The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 121 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 18 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 0.14% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.78% 2.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +9.37%
Cloud Services Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
184 106 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.37% 4.96% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 150 88 83
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Amazon EC2
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in Reading

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) Apache
2 18 (94.74%) Python
2 18 (94.74%) Perl
2 18 (94.74%) Web Services
2 18 (94.74%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (94.74%) Puppet
2 18 (94.74%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (89.47%) PHP
4 16 (84.21%) MySQL
5 15 (78.95%) Configuration Management
5 15 (78.95%) Ruby
5 15 (78.95%) Drupal
5 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
6 14 (73.68%) LAMP
7 13 (68.42%) Subversion
7 13 (68.42%) Nagios
7 13 (68.42%) OpenView
7 13 (68.42%) BMC
7 13 (68.42%) Cacti
7 13 (68.42%) Ganglia
7 13 (68.42%) Splunk
8 12 (63.16%) Open Source
8 12 (63.16%) SaaS
8 12 (63.16%) nginx
8 12 (63.16%) Eucalyptus
8 12 (63.16%) Varnish
8 12 (63.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (52.63%) PaaS
10 7 (36.84%) Internet

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (94.74%) Apache
2 15 (78.95%) Drupal
3 12 (63.16%) nginx
3 12 (63.16%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 18 (94.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (63.16%) SaaS
3 10 (52.63%) PaaS
4 2 (10.53%) Route 53
4 2 (10.53%) CloudFront
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (68.42%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Administrator
3 6 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Web Services
2 14 (73.68%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Open Source
2 6 (31.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Python
1 18 (94.74%) Perl
2 17 (89.47%) PHP
3 15 (78.95%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Varnish
2 2 (10.53%) Postfix
2 2 (10.53%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (94.74%) Puppet
1 18 (94.74%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (68.42%) Nagios
2 13 (68.42%) OpenView
2 13 (68.42%) Cacti
2 13 (68.42%) Ganglia
3 12 (63.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) BMC
1 13 (68.42%) Splunk
2 6 (31.58%) Sun
3 4 (21.05%) Rackspace