The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 114 115 137
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.059% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.02% 3.13% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £56,250 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
57 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.14% 1.88% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 22
Average salary £50,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £18,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Amazon EC2
North West

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 1 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
Chester - 2 - - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £52,500 -
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Route 53
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) ElastiCache
4 2 (40.00%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) RightScale
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (40.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Route 53
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (40.00%) ElastiCache
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) RightScale
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle