Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 76 92
Rank change year-on-year +54 +16 +104
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 610 360 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.87% 3.67% 3.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.61% 22.92% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 420 267 238
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% -6.36% +29.41%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 1,622 1,571 1,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.92% 16.03% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,244 1,239 903
West Midlands median annual salary £45,250 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.47% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £25,825 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +34 347 £57,500 +4.55% 77
Coventry +47 83 £50,000 -9.91% 13
Solihull +49 50 £50,000 +42.86% 11
Shropshire +12 31 £51,250 +46.43% 8
Worcestershire +22 30 £33,000 -12.00% 7
Staffordshire +31 22 £35,500 -13.41% 4
Warwickshire +1 20 £38,750 +10.71% 14
Herefordshire -10 7 £90,000 +100.00% 2
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 415 (68.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 230 (37.70%) Microsoft
3 183 (30.00%) DevOps
4 182 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (26.72%) SQL
6 153 (25.08%) Java
7 151 (24.75%) Web Services
8 148 (24.26%) Python
9 131 (21.48%) Linux
10 128 (20.98%) Active Directory
11 124 (20.33%) Windows
12 122 (20.00%) Project Management
12 122 (20.00%) Presales
13 112 (18.36%) VMware
14 110 (18.03%) Amazon RDS
15 107 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 103 (16.89%) Data Centre
17 101 (16.56%) Amazon EC2
17 101 (16.56%) JavaScript
18 97 (15.90%) SQL Server
18 97 (15.90%) Amazon S3
18 97 (15.90%) Docker
19 92 (15.08%) Ansible
20 87 (14.26%) .NET
21 86 (14.10%) Office 365
22 83 (13.61%) PaaS
23 81 (13.28%) Puppet
24 78 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
24 78 (12.79%) Software Engineering
25 77 (12.62%) Google

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 40 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.77%) Apache
3 20 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
4 17 (2.79%) CMS
5 16 (2.62%) nginx
6 13 (2.13%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.64%) Anypoint
8 10 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (1.64%) Drupal
9 9 (1.48%) Mule
9 9 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.31%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.98%) WordPress
12 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.82%) eZ Publish
12 5 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 29 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.98%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 415 (68.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (16.56%) Amazon EC2
3 97 (15.90%) Amazon S3
4 86 (14.10%) Office 365
5 83 (13.61%) PaaS
6 75 (12.30%) SaaS
7 72 (11.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 71 (11.64%) IaaS
9 66 (10.82%) Serverless
10 60 (9.84%) Google Cloud Platform
11 58 (9.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 42 (6.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 42 (6.89%) Amazon SQS
13 41 (6.72%) AWS Lambda
14 38 (6.23%) Cloud Computing
15 36 (5.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 30 (4.92%) Amazon EMR
16 30 (4.92%) Amazon Kinesis
17 18 (2.95%) GitHub
18 17 (2.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.98%) Firewall
2 60 (9.84%) Network Security
3 41 (6.72%) DNS
4 31 (5.08%) WAN
5 25 (4.10%) DHCP
5 25 (4.10%) Skype
6 22 (3.61%) VPN
7 15 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (1.80%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.64%) LAN
10 9 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (1.31%) SAN
11 8 (1.31%) VoIP
11 8 (1.31%) Wireless
12 7 (1.15%) BGP
12 7 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.15%) EIGRP
12 7 (1.15%) OSPF
13 6 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.03%) Amazon RDS
2 97 (15.90%) SQL Server
3 70 (11.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 69 (11.31%) MySQL
5 66 (10.82%) NoSQL
5 66 (10.82%) Relational Database
6 50 (8.20%) MongoDB
6 50 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (7.05%) RDBMS
8 37 (6.07%) DB2
9 35 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 35 (5.74%) Cosmos DB
10 34 (5.57%) Azure SQL Database
11 28 (4.59%) Big Data
12 20 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (2.95%) Hadoop
13 18 (2.95%) Power BI
14 11 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (12.13%) Jenkins
2 54 (8.85%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 29 (4.75%) Maven
5 27 (4.43%) Visual Studio
6 24 (3.93%) TeamCity
7 21 (3.44%) Vagrant
8 18 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (2.13%) SoapUI
10 12 (1.97%) Selenium
11 11 (1.80%) Subversion
12 10 (1.64%) Hudson
13 8 (1.31%) CircleCI
13 8 (1.31%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.15%) Codeship
14 7 (1.15%) GitLab
15 6 (0.98%) JIRA
15 6 (0.98%) JMeter
16 5 (0.82%) FitNesse
16 5 (0.82%) SonarQube
General
1 60 (9.84%) Finance
2 23 (3.77%) Retail
3 17 (2.79%) Marketing
4 12 (1.97%) Law
5 10 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.15%) Publishing
7 5 (0.82%) Automotive
8 4 (0.66%) Advertising
9 3 (0.49%) Legal
9 3 (0.49%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.33%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 197 (32.30%) Architect
2 109 (17.87%) Developer
3 86 (14.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 84 (13.77%) Solutions Architect
5 77 (12.62%) Cloud Architect
6 56 (9.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 49 (8.03%) Technical Architect
8 37 (6.07%) Software Engineer
9 36 (5.90%) Lead Architect
10 33 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (5.41%) Software Developer
11 29 (4.75%) Senior Developer
12 26 (4.26%) Administrator
12 26 (4.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 25 (4.10%) DBA
14 24 (3.93%) Java Developer
15 23 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
16 21 (3.44%) Database Architect
17 20 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
18 19 (3.11%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (24.75%) Web Services
2 87 (14.26%) .NET
3 64 (10.49%) HTML
4 57 (9.34%) CSS
5 52 (8.52%) AngularJS
5 52 (8.52%) React
6 42 (6.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (6.72%) ASP.NET
8 35 (5.74%) SOAP
9 34 (5.57%) jQuery
10 30 (4.92%) HTML5
11 26 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (3.77%) Node.js
12 23 (3.77%) REST
13 22 (3.61%) Java EE
14 21 (3.44%) Ajax
14 21 (3.44%) Elastic Stack
14 21 (3.44%) RESTful
15 19 (3.11%) Spring
16 16 (2.62%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (16.89%) Data Centre
2 73 (11.97%) Self-Motivation
3 60 (9.84%) Public Cloud
4 46 (7.54%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (6.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 34 (5.57%) Private Cloud
8 33 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (2.30%) Replication
9 14 (2.30%) Taxonomies
10 11 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (1.80%) User Experience
11 9 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.48%) Reference Data
12 8 (1.31%) Social Media
13 7 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.82%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 131 (21.48%) Linux
2 124 (20.33%) Windows
3 63 (10.33%) Windows Server
4 34 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (4.43%) Unix
7 19 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.80%) CentOS
9 10 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.98%) Android
11 6 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.49%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (30.00%) DevOps
2 182 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (20.00%) Presales
3 122 (20.00%) Project Management
4 78 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (12.79%) Software Engineering
5 77 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
6 76 (12.46%) Microservices
7 73 (11.97%) ITIL
7 73 (11.97%) Migration
8 69 (11.31%) Data Protection
9 64 (10.49%) Load Balancing
10 62 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
11 56 (9.18%) Configuration Management
11 56 (9.18%) Open Source
12 54 (8.85%) Vendor Relationship Management
13 53 (8.69%) Service Management
14 50 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
14 50 (8.20%) Thought Leadership
15 47 (7.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 163 (26.72%) SQL
2 153 (25.08%) Java
3 148 (24.26%) Python
4 101 (16.56%) JavaScript
5 68 (11.15%) C#
6 56 (9.18%) PHP
7 42 (6.89%) Shell Script
8 34 (5.57%) Ruby
9 32 (5.25%) Scala
10 27 (4.43%) PL/SQL
11 25 (4.10%) Bash Shell
11 25 (4.10%) Perl
12 21 (3.44%) Go
12 21 (3.44%) PowerShell
13 20 (3.28%) C
14 16 (2.62%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.64%) Java 8
16 5 (0.82%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.66%) R
18 2 (0.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 63 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (10.00%) MCSE
2 61 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 56 (9.18%) Degree
4 34 (5.57%) MCSA
5 29 (4.75%) CCNP
5 29 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (3.93%) MCP
7 16 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.80%) AWS Certification
8 11 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.80%) ISEB
8 11 (1.80%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.82%) RHCE
10 5 (0.82%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.82%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.49%) MCITP
12 2 (0.33%) HNC
12 2 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (11.31%) GDPR
2 28 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.46%) QA
4 14 (2.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.16%) IASME
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 128 (20.98%) Active Directory
2 107 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (15.90%) Docker
4 73 (11.97%) Hyper-V
5 35 (5.74%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.48%) vSphere
7 8 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.15%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.98%) Varnish
10 5 (0.82%) Firmware
10 5 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.82%) XenApp
11 3 (0.49%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.33%) XenServer
13 1 (0.16%) KVM
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.16%) pfSense
13 1 (0.16%) Squid
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 92 (15.08%) Ansible
2 81 (13.28%) Puppet
3 65 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (10.49%) Kubernetes
5 58 (9.51%) Terraform
6 34 (5.57%) Packer
7 26 (4.26%) SCCM
8 24 (3.93%) Consul
9 23 (3.77%) Docker Swarm
10 21 (3.44%) Opsview
11 17 (2.79%) Graphite
12 16 (2.62%) Grafana
12 16 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (2.46%) SCVMM
14 13 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (1.80%) Nagios
15 11 (1.80%) Salt
16 10 (1.64%) Prometheus
16 10 (1.64%) rkt
16 10 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 230 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 112 (18.36%) VMware
3 77 (12.62%) Google
4 67 (10.98%) Cisco
5 53 (8.69%) Citrix
6 35 (5.74%) IBM
7 30 (4.92%) HP
8 28 (4.59%) Dell
9 25 (4.10%) McAfee
10 24 (3.93%) F5
11 23 (3.77%) Juniper
11 23 (3.77%) NetApp
12 21 (3.44%) CheckPoint
13 18 (2.95%) Oracle
14 16 (2.62%) Forcepoint
14 16 (2.62%) Symantec
15 15 (2.46%) Fortinet
16 14 (2.30%) BMC
16 14 (2.30%) Red Hat
17 13 (2.13%) Brocade