Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - +35 +4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 8 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.97% - 4.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.64% - 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 - £40,000
10th Percentile £42,500 - £29,500
90th Percentile £53,500 - £46,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%

SaaS 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 83 56 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.39% 11.91% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 16
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Northern Ireland

SaaS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for SaaS in Northern Ireland

SaaS
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. 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
County Antrim - 5 - - 12
County Londonderry - 3 £45,000 -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
2 4 (50.00%) Online Security
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 4 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Cyberattack
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) CESG
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) NHS

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Assistant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cyberattack
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) CESG
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (50.00%) Online Security
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) Security Management
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) ISMS
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) GDPR
2 2 (25.00%) GPG13
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft