Period
to 20 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 114 128
Rank change year-on-year -48 +14 +39
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 571 165 181
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.07% 2.63% 2.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.37% 5.83% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 447 135 168
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £45,875
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,330 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £63,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.30% -2.31% +4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £103,500 £90,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -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 with a WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13,060 2,831 3,131
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.24% 45.08% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10,595 2,576 2,881
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

PaaS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PaaS trend for jobs with a WFH option

PaaS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PaaS.

PaaS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

PaaS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PaaS over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

PaaS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, PaaS job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for PaaS.

1 385 (67.43%) Azure
2 341 (59.72%) IaaS
3 235 (41.16%) Microsoft
4 207 (36.25%) AWS
5 204 (35.73%) DevOps
6 200 (35.03%) SaaS
7 174 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
8 150 (26.27%) Python
9 137 (23.99%) Infrastructure as Code
10 132 (23.12%) PowerShell
11 130 (22.77%) Terraform
12 128 (22.42%) SQL
13 123 (21.54%) Docker
14 121 (21.19%) Social Skills
15 114 (19.96%) Kubernetes
16 101 (17.69%) Windows
17 93 (16.29%) Active Directory
17 93 (16.29%) JavaScript
18 91 (15.94%) Java
18 91 (15.94%) Ansible
19 89 (15.59%) Git (software)
20 88 (15.41%) Linux
20 88 (15.41%) Public Cloud
21 87 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
22 82 (14.36%) .NET
23 81 (14.19%) Migration
24 80 (14.01%) Microservices
25 79 (13.84%) Serverless
26 77 (13.49%) Microsoft 365
26 77 (13.49%) React

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 39 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (4.20%) IIS
4 21 (3.68%) Confluence
5 16 (2.80%) WordPress
6 11 (1.93%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.93%) CMS
6 11 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (1.93%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.23%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (1.05%) Luigi
9 4 (0.70%) Apache
9 4 (0.70%) nginx
10 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.35%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.35%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) Weka
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.98%) Sentinel
2 11 (1.93%) Sage 200
3 10 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 385 (67.43%) Azure
2 341 (59.72%) IaaS
3 207 (36.25%) AWS
4 200 (35.03%) SaaS
5 79 (13.84%) Serverless
6 77 (13.49%) Microsoft 365
7 75 (13.13%) GCP
8 45 (7.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 45 (7.88%) GitHub
9 35 (6.13%) Azure Data Factory
10 34 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (4.38%) Power Platform
12 21 (3.68%) OneDrive
13 20 (3.50%) Azure Service Bus
14 19 (3.33%) Azure Functions
15 18 (3.15%) Azure Sentinel
15 18 (3.15%) Azure Storage
15 18 (3.15%) OpenShift
16 16 (2.80%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.28%) Firewall
2 35 (6.13%) HTTP
3 31 (5.43%) VPN
4 20 (3.50%) DNS
4 20 (3.50%) WAN
5 19 (3.33%) LAN
6 16 (2.80%) DHCP
6 16 (2.80%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.63%) VLAN
8 14 (2.45%) SSL
9 12 (2.10%) VoIP
10 11 (1.93%) IPsec
11 10 (1.75%) Network Security
11 10 (1.75%) SAN
12 8 (1.40%) Internet
13 6 (1.05%) VSAN
14 5 (0.88%) IPv4
14 5 (0.88%) MPLS
15 2 (0.35%) Skype
16 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.41%) NoSQL
3 40 (7.01%) Big Data
4 31 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 22 (3.85%) MySQL
6 22 (3.85%) Redis
7 20 (3.50%) Data Lake
7 20 (3.50%) Power BI
8 19 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.63%) Amazon Aurora
9 15 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.58%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.58%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.40%) MarkLogic
13 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.05%) Tableau
15 5 (0.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 89 (15.59%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.28%) Jenkins
3 46 (8.06%) JIRA
4 23 (4.03%) Bitbucket
5 20 (3.50%) Visual Studio
6 17 (2.98%) GitLab
7 13 (2.28%) Maven
8 12 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.93%) Gradle
10 10 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.23%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.23%) webpack
12 6 (1.05%) Storybook
13 5 (0.88%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.88%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.70%) Subversion
15 3 (0.53%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 121 (21.19%) Social Skills
2 72 (12.61%) Finance
3 44 (7.71%) Marketing
4 32 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.68%) Banking
5 21 (3.68%) Law
6 19 (3.33%) Legal
6 19 (3.33%) Public Sector
7 12 (2.10%) Influencing Skills
7 12 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.58%) Back Office
8 9 (1.58%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (1.40%) Private Banking
10 7 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (1.05%) Games
11 6 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (1.05%) Wearables
12 5 (0.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 5 (0.88%) Retail
13 4 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (27.32%) Architect
2 99 (17.34%) Cloud Architect
3 97 (16.99%) Developer
4 81 (14.19%) Solutions Architect
5 71 (12.43%) Cloud Engineer
6 63 (11.03%) Azure Engineer
7 51 (8.93%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 46 (8.06%) Azure Architect
9 45 (7.88%) Consultant
10 38 (6.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 31 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 30 (5.25%) Azure Consultant
13 25 (4.38%) .NET Developer
14 21 (3.68%) C# Developer
14 21 (3.68%) Software Engineer
15 19 (3.33%) Cloud Consultant
16 18 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
17 16 (2.80%) AWS Architect
17 16 (2.80%) Lead Architect
18 15 (2.63%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (14.36%) .NET
2 77 (13.49%) React
3 66 (11.56%) Node.js
4 62 (10.86%) JSON
5 46 (8.06%) Vue.js
6 44 (7.71%) XML
7 42 (7.36%) HTML
8 33 (5.78%) ARM Templates
9 30 (5.25%) CSS
9 30 (5.25%) Next.js
10 29 (5.08%) Web Services
11 28 (4.90%) .NET Core
12 26 (4.55%) AngularJS
13 23 (4.03%) REST
14 22 (3.85%) GraphQL
15 21 (3.68%) Middleware
15 21 (3.68%) RESTful
15 21 (3.68%) Swagger
16 18 (3.15%) Redux
17 17 (2.98%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.41%) Public Cloud
2 55 (9.63%) User Experience
3 38 (6.65%) Cloud Native
4 28 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (4.38%) Data Centre
6 23 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 20 (3.50%) Virtual Team
8 19 (3.33%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.63%) Blog
10 11 (1.93%) CMDB
11 10 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.58%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.40%) Clustering
13 8 (1.40%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (1.23%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.23%) Legacy Systems
15 6 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 6 (1.05%) Legacy Applications
16 5 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 101 (17.69%) Windows
2 88 (15.41%) Linux
3 52 (9.11%) Windows Server
4 35 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.55%) Unix
6 22 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 19 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (2.63%) Android
8 15 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 14 (2.45%) Solaris
9 14 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.10%) AIX
10 12 (2.10%) SUSE
11 10 (1.75%) CentOS
12 9 (1.58%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.70%) VMS
14 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (35.73%) DevOps
2 174 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (23.99%) Infrastructure as Code
4 87 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
5 81 (14.19%) Migration
6 80 (14.01%) Microservices
7 65 (11.38%) Presales
8 61 (10.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 54 (9.46%) Software Engineering
10 52 (9.11%) Scrum
11 47 (8.23%) Analytics
11 47 (8.23%) Open Source
12 45 (7.88%) Project Management
13 41 (7.18%) Deployment Automation
14 39 (6.83%) Full Stack Development
15 38 (6.65%) Visualisation
16 35 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (6.13%) Project Delivery
17 32 (5.60%) ITIL
17 32 (5.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 150 (26.27%) Python
2 132 (23.12%) PowerShell
3 128 (22.42%) SQL
4 93 (16.29%) JavaScript
5 91 (15.94%) Java
6 69 (12.08%) C#
7 35 (6.13%) Groovy
8 34 (5.95%) Go
9 33 (5.78%) Bash Shell
10 31 (5.43%) PHP
11 26 (4.55%) TypeScript
12 22 (3.85%) Ruby
13 12 (2.10%) Perl
14 11 (1.93%) Scala
14 11 (1.93%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.05%) C
15 6 (1.05%) C++
15 6 (1.05%) ES6
15 6 (1.05%) PHP 5
15 6 (1.05%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 43 (7.53%) Degree
2 25 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.28%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.05%) CCNA
5 6 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.05%) MCSE
5 6 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.53%) CISM
7 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.53%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CISA
8 2 (0.35%) CISSP
8 2 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.35%) PhD
9 1 (0.18%) GCFE
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.15%) QA
2 11 (1.93%) SLA
3 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.88%) GDPR
5 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.53%) PMO
5 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) NIST
7 1 (0.18%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.18%) IASME
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) NCSC
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.18%) SOC 2
System Software
1 123 (21.54%) Docker
2 93 (16.29%) Active Directory
3 43 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.93%) vSphere
7 6 (1.05%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.53%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.18%) Varnish
9 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 130 (22.77%) Terraform
2 114 (19.96%) Kubernetes
3 91 (15.94%) Ansible
4 28 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (4.38%) Puppet
6 23 (4.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 17 (2.98%) SCCM
8 8 (1.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 8 (1.40%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.05%) Argo
9 6 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.70%) Packer
11 3 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.53%) Grafana
11 3 (0.53%) Oozie
11 3 (0.53%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.53%) Rancher
11 3 (0.53%) SCOM
11 3 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 235 (41.16%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.88%) VMware
3 38 (6.65%) Oracle
4 32 (5.60%) Google
5 24 (4.20%) Databricks
6 21 (3.68%) Red Hat
7 18 (3.15%) SAP
8 15 (2.63%) Sun
9 14 (2.45%) Palo Alto
9 14 (2.45%) Splunk
10 12 (2.10%) ServiceNow
10 12 (2.10%) Sitecore
11 11 (1.93%) Sage
11 11 (1.93%) Sophos
12 10 (1.75%) Cisco
13 9 (1.58%) IBM
14 8 (1.40%) Dell
15 7 (1.23%) SaltStack
15 7 (1.23%) Veeam
16 5 (0.88%) Alibaba