The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 123 114 135
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.45% 5.71% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £60,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.01% +7.57%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
Amazon EC2
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
62 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.25% 2.15% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 56 29 24
Average salary £51,250 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.86% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,800 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cheshire region.

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in Cheshire

Amazon EC2
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 2 £56,250 -
Chester - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon EC2.

1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Route 53
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (50.00%) ElastiCache
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Hudson
5 2 (33.33%) RightScale
5 2 (33.33%) Maven
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Route 53
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (50.00%) ElastiCache
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) RightScale
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft