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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 60 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 27 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.53% 0.83% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.49% 30.30% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 1
Average salary £35,000 £53,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.27% +25.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
74 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.94% 2.75% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 8
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 - 26 £35,000 -
SaaS
Wales

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 43 (84.31%) Finance
2 40 (78.43%) Linux
3 28 (54.90%) Welsh Language
4 26 (50.98%) Perl
5 24 (47.06%) VMware
5 24 (47.06%) Firewall
6 23 (45.10%) TCP/IP
6 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (39.22%) Windows
8 17 (33.33%) Python
9 16 (31.37%) Debian
9 16 (31.37%) CentOS
9 16 (31.37%) tcpdump
10 15 (29.41%) UNIX
11 14 (27.45%) Nessus
11 14 (27.45%) VLAN
12 13 (25.49%) ITIL
13 12 (23.53%) Nagios
13 12 (23.53%) Nmap
13 12 (23.53%) Wireshark
14 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
14 11 (21.57%) HTTP
15 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
15 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
15 10 (19.61%) MySQL
16 9 (17.65%) Project Management
16 9 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (17.65%) Puppet
17 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
18 7 (13.73%) Computer Science

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (9.80%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) FileNet
3 1 (1.96%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Firewall
2 23 (45.10%) TCP/IP
3 16 (31.37%) tcpdump
4 14 (27.45%) VLAN
5 12 (23.53%) Wireshark
6 11 (21.57%) HTTP
7 9 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (9.80%) DNS
8 5 (9.80%) Network Security
9 3 (5.88%) DHCP
10 1 (1.96%) LDAP
10 1 (1.96%) LAN
10 1 (1.96%) WAN
10 1 (1.96%) SSL
10 1 (1.96%) SAN
10 1 (1.96%) Internet
10 1 (1.96%) VPN
10 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.96%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) Riak
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
General
1 43 (84.31%) Finance
2 28 (54.90%) Welsh Language
3 6 (11.76%) French Language
3 6 (11.76%) German Language
3 6 (11.76%) Italian Language
3 6 (11.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Security Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Administrator
3 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.80%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (9.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.80%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.84%) Operations Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Provisioning Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) XML
1 2 (3.92%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.96%) HTML5
2 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.96%) XSLT
2 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.96%) Spring
2 1 (1.96%) JSF
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (78.43%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) Windows
3 16 (31.37%) Debian
3 16 (31.37%) CentOS
4 15 (29.41%) UNIX
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
3 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
4 9 (17.65%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Time Management
5 6 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) Product Management
7 4 (7.84%) Service Management
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.88%) DevOps
8 3 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) MapReduce
9 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.92%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.92%) OO
9 2 (3.92%) RUP
9 2 (3.92%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) Perl
2 17 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) Ruby
3 5 (9.80%) Erlang
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.84%) C
4 4 (7.84%) C#
4 4 (7.84%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) CISSP
3 2 (3.92%) CEH
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.53%) Nmap
3 5 (9.80%) Xen
4 3 (5.88%) XenServer
5 2 (3.92%) KVM
5 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) Snort
6 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Nessus
2 12 (23.53%) Nagios
3 9 (17.65%) Puppet
4 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.96%) YUM
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) VMware
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter