The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 93 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 14 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.082% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.42% 3.13% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
53 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.61% 2.61% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 60
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Amazon EC2
Scotland

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 1 August 2014.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Games
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) NewSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) CentOS
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Big Data
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (26.67%) OLTP
6 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (26.67%) OLAP
6 4 (26.67%) JDBC
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) PHP
6 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (20.00%) Marketing
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Ant
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (20.00%) Internet

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) tcpdump
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) NewSQL
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) OLTP
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (26.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Ant
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (60.00%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
3 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) JDBC
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) WebSockets
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) CentOS
2 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) BCP
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (13.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) Cacti
3 2 (13.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
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