The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank - 13 4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 0 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 2.78% 40.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 50.00% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 22
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
SaaS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Cloud Services Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1 2 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 7.14% 5.56% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 25
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

SaaS
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the M4 Corridor region.

SaaS Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

SaaS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Nmap
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) German Language

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle