Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 66 118
Rank change year-on-year +39 +52 +82
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 577 404 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.78% 3.96% 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.88% 24.79% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 429 335 199
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,350 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,000 £71,250 £68,000
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 1,703 1,630 1,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.00% 15.99% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,338 1,329 929
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.46% +8.95%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 November 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 16 November 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 +36 309 £60,000 +14.29% 52
Coventry +45 98 £50,000 -4.76% 17
Shropshire +3 44 £57,500 +4.55% 26
Solihull +35 41 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Staffordshire +30 26 £37,500 - 9
Worcestershire +12 18 £33,000 +37.50% 6
Warwickshire -15 16 £31,000 -10.14% 9
Herefordshire - 6 £90,000 - 5
Wolverhampton +7 4 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 368 (63.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 192 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (32.93%) Microsoft
4 170 (29.46%) Java
4 170 (29.46%) DevOps
5 144 (24.96%) SQL
5 144 (24.96%) Python
6 130 (22.53%) Linux
7 122 (21.14%) Web Services
8 113 (19.58%) Windows
8 113 (19.58%) Active Directory
9 101 (17.50%) Presales
10 96 (16.64%) VMware
11 93 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 92 (15.94%) Docker
12 92 (15.94%) Amazon RDS
13 90 (15.60%) Ansible
13 90 (15.60%) Project Management
13 90 (15.60%) JavaScript
14 88 (15.25%) PaaS
15 87 (15.08%) Data Centre
16 83 (14.38%) Microservices
17 80 (13.86%) Puppet
17 80 (13.86%) Software Engineering
18 78 (13.52%) Amazon S3
19 77 (13.34%) Continuous Integration
19 77 (13.34%) MySQL
20 75 (13.00%) Amazon EC2
20 75 (13.00%) Office 365
21 74 (12.82%) PHP

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 27 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.64%) Apache
3 19 (3.29%) CMS
3 19 (3.29%) nginx
4 15 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.73%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.56%) Anypoint
7 9 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.21%) Mule
9 7 (1.21%) WordPress
10 6 (1.04%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.04%) Drupal
10 6 (1.04%) eZ Publish
11 5 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Teamcenter
2 5 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 368 (63.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (15.25%) PaaS
3 78 (13.52%) Amazon S3
4 75 (13.00%) Amazon EC2
4 75 (13.00%) Office 365
5 71 (12.31%) SaaS
6 63 (10.92%) IaaS
7 61 (10.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 57 (9.88%) Serverless
9 46 (7.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 46 (7.97%) Google Cloud Platform
10 38 (6.59%) Amazon SQS
11 35 (6.07%) AWS Lambda
12 31 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (4.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 27 (4.68%) Amazon Kinesis
15 26 (4.51%) Amazon EMR
15 26 (4.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (2.95%) Yammer
17 12 (2.08%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.75%) Firewall
2 53 (9.19%) Network Security
3 39 (6.76%) DNS
4 33 (5.72%) VPN
5 29 (5.03%) WAN
6 20 (3.47%) DHCP
7 19 (3.29%) Skype
8 13 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (2.25%) HTTP
8 13 (2.25%) LAN
9 12 (2.08%) OSPF
9 12 (2.08%) TCP/IP
10 11 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.91%) Wireless
11 9 (1.56%) Cisco Firepower
11 9 (1.56%) MPLS
12 8 (1.39%) TACACS
13 7 (1.21%) BGP
13 7 (1.21%) EIGRP
13 7 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (15.94%) Amazon RDS
2 77 (13.34%) MySQL
3 73 (12.65%) SQL Server
4 66 (11.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 65 (11.27%) NoSQL
6 60 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
7 57 (9.88%) MongoDB
8 54 (9.36%) Relational Database
9 40 (6.93%) RDBMS
10 39 (6.76%) DB2
11 30 (5.20%) Amazon Redshift
11 30 (5.20%) Cosmos DB
12 22 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (3.12%) Big Data
15 13 (2.25%) Power BI
16 9 (1.56%) Redis
17 8 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (1.39%) Hadoop
17 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 69 (11.96%) Jenkins
2 58 (10.05%) Git (software)
3 34 (5.89%) Maven
4 31 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (3.99%) TeamCity
6 22 (3.81%) Vagrant
7 18 (3.12%) Visual Studio
8 17 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (2.60%) Hudson
10 11 (1.91%) Selenium
10 11 (1.91%) Subversion
11 9 (1.56%) SoapUI
12 8 (1.39%) GitLab
13 7 (1.21%) JUnit
14 6 (1.04%) CircleCI
14 6 (1.04%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.87%) Codeship
15 5 (0.87%) Grunt
15 5 (0.87%) JIRA
15 5 (0.87%) SonarQube
General
1 65 (11.27%) Finance
2 19 (3.29%) Retail
3 13 (2.25%) Marketing
4 11 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.21%) Publishing
6 4 (0.69%) Advertising
6 4 (0.69%) Law
6 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.35%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.17%) Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Billing
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (33.45%) Architect
2 103 (17.85%) Developer
3 74 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
4 73 (12.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 71 (12.31%) Cloud Architect
6 47 (8.15%) Technical Architect
7 43 (7.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 41 (7.11%) Senior Developer
9 39 (6.76%) Software Engineer
10 36 (6.24%) Lead Architect
11 32 (5.55%) Java Developer
12 28 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.68%) Administrator
13 27 (4.68%) DBA
14 26 (4.51%) Software Developer
15 24 (4.16%) Cloud Engineer
16 23 (3.99%) Database Architect
16 23 (3.99%) Support Engineer
17 22 (3.81%) Lead Solutions Architect
18 20 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (21.14%) Web Services
2 72 (12.48%) .NET
3 61 (10.57%) HTML
4 48 (8.32%) CSS
5 36 (6.24%) React
6 31 (5.37%) AngularJS
7 27 (4.68%) jQuery
8 26 (4.51%) ASP.NET
8 26 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (4.51%) RESTful
9 24 (4.16%) SOAP
10 22 (3.81%) Elastic Stack
10 22 (3.81%) Java EE
11 21 (3.64%) HTML5
11 21 (3.64%) Node.js
12 16 (2.77%) Ajax
13 15 (2.60%) REST
13 15 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (2.43%) Spring
15 13 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 61 (10.57%) Public Cloud
3 55 (9.53%) Self-Motivation
4 54 (9.36%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (6.07%) Computer Science
7 29 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (4.68%) Private Cloud
9 26 (4.51%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (2.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 15 (2.60%) Taxonomies
12 12 (2.08%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.73%) User Experience
14 9 (1.56%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.56%) NHS
14 9 (1.56%) Reference Data
14 9 (1.56%) Replication
15 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
16 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
16 6 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 130 (22.53%) Linux
2 113 (19.58%) Windows
3 52 (9.01%) Windows Server
4 35 (6.07%) Unix
5 27 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.73%) CentOS
7 10 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.52%) Android
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.35%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (29.46%) DevOps
3 101 (17.50%) Presales
4 90 (15.60%) Project Management
5 83 (14.38%) Microservices
6 80 (13.86%) Software Engineering
7 77 (13.34%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (12.13%) Open Source
9 63 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
10 62 (10.75%) Load Balancing
11 61 (10.57%) Migration
12 58 (10.05%) Mentoring
13 55 (9.53%) Configuration Management
13 55 (9.53%) ITIL
14 52 (9.01%) High Availability
15 49 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
16 47 (8.15%) Vendor Relationship Management
17 42 (7.28%) Scrum
18 41 (7.11%) Enterprise Architecture
19 40 (6.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 170 (29.46%) Java
2 144 (24.96%) Python
2 144 (24.96%) SQL
3 90 (15.60%) JavaScript
4 74 (12.82%) PHP
5 60 (10.40%) C#
6 37 (6.41%) Go
6 37 (6.41%) Ruby
7 29 (5.03%) Scala
8 28 (4.85%) Shell Script
9 25 (4.33%) Perl
10 23 (3.99%) Bash Shell
11 19 (3.29%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.77%) Java 8
13 14 (2.43%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.25%) C
15 11 (1.91%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.87%) PHP 5
17 4 (0.69%) R
18 3 (0.52%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 51 (8.84%) MCSE
1 51 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (8.49%) Degree
3 48 (8.32%) Security Cleared
4 28 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (4.68%) CCNP
5 27 (4.68%) MCSA
6 21 (3.64%) MCP
7 15 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (2.60%) Master's Degree
8 14 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.73%) AWS Certification
10 9 (1.56%) ISEB
11 6 (1.04%) RHCE
11 6 (1.04%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.87%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.52%) HNC
14 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.72%) GDPR
2 25 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.60%) SLA
4 13 (2.25%) QA
5 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.17%) IASME
System Software
1 113 (19.58%) Active Directory
2 93 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (15.94%) Docker
4 56 (9.71%) Hyper-V
5 26 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.25%) Varnish
7 6 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.04%) XenApp
8 5 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.69%) vSphere
10 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.52%) XenServer
11 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.17%) KVM
12 1 (0.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 90 (15.60%) Ansible
2 80 (13.86%) Puppet
3 68 (11.79%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (10.57%) Kubernetes
5 51 (8.84%) Terraform
6 28 (4.85%) Consul
6 28 (4.85%) Packer
7 24 (4.16%) Docker Swarm
7 24 (4.16%) Opsview
8 22 (3.81%) Graphite
9 21 (3.64%) Grafana
9 21 (3.64%) SCCM
10 20 (3.47%) Salt
11 17 (2.95%) Nagios
12 15 (2.60%) ZABBIX
13 12 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (1.56%) SCVMM
15 7 (1.21%) rkt
16 6 (1.04%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 190 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 96 (16.64%) VMware
3 65 (11.27%) Google
4 52 (9.01%) Cisco
5 45 (7.80%) Citrix
6 28 (4.85%) HP
7 26 (4.51%) IBM
8 25 (4.33%) F5
9 21 (3.64%) NetApp
10 20 (3.47%) Dell
10 20 (3.47%) McAfee
11 17 (2.95%) Juniper
12 16 (2.77%) CheckPoint
13 15 (2.60%) Oracle
14 14 (2.43%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.08%) Forcepoint
15 12 (2.08%) MuleSoft
15 12 (2.08%) Symantec
16 11 (1.91%) Fortinet
16 11 (1.91%) Salesforce.com