Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 45 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 +35 +71
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 1,080 816 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.21% 6.15% 3.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.49% 34.46% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 848 689 399
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 2,603 2,368 1,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.19% 17.84% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,147 1,992 1,223
North West median annual salary £47,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.25% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +18 854 £55,000 +15.79% 166
Cheshire +33 159 £52,500 +10.53% 30
Merseyside 0 32 £41,500 +12.16% 14
Lancashire +16 17 £37,500 -2.60% 12
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 607 (56.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 548 (50.74%) DevOps
3 465 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
4 448 (41.48%) Linux
5 315 (29.17%) Windows
6 309 (28.61%) Python
7 279 (25.83%) Docker
8 274 (25.37%) Java
9 251 (23.24%) Puppet
10 250 (23.15%) Ansible
11 229 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
12 223 (20.65%) Opscode Chef
13 216 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 216 (20.00%) Web Services
14 214 (19.81%) Microsoft
15 211 (19.54%) SQL
16 206 (19.07%) Jenkins
17 191 (17.69%) Kubernetes
18 176 (16.30%) Configuration Management
19 173 (16.02%) Degree
20 164 (15.19%) Git (software)
21 161 (14.91%) Active Directory
22 158 (14.63%) Software Engineering
22 158 (14.63%) Open Source
23 156 (14.44%) Terraform
24 155 (14.35%) C#
25 152 (14.07%) AWS CloudFormation
26 149 (13.80%) Microservices
27 146 (13.52%) SQL Server
28 141 (13.06%) Google Cloud Platform

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 55 (5.09%) Apache Spark
2 53 (4.91%) Apache
2 53 (4.91%) Confluence
3 49 (4.54%) IIS
4 33 (3.06%) Apache Solr
4 33 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (1.76%) nginx
7 16 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.74%) CloudStack
8 8 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.65%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.65%) JBoss
9 7 (0.65%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.093%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.093%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.093%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.37%) Magento
1 4 (0.37%) Relativity
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.093%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 607 (56.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 152 (14.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 141 (13.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 92 (8.52%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
6 71 (6.57%) SaaS
7 70 (6.48%) GitHub
8 55 (5.09%) Amazon S3
9 48 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
10 41 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
10 41 (3.80%) Office 365
11 38 (3.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 35 (3.24%) OpenShift
13 30 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
14 29 (2.69%) PaaS
14 29 (2.69%) Serverless
15 28 (2.59%) IaaS
16 25 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
17 24 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
18 8 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.93%) Internet
2 52 (4.81%) Firewall
3 33 (3.06%) VPN
4 32 (2.96%) DNS
5 28 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.22%) WAN
7 22 (2.04%) LAN
7 22 (2.04%) SAN
8 14 (1.30%) HTTP
8 14 (1.30%) Network Security
9 9 (0.83%) Broadband
9 9 (0.83%) iSCSI
9 9 (0.83%) SSL
10 7 (0.65%) NetScaler
10 7 (0.65%) VLAN
11 6 (0.56%) DHCP
11 6 (0.56%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.56%) VSAN
12 5 (0.46%) NAS
12 5 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 114 (10.56%) MongoDB
3 101 (9.35%) NoSQL
4 98 (9.07%) MySQL
5 90 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 89 (8.24%) Big Data
7 57 (5.28%) Amazon RDS
8 56 (5.19%) Amazon Redshift
9 46 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
11 32 (2.96%) MariaDB
12 30 (2.78%) Amazon Athena
13 28 (2.59%) Flink
14 16 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.30%) Redis
16 13 (1.20%) Neo4j
17 12 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 11 (1.02%) Relational Database
18 11 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 10 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 206 (19.07%) Jenkins
2 164 (15.19%) Git (software)
3 127 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 104 (9.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 101 (9.35%) JIRA
6 100 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 50 (4.63%) Selenium
8 30 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 27 (2.50%) Vagrant
10 26 (2.41%) Hudson
10 26 (2.41%) Travis CI
11 24 (2.22%) gulp
12 21 (1.94%) GitLab
12 21 (1.94%) JMeter
13 19 (1.76%) SoapUI
14 18 (1.67%) PHPUnit
15 14 (1.30%) Subversion
16 13 (1.20%) GoCD
16 13 (1.20%) JUnit
16 13 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 132 (12.22%) Finance
2 62 (5.74%) Retail
3 48 (4.44%) Marketing
4 45 (4.17%) Banking
5 32 (2.96%) Law
6 30 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.76%) Electronics
9 18 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.39%) Military
11 11 (1.02%) Advertising
11 11 (1.02%) Games
12 7 (0.65%) Local Government
13 6 (0.56%) Back Office
14 5 (0.46%) Automotive
14 5 (0.46%) Legal
15 4 (0.37%) German Language
15 4 (0.37%) International Banking
16 2 (0.19%) French Language
16 2 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 244 (22.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 208 (19.26%) Developer
3 109 (10.09%) Architect
4 78 (7.22%) Information Manager
4 78 (7.22%) Information Security Manager
4 78 (7.22%) Security Manager
5 77 (7.13%) Software Engineer
6 75 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
7 58 (5.37%) .NET Developer
8 53 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
9 49 (4.54%) Senior DevOps
9 49 (4.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 45 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
11 44 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
12 42 (3.89%) PHP Developer
13 41 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
14 39 (3.61%) Consultant
15 37 (3.43%) Java Engineer
16 36 (3.33%) DevOps Manager
17 35 (3.24%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (20.00%) Web Services
2 140 (12.96%) .NET
3 130 (12.04%) HTML
4 125 (11.57%) CSS
5 117 (10.83%) Node.js
6 114 (10.56%) AngularJS
7 80 (7.41%) RESTful
8 71 (6.57%) React
9 67 (6.20%) Spring
10 57 (5.28%) REST
11 54 (5.00%) ASP.NET
12 53 (4.91%) Kafka
13 49 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 44 (4.07%) .NET Framework
14 44 (4.07%) Elastic Stack
15 42 (3.89%) jQuery
16 40 (3.70%) JSON
17 37 (3.43%) .NET Core
18 34 (3.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.46%) Computer Science
2 54 (5.00%) Internet of Things
3 53 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.44%) Cloud Native
5 47 (4.35%) Fintech
6 46 (4.26%) Private Cloud
7 43 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
8 39 (3.61%) Public Cloud
9 26 (2.41%) User Experience
10 23 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 22 (2.04%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.39%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 12 (1.11%) Data Centre
14 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.02%) Smartphone
16 10 (0.93%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.83%) N-Tier
18 8 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
19 7 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 448 (41.48%) Linux
2 315 (29.17%) Windows
3 63 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 62 (5.74%) Unix
5 27 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.41%) CentOS
6 26 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.76%) Android
7 19 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.57%) Windows 10
9 16 (1.48%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.39%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.93%) AIX
12 6 (0.56%) Debian
13 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.19%) Solaris
15 2 (0.19%) SUSE
16 1 (0.093%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (50.74%) DevOps
2 465 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
4 176 (16.30%) Configuration Management
5 158 (14.63%) Open Source
5 158 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 149 (13.80%) Microservices
7 128 (11.85%) TDD
8 122 (11.30%) Test Automation
9 119 (11.02%) Information Security
9 119 (11.02%) MVC
10 112 (10.37%) Scrum
11 103 (9.54%) SIEM
12 99 (9.17%) Mentoring
13 98 (9.07%) Risk Management
14 94 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
15 86 (7.96%) OO
16 82 (7.59%) Incident Management
16 82 (7.59%) OWASP
17 80 (7.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 309 (28.61%) Python
2 274 (25.37%) Java
3 216 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 211 (19.54%) SQL
5 155 (14.35%) C#
6 136 (12.59%) Ruby
7 95 (8.80%) Bash Shell
8 74 (6.85%) Go
9 61 (5.65%) PHP
10 54 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 53 (4.91%) Scala
12 44 (4.07%) Perl
13 31 (2.87%) Java 8
14 23 (2.13%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.76%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.39%) C++
17 13 (1.20%) Groovy
18 12 (1.11%) R
19 7 (0.65%) F#
19 7 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 173 (16.02%) Degree
2 83 (7.69%) CISSP
3 81 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (7.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 37 (3.43%) AWS Certification
6 32 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 31 (2.87%) Numerate Degree
8 27 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.20%) Security Cleared
11 11 (1.02%) RHCE
11 11 (1.02%) RHCSA
12 8 (0.74%) MCP
12 8 (0.74%) MCSE
13 7 (0.65%) GIAC
14 6 (0.56%) MCSA
14 6 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.37%) EnCE
15 4 (0.37%) GCFA
15 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (5.65%) QA
3 22 (2.04%) GDPR
4 6 (0.56%) SLA
5 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.093%) GPG13
System Software
1 279 (25.83%) Docker
2 161 (14.91%) Active Directory
3 66 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.94%) vSphere
7 15 (1.39%) Xen
8 9 (0.83%) XenServer
9 8 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.74%) KVM
9 8 (0.74%) vCloud
9 8 (0.74%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.65%) XenApp
10 7 (0.65%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.56%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.19%) HDFS
14 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 251 (23.24%) Puppet
2 250 (23.15%) Ansible
3 223 (20.65%) Opscode Chef
4 191 (17.69%) Kubernetes
5 156 (14.44%) Terraform
6 62 (5.74%) Salt
7 44 (4.07%) Packer
8 43 (3.98%) Graphite
9 39 (3.61%) Grafana
10 34 (3.15%) Prometheus
11 28 (2.59%) Consul
12 27 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
13 24 (2.22%) Nagios
14 21 (1.94%) ZABBIX
15 20 (1.85%) Kibana
15 20 (1.85%) Opsview
16 14 (1.30%) SCCM
17 11 (1.02%) Cobbler
18 5 (0.46%) vRealize
19 4 (0.37%) FTK
Vendors
1 214 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 119 (11.02%) Google
3 100 (9.26%) VMware
4 57 (5.28%) New Relic
5 38 (3.52%) Trend Micro
6 30 (2.78%) Cisco
6 30 (2.78%) Oracle
7 29 (2.69%) Citrix
8 28 (2.59%) CA Agile Central
9 27 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.85%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.67%) SAP
12 17 (1.57%) Tableau
13 15 (1.39%) IBM
13 15 (1.39%) Siemens
14 11 (1.02%) NetApp
14 11 (1.02%) Veeam
15 9 (0.83%) Intapp
15 9 (0.83%) Rackspace
16 8 (0.74%) Cloudera