Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 164 159
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 +35
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 30 33 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.77% 0.85% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.53% 4.97% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 9
Birmingham median annual salary £68,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.88% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £47,750 £23,475 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,125 £57,500 £67,000
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £36,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +49.31% -29.76% +20.59%

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 850 664 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.90% 17.03% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 647 559 336
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £27,200 £28,700 £26,250
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% +10.39%

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 20 (66.67%) Presales
4 16 (53.33%) Web Services
5 15 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (50.00%) Serverless
6 13 (43.33%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (43.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
6 13 (43.33%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (40.00%) Line Management
7 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (40.00%) VMware
7 12 (40.00%) ITIL
7 12 (40.00%) Python
7 12 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
8 11 (36.67%) Service Delivery
8 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
9 10 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
9 10 (33.33%) SCVMM
9 10 (33.33%) Network Security
9 10 (33.33%) Project Management
9 10 (33.33%) MCSE
9 10 (33.33%) MCSA

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 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (66.67%) Amazon S3
4 15 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (50.00%) Serverless
5 13 (43.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (23.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (23.33%) Office 365
9 5 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (10.00%) CloudFront
12 2 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (6.67%) PaaS
12 2 (6.67%) SaaS
12 2 (6.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (33.33%) Cosmos DB
3 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 6 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (36.67%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 9 (30.00%) Lead Architect
5 9 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
6 8 (26.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Lead DevOps
9 1 (3.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 1 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (30.00%) CMDB
3 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Presales
2 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Line Management
3 11 (36.67%) Service Delivery
4 10 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 10 (33.33%) Project Management
4 10 (33.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (30.00%) Due Diligence
5 9 (30.00%) Proactive Management
5 9 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) DevOps
6 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
8 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Python
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Scala
3 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) MCSA
1 10 (33.33%) MCSE
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) MCP
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (16.67%) Docker
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 8 (26.67%) Ansible
3 5 (16.67%) Terraform
4 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (13.33%) Puppet
5 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (6.67%) Mesos
6 2 (6.67%) rkt
7 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) BMC
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) SaltStack