Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 324 310
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 70 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.88% 2.99% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67 40 37
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +40.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £42,800
90th Percentile £78,000 £57,875 £62,750
England median annual salary £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.96% +4.55% +14.58%

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 2,429 1,539 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.98% 12.44% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,063 1,310 873
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,175 £58,600
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 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 +20 52 £50,000 -2.44% 10
Merseyside +29 9 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Cheshire -46 8 £47,500 +21.79% 4
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 66 (94.29%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (87.14%) Linux
3 51 (72.86%) DevOps
4 37 (52.86%) Ansible
5 35 (50.00%) Python
6 28 (40.00%) Amazon S3
6 28 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 27 (38.57%) Puppet
8 26 (37.14%) Java
8 26 (37.14%) Configuration Management
9 25 (35.71%) MySQL
9 25 (35.71%) Amazon SQS
9 25 (35.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 25 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (32.86%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (32.86%) Docker
11 22 (31.43%) PHP
12 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (27.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (27.14%) Windows
13 19 (27.14%) Route 53
14 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (24.29%) CentOS
15 17 (24.29%) SQL
15 17 (24.29%) Bash Shell
15 17 (24.29%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (22.86%) Microservices
17 15 (21.43%) New Relic
17 15 (21.43%) Terraform
17 15 (21.43%) LAMP

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 8 (11.43%) Apache
1 8 (11.43%) Confluence
1 8 (11.43%) IIS
1 8 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.00%) nginx
3 6 (8.57%) WordPress
4 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 66 (94.29%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 25 (35.71%) Amazon SQS
3 25 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (27.14%) Route 53
5 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (20.00%) Serverless
7 12 (17.14%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (11.43%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (11.43%) SaaS
10 6 (8.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (8.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (5.71%) GitHub
12 1 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (1.43%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) SAN
2 6 (8.57%) VPN
3 5 (7.14%) Firewall
4 3 (4.29%) HTTP
4 3 (4.29%) LAN
4 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 2 (2.86%) IPsec
5 2 (2.86%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.43%) Intranet
6 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 25 (35.71%) MySQL
2 23 (32.86%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (10.00%) Redis
6 5 (7.14%) Big Data
6 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (27.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.43%) JIRA
4 8 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
5 6 (8.57%) gulp
6 5 (7.14%) GoCD
6 5 (7.14%) Hudson
7 3 (4.29%) Grunt
7 3 (4.29%) Subversion
8 1 (1.43%) Babel
8 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.43%) Gradle
8 1 (1.43%) JUnit
8 1 (1.43%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.71%) Games
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (25.71%) Developer
3 14 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 12 (17.14%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (11.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) DevOps Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Systems Administration Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) LAMP
2 13 (18.57%) HTML
3 10 (14.29%) HTML5
3 10 (14.29%) Node.js
3 10 (14.29%) Web Services
4 9 (12.86%) CSS
5 8 (11.43%) jQuery
6 7 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (8.57%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (7.14%) CSS3
8 5 (7.14%) Spring
8 5 (7.14%) WebSockets
9 4 (5.71%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (5.71%) GWT
9 4 (5.71%) HTML5 Canvas
9 4 (5.71%) J2EE
9 4 (5.71%) React
9 4 (5.71%) Spring Integration
9 4 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 7 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (87.14%) Linux
2 19 (27.14%) Windows
3 17 (24.29%) CentOS
4 8 (11.43%) Ubuntu
4 8 (11.43%) Unix
5 7 (10.00%) Amazon Linux
5 7 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (8.57%) Debian
7 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (72.86%) DevOps
2 26 (37.14%) Configuration Management
3 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.86%) Microservices
5 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.29%) Open Source
6 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.43%) Network Virtualisation
9 7 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 7 (10.00%) ITIL
9 7 (10.00%) Web Development
10 6 (8.57%) High Availability
10 6 (8.57%) Performance Optimisation
11 5 (7.14%) BDD
11 5 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.14%) OOP
12 4 (5.71%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) Python
2 26 (37.14%) Java
3 22 (31.43%) PHP
4 17 (24.29%) Bash Shell
4 17 (24.29%) SQL
5 13 (18.57%) Ruby
6 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.14%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) C#
9 1 (1.43%) C++
9 1 (1.43%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
1 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.57%) AWS Certification
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) Docker
2 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.29%) GlusterFS
3 3 (4.29%) Varnish
4 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (52.86%) Ansible
2 27 (38.57%) Puppet
3 17 (24.29%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (21.43%) Terraform
5 12 (17.14%) Kubernetes
6 7 (10.00%) Nagios
7 6 (8.57%) Packer
8 5 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (5.71%) Kibana
9 4 (5.71%) logstash
10 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) New Relic
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) Trend Micro
4 7 (10.00%) NetApp
4 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 6 (8.57%) Splunk
6 4 (5.71%) Capita
6 4 (5.71%) Hummingbird
7 3 (4.29%) hybris
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco
8 2 (2.86%) Zend
9 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.43%) Google
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle
9 1 (1.43%) Sage
9 1 (1.43%) SAP