Period
to 21 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 104 214
Rank change year-on-year -7 +110 +15
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 83 120 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.24% 2.56% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.62% 7.35% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 53 84 52
10th Percentile £43,550 £32,875 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £64,144 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.46% +2.63% +38.89%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,947 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £84,750
North West median annual salary £60,000 £63,288 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.20% +5.48% +26.32%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,476 1,633 1,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.84% 34.89% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,306 1,322 1,456
10th Percentile £33,375 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,121 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £64,890 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Salary histogram for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 April 2021. 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
Bolton -4 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Stockport +25 2 - -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Sale - 2 - -
Salford +13 1 £55,000 -18.52%
PaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 66 (79.52%) IaaS
2 65 (78.31%) Azure
3 46 (55.42%) SaaS
4 42 (50.60%) DevOps
5 35 (42.17%) AWS
6 34 (40.96%) Kubernetes
6 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
7 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
8 31 (37.35%) Ansible
9 30 (36.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
11 22 (26.51%) Migration
12 20 (24.10%) Python
12 20 (24.10%) Terraform
13 19 (22.89%) Public Cloud
14 18 (21.69%) Docker
14 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure as Code
15 17 (20.48%) Linux
15 17 (20.48%) Configuration Management
16 16 (19.28%) SQL
16 16 (19.28%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (19.28%) Puppet
17 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
17 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
17 15 (18.07%) Analytics
18 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
18 14 (16.87%) Serverless
19 12 (14.46%) .NET
19 12 (14.46%) Windows

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Apache
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) Mule
2 1 (1.20%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 66 (79.52%) IaaS
2 65 (78.31%) Azure
3 46 (55.42%) SaaS
4 35 (42.17%) AWS
5 30 (36.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (16.87%) Serverless
7 11 (13.25%) GCP
8 9 (10.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 7 (8.43%) Azure Logic Apps
9 7 (8.43%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (7.23%) Amazon EKS
11 5 (6.02%) Azure Service Fabric
12 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (2.41%) OneDrive
13 1 (1.20%) Azure Functions
13 1 (1.20%) Azure Service Bus
13 1 (1.20%) Google Workspace
13 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
13 1 (1.20%) Power Platform
13 1 (1.20%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) VPN
2 5 (6.02%) Skype
3 3 (3.61%) DNS
3 3 (3.61%) Network Security
4 2 (2.41%) MPLS
4 2 (2.41%) SSL
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.41%) VLAN
4 2 (2.41%) WAN
5 1 (1.20%) DHCP
5 1 (1.20%) DMZ
5 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.20%) Firewall
5 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.20%) NAS
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (8.43%) Data Lake
4 6 (7.23%) Big Data
5 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (8.43%) GitLab
3 5 (6.02%) JMeter
3 5 (6.02%) Katalon Studio
3 5 (6.02%) MSTest
3 5 (6.02%) Selenium
4 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.61%) git-flow
6 2 (2.41%) Cypress.io
6 2 (2.41%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Retail
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Architect
2 27 (32.53%) Azure Architect
3 17 (20.48%) Azure Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (8.43%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (8.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Data Architect
11 5 (6.02%) .NET Developer
11 5 (6.02%) Big Data Architect
11 5 (6.02%) Big Data Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps
12 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) .NET
2 11 (13.25%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) .NET Core
4 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (6.02%) jQuery
4 5 (6.02%) RESTful
5 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.61%) COM
6 3 (3.61%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.41%) Enzyme
7 2 (2.41%) Jest
7 2 (2.41%) React
7 2 (2.41%) REST
8 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.20%) Java EE
8 1 (1.20%) JSON
8 1 (1.20%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.20%) Spring
8 1 (1.20%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.82%) Cloud Native
2 4 (4.82%) IVR
3 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Linux
2 12 (14.46%) Windows
3 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.43%) Unix
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.82%) Alpine Linux
5 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) DevOps
2 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.51%) Migration
4 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure as Code
5 17 (20.48%) Configuration Management
6 15 (18.07%) Analytics
7 11 (13.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (13.25%) Microservices
7 11 (13.25%) Product Strategy
8 10 (12.05%) Project Delivery
8 10 (12.05%) TDD
9 9 (10.84%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (8.43%) Load Balancing
11 6 (7.23%) Data Science
11 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.23%) TOGAF
12 5 (6.02%) Coaching
12 5 (6.02%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) PowerShell
2 20 (24.10%) Python
3 16 (19.28%) SQL
4 10 (12.05%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.64%) Perl
6 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.23%) C#
7 6 (7.23%) R
8 1 (1.20%) Java
8 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
1 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) MCSA
2 6 (7.23%) MCSE
2 6 (7.23%) MCTS
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.02%) CEH
3 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.02%) OCP
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (4.82%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.20%) CCSP
6 1 (1.20%) CISA
6 1 (1.20%) CISM
6 1 (1.20%) CISSP
6 1 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.20%) GIAC
6 1 (1.20%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) GDPR
1 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.82%) NCSC
2 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.69%) Docker
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.20%) LXC
5 1 (1.20%) NFS
5 1 (1.20%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 34 (40.96%) Kubernetes
2 31 (37.35%) Ansible
3 20 (24.10%) Terraform
4 16 (19.28%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (19.28%) Puppet
5 11 (13.25%) SCCM
6 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (10.84%) SCOM
7 7 (8.43%) CFEngine
8 3 (3.61%) Consul
8 3 (3.61%) Grafana
8 3 (3.61%) Graphite
8 3 (3.61%) Opsview
8 3 (3.61%) Packer
8 3 (3.61%) Prometheus
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.25%) Google
3 8 (9.64%) VMware
4 6 (7.23%) Databricks
4 6 (7.23%) Sparx
5 5 (6.02%) Cisco
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle
6 4 (4.82%) Avaya
6 4 (4.82%) Genesys
7 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.41%) Veeam
8 1 (1.20%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.20%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.20%) NetApp
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) Talend
8 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.20%) Zerto