The first table below looks at the demand for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 22 July 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 594 656 760
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +104
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 319 225 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.098%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.55% 5.50% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 224 181 84
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,684 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -15.38%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5746 4093 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.99% 3.76% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 3519 2893
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PaaS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK.

PaaS Salary Trend in the UK

PaaS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 within the UK.

PaaS Salary Histogram in the UK

PaaS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
England +52 301 £52,500 -19.23% 49
London +22 190 £57,500 -17.85% 23
South East +12 62 £45,000 -18.18% 15
City of London +5 38 £60,000 -20.00% 9
East of England - 33 £44,000 - 4
Hertfordshire - 27 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire -2 23 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Berkshire +24 21 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Surrey +20 18 £40,000 -29.20% 6
Watford - 15 - -
Farnborough +3 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Wales -9 11 £36,000 -36.28% 1
South Wales -14 9 £36,000 -36.28%
Reading +11 7 £90,000 +46.93% 3
Slough - 7 £65,000 -
North West +9 6 £44,500 - 5
Cambridge - 6 £30,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £30,000 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £44,000 -
Cwmbran - 5 £36,000 -
Manchester - 5 £44,500 - 3
Torfaen - 5 £36,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 4 £47,500 -
Durham - 4 £37,550 -
Newbury - 4 £48,750 -
Thames Ditton - 4 £40,000 - 1
North East - 4 £37,550 -
Kent -2 3 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands -13 3 £55,000 -

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PaaS 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 PaaS.

1 317 (56.91%) IaaS
2 270 (48.47%) SaaS
3 202 (36.27%) Linux
4 179 (32.14%) Windows
5 149 (26.75%) Microsoft
6 134 (24.06%) VMware
7 132 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 118 (21.18%) MySQL
9 105 (18.85%) ITIL
10 101 (18.13%) .NET
11 100 (17.95%) DevOps
12 97 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 93 (16.70%) Java
14 89 (15.98%) SQL Server
15 87 (15.62%) Web Services
15 87 (15.62%) Opscode Chef
16 86 (15.44%) Puppet
17 85 (15.26%) Cisco
18 81 (14.54%) PHP
19 80 (14.36%) SQL
20 79 (14.18%) Git (software)
21 73 (13.11%) UNIX
22 72 (12.93%) TDD
22 72 (12.93%) Cloud Computing
22 72 (12.93%) MongoDB
23 71 (12.75%) Apache
23 71 (12.75%) Finance
24 70 (12.57%) Subversion
25 69 (12.39%) IIS
25 69 (12.39%) Amazon AWS

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PaaS 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 PaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (12.75%) Apache
2 69 (12.39%) IIS
3 41 (7.36%) Apache Solr
4 40 (7.18%) Drupal
5 37 (6.64%) nginx
6 30 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (4.31%) SharePoint
8 21 (3.77%) Node.js
9 19 (3.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (3.41%) Lync
10 17 (3.05%) MS Exchange
11 15 (2.69%) Tomcat
11 15 (2.69%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.44%) Alfresco
12 8 (1.44%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.44%) CMS
13 4 (0.72%) CloudStack
13 4 (0.72%) Eucalyptus
13 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.59%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 317 (56.91%) IaaS
2 270 (48.47%) SaaS
3 132 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (12.93%) Cloud Computing
5 69 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (5.57%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (3.95%) Heroku
8 14 (2.51%) Google App Engine
9 10 (1.80%) Joyent
9 10 (1.80%) Google Apps
9 10 (1.80%) Office 365
10 6 (1.08%) GitHub
11 4 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.54%) Jelastic
12 3 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.36%) Force.com
13 2 (0.36%) Engine Yard
14 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.18%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 57 (10.23%) Firewall
2 49 (8.80%) LAN
3 46 (8.26%) WAN
4 28 (5.03%) DNS
5 24 (4.31%) HTTP
6 21 (3.77%) VPN
6 21 (3.77%) SAN
7 20 (3.59%) Network Security
8 19 (3.41%) LDAP
9 16 (2.87%) TCP/IP
10 15 (2.69%) Internet
11 12 (2.15%) VoIP
12 11 (1.97%) NAS
13 9 (1.62%) DHCP
13 9 (1.62%) Wireless
14 8 (1.44%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.44%) MPLS
14 8 (1.44%) SNMP
15 7 (1.26%) IPsec
16 6 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (21.18%) MySQL
2 89 (15.98%) SQL Server
3 72 (12.93%) MongoDB
4 58 (10.41%) NoSQL
5 33 (5.92%) Big Data
5 33 (5.92%) Hadoop
6 27 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (3.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.69%) Redis
12 12 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.44%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.26%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 79 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 70 (12.57%) Subversion
3 47 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 31 (5.57%) TeamCity
4 31 (5.57%) PHPUnit
5 23 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (4.13%) NUnit
6 20 (3.59%) JIRA
7 13 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 12 (2.15%) Bugzilla
9 9 (1.62%) MSTest
9 9 (1.62%) Moq
10 8 (1.44%) RSpec
11 7 (1.26%) Maven
12 5 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.90%) Hudson
13 4 (0.72%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.72%) Selenium
13 4 (0.72%) JUnit
14 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 71 (12.75%) Finance
2 37 (6.64%) Retail
3 36 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.85%) Music Industry
5 17 (3.05%) Games
6 14 (2.51%) Banking
7 13 (2.33%) Advertising
7 13 (2.33%) Local Government
8 12 (2.15%) Marketing
9 11 (1.97%) Back Office
10 9 (1.62%) Billing
11 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.72%) Publishing
13 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Legal
13 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 117 (21.01%) Architect
2 105 (18.85%) Developer
3 53 (9.52%) Consultant
4 45 (8.08%) Web Engineer
5 43 (7.72%) Solutions Architect
6 35 (6.28%) Cloud Architect
7 27 (4.85%) Operations Engineer
8 26 (4.67%) Drupal Developer
9 25 (4.49%) Web Developer
9 25 (4.49%) IT Architect
10 24 (4.31%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 24 (4.31%) Sales Consultant
11 23 (4.13%) Programmer
11 23 (4.13%) Analyst
11 23 (4.13%) Technical Consultant
12 21 (3.77%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
13 19 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (3.41%) Web Programmer
14 16 (2.87%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (2.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (18.13%) .NET
2 87 (15.62%) Web Services
3 61 (10.95%) LAMP
4 60 (10.77%) HTML
5 49 (8.80%) ASP.NET
6 44 (7.90%) XML
7 43 (7.72%) CSS
8 38 (6.82%) WCF
9 37 (6.64%) HTML5
10 34 (6.10%) SOAP
11 33 (5.92%) Middleware
12 30 (5.39%) Spring
12 30 (5.39%) RESTful
13 28 (5.03%) jQuery
14 27 (4.85%) REST
15 24 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (3.59%) JSON
17 19 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (3.41%) Ruby on Rails
18 17 (3.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.39%) Open Source
2 39 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.57%) Taxonomies
4 27 (4.85%) Blackberry
5 22 (3.95%) Grid Computing
6 17 (3.05%) Visualisation
6 17 (3.05%) Digital Media
7 16 (2.87%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.15%) Web 2.0
10 10 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.80%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.44%) Replication
11 8 (1.44%) Firmware
12 7 (1.26%) Clustering
13 6 (1.08%) IVR
14 5 (0.90%) iPhone
14 5 (0.90%) Social Media
15 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 202 (36.27%) Linux
2 179 (32.14%) Windows
3 73 (13.11%) UNIX
4 56 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (7.18%) Ubuntu
6 27 (4.85%) Debian
7 24 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (4.13%) Android
9 22 (3.95%) Apple iOS
10 19 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.26%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.08%) SUSE
14 5 (0.90%) HPUX
15 4 (0.72%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.72%) Gentoo
15 4 (0.72%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.54%) Solaris
17 2 (0.36%) CentOS
17 2 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.85%) ITIL
2 100 (17.95%) DevOps
3 72 (12.93%) TDD
4 57 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (10.05%) Project Management
6 54 (9.69%) SOA
7 50 (8.98%) MVC
8 48 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (8.44%) CRM
10 44 (7.90%) OO
11 43 (7.72%) Unit Testing
12 41 (7.36%) Content Management
12 41 (7.36%) Automated Testing
13 39 (7.00%) Change Management
14 38 (6.82%) BDD
14 38 (6.82%) TOGAF
15 37 (6.64%) Configuration Management
16 34 (6.10%) Service Delivery
17 30 (5.39%) Scrum
18 29 (5.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (16.70%) Java
2 81 (14.54%) PHP
3 80 (14.36%) SQL
4 66 (11.85%) Python
5 65 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 61 (10.95%) C#
7 59 (10.59%) Ruby
8 34 (6.10%) Perl
9 22 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 20 (3.59%) C
11 14 (2.51%) C++
12 11 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.26%) Groovy
14 5 (0.90%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.90%) PHP5
15 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.36%) Scala
16 2 (0.36%) PHP4
16 2 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 48 (8.62%) Degree
2 40 (7.18%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 27 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.67%) CCNA
5 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.44%) VCP5
6 8 (1.44%) VCP4
7 6 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.90%) MCSE
8 5 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.72%) MCITP
9 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.72%) MCP
10 3 (0.54%) MCSA
10 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.54%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.36%) CCNP
11 2 (0.36%) EMC Certification
12 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.54%) QA
2 18 (3.23%) SLA
3 13 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.72%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 97 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (9.34%) Active Directory
3 41 (7.36%) Varnish
4 39 (7.00%) Hyper-V
5 28 (5.03%) KVM
6 27 (4.85%) vSphere
6 27 (4.85%) Samba
7 20 (3.59%) vCloud
8 7 (1.26%) Docker
9 4 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.72%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.54%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.54%) XenApp
11 2 (0.36%) XenServer
12 1 (0.18%) Xen
12 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 87 (15.62%) Opscode Chef
2 86 (15.44%) Puppet
3 37 (6.64%) ZABBIX
4 31 (5.57%) HAProxy
5 28 (5.03%) logstash
6 27 (4.85%) Kibana
6 27 (4.85%) StatsD
7 24 (4.31%) Nagios
8 17 (3.05%) Vagrant
9 12 (2.15%) SCCM
10 11 (1.97%) SCOM
11 8 (1.44%) Zenoss
12 6 (1.08%) Cacti
13 4 (0.72%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.72%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.72%) Ganglia
13 4 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (0.72%) AppManager
13 4 (0.72%) OpenView
14 3 (0.54%) Plesk
Vendors
1 149 (26.75%) Microsoft
2 134 (24.06%) VMware
3 85 (15.26%) Cisco
4 55 (9.87%) HP
5 42 (7.54%) Oracle
6 37 (6.64%) Apple
7 35 (6.28%) Juniper
7 35 (6.28%) Citrix
8 33 (5.92%) Dell
9 31 (5.57%) New Relic
9 31 (5.57%) Red Hat
10 29 (5.21%) Sony
11 28 (5.03%) Google
12 27 (4.85%) Toshiba
13 24 (4.31%) EMC
13 24 (4.31%) Rackspace
14 21 (3.77%) CheckPoint
14 21 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (2.15%) ProCurve
16 11 (1.97%) IBM
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 to £25,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus and excellent bonus and benefit
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capco
Salary: Competitive+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Talent Spa
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Base £55-70k + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Eckoh UK Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago