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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 92 172
Rank change year-on-year +28 +80 +53
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 369 286 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.96% 2.97% 1.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.05% 24.05% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 249 228 144
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,175 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £65,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%

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 1,753 1,189 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.83% 12.34% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,354 976 750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.80% -5.29% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,600 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 21 May 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 May 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 +37 185 £55,000 - 32
Coventry -7 58 £60,750 +5.65% 7
Staffordshire +20 28 £50,000 - 8
Warwickshire -10 27 £31,250 -37.50% 11
Worcestershire +29 15 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Shropshire +17 14 £67,500 +107.69% 12
Solihull -9 13 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £32,750 -
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 236 (63.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (29.81%) Microsoft
3 107 (29.00%) VMware
4 98 (26.56%) SQL
5 96 (26.02%) Linux
6 89 (24.12%) Presales
7 88 (23.85%) Data Centre
8 84 (22.76%) Java
8 84 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 83 (22.49%) Service Delivery
10 72 (19.51%) Windows
10 72 (19.51%) Docker
11 71 (19.24%) SQL Server
11 71 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
12 67 (18.16%) Git (software)
13 65 (17.62%) Python
13 65 (17.62%) ITIL
14 64 (17.34%) JavaScript
15 62 (16.80%) Google
16 57 (15.45%) DevOps
17 56 (15.18%) Software Engineering
18 55 (14.91%) Firewall
18 55 (14.91%) Active Directory
19 54 (14.63%) MongoDB
20 53 (14.36%) Kubernetes
21 50 (13.55%) Line Management
21 50 (13.55%) Degree
21 50 (13.55%) Computer Science
22 49 (13.28%) Amazon EC2
23 48 (13.01%) 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 28 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.52%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.71%) Apache
4 9 (2.44%) JBoss
5 8 (2.17%) Confluence
5 8 (2.17%) IIS
5 8 (2.17%) WordPress
6 7 (1.90%) nginx
6 7 (1.90%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.81%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.27%) CMS
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.36%) Magento
3 4 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 236 (63.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (13.28%) Amazon EC2
3 47 (12.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 47 (12.74%) IaaS
4 45 (12.20%) PaaS
5 43 (11.65%) Office 365
6 34 (9.21%) SaaS
7 27 (7.32%) Serverless
8 18 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
9 16 (4.34%) Amazon S3
9 16 (4.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (4.07%) CloudFront
10 15 (4.07%) GitHub
11 14 (3.79%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (3.79%) Bluemix
12 11 (2.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (1.63%) OpenShift
14 5 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (1.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.91%) Firewall
2 39 (10.57%) VPN
3 27 (7.32%) WAN
4 18 (4.88%) LAN
5 15 (4.07%) MPLS
5 15 (4.07%) VLAN
6 14 (3.79%) Network Security
7 13 (3.52%) Cisco Firepower
7 13 (3.52%) Cisco Wireless
7 13 (3.52%) OSPF
7 13 (3.52%) SSH
7 13 (3.52%) TACACS
7 13 (3.52%) Wireless
8 12 (3.25%) DNS
9 10 (2.71%) Internet
10 9 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
11 8 (2.17%) HTTP
12 6 (1.63%) SAN
12 6 (1.63%) SNMP
13 4 (1.08%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.63%) MongoDB
3 44 (11.92%) MySQL
4 26 (7.05%) Amazon RDS
5 23 (6.23%) NoSQL
6 21 (5.69%) Big Data
7 15 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.52%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.25%) Bigtable
9 12 (3.25%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.25%) Redis
10 11 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.71%) BigQuery
11 10 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (2.44%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.36%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 67 (18.16%) Git (software)
2 45 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 24 (6.50%) Visual Studio
4 19 (5.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 17 (4.61%) Maven
6 14 (3.79%) Subversion
7 12 (3.25%) GoCD
8 11 (2.98%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.71%) JSUnit
9 10 (2.71%) JUnit
10 9 (2.44%) JIRA
10 9 (2.44%) Vagrant
11 8 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.63%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.36%) Selenium
13 5 (1.36%) TestNG
14 4 (1.08%) Hudson
15 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.81%) PHPUnit
General
1 29 (7.86%) Finance
2 24 (6.50%) Retail
3 12 (3.25%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.71%) Banking
4 10 (2.71%) Marketing
5 5 (1.36%) Advertising
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.81%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) Automotive
8 2 (0.54%) Billing
8 2 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (24.12%) Developer
2 56 (15.18%) Architect
3 34 (9.21%) Consultant
4 33 (8.94%) Senior Developer
5 29 (7.86%) Technical Specialist
6 25 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (6.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 23 (6.23%) Cloud Architect
9 22 (5.96%) Java Developer
10 21 (5.69%) PHP Developer
11 18 (4.88%) Technical Manager
12 16 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (4.07%) IT Engineer
13 15 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (3.79%) IT Manager
14 14 (3.79%) Technical Architect
15 13 (3.52%) Applications Developer
15 13 (3.52%) Network Consultant
15 13 (3.52%) Service Manager
15 13 (3.52%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.01%) Web Services
2 35 (9.49%) Node.js
3 34 (9.21%) CSS
4 33 (8.94%) HTML
5 31 (8.40%) .NET
6 30 (8.13%) RESTful
7 25 (6.78%) AngularJS
8 23 (6.23%) Spring
9 14 (3.79%) REST
10 13 (3.52%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (3.25%) HTML5
11 12 (3.25%) LAMP
11 12 (3.25%) LESS
11 12 (3.25%) XML
12 9 (2.44%) Java EE
12 9 (2.44%) JMS
12 9 (2.44%) Memcached
12 9 (2.44%) React
12 9 (2.44%) SOAP
13 8 (2.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 88 (23.85%) Data Centre
2 50 (13.55%) Computer Science
3 43 (11.65%) Public Cloud
4 34 (9.21%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (5.96%) CMDB
6 21 (5.69%) Private Cloud
6 21 (5.69%) User Experience
7 19 (5.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (3.52%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.90%) Fintech
11 6 (1.63%) Clustering
12 5 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.81%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 96 (26.02%) Linux
2 72 (19.51%) Windows
3 47 (12.74%) Windows Server
4 25 (6.78%) Unix
5 21 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.25%) CentOS
7 12 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.71%) Android
9 8 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.17%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.36%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (24.12%) Presales
2 83 (22.49%) Service Delivery
3 71 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (17.62%) ITIL
5 57 (15.45%) DevOps
6 56 (15.18%) Software Engineering
7 50 (13.55%) Line Management
8 42 (11.38%) Open Source
9 36 (9.76%) Analytics
9 36 (9.76%) Microservices
9 36 (9.76%) Project Management
10 35 (9.49%) Load Balancing
11 32 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (8.40%) Due Diligence
13 29 (7.86%) Migration
14 27 (7.32%) Scrum
14 27 (7.32%) Test Automation
15 24 (6.50%) Artificial Intelligence
16 23 (6.23%) High Availability
17 22 (5.96%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (26.56%) SQL
2 84 (22.76%) Java
3 65 (17.62%) Python
4 64 (17.34%) JavaScript
5 48 (13.01%) PHP
6 37 (10.03%) C#
7 26 (7.05%) Bash Shell
8 23 (6.23%) PowerShell
9 22 (5.96%) Java 8
9 22 (5.96%) Ruby
10 19 (5.15%) Go
11 16 (4.34%) Perl
12 15 (4.07%) PHP 5
13 12 (3.25%) Jython
14 8 (2.17%) Scala
15 6 (1.63%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.36%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.08%) C
17 4 (1.08%) PHP 7
17 4 (1.08%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (13.55%) Degree
2 45 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (8.40%) MCP
4 26 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.96%) CCNP
5 22 (5.96%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (2.98%) CCNA
6 11 (2.98%) Master's Degree
6 11 (2.98%) MCSE
6 11 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.71%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.90%) CISSP
9 6 (1.63%) CISM
9 6 (1.63%) PMP
10 5 (1.36%) SANS
11 4 (1.08%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (1.08%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (1.08%) OSCP
11 4 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.44%) QA
3 7 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.36%) GCP
5 4 (1.08%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.81%) SLA
7 2 (0.54%) COBIT
7 2 (0.54%) PMO
8 1 (0.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 84 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (19.51%) Docker
3 55 (14.91%) Active Directory
4 30 (8.13%) Hyper-V
5 26 (7.05%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (3.25%) Xen
7 5 (1.36%) Squid
7 5 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.81%) vSphere
9 2 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.54%) HDFS
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.27%) KVM
10 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (14.36%) Kubernetes
2 39 (10.57%) Ansible
3 30 (8.13%) SCVMM
4 29 (7.86%) Puppet
5 27 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (5.42%) Terraform
7 19 (5.15%) Nagios
8 15 (4.07%) Graphite
9 14 (3.79%) QRadar
10 13 (3.52%) Kibana
10 13 (3.52%) logstash
10 13 (3.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (3.52%) WhatsUp Gold
11 7 (1.90%) Packer
11 7 (1.90%) SCOM
12 4 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.08%) Salt
12 4 (1.08%) SCCM
13 3 (0.81%) Grafana
13 3 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 110 (29.81%) Microsoft
2 107 (29.00%) VMware
3 62 (16.80%) Google
4 41 (11.11%) Citrix
5 39 (10.57%) Oracle
6 32 (8.67%) Cisco
7 30 (8.13%) BMC
8 27 (7.32%) IBM
9 22 (5.96%) HP
10 21 (5.69%) F5
11 20 (5.42%) SolarWinds
12 18 (4.88%) Red Hat
13 14 (3.79%) Meraki
14 13 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (3.52%) Tripwire
15 12 (3.25%) Atlassian
16 10 (2.71%) Apple
16 10 (2.71%) Fortinet
17 9 (2.44%) Juniper
17 9 (2.44%) ServiceNow