Period
to 1 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North East
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 169 117 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 15.93% 9.16% 8.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.83% 29.03% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 221 78 132
Median annual salary £50,000 £41,697 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.91% -16.61% +6.95%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,625 £67,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 the North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 377 403 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 35.53% 31.56% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 350 305 275
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,350
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the North East

AWS
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in the North East.

Salary trend for AWS in the North East

AWS
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the North East over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in the North East

AWS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the North East region over the 6 months to 1 March 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear +11 131 £51,859 +23.91% 40
Durham +25 25 £36,250 -27.50% 1
Northumberland - 3 - - 2
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, IT jobs citing AWS 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 North East region with a requirement for AWS.

1 84 (49.70%) Azure
2 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (42.01%) Linux
4 64 (37.87%) DevOps
5 57 (33.73%) SQL
6 47 (27.81%) Java
7 46 (27.22%) Windows
8 42 (24.85%) Microsoft
8 42 (24.85%) Software Engineering
9 36 (21.30%) Microservices
10 34 (20.12%) Microsoft 365
11 32 (18.93%) Jenkins
11 32 (18.93%) NoSQL
11 32 (18.93%) OOP
12 30 (17.75%) Spring
13 29 (17.16%) Spring Boot
14 28 (16.57%) OO
14 28 (16.57%) Oracle
15 25 (14.79%) C#
15 25 (14.79%) .NET
15 25 (14.79%) Maven
15 25 (14.79%) Windows Server
16 24 (14.20%) RESTful
16 24 (14.20%) JUnit
17 23 (13.61%) Terraform
18 22 (13.02%) Firewall
19 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
19 21 (12.43%) Active Directory
20 20 (11.83%) VPN
20 20 (11.83%) VMware

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (2.96%) Apache
1 5 (2.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.78%) nginx
3 1 (0.59%) CMS
3 1 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) JBoss
3 1 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 84 (49.70%) Azure
2 34 (20.12%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (7.69%) GCP
4 12 (7.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (5.92%) Amazon S3
5 10 (5.92%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (4.73%) SaaS
7 8 (4.73%) Serverless
8 6 (3.55%) OneDrive
9 5 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.78%) AWS IoT
11 3 (1.78%) GitHub
11 3 (1.78%) Logic Apps
11 3 (1.78%) PaaS
11 3 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (1.18%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.02%) Firewall
2 20 (11.83%) VPN
3 13 (7.69%) DNS
4 12 (7.10%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.51%) LAN
5 11 (6.51%) WAN
6 6 (3.55%) DHCP
6 6 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (3.55%) SSL
7 5 (2.96%) VLAN
7 5 (2.96%) VoIP
8 4 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.78%) BGP
9 3 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.78%) HSRP
9 3 (1.78%) Network Security
9 3 (1.78%) OSPF
10 2 (1.18%) Wireless
11 1 (0.59%) FTP
11 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.93%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (4.73%) MySQL
4 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.78%) Redis
8 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.59%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.59%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.59%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.59%) Power BI
9 1 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 32 (18.93%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.79%) Maven
3 24 (14.20%) JUnit
4 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.96%) GitLab
6 2 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.59%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.59%) JIRA
7 1 (0.59%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.59%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (8.88%) Finance
2 14 (8.28%) Marketing
3 6 (3.55%) Games
4 5 (2.96%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.78%) Law
6 2 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (26.63%) Developer
2 29 (17.16%) Software Engineer
3 28 (16.57%) AWS Engineer
4 21 (12.43%) Senior Developer
5 17 (10.06%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.06%) Java Engineer
5 17 (10.06%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (10.06%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (8.28%) Support Engineer
8 13 (7.69%) Architect
8 13 (7.69%) IT Engineer
8 13 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 12 (7.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (5.92%) Software Developer
12 9 (5.33%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (4.73%) C# Software Engineer
13 8 (4.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 8 (4.73%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.75%) Spring
2 29 (17.16%) Spring Boot
3 25 (14.79%) .NET
4 24 (14.20%) RESTful
5 18 (10.65%) Web Services
6 13 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 11 (6.51%) Node.js
8 9 (5.33%) REST
9 8 (4.73%) .NET Core
9 8 (4.73%) HTML
10 7 (4.14%) CSS
10 7 (4.14%) React
11 6 (3.55%) YAML
12 5 (2.96%) Apache Flex
13 4 (2.37%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.37%) GraphQL
13 4 (2.37%) Kafka
13 4 (2.37%) Lambda Expressions
14 3 (1.78%) Flutter
14 3 (1.78%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.33%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.37%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.78%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.78%) User Experience
7 3 (1.78%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.18%) Anti-Piracy
8 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.59%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.59%) PMI
9 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (42.01%) Linux
2 46 (27.22%) Windows
3 25 (14.79%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.96%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.37%) Android
7 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.37%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (37.87%) DevOps
3 42 (24.85%) Software Engineering
4 36 (21.30%) Microservices
5 32 (18.93%) OOP
6 28 (16.57%) OO
7 17 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (8.88%) Project Delivery
9 14 (8.28%) ITIL
9 14 (8.28%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.69%) TDD
11 11 (6.51%) Data Extraction
11 11 (6.51%) Data Protection
11 11 (6.51%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.33%) Migration
13 9 (5.33%) Project Management
13 9 (5.33%) Technical Leadership
14 8 (4.73%) Capacity Management
14 8 (4.73%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.73%) SQL
2 47 (27.81%) Java
3 25 (14.79%) C#
4 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.65%) PowerShell
6 15 (8.88%) PHP
7 14 (8.28%) Python
8 13 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.51%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.33%) Scala
10 9 (5.33%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.73%) Kotlin
12 6 (3.55%) Jython
12 6 (3.55%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.96%) Go
14 3 (1.78%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.78%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.18%) ES6
15 2 (1.18%) Ruby
16 1 (0.59%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (2.96%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.37%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) CCNA
3 3 (1.78%) CCNP
3 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.18%) CISSP
4 2 (1.18%) GIAC
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) SANS
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) GDPR
3 2 (1.18%) NIST
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (12.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.47%) Docker
4 6 (3.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (3.55%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.78%) Firmware
6 3 (1.78%) XenApp
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (13.61%) Terraform
2 16 (9.47%) Ansible
2 16 (9.47%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.14%) Puppet
4 6 (3.55%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.37%) Graphite
6 4 (2.37%) Istio
6 4 (2.37%) Prometheus
6 4 (2.37%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.59%) Consul
9 1 (0.59%) Packer
9 1 (0.59%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.59%) SCCM
9 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.57%) Oracle
3 20 (11.83%) VMware
4 10 (5.92%) Citrix
5 9 (5.33%) Cisco
6 6 (3.55%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.55%) SonicWALL
7 5 (2.96%) Zerto
8 4 (2.37%) Google
9 3 (1.78%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.78%) Meraki
9 3 (1.78%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.78%) Zscaler
10 2 (1.18%) CloudEndure
10 2 (1.18%) HP
10 2 (1.18%) Sun
10 2 (1.18%) Veeam
11 1 (0.59%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.59%) Meridio
11 1 (0.59%) T-Plan