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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 562 742 682
Rank change year-on-year
+180 -60
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 356 130 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.66% 2.82% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 282 101 181
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%

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
6290 4616 3860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.95% 4.44% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5116 3818 3349
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 January 2015 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 January 2015. 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 +160 297 £55,000 - 47
London +80 167 £60,000 - 23
South East +9 67 £47,000 -8.29% 8
Wales +32 51 £42,500 +13.33%
South Wales +32 47 £42,500 +14.86%
Torfaen +20 47 £42,500 +14.86%
Cwmbran +20 47 £42,500 +14.86%
City of London +18 24 £71,250 +1.78% 7
Surrey +2 24 £50,000 +1.52%
Yorkshire +10 19 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Berkshire +3 15 £50,000 -4.76% 3
East of England -2 14 £42,500 +9.67% 5
Reading +6 13 £41,500 -20.95% 2
Hampshire -13 13 £50,000 +1.52% 3
West Yorkshire +6 11 £50,000 -9.09%
East Sussex - 11 £60,000 - 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 10 - - 1
Bristol +6 9 £60,000 +24.99% 1
Leeds 0 9 £50,000 -9.09%
South West -3 9 £60,000 +24.99% 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £30,000 - 2
Sheffield - 8 £30,000 - 2
East Midlands +27 6 £52,500 +10.52%
North West +1 6 £66,250 -11.66% 4
Buckinghamshire - 6 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £30,000 - 1
Egham +4 5 £42,250 -
Manchester -2 5 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Guildford -4 5 £62,500 +25.00%

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 343 (51.81%) IaaS
2 324 (48.94%) SaaS
3 239 (36.10%) Linux
4 220 (33.23%) Windows
5 214 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 155 (23.41%) Microsoft
8 150 (22.66%) Java
9 147 (22.21%) Web Services
10 134 (20.24%) VMware
11 127 (19.18%) SQL
12 125 (18.88%) Puppet
13 120 (18.13%) .NET
13 120 (18.13%) SQL Server
14 106 (16.01%) Opscode Chef
15 102 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 100 (15.11%) E-Commerce
17 96 (14.50%) Git (software)
18 95 (14.35%) SOA
18 95 (14.35%) JavaScript
19 93 (14.05%) Migration
19 93 (14.05%) DevOps
20 91 (13.75%) Finance
21 88 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
22 87 (13.14%) C#
23 85 (12.84%) MySQL
23 85 (12.84%) Scrum
24 84 (12.69%) HTML
24 84 (12.69%) Cisco
24 84 (12.69%) Cloud Computing

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 78 (11.78%) Apache
2 55 (8.31%) IIS
3 51 (7.70%) SharePoint
4 49 (7.40%) Tomcat
5 40 (6.04%) BizTalk Server
5 40 (6.04%) nginx
6 34 (5.14%) OpenStack
7 30 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (4.38%) JBoss
9 23 (3.47%) MS Exchange
9 23 (3.47%) Apache Solr
10 17 (2.57%) Node.js
11 14 (2.11%) WebSphere
12 13 (1.96%) IBM Notes
12 13 (1.96%) Lync
13 12 (1.81%) Drupal
14 10 (1.51%) WebLogic
15 8 (1.21%) WordPress
16 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
17 3 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 59 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.32%) MS Office
3 10 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Revit
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.91%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 343 (51.81%) IaaS
2 324 (48.94%) SaaS
3 156 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 88 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
5 84 (12.69%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (5.14%) Heroku
7 30 (4.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (4.08%) Google App Engine
8 27 (4.08%) Office 365
9 17 (2.57%) Terremark
10 14 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (1.96%) Google Apps
12 12 (1.81%) GitHub
13 9 (1.36%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.21%) Force.com
15 6 (0.91%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.76%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.60%) Route 53
17 4 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.60%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.03%) Firewall
2 54 (8.16%) VPN
3 52 (7.85%) SAN
4 50 (7.55%) WAN
5 39 (5.89%) Internet
6 35 (5.29%) DNS
7 33 (4.98%) TCP/IP
8 31 (4.68%) LAN
8 31 (4.68%) HTTP
9 29 (4.38%) MPLS
10 27 (4.08%) NAS
11 17 (2.57%) DHCP
11 17 (2.57%) VoIP
12 16 (2.42%) VLAN
13 15 (2.27%) LDAP
13 15 (2.27%) Network Security
14 14 (2.11%) SSL
15 12 (1.81%) Wireless
16 11 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (1.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 85 (12.84%) MySQL
3 81 (12.24%) Big Data
4 59 (8.91%) MongoDB
5 48 (7.25%) Data Mining
6 39 (5.89%) Relational Database
7 32 (4.83%) NoSQL
8 29 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (3.47%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.72%) RDBMS
11 18 (2.72%) DB2
12 17 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.51%) Redis
16 8 (1.21%) MariaDB
16 8 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 96 (14.50%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.61%) Jenkins
3 45 (6.80%) Subversion
4 38 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (3.93%) Visual Studio
6 20 (3.02%) NUnit
7 19 (2.87%) JIRA
8 17 (2.57%) TeamCity
9 14 (2.11%) Mercurial
10 12 (1.81%) Maven
11 8 (1.21%) RSpec
12 7 (1.06%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.60%) Moq
13 4 (0.60%) MSTest
13 4 (0.60%) Grunt
13 4 (0.60%) Yeoman
13 4 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.60%) JUnit
14 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 91 (13.75%) Finance
2 76 (11.48%) Marketing
3 61 (9.21%) Advertising
4 45 (6.80%) Retail
5 24 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.57%) Banking
7 15 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.66%) Music Industry
9 7 (1.06%) Automotive
10 6 (0.91%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) Military
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (26.28%) Architect
2 131 (19.79%) Developer
3 66 (9.97%) Solutions Architect
4 53 (8.01%) Cloud Architect
5 38 (5.74%) Software Engineer
5 38 (5.74%) Administrator
6 37 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
7 35 (5.29%) Consultant
8 32 (4.83%) Java Developer
9 28 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 26 (3.93%) .NET Developer
11 24 (3.63%) Enterprise Architect
12 23 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (2.87%) Analyst
14 18 (2.72%) Chief Technology Officer
15 17 (2.57%) Senior .NET Developer
16 15 (2.27%) Network Engineer
16 15 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (22.21%) Web Services
2 120 (18.13%) .NET
3 84 (12.69%) HTML
4 81 (12.24%) CSS
5 69 (10.42%) XML
6 49 (7.40%) jQuery
7 47 (7.10%) AngularJS
8 41 (6.19%) ASP.NET
9 37 (5.59%) RESTful
9 37 (5.59%) HTML5
10 36 (5.44%) WCF
11 30 (4.53%) SOAP
12 29 (4.38%) Backbone.js
13 28 (4.23%) REST
14 26 (3.93%) J2EE
14 26 (3.93%) Django
15 24 (3.63%) JSON
16 22 (3.32%) LAMP
17 21 (3.17%) Middleware
17 21 (3.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.34%) Open Source
2 40 (6.04%) Computer Science
3 32 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.68%) Clustering
5 23 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.57%) User Experience
8 16 (2.42%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.81%) Digital Media
9 12 (1.81%) CMDB
10 11 (1.66%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.51%) iSeries
11 10 (1.51%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.21%) E-Learning
13 7 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.06%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.91%) PKI
14 6 (0.91%) Economics
14 6 (0.91%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 239 (36.10%) Linux
2 220 (33.23%) Windows
3 82 (12.39%) UNIX
4 61 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (4.38%) Ubuntu
7 27 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (3.78%) Apple iOS
8 25 (3.78%) Android
9 18 (2.72%) CentOS
10 16 (2.42%) Debian
11 11 (1.66%) VMS
11 11 (1.66%) AIX
11 11 (1.66%) Windows 7
12 9 (1.36%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.60%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.45%) Solaris
16 3 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (15.11%) E-Commerce
3 95 (14.35%) SOA
4 93 (14.05%) Migration
4 93 (14.05%) DevOps
5 85 (12.84%) Scrum
6 67 (10.12%) CRM
7 66 (9.97%) ITIL
8 58 (8.76%) Software Engineering
9 55 (8.31%) Mobile Marketing
10 53 (8.01%) Enterprise Architecture
10 53 (8.01%) TOGAF
11 47 (7.10%) Configuration Management
12 46 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (6.34%) MVC
14 42 (6.34%) TDD
15 38 (5.74%) Project Management
16 36 (5.44%) OO
17 34 (5.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 150 (22.66%) Java
2 127 (19.18%) SQL
3 95 (14.35%) JavaScript
4 87 (13.14%) C#
5 78 (11.78%) PHP
6 70 (10.57%) Python
7 66 (9.97%) Ruby
8 44 (6.65%) Perl
9 42 (6.34%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.38%) C++
11 28 (4.23%) Shell Script
11 28 (4.23%) PowerShell
12 27 (4.08%) C
13 11 (1.66%) Scala
14 9 (1.36%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.60%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.60%) Groovy
15 4 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.45%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (10.88%) Degree
2 36 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (4.68%) MCSE
5 24 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (3.32%) CCNA
7 12 (1.81%) CCIE
7 12 (1.81%) CCNP
8 11 (1.66%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.51%) RHCE
9 10 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.91%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.76%) CISSP
11 5 (0.76%) ISEB
11 5 (0.76%) MCSA
11 5 (0.76%) MCITP
12 3 (0.45%) CCA
12 3 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.23%) QA
2 8 (1.21%) SLA
3 6 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (10.12%) Active Directory
3 66 (9.97%) vSphere
4 34 (5.14%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.63%) vCloud
6 18 (2.72%) Varnish
7 17 (2.57%) Samba
7 17 (2.57%) KVM
8 16 (2.42%) Xen
9 15 (2.27%) NFS
10 12 (1.81%) XenApp
11 11 (1.66%) Firmware
12 10 (1.51%) Apache Flume
13 8 (1.21%) NDS
14 7 (1.06%) VMware ESX
15 6 (0.91%) Docker
16 4 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.45%) Terminal Services
17 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 125 (18.88%) Puppet
2 106 (16.01%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (4.08%) logstash
4 23 (3.47%) SCCM
5 22 (3.32%) Nagios
6 20 (3.02%) ZABBIX
7 18 (2.72%) Red Hat Satellite
7 18 (2.72%) Vagrant
8 17 (2.57%) Kibana
9 16 (2.42%) HAProxy
9 16 (2.42%) Graphite
9 16 (2.42%) StatsD
10 15 (2.27%) Ansible
11 12 (1.81%) Cacti
12 10 (1.51%) Graylog2
12 10 (1.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 9 (1.36%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.91%) CFEngine
15 4 (0.60%) Pingdom
15 4 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 155 (23.41%) Microsoft
2 134 (20.24%) VMware
3 84 (12.69%) Cisco
4 79 (11.93%) Oracle
5 60 (9.06%) Red Hat
6 55 (8.31%) Google
7 53 (8.01%) HP
8 43 (6.50%) IBM
9 35 (5.29%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (4.38%) Citrix
11 27 (4.08%) SAP
12 25 (3.78%) Rackspace
13 22 (3.32%) Dell
14 19 (2.87%) EMC
15 18 (2.72%) New Relic
16 17 (2.57%) Juniper
17 16 (2.42%) NetApp
18 15 (2.27%) Apple
19 13 (1.96%) Lotus
19 13 (1.96%) ServiceNow
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum depending on exp + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RP International
Salary: Bonus Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
networx
Salary: £Very Competitive Salary + Bonus structure
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Blackthorn Technologies
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago