The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / South West
Rank 206 236 234
Rank change year-on-year +30 -2  
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 34 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.72% 4.21% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 0
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  

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 South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 721 475 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.17% 8.12% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 608 428 261
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

PaaS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS in the South West.

Salary trend for PaaS in the South West

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the South West

PaaS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Bristol +11 20 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Gloucestershire +3 8 £38,750 -18.42%
Cornwall - 5 £45,000 -
Devon - 1 £35,000 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 56 (66.67%) IaaS
2 38 (45.24%) SaaS
3 33 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (39.29%) Linux
3 33 (39.29%) VMware
4 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (35.71%) PRINCE2
6 28 (33.33%) ITIL
7 26 (30.95%) Windows
7 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
8 25 (29.76%) Windows Server
9 23 (27.38%) MySQL
10 22 (26.19%) Data Centre
11 20 (23.81%) Red Hat
11 20 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (23.81%) OpenShift
12 19 (22.62%) Degree
13 18 (21.43%) Bash Shell
13 18 (21.43%) Puppet
13 18 (21.43%) Perl
14 17 (20.24%) Configuration Management
14 17 (20.24%) Docker
14 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (19.05%) Postfix
15 16 (19.05%) Dovecot
15 16 (19.05%) Oracle
15 16 (19.05%) Python
16 15 (17.86%) TOGAF
17 14 (16.67%) SAN

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 8 (9.52%) IIS
2 6 (7.14%) Apache
2 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.14%) JBoss
2 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
2 6 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 56 (66.67%) IaaS
2 38 (45.24%) SaaS
3 26 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (23.81%) OpenShift
5 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.38%) Office 365
9 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) SAN
2 12 (14.29%) Internet
3 7 (8.33%) VPN
4 6 (7.14%) DHCP
4 6 (7.14%) DNS
5 5 (5.95%) Network Security
5 5 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.38%) Firewall
6 2 (2.38%) LAN
6 2 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (1.19%) WAN
7 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) MySQL
2 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) DB2
3 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.57%) JIRA
1 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.38%) Capybara
2 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.38%) Protractor
2 2 (2.38%) Selenium
2 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.38%) WATIR
2 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.19%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.19%) Bower
3 1 (1.19%) Grunt
3 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.19%) RSpec
3 1 (1.19%) RubyGems
3 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Marketing
3 6 (7.14%) Banking
4 5 (5.95%) Electronics
4 5 (5.95%) Publishing
4 5 (5.95%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
1 18 (21.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 18 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (20.24%) Architect
3 11 (13.10%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Network Services Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Graduate
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Junior
8 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Middleware
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
3 3 (3.57%) .NET
3 3 (3.57%) JSON
3 3 (3.57%) OpenDaylight
4 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.38%) Behat
4 2 (2.38%) React
4 2 (2.38%) REST
5 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.19%) RESTful
5 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.48%) Public Cloud
3 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (5.95%) CMDB
5 5 (5.95%) Internet of Things
5 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.95%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Clustering
8 2 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Linux
2 26 (30.95%) Windows
3 25 (29.76%) Windows Server
4 20 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.52%) OpenVMS
5 8 (9.52%) Solaris
6 4 (4.76%) Unix
7 2 (2.38%) CentOS
8 1 (1.19%) SUSE
8 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 28 (33.33%) ITIL
4 17 (20.24%) Configuration Management
5 15 (17.86%) TOGAF
6 13 (15.48%) DevOps
6 13 (15.48%) Service Management
6 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.10%) IT Strategy
8 11 (13.10%) ITIL V3
8 11 (13.10%) Line Management
9 10 (11.90%) Identity Management
9 10 (11.90%) Scrum
10 9 (10.71%) Project Management
10 9 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (9.52%) Data Protection
11 8 (9.52%) ITSM
11 8 (9.52%) Presales
11 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 18 (21.43%) Perl
2 16 (19.05%) Python
3 12 (14.29%) SQL
4 9 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.52%) C#
6 4 (4.76%) C
6 4 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Degree
2 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.33%) ISEB
4 6 (7.14%) CCNA
4 6 (7.14%) EMC Certification
4 6 (7.14%) MCSE
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.95%) CCIE
5 5 (5.95%) CCNP
5 5 (5.95%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.95%) PMP
6 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) ISO 14001
1 5 (5.95%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) HIPAA
2 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.24%) Docker
3 16 (19.05%) Dovecot
3 16 (19.05%) Postfix
4 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.95%) Firmware
5 5 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.57%) Ceph
8 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (21.43%) Puppet
2 6 (7.14%) AirWatch
3 5 (5.95%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.38%) Ansible
6 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.19%) Marathon
6 1 (1.19%) Mesos
6 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) VMware
2 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 16 (19.05%) Oracle
5 13 (15.48%) NetApp
6 12 (14.29%) Cisco
6 12 (14.29%) Citrix
7 11 (13.10%) EMC
7 11 (13.10%) IBM
8 6 (7.14%) Software AG
9 5 (5.95%) BMC
9 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.95%) HP
9 5 (5.95%) Infoblox
9 5 (5.95%) Juniper
9 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.57%) Intel
11 1 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
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