Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 278 359
Rank change year-on-year -20 +81 +16
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 59 78 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.65% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.73% 6.39% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 15
North West median annual salary £48,750 £51,820 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% -30.91% +26.05%
10th Percentile £39,225 £37,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,875 £72,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.19%

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 2163 1221 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.50% 10.24% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 1024 873
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,575 £25,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,230 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.48% +7.85% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -12 29 £50,000 +13.64% 2
Manchester -45 15 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Merseyside -14 10 - -
Lancashire - 4 £43,500 - 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (44.07%) IaaS
2 25 (42.37%) Finance
3 23 (38.98%) Windows
4 19 (32.20%) Banking
4 19 (32.20%) SaaS
4 19 (32.20%) PowerShell
4 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (28.81%) Project Management
6 15 (25.42%) Risk Management
6 15 (25.42%) ITIL
6 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.73%) IBM
7 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (20.34%) Linux
9 12 (20.34%) Oracle
10 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
10 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (18.64%) Middleware
10 11 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (18.64%) DevOps
10 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
11 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
11 10 (16.95%) Proactive Monitoring
11 10 (16.95%) EdgeSight
11 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (16.95%) Office 365
11 10 (16.95%) XenApp
11 10 (16.95%) SCOM
11 10 (16.95%) Investment Banking

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 (10.17%) IIS
2 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) JBoss
5 2 (3.39%) Confluence
5 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.07%) IaaS
2 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (32.20%) SaaS
3 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (16.95%) Office 365
5 5 (8.47%) OpenShift
6 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.69%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.69%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SSH
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) ATM
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (1.69%) Skype
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
3 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.69%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) DocumentDB
4 1 (1.69%) Informix
4 1 (1.69%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) MSI
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Banking
3 10 (16.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.47%) Advertising
4 5 (8.47%) Law
5 3 (5.08%) Legal
5 3 (5.08%) Marketing
5 3 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Messaging Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Exchange Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Server Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Commercial Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Account Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.08%) Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Messaging Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Middleware
2 10 (16.95%) HTML
3 8 (13.56%) HTML5
4 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 7 (11.86%) Web Services
5 6 (10.17%) jQuery
6 5 (8.47%) .NET
6 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.47%) CSS3
6 5 (8.47%) Entity Framework
6 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.78%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (5.08%) JSON
8 3 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.39%) Ajax
10 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.78%) Raspberry Pi
5 3 (5.08%) PKI
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Wiki
7 1 (1.69%) PMI
7 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Linux
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.47%) Unix
5 4 (6.78%) AIX
5 4 (6.78%) Android
5 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Project Management
2 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Risk Management
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.64%) DevOps
4 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (16.95%) Proactive Monitoring
6 8 (13.56%) Analytics
6 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
6 8 (13.56%) Supplier Management
6 8 (13.56%) Wealth Management
7 6 (10.17%) Change Management
7 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.47%) MVC
8 5 (8.47%) Open Source
9 4 (6.78%) MVVM
9 4 (6.78%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (6.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.17%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) Java
4 5 (8.47%) Perl
4 5 (8.47%) Python
5 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.78%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.08%) Ruby
7 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) MCSE
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) CISA
3 2 (3.39%) CISM
3 2 (3.39%) CISSP
3 2 (3.39%) MCITP
3 2 (3.39%) MCSA
3 2 (3.39%) MCTS
4 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) OCP
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) HIPAA
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) XenApp
3 6 (10.17%) Docker
4 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (16.95%) EdgeSight
2 10 (16.95%) Nagios
2 10 (16.95%) SCOM
3 6 (10.17%) CA Wily
4 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.78%) BladeLogic
6 3 (5.08%) Ansible
6 3 (5.08%) Puppet
7 2 (3.39%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.69%) SafeCom
8 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) IBM
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) CA
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.78%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Telerik
6 3 (5.08%) BMC
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.69%) Brocade
8 1 (1.69%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.69%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.69%) Google
8 1 (1.69%) Juniper
8 1 (1.69%) SOTI
8 1 (1.69%) Sun
8 1 (1.69%) Sybase