Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 680 803 1032
Rank change year-on-year +123 +229 +162
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 406 376 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 0.96% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 311 307 94
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £47,375
90th Percentile £110,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.44% -3.20% -3.85%

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 34,106 39,191 40,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.78% 23.58% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24,635 30,152 32,302
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

AWS Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Certification in England.

Salary trend for AWS Certification in England

AWS Certification
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Certification in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +37 217 £77,500 +6.90% 12
North of England +67 84 £60,000 +14.29% 7
South East +60 56 £52,500 -25.00% 1
North West +44 41 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +34 32 £56,250 +7.14% 3
Midlands +66 30 £51,250 -37.88% 5
West Midlands - 21 £51,250 - 5
South West +15 18 £67,500 +12.50%
North East +35 11 £44,000 +18.92% 2
East Midlands +38 9 £77,500 -6.06%
East of England +82 6 £73,750 -1.67%
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 368 (90.64%) Amazon AWS
2 239 (58.87%) DevOps
3 179 (44.09%) Python
4 177 (43.60%) Linux
5 156 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
6 151 (37.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 150 (36.95%) Finance
8 120 (29.56%) Docker
9 115 (28.33%) Terraform
10 113 (27.83%) Ansible
11 110 (27.09%) Jenkins
11 110 (27.09%) Kubernetes
12 107 (26.35%) Puppet
13 98 (24.14%) Bash Shell
14 92 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
15 91 (22.41%) Microsoft
16 88 (21.67%) Java
17 85 (20.94%) Serverless
18 84 (20.69%) Configuration Management
18 84 (20.69%) Ruby
19 80 (19.70%) Microservices
20 78 (19.21%) PaaS
21 76 (18.72%) Web Services
22 71 (17.49%) IaaS
23 70 (17.24%) Amazon S3
24 68 (16.75%) Degree
25 67 (16.50%) Git (software)
26 65 (16.01%) AWS Lambda
27 64 (15.76%) NoSQL
27 64 (15.76%) Windows

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 20 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.97%) IIS
3 6 (1.48%) Confluence
4 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
4 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.99%) nginx
5 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.49%) Apache
6 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 368 (90.64%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (37.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (20.94%) Serverless
4 78 (19.21%) PaaS
5 71 (17.49%) IaaS
6 70 (17.24%) Amazon S3
7 65 (16.01%) AWS Lambda
8 62 (15.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 58 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
10 56 (13.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 43 (10.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 42 (10.34%) SaaS
13 35 (8.62%) Route 53
14 34 (8.37%) GitHub
15 27 (6.65%) Cloud Computing
16 25 (6.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 23 (5.67%) AWS CloudTrail
17 23 (5.67%) Office 365
18 21 (5.17%) Amazon SQS
18 21 (5.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 52 (12.81%) DNS
2 37 (9.11%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.42%) VPN
4 21 (5.17%) Internet
5 18 (4.43%) Firewall
6 16 (3.94%) SSL
7 14 (3.45%) WAN
8 12 (2.96%) LAN
9 11 (2.71%) Network Security
9 11 (2.71%) SAN
10 9 (2.22%) DHCP
11 7 (1.72%) NAS
12 6 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.48%) VLAN
13 5 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.99%) VSAN
15 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
15 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
16 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
16 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.76%) NoSQL
2 42 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (7.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 26 (6.40%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.68%) Amazon Redshift
5 19 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (4.43%) Big Data
7 17 (4.19%) SQL Server
8 12 (2.96%) Amazon Athena
8 12 (2.96%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.71%) MySQL
10 10 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.23%) Pentaho
13 4 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (0.99%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.99%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.99%) HBase
13 4 (0.99%) Impala
Development Applications
1 110 (27.09%) Jenkins
2 67 (16.50%) Git (software)
3 41 (10.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 39 (9.61%) GitLab
5 23 (5.67%) Maven
6 21 (5.17%) Artifactory
7 10 (2.46%) Hudson
8 9 (2.22%) Bitbucket Server
9 8 (1.97%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.48%) GoCD
10 6 (1.48%) JIRA
11 5 (1.23%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.23%) Gradle
11 5 (1.23%) Subversion
12 4 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.99%) Selenium
13 3 (0.74%) Mocha
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
15 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
General
1 150 (36.95%) Finance
2 29 (7.14%) Banking
3 18 (4.43%) Marketing
4 13 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.97%) Front Office
7 7 (1.72%) Legal
8 6 (1.48%) Retail
9 3 (0.74%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.49%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (25.86%) Architect
2 104 (25.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 102 (25.12%) AWS Engineer
4 75 (18.47%) Cloud Architect
5 73 (17.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 63 (15.52%) AWS DevOps
7 54 (13.30%) AWS Architect
8 46 (11.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 45 (11.08%) Linux Engineer
10 40 (9.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 37 (9.11%) Azure Architect
12 34 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (7.39%) Developer
14 28 (6.90%) Consultant
14 28 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 28 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 28 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 27 (6.65%) Python Engineer
16 22 (5.42%) Platform Engineer
17 20 (4.93%) AWS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (18.72%) Web Services
2 40 (9.85%) .NET
3 23 (5.67%) Elastic Stack
4 19 (4.68%) J2EE
5 17 (4.19%) ASP.NET
6 16 (3.94%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.96%) Pandas
7 12 (2.96%) PySpark
7 12 (2.96%) pytest
7 12 (2.96%) React
8 11 (2.71%) .NET Framework
8 11 (2.71%) Node.js
9 10 (2.46%) JSON
9 10 (2.46%) YAML
10 8 (1.97%) HTML
11 7 (1.72%) CSS
11 7 (1.72%) J2SE
11 7 (1.72%) NumPy
11 7 (1.72%) SciPy
12 6 (1.48%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.55%) Public Cloud
2 54 (13.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 27 (6.65%) Cloud Native
4 22 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.68%) Fintech
6 15 (3.69%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.69%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.46%) CESG
8 10 (2.46%) Clustering
9 7 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.48%) Xbox
11 5 (1.23%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 177 (43.60%) Linux
2 64 (15.76%) Windows
3 34 (8.37%) Unix
4 25 (6.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.69%) CentOS
6 9 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.97%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.48%) AIX
8 6 (1.48%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.74%) Debian
12 2 (0.49%) Android
12 2 (0.49%) Fedora
12 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (58.87%) DevOps
2 156 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 80 (19.70%) Microservices
6 62 (15.27%) Software Engineering
7 61 (15.02%) Open Source
8 60 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (11.33%) Scrum
10 44 (10.84%) TOGAF
11 43 (10.59%) Computer Science
12 42 (10.34%) Migration
13 40 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 39 (9.61%) Analytics
14 39 (9.61%) Deployment Automation
15 38 (9.36%) Mentoring
16 37 (9.11%) SDLC
17 34 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
18 33 (8.13%) Load Balancing
19 31 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (44.09%) Python
2 98 (24.14%) Bash Shell
3 88 (21.67%) Java
4 84 (20.69%) Ruby
5 62 (15.27%) JavaScript
6 60 (14.78%) SQL
7 36 (8.87%) PowerShell
8 34 (8.37%) Go
9 27 (6.65%) Perl
10 23 (5.67%) C#
11 19 (4.68%) PHP
12 13 (3.20%) C++
13 12 (2.96%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.71%) Scala
15 8 (1.97%) R
16 6 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.23%) VBScript
18 3 (0.74%) Korn
19 2 (0.49%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 68 (16.75%) Degree
2 52 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (11.33%) MCSE
4 38 (9.36%) MCSA
5 33 (8.13%) CISSP
6 27 (6.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (4.68%) RHCE
8 17 (4.19%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.45%) RHCSA
10 13 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (2.96%) PMI Certification
11 12 (2.96%) PMP
12 10 (2.46%) CEH
12 10 (2.46%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (2.46%) CISM
12 10 (2.46%) SC Cleared
13 9 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 9 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.72%) CISA
15 6 (1.48%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.96%) GDPR
1 12 (2.96%) SLA
2 9 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 120 (29.56%) Docker
2 30 (7.39%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (4.93%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.99%) HDFS
5 4 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.99%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 115 (28.33%) Terraform
2 113 (27.83%) Ansible
3 110 (27.09%) Kubernetes
4 107 (26.35%) Puppet
5 56 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (8.37%) Packer
7 29 (7.14%) Prometheus
8 23 (5.67%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (3.94%) Grafana
10 15 (3.69%) Consul
10 15 (3.69%) Rancher
11 14 (3.45%) Graphite
11 14 (3.45%) Opsview
12 6 (1.48%) SCCM
13 4 (0.99%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.99%) Kibana
13 4 (0.99%) PowerCLI
13 4 (0.99%) vRealize
13 4 (0.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 4 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 59 (14.53%) Google
3 41 (10.10%) Red Hat
4 34 (8.37%) VMware
5 30 (7.39%) Oracle
6 15 (3.69%) Rackspace
7 11 (2.71%) Cisco
7 11 (2.71%) Splunk
8 7 (1.72%) HP
9 6 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.23%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.23%) Citrix
10 5 (1.23%) EMC
11 4 (0.99%) LogicMonitor
11 4 (0.99%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.99%) Spotify
12 3 (0.74%) SAP
13 2 (0.49%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.49%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.49%) NetApp