Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 220 274
Rank change year-on-year +19 +54 +13
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 70 75 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.88% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.32% 4.14% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 33
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +43.75% -23.81%
10th Percentile £43,582 £28,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £87,500 £78,500
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 2,109 1,812 1,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.74% 21.28% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,812 1,439 1,396
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +18.75% -6.46%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +0.97%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +3 29 £70,000 -6.67% 4
Worcestershire +15 20 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Coventry +6 10 £49,362 +9.69% 1
Warwickshire - 10 £65,000 -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 70 (100.00%) AWS
2 54 (77.14%) Amazon RDS
3 50 (71.43%) Web Services
4 48 (68.57%) Amazon S3
5 44 (62.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (47.14%) SQL
7 33 (47.14%) Azure
7 33 (47.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (47.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 27 (38.57%) VMware
8 27 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (37.14%) Migration
10 24 (34.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 24 (34.29%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (34.29%) Serverless
10 24 (34.29%) Amazon ECS
11 23 (32.86%) Service Management
11 23 (32.86%) ITIL
12 22 (31.43%) Public Cloud
13 21 (30.00%) Hyper-V
13 21 (30.00%) Load Balancing
14 20 (28.57%) TOGAF
14 20 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
14 20 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
14 20 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (28.57%) ITIL V3
14 20 (28.57%) PRINCE2
14 20 (28.57%) .NET

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 7 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) nginx
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (100.00%) AWS
2 48 (68.57%) Amazon S3
3 44 (62.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 33 (47.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 33 (47.14%) Azure
4 33 (47.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 24 (34.29%) Amazon ECS
5 24 (34.29%) AWS Lambda
5 24 (34.29%) Serverless
6 20 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (27.14%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
10 5 (7.14%) CloudFront
10 5 (7.14%) Route 53
11 4 (5.71%) Amazon Cognito
11 4 (5.71%) AWS CodePipeline
11 4 (5.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (77.14%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (34.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 20 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (24.29%) MongoDB
5 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.71%) JUnit
2 11 (15.71%) Maven
3 7 (10.00%) JIRA
4 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.71%) GitLab
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.43%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.43%) jMock
6 1 (1.43%) Mockito
6 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 20 (28.57%) Architect
2 20 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (27.14%) Senior .NET Developer
3 19 (27.14%) Senior Developer
4 16 (22.86%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (22.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 11 (15.71%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 7 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) AWS Specialist
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 6 (8.57%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Web Specialist
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (71.43%) Web Services
2 20 (28.57%) .NET
3 17 (24.29%) RESTful
4 11 (15.71%) Apache Camel
4 11 (15.71%) J2EE
4 11 (15.71%) SOAP
4 11 (15.71%) Spring
4 11 (15.71%) XML
5 10 (14.29%) JSON
5 10 (14.29%) Kafka
5 10 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 7 (10.00%) .NET Core
6 7 (10.00%) Kendo UI
6 7 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.71%) SAML
8 3 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (2.86%) LAMP
9 2 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Public Cloud
2 20 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 20 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 20 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (12.86%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Unix
3 6 (8.57%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) Migration
3 23 (32.86%) ITIL
3 23 (32.86%) Service Management
4 21 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 20 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 20 (28.57%) Line Management
5 20 (28.57%) Presales
5 20 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 20 (28.57%) Project Management
5 20 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 20 (28.57%) Technology Roadmap
5 20 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 19 (27.14%) DevOps
7 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (17.14%) Microservices
9 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
9 11 (15.71%) OO
10 10 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
10 10 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Java
3 8 (11.43%) Python
4 7 (10.00%) C#
4 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) AWS Certification
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
1 2 (2.86%) ISEB
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 27 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 20 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (11.43%) Docker
5 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) Ansible
2 8 (11.43%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.43%) Terraform
3 6 (8.57%) Packer
4 4 (5.71%) Mesos
4 4 (5.71%) Puppet
4 4 (5.71%) rkt
4 4 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (4.29%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (4.29%) Grafana
5 3 (4.29%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) VMware
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.43%) Veeam