Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > North West
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 206 301
Rank change year-on-year +34 +95 +23
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 120 133 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.47% 1.32% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.24% 5.01% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 118 89 68
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +36.84% -9.52%
10th Percentile £39,750 £47,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,375 £91,250 £81,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +13.64%

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 2,827 2,656 2,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.74% 26.36% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,303 2,100 2,360
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,875 £44,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +7.89% +10.94%
10th Percentile £28,957 £26,975 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,641 £76,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the North West over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 +44 83 £60,000 -7.69% 11
Merseyside +17 16 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Cheshire -15 16 £65,000 +33.33% 2
Lancashire - 5 £73,449 - 2
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 120 (100.00%) AWS
2 59 (49.17%) Serverless
3 57 (47.50%) AWS Lambda
4 56 (46.67%) Java
5 55 (45.83%) Amazon S3
6 50 (41.67%) DevOps
7 47 (39.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (33.33%) SQL
9 40 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 37 (30.83%) Hibernate
11 35 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
11 35 (29.17%) Spring Boot
12 34 (28.33%) Web Services
13 32 (26.67%) Maven
14 31 (25.83%) TDD
15 30 (25.00%) Microservices
16 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
17 28 (23.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 28 (23.33%) Amazon ECS
18 27 (22.50%) Linux
18 27 (22.50%) Multithreading
19 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
20 25 (20.83%) Spring
20 25 (20.83%) E-Commerce
20 25 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
20 25 (20.83%) Gradle
21 24 (20.00%) Low Latency
21 24 (20.00%) Java 8
21 24 (20.00%) Windows

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 6 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (1.67%) Apache
2 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 120 (100.00%) AWS
2 59 (49.17%) Serverless
3 57 (47.50%) AWS Lambda
4 55 (45.83%) Amazon S3
5 47 (39.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 40 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 28 (23.33%) Amazon ECS
8 21 (17.50%) Azure
9 17 (14.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (9.17%) AWS IoT
11 11 (9.17%) IaaS
12 10 (8.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 10 (8.33%) AWS CloudTrail
13 9 (7.50%) GitHub
13 9 (7.50%) Office 365
14 8 (6.67%) SaaS
15 7 (5.83%) Amazon Glacier
16 5 (4.17%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.83%) Network Security
2 8 (6.67%) Firewall
3 6 (5.00%) VPN
4 4 (3.33%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.33%) VLAN
4 4 (3.33%) VoIP
5 2 (1.67%) SNMP
5 2 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (23.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 16 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 13 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (10.83%) Redis
6 12 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.17%) MySQL
10 3 (2.50%) Big Data
11 2 (1.67%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 32 (26.67%) Maven
2 25 (20.83%) Gradle
3 17 (14.17%) Jenkins
4 12 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (7.50%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.00%) JIRA
7 5 (4.17%) GitLab
8 1 (0.83%) JUnit
General
1 11 (9.17%) Electronics
2 10 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (4.17%) Law
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Police
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Developer
2 25 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 24 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (18.33%) Senior Developer
4 22 (18.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (17.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (14.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (10.00%) Development Director
7 12 (10.00%) Software Development Director
8 11 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (5.00%) Technical Leader
12 5 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (4.17%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 5 (4.17%) Security Engineer
12 5 (4.17%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.83%) Hibernate
2 35 (29.17%) Spring Boot
3 34 (28.33%) Web Services
4 25 (20.83%) Spring
5 17 (14.17%) Node.js
6 15 (12.50%) JSON
7 13 (10.83%) CSS
7 13 (10.83%) HTML
8 12 (10.00%) .NET
8 12 (10.00%) CSS3
8 12 (10.00%) HTML5
9 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (8.33%) SignalR
10 5 (4.17%) XML
11 4 (3.33%) RESTful
12 3 (2.50%) Angular 2
12 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.17%) Algorithms
3 10 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
3 10 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.17%) CESG
4 5 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.33%) Life Science
6 3 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.83%) CMDB
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.50%) Linux
2 24 (20.00%) Windows
3 12 (10.00%) Android
3 12 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 10 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.67%) Debian
5 8 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.67%) DevOps
2 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.83%) TDD
4 30 (25.00%) Microservices
5 27 (22.50%) Multithreading
6 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
7 25 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
7 25 (20.83%) E-Commerce
8 24 (20.00%) Low Latency
9 22 (18.33%) BDD
9 22 (18.33%) MVC
10 18 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (14.17%) Coaching
11 17 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
12 16 (13.33%) Configuration Management
12 16 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 15 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
14 12 (10.00%) Scrum
14 12 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.67%) Java
2 40 (33.33%) SQL
3 24 (20.00%) Java 8
4 16 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 15 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 12 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.17%) Shell Script
8 10 (8.33%) C#
9 9 (7.50%) Python
10 5 (4.17%) PHP
11 2 (1.67%) Go
11 2 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 7 (5.83%) AWS Certification
3 6 (5.00%) CCNA
3 6 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (4.17%) CISSP
5 4 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.33%) MCSE
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.67%) CCNP
6 2 (1.67%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) QA
2 9 (7.50%) GDPR
3 5 (4.17%) ISO 31000
3 5 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (17.50%) Docker
2 12 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (8.33%) XenApp
4 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) Terraform
2 10 (8.33%) Nagios
2 10 (8.33%) SCCM
2 10 (8.33%) SCOM
2 10 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 10 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 9 (7.50%) Ansible
4 8 (6.67%) Puppet
5 7 (5.83%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.17%) CASB
6 5 (4.17%) Packer
7 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.67%) HP
3 10 (8.33%) Citrix
4 8 (6.67%) Cisco
4 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.00%) VMware
6 5 (4.17%) Dynatrace
6 5 (4.17%) Google
6 5 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.33%) F5
7 4 (3.33%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.33%) Veeam
8 2 (1.67%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.83%) WooCommerce