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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 503 617 683
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +66
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 446 295 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.26% 6.01% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 366 244 165
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,001 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%

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
7119 4906 3796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.62% 4.38% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 4073 3236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +79 367 £51,250 -6.81% 63
London +58 194 £55,000 - 28
South East +14 82 £50,000 -16.66% 11
Scotland +69 59 £45,000 +16.12% 4
Edinburgh - 34 £45,000 - 2
Surrey +16 32 £47,500 -20.83% 6
Staines +10 29 £47,500 -20.83% 4
South West -11 27 £55,000 +69.23% 5
Glasgow +32 24 £41,250 +6.45% 2
City of London +10 24 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Yorkshire +20 22 £37,500 +1.69% 4
West Yorkshire +16 20 £35,000 +12.44% 3
North West +23 19 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Oxfordshire +17 19 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Berkshire -1 18 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Bristol -4 14 £48,750 +50.00% 3
East of England +6 12 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Cheshire +14 11 £50,000 +48.14% 8
Leeds +17 10 £31,250 +9.64% 2
Dewsbury - 10 £40,000 -
Oxford +16 9 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Horsham - 9 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 9 £52,500 -
Manchester +13 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Bracknell - 8 £45,000 - 1
Exeter - 7 £53,750 -
Devon - 7 £53,750 -
East Midlands +22 6 £42,500 +25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £42,500 -
Essex - 5 £30,000 -

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 573 (78.93%) Amazon AWS
2 401 (55.23%) Linux
3 328 (45.18%) Amazon S3
4 275 (37.88%) Python
5 274 (37.74%) Java
6 252 (34.71%) MySQL
7 249 (34.30%) Web Services
8 231 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 218 (30.03%) Opscode Chef
10 211 (29.06%) Puppet
11 198 (27.27%) DevOps
12 177 (24.38%) JavaScript
13 175 (24.10%) SQL
14 171 (23.55%) Bash Shell
15 169 (23.28%) Amazon RDS
16 155 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
17 150 (20.66%) PHP
18 135 (18.60%) Git (software)
19 127 (17.49%) Apache
20 126 (17.36%) .NET
21 122 (16.80%) Telecoms
21 122 (16.80%) VMware
22 108 (14.88%) Ruby
23 107 (14.74%) TDD
24 106 (14.60%) MongoDB
25 103 (14.19%) NoSQL
26 98 (13.50%) E-Commerce
27 97 (13.36%) CentOS
28 96 (13.22%) Windows
29 94 (12.95%) Configuration Management

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 127 (17.49%) Apache
2 80 (11.02%) nginx
3 77 (10.61%) Tomcat
4 44 (6.06%) OpenStack
5 42 (5.79%) Apache Pig
6 38 (5.23%) IIS
7 35 (4.82%) Node.js
8 23 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (2.48%) CMS
10 17 (2.34%) JBoss
10 17 (2.34%) SharePoint
11 16 (2.20%) Apache Spark
12 15 (2.07%) Drupal
13 12 (1.65%) Kentico
14 9 (1.24%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.24%) WebSphere
15 8 (1.10%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.96%) WordPress
17 6 (0.83%) Jetty
18 5 (0.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 38 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.38%) MS Office
3 4 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.96%) Summit
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 573 (78.93%) Amazon AWS
2 328 (45.18%) Amazon S3
3 83 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 80 (11.02%) Route 53
5 78 (10.74%) Amazon SQS
6 73 (10.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 72 (9.92%) SaaS
8 60 (8.26%) Amazon EMR
9 57 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
10 55 (7.58%) Amazon ELB
11 48 (6.61%) GitHub
12 42 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
13 36 (4.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 31 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
15 30 (4.13%) IaaS
16 28 (3.86%) CloudFront
17 22 (3.03%) ElastiCache
17 22 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 20 (2.75%) Amazon Glacier
19 18 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 64 (8.82%) DNS
1 64 (8.82%) Firewall
2 53 (7.30%) Internet
3 36 (4.96%) VPN
4 34 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 30 (4.13%) Network Security
6 27 (3.72%) SSH
6 27 (3.72%) HTTP
7 26 (3.58%) SSL
8 24 (3.31%) OpenVPN
9 20 (2.75%) SMTP
10 17 (2.34%) LDAP
11 14 (1.93%) IPsec
12 13 (1.79%) VLAN
13 12 (1.65%) PPTP
13 12 (1.65%) NAS
14 11 (1.52%) L2TP
15 9 (1.24%) WAN
16 6 (0.83%) HTTPS
16 6 (0.83%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (34.71%) MySQL
2 169 (23.28%) Amazon RDS
3 106 (14.60%) MongoDB
4 103 (14.19%) NoSQL
5 83 (11.43%) Hadoop
6 82 (11.29%) Relational Database
7 78 (10.74%) SQL Server
8 68 (9.37%) Big Data
9 66 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (6.89%) Redis
11 45 (6.20%) Apache Hive
12 36 (4.96%) Mahout
13 32 (4.41%) Impala
14 31 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (3.99%) RDBMS
15 29 (3.99%) Amazon Redshift
16 13 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (1.65%) RavenDB
17 12 (1.65%) MariaDB
18 10 (1.38%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 135 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 91 (12.53%) Jenkins
3 52 (7.16%) Subversion
4 31 (4.27%) Yeoman
5 25 (3.44%) JIRA
6 24 (3.31%) Maven
7 12 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.65%) LLBLGen Pro
8 10 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (0.96%) JUnit
10 6 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.83%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.55%) RSpec
12 4 (0.55%) Ant
12 4 (0.55%) Hudson
12 4 (0.55%) GitLab
13 3 (0.41%) PHPUnit
13 3 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 122 (16.80%) Telecoms
2 71 (9.78%) Finance
3 61 (8.40%) Games
4 41 (5.65%) Retail
5 33 (4.55%) Marketing
6 31 (4.27%) Banking
7 28 (3.86%) Advertising
8 10 (1.38%) Electronics
8 10 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.96%) French Language
10 4 (0.55%) Billing
10 4 (0.55%) Back Office
11 3 (0.41%) Automotive
11 3 (0.41%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Law
12 2 (0.28%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.14%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 224 (30.85%) Developer
2 139 (19.15%) Administrator
3 134 (18.46%) Systems Administrator
4 97 (13.36%) Linux Administrator
5 93 (12.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 90 (12.40%) Java Developer
7 79 (10.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 58 (7.99%) Architect
9 47 (6.47%) Linux Engineer
10 38 (5.23%) Senior Developer
11 32 (4.41%) Data Scientist
12 30 (4.13%) .NET Developer
13 29 (3.99%) Software Engineer
14 27 (3.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 24 (3.31%) Junior
15 24 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
16 23 (3.17%) Team Leader
16 23 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
17 21 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
17 21 (2.89%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (34.30%) Web Services
2 126 (17.36%) .NET
3 92 (12.67%) HTML
4 79 (10.88%) Spring
4 79 (10.88%) jQuery
5 75 (10.33%) CSS
6 70 (9.64%) LAMP
7 68 (9.37%) ASP.NET
8 55 (7.58%) Hibernate
9 49 (6.75%) HTML5
10 44 (6.06%) Grails
10 44 (6.06%) JSON
11 43 (5.92%) ActiveMQ
11 43 (5.92%) NHibernate
12 33 (4.55%) Java EE
13 31 (4.27%) SciPy
13 31 (4.27%) SOAP
13 31 (4.27%) Natural Language Processing
13 31 (4.27%) D3.js
13 31 (4.27%) Cascalog
Miscellaneous
1 94 (12.95%) Open Source
2 65 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.61%) Mobile App
4 44 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.96%) Visualisation
6 23 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.17%) Cryptography
7 15 (2.07%) Clustering
8 14 (1.93%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.38%) DTV
10 9 (1.24%) Replication
10 9 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.10%) Social Media
11 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.10%) Xbox
11 8 (1.10%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.96%) Kindle
12 7 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 401 (55.23%) Linux
2 97 (13.36%) CentOS
3 96 (13.22%) Windows
4 82 (11.29%) UNIX
5 67 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (8.95%) Ubuntu
7 32 (4.41%) Debian
8 30 (4.13%) Android
9 28 (3.86%) Amazon Linux
10 15 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.52%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.83%) Fedora
14 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.14%) openSUSE
16 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (27.27%) DevOps
3 155 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
4 107 (14.74%) TDD
5 98 (13.50%) E-Commerce
6 94 (12.95%) Configuration Management
7 85 (11.71%) MVC
8 72 (9.92%) Software Engineering
9 59 (8.13%) Analytics
10 49 (6.75%) Scrum
11 43 (5.92%) Unit Testing
12 42 (5.79%) OO
13 40 (5.51%) Auto-Scaling
14 37 (5.10%) Mentoring
15 36 (4.96%) BDD
16 32 (4.41%) Data Visualisation
16 32 (4.41%) Statistical Analysis
16 32 (4.41%) Load Balancing
17 31 (4.27%) User Stories
17 31 (4.27%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 275 (37.88%) Python
2 274 (37.74%) Java
3 177 (24.38%) JavaScript
4 175 (24.10%) SQL
5 171 (23.55%) Bash Shell
6 150 (20.66%) PHP
7 108 (14.88%) Ruby
8 80 (11.02%) Perl
9 70 (9.64%) C#
10 39 (5.37%) Shell Script
11 35 (4.82%) R
12 33 (4.55%) Clojure
13 31 (4.27%) VBA
14 21 (2.89%) Groovy
15 20 (2.75%) PHP5
16 19 (2.62%) PowerShell
16 19 (2.62%) Scala
17 17 (2.34%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.93%) C
19 13 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (9.50%) Degree
2 15 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.69%) PhD
5 5 (0.69%) CCNA
5 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.93%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.38%) QA
3 7 (0.96%) ISO 14001
4 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.68%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.55%) VirtualBox
4 32 (4.41%) Varnish
5 25 (3.44%) Docker
6 20 (2.75%) KVM
7 19 (2.62%) Xen
8 15 (2.07%) vSphere
9 11 (1.52%) XenApp
9 11 (1.52%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.96%) NFS
11 6 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.83%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.69%) XenServer
13 3 (0.41%) Postfix
13 3 (0.41%) Samba
13 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.41%) LXC
13 3 (0.41%) GlusterFS
14 2 (0.28%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 218 (30.03%) Opscode Chef
2 211 (29.06%) Puppet
3 66 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 56 (7.71%) Nagios
5 44 (6.06%) Ansible
6 33 (4.55%) Salt
7 18 (2.48%) CFEngine
8 15 (2.07%) logstash
9 11 (1.52%) SCCM
9 11 (1.52%) SCOM
10 10 (1.38%) HAProxy
11 9 (1.24%) Capistrano
12 8 (1.10%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.96%) Cacti
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%) Kibana
Vendors
1 122 (16.80%) VMware
2 92 (12.67%) Red Hat
3 63 (8.68%) Google
4 60 (8.26%) Microsoft
5 58 (7.99%) Oracle
6 36 (4.96%) Rackspace
7 20 (2.75%) Cisco
8 13 (1.79%) Akamai
8 13 (1.79%) Facebook
9 12 (1.65%) Vertica
9 12 (1.65%) Netezza
9 12 (1.65%) Citrix
10 11 (1.52%) SAP
10 11 (1.52%) Zend
11 9 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (1.24%) New Relic
12 8 (1.10%) Veeam
12 8 (1.10%) Bloomberg
13 7 (0.96%) IBM
13 7 (0.96%) Talend
North West London
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Posted: Yesterday
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: £37,620 per annum with Digital Allowance of up to £12,180
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Healthy benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £57,500 with benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago