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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 575 621 604
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -17
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 333 259 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.72% 6.33% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 258 233 275
Average salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%

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
5822 4091 3389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.07% 3.85% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4605 3528 2930
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 286 £52,500 +5.00% 39
London -26 146 £57,500 +8.49% 24
South East 0 68 £52,500 +10.52% 4
North West +5 38 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Manchester +20 34 £40,000 +55.33% 2
Scotland +22 32 £50,000 - 2
Edinburgh +16 25 £50,000 - 2
East of England -8 20 £40,000 +14.28% 1
City of London -29 20 £53,000 +6.00% 4
Oxfordshire +1 16 £90,000 +50.00% 1
Oxford -2 16 £90,000 +38.46%
Brighton - 14 £52,500 -
East Sussex - 14 £52,500 -
Surrey +8 13 £64,000 +60.00%
Hampshire -18 13 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Southampton +19 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Cambridge -2 11 £40,000 -17.94%
Yorkshire -38 9 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Staines - 9 £56,250 -
Berkshire +3 6 £52,500 -12.50%
West Sussex - 6 £40,610 -
Sheffield -10 5 £30,000 -40.00%
South Yorkshire -12 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Slough - 5 £53,750 -
Cardiff - 5 £35,000 - 2
Haywards Heath - 5 £40,610 -
South Wales - 5 £35,000 - 2
Wales - 5 £35,000 - 2
Bristol -1 4 £42,500 +54.54% 2

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 447 (69.09%) Amazon AWS
2 388 (59.97%) Linux
3 255 (39.41%) Web Services
4 225 (34.78%) MySQL
5 223 (34.47%) Java
6 222 (34.31%) Amazon S3
7 215 (33.23%) Opscode Chef
8 207 (31.99%) Puppet
9 204 (31.53%) Python
10 187 (28.90%) DevOps
11 160 (24.73%) JavaScript
12 158 (24.42%) PHP
13 153 (23.65%) Apache
14 145 (22.41%) SQL
15 140 (21.64%) Windows
16 134 (20.71%) Amazon RDS
17 118 (18.24%) .NET
17 118 (18.24%) Git (software)
18 115 (17.77%) UNIX
18 115 (17.77%) MongoDB
19 114 (17.62%) HTML
20 109 (16.85%) Open Source
21 108 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
22 107 (16.54%) Bash Shell
23 106 (16.38%) MVC
24 105 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
25 102 (15.77%) Tomcat
26 101 (15.61%) Ruby
26 101 (15.61%) NoSQL
27 100 (15.46%) CSS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 153 (23.65%) Apache
2 102 (15.77%) Tomcat
3 70 (10.82%) nginx
4 67 (10.36%) Node.js
5 56 (8.66%) IIS
6 45 (6.96%) Apache Pig
7 36 (5.56%) Drupal
8 30 (4.64%) CMS
9 28 (4.33%) WordPress
9 28 (4.33%) Apache Solr
9 28 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (3.25%) OpenStack
11 15 (2.32%) SAS
12 13 (2.01%) EPiServer CMS
12 13 (2.01%) WebSphere
12 13 (2.01%) Jetty
13 10 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (1.55%) SharePoint
13 10 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (1.24%) Liferay
Applications
1 44 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.01%) SPSS
3 5 (0.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 447 (69.09%) Amazon AWS
2 222 (34.31%) Amazon S3
3 98 (15.15%) SaaS
4 57 (8.81%) Amazon ELB
5 55 (8.50%) Cloud Computing
5 55 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 55 (8.50%) Amazon EMR
6 42 (6.49%) Amazon SQS
7 34 (5.26%) Google App Engine
7 34 (5.26%) Route 53
8 24 (3.71%) CloudFront
9 22 (3.40%) Google Apps
10 21 (3.25%) PaaS
10 21 (3.25%) GitHub
10 21 (3.25%) ElastiCache
10 21 (3.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 13 (2.01%) Joyent
11 13 (2.01%) IaaS
12 12 (1.85%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 6 (0.93%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 95 (14.68%) DNS
2 86 (13.29%) TCP/IP
3 77 (11.90%) HTTP
4 68 (10.51%) Internet
5 65 (10.05%) Firewall
6 53 (8.19%) SMTP
7 31 (4.79%) VPN
8 30 (4.64%) SSL
9 24 (3.71%) IPsec
10 22 (3.40%) WAN
11 21 (3.25%) DHCP
12 19 (2.94%) SAN
13 16 (2.47%) Network Security
14 15 (2.32%) NAS
15 14 (2.16%) LAN
16 13 (2.01%) SNMP
17 10 (1.55%) iSCSI
17 10 (1.55%) VoIP
17 10 (1.55%) FTP
18 8 (1.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (34.78%) MySQL
2 134 (20.71%) Amazon RDS
3 115 (17.77%) MongoDB
4 101 (15.61%) NoSQL
5 96 (14.84%) SQL Server
6 94 (14.53%) Big Data
7 75 (11.59%) Hadoop
8 60 (9.27%) Redis
9 56 (8.66%) Apache Hive
10 44 (6.80%) Relational Database
11 43 (6.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 33 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 29 (4.48%) RDBMS
14 28 (4.33%) HBase
15 24 (3.71%) Couchbase
16 22 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (3.25%) Mahout
17 21 (3.25%) Impala
Development Applications
1 118 (18.24%) Git (software)
2 96 (14.84%) Jenkins
3 72 (11.13%) Subversion
4 37 (5.72%) JIRA
5 23 (3.55%) Maven
6 20 (3.09%) PHPUnit
7 19 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 19 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 14 (2.16%) JMeter
8 14 (2.16%) Yeoman
9 13 (2.01%) Ant
10 11 (1.70%) Selenium
11 10 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.55%) NUnit
12 8 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (1.24%) Hudson
13 7 (1.08%) Gradle
13 7 (1.08%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.08%) Firebug
14 6 (0.93%) ReSharper
General
1 55 (8.50%) Finance
2 39 (6.03%) Marketing
3 38 (5.87%) Games
4 33 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.40%) Retail
6 19 (2.94%) Advertising
7 17 (2.63%) Law
8 14 (2.16%) Electronics
8 14 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.24%) German Language
9 8 (1.24%) Italian Language
9 8 (1.24%) Turkish Language
10 7 (1.08%) Back Office
10 7 (1.08%) Legal
10 7 (1.08%) Billing
11 3 (0.46%) Publishing
11 3 (0.46%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 204 (31.53%) Developer
2 85 (13.14%) Administrator
3 84 (12.98%) Systems Administrator
4 81 (12.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 50 (7.73%) Linux Administrator
6 49 (7.57%) Architect
7 45 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 45 (6.96%) C# Developer
8 41 (6.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 39 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
10 35 (5.41%) Java Developer
10 35 (5.41%) Senior Developer
11 34 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (4.95%) .NET Developer
13 30 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
14 29 (4.48%) PHP Developer
15 27 (4.17%) Lead Developer
16 26 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
17 24 (3.71%) Linux Engineer
18 21 (3.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (39.41%) Web Services
2 118 (18.24%) .NET
3 114 (17.62%) HTML
4 100 (15.46%) CSS
5 91 (14.06%) jQuery
6 66 (10.20%) ASP.NET
7 58 (8.96%) LAMP
8 57 (8.81%) Spring
9 55 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (7.11%) HTML5
11 41 (6.34%) J2EE
12 38 (5.87%) Hibernate
13 35 (5.41%) .NET Framework
14 33 (5.10%) AngularJS
15 30 (4.64%) REST
16 28 (4.33%) Ajax
16 28 (4.33%) Django
16 28 (4.33%) XML
16 28 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 27 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 109 (16.85%) Open Source
2 42 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.72%) Mobile App
4 27 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.55%) Digital Media
6 20 (3.09%) Visualisation
7 18 (2.78%) Blog
8 16 (2.47%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.47%) Social Media
9 14 (2.16%) DTV
9 14 (2.16%) Xbox
10 13 (2.01%) Cryptography
11 11 (1.70%) GIS
11 11 (1.70%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.55%) Online Games
12 10 (1.55%) Social Gaming
13 9 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (1.24%) Taxonomies
15 6 (0.93%) Social Network
15 6 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 388 (59.97%) Linux
2 140 (21.64%) Windows
3 115 (17.77%) UNIX
4 77 (11.90%) Ubuntu
5 61 (9.43%) Debian
6 55 (8.50%) CentOS
7 49 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (4.33%) Fedora
9 27 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.08%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.93%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.62%) Android
14 4 (0.62%) Nucleus RTOS
14 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (28.90%) DevOps
2 108 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
3 106 (16.38%) MVC
4 105 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (14.53%) E-Commerce
6 90 (13.91%) Configuration Management
7 83 (12.83%) Software Engineering
8 62 (9.58%) Analytics
9 60 (9.27%) Scrum
10 55 (8.50%) Unit Testing
11 54 (8.35%) TDD
12 49 (7.57%) Web Development
13 46 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
14 44 (6.80%) Load Balancing
15 42 (6.49%) ITIL
16 40 (6.18%) MapReduce
17 31 (4.79%) Content Management
18 30 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
19 29 (4.48%) Service Delivery
20 26 (4.02%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 223 (34.47%) Java
2 204 (31.53%) Python
3 160 (24.73%) JavaScript
4 158 (24.42%) PHP
5 145 (22.41%) SQL
6 107 (16.54%) Bash Shell
7 101 (15.61%) Ruby
8 92 (14.22%) C#
9 90 (13.91%) Perl
10 32 (4.95%) Clojure
11 27 (4.17%) R
12 24 (3.71%) Shell Script
13 23 (3.55%) PHP5
14 21 (3.25%) T-SQL
14 21 (3.25%) PowerShell
15 19 (2.94%) Scala
16 16 (2.47%) C
17 15 (2.32%) VBA
18 13 (2.01%) F#
19 12 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 81 (12.52%) Degree
2 12 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 12 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (1.85%) CCNA
2 12 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (1.08%) MCSE
6 4 (0.62%) MCITP
6 4 (0.62%) VCP4
6 4 (0.62%) VCP5
7 3 (0.46%) MCP
8 2 (0.31%) MCTS
8 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.20%) QA
2 11 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (5.41%) Varnish
3 20 (3.09%) vSphere
4 19 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 18 (2.78%) Apache Flume
6 17 (2.63%) Xen
7 11 (1.70%) VirtualBox
8 10 (1.55%) NFS
8 10 (1.55%) vCloud
9 9 (1.39%) KVM
10 8 (1.24%) XenServer
10 8 (1.24%) Docker
10 8 (1.24%) HDFS
11 6 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.77%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.62%) Snort
13 4 (0.62%) Samba
14 2 (0.31%) Postfix
14 2 (0.31%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 215 (33.23%) Opscode Chef
2 207 (31.99%) Puppet
3 46 (7.11%) Nagios
4 36 (5.56%) Ansible
5 33 (5.10%) Vagrant
6 22 (3.40%) ZABBIX
7 20 (3.09%) Cacti
8 18 (2.78%) Munin
9 16 (2.47%) Ganglia
10 11 (1.70%) logstash
11 10 (1.55%) SCCM
11 10 (1.55%) Salt
12 9 (1.39%) Capistrano
12 9 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (1.24%) SCOM
13 8 (1.24%) CFEngine
14 7 (1.08%) StatsD
15 6 (0.93%) OpenNMS
15 6 (0.93%) Oozie
15 6 (0.93%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 90 (13.91%) VMware
2 80 (12.36%) Google
3 65 (10.05%) Red Hat
4 46 (7.11%) Microsoft
5 36 (5.56%) Rackspace
6 31 (4.79%) Oracle
7 28 (4.33%) Cisco
8 27 (4.17%) JBoss
9 26 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (3.55%) Facebook
11 21 (3.25%) Akamai
12 17 (2.63%) Dell
13 14 (2.16%) SAP
13 14 (2.16%) Percona
13 14 (2.16%) Twitter
14 13 (2.01%) EPiServer
15 9 (1.39%) Twilio
15 9 (1.39%) CA
15 9 (1.39%) Zend
16 8 (1.24%) Hitachi
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum + DOE - Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Options
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £37,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + options
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£35,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cloudreach
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago