The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 93 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.45% 2.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.90% 8.22% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 19
Median salary - £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.37% +2.10%  

Amazon EC2 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 111 73 128
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 9.93% 5.43% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 84 61 90
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Edinburgh

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Amazon EC2 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring 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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft