Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 48 96
Rank change year-on-year +24 +48 +56
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 1,060 783 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.89% 5.95% 3.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.37% 35.21% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 842 657 310
North West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,626 2,224 1,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.02% 16.89% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,190 1,877 1,025
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,475 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,450
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.45% +6.84%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the North West

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in the North West

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the North West

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
Manchester +14 812 £52,500 +16.67% 136
Cheshire +37 189 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Merseyside -2 27 £42,000 +13.51% 12
Lancashire +16 22 £37,500 - 12
Cumbria +4 1 - -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 580 (54.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 535 (50.47%) DevOps
3 484 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
4 409 (38.58%) Linux
5 282 (26.60%) Python
6 277 (26.13%) Windows
7 259 (24.43%) Docker
8 253 (23.87%) Java
9 245 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
10 244 (23.02%) JavaScript
11 241 (22.74%) Puppet
12 237 (22.36%) Ansible
13 226 (21.32%) Web Services
14 220 (20.75%) SQL
15 213 (20.09%) Opscode Chef
16 205 (19.34%) Jenkins
17 204 (19.25%) Microsoft
18 179 (16.89%) Git (software)
19 175 (16.51%) Software Engineering
20 167 (15.75%) Kubernetes
21 163 (15.38%) SQL Server
22 161 (15.19%) C#
23 157 (14.81%) .NET
23 157 (14.81%) Configuration Management
24 154 (14.53%) Google
24 154 (14.53%) Open Source
25 148 (13.96%) MVC
26 147 (13.87%) Microservices
27 143 (13.49%) Ruby
28 140 (13.21%) Active Directory

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 49 (4.62%) Confluence
2 48 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (4.34%) IIS
4 38 (3.58%) Apache Spark
5 34 (3.21%) Apache
5 34 (3.21%) Apache Solr
6 24 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 16 (1.51%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.32%) nginx
9 13 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.75%) Apache Pig
11 8 (0.75%) JBoss
12 7 (0.66%) CloudStack
12 7 (0.66%) SAS
12 7 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.57%) CMS
14 5 (0.47%) Drupal
14 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.094%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Magento
2 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.38%) Relativity
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.094%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 580 (54.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (13.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 127 (11.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 76 (7.17%) Amazon EC2
5 74 (6.98%) SaaS
6 67 (6.32%) Amazon S3
7 64 (6.04%) GitHub
8 44 (4.15%) Amazon SQS
9 39 (3.68%) IaaS
9 39 (3.68%) Office 365
10 38 (3.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 36 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 32 (3.02%) PaaS
14 31 (2.92%) Serverless
15 26 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
15 26 (2.45%) OpenShift
16 20 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
17 11 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
18 9 (0.85%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.77%) Firewall
2 36 (3.40%) Internet
3 31 (2.92%) TCP/IP
4 27 (2.55%) DNS
4 27 (2.55%) WAN
5 23 (2.17%) VPN
6 22 (2.08%) LAN
7 21 (1.98%) Network Security
8 16 (1.51%) HTTP
9 13 (1.23%) Unified Communications
10 12 (1.13%) SAN
11 11 (1.04%) VLAN
12 9 (0.85%) SSL
12 9 (0.85%) VoIP
13 7 (0.66%) Broadband
14 5 (0.47%) Value-Added Service
14 5 (0.47%) VSAN
15 4 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
15 4 (0.38%) PPP
16 3 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 125 (11.79%) MongoDB
3 110 (10.38%) MySQL
4 87 (8.21%) NoSQL
5 81 (7.64%) Big Data
5 81 (7.64%) Hadoop
6 60 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
7 48 (4.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 47 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (3.58%) Amazon Redshift
10 36 (3.40%) MariaDB
11 24 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (1.89%) Redis
13 17 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.51%) Neo4j
14 16 (1.51%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (1.13%) Blockchain
16 11 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
17 9 (0.85%) Flink
17 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 205 (19.34%) Jenkins
2 179 (16.89%) Git (software)
3 121 (11.42%) TeamCity
4 90 (8.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 82 (7.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 76 (7.17%) JIRA
7 46 (4.34%) Selenium
8 31 (2.92%) Vagrant
9 29 (2.74%) Cucumber
10 27 (2.55%) gulp
11 23 (2.17%) Travis CI
12 20 (1.89%) Hudson
12 20 (1.89%) NUnit
13 19 (1.79%) PHPUnit
13 19 (1.79%) Subversion
14 17 (1.60%) GitLab
15 15 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (1.32%) Gradle
16 14 (1.32%) JMeter
16 14 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 127 (11.98%) Finance
2 64 (6.04%) Retail
3 48 (4.53%) Marketing
4 35 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 31 (2.92%) Banking
6 26 (2.45%) Games
6 26 (2.45%) Law
6 26 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.98%) Electronics
8 15 (1.42%) Military
9 13 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.13%) Automotive
11 11 (1.04%) Local Government
12 9 (0.85%) Advertising
13 6 (0.57%) Back Office
14 5 (0.47%) German Language
14 5 (0.47%) Legal
15 3 (0.28%) French Language
15 3 (0.28%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (23.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 244 (23.02%) Developer
3 126 (11.89%) Architect
4 82 (7.74%) Software Engineer
5 68 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
6 66 (6.23%) .NET Developer
7 53 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
8 52 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 52 (4.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 51 (4.81%) PHP Developer
10 50 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
11 47 (4.43%) Security Manager
12 46 (4.34%) Information Manager
12 46 (4.34%) Information Security Manager
13 39 (3.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 39 (3.68%) Cloud Architect
13 39 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
14 38 (3.58%) Junior
15 37 (3.49%) Senior Developer
16 36 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (21.32%) Web Services
2 157 (14.81%) .NET
3 131 (12.36%) AngularJS
3 131 (12.36%) CSS
4 130 (12.26%) HTML
5 124 (11.70%) Node.js
6 100 (9.43%) RESTful
7 89 (8.40%) React
8 68 (6.42%) ASP.NET
9 67 (6.32%) Spring
10 63 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 62 (5.85%) REST
12 59 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 51 (4.81%) .NET Framework
15 48 (4.53%) jQuery
16 40 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
17 37 (3.49%) HTML5
17 37 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
18 36 (3.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.23%) Computer Science
2 49 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (3.96%) Private Cloud
5 37 (3.49%) Cloud Native
5 37 (3.49%) Public Cloud
6 30 (2.83%) Fintech
7 27 (2.55%) Internet of Things
8 25 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 24 (2.26%) User Experience
10 22 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
11 20 (1.89%) Data Centre
12 19 (1.79%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.42%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 13 (1.23%) Smartphone
16 11 (1.04%) Mobile App
17 10 (0.94%) N-Tier
18 9 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
19 6 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 409 (38.58%) Linux
2 277 (26.13%) Windows
3 70 (6.60%) Unix
4 65 (6.13%) Windows Server
5 33 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.60%) Android
8 16 (1.51%) CentOS
9 14 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.23%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.94%) AIX
11 10 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.75%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.66%) Debian
14 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.28%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.19%) Solaris
16 2 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (50.47%) DevOps
2 484 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
4 175 (16.51%) Software Engineering
5 157 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 154 (14.53%) Open Source
7 148 (13.96%) MVC
8 147 (13.87%) Microservices
9 135 (12.74%) TDD
10 129 (12.17%) Test Automation
11 127 (11.98%) Scrum
12 93 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
13 81 (7.64%) Mentoring
14 77 (7.26%) OO
15 74 (6.98%) BDD
16 68 (6.42%) E-Commerce
17 66 (6.23%) Analytics
18 65 (6.13%) SIEM
19 64 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
20 62 (5.85%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 282 (26.60%) Python
2 253 (23.87%) Java
3 244 (23.02%) JavaScript
4 220 (20.75%) SQL
5 161 (15.19%) C#
6 143 (13.49%) Ruby
7 99 (9.34%) Bash Shell
8 77 (7.26%) PHP
9 58 (5.47%) PowerShell
10 57 (5.38%) Go
11 46 (4.34%) Scala
12 44 (4.15%) Perl
13 22 (2.08%) Java 8
13 22 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 20 (1.89%) R
15 19 (1.79%) C++
16 16 (1.51%) F#
17 12 (1.13%) Groovy
18 9 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 126 (11.89%) Degree
2 52 (4.91%) CISSP
3 50 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (4.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 39 (3.68%) AWS Certification
6 28 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 27 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (1.98%) MCSE
9 20 (1.89%) Security Cleared
10 16 (1.51%) MCP
11 14 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.75%) MCSA
14 5 (0.47%) SANS
15 4 (0.38%) CCNP
15 4 (0.38%) CISM
15 4 (0.38%) GCFA
15 4 (0.38%) GCFE
15 4 (0.38%) GIAC
15 4 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.60%) GCP
1 70 (6.60%) QA
2 59 (5.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.51%) GDPR
4 8 (0.75%) SLA
5 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.094%) GPG13
System Software
1 259 (24.43%) Docker
2 140 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 60 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (4.43%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (3.87%) Hyper-V
6 26 (2.45%) Xen
7 19 (1.79%) KVM
7 19 (1.79%) VirtualBox
8 14 (1.32%) vSphere
9 8 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.75%) XenServer
10 5 (0.47%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.38%) vCloud
12 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.28%) XenApp
12 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.19%) HDFS
14 1 (0.094%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 241 (22.74%) Puppet
2 237 (22.36%) Ansible
3 213 (20.09%) Opscode Chef
4 167 (15.75%) Kubernetes
5 135 (12.74%) Terraform
6 47 (4.43%) Salt
7 39 (3.68%) Packer
8 29 (2.74%) Graphite
9 28 (2.64%) Kibana
10 23 (2.17%) Grafana
11 21 (1.98%) Prometheus
12 20 (1.89%) Consul
13 19 (1.79%) Nagios
14 15 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (1.32%) Opsview
15 14 (1.32%) ZABBIX
16 10 (0.94%) SCCM
17 9 (0.85%) Cobbler
18 4 (0.38%) FTK
18 4 (0.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 204 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 154 (14.53%) Google
3 100 (9.43%) VMware
4 54 (5.09%) New Relic
5 34 (3.21%) Trend Micro
6 33 (3.11%) Citrix
7 31 (2.92%) Cisco
8 30 (2.83%) Oracle
9 28 (2.64%) IBM
10 18 (1.70%) SAP
11 17 (1.60%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.60%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.60%) Tableau
12 15 (1.42%) Siemens
13 13 (1.23%) Rackspace
14 12 (1.13%) Xamarin
15 11 (1.04%) Splunk
16 10 (0.94%) SaltStack
17 9 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
17 9 (0.85%) Twitter