Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 448 549 574
Rank change year-on-year +101 +25 +140
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1,007 835 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.57% 2.43% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 863 696 632
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £36,775
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £83,675
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -9.09%

Amazon EC2 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 39,254 34,332 24,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.52% 19.23% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31,427 28,293 20,625
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 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.

Salary trend for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Top 15 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 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +98 966 £65,000 +13.04% 208
London +155 537 £70,000 +3.70% 123
UK excluding London +41 455 £60,000 +20.00% 90
North of England +16 129 £65,000 +30.00% 30
South East +18 119 £57,500 - 16
Midlands +90 114 £57,500 +43.75% 21
North West +62 109 £67,500 +50.00% 17
West Midlands +81 90 £57,500 +43.75% 11
South West -5 62 £55,000 +22.22% 8
East of England +23 39 £57,500 - 10
East Midlands +17 23 £65,000 - 9
Scotland -1 17 £55,000 -8.71% 3
Yorkshire -12 17 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Wales +10 9 £35,550 -28.90% 2
North East -8 3 £75,000 +15.38% 2

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 999 (99.21%) Amazon AWS
2 695 (69.02%) Amazon S3
3 539 (53.53%) Linux
4 517 (51.34%) DevOps
5 506 (50.25%) Amazon RDS
6 452 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
7 427 (42.40%) Python
8 377 (37.44%) SQL
9 362 (35.95%) Java
10 316 (31.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 310 (30.78%) Git (software)
12 309 (30.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 308 (30.59%) Docker
14 301 (29.89%) Ansible
14 301 (29.89%) Web Services
15 287 (28.50%) Jenkins
16 268 (26.61%) Serverless
17 261 (25.92%) Windows
18 251 (24.93%) AWS Lambda
19 223 (22.14%) JIRA
20 222 (22.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 214 (21.25%) MySQL
22 213 (21.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
23 203 (20.16%) Terraform
23 203 (20.16%) Amazon SQS
24 201 (19.96%) Opscode Chef
25 197 (19.56%) JavaScript
26 189 (18.77%) Puppet
26 189 (18.77%) Virtual Machines
27 181 (17.97%) Active Directory

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring 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
1 123 (12.21%) Confluence
2 114 (11.32%) IIS
3 97 (9.63%) Elasticsearch
4 94 (9.33%) Apache
5 73 (7.25%) Apache Spark
6 63 (6.26%) Tomcat
7 58 (5.76%) nginx
8 36 (3.57%) Ethereum
9 22 (2.18%) Apache Pig
10 10 (0.99%) CMS
10 10 (0.99%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.79%) Hyperledger
12 8 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.79%) WordPress
13 7 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.70%) JBoss
13 7 (0.70%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.60%) SugarCRM
15 5 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 25 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.20%) Snapchat
5 1 (0.099%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.89%) Distributed Ledger
1 9 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 999 (99.21%) Amazon AWS
2 695 (69.02%) Amazon S3
3 316 (31.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 309 (30.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 268 (26.61%) Serverless
6 251 (24.93%) AWS Lambda
7 222 (22.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 213 (21.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 203 (20.16%) Amazon SQS
10 155 (15.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 146 (14.50%) Cloud Computing
12 144 (14.30%) Amazon ELB
13 137 (13.60%) Amazon EMR
14 111 (11.02%) Route 53
15 97 (9.63%) CloudFront
16 93 (9.24%) SaaS
17 86 (8.54%) GitHub
18 68 (6.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 60 (5.96%) Amazon Kinesis
19 60 (5.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.35%) Firewall
2 68 (6.75%) DNS
3 61 (6.06%) VPN
4 46 (4.57%) TCP/IP
5 40 (3.97%) Network Security
6 36 (3.57%) Internet
7 33 (3.28%) DHCP
8 31 (3.08%) SAN
9 25 (2.48%) LAN
10 24 (2.38%) HTTP
11 20 (1.99%) WAN
12 14 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (1.29%) iSCSI
13 13 (1.29%) VoIP
14 12 (1.19%) BGP
14 12 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
14 12 (1.19%) SSH
14 12 (1.19%) SSL
15 11 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (50.25%) Amazon RDS
2 214 (21.25%) MySQL
3 156 (15.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 156 (15.49%) PostgreSQL
4 148 (14.70%) NoSQL
5 137 (13.60%) Amazon Redshift
6 128 (12.71%) MongoDB
7 114 (11.32%) SQL Server
8 95 (9.43%) Relational Database
9 90 (8.94%) Big Data
10 84 (8.34%) Hadoop
11 74 (7.35%) Redis
12 50 (4.97%) Blockchain
13 45 (4.47%) RDBMS
14 43 (4.27%) Amazon Athena
15 38 (3.77%) Flink
16 33 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
16 33 (3.28%) Cosmos DB
17 31 (3.08%) Apache Hive
18 30 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 310 (30.78%) Git (software)
2 287 (28.50%) Jenkins
3 223 (22.14%) JIRA
4 124 (12.31%) TeamCity
5 117 (11.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 111 (11.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 58 (5.76%) Maven
8 40 (3.97%) Subversion
9 35 (3.48%) Cucumber
10 32 (3.18%) Mocha
11 31 (3.08%) Bitbucket
12 28 (2.78%) JUnit
13 23 (2.28%) GitLab
13 23 (2.28%) SonarQube
14 22 (2.18%) Selenium
15 21 (2.09%) Visual Studio
16 20 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
17 18 (1.79%) Eclipse
18 16 (1.59%) Mockito
19 14 (1.39%) CircleCI
General
1 168 (16.68%) Finance
2 64 (6.36%) Banking
3 52 (5.16%) Retail
4 45 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.78%) Marketing
6 19 (1.89%) Games
7 11 (1.09%) Publishing
8 10 (0.99%) Advertising
9 6 (0.60%) Japanese Language
9 6 (0.60%) Law
9 6 (0.60%) Music Industry
9 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.40%) Billing
10 4 (0.40%) Electronics
10 4 (0.40%) Legal
10 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.20%) Automotive
11 2 (0.20%) Back Office
11 2 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.099%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 260 (25.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 187 (18.57%) Developer
3 145 (14.40%) Architect
4 104 (10.33%) AWS Engineer
5 89 (8.84%) Cloud Architect
6 73 (7.25%) Senior Developer
7 70 (6.95%) Software Engineer
8 68 (6.75%) Senior DevOps
9 65 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
9 65 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 63 (6.26%) Solutions Architect
11 62 (6.16%) AWS DevOps
11 62 (6.16%) Cloud Engineer
12 57 (5.66%) Java Developer
13 53 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 51 (5.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 49 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 46 (4.57%) Data Engineer
17 42 (4.17%) DevOps Manager
18 41 (4.07%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (29.89%) Web Services
2 145 (14.40%) HTML
3 128 (12.71%) CSS
4 127 (12.61%) Node.js
5 111 (11.02%) AngularJS
6 88 (8.74%) Kafka
7 79 (7.85%) .NET
8 74 (7.35%) REST
9 72 (7.15%) Spring
10 69 (6.85%) React
11 63 (6.26%) JSON
12 53 (5.26%) XML
13 52 (5.16%) HTML5
13 52 (5.16%) jQuery
14 51 (5.06%) RESTful
15 50 (4.97%) Elastic Stack
16 41 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
17 40 (3.97%) Spark Streaming
18 38 (3.77%) ASP.NET
19 37 (3.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 123 (12.21%) Private Cloud
2 80 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 65 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (5.96%) Public Cloud
5 54 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
6 42 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 40 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 39 (3.87%) Replication
9 32 (3.18%) Fintech
10 31 (3.08%) User Experience
11 28 (2.78%) Bitcoin
12 26 (2.58%) Algorithms
13 23 (2.28%) Clustering
14 22 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (1.89%) Mobile App
16 17 (1.69%) Internet of Things
17 16 (1.59%) Cloud Native
17 16 (1.59%) Data Structures
18 15 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
19 12 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 539 (53.53%) Linux
2 261 (25.92%) Windows
3 78 (7.75%) CentOS
4 70 (6.95%) Unix
5 56 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (5.16%) Windows Server
7 41 (4.07%) Ubuntu
8 28 (2.78%) VMS
9 25 (2.48%) Android
10 20 (1.99%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.79%) Mac OS X
12 16 (1.59%) DC/OS
13 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (1.09%) Amazon Linux
15 7 (0.70%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.60%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.50%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.40%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (51.34%) DevOps
2 452 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (16.19%) Configuration Management
4 157 (15.59%) TDD
5 155 (15.39%) Continuous Integration
6 145 (14.40%) Test Automation
7 132 (13.11%) Scrum
8 125 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
9 114 (11.32%) Open Source
10 111 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
11 105 (10.43%) Software Engineering
12 101 (10.03%) Network Virtualisation
13 94 (9.33%) Microservices
14 87 (8.64%) Computer Science
15 86 (8.54%) BDD
15 86 (8.54%) Continuous Delivery
15 86 (8.54%) Load Balancing
16 83 (8.24%) Kanban
17 77 (7.65%) Project Management
18 66 (6.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 427 (42.40%) Python
2 377 (37.44%) SQL
3 362 (35.95%) Java
4 197 (19.56%) JavaScript
5 162 (16.09%) Bash Shell
6 120 (11.92%) Ruby
7 117 (11.62%) Scala
8 102 (10.13%) PHP
9 88 (8.74%) Go
10 73 (7.25%) PowerShell
11 67 (6.65%) C#
11 67 (6.65%) C++
11 67 (6.65%) Shell Script
12 36 (3.57%) PL/SQL
13 34 (3.38%) Perl
14 33 (3.28%) ES6
15 32 (3.18%) TypeScript
16 28 (2.78%) Solidity
17 26 (2.58%) Objective-C
18 25 (2.48%) C
Qualifications
1 115 (11.42%) Degree
2 73 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (4.47%) MCSE
5 44 (4.37%) AWS Certification
6 42 (4.17%) MCSA
7 39 (3.87%) Numerate Degree
8 27 (2.68%) Security Cleared
9 13 (1.29%) Master's Degree
10 12 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.19%) ISEB
11 7 (0.70%) MBA
12 6 (0.60%) CCNA
12 6 (0.60%) CCNP
13 5 (0.50%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.40%) CCIE
14 4 (0.40%) VCP6
14 4 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.17%) QA
2 27 (2.68%) GDPR
3 15 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.99%) SLA
5 8 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.099%) GPG13
8 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 308 (30.59%) Docker
2 189 (18.77%) Virtual Machines
3 181 (17.97%) Active Directory
4 80 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (3.77%) Hyper-V
6 20 (1.99%) HDFS
7 13 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.99%) VMware Server
9 9 (0.89%) Varnish
10 8 (0.79%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.79%) Samba
10 8 (0.79%) vSphere
10 8 (0.79%) Xen
11 6 (0.60%) KVM
12 5 (0.50%) NFS
12 5 (0.50%) VMFS
13 4 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.40%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.40%) XenServer
14 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 301 (29.89%) Ansible
2 203 (20.16%) Terraform
3 201 (19.96%) Opscode Chef
4 189 (18.77%) Puppet
5 173 (17.18%) Kubernetes
6 49 (4.87%) Docker Swarm
7 43 (4.27%) Nagios
8 38 (3.77%) ZABBIX
9 34 (3.38%) Mesos
10 29 (2.88%) Kibana
10 29 (2.88%) Prometheus
11 27 (2.68%) Oozie
12 25 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
13 20 (1.99%) Packer
14 19 (1.89%) logstash
15 18 (1.79%) Rancher
16 16 (1.59%) Salt
17 13 (1.29%) Grafana
18 10 (0.99%) rkt
19 8 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 126 (12.51%) Microsoft
2 108 (10.72%) VMware
3 106 (10.53%) New Relic
4 91 (9.04%) Trend Micro
5 81 (8.04%) Oracle
6 66 (6.55%) Red Hat
7 55 (5.46%) Google
8 37 (3.67%) CA Agile Central
9 34 (3.38%) SaltStack
10 30 (2.98%) Cisco
11 27 (2.68%) Tableau
12 26 (2.58%) Atlassian
13 21 (2.09%) EMC
13 21 (2.09%) IBM
13 21 (2.09%) NetApp
14 19 (1.89%) Zend
15 13 (1.29%) EqualLogic
16 12 (1.19%) Adobe
16 12 (1.19%) Splunk
17 11 (1.09%) Salesforce.com