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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 57 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.33% - 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.71% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £36,250 - £41,250
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 - £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 - £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £58,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.10% +46.87%
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
35 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.69% 2.22% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 3
Average salary £32,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.04% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £44,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 19 December 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 (100.00%) Google
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Puppet
3 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (75.00%) SaaS
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Time Management
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) Ruby
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) XenServer
5 4 (50.00%) Welsh Language
6 3 (37.50%) KVM
6 3 (37.50%) Network Design
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) VPLS
6 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) HTTP

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (75.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) VPLS
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Time Management
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Google
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace