The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 374 382 385
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 68 40 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.91% 4.84% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 62 36 57
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £23,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
Amazon EC2
England

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

Cloud Services Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1151 827 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.10% 3.89% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 916 725 577
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in the South East

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in the South East

Amazon EC2
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -7 16 £90,000 +50.00% 1
East Sussex - 14 £52,500 -
Surrey +6 13 £64,000 +60.00%
Hampshire -15 13 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Berkshire -2 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
West Sussex - 6 £40,610 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 79 (72.48%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (66.06%) Web Services
3 66 (60.55%) Linux
4 44 (40.37%) Puppet
5 42 (38.53%) Open Source
6 36 (33.03%) DevOps
6 36 (33.03%) MySQL
7 35 (32.11%) Opscode Chef
7 35 (32.11%) Amazon S3
8 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
9 28 (25.69%) UNIX
10 27 (24.77%) Amazon RDS
11 26 (23.85%) TCP/IP
12 25 (22.94%) Git (software)
13 24 (22.02%) Java
13 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (21.10%) Ubuntu
15 22 (20.18%) HTTP
16 21 (19.27%) PHP
16 21 (19.27%) .NET
16 21 (19.27%) Debian
17 20 (18.35%) C#
17 20 (18.35%) SMTP
17 20 (18.35%) Telecoms
17 20 (18.35%) Mobile App
17 20 (18.35%) Node.js
18 19 (17.43%) Ruby
19 18 (16.51%) SaaS
20 17 (15.60%) Configuration Management
21 16 (14.68%) Windows

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (18.35%) Node.js
2 12 (11.01%) IIS
2 12 (11.01%) Apache
3 8 (7.34%) nginx
4 7 (6.42%) Drupal
4 7 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.59%) Eucalyptus
7 4 (3.67%) WordPress
8 1 (0.92%) CMS
8 1 (0.92%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (72.48%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (32.11%) Amazon S3
3 18 (16.51%) SaaS
4 16 (14.68%) GitHub
5 15 (13.76%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (8.26%) Route 53
7 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (6.42%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (4.59%) ElastiCache
9 5 (4.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (4.59%) Google App Engine
10 4 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.83%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.85%) TCP/IP
2 22 (20.18%) HTTP
3 20 (18.35%) SMTP
4 5 (4.59%) Network Security
5 2 (1.83%) Firewall
5 2 (1.83%) DNS
6 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.03%) MySQL
2 27 (24.77%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (6.42%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.42%) Big Data
4 6 (5.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.68%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.93%) Subversion
4 9 (8.26%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.59%) Gradle
5 5 (4.59%) Ant
6 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.75%) JIRA
General
1 20 (18.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.34%) Marketing
2 8 (7.34%) Electronics
3 4 (3.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (28.44%) Systems Engineer
2 28 (25.69%) Developer
3 22 (20.18%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (20.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (14.68%) DevOps Specialist
5 12 (11.01%) Administrator
6 11 (10.09%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (9.17%) Architect
7 10 (9.17%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.34%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.34%) PHP Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Agile C# Developer
8 8 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.67%) DevOps Administrator
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (66.06%) Web Services
2 21 (19.27%) .NET
3 16 (14.68%) Spring
4 13 (11.93%) CSS
5 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.01%) jQuery
5 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (8.26%) J2EE
7 8 (7.34%) NHibernate
7 8 (7.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (7.34%) Ninject
7 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (6.42%) RESTful
8 7 (6.42%) Grails
8 7 (6.42%) ZK
8 7 (6.42%) LAMP
8 7 (6.42%) Lucene
8 7 (6.42%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 42 (38.53%) Open Source
2 20 (18.35%) Mobile App
3 15 (13.76%) Digital Media
4 8 (7.34%) Blog
4 8 (7.34%) Xbox
4 8 (7.34%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (7.34%) DTV
5 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.83%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 66 (60.55%) Linux
2 28 (25.69%) UNIX
3 23 (21.10%) Ubuntu
4 21 (19.27%) Debian
5 16 (14.68%) Windows
6 10 (9.17%) CentOS
7 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) DevOps
2 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.60%) Configuration Management
4 16 (14.68%) TDD
5 14 (12.84%) MVC
5 14 (12.84%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.01%) Scrum
8 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.34%) Web Development
9 8 (7.34%) Programme Management
9 8 (7.34%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (7.34%) Kanban
9 8 (7.34%) BDD
9 8 (7.34%) Scrum-ban
9 8 (7.34%) Test-First Development
9 8 (7.34%) Pair Programming
9 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
2 24 (22.02%) Java
3 21 (19.27%) PHP
4 20 (18.35%) C#
5 19 (17.43%) Ruby
6 16 (14.68%) Perl
7 14 (12.84%) Python
8 12 (11.01%) SQL
9 8 (7.34%) Bash Shell
10 7 (6.42%) Scala
11 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.67%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.92%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.92%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Varnish
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.83%) Postfix
3 2 (1.83%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 44 (40.37%) Puppet
2 35 (32.11%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.93%) Cacti
4 10 (9.17%) Ganglia
5 8 (7.34%) Nagios
6 7 (6.42%) Munin
6 7 (6.42%) Ansible
6 7 (6.42%) Salt
7 5 (4.59%) Graylog2
7 5 (4.59%) logstash
7 5 (4.59%) collectd
7 5 (4.59%) StatsD
7 5 (4.59%) OpenView
7 5 (4.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (3.67%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.83%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) VMware
2 8 (7.34%) SAP
2 8 (7.34%) Twitter
3 5 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.59%) BMC
3 5 (4.59%) Google
3 5 (4.59%) Splunk
4 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.92%) Sun
6 1 (0.92%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.92%) Percona
6 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
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