The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 599 720 733
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +13
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 315 153 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.44% 3.76% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 252 116 140
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +1.81%

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5793 4065 3407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.08% 3.82% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4598 3501 2960
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 23 September 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 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
England +128 302 £57,500 -17.85% 50
London +81 183 £58,000 -22.66% 18
South East +31 65 £57,500 +16.16% 16
City of London +39 34 £55,000 -30.15% 4
East of England +17 32 £45,000 -
Hampshire +10 30 £57,500 +17.34% 6
Hertfordshire - 24 £57,500 -
Surrey +5 20 £62,500 +28.86% 4
Watford - 17 £100,000 -
Berkshire 0 12 £70,000 -12.50% 5
Wales +3 10 £36,500 -34.82% 3
Farnborough -7 10 £62,500 +35.13% 3
North West -10 10 £67,500 -18.18% 7
Reading -7 9 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Guildford +16 8 £67,500 +39.17%
Cambridge - 8 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £30,000 -
South West - 6 £48,250 - 2
South Wales -1 5 £36,000 -35.71%
Manchester -6 5 £65,000 -21.21% 3
East Midlands -9 5 £55,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £45,000 -
Cheshire -18 4 £72,500 - 4
Swansea - 4 £45,000 - 3
Cwmbran - 4 £36,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £64,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £55,000 -
Torfaen - 4 £36,000 -
West Wales - 4 £45,000 - 3
Uxbridge +8 3 £27,500 -45.81%

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 355 (56.80%) IaaS
2 308 (49.28%) SaaS
3 215 (34.40%) Linux
4 202 (32.32%) Windows
5 182 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 164 (26.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 130 (20.80%) .NET
9 124 (19.84%) VMware
10 120 (19.20%) SQL Server
11 113 (18.08%) Java
12 112 (17.92%) ITIL
13 102 (16.32%) Web Services
14 101 (16.16%) MySQL
15 99 (15.84%) Finance
16 96 (15.36%) SQL
17 93 (14.88%) Puppet
18 91 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
19 87 (13.92%) Cisco
20 86 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
21 85 (13.60%) Opscode Chef
22 83 (13.28%) DevOps
23 82 (13.12%) C#
24 81 (12.96%) PHP
25 80 (12.80%) SOA
26 78 (12.48%) MongoDB
27 75 (12.00%) Git (software)
28 74 (11.84%) Firewall
29 72 (11.52%) HTML
30 71 (11.36%) Cloud Computing

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 70 (11.20%) IIS
2 54 (8.64%) Apache
3 42 (6.72%) nginx
4 38 (6.08%) Apache Solr
5 35 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (5.12%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (4.96%) SharePoint
8 24 (3.84%) Lync
9 23 (3.68%) MS Exchange
9 23 (3.68%) Drupal
10 14 (2.24%) Node.js
10 14 (2.24%) OpenStack
11 12 (1.92%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.76%) CMS
13 10 (1.60%) Alfresco
14 8 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.64%) IBM Notes
17 2 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
17 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.32%) MS Office
3 8 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.44%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 9 (1.44%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 355 (56.80%) IaaS
2 308 (49.28%) SaaS
3 164 (26.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 91 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
5 71 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (3.20%) Heroku
7 18 (2.88%) Google App Engine
7 18 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (2.72%) Office 365
9 13 (2.08%) Google Apps
10 11 (1.76%) GitHub
11 7 (1.12%) Joyent
12 6 (0.96%) Force.com
13 4 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (0.48%) Jelastic
15 1 (0.16%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.84%) Firewall
2 63 (10.08%) WAN
3 51 (8.16%) LAN
4 34 (5.44%) VPN
5 21 (3.36%) SAN
6 20 (3.20%) DNS
6 20 (3.20%) HTTP
6 20 (3.20%) Network Security
7 17 (2.72%) LDAP
8 15 (2.40%) NAS
9 14 (2.24%) Internet
10 13 (2.08%) MPLS
11 12 (1.92%) Wireless
11 12 (1.92%) VoIP
12 11 (1.76%) IPsec
13 10 (1.60%) SNMP
13 10 (1.60%) TCP/IP
14 8 (1.28%) PBX
14 8 (1.28%) VLAN
14 8 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 101 (16.16%) MySQL
3 78 (12.48%) MongoDB
4 41 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 30 (4.80%) Hadoop
6 28 (4.48%) Big Data
7 26 (4.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 25 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 25 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.08%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.76%) Redis
14 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (1.12%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 75 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 62 (9.92%) Jenkins
3 59 (9.44%) Subversion
4 35 (5.60%) TeamCity
5 26 (4.16%) NUnit
5 26 (4.16%) Visual Studio
6 24 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (3.68%) PHPUnit
8 16 (2.56%) JIRA
9 12 (1.92%) MSTest
9 12 (1.92%) Moq
10 10 (1.60%) RSpec
11 8 (1.28%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.80%) Hudson
13 4 (0.64%) JUnit
14 3 (0.48%) Maven
14 3 (0.48%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.48%) Gerrit
15 2 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 99 (15.84%) Finance
2 59 (9.44%) Retail
3 37 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.96%) Music Industry
5 19 (3.04%) Games
6 14 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.24%) Marketing
7 13 (2.08%) Banking
8 12 (1.92%) Advertising
9 9 (1.44%) Back Office
10 7 (1.12%) Local Government
11 5 (0.80%) Billing
11 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.80%) Publishing
12 3 (0.48%) Legal
13 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 148 (23.68%) Architect
2 115 (18.40%) Developer
3 51 (8.16%) Consultant
4 46 (7.36%) Solutions Architect
4 46 (7.36%) Cloud Architect
5 43 (6.88%) Web Engineer
6 31 (4.96%) Operations Engineer
7 28 (4.48%) .NET Developer
8 25 (4.00%) Analyst
9 22 (3.52%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.36%) Web Developer
11 19 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (3.04%) Technical Support
11 19 (3.04%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.04%) Technical Consultant
11 19 (3.04%) Administrator
12 18 (2.88%) Software Engineer
12 18 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (2.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 18 (2.88%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (20.80%) .NET
2 102 (16.32%) Web Services
3 72 (11.52%) HTML
4 63 (10.08%) XML
5 52 (8.32%) CSS
6 51 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 51 (8.16%) LAMP
7 50 (8.00%) HTML5
8 43 (6.88%) WCF
9 39 (6.24%) AngularJS
10 36 (5.76%) jQuery
11 32 (5.12%) RESTful
12 31 (4.96%) SOAP
13 29 (4.64%) JSON
14 25 (4.00%) REST
15 23 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (3.52%) Middleware
17 18 (2.88%) XSD
17 18 (2.88%) XSL
17 18 (2.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.32%) Open Source
3 34 (5.44%) Management Information System
4 31 (4.96%) Blackberry
5 23 (3.68%) Taxonomies
6 18 (2.88%) Visualisation
7 17 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.72%) Digital Media
8 16 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.92%) User Experience
10 11 (1.76%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.76%) Replication
11 10 (1.60%) Grid Computing
12 8 (1.28%) Clustering
12 8 (1.28%) Firmware
13 6 (0.96%) PMI
13 6 (0.96%) IVR
13 6 (0.96%) iPhone
13 6 (0.96%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.80%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 215 (34.40%) Linux
2 202 (32.32%) Windows
3 63 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (9.12%) UNIX
5 45 (7.20%) Ubuntu
6 31 (4.96%) Debian
7 25 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (3.52%) Apple iOS
10 21 (3.36%) Android
11 17 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.44%) Windows Phone
13 8 (1.28%) SUSE
14 5 (0.80%) HPUX
14 5 (0.80%) Solaris
15 4 (0.64%) AIX
15 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.32%) CentOS
17 1 (0.16%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (17.92%) ITIL
3 83 (13.28%) DevOps
4 80 (12.80%) SOA
5 69 (11.04%) CRM
6 68 (10.88%) Migration
7 65 (10.40%) TDD
8 58 (9.28%) Scrum
9 54 (8.64%) TOGAF
10 53 (8.48%) MVC
11 48 (7.68%) Project Management
11 48 (7.68%) OO
12 41 (6.56%) Change Management
12 41 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (5.92%) Enterprise Architecture
14 36 (5.76%) Content Management
14 36 (5.76%) Unit Testing
15 35 (5.60%) E-Commerce
16 34 (5.44%) Data Modelling
17 33 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 113 (18.08%) Java
2 96 (15.36%) SQL
3 82 (13.12%) C#
4 81 (12.96%) PHP
5 64 (10.24%) JavaScript
6 55 (8.80%) Python
7 47 (7.52%) Ruby
8 34 (5.44%) Perl
9 25 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.04%) C
11 16 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.56%) C++
12 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.12%) Groovy
14 6 (0.96%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.80%) Scala
16 4 (0.64%) Korn
17 2 (0.32%) PHP5
17 2 (0.32%) PHP4
17 2 (0.32%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 60 (9.60%) Degree
2 37 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 34 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (4.64%) CCNA
5 20 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.44%) MCSE
8 8 (1.28%) VCP4
8 8 (1.28%) VCP5
9 7 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.12%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.96%) CCNP
11 4 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.64%) CCIE
12 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.48%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.32%) EMC Certification
14 1 (0.16%) MBA
14 1 (0.16%) CCSA
14 1 (0.16%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.56%) QA
2 18 (2.88%) SLA
3 13 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.64%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (9.92%) Active Directory
3 40 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.08%) Varnish
5 31 (4.96%) KVM
5 31 (4.96%) Samba
6 24 (3.84%) vSphere
7 19 (3.04%) vCloud
8 9 (1.44%) Docker
9 8 (1.28%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.96%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.64%) Xen
11 4 (0.64%) XenApp
12 2 (0.32%) XenServer
12 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 93 (14.88%) Puppet
2 85 (13.60%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (6.24%) ZABBIX
4 32 (5.12%) logstash
5 31 (4.96%) Kibana
5 31 (4.96%) HAProxy
5 31 (4.96%) StatsD
6 25 (4.00%) Nagios
7 17 (2.72%) Vagrant
8 13 (2.08%) SCCM
9 12 (1.92%) SCOM
10 11 (1.76%) Cacti
11 10 (1.60%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.48%) Plesk
12 3 (0.48%) Salt
13 2 (0.32%) Opsview
13 2 (0.32%) Ansible
14 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.16%) Nessus
14 1 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 175 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 124 (19.84%) VMware
3 87 (13.92%) Cisco
4 70 (11.20%) HP
5 57 (9.12%) Oracle
6 43 (6.88%) Apple
7 41 (6.56%) Google
8 38 (6.08%) Dell
9 35 (5.60%) Red Hat
9 35 (5.60%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (5.28%) Sony
11 32 (5.12%) Juniper
12 31 (4.96%) Toshiba
12 31 (4.96%) New Relic
13 25 (4.00%) CheckPoint
14 21 (3.36%) Citrix
15 17 (2.72%) EMC
16 16 (2.56%) Rackspace
17 14 (2.24%) SAP
18 12 (1.92%) ServiceNow
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East London
RecruitX
Salary: £70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 to £25,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Servicenow
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Stock & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus amd Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago