The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 617 645 708
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +63
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 317 231 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.92% 6.01% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 264 181 189
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +9.37%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5358 3846 3023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.43% 3.46% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4473 3285 2617
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +54 296 £50,000 -5.66% 52
London -17 193 £50,000 -9.09% 31
South East +35 55 £60,000 +26.31% 10
City of London -39 26 £53,750 -14.00% 10
Berkshire +19 20 £60,000 +26.31%
Staines - 20 £60,000 - 4
Surrey - 20 £60,000 - 7
Reading +8 18 £60,000 +26.31%
East of England -7 17 £37,500 - 2
South West +6 13 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Bristol +7 12 £32,500 -35.00%
Basingstoke +13 7 £56,250 +60.71% 1
Oxfordshire -5 7 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire -8 7 £56,250 +60.71% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West -4 6 £42,500 - 3
Glasgow -14 6 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Yorkshire -33 6 £35,250 -21.66% 3
Scotland -35 6 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Cambridge +11 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Manchester -1 5 £42,500 - 2
Oxford -3 5 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds -22 5 £30,500 -32.22% 2
West Yorkshire -31 5 £30,500 -32.22% 2
Suffolk - 5 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands -22 3 £34,000 -6.20%
Wales - 3 £48,000 - 1
South Wales - 3 £48,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £34,000 -

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 384 (66.09%) Amazon AWS
2 366 (62.99%) Linux
3 247 (42.51%) Puppet
4 227 (39.07%) Java
5 225 (38.73%) Web Services
6 220 (37.87%) MySQL
7 210 (36.14%) Opscode Chef
8 209 (35.97%) Python
9 181 (31.15%) Amazon S3
10 179 (30.81%) PHP
11 157 (27.02%) Apache
12 156 (26.85%) UNIX
13 155 (26.68%) Git (software)
14 143 (24.61%) Configuration Management
15 136 (23.41%) Perl
16 133 (22.89%) Amazon RDS
17 127 (21.86%) MongoDB
17 127 (21.86%) JavaScript
18 116 (19.97%) Open Source
19 112 (19.28%) Bash Shell
20 109 (18.76%) Subversion
21 108 (18.59%) HTML
22 104 (17.90%) Ruby
23 102 (17.56%) E-Commerce
24 101 (17.38%) SQL
25 100 (17.21%) Tomcat
25 100 (17.21%) NoSQL
26 97 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
27 94 (16.18%) DNS
27 94 (16.18%) Google

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 157 (27.02%) Apache
2 100 (17.21%) Tomcat
3 66 (11.36%) nginx
4 57 (9.81%) Apache Solr
5 44 (7.57%) Drupal
6 36 (6.20%) Apache Pig
6 36 (6.20%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (5.68%) Node.js
8 31 (5.34%) CMS
9 27 (4.65%) OpenStack
10 23 (3.96%) IIS
11 18 (3.10%) SAS
12 17 (2.93%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (2.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 13 (2.24%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (2.07%) Eucalyptus
15 11 (1.89%) WebSphere
16 9 (1.55%) SharePoint
17 7 (1.20%) WebLogic
17 7 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (2.93%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.75%) SPSS
3 12 (2.07%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.03%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.55%) Magento
3 6 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 384 (66.09%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (31.15%) Amazon S3
3 70 (12.05%) Amazon ELB
4 69 (11.88%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (10.33%) SaaS
6 57 (9.81%) Route 53
7 38 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (6.20%) PaaS
9 35 (6.02%) Google App Engine
10 33 (5.68%) Amazon EMR
11 26 (4.48%) Joyent
12 23 (3.96%) CloudFront
13 19 (3.27%) GitHub
14 17 (2.93%) Google Apps
15 16 (2.75%) IaaS
16 15 (2.58%) Amazon SQS
17 10 (1.72%) Rackspace Cloud
18 3 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
19 2 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 94 (16.18%) DNS
2 66 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 49 (8.43%) Internet
4 47 (8.09%) Firewall
5 33 (5.68%) HTTP
6 23 (3.96%) VPN
7 22 (3.79%) NAS
8 21 (3.61%) SAN
9 18 (3.10%) SSL
10 14 (2.41%) SMTP
11 13 (2.24%) WAN
12 12 (2.07%) Network Security
13 8 (1.38%) LAN
13 8 (1.38%) VoIP
13 8 (1.38%) SNMP
14 7 (1.20%) DHCP
14 7 (1.20%) IPv4
14 7 (1.20%) IPv6
14 7 (1.20%) BGP
15 6 (1.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (37.87%) MySQL
2 133 (22.89%) Amazon RDS
3 127 (21.86%) MongoDB
4 100 (17.21%) NoSQL
5 56 (9.64%) Hadoop
6 51 (8.78%) Relational Database
7 49 (8.43%) Redis
8 48 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (7.92%) Big Data
10 43 (7.40%) SQL Server
11 38 (6.54%) Apache Hive
12 36 (6.20%) RDBMS
13 33 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (3.96%) Data Mining
15 23 (3.96%) HBase
16 19 (3.27%) Sqoop
16 19 (3.27%) Triplestore
17 18 (3.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (2.75%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 155 (26.68%) Git (software)
2 109 (18.76%) Subversion
3 83 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 45 (7.75%) Maven
5 39 (6.71%) Ant
6 38 (6.54%) Mercurial
7 29 (4.99%) JIRA
8 25 (4.30%) PHPUnit
9 24 (4.13%) TeamCity
10 22 (3.79%) JUnit
11 20 (3.44%) Hudson
12 19 (3.27%) Gradle
12 19 (3.27%) JMeter
13 11 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (1.89%) Yeoman
14 8 (1.38%) Gerrit
15 7 (1.20%) FishEye
15 7 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
15 7 (1.20%) AnthillPro
16 6 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 65 (11.19%) Finance
2 33 (5.68%) Games
3 29 (4.99%) Marketing
4 25 (4.30%) Retail
5 23 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.93%) Legal
7 13 (2.24%) Advertising
8 12 (2.07%) Publishing
9 8 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.38%) Law
9 8 (1.38%) Billing
10 7 (1.20%) Music Industry
11 6 (1.03%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 177 (30.46%) Developer
2 88 (15.15%) Administrator
3 76 (13.08%) Systems Administrator
4 61 (10.50%) Linux Administrator
5 51 (8.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 51 (8.78%) Java Developer
6 40 (6.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 34 (5.85%) Senior Developer
8 29 (4.99%) Architect
8 29 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
9 28 (4.82%) PHP Developer
10 24 (4.13%) .NET Developer
11 23 (3.96%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (3.44%) Lead Developer
13 19 (3.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 19 (3.27%) Release Engineer
13 19 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (3.27%) Build and Release Engineer
14 18 (3.10%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (38.73%) Web Services
2 108 (18.59%) HTML
3 93 (16.01%) CSS
4 81 (13.94%) LAMP
5 68 (11.70%) Spring
5 68 (11.70%) .NET
6 67 (11.53%) jQuery
7 47 (8.09%) ASP.NET
8 44 (7.57%) J2EE
8 44 (7.57%) ActiveMQ
9 37 (6.37%) HTML5
10 36 (6.20%) Hibernate
11 31 (5.34%) Memcached
12 29 (4.99%) XML
13 24 (4.13%) JSON
13 24 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (4.13%) REST
13 24 (4.13%) MapReduce
13 24 (4.13%) MCollective
14 23 (3.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 116 (19.97%) Open Source
2 37 (6.37%) Digital Media
3 32 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.96%) N-Tier
5 22 (3.79%) Visualisation
6 20 (3.44%) Social Media
7 17 (2.93%) Taxonomies
7 17 (2.93%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.75%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.41%) Blog
10 12 (2.07%) Social Network
10 12 (2.07%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.89%) Clustering
11 11 (1.89%) GIS
12 10 (1.72%) Xbox
13 9 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (1.38%) Blackberry
15 7 (1.20%) Replication
15 7 (1.20%) Statistics
16 6 (1.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 366 (62.99%) Linux
2 156 (26.85%) UNIX
3 82 (14.11%) Windows
4 70 (12.05%) CentOS
5 67 (11.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (10.15%) Debian
7 57 (9.81%) Ubuntu
8 36 (6.20%) Apple iOS
9 31 (5.34%) Android
10 23 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (2.75%) Mac OS X
12 12 (2.07%) Solaris
13 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (1.38%) Windows Phone
15 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (1.03%) Fedora
16 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
17 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (24.61%) Configuration Management
2 102 (17.56%) E-Commerce
3 97 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (12.91%) Scrum
6 68 (11.70%) MVC
7 56 (9.64%) TDD
8 52 (8.95%) Analytics
9 46 (7.92%) SOA
10 43 (7.40%) Software Engineering
11 42 (7.23%) Unit Testing
12 40 (6.88%) BDD
13 38 (6.54%) Automated Testing
13 38 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (6.37%) Load Balancing
15 35 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
16 32 (5.51%) Content Management
17 31 (5.34%) Kanban
18 29 (4.99%) ITIL
19 28 (4.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 227 (39.07%) Java
2 209 (35.97%) Python
3 179 (30.81%) PHP
4 136 (23.41%) Perl
5 127 (21.86%) JavaScript
6 112 (19.28%) Bash Shell
7 104 (17.90%) Ruby
8 101 (17.38%) SQL
9 50 (8.61%) Shell Script
10 49 (8.43%) C#
11 33 (5.68%) Groovy
12 32 (5.51%) Scala
13 31 (5.34%) R
14 28 (4.82%) Clojure
15 19 (3.27%) PHP5
16 14 (2.41%) C++
17 12 (2.07%) VBA
18 9 (1.55%) Haskell
19 8 (1.38%) CoffeeScript
19 8 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (10.33%) Degree
2 11 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 11 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.55%) SAP Certification
4 3 (0.52%) CCNA
4 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.34%) PhD
6 1 (0.17%) CCNP
6 1 (0.17%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.47%) QA
2 9 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (9.47%) Varnish
2 28 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.65%) vCloud
4 26 (4.48%) Samba
5 23 (3.96%) NFS
6 21 (3.61%) KVM
7 19 (3.27%) Apache Flume
8 16 (2.75%) Sendmail
9 15 (2.58%) XenServer
10 14 (2.41%) Xen
11 9 (1.55%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.20%) vSphere
13 6 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (1.03%) Hyper-V
13 6 (1.03%) Active Directory
14 3 (0.52%) Postfix
15 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 247 (42.51%) Puppet
2 210 (36.14%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (13.77%) Nagios
4 30 (5.16%) ZABBIX
4 30 (5.16%) Ansible
5 29 (4.99%) Ganglia
6 24 (4.13%) Cacti
7 23 (3.96%) CFEngine
8 16 (2.75%) Vagrant
9 15 (2.58%) Munin
10 13 (2.24%) OpenView
11 12 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 12 (2.07%) StatsD
11 12 (2.07%) HAProxy
12 8 (1.38%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.69%) SmokePing
14 3 (0.52%) Bcfg2
15 2 (0.34%) MOM
15 2 (0.34%) SCCM
15 2 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (16.18%) Google
2 85 (14.63%) Red Hat
3 74 (12.74%) Oracle
4 65 (11.19%) VMware
5 51 (8.78%) Rackspace
6 41 (7.06%) Microsoft
7 28 (4.82%) Cisco
8 26 (4.48%) New Relic
8 26 (4.48%) Splunk
9 24 (4.13%) Sun
10 23 (3.96%) Twitter
11 21 (3.61%) SAP
12 20 (3.44%) JBoss
13 19 (3.27%) Zend
14 18 (3.10%) Dell
15 17 (2.93%) Foundry
16 16 (2.75%) HP
17 15 (2.58%) Hitachi
17 15 (2.58%) Facebook
18 14 (2.41%) Percona
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + unrivaled benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens health, pens, share options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago