The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 83 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 33 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.18% 1.67% 3.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.20% 21.43% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 42
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
SaaS
Cambridgeshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
113 126 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.47% 7.82% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 95 97 63
Average salary £43,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.17% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SaaS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Cambridge

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 40 (65.57%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (49.18%) Linux
3 27 (44.26%) Windows
3 27 (44.26%) Legal
3 27 (44.26%) Firewall
3 27 (44.26%) Data Protection
3 27 (44.26%) Information Security
3 27 (44.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (44.26%) Xen
3 27 (44.26%) Information Governance
4 26 (42.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 26 (42.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 26 (42.62%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (42.62%) Risk Analysis
5 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (29.51%) Degree
7 16 (26.23%) SOA
8 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
8 13 (21.31%) Scrum
9 12 (19.67%) SAS
9 12 (19.67%) Web Services
9 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (19.67%) Microservices
9 12 (19.67%) SDLC
10 11 (18.03%) Project Management
10 11 (18.03%) HIPAA
11 10 (16.39%) ITIL
12 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
12 7 (11.48%) Marketing
12 7 (11.48%) Product Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (19.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) AutoCAD
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (65.57%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (44.26%) Firewall
2 26 (42.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.28%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) BGP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.64%) MPLS
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) VoIP
4 1 (1.64%) VPLS
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
4 1 (1.64%) WAAS
4 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) GIS
General
1 27 (44.26%) Legal
2 7 (11.48%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Information Security Specialist
1 26 (42.62%) Information Specialist
1 26 (42.62%) Security Specialist
2 18 (29.51%) Architect
3 16 (26.23%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Software Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) Product Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Software Product Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Customer Executive
7 2 (3.28%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce Executive
7 2 (3.28%) Graduate
7 2 (3.28%) Graduate Design Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Software Design Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) CSS
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.64%) Ajax
3 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.64%) CSS3
3 1 (1.64%) Ember.js
3 1 (1.64%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) jQuery
3 1 (1.64%) LESS
3 1 (1.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) iPad
3 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) BBC
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Linux
2 27 (44.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Data Protection
1 27 (44.26%) Information Governance
1 27 (44.26%) Information Security
2 26 (42.62%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (42.62%) Risk Analysis
2 26 (42.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.23%) SOA
5 13 (21.31%) Scrum
6 12 (19.67%) Microservices
6 12 (19.67%) SDLC
7 11 (18.03%) Project Management
8 10 (16.39%) ITIL
9 7 (11.48%) Product Management
10 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (6.56%) Software Architecture
12 3 (4.92%) Speech Recognition
12 3 (4.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) C++
2 1 (1.64%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
2 1 (1.64%) PHP
2 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) CCIE
2 1 (1.64%) CCNP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (44.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.03%) HIPAA
3 3 (4.92%) COBIT
4 1 (1.64%) QA
4 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (44.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Autodesk
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco
3 1 (1.64%) Aruba
3 1 (1.64%) Avaya
3 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Citrix
3 1 (1.64%) Dell
3 1 (1.64%) F5
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) Juniper
3 1 (1.64%) NetApp
3 1 (1.64%) Nortel
3 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) Splunk
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
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