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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 502 554 577
Rank change year-on-year +52 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 393 454 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.14% 3.88% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 310 361 358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £85,000 £70,000
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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12535 11697 9038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.71% 11.25% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10462 9816 7185
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 375 £59,000 +7.27% 66
London +67 217 £67,500 +3.84% 41
West Midlands +56 37 £36,000 -17.71% 4
South East +57 36 £42,500 -19.04% 7
City of London +45 33 £70,000 -3.44% 11
South West +30 29 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Gloucestershire +12 22 £52,500 -19.23% 2
East of England -33 22 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North West -16 20 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Manchester -19 20 £51,250 +5.12% 3
Cambridgeshire - 20 £45,000 - 1
Solihull - 19 £36,000 - 2
Berkshire - 18 £50,000 - 3
Birmingham +10 17 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Cambridge - 16 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex - 15 £42,500 - 2
Crawley - 14 £42,500 - 1
Gatwick - 13 £42,500 - 1
Reading - 13 £42,500 - 1
Cheltenham +11 9 £60,000 - 1
North East 0 7 £37,250 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £37,250 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £37,250 - 1
Scotland +25 6 £39,000 -25.71% 2
Yorkshire +26 5 £60,000 +41.17% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £60,000 - 1
Leeds - 5 £60,000 - 1
Peterborough - 4 - -
Bristol +1 3 - -
Rochdale -3 3 £40,000 -6.97% 1

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 687 (97.59%) Amazon AWS
2 383 (54.40%) Linux
3 303 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (41.48%) Java
5 285 (40.48%) Amazon S3
6 251 (35.65%) DevOps
7 234 (33.24%) Git (software)
8 233 (33.10%) Amazon RDS
9 225 (31.96%) Web Services
10 218 (30.97%) Python
11 182 (25.85%) SQL
12 181 (25.71%) Jenkins
13 179 (25.43%) Puppet
14 177 (25.14%) Docker
15 175 (24.86%) MySQL
16 170 (24.15%) Ruby
17 165 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
18 162 (23.01%) TDD
19 158 (22.44%) VMware
20 156 (22.16%) Finance
21 154 (21.88%) JavaScript
22 148 (21.02%) Scrum
23 145 (20.60%) Ansible
24 144 (20.45%) Bash Shell
25 143 (20.31%) Windows
25 143 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
26 142 (20.17%) Degree
27 139 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
28 138 (19.60%) NoSQL
28 138 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (17.47%) Apache
2 115 (16.34%) Elasticsearch
3 105 (14.91%) nginx
4 83 (11.79%) Tomcat
5 78 (11.08%) JBoss
6 64 (9.09%) IIS
7 47 (6.68%) Apache Spark
8 46 (6.53%) Mule
9 43 (6.11%) Mule ESB
10 32 (4.55%) Confluence
11 31 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 29 (4.12%) CMS
13 27 (3.84%) OpenStack
14 24 (3.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (2.84%) Apache Solr
16 15 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 13 (1.85%) ColdFusion
18 12 (1.70%) Apache Pig
19 6 (0.85%) Drupal
19 6 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 73 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.71%) SPSS
4 1 (0.14%) Autodesk Flame
4 1 (0.14%) Houdini
4 1 (0.14%) Maya
4 1 (0.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) NUKE
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 44 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.85%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.57%) Magento
4 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 687 (97.59%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (40.48%) Amazon S3
3 139 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 133 (18.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 92 (13.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 85 (12.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 82 (11.65%) Amazon SQS
8 79 (11.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 65 (9.23%) Route 53
10 61 (8.66%) Amazon ELB
11 57 (8.10%) SaaS
12 56 (7.95%) PaaS
13 51 (7.24%) IaaS
14 50 (7.10%) GitHub
15 48 (6.82%) AWS Lambda
16 40 (5.68%) Amazon Kinesis
17 38 (5.40%) Amazon EMR
18 37 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
19 34 (4.83%) CloudFront
20 21 (2.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.53%) Firewall
2 41 (5.82%) Internet
3 35 (4.97%) DNS
3 35 (4.97%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.69%) LDAP
5 21 (2.98%) VPN
6 20 (2.84%) Kerberos
7 18 (2.56%) WAN
8 17 (2.41%) HTTP
9 15 (2.13%) SAN
10 7 (0.99%) DHCP
10 7 (0.99%) SSL
11 6 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (0.85%) IPsec
11 6 (0.85%) LAN
11 6 (0.85%) MPLS
11 6 (0.85%) NAS
11 6 (0.85%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (33.10%) Amazon RDS
2 175 (24.86%) MySQL
3 138 (19.60%) NoSQL
4 132 (18.75%) MongoDB
5 125 (17.76%) SQL Server
6 101 (14.35%) PostgreSQL
7 95 (13.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 57 (8.10%) Big Data
9 51 (7.24%) Relational Database
10 47 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (5.54%) DB2
12 36 (5.11%) Hadoop
13 31 (4.40%) Amazon Redshift
14 25 (3.55%) Redis
15 22 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (2.84%) Blockchain
17 16 (2.27%) Apache Hive
18 12 (1.70%) RDBMS
19 11 (1.56%) Neo4j
19 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 234 (33.24%) Git (software)
2 181 (25.71%) Jenkins
3 123 (17.47%) JIRA
4 91 (12.93%) TeamCity
5 62 (8.81%) JUnit
6 58 (8.24%) Subversion
7 48 (6.82%) IntelliJ
8 43 (6.11%) Vagrant
9 42 (5.97%) Gradle
10 40 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 37 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 36 (5.11%) Maven
13 34 (4.83%) webpack
14 32 (4.55%) gulp
15 25 (3.55%) Visual Studio
16 23 (3.27%) PhantomJS
17 22 (3.13%) GitLab
18 16 (2.27%) JSUnit
19 15 (2.13%) Mockito
19 15 (2.13%) SonarQube
General
1 156 (22.16%) Finance
2 97 (13.78%) Retail
3 94 (13.35%) Marketing
4 58 (8.24%) Telecoms
5 51 (7.24%) Manufacturing
6 48 (6.82%) Electronics
7 43 (6.11%) Publishing
8 30 (4.26%) Games
9 18 (2.56%) Advertising
10 13 (1.85%) Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 233 (33.10%) Developer
2 159 (22.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 114 (16.19%) Java Developer
4 93 (13.21%) AWS Engineer
5 92 (13.07%) Senior Developer
6 81 (11.51%) Architect
7 74 (10.51%) AWS DevOps
8 66 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
9 57 (8.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 51 (7.24%) Cloud Engineer
11 43 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
12 37 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
13 35 (4.97%) Administrator
13 35 (4.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 35 (4.97%) Software Developer
14 28 (3.98%) C# Developer
14 28 (3.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 28 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
15 24 (3.41%) Software Engineer
16 23 (3.27%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (31.96%) Web Services
2 105 (14.91%) REST
3 95 (13.49%) Spring
4 82 (11.65%) .NET
5 80 (11.36%) HTML
6 73 (10.37%) Node.js
7 72 (10.23%) CSS
8 71 (10.09%) SOAP
9 66 (9.38%) AngularJS
10 65 (9.23%) Hibernate
11 61 (8.66%) LAMP
12 60 (8.52%) React
12 60 (8.52%) XML
13 57 (8.10%) HTML5
14 49 (6.96%) JSON
15 48 (6.82%) JPA
16 47 (6.68%) Elastic Stack
17 46 (6.53%) Apache Camel
17 46 (6.53%) Spring MVC
18 45 (6.39%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.07%) Computer Science
2 67 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 46 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.54%) CMDB
5 28 (3.98%) PKI
6 23 (3.27%) Private Cloud
7 22 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 18 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.99%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.99%) Fintech
9 14 (1.99%) User Experience
10 9 (1.28%) iPad
11 8 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.85%) Replication
13 5 (0.71%) Clustering
13 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.71%) Life Science
13 5 (0.71%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 383 (54.40%) Linux
2 143 (20.31%) Windows
3 54 (7.67%) CentOS
4 51 (7.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (6.39%) Windows Server
6 40 (5.68%) Ubuntu
7 37 (5.26%) Unix
8 36 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (2.41%) Android
11 16 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.70%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.56%) Debian
14 7 (0.99%) VMS
15 2 (0.28%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.14%) Fedora
16 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (35.65%) DevOps
3 162 (23.01%) TDD
4 148 (21.02%) Scrum
5 143 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
6 129 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
7 120 (17.05%) Software Engineering
8 110 (15.63%) MVC
9 99 (14.06%) Configuration Management
10 96 (13.64%) BDD
11 93 (13.21%) E-Commerce
12 91 (12.93%) Kanban
13 86 (12.22%) Presales
14 70 (9.94%) Analytics
15 66 (9.38%) Open Source
16 62 (8.81%) ITIL
17 59 (8.38%) OOP
18 58 (8.24%) IT Strategy
19 57 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
20 56 (7.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 292 (41.48%) Java
2 218 (30.97%) Python
3 182 (25.85%) SQL
4 170 (24.15%) Ruby
5 154 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 144 (20.45%) Bash Shell
7 105 (14.91%) PHP
8 95 (13.49%) Perl
9 91 (12.93%) C#
10 67 (9.52%) PowerShell
11 64 (9.09%) Scala
12 39 (5.54%) C
13 33 (4.69%) Go
14 25 (3.55%) XPath
15 19 (2.70%) PHP 7
16 17 (2.41%) C++
16 17 (2.41%) Groovy
16 17 (2.41%) VB.NET
17 16 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
18 15 (2.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 142 (20.17%) Degree
2 41 (5.82%) ISEB
3 39 (5.54%) AWS Certification
3 39 (5.54%) PMI Certification
3 39 (5.54%) PMP
4 17 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.56%) DBS Check
5 11 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.85%) PhD
8 4 (0.57%) CCNA
8 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.57%) CISSP
8 4 (0.57%) MCSA
9 3 (0.43%) CISM
9 3 (0.43%) MCSE
9 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.28%) CISA
10 2 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (13.07%) QA
2 12 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.57%) ISO20022
4 4 (0.57%) SLA
5 3 (0.43%) GCP
6 2 (0.28%) SDET
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 177 (25.14%) Docker
2 138 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (10.23%) Virtual Machines
4 63 (8.95%) Active Directory
5 28 (3.98%) Hyper-V
6 19 (2.70%) KVM
7 18 (2.56%) vSphere
8 14 (1.99%) Varnish
9 13 (1.85%) VirtualBox
10 11 (1.56%) Xen
11 10 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.14%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.99%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.85%) Samba
15 5 (0.71%) GlusterFS
15 5 (0.71%) Shibboleth
15 5 (0.71%) Squid
16 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 4 (0.57%) LXC
16 4 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 179 (25.43%) Puppet
2 165 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
3 145 (20.60%) Ansible
4 52 (7.39%) Terraform
5 42 (5.97%) SCVMM
6 37 (5.26%) Kubernetes
7 36 (5.11%) Nagios
8 32 (4.55%) Kibana
9 24 (3.41%) Packer
10 21 (2.98%) HAProxy
10 21 (2.98%) ZABBIX
11 18 (2.56%) Mesos
11 18 (2.56%) SELinux
12 16 (2.27%) logstash
13 10 (1.42%) Graphite
14 9 (1.28%) SCOM
15 7 (0.99%) Grafana
15 7 (0.99%) Rancher
15 7 (0.99%) rkt
15 7 (0.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 158 (22.44%) VMware
2 91 (12.93%) Oracle
3 76 (10.80%) BMC
4 72 (10.23%) Red Hat
5 63 (8.95%) Cisco
6 57 (8.10%) Microsoft
7 54 (7.67%) NetApp
8 53 (7.53%) Citrix
8 53 (7.53%) EMC
9 48 (6.82%) HP
9 48 (6.82%) SAP
10 47 (6.68%) IBM
11 44 (6.25%) New Relic
12 43 (6.11%) Apple
13 39 (5.54%) Juniper
14 38 (5.40%) CheckPoint
15 36 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (4.55%) Informatica
17 31 (4.40%) Google
18 26 (3.69%) Atlassian
Crawley, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Tiro Partners
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Perth & Kinross
Spring Technology
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lebara
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k dep. on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £0.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago