The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 96 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% 0.36% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.39% 4.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £40,250 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Amazon EC2
Wales

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 Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
118 82 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.60% 7.40% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 103 73 40
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in South Wales

Amazon EC2
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
Cardiff +6 4 £40,250 -16.14%
Amazon EC2
Wales

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) CentOS
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Information Security
5 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (42.86%) SaaS
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
6 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
6 2 (28.57%) Puppet
6 2 (28.57%) Hudson
6 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) TDD

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Route 53
4 1 (14.29%) GitHub
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) GitLab
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Memcached
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) FreeBSD
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Erlang
5 2 (28.57%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) yum
2 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (14.29%) Graphite
2 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) DigitalOcean