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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 61 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.93% 1.04% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.20% 19.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.21%
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
61 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.40% 5.39% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £27,000 £41,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%

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 5 May 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 8 (88.89%) VMware
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) IaaS
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (55.56%) Information Security
4 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) MS Office
4 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
4 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
4 5 (55.56%) Coaching
5 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) SaaS
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Migration

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) IaaS
2 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC