The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 165 185 188
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 16 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.38% 3.01% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
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 Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
191 166 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.28% 4.13% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 167 128 123
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Rochdale -6 1 £54,000 +35.00% 1
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 25 (86.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
4 12 (41.38%) .NET
4 12 (41.38%) Amazon S3
5 10 (34.48%) C#
5 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
6 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (27.59%) Service Desk Management
7 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) Service Management
8 7 (24.14%) Puppet
9 6 (20.69%) SaaS
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 6 (20.69%) Internet
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (17.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) Nagios
10 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
10 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 4 (13.79%) nginx
11 4 (13.79%) Degree
11 4 (13.79%) DevOps
11 4 (13.79%) Amazon RDS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (13.79%) nginx
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (86.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (41.38%) Amazon S3
3 6 (20.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (20.69%) SaaS
4 5 (17.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (13.79%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (6.90%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) SMTP
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Aerospike
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Management Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Service Management Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Junior
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Junior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Development Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Development Team Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Development Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) WinForms
5 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) WCF
6 1 (3.45%) WPF
6 1 (3.45%) LINQ
6 1 (3.45%) JPA
6 1 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
2 8 (27.59%) Service Management
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Data Management
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) Python
3 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (17.24%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) Cacti
4 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Percona
2 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
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