Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 157 155
Rank change year-on-year +41 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 71 36 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.01% 0.95% 1.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.74% 5.22% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 9
Birmingham median annual salary £64,400 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.00% -23.81% +16.67%
10th Percentile £48,750 £24,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £57,250
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% -23.81% +16.67%

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 812 689 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.04% 18.14% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 601 509 405
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +9.38%

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 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 71 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (98.59%) Amazon S3
3 65 (91.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (91.55%) Web Services
4 58 (81.69%) Amazon RDS
5 54 (76.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 48 (67.61%) Presales
7 47 (66.20%) Project Management
7 47 (66.20%) SQL
8 41 (57.75%) Python
8 41 (57.75%) AWS Lambda
8 41 (57.75%) Serverless
9 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
9 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
10 37 (52.11%) Amazon SQS
11 35 (49.30%) Relational Database
12 34 (47.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 34 (47.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 34 (47.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 30 (42.25%) Amazon Kinesis
13 30 (42.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 30 (42.25%) Amazon EMR
13 30 (42.25%) Network Security
13 30 (42.25%) RDBMS
13 30 (42.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (42.25%) MCSE
13 30 (42.25%) MCSA
13 30 (42.25%) Cosmos DB
13 30 (42.25%) Identity Access Management
13 30 (42.25%) Vendor Relationship Management

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 4 (5.63%) nginx
2 3 (4.23%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (98.59%) Amazon S3
3 65 (91.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (76.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (57.75%) AWS Lambda
5 41 (57.75%) Serverless
6 37 (52.11%) Amazon SQS
7 34 (47.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 34 (47.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 30 (42.25%) Amazon EMR
8 30 (42.25%) Amazon Kinesis
9 26 (36.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 23 (32.39%) Office 365
11 21 (29.58%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (21.13%) AWS CloudTrail
13 11 (15.49%) CloudFront
14 10 (14.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 10 (14.08%) AWS CodePipeline
14 10 (14.08%) SaaS
14 10 (14.08%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) Network Security
2 5 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.41%) HTTP
5 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (81.69%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (49.30%) Relational Database
3 34 (47.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 30 (42.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 30 (42.25%) Cosmos DB
4 30 (42.25%) RDBMS
5 24 (33.80%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (5.63%) MySQL
7 3 (4.23%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (4.23%) Redis
8 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (71.83%) Architect
2 50 (70.42%) Cloud Architect
3 47 (66.20%) Solutions Architect
4 46 (64.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 26 (36.62%) Lead Architect
6 25 (35.21%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 19 (26.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (12.68%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (12.68%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) AWS Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) Developer
12 1 (1.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) Linux Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) Platform Architect
12 1 (1.41%) Senior Developer
12 1 (1.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (91.55%) Web Services
2 23 (32.39%) .NET
2 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
2 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (14.08%) Node.js
4 9 (12.68%) SAML
5 5 (7.04%) Middleware
6 4 (5.63%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (4.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) Data Centre
2 24 (33.80%) Private Cloud
2 24 (33.80%) Public Cloud
2 24 (33.80%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (30.99%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.41%) CentOS
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (67.61%) Presales
2 47 (66.20%) Project Management
3 30 (42.25%) Identity Access Management
3 30 (42.25%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 29 (40.85%) Thought Leadership
5 27 (38.03%) Service Management
6 25 (35.21%) Technical Architecture
6 25 (35.21%) TOGAF
7 24 (33.80%) ITIL
7 24 (33.80%) ITIL V3
7 24 (33.80%) Load Balancing
7 24 (33.80%) PRINCE2
8 23 (32.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (29.58%) Line Management
10 20 (28.17%) DevOps
11 19 (26.76%) Migration
12 16 (22.54%) Data Protection
13 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
13 12 (16.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (15.49%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (66.20%) SQL
2 41 (57.75%) Python
3 26 (36.62%) Shell Script
4 23 (32.39%) Java
4 23 (32.39%) PL/SQL
4 23 (32.39%) Scala
5 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) MCSA
1 30 (42.25%) MCSE
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (35.21%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (26.76%) Hyper-V
5 15 (21.13%) Docker
6 3 (4.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Ansible
1 18 (25.35%) Terraform
2 11 (15.49%) Kubernetes
3 10 (14.08%) Mesos
3 10 (14.08%) Puppet
3 10 (14.08%) rkt
4 9 (12.68%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.23%) Packer
6 3 (4.23%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) IBM
4 9 (12.68%) Remedy
5 1 (1.41%) BMC
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) EMC
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) SaltStack