Period
to 15 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 447 513 610
Rank change year-on-year +66 +97 +26
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 997 957 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.59% 2.64% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 825 784 536
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.60% +0.45%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 38,547 36,278 24,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.44% 20.64% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30,716 30,037 20,574
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +61 934 £70,000 +16.67% 254
London +70 524 £70,000 +3.70% 144
UK excluding London +19 436 £60,000 +9.09% 121
North of England +61 144 £70,000 +40.00% 42
North West +78 124 £70,000 +55.56% 27
Midlands +80 117 £55,000 -13.73% 21
South East +22 101 £55,000 -4.35% 18
West Midlands +82 96 £55,000 -8.33% 14
South West +15 48 £65,000 +30.00% 13
East of England +32 35 £55,000 -8.33% 16
East Midlands +20 21 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Yorkshire +13 17 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Wales +24 13 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Scotland -7 11 £52,500 -15.32% 5
North East +12 3 £75,000 +15.38% 1

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 981 (98.40%) Amazon AWS
2 659 (66.10%) Amazon S3
3 554 (55.57%) Amazon RDS
4 549 (55.07%) DevOps
5 482 (48.35%) Linux
6 440 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
7 399 (40.02%) Python
8 361 (36.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 328 (32.90%) Java
10 312 (31.29%) Web Services
11 299 (29.99%) SQL
12 286 (28.69%) Ansible
12 286 (28.69%) Serverless
13 283 (28.39%) Docker
14 274 (27.48%) AWS Lambda
15 272 (27.28%) Git (software)
16 257 (25.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 257 (25.78%) Jenkins
17 254 (25.48%) Amazon SQS
18 245 (24.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 232 (23.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 222 (22.27%) Windows
21 193 (19.36%) MySQL
21 193 (19.36%) JavaScript
22 192 (19.26%) Terraform
23 182 (18.25%) JIRA
24 170 (17.05%) Puppet
25 166 (16.65%) Opscode Chef
26 161 (16.15%) Configuration Management
27 160 (16.05%) Amazon DynamoDB

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
1 115 (11.53%) Apache
1 115 (11.53%) IIS
2 112 (11.23%) Confluence
2 112 (11.23%) Elasticsearch
3 85 (8.53%) Apache Spark
4 62 (6.22%) nginx
5 41 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.40%) Ethereum
6 14 (1.40%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.10%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (0.80%) Apache Pig
8 8 (0.80%) Hyperledger
9 7 (0.70%) CMS
10 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.40%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.40%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.20%) SAS
12 2 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.40%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
1 8 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.60%) Magento
3 5 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 981 (98.40%) Amazon AWS
2 659 (66.10%) Amazon S3
3 361 (36.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 286 (28.69%) Serverless
5 274 (27.48%) AWS Lambda
6 257 (25.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 254 (25.48%) Amazon SQS
8 245 (24.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 232 (23.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 155 (15.55%) Route 53
11 142 (14.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 138 (13.84%) Amazon ELB
13 126 (12.64%) Cloud Computing
14 114 (11.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 108 (10.83%) Amazon EMR
16 105 (10.53%) CloudFront
17 73 (7.32%) SaaS
18 70 (7.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 64 (6.42%) Google Cloud Platform
20 60 (6.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 67 (6.72%) Firewall
2 65 (6.52%) DNS
3 58 (5.82%) VPN
4 31 (3.11%) DHCP
5 30 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 28 (2.81%) Network Security
7 27 (2.71%) Internet
8 16 (1.60%) LAN
8 16 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (1.40%) H.323
10 12 (1.20%) SAN
11 11 (1.10%) HTTP
12 10 (1.00%) VLAN
13 9 (0.90%) WAN
14 8 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
14 8 (0.80%) SSH
15 7 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (0.70%) SSL
15 7 (0.70%) Unified Communications
16 6 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (55.57%) Amazon RDS
2 193 (19.36%) MySQL
3 160 (16.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 135 (13.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 132 (13.24%) MongoDB
6 119 (11.94%) NoSQL
7 113 (11.33%) PostgreSQL
8 111 (11.13%) SQL Server
9 99 (9.93%) Big Data
10 82 (8.22%) Hadoop
11 68 (6.82%) Redis
12 63 (6.32%) Relational Database
13 55 (5.52%) Amazon Athena
14 44 (4.41%) Flink
15 41 (4.11%) MariaDB
16 40 (4.01%) Azure SQL Database
17 37 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
18 33 (3.31%) RDBMS
19 32 (3.21%) Amazon Aurora
20 27 (2.71%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 272 (27.28%) Git (software)
2 257 (25.78%) Jenkins
3 182 (18.25%) JIRA
4 115 (11.53%) TeamCity
5 110 (11.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 99 (9.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 35 (3.51%) Subversion
8 33 (3.31%) Cucumber
9 32 (3.21%) Maven
9 32 (3.21%) Selenium
10 27 (2.71%) JUnit
11 23 (2.31%) Bitbucket
11 23 (2.31%) Visual Studio
12 20 (2.01%) GitLab
13 16 (1.60%) SonarQube
14 14 (1.40%) Gradle
14 14 (1.40%) Mockito
15 13 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
16 12 (1.20%) CircleCI
16 12 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 149 (14.94%) Finance
2 45 (4.51%) Retail
3 36 (3.61%) Banking
4 25 (2.51%) Marketing
5 21 (2.11%) Law
6 20 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.60%) Billing
8 15 (1.50%) Games
9 10 (1.00%) Advertising
10 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.60%) Legal
10 6 (0.60%) Publishing
11 5 (0.50%) Front Office
12 3 (0.30%) Military
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 275 (27.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 207 (20.76%) Developer
3 141 (14.14%) Architect
4 119 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
5 77 (7.72%) Cloud Architect
6 72 (7.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 71 (7.12%) AWS DevOps
7 71 (7.12%) Software Engineer
8 70 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 63 (6.32%) Senior DevOps
10 61 (6.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 54 (5.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 53 (5.32%) Java Developer
13 49 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
14 47 (4.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 47 (4.71%) DevOps Manager
15 43 (4.31%) Data Engineer
16 42 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
17 41 (4.11%) AWS Architect
18 40 (4.01%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (31.29%) Web Services
2 131 (13.14%) Node.js
3 126 (12.64%) HTML
4 120 (12.04%) AngularJS
5 114 (11.43%) CSS
6 84 (8.43%) .NET
7 83 (8.32%) React
8 80 (8.02%) Kafka
9 71 (7.12%) REST
10 54 (5.42%) RESTful
11 52 (5.22%) HTML5
12 48 (4.81%) LAMP
13 46 (4.61%) JSON
13 46 (4.61%) Spring
14 45 (4.51%) Spark Streaming
15 43 (4.31%) XML
16 42 (4.21%) ASP.NET
17 37 (3.71%) jQuery
17 37 (3.71%) Laravel
18 34 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 124 (12.44%) Private Cloud
2 69 (6.92%) Public Cloud
3 65 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 59 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
5 54 (5.42%) Linux Command Line
6 50 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (4.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 33 (3.31%) Cloud Native
9 29 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (2.91%) Mobile App
10 25 (2.51%) Fintech
11 24 (2.41%) User Experience
12 23 (2.31%) Replication
13 22 (2.21%) Internet of Things
13 22 (2.21%) Virtual Team
14 18 (1.81%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.40%) Clustering
15 14 (1.40%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 482 (48.35%) Linux
2 222 (22.27%) Windows
3 80 (8.02%) CentOS
4 57 (5.72%) Unix
5 46 (4.61%) Ubuntu
6 43 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (3.61%) Windows Server
8 24 (2.41%) Android
9 21 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.60%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.10%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
13 7 (0.70%) DC/OS
13 7 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.60%) Debian
14 6 (0.60%) Fedora
14 6 (0.60%) VMS
15 5 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (55.07%) DevOps
2 440 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (16.15%) Configuration Management
4 154 (15.45%) TDD
5 145 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
6 136 (13.64%) Scrum
7 116 (11.63%) Open Source
8 113 (11.33%) Microservices
8 113 (11.33%) Test Automation
9 111 (11.13%) Software Engineering
10 105 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
11 101 (10.13%) Migration
12 98 (9.83%) Computer Science
13 89 (8.93%) Load Balancing
14 87 (8.73%) Network Virtualisation
15 74 (7.42%) Mentoring
15 74 (7.42%) OO
16 73 (7.32%) Kanban
17 70 (7.02%) Project Management
18 68 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 399 (40.02%) Python
2 328 (32.90%) Java
3 299 (29.99%) SQL
4 193 (19.36%) JavaScript
5 134 (13.44%) PHP
6 114 (11.43%) Bash Shell
7 113 (11.33%) Scala
8 110 (11.03%) Ruby
9 77 (7.72%) Go
10 76 (7.62%) PowerShell
11 74 (7.42%) C#
12 60 (6.02%) Shell Script
13 55 (5.52%) C++
14 41 (4.11%) TypeScript
15 29 (2.91%) Perl
16 28 (2.81%) C
16 28 (2.81%) PL/SQL
17 21 (2.11%) Objective-C
18 20 (2.01%) T-SQL
19 19 (1.91%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 124 (12.44%) Degree
2 84 (8.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (4.41%) AWS Certification
3 44 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (4.21%) Numerate Degree
5 35 (3.51%) MCSE
6 34 (3.41%) Security Cleared
7 31 (3.11%) MCSA
8 11 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.00%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.80%) ISEB
11 7 (0.70%) CCNA
12 6 (0.60%) CCNP
13 5 (0.50%) MBA
14 4 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.30%) CCIE
15 3 (0.30%) CISSP
15 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.30%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.41%) GDPR
2 30 (3.01%) QA
3 13 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.50%) SEPA
6 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.30%) SLA
8 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 283 (28.39%) Docker
2 156 (15.65%) Active Directory
3 148 (14.84%) Virtual Machines
4 68 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (3.11%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.00%) HDFS
7 9 (0.90%) vSphere
8 8 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.60%) Varnish
11 5 (0.50%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.50%) NFS
11 5 (0.50%) VMFS
11 5 (0.50%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.30%) iptables
13 3 (0.30%) LXC
13 3 (0.30%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 286 (28.69%) Ansible
2 192 (19.26%) Terraform
3 170 (17.05%) Puppet
4 166 (16.65%) Opscode Chef
5 148 (14.84%) Kubernetes
6 42 (4.21%) Nagios
7 32 (3.21%) Prometheus
8 27 (2.71%) Kibana
9 26 (2.61%) Mesos
10 25 (2.51%) Docker Swarm
10 25 (2.51%) Single Sign-On
10 25 (2.51%) ZABBIX
11 19 (1.91%) Salt
12 18 (1.81%) Packer
13 10 (1.00%) Rancher
14 8 (0.80%) Consul
14 8 (0.80%) logstash
14 8 (0.80%) rkt
15 7 (0.70%) vCenter Server
16 6 (0.60%) linkerd
Vendors
1 125 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 98 (9.83%) New Relic
3 83 (8.32%) Trend Micro
4 81 (8.12%) VMware
5 74 (7.42%) Google
6 59 (5.92%) Oracle
7 58 (5.82%) Red Hat
8 42 (4.21%) CA Agile Central
9 41 (4.11%) SaltStack
10 27 (2.71%) Cisco
11 21 (2.11%) IBM
12 16 (1.60%) Zend
13 12 (1.20%) Tableau
14 10 (1.00%) EMC
14 10 (1.00%) NetApp
15 8 (0.80%) Adobe
15 8 (0.80%) Cloudera
15 8 (0.80%) HP
15 8 (0.80%) Meraki
15 8 (0.80%) Remedy