Period
to 17 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 266 260
Rank change year-on-year +52 -6 +51
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 74 45 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.47% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.50% 2.34% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 49 25 59
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +31.94% -20.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £86,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 2,115 1,922 1,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.74% 20.24% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,668 1,514 1,239
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 July 2019.

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 July 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 +53 34 £65,000 +0.93% 8
Solihull +8 19 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 10 £53,000 -
Coventry - 8 £54,500 - 4
Worcestershire -26 2 - -
Shropshire -9 1 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 73 (98.65%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (82.43%) Amazon S3
3 52 (70.27%) Web Services
4 47 (63.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 39 (52.70%) Amazon RDS
6 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (40.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 29 (39.19%) DevOps
9 28 (37.84%) Linux
10 26 (35.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (33.78%) Amazon ECS
11 25 (33.78%) Migration
12 23 (31.08%) Python
12 23 (31.08%) SQL
13 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
14 21 (28.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 20 (27.03%) Jenkins
15 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (25.68%) PowerShell
16 19 (25.68%) YAML
16 19 (25.68%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (25.68%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (25.68%) Amazon Glacier
17 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (24.32%) VMware
17 18 (24.32%) Load Balancing
18 17 (22.97%) Public Cloud
19 16 (21.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 16 (21.62%) Analytics
19 16 (21.62%) Route 53

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 5 (6.76%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) nginx
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 73 (98.65%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (82.43%) Amazon S3
3 47 (63.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 30 (40.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 26 (35.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (33.78%) Amazon ECS
7 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (25.68%) Amazon Glacier
8 19 (25.68%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (21.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 16 (21.62%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (21.62%) Route 53
9 16 (21.62%) Serverless
10 15 (20.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (18.92%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (10.81%) CloudFront
13 6 (8.11%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (6.76%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (5.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (5.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 5 (6.76%) HTTP
3 4 (5.41%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.41%) SSL
4 3 (4.05%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) OpenVPN
5 2 (2.70%) Internet
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) FTP
6 1 (1.35%) SMTP
6 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.70%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (28.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (20.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.76%) MySQL
5 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (4.05%) Redis
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.57%) Maven
3 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.16%) JUnit
5 7 (9.46%) GitLab
6 6 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (4.05%) DbUnit
8 3 (4.05%) JIRA
8 3 (4.05%) jMock
8 3 (4.05%) Mockito
8 3 (4.05%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.35%) Gradle
General
1 2 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (25.68%) Cloud Engineer
3 17 (22.97%) Architect
4 15 (20.27%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (16.22%) Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 11 (14.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 11 (14.86%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (12.16%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Java Developer
8 8 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (10.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (70.27%) Web Services
2 19 (25.68%) YAML
3 9 (12.16%) RESTful
3 9 (12.16%) SOAP
3 9 (12.16%) Spring
4 7 (9.46%) Apache Camel
4 7 (9.46%) J2EE
4 7 (9.46%) XML
5 6 (8.11%) JSON
5 6 (8.11%) Kafka
5 6 (8.11%) Spring Boot
6 5 (6.76%) LAMP
6 5 (6.76%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (6.76%) Node.js
7 4 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.05%) PowerMock
9 2 (2.70%) .NET
9 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.70%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 19 (25.68%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (22.97%) Public Cloud
4 15 (20.27%) Private Cloud
4 15 (20.27%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
6 11 (14.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (5.41%) iPad
8 3 (4.05%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.11%) CentOS
3 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
3 6 (8.11%) Unix
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.19%) DevOps
3 25 (33.78%) Migration
4 18 (24.32%) Load Balancing
5 16 (21.62%) Analytics
5 16 (21.62%) Insurtech
6 15 (20.27%) Line Management
6 15 (20.27%) Presales
6 15 (20.27%) Technology Roadmap
7 14 (18.92%) Configuration Management
8 13 (17.57%) Project Management
8 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (16.22%) Demand Management
9 12 (16.22%) ITIL
9 12 (16.22%) Microservices
9 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
9 12 (16.22%) Service Management
9 12 (16.22%) Validation
9 12 (16.22%) Visualisation
10 11 (14.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) Python
1 23 (31.08%) SQL
2 19 (25.68%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.86%) Java
4 9 (12.16%) PHP
5 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.05%) C#
5 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) CCA
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (20.27%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (17.57%) Docker
3 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) Postfix
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) Puppet
2 8 (10.81%) Kubernetes
3 7 (9.46%) Ansible
4 6 (8.11%) Terraform
5 4 (5.41%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (5.41%) Grafana
5 4 (5.41%) Packer
5 4 (5.41%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) VMware
2 2 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (2.70%) Veeam
3 1 (1.35%) Citrix
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft