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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 91 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% - 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.47% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £36,250 - £41,250
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 - £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 - £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
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
81 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.20% 1.84% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73 16 6
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,100 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,250 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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 24 December 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
Cardiff - 2 £36,250 -
Amazon EC2
Wales

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Google
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Time Management
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (75.00%) SaaS
3 6 (75.00%) Puppet
3 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Ruby
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) CentOS
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (50.00%) Welsh Language
5 4 (50.00%) XenServer
5 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) HTTP
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) Network Design
6 3 (37.50%) VPLS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (75.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) VPLS
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Time Management
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Google
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace