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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 606 603 625
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 301 343 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.36% 4.78% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 228 262 242
Average salary £57,500 £50,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.42% +0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
8960 7173 5068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 6.13% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7246 5710 4323
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 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 3 August 2015 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 3 August 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 -31 256 £57,500 +9.52% 57
London +11 172 £57,500 - 32
South East -14 35 £65,000 +23.80% 5
City of London +35 25 £62,500 +21.95% 8
Surrey +30 25 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Scotland +11 23 £79,500 +119.31% 1
Staines -9 21 £65,000 +15.55%
North West -19 17 £58,000 +45.00% 7
Glasgow +26 13 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -1 13 £79,500 +112.00% 1
South West -5 13 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Cheshire +15 9 £57,500 +2.22% 3
Yorkshire +10 9 £35,000 -46.15%
Gloucestershire - 9 £60,000 - 1
Wales +6 7 - -
Manchester -18 7 £58,000 +45.00% 4
Ealing - 7 - -
Sheffield +6 6 £31,000 +3.33%
Rochdale +5 6 £58,000 +24.73%
South Yorkshire +4 6 £31,000 +3.33%
Chester -1 6 £45,000 - 2
East of England -6 5 £37,500 -6.25% 6
North Wales - 5 - -
Cheltenham - 5 £60,000 - 1
Flintshire - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -8 4 £53,750 +62.87%
Bristol -22 4 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Hammersmith - 4 £51,250 -
Wilmslow +3 3 £57,500 +9.52%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £75,000 -

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 661 (89.32%) Amazon AWS
2 412 (55.68%) Linux
3 298 (40.27%) Java
4 292 (39.46%) Amazon S3
5 289 (39.05%) Web Services
6 275 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
7 271 (36.62%) Python
8 234 (31.62%) MySQL
9 231 (31.22%) DevOps
10 219 (29.59%) Puppet
11 209 (28.24%) Apache
12 201 (27.16%) Opscode Chef
13 187 (25.27%) Git (software)
14 174 (23.51%) Continuous Integration
15 165 (22.30%) SQL
16 162 (21.89%) Bash Shell
17 159 (21.49%) PHP
18 151 (20.41%) Amazon RDS
19 142 (19.19%) Configuration Management
20 135 (18.24%) Jenkins
21 134 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
21 134 (18.11%) MongoDB
22 130 (17.57%) Telecoms
23 129 (17.43%) nginx
24 127 (17.16%) Ruby
25 124 (16.76%) Open Source
26 121 (16.35%) NoSQL
27 114 (15.41%) CentOS
28 113 (15.27%) Spring
28 113 (15.27%) VMware

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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
1 209 (28.24%) Apache
2 129 (17.43%) nginx
3 86 (11.62%) Tomcat
4 71 (9.59%) Apache Pig
5 41 (5.54%) IIS
6 35 (4.73%) SharePoint
7 32 (4.32%) SAS
7 32 (4.32%) Node.js
8 30 (4.05%) Apache Spark
8 30 (4.05%) Jetty
9 28 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (3.65%) OpenStack
11 23 (3.11%) JBoss
12 15 (2.03%) Drupal
13 10 (1.35%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.35%) MS Exchange
14 9 (1.22%) Apache Solr
15 8 (1.08%) Mule
15 8 (1.08%) Mule ESB
16 7 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.14%) MS Office
3 31 (4.19%) SPSS
4 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.27%) Shopify
2 2 (0.27%) Summit
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 661 (89.32%) Amazon AWS
2 292 (39.46%) Amazon S3
3 94 (12.70%) Amazon EMR
4 84 (11.35%) Cloud Computing
5 83 (11.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 76 (10.27%) Route 53
7 72 (9.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 59 (7.97%) Amazon SQS
9 57 (7.70%) Amazon ELB
10 54 (7.30%) SaaS
11 44 (5.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 38 (5.14%) Office 365
13 35 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (4.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 31 (4.19%) IaaS
16 29 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
17 21 (2.84%) Amazon Glacier
17 21 (2.84%) CloudFront
18 18 (2.43%) GitHub
19 14 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 99 (13.38%) DNS
2 74 (10.00%) LDAP
3 62 (8.38%) Firewall
4 48 (6.49%) Internet
5 38 (5.14%) DHCP
6 35 (4.73%) VPN
7 32 (4.32%) HTTP
8 30 (4.05%) NAS
9 29 (3.92%) Network Security
9 29 (3.92%) SAN
10 25 (3.38%) SSH
11 22 (2.97%) TCP/IP
12 18 (2.43%) SNMP
13 17 (2.30%) IPsec
14 15 (2.03%) OpenVPN
15 13 (1.76%) PPTP
16 11 (1.49%) L2TP
17 10 (1.35%) SSL
17 10 (1.35%) Ethernet
18 9 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (31.62%) MySQL
2 151 (20.41%) Amazon RDS
3 134 (18.11%) MongoDB
4 121 (16.35%) NoSQL
5 105 (14.19%) Big Data
6 89 (12.03%) Hadoop
7 84 (11.35%) SQL Server
8 77 (10.41%) Relational Database
9 71 (9.59%) Apache Hive
10 67 (9.05%) Mahout
11 65 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
12 51 (6.89%) Apache Cassandra
13 46 (6.22%) Redis
14 42 (5.68%) RDBMS
15 41 (5.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 36 (4.86%) Impala
17 35 (4.73%) HBase
18 34 (4.59%) Sqoop
18 34 (4.59%) Pentaho
19 33 (4.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 187 (25.27%) Git (software)
2 135 (18.24%) Jenkins
3 41 (5.54%) Subversion
4 38 (5.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 36 (4.86%) Yeoman
6 33 (4.46%) JUnit
7 31 (4.19%) Maven
7 31 (4.19%) JIRA
8 22 (2.97%) Grunt
9 19 (2.57%) Hudson
10 18 (2.43%) IntelliJ
11 15 (2.03%) ProC
11 15 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (1.76%) RSpec
13 10 (1.35%) PHPUnit
13 10 (1.35%) Gradle
13 10 (1.35%) Artifactory
14 8 (1.08%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.08%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 130 (17.57%) Telecoms
2 95 (12.84%) Finance
3 52 (7.03%) Games
4 47 (6.35%) Advertising
5 46 (6.22%) Banking
6 45 (6.08%) Marketing
7 39 (5.27%) Retail
8 24 (3.24%) Manufacturing
9 22 (2.97%) Electronics
10 5 (0.68%) Billing
11 3 (0.41%) Back Office
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 180 (24.32%) Developer
2 115 (15.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 88 (11.89%) Administrator
4 82 (11.08%) Java Developer
5 76 (10.27%) Systems Administrator
6 73 (9.86%) Architect
7 69 (9.32%) Linux Administrator
8 66 (8.92%) Senior Developer
9 55 (7.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 52 (7.03%) Team Leader
11 46 (6.22%) Development Manager
12 42 (5.68%) Analyst
13 36 (4.86%) Data Architect
13 36 (4.86%) Data Scientist
14 34 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
15 33 (4.46%) Java Team Leader
16 31 (4.19%) Big Data Architect
17 30 (4.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 29 (3.92%) Consultant
19 27 (3.65%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (39.05%) Web Services
2 113 (15.27%) Spring
3 81 (10.95%) HTML
4 77 (10.41%) Hibernate
5 76 (10.27%) CSS
6 75 (10.14%) LAMP
7 60 (8.11%) .NET
8 53 (7.16%) REST
9 46 (6.22%) Grails
10 42 (5.68%) ActiveMQ
11 37 (5.00%) JSON
12 36 (4.86%) jQuery
12 36 (4.86%) Natural Language Processing
12 36 (4.86%) SciPy
12 36 (4.86%) D3.js
12 36 (4.86%) Cascalog
12 36 (4.86%) Pandas
12 36 (4.86%) scikit-learn
13 33 (4.46%) Java EE
13 33 (4.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.14%) Visualisation
4 29 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.78%) Data Centre
6 23 (3.11%) Public Cloud
6 23 (3.11%) Digital Media
7 21 (2.84%) DTV
8 14 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.89%) Replication
8 14 (1.89%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.35%) Semantic Web
10 9 (1.22%) Clustering
11 8 (1.08%) User Experience
12 7 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.81%) Social Media
13 6 (0.81%) iPad
14 5 (0.68%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 412 (55.68%) Linux
2 114 (15.41%) CentOS
3 107 (14.46%) Windows
4 69 (9.32%) Ubuntu
5 61 (8.24%) UNIX
6 46 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (3.92%) Debian
9 28 (3.78%) Android
10 19 (2.57%) Apple iOS
11 15 (2.03%) Scientific Linux
12 13 (1.76%) Amazon Linux
13 10 (1.35%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.95%) Fedora
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (31.22%) DevOps
3 174 (23.51%) Continuous Integration
4 142 (19.19%) Configuration Management
5 124 (16.76%) Open Source
6 95 (12.84%) TDD
7 94 (12.70%) Analytics
8 81 (10.95%) Scrum
9 73 (9.86%) E-Commerce
10 72 (9.73%) Software Engineering
11 64 (8.65%) ETL
12 62 (8.38%) MapReduce
13 58 (7.84%) MVC
14 56 (7.57%) Load Balancing
15 54 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
16 51 (6.89%) Migration
17 50 (6.76%) BDD
17 50 (6.76%) Unit Testing
18 47 (6.35%) ITIL
19 46 (6.22%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 298 (40.27%) Java
2 271 (36.62%) Python
3 165 (22.30%) SQL
4 162 (21.89%) Bash Shell
5 159 (21.49%) PHP
6 127 (17.16%) Ruby
7 105 (14.19%) JavaScript
8 77 (10.41%) Perl
9 66 (8.92%) R
10 46 (6.22%) C#
10 46 (6.22%) Shell Script
11 42 (5.68%) Clojure
12 36 (4.86%) VBA
13 23 (3.11%) Scala
14 21 (2.84%) PHP5
15 17 (2.30%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.76%) Groovy
17 12 (1.62%) C++
18 11 (1.49%) C
19 9 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 84 (11.35%) Degree
2 32 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) PhD
8 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.27%) QA
2 8 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.95%) SLA
4 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 96 (12.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (8.38%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.68%) Docker
4 37 (5.00%) VirtualBox
5 32 (4.32%) XenApp
5 32 (4.32%) XenDesktop
6 31 (4.19%) Xen
6 31 (4.19%) Apache Flume
7 26 (3.51%) KVM
7 26 (3.51%) NFS
8 25 (3.38%) vSphere
9 16 (2.16%) iptables
10 13 (1.76%) Varnish
10 13 (1.76%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.95%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.68%) Postfix
14 4 (0.54%) LXC
15 3 (0.41%) GlusterFS
15 3 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 219 (29.59%) Puppet
2 201 (27.16%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (11.35%) Vagrant
4 74 (10.00%) Ansible
5 46 (6.22%) Nagios
6 32 (4.32%) SCCM
6 32 (4.32%) SCOM
7 15 (2.03%) ZABBIX
8 14 (1.89%) Salt
9 12 (1.62%) Capistrano
10 10 (1.35%) HAProxy
10 10 (1.35%) Graphite
11 8 (1.08%) Cacti
12 7 (0.95%) CFEngine
13 6 (0.81%) Zenoss
14 5 (0.68%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.68%) Pingdom
15 3 (0.41%) logstash
15 3 (0.41%) Bcfg2
16 2 (0.27%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 113 (15.27%) VMware
2 98 (13.24%) Red Hat
3 84 (11.35%) Microsoft
4 69 (9.32%) Google
5 63 (8.51%) Rackspace
6 61 (8.24%) Oracle
7 39 (5.27%) Netezza
8 38 (5.14%) Cisco
8 38 (5.14%) Talend
8 38 (5.14%) Vertica
9 36 (4.86%) Informatica
10 33 (4.46%) Citrix
11 32 (4.32%) MicroStrategy
11 32 (4.32%) Cognos
11 32 (4.32%) Teradata
12 31 (4.19%) Greenplum
13 21 (2.84%) SAP
14 14 (1.89%) Apple
15 13 (1.76%) 3PAR
16 12 (1.62%) New Relic
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
RecruitX
Salary: £50k per year + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 58,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Edgar Stewart
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Edwin Alsop Associates
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Praemium
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% non-contributory pension and an
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Postshift
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago