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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 597 622 625
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 320 263 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.54% 6.43% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 262 237 262
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,450
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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
5778 4089 3417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 3.83% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4582 3524 2973
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 £31,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +6 260 £52,000 +4.00% 39
London -45 120 £53,500 -1.83% 27
South East +7 63 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Scotland +20 41 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Edinburgh +22 36 £50,000 - 1
North West +15 36 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Manchester +22 33 £40,000 +55.33%
East of England +7 19 £40,000 +14.28% 2
City of London -20 19 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Yorkshire -50 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Oxford -6 14 £90,000 +38.46%
Oxfordshire -6 14 £90,000 +63.63% 1
Hampshire -7 14 £32,500 -
Southampton +9 13 £32,500 -7.14%
Surrey +2 13 £64,000 +60.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 11 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Brighton - 11 £52,500 -
East Sussex - 11 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £65,000 - 2
Cambridge +11 10 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Berkshire +5 8 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Staines - 8 £52,500 - 1
Leeds - 7 £65,000 - 2
Cardiff - 6 £35,000 -
South Wales - 6 £35,000 -
Wales - 6 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £30,000 -
Slough - 5 £53,750 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
Bristol -11 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 431 (67.45%) Amazon AWS
2 368 (57.59%) Linux
3 247 (38.65%) Web Services
4 230 (35.99%) Amazon S3
5 222 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
6 217 (33.96%) MySQL
7 209 (32.71%) Java
8 191 (29.89%) Puppet
8 191 (29.89%) Opscode Chef
9 181 (28.33%) Python
10 177 (27.70%) DevOps
11 176 (27.54%) JavaScript
12 142 (22.22%) Windows
13 140 (21.91%) PHP
13 140 (21.91%) SQL
14 138 (21.60%) Amazon RDS
15 136 (21.28%) .NET
15 136 (21.28%) Apache
16 120 (18.78%) HTML
16 120 (18.78%) MVC
17 119 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
18 113 (17.68%) Git (software)
19 108 (16.90%) jQuery
20 107 (16.74%) CSS
21 105 (16.43%) E-Commerce
21 105 (16.43%) UNIX
22 102 (15.96%) C#
23 101 (15.81%) MongoDB
24 100 (15.65%) SQL Server
25 98 (15.34%) Ruby

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 136 (21.28%) Apache
2 97 (15.18%) Tomcat
3 67 (10.49%) Node.js
4 60 (9.39%) nginx
5 58 (9.08%) IIS
6 34 (5.32%) Apache Pig
7 32 (5.01%) CMS
8 30 (4.69%) OpenStack
8 30 (4.69%) Drupal
9 28 (4.38%) WordPress
10 25 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (3.44%) Apache Solr
12 15 (2.35%) EPiServer CMS
13 12 (1.88%) Liferay
14 11 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
14 11 (1.72%) WebSphere
14 11 (1.72%) Jetty
15 9 (1.41%) SharePoint
16 8 (1.25%) SAS
17 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 54 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.25%) SPSS
3 5 (0.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 431 (67.45%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (35.99%) Amazon S3
3 93 (14.55%) SaaS
4 65 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 55 (8.61%) Amazon SQS
6 53 (8.29%) Amazon ELB
7 49 (7.67%) Cloud Computing
8 44 (6.89%) Amazon EMR
9 31 (4.85%) Google App Engine
10 29 (4.54%) Route 53
11 23 (3.60%) CloudFront
12 21 (3.29%) ElastiCache
12 21 (3.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 21 (3.29%) Google Apps
12 21 (3.29%) GitHub
13 18 (2.82%) PaaS
14 14 (2.19%) IaaS
15 12 (1.88%) Joyent
15 12 (1.88%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 6 (0.94%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 83 (12.99%) DNS
2 80 (12.52%) TCP/IP
3 71 (11.11%) HTTP
4 58 (9.08%) Internet
5 54 (8.45%) Firewall
6 50 (7.82%) SMTP
7 28 (4.38%) VPN
8 24 (3.76%) IPsec
8 24 (3.76%) WAN
9 23 (3.60%) SSL
10 19 (2.97%) DHCP
11 16 (2.50%) LAN
11 16 (2.50%) Network Security
12 15 (2.35%) SAN
13 13 (2.03%) SNMP
14 11 (1.72%) NAS
14 11 (1.72%) FTP
15 10 (1.56%) iSCSI
15 10 (1.56%) VLAN
16 9 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (33.96%) MySQL
2 138 (21.60%) Amazon RDS
3 101 (15.81%) MongoDB
4 100 (15.65%) SQL Server
5 85 (13.30%) NoSQL
6 83 (12.99%) Big Data
7 64 (10.02%) Hadoop
8 62 (9.70%) Redis
9 45 (7.04%) Apache Hive
10 44 (6.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 40 (6.26%) Relational Database
12 27 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (3.29%) RDBMS
15 21 (3.29%) HBase
15 21 (3.29%) Couchbase
16 16 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
17 15 (2.35%) Impala
17 15 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 113 (17.68%) Git (software)
2 90 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 53 (8.29%) Subversion
4 33 (5.16%) JIRA
5 22 (3.44%) TeamCity
5 22 (3.44%) Maven
6 20 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 19 (2.97%) PHPUnit
8 14 (2.19%) JMeter
9 11 (1.72%) Selenium
9 11 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.72%) Ant
10 10 (1.56%) NUnit
11 9 (1.41%) Hudson
12 8 (1.25%) Yeoman
13 7 (1.10%) Gradle
13 7 (1.10%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.94%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.94%) NuGet
General
1 54 (8.45%) Finance
2 40 (6.26%) Marketing
3 38 (5.95%) Games
4 24 (3.76%) Advertising
5 23 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.44%) Law
7 14 (2.19%) Retail
8 11 (1.72%) Electronics
8 11 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.41%) German Language
9 9 (1.41%) Italian Language
9 9 (1.41%) Turkish Language
10 7 (1.10%) Back Office
11 6 (0.94%) Legal
12 5 (0.78%) Billing
13 4 (0.63%) Publishing
14 3 (0.47%) Welsh Language
15 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 215 (33.65%) Developer
2 83 (12.99%) Systems Administrator
3 82 (12.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 79 (12.36%) Administrator
5 50 (7.82%) C# Developer
5 50 (7.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (6.89%) Linux Administrator
6 44 (6.89%) Architect
7 40 (6.26%) .NET Developer
8 38 (5.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 38 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 37 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 36 (5.63%) Lead Developer
10 36 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
11 32 (5.01%) Java Developer
11 32 (5.01%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (4.38%) PHP Developer
13 26 (4.07%) Software Engineer
14 24 (3.76%) Web Developer
14 24 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (38.65%) Web Services
2 136 (21.28%) .NET
3 120 (18.78%) HTML
4 108 (16.90%) jQuery
5 107 (16.74%) CSS
6 80 (12.52%) ASP.NET
7 67 (10.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (8.76%) Spring
9 52 (8.14%) LAMP
10 51 (7.98%) .NET Framework
11 48 (7.51%) HTML5
12 44 (6.89%) J2EE
13 39 (6.10%) Hibernate
13 39 (6.10%) Ajax
14 37 (5.79%) NHibernate
15 34 (5.32%) AngularJS
15 34 (5.32%) Django
16 29 (4.54%) REST
17 28 (4.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 28 (4.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.08%) Open Source
2 43 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 41 (6.42%) Mobile App
4 34 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.91%) Cryptography
5 25 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.44%) Digital Media
7 18 (2.82%) Social Media
8 16 (2.50%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.50%) Blog
8 16 (2.50%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.88%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.72%) Xbox
10 11 (1.72%) Online Games
10 11 (1.72%) DTV
11 10 (1.56%) Social Gaming
12 9 (1.41%) GIS
13 7 (1.10%) Taxonomies
13 7 (1.10%) Replication
14 6 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 368 (57.59%) Linux
2 142 (22.22%) Windows
3 105 (16.43%) UNIX
4 75 (11.74%) Ubuntu
5 56 (8.76%) CentOS
6 54 (8.45%) Debian
7 52 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (4.54%) Fedora
9 23 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.72%) Android
12 8 (1.25%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.94%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.63%) Nucleus RTOS
17 3 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
19 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (27.70%) DevOps
3 120 (18.78%) MVC
4 119 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (16.43%) E-Commerce
6 95 (14.87%) Software Engineering
7 71 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 61 (9.55%) TDD
9 59 (9.23%) Unit Testing
10 54 (8.45%) Scrum
11 52 (8.14%) Analytics
12 43 (6.73%) Web Development
13 40 (6.26%) Load Balancing
14 38 (5.95%) ITIL
14 38 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (5.79%) Mentoring
16 36 (5.63%) MapReduce
17 30 (4.69%) Automated Testing
18 28 (4.38%) OO
18 28 (4.38%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (32.71%) Java
2 181 (28.33%) Python
3 176 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 140 (21.91%) PHP
4 140 (21.91%) SQL
5 102 (15.96%) C#
6 98 (15.34%) Ruby
7 97 (15.18%) Bash Shell
8 64 (10.02%) Perl
9 33 (5.16%) T-SQL
10 26 (4.07%) PHP5
11 23 (3.60%) Clojure
12 22 (3.44%) Shell Script
13 20 (3.13%) Scala
13 20 (3.13%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.82%) C
15 15 (2.35%) R
15 15 (2.35%) C++
16 12 (1.88%) F#
17 9 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (12.05%) Degree
2 12 (1.88%) CCNA
2 12 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (1.10%) MCSE
6 6 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.94%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.63%) MCITP
7 4 (0.63%) VCP4
7 4 (0.63%) VCP5
8 3 (0.47%) MCP
9 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.31%) MCTS
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (10.02%) QA
2 11 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.78%) SLA
4 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (3.91%) Varnish
3 18 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.82%) Xen
4 16 (2.50%) vSphere
5 13 (2.03%) Apache Flume
6 10 (1.56%) VirtualBox
6 10 (1.56%) vCloud
7 9 (1.41%) Docker
7 9 (1.41%) KVM
8 8 (1.25%) NFS
9 7 (1.10%) HDFS
9 7 (1.10%) XenServer
10 6 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.63%) Snort
13 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.16%) GPFS
14 1 (0.16%) StorNext
14 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 191 (29.89%) Puppet
1 191 (29.89%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (5.79%) Ansible
3 36 (5.63%) Nagios
4 34 (5.32%) Vagrant
5 17 (2.66%) ZABBIX
6 16 (2.50%) Munin
7 13 (2.03%) Cacti
8 11 (1.72%) Ganglia
9 10 (1.56%) SCCM
9 10 (1.56%) Capistrano
9 10 (1.56%) Salt
10 9 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (1.25%) SCOM
12 6 (0.94%) OpenNMS
12 6 (0.94%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.94%) Oozie
12 6 (0.94%) Graylog2
12 6 (0.94%) StatsD
12 6 (0.94%) logstash
Vendors
1 88 (13.77%) VMware
2 74 (11.58%) Google
3 57 (8.92%) Red Hat
4 44 (6.89%) Microsoft
5 35 (5.48%) Rackspace
6 28 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (4.23%) Oracle
7 27 (4.23%) Akamai
8 24 (3.76%) Facebook
9 22 (3.44%) Cisco
10 16 (2.50%) JBoss
11 15 (2.35%) EPiServer
12 14 (2.19%) Dell
13 11 (1.72%) Adobe
13 11 (1.72%) SAP
14 10 (1.56%) Twitter
14 10 (1.56%) Percona
15 9 (1.41%) Twilio
16 8 (1.25%) CA
17 7 (1.10%) Talend
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
The Myers Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum share options
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 15% bonus and great holidays + enter
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 6 days ago