Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 41 71
Rank change year-on-year +21 +30 +70
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 1,039 813 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.79% 6.41% 4.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.24% 34.51% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 844 716 455
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £82,125 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 2,403 2,356 1,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.65% 18.58% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,999 2,006 1,257
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £62,700
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +19 834 £57,500 +15.00% 129
Cheshire +19 122 £52,500 +14.75% 30
Merseyside -2 38 £45,000 - 9
Lancashire +14 24 £52,000 +30.00% 15
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 604 (58.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 495 (47.64%) DevOps
3 422 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
4 421 (40.52%) Linux
5 295 (28.39%) Windows
6 294 (28.30%) Python
7 269 (25.89%) Docker
8 235 (22.62%) Java
9 233 (22.43%) Microsoft
10 204 (19.63%) Ansible
11 199 (19.15%) SQL
12 198 (19.06%) Puppet
13 194 (18.67%) Degree
14 193 (18.58%) Web Services
15 187 (18.00%) JavaScript
16 182 (17.52%) Opscode Chef
17 178 (17.13%) Active Directory
18 172 (16.55%) Jenkins
19 171 (16.46%) Kubernetes
20 167 (16.07%) C#
21 162 (15.59%) Google Cloud Platform
22 158 (15.21%) Configuration Management
22 158 (15.21%) Information Security
23 154 (14.82%) SQL Server
23 154 (14.82%) AWS CloudFormation
24 153 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
25 149 (14.34%) Open Source
26 146 (14.05%) Git (software)
27 141 (13.57%) Microservices
28 140 (13.47%) Terraform

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 76 (7.31%) Apache
2 66 (6.35%) Apache Spark
3 61 (5.87%) IIS
4 52 (5.00%) Confluence
5 25 (2.41%) Apache Solr
6 21 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (1.83%) nginx
8 12 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.06%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.87%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.77%) JBoss
12 7 (0.67%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.29%) CloudStack
15 3 (0.29%) SAS
15 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (0.58%) Magento
2 4 (0.38%) Relativity
3 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.096%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 604 (58.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 162 (15.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 154 (14.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 115 (11.07%) Amazon EC2
5 94 (9.05%) Cloud Computing
6 70 (6.74%) SaaS
7 68 (6.54%) GitHub
8 65 (6.26%) Amazon S3
9 56 (5.39%) Amazon SQS
10 51 (4.91%) Serverless
11 42 (4.04%) Amazon EMR
11 42 (4.04%) AWS Lambda
12 40 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 40 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
13 36 (3.46%) Office 365
13 36 (3.46%) OpenShift
14 35 (3.37%) IaaS
15 26 (2.50%) PaaS
16 25 (2.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 21 (2.02%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.41%) Internet
2 44 (4.23%) Firewall
3 34 (3.27%) DNS
4 26 (2.50%) VPN
5 25 (2.41%) SAN
6 21 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 21 (2.02%) WAN
7 18 (1.73%) LAN
8 15 (1.44%) HTTP
9 12 (1.15%) DHCP
10 11 (1.06%) iSCSI
11 9 (0.87%) Broadband
11 9 (0.87%) NetScaler
11 9 (0.87%) SSL
11 9 (0.87%) VLAN
12 7 (0.67%) NAS
13 4 (0.38%) FTP
13 4 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.38%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (14.82%) SQL Server
2 100 (9.62%) MongoDB
2 100 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 89 (8.57%) MySQL
4 87 (8.37%) Big Data
5 79 (7.60%) Hadoop
6 67 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
7 64 (6.16%) Amazon Redshift
8 43 (4.14%) Amazon Athena
9 42 (4.04%) Flink
10 34 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (2.89%) MariaDB
12 26 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (2.12%) Redis
14 21 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.35%) Relational Database
16 11 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 172 (16.55%) Jenkins
2 146 (14.05%) Git (software)
3 125 (12.03%) TeamCity
4 112 (10.78%) JIRA
5 105 (10.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 91 (8.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (3.85%) Selenium
8 22 (2.12%) Cucumber
9 20 (1.92%) gulp
9 20 (1.92%) SoapUI
10 19 (1.83%) GitLab
11 18 (1.73%) JMeter
11 18 (1.73%) Travis CI
11 18 (1.73%) Vagrant
12 15 (1.44%) Hudson
12 15 (1.44%) Subversion
13 14 (1.35%) Visual Studio
14 13 (1.25%) WebDriver
15 12 (1.15%) Maven
16 11 (1.06%) Codeship
General
1 131 (12.61%) Finance
2 54 (5.20%) Retail
3 53 (5.10%) Marketing
4 39 (3.75%) Banking
5 35 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.31%) Law
7 21 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.83%) Electronics
9 16 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.06%) Advertising
10 11 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.87%) Local Government
12 6 (0.58%) Automotive
13 5 (0.48%) Legal
13 5 (0.48%) Publishing
14 4 (0.38%) Games
15 2 (0.19%) German Language
15 2 (0.19%) International Banking
16 1 (0.096%) Back Office
16 1 (0.096%) French Language
Job Titles
1 215 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 205 (19.73%) Developer
3 94 (9.05%) Architect
3 94 (9.05%) Information Manager
3 94 (9.05%) Information Security Manager
3 94 (9.05%) Security Manager
4 79 (7.60%) AWS Engineer
5 70 (6.74%) Software Engineer
6 62 (5.97%) Consultant
7 61 (5.87%) .NET Developer
8 50 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 47 (4.52%) Senior Developer
10 46 (4.43%) AWS DevOps
10 46 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
11 43 (4.14%) PHP Developer
12 40 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
12 40 (3.85%) DevOps Manager
13 37 (3.56%) C# Developer
14 34 (3.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 34 (3.27%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (18.58%) Web Services
2 130 (12.51%) .NET
3 129 (12.42%) HTML
4 122 (11.74%) CSS
5 118 (11.36%) AngularJS
6 101 (9.72%) Node.js
7 82 (7.89%) RESTful
8 68 (6.54%) Kafka
9 66 (6.35%) React
10 62 (5.97%) ASP.NET
10 62 (5.97%) Spring
11 61 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (5.00%) .NET Framework
13 50 (4.81%) .NET Core
14 46 (4.43%) REST
15 42 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 41 (3.95%) Spark Streaming
17 37 (3.56%) Entity Framework
18 34 (3.27%) JSON
19 33 (3.18%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.87%) Internet of Things
2 57 (5.49%) Cloud Native
3 53 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (5.00%) Fintech
5 49 (4.72%) Public Cloud
6 45 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (4.33%) Private Cloud
7 29 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 21 (2.02%) User Experience
10 17 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (0.96%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (0.87%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.67%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.67%) Replication
16 6 (0.58%) Blog
16 6 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 421 (40.52%) Linux
2 295 (28.39%) Windows
3 58 (5.58%) Unix
4 50 (4.81%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.41%) CentOS
6 22 (2.12%) Windows 10
6 22 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.02%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.06%) Android
9 11 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.77%) Debian
12 5 (0.48%) AIX
12 5 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.096%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.096%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (47.64%) DevOps
2 422 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (15.21%) Configuration Management
3 158 (15.21%) Information Security
4 153 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
5 149 (14.34%) Open Source
6 141 (13.57%) Microservices
7 131 (12.61%) Software Engineering
8 114 (10.97%) Risk Management
9 113 (10.88%) MVC
9 113 (10.88%) SIEM
10 99 (9.53%) Incident Management
10 99 (9.53%) OWASP
11 96 (9.24%) Penetration Testing
12 95 (9.14%) TDD
13 94 (9.05%) Data Loss Prevention
13 94 (9.05%) Security Management
13 94 (9.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 88 (8.47%) Mentoring
14 88 (8.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 294 (28.30%) Python
2 235 (22.62%) Java
3 199 (19.15%) SQL
4 187 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 167 (16.07%) C#
6 104 (10.01%) Ruby
7 84 (8.08%) Bash Shell
8 81 (7.80%) PHP
9 57 (5.49%) Go
10 54 (5.20%) Scala
11 44 (4.23%) Perl
11 44 (4.23%) PowerShell
12 39 (3.75%) T-SQL
13 32 (3.08%) Java 8
14 13 (1.25%) TypeScript
15 11 (1.06%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.96%) C++
17 9 (0.87%) C
17 9 (0.87%) R
17 9 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 194 (18.67%) Degree
2 106 (10.20%) CISSP
3 99 (9.53%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (9.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 47 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (4.14%) Numerate Degree
7 41 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (3.27%) AWS Certification
9 13 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.87%) GIAC
10 9 (0.87%) RHCE
10 9 (0.87%) RHCSA
11 8 (0.77%) PMP
12 7 (0.67%) Security Cleared
13 5 (0.48%) MCITP
14 4 (0.38%) CEH
14 4 (0.38%) EnCE
14 4 (0.38%) GCFA
14 4 (0.38%) MCSA
14 4 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (5.49%) QA
3 18 (1.73%) GDPR
4 9 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.87%) SLA
5 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 269 (25.89%) Docker
2 178 (17.13%) Active Directory
3 65 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (3.46%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.64%) vSphere
7 8 (0.77%) XenApp
7 8 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.67%) vCloud
8 7 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.48%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.38%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.29%) NFS
12 3 (0.29%) Xen
13 2 (0.19%) KVM
13 2 (0.19%) XenServer
14 1 (0.096%) pfSense
14 1 (0.096%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 204 (19.63%) Ansible
2 198 (19.06%) Puppet
3 182 (17.52%) Opscode Chef
4 171 (16.46%) Kubernetes
5 140 (13.47%) Terraform
6 58 (5.58%) Salt
7 37 (3.56%) Packer
8 36 (3.46%) Graphite
9 33 (3.18%) Grafana
9 33 (3.18%) Prometheus
10 25 (2.41%) Consul
11 24 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
12 18 (1.73%) Nagios
13 17 (1.64%) SCCM
13 17 (1.64%) ZABBIX
14 15 (1.44%) Opsview
15 12 (1.15%) CFEngine
16 9 (0.87%) Kibana
17 8 (0.77%) Cobbler
18 5 (0.48%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 233 (22.43%) Microsoft
2 101 (9.72%) Google
3 94 (9.05%) VMware
4 59 (5.68%) New Relic
5 42 (4.04%) CA Agile Central
6 40 (3.85%) Trend Micro
7 25 (2.41%) Cisco
7 25 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 24 (2.31%) Atlassian
9 23 (2.21%) Oracle
10 21 (2.02%) SAP
11 19 (1.83%) Citrix
12 16 (1.54%) NetApp
13 14 (1.35%) IBM
14 11 (1.06%) Rackspace
15 10 (0.96%) SolarWinds
15 10 (0.96%) Veeam
16 7 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.67%) Tableau
17 6 (0.58%) Veritas