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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 506 633 648
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +15
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 455 320 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.63% 5.40% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 378 265 188
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%

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
8083 5922 4201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.29% 4.90% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6516 4932 3579
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 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 17 April 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 +93 387 £52,500 +5.00% 52
London +30 214 £55,000 +10.00% 33
South East +18 77 £51,250 -14.58% 5
Scotland +52 41 £45,000 +16.12% 4
Surrey +27 37 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Staines +7 34 £50,000 -16.66% 2
City of London +32 30 £58,750 +9.30% 9
South West +3 28 £57,500 +76.92%
North West +19 22 £42,500 - 6
Yorkshire +26 21 £40,000 +31.14% 3
Glasgow +24 20 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Edinburgh - 20 £50,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +22 19 £37,500 +22.95% 3
Bristol +6 14 £50,000 +53.84%
Manchester +13 13 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Berkshire -4 13 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +17 12 £57,500 -11.53%
Dewsbury - 10 £40,000 -
Cheshire +13 9 £50,000 - 3
Leeds +10 9 £30,000 -1.63% 2
Horsham - 9 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 9 £52,500 -
East of England +21 8 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Oxford +16 8 £75,000 -
East Midlands +17 7 £50,000 +47.05% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £42,500 -
Exeter - 5 £57,500 -
Brighton - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 - 1
Devon - 5 £57,500 -

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 726 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 400 (55.10%) Linux
3 322 (44.35%) Amazon S3
4 277 (38.15%) Python
5 275 (37.88%) Java
6 255 (35.12%) Web Services
7 246 (33.88%) MySQL
8 229 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
9 227 (31.27%) Opscode Chef
10 210 (28.93%) Puppet
11 201 (27.69%) DevOps
12 170 (23.42%) SQL
13 167 (23.00%) Bash Shell
14 166 (22.87%) Amazon RDS
15 151 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
15 151 (20.80%) PHP
16 150 (20.66%) JavaScript
17 138 (19.01%) Apache
18 137 (18.87%) Git (software)
19 132 (18.18%) VMware
20 131 (18.04%) Telecoms
21 115 (15.84%) .NET
22 111 (15.29%) Ruby
23 105 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
23 105 (14.46%) MongoDB
24 104 (14.33%) TDD
25 103 (14.19%) Configuration Management
25 103 (14.19%) NoSQL
26 96 (13.22%) Windows
27 95 (13.09%) Red Hat

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 138 (19.01%) Apache
2 91 (12.53%) nginx
3 77 (10.61%) Tomcat
4 46 (6.34%) Apache Pig
5 44 (6.06%) IIS
6 41 (5.65%) OpenStack
7 28 (3.86%) Node.js
8 27 (3.72%) SharePoint
9 20 (2.75%) JBoss
10 19 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (2.48%) Apache Spark
12 15 (2.07%) CMS
13 14 (1.93%) Drupal
14 10 (1.38%) WebSphere
14 10 (1.38%) Kentico
15 9 (1.24%) Apache Solr
15 9 (1.24%) SAS
16 8 (1.10%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.96%) Jetty
18 5 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.89%) MS Office
3 9 (1.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.96%) Summit
4 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 726 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 322 (44.35%) Amazon S3
3 85 (11.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 83 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 78 (10.74%) Route 53
6 72 (9.92%) Amazon SQS
7 70 (9.64%) SaaS
8 66 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
9 59 (8.13%) Cloud Computing
10 57 (7.85%) Amazon ELB
11 45 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (5.92%) GitHub
13 38 (5.23%) IaaS
14 35 (4.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 34 (4.68%) Google Cloud Platform
16 33 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 26 (3.58%) CloudFront
18 22 (3.03%) Office 365
19 21 (2.89%) Amazon Glacier
20 19 (2.62%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.68%) DNS
2 55 (7.58%) Firewall
3 45 (6.20%) Internet
4 36 (4.96%) VPN
5 30 (4.13%) TCP/IP
6 29 (3.99%) LDAP
6 29 (3.99%) Network Security
7 28 (3.86%) SSL
8 27 (3.72%) OpenVPN
9 25 (3.44%) HTTP
10 18 (2.48%) SSH
11 17 (2.34%) IPsec
12 15 (2.07%) PPTP
13 14 (1.93%) SMTP
14 13 (1.79%) L2TP
15 11 (1.52%) NAS
16 9 (1.24%) VLAN
17 8 (1.10%) FTP
18 6 (0.83%) WAN
18 6 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (33.88%) MySQL
2 166 (22.87%) Amazon RDS
3 105 (14.46%) MongoDB
4 103 (14.19%) NoSQL
5 84 (11.57%) Hadoop
5 84 (11.57%) SQL Server
6 74 (10.19%) Big Data
7 72 (9.92%) Relational Database
8 58 (7.99%) PostgreSQL
9 51 (7.02%) Redis
10 49 (6.75%) Apache Hive
11 42 (5.79%) Mahout
12 41 (5.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 33 (4.55%) Impala
14 29 (3.99%) RDBMS
15 26 (3.58%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (1.93%) Pentaho
17 14 (1.93%) MariaDB
18 13 (1.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 137 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 90 (12.40%) Jenkins
3 43 (5.92%) Subversion
4 32 (4.41%) Yeoman
5 25 (3.44%) JIRA
6 20 (2.75%) Maven
7 14 (1.93%) Talend Open Studio
8 13 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.38%) JUnit
9 10 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.38%) LLBLGen Pro
10 9 (1.24%) IntelliJ
11 7 (0.96%) RSpec
12 5 (0.69%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.55%) Ant
13 4 (0.55%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.55%) Hudson
14 3 (0.41%) GitLab
15 2 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
15 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 131 (18.04%) Telecoms
2 80 (11.02%) Finance
3 60 (8.26%) Games
4 40 (5.51%) Retail
5 37 (5.10%) Marketing
6 36 (4.96%) Advertising
7 34 (4.68%) Banking
8 15 (2.07%) Electronics
8 15 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.55%) Billing
10 3 (0.41%) French Language
10 3 (0.41%) Back Office
10 3 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.28%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.14%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 206 (28.37%) Developer
2 131 (18.04%) Administrator
3 126 (17.36%) Systems Administrator
4 92 (12.67%) Java Developer
4 92 (12.67%) Linux Administrator
5 88 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 83 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 64 (8.82%) Architect
8 45 (6.20%) Linux Engineer
9 38 (5.23%) Senior Developer
10 33 (4.55%) Data Scientist
11 32 (4.41%) Analyst
12 29 (3.99%) Team Leader
13 27 (3.72%) Software Engineer
14 24 (3.31%) Development Manager
14 24 (3.31%) Junior
14 24 (3.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 24 (3.31%) AWS Engineer
15 23 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
16 22 (3.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (35.12%) Web Services
2 115 (15.84%) .NET
3 92 (12.67%) Spring
4 81 (11.16%) HTML
5 69 (9.50%) LAMP
6 66 (9.09%) CSS
7 64 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 59 (8.13%) jQuery
9 57 (7.85%) ASP.NET
10 48 (6.61%) Grails
11 46 (6.34%) ActiveMQ
12 35 (4.82%) JSON
12 35 (4.82%) HTML5
13 34 (4.68%) NHibernate
14 33 (4.55%) REST
15 32 (4.41%) Natural Language Processing
15 32 (4.41%) D3.js
15 32 (4.41%) Cascalog
15 32 (4.41%) Pandas
15 32 (4.41%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.81%) Open Source
2 85 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 42 (5.79%) Mobile App
5 37 (5.10%) Visualisation
6 28 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 25 (3.44%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.20%) Clustering
8 16 (2.20%) Cryptography
9 15 (2.07%) DTV
9 15 (2.07%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.24%) Social Media
11 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.96%) Replication
12 7 (0.96%) Social Network
12 7 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 400 (55.10%) Linux
2 96 (13.22%) Windows
3 95 (13.09%) CentOS
4 77 (10.61%) UNIX
5 66 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 64 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (4.82%) Debian
8 28 (3.86%) Amazon Linux
9 25 (3.44%) Android
10 19 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (1.24%) Fedora
12 9 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (27.69%) DevOps
3 151 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
4 104 (14.33%) TDD
5 103 (14.19%) Configuration Management
6 89 (12.26%) E-Commerce
7 77 (10.61%) Software Engineering
8 72 (9.92%) MVC
9 62 (8.54%) Analytics
10 55 (7.58%) Scrum
11 46 (6.34%) BDD
12 43 (5.92%) Unit Testing
13 42 (5.79%) Auto-Scaling
14 39 (5.37%) ITIL
15 37 (5.10%) Mentoring
16 35 (4.82%) ETL
16 35 (4.82%) Project Management
17 34 (4.68%) OO
18 33 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
18 33 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 277 (38.15%) Python
2 275 (37.88%) Java
3 170 (23.42%) SQL
4 167 (23.00%) Bash Shell
5 151 (20.80%) PHP
6 150 (20.66%) JavaScript
7 111 (15.29%) Ruby
8 81 (11.16%) Perl
9 64 (8.82%) C#
10 43 (5.92%) Shell Script
11 39 (5.37%) R
12 35 (4.82%) Clojure
13 32 (4.41%) VBA
14 25 (3.44%) PowerShell
15 21 (2.89%) Groovy
16 20 (2.75%) Scala
17 17 (2.34%) PHP5
18 13 (1.79%) T-SQL
19 10 (1.38%) C
20 9 (1.24%) Golang
Qualifications
1 70 (9.64%) Degree
2 22 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.69%) PhD
6 5 (0.69%) CCNA
6 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.10%) QA
3 7 (0.96%) ISO 14001
4 5 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (6.34%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.55%) VirtualBox
4 30 (4.13%) Varnish
5 28 (3.86%) Docker
6 24 (3.31%) KVM
6 24 (3.31%) Xen
7 22 (3.03%) XenApp
7 22 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 15 (2.07%) vSphere
9 11 (1.52%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.96%) NFS
11 5 (0.69%) XenServer
11 5 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.55%) Postfix
12 4 (0.55%) LXC
13 3 (0.41%) Samba
13 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.28%) Squid
14 2 (0.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 227 (31.27%) Opscode Chef
2 210 (28.93%) Puppet
3 66 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 52 (7.16%) Ansible
5 50 (6.89%) Nagios
6 30 (4.13%) Salt
7 22 (3.03%) SCCM
7 22 (3.03%) SCOM
8 17 (2.34%) CFEngine
9 15 (2.07%) logstash
10 10 (1.38%) Capistrano
11 9 (1.24%) Cacti
12 8 (1.10%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.96%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.83%) Bcfg2
15 4 (0.55%) SELinux
15 4 (0.55%) Cobbler
16 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
16 3 (0.41%) Ganglia
16 3 (0.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 132 (18.18%) VMware
2 95 (13.09%) Red Hat
3 74 (10.19%) Microsoft
4 61 (8.40%) Google
5 55 (7.58%) Oracle
6 40 (5.51%) Rackspace
7 24 (3.31%) Cisco
8 23 (3.17%) Citrix
9 17 (2.34%) Netezza
9 17 (2.34%) Vertica
10 16 (2.20%) SAP
11 15 (2.07%) Akamai
12 14 (1.93%) MicroStrategy
12 14 (1.93%) Talend
13 11 (1.52%) 3PAR
14 10 (1.38%) Teradata
14 10 (1.38%) Greenplum
14 10 (1.38%) Informatica
14 10 (1.38%) Cognos
15 9 (1.24%) NetApp
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Healthy benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Healthy benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £57,500
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago