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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 116 176 251
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +75
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 2690 1912 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.47% 1.68% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.07% 26.86% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 1600 1073
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
8946 7119 4960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 6.24% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7347 5573 4244
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +59 2515 £55,000 +6.79% 414
London +42 1448 £57,500 +4.54% 199
South East +46 417 £52,500 +5.00% 69
City of London +82 285 £60,000 +4.34% 35
East of England +7 162 £45,000 - 30
North West +56 150 £45,000 - 32
Surrey +54 133 £52,500 +16.66% 11
South West +62 122 £55,000 +10.00% 30
Yorkshire +31 105 £50,000 +42.85% 19
Manchester +30 93 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Berkshire +58 74 £52,500 -6.66% 17
Scotland +18 73 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Hertfordshire +28 70 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Bristol +33 68 £55,000 - 13
Staines +15 64 £60,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +40 60 £50,000 +52.67% 17
Oxfordshire 0 60 £50,000 -4.76% 12
West Midlands +45 56 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +21 56 £45,000 - 17
Cambridge +20 50 £45,000 +2.85% 14
Edinburgh +15 50 £41,500 -17.00% 7
Leeds +42 48 £50,000 -9.09% 13
East Midlands +27 44 £42,500 +30.76% 16
Cheshire +24 43 £50,000 -13.04% 14
East Sussex -10 42 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Reading +42 41 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Brighton -8 40 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Watford +10 39 £45,000 -20.00% 2
Oxford -14 39 £61,250 -12.50% 8
Wales +13 36 £42,500 +21.42% 8

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2330 (43.45%) Linux
2 2213 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1918 (35.76%) Web Services
4 1693 (31.57%) Java
5 1579 (29.44%) DevOps
6 1512 (28.19%) Python
7 1435 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 1320 (24.61%) JavaScript
9 1285 (23.96%) Puppet
10 1236 (23.05%) SQL
11 1178 (21.97%) MySQL
12 1098 (20.47%) Opscode Chef
13 1097 (20.45%) Git (software)
14 1086 (20.25%) Windows
15 1040 (19.39%) SQL Server
16 1023 (19.08%) VMware
17 968 (18.05%) .NET
18 951 (17.73%) Microsoft
19 935 (17.43%) TDD
20 929 (17.32%) Jenkins
21 925 (17.25%) HTML
22 909 (16.95%) Ruby
23 878 (16.37%) C#
24 877 (16.35%) CSS
24 877 (16.35%) NoSQL
25 832 (15.51%) MVC
26 824 (15.36%) MongoDB
27 809 (15.08%) Bash Shell
28 775 (14.45%) Apache
28 775 (14.45%) Continuous Integration

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 775 (14.45%) Apache
2 430 (8.02%) nginx
3 396 (7.38%) Tomcat
4 382 (7.12%) OpenStack
5 381 (7.10%) Node.js
6 325 (6.06%) IIS
7 322 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
8 211 (3.93%) Apache Spark
9 192 (3.58%) Apache Solr
10 169 (3.15%) Apache Pig
11 151 (2.82%) MS Exchange
12 149 (2.78%) SharePoint
13 123 (2.29%) JBoss
14 120 (2.24%) CMS
15 72 (1.34%) Drupal
16 65 (1.21%) Jetty
17 62 (1.16%) Confluence
18 60 (1.12%) WebSphere
18 60 (1.12%) SAS
19 50 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 403 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 91 (1.70%) MS Office
3 41 (0.76%) SPSS
4 27 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.11%) HipChat
9 6 (0.11%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.075%) Gephi
10 4 (0.075%) GIMP
10 4 (0.075%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.056%) Stata
Business Applications
1 62 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 31 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (0.35%) Magento
5 15 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
6 12 (0.22%) assyst
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.093%) Tridion
9 4 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.075%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.075%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.075%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.075%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.056%) Shopify
10 3 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.037%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.037%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.037%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1435 (26.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 632 (11.78%) Amazon EC2
3 397 (7.40%) Cloud Computing
4 392 (7.31%) SaaS
5 338 (6.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 285 (5.31%) IaaS
7 281 (5.24%) PaaS
7 281 (5.24%) Amazon S3
8 201 (3.75%) Office 365
9 168 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 128 (2.39%) Amazon EMR
11 117 (2.18%) Heroku
12 114 (2.13%) GitHub
13 109 (2.03%) Google App Engine
14 101 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 92 (1.72%) Route 53
16 81 (1.51%) Amazon ELB
17 67 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
18 64 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 47 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 463 (8.63%) Firewall
2 389 (7.25%) DNS
3 273 (5.09%) TCP/IP
4 235 (4.38%) Internet
5 218 (4.06%) VPN
6 207 (3.86%) HTTP
7 206 (3.84%) SAN
8 177 (3.30%) WAN
9 168 (3.13%) LDAP
10 167 (3.11%) LAN
11 132 (2.46%) DHCP
12 128 (2.39%) Network Security
13 95 (1.77%) VLAN
14 93 (1.73%) SSL
15 79 (1.47%) NAS
16 76 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
17 70 (1.31%) SSH
18 62 (1.16%) SMTP
19 52 (0.97%) IPsec
20 47 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1178 (21.97%) MySQL
2 1040 (19.39%) SQL Server
3 877 (16.35%) NoSQL
4 824 (15.36%) MongoDB
5 590 (11.00%) Big Data
6 419 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
7 405 (7.55%) Hadoop
8 347 (6.47%) Relational Database
9 335 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 309 (5.76%) Redis
11 187 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
12 176 (3.28%) Apache Hive
13 163 (3.04%) RDBMS
14 135 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 133 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
16 122 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
17 115 (2.14%) Couchbase
17 115 (2.14%) HBase
18 111 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
19 104 (1.94%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 1097 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 929 (17.32%) Jenkins
3 325 (6.06%) Maven
4 315 (5.87%) Subversion
5 226 (4.21%) TeamCity
6 204 (3.80%) JIRA
7 159 (2.96%) JUnit
8 158 (2.95%) Selenium
9 140 (2.61%) Hudson
10 104 (1.94%) Visual Studio
10 104 (1.94%) Grunt
11 99 (1.85%) Ant
11 99 (1.85%) Mercurial
12 97 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 85 (1.58%) Mockito
14 72 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 65 (1.21%) Cucumber
16 63 (1.17%) Artifactory
17 55 (1.03%) Gradle
17 55 (1.03%) NUnit
General
1 557 (10.39%) Finance
2 371 (6.92%) Retail
3 298 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 261 (4.87%) Marketing
5 222 (4.14%) Games
6 154 (2.87%) Banking
7 153 (2.85%) Advertising
8 109 (2.03%) Publishing
9 80 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 71 (1.32%) Electronics
11 67 (1.25%) Back Office
12 64 (1.19%) Law
13 50 (0.93%) French Language
14 45 (0.84%) Automotive
15 44 (0.82%) Legal
16 23 (0.43%) Billing
17 11 (0.21%) Online Betting
17 11 (0.21%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1774 (33.08%) Developer
2 659 (12.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 599 (11.17%) Architect
4 482 (8.99%) Java Developer
5 474 (8.84%) Senior Developer
6 463 (8.63%) Administrator
7 324 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
8 302 (5.63%) .NET Developer
9 280 (5.22%) Software Engineer
10 259 (4.83%) Linux Administrator
11 223 (4.16%) Analyst
12 194 (3.62%) C# Developer
13 191 (3.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 190 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
15 186 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 182 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
17 170 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
18 152 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
19 143 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
20 141 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1918 (35.76%) Web Services
2 968 (18.05%) .NET
3 925 (17.25%) HTML
4 877 (16.35%) CSS
5 623 (11.62%) ASP.NET
5 623 (11.62%) jQuery
6 560 (10.44%) AngularJS
7 482 (8.99%) Spring
8 454 (8.47%) HTML5
9 384 (7.16%) REST
10 365 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 356 (6.64%) Hibernate
12 346 (6.45%) RESTful
13 305 (5.69%) XML
14 302 (5.63%) LAMP
15 252 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 246 (4.59%) CSS3
17 225 (4.20%) JSON
18 211 (3.93%) J2EE
19 191 (3.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 467 (8.71%) Computer Science
2 412 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
3 326 (6.08%) Data Centre
4 274 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 190 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 164 (3.06%) Algorithms
7 157 (2.93%) Visualisation
8 143 (2.67%) User Experience
9 128 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 125 (2.33%) Replication
11 111 (2.07%) Private Cloud
12 99 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
13 92 (1.72%) Data Structures
14 91 (1.70%) Mathematics
15 88 (1.64%) Clustering
16 85 (1.58%) Management Information System
17 79 (1.47%) Semantic Web
18 72 (1.34%) Digital Media
19 63 (1.17%) DTV
20 55 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2330 (43.45%) Linux
2 1086 (20.25%) Windows
3 478 (8.91%) UNIX
4 391 (7.29%) CentOS
5 346 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 339 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 278 (5.18%) Android
8 247 (4.61%) Apple iOS
9 243 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 212 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 133 (2.48%) Debian
12 84 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 67 (1.25%) Solaris
14 58 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 51 (0.95%) AIX
16 46 (0.86%) CoreOS
17 31 (0.58%) Windows 7
18 27 (0.50%) Fedora
18 27 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
19 19 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2213 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1579 (29.44%) DevOps
3 935 (17.43%) TDD
4 832 (15.51%) MVC
5 775 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
6 753 (14.04%) Scrum
7 712 (13.28%) E-Commerce
8 684 (12.75%) Software Engineering
9 616 (11.49%) Open Source
10 583 (10.87%) Configuration Management
11 449 (8.37%) OO
12 443 (8.26%) ITIL
13 386 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 359 (6.69%) Analytics
15 345 (6.43%) BDD
16 331 (6.17%) Mentoring
17 299 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
18 279 (5.20%) Web Development
19 273 (5.09%) SOA
20 264 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1693 (31.57%) Java
2 1512 (28.19%) Python
3 1320 (24.61%) JavaScript
4 1236 (23.05%) SQL
5 909 (16.95%) Ruby
6 878 (16.37%) C#
7 809 (15.08%) Bash Shell
8 727 (13.56%) PHP
9 538 (10.03%) Perl
10 381 (7.10%) Scala
11 377 (7.03%) PowerShell
12 268 (5.00%) C++
13 253 (4.72%) Shell Script
14 170 (3.17%) R
15 160 (2.98%) C
16 157 (2.93%) T-SQL
17 129 (2.41%) Clojure
18 110 (2.05%) Groovy
19 70 (1.31%) Go
20 69 (1.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 664 (12.38%) Degree
2 110 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 92 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 90 (1.68%) CCNA
6 65 (1.21%) SAP Certification
7 62 (1.16%) MCSE
8 48 (0.90%) CISSP
9 38 (0.71%) Security Cleared
10 37 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (0.67%) CCNP
12 26 (0.48%) MCSA
12 26 (0.48%) RHCE
13 24 (0.45%) SC Cleared
14 23 (0.43%) AWS Certification
15 22 (0.41%) MCITP
15 22 (0.41%) ISEB
16 21 (0.39%) PhD
16 21 (0.39%) PMI Certification
17 18 (0.34%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (4.36%) QA
2 127 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (1.66%) SLA
4 73 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 43 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.11%) FISMA
7 4 (0.075%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.056%) BS7799
9 2 (0.037%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.019%) COBIT
System Software
1 742 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 363 (6.77%) Docker
3 346 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 184 (3.43%) Hyper-V
5 156 (2.91%) KVM
6 149 (2.78%) vSphere
7 142 (2.65%) Varnish
8 122 (2.27%) XenApp
9 107 (2.00%) Xen
10 94 (1.75%) vCloud
11 86 (1.60%) VirtualBox
12 64 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
13 61 (1.14%) LXC
14 56 (1.04%) VMware ESX
15 52 (0.97%) Apache Flume
16 50 (0.93%) XenDesktop
17 42 (0.78%) NFS
18 38 (0.71%) Samba
19 37 (0.69%) iptables
20 30 (0.56%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1285 (23.96%) Puppet
2 1098 (20.47%) Opscode Chef
3 543 (10.12%) Ansible
4 379 (7.07%) Nagios
5 268 (5.00%) Vagrant
6 214 (3.99%) ZABBIX
7 132 (2.46%) Graphite
8 123 (2.29%) logstash
9 120 (2.24%) Salt
10 89 (1.66%) SCCM
11 83 (1.55%) HAProxy
12 71 (1.32%) SCOM
13 70 (1.31%) Kibana
14 57 (1.06%) StatsD
15 49 (0.91%) Cacti
16 46 (0.86%) Ganglia
17 31 (0.58%) Kubernetes
18 28 (0.52%) NetBackup
19 27 (0.50%) Mesos
20 23 (0.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1023 (19.08%) VMware
2 951 (17.73%) Microsoft
3 604 (11.26%) Oracle
4 535 (9.98%) Google
5 446 (8.32%) Red Hat
6 285 (5.31%) Cisco
7 281 (5.24%) Rackspace
8 249 (4.64%) Citrix
9 196 (3.65%) HP
10 149 (2.78%) SAP
11 147 (2.74%) Splunk
12 120 (2.24%) IBM
13 117 (2.18%) New Relic
14 95 (1.77%) NetApp
15 94 (1.75%) SaltStack
16 73 (1.36%) 3PAR
17 72 (1.34%) Juniper
18 68 (1.27%) hybris
18 68 (1.27%) Zend
19 64 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
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