Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 45 90
Rank change year-on-year +25 +45 +17
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 320 196 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.14% 5.18% 2.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.14% 25.82% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 192 105 91
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £36,348 £37,900 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,000 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +23.53%

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 839 759 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.58% 20.06% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 589 524 360
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,725
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -1.18%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 261 (81.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (44.06%) Microsoft
3 110 (34.38%) Presales
4 106 (33.13%) Project Management
5 92 (28.75%) DevOps
6 91 (28.44%) Data Protection
7 88 (27.50%) GDPR
8 78 (24.38%) Web Services
9 77 (24.06%) SQL
9 77 (24.06%) Office 365
10 76 (23.75%) Java
11 75 (23.44%) Public Cloud
12 68 (21.25%) Active Directory
12 68 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (19.38%) PaaS
14 61 (19.06%) VMware
15 58 (18.13%) Data Centre
16 57 (17.81%) Python
16 57 (17.81%) SaaS
17 54 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 48 (15.00%) Security Cleared
18 48 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
18 48 (15.00%) ITIL
18 48 (15.00%) Cisco
19 47 (14.69%) IaaS
20 46 (14.38%) Hyper-V
20 46 (14.38%) Linux
21 45 (14.06%) Windows
21 45 (14.06%) Amazon RDS
22 44 (13.75%) Migration

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (9.06%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 12 (3.75%) Apache
3 12 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.50%) nginx
6 5 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.94%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.63%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.63%) JBoss
9 2 (0.63%) Mule
9 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 261 (81.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (24.06%) Office 365
3 62 (19.38%) PaaS
4 57 (17.81%) SaaS
5 48 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (14.69%) IaaS
7 42 (13.13%) Amazon S3
8 36 (11.25%) Serverless
9 34 (10.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 33 (10.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 30 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 27 (8.44%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (8.44%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (7.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (5.63%) Amazon Kinesis
14 18 (5.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 16 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (4.69%) GitHub
17 12 (3.75%) Amazon EMR
18 11 (3.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.88%) Network Security
2 30 (9.38%) Firewall
3 20 (6.25%) WAN
4 16 (5.00%) Skype
5 13 (4.06%) DNS
6 11 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (3.44%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.50%) DHCP
8 6 (1.88%) Internet
8 6 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.88%) LAN
8 6 (1.88%) MPLS
8 6 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (1.88%) VoIP
8 6 (1.88%) VPN
8 6 (1.88%) Wireless
9 5 (1.56%) OpenVPN
9 5 (1.56%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.25%) Intranet
11 3 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.06%) Amazon RDS
2 42 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 31 (9.69%) Relational Database
4 29 (9.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 25 (7.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.38%) MySQL
7 14 (4.38%) Power BI
8 13 (4.06%) Amazon Redshift
8 13 (4.06%) Cosmos DB
9 12 (3.75%) Big Data
9 12 (3.75%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.75%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.50%) Redis
12 7 (2.19%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.94%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 29 (9.06%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.44%) Selenium
4 9 (2.81%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.19%) Maven
6 6 (1.88%) JMeter
7 5 (1.56%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.56%) JUnit
8 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.94%) JIRA
9 3 (0.94%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.63%) GitLab
10 2 (0.63%) Gradle
10 2 (0.63%) jMock
10 2 (0.63%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 26 (8.13%) Finance
2 16 (5.00%) Retail
3 15 (4.69%) Marketing
4 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.88%) Law
5 6 (1.88%) Legal
6 3 (0.94%) Billing
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (37.50%) Architect
2 58 (18.13%) Solutions Architect
3 56 (17.50%) Cloud Architect
4 41 (12.81%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 39 (12.19%) Developer
6 34 (10.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (9.69%) Technical Architect
8 27 (8.44%) Lead Architect
9 21 (6.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 18 (5.63%) Consultant
11 13 (4.06%) Analyst
11 13 (4.06%) Security Architect
12 11 (3.44%) AWS Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.44%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.44%) Office 365 Business Analyst
12 11 (3.44%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.13%) Network Architect
13 10 (3.13%) Product Manager
13 10 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (24.38%) Web Services
2 42 (13.13%) .NET
3 28 (8.75%) Node.js
4 25 (7.81%) ASP.NET
5 24 (7.50%) Spring
6 19 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (5.94%) SOAP
7 15 (4.69%) CSS
7 15 (4.69%) HTML
8 12 (3.75%) REST
9 11 (3.44%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.81%) Kafka
10 9 (2.81%) SAML
10 9 (2.81%) Spring Boot
11 8 (2.50%) JSON
11 8 (2.50%) LAMP
11 8 (2.50%) React
11 8 (2.50%) RESTful
12 7 (2.19%) HTML5
13 6 (1.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 75 (23.44%) Public Cloud
2 58 (18.13%) Data Centre
3 42 (13.13%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (8.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 22 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (6.88%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.81%) Social Media
8 6 (1.88%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.88%) iPad
8 6 (1.88%) Replication
9 5 (1.56%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.25%) User Experience
11 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.38%) Linux
2 45 (14.06%) Windows
3 25 (7.81%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.56%) Android
8 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.56%) Unix
9 4 (1.25%) CentOS
9 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.94%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (34.38%) Presales
2 106 (33.13%) Project Management
3 92 (28.75%) DevOps
4 91 (28.44%) Data Protection
5 68 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (15.00%) ITIL
7 44 (13.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 44 (13.75%) Migration
7 44 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (11.88%) Service Delivery
9 38 (11.88%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 36 (11.25%) Thought Leadership
11 35 (10.94%) Microservices
11 35 (10.94%) Service Management
12 34 (10.63%) Line Management
13 33 (10.31%) PRINCE2
14 30 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (9.38%) Software Engineering
15 29 (9.06%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 77 (24.06%) SQL
2 76 (23.75%) Java
3 57 (17.81%) Python
4 33 (10.31%) Shell Script
5 26 (8.13%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.19%) Scala
7 21 (6.56%) PL/SQL
8 20 (6.25%) C#
9 15 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.69%) PHP
10 10 (3.13%) Go
11 9 (2.81%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.88%) Ruby
13 4 (1.25%) Java 8
13 4 (1.25%) R
14 3 (0.94%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.94%) SOQL
15 2 (0.63%) ES6
15 2 (0.63%) HiveQL
15 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (10.31%) MCSE
4 23 (7.19%) Degree
5 19 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.31%) MCP
7 16 (5.00%) MCSA
8 15 (4.69%) CCNP
9 11 (3.44%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.19%) AWS Certification
12 5 (1.56%) CREST Certified
12 5 (1.56%) OSCP
13 4 (1.25%) CCNA
13 4 (1.25%) ISEB
13 4 (1.25%) RHCE
14 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
15 1 (0.31%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (27.50%) GDPR
2 16 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.44%) SLA
4 9 (2.81%) QA
System Software
1 68 (21.25%) Active Directory
2 54 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (14.38%) Hyper-V
4 40 (12.50%) Docker
5 25 (7.81%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.19%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.56%) Firmware
7 5 (1.56%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.56%) vSphere
7 5 (1.56%) XenApp
7 5 (1.56%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.63%) Varnish
10 1 (0.31%) KVM
10 1 (0.31%) pfSense
10 1 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 31 (9.69%) Puppet
2 26 (8.13%) Kubernetes
3 25 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (7.50%) Terraform
5 16 (5.00%) Ansible
6 14 (4.38%) SCVMM
7 8 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (2.50%) Packer
7 8 (2.50%) SCCM
8 6 (1.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.56%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.56%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.25%) Mesos
10 4 (1.25%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.25%) rkt
10 4 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 141 (44.06%) Microsoft
2 61 (19.06%) VMware
3 48 (15.00%) Cisco
4 37 (11.56%) Citrix
5 32 (10.00%) Google
6 28 (8.75%) Oracle
7 20 (6.25%) Dell
8 18 (5.63%) IBM
9 17 (5.31%) HP
10 14 (4.38%) BMC
10 14 (4.38%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.75%) Fortinet
12 11 (3.44%) Meraki
13 9 (2.81%) Brocade
13 9 (2.81%) F5
13 9 (2.81%) Juniper
13 9 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (2.50%) Forcepoint
14 8 (2.50%) McAfee
14 8 (2.50%) Symantec