The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 53 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 3 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.96% 3.53% 1.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.75% 55.56% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.78%
SaaS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.13% 6.36% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 2
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SaaS
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bedford region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Bedford

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Bedford

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Capita
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (50.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Capita