (4.07%) Sinatra
10 39 (3.78%) Web Services
11 35 (3.39%) Node.js
12 31 (3.00%) REST
12 31 (3.00%) Spring
13 27 (2.62%) SOAP
14 23 (2.23%) ASP.NET
15 22 (2.13%) Middleware
16 20 (1.94%) Angular 2
16 20 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 180 (17.44%) Public Cloud
2 147 (14.24%) Cloud Native
3 100 (9.69%) Data Centre
4 95 (9.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 38 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (3.59%) User Experience
7 36 (3.49%) Legacy Systems
7 36 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 35 (3.39%) Blog
9 31 (3.00%) Clustering
9 31 (3.00%) Private Cloud
10 25 (2.42%) Replication
11 23 (2.23%) Social Network
12 19 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
13 18 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.65%) IoT
15 15 (1.45%) Mobile App
15 15 (1.45%) Virtual Team
16 14 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
16 14 (1.36%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 259 (25.10%) Windows
2 177 (17.15%) Linux
3 99 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.62%) Windows 10
5 25 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.33%) Android
6 24 (2.33%) Unix
7 21 (2.03%) Windows Server 2016
8 20 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.94%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.74%) VMS
10 15 (1.45%) Alpine Linux
11 14 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (1.16%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (1.07%) CentOS
14 8 (0.78%) HPUX
14 8 (0.78%) SUSE
15 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (46.41%) DevOps
2 327 (31.69%) Agile
3 266 (25.78%) CI/CD
4 215 (20.83%) Infrastructure as Code
5 136 (13.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 122 (11.82%) Scrum
7 112 (10.85%) Presales
8 107 (10.37%) Software Engineering
9 99 (9.59%) Migration
10 97 (9.40%) Configuration Management
10 97 (9.40%) Project Delivery
11 93 (9.01%) Kanban
12 88 (8.53%) Microservices
13 85 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
14 84 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
15 82 (7.95%) Computer Science
15 82 (7.95%) ITIL
16 71 (6.88%) Mentoring
17 69 (6.69%) Platform Engineering
18 68 (6.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (20.25%) PowerShell
2 184 (17.83%) Python
3 140 (13.57%) SQL
4 129 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 120 (11.63%) Java
6 106 (10.27%) C#
7 75 (7.27%) Ruby
8 64 (6.20%) Bash
9 42 (4.07%) ES6
10 39 (3.78%) PHP
11 28 (2.71%) Perl
12 23 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.84%) Go
13 19 (1.84%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.16%) C
15 11 (1.07%) Kotlin
16 8 (0.78%) Groovy
17 4 (0.39%) Scala
17 4 (0.39%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (8.82%) Degree
2 54 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 43 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.42%) MCSE
5 23 (2.23%) CISSP
6 20 (1.94%) AWS Certification
7 15 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (0.78%) CISM
9 8 (0.78%) MCSA
10 7 (0.68%) HNC
10 7 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (0.58%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.58%) PMP
11 6 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (2.91%) Accessibility
3 28 (2.71%) SLA
4 18 (1.74%) GDPR
5 16 (1.55%) QA
6 13 (1.26%) NCSC
7 11 (1.07%) NIST
8 9 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.87%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.78%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.58%) PMO
12 4 (0.39%) COBIT
12 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.39%) SOC 2
12 4 (0.39%) WAI
12 4 (0.39%) WCAG
13 3 (0.29%) GLBA
13 3 (0.29%) SOC 1
13 3 (0.29%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 194 (18.80%) Active Directory
2 108 (10.47%) Docker
3 78 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.84%) vSphere
7 14 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.58%) XenApp
10 4 (0.39%) Firmware
10 4 (0.39%) KVM
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.29%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 288 (27.91%) Kubernetes
2 274 (26.55%) Terraform
3 102 (9.88%) Ansible
4 98 (9.50%) Puppet
5 85 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
6 78 (7.56%) SCCM
7 34 (3.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 27 (2.62%) Single Sign-On
9 23 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
10 22 (2.13%) Prometheus
11 21 (2.03%) Grafana
12 14 (1.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 11 (1.07%) CFEngine
14 10 (0.97%) SCOM
15 9 (0.87%) Salt
16 8 (0.78%) FortiGate
17 7 (0.68%) WSUS
18 5 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
18 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
18 5 (0.48%) Podman
Vendors
1 394 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 122 (11.82%) VMware
3 56 (5.43%) Oracle
4 54 (5.23%) Cisco
5 50 (4.84%) Google
6 39 (3.78%) HP
7 31 (3.00%) Citrix
7 31 (3.00%) Veeam
8 30 (2.91%) Dell
9 18 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.55%) Sophos
11 14 (1.36%) Dynatrace
11 14 (1.36%) EMC
11 14 (1.36%) IBM
11 14 (1.36%) SaltStack
11 14 (1.36%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.26%) SAP
13 11 (1.07%) 3PAR
13 11 (1.07%) Aruba
13 11 (1.07%) hybris