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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 214 236
Rank change year-on-year -34 +22  
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 30 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.97% 4.22% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 10
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,100 £58,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -  

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 1009 569 460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.77% 10.11% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 848 472 379
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Cheshire -17 14 £46,875 +6.53% 2
Manchester -18 7 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Merseyside -10 5 - -
Lancashire - 4 £43,500 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 38 (59.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (50.00%) IaaS
3 28 (43.75%) Windows
4 25 (39.06%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
5 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
5 23 (35.94%) DevOps
6 22 (34.38%) SaaS
7 20 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (25.00%) Finance
10 15 (23.44%) ITIL
10 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (21.88%) Docker
12 12 (18.75%) Banking
13 11 (17.19%) SQL
13 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
14 10 (15.63%) Oracle
15 9 (14.06%) Project Management
15 9 (14.06%) Java
15 9 (14.06%) Linux
15 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
15 9 (14.06%) Unix
15 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
15 9 (14.06%) Google
15 9 (14.06%) Puppet
15 9 (14.06%) Office 365
15 9 (14.06%) Ansible
16 8 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
16 8 (12.50%) Hadoop

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 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.56%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.56%) Jetty
4 1 (1.56%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.56%) nginx
4 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.56%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 38 (59.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (50.00%) IaaS
3 25 (39.06%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (34.38%) SaaS
5 9 (14.06%) Office 365
6 8 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (6.25%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.56%) Boomi
9 1 (1.56%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (1.56%) Heroku
9 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.56%) OpenDNS
9 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) SSH
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) ATM
3 1 (1.56%) BGP
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) IPsec
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.56%) SMS
3 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.56%) VLAN
3 1 (1.56%) VXLAN
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) DocumentDB
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) OLAP
6 1 (1.56%) OLTP
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.56%) Power BI
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.69%) Ant
3 3 (4.69%) Gradle
3 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) Maven
3 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) GoCD
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Advertising
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Architect
2 10 (15.63%) Technical Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Middleware Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Middleware
2 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) HTML
2 6 (9.38%) Web Services
3 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.81%) HTML5
3 5 (7.81%) jQuery
4 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
4 4 (6.25%) CSS3
4 4 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 4 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.13%) Ajax
6 2 (3.13%) JSON
7 1 (1.56%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 3 (4.69%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) PMI
5 1 (1.56%) Tandem
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (14.06%) Linux
3 9 (14.06%) Unix
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) AIX
5 3 (4.69%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) DevOps
2 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) ITIL
4 9 (14.06%) Project Management
5 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.94%) Analytics
6 7 (10.94%) Scrum
6 7 (10.94%) SDLC
6 7 (10.94%) Service Management
6 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.81%) Change Management
8 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (7.81%) Kanban
8 5 (7.81%) Open Source
8 5 (7.81%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) Java
3 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.38%) C#
6 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.25%) Perl
7 4 (6.25%) Python
8 3 (4.69%) Ruby
9 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.81%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) MCSA
4 1 (1.56%) OCP
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) HIPAA
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Docker
2 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.81%) XenApp
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) vCloud
6 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (14.06%) Ansible
2 9 (14.06%) Puppet
3 5 (7.81%) EdgeSight
3 5 (7.81%) Nagios
3 5 (7.81%) SCOM
4 4 (6.25%) BladeLogic
4 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.69%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.56%) Packer
6 1 (1.56%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
3 9 (14.06%) Google
4 6 (9.38%) IBM
4 6 (9.38%) ServiceNow
4 6 (9.38%) VMware
5 4 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.69%) BMC
6 3 (4.69%) CA
6 3 (4.69%) Rackspace
6 3 (4.69%) Telerik
7 1 (1.56%) Aruba
7 1 (1.56%) Brocade
7 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.56%) Pega
7 1 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (1.56%) Tableau
7 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.56%) Veeam
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: 2 days ago