The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 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 EC2 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 Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 225 237 250
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 36 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.43% 5.22% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Amazon EC2
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 EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in the North West

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in the North West

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 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 +30 33 £40,000 +55.33%
Cheshire -10 3 £60,000 +69.01% 2
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
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 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 38 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (46.30%) Amazon S3
3 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 24 (44.44%) Internet
4 23 (42.59%) DNS
5 22 (40.74%) .NET
5 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
6 20 (37.04%) Web Services
7 19 (35.19%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (31.48%) MongoDB
8 17 (31.48%) Java
9 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
9 16 (29.63%) Firewall
10 15 (27.78%) SMTP
10 15 (27.78%) SaaS
11 14 (25.93%) Puppet
11 14 (25.93%) Linux
11 14 (25.93%) JMeter
11 14 (25.93%) VMware
11 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.93%) QA
11 14 (25.93%) Load Testing
12 13 (24.07%) IPsec
12 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
12 13 (24.07%) Apache
13 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
13 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 12 (22.22%) Windows
13 12 (22.22%) DevOps
13 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Amazon EC2
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 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 13 (24.07%) Apache
2 9 (16.67%) Node.js
3 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.26%) SAS
4 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.26%) Jetty
4 5 (9.26%) nginx
4 5 (9.26%) Apache Pig
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
6 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.85%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) SPSS
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (46.30%) Amazon S3
3 15 (27.78%) SaaS
4 10 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (12.96%) Route 53
7 5 (9.26%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (9.26%) Google App Engine
8 4 (7.41%) ElastiCache
8 4 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.85%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) Internet
2 23 (42.59%) DNS
3 16 (29.63%) Firewall
4 15 (27.78%) SMTP
5 13 (24.07%) IPsec
6 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (11.11%) SNMP
7 6 (11.11%) SAN
7 6 (11.11%) iSCSI
7 6 (11.11%) NAS
8 5 (9.26%) FTP
8 5 (9.26%) HTTP
8 5 (9.26%) DHCP
9 3 (5.56%) SSL
10 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.70%) PBX
10 2 (3.70%) WAN
10 2 (3.70%) DSL
11 1 (1.85%) VPN
11 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (31.48%) MongoDB
3 11 (20.37%) Big Data
4 9 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 8 (14.81%) MySQL
6 7 (12.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (9.26%) Sqoop
8 5 (9.26%) Triplestore
8 5 (9.26%) HBase
8 5 (9.26%) Data Mining
8 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
8 5 (9.26%) Apache Hive
8 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) JMeter
2 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) Hudson
4 3 (5.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) Mockito
5 1 (1.85%) Gradle
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 5 (9.26%) German Language
1 5 (9.26%) Italian Language
1 5 (9.26%) Turkish Language
2 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) .NET Software Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Architect
7 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (9.26%) Data Architect
8 5 (9.26%) Big Data Architect
8 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Engineering Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Technical Support Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.85%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) Web Services
3 11 (20.37%) HTML
4 10 (18.52%) CSS
4 10 (18.52%) HTML5
5 9 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 9 (16.67%) Underscore.js
5 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (11.11%) J2EE
7 5 (9.26%) Servlets
8 2 (3.70%) RESTful
9 1 (1.85%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (1.85%) SOAP
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.85%) POJO
9 1 (1.85%) REST
9 1 (1.85%) XML
9 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.11%) Open Source
3 5 (9.26%) Blog
3 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) CentOS
4 3 (5.56%) UNIX
5 2 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Configuration Management
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Load Testing
3 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
4 12 (22.22%) DevOps
5 9 (16.67%) Web Development
5 9 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) Coaching
6 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.11%) MapReduce
8 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Analytics
8 5 (9.26%) User Stories
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.26%) Data Security
8 5 (9.26%) ETL
8 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) Java
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.67%) PHP
5 8 (14.81%) Python
6 5 (9.26%) Perl
6 5 (9.26%) R
7 4 (7.41%) Ruby
8 2 (3.70%) C#
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) Groovy
9 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.81%) vSphere
2 8 (14.81%) vCloud
3 5 (9.26%) Apache Flume
3 5 (9.26%) Xen
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (35.19%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (25.93%) Puppet
3 6 (11.11%) SCCM
3 6 (11.11%) SCOM
3 6 (11.11%) OpenNMS
3 6 (11.11%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) Salt
4 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) VMware
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) Twilio
4 6 (11.11%) Veeam
4 6 (11.11%) Acronis
4 6 (11.11%) Dell
4 6 (11.11%) Google
5 5 (9.26%) Hitachi
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) RightScale
8 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.85%) Perforce