Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 76 221
Rank change year-on-year -58 +145 +16
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 111 90 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.09% 3.41% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.66% 10.03% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 96 71 48
10th Percentile £48,125 £45,000 £42,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £66,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +16.67% -14.29%
75th Percentile £85,000 " £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £73,750 £82,500
North West median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -14.29%

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 2,381 897 1,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.89% 34.03% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,917 753 1,534
10th Percentile £33,250 £36,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,125
% change year-on-year +2.00% +6.10% +4.72%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 3 £60,000 - 2
PaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 83 (74.77%) IaaS
2 82 (73.87%) Azure
3 65 (58.56%) SaaS
4 61 (54.95%) AWS
5 44 (39.64%) DevOps
6 43 (38.74%) Microsoft
7 41 (36.94%) Kubernetes
8 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (33.33%) Python
10 36 (32.43%) Docker
11 33 (29.73%) Active Directory
12 29 (26.13%) GCP
12 29 (26.13%) Infrastructure as Code
13 28 (25.23%) Azure Active Directory
14 26 (23.42%) Ansible
14 26 (23.42%) PowerShell
14 26 (23.42%) Bash Shell
14 26 (23.42%) Windows
15 24 (21.62%) Public Cloud
16 21 (18.92%) Terraform
17 20 (18.02%) Social Skills
17 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared
17 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
17 20 (18.02%) Linux
17 20 (18.02%) SQL
18 19 (17.12%) Puppet
18 19 (17.12%) Microservices
19 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
19 18 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
19 18 (16.22%) Configuration Management

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 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 83 (74.77%) IaaS
2 82 (73.87%) Azure
3 65 (58.56%) SaaS
4 61 (54.95%) AWS
5 29 (26.13%) GCP
6 28 (25.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (11.71%) Serverless
8 10 (9.01%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (6.31%) Azure Logic Apps
11 4 (3.60%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (2.70%) GitHub
12 3 (2.70%) OpenShift
12 3 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.80%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.90%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.90%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) Network Security
2 6 (5.41%) Firewall
3 4 (3.60%) DHCP
3 4 (3.60%) DNS
3 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.70%) LAN
4 3 (2.70%) WAN
5 2 (1.80%) AMQP
5 2 (1.80%) DMZ
5 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.80%) Internet
5 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.80%) NAS
5 2 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.80%) SAN
5 2 (1.80%) SSL
6 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.90%) MPLS
6 1 (0.90%) Skype
6 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (5.41%) Data Lake
2 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.80%) Power BI
4 2 (1.80%) Tableau
5 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.90%) Big Data
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.90%) OLTP
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.11%) GitLab
3 8 (7.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (18.02%) Social Skills
2 10 (9.01%) Presentation Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Law
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
3 4 (3.60%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Finance
5 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (35.14%) Architect
2 18 (16.22%) Cloud Architect
3 14 (12.61%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Consultant
4 12 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) AWS DevOps
6 10 (9.01%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Senior Architect
7 9 (8.11%) AWS Architect
7 9 (8.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Azure Architect
8 8 (7.21%) Azure Consultant
8 8 (7.21%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Cloud Consultant
8 8 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) .NET
2 11 (9.91%) ARM Templates
3 6 (5.41%) .NET Core
4 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.50%) Web Services
5 4 (3.60%) LDAP
5 4 (3.60%) REST
6 3 (2.70%) COM
6 3 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.70%) Node.js
6 3 (2.70%) Spring
6 3 (2.70%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.80%) Kafka
7 2 (1.80%) React
8 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.90%) Java EE
8 1 (0.90%) React Native
8 1 (0.90%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.90%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) Public Cloud
2 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.91%) Cloud Native
4 7 (6.31%) Private Cloud
5 6 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.60%) Clustering
6 4 (3.60%) PKI
7 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.80%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.80%) IVR
8 2 (1.80%) Replication
9 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.42%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) Linux
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.01%) Unix
5 4 (3.60%) VMS
6 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (1.80%) Android
7 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.80%) Mesosphere
7 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) DevOps
2 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.13%) Infrastructure as Code
4 19 (17.12%) Microservices
5 18 (16.22%) Configuration Management
6 17 (15.32%) Architectural Design
7 13 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (9.91%) Migration
8 11 (9.91%) Presales
9 10 (9.01%) Analytics
9 10 (9.01%) Coaching
9 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.11%) Load Balancing
10 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.11%) Time Management
11 8 (7.21%) Project Delivery
12 7 (6.31%) Change Management
12 7 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (5.41%) Business Continuity
13 6 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) Python
2 26 (23.42%) Bash Shell
2 26 (23.42%) PowerShell
3 20 (18.02%) SQL
4 10 (9.01%) Perl
5 5 (4.50%) C#
5 5 (4.50%) Java
6 4 (3.60%) Go
6 4 (3.60%) Ruby
7 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.90%) R
8 1 (0.90%) Scala
8 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared
1 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.70%) OCP
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.80%) MCSA
4 2 (1.80%) MCTS
5 1 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) GDPR
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (32.43%) Docker
2 33 (29.73%) Active Directory
3 14 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.31%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.80%) LXC
6 2 (1.80%) NFS
6 2 (1.80%) SRDF
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (36.94%) Kubernetes
2 26 (23.42%) Ansible
3 21 (18.92%) Terraform
4 19 (17.12%) Puppet
5 18 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (7.21%) CFEngine
7 5 (4.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (2.70%) Consul
8 3 (2.70%) Grafana
8 3 (2.70%) Graphite
8 3 (2.70%) Opsview
8 3 (2.70%) Packer
8 3 (2.70%) Prometheus
8 3 (2.70%) SCCM
9 2 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (38.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.22%) VMware
3 14 (12.61%) Google
4 7 (6.31%) Cisco
4 7 (6.31%) Oracle
5 3 (2.70%) HP
6 2 (1.80%) Avaya
6 2 (1.80%) Citrix
6 2 (1.80%) Dell
6 2 (1.80%) EMC
6 2 (1.80%) Genesys
6 2 (1.80%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.80%) NetApp
6 2 (1.80%) Zerto
7 1 (0.90%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.90%) Databricks
7 1 (0.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.90%) Sophos