The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS 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
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 122 114 136
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.063% 0.094%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.88% 3.70% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £72,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
PaaS
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
82 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.27% 1.70% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 77 21 30
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PaaS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

PaaS Salary Trend in Cheshire

PaaS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £72,500 -
Macclesfield +9 1 - -
PaaS
North West

PaaS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) SAML
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) OAuth
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) SAML
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) OAuth
2 3 (75.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) SABSA
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Migration