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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 56 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 43 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.13% - 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.40% - 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
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
125 49 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.11% 3.60% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 94 36 17
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £57,250 £48,768
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 January 2015.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 60 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 53 (60.23%) Software Engineering
3 50 (56.82%) MVC
3 50 (56.82%) SQL
3 50 (56.82%) .NET
3 50 (56.82%) E-Commerce
3 50 (56.82%) Ajax
3 50 (56.82%) NHibernate
3 50 (56.82%) .NET Framework
3 50 (56.82%) jQuery
3 50 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (56.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 49 (55.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (55.68%) ASP.NET
5 48 (54.55%) Cryptography
6 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (44.32%) T-SQL
8 31 (35.23%) C#
8 31 (35.23%) Linux
9 30 (34.09%) Java
10 29 (32.95%) MS Excel
11 25 (28.41%) TDD
12 21 (23.86%) Law
13 19 (21.59%) Python
14 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (19.32%) WebSockets
15 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
16 16 (18.18%) Games
17 12 (13.64%) Mentoring

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 29 (32.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 50 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Wireshark
1 3 (3.41%) tcpdump
2 2 (2.27%) NAS
2 2 (2.27%) VoIP
2 2 (2.27%) VPN
2 2 (2.27%) Firewall
2 2 (2.27%) IPsec
2 2 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
General
1 21 (23.86%) Law
2 16 (18.18%) Games
3 11 (12.50%) Finance
4 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.95%) Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (56.82%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) Software Engineer
3 23 (26.14%) .NET Developer
4 22 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (21.59%) C# Developer
5 19 (21.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (21.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (20.45%) Java Developer
7 16 (18.18%) Lead Developer
7 16 (18.18%) Lead .NET Developer
7 16 (18.18%) Lead C# Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Lead Architect
8 8 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Lead Technical Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) .NET
1 50 (56.82%) Ajax
1 50 (56.82%) NHibernate
1 50 (56.82%) .NET Framework
1 50 (56.82%) jQuery
1 50 (56.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 49 (55.68%) ASP.NET MVC
2 49 (55.68%) ASP.NET
3 17 (19.32%) WebSockets
4 10 (11.36%) Web Services
5 2 (2.27%) HTML
5 2 (2.27%) CSS
5 2 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (54.55%) Cryptography
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) Xbox
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.23%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) CentOS
3 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Fedora
3 3 (3.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) Software Engineering
2 50 (56.82%) E-Commerce
2 50 (56.82%) MVC
3 43 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (28.41%) TDD
5 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.95%) SOA
8 6 (6.82%) Pair Programming
9 4 (4.55%) Analytics
9 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.41%) Information Security
11 2 (2.27%) CRM
11 2 (2.27%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.27%) BCP
11 2 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (2.27%) DevOps
11 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
12 1 (1.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 50 (56.82%) SQL
3 39 (44.32%) T-SQL
4 31 (35.23%) C#
5 30 (34.09%) Java
6 19 (21.59%) Python
7 4 (4.55%) C
8 3 (3.41%) C++
8 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Snort
2 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Puppet
1 9 (10.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.27%) Nagios
2 2 (2.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Dell
3 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.27%) Google
3 2 (2.27%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco
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