Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 313 330
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 53 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.27% 3.84% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 33
North West median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -20.00% +43.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,075 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £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 2334 1407 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.51% 11.31% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1967 1205 887
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -34 29 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Merseyside +25 13 £35,000 +62.79% 1
Cheshire -20 11 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 52 (98.11%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (58.49%) Linux
3 30 (56.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 30 (56.60%) Docker
4 27 (50.94%) DevOps
5 25 (47.17%) PHP
5 25 (47.17%) Amazon SQS
6 23 (43.40%) Amazon RDS
7 22 (41.51%) Puppet
8 21 (39.62%) Node.js
8 21 (39.62%) Amazon S3
9 20 (37.74%) Java
10 19 (35.85%) NoSQL
10 19 (35.85%) Microservices
10 19 (35.85%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (35.85%) Serverless
11 18 (33.96%) Ansible
12 17 (32.08%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (32.08%) Python
13 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
14 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
15 14 (26.42%) MySQL
15 14 (26.42%) Ruby
15 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
16 13 (24.53%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (24.53%) Route 53
16 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
16 13 (24.53%) Web Services
17 12 (22.64%) OO
17 12 (22.64%) OOD

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 7 (13.21%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.32%) WordPress
3 4 (7.55%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (98.11%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (47.17%) Amazon SQS
3 21 (39.62%) Amazon S3
4 19 (35.85%) AWS Lambda
4 19 (35.85%) Serverless
5 13 (24.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (24.53%) Route 53
6 8 (15.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (13.21%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (11.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (11.32%) GitHub
9 5 (9.43%) SaaS
10 4 (7.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (5.66%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (5.66%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) VPN
3 4 (7.55%) IPsec
4 3 (5.66%) HTTP
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) OpenVPN
5 2 (3.77%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (56.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 23 (43.40%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (35.85%) NoSQL
4 14 (26.42%) MySQL
5 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
6 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (13.21%) Redis
7 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.64%) PHPUnit
4 6 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (11.32%) gulp
5 5 (9.43%) Hudson
6 3 (5.66%) Grunt
7 2 (3.77%) GoCD
7 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.89%) Babel
8 1 (1.89%) JIRA
8 1 (1.89%) Moq
8 1 (1.89%) NUnit
8 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.89%) Selenium
8 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 12 (22.64%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (22.64%) PHP Developer
5 10 (18.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (18.87%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
8 5 (9.43%) HTML Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Consultant
9 4 (7.55%) DevOps Consultant
10 3 (5.66%) AWS Consultant
10 3 (5.66%) AWS Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Architect
11 2 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
11 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) Node.js
2 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
2 13 (24.53%) Web Services
3 12 (22.64%) Laravel
3 12 (22.64%) Silex
3 12 (22.64%) Symfony
4 10 (18.87%) CSS
5 9 (16.98%) HTML
6 7 (13.21%) jQuery
7 6 (11.32%) HTML5
8 5 (9.43%) CSS3
8 5 (9.43%) React
9 4 (7.55%) LAMP
9 4 (7.55%) XML
10 3 (5.66%) Express
10 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (5.66%) Sass
10 3 (5.66%) SOAP
10 3 (5.66%) Spring
10 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) iPad
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 9 (16.98%) CentOS
4 8 (15.09%) Unix
5 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.77%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) DevOps
2 19 (35.85%) Microservices
3 12 (22.64%) OO
3 12 (22.64%) OOD
3 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.09%) Open Source
6 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
7 6 (11.32%) ITIL
7 6 (11.32%) Web Development
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security
9 2 (3.77%) OOP
9 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.77%) SDLC
9 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) PHP
2 20 (37.74%) Java
3 17 (32.08%) Python
4 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
5 14 (26.42%) Ruby
6 8 (15.09%) SQL
7 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.66%) C#
9 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.89%) Groovy
10 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.66%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (56.60%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (41.51%) Puppet
2 18 (33.96%) Ansible
3 17 (32.08%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (18.87%) Terraform
5 7 (13.21%) Kubernetes
5 7 (13.21%) Packer
6 5 (9.43%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (5.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) SaltStack
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) hybris
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) NetApp