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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 70 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 0.26% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.14% 3.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
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
28 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.24% 7.49% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 1
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +72.41%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -1.11%

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 6 March 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) VPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (50.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft