Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 98 118
Rank change year-on-year +28 +20 +41
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 117 51 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.81% 2.25% 1.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.66% 20.40% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 102 40 58
Cheshire median annual salary £47,000 £36,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.77% -27.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £37,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £68,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +12.50%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 456 250 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.84% 11.04% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 381 218 217
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £64,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -14 29 £50,000 - 2
Chester -2 18 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Warrington +8 13 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Crewe -5 12 £36,250 +9.02% 2
Sandbach - 8 £47,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £47,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - - 1
Northwich - 1 £30,000 -
Amazon AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 49 (41.88%) Linux
2 48 (41.03%) Windows
3 43 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (35.90%) SQL
5 41 (35.04%) SQL Server
6 40 (34.19%) Java
7 37 (31.62%) Unix
8 36 (30.77%) Middleware
9 35 (29.91%) DevOps
10 34 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
12 29 (24.79%) Finance
13 26 (22.22%) Puppet
14 24 (20.51%) Oracle
14 24 (20.51%) ITIL
15 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
15 23 (19.66%) MySQL
15 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
15 23 (19.66%) Banking
15 23 (19.66%) OpenShift
16 22 (18.80%) Docker
17 21 (17.95%) Python
18 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
18 18 (15.38%) MongoDB
19 17 (14.53%) JBoss
19 17 (14.53%) Apache
19 17 (14.53%) Tomcat
19 17 (14.53%) .NET
19 17 (14.53%) Perl
19 17 (14.53%) HTML

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 17 (14.53%) Apache
1 17 (14.53%) JBoss
1 17 (14.53%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.98%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.27%) IIS
4 4 (3.42%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.71%) Confluence
6 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.85%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.85%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) HFM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (19.66%) OpenShift
3 11 (9.40%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (9.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (5.13%) PaaS
5 5 (4.27%) Office 365
6 4 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (3.42%) GitHub
6 4 (3.42%) Serverless
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (2.56%) CloudFront
7 3 (2.56%) SaaS
7 3 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) LAN
1 6 (5.13%) WAN
2 5 (4.27%) Firewall
2 5 (4.27%) SAN
3 4 (3.42%) HTTP
3 4 (3.42%) MPLS
3 4 (3.42%) VoIP
4 3 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.85%) DHCP
6 1 (0.85%) NAS
6 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.04%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.66%) MySQL
3 18 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 16 (13.68%) NoSQL
5 14 (11.97%) MS Access
6 12 (10.26%) Big Data
7 10 (8.55%) Hadoop
8 9 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (5.98%) Redis
9 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (5.13%) MariaDB
11 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (2.56%) QlikView
12 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.71%) Blockchain
13 2 (1.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.27%) JIRA
4 5 (4.27%) Maven
5 4 (3.42%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.71%) Ant
6 2 (1.71%) Gradle
6 2 (1.71%) JUnit
6 2 (1.71%) Selenium
6 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.85%) JMeter
7 1 (0.85%) Moq
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.85%) TestNG
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (24.79%) Finance
2 23 (19.66%) Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Advertising
4 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Legal
6 3 (2.56%) Law
6 3 (2.56%) Marketing
7 2 (1.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Developer
2 21 (17.95%) Analyst
3 15 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (10.26%) Data Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (9.40%) Banking Analyst
8 10 (8.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (7.69%) Architect
9 9 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) DBA
12 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.77%) Middleware
2 17 (14.53%) .NET
2 17 (14.53%) HTML
3 14 (11.97%) jQuery
4 13 (11.11%) Web Services
5 12 (10.26%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.26%) CSS
5 12 (10.26%) JSON
6 11 (9.40%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET
7 10 (8.55%) Spring
8 9 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 9 (7.69%) RESTful
9 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (5.13%) LAMP
11 5 (4.27%) Ajax
11 5 (4.27%) Dropwizard
11 5 (4.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.98%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (3.42%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.56%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.71%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.71%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Life Science
7 1 (0.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.88%) Linux
2 48 (41.03%) Windows
3 37 (31.62%) Unix
4 13 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.55%) AIX
6 7 (5.98%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.56%) Android
8 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.56%) CentOS
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) Debian
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.91%) DevOps
3 24 (20.51%) ITIL
4 17 (14.53%) MVC
5 16 (13.68%) Data Extraction
5 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
6 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 15 (12.82%) Microservices
7 14 (11.97%) Scrum
8 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.40%) Open Source
10 10 (8.55%) TDD
11 9 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.98%) Migration
13 7 (5.98%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.13%) Release Management
14 6 (5.13%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.90%) SQL
2 40 (34.19%) Java
3 23 (19.66%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.95%) Python
5 17 (14.53%) Perl
6 16 (13.68%) Ruby
7 14 (11.97%) C#
8 10 (8.55%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.69%) PHP
10 7 (5.98%) Go
11 6 (5.13%) C++
12 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
12 5 (4.27%) Scala
12 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.42%) C
13 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.56%) Jython
14 3 (2.56%) Korn
14 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Degree
2 12 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.56%) CCNA
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.80%) Docker
2 9 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (22.22%) Puppet
3 16 (13.68%) Ganglia
4 14 (11.97%) Ansible
5 9 (7.69%) CA Wily
6 7 (5.98%) Kubernetes
7 5 (4.27%) BladeLogic
8 4 (3.42%) Terraform
9 2 (1.71%) Ambari
9 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.71%) Perfmon
9 2 (1.71%) Salt
10 1 (0.85%) Oozie
10 1 (0.85%) SCCM
10 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Oracle
2 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.68%) Tableau
4 15 (12.82%) Red Hat
5 14 (11.97%) Google
6 13 (11.11%) IBM
6 13 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 13 (11.11%) Teradata
7 11 (9.40%) AppDynamics
8 10 (8.55%) VMware
9 8 (6.84%) SaltStack
10 7 (5.98%) Twitter
11 6 (5.13%) Cisco
11 6 (5.13%) Splunk
12 3 (2.56%) Symantec
13 2 (1.71%) arcserve
13 2 (1.71%) Citrix
13 2 (1.71%) Hortonworks
13 2 (1.71%) Sophos
13 2 (1.71%) Zend