The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 79 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 15 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.33% 0.50% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.83% 28.57% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -26.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
SaaS
Wales

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

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
72 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.41% 1.76% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 65 17 4
Average salary £35,500 £44,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.31% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,750 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £43,750 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SaaS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SaaS Salary Trend in South Wales

SaaS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in South Wales

SaaS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
Cardiff - 12 £35,000 - 2
Newport - 1 £72,500 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 34 (75.56%) Finance
2 32 (71.11%) Linux
3 22 (48.89%) Perl
4 21 (46.67%) Firewall
4 21 (46.67%) VMware
4 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (44.44%) Welsh Language
5 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 16 (35.56%) UNIX
6 16 (35.56%) Python
7 15 (33.33%) HTTP
7 15 (33.33%) CentOS
7 15 (33.33%) tcpdump
8 14 (31.11%) Nessus
9 13 (28.89%) Debian
9 13 (28.89%) Windows
10 12 (26.67%) Nagios
10 12 (26.67%) Nmap
10 12 (26.67%) VLAN
10 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
11 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
11 11 (24.44%) ITIL
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.78%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (15.56%) Time Management
13 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
13 7 (15.56%) MySQL
13 7 (15.56%) Puppet
13 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
14 6 (13.33%) Performance Metrics

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 15 (33.33%) HTTP
3 15 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
4 12 (26.67%) VLAN
5 8 (17.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (8.89%) DNS
7 2 (4.44%) Internet
7 2 (4.44%) VPN
7 2 (4.44%) LAN
7 2 (4.44%) WAN
7 2 (4.44%) VPLS
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security
8 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.22%) DHCP
8 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) MySQL
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) Riak
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (75.56%) Finance
2 20 (44.44%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
3 1 (2.22%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) JSON
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) HTML5
3 3 (6.67%) CSS3
3 3 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (6.67%) Ember.js
3 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (8.89%) Grid Computing
2 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) UNIX
3 15 (33.33%) CentOS
4 13 (28.89%) Debian
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) OS/2
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
1 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
2 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
2 7 (15.56%) Time Management
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.67%) Product Management
5 3 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) Service Management
5 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) ETL
6 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Network Design
6 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Perl
2 16 (35.56%) Python
3 6 (13.33%) Erlang
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) C
4 5 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) ECMAScript
7 2 (4.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) CISSP
2 2 (4.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) COBIT
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.67%) Nmap
3 4 (8.89%) Xen
4 3 (6.67%) XenServer
5 2 (4.44%) KVM
5 2 (4.44%) Snort
6 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Nessus
2 12 (26.67%) Nagios
3 7 (15.56%) Puppet
4 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Google
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
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