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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 607 599 613
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 312 325 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.49% 4.57% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 249 260 242
Average salary £57,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +8.88%

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
8946 7119 4960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 6.24% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7347 5573 4244
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 £75,000
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +15 283 £57,500 +9.52% 70
London +37 177 £57,500 +4.54% 34
South East -14 44 £65,000 +23.80% 6
Surrey +21 28 £65,000 +1.56% 4
City of London +42 26 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Staines +2 26 £65,000 +23.80%
North West -23 22 £58,000 +45.00% 9
Scotland -6 19 £79,500 +59.00% 2
South West -2 15 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Edinburgh -17 13 £79,500 +59.00% 2
Yorkshire +14 12 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Cheshire +2 12 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Gloucestershire - 12 £60,000 - 2
Chester +6 11 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow +8 9 £79,500 -
Manchester -23 9 £58,000 +45.00% 5
Berkshire +19 8 £75,000 +46.34% 1
East of England -13 8 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Wales -1 7 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Cheltenham - 7 £60,000 - 1
Ealing - 7 - -
North Yorkshire +9 6 £30,000 -36.84%
Rochdale -2 6 £58,000 +16.00%
Hammersmith - 5 £47,500 -
Flintshire - 5 - -
North Wales - 5 - -
South Yorkshire +4 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Suffolk +3 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Sheffield 0 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Ipswich -2 4 £50,000 +29.03% 1

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 632 (89.52%) Amazon AWS
2 383 (54.25%) Linux
3 293 (41.50%) Java
4 280 (39.66%) Web Services
5 272 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
6 256 (36.26%) Amazon S3
7 252 (35.69%) Python
8 231 (32.72%) MySQL
9 223 (31.59%) DevOps
10 197 (27.90%) Puppet
11 193 (27.34%) Apache
11 193 (27.34%) Git (software)
12 167 (23.65%) Opscode Chef
13 164 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
14 157 (22.24%) Bash Shell
15 156 (22.10%) SQL
16 154 (21.81%) PHP
17 145 (20.54%) Configuration Management
18 144 (20.40%) Jenkins
19 141 (19.97%) Open Source
19 141 (19.97%) Ruby
20 136 (19.26%) Amazon RDS
21 131 (18.56%) MongoDB
22 129 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
23 127 (17.99%) nginx
24 120 (17.00%) Spring
25 118 (16.71%) CentOS
26 111 (15.72%) Telecoms
27 110 (15.58%) Big Data
28 108 (15.30%) NoSQL

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 193 (27.34%) Apache
2 127 (17.99%) nginx
3 79 (11.19%) Tomcat
4 74 (10.48%) Apache Pig
5 39 (5.52%) Node.js
6 35 (4.96%) SharePoint
7 33 (4.67%) IIS
7 33 (4.67%) SAS
8 31 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (4.11%) Jetty
10 28 (3.97%) Apache Spark
11 25 (3.54%) JBoss
12 24 (3.40%) OpenStack
13 12 (1.70%) Drupal
13 12 (1.70%) WebSphere
14 11 (1.56%) MS Exchange
14 11 (1.56%) Mule
14 11 (1.56%) Mule ESB
15 10 (1.42%) Apache Solr
15 10 (1.42%) GlassFish
Applications
1 47 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.38%) MS Office
3 32 (4.53%) SPSS
4 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.42%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 20 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.28%) Shopify
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Summit
3 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 632 (89.52%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (36.26%) Amazon S3
3 93 (13.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 89 (12.61%) Amazon EMR
5 85 (12.04%) Cloud Computing
6 75 (10.62%) Route 53
7 70 (9.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 58 (8.22%) Amazon ELB
8 58 (8.22%) Amazon SQS
9 48 (6.80%) SaaS
10 44 (6.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 37 (5.24%) Office 365
12 35 (4.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 34 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 32 (4.53%) IaaS
15 27 (3.82%) CloudFront
16 25 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
17 16 (2.27%) Amazon Glacier
18 15 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 14 (1.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (14.45%) DNS
2 76 (10.76%) LDAP
3 65 (9.21%) Firewall
4 48 (6.80%) DHCP
5 40 (5.67%) Internet
6 39 (5.52%) VPN
7 32 (4.53%) SAN
8 31 (4.39%) NAS
9 26 (3.68%) Network Security
9 26 (3.68%) HTTP
10 24 (3.40%) TCP/IP
10 24 (3.40%) SSH
11 21 (2.97%) SNMP
12 19 (2.69%) IPsec
13 14 (1.98%) OpenVPN
14 13 (1.84%) VLAN
15 12 (1.70%) PPTP
16 10 (1.42%) L2TP
17 9 (1.27%) Ethernet
18 8 (1.13%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (32.72%) MySQL
2 136 (19.26%) Amazon RDS
3 131 (18.56%) MongoDB
4 110 (15.58%) Big Data
5 108 (15.30%) NoSQL
6 87 (12.32%) Hadoop
7 77 (10.91%) SQL Server
8 74 (10.48%) Apache Hive
9 71 (10.06%) Mahout
10 68 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
11 63 (8.92%) Relational Database
12 51 (7.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 49 (6.94%) Redis
14 40 (5.67%) Impala
15 39 (5.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 36 (5.10%) RDBMS
17 34 (4.82%) Sqoop
17 34 (4.82%) HBase
18 33 (4.67%) Pentaho
18 33 (4.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 193 (27.34%) Git (software)
2 144 (20.40%) Jenkins
3 39 (5.52%) Yeoman
4 38 (5.38%) JUnit
5 37 (5.24%) Talend Open Studio
6 35 (4.96%) Subversion
7 33 (4.67%) JIRA
8 32 (4.53%) Maven
9 25 (3.54%) Grunt
10 22 (3.12%) Hudson
11 19 (2.69%) IntelliJ
12 18 (2.55%) ProC
13 15 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (1.84%) RSpec
15 11 (1.56%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.56%) Gradle
16 10 (1.42%) Artifactory
16 10 (1.42%) PHPUnit
16 10 (1.42%) Mockito
17 9 (1.27%) Cucumber
General
1 111 (15.72%) Telecoms
2 81 (11.47%) Finance
3 53 (7.51%) Advertising
4 51 (7.22%) Marketing
5 40 (5.67%) Banking
5 40 (5.67%) Retail
6 38 (5.38%) Games
7 27 (3.82%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.97%) Electronics
9 5 (0.71%) Billing
10 4 (0.57%) Publishing
11 2 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 176 (24.93%) Developer
2 122 (17.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (11.33%) Java Developer
4 71 (10.06%) Architect
5 64 (9.07%) Administrator
6 63 (8.92%) Senior Developer
7 49 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
7 49 (6.94%) Team Leader
8 48 (6.80%) Development Manager
9 47 (6.66%) Linux Administrator
10 38 (5.38%) Analyst
11 37 (5.24%) Data Architect
12 36 (5.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 36 (5.10%) Data Scientist
13 34 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
13 34 (4.82%) Java Team Leader
14 31 (4.39%) Big Data Architect
15 30 (4.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 26 (3.68%) Development Team Leader
17 25 (3.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (39.66%) Web Services
2 120 (17.00%) Spring
3 85 (12.04%) Hibernate
4 78 (11.05%) LAMP
5 75 (10.62%) HTML
6 72 (10.20%) CSS
7 55 (7.79%) REST
8 48 (6.80%) ActiveMQ
9 43 (6.09%) .NET
10 41 (5.81%) jQuery
11 39 (5.52%) SciPy
11 39 (5.52%) Grails
11 39 (5.52%) Natural Language Processing
11 39 (5.52%) D3.js
11 39 (5.52%) Cascalog
11 39 (5.52%) Pandas
11 39 (5.52%) scikit-learn
12 37 (5.24%) Java EE
13 36 (5.10%) JSON
14 31 (4.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 129 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.81%) Visualisation
4 26 (3.68%) Data Centre
5 22 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.83%) DTV
6 20 (2.83%) Digital Media
7 17 (2.41%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.27%) Private Cloud
8 16 (2.27%) Replication
9 13 (1.84%) Semantic Web
10 12 (1.70%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.42%) User Experience
12 8 (1.13%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.99%) Social Media
13 7 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.85%) iPad
15 5 (0.71%) Telematics
15 5 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 383 (54.25%) Linux
2 118 (16.71%) CentOS
3 80 (11.33%) Windows
4 65 (9.21%) Ubuntu
5 49 (6.94%) UNIX
6 40 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (4.53%) Debian
8 29 (4.11%) Android
9 25 (3.54%) Apple iOS
10 21 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (2.55%) Scientific Linux
13 11 (1.56%) Amazon Linux
14 10 (1.42%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.71%) Fedora
16 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (31.59%) DevOps
3 164 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
4 145 (20.54%) Configuration Management
5 141 (19.97%) Open Source
6 98 (13.88%) Analytics
7 86 (12.18%) TDD
8 75 (10.62%) Scrum
9 74 (10.48%) Software Engineering
10 67 (9.49%) E-Commerce
11 62 (8.78%) ETL
11 62 (8.78%) Load Balancing
12 58 (8.22%) MVC
12 58 (8.22%) MapReduce
13 55 (7.79%) Unit Testing
13 55 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (6.94%) Migration
14 49 (6.94%) BDD
15 47 (6.66%) Project Management
16 45 (6.37%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 293 (41.50%) Java
2 252 (35.69%) Python
3 157 (22.24%) Bash Shell
4 156 (22.10%) SQL
5 154 (21.81%) PHP
6 141 (19.97%) Ruby
7 99 (14.02%) JavaScript
8 84 (11.90%) Perl
9 72 (10.20%) R
10 45 (6.37%) Clojure
11 44 (6.23%) C#
12 41 (5.81%) Shell Script
13 39 (5.52%) VBA
14 24 (3.40%) Scala
15 18 (2.55%) PHP5
16 16 (2.27%) C++
17 11 (1.56%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.27%) Go
19 8 (1.13%) Groovy
19 8 (1.13%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (10.48%) Degree
2 32 (4.53%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (1.27%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.57%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.23%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.71%) SLA
3 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.14%) BS7799
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 84 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (8.50%) Active Directory
3 47 (6.66%) Docker
4 42 (5.95%) VirtualBox
5 32 (4.53%) XenApp
5 32 (4.53%) XenDesktop
6 31 (4.39%) Apache Flume
7 27 (3.82%) KVM
7 27 (3.82%) Xen
7 27 (3.82%) NFS
8 20 (2.83%) vSphere
9 19 (2.69%) iptables
10 14 (1.98%) Hyper-V
11 12 (1.70%) Varnish
12 7 (0.99%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.57%) Postfix
14 4 (0.57%) vCloud
15 3 (0.42%) LXC
15 3 (0.42%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 197 (27.90%) Puppet
2 167 (23.65%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (13.03%) Vagrant
4 76 (10.76%) Ansible
5 46 (6.52%) Nagios
6 34 (4.82%) SCCM
7 32 (4.53%) SCOM
8 20 (2.83%) ZABBIX
8 20 (2.83%) Graphite
9 12 (1.70%) Cacti
10 11 (1.56%) Capistrano
11 9 (1.27%) Salt
12 7 (0.99%) logstash
12 7 (0.99%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.85%) Zenoss
13 6 (0.85%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.71%) CFEngine
14 5 (0.71%) StatsD
14 5 (0.71%) Pingdom
15 4 (0.57%) cPanel
Vendors
1 97 (13.74%) VMware
2 93 (13.17%) Red Hat
3 83 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 64 (9.07%) Rackspace
5 63 (8.92%) Google
6 50 (7.08%) Oracle
7 42 (5.95%) Cisco
8 37 (5.24%) Talend
9 36 (5.10%) Informatica
9 36 (5.10%) Netezza
10 35 (4.96%) Vertica
11 33 (4.67%) Citrix
12 32 (4.53%) Cognos
12 32 (4.53%) Teradata
13 31 (4.39%) MicroStrategy
13 31 (4.39%) Greenplum
14 20 (2.83%) SAP
15 18 (2.55%) Apple
16 15 (2.12%) New Relic
17 13 (1.84%) RightScale
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Generous Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus, flextime
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Career Concept Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + 20 % and benefits
Posted: Yesterday