Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 548 701
Rank change year-on-year -5 +153 +50
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 839 870 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.50% 3.54% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 697 675 575
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £35,100
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,600 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%

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 33495 24588 20372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.79% 13.03% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27566 20704 16900
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -6 812 £57,500 - 51
UK excluding London +71 451 £50,000 -4.76% 28
London -54 384 £67,500 +8.00% 25
South East +98 132 £56,250 +2.27% 4
North of England +36 115 £50,000 +8.70% 12
South West +46 88 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Midlands +5 55 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Yorkshire +53 53 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West -2 53 £40,000 -13.04% 8
West Midlands -4 44 £40,000 -23.81%
East of England +13 37 £56,250 +25.00% 4
Scotland -11 16 £62,500 +38.89% 1
East Midlands +24 11 £65,000 +62.50% 1
North East +14 9 £65,000 +98.47%
Wales +22 5 £50,000 +29.87%
Northern Ireland - 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 818 (97.50%) Amazon AWS
2 486 (57.93%) Linux
3 426 (50.77%) DevOps
4 358 (42.67%) Amazon S3
5 338 (40.29%) Java
6 324 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
7 316 (37.66%) Docker
8 297 (35.40%) Python
9 284 (33.85%) Amazon RDS
10 263 (31.35%) Web Services
11 253 (30.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 248 (29.56%) Puppet
13 246 (29.32%) Git (software)
14 234 (27.89%) Jenkins
15 202 (24.08%) Ansible
16 189 (22.53%) Opscode Chef
17 168 (20.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 168 (20.02%) Terraform
18 167 (19.90%) Scrum
19 165 (19.67%) Ruby
19 165 (19.67%) NoSQL
20 157 (18.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 155 (18.47%) JavaScript
22 152 (18.12%) TDD
23 148 (17.64%) JIRA
23 148 (17.64%) Continuous Integration
24 147 (17.52%) MongoDB
25 143 (17.04%) MySQL
26 142 (16.92%) SQL
27 139 (16.57%) 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
1 115 (13.71%) Apache
2 110 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
3 92 (10.97%) Tomcat
4 62 (7.39%) JBoss
5 58 (6.91%) Confluence
6 55 (6.56%) nginx
7 54 (6.44%) Mule
7 54 (6.44%) Mule ESB
8 41 (4.89%) Apache Spark
9 32 (3.81%) OpenStack
10 27 (3.22%) IIS
11 22 (2.62%) CMS
12 17 (2.03%) Apache Solr
13 12 (1.43%) WordPress
14 11 (1.31%) SharePoint
15 9 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
16 7 (0.83%) Apache Pig
17 6 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.72%) Jetty
17 6 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (0.72%) SPSS
2 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Magento
2 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 818 (97.50%) Amazon AWS
2 358 (42.67%) Amazon S3
3 253 (30.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 168 (20.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 139 (16.57%) Serverless
6 134 (15.97%) AWS Lambda
7 122 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 111 (13.23%) Amazon SQS
9 109 (12.99%) Route 53
10 98 (11.68%) Amazon ELB
11 94 (11.20%) SaaS
12 89 (10.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 87 (10.37%) GitHub
14 77 (9.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 63 (7.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 46 (5.48%) CloudFront
17 33 (3.93%) Amazon Kinesis
18 30 (3.58%) IaaS
19 28 (3.34%) Amazon EMR
20 26 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 80 (9.54%) Firewall
2 64 (7.63%) DNS
3 61 (7.27%) VPN
4 49 (5.84%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.86%) DHCP
5 24 (2.86%) SSL
6 15 (1.79%) HTTP
6 15 (1.79%) SNMP
7 14 (1.67%) FTP
7 14 (1.67%) Internet
8 11 (1.31%) WAN
9 10 (1.19%) OpenVPN
9 10 (1.19%) VoIP
10 8 (0.95%) IPsec
10 8 (0.95%) LAN
10 8 (0.95%) Network Security
10 8 (0.95%) VLAN
11 7 (0.83%) SMS
12 4 (0.48%) SSH
13 3 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (33.85%) Amazon RDS
2 165 (19.67%) NoSQL
3 157 (18.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 147 (17.52%) MongoDB
5 143 (17.04%) MySQL
6 85 (10.13%) SQL Server
7 65 (7.75%) Big Data
8 62 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
9 58 (6.91%) Redis
10 53 (6.32%) Amazon Redshift
11 42 (5.01%) Relational Database
12 39 (4.65%) Hadoop
13 37 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (2.26%) InfluxDB
14 19 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (1.79%) DB2
17 12 (1.43%) Apache Hive
17 12 (1.43%) Data Lake
18 11 (1.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 246 (29.32%) Git (software)
2 234 (27.89%) Jenkins
3 148 (17.64%) JIRA
4 108 (12.87%) JUnit
5 65 (7.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 63 (7.51%) IntelliJ
7 55 (6.56%) Maven
8 43 (5.13%) Cucumber
9 41 (4.89%) Selenium
10 31 (3.69%) TeamCity
11 29 (3.46%) gulp
11 29 (3.46%) Vagrant
12 27 (3.22%) Bitbucket
13 26 (3.10%) Hudson
14 23 (2.74%) JMeter
14 23 (2.74%) Subversion
15 22 (2.62%) Ant
15 22 (2.62%) Gradle
16 21 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
17 20 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 108 (12.87%) Telecoms
2 97 (11.56%) Retail
3 95 (11.32%) Finance
4 74 (8.82%) Marketing
5 65 (7.75%) Electronics
5 65 (7.75%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.74%) Games
7 17 (2.03%) Banking
8 15 (1.79%) Advertising
9 10 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.07%) Publishing
11 5 (0.60%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.48%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.24%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Legal
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 236 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 225 (26.82%) Developer
3 130 (15.49%) AWS DevOps
4 129 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
5 98 (11.68%) Java Developer
6 90 (10.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 75 (8.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 57 (6.79%) Senior Developer
9 51 (6.08%) Architect
10 49 (5.84%) Software Engineer
11 48 (5.72%) Senior DevOps
12 43 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 41 (4.89%) Linux Engineer
13 41 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
14 39 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 36 (4.29%) Consultant
16 35 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
17 34 (4.05%) PHP Developer
18 33 (3.93%) DevOps Consultant
19 30 (3.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (31.35%) Web Services
2 134 (15.97%) Node.js
3 122 (14.54%) Spring
4 107 (12.75%) REST
5 101 (12.04%) HTML
6 92 (10.97%) Hibernate
7 90 (10.73%) SOAP
8 84 (10.01%) JSON
9 81 (9.65%) XML
10 79 (9.42%) CSS
11 75 (8.94%) Spring MVC
12 74 (8.82%) LAMP
13 73 (8.70%) AngularJS
14 72 (8.58%) .NET
15 66 (7.87%) Apache Camel
16 63 (7.51%) React
17 62 (7.39%) JPA
18 60 (7.15%) Spring Integration
19 58 (6.91%) HTML5
20 55 (6.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.91%) Computer Science
2 41 (4.89%) Public Cloud
3 36 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.29%) User Experience
4 32 (3.81%) Data Centre
5 22 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
6 19 (2.26%) Fintech
7 16 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.31%) BBC
10 11 (1.31%) STB
11 10 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.95%) PKI
13 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.83%) Life Science
14 6 (0.72%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.72%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 486 (57.93%) Linux
2 96 (11.44%) Windows
3 85 (10.13%) CentOS
4 65 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (5.13%) Unix
6 42 (5.01%) Ubuntu
7 30 (3.58%) Windows Server
8 27 (3.22%) Android
9 25 (2.98%) Apple iOS
10 23 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.55%) Debian
12 12 (1.43%) CoreOS
13 9 (1.07%) Amazon Linux
14 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.36%) VMS
17 2 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (50.77%) DevOps
2 324 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (19.90%) Scrum
4 152 (18.12%) TDD
5 148 (17.64%) Continuous Integration
6 137 (16.33%) Configuration Management
7 131 (15.61%) E-Commerce
8 123 (14.66%) Microservices
9 122 (14.54%) Software Engineering
10 110 (13.11%) BDD
11 106 (12.63%) MVC
12 97 (11.56%) Test Automation
13 90 (10.73%) Kanban
14 87 (10.37%) Open Source
15 83 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
16 73 (8.70%) Integration Testing
17 68 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 63 (7.51%) Digital Marketing
19 57 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
20 56 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 338 (40.29%) Java
2 297 (35.40%) Python
3 165 (19.67%) Ruby
4 155 (18.47%) JavaScript
5 142 (16.92%) SQL
6 118 (14.06%) PHP
7 111 (13.23%) Bash Shell
8 101 (12.04%) PowerShell
9 86 (10.25%) Perl
10 56 (6.67%) Scala
11 52 (6.20%) C#
12 41 (4.89%) C++
13 39 (4.65%) C
14 35 (4.17%) Shell Script
15 34 (4.05%) Go
16 22 (2.62%) R
17 21 (2.50%) VBScript
18 17 (2.03%) T-SQL
19 14 (1.67%) Clojure
20 11 (1.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 82 (9.77%) Degree
2 29 (3.46%) AWS Certification
2 29 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.83%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.36%) CCNA
7 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.36%) ISEB
7 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.36%) PMP
8 2 (0.24%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.24%) MCSA
8 2 (0.24%) PhD
8 2 (0.24%) RHCE
9 1 (0.12%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MCP
9 1 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.10%) QA
2 10 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 316 (37.66%) Docker
2 44 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.58%) Active Directory
4 28 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.67%) vSphere
6 11 (1.31%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.72%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.72%) Ceph
7 6 (0.72%) Varnish
8 5 (0.60%) vCloud
8 5 (0.60%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.36%) KVM
9 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.24%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.24%) NFS
10 2 (0.24%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.24%) Xen
11 1 (0.12%) Samba
11 1 (0.12%) Squid
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 248 (29.56%) Puppet
2 202 (24.08%) Ansible
3 189 (22.53%) Opscode Chef
4 168 (20.02%) Terraform
5 108 (12.87%) Kubernetes
6 41 (4.89%) Packer
7 38 (4.53%) Nagios
8 31 (3.69%) Docker Swarm
9 25 (2.98%) Salt
10 24 (2.86%) Consul
10 24 (2.86%) Kibana
11 23 (2.74%) Mesos
12 15 (1.79%) SCVMM
13 13 (1.55%) SCCM
13 13 (1.55%) SCOM
13 13 (1.55%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.19%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.83%) logstash
16 6 (0.72%) Grafana
16 6 (0.72%) Icinga
Vendors
1 67 (7.99%) Microsoft
1 67 (7.99%) Red Hat
2 61 (7.27%) VMware
3 60 (7.15%) SAP
4 54 (6.44%) Apple
5 51 (6.08%) Oracle
6 41 (4.89%) Atlassian
6 41 (4.89%) New Relic
7 36 (4.29%) Google
8 15 (1.79%) BMC
9 14 (1.67%) SaltStack
10 13 (1.55%) Citrix
11 12 (1.43%) AppDynamics
11 12 (1.43%) Cisco
12 11 (1.31%) Arqiva
12 11 (1.31%) BT
12 11 (1.31%) hybris
12 11 (1.31%) PagerDuty
13 10 (1.19%) NetApp
13 10 (1.19%) Splunk