The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 619 618 668
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +50
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 292 292 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.66% 6.28% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 242 241 184
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £58,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.10% +46.87%

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
6261 4653 3922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.57% 4.24% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5156 3840 3412
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the UK.

Amazon EC2 Salary Trend in the UK

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Amazon EC2 Salary Histogram in the UK

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -23 248 £47,500 -17.39% 28
London -41 135 £51,500 -10.43% 14
South East +12 62 £47,500 -23.38% 6
Scotland +45 38 £41,750 +19.28% 6
Edinburgh - 32 £42,500 - 2
Surrey +8 30 £47,500 -23.38% 1
City of London +22 26 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Staines +20 24 £47,500 -23.38%
North West +2 24 £31,000 -
Manchester -4 24 £31,000 -
Yorkshire -9 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire - 12 £50,000 -
East of England - 10 £43,750 - 1
Oxfordshire -10 9 £90,000 +44.00% 3
Leeds - 9 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £48,000 -
Maidenhead - 6 £48,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £40,000 -
Marlow - 5 £40,000 -
Glasgow +7 4 £40,000 - 4
Southampton +5 4 £35,000 +55.55%
Middlesex +5 4 £52,000 -27.01% 2
Oxford -2 4 £90,000 +38.46% 2
Hammersmith -7 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Hampshire -13 4 £35,000 +55.55%
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire +5 3 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Harrogate - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bolton - 3 £23,000 -

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 422 (69.52%) Amazon AWS
2 332 (54.70%) Linux
3 245 (40.36%) Amazon S3
4 221 (36.41%) Web Services
5 216 (35.58%) Java
6 208 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (33.28%) JavaScript
8 192 (31.63%) MySQL
9 174 (28.67%) Python
10 167 (27.51%) DevOps
11 151 (24.88%) Puppet
12 141 (23.23%) SQL
12 141 (23.23%) .NET
13 139 (22.90%) Opscode Chef
14 130 (21.42%) Amazon RDS
15 123 (20.26%) PHP
16 119 (19.60%) Continuous Integration
17 113 (18.62%) jQuery
17 113 (18.62%) Git (software)
18 111 (18.29%) HTML
19 108 (17.79%) MVC
20 105 (17.30%) Apache
21 104 (17.13%) E-Commerce
22 103 (16.97%) Windows
22 103 (16.97%) Ruby
23 101 (16.64%) Bash Shell
23 101 (16.64%) CSS
24 96 (15.82%) C#
25 94 (15.49%) ASP.NET
26 91 (14.99%) MongoDB

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 105 (17.30%) Apache
2 84 (13.84%) Tomcat
3 61 (10.05%) nginx
4 58 (9.56%) Node.js
5 46 (7.58%) IIS
6 36 (5.93%) OpenStack
7 31 (5.11%) Apache Pig
8 29 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (2.64%) CMS
10 14 (2.31%) WebSphere
11 13 (2.14%) Liferay
12 11 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
12 11 (1.81%) Drupal
12 11 (1.81%) Jetty
13 10 (1.65%) JBoss
13 10 (1.65%) WordPress
14 7 (1.15%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.99%) Kentico
15 6 (0.99%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.82%) SPSS
3 2 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Magento
2 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 422 (69.52%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (40.36%) Amazon S3
3 79 (13.01%) SaaS
4 74 (12.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 69 (11.37%) Amazon SQS
6 49 (8.07%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (6.75%) Amazon ELB
8 40 (6.59%) Route 53
9 30 (4.94%) GitHub
9 30 (4.94%) Amazon EMR
10 29 (4.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 23 (3.79%) Google App Engine
12 22 (3.62%) CloudFront
13 18 (2.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 18 (2.97%) ElastiCache
14 17 (2.80%) IaaS
15 14 (2.31%) PaaS
16 7 (1.15%) Google Apps
16 7 (1.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 5 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.37%) DNS
2 56 (9.23%) HTTP
3 55 (9.06%) TCP/IP
4 50 (8.24%) Internet
5 47 (7.74%) SMTP
6 45 (7.41%) Firewall
7 23 (3.79%) VPN
8 18 (2.97%) SSH
9 17 (2.80%) IPsec
10 16 (2.64%) Network Security
11 15 (2.47%) FTP
11 15 (2.47%) DHCP
12 14 (2.31%) WAN
12 14 (2.31%) VLAN
13 11 (1.81%) LAN
14 10 (1.65%) SSL
15 7 (1.15%) BGP
15 7 (1.15%) SNMP
16 5 (0.82%) HTTPS
16 5 (0.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (31.63%) MySQL
2 130 (21.42%) Amazon RDS
3 91 (14.99%) MongoDB
4 84 (13.84%) SQL Server
5 75 (12.36%) NoSQL
6 68 (11.20%) Hadoop
7 59 (9.72%) Relational Database
8 53 (8.73%) Big Data
9 52 (8.57%) Redis
10 41 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (5.60%) Apache Hive
12 26 (4.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (3.95%) RDBMS
14 17 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (2.31%) Impala
16 13 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (1.98%) Mahout
18 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
19 8 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
20 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 113 (18.62%) Git (software)
2 88 (14.50%) Jenkins
3 40 (6.59%) Subversion
4 32 (5.27%) Maven
5 26 (4.28%) TeamCity
6 25 (4.12%) JIRA
7 14 (2.31%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.31%) Yeoman
8 13 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.98%) Ant
10 11 (1.81%) Selenium
11 9 (1.48%) NUnit
12 8 (1.32%) JMeter
13 7 (1.15%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.15%) Hudson
13 7 (1.15%) Webistrano
14 6 (0.99%) GitLab
14 6 (0.99%) LLBLGen Pro
14 6 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.99%) Mercurial
General
1 42 (6.92%) Telecoms
2 36 (5.93%) Marketing
3 35 (5.77%) Finance
4 32 (5.27%) Games
5 29 (4.78%) Advertising
6 22 (3.62%) Law
7 21 (3.46%) Retail
8 9 (1.48%) German Language
8 9 (1.48%) Italian Language
8 9 (1.48%) Turkish Language
9 7 (1.15%) Banking
9 7 (1.15%) Publishing
10 5 (0.82%) Back Office
10 5 (0.82%) Legal
10 5 (0.82%) French Language
11 4 (0.66%) Welsh Language
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.49%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 215 (35.42%) Developer
2 106 (17.46%) Systems Administrator
3 101 (16.64%) Administrator
4 74 (12.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 57 (9.39%) Linux Administrator
6 55 (9.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 48 (7.91%) .NET Developer
8 45 (7.41%) Java Developer
9 36 (5.93%) Architect
10 35 (5.77%) Software Engineer
10 35 (5.77%) C# Developer
11 33 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
11 33 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 29 (4.78%) Senior Developer
13 28 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
14 27 (4.45%) Lead Developer
15 26 (4.28%) PHP Developer
15 26 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (3.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (36.41%) Web Services
2 141 (23.23%) .NET
3 113 (18.62%) jQuery
4 111 (18.29%) HTML
5 101 (16.64%) CSS
6 94 (15.49%) ASP.NET
7 64 (10.54%) HTML5
8 62 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 59 (9.72%) Spring
10 56 (9.23%) LAMP
11 53 (8.73%) .NET Framework
12 52 (8.57%) NHibernate
13 48 (7.91%) Ajax
14 46 (7.58%) Hibernate
15 42 (6.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 41 (6.75%) J2EE
17 40 (6.59%) AngularJS
18 35 (5.77%) JSON
19 29 (4.78%) Django
20 27 (4.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 89 (14.66%) Open Source
2 52 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 40 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 39 (6.43%) Cryptography
5 28 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.13%) Visualisation
7 16 (2.64%) Digital Media
8 15 (2.47%) Social Media
9 13 (2.14%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.65%) Blog
11 9 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.48%) Kindle
12 8 (1.32%) Replication
13 6 (0.99%) Xbox
13 6 (0.99%) iPhone
13 6 (0.99%) Telematics
14 5 (0.82%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.82%) Statistics
15 4 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 332 (54.70%) Linux
2 103 (16.97%) Windows
3 87 (14.33%) UNIX
4 66 (10.87%) CentOS
5 58 (9.56%) Ubuntu
6 48 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (5.60%) Debian
8 20 (3.29%) Android
9 10 (1.65%) Mac OS
9 10 (1.65%) Fedora
10 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.82%) Amazon Linux
12 4 (0.66%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.16%) SUSE
15 1 (0.16%) VMS
15 1 (0.16%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (27.51%) DevOps
3 119 (19.60%) Continuous Integration
4 108 (17.79%) MVC
5 104 (17.13%) E-Commerce
6 89 (14.66%) Software Engineering
7 75 (12.36%) TDD
8 68 (11.20%) Configuration Management
9 50 (8.24%) Unit Testing
10 44 (7.25%) Analytics
11 42 (6.92%) OO
12 37 (6.10%) Scrum
13 30 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
13 30 (4.94%) Mentoring
14 28 (4.61%) Load Balancing
15 27 (4.45%) Web Development
16 26 (4.28%) Coaching
16 26 (4.28%) User Stories
17 22 (3.62%) Automated Testing
18 20 (3.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 216 (35.58%) Java
2 202 (33.28%) JavaScript
3 174 (28.67%) Python
4 141 (23.23%) SQL
5 123 (20.26%) PHP
6 103 (16.97%) Ruby
7 101 (16.64%) Bash Shell
8 96 (15.82%) C#
9 63 (10.38%) Perl
10 39 (6.43%) T-SQL
11 21 (3.46%) R
12 20 (3.29%) PHP5
12 20 (3.29%) Shell Script
13 18 (2.97%) C++
14 17 (2.80%) Scala
15 16 (2.64%) C
16 14 (2.31%) VBA
16 14 (2.31%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.98%) Clojure
18 9 (1.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (10.21%) Degree
2 6 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (0.82%) CCNA
3 5 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.49%) MCSE
6 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.91%) QA
2 9 (1.48%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.13%) Varnish
3 17 (2.80%) Xen
3 17 (2.80%) VirtualBox
4 9 (1.48%) KVM
5 8 (1.32%) Docker
5 8 (1.32%) vSphere
6 6 (0.99%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.82%) XenServer
7 5 (0.82%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.66%) Snort
8 4 (0.66%) vCloud
9 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.16%) Samba
10 1 (0.16%) Squid
10 1 (0.16%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.16%) StorNext
10 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 151 (24.88%) Puppet
2 139 (22.90%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (6.43%) Vagrant
4 38 (6.26%) Nagios
5 35 (5.77%) Ansible
6 20 (3.29%) Salt
7 11 (1.81%) Ganglia
8 10 (1.65%) Graphite
9 9 (1.48%) logstash
9 9 (1.48%) Cacti
9 9 (1.48%) Capistrano
10 8 (1.32%) CFEngine
10 8 (1.32%) StatsD
11 7 (1.15%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.99%) Graylog2
13 5 (0.82%) collectd
13 5 (0.82%) Munin
13 5 (0.82%) Zenoss
14 4 (0.66%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (12.69%) VMware
2 62 (10.21%) Google
3 48 (7.91%) Red Hat
4 40 (6.59%) Microsoft
5 30 (4.94%) Oracle
5 30 (4.94%) Rackspace
6 22 (3.62%) Cisco
7 20 (3.29%) Facebook
8 16 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.47%) Akamai
10 11 (1.81%) Zend
10 11 (1.81%) Adobe
11 9 (1.48%) Twilio
12 8 (1.32%) Veeam
12 8 (1.32%) New Relic
13 6 (0.99%) Dell
14 5 (0.82%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.82%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.82%) Epiphany
14 5 (0.82%) Red Gate
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% bonus + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 45000-66000 Per Annum + Bens + flexible hols + training + bonus + dental
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Affilisearch
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago