The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 212 207
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5  
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 35 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.55% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.47% 6.48% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 7
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +92.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,750 £51,250
% change year-on-year -1.47% -0.97%  

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 541 525 313
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.46% 8.53% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 447 405 258
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing PaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the West Midlands

PaaS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for PaaS in the West Midlands

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the West Midlands

PaaS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 20 £70,000 +16.66%
Coventry +17 5 £52,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire +11 1 £70,000 +7.69%
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 43 (65.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 43 (65.15%) IaaS
2 34 (51.52%) MS Excel
3 31 (46.97%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (45.45%) TOGAF
5 29 (43.94%) CRM
6 28 (42.42%) Presales
7 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
8 24 (36.36%) SQL
8 24 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
9 23 (34.85%) ITIL
9 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
9 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
10 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (33.33%) VMware
10 22 (33.33%) SaaS
11 21 (31.82%) Line Management
11 21 (31.82%) Data Centre
11 21 (31.82%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (31.82%) Service Management
11 21 (31.82%) Cisco
12 19 (28.79%) HP
12 19 (28.79%) Juniper
12 19 (28.79%) CheckPoint
12 19 (28.79%) Service Delivery
12 19 (28.79%) Technical Architecture
12 19 (28.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (27.27%) ITIL V3

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) SAS
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (51.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (65.15%) IaaS
1 43 (65.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (46.97%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (33.33%) SaaS
4 18 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (24.24%) Office 365
6 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) BGP
2 2 (3.03%) DHCP
2 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) MPLS
2 2 (3.03%) Multicast
2 2 (3.03%) NAS
2 2 (3.03%) Network Security
2 2 (3.03%) OSPF
2 2 (3.03%) SAN
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) VoIP
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
2 2 (3.03%) WLAN
3 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.27%) DB2
2 18 (27.27%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.06%) DocumentDB
4 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.52%) Hudson
3 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (27.27%) Publishing
2 17 (25.76%) Retail
3 16 (24.24%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Architect
2 21 (31.82%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (15.15%) Consultant
4 9 (13.64%) Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Cloud Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Azure Developer
8 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) .NET
1 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
3 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 8 (12.12%) REST
3 8 (12.12%) SOAP
4 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.58%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (7.58%) CSS
4 5 (7.58%) NHibernate
4 5 (7.58%) Spring.NET
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Core
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (6.06%) CSS3
5 4 (6.06%) HTML5
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (1.52%) Web Services
7 1 (1.52%) XHTML
7 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 18 (27.27%) CMDB
2 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.64%) Public Cloud
4 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.58%) User Experience
6 3 (4.55%) Clustering
7 2 (3.03%) AS400
7 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.03%) Unix
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
5 1 (1.52%) Fedora
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) TOGAF
2 29 (43.94%) CRM
3 28 (42.42%) Presales
4 24 (36.36%) Customer Engagement
5 23 (34.85%) ITIL
5 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
6 21 (31.82%) Line Management
6 21 (31.82%) Service Management
7 19 (28.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (28.79%) Service Delivery
7 19 (28.79%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (27.27%) Gantt Chart
8 18 (27.27%) IT Governance
8 18 (27.27%) IT Strategy
8 18 (27.27%) ITIL V3
8 18 (27.27%) PRINCE2
8 18 (27.27%) Project Management
8 18 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 18 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) SQL
2 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.76%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) Korn
6 1 (1.52%) Perl
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
1 18 (27.27%) ISEB
1 18 (27.27%) PMI Certification
1 18 (27.27%) PMP
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) MCSD
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (31.82%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (15.15%) Docker
4 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.03%) vCloud
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) SCVMM
2 16 (24.24%) Puppet
3 15 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.03%) Ansible
4 2 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (3.03%) Terraform
4 2 (3.03%) vMotion
5 1 (1.52%) CloudForms
5 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.33%) VMware
3 21 (31.82%) Cisco
4 19 (28.79%) CheckPoint
4 19 (28.79%) HP
4 19 (28.79%) Juniper
5 18 (27.27%) BMC
5 18 (27.27%) Citrix
5 18 (27.27%) EMC
5 18 (27.27%) IBM
5 18 (27.27%) NetApp
5 18 (27.27%) Oracle
6 4 (6.06%) Xamarin
7 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.52%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) Google
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