Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 91 153
Rank change year-on-year +38 +62 +64
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 421 330 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.48% 3.26% 1.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.14% 22.74% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 305 270 165
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,625 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1,819 1,451 1,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.34% 14.32% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,425 1,221 837
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +53 218 £57,500 +15.00% 52
Coventry +20 64 £53,500 +1.90% 6
Staffordshire +18 32 £50,000 +31.15% 6
Shropshire +9 23 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Warwickshire -14 21 £31,250 -9.42% 6
Worcestershire +19 18 £43,750 +82.29%
Solihull -9 14 £52,500 +45.83% 4
Wolverhampton -7 6 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 - 1
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 272 (64.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 134 (31.83%) Microsoft
3 123 (29.22%) Java
4 120 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (25.18%) Linux
6 105 (24.94%) SQL
6 105 (24.94%) VMware
7 94 (22.33%) Docker
8 91 (21.62%) Presales
9 89 (21.14%) Data Centre
10 87 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 85 (20.19%) Python
12 81 (19.24%) SQL Server
13 80 (19.00%) DevOps
14 77 (18.29%) Service Delivery
15 76 (18.05%) Windows
16 70 (16.63%) JavaScript
16 70 (16.63%) Software Engineering
17 65 (15.44%) Git (software)
18 64 (15.20%) Kubernetes
19 63 (14.96%) Active Directory
20 61 (14.49%) PHP
20 61 (14.49%) Jenkins
21 60 (14.25%) Firewall
22 56 (13.30%) SaaS
22 56 (13.30%) MongoDB
23 55 (13.06%) Web Services
24 54 (12.83%) Google
24 54 (12.83%) PaaS
24 54 (12.83%) Office 365

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 32 (7.60%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.56%) Apache
4 11 (2.61%) nginx
5 10 (2.38%) CMS
6 7 (1.66%) Confluence
6 7 (1.66%) JBoss
6 7 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.43%) IIS
8 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.95%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.71%) WordPress
10 2 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.24%) Drupal
11 1 (0.24%) eZ Publish
Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.19%) Magento
2 4 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 272 (64.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (13.30%) SaaS
3 54 (12.83%) Office 365
3 54 (12.83%) PaaS
4 45 (10.69%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (9.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 40 (9.50%) IaaS
6 23 (5.46%) Serverless
7 21 (4.99%) Amazon S3
8 19 (4.51%) IBM Cloud
9 18 (4.28%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (4.04%) CloudFront
11 14 (3.33%) GitHub
12 12 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (1.66%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (1.43%) Heroku
14 6 (1.43%) SoftLayer
14 6 (1.43%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 60 (14.25%) Firewall
2 38 (9.03%) VPN
3 33 (7.84%) WAN
4 26 (6.18%) Network Security
5 22 (5.23%) LAN
5 22 (5.23%) MPLS
6 21 (4.99%) VLAN
7 20 (4.75%) Wireless
8 19 (4.51%) DNS
9 18 (4.28%) Cisco Firepower
9 18 (4.28%) Cisco Wireless
9 18 (4.28%) OSPF
9 18 (4.28%) TACACS
10 16 (3.80%) HTTP
11 13 (3.09%) Internet
12 11 (2.61%) Software-Defined Networking
13 8 (1.90%) SAN
14 6 (1.43%) DHCP
14 6 (1.43%) SSH
15 5 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 56 (13.30%) MongoDB
3 51 (12.11%) MySQL
4 32 (7.60%) Amazon RDS
5 27 (6.41%) NoSQL
6 25 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (4.28%) Big Data
7 18 (4.28%) Redis
8 17 (4.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 17 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (3.80%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.56%) Bigtable
10 15 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (3.09%) BigQuery
12 10 (2.38%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.38%) Power BI
12 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (2.14%) DB2
13 9 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (1.90%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 65 (15.44%) Git (software)
2 61 (14.49%) Jenkins
3 29 (6.89%) Maven
4 17 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (3.80%) JUnit
6 13 (3.09%) Subversion
7 12 (2.85%) GoCD
8 10 (2.38%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.38%) Hudson
8 10 (2.38%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.14%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.90%) JIRA
10 8 (1.90%) JSUnit
10 8 (1.90%) Selenium
11 7 (1.66%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.19%) Ant
13 5 (1.19%) TestNG
14 4 (0.95%) Cucumber
General
1 44 (10.45%) Finance
2 31 (7.36%) Retail
3 11 (2.61%) Financial Institution
3 11 (2.61%) Marketing
4 10 (2.38%) Banking
5 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.95%) Advertising
7 3 (0.71%) Automotive
7 3 (0.71%) Billing
8 2 (0.48%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 96 (22.80%) Developer
2 84 (19.95%) Architect
3 37 (8.79%) Senior Developer
4 36 (8.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (7.60%) Consultant
6 26 (6.18%) Java Developer
6 26 (6.18%) Technical Architect
7 24 (5.70%) Cloud Architect
7 24 (5.70%) PHP Developer
7 24 (5.70%) Software Engineer
8 21 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (4.99%) Technical Specialist
9 18 (4.28%) Cisco Consultant
9 18 (4.28%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 18 (4.28%) Network Consultant
10 17 (4.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 15 (3.56%) Administrator
12 14 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
12 14 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.06%) Web Services
2 49 (11.64%) .NET
3 43 (10.21%) HTML
4 41 (9.74%) RESTful
5 36 (8.55%) CSS
6 33 (7.84%) Node.js
7 23 (5.46%) AngularJS
8 22 (5.23%) Spring
9 17 (4.04%) Elastic Stack
10 16 (3.80%) HTML5
11 15 (3.56%) Java EE
11 15 (3.56%) Memcached
11 15 (3.56%) REST
12 14 (3.33%) React
13 13 (3.09%) JMS
14 11 (2.61%) JSON
14 11 (2.61%) LAMP
14 11 (2.61%) Sass
14 11 (2.61%) XML
15 10 (2.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.14%) Data Centre
2 50 (11.88%) Computer Science
3 49 (11.64%) Public Cloud
4 33 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (4.75%) Driving Licence
5 20 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (4.51%) Private Cloud
7 16 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (3.56%) CMDB
9 14 (3.33%) User Experience
10 10 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (2.14%) Fintech
12 8 (1.90%) NHS
13 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.19%) PMI
14 4 (0.95%) Clustering
14 4 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (25.18%) Linux
2 76 (18.05%) Windows
3 51 (12.11%) Windows Server
4 34 (8.08%) Unix
5 27 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.09%) CentOS
8 9 (2.14%) Android
8 9 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.66%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.43%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.62%) Presales
3 80 (19.00%) DevOps
4 77 (18.29%) Service Delivery
5 70 (16.63%) Software Engineering
6 52 (12.35%) Open Source
7 51 (12.11%) Microservices
8 50 (11.88%) ITIL
9 48 (11.40%) Load Balancing
10 45 (10.69%) Project Management
11 44 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (9.74%) Mentoring
13 37 (8.79%) Line Management
14 36 (8.55%) Analytics
15 35 (8.31%) Test Automation
16 34 (8.08%) Scrum
17 31 (7.36%) High Availability
18 30 (7.13%) Continuous Delivery
19 29 (6.89%) Migration
20 27 (6.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.22%) Java
2 105 (24.94%) SQL
3 85 (20.19%) Python
4 70 (16.63%) JavaScript
5 61 (14.49%) PHP
6 42 (9.98%) C#
7 35 (8.31%) Go
8 30 (7.13%) Ruby
9 28 (6.65%) Java 8
10 19 (4.51%) Bash Shell
10 19 (4.51%) Scala
11 18 (4.28%) PHP 5
11 18 (4.28%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.80%) Perl
13 12 (2.85%) Jython
14 6 (1.43%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.43%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.95%) PHP 7
15 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (12.59%) Degree
2 40 (9.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (7.36%) CCNP
4 31 (7.36%) MCP
5 30 (7.13%) Security Cleared
6 23 (5.46%) MCSE
6 23 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (3.56%) Master's Degree
7 15 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (3.09%) CCNA
9 7 (1.66%) MCSA
9 7 (1.66%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.43%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.43%) PMP
11 5 (1.19%) CISSP
11 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.19%) SANS
12 4 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.95%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.61%) QA
3 9 (2.14%) GCP
3 9 (2.14%) SLA
4 7 (1.66%) GDPR
4 7 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.95%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 94 (22.33%) Docker
2 87 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (14.96%) Active Directory
4 29 (6.89%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.75%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (2.85%) Xen
7 10 (2.38%) Varnish
8 4 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.71%) Squid
9 3 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.48%) HDFS
10 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.48%) vSphere
11 1 (0.24%) KVM
11 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.24%) XenApp
11 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (15.20%) Kubernetes
2 52 (12.35%) Ansible
3 40 (9.50%) Puppet
4 36 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (6.18%) SCVMM
5 26 (6.18%) Terraform
6 25 (5.94%) Nagios
7 22 (5.23%) Graphite
8 18 (4.28%) QRadar
8 18 (4.28%) WhatsUp Gold
9 14 (3.33%) Kibana
9 14 (3.33%) logstash
10 13 (3.09%) Salt
11 11 (2.61%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (2.38%) Grafana
12 10 (2.38%) Opsview
13 9 (2.14%) Consul
13 9 (2.14%) ZABBIX
14 8 (1.90%) Packer
15 6 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 134 (31.83%) Microsoft
2 105 (24.94%) VMware
3 54 (12.83%) Google
4 45 (10.69%) Citrix
5 38 (9.03%) Cisco
6 37 (8.79%) Oracle
7 31 (7.36%) HP
8 29 (6.89%) F5
9 27 (6.41%) IBM
10 26 (6.18%) BMC
11 24 (5.70%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (4.99%) SolarWinds
13 20 (4.75%) Meraki
14 18 (4.28%) Tripwire
15 14 (3.33%) Red Hat
16 13 (3.09%) Fortinet
17 10 (2.38%) Brocade
17 10 (2.38%) CheckPoint
17 10 (2.38%) Juniper
18 9 (2.14%) Atlassian