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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 228 236 245
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 18 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.19% 0.084%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.53% 4.38% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 5
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
397 297 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.44% 4.34% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 337 226 169
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +4 14 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Cheshire -2 4 £57,500 - 4
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 34 (91.89%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (54.05%) Amazon S3
3 15 (40.54%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
4 14 (37.84%) Web Services
5 12 (32.43%) MySQL
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 12 (32.43%) Linux
5 12 (32.43%) Big Data
5 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (32.43%) DevOps
6 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (27.03%) Route 53
6 10 (27.03%) Puppet
6 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
7 9 (24.32%) JSON
7 9 (24.32%) Amazon Glacier
7 9 (24.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (21.62%) Service Desk Management
8 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (21.62%) Service Management
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.92%) Java
9 7 (18.92%) Replication
9 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (18.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.22%) J2EE
10 6 (16.22%) Python

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 34 (91.89%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (54.05%) Amazon S3
3 10 (27.03%) Route 53
4 9 (24.32%) Amazon Glacier
4 9 (24.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (18.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (13.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (10.81%) SaaS
7 4 (10.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (8.11%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (8.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (5.41%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) DMZ
3 2 (5.41%) NAS
3 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (32.43%) Big Data
2 12 (32.43%) MySQL
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Aerospike
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Management Consultant
1 8 (21.62%) Consultant
1 8 (21.62%) Service Management Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Development Manager
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Development Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Development Team Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) JSON
3 6 (16.22%) J2EE
4 5 (13.51%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.41%) WinForms
8 1 (2.70%) Spring
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) REST
8 1 (2.70%) WCF
8 1 (2.70%) WPF
8 1 (2.70%) LINQ
8 1 (2.70%) jQuery
8 1 (2.70%) JPA
8 1 (2.70%) WAMP
8 1 (2.70%) CSS
8 1 (2.70%) HTML
8 1 (2.70%) XML
8 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Replication
3 5 (13.51%) Telematics
3 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Android
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
2 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (32.43%) DevOps
3 8 (21.62%) Service Desk Management
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) Service Management
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) Android Development
5 5 (13.51%) iOS Development
5 5 (13.51%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Server Building
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) Release Management
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) Python
4 5 (13.51%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) PHP5
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.81%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.70%) Cacti
4 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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