Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 272 271
Rank change year-on-year +93 -1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 102 44 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.31% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.23% 2.79% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 9
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,300 £22,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £57,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%

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 1,637 1,578 1,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.02% 16.06% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,253 1,237 906
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +11.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +40 77 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Coventry - 19 £44,500 -
Solihull +14 4 £44,000 -
Worcestershire -1 3 £44,000 +87.23%
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (90.20%) Amazon S3
3 85 (83.33%) Amazon RDS
4 75 (73.53%) Web Services
5 68 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 64 (62.75%) SQL
7 58 (56.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 57 (55.88%) Python
9 55 (53.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 53 (51.96%) Presales
10 53 (51.96%) Project Management
11 42 (41.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 42 (41.18%) Amazon SQS
11 42 (41.18%) Java
12 41 (40.20%) AWS Lambda
12 41 (40.20%) Serverless
13 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
13 39 (38.24%) Active Directory
14 37 (36.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 35 (34.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 35 (34.31%) Ansible
15 35 (34.31%) Relational Database
16 32 (31.37%) Service Management
16 32 (31.37%) .NET
17 31 (30.39%) Amazon Redshift
17 31 (30.39%) Amazon Kinesis
18 30 (29.41%) Amazon EMR
18 30 (29.41%) Cosmos DB
18 30 (29.41%) Vendor Relationship Management
18 30 (29.41%) Thought Leadership

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 13 (12.75%) Apache
1 13 (12.75%) nginx
2 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (24.51%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 102 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (90.20%) Amazon S3
3 68 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (56.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 55 (53.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 42 (41.18%) Amazon SQS
7 41 (40.20%) AWS Lambda
7 41 (40.20%) Serverless
8 37 (36.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 35 (34.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 31 (30.39%) Amazon Kinesis
11 30 (29.41%) Amazon EMR
12 25 (24.51%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (24.51%) Office 365
13 16 (15.69%) AWS CloudTrail
14 14 (13.73%) SaaS
15 10 (9.80%) CloudFront
16 9 (8.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 9 (8.82%) Route 53
16 9 (8.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) Network Security
2 8 (7.84%) DNS
3 5 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.92%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (83.33%) Amazon RDS
2 42 (41.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 35 (34.31%) Relational Database
4 31 (30.39%) Amazon Redshift
5 30 (29.41%) Cosmos DB
5 30 (29.41%) RDBMS
6 28 (27.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 18 (17.65%) MySQL
8 14 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
10 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
11 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
12 4 (3.92%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (3.92%) DB2
12 4 (3.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.98%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.98%) GitLab
4 1 (0.98%) gulp
4 1 (0.98%) JIRA
4 1 (0.98%) jMock
4 1 (0.98%) JUnit
4 1 (0.98%) Maven
4 1 (0.98%) Mockito
4 1 (0.98%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.98%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.98%) webpack
General
1 9 (8.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (53.92%) Architect
2 54 (52.94%) Cloud Architect
3 52 (50.98%) Solutions Architect
4 51 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 26 (25.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (25.49%) Lead Architect
5 26 (25.49%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 12 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
6 12 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 12 (11.76%) Applications Support Engineer
6 12 (11.76%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.82%) Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Lead DevOps
7 9 (8.82%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Applications Support
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (73.53%) Web Services
2 32 (31.37%) .NET
3 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET
3 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (18.63%) React
5 18 (17.65%) jQuery
6 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
6 13 (12.75%) CSS
6 13 (12.75%) HTML
7 12 (11.76%) Java EE
8 10 (9.80%) LAMP
8 10 (9.80%) LEMP Stack
8 10 (9.80%) Node.js
9 9 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (8.82%) SAML
10 8 (7.84%) SOAP
11 7 (6.86%) .NET Core
11 7 (6.86%) REST
12 6 (5.88%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.43%) Data Centre
2 28 (27.45%) Private Cloud
2 28 (27.45%) Public Cloud
2 28 (27.45%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (25.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Ubuntu
2 4 (3.92%) Unix
3 1 (0.98%) Android
3 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Presales
1 53 (51.96%) Project Management
2 32 (31.37%) Service Management
3 30 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
3 30 (29.41%) Thought Leadership
3 30 (29.41%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 29 (28.43%) Technical Architecture
4 29 (28.43%) TOGAF
5 28 (27.45%) ITIL
5 28 (27.45%) ITIL V3
5 28 (27.45%) Load Balancing
5 28 (27.45%) PRINCE2
6 27 (26.47%) DevOps
7 25 (24.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (24.51%) Line Management
8 24 (23.53%) Data Protection
9 23 (22.55%) Migration
10 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 13 (12.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (62.75%) SQL
2 57 (55.88%) Python
3 42 (41.18%) Java
4 29 (28.43%) Shell Script
5 25 (24.51%) PL/SQL
5 25 (24.51%) Scala
6 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 21 (20.59%) PHP
8 8 (7.84%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.86%) C#
10 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.98%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) MCSA
1 30 (29.41%) MCSE
1 30 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) ISEB
4 9 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (8.82%) Degree
4 9 (8.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.53%) GDPR
2 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 29 (28.43%) Virtual Machines
3 25 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (22.55%) Hyper-V
5 20 (19.61%) Docker
6 4 (3.92%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (34.31%) Ansible
2 27 (26.47%) Puppet
3 23 (22.55%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (18.63%) Terraform
5 11 (10.78%) Kubernetes
6 9 (8.82%) Mesos
6 9 (8.82%) rkt
6 9 (8.82%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (4.90%) Packer
8 4 (3.92%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.98%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.51%) VMware
3 9 (8.82%) IBM
3 9 (8.82%) Remedy
4 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.98%) BMC
5 1 (0.98%) Citrix
5 1 (0.98%) EMC
5 1 (0.98%) NetApp
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle