The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.93% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Amazon EC2
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Cloud Services Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
60 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.33% 3.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 54 21 0
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cardiff region.

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in Cardiff

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon EC2.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 6 (60.00%) Google
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) CentOS
4 5 (50.00%) SaaS
5 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Time Management
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) XenServer
3 2 (20.00%) KVM
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
1 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Google
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco