Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 259 354
Rank change year-on-year -58 +95 +7
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 63 104 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.83% 0.092%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.72% 7.34% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 34 77 9
North West median annual salary £51,250 £51,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.49% -34.19% +29.17%
10th Percentile £41,625 £38,750 £60,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2312 1417 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.45% 11.35% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 1210 887
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the North West

PaaS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PaaS in the North West

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the North West

PaaS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Cheshire -10 32 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Manchester -39 17 £55,000 +6.14% 12
Merseyside -9 10 £75,000 +47.06% 2
Lancashire +3 3 £43,000 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 40 (63.49%) IaaS
2 26 (41.27%) Finance
3 24 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (36.51%) SaaS
4 23 (36.51%) Windows
5 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
7 16 (25.40%) IBM
7 16 (25.40%) Project Management
7 16 (25.40%) Banking
8 15 (23.81%) DevOps
9 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 14 (22.22%) Scrum
10 13 (20.63%) Risk Management
10 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
11 12 (19.05%) ITIL
11 12 (19.05%) Java
11 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (17.46%) HTML
12 11 (17.46%) Middleware
12 11 (17.46%) Office 365
13 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
13 10 (15.87%) HTML5
13 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
13 10 (15.87%) Oracle
13 10 (15.87%) Linux
13 10 (15.87%) MCSE
14 9 (14.29%) Nagios

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (63.49%) IaaS
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (36.51%) SaaS
4 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (17.46%) Office 365
6 9 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (6.35%) OpenShift
8 3 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.59%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.59%) Heroku
9 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.59%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 2 (3.17%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) Skype
3 1 (1.59%) SSH
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) Informix
2 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) MSI
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 16 (25.40%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 8 (12.70%) Marketing
5 7 (11.11%) Law
6 6 (9.52%) Retail
7 4 (6.35%) Legal
8 3 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Messaging Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Commercial Manager
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Account Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Writer
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) HTML
1 11 (17.46%) Middleware
2 10 (15.87%) HTML5
3 6 (9.52%) CSS
4 5 (7.94%) jQuery
4 5 (7.94%) JSON
5 4 (6.35%) Ajax
5 4 (6.35%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (3.17%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) .NET
7 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.59%) Node.js
7 1 (1.59%) RESTful
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.59%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.17%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
4 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Tandem
4 2 (3.17%) Wiki
5 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Linux
3 9 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.76%) Unix
6 2 (3.17%) AIX
7 1 (1.59%) Android
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) Project Management
3 15 (23.81%) DevOps
4 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 13 (20.63%) Risk Management
6 12 (19.05%) ITIL
6 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
7 9 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 7 (11.11%) Break/Fix
8 7 (11.11%) Wealth Management
9 5 (7.94%) Analytics
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.35%) Change Management
10 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (4.76%) Data Security
11 3 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.05%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.11%) Python
5 6 (9.52%) Perl
6 5 (7.94%) PHP
6 5 (7.94%) Ruby
6 5 (7.94%) SQL
7 3 (4.76%) Go
8 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.17%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) MCSE
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
3 5 (7.94%) MCSA
4 3 (4.76%) CISA
4 3 (4.76%) CISM
4 3 (4.76%) CISSP
5 2 (3.17%) MCITP
5 2 (3.17%) MCSD
5 2 (3.17%) MCTS
6 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.29%) XenApp
3 5 (7.94%) Docker
4 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) EdgeSight
1 9 (14.29%) Nagios
1 9 (14.29%) SCOM
2 7 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.94%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.35%) CA Wily
5 2 (3.17%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.59%) Ansible
6 1 (1.59%) Puppet
6 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.40%) IBM
3 10 (15.87%) Oracle
4 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.35%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) CA
6 3 (4.76%) Google
6 3 (4.76%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) Capita
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 1 (1.59%) Aruba
8 1 (1.59%) BMC
8 1 (1.59%) Brocade
8 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.59%) Juniper
8 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.59%) Sun
8 1 (1.59%) Sybase
8 1 (1.59%) Telerik
8 1 (1.59%) Teradata