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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 222 242 245
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 22 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.085% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.68% 2.39% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
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
387 251 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.97% 3.57% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 327 194 182
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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 April 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 April 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 +18 16 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Cheshire +9 6 £50,000 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (87.18%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (48.72%) Amazon S3
3 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.77%) Web Services
6 11 (28.21%) .NET
6 11 (28.21%) Puppet
7 10 (25.64%) C#
7 10 (25.64%) Linux
7 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
7 10 (25.64%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (23.08%) DevOps
8 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (23.08%) MySQL
8 9 (23.08%) Python
8 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) ITIL
9 8 (20.51%) Service Management
9 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (20.51%) Service Desk Management
10 7 (17.95%) Big Data
10 7 (17.95%) Route 53
11 6 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (15.38%) Amazon Glacier
11 6 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.38%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (10.26%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 34 (87.18%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (48.72%) Amazon S3
3 7 (17.95%) Route 53
4 6 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (15.38%) Amazon Glacier
4 6 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (12.82%) SaaS
5 5 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (10.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (10.26%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.56%) GitHub
8 1 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) DMZ
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) SMTP
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (23.08%) MySQL
4 7 (17.95%) Big Data
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Aerospike
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Hudson
3 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) Management Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) Service Management Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Junior
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Junior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Development Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 11 (28.21%) .NET
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (10.26%) WinForms
6 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (7.69%) J2EE
7 2 (5.13%) LAMP
8 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.56%) XML
8 1 (2.56%) CSS
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) Spring
8 1 (2.56%) Ajax
8 1 (2.56%) WCF
8 1 (2.56%) WPF
8 1 (2.56%) LINQ
8 1 (2.56%) jQuery
8 1 (2.56%) JPA
8 1 (2.56%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
2 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Telematics
4 2 (5.13%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) W3C
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) CentOS
4 2 (5.13%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
2 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (23.08%) DevOps
3 8 (20.51%) Service Desk Management
3 8 (20.51%) Service Management
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Android Development
6 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.13%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) High Availability
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.13%) Data Management
6 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) C#
2 9 (23.08%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.82%) Ruby
6 4 (10.26%) Perl
6 4 (10.26%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Puppet
2 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.82%) Nagios
4 2 (5.13%) Cacti
5 1 (2.56%) Ansible
5 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Percona
3 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
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