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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 523 592
Rank change year-on-year +40 +69  
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 440 472 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.15% 4.11% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 358 366 354
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,200 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,550 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% -  

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 13964 11471 9396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.39% 11.65% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11594 9685 7536
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +30 417 £57,500 - 68
London +32 234 £65,000 - 33
South East +82 52 £45,000 -16.66% 9
City of London +26 48 £65,000 +6.12% 8
West Midlands +44 44 £36,000 -20.00% 4
South West +25 40 £52,500 -12.50% 7
Crawley - 31 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 31 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire +17 23 £62,500 +4.16% 3
East of England -12 23 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Birmingham +13 20 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Solihull - 20 £36,000 -
Cheltenham +27 17 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Berkshire +41 13 £45,000 -26.53% 3
Wiltshire +22 13 £52,500 +22.09% 1
Hertfordshire +7 13 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Manchester -28 13 £47,500 - 2
North West -46 13 £47,500 -1.04% 3
Swindon - 13 £52,500 - 1
Reading +32 12 £45,000 -26.53% 3
Hatfield +4 12 £55,000 - 2
Gatwick - 11 £32,000 -
Cambridge - 8 £47,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £47,500 - 3
Surbiton - 7 - - 1
Cardiff - 6 £36,784 - 1
South Wales - 6 £36,784 - 1
Wales - 6 £36,784 - 1
Yorkshire +9 5 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Leeds - 5 £60,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 741 (97.24%) Amazon AWS
2 437 (57.35%) Linux
3 332 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
4 321 (42.13%) Amazon S3
5 301 (39.50%) Java
6 274 (35.96%) Amazon RDS
7 266 (34.91%) DevOps
8 243 (31.89%) Git (software)
9 236 (30.97%) Python
10 225 (29.53%) Docker
11 224 (29.40%) Web Services
12 215 (28.22%) MySQL
13 203 (26.64%) Ruby
14 199 (26.12%) JavaScript
15 182 (23.88%) TDD
16 174 (22.83%) Jenkins
17 172 (22.57%) Scrum
18 171 (22.44%) SQL
19 168 (22.05%) Puppet
20 165 (21.65%) MongoDB
21 159 (20.87%) Finance
22 155 (20.34%) NoSQL
22 155 (20.34%) Opscode Chef
23 151 (19.82%) AWS CloudFormation
24 148 (19.42%) MVC
25 145 (19.03%) Degree
26 142 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
27 135 (17.72%) JIRA
28 131 (17.19%) REST
29 130 (17.06%) Elasticsearch

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
1 130 (17.06%) Elasticsearch
2 120 (15.75%) Apache
3 100 (13.12%) nginx
4 87 (11.42%) Tomcat
5 75 (9.84%) JBoss
6 52 (6.82%) Mule
7 50 (6.56%) Mule ESB
8 47 (6.17%) Apache Spark
9 39 (5.12%) IIS
10 35 (4.59%) OpenStack
11 33 (4.33%) CMS
12 31 (4.07%) Apache Solr
13 25 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
14 22 (2.89%) Confluence
14 22 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (1.57%) ColdFusion
16 11 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (1.44%) Apache Pig
17 7 (0.92%) SAS
18 5 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 71 (9.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.39%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 741 (97.24%) Amazon AWS
2 321 (42.13%) Amazon S3
3 151 (19.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 116 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 115 (15.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 95 (12.47%) Amazon SQS
7 90 (11.81%) Amazon ELB
8 81 (10.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 65 (8.53%) GitHub
10 63 (8.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 63 (8.27%) AWS Lambda
11 59 (7.74%) Route 53
12 53 (6.96%) SaaS
13 46 (6.04%) PaaS
14 44 (5.77%) IaaS
15 42 (5.51%) Amazon Kinesis
16 36 (4.72%) AWS OpsWorks
17 29 (3.81%) Amazon EMR
18 28 (3.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 27 (3.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.87%) Firewall
2 46 (6.04%) TCP/IP
3 40 (5.25%) DNS
4 28 (3.67%) Internet
5 26 (3.41%) HTTP
6 22 (2.89%) WAN
7 19 (2.49%) VLAN
7 19 (2.49%) VPN
8 16 (2.10%) SAN
9 15 (1.97%) LAN
10 14 (1.84%) DHCP
11 12 (1.57%) Network Security
12 11 (1.44%) OpenVPN
13 10 (1.31%) SSH
14 9 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.05%) tcpdump
15 8 (1.05%) Unified Communications
16 7 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (0.92%) Cisco PIX
16 7 (0.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (35.96%) Amazon RDS
2 215 (28.22%) MySQL
3 165 (21.65%) MongoDB
4 155 (20.34%) NoSQL
5 125 (16.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 124 (16.27%) SQL Server
7 121 (15.88%) PostgreSQL
8 74 (9.71%) Relational Database
9 47 (6.17%) Big Data
10 41 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 37 (4.86%) Redis
12 33 (4.33%) DB2
12 33 (4.33%) Hadoop
13 32 (4.20%) Blockchain
13 32 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (3.67%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (1.84%) Neo4j
16 13 (1.71%) Apache Hive
17 11 (1.44%) InfluxDB
18 9 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 243 (31.89%) Git (software)
2 174 (22.83%) Jenkins
3 135 (17.72%) JIRA
4 88 (11.55%) JUnit
5 82 (10.76%) TeamCity
6 68 (8.92%) IntelliJ
7 63 (8.27%) Subversion
8 49 (6.43%) Maven
9 48 (6.30%) gulp
10 47 (6.17%) Gradle
11 41 (5.38%) webpack
12 35 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 32 (4.20%) PhantomJS
13 32 (4.20%) Visual Studio
14 31 (4.07%) GitLab
15 30 (3.94%) Vagrant
16 22 (2.89%) JSUnit
17 21 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
18 15 (1.97%) GoCD
19 14 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 159 (20.87%) Finance
2 124 (16.27%) Marketing
3 105 (13.78%) Telecoms
4 96 (12.60%) Retail
5 79 (10.37%) Manufacturing
6 76 (9.97%) Electronics
7 39 (5.12%) Publishing
8 28 (3.67%) Games
9 19 (2.49%) Advertising
10 17 (2.23%) Banking
11 4 (0.52%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 274 (35.96%) Developer
2 178 (23.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 129 (16.93%) Java Developer
4 105 (13.78%) AWS Engineer
5 96 (12.60%) Senior Developer
6 86 (11.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 77 (10.10%) Architect
7 77 (10.10%) AWS DevOps
8 71 (9.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 62 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
10 51 (6.69%) Linux Engineer
11 47 (6.17%) Software Developer
12 46 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
13 41 (5.38%) Senior DevOps
14 39 (5.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 38 (4.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 36 (4.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 35 (4.59%) Software Engineer
18 26 (3.41%) .NET Developer
18 26 (3.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (29.40%) Web Services
2 131 (17.19%) REST
3 120 (15.75%) Spring
4 101 (13.25%) Node.js
5 94 (12.34%) HTML
5 94 (12.34%) React
5 94 (12.34%) XML
6 92 (12.07%) SOAP
7 90 (11.81%) Hibernate
8 84 (11.02%) AngularJS
9 82 (10.76%) CSS
10 78 (10.24%) .NET
10 78 (10.24%) LAMP
11 72 (9.45%) JSON
12 71 (9.32%) Spring MVC
13 67 (8.79%) JPA
14 64 (8.40%) Spring Integration
15 61 (8.01%) Backbone.js
15 61 (8.01%) HTML5
16 54 (7.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.81%) Computer Science
2 73 (9.58%) Data Centre
3 57 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.33%) CMDB
5 28 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
5 28 (3.67%) Mobile App
6 25 (3.28%) Private Cloud
7 22 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.89%) Public Cloud
8 19 (2.49%) Fintech
9 16 (2.10%) User Experience
10 14 (1.84%) PKI
11 10 (1.31%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.05%) Clustering
13 8 (1.05%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.05%) iPad
13 8 (1.05%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 437 (57.35%) Linux
2 121 (15.88%) Windows
3 62 (8.14%) Ubuntu
4 53 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (6.56%) CentOS
6 47 (6.17%) Windows Server
7 39 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (3.67%) Unix
9 24 (3.15%) Android
9 24 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (3.02%) Debian
11 19 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (2.23%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.05%) VMS
14 6 (0.79%) Solaris
15 3 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.26%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (34.91%) DevOps
3 182 (23.88%) TDD
4 172 (22.57%) Scrum
5 148 (19.42%) MVC
6 142 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
7 128 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
8 122 (16.01%) Software Engineering
9 114 (14.96%) BDD
10 110 (14.44%) Kanban
11 93 (12.20%) E-Commerce
12 87 (11.42%) Configuration Management
13 82 (10.76%) Test Automation
14 79 (10.37%) OOP
15 77 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 74 (9.71%) Digital Marketing
17 71 (9.32%) Programme Management
18 68 (8.92%) Microservices
19 66 (8.66%) Presales
20 64 (8.40%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 301 (39.50%) Java
2 236 (30.97%) Python
3 203 (26.64%) Ruby
4 199 (26.12%) JavaScript
5 171 (22.44%) SQL
6 121 (15.88%) Bash Shell
7 105 (13.78%) PHP
8 93 (12.20%) Perl
9 87 (11.42%) C#
10 64 (8.40%) Scala
11 60 (7.87%) PowerShell
12 39 (5.12%) XPath
13 31 (4.07%) CoffeeScript
14 30 (3.94%) PHP 7
15 29 (3.81%) Go
16 23 (3.02%) C
16 23 (3.02%) VB.NET
17 22 (2.89%) C++
18 18 (2.36%) Groovy
19 15 (1.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (19.03%) Degree
2 33 (4.33%) PMI Certification
2 33 (4.33%) PMP
3 32 (4.20%) ISEB
4 28 (3.67%) AWS Certification
5 16 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.05%) DBS Check
7 8 (1.05%) MCSA
7 8 (1.05%) MCSE
7 8 (1.05%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.79%) MCP
8 6 (0.79%) PhD
8 6 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.39%) CCNA
10 3 (0.39%) CISM
10 3 (0.39%) CISSP
11 2 (0.26%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (9.84%) QA
2 10 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.66%) SLA
5 4 (0.52%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) GCP
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 225 (29.53%) Docker
2 103 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (8.79%) Virtual Machines
4 58 (7.61%) Active Directory
5 26 (3.41%) Hyper-V
6 20 (2.62%) KVM
7 18 (2.36%) vSphere
8 16 (2.10%) Varnish
9 15 (1.97%) VirtualBox
10 11 (1.44%) Xen
11 9 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.05%) Shibboleth
13 6 (0.79%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.79%) NFS
14 5 (0.66%) LXC
14 5 (0.66%) Samba
14 5 (0.66%) Squid
14 5 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.66%) XenApp
15 3 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 168 (22.05%) Puppet
2 155 (20.34%) Opscode Chef
3 124 (16.27%) Ansible
4 77 (10.10%) Terraform
5 48 (6.30%) Nagios
6 38 (4.99%) Kubernetes
7 37 (4.86%) Kibana
8 33 (4.33%) SCVMM
9 28 (3.67%) Packer
10 24 (3.15%) HAProxy
11 21 (2.76%) Salt
11 21 (2.76%) ZABBIX
12 19 (2.49%) Mesos
13 17 (2.23%) logstash
14 14 (1.84%) Graphite
15 13 (1.71%) Consul
16 11 (1.44%) Grafana
17 10 (1.31%) Munin
18 9 (1.18%) Cacti
18 9 (1.18%) Nmap
Vendors
1 123 (16.14%) VMware
2 78 (10.24%) Oracle
3 73 (9.58%) SAP
4 62 (8.14%) Microsoft
5 59 (7.74%) Cisco
5 59 (7.74%) Citrix
6 57 (7.48%) BMC
7 50 (6.56%) Apple
7 50 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 46 (6.04%) HP
9 41 (5.38%) CheckPoint
9 41 (5.38%) IBM
10 40 (5.25%) NetApp
10 40 (5.25%) New Relic
11 39 (5.12%) EMC
12 36 (4.72%) Google
13 33 (4.33%) Juniper
14 26 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (3.28%) Sitecore
16 23 (3.02%) Informatica
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, 25 days holiday, MacBook
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £750000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, dentalcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum Employee discounts, Private Healthca
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowence and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago