Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 283 278
Rank change year-on-year +65 -5 +33
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 75 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.44% 2.71% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 11
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -23.81% +16.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - -

Amazon EC2 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 1,689 1,625 1,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.01% 15.96% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,325 929
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.46% +6.91%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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 +19 56 £75,000 +87.50% 5
Coventry - 17 £45,000 - 3
Worcestershire 0 1 £55,000 +134.04% 2
Solihull - 1 £37,500 - 1
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 75 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (97.33%) Amazon S3
3 62 (82.67%) Amazon RDS
4 54 (72.00%) Web Services
5 53 (70.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 50 (66.67%) SQL
7 49 (65.33%) Python
8 46 (61.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 43 (57.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 40 (53.33%) Presales
11 39 (52.00%) Project Management
12 38 (50.67%) Amazon SQS
13 35 (46.67%) Java
14 34 (45.33%) AWS Lambda
14 34 (45.33%) Serverless
15 31 (41.33%) Ansible
15 31 (41.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
15 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
16 29 (38.67%) Relational Database
17 27 (36.00%) Amazon Redshift
18 26 (34.67%) Amazon EMR
18 26 (34.67%) Amazon Kinesis
18 26 (34.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 26 (34.67%) Vendor Relationship Management
18 26 (34.67%) Identity Access Management
18 26 (34.67%) Cosmos DB
18 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (34.67%) RDBMS
18 26 (34.67%) MCSE

Amazon EC2
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 10 (13.33%) nginx
2 9 (12.00%) Apache
3 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 75 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (97.33%) Amazon S3
3 53 (70.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (61.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (57.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (50.67%) Amazon SQS
7 34 (45.33%) AWS Lambda
7 34 (45.33%) Serverless
8 26 (34.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 26 (34.67%) Amazon EMR
8 26 (34.67%) Amazon Kinesis
9 25 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (25.33%) Office 365
11 17 (22.67%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (16.00%) AWS CloudTrail
13 11 (14.67%) SaaS
14 8 (10.67%) CloudFront
15 7 (9.33%) IaaS
15 7 (9.33%) PaaS
16 6 (8.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.67%) Network Security
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
2 5 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (82.67%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (41.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 29 (38.67%) Relational Database
4 27 (36.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 26 (34.67%) Cosmos DB
5 26 (34.67%) RDBMS
6 20 (26.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 15 (20.00%) MySQL
7 15 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
10 4 (5.33%) DB2
11 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.33%) GitLab
3 1 (1.33%) gulp
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) PhantomJS
3 1 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Architect
2 42 (56.00%) Cloud Architect
3 39 (52.00%) Solutions Architect
4 38 (50.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 22 (29.33%) Lead Architect
6 21 (28.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 17 (22.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (16.00%) Applications Engineer
8 12 (16.00%) Applications Support
8 12 (16.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Applications Support
10 4 (5.33%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (5.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Support Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.00%) Web Services
2 20 (26.67%) .NET
2 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (17.33%) AngularJS
3 13 (17.33%) CSS
3 13 (17.33%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) React
4 12 (16.00%) Java EE
4 12 (16.00%) jQuery
5 9 (12.00%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (9.33%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (8.00%) LAMP
7 6 (8.00%) Node.js
8 5 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (6.67%) SAML
9 3 (4.00%) Middleware
10 1 (1.33%) .NET Core
10 1 (1.33%) HTML5
10 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (26.67%) Private Cloud
2 20 (26.67%) Public Cloud
2 20 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (24.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Presales
2 39 (52.00%) Project Management
3 26 (34.67%) Identity Access Management
3 26 (34.67%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 21 (28.00%) Load Balancing
4 21 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
4 21 (28.00%) TOGAF
5 20 (26.67%) ITIL
5 20 (26.67%) ITIL V3
5 20 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 20 (26.67%) Service Management
6 19 (25.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (24.00%) DevOps
8 17 (22.67%) Line Management
9 15 (20.00%) Migration
10 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
11 13 (17.33%) Scrum
12 12 (16.00%) Kanban
13 10 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 50 (66.67%) SQL
2 49 (65.33%) Python
3 35 (46.67%) Java
4 19 (25.33%) PL/SQL
4 19 (25.33%) Scala
4 19 (25.33%) Shell Script
5 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (24.00%) PHP
6 8 (10.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) C#
8 1 (1.33%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) MCSA
1 26 (34.67%) MCSE
1 26 (34.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (12.00%) Degree
3 9 (12.00%) Master's Degree
4 6 (8.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) GDPR
2 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.00%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 13 (17.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (41.33%) Ansible
2 23 (30.67%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (30.67%) Puppet
3 12 (16.00%) Terraform
4 6 (8.00%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.00%) Mesos
4 6 (8.00%) rkt
5 5 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.33%) Packer
6 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.33%) VMware
3 6 (8.00%) IBM
4 5 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (1.33%) BMC
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix
5 1 (1.33%) EMC
5 1 (1.33%) NetApp
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) SaltStack