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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 102 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.076% 0.43% 0.064%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.79% 5.80% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -25.00%
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
127 138 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.61% 7.39% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 115 114 37
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £79,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (93.75%) Amazon S3
3 12 (75.00%) DevOps
4 11 (68.75%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (62.50%) MySQL
6 9 (56.25%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Web Services
6 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 9 (56.25%) Route 53
7 7 (43.75%) Docker
7 7 (43.75%) Amazon Glacier
7 7 (43.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (43.75%) Big Data
7 7 (43.75%) JSON
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 5 (31.25%) Java
8 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
9 4 (25.00%) Puppet
9 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) Firewall
9 4 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (18.75%) Auto-Scaling
10 3 (18.75%) Android Development
10 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
10 3 (18.75%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
10 3 (18.75%) Data Centre

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (93.75%) Amazon S3
3 9 (56.25%) Route 53
4 7 (43.75%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (43.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (6.25%) IaaS
8 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (62.50%) MySQL
3 7 (43.75%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) JSON
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
1 3 (18.75%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) CentOS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Android Development
5 3 (18.75%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 3 (18.75%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) vCloud
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) vRealize
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) RightScale
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) ION Trading
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft