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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 504 643
Rank change year-on-year +25 +139  
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 457 485 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.00% 4.20% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 370 375 283
Median salary £55,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £53,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -11.21% +3.88%  

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 15214 11556 9613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.01% 11.90% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12618 9794 7804
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +14 443 £55,000 -8.33% 52
London -7 228 £67,500 +3.84% 27
South East +77 69 £47,500 -13.63% 7
South West +17 50 £52,500 -4.54% 4
City of London +20 39 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Crawley - 39 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex - 39 £40,750 - 1
West Midlands +29 37 £36,000 -42.40% 3
Gloucestershire +18 31 £46,000 -23.33% 2
Cheltenham +32 25 £46,000 -23.33% 1
East of England -15 25 £53,750 +19.44% 6
Hertfordshire -2 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Birmingham +5 18 £43,000 -31.20% 2
Hatfield +4 18 £55,000 - 1
North West -38 18 £42,500 -11.45% 2
Wiltshire +18 16 £52,500 +30.43% 1
Swindon - 16 £52,500 - 1
Gatwick - 13 £32,000 -
Oxfordshire 0 12 £73,000 +26.95% 3
Manchester -33 11 £46,000 -12.38% 1
Yorkshire -11 10 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Solihull - 10 £36,000 -
Warwickshire - 9 £34,500 -
Warwick - 9 £34,500 -
Oxford +2 8 £67,750 +25.46% 2
Surbiton - 7 - - 1
Berkshire +17 6 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Yorkshire +17 6 £57,500 +24.32%
Reading +16 6 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Leeds +12 6 £57,500 +15.00%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 808 (96.88%) Amazon AWS
2 494 (59.23%) Linux
3 365 (43.76%) Amazon S3
4 360 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
5 321 (38.49%) Amazon RDS
6 319 (38.25%) DevOps
7 309 (37.05%) Java
8 267 (32.01%) Git (software)
9 266 (31.89%) Docker
10 254 (30.46%) Python
11 241 (28.90%) Web Services
12 217 (26.02%) MySQL
13 212 (25.42%) Ruby
14 211 (25.30%) JavaScript
15 194 (23.26%) Jenkins
16 189 (22.66%) Scrum
16 189 (22.66%) TDD
17 184 (22.06%) MongoDB
17 184 (22.06%) AWS CloudFormation
18 180 (21.58%) Puppet
19 179 (21.46%) SQL
20 165 (19.78%) NoSQL
20 165 (19.78%) Opscode Chef
21 155 (18.59%) JIRA
21 155 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
22 152 (18.23%) MVC
23 151 (18.11%) Finance
24 143 (17.15%) Degree
24 143 (17.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
25 140 (16.79%) 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
1 140 (16.79%) Elasticsearch
2 126 (15.11%) Apache
3 104 (12.47%) nginx
4 80 (9.59%) Tomcat
5 68 (8.15%) JBoss
6 50 (6.00%) Apache Spark
7 45 (5.40%) Mule
7 45 (5.40%) Mule ESB
8 42 (5.04%) Confluence
9 40 (4.80%) OpenStack
10 39 (4.68%) IIS
11 37 (4.44%) Apache Solr
12 35 (4.20%) CMS
13 25 (3.00%) Sitecore CMS
14 20 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (1.44%) SharePoint
16 11 (1.32%) ColdFusion
17 10 (1.20%) Apache Pig
18 7 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 7 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 71 (8.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.36%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 808 (96.88%) Amazon AWS
2 365 (43.76%) Amazon S3
3 184 (22.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 143 (17.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 112 (13.43%) Amazon SQS
6 106 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 99 (11.87%) Amazon ELB
8 92 (11.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 82 (9.83%) AWS Lambda
10 79 (9.47%) GitHub
11 67 (8.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 58 (6.95%) Route 53
13 51 (6.12%) SaaS
14 41 (4.92%) Amazon Kinesis
15 36 (4.32%) AWS OpsWorks
15 36 (4.32%) IaaS
16 35 (4.20%) PaaS
17 33 (3.96%) Amazon EMR
18 31 (3.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 24 (2.88%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.87%) Firewall
2 57 (6.83%) TCP/IP
3 56 (6.71%) DNS
4 29 (3.48%) HTTP
5 27 (3.24%) Internet
6 23 (2.76%) VLAN
6 23 (2.76%) VPN
6 23 (2.76%) WAN
7 18 (2.16%) DHCP
8 17 (2.04%) LAN
9 15 (1.80%) OpenVPN
9 15 (1.80%) SAN
10 14 (1.68%) Network Security
11 12 (1.44%) SSH
12 10 (1.20%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (1.08%) IP Telephony
13 9 (1.08%) tcpdump
13 9 (1.08%) VoIP
14 8 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (38.49%) Amazon RDS
2 217 (26.02%) MySQL
3 184 (22.06%) MongoDB
4 165 (19.78%) NoSQL
5 132 (15.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 124 (14.87%) PostgreSQL
6 124 (14.87%) SQL Server
7 93 (11.15%) Relational Database
8 53 (6.35%) Big Data
9 51 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (5.16%) Redis
11 38 (4.56%) Hadoop
12 34 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
13 32 (3.84%) Blockchain
13 32 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (2.64%) DB2
15 20 (2.40%) InfluxDB
16 18 (2.16%) Neo4j
17 13 (1.56%) Apache Hive
17 13 (1.56%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 267 (32.01%) Git (software)
2 194 (23.26%) Jenkins
3 155 (18.59%) JIRA
4 87 (10.43%) JUnit
5 82 (9.83%) TeamCity
6 67 (8.03%) IntelliJ
7 66 (7.91%) Subversion
8 52 (6.24%) Maven
9 51 (6.12%) gulp
10 48 (5.76%) Gradle
11 47 (5.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 42 (5.04%) webpack
13 35 (4.20%) Visual Studio
14 34 (4.08%) PhantomJS
15 33 (3.96%) GitLab
16 32 (3.84%) Vagrant
17 25 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
18 24 (2.88%) JSUnit
19 18 (2.16%) Bitbucket
19 18 (2.16%) Selenium
General
1 151 (18.11%) Finance
2 123 (14.75%) Marketing
3 119 (14.27%) Telecoms
4 86 (10.31%) Retail
5 81 (9.71%) Manufacturing
6 78 (9.35%) Electronics
7 28 (3.36%) Publishing
8 27 (3.24%) Games
9 21 (2.52%) Advertising
10 19 (2.28%) Banking
11 8 (0.96%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.36%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.24%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 285 (34.17%) Developer
2 204 (24.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 133 (15.95%) AWS Engineer
4 124 (14.87%) Java Developer
5 99 (11.87%) AWS DevOps
5 99 (11.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 92 (11.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 81 (9.71%) Senior Developer
8 79 (9.47%) Architect
9 54 (6.47%) Linux Engineer
10 53 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
11 50 (6.00%) Software Developer
12 47 (5.64%) Senior DevOps
13 45 (5.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 45 (5.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 41 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 40 (4.80%) Software Engineer
16 33 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
17 32 (3.84%) PHP Developer
18 31 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (28.90%) Web Services
2 130 (15.59%) REST
3 123 (14.75%) Node.js
4 114 (13.67%) Spring
5 103 (12.35%) HTML
6 102 (12.23%) React
7 98 (11.75%) AngularJS
8 97 (11.63%) .NET
9 94 (11.27%) XML
10 91 (10.91%) Hibernate
11 89 (10.67%) SOAP
12 87 (10.43%) CSS
13 84 (10.07%) LAMP
14 74 (8.87%) Spring MVC
15 71 (8.51%) JSON
16 66 (7.91%) JPA
17 65 (7.79%) HTML5
18 63 (7.55%) Backbone.js
19 62 (7.43%) Spring Integration
20 56 (6.71%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 67 (8.03%) Data Centre
3 61 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
5 32 (3.84%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.88%) Fintech
6 24 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 23 (2.76%) Private Cloud
8 22 (2.64%) CMDB
8 22 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (2.16%) User Experience
10 14 (1.68%) PKI
11 13 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.32%) Clustering
13 10 (1.20%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.20%) Thin Client
14 9 (1.08%) iPad
14 9 (1.08%) Smart Meter
15 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 494 (59.23%) Linux
2 129 (15.47%) Windows
3 67 (8.03%) Ubuntu
4 61 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (6.83%) CentOS
6 55 (6.59%) Windows Server
7 48 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (3.12%) Android
8 26 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (3.00%) Unix
10 23 (2.76%) Debian
11 19 (2.28%) Apple iOS
12 18 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.20%) VMS
14 6 (0.72%) Solaris
15 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (38.25%) DevOps
3 189 (22.66%) Scrum
3 189 (22.66%) TDD
4 155 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
5 152 (18.23%) MVC
6 131 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
7 119 (14.27%) Software Engineering
8 115 (13.79%) Kanban
9 110 (13.19%) BDD
10 98 (11.75%) Microservices
11 97 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
12 86 (10.31%) Configuration Management
13 84 (10.07%) OOP
13 84 (10.07%) Test Automation
14 82 (9.83%) E-Commerce
15 76 (9.11%) Digital Marketing
16 71 (8.51%) Programme Management
17 62 (7.43%) Integration Testing
18 60 (7.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 309 (37.05%) Java
2 254 (30.46%) Python
3 212 (25.42%) Ruby
4 211 (25.30%) JavaScript
5 179 (21.46%) SQL
6 134 (16.07%) Bash Shell
7 112 (13.43%) PHP
8 95 (11.39%) C#
8 95 (11.39%) Perl
9 72 (8.63%) Scala
10 66 (7.91%) PowerShell
11 42 (5.04%) XPath
12 34 (4.08%) Go
13 32 (3.84%) PHP 7
14 31 (3.72%) CoffeeScript
15 25 (3.00%) C++
15 25 (3.00%) VB.NET
16 21 (2.52%) C
16 21 (2.52%) Groovy
17 18 (2.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 143 (17.15%) Degree
2 59 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.36%) AWS Certification
4 22 (2.64%) PMI Certification
4 22 (2.64%) PMP
5 21 (2.52%) ISEB
6 17 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.44%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.96%) MCSE
10 7 (0.84%) MCSA
10 7 (0.84%) PhD
11 6 (0.72%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.72%) MCP
11 6 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.48%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.36%) CISM
13 3 (0.36%) CISSP
13 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (9.35%) QA
2 9 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.60%) SLA
4 4 (0.48%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) GCP
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 266 (31.89%) Docker
2 85 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (7.19%) Virtual Machines
4 58 (6.95%) Active Directory
5 23 (2.76%) Hyper-V
6 21 (2.52%) KVM
7 17 (2.04%) Varnish
7 17 (2.04%) VirtualBox
8 14 (1.68%) vSphere
9 10 (1.20%) Shibboleth
9 10 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.20%) Xen
10 7 (0.84%) NFS
11 5 (0.60%) LXC
11 5 (0.60%) Samba
11 5 (0.60%) Squid
11 5 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.60%) XenApp
12 4 (0.48%) vCloud
13 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 180 (21.58%) Puppet
2 165 (19.78%) Opscode Chef
3 127 (15.23%) Ansible
4 91 (10.91%) Terraform
5 53 (6.35%) Nagios
6 51 (6.12%) Kubernetes
7 37 (4.44%) Kibana
8 32 (3.84%) Packer
9 30 (3.60%) Salt
10 29 (3.48%) HAProxy
10 29 (3.48%) Mesos
11 27 (3.24%) Consul
12 22 (2.64%) SCVMM
13 17 (2.04%) logstash
13 17 (2.04%) ZABBIX
14 16 (1.92%) Graphite
15 13 (1.56%) Grafana
16 12 (1.44%) Munin
17 11 (1.32%) Cacti
17 11 (1.32%) Icinga
Vendors
1 105 (12.59%) VMware
2 76 (9.11%) SAP
3 74 (8.87%) Oracle
4 57 (6.83%) Microsoft
5 54 (6.47%) Red Hat
6 50 (6.00%) Cisco
6 50 (6.00%) Citrix
7 45 (5.40%) Apple
7 45 (5.40%) New Relic
8 44 (5.28%) BMC
9 39 (4.68%) Google
10 35 (4.20%) HP
11 32 (3.84%) CheckPoint
12 31 (3.72%) Atlassian
13 29 (3.48%) NetApp
14 28 (3.36%) EMC
15 27 (3.24%) IBM
16 25 (3.00%) Sitecore
17 24 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
18 22 (2.64%) Juniper
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical health insurance
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 45,000 - 55,000
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Salary: circ £50,000 to £65,000
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London
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