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 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 - 50 55
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 0 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 1.21% 2.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
13 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.66% 2.42% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 20
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Telnet
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQLPlus
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle