The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 499 663 649
Rank change year-on-year
+164 -14
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 473 301 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.03% 3.14% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 387 234 258
Median salary £57,500 £58,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,150 £76,800 £80,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.31%

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
11745 9584 7937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 8.78% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9965 7840 6257
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +194 456 £57,500 - 56
London +113 263 £62,500 +8.69% 28
South East +31 54 £55,000 -15.38% 8
South West +23 35 £55,000 -8.33% 10
City of London +70 34 £57,500 -4.16% 11
West Midlands +27 33 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Birmingham +14 32 £62,500 +31.57%
North West +24 26 £45,500 -21.55% 6
Berkshire +33 22 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Reading - 22 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +28 21 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire +43 20 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Manchester +20 17 £52,500 -9.48% 6
Gloucestershire +2 16 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Cheltenham -2 15 £55,000 -8.33% 4
East of England +25 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Bristol +24 13 £67,250 +7.60% 3
Scotland +11 13 £27,500 -65.40% 4
Staines +11 12 £75,000 +15.38%
West Yorkshire - 12 £50,000 - 2
Glasgow +10 9 £35,000 -55.97% 1
Rochdale 0 8 £55,000 -5.17% 2
North Yorkshire +30 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Bradford - 7 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 6 £21,500 -
East Sussex - 6 £47,500 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £21,500 -
East Midlands +17 5 £44,500 +11.25%
Ipswich +4 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Suffolk +1 5 £40,000 -20.00%

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 887 (92.59%) Amazon AWS
2 452 (47.18%) Amazon S3
3 409 (42.69%) Linux
4 378 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
5 371 (38.73%) Java
6 369 (38.52%) Python
7 344 (35.91%) DevOps
8 288 (30.06%) Web Services
9 269 (28.08%) MySQL
10 260 (27.14%) JavaScript
11 259 (27.04%) SQL
12 254 (26.51%) Puppet
13 239 (24.95%) Microsoft Azure
14 235 (24.53%) Git (software)
15 234 (24.43%) Software Engineering
16 230 (24.01%) Opscode Chef
17 226 (23.59%) Ruby
18 219 (22.86%) VMware
19 206 (21.50%) TDD
20 205 (21.40%) Amazon RDS
21 200 (20.88%) Docker
22 199 (20.77%) HTML
23 197 (20.56%) Degree
23 197 (20.56%) Jenkins
24 194 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
25 193 (20.15%) Ansible
26 183 (19.10%) Apache
27 182 (19.00%) Finance
28 179 (18.68%) Continuous Integration
29 164 (17.12%) Analytics

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 183 (19.10%) Apache
2 120 (12.53%) Tomcat
3 113 (11.80%) nginx
4 75 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
5 55 (5.74%) JBoss
6 54 (5.64%) Apache Spark
6 54 (5.64%) Confluence
7 50 (5.22%) IIS
8 35 (3.65%) SharePoint
9 32 (3.34%) Apache Pig
10 28 (2.92%) Mule
10 28 (2.92%) Mule ESB
11 27 (2.82%) Apache Solr
11 27 (2.82%) CMS
12 22 (2.30%) OpenStack
13 19 (1.98%) WebLogic
14 14 (1.46%) Drupal
14 14 (1.46%) WordPress
15 13 (1.36%) Eucalyptus
15 13 (1.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.13%) MS Office
3 7 (0.73%) SPSS
4 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (3.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.15%) Sentinel
4 10 (1.04%) Magento
5 5 (0.52%) Shopify
6 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 887 (92.59%) Amazon AWS
2 452 (47.18%) Amazon S3
3 239 (24.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 149 (15.55%) PaaS
5 145 (15.14%) IaaS
6 128 (13.36%) Route 53
7 118 (12.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 108 (11.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 96 (10.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 89 (9.29%) SaaS
11 80 (8.35%) Amazon ELB
12 75 (7.83%) CloudFront
13 73 (7.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 71 (7.41%) Office 365
15 69 (7.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 65 (6.78%) Amazon EMR
17 64 (6.68%) AWS Lambda
18 62 (6.47%) Amazon SQS
18 62 (6.47%) Cloud Computing
19 58 (6.05%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.91%) LDAP
2 42 (4.38%) DNS
3 39 (4.07%) TCP/IP
4 35 (3.65%) Firewall
5 29 (3.03%) HTTP
6 20 (2.09%) Internet
7 17 (1.77%) VPN
8 13 (1.36%) SAN
9 11 (1.15%) Kerberos
10 10 (1.04%) SSL
11 9 (0.94%) DHCP
11 9 (0.94%) IPsec
11 9 (0.94%) NAS
11 9 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.84%) 3G
12 8 (0.84%) 4G
12 8 (0.84%) HSPA
12 8 (0.84%) LTE
13 5 (0.52%) SMTP
13 5 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (28.08%) MySQL
2 205 (21.40%) Amazon RDS
3 160 (16.70%) NoSQL
4 151 (15.76%) SQL Server
5 132 (13.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 118 (12.32%) MongoDB
7 113 (11.80%) Big Data
8 96 (10.02%) Amazon Redshift
9 74 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
10 72 (7.52%) Hadoop
11 64 (6.68%) Relational Database
12 55 (5.74%) DB2
13 49 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
14 48 (5.01%) Apache Hive
15 42 (4.38%) RDBMS
16 40 (4.18%) Neo4j
16 40 (4.18%) Redis
17 26 (2.71%) Mahout
18 25 (2.61%) Data Mining
19 24 (2.51%) Impala
Development Applications
1 235 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 197 (20.56%) Jenkins
3 105 (10.96%) JIRA
4 89 (9.29%) Vagrant
5 65 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 48 (5.01%) Maven
7 44 (4.59%) TeamCity
8 39 (4.07%) Subversion
9 36 (3.76%) JUnit
10 31 (3.24%) IntelliJ
11 24 (2.51%) Yeoman
12 22 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
13 19 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
14 18 (1.88%) Gradle
14 18 (1.88%) Selenium
15 17 (1.77%) RSpec
16 11 (1.15%) gulp
17 9 (0.94%) Ant
17 9 (0.94%) Bitbucket
18 7 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 182 (19.00%) Finance
2 88 (9.19%) Retail
3 81 (8.46%) Marketing
4 73 (7.62%) Telecoms
5 70 (7.31%) Publishing
6 50 (5.22%) Manufacturing
7 48 (5.01%) Games
8 40 (4.18%) Advertising
9 35 (3.65%) Electronics
10 26 (2.71%) Banking
11 9 (0.94%) Legal
12 8 (0.84%) Law
13 6 (0.63%) Front Office
13 6 (0.63%) iGaming
14 3 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
14 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Automotive
15 2 (0.21%) Back Office
15 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 291 (30.38%) Developer
2 212 (22.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 117 (12.21%) Java Developer
4 112 (11.69%) Architect
5 101 (10.54%) AWS Engineer
6 87 (9.08%) AWS DevOps
7 85 (8.87%) Senior Developer
8 72 (7.52%) Solutions Architect
9 65 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 64 (6.68%) Cloud Engineer
11 59 (6.16%) Linux Engineer
12 57 (5.95%) Administrator
13 54 (5.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 51 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
15 47 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
16 45 (4.70%) Linux Administrator
17 43 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 41 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
19 39 (4.07%) Cloud Developer
19 39 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (30.06%) Web Services
2 199 (20.77%) HTML
3 150 (15.66%) CSS
4 131 (13.67%) HTML5
5 128 (13.36%) REST
6 104 (10.86%) jQuery
7 95 (9.92%) .NET
8 91 (9.50%) LAMP
9 88 (9.19%) AngularJS
10 79 (8.25%) Spring
11 72 (7.52%) Node.js
12 59 (6.16%) Hibernate
13 57 (5.95%) JSON
14 56 (5.85%) XML
15 54 (5.64%) CSS3
15 54 (5.64%) SOAP
16 49 (5.11%) LEMP Stack
17 47 (4.91%) Ruby on Rails
18 40 (4.18%) ASP.NET
19 39 (4.07%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 138 (14.41%) Computer Science
2 92 (9.60%) Data Centre
3 83 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (8.46%) Public Cloud
5 80 (8.35%) Visualisation
6 71 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 54 (5.64%) CMDB
8 51 (5.32%) Mobile App
9 45 (4.70%) Private Cloud
10 33 (3.44%) Virtual Team
11 24 (2.51%) PKI
12 23 (2.40%) Fintech
13 22 (2.30%) User Experience
14 14 (1.46%) Enterprise Cloud
15 12 (1.25%) Data Integration
15 12 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (1.15%) Management Information System
16 11 (1.15%) Video on Demand
17 10 (1.04%) Clustering
17 10 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 409 (42.69%) Linux
2 142 (14.82%) Windows
3 113 (11.80%) Unix
4 107 (11.17%) Ubuntu
5 68 (7.10%) CentOS
6 49 (5.11%) Windows Server
7 42 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (4.07%) Android
9 21 (2.19%) Debian
10 20 (2.09%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.57%) VMS
12 9 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.73%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.52%) SUSE
15 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (35.91%) DevOps
3 234 (24.43%) Software Engineering
4 206 (21.50%) TDD
5 179 (18.68%) Continuous Integration
6 164 (17.12%) Analytics
7 145 (15.14%) Configuration Management
8 129 (13.47%) Open Source
9 115 (12.00%) Service Delivery
10 111 (11.59%) ITIL
11 110 (11.48%) E-Commerce
12 103 (10.75%) BDD
13 102 (10.65%) Project Management
14 100 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
15 96 (10.02%) Scrum
16 91 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 90 (9.39%) Presales
18 89 (9.29%) CRM
19 85 (8.87%) Microservices
20 84 (8.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 371 (38.73%) Java
2 369 (38.52%) Python
3 260 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 259 (27.04%) SQL
5 226 (23.59%) Ruby
6 131 (13.67%) Bash Shell
6 131 (13.67%) PHP
7 107 (11.17%) C#
8 94 (9.81%) Perl
9 72 (7.52%) Scala
10 61 (6.37%) Clojure
11 49 (5.11%) R
12 35 (3.65%) PowerShell
13 32 (3.34%) Go
14 24 (2.51%) Cypher
14 24 (2.51%) VBA
15 23 (2.40%) Shell Script
16 20 (2.09%) C++
17 15 (1.57%) C
17 15 (1.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 197 (20.56%) Degree
2 66 (6.89%) ISEB
3 58 (6.05%) PMI Certification
4 55 (5.74%) PMP
5 33 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (1.77%) AWS Certification
8 15 (1.57%) PhD
9 11 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.84%) CCNP
11 7 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.52%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.42%) CCA
13 4 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.42%) MBA
14 3 (0.31%) CCNA
14 3 (0.31%) MCSA
14 3 (0.31%) MCSD
15 2 (0.21%) MCITP
15 2 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.64%) QA
2 15 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.94%) SLA
4 4 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) ISO27002
System Software
1 200 (20.88%) Docker
2 194 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (12.42%) Virtual Machines
4 54 (5.64%) Active Directory
5 42 (4.38%) vCloud
6 40 (4.18%) VirtualBox
7 31 (3.24%) XenApp
8 27 (2.82%) XenDesktop
9 24 (2.51%) Varnish
10 14 (1.46%) Xen
11 13 (1.36%) GlusterFS
11 13 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (1.04%) vSphere
13 7 (0.73%) Apache Flume
13 7 (0.73%) HDFS
13 7 (0.73%) KVM
14 6 (0.63%) Hyper-V
14 6 (0.63%) VMware ESX
15 5 (0.52%) RHEV
16 3 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 254 (26.51%) Puppet
2 230 (24.01%) Opscode Chef
3 193 (20.15%) Ansible
4 84 (8.77%) SCVMM
5 50 (5.22%) Kubernetes
6 44 (4.59%) Nagios
7 38 (3.97%) SCOM
8 35 (3.65%) Mesos
9 34 (3.55%) SCCM
9 34 (3.55%) vRealize
10 25 (2.61%) ZABBIX
11 24 (2.51%) HAProxy
12 22 (2.30%) Kibana
13 19 (1.98%) Graphite
13 19 (1.98%) Salt
14 17 (1.77%) Terraform
15 15 (1.57%) Cacti
16 13 (1.36%) Ganglia
16 13 (1.36%) OpenView
16 13 (1.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 219 (22.86%) VMware
2 111 (11.59%) Oracle
3 100 (10.44%) Microsoft
4 91 (9.50%) Red Hat
5 87 (9.08%) Citrix
6 70 (7.31%) Cisco
7 68 (7.10%) HP
8 67 (6.99%) BMC
9 58 (6.05%) EMC
10 57 (5.95%) Juniper
11 55 (5.74%) IBM
11 55 (5.74%) NetApp
12 54 (5.64%) CheckPoint
13 42 (4.38%) Google
13 42 (4.38%) SAP
13 42 (4.38%) ServiceNow
14 36 (3.76%) SaltStack
15 33 (3.44%) New Relic
16 29 (3.03%) Apple
17 22 (2.30%) Adobe
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