The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 602 740 722
Rank change year-on-year
+138 -18
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 290 122 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.25% 3.14% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 235 96 141
Average salary £58,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.20% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +2.72%
PaaS
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5519 3883 3215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.17% 3.84% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4493 3301 2778
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in England

PaaS
Salary Trend in England

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

PaaS Salary Trend in England

PaaS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

PaaS Salary Histogram in England

PaaS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
London +73 161 £62,500 -3.84% 13
South East +63 89 £53,750 +10.82% 8
East of England -13 15 £100,000 +122.22% 2
North West -3 9 £70,000 - 4
South West -18 5 £56,500 -5.83% 1
East Midlands -2 4 £55,000 +83.33% 1
West Midlands -21 4 £62,500 - 4
Yorkshire -24 3 £45,000 -28.00%
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 319 (53.79%) IaaS
2 300 (50.59%) SaaS
3 203 (34.23%) Windows
4 201 (33.90%) Linux
5 179 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (24.45%) Microsoft
7 144 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 119 (20.07%) VMware
9 114 (19.22%) Java
9 114 (19.22%) .NET
10 106 (17.88%) Web Services
11 104 (17.54%) ITIL
12 100 (16.86%) Finance
13 99 (16.69%) SQL Server
14 89 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
15 87 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
16 86 (14.50%) Puppet
16 86 (14.50%) MySQL
17 84 (14.17%) SQL
17 84 (14.17%) Git (software)
18 79 (13.32%) Cisco
19 77 (12.98%) Firewall
20 76 (12.82%) SOA
20 76 (12.82%) PHP
20 76 (12.82%) DevOps
21 75 (12.65%) Opscode Chef
21 75 (12.65%) JavaScript
22 73 (12.31%) Cloud Computing
23 71 (11.97%) Migration
24 69 (11.64%) C#

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 64 (10.79%) IIS
2 50 (8.43%) Apache
3 41 (6.91%) nginx
4 34 (5.73%) Apache Solr
4 34 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (5.40%) BizTalk Server
6 30 (5.06%) SharePoint
7 24 (4.05%) Lync
8 18 (3.04%) MS Exchange
8 18 (3.04%) Drupal
9 15 (2.53%) Node.js
10 14 (2.36%) Tomcat
11 13 (2.19%) OpenStack
12 11 (1.85%) CMS
13 10 (1.69%) Alfresco
14 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
18 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.05%) MS Office
3 9 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 33 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.52%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 9 (1.52%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 319 (53.79%) IaaS
2 300 (50.59%) SaaS
3 144 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
5 73 (12.31%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (5.56%) Google App Engine
6 33 (5.56%) Heroku
7 18 (3.04%) Office 365
8 16 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (2.19%) Google Apps
10 12 (2.02%) GitHub
11 8 (1.35%) Force.com
12 5 (0.84%) Joyent
13 4 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.51%) Jelastic
15 2 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.17%) ElastiCache
16 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 77 (12.98%) Firewall
2 57 (9.61%) WAN
3 39 (6.58%) LAN
4 38 (6.41%) VPN
5 33 (5.56%) SAN
6 21 (3.54%) NAS
7 20 (3.37%) Network Security
8 18 (3.04%) Internet
9 17 (2.87%) HTTP
10 16 (2.70%) MPLS
11 15 (2.53%) TCP/IP
11 15 (2.53%) DNS
11 15 (2.53%) IPsec
12 12 (2.02%) Wireless
12 12 (2.02%) LDAP
12 12 (2.02%) VoIP
13 10 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (1.52%) VLAN
15 8 (1.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (16.69%) SQL Server
2 86 (14.50%) MySQL
3 69 (11.64%) MongoDB
4 40 (6.75%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.72%) Hadoop
6 26 (4.38%) Big Data
7 25 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 18 (3.04%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.69%) Redis
15 9 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database
16 7 (1.18%) Couchbase
17 5 (0.84%) BigTable
18 4 (0.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 84 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.62%) Subversion
3 57 (9.61%) Jenkins
4 32 (5.40%) TeamCity
5 28 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (4.38%) Visual Studio
7 18 (3.04%) JIRA
7 18 (3.04%) PHPUnit
8 16 (2.70%) NUnit
9 7 (1.18%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.01%) Maven
10 6 (1.01%) Bugzilla
10 6 (1.01%) RSpec
11 4 (0.67%) Hudson
12 3 (0.51%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.51%) JUnit
13 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.34%) Toad
14 1 (0.17%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.17%) Gradle
General
1 100 (16.86%) Finance
2 55 (9.27%) Retail
3 31 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.72%) Music Industry
5 18 (3.04%) Games
6 16 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.70%) Marketing
7 13 (2.19%) Banking
8 9 (1.52%) Advertising
9 5 (0.84%) Publishing
9 5 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) Billing
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (22.93%) Architect
2 104 (17.54%) Developer
3 50 (8.43%) Consultant
4 44 (7.42%) Cloud Architect
5 38 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
5 38 (6.41%) Web Engineer
6 28 (4.72%) Operations Engineer
7 25 (4.22%) Senior Developer
8 23 (3.88%) Analyst
8 23 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (3.54%) Software Engineer
10 20 (3.37%) Technical Support
11 19 (3.20%) Chief Technology Officer
11 19 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (3.20%) Administrator
12 18 (3.04%) .NET Developer
13 17 (2.87%) Web Developer
13 17 (2.87%) Technical Consultant
14 16 (2.70%) Support Engineer
14 16 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (19.22%) .NET
2 106 (17.88%) Web Services
3 65 (10.96%) HTML
4 63 (10.62%) CSS
5 55 (9.27%) XML
6 50 (8.43%) AngularJS
7 48 (8.09%) ASP.NET
8 43 (7.25%) jQuery
9 38 (6.41%) LAMP
10 33 (5.56%) WCF
11 32 (5.40%) HTML5
12 31 (5.23%) Django
13 29 (4.89%) JSON
14 25 (4.22%) REST
15 24 (4.05%) SOAP
16 23 (3.88%) Backbone.js
17 22 (3.71%) XSL
17 22 (3.71%) XSD
18 20 (3.37%) RESTful
19 16 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.09%) Open Source
3 28 (4.72%) Blackberry
4 26 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.04%) Taxonomies
5 18 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.87%) Digital Media
6 17 (2.87%) User Experience
6 17 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.53%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.35%) Replication
10 7 (1.18%) Grid Computing
11 6 (1.01%) PMI
11 6 (1.01%) IVR
11 6 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.01%) IPTV
11 6 (1.01%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.84%) Social Media
12 5 (0.84%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 203 (34.23%) Windows
2 201 (33.90%) Linux
3 56 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (8.43%) UNIX
5 37 (6.24%) Ubuntu
6 32 (5.40%) Apple iOS
7 30 (5.06%) Android
8 28 (4.72%) Debian
9 25 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.18%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.01%) Solaris
13 6 (1.01%) SUSE
13 6 (1.01%) CentOS
14 5 (0.84%) AIX
15 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.17%) webOS
16 1 (0.17%) HPUX
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (17.54%) ITIL
3 76 (12.82%) SOA
3 76 (12.82%) DevOps
4 71 (11.97%) Migration
5 69 (11.64%) CRM
6 67 (11.30%) Scrum
7 48 (8.09%) TDD
8 45 (7.59%) TOGAF
9 41 (6.91%) Project Management
10 39 (6.58%) Unit Testing
11 37 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (6.24%) Software Engineering
12 35 (5.90%) MVC
13 34 (5.73%) E-Commerce
13 34 (5.73%) Change Management
13 34 (5.73%) Enterprise Architecture
13 34 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (5.23%) Analytics
14 31 (5.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 114 (19.22%) Java
2 84 (14.17%) SQL
3 76 (12.82%) PHP
4 75 (12.65%) JavaScript
5 69 (11.64%) C#
6 63 (10.62%) Python
7 44 (7.42%) Ruby
8 31 (5.23%) Perl
9 25 (4.22%) Bash Shell
10 21 (3.54%) C
11 17 (2.87%) C++
12 15 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.35%) Groovy
14 6 (1.01%) Scala
15 5 (0.84%) Korn
15 5 (0.84%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.51%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.34%) PowerHouse
17 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (9.61%) Degree
2 42 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 34 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.38%) CCNA
5 20 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.52%) CCNP
7 9 (1.52%) MCSE
8 8 (1.35%) VCP4
8 8 (1.35%) VCP5
9 7 (1.18%) CCIE
9 7 (1.18%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.51%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.34%) EMC Certification
14 1 (0.17%) IIBA
14 1 (0.17%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.75%) QA
2 17 (2.87%) SLA
3 15 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.67%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (15.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (8.09%) Active Directory
3 34 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 33 (5.56%) Varnish
5 31 (5.23%) vSphere
6 28 (4.72%) Samba
6 28 (4.72%) KVM
7 26 (4.38%) vCloud
8 8 (1.35%) Firmware
8 8 (1.35%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.35%) Docker
9 6 (1.01%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.67%) NFS
10 4 (0.67%) Xen
10 4 (0.67%) XenApp
11 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.17%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 86 (14.50%) Puppet
2 75 (12.65%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (5.73%) ZABBIX
4 30 (5.06%) logstash
5 29 (4.89%) Kibana
6 28 (4.72%) HAProxy
6 28 (4.72%) StatsD
7 26 (4.38%) Nagios
8 14 (2.36%) Vagrant
9 13 (2.19%) Cacti
9 13 (2.19%) SCCM
10 12 (2.02%) SCOM
11 7 (1.18%) Zenoss
12 5 (0.84%) Ansible
13 4 (0.67%) Salt
14 3 (0.51%) Plesk
14 3 (0.51%) Pingdom
15 2 (0.34%) Opsview
15 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 1 (0.17%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 145 (24.45%) Microsoft
2 119 (20.07%) VMware
3 79 (13.32%) Cisco
4 67 (11.30%) HP
5 54 (9.11%) Google
6 49 (8.26%) Oracle
7 36 (6.07%) Apple
8 35 (5.90%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (5.90%) Dell
9 30 (5.06%) Sony
9 30 (5.06%) Juniper
10 29 (4.89%) Red Hat
11 28 (4.72%) Toshiba
11 28 (4.72%) New Relic
12 22 (3.71%) CheckPoint
13 21 (3.54%) EMC
14 16 (2.70%) SAP
15 15 (2.53%) Rackspace
16 12 (2.02%) Citrix
16 12 (2.02%) ProCurve
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Net-A-Porter Group LTD
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 to £25,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Fantastic Salary + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago