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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 38 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.07% 0.34% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.32% 20.00% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
SaaS
Suffolk

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

Cloud Services Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
19 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.85% 1.72% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 8
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SaaS
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Ipswich

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 8 (80.00%) UNIX
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (60.00%) ERP
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (50.00%) KVM
5 4 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) IaaS
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Replication
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (50.00%) KVM
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle