The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank - 133 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.13% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 2.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
Amazon EC2
Berkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
186 127 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.49% 5.65% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 133 118 81
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in Reading

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 7 (77.78%) MySQL
4 6 (66.67%) LAMP
4 6 (66.67%) Ruby
4 6 (66.67%) Drupal
4 6 (66.67%) DevOps
5 5 (55.56%) Subversion
5 5 (55.56%) Sensu
5 5 (55.56%) nginx
5 5 (55.56%) Open Source
5 5 (55.56%) Eucalyptus
5 5 (55.56%) Varnish
5 5 (55.56%) Splunk
5 5 (55.56%) Cacti
5 5 (55.56%) Ganglia
5 5 (55.56%) OpenView
5 5 (55.56%) BMC
5 5 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (55.56%) Nagios
6 4 (44.44%) QA

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (100.00%) Apache
2 6 (66.67%) Drupal
3 5 (55.56%) nginx
3 5 (55.56%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 2 (22.22%) Route 53
3 2 (22.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) LAMP
3 5 (55.56%) Sensu
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 6 (66.67%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Varnish
2 2 (22.22%) Postfix
2 2 (22.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
1 8 (88.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (55.56%) Cacti
2 5 (55.56%) Ganglia
2 5 (55.56%) OpenView
2 5 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Nagios
3 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Splunk
1 5 (55.56%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace