Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 475 564 542
Rank change year-on-year +89 -22 +178
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 984 829 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.54% 2.59% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 831 685 702
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -8.70%

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 38,672 31,953 24,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.64% 18.34% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31,166 26,266 20,551
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +88 957 £65,000 +13.04% 199
London +116 568 £70,000 +3.70% 99
UK excluding London 0 406 £57,500 +15.00% 115
North of England +68 110 £60,000 +26.32% 39
South East -5 104 £60,000 +9.09% 14
Midlands +66 88 £65,000 +74.50% 26
North West +47 84 £60,000 +50.00% 19
South West -25 69 £55,000 +19.57% 12
West Midlands +50 66 £58,750 +46.88% 14
East of England +19 37 £59,375 +7.95% 9
Yorkshire +20 24 £56,000 +12.00% 16
East Midlands +16 21 £65,000 +106.35% 12
Scotland +10 13 £52,500 -9.48% 14
Wales +2 8 £31,100 -37.80% 1
North East -12 2 £37,970 -10.66% 4

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 972 (98.78%) Amazon AWS
2 672 (68.29%) Amazon S3
3 585 (59.45%) Linux
4 495 (50.30%) DevOps
5 482 (48.98%) Amazon RDS
6 435 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
7 422 (42.89%) Python
8 392 (39.84%) SQL
9 350 (35.57%) Java
10 330 (33.54%) Docker
11 327 (33.23%) Git (software)
12 311 (31.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 309 (31.40%) Ansible
14 297 (30.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 296 (30.08%) Jenkins
16 282 (28.66%) Web Services
17 261 (26.52%) Windows
18 256 (26.02%) Serverless
19 247 (25.10%) AWS Lambda
20 241 (24.49%) MySQL
21 220 (22.36%) Terraform
22 219 (22.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 209 (21.24%) Opscode Chef
24 208 (21.14%) JIRA
25 199 (20.22%) Puppet
26 194 (19.72%) Kubernetes
27 187 (19.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 187 (19.00%) Amazon SQS
28 184 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
28 184 (18.70%) Virtual Machines

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
1 128 (13.01%) Confluence
2 111 (11.28%) Elasticsearch
3 108 (10.98%) IIS
4 90 (9.15%) Apache
5 76 (7.72%) Tomcat
6 59 (6.00%) Apache Spark
7 55 (5.59%) nginx
8 41 (4.17%) Ethereum
9 25 (2.54%) Apache Pig
10 23 (2.34%) CMS
11 16 (1.63%) JBoss
12 13 (1.32%) WordPress
13 12 (1.22%) Mule
14 11 (1.12%) MS Exchange
14 11 (1.12%) Mule ESB
15 9 (0.91%) Drupal
15 9 (0.91%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.81%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.81%) SugarCRM
16 8 (0.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.41%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.30%) Snapchat
5 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.10%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) Magento
2 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.10%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 972 (98.78%) Amazon AWS
2 672 (68.29%) Amazon S3
3 311 (31.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 297 (30.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 256 (26.02%) Serverless
6 247 (25.10%) AWS Lambda
7 219 (22.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 187 (19.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 187 (19.00%) Amazon SQS
9 137 (13.92%) Amazon ELB
9 137 (13.92%) Azure Active Directory
10 125 (12.70%) Route 53
11 117 (11.89%) Cloud Computing
12 109 (11.08%) Amazon EMR
13 104 (10.57%) SaaS
14 100 (10.16%) GitHub
15 93 (9.45%) CloudFront
16 78 (7.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 59 (6.00%) Amazon Kinesis
18 58 (5.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.83%) DNS
2 75 (7.62%) Firewall
3 56 (5.69%) TCP/IP
4 54 (5.49%) VPN
5 40 (4.07%) HTTP
6 36 (3.66%) Internet
6 36 (3.66%) Network Security
7 31 (3.15%) SAN
8 30 (3.05%) DHCP
9 25 (2.54%) LAN
10 23 (2.34%) SSL
10 23 (2.34%) WAN
11 15 (1.52%) SSH
12 13 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
13 12 (1.22%) BGP
13 12 (1.22%) IPsec
14 11 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (1.12%) VoIP
15 10 (1.02%) HTTPS
15 10 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (48.98%) Amazon RDS
2 241 (24.49%) MySQL
3 163 (16.57%) NoSQL
4 158 (16.06%) PostgreSQL
5 151 (15.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 126 (12.80%) SQL Server
7 108 (10.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 106 (10.77%) MongoDB
9 100 (10.16%) Redis
9 100 (10.16%) Relational Database
10 81 (8.23%) Big Data
11 62 (6.30%) Hadoop
12 58 (5.89%) Blockchain
13 40 (4.07%) RDBMS
14 35 (3.56%) Apache Hive
15 32 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 32 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (2.64%) Cosmos DB
17 22 (2.24%) Azure SQL Database
18 21 (2.13%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 327 (33.23%) Git (software)
2 296 (30.08%) Jenkins
3 208 (21.14%) JIRA
4 131 (13.31%) TeamCity
5 122 (12.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 119 (12.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 53 (5.39%) Maven
8 47 (4.78%) Mocha
9 42 (4.27%) Subversion
10 36 (3.66%) Cucumber
11 29 (2.95%) JUnit
12 25 (2.54%) Bitbucket
12 25 (2.54%) Visual Studio
13 22 (2.24%) GitLab
14 21 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (2.03%) SonarQube
16 17 (1.73%) Eclipse
16 17 (1.73%) Selenium
17 14 (1.42%) SoapUI
18 13 (1.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 179 (18.19%) Finance
2 80 (8.13%) Banking
3 62 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 55 (5.59%) Retail
5 39 (3.96%) Marketing
6 23 (2.34%) Games
7 11 (1.12%) Advertising
8 10 (1.02%) Publishing
9 9 (0.91%) Electronics
9 9 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.81%) Japanese Language
11 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.51%) Back Office
12 5 (0.51%) Legal
12 5 (0.51%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.30%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Military
14 2 (0.20%) Law
15 1 (0.10%) Front Office
15 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 208 (21.14%) Developer
3 122 (12.40%) AWS Engineer
4 111 (11.28%) Architect
5 80 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 72 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
7 70 (7.11%) AWS DevOps
8 67 (6.81%) Senior DevOps
9 66 (6.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 63 (6.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 62 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
12 57 (5.79%) Software Engineer
13 56 (5.69%) Java Developer
14 55 (5.59%) Cloud Engineer
15 54 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
16 42 (4.27%) DevOps Manager
16 42 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 41 (4.17%) Blockchain Developer
18 39 (3.96%) Cloud Solutions Architect
19 35 (3.56%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (28.66%) Web Services
2 143 (14.53%) HTML
2 143 (14.53%) Node.js
3 130 (13.21%) CSS
4 105 (10.67%) AngularJS
5 93 (9.45%) REST
6 82 (8.33%) .NET
7 72 (7.32%) React
8 69 (7.01%) JSON
8 69 (7.01%) Kafka
8 69 (7.01%) Spring
9 52 (5.28%) Elastic Stack
10 50 (5.08%) RESTful
11 49 (4.98%) XML
12 48 (4.88%) jQuery
13 47 (4.78%) Chai
13 47 (4.78%) Jest
14 46 (4.67%) RabbitMQ
15 43 (4.37%) Enzyme
16 41 (4.17%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.08%) Private Cloud
2 76 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 68 (6.91%) Data Centre
4 65 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (5.69%) Linux Command Line
6 53 (5.39%) Public Cloud
7 42 (4.27%) Fintech
8 41 (4.17%) Bitcoin
9 39 (3.96%) Replication
10 36 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
11 31 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 28 (2.85%) Algorithms
13 27 (2.74%) User Experience
14 25 (2.54%) Clustering
15 20 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.93%) Data Structures
17 18 (1.83%) Mobile App
18 16 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
19 15 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
20 13 (1.32%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 585 (59.45%) Linux
2 261 (26.52%) Windows
3 85 (8.64%) CentOS
4 81 (8.23%) Unix
5 67 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (5.39%) Windows Server
7 47 (4.78%) VMS
8 44 (4.47%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.83%) Android
9 18 (1.83%) DC/OS
10 15 (1.52%) Mac OS X
11 12 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (0.61%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.41%) AIX
14 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (50.30%) DevOps
2 435 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
4 156 (15.85%) Test Automation
5 147 (14.94%) Configuration Management
6 145 (14.74%) TDD
7 129 (13.11%) Scrum
8 126 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
9 121 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
10 118 (11.99%) Software Engineering
11 96 (9.76%) Network Virtualisation
11 96 (9.76%) Open Source
12 89 (9.04%) Microservices
13 86 (8.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 81 (8.23%) BDD
15 76 (7.72%) Kanban
16 69 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 66 (6.71%) E-Commerce
17 66 (6.71%) Project Management
18 65 (6.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 422 (42.89%) Python
2 392 (39.84%) SQL
3 350 (35.57%) Java
4 176 (17.89%) JavaScript
5 168 (17.07%) Bash Shell
6 125 (12.70%) Ruby
7 107 (10.87%) PHP
8 92 (9.35%) Go
9 85 (8.64%) Scala
10 80 (8.13%) C#
11 72 (7.32%) PowerShell
12 65 (6.61%) Shell Script
13 47 (4.78%) ES6
14 46 (4.67%) C++
15 41 (4.17%) Solidity
16 33 (3.35%) Perl
17 31 (3.15%) PL/SQL
18 28 (2.85%) TypeScript
19 25 (2.54%) Elixir
20 24 (2.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 107 (10.87%) Degree
2 57 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (5.49%) AWS Certification
4 42 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (3.66%) MCSE
6 33 (3.35%) MCSA
7 24 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 19 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
9 17 (1.73%) Master's Degree
10 12 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.91%) ISEB
12 7 (0.71%) MBA
13 6 (0.61%) CCNA
13 6 (0.61%) CCNP
13 6 (0.61%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.51%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.41%) CCIE
15 4 (0.41%) VCP6
15 4 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.89%) QA
2 13 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.91%) GDPR
3 9 (0.91%) SLA
4 7 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 330 (33.54%) Docker
2 184 (18.70%) Virtual Machines
3 166 (16.87%) Active Directory
4 64 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (3.35%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.73%) HDFS
6 17 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.12%) Varnish
7 11 (1.12%) VMware Server
8 9 (0.91%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.81%) Samba
9 8 (0.81%) Xen
10 6 (0.61%) KVM
11 5 (0.51%) LXC
12 4 (0.41%) iptables
12 4 (0.41%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.41%) XenServer
13 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.30%) VMFS
13 3 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 309 (31.40%) Ansible
2 220 (22.36%) Terraform
3 209 (21.24%) Opscode Chef
4 199 (20.22%) Puppet
5 194 (19.72%) Kubernetes
6 61 (6.20%) Docker Swarm
7 37 (3.76%) Nagios
8 35 (3.56%) ZABBIX
9 32 (3.25%) Kibana
10 30 (3.05%) Oozie
11 29 (2.95%) Mesos
12 27 (2.74%) Packer
13 26 (2.64%) Single Sign-On
14 23 (2.34%) Prometheus
15 20 (2.03%) logstash
16 18 (1.83%) Rancher
17 13 (1.32%) Salt
18 12 (1.22%) Grafana
19 10 (1.02%) Consul
20 8 (0.81%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 108 (10.98%) New Relic
2 105 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 101 (10.26%) VMware
4 96 (9.76%) Oracle
5 87 (8.84%) Trend Micro
6 69 (7.01%) Red Hat
7 46 (4.67%) Google
8 31 (3.15%) Atlassian
9 30 (3.05%) Cisco
9 30 (3.05%) SaltStack
10 26 (2.64%) Tableau
11 24 (2.44%) NetApp
12 22 (2.24%) EMC
13 21 (2.13%) Apple
14 17 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (1.63%) CA Agile Central
16 15 (1.52%) EqualLogic
16 15 (1.52%) IBM
16 15 (1.52%) SAP
16 15 (1.52%) Zend