The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 101 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.14% 1.93% 1.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.44% 65.63% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 17
Average salary - £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
SaaS
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
45 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.18% 2.95% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 22
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,975 £29,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £63,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SaaS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Essex

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee