Period
to 20 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 6 months to 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 168 226 265
Rank change year-on-year +58 +39 +98
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 943 1,963 2,054
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.09% 1.50% 1.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.32% 4.79% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1,573 1,590
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +8.00%

PaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 17,733 40,961 38,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.26% 31.38% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14,845 33,581 31,493
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in England

PaaS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PaaS in England.

Salary trend for PaaS in England

PaaS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for PaaS in England

PaaS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +39 430 £70,000 - 67
South East +95 234 £67,500 +3.85% 30
North of England +168 143 £70,000 +21.74% 28
North West +140 93 £70,000 +16.67% 20
South West +138 59 £90,000 +71.43% 7
Midlands +11 54 £60,000 - 22
West Midlands +8 45 £60,000 -3.23% 15
Yorkshire +130 34 £55,000 +2.33% 8
East of England +57 21 £45,500 -18.02% 13
North East +22 16 £50,000 -6.98%
East Midlands +54 9 £52,500 -8.70% 7
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 703 (74.55%) Azure
2 632 (67.02%) IaaS
3 398 (42.21%) SaaS
4 384 (40.72%) Microsoft
5 368 (39.02%) DevOps
6 346 (36.69%) AWS
7 280 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
8 236 (25.03%) PowerShell
9 224 (23.75%) SQL
10 208 (22.06%) Python
11 197 (20.89%) Active Directory
12 191 (20.25%) SQL Server
13 185 (19.62%) Docker
14 184 (19.51%) Windows
15 181 (19.19%) Kubernetes
16 178 (18.88%) Finance
17 177 (18.77%) Terraform
18 175 (18.56%) Microservices
19 169 (17.92%) .NET
20 156 (16.54%) Office 365
21 153 (16.22%) Ansible
22 144 (15.27%) Linux
23 137 (14.53%) Java
24 131 (13.89%) Cloud Native
25 128 (13.57%) Public Cloud
26 121 (12.83%) C#
27 115 (12.20%) VMware
28 114 (12.09%) Infrastructure as Code
29 108 (11.45%) Git (software)
30 107 (11.35%) Serverless

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 67 (7.10%) IIS
2 60 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 47 (4.98%) NServiceBus
4 36 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (3.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 29 (3.08%) Tomcat
7 27 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 26 (2.76%) Confluence
9 19 (2.01%) Skype for Business
10 17 (1.80%) SAS
11 15 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.48%) MS Exchange
13 12 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (1.27%) OpenStack
13 12 (1.27%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.74%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.74%) CMS
16 6 (0.64%) Apache
16 6 (0.64%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.91%) SAP Hybris
2 16 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (1.59%) SAP GTS
4 13 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.64%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.21%) Magento
8 2 (0.21%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 703 (74.55%) Azure
2 632 (67.02%) IaaS
3 398 (42.21%) SaaS
4 346 (36.69%) AWS
5 156 (16.54%) Office 365
6 107 (11.35%) Serverless
7 87 (9.23%) GCP
8 72 (7.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 72 (7.64%) Power Platform
9 52 (5.51%) AWS Lambda
10 49 (5.20%) Azure Functions
10 49 (5.20%) PowerApps
11 40 (4.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (2.97%) GitHub
14 27 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 26 (2.76%) OpenShift
16 24 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
17 22 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
18 20 (2.12%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 96 (10.18%) Skype
2 81 (8.59%) DNS
3 66 (7.00%) Firewall
4 56 (5.94%) HTTP
5 40 (4.24%) VPN
6 38 (4.03%) TCP/IP
7 31 (3.29%) Internet
8 23 (2.44%) Network Security
9 18 (1.91%) SAN
10 14 (1.48%) WAN
11 13 (1.38%) LAN
12 11 (1.17%) MPLS
13 9 (0.95%) AMQP
14 8 (0.85%) DHCP
15 7 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (0.74%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.74%) iSCSI
15 7 (0.74%) SSL
16 4 (0.42%) Kerberos
16 4 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 87 (9.23%) NoSQL
3 63 (6.68%) Big Data
4 59 (6.26%) Data Lake
5 54 (5.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 46 (4.88%) MySQL
7 33 (3.50%) Power BI
8 27 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 22 (2.33%) Redis
11 20 (2.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 19 (2.01%) Relational Database
13 18 (1.91%) Cosmos DB
14 16 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (1.70%) DB2
15 15 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 11 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 108 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 79 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 58 (6.15%) TeamCity
4 51 (5.41%) JIRA
4 51 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 28 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (1.70%) GitLab
8 14 (1.48%) SpecFlow
9 11 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (1.06%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.85%) Subversion
12 6 (0.64%) Hudson
12 6 (0.64%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.64%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.42%) JUnit
14 3 (0.32%) CF BOSH
14 3 (0.32%) git-flow
15 2 (0.21%) Protractor
General
1 178 (18.88%) Finance
2 35 (3.71%) Law
3 25 (2.65%) Public Sector
4 20 (2.12%) Marketing
5 18 (1.91%) Legal
6 14 (1.48%) Games
7 13 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.27%) Advertising
9 10 (1.06%) Banking
10 9 (0.95%) Retail
11 8 (0.85%) Automotive
11 8 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.74%) Digital Economy
13 6 (0.64%) Local Government
14 5 (0.53%) Back Office
14 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.32%) Electronics
15 3 (0.32%) Publishing
16 2 (0.21%) Military
17 1 (0.11%) Police
Job Titles
1 304 (32.24%) Architect
2 121 (12.83%) Developer
3 118 (12.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 111 (11.77%) Cloud Architect
5 99 (10.50%) Solutions Architect
6 72 (7.64%) Azure Engineer
7 70 (7.42%) Consultant
8 64 (6.79%) Azure Architect
9 58 (6.15%) .NET Developer
10 53 (5.62%) Cloud Engineer
11 52 (5.51%) Senior DevOps
12 45 (4.77%) Infrastructure Architect
13 42 (4.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 42 (4.45%) Senior Developer
14 41 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 37 (3.92%) AWS Architect
15 37 (3.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 35 (3.71%) Platform Engineer
17 34 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 33 (3.50%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (17.92%) .NET
2 101 (10.71%) Web Services
3 75 (7.95%) HTML
4 69 (7.32%) .NET Core
5 58 (6.15%) React
6 55 (5.83%) .NET Framework
7 53 (5.62%) ASP.NET
8 50 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (5.30%) CSS
9 48 (5.09%) ASP.NET Core
10 47 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 40 (4.24%) JSON
12 35 (3.71%) REST
13 33 (3.50%) OAuth
14 32 (3.39%) jQuery
14 32 (3.39%) Node.js
15 31 (3.29%) Spring
15 31 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (2.86%) Entity Framework
16 27 (2.86%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 131 (13.89%) Cloud Native
2 128 (13.57%) Public Cloud
3 79 (8.38%) Data Centre
4 56 (5.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 33 (3.50%) Private Cloud
6 29 (3.08%) User Experience
7 26 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 22 (2.33%) FMCG
11 20 (2.12%) PKI
12 18 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 14 (1.48%) Mobile App
15 13 (1.38%) Cyberattack
16 10 (1.06%) Replication
17 9 (0.95%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.95%) Clustering
17 9 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 184 (19.51%) Windows
2 144 (15.27%) Linux
3 101 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 45 (4.77%) Windows 10
5 35 (3.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 28 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.44%) Windows Server 2019
8 19 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.70%) Unix
10 12 (1.27%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.74%) CentOS
13 6 (0.64%) Android
13 6 (0.64%) VMS
14 4 (0.42%) Mesosphere
15 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.11%) Debian
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (39.02%) DevOps
2 280 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (18.56%) Microservices
4 114 (12.09%) Infrastructure as Code
5 103 (10.92%) Analytics
6 99 (10.50%) TOGAF
7 94 (9.97%) Configuration Management
7 94 (9.97%) Migration
8 89 (9.44%) Enterprise Architecture
9 86 (9.12%) ITIL
10 83 (8.80%) Fintech
11 82 (8.70%) Scrum
12 81 (8.59%) Mentoring
13 79 (8.38%) Software Engineering
14 78 (8.27%) SOA
15 71 (7.53%) MVC
16 70 (7.42%) Presales
16 70 (7.42%) Technical Leadership
17 67 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
17 67 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 236 (25.03%) PowerShell
2 224 (23.75%) SQL
3 208 (22.06%) Python
4 137 (14.53%) Java
5 121 (12.83%) C#
6 86 (9.12%) JavaScript
7 47 (4.98%) Ruby
8 46 (4.88%) Go
9 44 (4.67%) Bash Shell
10 29 (3.08%) TypeScript
11 26 (2.76%) R
12 22 (2.33%) PHP
13 19 (2.01%) Perl
14 14 (1.48%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 12 (1.27%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.95%) U-SQL
18 5 (0.53%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.42%) C
20 3 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 100 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (7.42%) Degree
3 68 (7.21%) MCSE
4 50 (5.30%) MCSA
5 44 (4.67%) Security Cleared
6 37 (3.92%) TOGAF Certification
7 28 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (2.76%) CCNA
8 26 (2.76%) SC Cleared
9 20 (2.12%) AWS Certification
10 18 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (1.59%) CISSP
12 14 (1.48%) DV Cleared
13 12 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (1.17%) MCTS
15 8 (0.85%) MCP
16 7 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.64%) CCNP
17 6 (0.64%) MCITP
17 6 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (3.61%) NIST
3 28 (2.97%) NIST 800
4 26 (2.76%) PCI DSS
5 25 (2.65%) GDPR
6 21 (2.23%) QA
7 19 (2.01%) SLA
8 15 (1.59%) COBIT
8 15 (1.59%) NCSC
9 13 (1.38%) PMO
10 6 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.42%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 197 (20.89%) Active Directory
2 185 (19.62%) Docker
3 95 (10.07%) Hyper-V
4 90 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (2.65%) vSphere
6 15 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.48%) XenApp
8 7 (0.74%) vCloud
8 7 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.42%) HDFS
10 3 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.11%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.11%) Firmware
11 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.11%) Gluster
11 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 181 (19.19%) Kubernetes
2 177 (18.77%) Terraform
3 153 (16.22%) Ansible
4 94 (9.97%) Puppet
5 93 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (8.59%) SCCM
7 63 (6.68%) Microsoft Intune
8 30 (3.18%) SCVMM
9 27 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (1.38%) Packer
11 12 (1.27%) vCenter Server
12 11 (1.17%) Grafana
13 10 (1.06%) Consul
13 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
14 9 (0.95%) Prometheus
15 8 (0.85%) Kibana
15 8 (0.85%) logstash
15 8 (0.85%) Nagios
15 8 (0.85%) Salt
15 8 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 384 (40.72%) Microsoft
2 115 (12.20%) VMware
3 88 (9.33%) Google
4 64 (6.79%) Oracle
5 56 (5.94%) SAP
6 55 (5.83%) Databricks
7 43 (4.56%) Cisco
8 39 (4.14%) HP
9 38 (4.03%) Citrix
9 38 (4.03%) IBM
10 35 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (3.39%) Red Hat
12 27 (2.86%) ServiceNow
13 22 (2.33%) Dell
13 22 (2.33%) New Relic
13 22 (2.33%) Sparx
14 21 (2.23%) Splunk
15 20 (2.12%) Adobe
15 20 (2.12%) hybris
15 20 (2.12%) Remedy