Period
to 19 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 19 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 269 354
Rank change year-on-year -32 +85 +5
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 65 96 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.78% 0.100%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.83% 6.90% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 70 10
North West median annual salary £51,250 £51,500 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.49% -32.46% +27.08%
10th Percentile £41,625 £39,650 £61,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,250 £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 2299 1392 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.52% 11.25% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1934 1194 898
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 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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 19 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 19 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 +3 32 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Manchester -54 18 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Merseyside -5 11 £75,000 +57.89% 3
Lancashire +7 3 £43,000 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 41 (63.08%) IaaS
2 27 (41.54%) Finance
3 25 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (36.92%) SaaS
4 24 (36.92%) Windows
5 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
6 18 (27.69%) Project Management
7 17 (26.15%) Banking
8 16 (24.62%) IBM
8 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
8 16 (24.62%) DevOps
9 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
10 14 (21.54%) Scrum
11 13 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 13 (20.00%) ITIL
12 12 (18.46%) HTML
12 12 (18.46%) Java
12 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (18.46%) Office 365
13 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
13 11 (16.92%) HTML5
13 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
13 11 (16.92%) Oracle
13 11 (16.92%) Middleware
14 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (15.38%) Linux
14 10 (15.38%) MCSE
14 10 (15.38%) 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 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) JBoss
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Confluence
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (63.08%) IaaS
2 25 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (36.92%) SaaS
4 15 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (18.46%) Office 365
6 10 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (6.15%) OpenShift
8 3 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.54%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.54%) Heroku
9 1 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.54%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Network Security
2 2 (3.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
2 2 (3.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) Skype
3 1 (1.54%) SSH
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
3 1 (1.54%) Informix
3 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Banking
3 9 (13.85%) Investment Banking
4 8 (12.31%) Marketing
5 7 (10.77%) Law
6 6 (9.23%) Retail
7 4 (6.15%) Legal
8 3 (4.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Messaging Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Active Directory Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Server Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Commercial Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Account Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Writer
7 4 (6.15%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) HTML
2 11 (16.92%) HTML5
2 11 (16.92%) Middleware
3 7 (10.77%) CSS
4 6 (9.23%) jQuery
5 5 (7.69%) JSON
6 4 (6.15%) Ajax
6 4 (6.15%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (4.62%) Web Services
8 2 (3.08%) .NET
8 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.08%) CSS3
8 2 (3.08%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.54%) JSON Schema
9 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.08%) PKI
4 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (3.08%) Tandem
4 2 (3.08%) Wiki
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Unix
5 2 (3.08%) AIX
5 2 (3.08%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) Project Management
3 16 (24.62%) DevOps
4 14 (21.54%) Scrum
5 13 (20.00%) ITIL
5 13 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
8 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
8 9 (13.85%) Supplier Management
9 7 (10.77%) Break/Fix
9 7 (10.77%) Wealth Management
10 6 (9.23%) Analytics
11 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.15%) Change Management
12 4 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
13 3 (4.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) Python
5 6 (9.23%) Perl
6 5 (7.69%) PHP
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby
6 5 (7.69%) SQL
7 3 (4.62%) C#
7 3 (4.62%) Go
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) MCSE
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Degree
3 5 (7.69%) MCSA
4 3 (4.62%) CISA
4 3 (4.62%) CISM
4 3 (4.62%) CISSP
5 2 (3.08%) MCITP
5 2 (3.08%) MCSD
5 2 (3.08%) MCTS
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) XenApp
3 5 (7.69%) Docker
4 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) EdgeSight
1 10 (15.38%) Nagios
1 10 (15.38%) SCOM
2 7 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.15%) CA Wily
5 2 (3.08%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.54%) Ansible
6 1 (1.54%) Puppet
6 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) IBM
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
6 3 (4.62%) CA
6 3 (4.62%) Google
6 3 (4.62%) HP
7 2 (3.08%) Capita
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix
7 2 (3.08%) Telerik
8 1 (1.54%) Aruba
8 1 (1.54%) BMC
8 1 (1.54%) Brocade
8 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.54%) Juniper
8 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.54%) Sun
8 1 (1.54%) Sybase
8 1 (1.54%) Teradata