The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.80% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.21% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +11.11%
SaaS
South Wales

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

Cloud Services Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
39 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.38% 3.81% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 2
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SaaS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Cardiff

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 45 (86.54%) Finance
2 41 (78.85%) Linux
3 28 (53.85%) Welsh Language
4 26 (50.00%) Perl
4 26 (50.00%) Firewall
5 25 (48.08%) VMware
6 24 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 24 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (40.38%) Windows
8 17 (32.69%) Python
9 16 (30.77%) Debian
9 16 (30.77%) CentOS
9 16 (30.77%) tcpdump
10 15 (28.85%) UNIX
11 14 (26.92%) Nessus
11 14 (26.92%) VLAN
12 13 (25.00%) ITIL
13 12 (23.08%) HTTP
13 12 (23.08%) Nagios
13 12 (23.08%) Nmap
13 12 (23.08%) Wireshark
14 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
14 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
15 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
15 10 (19.23%) MySQL
15 10 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (17.31%) Project Management
16 9 (17.31%) Puppet
16 9 (17.31%) Performance Metrics
17 8 (15.38%) Relational Database

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) FileNet
3 1 (1.92%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) Firewall
2 24 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 16 (30.77%) tcpdump
4 14 (26.92%) VLAN
5 12 (23.08%) Wireshark
5 12 (23.08%) HTTP
6 10 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (11.54%) DNS
8 5 (9.62%) Network Security
9 3 (5.77%) DHCP
10 2 (3.85%) LAN
10 2 (3.85%) WAN
10 2 (3.85%) VPN
10 2 (3.85%) Internet
10 2 (3.85%) VPLS
11 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.92%) SSL
11 1 (1.92%) SAN
11 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.85%) Riak
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Maven
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 45 (86.54%) Finance
2 28 (53.85%) Welsh Language
3 6 (11.54%) French Language
3 6 (11.54%) German Language
3 6 (11.54%) Italian Language
3 6 (11.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Security Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Provisioning Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) XML
1 2 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.92%) J2EE
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) XSLT
2 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.92%) Spring
2 1 (1.92%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Performance Metrics
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.77%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Linux
2 21 (40.38%) Windows
3 16 (30.77%) Debian
3 16 (30.77%) CentOS
4 15 (28.85%) UNIX
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Incident Management
3 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 9 (17.31%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Time Management
5 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) Service Management
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.69%) Product Management
8 3 (5.77%) DevOps
8 3 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.85%) Scrum
9 2 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) Perl
2 17 (32.69%) Python
3 5 (9.62%) Ruby
3 5 (9.62%) Erlang
3 5 (9.62%) SQL
4 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.69%) C
4 4 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) Scala
6 1 (1.92%) Clojure
6 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) CISSP
3 2 (3.85%) CEH
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 24 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.08%) Nmap
3 5 (9.62%) Xen
4 3 (5.77%) XenServer
5 2 (3.85%) KVM
5 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) Snort
6 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Nessus
2 12 (23.08%) Nagios
3 9 (17.31%) Puppet
4 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) YUM
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) VMware
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) Google
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter