Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Certification
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 596 682 798
Rank change year-on-year +86 +116 +258
Permanent jobs citing AWS Certification 271 398 385
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 1.20% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 199 322 334
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £44,500 £38,525 £46,438
90th Percentile £114,000 £107,250 £100,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +15.70% -1.22%

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 17,975 33,095 38,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.61% 24.85% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,192 23,744 29,133
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +87 161 £80,000 +3.23% 15
Midlands +98 42 £67,500 +31.71% 2
North of England +83 41 £62,500 +4.17% 7
East Midlands +76 24 £75,000 -3.23% 1
North West +62 22 £62,500 +4.17% 7
Yorkshire +84 18 £57,500 -4.17%
West Midlands +80 18 £60,000 +17.07% 1
South West +80 16 £60,000 -20.00% 4
South East +66 14 £60,000 -14.29% 4
East of England +91 5 £67,500 - 3
North East +13 1 - -
AWS Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 263 (97.05%) AWS
2 161 (59.41%) DevOps
3 109 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (38.38%) Terraform
5 101 (37.27%) Python
6 87 (32.10%) Degree
7 85 (31.37%) Finance
8 81 (29.89%) Serverless
9 78 (28.78%) Azure
10 72 (26.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 65 (23.99%) Java
12 62 (22.88%) Linux
13 57 (21.03%) Computer Science
14 55 (20.30%) Infrastructure as Code
15 52 (19.19%) Ansible
16 51 (18.82%) Docker
17 49 (18.08%) Amazon S3
17 49 (18.08%) Kubernetes
17 49 (18.08%) Microservices
17 49 (18.08%) Migration
18 48 (17.71%) SaaS
19 47 (17.34%) Jenkins
20 46 (16.97%) Problem-Solving
21 45 (16.61%) Public Cloud
21 45 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
21 45 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
22 44 (16.24%) Analytics
23 41 (15.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 41 (15.13%) PaaS
23 41 (15.13%) Amazon EC2

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 19 (7.01%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.32%) Confluence
2 9 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.85%) Apache
3 5 (1.85%) IIS
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.11%) Anypoint
5 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.74%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.74%) Kentico
6 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.37%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 263 (97.05%) AWS
2 81 (29.89%) Serverless
3 78 (28.78%) Azure
4 72 (26.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 49 (18.08%) Amazon S3
6 48 (17.71%) SaaS
7 41 (15.13%) Amazon EC2
7 41 (15.13%) PaaS
8 40 (14.76%) AWS Lambda
9 34 (12.55%) IaaS
10 28 (10.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 27 (9.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (9.96%) GCP
12 21 (7.75%) Amazon ECS
13 17 (6.27%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (5.90%) Route 53
15 12 (4.43%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 12 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (4.43%) Slack
16 11 (4.06%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.64%) DNS
1 18 (6.64%) Firewall
2 13 (4.80%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (4.06%) VPN
5 4 (1.48%) LAN
5 4 (1.48%) Network Security
5 4 (1.48%) WAN
6 3 (1.11%) Internet
7 2 (0.74%) NAS
7 2 (0.74%) VoIP
7 2 (0.74%) WebEx
8 1 (0.37%) BGP
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.37%) DHCP
8 1 (0.37%) DMZ
8 1 (0.37%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 23 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (8.49%) NoSQL
2 23 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.75%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.01%) Big Data
5 18 (6.64%) MongoDB
6 17 (6.27%) Snowflake Schema
7 16 (5.90%) RDBMS
8 15 (5.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (5.54%) CouchDB
8 15 (5.54%) OLAP
8 15 (5.54%) OLTP
8 15 (5.54%) Oracle OLAP
9 14 (5.17%) Hadoop
9 14 (5.17%) HBase
10 12 (4.43%) Apache Hive
10 12 (4.43%) Impala
11 10 (3.69%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (3.32%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 47 (17.34%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.54%) ERwin
3 15 (5.54%) PowerDesigner
4 14 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (4.43%) GitLab
5 12 (4.43%) JIRA
6 8 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.58%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.85%) Selenium
9 4 (1.48%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.11%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.11%) Mocha
11 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.37%) Maven
12 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
General
1 85 (31.37%) Finance
2 20 (7.38%) Games
3 19 (7.01%) Public Sector
4 16 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.17%) Banking
6 8 (2.95%) Retail
7 6 (2.21%) Police
7 6 (2.21%) Publishing
8 5 (1.85%) Advertising
9 4 (1.48%) Law
9 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.74%) Electronics
10 2 (0.74%) German Language
10 2 (0.74%) Local Government
10 2 (0.74%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (29.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (24.35%) Architect
3 61 (22.51%) AWS Engineer
4 43 (15.87%) Cloud Engineer
5 31 (11.44%) Developer
6 27 (9.96%) AWS DevOps
7 25 (9.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 21 (7.75%) AWS Architect
8 21 (7.75%) Senior Developer
9 19 (7.01%) Cloud Architect
10 18 (6.64%) Data Architect
10 18 (6.64%) Java Developer
10 18 (6.64%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (6.27%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (5.54%) Security Engineer
13 13 (4.80%) Consultant
13 13 (4.80%) Lead Developer
14 12 (4.43%) Big Data Developer
14 12 (4.43%) Lead Java Developer
14 12 (4.43%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.07%) Web Services
2 27 (9.96%) Kafka
3 26 (9.59%) HTML
3 26 (9.59%) Node.js
4 22 (8.12%) FIX Protocol
5 18 (6.64%) J2EE
6 17 (6.27%) JSON
7 16 (5.90%) CSS
8 15 (5.54%) Elastic Stack
8 15 (5.54%) XML
9 11 (4.06%) .NET
10 10 (3.69%) HTML5
10 10 (3.69%) Middleware
11 8 (2.95%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.21%) Spring
13 4 (1.48%) Laravel
14 3 (1.11%) Chai
14 3 (1.11%) CSS3
14 3 (1.11%) jQuery
14 3 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
1 45 (16.61%) Public Cloud
2 28 (10.33%) Cloud Native
3 24 (8.86%) Management Information System
4 19 (7.01%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (6.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (5.54%) Reference Data
7 11 (4.06%) Private Cloud
7 11 (4.06%) User Experience
7 11 (4.06%) Virtual Team
8 10 (3.69%) Data Centre
9 9 (3.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.48%) Social Media
13 3 (1.11%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
14 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.88%) Linux
2 24 (8.86%) Windows
3 14 (5.17%) VMS
4 13 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.43%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.06%) Unix
7 5 (1.85%) CentOS
7 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.11%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (59.41%) DevOps
2 109 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (21.03%) Computer Science
4 55 (20.30%) Infrastructure as Code
5 49 (18.08%) Microservices
5 49 (18.08%) Migration
6 46 (16.97%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (16.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (16.24%) Analytics
9 41 (15.13%) Software Engineering
10 39 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (14.02%) Infrastructure Automation
12 35 (12.92%) Deployment Automation
13 29 (10.70%) Artificial Intelligence
13 29 (10.70%) Fintech
14 27 (9.96%) Information Security
15 26 (9.59%) Configuration Management
15 26 (9.59%) Security Architecture
16 25 (9.23%) Data Architecture
17 24 (8.86%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (37.27%) Python
2 65 (23.99%) Java
3 35 (12.92%) PowerShell
4 34 (12.55%) JavaScript
5 24 (8.86%) Bash Shell
6 19 (7.01%) Shell Script
7 18 (6.64%) Scala
8 16 (5.90%) Go
9 12 (4.43%) Ruby
10 11 (4.06%) SQL
11 6 (2.21%) C#
11 6 (2.21%) C++
11 6 (2.21%) PHP
12 5 (1.85%) C
12 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.11%) Perl
13 3 (1.11%) Rust
13 3 (1.11%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (32.10%) Degree
2 33 (12.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (5.54%) CISSP
5 15 (5.54%) Master's Degree
6 13 (4.80%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.80%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 11 (4.06%) MCSE
9 9 (3.32%) CCSP
10 6 (2.21%) CCNA
11 5 (1.85%) MCITP
11 5 (1.85%) MCTS
12 4 (1.48%) CISA
12 4 (1.48%) CISM
13 3 (1.11%) CCNP
13 3 (1.11%) MCSD
14 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.86%) QA
2 23 (8.49%) SLA
3 15 (5.54%) Data Quality
4 12 (4.43%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (18.82%) Docker
2 16 (5.90%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.43%) HDFS
6 2 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 104 (38.38%) Terraform
2 52 (19.19%) Ansible
3 49 (18.08%) Kubernetes
4 37 (13.65%) Puppet
5 36 (13.28%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.43%) Prometheus
7 11 (4.06%) Grafana
8 7 (2.58%) Kibana
8 7 (2.58%) logstash
9 4 (1.48%) Graphite
9 4 (1.48%) Packer
10 3 (1.11%) Rancher
10 3 (1.11%) WSUS
11 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.37%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.33%) Oracle
3 24 (8.86%) Google
4 16 (5.90%) VMware
5 10 (3.69%) PagerDuty
5 10 (3.69%) Splunk
6 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.48%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.48%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.48%) Tableau
8 3 (1.11%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.74%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.74%) Capita
9 2 (0.74%) Cisco
9 2 (0.74%) McAfee
9 2 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.74%) SAP
9 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.74%) Sybase