Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 63 89
Rank change year-on-year +45 +26 +72
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 758 373 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.68% 3.98% 3.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.75% 20.30% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 509 253 230
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,150 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 2,008 1,837 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.65% 19.62% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,514 1,430 1,036
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,400 £26,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,025 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +35 322 £62,500 +13.64% 24
Warwickshire +45 105 £45,500 +45.60% 5
Coventry +38 99 £52,500 -13.58% 9
Worcestershire +21 75 £34,500 -23.33% 3
Solihull +29 55 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Shropshire +22 50 £53,125 -21.30% 16
Staffordshire +11 29 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Walsall - 3 £70,000 -
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 532 (70.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 319 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (35.09%) Microsoft
4 235 (31.00%) DevOps
5 203 (26.78%) SQL
6 197 (25.99%) Python
7 195 (25.73%) Web Services
8 160 (21.11%) Java
9 159 (20.98%) Docker
10 158 (20.84%) Linux
11 139 (18.34%) .NET
12 135 (17.81%) SQL Server
13 134 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
14 126 (16.62%) C#
15 123 (16.23%) Jenkins
16 122 (16.09%) Windows
17 111 (14.64%) Degree
17 111 (14.64%) Presales
18 110 (14.51%) VMware
19 109 (14.38%) Office 365
20 108 (14.25%) SaaS
21 107 (14.12%) Serverless
21 107 (14.12%) Active Directory
21 107 (14.12%) Software Engineering
22 105 (13.85%) JavaScript
23 104 (13.72%) Project Management
24 100 (13.19%) HTML
25 99 (13.06%) Public Cloud
26 98 (12.93%) Analytics
27 96 (12.66%) Ansible

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 35 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.22%) SAS
3 25 (3.30%) Apache
4 22 (2.90%) Apache Spark
5 21 (2.77%) Confluence
6 18 (2.37%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.45%) nginx
9 7 (0.92%) IIS
10 6 (0.79%) CMS
10 6 (0.79%) Drupal
10 6 (0.79%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.40%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.40%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.40%) JBoss
12 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 532 (70.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (14.38%) Office 365
3 108 (14.25%) SaaS
4 107 (14.12%) Serverless
5 96 (12.66%) PaaS
6 95 (12.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 85 (11.21%) Amazon EC2
8 73 (9.63%) Amazon S3
9 72 (9.50%) IaaS
10 47 (6.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 45 (5.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (5.28%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (5.15%) AWS Lambda
14 37 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
14 37 (4.88%) GitHub
15 33 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 28 (3.69%) Power Platform
17 25 (3.30%) Amazon SQS
18 19 (2.51%) Amazon Glacier
19 17 (2.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 62 (8.18%) Firewall
2 46 (6.07%) Network Security
3 33 (4.35%) DNS
4 31 (4.09%) WAN
5 21 (2.77%) LAN
5 21 (2.77%) Skype
6 20 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 19 (2.51%) HTTP
8 18 (2.37%) SAN
8 18 (2.37%) TCP/IP
9 14 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (1.85%) DHCP
9 14 (1.85%) Internet
9 14 (1.85%) MPLS
10 13 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (1.72%) SMTP
11 11 (1.45%) VoIP
12 10 (1.32%) FTP
12 10 (1.32%) SSH
13 9 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.63%) Amazon RDS
3 54 (7.12%) MySQL
3 54 (7.12%) Relational Database
4 52 (6.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 51 (6.73%) Hadoop
6 40 (5.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 36 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (4.49%) Big Data
9 33 (4.35%) Pentaho
9 33 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (4.09%) Azure SQL Database
10 31 (4.09%) NoSQL
11 26 (3.43%) Power BI
12 22 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (2.64%) Amazon Aurora
13 20 (2.64%) OLAP
14 18 (2.37%) MongoDB
15 14 (1.85%) Redis
16 13 (1.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 123 (16.23%) Jenkins
2 90 (11.87%) Git (software)
3 57 (7.52%) Visual Studio
4 46 (6.07%) Maven
5 43 (5.67%) JIRA
6 36 (4.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 35 (4.62%) Bitbucket
8 29 (3.83%) Artifactory
9 24 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (2.64%) Visual Studio Team System
11 18 (2.37%) Selenium
12 13 (1.72%) gulp
13 12 (1.58%) CircleCI
13 12 (1.58%) GitLab
13 12 (1.58%) JUnit
13 12 (1.58%) TeamCity
14 11 (1.45%) Codeship
15 8 (1.06%) Gradle
15 8 (1.06%) Vagrant
16 6 (0.79%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (6.07%) Finance
2 39 (5.15%) Retail
3 33 (4.35%) Marketing
4 32 (4.22%) Automotive
5 16 (2.11%) Games
6 15 (1.98%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.45%) Electronics
8 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.79%) Legal
10 4 (0.53%) Advertising
10 4 (0.53%) Billing
10 4 (0.53%) Law
11 3 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (24.27%) Architect
2 152 (20.05%) Developer
3 91 (12.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 81 (10.69%) Cloud Architect
5 80 (10.55%) Solutions Architect
6 53 (6.99%) .NET Developer
7 50 (6.60%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 46 (6.07%) Cloud Engineer
8 46 (6.07%) Software Developer
9 45 (5.94%) Software Engineer
10 42 (5.54%) C# Developer
10 42 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 42 (5.54%) Technical Architect
11 41 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 35 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
13 27 (3.56%) Lead Architect
14 26 (3.43%) AWS DevOps
14 26 (3.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 22 (2.90%) Platform Engineer
15 22 (2.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (25.73%) Web Services
2 139 (18.34%) .NET
3 100 (13.19%) HTML
4 86 (11.35%) Node.js
5 80 (10.55%) AngularJS
5 80 (10.55%) CSS
6 74 (9.76%) HTML5
7 73 (9.63%) ASP.NET
8 53 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (6.46%) React
10 47 (6.20%) RESTful
11 40 (5.28%) Ajax
12 39 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 37 (4.88%) Spring
14 34 (4.49%) .NET Core
14 34 (4.49%) jQuery
15 29 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (3.56%) JSON
17 26 (3.43%) XML
18 24 (3.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (13.06%) Public Cloud
2 96 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (10.69%) Data Centre
4 45 (5.94%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 34 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (4.35%) User Experience
8 26 (3.43%) Private Cloud
9 25 (3.30%) Cloud Native
10 21 (2.77%) Social Media
11 20 (2.64%) Driving Licence
11 20 (2.64%) Smart City
12 19 (2.51%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 13 (1.72%) Mobile Games
14 11 (1.45%) Infotainment
15 10 (1.32%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.32%) Replication
16 9 (1.19%) Smart Home
17 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 158 (20.84%) Linux
2 122 (16.09%) Windows
3 60 (7.92%) Unix
4 59 (7.78%) Windows Server
5 38 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (4.75%) Android
7 31 (4.09%) Apple iOS
8 25 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (2.64%) CentOS
9 20 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (2.37%) Ubuntu
11 17 (2.24%) Windows 10
12 15 (1.98%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.66%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.66%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.53%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.40%) Solaris
17 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (31.00%) DevOps
3 134 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
4 111 (14.64%) Presales
5 107 (14.12%) Software Engineering
6 104 (13.72%) Project Management
7 98 (12.93%) Analytics
8 90 (11.87%) ITIL
9 84 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
10 79 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 78 (10.29%) MVC
12 74 (9.76%) Data Protection
12 74 (9.76%) Migration
12 74 (9.76%) Scrum
13 73 (9.63%) Microservices
14 65 (8.58%) IT Strategy
15 63 (8.31%) Configuration Management
16 62 (8.18%) Service Management
17 60 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
17 60 (7.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 203 (26.78%) SQL
2 197 (25.99%) Python
3 160 (21.11%) Java
4 126 (16.62%) C#
5 105 (13.85%) JavaScript
6 75 (9.89%) Bash Shell
7 65 (8.58%) PowerShell
8 48 (6.33%) PHP
9 35 (4.62%) Shell Script
10 34 (4.49%) C
10 34 (4.49%) PL/SQL
11 31 (4.09%) Scala
12 29 (3.83%) Go
12 29 (3.83%) Ruby
13 26 (3.43%) Perl
14 24 (3.17%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.06%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.79%) R
17 5 (0.66%) Groovy
18 4 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 111 (14.64%) Degree
2 72 (9.50%) Security Cleared
3 40 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (3.69%) MCSE
5 24 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 21 (2.77%) CCNP
7 18 (2.37%) AWS Certification
8 17 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (2.11%) MCSA
10 15 (1.98%) DV Cleared
11 13 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.58%) CCNA
12 12 (1.58%) MCP
13 7 (0.92%) RHCE
14 6 (0.79%) MCITP
15 5 (0.66%) CREST Certified
15 5 (0.66%) OSCP
16 4 (0.53%) CCDP
16 4 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.37%) GDPR
2 25 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.37%) SLA
4 12 (1.58%) QA
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 159 (20.98%) Docker
2 107 (14.12%) Active Directory
3 90 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (9.10%) Hyper-V
5 35 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.72%) XenApp
8 12 (1.58%) vSphere
8 12 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.32%) BitLocker
9 10 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.19%) VMware NSX
11 8 (1.06%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.79%) Firmware
13 5 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.66%) Varnish
14 4 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 96 (12.66%) Ansible
2 94 (12.40%) Terraform
3 85 (11.21%) Puppet
4 75 (9.89%) Kubernetes
5 51 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (4.62%) SCCM
7 33 (4.35%) SCVMM
8 24 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (3.03%) SCOM
10 20 (2.64%) Packer
11 16 (2.11%) Opsview
12 12 (1.58%) CFEngine
12 12 (1.58%) MIIS
13 11 (1.45%) NetBackup
14 10 (1.32%) Grafana
15 9 (1.19%) FortiGate
15 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 9 (1.19%) Salt
15 9 (1.19%) SCOrch
15 9 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 266 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 110 (14.51%) VMware
3 84 (11.08%) Oracle
4 79 (10.42%) Google
5 61 (8.05%) Citrix
6 55 (7.26%) Cisco
7 35 (4.62%) Cloudera
8 21 (2.77%) IBM
9 20 (2.64%) Red Hat
9 20 (2.64%) Veeam
10 18 (2.37%) CheckPoint
11 15 (1.98%) Meraki
11 15 (1.98%) SAP
12 14 (1.85%) BMC
12 14 (1.85%) CommVault
13 13 (1.72%) McAfee
14 12 (1.58%) Fortinet
14 12 (1.58%) HP
15 11 (1.45%) Dell
15 11 (1.45%) Salesforce.com