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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 64 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.40% 0.19% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -15.38%
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
24 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.75% 3.11% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 5
Average salary £50,000 £27,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.18% -55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (85.71%) IaaS
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) SaaS
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) NAS
4 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) vCloud
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Replication
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (85.71%) IaaS
2 5 (71.43%) SaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) vCloud
4 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 1 (14.29%) Dell