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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.82% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.81% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
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
21 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.45% 4.85% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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 24 December 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) IaaS
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 13 (61.90%) VMware
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) ITIL
5 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (52.38%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (47.62%) LAN
6 10 (47.62%) WAN
6 10 (47.62%) Migration
6 10 (47.62%) SaaS
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 9 (42.86%) Retail
8 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (38.10%) Lync
9 7 (33.33%) Web Services
9 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
9 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
9 7 (33.33%) Degree
9 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (28.57%) C
10 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 6 (28.57%) ISDN
10 6 (28.57%) PBX

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (38.10%) Lync
2 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (23.81%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (66.67%) IaaS
2 11 (52.38%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (47.62%) SaaS
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (23.81%) Google Apps
6 5 (23.81%) Terremark
7 1 (4.76%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) ISDN
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
4 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) PBX
4 6 (28.57%) VoIP
4 6 (28.57%) VLAN
4 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
6 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
1 9 (42.86%) Retail
2 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 6 (28.57%) Server Support
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (9.52%) IT Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) LAMP
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) COM
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 5 (23.81%) CMDB
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 10 (47.62%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 6 (28.57%) Coaching
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
5 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 6 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (19.05%) vSphere
6 2 (9.52%) vCloud
7 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
1 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 5 (23.81%) Rackspace
4 5 (23.81%) Google
5 4 (19.05%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (9.52%) IBM
7 2 (9.52%) ProCurve
7 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.76%) Dell