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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 66 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.59% 0.60% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £40,250 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
40 52 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.93% 7.78% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 16
Average salary £35,500 £37,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.05% -27.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,100 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) SaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Hudson
5 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Erlang
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Route 53
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) VPLS
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Erlang
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) logstash
2 1 (16.67%) Graphite
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft