Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 221 275
Rank change year-on-year +46 +54 +102
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,547 2,244 2,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 1.52% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.56% 5.12% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,210 1,780 1,714
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,500 £42,500 £40,725
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.13% +17.50%

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 27,811 43,831 42,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.04% 29.76% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22,684 35,579 34,537
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%

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 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Top 18 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 12 July 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 +57 1,423 £67,500 +3.05% 129
UK excluding London +93 822 £65,000 +8.33% 107
London +17 654 £70,000 - 28
South East +53 287 £65,000 - 45
North of England +127 197 £67,500 +17.39% 25
Midlands +57 142 £60,000 -5.88% 19
North West +144 123 £70,000 +16.67% 16
Work from Home -2 117 £65,000 -10.34% 8
West Midlands +25 100 £61,000 -6.15% 12
South West +137 78 £80,000 +39.13% 11
Yorkshire +81 58 £55,000 -4.35% 3
East of England +46 49 £67,500 +14.89% 2
Scotland +63 41 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands +66 39 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Wales +34 28 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North East +16 16 £55,000 +17.02% 6
Northern Ireland +16 5 £32,500 -43.48% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 1,152 (74.47%) Azure
2 955 (61.73%) IaaS
3 643 (41.56%) Microsoft
4 626 (40.47%) SaaS
5 590 (38.14%) AWS
6 503 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
7 499 (32.26%) DevOps
8 404 (26.12%) SQL
9 325 (21.01%) Windows
10 295 (19.07%) PowerShell
11 288 (18.62%) Active Directory
11 288 (18.62%) Finance
12 275 (17.78%) SQL Server
13 271 (17.52%) .NET
14 252 (16.29%) Office 365
15 247 (15.97%) Linux
16 245 (15.84%) C#
17 226 (14.61%) Kubernetes
18 217 (14.03%) Docker
19 212 (13.70%) Python
20 203 (13.12%) Migration
21 202 (13.06%) VMware
21 202 (13.06%) Terraform
22 186 (12.02%) Microservices
23 181 (11.70%) Public Cloud
24 180 (11.64%) Analytics
25 177 (11.44%) Java
26 165 (10.67%) Firewall
27 162 (10.47%) Ansible
28 160 (10.34%) Oracle

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
1 106 (6.85%) IIS
2 72 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 52 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 41 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 35 (2.26%) Confluence
7 29 (1.87%) WebSphere
8 26 (1.68%) Skype for Business
9 24 (1.55%) OpenStack
10 23 (1.49%) CMS
11 19 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (1.10%) SAS
12 17 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (1.10%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.03%) Apache
13 16 (1.03%) MS Exchange
14 14 (0.90%) Apache Spark
14 14 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (0.90%) Umbraco
15 12 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.52%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.45%) Gliffy
7 4 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.065%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.78%) SAP GTS
6 11 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
8 7 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.45%) Sentinel
9 6 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.26%) Actimize
10 4 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 3 (0.19%) Magento
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.13%) OpenCart
12 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
13 1 (0.065%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1,152 (74.47%) Azure
2 955 (61.73%) IaaS
3 626 (40.47%) SaaS
4 590 (38.14%) AWS
5 252 (16.29%) Office 365
6 158 (10.21%) Serverless
7 131 (8.47%) GCP
8 119 (7.69%) Power Platform
9 108 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
10 69 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 68 (4.40%) Azure Data Factory
11 68 (4.40%) Azure Functions
12 62 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
13 50 (3.23%) Logic Apps
14 49 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
15 40 (2.59%) PowerApps
16 39 (2.52%) OpenShift
17 32 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
18 26 (1.68%) Azure Stack
19 25 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 165 (10.67%) Firewall
2 80 (5.17%) DNS
3 76 (4.91%) VPN
4 65 (4.20%) Skype
5 46 (2.97%) Network Security
6 45 (2.91%) TCP/IP
7 34 (2.20%) Internet
7 34 (2.20%) SAN
8 25 (1.62%) HTTP
8 25 (1.62%) WAN
9 23 (1.49%) LAN
10 21 (1.36%) DHCP
11 18 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (1.16%) MPLS
12 16 (1.03%) iSCSI
13 13 (0.84%) Wireless
14 11 (0.71%) SSH
15 10 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (0.65%) IPsec
15 10 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 117 (7.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 94 (6.08%) Power BI
4 87 (5.62%) MySQL
5 72 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 68 (4.40%) Data Lake
7 55 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 54 (3.49%) Big Data
9 53 (3.43%) NoSQL
10 50 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 48 (3.10%) Cosmos DB
12 44 (2.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 42 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 41 (2.65%) Redis
15 38 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 34 (2.20%) MongoDB
17 33 (2.13%) DB2
18 26 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
18 26 (1.68%) Relational Database
19 24 (1.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 122 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 108 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 72 (4.65%) JIRA
4 50 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 41 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 32 (2.07%) SpecFlow
7 30 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (1.75%) GitLab
9 22 (1.42%) Bitbucket
9 22 (1.42%) NUnit
10 19 (1.23%) JUnit
10 19 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (1.10%) Selenium
12 16 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.03%) Visual Studio
13 15 (0.97%) Moq
14 13 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.84%) git-flow
15 11 (0.71%) Jasmine
15 11 (0.71%) SonarQube
General
1 288 (18.62%) Finance
2 59 (3.81%) Retail
3 51 (3.30%) Legal
4 40 (2.59%) Games
5 38 (2.46%) Public Sector
6 37 (2.39%) Law
7 32 (2.07%) Banking
8 31 (2.00%) Marketing
9 23 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.84%) Back Office
12 13 (0.84%) Publishing
13 11 (0.71%) Billing
14 7 (0.45%) Advertising
14 7 (0.45%) Automotive
14 7 (0.45%) Digital Economy
15 6 (0.39%) Local Government
15 6 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 472 (30.51%) Architect
2 236 (15.26%) Developer
3 164 (10.60%) Solutions Architect
4 157 (10.15%) Consultant
5 152 (9.83%) Cloud Architect
6 110 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 85 (5.49%) .NET Developer
7 85 (5.49%) Azure Engineer
8 81 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 78 (5.04%) Cloud Engineer
10 63 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
11 59 (3.81%) Azure Consultant
12 58 (3.75%) Azure Architect
13 57 (3.68%) Senior Developer
14 54 (3.49%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 46 (2.97%) IT Engineer
15 46 (2.97%) Platform Engineer
15 46 (2.97%) Security Architect
16 44 (2.84%) C# Developer
17 43 (2.78%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (17.52%) .NET
2 125 (8.08%) HTML
3 108 (6.98%) Web Services
4 97 (6.27%) CSS
5 84 (5.43%) .NET Core
6 78 (5.04%) Node.js
7 73 (4.72%) AngularJS
8 62 (4.01%) ASP.NET
8 62 (4.01%) REST
8 62 (4.01%) RESTful
9 59 (3.81%) React
10 52 (3.36%) JSON
11 48 (3.10%) XML
12 46 (2.97%) Spring
13 45 (2.91%) SOAP
14 44 (2.84%) OAuth
15 43 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (2.39%) HTML5
17 34 (2.20%) .NET Framework
18 33 (2.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 181 (11.70%) Public Cloud
2 138 (8.92%) Cloud Native
3 126 (8.14%) Data Centre
4 84 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 78 (5.04%) User Experience
6 58 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 48 (3.10%) Private Cloud
9 44 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
10 37 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (1.62%) PKI
12 24 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 24 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
13 23 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.36%) Clustering
15 20 (1.29%) Enterprise Cloud
16 18 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 18 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
16 18 (1.16%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.90%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 325 (21.01%) Windows
2 247 (15.97%) Linux
3 154 (9.95%) Windows Server
4 74 (4.78%) Windows 10
5 57 (3.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 40 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (2.00%) Unix
9 26 (1.68%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
11 19 (1.23%) CentOS
12 13 (0.84%) VMS
13 11 (0.71%) Android
14 9 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.58%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.39%) SUSE
16 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.19%) Debian
17 3 (0.19%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (32.26%) DevOps
3 203 (13.12%) Migration
4 186 (12.02%) Microservices
5 180 (11.64%) Analytics
6 148 (9.57%) ITIL
7 140 (9.05%) TOGAF
8 137 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
9 132 (8.53%) Presales
10 131 (8.47%) TDD
11 121 (7.82%) Technical Leadership
12 120 (7.76%) Scrum
13 116 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
14 110 (7.11%) Fintech
14 110 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 109 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
16 107 (6.92%) Infrastructure as Code
16 107 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 104 (6.72%) SDLC
17 104 (6.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 404 (26.12%) SQL
2 295 (19.07%) PowerShell
3 245 (15.84%) C#
4 212 (13.70%) Python
5 177 (11.44%) Java
6 145 (9.37%) JavaScript
7 71 (4.59%) Bash Shell
8 56 (3.62%) T-SQL
9 52 (3.36%) PHP
9 52 (3.36%) Ruby
10 38 (2.46%) Go
11 26 (1.68%) Perl
12 22 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 21 (1.36%) R
13 21 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.36%) U-SQL
14 18 (1.16%) Java 8
15 16 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.97%) C
17 13 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 131 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (7.18%) Degree
3 86 (5.56%) MCSE
4 78 (5.04%) Security Cleared
5 59 (3.81%) MCSA
6 57 (3.68%) TOGAF Certification
7 47 (3.04%) SC Cleared
8 43 (2.78%) AWS Certification
9 42 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (2.33%) CCNA
11 30 (1.94%) CISSP
12 23 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (1.42%) PhD
14 20 (1.29%) CISM
15 17 (1.10%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.71%) MCTS
18 10 (0.65%) MCITP
19 9 (0.58%) CISA
20 8 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (3.43%) NIST
3 49 (3.17%) QA
4 48 (3.10%) PCI DSS
5 39 (2.52%) GDPR
6 36 (2.33%) NIST 800
7 23 (1.49%) NCSC
8 14 (0.90%) COBIT
8 14 (0.90%) SLA
9 10 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.52%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.39%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.32%) PMO
13 4 (0.26%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.26%) PSD2
13 4 (0.26%) SEPA
14 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 288 (18.62%) Active Directory
2 217 (14.03%) Docker
3 148 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 147 (9.50%) Hyper-V
5 47 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (1.49%) vSphere
7 19 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.58%) vCloud
9 8 (0.52%) Xen
10 7 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.39%) XenApp
12 3 (0.19%) KVM
13 2 (0.13%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.13%) LXC
13 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 226 (14.61%) Kubernetes
2 202 (13.06%) Terraform
3 162 (10.47%) Ansible
4 106 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
4 106 (6.85%) SCCM
5 91 (5.88%) Puppet
6 68 (4.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 41 (2.65%) SCVMM
8 20 (1.29%) Packer
9 15 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.78%) Kibana
10 12 (0.78%) Nagios
11 11 (0.71%) logstash
11 11 (0.71%) Salt
11 11 (0.71%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (0.52%) Consul
13 8 (0.52%) Grafana
14 7 (0.45%) Graphite
14 7 (0.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 643 (41.56%) Microsoft
2 202 (13.06%) VMware
3 160 (10.34%) Oracle
4 143 (9.24%) Google
5 78 (5.04%) Cisco
6 65 (4.20%) Databricks
7 61 (3.94%) SAP
8 55 (3.56%) HP
9 54 (3.49%) IBM
10 49 (3.17%) Dell
11 47 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
12 44 (2.84%) Red Hat
13 40 (2.59%) Citrix
14 32 (2.07%) Splunk
14 32 (2.07%) Tableau
15 29 (1.87%) ServiceNow
16 22 (1.42%) Xamarin
17 21 (1.36%) NetApp
18 20 (1.29%) EqualLogic
19 17 (1.10%) Remedy