Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 265 288
Rank change year-on-year +15 +23 +30
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 57 61 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.61% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% 3.97% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 7
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £36,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.78% -37.39% +35.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £24,800 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £55,550 £67,750
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 1,750 1,537 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.92% 15.41% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,394 1,278 843
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,100 £65,000 £65,388
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.45% +6.84%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +2 37 £68,750 +71.88% 2
Coventry - 12 £45,000 - 1
Worcestershire +12 4 £46,250 +96.81%
Solihull -6 4 £37,500 +4.17%
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 57 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (89.47%) Amazon S3
3 41 (71.93%) Python
4 38 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
5 37 (64.91%) Web Services
6 34 (59.65%) Ansible
7 31 (54.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (50.88%) Java
9 28 (49.12%) SQL
9 28 (49.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (43.86%) Amazon SQS
11 24 (42.11%) DevOps
11 24 (42.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (42.11%) AWS Lambda
11 24 (42.11%) Serverless
12 23 (40.35%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (40.35%) Puppet
13 21 (36.84%) Linux
14 20 (35.09%) Docker
14 20 (35.09%) Presales
15 19 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
15 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
15 19 (33.33%) Project Management
16 18 (31.58%) Relational Database
16 18 (31.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (29.82%) Configuration Management
18 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (26.32%) MCSE
18 15 (26.32%) MCSA

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 6 (10.53%) nginx
2 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 5 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (89.47%) Amazon S3
3 31 (54.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (49.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (43.86%) Amazon SQS
6 24 (42.11%) AWS Lambda
6 24 (42.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (42.11%) Serverless
7 18 (31.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (26.32%) Amazon EMR
8 15 (26.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 14 (24.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (17.54%) CloudFront
10 10 (17.54%) Office 365
11 9 (15.79%) AWS CloudTrail
11 9 (15.79%) SaaS
12 7 (12.28%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (12.28%) IaaS
12 7 (12.28%) PaaS
13 5 (8.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) Network Security
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.75%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 18 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 15 (26.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (26.32%) Cosmos DB
4 15 (26.32%) RDBMS
5 11 (19.30%) MySQL
6 10 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
8 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
9 4 (7.02%) DB2
10 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
10 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.02%) GoCD
5 3 (5.26%) Ant
5 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.26%) JIRA
5 3 (5.26%) Maven
5 3 (5.26%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) GitLab
6 1 (1.75%) gulp
6 1 (1.75%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Architect
2 21 (36.84%) Cloud Architect
3 20 (35.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (29.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 12 (21.05%) Lead Architect
7 11 (19.30%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 9 (15.79%) Applications Support
9 8 (14.04%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (14.04%) Applications Support Engineer
9 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Lead DevOps
10 4 (7.02%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior Applications Support
10 4 (7.02%) Senior Support Engineer
11 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (64.91%) Web Services
2 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
2 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (17.54%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) React
4 8 (14.04%) Java EE
4 8 (14.04%) jQuery
4 8 (14.04%) Node.js
5 4 (7.02%) SAML
6 3 (5.26%) jBPM
6 3 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (5.26%) Middleware
6 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (5.26%) Spring
6 3 (5.26%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (15.79%) Private Cloud
4 9 (15.79%) Public Cloud
5 7 (12.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.75%) CMDB
8 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) CentOS
4 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) DevOps
2 20 (35.09%) Presales
3 19 (33.33%) Project Management
4 17 (29.82%) Configuration Management
5 15 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
5 15 (26.32%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.30%) Deployment Automation
7 11 (19.30%) Kanban
8 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (17.54%) ITIL
8 10 (17.54%) Load Balancing
8 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (17.54%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (17.54%) TOGAF
9 9 (15.79%) ITIL V3
9 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 9 (15.79%) Scrum
9 9 (15.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) Python
2 29 (50.88%) Java
3 28 (49.12%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) PHP
5 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
6 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
7 10 (17.54%) PL/SQL
7 10 (17.54%) Scala
7 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.02%) Jython
8 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.26%) Perl
9 3 (5.26%) Ruby
10 1 (1.75%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) MCSA
1 15 (26.32%) MCSE
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (21.05%) Degree
2 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) Master's Degree
4 5 (8.77%) ISEB
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Docker
2 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (19.30%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (59.65%) Ansible
2 23 (40.35%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (40.35%) Puppet
3 13 (22.81%) Kubernetes
4 11 (19.30%) Terraform
5 5 (8.77%) Mesos
5 5 (8.77%) rkt
6 4 (7.02%) Graphite
6 4 (7.02%) Kibana
6 4 (7.02%) logstash
6 4 (7.02%) Nagios
6 4 (7.02%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) IBM
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.02%) Remedy
5 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (3.51%) BMC
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) SaltStack