Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 527 589 646
Rank change year-on-year +62 +57 +121
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 836 724 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.44% 3.02% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 690 556 659
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +15.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,625 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 34,311 23,981 20,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.81% 13.48% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28,402 20,091 17,102
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +42 801 £60,000 +4.35% 206
UK excluding London +88 430 £52,500 +5.00% 96
London +33 399 £67,500 +6.72% 119
North of England +66 116 £50,000 +8.70% 23
South East +70 115 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South West +3 71 £47,500 -9.52% 20
Midlands -3 56 £62,500 +19.05% 20
North West +1 54 £45,000 -2.17% 18
Yorkshire +71 53 £50,000 - 5
West Midlands -9 42 £50,000 -4.76% 13
East of England +18 41 £60,000 +26.32% 16
Scotland -28 19 £60,250 +33.89% 3
East Midlands +22 14 £65,000 +52.94% 7
North East -8 9 £65,000 +73.33%
Northern Ireland - 7 £45,000 - 2
Wales +21 5 £50,000 +29.87% 4

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 816 (97.61%) Amazon AWS
2 463 (55.38%) Linux
3 408 (48.80%) DevOps
4 373 (44.62%) Amazon S3
5 349 (41.75%) Java
6 308 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 307 (36.72%) Python
8 304 (36.36%) Docker
9 269 (32.18%) Puppet
10 249 (29.78%) Web Services
11 234 (27.99%) Amazon RDS
12 227 (27.15%) Jenkins
13 223 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 213 (25.48%) Ansible
15 212 (25.36%) Git (software)
16 197 (23.56%) Opscode Chef
17 189 (22.61%) Terraform
18 168 (20.10%) MySQL
19 167 (19.98%) Ruby
20 164 (19.62%) JavaScript
21 162 (19.38%) SQL
22 150 (17.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 149 (17.82%) NoSQL
24 147 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
25 141 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
25 141 (16.87%) Configuration Management
26 140 (16.75%) Node.js
26 140 (16.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
27 137 (16.39%) Kubernetes
28 130 (15.55%) TDD

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
1 105 (12.56%) Apache
2 102 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
3 86 (10.29%) Tomcat
4 63 (7.54%) nginx
5 57 (6.82%) JBoss
6 46 (5.50%) Mule
6 46 (5.50%) Mule ESB
7 35 (4.19%) Confluence
8 29 (3.47%) OpenStack
9 27 (3.23%) Apache Spark
10 26 (3.11%) CMS
11 24 (2.87%) IIS
12 18 (2.15%) WordPress
13 12 (1.44%) Ethereum
14 10 (1.20%) Apache Solr
15 9 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
16 7 (0.84%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.84%) Jetty
16 7 (0.84%) SAS
17 6 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.84%) SPSS
2 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) HipChat
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) Stata
3 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (1.20%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Magento
4 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 816 (97.61%) Amazon AWS
2 373 (44.62%) Amazon S3
3 223 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 141 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 140 (16.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 127 (15.19%) Route 53
7 123 (14.71%) Serverless
8 117 (14.00%) AWS Lambda
9 108 (12.92%) SaaS
10 106 (12.68%) Amazon SQS
11 103 (12.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 93 (11.12%) Amazon ELB
13 80 (9.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 78 (9.33%) GitHub
15 74 (8.85%) CloudFront
16 58 (6.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 44 (5.26%) Amazon Kinesis
18 38 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
19 32 (3.83%) Google Cloud Platform
20 29 (3.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (9.93%) Firewall
2 71 (8.49%) VPN
3 54 (6.46%) DNS
4 51 (6.10%) TCP/IP
5 28 (3.35%) SSL
6 25 (2.99%) DHCP
7 23 (2.75%) HTTP
8 17 (2.03%) WAN
9 15 (1.79%) LAN
9 15 (1.79%) SNMP
10 14 (1.67%) Internet
11 13 (1.56%) FTP
12 10 (1.20%) VLAN
12 10 (1.20%) VoIP
13 7 (0.84%) Network Security
13 7 (0.84%) SAN
13 7 (0.84%) Unified Communications
13 7 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.72%) OpenVPN
14 6 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (27.99%) Amazon RDS
2 168 (20.10%) MySQL
3 150 (17.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 149 (17.82%) NoSQL
5 123 (14.71%) MongoDB
6 83 (9.93%) PostgreSQL
7 69 (8.25%) SQL Server
8 56 (6.70%) Big Data
9 55 (6.58%) Redis
10 43 (5.14%) Amazon Redshift
11 32 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (2.99%) Hadoop
13 21 (2.51%) Relational Database
14 19 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (2.15%) Blockchain
16 17 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (1.91%) DB2
17 16 (1.91%) HBase
18 12 (1.44%) Apache Hive
19 7 (0.84%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 227 (27.15%) Jenkins
2 212 (25.36%) Git (software)
3 103 (12.32%) JIRA
4 88 (10.53%) JUnit
5 64 (7.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 55 (6.58%) Maven
7 51 (6.10%) IntelliJ
8 44 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 40 (4.78%) TeamCity
10 34 (4.07%) Selenium
11 32 (3.83%) Hudson
11 32 (3.83%) JMeter
12 26 (3.11%) Vagrant
13 23 (2.75%) Ant
13 23 (2.75%) gulp
14 21 (2.51%) Gradle
14 21 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
15 18 (2.15%) Bitbucket
15 18 (2.15%) Mocha
16 17 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 92 (11.00%) Telecoms
2 90 (10.77%) Finance
3 87 (10.41%) Retail
4 66 (7.89%) Marketing
5 51 (6.10%) Manufacturing
6 50 (5.98%) Electronics
7 38 (4.55%) Banking
8 29 (3.47%) Games
9 17 (2.03%) Advertising
10 11 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.20%) Publishing
12 6 (0.72%) Legal
12 6 (0.72%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.36%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.12%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (30.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 247 (29.55%) Developer
3 103 (12.32%) AWS DevOps
3 103 (12.32%) Java Developer
4 102 (12.20%) AWS Engineer
5 70 (8.37%) Senior Developer
6 68 (8.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 58 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 50 (5.98%) Software Engineer
9 46 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
9 46 (5.50%) Senior DevOps
10 41 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 40 (4.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 39 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
13 38 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
14 37 (4.43%) Architect
15 34 (4.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 29 (3.47%) Java Engineer
17 28 (3.35%) Consultant
17 28 (3.35%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (29.78%) Web Services
2 140 (16.75%) Node.js
3 128 (15.31%) HTML
4 123 (14.71%) Spring
5 109 (13.04%) CSS
6 86 (10.29%) REST
7 83 (9.93%) Hibernate
8 75 (8.97%) SOAP
9 72 (8.61%) AngularJS
10 70 (8.37%) JSON
11 69 (8.25%) React
12 68 (8.13%) HTML5
12 68 (8.13%) XML
13 65 (7.78%) LAMP
14 58 (6.94%) Apache Camel
15 57 (6.82%) .NET
16 55 (6.58%) RESTful
16 55 (6.58%) Spring MVC
17 53 (6.34%) Elastic Stack
18 49 (5.86%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.49%) Computer Science
2 43 (5.14%) Public Cloud
3 41 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 31 (3.71%) Fintech
5 30 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.11%) User Experience
7 22 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.44%) Bitcoin
11 11 (1.32%) BBC
11 11 (1.32%) STB
12 10 (1.20%) CMDB
13 9 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.08%) Wiki
14 8 (0.96%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.96%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.84%) Fat Client
15 7 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 463 (55.38%) Linux
2 89 (10.65%) CentOS
3 71 (8.49%) Windows
4 59 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 59 (7.06%) Unix
5 42 (5.02%) Ubuntu
6 30 (3.59%) Android
7 28 (3.35%) Apple iOS
8 23 (2.75%) CoreOS
8 23 (2.75%) Windows Server
9 18 (2.15%) Debian
10 12 (1.44%) VMS
11 11 (1.32%) Amazon Linux
11 11 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.48%) Solaris
13 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (48.80%) DevOps
2 308 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
4 141 (16.87%) Configuration Management
5 130 (15.55%) Software Engineering
5 130 (15.55%) TDD
6 122 (14.59%) Scrum
7 118 (14.11%) E-Commerce
8 117 (14.00%) Test Automation
9 104 (12.44%) BDD
10 103 (12.32%) Open Source
11 100 (11.96%) Microservices
12 77 (9.21%) MVC
13 70 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 67 (8.01%) Kanban
15 65 (7.78%) Integration Testing
16 64 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
17 55 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
18 48 (5.74%) Continuous Delivery
19 47 (5.62%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 349 (41.75%) Java
2 307 (36.72%) Python
3 167 (19.98%) Ruby
4 164 (19.62%) JavaScript
5 162 (19.38%) SQL
6 116 (13.88%) PHP
7 98 (11.72%) Bash Shell
8 85 (10.17%) PowerShell
9 74 (8.85%) Perl
10 56 (6.70%) C#
11 41 (4.90%) Scala
12 40 (4.78%) C
13 39 (4.67%) C++
14 33 (3.95%) Shell Script
15 29 (3.47%) Go
16 25 (2.99%) R
17 24 (2.87%) TypeScript
18 23 (2.75%) ES6
19 17 (2.03%) T-SQL
19 17 (2.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (10.29%) Degree
2 32 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (3.59%) AWS Certification
4 22 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.51%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.08%) MCP
7 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.96%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.60%) MCSA
9 5 (0.60%) MCSE
9 5 (0.60%) PhD
10 4 (0.48%) CCNA
10 4 (0.48%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.36%) ISEB
11 3 (0.36%) MCITP
11 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.89%) QA
2 12 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 304 (36.36%) Docker
2 49 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.02%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (2.87%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.56%) vSphere
6 10 (1.20%) Ceph
7 9 (1.08%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.84%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.60%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.48%) GlusterFS
11 4 (0.48%) Xen
12 3 (0.36%) KVM
12 3 (0.36%) Varnish
13 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.12%) HDFS
14 1 (0.12%) LXC
14 1 (0.12%) Squid
14 1 (0.12%) vCloud
14 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 269 (32.18%) Puppet
2 213 (25.48%) Ansible
3 197 (23.56%) Opscode Chef
4 189 (22.61%) Terraform
5 137 (16.39%) Kubernetes
6 48 (5.74%) Docker Swarm
7 46 (5.50%) Packer
8 29 (3.47%) Nagios
9 24 (2.87%) Kibana
10 22 (2.63%) SCVMM
11 16 (1.91%) logstash
12 13 (1.56%) Salt
13 12 (1.44%) SCCM
13 12 (1.44%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.20%) Prometheus
14 10 (1.20%) SCOM
15 7 (0.84%) Consul
16 6 (0.72%) Grafana
17 5 (0.60%) CFEngine
17 5 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (8.97%) Red Hat
2 69 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.25%) VMware
3 46 (5.50%) Apple
3 46 (5.50%) SAP
4 41 (4.90%) Google
5 40 (4.78%) Oracle
6 35 (4.19%) New Relic
7 25 (2.99%) Citrix
8 22 (2.63%) BMC
9 20 (2.39%) Splunk
10 17 (2.03%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.91%) Sitecore
12 15 (1.79%) SaltStack
13 14 (1.67%) Cisco
13 14 (1.67%) PagerDuty
14 12 (1.44%) BT
15 11 (1.32%) Arqiva
15 11 (1.32%) hybris
15 11 (1.32%) NetApp