The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 17 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.18% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £100,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £56,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-7.07% +10.24%
PaaS
Hertfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
51 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.53% 3.87% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 4
Average salary £65,000 £16,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+306.25% -62.35%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (92.59%) Firewall
3 23 (85.19%) VMware
3 23 (85.19%) ITIL
4 22 (81.48%) Linux
4 22 (81.48%) LAN
4 22 (81.48%) WAN
4 22 (81.48%) Retail
4 22 (81.48%) CheckPoint
4 22 (81.48%) Finance
4 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (66.67%) Lync
6 16 (59.26%) Visualisation
6 16 (59.26%) IaaS
6 16 (59.26%) Cisco
6 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
6 16 (59.26%) CCNA
6 16 (59.26%) Information Security
6 16 (59.26%) Change Management
6 16 (59.26%) Management Information System
7 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 12 (44.44%) ProCurve
7 12 (44.44%) HP
8 10 (37.04%) Degree
9 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
10 7 (25.93%) Project Management
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (22.22%) MPLS

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 18 (66.67%) Lync
2 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) IaaS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (11.11%) SaaS
4 3 (11.11%) Google Apps
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) LAN
2 22 (81.48%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) DHCP
3 6 (22.22%) VPN
3 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
3 6 (22.22%) PBX
3 6 (22.22%) VoIP
3 6 (22.22%) VLAN
3 6 (22.22%) ISDN
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
General
1 22 (81.48%) Finance
1 22 (81.48%) Retail
2 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Architect
2 16 (59.26%) IT Architect
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 6 (22.22%) Server Support
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (18.52%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) LAMP
2 3 (11.11%) RESTful
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Management Information System
1 16 (59.26%) Visualisation
2 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) ITIL
2 16 (59.26%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) Change Management
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Use Case
7 3 (11.11%) UML
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C
2 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CCNA
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
5 6 (22.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft
2 23 (85.19%) VMware
3 22 (81.48%) CheckPoint
4 16 (59.26%) Cisco
4 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
5 12 (44.44%) HP
5 12 (44.44%) ProCurve
6 3 (11.11%) Rackspace
6 3 (11.11%) Google