The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 184 241 243
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +2
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 56 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.055% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.65% 2.76% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52 2 9
Average salary £45,000 £21,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -37.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £21,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
285 145 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.98% 2.00% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 214 120 77
Average salary £44,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.58% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,935 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Amazon AWS
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +48 49 £45,000 +114.28% 6
Cheshire -2 7 £47,500 - 2
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 66 (78.57%) Web Services
2 39 (46.43%) SQL
3 33 (39.29%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (38.10%) Linux
5 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
7 24 (28.57%) Internet
8 23 (27.38%) .NET
8 23 (27.38%) Java
9 20 (23.81%) VMware
10 19 (22.62%) Configuration Management
10 19 (22.62%) NoSQL
11 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (20.24%) Firewall
12 16 (19.05%) PHP
13 15 (17.86%) MySQL
13 15 (17.86%) Windows
14 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (16.67%) Amazon S3
14 14 (16.67%) Puppet
14 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (15.48%) SaaS
16 12 (14.29%) Hadoop
16 12 (14.29%) vCloud
16 12 (14.29%) vSphere
16 12 (14.29%) Apache
16 12 (14.29%) UNIX
16 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (14.29%) Apache
2 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.14%) Apache Pig
3 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.14%) SAS
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.38%) nginx
6 2 (2.38%) Confluence
6 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) SPSS
2 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (39.29%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (15.48%) SaaS
4 8 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (8.33%) Route 53
6 6 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (3.57%) ElastiCache
8 2 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) Internet
2 17 (20.24%) Firewall
3 12 (14.29%) DNS
4 10 (11.90%) SMTP
4 10 (11.90%) RFID
5 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.52%) VPN
6 6 (7.14%) IPsec
7 5 (5.95%) SAN
7 5 (5.95%) WAN
8 4 (4.76%) NAS
8 4 (4.76%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.76%) SNMP
9 3 (3.57%) SSL
9 3 (3.57%) VoIP
9 3 (3.57%) LAN
10 2 (2.38%) PBX
10 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.38%) DSL
11 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.62%) NoSQL
3 15 (17.86%) MySQL
4 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 11 (13.10%) Big Data
7 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
8 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (7.14%) Apache Hive
9 6 (7.14%) HBase
9 6 (7.14%) Sqoop
9 6 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (7.14%) Triplestore
9 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.14%) Data Mining
9 6 (7.14%) RDBMS
10 5 (5.95%) Couchbase
10 5 (5.95%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Visual Studio
1 10 (11.90%) JMeter
2 9 (10.71%) JIRA
3 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.57%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) Hudson
5 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Gradle
6 1 (1.19%) Mockito
6 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.19%) Finance
1 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Administrator
6 8 (9.52%) Consultant
7 7 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.33%) Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (78.57%) Web Services
2 23 (27.38%) .NET
3 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.29%) HTML
4 11 (13.10%) CSS
4 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (13.10%) HTML5
4 11 (13.10%) jQuery
5 10 (11.90%) NHibernate
5 10 (11.90%) .NET Framework
5 10 (11.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (11.90%) CSS3
6 8 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 8 (9.52%) Spring
7 7 (8.33%) XML
7 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.33%) Apache Flex
8 6 (7.14%) MapReduce
9 5 (5.95%) SOAP
9 5 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Open Source
2 5 (5.95%) Social Media
2 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Linux
2 15 (17.86%) Windows
3 12 (14.29%) UNIX
4 9 (10.71%) CentOS
5 7 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.57%) Fedora
8 1 (1.19%) AIX
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Configuration Management
2 12 (14.29%) MVC
2 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.90%) Load Testing
4 10 (11.90%) Stress Testing
5 9 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (10.71%) Project Management
5 9 (10.71%) DevOps
6 8 (9.52%) TDD
7 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.33%) Analytics
7 7 (8.33%) Kanban
8 6 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.14%) ETL
8 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) SQL
2 23 (27.38%) Java
3 16 (19.05%) PHP
4 12 (14.29%) C#
5 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.90%) Perl
6 10 (11.90%) Python
7 7 (8.33%) C
7 7 (8.33%) C++
8 6 (7.14%) R
9 5 (5.95%) Ruby
10 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.57%) Scala
12 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) MCSE
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.29%) vCloud
2 12 (14.29%) vSphere
3 6 (7.14%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.19%) Docker
5 1 (1.19%) Varnish
5 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) Puppet
2 13 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.76%) OpenNMS
3 4 (4.76%) SCCM
3 4 (4.76%) SCOM
4 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.19%) Ansible
5 1 (1.19%) YUM
5 1 (1.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.81%) VMware
3 11 (13.10%) Cisco
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.95%) Hitachi
6 4 (4.76%) SaltStack
6 4 (4.76%) Veeam
6 4 (4.76%) Acronis
6 4 (4.76%) Dell
7 3 (3.57%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.38%) RightScale
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle
9 1 (1.19%) Mitel
9 1 (1.19%) HP
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix
9 1 (1.19%) Splunk
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