Period
to 20 September 2021

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

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 149 158
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +42
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 188 54 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.85% 1.39% 1.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.75% 3.80% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 158 36 175
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,375 £38,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £81,250 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -3.70%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,959 1,420 3,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.92% 36.55% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,102 1,126 2,825
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,875 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,300
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the Midlands

PaaS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for PaaS in the Midlands

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the Midlands

PaaS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands -22 127 £72,500 +20.83% 32
East Midlands -22 61 £55,000 +4.76% 16
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 143 (76.06%) IaaS
2 142 (75.53%) Azure
3 103 (54.79%) SaaS
4 85 (45.21%) DevOps
5 76 (40.43%) Microsoft
6 74 (39.36%) Public Cloud
7 66 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (31.91%) AWS
9 51 (27.13%) Migration
10 47 (25.00%) Windows
11 46 (24.47%) Microsoft 365
12 45 (23.94%) Linux
13 43 (22.87%) Ansible
14 42 (22.34%) Kubernetes
15 41 (21.81%) PowerShell
16 39 (20.74%) SQL
17 37 (19.68%) Infrastructure as Code
18 36 (19.15%) Presales
19 35 (18.62%) Mentoring
20 34 (18.09%) Coaching
20 34 (18.09%) Docker
21 32 (17.02%) Active Directory
22 31 (16.49%) Terraform
23 30 (15.96%) .NET
24 28 (14.89%) Oracle
25 27 (14.36%) Windows Server
26 26 (13.83%) Data Centre
26 26 (13.83%) Python
26 26 (13.83%) Social Skills
27 24 (12.77%) DNS

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 11 (5.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (5.32%) IIS
3 9 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.19%) CMS
4 6 (3.19%) Drupal
4 6 (3.19%) Headless CMS
4 6 (3.19%) Kentico
4 6 (3.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.19%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.19%) WordPress
5 3 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.06%) Confluence
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.60%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.53%) Maximo
6 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 143 (76.06%) IaaS
2 142 (75.53%) Azure
3 103 (54.79%) SaaS
4 60 (31.91%) AWS
5 46 (24.47%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (9.04%) GCP
7 16 (8.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (8.51%) GitHub
7 16 (8.51%) Power Platform
8 14 (7.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (5.85%) OpenShift
10 10 (5.32%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (4.79%) Azure Pipelines
12 8 (4.26%) Amazon EKS
12 8 (4.26%) Google Workspace
12 8 (4.26%) OneDrive
13 7 (3.72%) AWS CodeCommit
13 7 (3.72%) AWS CodePipeline
13 7 (3.72%) PowerApps
14 5 (2.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.77%) DNS
2 18 (9.57%) DHCP
2 18 (9.57%) LAN
2 18 (9.57%) WAN
3 14 (7.45%) SAN
4 10 (5.32%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.32%) VLAN
5 9 (4.79%) Firewall
6 8 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (3.72%) IPv4
7 7 (3.72%) SSL
8 5 (2.66%) Network Security
9 3 (1.60%) AMQP
10 2 (1.06%) VPN
11 1 (0.53%) HTTP
11 1 (0.53%) Internet
11 1 (0.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.45%) NoSQL
1 14 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.72%) MySQL
4 7 (3.72%) Power BI
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.60%) Big Data
8 2 (1.06%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.06%) Event Store
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Spanner
9 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.53%) QlikView
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.98%) GitLab
3 10 (5.32%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (3.72%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.60%) JIRA
6 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (13.83%) Social Skills
2 20 (10.64%) Finance
3 17 (9.04%) Presentation Skills
4 11 (5.85%) Influencing Skills
5 10 (5.32%) Marketing
5 10 (5.32%) Retail
6 7 (3.72%) Games
7 6 (3.19%) Back Office
7 6 (3.19%) Law
8 5 (2.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (2.13%) Banking
10 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.60%) Automotive
10 3 (1.60%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.60%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.06%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.53%) Legal
12 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (30.32%) Architect
2 37 (19.68%) Solutions Architect
3 29 (15.43%) Cloud Architect
4 20 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (9.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 16 (8.51%) Platform Architect
7 14 (7.45%) Consultant
8 13 (6.91%) Azure Engineer
8 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Manager
9 11 (5.85%) Azure Consultant
9 11 (5.85%) Cloud Consultant
9 11 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Platform Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
11 9 (4.79%) Support Manager
11 9 (4.79%) Technical Leader
12 8 (4.26%) Azure Architect
13 7 (3.72%) AWS DevOps
13 7 (3.72%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.96%) .NET
2 12 (6.38%) .NET Core
3 10 (5.32%) AngularJS
3 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.32%) React
4 9 (4.79%) ARM Templates
5 8 (4.26%) Node.js
6 7 (3.72%) Django
6 7 (3.72%) Express
6 7 (3.72%) MEAN Stack
6 7 (3.72%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (3.19%) HTML
7 6 (3.19%) Laravel
7 6 (3.19%) Middleware
7 6 (3.19%) Web Services
8 5 (2.66%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.66%) HTML5
9 4 (2.13%) REST
9 4 (2.13%) RESTful
9 4 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (39.36%) Public Cloud
2 26 (13.83%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.51%) Cloud Native
4 12 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.85%) Private Cloud
6 10 (5.32%) Driving Licence
7 9 (4.79%) Clustering
8 8 (4.26%) Replication
9 6 (3.19%) User Experience
10 4 (2.13%) Blog
10 4 (2.13%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.06%) CMDB
12 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
13 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.53%) Legacy Applications
13 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.00%) Windows
2 45 (23.94%) Linux
3 27 (14.36%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.45%) Unix
5 8 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (2.13%) CentOS
7 4 (2.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.53%) SUSE
8 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (45.21%) DevOps
2 66 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (27.13%) Migration
4 37 (19.68%) Infrastructure as Code
5 36 (19.15%) Presales
6 35 (18.62%) Mentoring
7 34 (18.09%) Coaching
8 20 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (10.11%) SDLC
10 18 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (9.57%) ITIL
10 18 (9.57%) Technical Leadership
11 17 (9.04%) Project Management
12 16 (8.51%) CRM
13 15 (7.98%) Configuration Management
13 15 (7.98%) Microservices
13 15 (7.98%) Open Source
13 15 (7.98%) Scrum
13 15 (7.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.81%) PowerShell
2 39 (20.74%) SQL
3 26 (13.83%) Python
4 20 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 16 (8.51%) C#
5 16 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.98%) Java
7 14 (7.45%) Perl
8 13 (6.91%) Ruby
9 9 (4.79%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.26%) C
10 8 (4.26%) C++
11 7 (3.72%) PHP
11 7 (3.72%) VB
12 2 (1.06%) Go
13 1 (0.53%) Groovy
13 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.79%) Degree
3 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.72%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (3.19%) MCSA
4 6 (3.19%) VCAP
5 4 (2.13%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.06%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) CISA
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.53%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) PMO
1 9 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (3.19%) Accessibility
3 4 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.60%) SLA
5 2 (1.06%) COBIT
6 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.53%) GDPR
6 1 (0.53%) IASME
6 1 (0.53%) IFRS
6 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.53%) NIST
6 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.53%) SOC 2
System Software
1 34 (18.09%) Docker
2 32 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.19%) NFS
4 6 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.66%) vSphere
6 4 (2.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 43 (22.87%) Ansible
2 42 (22.34%) Kubernetes
3 31 (16.49%) Terraform
4 23 (12.23%) Puppet
5 21 (11.17%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (5.85%) SCCM
7 9 (4.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 9 (4.79%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (4.79%) WSUS
8 8 (4.26%) CFEngine
9 5 (2.66%) vRealize
10 4 (2.13%) Consul
10 4 (2.13%) Grafana
10 4 (2.13%) Graphite
10 4 (2.13%) Opsview
10 4 (2.13%) Packer
10 4 (2.13%) Prometheus
11 3 (1.60%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.60%) SCOrch
11 3 (1.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 76 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.89%) Oracle
3 13 (6.91%) VMware
4 11 (5.85%) Citrix
5 7 (3.72%) Alibaba
5 7 (3.72%) IBM
6 6 (3.19%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.66%) Cisco
8 4 (2.13%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.60%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.06%) HP
10 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.06%) SAP
10 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.53%) Databricks
11 1 (0.53%) Sparx
11 1 (0.53%) Syncfusion
11 1 (0.53%) Teradata