Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 174 145 222
Rank change year-on-year -29 +77 +29
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,731 1,448 1,945
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 2.29% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.88% 5.55% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,929 1,158 1,465
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £104,125 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 55,914 26,075 42,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 41.27% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38,530 22,234 35,162
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -31 2,357 £72,500 +6.62% 386
UK excluding London -32 1,223 £60,000 -2.44% 223
London -29 1,199 £82,500 +3.13% 184
Work from Home -48 596 £67,500 +3.85% 85
South East -66 375 £70,000 +7.69% 69
North of England +22 341 £60,000 - 73
Midlands -12 223 £60,000 -1.23% 35
North West +7 171 £60,000 -4.00% 41
West Midlands -14 163 £65,000 - 26
Yorkshire +30 148 £60,000 +37.93% 26
South West -31 114 £50,000 -9.09% 13
East of England -42 78 £55,000 -8.33% 11
East Midlands -12 60 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Scotland -55 51 £55,000 -16.98% 16
Wales -12 46 £47,500 -26.92% 4
North East -25 23 £62,500 +16.28% 6
Northern Ireland -20 16 £42,500 +6.25% 4

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 with a requirement for PaaS.

1 1,998 (73.16%) Azure
2 1,564 (57.27%) IaaS
3 1,245 (45.59%) DevOps
4 1,223 (44.78%) SaaS
5 1,071 (39.22%) AWS
6 1,018 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
7 1,001 (36.65%) Microsoft
8 784 (28.71%) CI/CD
9 702 (25.70%) Kubernetes
10 593 (21.71%) SQL
11 586 (21.46%) Terraform
12 565 (20.69%) PowerShell
13 540 (19.77%) Python
14 514 (18.82%) Social Skills
15 508 (18.60%) Docker
16 503 (18.42%) Linux
17 458 (16.77%) Active Directory
18 452 (16.55%) Finance
19 441 (16.15%) Windows
20 422 (15.45%) Public Cloud
20 422 (15.45%) Infrastructure as Code
21 408 (14.94%) Ansible
22 404 (14.79%) GCP
23 398 (14.57%) Microservices
24 389 (14.24%) .NET
25 383 (14.02%) SQL Server
26 371 (13.58%) JavaScript
27 369 (13.51%) Microsoft 365
28 345 (12.63%) C#
29 337 (12.34%) Problem-Solving

PaaS
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:

Application Platforms
1 110 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 98 (3.59%) IIS
3 58 (2.12%) Confluence
4 56 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 43 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
6 37 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 31 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 31 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 29 (1.06%) Apache
9 19 (0.70%) Camunda
9 19 (0.70%) GemFire
10 18 (0.66%) CMS
11 17 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.55%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.51%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.44%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.40%) WebLogic
16 10 (0.37%) EPiServer
16 10 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 27 (0.99%) Sentinel
2 18 (0.66%) Magento
3 11 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.26%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.073%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.073%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.073%) SAP MDG
9 2 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.073%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.073%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,998 (73.16%) Azure
2 1,564 (57.27%) IaaS
3 1,223 (44.78%) SaaS
4 1,071 (39.22%) AWS
5 404 (14.79%) GCP
6 369 (13.51%) Microsoft 365
7 304 (11.13%) Serverless
8 228 (8.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 169 (6.19%) Power Platform
10 168 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
11 150 (5.49%) GitHub
12 138 (5.05%) Azure Data Factory
13 120 (4.39%) Azure Service Bus
14 103 (3.77%) Azure Monitor
15 91 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
16 84 (3.08%) Azure Key Vault
17 78 (2.86%) Azure Functions
17 78 (2.86%) OpenShift
18 76 (2.78%) Azure Storage
19 70 (2.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 241 (8.82%) Firewall
2 168 (6.15%) DNS
3 165 (6.04%) Network Security
4 140 (5.13%) WAN
5 123 (4.50%) VPN
6 119 (4.36%) LAN
7 84 (3.08%) DHCP
8 63 (2.31%) SAN
9 50 (1.83%) TCP/IP
10 49 (1.79%) HTTP
11 44 (1.61%) Internet
12 43 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (1.35%) SSL
14 31 (1.14%) VoIP
15 30 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
16 29 (1.06%) IPsec
16 29 (1.06%) SD-WAN
17 28 (1.03%) SSH
18 25 (0.92%) VLAN
19 20 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 163 (5.97%) Azure SQL Database
3 161 (5.90%) Big Data
4 137 (5.02%) Power BI
5 122 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 106 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
7 103 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 83 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 75 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 66 (2.42%) Data Lake
11 56 (2.05%) MySQL
12 52 (1.90%) Redis
13 48 (1.76%) MongoDB
14 39 (1.43%) Tableau
15 37 (1.35%) Hadoop
15 37 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 33 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 24 (0.88%) Oracle Database
18 21 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 289 (10.58%) Jenkins
2 256 (9.37%) Git (software)
3 152 (5.57%) TeamCity
4 99 (3.63%) JIRA
5 86 (3.15%) Gradle
6 84 (3.08%) GitLab
7 83 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 61 (2.23%) Visual Studio
9 58 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
10 44 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 38 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (1.24%) Bitbucket
13 31 (1.14%) Protractor
14 30 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
15 29 (1.06%) Cucumber
16 23 (0.84%) Selenium
17 21 (0.77%) Maven
18 18 (0.66%) gulp
18 18 (0.66%) Jasmine
19 16 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 514 (18.82%) Social Skills
2 452 (16.55%) Finance
3 200 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (5.46%) Public Sector
5 148 (5.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 91 (3.33%) Banking
6 91 (3.33%) Marketing
7 87 (3.19%) Law
8 72 (2.64%) Retail
9 54 (1.98%) Games
10 52 (1.90%) Legal
11 40 (1.46%) Telecoms
12 37 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
12 37 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
13 34 (1.24%) Billing
14 31 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
15 30 (1.10%) Manufacturing
16 28 (1.03%) Back Office
16 28 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.99%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 756 (27.68%) Architect
2 383 (14.02%) Developer
3 330 (12.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 262 (9.59%) Cloud Architect
5 251 (9.19%) Solutions Architect
6 230 (8.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 214 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
8 196 (7.18%) Azure Architect
9 191 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 123 (4.50%) Consultant
11 93 (3.41%) Senior DevOps
12 91 (3.33%) .NET Developer
13 87 (3.19%) Senior Developer
13 87 (3.19%) Software Engineer
14 83 (3.04%) Platform Engineer
15 80 (2.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 79 (2.89%) AWS Engineer
17 77 (2.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 75 (2.75%) Analyst
18 75 (2.75%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (14.24%) .NET
2 212 (7.76%) React
3 190 (6.96%) ARM Templates
4 178 (6.52%) Node.js
5 163 (5.97%) HTML
6 155 (5.68%) JSON
7 137 (5.02%) CSS
8 111 (4.06%) REST
9 99 (3.63%) RESTful
10 97 (3.55%) .NET Core
11 88 (3.22%) Kafka
12 83 (3.04%) AngularJS
12 83 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (3.00%) Web Services
14 79 (2.89%) Spring
15 78 (2.86%) XML
16 74 (2.71%) ASP.NET
17 73 (2.67%) Middleware
18 70 (2.56%) jQuery
19 69 (2.53%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 422 (15.45%) Public Cloud
2 278 (10.18%) Cloud Native
3 159 (5.82%) User Experience
4 143 (5.24%) Hybrid Cloud
5 134 (4.91%) Data Centre
6 118 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
7 112 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
8 107 (3.92%) Management Information System
9 79 (2.89%) Mobile App
10 61 (2.23%) Private Cloud
11 51 (1.87%) PKI
12 49 (1.79%) Clustering
12 49 (1.79%) Virtual Team
13 44 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
13 44 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
14 35 (1.28%) Replication
15 21 (0.77%) N-Tier
16 20 (0.73%) Legacy Applications
17 17 (0.62%) Pricing Data
17 17 (0.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 503 (18.42%) Linux
2 441 (16.15%) Windows
3 211 (7.73%) Windows Server
4 178 (6.52%) Unix
5 66 (2.42%) Windows 10
6 57 (2.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 54 (1.98%) VMS
8 53 (1.94%) Android
9 52 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (1.87%) Apple iOS
11 34 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
13 15 (0.55%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.51%) CentOS
14 14 (0.51%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.48%) Solaris
16 12 (0.44%) SUSE
17 10 (0.37%) AIX
18 8 (0.29%) Kali Linux
19 7 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,245 (45.59%) DevOps
2 1,018 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
3 784 (28.71%) CI/CD
4 422 (15.45%) Infrastructure as Code
5 398 (14.57%) Microservices
6 337 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
7 329 (12.05%) Migration
8 266 (9.74%) Scrum
9 263 (9.63%) Configuration Management
10 248 (9.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 245 (8.97%) Software Engineering
12 238 (8.71%) Test Automation
13 222 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
14 219 (8.02%) Analytics
15 216 (7.91%) Mentoring
16 215 (7.87%) SDLC
17 203 (7.43%) Cybersecurity
18 191 (6.99%) Coaching
18 191 (6.99%) Presales
19 188 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 593 (21.71%) SQL
2 565 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 540 (19.77%) Python
4 371 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 345 (12.63%) C#
6 292 (10.69%) Java
7 224 (8.20%) Bash
8 133 (4.87%) Ruby
9 113 (4.14%) Go
10 106 (3.88%) T-SQL
11 82 (3.00%) TypeScript
12 55 (2.01%) R
13 52 (1.90%) PHP
14 50 (1.83%) Perl
14 50 (1.83%) Scala
15 45 (1.65%) C
16 44 (1.61%) C++
17 41 (1.50%) Groovy
18 20 (0.73%) Kotlin
19 19 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 257 (9.41%) Degree
2 185 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 163 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 139 (5.09%) SC Cleared
5 82 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (1.61%) MCSA
7 38 (1.39%) OCP
7 38 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
8 36 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 35 (1.28%) CISSP
9 35 (1.28%) MCSE
10 26 (0.95%) MCTS
11 20 (0.73%) AWS Certification
12 18 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (0.66%) DBS Check
13 14 (0.51%) SANS
14 13 (0.48%) GIAC
15 12 (0.44%) Master's Degree
16 11 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
17 9 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.11%) QA
2 84 (3.08%) SLA
3 70 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (1.57%) GDPR
5 36 (1.32%) PCI DSS
6 35 (1.28%) Data Quality
7 31 (1.14%) NIST
8 14 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.44%) NCSC
10 9 (0.33%) PMO
11 7 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.22%) Accessibility
13 5 (0.18%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.18%) SOC 2
14 3 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.11%) GMP
14 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.11%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 508 (18.60%) Docker
2 458 (16.77%) Active Directory
3 159 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 74 (2.71%) Hyper-V
6 32 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 29 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.03%) vSphere
9 25 (0.92%) Firmware
10 10 (0.37%) vCloud
11 8 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.26%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.22%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.18%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.18%) KVM
14 5 (0.18%) NFS
15 4 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 702 (25.70%) Kubernetes
2 586 (21.46%) Terraform
3 408 (14.94%) Ansible
4 185 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
5 176 (6.44%) Puppet
6 133 (4.87%) SCCM
7 84 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
8 52 (1.90%) Grafana
9 48 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
10 43 (1.57%) Prometheus
11 34 (1.24%) SCOM
12 30 (1.10%) CFEngine
13 24 (0.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 24 (0.88%) Packer
14 23 (0.84%) FortiGate
15 20 (0.73%) Kibana
16 17 (0.62%) Istio
17 16 (0.59%) CASB
17 16 (0.59%) WSUS
18 15 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,001 (36.65%) Microsoft
2 216 (7.91%) VMware
3 185 (6.77%) Oracle
4 157 (5.75%) Google
5 134 (4.91%) Cisco
6 81 (2.97%) Databricks
7 67 (2.45%) Red Hat
7 67 (2.45%) SAP
8 60 (2.20%) Citrix
9 47 (1.72%) ServiceNow
10 45 (1.65%) Veeam
11 38 (1.39%) Aruba
12 35 (1.28%) IBM
13 33 (1.21%) HP
14 32 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
15 26 (0.95%) Sophos
16 25 (0.92%) MuleSoft
16 25 (0.92%) Splunk
17 24 (0.88%) Meraki
17 24 (0.88%) Sitecore