Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 268 297
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 44 64 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.56% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.72% 5.08% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 18
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £48,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £66,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 1619 1261 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.92% 10.98% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 921 690
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,765 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,075 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +5.26%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -9 36 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £34,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £23,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £67,500 -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 44 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (75.00%) Docker
3 28 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (63.64%) Linux
4 27 (61.36%) Configuration Management
5 25 (56.82%) Java
5 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (54.55%) Puppet
6 24 (54.55%) DevOps
7 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
8 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (45.45%) VMware
9 18 (40.91%) ITIL
9 18 (40.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (40.91%) Ansible
10 17 (38.64%) Python
10 17 (38.64%) Ruby
10 17 (38.64%) Amazon S3
11 16 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
12 15 (34.09%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
12 15 (34.09%) SCVMM
12 15 (34.09%) BMC
13 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
15 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
15 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
15 12 (27.27%) MySQL

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 (22.73%) Apache
1 10 (22.73%) CMS
1 10 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (22.73%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (40.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (38.64%) Amazon S3
5 11 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (22.73%) GitHub
6 10 (22.73%) npm
7 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (6.82%) IaaS
8 3 (6.82%) PaaS
9 2 (4.55%) Office 365
10 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (2.27%) Serverless
10 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.64%) VPN
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (27.27%) MySQL
3 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
5 6 (13.64%) InfluxDB
6 2 (4.55%) DB2
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 10 (22.73%) GitLab
3 10 (22.73%) gulp
3 10 (22.73%) PhantomJS
3 10 (22.73%) webpack
4 7 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (13.64%) Hudson
6 2 (4.55%) JUnit
7 1 (2.27%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.27%) Gradle
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
7 1 (2.27%) jMock
7 1 (2.27%) Maven
7 1 (2.27%) Mockito
7 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (22.73%) Electronics
1 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
1 10 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) HTML CSS Developer
3 10 (22.73%) HTML Developer
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (22.73%) PHP Developer
4 9 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (13.64%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
7 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) IT Support
9 3 (6.82%) Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Consultant
9 3 (6.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
1 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 11 (25.00%) REST
1 11 (25.00%) SOAP
2 10 (22.73%) Apache Cordova
2 10 (22.73%) Backbone.js
2 10 (22.73%) CodeIgniter
2 10 (22.73%) CSS
2 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 10 (22.73%) HTML5
2 10 (22.73%) LAMP
2 10 (22.73%) Laravel
2 10 (22.73%) LEMP Stack
2 10 (22.73%) PhoneGap
2 10 (22.73%) React
2 10 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (22.73%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 8 (18.18%) Web Services
4 7 (15.91%) Node.js
5 6 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.64%) Smart Meter
4 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
6 3 (6.82%) CMDB
7 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Android
2 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Configuration Management
2 24 (54.55%) DevOps
3 18 (40.91%) ITIL
4 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (25.00%) Runbook
7 10 (22.73%) API Integration
7 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (22.73%) Content Management
7 10 (22.73%) Mobile Development
7 10 (22.73%) OOP
7 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
9 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (18.18%) Change Management
9 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
10 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.91%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
3 17 (38.64%) Python
3 17 (38.64%) Ruby
4 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
5 11 (25.00%) Perl
5 11 (25.00%) VBScript
5 11 (25.00%) XPath
6 10 (22.73%) PHP
6 10 (22.73%) PHP 7
7 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.82%) PMP
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 33 (75.00%) Docker
2 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (34.09%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (54.55%) Puppet
3 18 (40.91%) Ansible
4 15 (34.09%) SCVMM
5 11 (25.00%) Salt
6 7 (15.91%) Terraform
7 6 (13.64%) Consul
7 6 (13.64%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (13.64%) Icinga
7 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
7 6 (13.64%) Nagios
7 6 (13.64%) Packer
8 5 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (11.36%) SCCM
8 5 (11.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) VMware
2 15 (34.09%) BMC
3 10 (22.73%) Citrix
4 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.64%) AppDynamics
5 6 (13.64%) New Relic
5 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.36%) McAfee
6 5 (11.36%) Symantec
7 3 (6.82%) EMC
7 3 (6.82%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle