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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / North West
Rank 203 194 252
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +58
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 42 43 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.76% 0.072%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.69% 8.08% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 3
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £90,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
738 532 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.31% 9.41% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 613 450 340
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 28 £50,500 +12.22% 3
Merseyside -8 7 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Cheshire +13 5 £49,000 +30.66% 2
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 96 (80.00%) IaaS
2 65 (54.17%) Linux
3 57 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 55 (45.83%) ITIL
5 49 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (37.50%) SAN
7 43 (35.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 42 (35.00%) Service Management
9 41 (34.17%) SQL Server
10 38 (31.67%) NetApp
11 36 (30.00%) PRINCE2
11 36 (30.00%) Windows
11 36 (30.00%) Solaris
11 36 (30.00%) OpenVMS
12 33 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (27.50%) SaaS
13 31 (25.83%) Data Protection
13 31 (25.83%) VMware
13 31 (25.83%) DevOps
14 30 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 27 (22.50%) ITSM
16 26 (21.67%) Programme Management
17 24 (20.00%) Unix
18 23 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (18.33%) Degree
19 22 (18.33%) SQL
19 22 (18.33%) Finance
20 21 (17.50%) ITIL V3
21 20 (16.67%) Windows Server
22 19 (15.83%) Data Centre

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.83%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.17%) Apache
4 10 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (8.33%) IIS
4 10 (8.33%) JBoss
5 3 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.67%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.83%) Jetty
7 1 (0.83%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.00%) MS Office
3 17 (14.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 96 (80.00%) IaaS
2 43 (35.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (27.50%) SaaS
4 9 (7.50%) Office 365
5 5 (4.17%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.67%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.67%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.83%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.83%) Heroku
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (37.50%) SAN
2 10 (8.33%) DNS
3 9 (7.50%) DHCP
3 9 (7.50%) VPN
4 7 (5.83%) Internet
5 2 (1.67%) Firewall
5 2 (1.67%) SSL
6 1 (0.83%) AMQP
6 1 (0.83%) BGP
6 1 (0.83%) IPsec
6 1 (0.83%) LAN
6 1 (0.83%) LDAP
6 1 (0.83%) MPLS
6 1 (0.83%) Network Security
6 1 (0.83%) VLAN
6 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (34.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.50%) Big Data
6 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.83%) DB2
7 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) OLAP
7 1 (0.83%) OLTP
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.33%) Selenium
3 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.50%) Ant
4 3 (2.50%) Gradle
4 3 (2.50%) Maven
5 2 (1.67%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.67%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.83%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.83%) GoCD
6 1 (0.83%) Hudson
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.83%) MSI
6 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Multimedia
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Advertising
5 2 (1.67%) Electronics
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 22 (18.33%) Architect
3 16 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (10.83%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (10.00%) Technical Manager
6 11 (9.17%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (7.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (7.50%) Developer
8 8 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (5.83%) DBA
9 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) SQL DBA
10 6 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Architecture Manager
10 6 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Technology Manager
11 5 (4.17%) DevOps Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.17%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.83%) Middleware
2 9 (7.50%) .NET
3 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (3.33%) Web Services
6 3 (2.50%) RESTful
7 2 (1.67%) Akka
7 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.67%) COM
7 2 (1.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.67%) HTML
7 2 (1.67%) jQuery
7 2 (1.67%) JSON
7 2 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.67%) REST
7 2 (1.67%) WCF
7 2 (1.67%) WPF
8 1 (0.83%) Node.js
8 1 (0.83%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.00%) NHS
3 17 (14.17%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (10.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (10.83%) Public Cloud
5 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (9.17%) Clustering
6 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.83%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (5.83%) iPad
7 5 (4.17%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.67%) PMI
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) FMCG
9 1 (0.83%) Tandem
9 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (54.17%) Linux
2 36 (30.00%) OpenVMS
2 36 (30.00%) Solaris
2 36 (30.00%) Windows
3 24 (20.00%) Unix
4 20 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.67%) AIX
7 2 (1.67%) CentOS
7 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.67%) VMS
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) Fedora
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) ITIL
2 49 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (35.00%) Service Management
4 36 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 31 (25.83%) Data Protection
5 31 (25.83%) DevOps
6 27 (22.50%) ITSM
7 26 (21.67%) Programme Management
8 21 (17.50%) ITIL V3
9 13 (10.83%) TOGAF
10 12 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
12 10 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (8.33%) Project Management
13 9 (7.50%) Data Management
13 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.50%) Identity Management
13 9 (7.50%) Load Balancing
13 9 (7.50%) Scrum
13 9 (7.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.33%) SQL
2 11 (9.17%) C#
2 11 (9.17%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.67%) Java
3 8 (6.67%) Python
3 8 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.17%) Ruby
4 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.33%) Perl
6 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.67%) C
6 2 (1.67%) C++
6 2 (1.67%) Go
6 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.67%) R
6 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) Korn
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Degree
2 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.17%) MCSE
4 9 (7.50%) CCNA
4 9 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.50%) EMC Certification
5 7 (5.83%) MCSA
6 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.67%) QA
2 8 (6.67%) SLA
3 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.00%) Docker
4 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.50%) Xen
6 2 (1.67%) vCloud
7 1 (0.83%) KVM
7 1 (0.83%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) Puppet
2 9 (7.50%) AirWatch
2 9 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.00%) Ansible
4 3 (2.50%) Terraform
5 2 (1.67%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.83%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.83%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.83%) Packer
Vendors
1 57 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 38 (31.67%) NetApp
3 31 (25.83%) VMware
4 14 (11.67%) Citrix
5 13 (10.83%) Oracle
6 11 (9.17%) Cisco
7 10 (8.33%) IBM
8 9 (7.50%) EMC
8 9 (7.50%) Software AG
9 7 (5.83%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.17%) Google
10 5 (4.17%) SAP
11 4 (3.33%) AppDynamics
11 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.50%) Rackspace
12 3 (2.50%) Veeam
13 2 (1.67%) HP
13 2 (1.67%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.83%) CA
14 1 (0.83%) Sybase
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