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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 117 184 271
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +87
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 2712 1932 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.45% 1.64% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.11% 26.84% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 1586 1008
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%

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
9006 7199 4919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.14% 6.10% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7275 5819 4211
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +62 2535 £55,000 +4.76% 373
London +35 1532 £57,500 +4.54% 216
South East +57 357 £52,500 +5.00% 43
City of London +39 215 £60,000 +2.12% 83
East of England +32 175 £45,000 - 32
South West +76 154 £50,000 +17.64% 18
North West +61 119 £45,000 - 28
Surrey +57 117 £60,000 +14.28% 13
Bristol +32 97 £60,000 +41.17% 12
Yorkshire +5 85 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Berkshire +44 81 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Manchester +33 76 £45,000 - 18
Staines +15 76 £60,500 +4.76% 5
Hertfordshire +44 69 £45,000 -9.09% 11
Scotland +23 64 £45,000 +2.27% 20
Hampshire +30 58 £50,000 -2.43% 2
West Midlands +33 51 £45,000 +24.13% 10
Reading +31 50 £45,000 -18.18% 4
West Yorkshire +17 48 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Watford +32 47 £45,000 -21.73% 5
Oxfordshire +2 41 £55,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire -10 41 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Leeds +24 39 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands +31 35 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Edinburgh +17 35 £47,500 +31.03% 13
Cambridge -1 33 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Suffolk 0 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Ipswich -1 31 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Kent +29 29 £63,750 +30.76% 1
Oxford -1 26 £63,750 -8.92% 7

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2149 (42.10%) Linux
2 2135 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 2003 (39.24%) Web Services
4 1568 (30.71%) Java
5 1524 (29.85%) DevOps
6 1362 (26.68%) JavaScript
7 1351 (26.46%) Python
8 1344 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 1239 (24.27%) SQL
10 1201 (23.53%) Puppet
11 1142 (22.37%) MySQL
12 1105 (21.65%) Windows
13 1074 (21.04%) Opscode Chef
14 1073 (21.02%) SQL Server
15 1069 (20.94%) .NET
16 1018 (19.94%) Git (software)
17 922 (18.06%) Microsoft
18 911 (17.85%) VMware
19 909 (17.81%) C#
20 895 (17.53%) TDD
21 889 (17.41%) HTML
22 884 (17.32%) MVC
23 843 (16.51%) NoSQL
24 815 (15.96%) Ruby
25 789 (15.46%) Jenkins
26 783 (15.34%) CSS
27 758 (14.85%) MongoDB
28 751 (14.71%) Bash Shell
29 744 (14.57%) Scrum
30 709 (13.89%) Apache

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 709 (13.89%) Apache
2 384 (7.52%) IIS
3 383 (7.50%) OpenStack
4 379 (7.42%) nginx
5 369 (7.23%) Tomcat
6 315 (6.17%) Node.js
7 283 (5.54%) Elasticsearch
8 180 (3.53%) Apache Solr
9 149 (2.92%) Apache Pig
10 133 (2.61%) Apache Spark
10 133 (2.61%) SharePoint
11 123 (2.41%) MS Exchange
12 112 (2.19%) JBoss
13 105 (2.06%) CMS
14 81 (1.59%) Drupal
15 59 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
16 52 (1.02%) SAS
17 49 (0.96%) Confluence
18 45 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
18 45 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 433 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 93 (1.82%) MS Office
3 41 (0.80%) SPSS
4 16 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.078%) GIMP
9 4 (0.078%) Gephi
10 3 (0.059%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.059%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.059%) Stata
10 3 (0.059%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.039%) HipChat
12 1 (0.020%) InDesign
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 44 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 31 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.57%) assyst
4 21 (0.41%) Sophis RISQUE
5 17 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.27%) Magento
7 11 (0.22%) Tridion
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.098%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.098%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.078%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.078%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.059%) Shopify
12 2 (0.039%) Markit EDM
12 2 (0.039%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1344 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 697 (13.65%) Amazon EC2
3 411 (8.05%) Cloud Computing
4 354 (6.93%) Amazon S3
5 347 (6.80%) SaaS
6 251 (4.92%) PaaS
7 249 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 233 (4.56%) IaaS
9 185 (3.62%) Office 365
10 163 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 135 (2.64%) GitHub
12 132 (2.59%) Amazon EMR
13 119 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 103 (2.02%) Heroku
15 89 (1.74%) Route 53
16 88 (1.72%) Google App Engine
17 72 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
18 69 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
19 52 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 50 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 451 (8.83%) Firewall
2 411 (8.05%) DNS
3 267 (5.23%) TCP/IP
4 231 (4.52%) Internet
5 221 (4.33%) SAN
6 181 (3.55%) HTTP
7 168 (3.29%) VPN
8 164 (3.21%) WAN
9 142 (2.78%) LAN
10 126 (2.47%) Network Security
11 125 (2.45%) LDAP
12 112 (2.19%) DHCP
13 102 (2.00%) VLAN
14 88 (1.72%) SSL
15 81 (1.59%) NAS
16 59 (1.16%) SSH
16 59 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
17 48 (0.94%) VoIP
18 44 (0.86%) SMTP
19 43 (0.84%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1142 (22.37%) MySQL
2 1073 (21.02%) SQL Server
3 843 (16.51%) NoSQL
4 758 (14.85%) MongoDB
5 512 (10.03%) Big Data
6 376 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
7 357 (6.99%) Hadoop
8 345 (6.76%) Relational Database
9 300 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 248 (4.86%) Redis
11 217 (4.25%) Amazon RDS
12 174 (3.41%) RDBMS
13 165 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 162 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
15 150 (2.94%) Apache Hive
16 135 (2.64%) Couchbase
16 135 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
17 127 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
18 103 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 101 (1.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1018 (19.94%) Git (software)
2 789 (15.46%) Jenkins
3 304 (5.95%) Subversion
4 251 (4.92%) Maven
5 227 (4.45%) TeamCity
6 206 (4.04%) JIRA
7 167 (3.27%) Selenium
8 124 (2.43%) JUnit
9 118 (2.31%) Hudson
10 113 (2.21%) Visual Studio
11 88 (1.72%) Mercurial
12 84 (1.65%) NUnit
13 83 (1.63%) Ant
14 82 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 73 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 73 (1.43%) Cucumber
16 64 (1.25%) Mockito
17 63 (1.23%) Jasmine
18 57 (1.12%) Artifactory
19 54 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 560 (10.97%) Finance
2 374 (7.33%) Retail
3 303 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 212 (4.15%) Marketing
5 204 (4.00%) Games
6 194 (3.80%) Banking
7 137 (2.68%) Advertising
8 106 (2.08%) Publishing
9 73 (1.43%) French Language
10 57 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 57 (1.12%) Back Office
11 55 (1.08%) Electronics
12 50 (0.98%) Automotive
13 43 (0.84%) Law
14 37 (0.72%) Legal
15 15 (0.29%) Billing
16 13 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.18%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.14%) Italian Language
18 7 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1720 (33.69%) Developer
2 584 (11.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 541 (10.60%) Architect
4 496 (9.72%) Administrator
5 455 (8.91%) Java Developer
6 431 (8.44%) Senior Developer
7 385 (7.54%) Systems Administrator
8 323 (6.33%) .NET Developer
9 277 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
10 259 (5.07%) Software Engineer
11 219 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 202 (3.96%) C# Developer
13 195 (3.82%) Analyst
14 179 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
15 169 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
16 165 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
17 160 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 144 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
19 138 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
20 130 (2.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2003 (39.24%) Web Services
2 1069 (20.94%) .NET
3 889 (17.41%) HTML
4 783 (15.34%) CSS
5 644 (12.62%) ASP.NET
6 642 (12.58%) jQuery
7 468 (9.17%) AngularJS
8 438 (8.58%) HTML5
9 406 (7.95%) Spring
10 405 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 378 (7.40%) REST
12 340 (6.66%) RESTful
13 320 (6.27%) XML
14 308 (6.03%) LAMP
15 301 (5.90%) Hibernate
16 261 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 224 (4.39%) JSON
18 219 (4.29%) CSS3
19 205 (4.02%) J2EE
20 204 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 415 (8.13%) Computer Science
2 393 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 303 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 284 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 212 (4.15%) Public Cloud
6 152 (2.98%) Visualisation
7 148 (2.90%) User Experience
8 142 (2.78%) Algorithms
9 124 (2.43%) Clustering
10 103 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 99 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
12 93 (1.82%) Data Structures
13 92 (1.80%) Replication
14 83 (1.63%) Private Cloud
15 74 (1.45%) Management Information System
16 71 (1.39%) Mathematics
17 58 (1.14%) Digital Media
18 57 (1.12%) Blog
19 50 (0.98%) Social Media
20 49 (0.96%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2149 (42.10%) Linux
2 1105 (21.65%) Windows
3 472 (9.25%) UNIX
4 373 (7.31%) CentOS
5 339 (6.64%) Ubuntu
6 326 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 246 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 233 (4.56%) Android
9 227 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 199 (3.90%) Apple iOS
11 119 (2.33%) Debian
12 82 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 56 (1.10%) Solaris
14 46 (0.90%) AIX
14 46 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 34 (0.67%) Fedora
15 34 (0.67%) CoreOS
16 33 (0.65%) Windows 7
17 25 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
18 16 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2135 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1524 (29.85%) DevOps
3 895 (17.53%) TDD
4 884 (17.32%) MVC
5 744 (14.57%) Scrum
6 679 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
7 647 (12.67%) E-Commerce
8 600 (11.75%) Software Engineering
9 534 (10.46%) Open Source
10 512 (10.03%) Configuration Management
11 417 (8.17%) OO
12 409 (8.01%) ITIL
13 400 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 359 (7.03%) Analytics
15 331 (6.48%) Mentoring
16 310 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
17 302 (5.92%) BDD
18 263 (5.15%) SOA
19 262 (5.13%) Web Development
20 236 (4.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1568 (30.71%) Java
2 1362 (26.68%) JavaScript
3 1351 (26.46%) Python
4 1239 (24.27%) SQL
5 909 (17.81%) C#
6 815 (15.96%) Ruby
7 751 (14.71%) Bash Shell
8 697 (13.65%) PHP
9 486 (9.52%) Perl
10 397 (7.78%) PowerShell
11 313 (6.13%) Scala
12 231 (4.52%) C++
13 212 (4.15%) Shell Script
14 184 (3.60%) C
15 148 (2.90%) T-SQL
16 114 (2.23%) R
17 110 (2.15%) Clojure
18 103 (2.02%) Groovy
19 68 (1.33%) ActionScript
20 64 (1.25%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 635 (12.44%) Degree
2 111 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 107 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
4 92 (1.80%) CCNA
5 89 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 59 (1.16%) SAP Certification
7 49 (0.96%) MCSE
8 37 (0.72%) CISSP
9 36 (0.71%) CCNP
10 32 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (0.59%) Security Cleared
12 28 (0.55%) PhD
13 26 (0.51%) RHCE
14 23 (0.45%) AWS Certification
15 22 (0.43%) MCSA
16 18 (0.35%) ISEB
17 17 (0.33%) MCITP
18 16 (0.31%) PMI Certification
19 15 (0.29%) CISA
19 15 (0.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (4.54%) QA
2 137 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 96 (1.88%) SLA
4 66 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 42 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.24%) FISMA
7 9 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.098%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.059%) BS7799
10 1 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
System Software
1 655 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 360 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 263 (5.15%) Docker
4 175 (3.43%) Hyper-V
5 146 (2.86%) vSphere
6 141 (2.76%) KVM
7 127 (2.49%) Varnish
8 125 (2.45%) XenApp
9 93 (1.82%) Xen
10 77 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
11 65 (1.27%) VirtualBox
12 60 (1.18%) vCloud
13 59 (1.16%) VMware ESX
14 51 (1.00%) Apache Flume
15 50 (0.98%) LXC
16 45 (0.88%) Samba
17 42 (0.82%) XenDesktop
18 39 (0.76%) NFS
19 30 (0.59%) GlusterFS
20 24 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1201 (23.53%) Puppet
2 1074 (21.04%) Opscode Chef
3 432 (8.46%) Ansible
4 385 (7.54%) Nagios
5 223 (4.37%) Vagrant
6 186 (3.64%) ZABBIX
7 142 (2.78%) Graphite
8 135 (2.64%) logstash
9 132 (2.59%) Salt
10 90 (1.76%) SCCM
11 86 (1.68%) HAProxy
12 72 (1.41%) Kibana
13 70 (1.37%) SCOM
14 55 (1.08%) Ganglia
15 49 (0.96%) Cacti
15 49 (0.96%) StatsD
16 33 (0.65%) collectd
17 28 (0.55%) NetBackup
18 27 (0.53%) Cobbler
19 23 (0.45%) Munin
Vendors
1 922 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 911 (17.85%) VMware
3 560 (10.97%) Oracle
4 476 (9.32%) Google
5 381 (7.46%) Red Hat
6 285 (5.58%) Cisco
7 277 (5.43%) Rackspace
8 232 (4.54%) Citrix
9 182 (3.57%) HP
10 125 (2.45%) SAP
11 117 (2.29%) Splunk
12 113 (2.21%) New Relic
13 98 (1.92%) IBM
14 90 (1.76%) NetApp
15 82 (1.61%) SaltStack
16 71 (1.39%) Juniper
17 70 (1.37%) Sitecore
18 69 (1.35%) Dell
19 68 (1.33%) Zend
20 65 (1.27%) 3PAR
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