Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NaaS over the 6 months to 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network as a Service (NaaS)
UK
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 808 1021 1121
Rank change year-on-year +213 +100 +91
Permanent jobs citing NaaS 2 2 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.020% 0.011% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median annual salary £140,000 £37,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +273.33% -41.18% +59.38%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +6.25%

NaaS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10,097 18,576 22,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.24% 15.02% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,800 14,857 18,027
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

NaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NaaS in the UK

NaaS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NaaS.

Salary trend for NaaS in the UK

NaaS
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NaaS within the UK over the 6 months to 5 March 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
England +187 2 £140,000 +273.33%
London - 2 £140,000 -

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, IT jobs citing NaaS 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 with a requirement for NaaS.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) GCP
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
1 2 (100.00%) Moogsoft
1 2 (100.00%) AIOps
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery

NaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) GCP
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Director
1 1 (50.00%) Services Director
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) AIOps
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Transition Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Moogsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk