Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AWS Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 556 584 707
Rank change year-on-year +28 +123 +62
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 358 261 406
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 1.56% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 251 175 293
10th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £38,550
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,625 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £89,375 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £118,000 £104,750
UK median annual salary £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.85% +8.33%

AWS Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,513 16,749 33,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.82% 21.77% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,684 12,599 24,137
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £26,400
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AWS Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Certification in England.

Salary trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Certification in England over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 14 June 2021. 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
London -40 145 £77,500 -3.13% 37
North of England +3 92 £60,000 -4.00% 26
Yorkshire +6 63 £60,000 - 8
South East +20 46 £70,000 +21.74% 7
South West -41 29 £65,000 +8.33% 8
North West -22 27 £60,000 -7.69% 16
Midlands -36 27 £56,250 -16.67% 3
West Midlands -38 13 £46,250 -22.92% 2
East Midlands -41 10 £55,000 -26.67% 1
North East -9 2 £61,250 - 2
East of England -10 1 £72,500 +7.41% 6
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, IT jobs citing AWS Certification 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 across the England region with a requirement for AWS Certification.

1 335 (93.58%) AWS
2 220 (61.45%) DevOps
3 188 (52.51%) Terraform
4 187 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (46.09%) Linux
6 158 (44.13%) Python
7 156 (43.58%) Docker
8 146 (40.78%) Kubernetes
9 135 (37.71%) Infrastructure as Code
10 131 (36.59%) Puppet
11 105 (29.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 104 (29.05%) Configuration Management
13 100 (27.93%) Go
14 88 (24.58%) Opscode Chef
15 87 (24.30%) Azure
16 85 (23.74%) Ansible
17 80 (22.35%) Ruby
17 80 (22.35%) Deployment Automation
18 78 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
19 74 (20.67%) Git (software)
19 74 (20.67%) Amazon EKS
20 73 (20.39%) Microservices
21 68 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
22 66 (18.44%) Jenkins
23 62 (17.32%) Enterprise Cloud
24 58 (16.20%) SaltStack
24 58 (16.20%) Microsoft
24 58 (16.20%) Pulumi
25 54 (15.08%) Social Skills
26 53 (14.80%) Continuous Delivery

AWS Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 22 (6.15%) Confluence
2 8 (2.23%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.96%) Apache
3 7 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.96%) WordPress
4 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.12%) GemFire
6 2 (0.56%) IIS
6 2 (0.56%) nginx
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Cloudability
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 335 (93.58%) AWS
2 105 (29.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 87 (24.30%) Azure
4 74 (20.67%) Amazon EKS
5 58 (16.20%) Pulumi
6 44 (12.29%) Serverless
7 39 (10.89%) AWS Lambda
8 37 (10.34%) GCP
9 33 (9.22%) GitHub
10 29 (8.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 29 (8.10%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (8.10%) Amazon S3
10 29 (8.10%) SaaS
11 28 (7.82%) Amazon ECS
12 19 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (5.03%) IaaS
14 16 (4.47%) PaaS
14 16 (4.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (4.19%) AWS Fargate
16 13 (3.63%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.78%) VPN
2 22 (6.15%) Firewall
3 17 (4.75%) IPv4
3 17 (4.75%) OSPF
3 17 (4.75%) VLAN
4 9 (2.51%) DNS
5 8 (2.23%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.68%) Broadband
6 6 (1.68%) Internet
7 5 (1.40%) SSL
8 4 (1.12%) Network Security
8 4 (1.12%) OpenVPN
8 4 (1.12%) WAN
9 3 (0.84%) HTTP
9 3 (0.84%) LAN
10 2 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.56%) SD-WAN
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco Firepower
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 28 (7.82%) Amazon RDS
3 21 (5.87%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.03%) MySQL
4 18 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 17 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.51%) Redis
8 8 (2.23%) Big Data
9 7 (1.96%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.40%) Amazon QuickSight
11 5 (1.40%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.12%) HBase
12 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.12%) Tableau
13 3 (0.84%) Amazon Athena
13 3 (0.84%) Looker
13 3 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 74 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 66 (18.44%) Jenkins
3 39 (10.89%) GitLab
4 27 (7.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (7.26%) JIRA
6 19 (5.31%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.23%) Gradle
8 5 (1.40%) Cypress.io
9 4 (1.12%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.12%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.12%) ESLint
9 4 (1.12%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.12%) JUnit
9 4 (1.12%) Mockito
9 4 (1.12%) Protractor
9 4 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.12%) Storybook
10 3 (0.84%) Maven
10 3 (0.84%) Spinnaker
General
1 54 (15.08%) Social Skills
2 33 (9.22%) Finance
3 17 (4.75%) Public Sector
3 17 (4.75%) Retail
4 16 (4.47%) Games
5 14 (3.91%) Banking
6 12 (3.35%) Law
7 8 (2.23%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.96%) Marketing
9 6 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.12%) Military
11 3 (0.84%) Billing
11 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.84%) Legal
12 2 (0.56%) Front Office
13 1 (0.28%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (38.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 110 (30.73%) AWS Engineer
3 95 (26.54%) AWS DevOps
4 88 (24.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 77 (21.51%) Architect
6 54 (15.08%) Developer
7 37 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
8 27 (7.54%) Principal Architect
9 25 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (6.15%) AWS Architect
11 21 (5.87%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (5.03%) Platform Engineer
13 17 (4.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 17 (4.75%) Principal Solutions Architect
14 16 (4.47%) PHP Developer
15 15 (4.19%) Senior Developer
15 15 (4.19%) Software Engineer
16 13 (3.63%) AWS Developer
16 13 (3.63%) Consultant
16 13 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.53%) Web Services
2 37 (10.34%) HTML
3 36 (10.06%) CSS
4 31 (8.66%) Node.js
5 22 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
6 19 (5.31%) GraphQL
7 18 (5.03%) .NET
8 17 (4.75%) LAMP
9 14 (3.91%) React
10 13 (3.63%) ASP.NET
10 13 (3.63%) Kafka
10 13 (3.63%) Serverless Framework
10 13 (3.63%) Spring
11 12 (3.35%) HTML5
12 11 (3.07%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.79%) REST
14 9 (2.51%) jQuery
15 7 (1.96%) Ajax
16 6 (1.68%) Hibernate
16 6 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.32%) Enterprise Cloud
2 30 (8.38%) Public Cloud
3 23 (6.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (5.59%) Cloud Native
4 20 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.47%) User Experience
6 15 (4.19%) iPad
7 9 (2.51%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.68%) Social Media
11 5 (1.40%) Clustering
11 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.12%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 165 (46.09%) Linux
2 39 (10.89%) Windows
3 37 (10.34%) CentOS
4 27 (7.54%) Windows Server
5 21 (5.87%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (4.75%) Ubuntu
7 16 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.51%) Unix
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (61.45%) DevOps
2 187 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (37.71%) Infrastructure as Code
4 104 (29.05%) Configuration Management
5 80 (22.35%) Deployment Automation
6 78 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (20.39%) Microservices
8 68 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
9 53 (14.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 52 (14.53%) Migration
11 42 (11.73%) SDLC
12 40 (11.17%) High Availability
13 39 (10.89%) Mentoring
13 39 (10.89%) Software Engineering
14 38 (10.61%) Infrastructure Automation
15 33 (9.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (9.22%) Data Science
16 30 (8.38%) Computer Science
16 30 (8.38%) ITIL
17 29 (8.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 158 (44.13%) Python
2 100 (27.93%) Go
3 80 (22.35%) Ruby
4 51 (14.25%) JavaScript
5 41 (11.45%) Bash Shell
6 40 (11.17%) Java
7 35 (9.78%) PowerShell
8 34 (9.50%) SQL
9 27 (7.54%) PHP
10 20 (5.59%) C#
11 18 (5.03%) TypeScript
12 13 (3.63%) Groovy
13 11 (3.07%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.23%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.96%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.40%) ES6
17 4 (1.12%) Scala
18 3 (0.84%) C++
19 2 (0.56%) C
19 2 (0.56%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 49 (13.69%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.34%) Degree
3 32 (8.94%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.63%) RHCE
5 13 (3.63%) RHCSA
6 12 (3.35%) DV Cleared
7 11 (3.07%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (2.23%) CISSP
9 7 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (1.96%) MCSE
10 6 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.40%) MCSA
11 5 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.12%) CCNP
12 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.12%) OCP
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (0.84%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.35%) NIST
3 10 (2.79%) GDPR
4 7 (1.96%) QA
4 7 (1.96%) SLA
5 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.56%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) SOC 2
System Software
1 156 (43.58%) Docker
2 36 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.19%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.12%) HDFS
5 4 (1.12%) vSphere
6 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 188 (52.51%) Terraform
2 146 (40.78%) Kubernetes
3 131 (36.59%) Puppet
4 88 (24.58%) Opscode Chef
5 85 (23.74%) Ansible
6 32 (8.94%) Prometheus
7 24 (6.70%) Grafana
8 17 (4.75%) Graphite
8 17 (4.75%) Packer
9 16 (4.47%) Consul
9 16 (4.47%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.68%) Graylog
11 4 (1.12%) logstash
11 4 (1.12%) Opsgenie
12 2 (0.56%) Rancher
12 2 (0.56%) SCCM
13 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.28%) SCOM
13 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (16.20%) Microsoft
1 58 (16.20%) SaltStack
2 43 (12.01%) VMware
3 28 (7.82%) Google
4 15 (4.19%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.51%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.96%) Citrix
7 6 (1.68%) Oracle
8 5 (1.40%) Cisco
9 4 (1.12%) Centrify
9 4 (1.12%) Okta
10 2 (0.56%) Alibaba
10 2 (0.56%) Cadence
10 2 (0.56%) Darktrace
10 2 (0.56%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (0.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.56%) Freshdesk
10 2 (0.56%) Meraki
10 2 (0.56%) NetApp
10 2 (0.56%) SAP