Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 142 130 199
Rank change year-on-year -12 +69 +72
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 405 274 431
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.48% 2.29% 1.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.14% 6.93% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 239 243 319
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,900 £41,200
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
75th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -

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 6,591 3,951 7,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.32% 33.07% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,929 3,464 6,270
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 154 £68,750 +1.85% 30
Berkshire -6 80 £72,500 +5.45% 16
Hampshire -60 77 £62,500 -1.88% 9
Surrey -3 75 £65,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire +6 61 £53,750 -23.21% 10
East Sussex +4 40 £62,500 +8.70% 2
West Sussex -1 37 £70,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -18 13 £60,000 -5.88% 4
Kent -29 6 £57,500 -17.86% 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 270 (66.67%) Azure
1 270 (66.67%) IaaS
2 209 (51.60%) DevOps
3 194 (47.90%) SaaS
4 175 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (42.22%) AWS
6 153 (37.78%) Microsoft
7 113 (27.90%) Active Directory
8 106 (26.17%) Ansible
9 102 (25.19%) Jenkins
10 99 (24.44%) Git (software)
11 94 (23.21%) Kubernetes
12 90 (22.22%) Social Skills
13 89 (21.98%) SQL
14 86 (21.23%) Python
15 84 (20.74%) Finance
16 83 (20.49%) Windows
16 83 (20.49%) Linux
17 81 (20.00%) Terraform
18 79 (19.51%) PowerShell
19 75 (18.52%) Degree
20 71 (17.53%) .NET
21 69 (17.04%) SQL Server
21 69 (17.04%) Firewall
22 68 (16.79%) Infrastructure as Code
23 67 (16.54%) Mentoring
23 67 (16.54%) Microservices
24 66 (16.30%) Public Cloud
24 66 (16.30%) JavaScript
24 66 (16.30%) RabbitMQ

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 54 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 41 (10.12%) GemFire
3 38 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 30 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (4.44%) Confluence
6 16 (3.95%) NServiceBus
7 12 (2.96%) IIS
8 7 (1.73%) Apache
8 7 (1.73%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.73%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.48%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.48%) CMS
9 6 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.48%) WordPress
10 2 (0.49%) nginx
10 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
1 5 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.48%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 270 (66.67%) Azure
1 270 (66.67%) IaaS
2 194 (47.90%) SaaS
3 171 (42.22%) AWS
4 62 (15.31%) GitHub
5 56 (13.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (13.83%) Microsoft 365
6 46 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (9.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 39 (9.63%) Azure Storage
8 33 (8.15%) GCP
9 31 (7.65%) Azure Service Bus
10 22 (5.43%) Azure App Service
10 22 (5.43%) Power Platform
11 21 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (4.94%) Serverless
13 18 (4.44%) PowerApps
14 14 (3.46%) Azure Data Factory
15 12 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (2.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (17.04%) Firewall
2 48 (11.85%) DNS
3 39 (9.63%) VPN
4 32 (7.90%) Network Security
5 29 (7.16%) Calico
6 27 (6.67%) HTTP
7 19 (4.69%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.20%) Skype
8 17 (4.20%) VLAN
9 16 (3.95%) DHCP
10 14 (3.46%) DMZ
11 12 (2.96%) SAN
12 11 (2.72%) IPsec
12 11 (2.72%) SSL
13 10 (2.47%) WAN
14 8 (1.98%) VoIP
14 8 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.73%) LAN
16 6 (1.48%) FTP
16 6 (1.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.15%) NoSQL
3 31 (7.65%) Big Data
3 31 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (5.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 15 (3.70%) MySQL
6 12 (2.96%) Data Lake
7 11 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.23%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.23%) HBase
11 5 (1.23%) OLTP
11 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.99%) HDInsight
12 4 (0.99%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 102 (25.19%) Jenkins
2 99 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 46 (11.36%) JIRA
4 44 (10.86%) Cucumber
4 44 (10.86%) Gradle
5 41 (10.12%) Protractor
5 41 (10.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 32 (7.90%) Selenium
7 29 (7.16%) gulp
8 24 (5.93%) Visual Studio Team System
9 19 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (4.69%) TeamCity
10 16 (3.95%) Visual Studio
11 12 (2.96%) Cypress.io
11 12 (2.96%) JUnit
11 12 (2.96%) SonarQube
11 12 (2.96%) Storybook
12 11 (2.72%) Bitbucket
13 10 (2.47%) Maven
General
1 90 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 84 (20.74%) Finance
3 44 (10.86%) Law
4 42 (10.37%) Banking
4 42 (10.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 38 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (9.38%) Organisational Skills
6 14 (3.46%) Presentation Skills
7 13 (3.21%) Billing
8 11 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.73%) Public Sector
10 4 (0.99%) Automotive
10 4 (0.99%) Marketing
11 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.49%) Back Office
12 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (21.98%) Cloud Engineer
2 88 (21.73%) Architect
3 59 (14.57%) Developer
4 32 (7.90%) Lead Developer
5 31 (7.65%) Azure Engineer
6 24 (5.93%) Infrastructure Architect
7 23 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (5.68%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 22 (5.43%) Cloud Architect
8 22 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
10 20 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (4.44%) Analyst
13 16 (3.95%) Azure Architect
13 16 (3.95%) Principal Developer
14 14 (3.46%) Senior DevOps
15 13 (3.21%) Consultant
15 13 (3.21%) Security Engineer
15 13 (3.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.53%) .NET
2 66 (16.30%) RabbitMQ
3 48 (11.85%) Node.js
4 44 (10.86%) AngularJS
4 44 (10.86%) RESTful
5 42 (10.37%) Spring
6 41 (10.12%) Kafka
7 39 (9.63%) .NET Core
8 37 (9.14%) React
8 37 (9.14%) Web Services
9 34 (8.40%) Spring Boot
10 31 (7.65%) Elastic Stack
11 30 (7.41%) J2EE
12 29 (7.16%) Spring Integration
12 29 (7.16%) WireMock
13 23 (5.68%) SOAP
14 22 (5.43%) REST
15 20 (4.94%) CSS
16 19 (4.69%) ActiveMQ
16 19 (4.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.30%) Public Cloud
2 61 (15.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 54 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 45 (11.11%) User Experience
5 39 (9.63%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (6.42%) Virtual Team
7 24 (5.93%) Private Cloud
8 20 (4.94%) Cloud Native
8 20 (4.94%) Robotics
9 18 (4.44%) Management Information System
10 17 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.47%) Legacy Applications
12 6 (1.48%) PKI
13 5 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.99%) Replication
15 3 (0.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
15 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.49%) Linux
1 83 (20.49%) Windows
2 34 (8.40%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.19%) VMS
4 16 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (3.95%) Unix
4 16 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.96%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (1.98%) Android
7 8 (1.98%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.73%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.99%) CentOS
10 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (51.60%) DevOps
2 175 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (16.79%) Infrastructure as Code
4 67 (16.54%) Mentoring
4 67 (16.54%) Microservices
5 65 (16.05%) Analytics
6 62 (15.31%) ITIL
7 59 (14.57%) Scrum
8 48 (11.85%) TDD
9 46 (11.36%) Computer Science
9 46 (11.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 45 (11.11%) User Stories
11 44 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (10.37%) Full Stack Development
13 41 (10.12%) Digital Banking
14 40 (9.88%) Presales
15 39 (9.63%) Process Improvement
15 39 (9.63%) Requirements Gathering
16 37 (9.14%) Migration
17 35 (8.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 89 (21.98%) SQL
2 86 (21.23%) Python
3 79 (19.51%) PowerShell
4 66 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 57 (14.07%) Java
6 47 (11.60%) Bash Shell
7 39 (9.63%) C#
8 26 (6.42%) Ruby
9 21 (5.19%) Go
10 16 (3.95%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.21%) PHP
12 12 (2.96%) Perl
13 6 (1.48%) C++
14 5 (1.23%) ES6
14 5 (1.23%) Groovy
14 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.74%) XPath
16 2 (0.49%) X++
16 2 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 75 (18.52%) Degree
2 29 (7.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 29 (7.16%) OCP
2 29 (7.16%) Oracle Certification
3 26 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 23 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.46%) MCSE
6 13 (3.21%) CCNA
6 13 (3.21%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.98%) AWS Certification
7 8 (1.98%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.73%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (1.23%) CISM
9 5 (1.23%) CISSP
10 4 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.99%) CISA
10 4 (0.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 3 (0.74%) MCSA
12 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.12%) SLA
2 13 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.47%) QA
4 8 (1.98%) GDPR
4 8 (1.98%) HIPAA
5 7 (1.73%) NIST
6 6 (1.48%) SOC 2
7 4 (0.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.99%) GRC
7 4 (0.99%) ITGC
7 4 (0.99%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.25%) NCSC
8 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 113 (27.90%) Active Directory
2 62 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (15.06%) Virtual Machines
4 54 (13.33%) Docker
5 25 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 17 (4.20%) vSphere
7 5 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (1.23%) HDFS
7 5 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.99%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.74%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.74%) NFS
10 2 (0.49%) LXC
10 2 (0.49%) SRDF
11 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 106 (26.17%) Ansible
2 94 (23.21%) Kubernetes
3 81 (20.00%) Terraform
4 35 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (7.65%) Grafana
6 29 (7.16%) Kibana
7 26 (6.42%) Puppet
8 23 (5.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (4.94%) SCCM
10 15 (3.70%) vRealize
11 7 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 6 (1.48%) vCenter Server
13 5 (1.23%) FortiGate
13 5 (1.23%) SCOM
14 4 (0.99%) Packer
14 4 (0.99%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.74%) Nagios
16 2 (0.49%) Graphite
16 2 (0.49%) Opsview
Vendors
1 153 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 64 (15.80%) VMware
3 47 (11.60%) Oracle
4 18 (4.44%) PayPal
5 17 (4.20%) Cisco
6 16 (3.95%) Sitecore
7 13 (3.21%) Okta
8 11 (2.72%) Palo Alto
9 8 (1.98%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.73%) Citrix
10 7 (1.73%) Google
10 7 (1.73%) IBM
11 6 (1.48%) Meraki
11 6 (1.48%) Sage
11 6 (1.48%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.48%) Sophos
11 6 (1.48%) Veeam
12 5 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.23%) Darktrace
12 5 (1.23%) IFS