The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 56 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 37 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.24% 1.69% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.53% 51.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 0
Average salary £35,000 £56,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
85 37 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.44% 3.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 74 37 0
Average salary £35,500 £56,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
Wales

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 - 37 £35,000 - 2
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 36 (85.71%) Finance
2 35 (83.33%) Linux
3 24 (57.14%) Welsh Language
4 22 (52.38%) Perl
5 20 (47.62%) VMware
6 19 (45.24%) Firewall
6 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
6 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (38.10%) Debian
8 15 (35.71%) Python
8 15 (35.71%) Windows
8 15 (35.71%) tcpdump
9 14 (33.33%) UNIX
9 14 (33.33%) CentOS
10 13 (30.95%) VLAN
11 12 (28.57%) Wireshark
11 12 (28.57%) Nessus
11 12 (28.57%) Nmap
11 12 (28.57%) ITIL
11 12 (28.57%) Nagios
12 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
13 9 (21.43%) Project Management
13 9 (21.43%) MySQL
14 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
14 8 (19.05%) HTTP
14 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
15 7 (16.67%) Puppet
16 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
16 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (11.90%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.38%) FileNet
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) Firewall
1 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
2 15 (35.71%) tcpdump
3 13 (30.95%) VLAN
4 12 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 8 (19.05%) HTTP
6 6 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (9.52%) DNS
8 3 (7.14%) Network Security
8 3 (7.14%) DHCP
9 1 (2.38%) SAN
9 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Riak
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 36 (85.71%) Finance
2 24 (57.14%) Welsh Language
3 6 (14.29%) French Language
3 6 (14.29%) German Language
3 6 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 6 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Operations Manager
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Provisioning Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Service Operations Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) MapReduce
1 2 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (2.38%) Spring
2 1 (2.38%) JSF
2 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) XSLT
2 1 (2.38%) J2EE
2 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Debian
3 15 (35.71%) Windows
4 14 (33.33%) UNIX
4 14 (33.33%) CentOS
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.14%) Product Management
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) RUP
8 2 (4.76%) DSDM
8 2 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (4.76%) OO
8 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Perl
2 15 (35.71%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) Erlang
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) C
4 3 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) Groovy
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Clojure
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (28.57%) Nmap
3 5 (11.90%) Xen
4 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) XenServer
5 1 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Nessus
1 12 (28.57%) Nagios
2 7 (16.67%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) YUM
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) VMware
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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