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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 267 327 474
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +147
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 1190 923 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.82% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.72% 18.81% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 997 777 425
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,001 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
7119 4906 3796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.62% 4.38% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 4073 3236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +49 1059 £52,500 -4.54% 186
London +7 566 £60,000 +9.09% 84
South East +35 182 £52,500 -12.50% 31
Scotland +95 91 £50,000 -1.47% 9
City of London +37 87 £60,000 -7.69% 23
East of England +18 78 £45,000 +20.00% 16
North West +62 74 £45,000 +28.57% 28
South West +23 59 £43,750 -2.77% 14
Surrey +32 56 £52,500 -12.50% 9
Yorkshire +36 50 £35,000 +23.89% 4
Manchester +38 49 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Berkshire +12 47 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Glasgow +57 46 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Edinburgh +44 44 £52,500 -2.77% 5
Staines +23 43 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Oxfordshire +16 41 £75,000 +22.44% 8
Oxford +28 31 £75,000 +15.38% 6
West Yorkshire +20 30 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Bristol +13 26 £50,000 +29.03% 9
Cambridgeshire +14 25 £57,500 +43.75% 7
West Midlands -25 24 £42,500 +11.84%
Hampshire +10 22 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Bedfordshire +36 20 £70,000 +40.00%
Cheshire +23 20 £47,500 +5.55% 18
Leeds +20 20 £40,000 +77.77% 1
East Midlands +16 19 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Cambridge +10 19 £57,500 +33.72% 7
North Yorkshire +35 18 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Reading -12 17 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Warwickshire -1 16 £43,500 -

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1458 (66.06%) Web Services
2 1049 (47.53%) Linux
3 785 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
4 697 (31.58%) Java
5 672 (30.45%) Python
6 647 (29.32%) MySQL
7 646 (29.27%) DevOps
8 613 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 573 (25.96%) Amazon EC2
10 567 (25.69%) Puppet
11 563 (25.51%) SQL
12 545 (24.69%) Opscode Chef
13 442 (20.03%) PHP
14 435 (19.71%) Ruby
15 407 (18.44%) .NET
16 405 (18.35%) HTML
17 393 (17.81%) Windows
18 387 (17.54%) Git (software)
19 378 (17.13%) Bash Shell
20 376 (17.04%) Amazon S3
21 362 (16.40%) SQL Server
22 347 (15.72%) CSS
23 319 (14.45%) Apache
24 316 (14.32%) TDD
25 312 (14.14%) C#
26 308 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
27 306 (13.86%) Degree
27 306 (13.86%) NoSQL
28 299 (13.55%) Microsoft
29 287 (13.00%) MVC

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 319 (14.45%) Apache
2 221 (10.01%) nginx
3 188 (8.52%) Tomcat
4 167 (7.57%) Node.js
5 150 (6.80%) IIS
6 104 (4.71%) OpenStack
7 64 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
8 60 (2.72%) Apache Pig
9 56 (2.54%) SharePoint
10 48 (2.17%) CMS
11 47 (2.13%) WordPress
12 45 (2.04%) Apache Solr
13 43 (1.95%) Drupal
14 42 (1.90%) JBoss
15 33 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
16 31 (1.40%) Apache Spark
16 31 (1.40%) MS Exchange
17 29 (1.31%) Confluence
18 24 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
18 24 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 116 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.13%) MS Office
3 11 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.45%) SPSS
5 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.091%) HipChat
6 2 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.045%) InDesign
7 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.72%) assyst
3 12 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
5 8 (0.36%) Tridion
6 6 (0.27%) Magento
7 5 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.18%) Agresso
9 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.14%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.045%) Summit
11 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 573 (25.96%) Amazon EC2
2 376 (17.04%) Amazon S3
3 273 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 182 (8.25%) Cloud Computing
5 135 (6.12%) SaaS
6 107 (4.85%) GitHub
7 102 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 92 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 87 (3.94%) Amazon SQS
9 87 (3.94%) Route 53
10 83 (3.76%) PaaS
11 75 (3.40%) IaaS
12 74 (3.35%) Amazon EMR
13 71 (3.22%) Google Cloud Platform
14 64 (2.90%) Amazon ELB
15 51 (2.31%) Office 365
16 43 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 42 (1.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 35 (1.59%) CloudFront
19 30 (1.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 235 (10.65%) DNS
2 206 (9.33%) Firewall
3 136 (6.16%) Internet
4 122 (5.53%) TCP/IP
5 108 (4.89%) HTTP
6 94 (4.26%) VPN
7 67 (3.04%) SSL
8 62 (2.81%) SAN
9 56 (2.54%) DHCP
10 52 (2.36%) VLAN
11 48 (2.17%) Network Security
12 45 (2.04%) SSH
13 43 (1.95%) OpenVPN
14 39 (1.77%) LAN
15 34 (1.54%) WAN
16 28 (1.27%) SMTP
17 27 (1.22%) LDAP
18 24 (1.09%) NAS
19 21 (0.95%) VoIP
20 20 (0.91%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (29.32%) MySQL
2 362 (16.40%) SQL Server
3 306 (13.86%) NoSQL
4 261 (11.83%) MongoDB
5 199 (9.02%) Hadoop
6 186 (8.43%) Amazon RDS
7 185 (8.38%) Big Data
8 163 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
9 114 (5.17%) Relational Database
10 113 (5.12%) Redis
11 103 (4.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 97 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 80 (3.62%) Amazon Redshift
14 66 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
15 64 (2.90%) Apache Hive
16 61 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
17 59 (2.67%) MariaDB
18 56 (2.54%) RDBMS
19 47 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
20 36 (1.63%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 387 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 259 (11.74%) Jenkins
3 122 (5.53%) Subversion
4 120 (5.44%) JIRA
5 108 (4.89%) TeamCity
6 75 (3.40%) Maven
7 58 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 55 (2.49%) Visual Studio
9 54 (2.45%) Cucumber
10 53 (2.40%) NUnit
10 53 (2.40%) Selenium
11 50 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 43 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 42 (1.90%) JUnit
14 39 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
15 35 (1.59%) Mercurial
16 31 (1.40%) Yeoman
16 31 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
17 26 (1.18%) Hudson
18 24 (1.09%) Mockito
General
1 221 (10.01%) Finance
2 169 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 119 (5.39%) Games
4 111 (5.03%) Retail
5 107 (4.85%) Banking
6 101 (4.58%) Marketing
7 46 (2.08%) Advertising
8 41 (1.86%) Publishing
9 30 (1.36%) Automotive
10 22 (1.00%) French Language
11 21 (0.95%) Back Office
12 19 (0.86%) Electronics
13 16 (0.72%) Billing
13 16 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.45%) Front Office
15 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.32%) Law
16 6 (0.27%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.23%) German Language
17 5 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 676 (30.63%) Developer
2 343 (15.54%) Administrator
3 290 (13.14%) Systems Administrator
4 266 (12.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 208 (9.42%) Architect
6 174 (7.88%) Linux Administrator
7 146 (6.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 118 (5.35%) Web Developer
9 117 (5.30%) Java Developer
10 114 (5.17%) Senior Developer
11 100 (4.53%) .NET Developer
12 97 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
13 96 (4.35%) Software Engineer
14 93 (4.21%) C# Developer
15 80 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
16 76 (3.44%) PHP Developer
17 71 (3.22%) DBA
18 70 (3.17%) Analyst
18 70 (3.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 67 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1458 (66.06%) Web Services
2 407 (18.44%) .NET
3 405 (18.35%) HTML
4 347 (15.72%) CSS
5 259 (11.74%) jQuery
6 209 (9.47%) ASP.NET
7 201 (9.11%) HTML5
8 177 (8.02%) LAMP
9 174 (7.88%) AngularJS
10 167 (7.57%) RESTful
11 154 (6.98%) REST
12 142 (6.43%) Spring
13 108 (4.89%) JSON
14 104 (4.71%) J2EE
15 103 (4.67%) WCF
16 100 (4.53%) Hibernate
17 97 (4.40%) XML
17 97 (4.40%) SOAP
17 97 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
18 80 (3.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 198 (8.97%) Open Source
2 151 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 133 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 97 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 71 (3.22%) User Experience
6 57 (2.58%) Visualisation
7 51 (2.31%) Clustering
8 44 (1.99%) Replication
9 40 (1.81%) Social Media
10 26 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 25 (1.13%) Digital Media
12 23 (1.04%) Management Information System
13 21 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 19 (0.86%) Streaming Video
15 18 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 18 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (0.82%) CMDB
15 18 (0.82%) Data Integration
16 14 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
16 14 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1049 (47.53%) Linux
2 393 (17.81%) Windows
3 220 (9.97%) CentOS
4 185 (8.38%) UNIX
5 166 (7.52%) Ubuntu
6 157 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 102 (4.62%) Android
8 84 (3.81%) Apple iOS
9 75 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 66 (2.99%) Debian
11 65 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (1.50%) Fedora
13 32 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (1.45%) Amazon Linux
14 19 (0.86%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.77%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.68%) Solaris
17 13 (0.59%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.27%) AIX
19 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (29.27%) DevOps
3 316 (14.32%) TDD
4 308 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
5 287 (13.00%) MVC
6 262 (11.87%) E-Commerce
7 259 (11.74%) Scrum
8 235 (10.65%) Configuration Management
9 192 (8.70%) OO
10 191 (8.65%) Software Engineering
11 165 (7.48%) Analytics
12 151 (6.84%) BDD
13 120 (5.44%) Load Balancing
13 120 (5.44%) OOP
14 106 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
14 106 (4.80%) Web Development
15 104 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
16 101 (4.58%) ITIL
17 92 (4.17%) Project Management
18 88 (3.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 697 (31.58%) Java
2 672 (30.45%) Python
3 613 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 563 (25.51%) SQL
5 442 (20.03%) PHP
6 435 (19.71%) Ruby
7 378 (17.13%) Bash Shell
8 312 (14.14%) C#
9 224 (10.15%) Perl
10 112 (5.07%) Shell Script
11 108 (4.89%) PowerShell
12 85 (3.85%) C++
13 73 (3.31%) Scala
14 58 (2.63%) PHP5
15 56 (2.54%) C
16 50 (2.27%) Clojure
17 41 (1.86%) Groovy
18 40 (1.81%) R
19 37 (1.68%) T-SQL
20 34 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 306 (13.86%) Degree
2 41 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
3 26 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (0.77%) Security Cleared
7 15 (0.68%) CCNA
8 14 (0.63%) CCNP
9 12 (0.54%) CISSP
10 11 (0.50%) MCSE
11 8 (0.36%) MCSA
11 8 (0.36%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.32%) VCP5
12 7 (0.32%) MCITP
12 7 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.27%) RHCE
13 6 (0.27%) HP AIS
13 6 (0.27%) HP ASE
14 5 (0.23%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.08%) QA
2 46 (2.08%) SLA
3 17 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.091%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 193 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (6.48%) Active Directory
3 57 (2.58%) vSphere
3 57 (2.58%) Docker
4 56 (2.54%) Varnish
5 43 (1.95%) Hyper-V
6 42 (1.90%) KVM
7 38 (1.72%) VirtualBox
8 34 (1.54%) Xen
9 28 (1.27%) XenApp
10 27 (1.22%) VMware ESX
11 20 (0.91%) Samba
12 18 (0.82%) Openswan
12 18 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (0.82%) Apache Flume
13 17 (0.77%) XenDesktop
14 14 (0.63%) vCloud
14 14 (0.63%) NFS
15 13 (0.59%) LXC
16 11 (0.50%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 567 (25.69%) Puppet
2 545 (24.69%) Opscode Chef
3 182 (8.25%) Nagios
4 137 (6.21%) Ansible
5 78 (3.53%) Vagrant
6 73 (3.31%) HAProxy
7 57 (2.58%) Graphite
8 46 (2.08%) logstash
9 45 (2.04%) Salt
10 39 (1.77%) Cacti
11 37 (1.68%) ZABBIX
12 28 (1.27%) collectd
13 26 (1.18%) SCOM
14 21 (0.95%) SCCM
15 20 (0.91%) Ganglia
15 20 (0.91%) Munin
15 20 (0.91%) Cobbler
16 15 (0.68%) CFEngine
17 14 (0.63%) Kibana
17 14 (0.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 299 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 275 (12.46%) VMware
3 215 (9.74%) Red Hat
4 203 (9.20%) Google
5 199 (9.02%) Oracle
6 113 (5.12%) Cisco
7 98 (4.44%) Rackspace
8 58 (2.63%) HP
9 55 (2.49%) Citrix
10 50 (2.27%) Akamai
11 43 (1.95%) Facebook
12 39 (1.77%) Zend
13 37 (1.68%) Splunk
14 35 (1.59%) SAP
15 34 (1.54%) Twitter
16 32 (1.45%) SaltStack
17 31 (1.40%) IBM
18 30 (1.36%) Sitecore
18 30 (1.36%) New Relic
19 29 (1.31%) Percona
Slough, Berkshire
Incite BI
Salary: Pesion, Bonus care + mor
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: extensive benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Search Crawley IT
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis IT
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Incite BI
Salary: Pesion, Bonus care + mor
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Bonus and car allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday