Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 335 301
Rank change year-on-year +53 -34 +22
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 86 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.25% 1.87% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 79 26 32
North West median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% -4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £61,250 £59,875
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +9.52%

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 2,649 1,873 1,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.52% 14.59% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,271 1,593 932
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £22,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +1.01%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +59 68 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Merseyside +23 13 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire -15 4 £48,750 +62.50% 2
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 84 (97.67%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (77.91%) DevOps
3 66 (76.74%) Linux
4 59 (68.60%) Amazon S3
5 55 (63.95%) Ansible
6 52 (60.47%) Jenkins
7 51 (59.30%) Amazon RDS
7 51 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (54.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 43 (50.00%) New Relic
9 43 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 42 (48.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 39 (45.35%) Amazon SQS
12 38 (44.19%) Git (software)
13 37 (43.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 36 (41.86%) SQL
15 35 (40.70%) Windows
16 34 (39.53%) JIRA
17 33 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (38.37%) Confluence
18 32 (37.21%) Trend Micro
18 32 (37.21%) TeamCity
18 32 (37.21%) Octopus Deploy
18 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
18 32 (37.21%) IIS
18 32 (37.21%) Azure Active Directory
18 32 (37.21%) Virtual Machines
18 32 (37.21%) Network Virtualisation
19 31 (36.05%) Private Cloud
20 23 (26.74%) 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 33 (38.37%) Confluence
2 32 (37.21%) IIS
3 8 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (5.81%) Apache
4 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.65%) nginx
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 84 (97.67%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (68.60%) Amazon S3
3 47 (54.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 42 (48.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 39 (45.35%) Amazon SQS
6 37 (43.02%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (37.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (20.93%) Route 53
9 15 (17.44%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (13.95%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (13.95%) Serverless
10 12 (13.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (5.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (5.81%) SaaS
12 4 (4.65%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (4.65%) GitHub
13 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (2.33%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (2.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) WAN
2 3 (3.49%) LAN
3 2 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) Intranet
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) Skype
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (59.30%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (18.60%) MySQL
3 11 (12.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (8.14%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.81%) Big Data
5 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) Power BI
7 1 (1.16%) Redis
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (60.47%) Jenkins
2 43 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 38 (44.19%) Git (software)
4 34 (39.53%) JIRA
5 32 (37.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 32 (37.21%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.49%) Gradle
6 3 (3.49%) Maven
6 3 (3.49%) Subversion
6 3 (3.49%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.33%) CircleCI
7 2 (2.33%) Hudson
8 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.16%) GitLab
8 1 (1.16%) GoCD
8 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.16%) JUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Liquibase
General
1 7 (8.14%) Retail
2 5 (5.81%) Games
3 3 (3.49%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) DevOps Manager
3 11 (12.79%) Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (9.30%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (9.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Web Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Web Hosting Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Junior
9 3 (3.49%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) LAMP
2 15 (17.44%) Web Services
3 9 (10.47%) Spring
4 8 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (8.14%) HTML
5 7 (8.14%) Node.js
6 5 (5.81%) J2EE
6 5 (5.81%) WebSockets
7 4 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.65%) GWT
7 4 (4.65%) HTML5
7 4 (4.65%) HTML5 Canvas
7 4 (4.65%) JSON
7 4 (4.65%) REST
7 4 (4.65%) RESTful
7 4 (4.65%) Spring Integration
8 3 (3.49%) CSS
8 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.49%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (2.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.05%) Private Cloud
2 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (76.74%) Linux
2 35 (40.70%) Windows
3 12 (13.95%) CentOS
4 10 (11.63%) Debian
5 5 (5.81%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.65%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (2.33%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.33%) Unix
8 1 (1.16%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.16%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (77.91%) DevOps
2 51 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (37.21%) Network Virtualisation
5 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
6 13 (15.12%) Microservices
7 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.63%) High Availability
8 10 (11.63%) Performance Optimisation
8 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.47%) TDD
10 8 (9.30%) Scrum
11 6 (6.98%) BDD
11 6 (6.98%) OOP
12 5 (5.81%) Open Source
12 5 (5.81%) Pair Programming
13 4 (4.65%) Cloud Operations
13 4 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
14 3 (3.49%) API Development
14 3 (3.49%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.86%) SQL
2 23 (26.74%) Python
3 20 (23.26%) Bash Shell
4 17 (19.77%) Java
5 15 (17.44%) PHP
6 12 (13.95%) Java 8
7 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.49%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) C#
10 2 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.16%) C++
11 1 (1.16%) Clojure
11 1 (1.16%) ES6
11 1 (1.16%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.16%) Perl
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Degree
2 12 (13.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (11.63%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) GCP
2 1 (1.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
1 32 (37.21%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (13.95%) Docker
3 3 (3.49%) GlusterFS
3 3 (3.49%) Varnish
4 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (63.95%) Ansible
2 13 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (15.12%) Puppet
3 11 (12.79%) Nagios
3 11 (12.79%) Terraform
4 7 (8.14%) Kibana
4 7 (8.14%) logstash
5 6 (6.98%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.16%) Mesos
6 1 (1.16%) Packer
6 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (50.00%) New Relic
2 32 (37.21%) Trend Micro
3 10 (11.63%) Splunk
4 4 (4.65%) Capita
4 4 (4.65%) Hummingbird
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco
6 2 (2.33%) Google
6 2 (2.33%) Polycom
6 2 (2.33%) Zend
7 1 (1.16%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) NetApp
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) Sage
7 1 (1.16%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) VMware