The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 117 110 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.058% 0.061% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.97% 2.08% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -15.38%
PaaS
West Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
103 48 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.92% 2.94% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 82 47 68
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PaaS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

PaaS Salary Trend in Birmingham

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PaaS 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 PaaS.

1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PaaS 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 PaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sun
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat