Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 466 536 549
Rank change year-on-year +70 +13 +156
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1,060 867 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.71% 2.82% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 922 738 755
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,375 £32,850 £38,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -

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 39,066 30,705 24,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.04% 17.35% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31,622 25,232 20,326
UK median annual salary £54,055 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +77 1,041 £65,000 +13.04% 215
London +133 645 £67,500 +3.85% 119
UK excluding London +12 404 £55,000 +22.22% 109
North of England +83 128 £58,750 +27.72% 36
South East -21 89 £62,500 +31.58% 27
South West -31 86 £55,000 +10.00% 7
North West +61 80 £60,000 +41.18% 15
Midlands +14 63 £55,000 +52.78% 14
West Midlands +12 45 £53,750 +49.31% 11
Yorkshire +46 43 £50,000 -9.09% 15
East of England 0 36 £62,500 +19.05% 12
East Midlands +26 17 £65,000 +116.67% 3
Scotland -3 10 £55,000 +15.79% 11
North East -19 5 £65,000 +78.08% 6
Wales -2 2 £37,250 +1.27% 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 1,047 (98.77%) Amazon AWS
2 697 (65.75%) Amazon S3
3 659 (62.17%) Linux
4 548 (51.70%) DevOps
5 465 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
6 446 (42.08%) Python
7 445 (41.98%) Amazon RDS
8 402 (37.92%) SQL
9 398 (37.55%) Docker
10 365 (34.43%) Git (software)
10 365 (34.43%) Java
11 344 (32.45%) Ansible
12 342 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 337 (31.79%) Jenkins
14 321 (30.28%) AWS CloudFormation
15 260 (24.53%) Web Services
16 255 (24.06%) Windows
17 249 (23.49%) MySQL
18 241 (22.74%) Serverless
19 235 (22.17%) AWS Lambda
20 234 (22.08%) Kubernetes
21 227 (21.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
22 215 (20.28%) Opscode Chef
23 212 (20.00%) Puppet
24 208 (19.62%) Terraform
25 206 (19.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 206 (19.43%) Finance
26 201 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
27 200 (18.87%) JIRA
28 194 (18.30%) Bash Shell

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
1 141 (13.30%) Confluence
2 118 (11.13%) Elasticsearch
3 103 (9.72%) IIS
4 94 (8.87%) Apache
5 89 (8.40%) Tomcat
6 56 (5.28%) Ethereum
7 52 (4.91%) nginx
8 51 (4.81%) Apache Spark
9 27 (2.55%) CMS
9 27 (2.55%) Drupal
10 24 (2.26%) JBoss
10 24 (2.26%) WordPress
11 21 (1.98%) Apache Pig
12 19 (1.79%) Mule
12 19 (1.79%) Mule ESB
13 13 (1.23%) OpenStack
14 12 (1.13%) Moodle
15 11 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.85%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.094%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.094%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.60%) Magento
2 15 (1.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.094%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.094%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1,047 (98.77%) Amazon AWS
2 697 (65.75%) Amazon S3
3 342 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 321 (30.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 241 (22.74%) Serverless
6 235 (22.17%) AWS Lambda
7 227 (21.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 206 (19.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 178 (16.79%) Amazon ELB
10 163 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
11 141 (13.30%) Route 53
12 126 (11.89%) GitHub
13 121 (11.42%) SaaS
14 117 (11.04%) Cloud Computing
15 107 (10.09%) Azure Active Directory
16 104 (9.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 92 (8.68%) CloudFront
18 89 (8.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 72 (6.79%) Amazon EMR
20 65 (6.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (8.02%) DNS
2 67 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 54 (5.09%) HTTP
4 51 (4.81%) Firewall
5 49 (4.62%) VPN
6 36 (3.40%) WAN
7 35 (3.30%) Network Security
8 34 (3.21%) LAN
9 30 (2.83%) DHCP
9 30 (2.83%) SSL
10 29 (2.74%) Internet
11 25 (2.36%) SAN
12 20 (1.89%) BGP
13 16 (1.51%) Wireless
14 14 (1.32%) OSPF
15 13 (1.23%) EIGRP
16 12 (1.13%) SMS
17 10 (0.94%) HTTPS
17 10 (0.94%) SMTP
17 10 (0.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (41.98%) Amazon RDS
2 249 (23.49%) MySQL
3 186 (17.55%) NoSQL
4 177 (16.70%) PostgreSQL
5 153 (14.43%) Redis
6 143 (13.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 122 (11.51%) SQL Server
8 104 (9.81%) MongoDB
9 102 (9.62%) Amazon Redshift
10 84 (7.92%) Relational Database
11 73 (6.89%) Blockchain
12 72 (6.79%) Big Data
13 54 (5.09%) Hadoop
14 32 (3.02%) Apache Hive
15 30 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (2.74%) Amazon Aurora
17 26 (2.45%) RDBMS
18 22 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
19 17 (1.60%) Event Store
20 16 (1.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 365 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 337 (31.79%) Jenkins
3 200 (18.87%) JIRA
4 169 (15.94%) TeamCity
5 150 (14.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 132 (12.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 66 (6.23%) Mocha
8 52 (4.91%) Maven
9 40 (3.77%) Bitbucket
10 33 (3.11%) Subversion
11 30 (2.83%) JUnit
12 27 (2.55%) IntelliJ
13 22 (2.08%) Cucumber
14 17 (1.60%) JMeter
15 16 (1.51%) GitLab
15 16 (1.51%) Liquibase
15 16 (1.51%) Selenium
16 14 (1.32%) Eclipse
16 14 (1.32%) GoCD
17 13 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 206 (19.43%) Finance
2 91 (8.58%) Banking
3 84 (7.92%) Telecoms
4 62 (5.85%) Retail
5 46 (4.34%) Marketing
6 24 (2.26%) Games
7 15 (1.42%) Electronics
7 15 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.32%) Advertising
9 13 (1.23%) Legal
10 10 (0.94%) Publishing
11 8 (0.75%) Back Office
11 8 (0.75%) Japanese Language
11 8 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.47%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.28%) Automotive
13 3 (0.28%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.094%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.094%) Law
Job Titles
1 285 (26.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 256 (24.15%) Developer
3 171 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
4 109 (10.28%) AWS DevOps
5 86 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 84 (7.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 83 (7.83%) Linux Engineer
8 80 (7.55%) Cloud Engineer
9 76 (7.17%) Software Engineer
10 74 (6.98%) Architect
10 74 (6.98%) Senior Developer
11 57 (5.38%) Senior DevOps
12 54 (5.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 50 (4.72%) Blockchain Developer
14 47 (4.43%) Cloud Architect
14 47 (4.43%) Node.js Developer
15 43 (4.06%) Java Engineer
16 41 (3.87%) Backend Developer
17 40 (3.77%) DevOps Manager
18 37 (3.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (24.53%) Web Services
2 168 (15.85%) Node.js
3 128 (12.08%) HTML
4 124 (11.70%) REST
5 116 (10.94%) CSS
6 99 (9.34%) AngularJS
7 95 (8.96%) .NET
8 83 (7.83%) Spring
9 79 (7.45%) React
10 72 (6.79%) Elastic Stack
10 72 (6.79%) JSON
11 69 (6.51%) Kafka
12 65 (6.13%) Chai
13 63 (5.94%) Jest
13 63 (5.94%) LAMP
14 62 (5.85%) Enzyme
15 60 (5.66%) RESTful
16 57 (5.38%) Smart Contracts
17 56 (5.28%) Truffle
17 56 (5.28%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.87%) Private Cloud
2 74 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 66 (6.23%) Data Centre
4 56 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (5.28%) Bitcoin
5 54 (5.09%) Fintech
6 52 (4.91%) Linux Command Line
7 45 (4.25%) Public Cloud
8 40 (3.77%) Replication
9 30 (2.83%) User Experience
10 29 (2.74%) Algorithms
11 26 (2.45%) Clustering
12 25 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
13 21 (1.98%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.79%) Mobile App
15 15 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
16 12 (1.13%) Management Information System
17 10 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
18 9 (0.85%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 659 (62.17%) Linux
2 255 (24.06%) Windows
3 110 (10.38%) CentOS
4 93 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 79 (7.45%) Unix
6 67 (6.32%) Windows Server
7 63 (5.94%) VMS
8 51 (4.81%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.89%) Amazon Linux
10 19 (1.79%) Android
11 13 (1.23%) CoreOS
12 12 (1.13%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.04%) DC/OS
14 9 (0.85%) Debian
15 6 (0.57%) Solaris
15 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.38%) AIX
16 4 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (51.70%) DevOps
2 465 (43.87%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
4 169 (15.94%) Software Engineering
5 155 (14.62%) TDD
5 155 (14.62%) Test Automation
6 144 (13.58%) Configuration Management
7 131 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
8 118 (11.13%) Scrum
9 112 (10.57%) Microservices
10 102 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 99 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
12 96 (9.06%) E-Commerce
12 96 (9.06%) Network Virtualisation
13 94 (8.87%) Open Source
14 86 (8.11%) Front End Development
15 81 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 79 (7.45%) Analytics
17 78 (7.36%) BDD
17 78 (7.36%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 446 (42.08%) Python
2 402 (37.92%) SQL
3 365 (34.43%) Java
4 194 (18.30%) Bash Shell
5 160 (15.09%) JavaScript
6 128 (12.08%) Ruby
7 94 (8.87%) PHP
8 93 (8.77%) C#
9 81 (7.64%) Go
10 69 (6.51%) PowerShell
11 67 (6.32%) ES6
12 57 (5.38%) Solidity
13 50 (4.72%) Shell Script
14 49 (4.62%) Scala
15 41 (3.87%) Perl
16 35 (3.30%) C++
17 28 (2.64%) R
18 22 (2.08%) T-SQL
19 19 (1.79%) PL/SQL
20 18 (1.70%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 108 (10.19%) Degree
2 83 (7.83%) AWS Certification
3 60 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.08%) MCSE
6 20 (1.89%) Master's Degree
6 20 (1.89%) MCSA
7 18 (1.70%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (0.85%) MCP
9 9 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.57%) CCNA
12 5 (0.47%) ISEB
12 5 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.19%) MBA
14 2 (0.19%) MCITP
14 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.55%) QA
2 9 (0.85%) GDPR
2 9 (0.85%) SLA
3 8 (0.75%) GCP
4 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.094%) GPG13
7 1 (0.094%) HIPAA
System Software
1 398 (37.55%) Docker
2 182 (17.17%) Virtual Machines
3 135 (12.74%) Active Directory
4 72 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (2.36%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.79%) Xen
7 16 (1.51%) HDFS
8 14 (1.32%) Varnish
9 12 (1.13%) XenServer
10 11 (1.04%) VMware Server
11 10 (0.94%) Samba
12 6 (0.57%) KVM
13 5 (0.47%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.47%) LXC
14 3 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.19%) iptables
15 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.19%) vSphere
16 1 (0.094%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 344 (32.45%) Ansible
2 234 (22.08%) Kubernetes
3 215 (20.28%) Opscode Chef
4 212 (20.00%) Puppet
5 208 (19.62%) Terraform
6 72 (6.79%) Docker Swarm
7 45 (4.25%) Kibana
8 44 (4.15%) Nagios
9 36 (3.40%) logstash
10 34 (3.21%) Packer
11 28 (2.64%) ZABBIX
12 26 (2.45%) Prometheus
13 24 (2.26%) Oozie
14 19 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
15 16 (1.51%) Grafana
16 15 (1.42%) Graphite
17 14 (1.32%) Mesos
18 13 (1.23%) SCVMM
19 12 (1.13%) Check_MK
20 10 (0.94%) Consul
Vendors
1 119 (11.23%) New Relic
2 118 (11.13%) VMware
3 89 (8.40%) Trend Micro
4 83 (7.83%) Oracle
5 81 (7.64%) Microsoft
6 76 (7.17%) Red Hat
7 72 (6.79%) Google
8 40 (3.77%) Atlassian
9 33 (3.11%) SaltStack
10 32 (3.02%) Cisco
11 28 (2.64%) Apple
12 26 (2.45%) Tableau
13 24 (2.26%) Splunk
14 22 (2.08%) Citrix
14 22 (2.08%) SAP
15 20 (1.89%) NetApp
16 19 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
17 18 (1.70%) Adobe
18 17 (1.60%) hybris
18 17 (1.60%) PagerDuty