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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 212 236 252
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 49 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.12% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.56% 5.97% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 48 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +38.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,500 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,000 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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
315 134 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.25% 1.95% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 247 120 74
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 September 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 September 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 +33 39 £45,000 -8.16% 4
Cheshire -3 9 £45,000 - 6
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 - 2
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 71 (75.53%) Web Services
2 48 (51.06%) SQL
3 38 (40.43%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (35.11%) Linux
5 30 (31.91%) Internet
6 29 (30.85%) Java
7 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (27.66%) MySQL
9 24 (25.53%) .NET
10 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
11 22 (23.40%) Configuration Management
11 22 (23.40%) Firewall
12 21 (22.34%) VMware
12 21 (22.34%) SaaS
13 18 (19.15%) PHP
13 18 (19.15%) Puppet
14 17 (18.09%) DNS
14 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
15 16 (17.02%) Amazon S3
16 15 (15.96%) vSphere
16 15 (15.96%) vCloud
16 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (15.96%) SMTP
16 15 (15.96%) Apache
16 15 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (14.89%) JMeter
17 14 (14.89%) Load Testing
17 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
17 14 (14.89%) JIRA
17 14 (14.89%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (15.96%) Apache
2 7 (7.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) Confluence
3 5 (5.32%) SAS
3 5 (5.32%) Apache Pig
3 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.19%) IIS
6 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) nginx
6 2 (2.13%) Node.js
6 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 38 (40.43%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (22.34%) SaaS
3 16 (17.02%) Amazon S3
4 9 (9.57%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (7.45%) Route 53
6 6 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.32%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (4.26%) ElastiCache
8 4 (4.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.91%) Internet
2 22 (23.40%) Firewall
3 17 (18.09%) DNS
4 15 (15.96%) SMTP
5 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.57%) IPsec
7 8 (8.51%) SAN
8 7 (7.45%) iSCSI
8 7 (7.45%) NAS
8 7 (7.45%) VPN
8 7 (7.45%) SNMP
9 4 (4.26%) WAN
10 3 (3.19%) SSL
11 2 (2.13%) DSL
11 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.13%) LAN
11 2 (2.13%) PBX
11 2 (2.13%) VoIP
12 1 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) MySQL
2 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
3 14 (14.89%) NoSQL
4 12 (12.77%) Big Data
5 11 (11.70%) Hadoop
6 9 (9.57%) MongoDB
7 7 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
9 5 (5.32%) Triplestore
9 5 (5.32%) Sqoop
9 5 (5.32%) HBase
9 5 (5.32%) Data Mining
9 5 (5.32%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.32%) Apache Hive
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) JMeter
1 14 (14.89%) JIRA
2 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.32%) Mercurial
3 5 (5.32%) Bitbucket
3 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) Hudson
4 3 (3.19%) Maven
4 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.19%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.06%) Mockito
6 1 (1.06%) JUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Gradle
General
1 5 (5.32%) Automotive
2 1 (1.06%) Publishing
2 1 (1.06%) Retail
2 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Developer
2 15 (15.96%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Architect
4 10 (10.64%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (9.57%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Administrator
6 8 (8.51%) Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.38%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Big Data Architect
9 5 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (75.53%) Web Services
2 24 (25.53%) .NET
3 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
4 8 (8.51%) Hibernate
4 8 (8.51%) Spring
5 7 (7.45%) Apache Flex
5 7 (7.45%) XML
5 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.45%) CSS
5 7 (7.45%) HTML
6 6 (6.38%) jQuery
6 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.38%) WCF
6 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.19%) LAMP
9 1 (1.06%) WinForms
9 1 (1.06%) J2EE
9 1 (1.06%) Java EE
9 1 (1.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Open Source
2 5 (5.32%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.11%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) UNIX
2 11 (11.70%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) CentOS
4 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.45%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Fedora
7 2 (2.13%) Debian
8 1 (1.06%) Android
8 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.40%) Configuration Management
3 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
3 14 (14.89%) Load Testing
4 13 (13.83%) DevOps
5 11 (11.70%) Project Management
6 10 (10.64%) Coaching
7 9 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (8.51%) TDD
9 7 (7.45%) MVC
9 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.45%) Kanban
10 6 (6.38%) ITIL
10 6 (6.38%) Network Load Balancing
11 5 (5.32%) MapReduce
11 5 (5.32%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.32%) Operations Management
11 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
11 5 (5.32%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) SQL
2 29 (30.85%) Java
3 18 (19.15%) PHP
4 11 (11.70%) Python
5 10 (10.64%) Perl
6 8 (8.51%) C#
7 7 (7.45%) C++
7 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.45%) C
8 6 (6.38%) Ruby
8 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.32%) R
10 3 (3.19%) Scala
10 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (15.96%) vSphere
1 15 (15.96%) vCloud
2 5 (5.32%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (19.15%) Puppet
2 15 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.45%) SCOM
3 7 (7.45%) OpenNMS
4 6 (6.38%) SCCM
5 2 (2.13%) Ansible
5 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.06%) YUM
6 1 (1.06%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) VMware
2 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.64%) Cisco
4 9 (9.57%) Oracle
5 7 (7.45%) Dell
5 7 (7.45%) Veeam
5 7 (7.45%) Acronis
6 5 (5.32%) Hitachi
6 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.26%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.19%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.13%) RightScale
9 2 (2.13%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.06%) Citrix
10 1 (1.06%) Splunk
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