The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 185 194 215
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 28 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.45% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.95% 5.91% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 1
Median salary £62,500 £41,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.51% -38.88%
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £53,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.73% +12.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
566 389 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.60% 7.62% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 424 316 208
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £28,350 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PaaS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PaaS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

PaaS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PaaS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 16 - -
Coventry +12 8 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £67,500 -
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 79 (91.86%) IaaS
2 72 (83.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (68.60%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (60.47%) MS Excel
4 52 (60.47%) Data Centre
5 51 (59.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (59.30%) VMware
6 50 (58.14%) Presales
7 49 (56.98%) Virtual Machines
7 49 (56.98%) SCVMM
7 49 (56.98%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (55.81%) Line Management
9 46 (53.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 45 (52.33%) Degree
10 45 (52.33%) Software Engineering
11 44 (51.16%) Technical Architecture
11 44 (51.16%) Service Delivery
12 43 (50.00%) ISEB
12 43 (50.00%) Computer Science
12 43 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
12 43 (50.00%) TOGAF
12 43 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 38 (44.19%) Retail
13 38 (44.19%) SQL Server
14 37 (43.02%) Finance
15 36 (41.86%) Cisco
16 35 (40.70%) CRM
17 32 (37.21%) NetApp
18 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
18 31 (36.05%) Juniper

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 52 (60.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Sentinel
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (91.86%) IaaS
2 72 (83.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (68.60%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (56.98%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (33.72%) SaaS
6 13 (15.12%) Office 365
7 2 (2.33%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.16%) Apcera
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) BGP
1 5 (5.81%) EIGRP
1 5 (5.81%) Firewall
1 5 (5.81%) LAN
1 5 (5.81%) MPLS
1 5 (5.81%) Multicast
1 5 (5.81%) Network Security
1 5 (5.81%) OSPF
1 5 (5.81%) VoIP
1 5 (5.81%) VPN
1 5 (5.81%) WAN
1 5 (5.81%) WLAN
2 2 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (34.88%) DB2
2 30 (34.88%) MySQL
3 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.16%) Hudson
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (44.19%) Retail
2 37 (43.02%) Finance
3 30 (34.88%) Publishing
4 5 (5.81%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Architect
2 27 (31.40%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (24.42%) Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Data Centre Architect
4 8 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Data Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Azure Architect
9 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.33%) Office 365 Architect
9 2 (2.33%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) .NET
1 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET
2 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (9.30%) Castle Windsor
2 8 (9.30%) HTML
2 8 (9.30%) NHibernate
2 8 (9.30%) Spring.NET
3 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.49%) REST
3 3 (3.49%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (60.47%) Data Centre
2 43 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 30 (34.88%) CMDB
4 22 (25.58%) Public Cloud
5 8 (9.30%) User Experience
6 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.81%) AS400
6 5 (5.81%) Clustering
7 3 (3.49%) Social Media
8 2 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.33%) NHS
9 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Linux
2 9 (10.47%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.33%) OpenVMS
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Fedora
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Presales
2 48 (55.81%) Line Management
3 46 (53.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 45 (52.33%) Software Engineering
5 44 (51.16%) Service Delivery
5 44 (51.16%) Technical Architecture
6 43 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 43 (50.00%) TOGAF
6 43 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
7 35 (40.70%) CRM
8 31 (36.05%) ITIL
9 30 (34.88%) Capacity Planning
9 30 (34.88%) Gantt Chart
9 30 (34.88%) IT Governance
9 30 (34.88%) ITIL V3
9 30 (34.88%) PRINCE2
9 30 (34.88%) Project Management
9 30 (34.88%) Service Management
10 27 (31.40%) Customer Engagement
11 24 (27.91%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) C#
2 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.98%) PHP
3 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.16%) Korn
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) Python
6 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (52.33%) Degree
2 43 (50.00%) ISEB
3 30 (34.88%) PMI Certification
3 30 (34.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (59.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (56.98%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.98%) Docker
4 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (56.98%) SCVMM
2 19 (22.09%) vRealize
3 13 (15.12%) SCOrch
4 12 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.95%) Puppet
5 1 (1.16%) Ansible
5 1 (1.16%) SCCM
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (59.30%) VMware
2 36 (41.86%) Cisco
3 32 (37.21%) NetApp
4 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
4 31 (36.05%) Juniper
5 30 (34.88%) BMC
5 30 (34.88%) Citrix
5 30 (34.88%) EMC
5 30 (34.88%) HP
5 30 (34.88%) IBM
5 30 (34.88%) Oracle
6 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.16%) F5