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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 521 609 656
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +47
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 409 318 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.73% 4.55% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 346 275 196
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
8639 6995 4633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 5.96% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6934 5752 3947
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +65 358 £55,000 +10.00% 50
London +61 226 £57,500 +15.00% 24
South East +27 64 £60,000 - 5
Surrey +46 41 £62,500 +56.25% 4
City of London +47 36 £65,000 +23.80% 8
Staines +12 35 £60,000 +50.00% 1
South West +1 20 £62,500 +47.05% 2
North West +5 18 £42,500 - 8
Scotland +36 17 £38,750 +10.71% 3
Manchester +21 15 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Glasgow - 11 £37,500 - 3
Bristol -3 9 £55,000 +29.41%
East Midlands +13 8 £52,500 +54.41%
Edinburgh +23 6 £50,000 +42.85%
East of England -8 6 £42,500 +13.33% 5
West Midlands - 6 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +13 5 £57,500 -25.32%
Hampshire -1 5 £40,000 -28.88% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £57,500 -
Southampton - 5 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 5 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
South Wales +7 4 £40,250 -16.14%
Cardiff +6 4 £40,250 -16.14%
Wales +4 4 £40,250 -16.14%
Yorkshire +2 4 £31,000 -52.30% 4
Berkshire -5 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Gloucestershire - 4 £62,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £35,000 -
Oxford +3 3 £57,500 -25.32%

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 686 (87.84%) Amazon AWS
2 433 (55.44%) Linux
3 330 (42.25%) Amazon S3
4 292 (37.39%) Python
5 289 (37.00%) Java
6 285 (36.49%) Web Services
7 256 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
8 254 (32.52%) MySQL
9 252 (32.27%) Opscode Chef
10 236 (30.22%) Puppet
11 232 (29.71%) DevOps
12 186 (23.82%) SQL
13 176 (22.54%) Bash Shell
14 171 (21.90%) Amazon RDS
15 169 (21.64%) Apache
16 167 (21.38%) PHP
16 167 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
17 157 (20.10%) Git (software)
18 143 (18.31%) JavaScript
19 141 (18.05%) VMware
20 128 (16.39%) Telecoms
21 125 (16.01%) Windows
22 117 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
22 117 (14.98%) Ruby
23 113 (14.47%) Configuration Management
24 110 (14.08%) Jenkins
25 109 (13.96%) MongoDB
25 109 (13.96%) CentOS
25 109 (13.96%) nginx
26 108 (13.83%) NoSQL

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 169 (21.64%) Apache
2 109 (13.96%) nginx
3 78 (9.99%) Tomcat
4 54 (6.91%) Apache Pig
5 48 (6.15%) IIS
6 41 (5.25%) OpenStack
7 37 (4.74%) SharePoint
8 29 (3.71%) Node.js
9 25 (3.20%) Apache Spark
10 22 (2.82%) JBoss
11 21 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (2.30%) SAS
13 15 (1.92%) Drupal
14 12 (1.54%) CMS
15 11 (1.41%) MS Exchange
16 10 (1.28%) Kentico
16 10 (1.28%) Jetty
16 10 (1.28%) WebSphere
17 9 (1.15%) WebLogic
18 6 (0.77%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 58 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.61%) MS Office
3 18 (2.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.90%) Summit
3 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 686 (87.84%) Amazon AWS
2 330 (42.25%) Amazon S3
3 91 (11.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 83 (10.63%) Amazon EMR
5 79 (10.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 77 (9.86%) Route 53
7 72 (9.22%) Cloud Computing
8 66 (8.45%) Amazon SQS
9 61 (7.81%) SaaS
10 55 (7.04%) Amazon ELB
11 42 (5.38%) GitHub
11 42 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 41 (5.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 41 (5.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 36 (4.61%) IaaS
14 35 (4.48%) Office 365
14 35 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 27 (3.46%) Amazon Glacier
16 25 (3.20%) CloudFront
17 19 (2.43%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.73%) DNS
2 63 (8.07%) Firewall
3 52 (6.66%) LDAP
4 46 (5.89%) Internet
5 34 (4.35%) VPN
6 31 (3.97%) Network Security
7 30 (3.84%) TCP/IP
8 28 (3.59%) SSL
9 27 (3.46%) OpenVPN
10 23 (2.94%) HTTP
11 20 (2.56%) NAS
11 20 (2.56%) SSH
12 17 (2.18%) IPsec
13 15 (1.92%) PPTP
14 13 (1.66%) L2TP
15 12 (1.54%) SAN
15 12 (1.54%) DHCP
16 8 (1.02%) SMTP
16 8 (1.02%) Ethernet
16 8 (1.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (32.52%) MySQL
2 171 (21.90%) Amazon RDS
3 109 (13.96%) MongoDB
4 108 (13.83%) NoSQL
5 89 (11.40%) SQL Server
5 89 (11.40%) Big Data
6 81 (10.37%) Hadoop
7 73 (9.35%) Relational Database
8 61 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
9 56 (7.17%) Apache Hive
10 53 (6.79%) Mahout
11 46 (5.89%) Redis
12 39 (4.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 35 (4.48%) Impala
14 34 (4.35%) RDBMS
15 29 (3.71%) Amazon Redshift
16 26 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (2.82%) Pentaho
17 22 (2.82%) Sqoop
18 21 (2.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 157 (20.10%) Git (software)
2 110 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 43 (5.51%) Subversion
4 34 (4.35%) Yeoman
5 25 (3.20%) JIRA
6 22 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
7 16 (2.05%) Maven
8 14 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (1.54%) Grunt
10 11 (1.41%) RSpec
11 10 (1.28%) LLBLGen Pro
11 10 (1.28%) JUnit
11 10 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.15%) IntelliJ
13 8 (1.02%) Hudson
13 8 (1.02%) PHPUnit
14 5 (0.64%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.64%) Ant
14 5 (0.64%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.51%) ProC
General
1 128 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 88 (11.27%) Finance
3 57 (7.30%) Games
4 42 (5.38%) Advertising
5 37 (4.74%) Marketing
5 37 (4.74%) Banking
6 35 (4.48%) Retail
7 16 (2.05%) Electronics
8 15 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.51%) Billing
10 3 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.13%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (24.71%) Developer
2 117 (14.98%) Administrator
3 107 (13.70%) Systems Administrator
4 98 (12.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 87 (11.14%) Linux Administrator
6 79 (10.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 78 (9.99%) Java Developer
8 77 (9.86%) Architect
9 51 (6.53%) Senior Developer
10 45 (5.76%) Team Leader
11 43 (5.51%) Analyst
12 42 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
13 35 (4.48%) Data Scientist
13 35 (4.48%) Development Manager
14 28 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (3.59%) Java Team Leader
15 26 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 26 (3.33%) Software Engineer
15 26 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
16 24 (3.07%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (36.49%) Web Services
2 103 (13.19%) .NET
3 102 (13.06%) Spring
4 89 (11.40%) HTML
5 81 (10.37%) LAMP
6 72 (9.22%) CSS
7 68 (8.71%) Hibernate
8 51 (6.53%) Grails
8 51 (6.53%) jQuery
9 49 (6.27%) ASP.NET
10 42 (5.38%) ActiveMQ
11 37 (4.74%) REST
12 36 (4.61%) JSON
13 34 (4.35%) scikit-learn
13 34 (4.35%) D3.js
13 34 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
13 34 (4.35%) SciPy
13 34 (4.35%) Pandas
13 34 (4.35%) Cascalog
13 34 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (13.44%) Open Source
3 51 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.99%) Visualisation
5 38 (4.87%) Mobile App
6 31 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 26 (3.33%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.05%) Mathematics
9 15 (1.92%) DTV
9 15 (1.92%) Clustering
10 12 (1.54%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.54%) Cryptography
11 11 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.15%) Replication
12 9 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.02%) Social Media
13 8 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.02%) Social Network
14 6 (0.77%) iPad
14 6 (0.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 433 (55.44%) Linux
2 125 (16.01%) Windows
3 109 (13.96%) CentOS
4 83 (10.63%) UNIX
5 74 (9.48%) Ubuntu
6 67 (8.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (3.97%) Debian
8 30 (3.84%) Android
9 28 (3.59%) Amazon Linux
10 25 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.79%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.28%) Fedora
13 8 (1.02%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.51%) Scientific Linux
15 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (29.71%) DevOps
3 167 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
4 113 (14.47%) Configuration Management
5 101 (12.93%) TDD
6 90 (11.52%) E-Commerce
7 85 (10.88%) Software Engineering
8 74 (9.48%) Analytics
9 64 (8.19%) Scrum
10 63 (8.07%) MVC
11 52 (6.66%) ITIL
12 51 (6.53%) BDD
13 49 (6.27%) Unit Testing
14 47 (6.02%) ETL
14 47 (6.02%) MapReduce
15 46 (5.89%) Project Management
16 45 (5.76%) Migration
17 43 (5.51%) Auto-Scaling
18 39 (4.99%) Mentoring
18 39 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 292 (37.39%) Python
2 289 (37.00%) Java
3 186 (23.82%) SQL
4 176 (22.54%) Bash Shell
5 167 (21.38%) PHP
6 143 (18.31%) JavaScript
7 117 (14.98%) Ruby
8 84 (10.76%) Perl
9 63 (8.07%) C#
10 50 (6.40%) R
11 47 (6.02%) Shell Script
12 38 (4.87%) Clojure
13 34 (4.35%) VBA
14 25 (3.20%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.94%) Groovy
16 22 (2.82%) Scala
17 17 (2.18%) PHP5
18 11 (1.41%) C
19 10 (1.28%) Go
19 10 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 80 (10.24%) Degree
2 30 (3.84%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.66%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.64%) PhD
6 5 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.64%) CCNA
7 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.92%) QA
2 9 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.90%) SLA
4 7 (0.90%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 117 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 36 (4.61%) VirtualBox
4 35 (4.48%) Docker
5 31 (3.97%) Varnish
6 30 (3.84%) XenDesktop
6 30 (3.84%) XenApp
7 29 (3.71%) KVM
8 25 (3.20%) Xen
9 24 (3.07%) vSphere
10 19 (2.43%) Apache Flume
11 12 (1.54%) NFS
12 7 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.64%) XenServer
13 5 (0.64%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.51%) iptables
14 4 (0.51%) LXC
14 4 (0.51%) Postfix
14 4 (0.51%) Hyper-V
15 3 (0.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 252 (32.27%) Opscode Chef
2 236 (30.22%) Puppet
3 70 (8.96%) Vagrant
4 69 (8.83%) Ansible
5 52 (6.66%) Nagios
6 30 (3.84%) SCCM
6 30 (3.84%) SCOM
7 28 (3.59%) Salt
8 16 (2.05%) logstash
9 14 (1.79%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.66%) CFEngine
11 11 (1.41%) HAProxy
11 11 (1.41%) Capistrano
12 8 (1.02%) Cacti
13 6 (0.77%) Bcfg2
14 5 (0.64%) Pingdom
14 5 (0.64%) Graphite
15 4 (0.51%) Cobbler
15 4 (0.51%) SELinux
15 4 (0.51%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 141 (18.05%) VMware
2 99 (12.68%) Red Hat
3 88 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 73 (9.35%) Google
5 63 (8.07%) Oracle
6 50 (6.40%) Rackspace
7 31 (3.97%) Citrix
8 28 (3.59%) Netezza
9 27 (3.46%) Cisco
9 27 (3.46%) Vertica
10 22 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
10 22 (2.82%) Talend
11 18 (2.30%) Teradata
11 18 (2.30%) Cognos
11 18 (2.30%) Informatica
11 18 (2.30%) Greenplum
12 16 (2.05%) Akamai
12 16 (2.05%) SAP
13 13 (1.66%) 3PAR
14 11 (1.41%) EMC
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
BPR Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health care, 20-25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + can, pension, bupa, denplan
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £57,500
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum great Benefits +bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago