The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 79 40
Rank change year-on-year +24 -39  
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 37 15 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.34% 1.13% 4.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.46% 20.83% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 53
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 114 72 136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.29% 5.45% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 97
Median salary £50,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.31% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,400 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in Edinburgh

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 41 (57.75%) Linux
2 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (46.48%) DevOps
4 27 (38.03%) Puppet
5 25 (35.21%) Windows
6 23 (32.39%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (26.76%) Ansible
9 18 (25.35%) Java
10 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.90%) Web Services
11 12 (16.90%) Microservices
12 11 (15.49%) Python
13 10 (14.08%) SQL
13 10 (14.08%) VMware
13 10 (14.08%) Big Data
13 10 (14.08%) Degree
14 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
14 9 (12.68%) Hyper-V
14 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (12.68%) Banking
14 9 (12.68%) C#
14 9 (12.68%) .NET
14 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
14 9 (12.68%) Apache
14 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
15 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
15 8 (11.27%) Retail
15 8 (11.27%) Finance

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (12.68%) Apache
2 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.45%) JBoss
4 5 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.63%) IIS
5 4 (5.63%) nginx
6 2 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.82%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.27%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (8.45%) Office 365
3 6 (8.45%) SaaS
4 5 (7.04%) iPaaS
5 4 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.23%) IaaS
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) DNS
2 6 (8.45%) DHCP
3 5 (7.04%) LAN
3 5 (7.04%) Network Security
3 5 (7.04%) WAN
4 3 (4.23%) NAS
5 2 (2.82%) Firewall
5 2 (2.82%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) HTTP
6 1 (1.41%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.41%) SMTP
6 1 (1.41%) SSL
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Big Data
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.04%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.82%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.82%) QlikView
5 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) GCC
3 3 (4.23%) Maven
4 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.82%) MSI
4 2 (2.82%) NuGet
4 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.41%) git-flow
General
1 9 (12.68%) Banking
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 7 (9.86%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (22.54%) Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (9.86%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (4.23%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) .NET
3 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.04%) Node.js
5 4 (5.63%) Sidekiq
6 3 (4.23%) LAMP
6 3 (4.23%) React
7 2 (2.82%) CSS
7 2 (2.82%) CSS3
7 2 (2.82%) D3.js
7 2 (2.82%) HTML
7 2 (2.82%) HTML5
7 2 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.82%) Symfony
8 1 (1.41%) J2EE
8 1 (1.41%) jQuery
8 1 (1.41%) RESTful
8 1 (1.41%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.04%) Social Media
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.82%) Fintech
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (57.75%) Linux
2 25 (35.21%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.86%) CentOS
4 7 (9.86%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.23%) Unix
6 2 (2.82%) Android
6 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.82%) Solaris
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Debian
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) DevOps
3 12 (16.90%) Microservices
4 8 (11.27%) IT Strategy
5 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Scrum
5 7 (9.86%) TOGAF
6 6 (8.45%) Asset Management
6 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.45%) High Availability
6 6 (8.45%) ITIL
6 6 (8.45%) Open Source
6 6 (8.45%) Project Management
6 6 (8.45%) SOA
6 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.45%) TDD
7 5 (7.04%) Mobile Development
7 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) Java
2 11 (15.49%) Python
3 10 (14.08%) SQL
4 9 (12.68%) C#
4 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.86%) Ruby
6 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.04%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (7.04%) Scala
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
9 3 (4.23%) Clojure
9 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.23%) PHP
10 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.82%) R
10 2 (2.82%) VBScript
11 1 (1.41%) C
11 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.23%) CISSP
3 1 (1.41%) MCSA
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Hyper-V
1 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (7.04%) XenApp
4 5 (7.04%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.63%) KVM
6 3 (4.23%) vSphere
6 3 (4.23%) Xen
7 1 (1.41%) Gluster
7 1 (1.41%) NFS
7 1 (1.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 27 (38.03%) Puppet
2 23 (32.39%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (26.76%) Ansible
4 6 (8.45%) SCCM
5 5 (7.04%) SCOM
5 5 (7.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (7.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (4.23%) Capistrano
6 3 (4.23%) Packer
6 3 (4.23%) Terraform
6 3 (4.23%) yum
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.82%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.41%) Nagios
8 1 (1.41%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) VMware
3 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.86%) Cisco
5 5 (7.04%) CA
5 5 (7.04%) Citrix
5 5 (7.04%) Splunk
5 5 (7.04%) Symantec
5 5 (7.04%) Varonis
6 4 (5.63%) Tableau
7 3 (4.23%) Google
7 3 (4.23%) Juniper
7 3 (4.23%) Perforce
8 2 (2.82%) Adobe
8 2 (2.82%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.82%) Apteco
8 2 (2.82%) F5
8 2 (2.82%) Remedy
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
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