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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 234 240 251
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.030% 0.084%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.57% 1.12% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -11.53%
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
311 178 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.60% 2.70% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 271 152 162
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -9 4 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Cheshire -11 3 £36,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (76.92%) IaaS
1 10 (76.92%) SaaS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) VCP4
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) IaaS
1 10 (76.92%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) SAML
2 2 (15.38%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) VCP4
2 1 (7.69%) VCDX
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSD
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) VCAP
2 1 (7.69%) CCEE
2 1 (7.69%) CCAA
2 1 (7.69%) CCIA
2 1 (7.69%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) nmon
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
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