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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 592 625 674
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +49
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 332 266 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.65% 6.52% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 276 229 221
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,150
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
5874 4078 3397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.16% 3.77% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4714 3446 2908
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -15 264 £50,000 - 44
London -44 133 £52,500 -3.66% 24
South East -2 61 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Scotland +46 50 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Edinburgh - 45 £50,000 - 2
North West +17 33 £40,000 +14.28% 5
City of London +13 31 £53,500 +7.00% 5
Manchester +7 30 £40,000 +77.77% 4
Yorkshire -13 24 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Surrey -3 20 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Yorkshire - 17 £57,500 - 3
Oxford -3 11 £90,000 +38.46%
Oxfordshire -13 11 £90,000 +38.46% 1
Leeds - 11 £65,000 - 2
Staines +15 10 £47,500 -23.38% 1
East of England -17 10 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Southampton +11 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Hampshire -4 9 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 9 £48,000 - 1
Brighton - 9 £52,500 -
East Sussex - 9 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 7 £48,000 - 1
Cardiff - 6 £35,000 -
South Wales - 6 £35,000 -
Wales - 6 £35,000 -
Cambridge -3 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 4 - - 1

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 455 (68.84%) Amazon AWS
2 373 (56.43%) Linux
3 251 (37.97%) Amazon S3
4 249 (37.67%) Web Services
5 237 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
6 217 (32.83%) Java
7 213 (32.22%) MySQL
8 198 (29.95%) JavaScript
9 192 (29.05%) Python
10 179 (27.08%) Puppet
11 176 (26.63%) DevOps
12 175 (26.48%) Opscode Chef
13 158 (23.90%) SQL
14 153 (23.15%) .NET
15 141 (21.33%) Amazon RDS
16 140 (21.18%) PHP
17 135 (20.42%) Windows
18 133 (20.12%) Apache
19 131 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
20 127 (19.21%) HTML
21 125 (18.91%) MVC
21 125 (18.91%) jQuery
22 119 (18.00%) Git (software)
23 115 (17.40%) CSS
24 109 (16.49%) E-Commerce
25 105 (15.89%) C#
25 105 (15.89%) Bash Shell
26 104 (15.73%) MongoDB
26 104 (15.73%) SQL Server
27 101 (15.28%) Ruby

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 133 (20.12%) Apache
2 92 (13.92%) Tomcat
3 64 (9.68%) Node.js
4 63 (9.53%) nginx
5 61 (9.23%) IIS
6 40 (6.05%) Apache Pig
7 34 (5.14%) OpenStack
8 27 (4.08%) CMS
8 27 (4.08%) WordPress
9 26 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
10 25 (3.78%) Drupal
11 16 (2.42%) Apache Solr
12 15 (2.27%) Liferay
13 14 (2.12%) Adobe CQ
14 13 (1.97%) JBoss
14 13 (1.97%) EPiServer CMS
15 11 (1.66%) Jetty
15 11 (1.66%) WebSphere
16 7 (1.06%) SAS
16 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (9.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.06%) SPSS
3 5 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 455 (68.84%) Amazon AWS
2 251 (37.97%) Amazon S3
3 92 (13.92%) SaaS
4 77 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 70 (10.59%) Amazon SQS
6 49 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
7 47 (7.11%) Amazon ELB
8 46 (6.96%) Amazon EMR
9 31 (4.69%) Route 53
10 27 (4.08%) Google App Engine
11 26 (3.93%) GitHub
12 22 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 22 (3.33%) ElastiCache
13 21 (3.18%) CloudFront
14 18 (2.72%) Google Apps
15 17 (2.57%) PaaS
16 15 (2.27%) IaaS
17 12 (1.82%) AWS Data Pipeline
18 8 (1.21%) Joyent
19 6 (0.91%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 82 (12.41%) DNS
2 75 (11.35%) TCP/IP
3 74 (11.20%) HTTP
4 63 (9.53%) Internet
5 58 (8.77%) SMTP
5 58 (8.77%) Firewall
6 23 (3.48%) WAN
7 21 (3.18%) IPsec
7 21 (3.18%) VPN
8 18 (2.72%) SSL
9 17 (2.57%) SSH
10 16 (2.42%) DHCP
11 15 (2.27%) LAN
12 14 (2.12%) VLAN
12 14 (2.12%) Network Security
13 12 (1.82%) FTP
14 11 (1.66%) SAN
15 10 (1.51%) SNMP
15 10 (1.51%) NAS
16 9 (1.36%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (32.22%) MySQL
2 141 (21.33%) Amazon RDS
3 104 (15.73%) MongoDB
3 104 (15.73%) SQL Server
4 91 (13.77%) NoSQL
5 81 (12.25%) Big Data
6 73 (11.04%) Hadoop
7 61 (9.23%) Redis
8 53 (8.02%) Relational Database
9 49 (7.41%) Apache Hive
10 40 (6.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 37 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (3.33%) RDBMS
14 19 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (2.72%) Impala
15 18 (2.72%) HBase
16 17 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (2.42%) Couchbase
17 16 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 119 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 101 (15.28%) Jenkins
3 46 (6.96%) Subversion
4 33 (4.99%) JIRA
5 27 (4.08%) Maven
5 27 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.12%) JMeter
8 13 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.82%) PHPUnit
9 12 (1.82%) Yeoman
9 12 (1.82%) Selenium
10 11 (1.66%) Ant
11 10 (1.51%) NUnit
12 9 (1.36%) Hudson
13 7 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.06%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.06%) Gradle
14 6 (0.91%) LLBLGen Pro
14 6 (0.91%) NuGet
General
1 50 (7.56%) Finance
2 43 (6.51%) Marketing
3 40 (6.05%) Games
4 27 (4.08%) Advertising
5 24 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.33%) Law
7 15 (2.27%) Retail
8 9 (1.36%) German Language
8 9 (1.36%) Italian Language
8 9 (1.36%) Turkish Language
8 9 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.36%) Electronics
9 8 (1.21%) Back Office
9 8 (1.21%) Publishing
10 6 (0.91%) Legal
11 4 (0.61%) French Language
12 3 (0.45%) Welsh Language
13 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 222 (33.59%) Developer
2 93 (14.07%) Systems Administrator
3 88 (13.31%) Administrator
4 83 (12.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 48 (7.26%) Linux Administrator
6 47 (7.11%) C# Developer
6 47 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (6.96%) .NET Developer
8 44 (6.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 43 (6.51%) Senior Developer
9 43 (6.51%) Architect
10 38 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
11 35 (5.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 35 (5.30%) Java Developer
11 35 (5.30%) Lead Developer
12 34 (5.14%) Software Engineer
13 31 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (4.24%) Web Developer
15 27 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
16 25 (3.78%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (37.67%) Web Services
2 153 (23.15%) .NET
3 127 (19.21%) HTML
4 125 (18.91%) jQuery
5 115 (17.40%) CSS
6 91 (13.77%) ASP.NET
7 72 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (9.08%) HTML5
9 57 (8.62%) .NET Framework
10 53 (8.02%) Spring
11 49 (7.41%) Ajax
12 47 (7.11%) NHibernate
13 46 (6.96%) LAMP
14 43 (6.51%) J2EE
15 41 (6.20%) Django
16 39 (5.90%) JSON
17 38 (5.75%) Hibernate
18 37 (5.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 35 (5.30%) AngularJS
19 35 (5.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 95 (14.37%) Open Source
2 50 (7.56%) Mobile App
3 43 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.14%) Cryptography
5 32 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.33%) Digital Media
7 20 (3.03%) Visualisation
8 19 (2.87%) Social Media
9 18 (2.72%) Client/Server
9 18 (2.72%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.27%) Blog
11 12 (1.82%) Xbox
12 11 (1.66%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.51%) Social Gaming
13 10 (1.51%) Online Games
14 9 (1.36%) DTV
14 9 (1.36%) Algorithms
15 8 (1.21%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.21%) Replication
16 6 (0.91%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 373 (56.43%) Linux
2 135 (20.42%) Windows
3 99 (14.98%) UNIX
4 77 (11.65%) Ubuntu
5 61 (9.23%) CentOS
6 52 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (7.72%) Debian
8 26 (3.93%) Fedora
9 18 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (2.57%) Android
11 15 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.51%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.61%) Nucleus RTOS
16 3 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.15%) openSUSE
17 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (26.63%) DevOps
3 131 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (18.91%) MVC
5 109 (16.49%) E-Commerce
6 98 (14.83%) Software Engineering
7 73 (11.04%) TDD
8 65 (9.83%) Unit Testing
9 61 (9.23%) Configuration Management
10 57 (8.62%) Analytics
11 50 (7.56%) Scrum
12 44 (6.66%) Load Balancing
13 40 (6.05%) OO
14 36 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
14 36 (5.45%) Mentoring
14 36 (5.45%) Web Development
15 34 (5.14%) MapReduce
15 34 (5.14%) ITIL
16 30 (4.54%) Automated Testing
17 27 (4.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (32.83%) Java
2 198 (29.95%) JavaScript
3 192 (29.05%) Python
4 158 (23.90%) SQL
5 140 (21.18%) PHP
6 105 (15.89%) C#
6 105 (15.89%) Bash Shell
7 101 (15.28%) Ruby
8 59 (8.93%) Perl
9 38 (5.75%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.93%) PHP5
11 23 (3.48%) C
12 22 (3.33%) Clojure
13 21 (3.18%) R
14 19 (2.87%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.87%) C++
15 18 (2.72%) PowerShell
16 17 (2.57%) Scala
17 12 (1.82%) VBA
18 10 (1.51%) F#
Qualifications
1 67 (10.14%) Degree
2 11 (1.66%) CCNA
2 11 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (1.06%) MCSE
5 4 (0.61%) VCP4
5 4 (0.61%) VCP5
5 4 (0.61%) MCITP
5 4 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.61%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.45%) MCP
7 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.30%) MCTS
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.23%) QA
2 11 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.33%) Varnish
3 16 (2.42%) VirtualBox
3 16 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.42%) Xen
4 14 (2.12%) vSphere
5 12 (1.82%) Apache Flume
6 10 (1.51%) Docker
7 8 (1.21%) KVM
8 7 (1.06%) vCloud
9 6 (0.91%) HDFS
9 6 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.91%) NFS
10 5 (0.76%) XenServer
11 4 (0.61%) Snort
11 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.15%) Squid
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 179 (27.08%) Puppet
2 175 (26.48%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (6.66%) Vagrant
4 36 (5.45%) Ansible
5 35 (5.30%) Nagios
6 11 (1.66%) ZABBIX
6 11 (1.66%) Ganglia
6 11 (1.66%) Salt
7 10 (1.51%) Munin
7 10 (1.51%) Cacti
8 9 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (1.21%) Capistrano
9 8 (1.21%) StatsD
9 8 (1.21%) SCCM
10 7 (1.06%) logstash
11 6 (0.91%) Graylog2
11 6 (0.91%) Oozie
11 6 (0.91%) SCOM
12 5 (0.76%) Zenoss
12 5 (0.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 85 (12.86%) VMware
2 68 (10.29%) Google
3 52 (7.87%) Red Hat
4 37 (5.60%) Microsoft
5 33 (4.99%) Rackspace
6 30 (4.54%) Facebook
7 26 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (3.78%) Oracle
8 25 (3.78%) Akamai
9 23 (3.48%) Cisco
10 14 (2.12%) Adobe
11 13 (1.97%) EPiServer
12 10 (1.51%) Dell
13 9 (1.36%) SAP
13 9 (1.36%) Twilio
14 7 (1.06%) Zend
14 7 (1.06%) Twitter
14 7 (1.06%) Percona
15 6 (0.91%) Talend
15 6 (0.91%) CA
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Fantastic Salary + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + options
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £55000 per annum + Amazing perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 34k per year
Posted: 6 days ago