Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 243 295 407
Rank change year-on-year +52 +112 -16
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,002 1,010 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.28% 1.10% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.38% 4.82% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 766 799 554
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,250 £80,875
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +13.04%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,865 20,972 18,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.32% 22.90% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18,600 16,911 14,968
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,281 £26,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the UK excluding London

PaaS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for PaaS in the UK excluding London

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK excluding London

PaaS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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
South East +30 386 £62,500 +4.17% 55
Midlands +19 208 £60,000 - 59
North of England +49 196 £55,000 -8.33% 64
West Midlands +4 150 £60,000 - 38
North West +92 126 £55,000 -21.43% 41
East of England +108 105 £55,500 -7.50% 11
South West -5 60 £47,500 -13.64% 25
East Midlands +35 55 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Yorkshire -28 53 £54,486 +3.78% 17
Scotland +23 38 £55,000 - 9
North East +19 17 £60,552 -13.50% 6
Wales -10 8 £45,000 -21.05% 7
Northern Ireland +2 2 £32,500 -56.67% 4
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 724 (72.26%) Azure
2 640 (63.87%) IaaS
3 425 (42.42%) SaaS
4 383 (38.22%) Microsoft
5 341 (34.03%) AWS
6 327 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
7 315 (31.44%) DevOps
8 240 (23.95%) SQL
9 213 (21.26%) C#
10 207 (20.66%) Windows
11 188 (18.76%) Linux
12 182 (18.16%) .NET
13 170 (16.97%) SQL Server
14 168 (16.77%) PowerShell
15 155 (15.47%) Office 365
16 137 (13.67%) ITIL
17 136 (13.57%) Firewall
18 135 (13.47%) Finance
18 135 (13.47%) Active Directory
19 130 (12.97%) VMware
20 127 (12.67%) Migration
21 117 (11.68%) Serverless
22 115 (11.48%) Kubernetes
23 114 (11.38%) Docker
24 111 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 109 (10.88%) Microservices
26 108 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
27 105 (10.48%) Public Cloud
28 101 (10.08%) Terraform
28 101 (10.08%) Python

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 79 (7.88%) IIS
2 37 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
2 37 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.99%) Confluence
4 28 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.59%) Skype for Business
6 25 (2.50%) CMS
7 23 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.50%) MS Exchange
8 15 (1.50%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.40%) nginx
10 13 (1.30%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.20%) Apache Spark
12 11 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (0.90%) Apache
14 7 (0.70%) CloudStack
15 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (0.40%) JBoss
16 4 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.60%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.20%) Moqups
5 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.30%) Workfront
3 1 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.100%) Magento
3 1 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.100%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.100%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 724 (72.26%) Azure
2 640 (63.87%) IaaS
3 425 (42.42%) SaaS
4 341 (34.03%) AWS
5 155 (15.47%) Office 365
6 117 (11.68%) Serverless
7 71 (7.09%) GCP
8 58 (5.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 47 (4.69%) Azure Functions
10 46 (4.59%) Power Platform
11 42 (4.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 41 (4.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 41 (4.09%) Azure Data Factory
13 40 (3.99%) Cloud Computing
14 27 (2.69%) IBM Cloud
15 21 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
16 16 (1.60%) GitHub
17 14 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (1.30%) Amazon S3
19 12 (1.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 136 (13.57%) Firewall
2 59 (5.89%) DNS
3 48 (4.79%) VPN
4 41 (4.09%) WAN
5 39 (3.89%) Internet
6 37 (3.69%) LAN
7 33 (3.29%) HTTP
8 28 (2.79%) Skype
9 21 (2.10%) Network Security
10 20 (2.00%) TCP/IP
11 18 (1.80%) Wireless
12 15 (1.50%) DHCP
13 13 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (1.10%) Unified Communications
14 11 (1.10%) VLAN
15 10 (1.00%) SAN
16 7 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (0.70%) VoIP
17 6 (0.60%) NAS
17 6 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 94 (9.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 46 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (4.59%) Power BI
4 40 (3.99%) MySQL
5 36 (3.59%) Data Lake
6 35 (3.49%) Big Data
6 35 (3.49%) MongoDB
6 35 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 28 (2.79%) NoSQL
8 25 (2.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.20%) Redis
9 22 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.70%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.60%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 94 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.99%) Jenkins
3 53 (5.29%) JIRA
4 51 (5.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 42 (4.19%) Visual Studio
6 34 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.90%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.80%) Maven
8 18 (1.80%) SpecFlow
9 13 (1.30%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.30%) Subversion
10 11 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.10%) Selenium
11 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.70%) GitLab
12 6 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.50%) Bower
13 5 (0.50%) Grunt
14 4 (0.40%) Ant
14 4 (0.40%) JUnit
General
1 135 (13.47%) Finance
2 48 (4.79%) Public Sector
3 40 (3.99%) Retail
4 36 (3.59%) Marketing
5 15 (1.50%) Law
6 13 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.20%) Banking
7 12 (1.20%) Legal
7 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.00%) Electronics
9 7 (0.70%) Billing
10 5 (0.50%) Advertising
11 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.40%) Publishing
12 3 (0.30%) Games
12 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.100%) French Language
14 1 (0.100%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 257 (25.65%) Architect
2 172 (17.17%) Developer
3 107 (10.68%) Consultant
4 103 (10.28%) Cloud Engineer
4 103 (10.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 89 (8.88%) Azure Engineer
6 79 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 76 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
8 65 (6.49%) .NET Developer
9 64 (6.39%) Azure Consultant
10 63 (6.29%) Azure Architect
10 63 (6.29%) Cloud Architect
11 58 (5.79%) C# Developer
12 55 (5.49%) Technical Architect
13 41 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
14 38 (3.79%) Senior Architect
15 37 (3.69%) Azure DevOps
16 34 (3.39%) Enterprise Architect
17 33 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
18 32 (3.19%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (18.16%) .NET
2 67 (6.69%) Web Services
3 58 (5.79%) ASP.NET
3 58 (5.79%) HTML
4 57 (5.69%) CSS
5 54 (5.39%) RESTful
6 52 (5.19%) JSON
7 43 (4.29%) Node.js
8 41 (4.09%) AngularJS
9 38 (3.79%) .NET Core
10 37 (3.69%) WCF
10 37 (3.69%) XML
11 36 (3.59%) Kafka
11 36 (3.59%) LDAP
12 32 (3.19%) REST
13 29 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
15 23 (2.30%) MSMQ
16 21 (2.10%) SAML
16 21 (2.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 105 (10.48%) Public Cloud
2 87 (8.68%) Data Centre
3 84 (8.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 67 (6.69%) Management Information System
5 63 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (4.79%) Private Cloud
7 38 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (3.29%) User Experience
9 25 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (2.20%) Cloud Native
10 22 (2.20%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.60%) Clustering
13 11 (1.10%) e-Learning
13 11 (1.10%) Replication
14 10 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
14 10 (1.00%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (0.80%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 207 (20.66%) Windows
2 188 (18.76%) Linux
3 90 (8.98%) Windows Server
4 44 (4.39%) Unix
5 32 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.10%) Windows 10
8 18 (1.80%) Android
9 14 (1.40%) CentOS
10 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.40%) AIX
13 4 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.20%) VMS
14 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.100%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (31.44%) DevOps
3 137 (13.67%) ITIL
4 127 (12.67%) Migration
5 111 (11.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 109 (10.88%) Microservices
7 97 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 85 (8.48%) SOA
9 83 (8.28%) Test Automation
10 82 (8.18%) Analytics
10 82 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
10 82 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
11 80 (7.98%) Presales
12 79 (7.88%) Scrum
13 73 (7.29%) Infrastructure as Code
14 69 (6.89%) Service Delivery
15 67 (6.69%) Software Engineering
16 66 (6.59%) Coaching
16 66 (6.59%) TOGAF
17 63 (6.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 240 (23.95%) SQL
2 213 (21.26%) C#
3 168 (16.77%) PowerShell
4 101 (10.08%) Python
5 99 (9.88%) JavaScript
6 93 (9.28%) Java
7 54 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 23 (2.30%) Ruby
9 20 (2.00%) Perl
10 17 (1.70%) PHP
11 15 (1.50%) C
11 15 (1.50%) Go
12 13 (1.30%) Scala
13 11 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.00%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.90%) Java 8
16 7 (0.70%) C++
16 7 (0.70%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.70%) XPath
17 5 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (6.09%) Degree
1 61 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (3.29%) MCSE
3 30 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.40%) CISSP
5 22 (2.20%) AWS Certification
6 21 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.10%) CISM
6 21 (2.10%) TOGAF Certification
7 17 (1.70%) CCNA
8 14 (1.40%) Master's Degree
8 14 (1.40%) MCSA
9 13 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.60%) CCNP
12 6 (0.60%) MCP
12 6 (0.60%) MCTS
12 6 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.09%) QA
2 41 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 20 (2.00%) GDPR
4 20 (2.00%) NIST
5 19 (1.90%) SLA
6 18 (1.80%) Data Quality
7 11 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.50%) GAMP
9 5 (0.50%) GxP
10 4 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.30%) GPG13
11 3 (0.30%) HMG Infosec
11 3 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.30%) ISO 31000
11 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.20%) PMO
13 1 (0.100%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.100%) NCSC
System Software
1 135 (13.47%) Active Directory
2 114 (11.38%) Docker
3 108 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (7.98%) Hyper-V
5 26 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.90%) vSphere
6 9 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.80%) HDFS
8 7 (0.70%) DFS Replication
8 7 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.50%) XenApp
10 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.40%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.30%) vCloud
12 1 (0.100%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.100%) SRDF
12 1 (0.100%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.100%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 115 (11.48%) Kubernetes
2 101 (10.08%) Terraform
3 98 (9.78%) Ansible
4 69 (6.89%) Puppet
5 53 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (4.19%) SCCM
7 26 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
8 20 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (1.30%) Backup Exec
10 11 (1.10%) Kibana
10 11 (1.10%) logstash
10 11 (1.10%) Nessus
11 9 (0.90%) WSUS
12 8 (0.80%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.70%) CASB
13 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (0.70%) Packer
13 7 (0.70%) vRealize
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 383 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 130 (12.97%) VMware
3 90 (8.98%) Oracle
4 75 (7.49%) Cisco
5 54 (5.39%) SAP
6 47 (4.69%) Google
7 42 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (3.39%) IBM
9 33 (3.29%) Xamarin
10 30 (2.99%) Citrix
11 25 (2.50%) Splunk
12 20 (2.00%) Symantec
13 19 (1.90%) ServiceNow
14 18 (1.80%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.70%) Dell
15 17 (1.70%) HP
15 17 (1.70%) Workday
16 13 (1.30%) NetApp
17 12 (1.20%) Apple
17 12 (1.20%) Juniper