Period
to 19 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 299 324
Rank change year-on-year -24 +25 -9
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 44 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.03% 4.28% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 40
North West median annual salary £40,000 £48,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -11.93% +36.25%
10th Percentile £32,125 £21,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

Amazon EC2 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 2166 1216 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.39% 10.29% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1828 1016 871
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% -

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the North West

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the North West.

Salary trend for Amazon EC2 in the North West

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in the North West

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Manchester -50 23 £45,500 -13.33% 2
Merseyside +10 13 £35,000 +62.79%
Cheshire -26 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 North West region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 42 (95.45%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (54.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 22 (50.00%) Linux
3 22 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (50.00%) Docker
4 21 (47.73%) Amazon S3
4 21 (47.73%) Amazon SQS
5 20 (45.45%) PHP
6 19 (43.18%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (40.91%) Puppet
7 18 (40.91%) Node.js
8 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
8 16 (36.36%) DevOps
8 16 (36.36%) Microservices
9 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
10 13 (29.55%) MySQL
10 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
10 13 (29.55%) Web Services
10 13 (29.55%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
11 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
11 12 (27.27%) Silex
11 12 (27.27%) VMware
11 12 (27.27%) Retail
11 12 (27.27%) OO
11 12 (27.27%) OOD
11 12 (27.27%) Symfony
11 12 (27.27%) Laravel
11 12 (27.27%) PHPUnit
12 11 (25.00%) Python

Amazon EC2
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 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) WordPress
3 2 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (95.45%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (47.73%) Amazon S3
2 21 (47.73%) Amazon SQS
3 19 (43.18%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (22.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (18.18%) Route 53
7 6 (13.64%) GitHub
7 6 (13.64%) SaaS
8 5 (11.36%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (6.82%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (6.82%) CloudFront
11 2 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) WAN
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) LAN
3 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 4 (9.09%) IPsec
4 3 (6.82%) HTTP
5 2 (4.55%) DNS
5 2 (4.55%) OpenVPN
5 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 22 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 13 (29.55%) MySQL
5 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.27%) PHPUnit
3 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) gulp
4 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.55%) GoCD
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Moq
6 1 (2.27%) NUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 12 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) PHP Developer
3 10 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (11.36%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) Node.js
2 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
2 13 (29.55%) Web Services
3 12 (27.27%) Laravel
3 12 (27.27%) Silex
3 12 (27.27%) Symfony
4 8 (18.18%) CSS
5 7 (15.91%) HTML
6 5 (11.36%) jQuery
6 5 (11.36%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) HTML5
7 3 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.82%) SOAP
7 3 (6.82%) Spring
8 2 (4.55%) CSS3
8 2 (4.55%) Express
8 2 (4.55%) REST
8 2 (4.55%) WebSockets
9 1 (2.27%) Ionic Framework
9 1 (2.27%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) CentOS
4 5 (11.36%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) DevOps
1 16 (36.36%) Microservices
2 12 (27.27%) OO
2 12 (27.27%) OOD
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.64%) Performance Management
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.36%) Open Source
6 4 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
7 3 (6.82%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
8 2 (4.55%) Digital Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.55%) People Management
8 2 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) PHP
2 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) Python
4 10 (22.73%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
5 7 (15.91%) Ruby
6 6 (13.64%) Perl
7 5 (11.36%) SQL
8 4 (9.09%) C#
8 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) Docker
2 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Puppet
2 13 (29.55%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (20.45%) Ansible
4 5 (11.36%) Terraform
5 4 (9.09%) Salt
6 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) VMware
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) SaltStack
4 4 (9.09%) Veeam
4 4 (9.09%) Zerto
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Google
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp