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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 57 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 16 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.04% 2.64% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.33% 23.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £46,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
98 69 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.63% 11.40% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 5
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +243.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 6 July 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) HP
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
3 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
3 13 (68.42%) Change Management
3 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
3 13 (68.42%) WAN
3 13 (68.42%) LAN
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco
3 13 (68.42%) Management Information System
3 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 13 (68.42%) Office 365
3 13 (68.42%) Coaching
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
5 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (42.11%) VirtualBox
6 8 (42.11%) ProCurve
6 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
6 8 (42.11%) MS Office
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (42.11%) CCNA
7 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
7 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
8 5 (26.32%) Lync

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (26.32%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (42.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) MPLS
3 5 (26.32%) PBX
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
3 5 (26.32%) VLAN
3 5 (26.32%) ISDN
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Operations Manager
2 5 (26.32%) IT Operations Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Support
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Management Information System
2 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
4 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 13 (68.42%) Change Management
2 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 13 (68.42%) Coaching
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
5 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNA
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) VirtualBox
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) HP
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
3 13 (68.42%) CheckPoint
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) ProCurve