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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 214 231 243
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 38 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.18% 4.86% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 5
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
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
312 144 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.19% 2.10% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 234 126 73
Average salary £44,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.65% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,450 £65,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +21 34 £40,000 +55.33% 2
Cheshire -7 4 £60,000 +69.01%
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (73.58%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (47.17%) Amazon S3
3 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) Internet
4 22 (41.51%) Web Services
5 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
5 21 (39.62%) DNS
6 20 (37.74%) .NET
7 18 (33.96%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (32.08%) MongoDB
8 17 (32.08%) Java
9 16 (30.19%) Configuration Management
10 15 (28.30%) Firewall
11 14 (26.42%) VMware
11 14 (26.42%) JMeter
11 14 (26.42%) SMTP
11 14 (26.42%) Linux
11 14 (26.42%) SaaS
11 14 (26.42%) Load Testing
12 13 (24.53%) Apache
12 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
12 13 (24.53%) QA
13 12 (22.64%) IPsec
13 12 (22.64%) Puppet
13 12 (22.64%) Big Data
14 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
14 11 (20.75%) HTML
14 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
14 11 (20.75%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (24.53%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) Node.js
3 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.32%) SAS
4 6 (11.32%) Apache Pig
4 6 (11.32%) IIS
5 5 (9.43%) nginx
6 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
6 4 (7.55%) Jetty
6 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
6 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SPSS
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 39 (73.58%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (47.17%) Amazon S3
3 14 (26.42%) SaaS
4 10 (18.87%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (18.87%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (13.21%) Route 53
6 6 (11.32%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (7.55%) Google App Engine
7 4 (7.55%) ElastiCache
7 4 (7.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (5.66%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.89%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) Internet
2 21 (39.62%) DNS
3 15 (28.30%) Firewall
4 14 (26.42%) SMTP
5 12 (22.64%) IPsec
6 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (11.32%) SNMP
7 6 (11.32%) iSCSI
7 6 (11.32%) NAS
7 6 (11.32%) SAN
8 4 (7.55%) FTP
8 4 (7.55%) HTTP
8 4 (7.55%) DHCP
9 3 (5.66%) SSL
10 2 (3.77%) DSL
10 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.77%) PBX
10 2 (3.77%) WAN
11 1 (1.89%) VoIP
11 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.08%) MongoDB
3 12 (22.64%) Big Data
4 9 (16.98%) NoSQL
4 9 (16.98%) MySQL
5 7 (13.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (11.32%) Data Mining
6 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
6 6 (11.32%) Apache Hive
6 6 (11.32%) HBase
6 6 (11.32%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (11.32%) Triplestore
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (11.32%) Sqoop
6 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) JMeter
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Maven
3 3 (5.66%) Hudson
4 1 (1.89%) Gradle
4 1 (1.89%) Mockito
4 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 4 (7.55%) German Language
1 4 (7.55%) Italian Language
1 4 (7.55%) Turkish Language
2 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Software Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Developer
3 10 (18.87%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.32%) Big Data Architect
6 6 (11.32%) Data Architect
7 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Engineering Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) Web Services
2 20 (37.74%) .NET
3 11 (20.75%) HTML
4 10 (18.87%) HTML5
4 10 (18.87%) CSS
5 9 (16.98%) Backbone.js
5 9 (16.98%) Underscore.js
5 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (9.43%) J2EE
7 4 (7.55%) Servlets
8 1 (1.89%) SOAP
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.89%) XML
8 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.89%) WinForms
8 1 (1.89%) Spring
8 1 (1.89%) Java EE
8 1 (1.89%) JSON
8 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.32%) Open Source
3 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
4 4 (7.55%) Blog
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) UNIX
4 3 (5.66%) CentOS
5 2 (3.77%) Debian
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Configuration Management
2 14 (26.42%) Load Testing
3 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
4 10 (18.87%) DevOps
5 9 (16.98%) Web Development
5 9 (16.98%) Project Management
6 7 (13.21%) Analytics
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) MapReduce
7 6 (11.32%) Data Security
7 6 (11.32%) ETL
7 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.55%) User Stories
8 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.77%) JVM Tuning
9 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 17 (32.08%) Java
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.87%) PHP
5 8 (15.09%) Python
6 6 (11.32%) Perl
6 6 (11.32%) R
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby
8 2 (3.77%) C#
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) vSphere
2 8 (15.09%) vCloud
3 6 (11.32%) Apache Flume
4 4 (7.55%) Xen
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.89%) Docker
6 1 (1.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (22.64%) Puppet
3 6 (11.32%) SCCM
3 6 (11.32%) SCOM
3 6 (11.32%) OpenNMS
4 4 (7.55%) Ansible
5 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) VMware
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.98%) Twilio
4 6 (11.32%) Acronis
4 6 (11.32%) Veeam
4 6 (11.32%) Dell
5 5 (9.43%) Hitachi
6 4 (7.55%) Google
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco
7 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.77%) RightScale
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