The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 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 EC2 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 85 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 21 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 0.082% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.17% 4.17% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 6
Average salary £46,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Amazon EC2
Scotland

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

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
72 24 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.87% 1.96% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 51
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 9 (39.13%) Games
5 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 8 (34.78%) Cryptography
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
5 8 (34.78%) Ajax
5 8 (34.78%) NHibernate
5 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) C#
6 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
6 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
6 7 (30.43%) Law
7 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
7 6 (26.09%) CentOS
8 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
8 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
8 5 (21.74%) Python
9 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 4 (17.39%) JDBC

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
1 4 (17.39%) tcpdump
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) IPsec
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) OLAP
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) OLTP
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Ant
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (39.13%) Games
2 7 (30.43%) Law
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Lead Developer
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
2 6 (26.09%) C# Developer
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Lead .NET Developer
2 6 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Lead C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Python Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
3 4 (17.39%) DBA
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
1 8 (34.78%) Ajax
1 8 (34.78%) NHibernate
1 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
1 8 (34.78%) jQuery
1 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (17.39%) JDBC
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Cryptography
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) CentOS
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Fedora
3 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
3 8 (34.78%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) BCP
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
6 4 (17.39%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) C
6 4 (17.39%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Snort
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 4 (17.39%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
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