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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 604 637 682
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +45
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 287 262 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.55% 5.67% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 224 216 164
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +38.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%

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
6301 4618 3917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.98% 4.44% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5123 3811 3393
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -36 219 £47,500 -20.83% 50
London -73 104 £52,500 -12.50% 19
Scotland +60 61 £42,500 -5.55% 7
South East -23 61 £47,500 -20.83% 9
Edinburgh - 43 £45,000 - 3
Staines +25 22 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Surrey -1 22 £47,500 -26.92% 2
North West +10 17 £39,500 +17.03% 2
Oxfordshire -5 17 £56,250 -10.00% 3
Glasgow +22 16 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Yorkshire +6 15 £45,000 +18.03% 5
East of England +5 15 £35,000 - 7
City of London -11 12 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Manchester - 12 £33,000 - 1
Berkshire +8 11 £45,000 -25.00%
West Yorkshire +4 10 £45,000 +33.33% 4
Bracknell - 10 £45,000 -
Leeds - 8 £47,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 7 - - 2
Cambridge - 7 - - 2
Middlesex +16 5 £51,500 -28.96% 1
Cheshire +1 5 £48,750 +44.44% 1
South West -9 5 £47,500 +46.15% 5
North Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 5 £45,000 -
Oxford -1 4 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Southampton -1 4 £35,000 +55.55%
Hampshire -16 4 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Bolton - 4 £23,250 -
Hammersmith - 4 £37,500 -

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 440 (70.51%) Amazon AWS
2 351 (56.25%) Linux
3 249 (39.90%) Amazon S3
4 226 (36.22%) Java
5 211 (33.81%) Web Services
6 209 (33.49%) MySQL
7 207 (33.17%) JavaScript
7 207 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
8 187 (29.97%) Python
9 160 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
10 159 (25.48%) DevOps
11 155 (24.84%) Puppet
12 151 (24.20%) SQL
12 151 (24.20%) .NET
13 137 (21.96%) Amazon RDS
14 135 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
15 125 (20.03%) PHP
16 113 (18.11%) Git (software)
17 112 (17.95%) Bash Shell
18 111 (17.79%) E-Commerce
19 110 (17.63%) jQuery
20 106 (16.99%) HTML
21 104 (16.67%) MVC
22 101 (16.19%) Ruby
23 100 (16.03%) Apache
24 98 (15.71%) Windows
25 96 (15.38%) Software Engineering
26 95 (15.22%) ASP.NET
27 94 (15.06%) C#
28 93 (14.90%) CSS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 100 (16.03%) Apache
2 77 (12.34%) Tomcat
3 62 (9.94%) nginx
4 46 (7.37%) Node.js
4 46 (7.37%) OpenStack
5 39 (6.25%) IIS
6 28 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (4.33%) Apache Pig
8 19 (3.04%) WebSphere
9 18 (2.88%) CMS
10 12 (1.92%) Jetty
10 12 (1.92%) WordPress
11 8 (1.28%) Kentico
11 8 (1.28%) Liferay
11 8 (1.28%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.28%) Drupal
11 8 (1.28%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.28%) JBoss
12 7 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) SPSS
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Summit
1 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 440 (70.51%) Amazon AWS
2 249 (39.90%) Amazon S3
3 80 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (12.34%) Amazon SQS
5 73 (11.70%) SaaS
6 51 (8.17%) Route 53
7 50 (8.01%) Amazon ELB
8 43 (6.89%) Cloud Computing
9 34 (5.45%) GitHub
10 32 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 23 (3.69%) Amazon EMR
12 21 (3.37%) CloudFront
13 20 (3.21%) IaaS
14 17 (2.72%) Google App Engine
15 14 (2.24%) PaaS
16 12 (1.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 12 (1.92%) ElastiCache
17 10 (1.60%) Joyent
18 7 (1.12%) Rackspace Cloud
19 5 (0.80%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.90%) DNS
2 54 (8.65%) Firewall
3 49 (7.85%) TCP/IP
4 47 (7.53%) Internet
5 42 (6.73%) HTTP
6 36 (5.77%) SMTP
7 26 (4.17%) VPN
8 21 (3.37%) Network Security
9 20 (3.21%) SSL
10 18 (2.88%) SSH
11 17 (2.72%) VLAN
11 17 (2.72%) IPsec
12 15 (2.40%) DHCP
13 14 (2.24%) FTP
14 13 (2.08%) OpenVPN
15 9 (1.44%) NAS
16 8 (1.28%) WAN
16 8 (1.28%) LAN
17 7 (1.12%) SNMP
17 7 (1.12%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (33.49%) MySQL
2 137 (21.96%) Amazon RDS
3 84 (13.46%) MongoDB
4 73 (11.70%) NoSQL
5 72 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 71 (11.38%) Relational Database
7 66 (10.58%) Hadoop
8 50 (8.01%) Redis
9 45 (7.21%) Big Data
10 44 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (4.81%) Apache Hive
12 25 (4.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 22 (3.53%) RDBMS
14 17 (2.72%) Impala
15 15 (2.40%) Mahout
16 10 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (1.44%) CouchDB
18 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (1.28%) Hazelcast
18 8 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 113 (18.11%) Git (software)
2 89 (14.26%) Jenkins
3 48 (7.69%) Subversion
4 30 (4.81%) Maven
5 26 (4.17%) JIRA
6 19 (3.04%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.56%) Yeoman
8 10 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.44%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.28%) Ant
10 8 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.28%) LLBLGen Pro
10 8 (1.28%) GitLab
11 7 (1.12%) Hudson
11 7 (1.12%) Selenium
12 6 (0.96%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.80%) RSpec
14 4 (0.64%) JMeter
15 3 (0.48%) NUnit
15 3 (0.48%) Mercurial
General
1 57 (9.13%) Telecoms
2 46 (7.37%) Finance
3 32 (5.13%) Games
4 31 (4.97%) Marketing
5 22 (3.53%) Advertising
6 21 (3.37%) Law
7 20 (3.21%) Retail
8 16 (2.56%) Banking
9 9 (1.44%) German Language
9 9 (1.44%) Italian Language
9 9 (1.44%) Turkish Language
10 6 (0.96%) Publishing
11 5 (0.80%) French Language
12 3 (0.48%) Legal
12 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.48%) Back Office
12 3 (0.48%) Electronics
12 3 (0.48%) Welsh Language
13 2 (0.32%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 224 (35.90%) Developer
2 116 (18.59%) Administrator
3 111 (17.79%) Systems Administrator
4 70 (11.22%) Linux Administrator
5 67 (10.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 57 (9.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 56 (8.97%) Java Developer
8 50 (8.01%) .NET Developer
9 40 (6.41%) Architect
10 37 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
11 32 (5.13%) Software Engineer
12 31 (4.97%) C# Developer
13 29 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
15 26 (4.17%) Senior Developer
16 24 (3.85%) Lead Developer
16 24 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (3.85%) PHP Developer
16 24 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (3.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (33.81%) Web Services
2 151 (24.20%) .NET
3 110 (17.63%) jQuery
4 106 (16.99%) HTML
5 95 (15.22%) ASP.NET
6 93 (14.90%) CSS
7 63 (10.10%) NHibernate
8 62 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (9.62%) HTML5
10 58 (9.29%) .NET Framework
11 57 (9.13%) LAMP
12 53 (8.49%) Spring
13 51 (8.17%) Ajax
14 50 (8.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 44 (7.05%) Hibernate
16 40 (6.41%) JSON
17 35 (5.61%) J2EE
18 33 (5.29%) AngularJS
19 30 (4.81%) ActiveMQ
19 30 (4.81%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.14%) Open Source
2 48 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 47 (7.53%) Cryptography
3 47 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.72%) Visualisation
5 17 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 16 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.08%) Social Media
9 9 (1.44%) Digital Media
9 9 (1.44%) Blog
10 8 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.28%) iPhone
11 7 (1.12%) Telematics
11 7 (1.12%) Kindle
12 6 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.96%) Replication
12 6 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 351 (56.25%) Linux
2 98 (15.71%) Windows
3 75 (12.02%) UNIX
3 75 (12.02%) CentOS
4 60 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (7.85%) Ubuntu
6 28 (4.49%) Android
7 25 (4.01%) Debian
8 15 (2.40%) Amazon Linux
9 11 (1.76%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.60%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.28%) Fedora
12 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.16%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (25.48%) DevOps
3 135 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
4 111 (17.79%) E-Commerce
5 104 (16.67%) MVC
6 96 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 88 (14.10%) TDD
8 71 (11.38%) Configuration Management
9 45 (7.21%) OO
10 43 (6.89%) Unit Testing
11 37 (5.93%) Analytics
12 34 (5.45%) Scrum
13 33 (5.29%) Mentoring
14 27 (4.33%) User Stories
15 26 (4.17%) Coaching
15 26 (4.17%) Load Balancing
16 24 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (3.69%) Web Development
18 20 (3.21%) Automated Testing
18 20 (3.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 226 (36.22%) Java
2 207 (33.17%) JavaScript
3 187 (29.97%) Python
4 151 (24.20%) SQL
5 125 (20.03%) PHP
6 112 (17.95%) Bash Shell
7 101 (16.19%) Ruby
8 94 (15.06%) C#
9 60 (9.62%) Perl
10 43 (6.89%) T-SQL
11 26 (4.17%) Shell Script
12 21 (3.37%) PHP5
13 19 (3.04%) C++
14 18 (2.88%) C
14 18 (2.88%) R
15 16 (2.56%) Scala
15 16 (2.56%) VBA
16 15 (2.40%) Groovy
17 13 (2.08%) Clojure
18 12 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (10.42%) Degree
2 9 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (0.96%) CCNA
3 6 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.16%) MCSE
5 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.13%) QA
2 10 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.48%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.85%) Varnish
3 19 (3.04%) VirtualBox
3 19 (3.04%) Xen
4 14 (2.24%) Docker
5 12 (1.92%) Active Directory
6 11 (1.76%) KVM
7 9 (1.44%) vSphere
8 8 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.80%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.80%) XenServer
10 3 (0.48%) Snort
10 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.32%) vCloud
12 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.16%) Samba
12 1 (0.16%) NFS
12 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 160 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
2 155 (24.84%) Puppet
3 48 (7.69%) Nagios
4 47 (7.53%) Vagrant
5 37 (5.93%) Ansible
6 23 (3.69%) Salt
7 14 (2.24%) logstash
8 11 (1.76%) CFEngine
9 7 (1.12%) Ganglia
9 7 (1.12%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.96%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.96%) Cacti
11 5 (0.80%) Zenoss
11 5 (0.80%) Graphite
12 4 (0.64%) StatsD
13 3 (0.48%) Kibana
13 3 (0.48%) Graylog2
13 3 (0.48%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.32%) OpenNMS
14 2 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (13.78%) VMware
2 57 (9.13%) Google
3 55 (8.81%) Red Hat
4 44 (7.05%) Microsoft
5 41 (6.57%) Oracle
6 35 (5.61%) Rackspace
7 20 (3.21%) Cisco
8 19 (3.04%) Akamai
9 13 (2.08%) Zend
9 13 (2.08%) Facebook
10 12 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.60%) Veeam
12 9 (1.44%) Dell
12 9 (1.44%) New Relic
13 8 (1.28%) Bloomberg
14 7 (1.12%) Adobe
14 7 (1.12%) IBM
15 6 (0.96%) Twilio
16 5 (0.80%) Percona
16 5 (0.80%) EPiServer
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ProCook
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
PCR
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits + holidays / career
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Package including 25 days holiday.
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago