Period
to 18 September 2019

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 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 149 213
Rank change year-on-year +17 +64 +35
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 158 169 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.08% 1.92% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.62% 9.15% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 127 115 109
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +21.05% -17.39%
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £31,550
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,074 1,847 1,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.37% 20.97% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 1,483 1,324
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.99%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Birmingham +41 77 £60,000 -5.51% 31
Coventry +7 18 £65,000 +26.83% 1
Solihull -1 17 £62,500 +3.31%
Worcestershire - 11 £65,000 - 3
Herefordshire -14 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Warwickshire -6 9 £75,000 -6.25%
Shropshire +7 7 £75,000 -9.09%
Staffordshire +1 4 £56,750 +8.61% 2
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 134 (84.81%) Azure
2 126 (79.75%) IaaS
3 80 (50.63%) Microsoft
4 70 (44.30%) DevOps
5 66 (41.77%) AWS
6 60 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (33.54%) SaaS
8 51 (32.28%) SQL
9 48 (30.38%) Office 365
10 41 (25.95%) Active Directory
11 36 (22.78%) Presales
12 34 (21.52%) SQL Server
13 33 (20.89%) Firewall
14 31 (19.62%) ITIL
15 30 (18.99%) Linux
15 30 (18.99%) Git (software)
16 29 (18.35%) Migration
17 28 (17.72%) Windows
17 28 (17.72%) Jenkins
18 27 (17.09%) Public Cloud
18 27 (17.09%) Hyper-V
19 26 (16.46%) PowerShell
19 26 (16.46%) C#
20 25 (15.82%) Azure SQL Database
21 24 (15.19%) Azure Active Directory
21 24 (15.19%) Cisco
21 24 (15.19%) VMware
22 22 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (13.92%) Project Delivery
23 21 (13.29%) Terraform

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 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.23%) IIS
3 9 (5.70%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.80%) SAS
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.53%) Fireworks
2 4 (2.53%) Moqups
2 4 (2.53%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 134 (84.81%) Azure
2 126 (79.75%) IaaS
3 66 (41.77%) AWS
4 53 (33.54%) SaaS
5 48 (30.38%) Office 365
6 24 (15.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (12.03%) Azure Functions
7 19 (12.03%) Serverless
8 13 (8.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 12 (7.59%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (5.70%) Power Platform
11 8 (5.06%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (4.43%) Azure Machine Learning
12 7 (4.43%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (4.43%) GCP
13 4 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (2.53%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.89%) Firewall
2 11 (6.96%) DNS
3 10 (6.33%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (5.70%) Skype
5 7 (4.43%) VPN
6 6 (3.80%) NAS
6 6 (3.80%) SAN
7 4 (2.53%) DHCP
8 3 (1.90%) Converged Networks
8 3 (1.90%) HTTP
8 3 (1.90%) Internet
8 3 (1.90%) SSL
9 2 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.27%) LAN
9 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.27%) WAN
10 1 (0.63%) Network Security
10 1 (0.63%) VLAN
10 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (5.70%) Power BI
4 6 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.80%) Pentaho
5 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.53%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.53%) SAS EBI
6 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.27%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.72%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.23%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.23%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (6.96%) JIRA
5 9 (5.70%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.43%) Maven
7 6 (3.80%) Artifactory
7 6 (3.80%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.16%) CircleCI
8 5 (3.16%) Codeship
9 4 (2.53%) Subversion
9 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.90%) Grunt
10 3 (1.90%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (8.23%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (37.97%) Architect
2 25 (15.82%) Cloud Architect
3 21 (13.29%) Azure Architect
3 21 (13.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 19 (12.03%) Developer
5 16 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.86%) Consultant
7 13 (8.23%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (8.23%) Technical Architect
8 12 (7.59%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.70%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.70%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (5.70%) Cloud Consultant
10 9 (5.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.43%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
11 7 (4.43%) Head of IT
11 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 7 (4.43%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.66%) .NET
2 16 (10.13%) JSON
3 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET
4 11 (6.96%) Web Services
5 9 (5.70%) CSS
5 9 (5.70%) HTML
5 9 (5.70%) SAML
6 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (5.06%) HTML5
7 7 (4.43%) CSS3
8 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (2.53%) jQuery
9 4 (2.53%) REST
9 4 (2.53%) Sass
9 4 (2.53%) Universal Windows Platform
10 3 (1.90%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.90%) Ember.js
10 3 (1.90%) React
11 2 (1.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Public Cloud
2 18 (11.39%) Data Centre
3 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.86%) Private Cloud
5 9 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.16%) User Experience
8 4 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.53%) Tandem
8 4 (2.53%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.90%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) NHS
10 2 (1.27%) Wiki
11 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.99%) Linux
2 28 (17.72%) Windows
3 12 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.33%) Unix
5 7 (4.43%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (2.53%) Android
6 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.30%) DevOps
2 60 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.78%) Presales
4 31 (19.62%) ITIL
5 29 (18.35%) Migration
6 22 (13.92%) Project Delivery
7 20 (12.66%) Configuration Management
7 20 (12.66%) Service Delivery
8 19 (12.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 18 (11.39%) Mentoring
9 18 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (10.76%) MVC
11 16 (10.13%) Project Management
12 15 (9.49%) Deployment Automation
12 15 (9.49%) Scrum
13 14 (8.86%) Service Management
14 13 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (7.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.28%) SQL
2 26 (16.46%) C#
2 26 (16.46%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.86%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.06%) Java
6 7 (4.43%) Python
7 5 (3.16%) Perl
8 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.43%) MCSA
4 6 (3.80%) CISSP
4 6 (3.80%) MCSE
5 3 (1.90%) CISM
5 3 (1.90%) CRISC
5 3 (1.90%) Degree
5 3 (1.90%) ISEB
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.06%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.43%) SLA
4 5 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.90%) GDPR
6 3 (1.90%) GPG13
6 3 (1.90%) HMG Infosec
6 3 (1.90%) ISO 31000
6 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (1.90%) NIST
7 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 41 (25.95%) Active Directory
2 27 (17.09%) Hyper-V
3 22 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (12.03%) Docker
5 18 (11.39%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (5.06%) XenApp
6 8 (5.06%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.43%) DFS Replication
7 7 (4.43%) vSphere
8 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (13.29%) Terraform
2 18 (11.39%) Puppet
3 17 (10.76%) Kubernetes
4 16 (10.13%) Ansible
5 15 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (7.59%) Backup Exec
6 12 (7.59%) NetBackup
7 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (5.70%) FortiGate
9 7 (4.43%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (4.43%) SCCM
9 7 (4.43%) SCVMM
10 5 (3.16%) CFEngine
10 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (3.16%) SCOM
10 5 (3.16%) WSUS
11 2 (1.27%) Kibana
11 2 (1.27%) logstash
11 2 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.63%) CASB
Vendors
1 80 (50.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.19%) Cisco
2 24 (15.19%) VMware
3 17 (10.76%) Oracle
4 14 (8.86%) Veeam
5 12 (7.59%) IBM
6 9 (5.70%) CheckPoint
6 9 (5.70%) Google
6 9 (5.70%) ServiceNow
7 8 (5.06%) Citrix
7 8 (5.06%) Dell
7 8 (5.06%) NetApp
8 7 (4.43%) arcserve
8 7 (4.43%) CommVault
8 7 (4.43%) Symantec
9 6 (3.80%) Cloudera
10 5 (3.16%) Atlassian
10 5 (3.16%) Ivanti
10 5 (3.16%) Remedy
11 4 (2.53%) Xamarin