The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 239 240 259
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.087% 0.061% 0.077%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.87% 2.47% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Average salary £66,250 £75,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
PaaS
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 North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
321 162 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.66% 2.45% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 282 145 165
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PaaS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PaaS Salary Trend in the North West

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

PaaS Salary Histogram in the North West

PaaS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Manchester -2 5 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Cheshire -13 1 £82,500 +6.45% 2
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 10 (66.67%) SaaS
2 8 (53.33%) IaaS
3 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) SABSA
6 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) OAuth
6 4 (26.67%) Information Security
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (26.67%) SAML
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) ERP
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) VMware

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) SaaS
2 8 (53.33%) IaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) OAuth
3 4 (26.67%) SAML
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Memcached
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
4 5 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) SABSA
5 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
6 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
8 1 (6.67%) MVVM
8 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VCAP
1 1 (6.67%) CCEE
1 1 (6.67%) CCAA
1 1 (6.67%) CCIA
1 1 (6.67%) VCP5
1 1 (6.67%) VCP4
1 1 (6.67%) VCDX
1 1 (6.67%) CCA
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCSD
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) vCloud
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) nmon
2 1 (6.67%) Cacti
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Google
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Home Working + Company Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Package, Home Working
Posted: 17 days ago