Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 233 269
Rank change year-on-year +69 +36 +84
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,015 2,066 2,152
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.07% 1.46% 1.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.28% 4.69% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1,656 1,657
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,575
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +20.00%

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 19,231 44,022 40,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.19% 31.16% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15,951 35,812 33,168
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 2020. 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 +58 943 £67,500 +3.85% 171
UK excluding London +105 533 £66,000 +10.00% 116
London +39 430 £70,000 - 67
South East +95 234 £67,500 +3.85% 30
North of England +168 143 £70,000 +21.74% 28
Work from Home +13 134 £63,500 -2.31% 26
North West +140 93 £70,000 +16.67% 20
South West +138 59 £90,000 +71.43% 7
Midlands +11 54 £60,000 - 22
West Midlands +8 45 £60,000 -3.23% 15
Yorkshire +130 34 £55,000 +2.33% 8
East of England +57 21 £45,500 -18.02% 13
Scotland +95 18 £70,000 +27.27% 12
North East +22 16 £50,000 -6.98%
Wales +57 13 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +54 9 £52,500 -8.70% 7
Northern Ireland +21 1 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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.

1 761 (74.98%) Azure
2 666 (65.62%) IaaS
3 419 (41.28%) SaaS
4 415 (40.89%) Microsoft
5 391 (38.52%) DevOps
6 368 (36.26%) AWS
7 293 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
8 273 (26.90%) PowerShell
9 240 (23.65%) SQL
10 216 (21.28%) Python
11 215 (21.18%) Active Directory
12 213 (20.99%) Windows
13 206 (20.30%) SQL Server
14 196 (19.31%) Kubernetes
15 194 (19.11%) Docker
16 187 (18.42%) Terraform
17 180 (17.73%) Finance
18 176 (17.34%) Microservices
19 175 (17.24%) .NET
20 172 (16.95%) Office 365
21 164 (16.16%) Ansible
22 161 (15.86%) Linux
23 141 (13.89%) Java
24 133 (13.10%) Cloud Native
25 131 (12.91%) Public Cloud
26 130 (12.81%) VMware
27 128 (12.61%) C#
28 127 (12.51%) Infrastructure as Code
29 117 (11.53%) Analytics
30 116 (11.43%) Windows Server

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 71 (7.00%) IIS
2 67 (6.60%) SharePoint
3 47 (4.63%) NServiceBus
4 38 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 29 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 27 (2.66%) WebSphere
8 26 (2.56%) Confluence
9 23 (2.27%) Skype for Business
10 18 (1.77%) OpenStack
11 17 (1.67%) SAS
12 15 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (1.38%) MS Exchange
14 12 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (1.18%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.79%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.69%) CMS
17 6 (0.59%) Apache
17 6 (0.59%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.099%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.77%) SAP Hybris
2 16 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (1.48%) SAP GTS
4 13 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.59%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.20%) Magento
9 2 (0.20%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 761 (74.98%) Azure
2 666 (65.62%) IaaS
3 419 (41.28%) SaaS
4 368 (36.26%) AWS
5 172 (16.95%) Office 365
6 109 (10.74%) Serverless
7 96 (9.46%) GCP
8 87 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 74 (7.29%) Power Platform
10 54 (5.32%) AWS Lambda
11 51 (5.02%) Azure Functions
11 51 (5.02%) PowerApps
12 41 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
14 28 (2.76%) GitHub
14 28 (2.76%) OpenShift
15 27 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 25 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
17 24 (2.36%) Logic Apps
18 22 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (9.85%) Skype
2 88 (8.67%) DNS
3 69 (6.80%) Firewall
4 57 (5.62%) HTTP
5 47 (4.63%) VPN
6 39 (3.84%) TCP/IP
7 35 (3.45%) Internet
8 28 (2.76%) Network Security
9 19 (1.87%) SAN
10 15 (1.48%) WAN
11 14 (1.38%) LAN
12 11 (1.08%) MPLS
12 11 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (0.89%) AMQP
13 9 (0.89%) DHCP
13 9 (0.89%) SSL
14 7 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (0.69%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.69%) iSCSI
15 4 (0.39%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.87%) NoSQL
3 68 (6.70%) Big Data
4 63 (6.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 60 (5.91%) Data Lake
6 54 (5.32%) MySQL
7 33 (3.25%) Power BI
8 29 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (2.27%) DB2
9 23 (2.27%) MongoDB
10 22 (2.17%) Redis
11 21 (2.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.97%) Relational Database
13 18 (1.77%) Cosmos DB
13 18 (1.77%) Hadoop
14 16 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 114 (11.23%) Git (software)
2 85 (8.37%) Jenkins
3 58 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 51 (5.02%) JIRA
4 51 (5.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 28 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (1.58%) GitLab
8 14 (1.38%) SpecFlow
9 13 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (0.99%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.89%) Subversion
13 6 (0.59%) Hudson
13 6 (0.59%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.39%) JUnit
15 3 (0.30%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.30%) CF BOSH
15 3 (0.30%) git-flow
General
1 180 (17.73%) Finance
2 36 (3.55%) Public Sector
3 35 (3.45%) Law
4 22 (2.17%) Marketing
5 18 (1.77%) Legal
6 14 (1.38%) Games
7 13 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.18%) Advertising
9 10 (0.99%) Banking
9 10 (0.99%) Retail
10 8 (0.79%) Automotive
10 8 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.69%) Digital Economy
11 7 (0.69%) Local Government
12 5 (0.49%) Back Office
12 5 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.30%) Electronics
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Military
15 1 (0.099%) Police
Job Titles
1 316 (31.13%) Architect
2 129 (12.71%) Developer
3 119 (11.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 115 (11.33%) Cloud Architect
5 110 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
6 89 (8.77%) Consultant
7 82 (8.08%) Azure Engineer
8 69 (6.80%) Azure Architect
9 58 (5.71%) .NET Developer
10 57 (5.62%) Cloud Engineer
11 52 (5.12%) Senior DevOps
12 45 (4.43%) Infrastructure Architect
13 43 (4.24%) Azure Consultant
14 42 (4.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 42 (4.14%) Senior Developer
15 41 (4.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 41 (4.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 39 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 38 (3.74%) AWS Architect
18 36 (3.55%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (17.24%) .NET
2 103 (10.15%) Web Services
3 76 (7.49%) HTML
4 73 (7.19%) .NET Core
5 64 (6.31%) React
6 55 (5.42%) .NET Framework
7 53 (5.22%) ASP.NET
8 51 (5.02%) CSS
9 50 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (4.73%) ASP.NET Core
10 48 (4.73%) JSON
11 47 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 37 (3.65%) REST
13 35 (3.45%) Node.js
14 34 (3.35%) jQuery
15 33 (3.25%) OAuth
16 31 (3.05%) Spring
16 31 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (2.96%) Kafka
18 27 (2.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.10%) Cloud Native
2 131 (12.91%) Public Cloud
3 82 (8.08%) Data Centre
4 63 (6.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 33 (3.25%) Private Cloud
6 31 (3.05%) User Experience
7 28 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (2.27%) Management Information System
10 22 (2.17%) FMCG
10 22 (2.17%) PKI
11 18 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 14 (1.38%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.28%) Cyberattack
14 13 (1.28%) Virtual Team
15 11 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
16 10 (0.99%) Clustering
16 10 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 213 (20.99%) Windows
2 161 (15.86%) Linux
3 116 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 53 (5.22%) Windows 10
5 36 (3.55%) Windows Server 2016
6 29 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (2.36%) Windows Server 2019
8 20 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.77%) Unix
10 12 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.69%) CentOS
13 6 (0.59%) Android
13 6 (0.59%) VMS
14 4 (0.39%) Mesosphere
15 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.20%) Solaris
17 1 (0.099%) Debian
17 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (38.52%) DevOps
2 293 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (17.34%) Microservices
4 127 (12.51%) Infrastructure as Code
5 117 (11.53%) Analytics
6 105 (10.34%) Migration
7 99 (9.75%) TOGAF
8 98 (9.66%) Configuration Management
9 94 (9.26%) ITIL
10 89 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 87 (8.57%) Presales
12 85 (8.37%) Scrum
13 84 (8.28%) Software Engineering
14 83 (8.18%) Fintech
15 81 (7.98%) Mentoring
16 78 (7.68%) SOA
17 73 (7.19%) Technical Leadership
18 71 (7.00%) MVC
19 70 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
20 69 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 273 (26.90%) PowerShell
2 240 (23.65%) SQL
3 216 (21.28%) Python
4 141 (13.89%) Java
5 128 (12.61%) C#
6 90 (8.87%) JavaScript
7 51 (5.02%) Ruby
8 48 (4.73%) Bash Shell
9 46 (4.53%) Go
10 30 (2.96%) R
11 29 (2.86%) TypeScript
12 25 (2.46%) PHP
13 20 (1.97%) Perl
14 16 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.38%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 10 (0.99%) U-SQL
18 5 (0.49%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.39%) C
20 3 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 107 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (7.39%) Degree
3 68 (6.70%) MCSE
4 50 (4.93%) MCSA
5 48 (4.73%) Security Cleared
6 37 (3.65%) TOGAF Certification
7 30 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 28 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (2.56%) CCNA
10 21 (2.07%) AWS Certification
11 18 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (1.48%) CISSP
13 14 (1.38%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.08%) MCTS
16 8 (0.79%) MCP
17 7 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (0.59%) CCNP
18 6 (0.59%) MCITP
18 6 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (3.35%) NIST
3 28 (2.76%) NIST 800
4 26 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 25 (2.46%) GDPR
6 22 (2.17%) QA
7 19 (1.87%) SLA
8 15 (1.48%) COBIT
8 15 (1.48%) NCSC
9 13 (1.28%) PMO
10 6 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.39%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.099%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 215 (21.18%) Active Directory
2 194 (19.11%) Docker
3 105 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 104 (10.25%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.46%) vSphere
6 23 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.38%) XenApp
8 7 (0.69%) vCloud
8 7 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.49%) HDFS
11 1 (0.099%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.099%) Firmware
11 1 (0.099%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.099%) Gluster
11 1 (0.099%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.099%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.099%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 196 (19.31%) Kubernetes
2 187 (18.42%) Terraform
3 164 (16.16%) Ansible
4 97 (9.56%) Puppet
5 96 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
6 94 (9.26%) SCCM
7 69 (6.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 30 (2.96%) SCVMM
9 27 (2.66%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (1.38%) Packer
11 12 (1.18%) vCenter Server
12 11 (1.08%) Grafana
13 10 (0.99%) Consul
13 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
14 9 (0.89%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.89%) WSUS
15 8 (0.79%) Kibana
15 8 (0.79%) logstash
15 8 (0.79%) Nagios
15 8 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 415 (40.89%) Microsoft
2 130 (12.81%) VMware
3 88 (8.67%) Google
4 72 (7.09%) Oracle
5 56 (5.52%) Databricks
5 56 (5.52%) SAP
6 46 (4.53%) Citrix
7 44 (4.33%) Cisco
8 39 (3.84%) HP
9 38 (3.74%) IBM
10 35 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
11 34 (3.35%) Red Hat
12 27 (2.66%) ServiceNow
13 22 (2.17%) Dell
13 22 (2.17%) New Relic
13 22 (2.17%) Sparx
14 21 (2.07%) Splunk
15 20 (1.97%) Adobe
15 20 (1.97%) hybris
15 20 (1.97%) Remedy