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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.06% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.43% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £100,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +2.72%
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
37 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.36% 2.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 1
Average salary £100,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.09%
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
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS across the Watford region.

PaaS Salary Trend in Watford

PaaS
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

PaaS Salary Histogram in Watford

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (82.14%) Firewall
3 21 (75.00%) VMware
3 21 (75.00%) Linux
3 21 (75.00%) IaaS
4 19 (67.86%) Finance
4 19 (67.86%) Retail
4 19 (67.86%) ITIL
4 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (64.29%) Lync
5 18 (64.29%) WAN
5 18 (64.29%) LAN
5 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
6 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 13 (46.43%) HP
8 12 (42.86%) CCNA
8 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
8 12 (42.86%) Cisco
8 12 (42.86%) Management Information System
8 12 (42.86%) Information Security
8 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
8 12 (42.86%) ProCurve
8 12 (42.86%) Change Management
8 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
10 9 (32.14%) Windows
10 9 (32.14%) Migration
11 8 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (64.29%) Lync
2 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (17.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 21 (75.00%) IaaS
2 8 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (25.00%) SaaS
4 5 (17.86%) Google Apps
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.57%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) WAN
2 18 (64.29%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) ISDN
3 6 (21.43%) PBX
3 6 (21.43%) VoIP
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) VLAN
3 6 (21.43%) MPLS
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
1 19 (67.86%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Architect
2 12 (42.86%) IT Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 6 (21.43%) Server Support
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Support
4 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) RESTful
2 5 (17.86%) LAMP
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
1 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 5 (17.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) Change Management
3 9 (32.14%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 6 (21.43%) Coaching
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Use Case
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) SOA
5 5 (17.86%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CCNA
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (75.00%) VMware
3 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
4 13 (46.43%) HP
5 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 12 (42.86%) Cisco
5 12 (42.86%) ProCurve
6 5 (17.86%) Rackspace
6 5 (17.86%) Google
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) IBM