Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 469 550 584
Rank change year-on-year +81 +34 +97
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1,060 765 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.73% 2.89% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 897 628 726
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.61% +1.82% +6.80%
10th Percentile £39,400 £34,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%

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 38,850 26,461 23,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.53% 15.63% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31,647 22,056 19,429
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,188 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,203 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.01% -2.22% +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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Top 16 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 24 May 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 +103 1,028 £65,000 +16.07% 161
London +128 632 £67,500 +3.85% 108
UK excluding London +45 418 £55,000 +22.22% 60
North of England +83 123 £50,000 +2.56% 17
South East -12 80 £61,500 +44.71% 8
North West +45 79 £47,500 -2.56% 13
South West -14 69 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Midlands -2 66 £55,000 +52.78% 8
East of England +2 55 £60,000 +20.00% 8
West Midlands -12 49 £45,000 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire +54 41 £50,000 -14.89% 2
East Midlands +11 17 £63,750 +64.52% 3
Scotland -24 15 £42,000 -14.29% 4
Wales +14 6 £38,500 +4.67%
Northern Ireland - 4 £40,000 - 3
North East -29 3 £65,000 +81.82% 2

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1,049 (98.96%) Amazon AWS
2 644 (60.75%) Linux
3 592 (55.85%) Amazon S3
4 546 (51.51%) DevOps
5 445 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
6 411 (38.77%) Python
7 395 (37.26%) Docker
8 360 (33.96%) Java
9 345 (32.55%) Amazon RDS
10 344 (32.45%) Ansible
11 327 (30.85%) Jenkins
12 318 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
13 308 (29.06%) Git (software)
14 303 (28.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 303 (28.58%) SQL
15 284 (26.79%) Web Services
16 250 (23.58%) Puppet
17 239 (22.55%) MySQL
18 222 (20.94%) Kubernetes
19 219 (20.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 206 (19.43%) Opscode Chef
21 205 (19.34%) Terraform
22 194 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
23 189 (17.83%) Software Engineering
24 182 (17.17%) Windows
25 177 (16.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
26 167 (15.75%) JavaScript
27 166 (15.66%) Node.js
28 164 (15.47%) NoSQL
28 164 (15.47%) Serverless

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
1 127 (11.98%) Elasticsearch
2 117 (11.04%) Apache
3 107 (10.09%) Confluence
4 83 (7.83%) Tomcat
5 76 (7.17%) nginx
6 69 (6.51%) IIS
7 47 (4.43%) Ethereum
8 45 (4.25%) Apache Spark
9 36 (3.40%) OpenStack
10 27 (2.55%) WordPress
11 24 (2.26%) CMS
11 24 (2.26%) Drupal
12 23 (2.17%) JBoss
13 20 (1.89%) Mule
13 20 (1.89%) Mule ESB
14 14 (1.32%) Moodle
15 12 (1.13%) CloudStack
16 11 (1.04%) MS Exchange
17 8 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 8 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Stata
2 4 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.094%) SPSS
3 1 (0.094%) Weka
Business Applications
1 29 (2.74%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (1.23%) Magento
3 10 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.28%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1,049 (98.96%) Amazon AWS
2 592 (55.85%) Amazon S3
3 318 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 303 (28.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 219 (20.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 177 (16.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 164 (15.47%) Serverless
8 157 (14.81%) Amazon ELB
9 156 (14.72%) AWS Lambda
10 154 (14.53%) Route 53
11 134 (12.64%) SaaS
12 133 (12.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 130 (12.26%) Amazon SQS
14 107 (10.09%) CloudFront
15 103 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
16 92 (8.68%) GitHub
17 81 (7.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 74 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
19 64 (6.04%) Azure Active Directory
20 60 (5.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.92%) DNS
2 68 (6.42%) TCP/IP
3 56 (5.28%) Firewall
3 56 (5.28%) VPN
4 52 (4.91%) HTTP
5 47 (4.43%) WAN
6 44 (4.15%) LAN
7 37 (3.49%) DHCP
8 33 (3.11%) SSL
9 25 (2.36%) Internet
10 17 (1.60%) Network Security
10 17 (1.60%) Wireless
11 15 (1.42%) BGP
12 14 (1.32%) SAN
13 13 (1.23%) EIGRP
13 13 (1.23%) OSPF
14 11 (1.04%) SMS
15 8 (0.75%) SMTP
15 8 (0.75%) VLAN
16 7 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (32.55%) Amazon RDS
2 239 (22.55%) MySQL
3 164 (15.47%) NoSQL
4 153 (14.43%) PostgreSQL
5 121 (11.42%) Redis
6 112 (10.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 112 (10.57%) MongoDB
7 96 (9.06%) SQL Server
8 62 (5.85%) Big Data
9 60 (5.66%) Amazon Redshift
10 58 (5.47%) Blockchain
11 53 (5.00%) Relational Database
12 40 (3.77%) Hadoop
13 24 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (2.08%) Oracle Database
15 19 (1.79%) Amazon Aurora
16 14 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.32%) Neo4j
17 10 (0.94%) Apache Hive
18 9 (0.85%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 327 (30.85%) Jenkins
2 308 (29.06%) Git (software)
3 161 (15.19%) TeamCity
4 137 (12.92%) JIRA
5 125 (11.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 119 (11.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 58 (5.47%) Mocha
8 29 (2.74%) JMeter
8 29 (2.74%) Maven
9 28 (2.64%) Bitbucket
9 28 (2.64%) JUnit
9 28 (2.64%) Subversion
10 27 (2.55%) IntelliJ
11 26 (2.45%) CircleCI
12 23 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.70%) Gatling
13 18 (1.70%) GoCD
13 18 (1.70%) Selenium
14 15 (1.42%) Hudson
14 15 (1.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 154 (14.53%) Finance
2 84 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 72 (6.79%) Banking
4 51 (4.81%) Retail
5 49 (4.62%) Marketing
6 27 (2.55%) Advertising
7 21 (1.98%) Games
8 20 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.70%) Legal
10 17 (1.60%) Electronics
11 12 (1.13%) Back Office
12 9 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.66%) Publishing
14 4 (0.38%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.094%) Automotive
16 1 (0.094%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.094%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.094%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 322 (30.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 285 (26.89%) Developer
3 178 (16.79%) AWS Engineer
4 116 (10.94%) AWS DevOps
5 100 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
6 98 (9.25%) Java Developer
7 93 (8.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 84 (7.92%) Linux Engineer
8 84 (7.92%) Software Engineer
9 69 (6.51%) Senior Developer
10 60 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 56 (5.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 56 (5.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 52 (4.91%) Java Engineer
13 50 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
14 48 (4.53%) Backend Developer
15 47 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
16 46 (4.34%) Architect
16 46 (4.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 44 (4.15%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (26.79%) Web Services
2 166 (15.66%) Node.js
3 124 (11.70%) HTML
4 112 (10.57%) CSS
5 105 (9.91%) AngularJS
6 92 (8.68%) .NET
7 86 (8.11%) REST
8 82 (7.74%) React
9 81 (7.64%) Spring
10 78 (7.36%) LAMP
10 78 (7.36%) RESTful
11 71 (6.70%) Elastic Stack
12 57 (5.38%) RabbitMQ
13 56 (5.28%) Chai
13 56 (5.28%) Enzyme
14 55 (5.19%) Kafka
15 50 (4.72%) Jest
16 48 (4.53%) D3.js
16 48 (4.53%) Smart Contracts
17 47 (4.43%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 117 (11.04%) Computer Science
2 74 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 73 (6.89%) Private Cloud
4 57 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (4.72%) Fintech
6 47 (4.43%) Bitcoin
7 45 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
8 43 (4.06%) Public Cloud
9 33 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
10 28 (2.64%) Algorithms
11 22 (2.08%) CMDB
12 21 (1.98%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.70%) Replication
14 17 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
15 16 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
16 13 (1.23%) Clustering
16 13 (1.23%) Mobile App
17 12 (1.13%) User Experience
18 8 (0.75%) Cloud Native
18 8 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 644 (60.75%) Linux
2 182 (17.17%) Windows
3 109 (10.28%) CentOS
4 82 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (7.36%) Unix
6 64 (6.04%) Windows Server
7 51 (4.81%) VMS
8 49 (4.62%) Ubuntu
9 26 (2.45%) CoreOS
10 25 (2.36%) Debian
11 23 (2.17%) Amazon Linux
12 22 (2.08%) Android
13 17 (1.60%) Apple iOS
14 12 (1.13%) Solaris
15 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.57%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.57%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (51.51%) DevOps
2 445 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
4 189 (17.83%) Software Engineering
5 157 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 145 (13.68%) TDD
7 137 (12.92%) Test Automation
8 126 (11.89%) Microservices
9 121 (11.42%) Open Source
10 108 (10.19%) Scrum
11 105 (9.91%) Front End Development
12 93 (8.77%) E-Commerce
13 91 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
13 91 (8.58%) Continuous Delivery
14 80 (7.55%) Deployment Automation
15 77 (7.26%) Continuous Deployment
16 76 (7.17%) BDD
17 74 (6.98%) ITIL
18 73 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
19 67 (6.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 411 (38.77%) Python
2 360 (33.96%) Java
3 303 (28.58%) SQL
4 167 (15.75%) JavaScript
5 158 (14.91%) Bash Shell
6 129 (12.17%) Ruby
7 109 (10.28%) C#
8 100 (9.43%) PHP
9 70 (6.60%) ES6
9 70 (6.60%) PowerShell
10 50 (4.72%) Perl
11 48 (4.53%) Solidity
12 36 (3.40%) Scala
13 34 (3.21%) Go
14 33 (3.11%) Shell Script
15 26 (2.45%) C++
16 25 (2.36%) Java 8
17 21 (1.98%) C
18 20 (1.89%) R
19 19 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 150 (14.15%) Degree
2 86 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (6.04%) AWS Certification
4 23 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 23 (2.17%) MCP
5 22 (2.08%) Sun Certification
5 22 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.60%) MCSE
8 13 (1.23%) MCSA
9 11 (1.04%) MCITP
9 11 (1.04%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.85%) CCNA
10 9 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.47%) CISSP
13 5 (0.47%) PhD
14 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
14 2 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.92%) QA
2 17 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.75%) GDPR
5 5 (0.47%) GCP
5 5 (0.47%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 395 (37.26%) Docker
2 133 (12.55%) Virtual Machines
3 88 (8.30%) Active Directory
4 79 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (2.26%) Xen
6 19 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.94%) XenServer
8 9 (0.85%) HDFS
8 9 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.75%) LXC
9 8 (0.75%) VMware Server
10 7 (0.66%) Ceph
11 6 (0.57%) Varnish
12 4 (0.38%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.38%) vCloud
12 4 (0.38%) vSphere
13 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.19%) Samba
13 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 344 (32.45%) Ansible
2 250 (23.58%) Puppet
3 222 (20.94%) Kubernetes
4 206 (19.43%) Opscode Chef
5 205 (19.34%) Terraform
6 66 (6.23%) Nagios
7 61 (5.75%) Docker Swarm
8 51 (4.81%) Kibana
9 43 (4.06%) Packer
10 42 (3.96%) logstash
11 24 (2.26%) Prometheus
12 22 (2.08%) SCVMM
13 20 (1.89%) ZABBIX
14 16 (1.51%) Graphite
15 14 (1.32%) Check_MK
15 14 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
16 13 (1.23%) Consul
17 11 (1.04%) Mesos
18 10 (0.94%) Grafana
19 9 (0.85%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 117 (11.04%) VMware
2 102 (9.62%) New Relic
3 87 (8.21%) Google
4 75 (7.08%) Microsoft
5 74 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 68 (6.42%) Oracle
7 60 (5.66%) Trend Micro
8 42 (3.96%) Splunk
9 41 (3.87%) Cisco
10 34 (3.21%) Citrix
11 27 (2.55%) Sitecore
12 26 (2.45%) Apple
12 26 (2.45%) BMC
13 25 (2.36%) Atlassian
13 25 (2.36%) SaltStack
13 25 (2.36%) SAP
14 23 (2.17%) CheckPoint
15 20 (1.89%) NetApp
16 18 (1.70%) PagerDuty
16 18 (1.70%) Sun