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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 221 247 252
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 20 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.071% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.33% 2.72% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 5
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,001 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
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
316 184 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.72% 2.61% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 274 151 163
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Cheshire +13 11 £50,000 +48.14% 8
Manchester +1 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 42 (97.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (51.16%) .NET
3 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.88%) Amazon S3
5 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 14 (32.56%) C#
6 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
7 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
8 11 (25.58%) Internet
8 11 (25.58%) SaaS
9 10 (23.26%) Linux
9 10 (23.26%) Web Services
10 9 (20.93%) MySQL
10 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (20.93%) DevOps
11 8 (18.60%) Puppet
11 8 (18.60%) SMTP
11 8 (18.60%) Python
11 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
11 8 (18.60%) DNS
11 8 (18.60%) Firewall
12 7 (16.28%) Route 53
12 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (13.95%) Big Data
13 6 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (13.95%) JSON
13 6 (13.95%) PHP
13 6 (13.95%) Amazon Glacier

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (9.30%) nginx
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (97.67%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (34.88%) Amazon S3
3 11 (25.58%) SaaS
4 7 (16.28%) Route 53
5 6 (13.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (13.95%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (9.30%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (9.30%) ElastiCache
6 4 (9.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (6.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.33%) GitHub
8 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Internet
2 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 8 (18.60%) SMTP
2 8 (18.60%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) MySQL
3 6 (13.95%) Big Data
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.98%) Aerospike
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) WATIR
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Management Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Junior
3 5 (11.63%) Service Management Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Junior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.26%) Web Services
4 6 (13.95%) JSON
5 4 (9.30%) WinForms
6 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) HTML
7 2 (4.65%) LAMP
7 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 2 (4.65%) J2EE
8 1 (2.33%) XML
8 1 (2.33%) WAMP
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.33%) WCF
8 1 (2.33%) WPF
8 1 (2.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Telematics
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) CentOS
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
2 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (20.93%) DevOps
3 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Management
3 5 (11.63%) Service Management
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
6 2 (4.65%) Release Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) Android Development
6 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.65%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) C#
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
3 8 (18.60%) Python
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) PHP
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) Java
8 1 (2.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.30%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) Cacti
4 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) Percona
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