Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 169 150
Rank change year-on-year +50 -19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 50 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.65% 0.77% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.48% 3.83% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 17
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £43,250 £48,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £79,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £54,750 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +21.67% +25.00% -10.00%

Amazon EC2 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 913 758 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.17% 20.23% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 655 527 418
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 49 (98.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (84.00%) Amazon RDS
3 40 (80.00%) Amazon S3
4 35 (70.00%) Web Services
5 28 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (54.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 26 (52.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 25 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (50.00%) Presales
8 25 (50.00%) SQL
9 23 (46.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 22 (44.00%) Project Management
11 21 (42.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (38.00%) DevOps
12 19 (38.00%) Load Balancing
12 19 (38.00%) Service Management
13 18 (36.00%) Migration
13 18 (36.00%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (36.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (36.00%) Private Cloud
13 18 (36.00%) Line Management
13 18 (36.00%) Data Centre
13 18 (36.00%) Public Cloud
13 18 (36.00%) Virtual Machines
13 18 (36.00%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (32.00%) Serverless
14 16 (32.00%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (32.00%) VMware
15 15 (30.00%) ITIL

Amazon EC2
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 6 (12.00%) Apache
1 6 (12.00%) nginx
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (98.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (80.00%) Amazon S3
3 28 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (52.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (46.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 21 (42.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (36.00%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (32.00%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (32.00%) Serverless
10 15 (30.00%) Route 53
11 13 (26.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 12 (24.00%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (18.00%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (16.00%) Office 365
15 7 (14.00%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (10.00%) GitHub
17 4 (8.00%) IaaS
17 4 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Network Security
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (84.00%) Amazon RDS
2 27 (54.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (36.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (14.00%) Cosmos DB
5 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (12.00%) Amazon Aurora
6 6 (12.00%) MySQL
6 6 (12.00%) Redis
7 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.00%) DbUnit
3 4 (8.00%) GitLab
3 4 (8.00%) jMock
3 4 (8.00%) JUnit
3 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) Mockito
3 4 (8.00%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Architect
1 25 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 21 (42.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 21 (42.00%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Lead Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (12.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (6.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) IT Operations Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Node.js Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Server Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Serverless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) Web Services
2 8 (16.00%) Node.js
3 7 (14.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (12.00%) LAMP
4 6 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (8.00%) PowerMock
5 4 (8.00%) RESTful
5 4 (8.00%) SOAP
5 4 (8.00%) Spring
6 3 (6.00%) SAML
7 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (4.00%) J2EE
7 2 (4.00%) Middleware
7 2 (4.00%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (2.00%) REST
8 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Data Centre
1 18 (36.00%) Private Cloud
1 18 (36.00%) Public Cloud
1 18 (36.00%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (28.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Presales
2 22 (44.00%) Project Management
3 19 (38.00%) DevOps
3 19 (38.00%) Load Balancing
3 19 (38.00%) Service Management
4 18 (36.00%) Line Management
4 18 (36.00%) Migration
5 15 (30.00%) Data Protection
5 15 (30.00%) ITIL
5 15 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 14 (28.00%) ITIL V3
6 14 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (28.00%) TOGAF
7 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (14.00%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (14.00%) Thought Leadership
9 7 (14.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (22.00%) Java
4 10 (20.00%) Python
5 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.00%) Scala
6 6 (12.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) MCSA
2 7 (14.00%) MCSE
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CCA
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (26.00%) Docker
5 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (8.00%) VirtualBox
7 2 (4.00%) Postfix
7 2 (4.00%) vSphere
8 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Terraform
2 10 (20.00%) Puppet
3 8 (16.00%) Kubernetes
4 7 (14.00%) Ansible
5 6 (12.00%) Packer
5 6 (12.00%) Prometheus
6 3 (6.00%) Mesos
6 3 (6.00%) rkt
6 3 (6.00%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (4.00%) Grafana
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) VMware
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat