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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 55 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.23% 1.46% 2.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.86% 50.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 14
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £29,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
SaaS
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Cloud Services Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
28 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.86% 2.91% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 22
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SaaS
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Suffolk

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

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

SaaS Salary Histogram in Suffolk

SaaS
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 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
Ipswich +8 5 £42,500 +30.76%
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) ERP
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (41.67%) Puppet
4 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (41.67%) KVM
5 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) IaaS
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) NoSQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (41.67%) KVM
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle