Period
to 24 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 96 224
Rank change year-on-year -50 +128 +12
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 436 255 366
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.43% 3.18% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.04% 8.38% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 249 229 288
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,928 £41,175
25th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -3.70%

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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,216 3,043 7,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.20% 37.93% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,066 2,668 6,325
10th Percentile £31,158 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the South East

PaaS
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the South East.

Salary trend for PaaS in the South East

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the South East over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the South East

PaaS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 October 2021. 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
Thames Valley -12 171 £65,000 -16.13% 23
Hampshire -67 85 £65,000 +8.33% 24
Berkshire -37 83 £70,000 -12.50% 11
Surrey -16 79 £66,750 -4.64% 8
Buckinghamshire -3 73 £55,000 - 7
East Sussex -45 37 £65,000 +8.33% 7
West Sussex -48 28 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Oxfordshire -18 15 £72,500 +28.89% 5
Kent -42 6 £70,000 -15.15% 5
Sussex - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, IT jobs citing PaaS 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 South East region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 289 (66.28%) Azure
2 275 (63.07%) IaaS
3 250 (57.34%) DevOps
4 204 (46.79%) SaaS
5 189 (43.35%) Microsoft
6 172 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
7 170 (38.99%) AWS
8 120 (27.52%) Active Directory
9 105 (24.08%) Ansible
10 102 (23.39%) Windows
11 99 (22.71%) Jenkins
12 98 (22.48%) SQL
13 96 (22.02%) Git (software)
14 92 (21.10%) Python
15 89 (20.41%) Finance
16 88 (20.18%) Linux
17 85 (19.50%) Kubernetes
18 84 (19.27%) Infrastructure as Code
19 80 (18.35%) Terraform
20 79 (18.12%) Social Skills
21 78 (17.89%) SQL Server
22 75 (17.20%) Analytics
23 70 (16.06%) Microservices
24 69 (15.83%) Hybrid Cloud
24 69 (15.83%) Azure Active Directory
25 66 (15.14%) .NET
26 65 (14.91%) GitHub
27 61 (13.99%) User Stories
27 61 (13.99%) Degree
27 61 (13.99%) JavaScript

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 56 (12.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 45 (10.32%) SharePoint
3 38 (8.72%) GemFire
4 29 (6.65%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (3.67%) Confluence
6 15 (3.44%) IIS
7 11 (2.52%) CMS
7 11 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (2.52%) Umbraco
7 11 (2.52%) WordPress
8 10 (2.29%) Apache
8 10 (2.29%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.38%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.46%) nginx
12 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (3.21%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.52%) Sage 200
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 289 (66.28%) Azure
2 275 (63.07%) IaaS
3 204 (46.79%) SaaS
4 170 (38.99%) AWS
5 69 (15.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 65 (14.91%) GitHub
7 55 (12.61%) Microsoft 365
8 43 (9.86%) Azure Service Bus
9 40 (9.17%) Serverless
10 38 (8.72%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (7.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 30 (6.88%) Azure Storage
12 30 (6.88%) GCP
13 25 (5.73%) Azure Key Vault
14 24 (5.50%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (4.82%) Azure App Service
16 19 (4.36%) Power Platform
17 18 (4.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 15 (3.44%) OneDrive
19 13 (2.98%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 60 (13.76%) Firewall
2 45 (10.32%) VPN
3 44 (10.09%) Network Security
4 42 (9.63%) DNS
5 29 (6.65%) Calico
6 18 (4.13%) DHCP
6 18 (4.13%) VLAN
7 17 (3.90%) HTTP
8 16 (3.67%) SSL
9 15 (3.44%) IPsec
9 15 (3.44%) TCP/IP
10 12 (2.75%) VoIP
11 11 (2.52%) WAN
12 9 (2.06%) LAN
13 8 (1.83%) Internet
13 8 (1.83%) SAN
14 7 (1.61%) Skype
14 7 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.38%) MPLS
15 6 (1.38%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.57%) Big Data
3 30 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (5.96%) NoSQL
5 25 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (4.82%) Data Lake
8 20 (4.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (3.21%) MySQL
10 13 (2.98%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.98%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (2.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.52%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.06%) Apache Hive
12 9 (2.06%) Power BI
12 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.83%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 99 (22.71%) Jenkins
2 96 (22.02%) Git (software)
3 44 (10.09%) Visual Studio Team System
4 42 (9.63%) JIRA
5 39 (8.94%) Cucumber
6 38 (8.72%) Protractor
6 38 (8.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 36 (8.26%) Gradle
8 30 (6.88%) Selenium
9 29 (6.65%) gulp
10 23 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (5.05%) TeamCity
11 22 (5.05%) Visual Studio
12 19 (4.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (3.67%) Storybook
14 11 (2.52%) SpecFlow
15 9 (2.06%) Cypress.io
15 9 (2.06%) JUnit
15 9 (2.06%) SonarQube
16 7 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 89 (20.41%) Finance
2 79 (18.12%) Social Skills
3 50 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (10.32%) Organisational Skills
5 41 (9.40%) Law
6 40 (9.17%) Banking
7 39 (8.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 15 (3.44%) Retail
9 13 (2.98%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (2.75%) Marketing
11 11 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (2.29%) Telecoms
13 7 (1.61%) Public Sector
13 7 (1.61%) Publishing
13 7 (1.61%) Wearables
14 4 (0.92%) Automotive
14 4 (0.92%) Back Office
15 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (20.87%) Architect
2 76 (17.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 53 (12.16%) Developer
4 29 (6.65%) Azure Architect
4 29 (6.65%) Azure Engineer
4 29 (6.65%) Full Stack Developer
5 23 (5.28%) Infrastructure Architect
5 23 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (5.05%) Cloud Architect
6 22 (5.05%) DBA
7 21 (4.82%) Lead Developer
8 20 (4.59%) Azure Specialist
8 20 (4.59%) Security Specialist
9 19 (4.36%) AWS Engineer
9 19 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (4.13%) IT Manager
11 17 (3.90%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (2.52%) Principal Cloud Engineer
13 11 (2.52%) Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.14%) .NET
2 60 (13.76%) RabbitMQ
3 56 (12.84%) Node.js
4 42 (9.63%) Spring
5 41 (9.40%) AngularJS
6 39 (8.94%) Kafka
7 38 (8.72%) RESTful
8 36 (8.26%) Spring Boot
9 33 (7.57%) Web Services
10 30 (6.88%) .NET Core
10 30 (6.88%) J2EE
11 29 (6.65%) Elastic Stack
11 29 (6.65%) Spring Integration
11 29 (6.65%) WireMock
12 25 (5.73%) ARM Templates
13 23 (5.28%) React
13 23 (5.28%) SOAP
14 21 (4.82%) JSON
15 19 (4.36%) ActiveMQ
16 18 (4.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.83%) Hybrid Cloud
2 56 (12.84%) Public Cloud
3 51 (11.70%) User Experience
4 41 (9.40%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (7.57%) Cloud Native
5 33 (7.57%) Data Centre
6 28 (6.42%) Virtual Team
7 20 (4.59%) Cyberthreat
7 20 (4.59%) Robotics
8 18 (4.13%) Private Cloud
9 15 (3.44%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.75%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.83%) Legacy Applications
12 7 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.38%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 6 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.38%) Replication
14 4 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.92%) e-Learning
15 3 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 102 (23.39%) Windows
2 88 (20.18%) Linux
3 35 (8.03%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.50%) Android
5 23 (5.28%) Apple iOS
6 21 (4.82%) VMS
7 18 (4.13%) Windows 10
8 16 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (3.21%) Windows Server 2019
11 11 (2.52%) Unix
12 5 (1.15%) CentOS
13 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (57.34%) DevOps
2 172 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (19.27%) Infrastructure as Code
4 75 (17.20%) Analytics
5 70 (16.06%) Microservices
6 61 (13.99%) User Stories
7 54 (12.39%) Full Stack Development
8 51 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (11.47%) Migration
10 48 (11.01%) TDD
11 47 (10.78%) Computer Science
12 46 (10.55%) Cybersecurity
13 45 (10.32%) Scrum
14 41 (9.40%) Mentoring
14 41 (9.40%) Presales
15 40 (9.17%) ITIL
16 38 (8.72%) Digital Banking
16 38 (8.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 37 (8.49%) Process Improvement
18 35 (8.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 98 (22.48%) SQL
2 92 (21.10%) Python
3 61 (13.99%) JavaScript
4 58 (13.30%) Java
5 50 (11.47%) PowerShell
6 43 (9.86%) C#
7 41 (9.40%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.50%) T-SQL
9 23 (5.28%) Ruby
10 21 (4.82%) Go
11 11 (2.52%) Perl
12 8 (1.83%) PHP
13 7 (1.61%) ES6
13 7 (1.61%) ES7
13 7 (1.61%) Groovy
13 7 (1.61%) R
13 7 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (1.38%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (13.99%) Degree
2 47 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (6.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.65%) OCP
3 29 (6.65%) Oracle Certification
4 17 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.75%) MCSE
6 11 (2.52%) AWS Certification
7 9 (2.06%) CCNA
8 8 (1.83%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.92%) MCSA
11 3 (0.69%) CCNP
11 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.46%) CCIE
12 2 (0.46%) CISM
12 2 (0.46%) CISSP
12 2 (0.46%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.93%) SLA
2 15 (3.44%) QA
3 8 (1.83%) GDPR
4 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.38%) NIST
6 4 (0.92%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.92%) SOC 2
7 2 (0.46%) NCSC
8 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 120 (27.52%) Active Directory
2 58 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (13.07%) Docker
3 57 (13.07%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (4.36%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.90%) vSphere
6 7 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (1.61%) HDFS
7 6 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.69%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.46%) NFS
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.23%) LXC
10 1 (0.23%) SRDF
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 105 (24.08%) Ansible
2 85 (19.50%) Kubernetes
3 80 (18.35%) Terraform
4 38 (8.72%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (6.65%) Grafana
5 29 (6.65%) Kibana
6 22 (5.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 16 (3.67%) Puppet
8 13 (2.98%) vRealize
9 12 (2.75%) SCCM
10 11 (2.52%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 4 (0.92%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.69%) MobiControl
13 3 (0.69%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.46%) Packer
14 2 (0.46%) QRadar
15 1 (0.23%) SCOM
15 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 189 (43.35%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.53%) VMware
3 43 (9.86%) Oracle
4 19 (4.36%) Sitecore
5 18 (4.13%) PayPal
6 16 (3.67%) Google
7 15 (3.44%) IFS
7 15 (3.44%) Palo Alto
8 14 (3.21%) Cisco
8 14 (3.21%) Okta
9 11 (2.52%) Databricks
9 11 (2.52%) Sage
9 11 (2.52%) Sophos
10 10 (2.29%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.83%) Citrix
12 6 (1.38%) IBM
12 6 (1.38%) Xamarin
13 5 (1.15%) Apple
13 5 (1.15%) Lets Encrypt
13 5 (1.15%) ServiceNow