Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 75 133
Rank change year-on-year +38 +58 +95
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 482 372 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.58% 3.76% 2.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.04% 24.22% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 372 314 182
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,200 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,606 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Amazon AWS 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 West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,719 1,536 1,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.91% 15.51% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,370 1,276 846
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Birmingham +50 264 £60,000 +14.29% 65
Coventry +44 90 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Solihull +12 29 £45,000 +25.00% 8
Shropshire 0 27 £57,500 +4.55% 12
Staffordshire +22 23 £43,750 +16.67% 5
Worcestershire +18 17 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Warwickshire -18 12 £35,500 +2.90% 3
Wolverhampton +6 5 £42,500 -5.56%
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 276 (57.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (33.20%) Java
3 155 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (29.25%) Microsoft
5 133 (27.59%) Linux
6 124 (25.73%) Python
6 124 (25.73%) SQL
7 122 (25.31%) DevOps
8 98 (20.33%) Windows
9 88 (18.26%) VMware
10 86 (17.84%) Web Services
11 85 (17.63%) Docker
12 84 (17.43%) JavaScript
13 83 (17.22%) Ansible
14 82 (17.01%) Presales
15 80 (16.60%) Active Directory
16 79 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 77 (15.98%) PHP
18 75 (15.56%) MySQL
19 71 (14.73%) Software Engineering
19 71 (14.73%) Microservices
20 70 (14.52%) Puppet
20 70 (14.52%) SaaS
21 69 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
21 69 (14.32%) Data Centre
22 67 (13.90%) PaaS
22 67 (13.90%) SQL Server
23 64 (13.28%) Opscode Chef
23 64 (13.28%) Office 365
23 64 (13.28%) Jenkins

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (3.94%) Apache
2 18 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.73%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.11%) nginx
5 12 (2.49%) CMS
6 5 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.04%) Anypoint
6 5 (1.04%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.04%) Confluence
6 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.83%) Drupal
7 4 (0.83%) eZ Publish
7 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.83%) Mule
7 4 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.83%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.83%) WordPress
8 3 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.62%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.62%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 276 (57.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (14.52%) SaaS
3 67 (13.90%) PaaS
4 64 (13.28%) Office 365
5 56 (11.62%) Amazon EC2
6 55 (11.41%) Amazon S3
7 47 (9.75%) IaaS
8 45 (9.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (8.30%) Serverless
10 37 (7.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 26 (5.39%) Amazon SQS
11 26 (5.39%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (4.98%) Azure Active Directory
13 18 (3.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (3.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (3.32%) Amazon Kinesis
15 15 (3.11%) Amazon EMR
16 10 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (2.07%) CloudFront
17 9 (1.87%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.41%) Firewall
2 42 (8.71%) Network Security
3 36 (7.47%) VPN
4 31 (6.43%) DNS
5 28 (5.81%) WAN
6 17 (3.53%) HTTP
6 17 (3.53%) LAN
7 16 (3.32%) MPLS
7 16 (3.32%) Wireless
8 13 (2.70%) DHCP
8 13 (2.70%) VLAN
9 12 (2.49%) Internet
9 12 (2.49%) OSPF
9 12 (2.49%) TACACS
10 11 (2.28%) Cisco Firepower
10 11 (2.28%) Cisco Wireless
11 10 (2.07%) Skype
12 7 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.45%) TCP/IP
12 7 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.56%) MySQL
2 67 (13.90%) SQL Server
3 62 (12.86%) Amazon RDS
4 58 (12.03%) MongoDB
5 53 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
6 51 (10.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 47 (9.75%) NoSQL
8 37 (7.68%) Relational Database
9 34 (7.05%) DB2
10 23 (4.77%) RDBMS
11 18 (3.73%) Cosmos DB
12 15 (3.11%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (2.49%) Redis
15 11 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
16 8 (1.66%) Big Data
16 8 (1.66%) Bigtable
16 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 64 (13.28%) Jenkins
2 53 (11.00%) Git (software)
3 36 (7.47%) Maven
4 24 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (4.36%) TeamCity
6 15 (3.11%) Hudson
6 15 (3.11%) JUnit
7 14 (2.90%) Vagrant
8 13 (2.70%) Subversion
9 11 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (2.28%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.45%) JIRA
11 6 (1.24%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.24%) CircleCI
11 6 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (1.24%) Selenium
12 5 (1.04%) Codeship
12 5 (1.04%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.04%) Grunt
12 5 (1.04%) SonarQube
General
1 55 (11.41%) Finance
2 26 (5.39%) Retail
3 8 (1.66%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.45%) Marketing
4 7 (1.45%) Publishing
5 5 (1.04%) Advertising
6 4 (0.83%) Banking
7 3 (0.62%) Automotive
7 3 (0.62%) Billing
7 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 146 (30.29%) Architect
2 95 (19.71%) Developer
3 65 (13.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 49 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
5 41 (8.51%) Technical Architect
6 40 (8.30%) Cloud Architect
7 39 (8.09%) Senior Developer
8 32 (6.64%) Software Engineer
9 31 (6.43%) Java Developer
10 23 (4.77%) Software Developer
11 22 (4.56%) Lead Architect
12 21 (4.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 20 (4.15%) DBA
14 19 (3.94%) Consultant
15 18 (3.73%) Administrator
15 18 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
16 17 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
16 17 (3.53%) Support Engineer
17 16 (3.32%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (17.84%) Web Services
2 58 (12.03%) .NET
3 56 (11.62%) HTML
4 39 (8.09%) CSS
5 33 (6.85%) RESTful
6 29 (6.02%) React
7 26 (5.39%) AngularJS
8 23 (4.77%) Java EE
9 22 (4.56%) Node.js
10 19 (3.94%) Spring
11 18 (3.73%) Elastic Stack
11 18 (3.73%) jQuery
12 17 (3.53%) HTML5
13 16 (3.32%) Ajax
13 16 (3.32%) ASP.NET
13 16 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (2.49%) JMS
15 12 (2.49%) Memcached
15 12 (2.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.32%) Data Centre
2 47 (9.75%) Enterprise Software
2 47 (9.75%) Public Cloud
3 37 (7.68%) Computer Science
4 35 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (7.26%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.73%) Driving Licence
7 16 (3.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (3.11%) Private Cloud
9 11 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.66%) NHS
11 7 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.45%) Replication
12 6 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.24%) Fintech
12 6 (1.24%) Taxonomies
12 6 (1.24%) User Experience
12 6 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 133 (27.59%) Linux
2 98 (20.33%) Windows
3 57 (11.83%) Windows Server
4 42 (8.71%) Unix
5 30 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.28%) CentOS
7 9 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.24%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.24%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.41%) Android
11 2 (0.41%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (25.31%) DevOps
3 82 (17.01%) Presales
4 71 (14.73%) Microservices
4 71 (14.73%) Software Engineering
5 69 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (12.66%) Open Source
7 59 (12.24%) Project Management
8 54 (11.20%) Load Balancing
8 54 (11.20%) Mentoring
9 45 (9.34%) Scrum
10 44 (9.13%) Migration
11 42 (8.71%) Configuration Management
11 42 (8.71%) High Availability
12 38 (7.88%) ITIL
12 38 (7.88%) Test Automation
13 37 (7.68%) Service Delivery
14 35 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (7.26%) Vendor Relationship Management
15 34 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 160 (33.20%) Java
2 124 (25.73%) Python
2 124 (25.73%) SQL
3 84 (17.43%) JavaScript
4 77 (15.98%) PHP
5 44 (9.13%) C#
6 37 (7.68%) Go
6 37 (7.68%) Ruby
7 26 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 24 (4.98%) Perl
9 23 (4.77%) Java 8
9 23 (4.77%) Scala
10 12 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.28%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.07%) C
12 10 (2.07%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.07%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.87%) PHP 5
14 6 (1.24%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.83%) Jython
Qualifications
1 50 (10.37%) Degree
2 39 (8.09%) MCSE
2 39 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (7.88%) Security Cleared
4 27 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (5.19%) CCNP
6 24 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (4.56%) MCP
8 19 (3.94%) Master's Degree
9 17 (3.53%) MCSA
10 7 (1.45%) CCNA
10 7 (1.45%) ISEB
11 6 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.24%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.04%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.83%) RHCE
13 4 (0.83%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.62%) HNC
14 3 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.70%) SLA
3 12 (2.49%) GDPR
4 7 (1.45%) QA
5 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.41%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.21%) IASME
System Software
1 85 (17.63%) Docker
2 80 (16.60%) Active Directory
3 79 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (7.47%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.70%) Varnish
7 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.83%) vSphere
7 4 (0.83%) Xen
8 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.62%) XenApp
8 3 (0.62%) XenServer
9 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 83 (17.22%) Ansible
2 70 (14.52%) Puppet
3 64 (13.28%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (11.41%) Kubernetes
5 34 (7.05%) Terraform
6 23 (4.77%) Nagios
7 21 (4.36%) Graphite
8 20 (4.15%) Salt
9 17 (3.53%) Docker Swarm
9 17 (3.53%) Opsview
10 16 (3.32%) Grafana
11 15 (3.11%) Consul
11 15 (3.11%) ZABBIX
12 14 (2.90%) Packer
13 13 (2.70%) SCCM
14 12 (2.49%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (2.28%) QRadar
15 11 (2.28%) WhatsUp Gold
16 10 (2.07%) SCVMM
17 6 (1.24%) Kibana
Vendors
1 141 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 88 (18.26%) VMware
3 43 (8.92%) Google
4 42 (8.71%) Cisco
5 41 (8.51%) Citrix
6 27 (5.60%) HP
7 23 (4.77%) F5
8 21 (4.36%) Oracle
9 17 (3.53%) IBM
10 16 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (3.11%) Meraki
11 15 (3.11%) SolarWinds
12 14 (2.90%) NetApp
13 12 (2.49%) Fortinet
14 11 (2.28%) EMC
14 11 (2.28%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.28%) Tripwire
15 10 (2.07%) BMC
15 10 (2.07%) Juniper
15 10 (2.07%) McAfee