The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 123 177 283
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +106
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 2564 1899 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.40% 1.62% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.68% 27.15% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 1573 893
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8639 6995 4633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 5.96% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6934 5752 3947
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK.

Amazon AWS Salary Trend in the UK

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Amazon AWS Salary Histogram in the UK

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England +57 2391 £55,000 +4.76% 370
London +44 1451 £57,500 +4.54% 199
South East +50 355 £50,000 -4.76% 41
City of London +20 165 £60,000 -4.00% 62
East of England +6 156 £45,000 +5.88% 37
South West +70 143 £50,000 +17.64% 24
Surrey +56 107 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North West +50 96 £42,750 +22.14% 25
Berkshire +41 96 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Staines +17 81 £51,250 -14.58% 5
Bristol +34 74 £60,000 +41.17% 16
Reading +21 68 £51,250 -10.86% 6
Yorkshire +13 68 £42,500 +21.42% 15
Manchester +49 65 £42,500 +7.59% 16
Hampshire +22 53 £48,750 -11.36% 11
Scotland +37 44 £45,000 -4.25% 11
Oxfordshire +15 44 £38,000 -30.90% 8
West Midlands +14 43 £42,500 +11.84% 12
Cambridgeshire -4 42 £45,500 +13.75% 12
East Midlands +26 40 £35,000 -7.89% 2
South Wales +33 39 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Wales +29 39 £45,000 +11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +30 37 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Suffolk -2 36 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Hertfordshire +3 34 £45,000 +24.13% 17
Ipswich -8 34 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds +21 30 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Cambridge -1 28 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Oxford +17 24 £61,250 -11.23% 3
Caerphilly +7 24 £45,000 +15.38%

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS.

1 1960 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1935 (41.48%) Linux
3 1831 (39.25%) Web Services
4 1388 (29.75%) Java
5 1354 (29.02%) DevOps
6 1267 (27.16%) JavaScript
7 1245 (26.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 1184 (25.38%) Python
9 1124 (24.09%) MySQL
10 1121 (24.03%) SQL
11 1072 (22.98%) Puppet
12 1052 (22.55%) .NET
13 1047 (22.44%) Opscode Chef
14 1019 (21.84%) Windows
15 988 (21.18%) SQL Server
16 906 (19.42%) Git (software)
17 878 (18.82%) C#
18 838 (17.96%) TDD
19 834 (17.88%) HTML
20 817 (17.51%) Microsoft
21 815 (17.47%) NoSQL
22 799 (17.13%) MVC
23 780 (16.72%) VMware
24 741 (15.88%) Ruby
25 717 (15.37%) CSS
26 711 (15.24%) Scrum
27 686 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
28 672 (14.41%) Bash Shell
29 661 (14.17%) PHP
30 647 (13.87%) Jenkins

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 635 (13.61%) Apache
2 380 (8.15%) IIS
3 353 (7.57%) nginx
4 341 (7.31%) Tomcat
5 323 (6.92%) OpenStack
6 268 (5.74%) Node.js
7 227 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
8 145 (3.11%) Apache Solr
9 132 (2.83%) SharePoint
10 128 (2.74%) Apache Pig
11 108 (2.32%) CMS
12 106 (2.27%) Apache Spark
13 102 (2.19%) JBoss
13 102 (2.19%) MS Exchange
14 89 (1.91%) Drupal
15 52 (1.11%) WordPress
15 52 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
16 47 (1.01%) Confluence
17 44 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
18 42 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 413 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 72 (1.54%) MS Office
3 39 (0.84%) SPSS
4 14 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.11%) Gephi
8 5 (0.11%) Stata
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.086%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.086%) GIMP
10 3 (0.064%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.043%) HipChat
12 1 (0.021%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.021%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 35 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.62%) assyst
4 28 (0.60%) Sophis RISQUE
5 11 (0.24%) Magento
5 11 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.24%) Tridion
6 5 (0.11%) Workday HCM
6 5 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.086%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.086%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.064%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.043%) Summit
9 2 (0.043%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1245 (26.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 686 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
3 394 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
4 369 (7.91%) Amazon S3
5 277 (5.94%) SaaS
6 206 (4.42%) PaaS
7 200 (4.29%) IaaS
8 195 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 158 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 153 (3.28%) Office 365
11 126 (2.70%) GitHub
12 122 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 107 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
14 83 (1.78%) Route 53
15 77 (1.65%) Heroku
16 76 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
17 67 (1.44%) Google App Engine
18 64 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
19 50 (1.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 48 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 403 (8.64%) Firewall
2 374 (8.02%) DNS
3 226 (4.84%) Internet
4 225 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 214 (4.59%) SAN
6 178 (3.82%) HTTP
7 165 (3.54%) VPN
8 121 (2.59%) WAN
8 121 (2.59%) Network Security
9 100 (2.14%) DHCP
10 95 (2.04%) LAN
11 85 (1.82%) SSL
12 84 (1.80%) LDAP
13 78 (1.67%) VLAN
14 76 (1.63%) NAS
15 55 (1.18%) SSH
16 49 (1.05%) OpenVPN
17 48 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
18 41 (0.88%) VoIP
19 39 (0.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1124 (24.09%) MySQL
2 988 (21.18%) SQL Server
3 815 (17.47%) NoSQL
4 643 (13.78%) MongoDB
5 454 (9.73%) Big Data
6 365 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
7 344 (7.37%) Hadoop
8 306 (6.56%) Relational Database
9 250 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 218 (4.67%) Redis
11 207 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
12 183 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
13 169 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 162 (3.47%) RDBMS
15 135 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
16 134 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
17 125 (2.68%) Apache Hive
18 121 (2.59%) Couchbase
19 111 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 106 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 906 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 647 (13.87%) Jenkins
3 251 (5.38%) Subversion
4 222 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 198 (4.24%) Maven
6 194 (4.16%) JIRA
7 138 (2.96%) Selenium
8 115 (2.47%) Visual Studio
9 103 (2.21%) JUnit
10 92 (1.97%) NUnit
11 87 (1.86%) Mercurial
12 86 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 78 (1.67%) Hudson
14 73 (1.56%) Jasmine
15 66 (1.41%) Cucumber
16 64 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 63 (1.35%) Ant
18 58 (1.24%) SpecFlow
19 54 (1.16%) Mockito
20 53 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 502 (10.76%) Finance
2 305 (6.54%) Retail
3 257 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 215 (4.61%) Games
5 200 (4.29%) Banking
6 191 (4.09%) Marketing
7 107 (2.29%) Advertising
8 99 (2.12%) Publishing
9 73 (1.56%) French Language
10 49 (1.05%) Electronics
11 47 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 46 (0.99%) Automotive
13 43 (0.92%) Back Office
14 37 (0.79%) Law
15 30 (0.64%) Legal
16 19 (0.41%) Billing
17 17 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.24%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.19%) Spanish Language
20 7 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1556 (33.35%) Developer
2 541 (11.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 502 (10.76%) Architect
4 493 (10.57%) Administrator
5 415 (8.90%) Systems Administrator
6 392 (8.40%) Java Developer
7 356 (7.63%) Senior Developer
8 298 (6.39%) .NET Developer
9 272 (5.83%) Linux Administrator
10 232 (4.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 222 (4.76%) C# Developer
12 215 (4.61%) Software Engineer
13 176 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
14 161 (3.45%) Analyst
15 152 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
16 137 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 134 (2.87%) Web Developer
18 132 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
19 128 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
20 126 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1831 (39.25%) Web Services
2 1052 (22.55%) .NET
3 834 (17.88%) HTML
4 717 (15.37%) CSS
5 642 (13.76%) jQuery
6 586 (12.56%) ASP.NET
7 428 (9.17%) AngularJS
8 395 (8.47%) HTML5
9 382 (8.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 348 (7.46%) REST
11 323 (6.92%) Spring
12 318 (6.82%) RESTful
13 283 (6.07%) XML
14 279 (5.98%) LAMP
15 250 (5.36%) Hibernate
16 249 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
17 234 (5.02%) .NET Framework
18 214 (4.59%) J2EE
19 212 (4.54%) JSON
20 193 (4.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 458 (9.82%) Open Source
2 355 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 323 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 267 (5.72%) Mobile App
5 209 (4.48%) Public Cloud
6 137 (2.94%) User Experience
7 135 (2.89%) Visualisation
8 116 (2.49%) Clustering
9 107 (2.29%) Algorithms
10 95 (2.04%) Replication
11 89 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 80 (1.71%) Management Information System
13 69 (1.48%) Data Structures
13 69 (1.48%) Private Cloud
14 68 (1.46%) Mathematics
15 61 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
16 48 (1.03%) Blog
17 45 (0.96%) Social Media
18 43 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
19 36 (0.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1935 (41.48%) Linux
2 1019 (21.84%) Windows
3 433 (9.28%) UNIX
4 344 (7.37%) CentOS
5 302 (6.47%) Ubuntu
6 292 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 222 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 217 (4.65%) Android
9 215 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 176 (3.77%) Apple iOS
11 117 (2.51%) Debian
12 62 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (0.88%) Fedora
14 37 (0.79%) Windows 7
15 33 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
16 29 (0.62%) Mac OS X
17 27 (0.58%) CoreOS
18 26 (0.56%) Solaris
19 22 (0.47%) AIX
20 15 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1960 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1354 (29.02%) DevOps
3 838 (17.96%) TDD
4 799 (17.13%) MVC
5 711 (15.24%) Scrum
6 598 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 563 (12.07%) E-Commerce
8 504 (10.80%) Software Engineering
9 441 (9.45%) Configuration Management
10 345 (7.40%) Continuous Delivery
11 344 (7.37%) OO
12 335 (7.18%) Analytics
13 330 (7.07%) ITIL
14 301 (6.45%) Mentoring
15 279 (5.98%) BDD
16 257 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
17 244 (5.23%) Web Development
18 243 (5.21%) SOA
19 214 (4.59%) Load Balancing
20 204 (4.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1388 (29.75%) Java
2 1267 (27.16%) JavaScript
3 1184 (25.38%) Python
4 1121 (24.03%) SQL
5 878 (18.82%) C#
6 741 (15.88%) Ruby
7 672 (14.41%) Bash Shell
8 661 (14.17%) PHP
9 441 (9.45%) Perl
10 370 (7.93%) PowerShell
11 212 (4.54%) Scala
12 190 (4.07%) Shell Script
13 183 (3.92%) C++
14 151 (3.24%) C
15 116 (2.49%) T-SQL
16 90 (1.93%) R
17 79 (1.69%) Groovy
17 79 (1.69%) Clojure
18 68 (1.46%) ActionScript
19 64 (1.37%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 567 (12.15%) Degree
2 96 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
3 94 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (1.59%) CCNA
6 60 (1.29%) SAP Certification
7 57 (1.22%) MCSE
8 34 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (0.69%) AWS Certification
10 31 (0.66%) CCNP
11 30 (0.64%) Security Cleared
12 25 (0.54%) PhD
13 22 (0.47%) RHCE
14 21 (0.45%) CISSP
15 20 (0.43%) MCSA
16 18 (0.39%) MCITP
17 15 (0.32%) SC Cleared
18 14 (0.30%) PMI Certification
19 13 (0.28%) MCP
20 12 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (4.42%) QA
2 142 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 96 (2.06%) SLA
4 66 (1.41%) ISO 9001
5 44 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.43%) FISMA
7 9 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.086%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.043%) BS7799
10 1 (0.021%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 552 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 359 (7.70%) Active Directory
3 187 (4.01%) Docker
4 166 (3.56%) Hyper-V
5 134 (2.87%) vSphere
6 111 (2.38%) Varnish
7 110 (2.36%) KVM
8 102 (2.19%) XenApp
9 74 (1.59%) Xen
10 73 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
11 59 (1.26%) VirtualBox
12 51 (1.09%) vCloud
13 46 (0.99%) VMware ESX
14 43 (0.92%) Apache Flume
15 40 (0.86%) Samba
16 38 (0.81%) XenDesktop
17 31 (0.66%) NFS
18 30 (0.64%) LXC
19 25 (0.54%) XenServer
20 24 (0.51%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1072 (22.98%) Puppet
2 1047 (22.44%) Opscode Chef
3 345 (7.40%) Ansible
4 338 (7.25%) Nagios
5 191 (4.09%) Vagrant
6 151 (3.24%) ZABBIX
7 145 (3.11%) Graphite
8 133 (2.85%) Salt
9 125 (2.68%) logstash
10 88 (1.89%) SCCM
11 78 (1.67%) HAProxy
12 65 (1.39%) Kibana
13 61 (1.31%) SCOM
14 55 (1.18%) Ganglia
15 47 (1.01%) StatsD
16 45 (0.96%) Cacti
17 33 (0.71%) collectd
18 28 (0.60%) NetBackup
19 27 (0.58%) Cobbler
20 24 (0.51%) Munin
Vendors
1 817 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 780 (16.72%) VMware
3 485 (10.40%) Oracle
4 424 (9.09%) Google
5 336 (7.20%) Red Hat
6 250 (5.36%) Cisco
7 230 (4.93%) Rackspace
8 181 (3.88%) Citrix
9 140 (3.00%) HP
10 124 (2.66%) SAP
11 110 (2.36%) New Relic
12 81 (1.74%) Splunk
13 76 (1.63%) IBM
14 71 (1.52%) SaltStack
15 69 (1.48%) NetApp
16 68 (1.46%) Juniper
17 65 (1.39%) Dell
18 63 (1.35%) Facebook
19 60 (1.29%) Sitecore
19 60 (1.29%) Zend
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