The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon AWS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 105 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.56% 0.070%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.63% 14.63% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £54,000 £38,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.35% +40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.63% 3.81% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 39
Average salary £39,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,050 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Amazon AWS
Scotland

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Amazon AWS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS.

1 7 (77.78%) JBoss
1 7 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) CMS
2 6 (66.67%) TeamSite
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Content Management
3 5 (55.56%) Refactoring
3 5 (55.56%) TIBCO
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Content Management
3 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) IaaS
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Games
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (11.11%) Nagios

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 6 (66.67%) CMS
2 6 (66.67%) TeamSite
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 5 (55.56%) Refactoring
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Content Management
2 5 (55.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Munin
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) JBoss
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat