Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 159 161
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 49 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.34% 0.97% 1.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.11% 5.47% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 7
Birmingham median annual salary £72,500 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.25% -30.43% +21.05%
10th Percentile £52,500 £24,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £59,750 £67,750
West Midlands median annual salary £58,750 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +46.88% -30.43% +27.78%

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 802 677 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.92% 17.75% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 620 533 391
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (97.96%) Amazon S3
3 45 (91.84%) Web Services
4 44 (89.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (77.55%) Amazon RDS
6 37 (75.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 32 (65.31%) AWS Lambda
7 32 (65.31%) Serverless
8 31 (63.27%) Presales
9 30 (61.22%) Project Management
9 30 (61.22%) SQL
10 29 (59.18%) Python
10 29 (59.18%) Amazon SQS
11 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
11 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
12 25 (51.02%) Relational Database
13 23 (46.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (44.90%) Amazon Kinesis
14 22 (44.90%) Amazon Redshift
14 22 (44.90%) Amazon EMR
14 22 (44.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 22 (44.90%) Network Security
14 22 (44.90%) MCSE
14 22 (44.90%) MCSA
14 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
14 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (44.90%) Identity Access Management
14 22 (44.90%) Cosmos DB
14 22 (44.90%) Vendor Relationship Management
15 21 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (97.96%) Amazon S3
3 44 (89.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (75.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 32 (65.31%) AWS Lambda
5 32 (65.31%) Serverless
6 29 (59.18%) Amazon SQS
7 23 (46.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (44.90%) Amazon EMR
8 22 (44.90%) Amazon Kinesis
9 21 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (32.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (30.61%) Office 365
12 12 (24.49%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (22.45%) AWS CloudTrail
14 7 (14.29%) CloudFront
15 6 (12.24%) AWS CodePipeline
15 6 (12.24%) IBM Cloud
15 6 (12.24%) SaaS
15 6 (12.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) Network Security
2 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (77.55%) Amazon RDS
2 25 (51.02%) Relational Database
3 22 (44.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 22 (44.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 22 (44.90%) Cosmos DB
3 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
4 15 (30.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Architect
2 33 (67.35%) Cloud Architect
3 30 (61.22%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (59.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 18 (36.73%) Lead Architect
6 17 (34.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 14 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (10.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (8.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (6.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 1 (2.04%) Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 1 (2.04%) Platform Architect
11 1 (2.04%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (91.84%) Web Services
2 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
2 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (12.24%) Node.js
4 5 (10.20%) SAML
5 3 (6.12%) Middleware
6 1 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Data Centre
2 15 (30.61%) Private Cloud
2 15 (30.61%) Public Cloud
2 15 (30.61%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (26.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (2.04%) CentOS
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Presales
2 30 (61.22%) Project Management
3 22 (44.90%) Identity Access Management
3 22 (44.90%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 16 (32.65%) Load Balancing
4 16 (32.65%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (32.65%) TOGAF
5 15 (30.61%) DevOps
5 15 (30.61%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (30.61%) ITIL
5 15 (30.61%) ITIL V3
5 15 (30.61%) PRINCE2
5 15 (30.61%) Service Management
6 12 (24.49%) Line Management
7 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
7 10 (20.41%) Migration
8 9 (18.37%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (12.24%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (10.20%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) SQL
2 29 (59.18%) Python
3 15 (30.61%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Scala
3 15 (30.61%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) MCSA
1 22 (44.90%) MCSE
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.65%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
5 8 (16.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Ansible
2 13 (26.53%) Terraform
3 9 (18.37%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.37%) Puppet
4 6 (12.24%) Kubernetes
4 6 (12.24%) Mesos
4 6 (12.24%) rkt
5 5 (10.20%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) IBM
4 5 (10.20%) Remedy
5 1 (2.04%) BMC
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) SaltStack