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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
Rank 509 536 551
Rank change year-on-year +27 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 384 450 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.10% 3.89% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 303 357 360
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 £77,500 £83,250 £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 12380 11562 9025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.64% 11.18% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10323 9709 7179
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £78,400
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 27 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 27 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 +30 366 £59,000 +7.27% 67
London +66 211 £67,500 +3.84% 44
South East +73 35 £42,500 -19.04% 6
West Midlands +44 34 £36,000 -17.71% 4
City of London +57 31 £65,000 -10.34% 13
South West +27 31 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Gloucestershire +12 24 £52,500 -19.23% 2
East of England -22 22 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Cambridgeshire - 20 £45,000 - 1
North West -16 19 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Manchester -19 19 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Berkshire - 18 £50,000 - 3
Solihull - 17 £36,000 - 2
Birmingham +13 16 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Cambridge - 16 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex - 14 £42,500 - 2
Reading - 13 £42,500 - 1
Crawley - 13 £42,500 - 2
Gatwick - 13 £42,500 -
Cheltenham +8 10 £60,000 - 1
North East 0 7 £37,250 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £37,250 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 7 £37,250 - 2
Scotland +24 6 £39,000 -25.71% 2
Yorkshire +16 5 £60,000 +41.17%
West Yorkshire - 5 £60,000 -
Leeds - 5 £60,000 -
Peterborough - 4 - -
Bristol -3 3 - -
Bath -4 3 £35,000 -17.64%

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 681 (97.56%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (54.44%) Linux
3 299 (42.84%) Agile Software Development
4 290 (41.55%) Java
5 282 (40.40%) Amazon S3
6 247 (35.39%) DevOps
7 233 (33.38%) Git (software)
8 230 (32.95%) Amazon RDS
9 224 (32.09%) Web Services
10 216 (30.95%) Python
11 183 (26.22%) Jenkins
12 179 (25.64%) Puppet
12 179 (25.64%) SQL
13 172 (24.64%) Docker
14 171 (24.50%) MySQL
15 168 (24.07%) Ruby
16 163 (23.35%) Opscode Chef
17 161 (23.07%) Finance
18 158 (22.64%) VMware
18 158 (22.64%) TDD
19 149 (21.35%) JavaScript
20 148 (21.20%) Scrum
21 147 (21.06%) Ansible
22 143 (20.49%) Windows
23 142 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
23 142 (20.34%) Bash Shell
24 141 (20.20%) Degree
25 139 (19.91%) Microsoft Azure
26 138 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
27 135 (19.34%) NoSQL

Amazon EC2
Top Related 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
1 122 (17.48%) Apache
2 111 (15.90%) Elasticsearch
3 102 (14.61%) nginx
4 84 (12.03%) Tomcat
5 80 (11.46%) JBoss
6 64 (9.17%) IIS
7 48 (6.88%) Apache Spark
8 47 (6.73%) Mule
9 44 (6.30%) Mule ESB
10 32 (4.58%) Confluence
10 32 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 29 (4.15%) CMS
12 27 (3.87%) OpenStack
13 24 (3.44%) Sitecore CMS
14 19 (2.72%) Apache Solr
15 15 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 13 (1.86%) Apache Pig
16 13 (1.86%) ColdFusion
17 6 (0.86%) Drupal
17 6 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 73 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.72%) 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 45 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.86%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.57%) Magento
4 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 681 (97.56%) Amazon AWS
2 282 (40.40%) Amazon S3
3 139 (19.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 130 (18.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 87 (12.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 84 (12.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 80 (11.46%) Amazon SQS
8 79 (11.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 63 (9.03%) Route 53
10 60 (8.60%) Amazon ELB
11 58 (8.31%) SaaS
12 56 (8.02%) PaaS
13 51 (7.31%) IaaS
14 47 (6.73%) GitHub
15 44 (6.30%) AWS Lambda
16 40 (5.73%) Amazon Kinesis
17 37 (5.30%) Amazon EMR
17 37 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
18 33 (4.73%) CloudFront
19 19 (2.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.45%) Firewall
2 40 (5.73%) Internet
3 35 (5.01%) DNS
3 35 (5.01%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.72%) LDAP
5 22 (3.15%) VPN
6 20 (2.87%) Kerberos
7 17 (2.44%) WAN
8 15 (2.15%) HTTP
8 15 (2.15%) SAN
9 7 (1.00%) DHCP
9 7 (1.00%) SSL
10 6 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (0.86%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (0.86%) IPsec
10 6 (0.86%) LAN
10 6 (0.86%) MPLS
10 6 (0.86%) NAS
10 6 (0.86%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (32.95%) Amazon RDS
2 171 (24.50%) MySQL
3 135 (19.34%) NoSQL
4 131 (18.77%) MongoDB
5 123 (17.62%) SQL Server
6 102 (14.61%) PostgreSQL
7 93 (13.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 58 (8.31%) Big Data
9 50 (7.16%) Relational Database
10 48 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (5.59%) DB2
12 36 (5.16%) Hadoop
13 30 (4.30%) Amazon Redshift
14 24 (3.44%) Redis
15 22 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (2.87%) Blockchain
17 17 (2.44%) Apache Hive
18 12 (1.72%) Neo4j
19 11 (1.58%) RDBMS
19 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 233 (33.38%) Git (software)
2 183 (26.22%) Jenkins
3 124 (17.77%) JIRA
4 90 (12.89%) TeamCity
5 62 (8.88%) JUnit
6 58 (8.31%) Subversion
7 49 (7.02%) IntelliJ
8 44 (6.30%) Vagrant
9 42 (6.02%) Gradle
10 40 (5.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 37 (5.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 36 (5.16%) Maven
13 31 (4.44%) webpack
14 29 (4.15%) gulp
15 25 (3.58%) Visual Studio
16 21 (3.01%) PhantomJS
17 20 (2.87%) GitLab
18 16 (2.29%) JSUnit
19 15 (2.15%) Mockito
19 15 (2.15%) SonarQube
General
1 161 (23.07%) Finance
2 100 (14.33%) Retail
3 94 (13.47%) Marketing
4 61 (8.74%) Telecoms
5 53 (7.59%) Manufacturing
6 49 (7.02%) Electronics
7 43 (6.16%) Publishing
8 29 (4.15%) Games
9 18 (2.58%) Advertising
10 15 (2.15%) Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 232 (33.24%) Developer
2 155 (22.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 114 (16.33%) Java Developer
4 91 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 89 (12.75%) AWS Engineer
6 82 (11.75%) Architect
7 71 (10.17%) AWS DevOps
8 67 (9.60%) Solutions Architect
9 58 (8.31%) Senior Java Developer
10 48 (6.88%) Cloud Engineer
11 42 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
12 35 (5.01%) Administrator
12 35 (5.01%) Senior DevOps
13 34 (4.87%) Software Developer
14 33 (4.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 29 (4.15%) C# Developer
16 28 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
17 27 (3.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 23 (3.30%) .NET Developer
18 23 (3.30%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (32.09%) Web Services
2 104 (14.90%) REST
3 96 (13.75%) Spring
4 81 (11.60%) .NET
5 78 (11.17%) HTML
6 71 (10.17%) CSS
6 71 (10.17%) SOAP
7 68 (9.74%) Node.js
8 66 (9.46%) Hibernate
9 62 (8.88%) AngularJS
10 60 (8.60%) XML
11 59 (8.45%) LAMP
12 56 (8.02%) HTML5
13 55 (7.88%) React
14 50 (7.16%) JSON
15 49 (7.02%) JPA
16 47 (6.73%) Apache Camel
16 47 (6.73%) Spring MVC
17 46 (6.59%) Elastic Stack
17 46 (6.59%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.18%) Computer Science
2 67 (9.60%) Data Centre
3 46 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.59%) CMDB
5 28 (4.01%) PKI
6 23 (3.30%) Private Cloud
7 22 (3.15%) Algorithms
8 21 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
8 21 (3.01%) Public Cloud
9 17 (2.44%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.01%) Data Structures
10 14 (2.01%) Fintech
11 13 (1.86%) User Experience
12 9 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.29%) iPad
13 6 (0.86%) Replication
14 5 (0.72%) Clustering
14 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.72%) Life Science
14 5 (0.72%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 380 (54.44%) Linux
2 143 (20.49%) Windows
3 54 (7.74%) CentOS
4 52 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (6.59%) Windows Server
6 40 (5.73%) Ubuntu
7 36 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (5.01%) Unix
9 19 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (2.29%) Android
10 16 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.58%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.58%) Debian
12 7 (1.00%) VMS
13 2 (0.29%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.14%) Fedora
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (42.84%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (35.39%) DevOps
3 158 (22.64%) TDD
4 148 (21.20%) Scrum
5 142 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
6 131 (18.77%) Business Intelligence
7 119 (17.05%) Software Engineering
8 107 (15.33%) MVC
9 99 (14.18%) Configuration Management
10 94 (13.47%) BDD
11 93 (13.32%) E-Commerce
12 90 (12.89%) Kanban
13 87 (12.46%) Presales
14 70 (10.03%) Analytics
15 67 (9.60%) Open Source
16 63 (9.03%) ITIL
17 57 (8.17%) IT Strategy
17 57 (8.17%) OOP
18 56 (8.02%) OO
19 55 (7.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (41.55%) Java
2 216 (30.95%) Python
3 179 (25.64%) SQL
4 168 (24.07%) Ruby
5 149 (21.35%) JavaScript
6 142 (20.34%) Bash Shell
7 103 (14.76%) PHP
8 94 (13.47%) Perl
9 91 (13.04%) C#
10 66 (9.46%) PowerShell
11 62 (8.88%) Scala
12 39 (5.59%) C
13 31 (4.44%) Go
14 22 (3.15%) XPath
15 17 (2.44%) C++
15 17 (2.44%) PHP 7
15 17 (2.44%) VB.NET
16 16 (2.29%) Clojure
16 16 (2.29%) CoffeeScript
16 16 (2.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 141 (20.20%) Degree
2 41 (5.87%) ISEB
3 39 (5.59%) AWS Certification
3 39 (5.59%) PMI Certification
3 39 (5.59%) PMP
4 17 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.58%) DBS Check
5 11 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.00%) PhD
8 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.57%) CCNA
9 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.57%) CISSP
9 4 (0.57%) MCSA
10 3 (0.43%) CISM
10 3 (0.43%) MCSE
10 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.29%) CCNP
11 2 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (13.04%) QA
2 12 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.57%) ISO20022
4 4 (0.57%) SLA
5 3 (0.43%) GCP
6 2 (0.29%) SDET
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 172 (24.64%) Docker
2 138 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (10.60%) Virtual Machines
4 62 (8.88%) Active Directory
5 27 (3.87%) Hyper-V
6 19 (2.72%) KVM
7 18 (2.58%) vSphere
8 14 (2.01%) Varnish
8 14 (2.01%) VirtualBox
9 12 (1.72%) Xen
10 10 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.15%) VMware ESX
12 7 (1.00%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.86%) Samba
14 5 (0.72%) GlusterFS
14 5 (0.72%) Shibboleth
14 5 (0.72%) Squid
15 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.57%) LXC
15 4 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 179 (25.64%) Puppet
2 163 (23.35%) Opscode Chef
3 147 (21.06%) Ansible
4 50 (7.16%) Terraform
5 42 (6.02%) SCVMM
6 37 (5.30%) Kubernetes
7 36 (5.16%) Nagios
8 32 (4.58%) Kibana
9 24 (3.44%) Packer
10 21 (3.01%) ZABBIX
11 20 (2.87%) HAProxy
12 18 (2.58%) Mesos
12 18 (2.58%) SELinux
13 16 (2.29%) logstash
14 10 (1.43%) Graphite
15 9 (1.29%) SCOM
16 7 (1.00%) Grafana
16 7 (1.00%) Salt
16 7 (1.00%) SCCM
16 7 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 158 (22.64%) VMware
2 92 (13.18%) Oracle
3 77 (11.03%) BMC
4 73 (10.46%) Red Hat
5 63 (9.03%) Cisco
6 57 (8.17%) Microsoft
7 54 (7.74%) NetApp
8 53 (7.59%) Citrix
8 53 (7.59%) EMC
9 49 (7.02%) SAP
10 48 (6.88%) HP
11 47 (6.73%) IBM
12 44 (6.30%) Apple
13 43 (6.16%) New Relic
14 39 (5.59%) Juniper
15 38 (5.44%) CheckPoint
16 37 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
17 33 (4.73%) Informatica
18 30 (4.30%) Google
19 26 (3.72%) Atlassian
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lebara
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent company benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
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Salary: to £55k dep. on experience
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Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + plus bonus, package
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £0.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
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London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
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London
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + stock options
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
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Central London / West End
Conducive
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Harleston, Norfolk
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