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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 611 678 768
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +90
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 304 187 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.21% 4.45% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 221 143 94
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +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
5837 4198 3350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 3.85% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 3619 2902
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 £30,000 £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 20 August 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 20 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
England +95 291 £55,000 -21.42% 19
London +48 191 £55,000 -26.66% 13
South East +2 43 £57,500 +3.13% 4
City of London +22 41 £55,000 -30.15% 2
East of England - 36 £44,000 -
Hertfordshire - 28 £45,000 -
Hampshire 0 17 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Watford - 17 £100,000 -
Surrey +7 14 £62,500 +10.61% 1
North West -2 12 £65,000 -21.21% 1
Berkshire -8 12 £72,500 +1.75% 2
Wales -4 11 £37,000 -33.92% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £30,000 -
Cambridge - 8 £30,000 -
Manchester +1 7 £62,500 -24.24% 1
Farnborough -9 7 £62,500 +38.88%
Reading -3 6 £66,250 +8.16% 1
South Wales -14 6 £36,000 -35.71%
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £45,000 -
Guildford - 5 £65,000 -
Cheshire -11 4 £72,500 -
Slough - 4 - -
Thames Ditton - 4 £40,000 -
Cwmbran - 4 £36,000 -
Uxbridge - 4 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 4 £36,000 -
East Midlands -17 3 £55,000 -
South West - 3 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £55,000 -
West Wales - 3 £45,000 - 1

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 346 (57.67%) IaaS
2 284 (47.33%) SaaS
3 210 (35.00%) Linux
4 204 (34.00%) Windows
5 173 (28.83%) Microsoft
6 156 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 134 (22.33%) VMware
8 115 (19.17%) .NET
9 114 (19.00%) ITIL
10 113 (18.83%) MySQL
10 113 (18.83%) SQL Server
11 110 (18.33%) Web Services
12 100 (16.67%) Java
13 96 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 91 (15.17%) Puppet
15 88 (14.67%) DevOps
16 87 (14.50%) SQL
17 86 (14.33%) Cisco
17 86 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
18 83 (13.83%) Finance
19 80 (13.33%) PHP
20 77 (12.83%) IIS
21 76 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
22 75 (12.50%) C#
23 74 (12.33%) SOA
24 73 (12.17%) Cloud Computing
24 73 (12.17%) Git (software)
25 71 (11.83%) TDD
26 70 (11.67%) JavaScript
27 69 (11.50%) HTML

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 77 (12.83%) IIS
2 61 (10.17%) Apache
3 38 (6.33%) Apache Solr
4 36 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
5 33 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (5.50%) nginx
6 31 (5.17%) Drupal
7 29 (4.83%) SharePoint
8 23 (3.83%) MS Exchange
9 22 (3.67%) Lync
10 17 (2.83%) Node.js
11 13 (2.17%) OpenStack
11 13 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (2.00%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.83%) CMS
14 10 (1.67%) Alfresco
15 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
18 2 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 58 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.50%) MS Office
3 7 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.83%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 346 (57.67%) IaaS
2 284 (47.33%) SaaS
3 156 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 76 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
5 73 (12.17%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (3.00%) Heroku
8 17 (2.83%) Google App Engine
9 15 (2.50%) Office 365
10 10 (1.67%) Google Apps
11 8 (1.33%) Joyent
12 4 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.67%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.50%) Jelastic
14 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.33%) GitHub
14 2 (0.33%) Force.com
15 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
15 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (11.00%) Firewall
2 55 (9.17%) WAN
3 51 (8.50%) LAN
4 33 (5.50%) VPN
5 25 (4.17%) HTTP
6 22 (3.67%) DNS
6 22 (3.67%) SAN
7 21 (3.50%) Network Security
8 17 (2.83%) LDAP
9 16 (2.67%) Internet
10 14 (2.33%) NAS
11 13 (2.17%) MPLS
11 13 (2.17%) VoIP
12 12 (2.00%) Wireless
13 11 (1.83%) TCP/IP
14 10 (1.67%) SNMP
15 9 (1.50%) IPsec
16 8 (1.33%) VLAN
16 8 (1.33%) PBX
16 8 (1.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (18.83%) MySQL
1 113 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 68 (11.33%) MongoDB
3 48 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 32 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (5.17%) Hadoop
6 30 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (5.00%) Big Data
7 23 (3.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 20 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (1.83%) Redis
11 11 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.17%) Couchbase
14 6 (1.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 73 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 66 (11.00%) Subversion
3 51 (8.50%) Jenkins
4 34 (5.67%) TeamCity
5 31 (5.17%) NUnit
6 29 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (4.67%) PHPUnit
8 22 (3.67%) JIRA
9 18 (3.00%) Visual Studio
10 15 (2.50%) Bugzilla
11 11 (1.83%) Moq
11 11 (1.83%) MSTest
12 9 (1.50%) RSpec
13 5 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.83%) Hudson
14 4 (0.67%) JUnit
15 3 (0.50%) Maven
15 3 (0.50%) Gerrit
16 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
17 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 83 (13.83%) Finance
2 51 (8.50%) Retail
3 36 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.00%) Music Industry
5 18 (3.00%) Games
6 13 (2.17%) Advertising
6 13 (2.17%) Local Government
7 12 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.00%) Banking
8 11 (1.83%) Back Office
9 9 (1.50%) Marketing
10 8 (1.33%) Billing
11 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.83%) Publishing
12 3 (0.50%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (23.50%) Architect
2 119 (19.83%) Developer
3 52 (8.67%) Consultant
4 46 (7.67%) Web Engineer
5 45 (7.50%) Cloud Architect
5 45 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
7 26 (4.33%) Analyst
8 25 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 23 (3.83%) Programmer
9 23 (3.83%) IT Architect
9 23 (3.83%) Drupal Developer
10 22 (3.67%) Technical Consultant
11 21 (3.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 20 (3.33%) Technical Support
12 20 (3.33%) Sales Consultant
13 19 (3.17%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
14 18 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
14 18 (3.00%) Senior Developer
14 18 (3.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (19.17%) .NET
2 110 (18.33%) Web Services
3 69 (11.50%) HTML
4 63 (10.50%) XML
5 55 (9.17%) LAMP
6 51 (8.50%) ASP.NET
7 50 (8.33%) CSS
8 48 (8.00%) WCF
9 43 (7.17%) HTML5
10 35 (5.83%) SOAP
11 33 (5.50%) REST
11 33 (5.50%) jQuery
12 32 (5.33%) RESTful
13 30 (5.00%) JSON
14 28 (4.67%) Middleware
15 26 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (3.67%) XSL
16 22 (3.67%) XSD
17 21 (3.50%) AngularJS
18 20 (3.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.00%) Open Source
2 38 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 28 (4.67%) Taxonomies
5 17 (2.83%) Digital Media
5 17 (2.83%) Visualisation
5 17 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.67%) Grid Computing
6 16 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.83%) Replication
9 9 (1.50%) Web 2.0
10 8 (1.33%) Clustering
10 8 (1.33%) Firmware
11 6 (1.00%) IVR
11 6 (1.00%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.83%) iPhone
13 4 (0.67%) IPTV
13 4 (0.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 210 (35.00%) Linux
2 204 (34.00%) Windows
3 63 (10.50%) UNIX
3 63 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (7.33%) Ubuntu
5 30 (5.00%) Debian
6 25 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (3.50%) Android
9 20 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 16 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.50%) Windows Phone
12 8 (1.33%) SUSE
13 5 (0.83%) HPUX
14 3 (0.50%) Solaris
14 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.33%) CentOS
15 2 (0.33%) AIX
16 1 (0.17%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (19.00%) ITIL
2 88 (14.67%) DevOps
3 74 (12.33%) SOA
4 71 (11.83%) TDD
5 63 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (9.33%) CRM
7 54 (9.00%) OO
7 54 (9.00%) MVC
8 51 (8.50%) Project Management
8 51 (8.50%) TOGAF
9 50 (8.33%) Migration
10 46 (7.67%) Scrum
10 46 (7.67%) Unit Testing
11 43 (7.17%) Change Management
12 42 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (6.67%) Content Management
14 38 (6.33%) Automated Testing
15 37 (6.17%) BDD
16 35 (5.83%) Data Modelling
17 34 (5.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 100 (16.67%) Java
2 87 (14.50%) SQL
3 80 (13.33%) PHP
4 75 (12.50%) C#
5 70 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 60 (10.00%) Python
7 51 (8.50%) Ruby
8 28 (4.67%) Perl
9 20 (3.33%) C
9 20 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.50%) C++
11 14 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.00%) Groovy
14 5 (0.83%) PHP5
15 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.67%) Scala
16 2 (0.33%) Korn
16 2 (0.33%) PHP4
16 2 (0.33%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 54 (9.00%) Degree
2 43 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (4.83%) CCNA
5 21 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.33%) MCSE
7 8 (1.33%) VCP4
7 8 (1.33%) VCP5
8 7 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.83%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.50%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.50%) CCNP
11 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.33%) EMC Certification
13 1 (0.17%) MBA
13 1 (0.17%) CCSA
13 1 (0.17%) CCSE
13 1 (0.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.83%) QA
2 19 (3.17%) SLA
3 13 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.67%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 96 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (10.17%) Active Directory
3 40 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 39 (6.50%) Varnish
5 31 (5.17%) KVM
6 30 (5.00%) Samba
7 29 (4.83%) vSphere
8 21 (3.50%) vCloud
9 8 (1.33%) Docker
9 8 (1.33%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.00%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.67%) Xen
11 4 (0.67%) XenApp
12 2 (0.33%) XenServer
12 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 91 (15.17%) Puppet
2 86 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (6.33%) ZABBIX
4 31 (5.17%) logstash
5 30 (5.00%) StatsD
5 30 (5.00%) Kibana
5 30 (5.00%) HAProxy
6 20 (3.33%) Nagios
7 15 (2.50%) Vagrant
8 14 (2.33%) SCCM
9 12 (2.00%) SCOM
10 10 (1.67%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.50%) Plesk
11 3 (0.50%) Cacti
11 3 (0.50%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.50%) AppManager
11 3 (0.50%) Opsview
11 3 (0.50%) Salt
12 2 (0.33%) OpenView
13 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 173 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 134 (22.33%) VMware
3 86 (14.33%) Cisco
4 67 (11.17%) HP
5 51 (8.50%) Oracle
6 42 (7.00%) Apple
7 37 (6.17%) Dell
8 36 (6.00%) Red Hat
9 33 (5.50%) Google
10 32 (5.33%) Sony
10 32 (5.33%) Juniper
11 30 (5.00%) Toshiba
11 30 (5.00%) New Relic
12 26 (4.33%) Citrix
13 23 (3.83%) CheckPoint
13 23 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (3.50%) EMC
15 16 (2.67%) Rackspace
16 12 (2.00%) ProCurve
17 11 (1.83%) ServiceNow
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + 10 % Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £65000 to £85000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Culture
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum £40,000 to £70,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago