Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 164 214
Rank change year-on-year +41 +50 +122
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 321 375 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.58% 1.82% 1.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.53% 5.82% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 247 326 298
10th Percentile £50,750 £42,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £48,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
75th Percentile £71,875 £74,813 £80,000
90th Percentile £80,100 £92,500 £85,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%

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 4,919 6,442 6,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.52% 31.24% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4,116 5,586 5,671
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.88% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +5 87 £70,000 +3.70% 26
West Sussex +63 71 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Surrey +33 70 £65,000 +1.96% 8
Berkshire +13 66 £73,750 +13.46% 14
Hampshire +10 53 £60,000 +4.35% 6
East Sussex +43 30 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £63,750 -8.93% 10
Oxfordshire +15 10 £55,000 -38.89% 2
Kent +16 9 £45,000 -21.74% 2
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 257 (80.06%) Azure
2 233 (72.59%) IaaS
3 159 (49.53%) SaaS
4 126 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (38.94%) DevOps
6 112 (34.89%) AWS
7 107 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 104 (32.40%) Microsoft
9 98 (30.53%) PowerShell
10 89 (27.73%) Active Directory
11 77 (23.99%) Git (software)
12 76 (23.68%) SQL
13 71 (22.12%) Terraform
14 67 (20.87%) .NET
15 64 (19.94%) Ansible
16 63 (19.63%) C#
17 62 (19.31%) Mentoring
18 61 (19.00%) Windows
18 61 (19.00%) VMware
19 58 (18.07%) Microsoft 365
20 57 (17.76%) Public Cloud
20 57 (17.76%) Data Centre
20 57 (17.76%) ITIL
21 56 (17.45%) Azure Active Directory
22 55 (17.13%) Python
23 54 (16.82%) NoSQL
24 52 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
25 50 (15.58%) React
26 48 (14.95%) Skype
26 48 (14.95%) MVC

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 47 (14.64%) NServiceBus
2 28 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.67%) Confluence
4 10 (3.12%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.49%) GemFire
6 7 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.56%) IIS
8 5 (1.56%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.56%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.62%) SAS
9 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.62%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 257 (80.06%) Azure
2 233 (72.59%) IaaS
3 159 (49.53%) SaaS
4 112 (34.89%) AWS
5 58 (18.07%) Microsoft 365
6 56 (17.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 32 (9.97%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (7.17%) GCP
9 21 (6.54%) Azure Data Factory
9 21 (6.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 20 (6.23%) Power Platform
11 19 (5.92%) BPaaS
11 19 (5.92%) PowerApps
11 19 (5.92%) Serverless
12 16 (4.98%) Azure Functions
13 15 (4.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (4.67%) GitHub
14 12 (3.74%) Logic Apps
15 8 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (2.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.95%) Skype
2 47 (14.64%) HTTP
3 44 (13.71%) DNS
4 40 (12.46%) Firewall
5 24 (7.48%) SAN
6 19 (5.92%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (5.92%) WAAS
7 16 (4.98%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.67%) DMZ
9 14 (4.36%) VLAN
10 9 (2.80%) VPN
11 8 (2.49%) DHCP
11 8 (2.49%) Internet
11 8 (2.49%) Network Security
12 5 (1.56%) Calico
12 5 (1.56%) IPv4
13 4 (1.25%) WAN
14 2 (0.62%) 5G
14 2 (0.62%) FTP
14 2 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 54 (16.82%) NoSQL
3 22 (6.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (4.36%) Cosmos DB
5 11 (3.43%) Big Data
6 7 (2.18%) Data Lake
6 7 (2.18%) MySQL
6 7 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.56%) HDInsight
9 4 (1.25%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.62%) DB2
11 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.31%) DataStage
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (23.99%) Git (software)
2 44 (13.71%) Jenkins
3 34 (10.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 34 (10.59%) TeamCity
4 22 (6.85%) JIRA
5 20 (6.23%) Gradle
6 16 (4.98%) Bitbucket
7 15 (4.67%) Maven
7 15 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.12%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.49%) Protractor
9 8 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (2.18%) Selenium
11 6 (1.87%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.56%) gulp
13 3 (0.93%) Cypress.io
13 3 (0.93%) JUnit
13 3 (0.93%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.93%) Storybook
14 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (13.40%) Finance
2 17 (5.30%) Billing
2 17 (5.30%) Law
3 9 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (2.49%) Banking
5 5 (1.56%) Marketing
6 4 (1.25%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (21.81%) Developer
2 64 (19.94%) Cloud Engineer
3 37 (11.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (10.90%) Architect
5 34 (10.59%) Azure Engineer
6 32 (9.97%) Principal Developer
7 28 (8.72%) Analyst
8 26 (8.10%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 21 (6.54%) Consultant
10 20 (6.23%) .NET Developer
10 20 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (5.92%) IT Analyst
12 17 (5.30%) Principal .NET Developer
13 16 (4.98%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
13 16 (4.98%) Senior DevOps
13 16 (4.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.98%) Technical Leader
14 15 (4.67%) Lead Developer
14 15 (4.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (20.87%) .NET
2 50 (15.58%) React
3 48 (14.95%) .NET Core
4 47 (14.64%) ASP.NET
5 46 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (14.02%) ASP.NET Core
6 45 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 43 (13.40%) .NET Framework
8 34 (10.59%) Blazor
9 18 (5.61%) CSS
10 16 (4.98%) HTML
10 16 (4.98%) Redux
10 16 (4.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (4.67%) jQuery
11 15 (4.67%) REST
12 14 (4.36%) Web Services
13 13 (4.05%) Entity Framework
13 13 (4.05%) Node.js
14 12 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (3.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.76%) Data Centre
1 57 (17.76%) Public Cloud
2 34 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (9.35%) Private Cloud
4 25 (7.79%) Cloud Native
5 20 (6.23%) Management Information System
6 19 (5.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (4.98%) User Experience
8 14 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.12%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.87%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.87%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.56%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.56%) PKI
12 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.31%) CMDB
13 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.00%) Windows
2 42 (13.08%) Windows Server
3 41 (12.77%) Linux
4 29 (9.03%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.48%) Windows Server 2019
7 14 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.74%) Unix
9 6 (1.87%) Android
10 2 (0.62%) VMS
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (38.94%) DevOps
3 62 (19.31%) Mentoring
4 57 (17.76%) ITIL
5 48 (14.95%) MVC
6 47 (14.64%) Scrum
7 37 (11.53%) Configuration Management
7 37 (11.53%) Microservices
8 34 (10.59%) Information Security
9 32 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 31 (9.66%) Identity Access Management
11 28 (8.72%) Security Operations
12 27 (8.41%) PRINCE2
13 26 (8.10%) Analytics
13 26 (8.10%) Identity Management
13 26 (8.10%) Technical Leadership
14 25 (7.79%) OWASP
15 23 (7.17%) Incident Management
16 21 (6.54%) Visualisation
16 21 (6.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 98 (30.53%) PowerShell
2 76 (23.68%) SQL
3 63 (19.63%) C#
4 55 (17.13%) Python
5 46 (14.33%) JavaScript
6 34 (10.59%) TypeScript
7 15 (4.67%) Java
8 11 (3.43%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.18%) Ruby
10 5 (1.56%) ES6
10 5 (1.56%) Go
10 5 (1.56%) Perl
10 5 (1.56%) PHP
11 3 (0.93%) C++
12 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) R
13 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.84%) Degree
3 31 (9.66%) SC Cleared
4 22 (6.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (6.23%) MCSE
7 18 (5.61%) CISA
7 18 (5.61%) CISM
7 18 (5.61%) CISSP
7 18 (5.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 16 (4.98%) CCNA
8 16 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.56%) OCP
10 5 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.62%) MCTS
12 1 (0.31%) APMP
12 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.92%) ITGC
3 18 (5.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 18 (5.61%) HIPAA
4 9 (2.80%) GRC
4 9 (2.80%) PMBOK
5 8 (2.49%) SLA
6 5 (1.56%) PMO
6 5 (1.56%) QA
7 4 (1.25%) COBIT
8 2 (0.62%) COSO
8 2 (0.62%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.62%) NIST
8 2 (0.62%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.31%) GDPR
9 1 (0.31%) NCSC
System Software
1 89 (27.73%) Active Directory
2 52 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (14.02%) Hyper-V
4 36 (11.21%) Docker
5 23 (7.17%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (4.05%) vSphere
7 6 (1.87%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 71 (22.12%) Terraform
2 64 (19.94%) Ansible
3 46 (14.33%) Kubernetes
4 42 (13.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 40 (12.46%) SCCM
6 23 (7.17%) SCVMM
7 11 (3.43%) Puppet
8 10 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.49%) SCOM
10 7 (2.18%) Grafana
11 6 (1.87%) Nagios
12 5 (1.56%) Kibana
13 2 (0.62%) Consul
13 2 (0.62%) Graphite
13 2 (0.62%) Opsview
13 2 (0.62%) Packer
13 2 (0.62%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.62%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 104 (32.40%) Microsoft
2 61 (19.00%) VMware
3 25 (7.79%) Veeam
4 24 (7.48%) Oracle
5 20 (6.23%) Cisco
6 10 (3.12%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.49%) IBM
7 8 (2.49%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.18%) Citrix
8 7 (2.18%) Google
9 6 (1.87%) Apple
9 6 (1.87%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (1.87%) F5
9 6 (1.87%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.56%) Dell
10 5 (1.56%) Dell Compellent
10 5 (1.56%) PayPal
11 4 (1.25%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.93%) Remedy
12 3 (0.93%) Sophos