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 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 Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 226 240 271
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +31
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 24 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.059% 0.063%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.12% 2.40% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 1
Average salary £31,000 - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £58,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.10% +46.87%
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
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 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 December 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 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 +6 24 £31,000 - 1
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
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 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 44 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (61.67%) .NET
3 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (40.00%) DNS
5 22 (36.67%) Internet
5 22 (36.67%) Amazon S3
6 21 (35.00%) SQL
7 18 (30.00%) SMTP
7 18 (30.00%) Firewall
7 18 (30.00%) SaaS
8 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 15 (25.00%) Web Services
10 14 (23.33%) C#
10 14 (23.33%) QA
10 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
11 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
12 12 (20.00%) Apache
12 12 (20.00%) Linux
12 12 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
13 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (18.33%) Web Development
13 11 (18.33%) Java
14 10 (16.67%) HTML
14 10 (16.67%) CSS
14 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 10 (16.67%) DevOps
15 9 (15.00%) Windows
15 9 (15.00%) Project Management

Amazon EC2
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 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 12 (20.00%) Apache
2 9 (15.00%) Node.js
3 8 (13.33%) IIS
4 6 (10.00%) nginx
5 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.33%) Jetty
6 3 (5.00%) SAS
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
7 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.67%) CloudStack
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 44 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (36.67%) Amazon S3
3 18 (30.00%) SaaS
4 8 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (8.33%) Google App Engine
6 4 (6.67%) Route 53
6 4 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (6.67%) ElastiCache
6 4 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) DNS
2 22 (36.67%) Internet
3 18 (30.00%) Firewall
3 18 (30.00%) SMTP
4 9 (15.00%) IPsec
5 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.33%) DHCP
6 5 (8.33%) FTP
6 5 (8.33%) HTTP
7 3 (5.00%) SSL
8 2 (3.33%) SAN
8 2 (3.33%) SNMP
8 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.33%) PBX
8 2 (3.33%) WAN
8 2 (3.33%) DSL
8 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.67%) Big Data
3 7 (11.67%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.00%) HBase
5 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.00%) Triplestore
5 3 (5.00%) Sqoop
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) JMeter
2 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) WATIR
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 5 (8.33%) German Language
1 5 (8.33%) Italian Language
1 5 (8.33%) Turkish Language
2 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Junior
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Graduate
8 2 (3.33%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (61.67%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) Web Services
3 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.67%) CSS
4 10 (16.67%) HTML
5 9 (15.00%) Backbone.js
5 9 (15.00%) Underscore.js
5 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (15.00%) HTML5
6 5 (8.33%) Servlets
6 5 (8.33%) J2EE
7 4 (6.67%) WinForms
8 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.67%) WCF
8 1 (1.67%) WPF
8 1 (1.67%) LINQ
8 1 (1.67%) jQuery
8 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.33%) Blog
2 5 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) CentOS
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
1 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (18.33%) Web Development
2 10 (16.67%) DevOps
2 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.00%) Project Management
4 8 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.33%) User Stories
6 5 (8.33%) Coaching
7 4 (6.67%) MapReduce
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.00%) Analytics
8 3 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.00%) Data Security
8 3 (5.00%) ETL
8 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) C#
4 11 (18.33%) Java
5 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (15.00%) Python
6 8 (13.33%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) R
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) Xen
3 4 (6.67%) vSphere
3 4 (6.67%) vCloud
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Flume
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (15.00%) Puppet
3 6 (10.00%) Ansible
4 2 (3.33%) SCCM
4 2 (3.33%) SCOM
4 2 (3.33%) OpenNMS
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) Cacti
5 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) VMware
2 9 (15.00%) Twilio
3 6 (10.00%) Google
4 3 (5.00%) Hitachi
5 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.33%) Veeam
5 2 (3.33%) Acronis
5 2 (3.33%) Dell
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Percona
6 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Perforce