Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 101 67 119
Rank change year-on-year -34 +52 +1
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 23 13 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.53% 1.71% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.72% 3.86% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 10
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £26,750
25th Percentile £38,125 £36,875 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,439 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +41.10% -11.11% -29.41%
75th Percentile £66,875 £45,625 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £50,650 £53,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

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 Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 618 337 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.12% 44.28% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 481 292 395
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,775 £26,600
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,188 £33,025
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £59,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Wales

PaaS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for PaaS in Wales

PaaS
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in Wales over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PaaS in Wales

PaaS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
South Wales -19 21 £60,000 +26.32% 3
North Wales - 2 £47,500 - 1
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 Wales region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 19 (82.61%) Azure
2 16 (69.57%) IaaS
3 15 (65.22%) SaaS
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco
6 10 (43.48%) AWS
7 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft 365
9 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
9 7 (30.43%) Aruba
9 7 (30.43%) DNS
9 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
10 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (21.74%) Terraform
11 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
11 5 (21.74%) Analytics
12 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
12 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (17.39%) DevOps
12 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
12 4 (17.39%) IPsec
12 4 (17.39%) SSL
12 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (17.39%) SSH
12 4 (17.39%) Unix
12 4 (17.39%) LDAP
12 4 (17.39%) LAN
12 4 (17.39%) VoIP

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 19 (82.61%) Azure
2 16 (69.57%) IaaS
3 15 (65.22%) SaaS
4 10 (43.48%) AWS
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (13.04%) OpenShift
7 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
7 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (4.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) IPsec
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) SMTP
2 4 (17.39%) SSH
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) VoIP
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) BigQuery
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) CircleCI
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Core
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) GraphQL
3 1 (4.35%) React
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Cloud Native
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Development
6 1 (4.35%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CISM
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) GCFE
1 1 (4.35%) GCIA
1 1 (4.35%) GCIH
1 1 (4.35%) GIAC
1 1 (4.35%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Terraform
2 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
3 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Aruba
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.35%) Google