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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / North West
Rank 219 194 244
Rank change year-on-year -25 +50  
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 35 44 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.77% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.34% 7.93% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 5
Median salary £55,250 £48,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.91% -22.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £36,750 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £83,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 806 555 415
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 13.11% 9.77% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 683 452 343
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing PaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 24 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Cheshire 0 8 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Merseyside -13 1 £52,500 -12.50%
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 73 (75.26%) IaaS
2 52 (53.61%) Microsoft
3 48 (49.48%) ITIL
4 47 (48.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (45.36%) Linux
7 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
8 36 (37.11%) Windows
9 35 (36.08%) DevOps
10 34 (35.05%) Amazon AWS
11 32 (32.99%) Service Management
12 29 (29.90%) MS Excel
12 29 (29.90%) SaaS
13 28 (28.87%) SAN
14 27 (27.84%) VMware
14 27 (27.84%) PRINCE2
14 27 (27.84%) Data Protection
15 24 (24.74%) NetApp
16 23 (23.71%) Unix
17 22 (22.68%) Solaris
17 22 (22.68%) OpenVMS
17 22 (22.68%) ITSM
17 22 (22.68%) Programme Management
18 21 (21.65%) SQL
19 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (18.56%) Degree
20 18 (18.56%) MS Office
21 17 (17.53%) MS PowerPoint
21 17 (17.53%) Windows Server
22 16 (16.49%) Docker

PaaS
Top Related 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 14 (14.43%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.25%) Apache
2 8 (8.25%) JBoss
3 7 (7.22%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.22%) IIS
3 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.09%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.06%) nginx
6 1 (1.03%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.03%) Jetty
6 1 (1.03%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (29.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.56%) MS Office
3 17 (17.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 73 (75.26%) IaaS
2 47 (48.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (35.05%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (29.90%) SaaS
5 9 (9.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (7.22%) Office 365
7 5 (5.15%) Amazon S3
8 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.06%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (2.06%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.03%) Boomi
10 1 (1.03%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (1.03%) Heroku
10 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.87%) SAN
2 7 (7.22%) DNS
2 7 (7.22%) Internet
3 6 (6.19%) DHCP
3 6 (6.19%) VPN
4 2 (2.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.03%) AMQP
5 1 (1.03%) BGP
5 1 (1.03%) IPsec
5 1 (1.03%) LAN
5 1 (1.03%) LDAP
5 1 (1.03%) MPLS
5 1 (1.03%) Network Security
5 1 (1.03%) VLAN
5 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (41.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.09%) Big Data
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.06%) MySQL
8 1 (1.03%) DB2
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.03%) OLAP
8 1 (1.03%) OLTP
8 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.12%) Selenium
3 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.09%) Ant
4 3 (3.09%) Gradle
4 3 (3.09%) Maven
5 2 (2.06%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.06%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.03%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.03%) GoCD
6 1 (1.03%) Hudson
6 1 (1.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.03%) MSI
6 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Multimedia
4 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.15%) Retail
6 4 (4.12%) Marketing
7 2 (2.06%) Advertising
7 2 (2.06%) Electronics
7 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) Architect
2 16 (16.49%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (8.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) DBA
5 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.22%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Architecture Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Technology Manager
7 5 (5.15%) DevOps Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Systems Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.09%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) Middleware
2 5 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.12%) RESTful
4 3 (3.09%) .NET
4 3 (3.09%) Web Services
5 2 (2.06%) Akka
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.06%) COM
5 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.06%) HTML
5 2 (2.06%) jQuery
5 2 (2.06%) JSON
5 2 (2.06%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.06%) Node.js
5 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.06%) REST
5 2 (2.06%) WCF
5 2 (2.06%) WPF
6 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.03%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.34%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (11.34%) Public Cloud
3 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.31%) Clustering
3 10 (10.31%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.22%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (7.22%) iPad
5 5 (5.15%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.12%) NHS
7 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.03%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) Tandem
8 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (45.36%) Linux
2 36 (37.11%) Windows
3 23 (23.71%) Unix
4 22 (22.68%) OpenVMS
4 22 (22.68%) Solaris
5 17 (17.53%) Windows Server
6 9 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.06%) AIX
8 2 (2.06%) CentOS
8 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.06%) VMS
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.03%) Fedora
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (49.48%) ITIL
2 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.08%) DevOps
4 32 (32.99%) Service Management
5 27 (27.84%) Data Protection
5 27 (27.84%) PRINCE2
6 22 (22.68%) ITSM
6 22 (22.68%) Programme Management
7 14 (14.43%) ITIL V3
8 12 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.34%) TOGAF
10 10 (10.31%) Scrum
11 9 (9.28%) Data Management
12 8 (8.25%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.25%) High Availability
12 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.22%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (7.22%) SDLC
13 7 (7.22%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) SQL
2 12 (12.37%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.31%) Java
3 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.25%) Python
4 8 (8.25%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.15%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) Ruby
6 4 (4.12%) Perl
7 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.06%) C
8 2 (2.06%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) Go
8 2 (2.06%) R
8 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.03%) Korn
9 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Degree
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.28%) MCSE
4 7 (7.22%) MCSA
5 6 (6.19%) CCNA
5 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.19%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.28%) SLA
3 8 (8.25%) QA
4 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
4 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.03%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (16.49%) Docker
3 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.09%) Xen
6 2 (2.06%) vCloud
7 1 (1.03%) KVM
7 1 (1.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) Puppet
2 13 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.31%) Ansible
4 6 (6.19%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.09%) Terraform
6 2 (2.06%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.03%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.03%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.03%) Packer
Vendors
1 52 (53.61%) Microsoft
2 27 (27.84%) VMware
3 24 (24.74%) NetApp
4 14 (14.43%) Oracle
5 9 (9.28%) Citrix
5 9 (9.28%) Google
6 8 (8.25%) Cisco
7 7 (7.22%) IBM
8 6 (6.19%) EMC
8 6 (6.19%) Software AG
9 4 (4.12%) AppDynamics
9 4 (4.12%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.09%) Rackspace
10 3 (3.09%) SAP
10 3 (3.09%) Veeam
11 2 (2.06%) HP
11 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.06%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.03%) Dell
12 1 (1.03%) Sun
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