The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 162 228 270
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +42
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 91 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 0.24% 0.075%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.00% 9.58% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88 14 5
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +22.50%
Amazon AWS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
337 167 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.57% 2.46% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 289 145 145
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Amazon AWS Salary Trend in the North West

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Amazon AWS Salary Histogram in the North West

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Manchester +50 72 £40,000 -18.36% 7
Cheshire +7 19 £40,000 -38.46% 6
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS.

1 110 (78.57%) Web Services
2 69 (49.29%) SQL
3 56 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (39.29%) .NET
5 44 (31.43%) Linux
5 44 (31.43%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (30.71%) MySQL
6 43 (30.71%) SQL Server
7 42 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 41 (29.29%) C#
9 36 (25.71%) CSS
10 35 (25.00%) HTML
10 35 (25.00%) jQuery
11 34 (24.29%) PHP
12 33 (23.57%) ASP.NET
13 30 (21.43%) Internet
14 29 (20.71%) Java
14 29 (20.71%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (20.71%) Amazon S3
15 28 (20.00%) SaaS
16 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
17 24 (17.14%) Degree
17 24 (17.14%) Firewall
18 21 (15.00%) NoSQL
18 21 (15.00%) Ajax
18 21 (15.00%) HTML5
19 20 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 20 (14.29%) UNIX
20 19 (13.57%) DNS
20 19 (13.57%) Python

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.00%) Confluence
2 13 (9.29%) Apache
3 11 (7.86%) nginx
4 7 (5.00%) WordPress
5 6 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.86%) IIS
7 4 (2.86%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.14%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.14%) SAS
9 2 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.71%) Node.js
10 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 44 (31.43%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (20.71%) Amazon S3
3 28 (20.00%) SaaS
4 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.86%) ElastiCache
6 4 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.86%) Route 53
7 3 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.43%) PaaS
9 1 (0.71%) IaaS
9 1 (0.71%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.43%) Internet
2 24 (17.14%) Firewall
3 19 (13.57%) DNS
4 18 (12.86%) SMTP
5 8 (5.71%) IPsec
5 8 (5.71%) SAN
6 6 (4.29%) iSCSI
6 6 (4.29%) NAS
6 6 (4.29%) SNMP
6 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.57%) VPN
8 3 (2.14%) SSL
9 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.43%) PBX
9 2 (1.43%) WAN
9 2 (1.43%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.71%) MySQL
1 43 (30.71%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.71%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 20 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 18 (12.86%) Big Data
6 10 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.86%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.14%) HBase
10 3 (2.14%) Triplestore
10 3 (2.14%) Sqoop
10 3 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) JIRA
1 14 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 14 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 8 (5.71%) JMeter
3 5 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.57%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (0.71%) Publishing
2 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (45.00%) Developer
2 31 (22.14%) .NET Developer
3 25 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 23 (16.43%) Architect
5 21 (15.00%) Junior
5 21 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 18 (12.86%) Junior Developer
7 17 (12.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (11.43%) C# Developer
9 15 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 14 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (9.29%) Junior C# Developer
11 13 (9.29%) Junior .NET Developer
12 12 (8.57%) Junior C# .NET Developer
13 11 (7.86%) Software Engineer
14 8 (5.71%) Senior Web Developer
14 8 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
15 6 (4.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (78.57%) Web Services
2 55 (39.29%) .NET
3 36 (25.71%) CSS
4 35 (25.00%) HTML
4 35 (25.00%) jQuery
5 33 (23.57%) ASP.NET
6 21 (15.00%) Ajax
6 21 (15.00%) HTML5
7 17 (12.14%) .NET Framework
8 15 (10.71%) WCF
9 14 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (5.71%) Kafka
11 7 (5.00%) Phalcon
12 4 (2.86%) WinForms
13 3 (2.14%) Grails
13 3 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (2.14%) AngularJS
14 2 (1.43%) LAMP
15 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.29%) Open Source
3 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.57%) Telematics
4 3 (2.14%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.43%) Linux
2 20 (14.29%) UNIX
3 8 (5.71%) Windows
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.86%) Android
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.14%) CentOS
6 3 (2.14%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.43%) Debian
8 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.86%) Load Balancing
3 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 15 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 15 (10.71%) MVC
5 14 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (10.00%) Web Design
6 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.86%) DevOps
7 9 (6.43%) Risk Management
8 8 (5.71%) ITIL
8 8 (5.71%) Load Testing
8 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.00%) Migration
10 6 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.29%) Project Management
10 6 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.29%) E-business
10 6 (4.29%) ERP
10 6 (4.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 69 (49.29%) SQL
2 42 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (29.29%) C#
4 34 (24.29%) PHP
5 29 (20.71%) Java
6 19 (13.57%) Python
7 14 (10.00%) Ruby
7 14 (10.00%) C++
8 9 (6.43%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.29%) C
11 5 (3.57%) Perl
11 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.14%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.57%) vSphere
1 12 (8.57%) vCloud
2 7 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.29%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.14%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.71%) KVM
6 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Puppet
2 9 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.29%) OpenNMS
3 6 (4.29%) SCOM
4 2 (1.43%) SCCM
4 2 (1.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.71%) Nagios
5 1 (0.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.57%) Oracle
3 16 (11.43%) VMware
4 6 (4.29%) Cisco
4 6 (4.29%) Dell
4 6 (4.29%) Veeam
4 6 (4.29%) Acronis
5 3 (2.14%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.43%) Lotus
6 2 (1.43%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.71%) Percona
7 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.71%) Google
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
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